15 things to do in Calgary this week

Dec 19 2017, 11:03 am

Looking for something to do this week? Here are some of the top events to check out in Calgary between February 1 and 5.

For a complete list of events, check out our Calgary events calendar.

Calgary Flames vs Carolina Hurricanes

  • What: Calgary Flames play the Carolina Hurricanes.
  • Where: Scotiabank Saddledome
  • When: Friday, February 3  at 7:30 p.m.
  • Cost: Varies

Yamato: The Drummers of Japan – Bakuon

  • What: Yamato brings their fast-paced drumming athleticism to Calgary.
  • Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall – 205 8 Avenue SE
  • When: Wednesday, February 3 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Cost: Starting at $39

Doc Soup 2016

  • What: Critically acclaimed documentaries from around the globe are set to be screened during Doc Soup, Presented by the International Film Festival.
  • Where: Cineplex Odeon Eau Claire – 200 Barclay Parade SW
    Globe Cinema – 617 8 Avenue SW
  • When: February 3; March 2; April 6
  • Cost: $15

Die Tote Stadt – The Dead City

  • What: Calgary Opera presents Die Tote Stadt, a story of one man’s fight for his sanity as he is tormented by his desire for a seductress that has a close resemblance to his old love.
  • Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14th Avenue NW
  • When: Wednesday, February 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Friday, February  5 at 8 p.m.
  • Cost: Starting at $30

Fearing and White

  • What: Listen to Canadian songsmith Stephen Fearing and Belfast troubadour Andy White, together they are a musical force to be reckoned with.
  • Where: Festival Hall
  • When: Thursday, February 4
  • Cost: $25, and $30 at the Door

Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival

  • What: For a second year in a row Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival is coming to Calgary thanks to the Calgary International Film Festival, TIFF, Globe Cinema and Rileys. The Film Festival features highlights of the best in 2015 Canadian Cinema.
  • Where: Globe Cinema – 617 8 Avenue SW
  • When: February 4 to 7
  • Cost: $10; shareable five-pack $40

Calgary Boat and Sportmen’s Show 2016

  • What: Perfect for the outdoor enthusiast, the show plays host to all aspects of the outdoor lifestyle like boating, off-roading, fishing, hiking, camping adventure, destination travel location and more.
  • Where: Stampede BMO Centre – 20 Roundup Way SW
  • When: Thursday, February 4 to 7
  • Cost: $14 for adults, $10 for seniors and $8 for kids

Valentine Piñata

  • What: Have fun while creating a festive addition to a Valentines Day party or a cheerful decoration for your home in this workshop led by Amber Sandmoen-Vanee.
  • Where: Loft 112 – 535 8 Avenue SE
  • When: Friday, February 5 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $75

Calgary Flames vs Columbus Blue Jackets

  • What: Calgary Flames play the Columbus Blue Jackets
  • Where: Scotiabank Saddledome
  • When: Friday, February 5  at 7 p.m.
  • Cost: Varies

Chris D’Elia Calgary 2016 show

  • What: Coming off of his recently completed first multi-city, cross-country standup tour, Under No Influence, D’Elia will be in Calgary at the Grey Eagle Resort & Casino this February.
  • Where: Grey Eagle Resort & Casino Event Centre – 3777 Grey Eagle Drive
  • When: Friday, February 5. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m.
  • Cost: Starting at $39.50, you can buy them at Ticketbreak.com

Calamity Town

  • What: Set in the 1940s, Calamity Town follows writer, Ellery Queen who has come the seemingly charming town of Wrightsville looking for some fodder for his next murder mystery.
  • Where: The Playhouse BD&P Mystery Theatre Series – 115 – 9th Avenue SE
  • When: Now until Sunday, February 21
  • Cost: Starting at $29

The Little Prince – The Musical

  • What: Based on the book by Antoine de Saint and adapted by Nicholas Lloyd Webber and James D. Reid, The Little Prince – the Musical will capture your imagination.
  • Where: Max Bell Theatre – 220 9 Avenue SE Calgary
  • When: Now until Sunday, February 28
  • Cost: Varies

YYC Hot Chocolate Fest

  • What: During February participating Calgary cafes and restaurants craft some of the best and unique hot chocolates to support Calgary Meals on Wheels.
  • Where: Various venues
  • When: Now until Tuesday, February 29
  • Cost: Prices vary

Exposure Photography Festival 2016

  • What: In a world of camera phones and Instagram, the art of photography has fallen by the wayside. The Exposure Photography Festival hopes to help change that.
  • When: Now until Monday, February 29
  • Where: Various venues

Body Worlds Vital

  • What: Celebrating the human body in its healthy, vibrant, and optimal self. Body Worlds is one of the first showcases to provide human specimens on display.
  • Where: TELUS Science Centre – 220 St. George’s Drive NE
  • When: Now until May 31
  • Cost: $24.95 for adults (18 to 64), $22.95 for seniors (65 and over), $20.95 for youth (13 to 17), $17.95 for children (3 to 12)
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