5 things to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, August 14

Aug 10 2018, 10:02 pm

We may be nearing the halfway point of August, but that doesn’t mean that summer is anywhere close to being over.

Make the most of these summer days by getting out and attending any one of these awesome events.

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YYC Free Market

What: Give and take (leaving no trace) is the theme of this fun yearly summer market.

When: Tuesday, August 14

Time: 6 to 9 pm

Where: Container Site in Sunnyside – 1010 2nd Avenue NW

Admission: FREE

The Market on Stephen Avenue

What: Shop up to 60 vendors offering fresh food, spices, sauces, treats, art, fashion, and more. Enjoy shopping the walk.

When: Tuesday, August 14

Time: 10 am to 4 pm

Where: Stephen Avenue – 1st Street SE to 2nd Street SW

Admission: FREE

Shakespeare by the Bow

What: Your favourite outdoor theatre is back for yet another summer of dramatic and comedic performances. Watch as they perform a light-hearted take on the tumultuous friendship between Proteus and Valentine in Shakespeare’s ‘Two Gentlemen of Verona.”

When: June 29 to August 19

Time: Tuesday to Saturday, 7 pm; Sunday, 2 pm and 7 pm

Where: Prince’s Island Park

Admission: Pay what you can

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dream Coat

What: This colourful story aims to inspire and amaze. Be sure to grab a delicious meal from the buffet before the show begins. This is the perfect night out for the whole family.

When: June 1 to September 1

Time: 11 am or 5 pm

Where: Rosebud Theatre Opera House – 106 Martin Avenue, Rosebud Alberta

Tickets: Online, $54 to $84

Experience the TELUS Future Home at Southland Leisure Centre

What: Technology is advancing fast, but just how fast? Soon enough we’ll have facial recognition software that will detect your face when you enter your home, smart fridges, interactive wall art, and more. Learn all about the future of technology in your home in this immersive experience in the TELUS Future Home.

When: August 12 to 19

Time: 10 am to 6 pm daily

Where: Southland Leisure Centre – 2000 Southland Drive SW

Admission: FREE

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