5 Calgary food events to check out this week, September 4 to 10

Sep 2 2017, 10:52 pm

It’s the first full week of September, but the weather’s still warm and we have tons of things to celebrate – especially when it comes to food.

Here are 5 Calgary food events to check out, all taking place in or near the city this week, September 4 to 10, 2017.

Le Burger Week Calgary

Le Burger Week invites the public to head into participating restaurants (or order via Skip The Dishes, if the establishment offers it) and vote online for their favourite burger. Each restaurant will be offering a special “burger price” for participants to get in on so they can try them all. This year there are 21 venues taking part in Le Burger Week Calgary.

When: September 1 to September 7
Where: Multiple venues in Calgary

Tea on the Verandah

Head to Heritage Park from September 2 to 4 for an afternoon of delightful tea on the verandah of the historical site’s newest exhibit, the Famous 5 Centre of Canadian Women. Enjoy tea and an assortment of freshly baked goodies. Reservations are recommended as seating is limited.

When: September 2 to 4 from 11 am to 3 pm (sittings at 11:30 am and 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 pm)
Where: Heritage Park, 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Cost: Adults $21.95; Kids under 12 $15.95; Call 403-268-8500 to purchase.

Savour 17 Ave SW: walking tour of RED mile (retail and entertainment district)

A tour guide will greet you at CIBO restaurant on 17th Avenue SW near the corner of 9th Street. From there head to Made by Marcus Micro Creamery, Ollia, Frenchie Wine Bar, Ox Bar de Tapas, and finally, finish at Anju Restaurant. Don’t worry about tabs, tax, and tips – just show up ready to walk and eat!

When: Saturday and Sundays from September 2 to November 26 from noon to 3 pm
Where: Multiple venues, begin a Cibo, 1012 17 Ave SW
Cost: $115; buy online

Palate To Palette: food and art appreciation walking tour

A tour guide will greet you at Yellow Door Bistro at Hotel Arts (119 12 Ave SW) where you’ll enjoy a full brunch and tour of their art collection. From there head to Ten Foot Henry, Gibson Fine Art, Decadent Brûlée, Cookbook Co Cooks, and finally, finish at Metrovino Wines. Don’t worry about tabs, tax, and tips – just show up ready to walk and eat!

When: September 2 and September 9 from 10 am to 1 pm
Where: Multiple venues, begin at Hotel Arts, 119 12 Ave SW
Cost: $115; buy online

Sunday Brunch and a Calgary Farmers’ Market Tour

Meet J. Webb Wine Merchants at The Calgary Farmers’ Market where you’ll receive a Yum Bakery pastry, Mediterranean salad, assortment of fruit, Analog coffee, and wine tasting. From there, stroll over to the farmer’s market and hear stories and experience tastings at ten different market vendors offering fresh fruits, vegetables, fruit wines, juices, bison, beef, pork, and cheeses. You’ll be seated for brunch and need to stand for about an hour at the market. All guests receive recipes, a shopping list, and a market bag. Don’t worry about tabs, tax, and tips – just show up ready to walk, watch, and eat!

When: Sundays from September 3 to November 26 at 10:30 am to 1 pm
Where: Calgary Farmers’ Market, 510 77 Street SE
Cost: $45; buy online


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