11 things to do in Calgary this weekend

Dec 19 2017, 2:45 am

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are some of the top events to check out in Calgary between November 6 and 8.

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

2015 Canadian National Arenacross Tour

What: Watch an exhilarating show featuring both pro and amateur riders racing at the Canadian National Arenacross tour.

Where: Agrium Centre – Stampede Trail SE

When: Friday, November 6 and Saturday, November 7 at 7 p.m.; doors open at 6 p.m.

Cost: $23 for adults, $10 for children 11 and under and free for children 3 and under

Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival

What: The 40th anniversary of the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival is host to a wonderful variety of events like The Snow Show, Hot Topics Seminars and more.

Where: The Banff Centre – 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Banff

When: Now through until Sunday, November 8. Check Schedule here.

Cost: Varies; most are free.


What: Performed by Broadway Across Canada, Once is a story of a Dublin street musician who is about to give up on his dream when a woman takes interest in his haunting love songs.

Where: Southern Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14th Avenue NW, Calgary

When: Now through until Sunday, November 8

Cost: Varies

Skate Canada: Alberta-NWT/Nunavut Sectional Championships

What: Over 300 skaters from across Alberta and the Northwest Territories will be competing in the 2016 Skate Canada: Alberta – NWT/Nunavut Sectional Championships presented by the Alberta Figure Skating Foundation.

Where: Don Hartman North East Sportsplex – 5200 68 Street NE, Calgary

When: Now Through until Sunday, November 8

Cost: Varies

Calgary Hitmen vs Edmonton Oil Kings

What: The Calgary Hitmen face the Edmonton Oil Kings.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE

When: Friday, November 6 at 7 p.m.

Cost: Starting at $18

Greek Annual Bazzar

What: The Greek Ladies of Philoptochos, a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to helping those in need in the community, will once again host their Annual Greek Bazaar.

Where: Demetrios Orthodox Community Hall – 1 Tamarac Crescent SW, Calgary

When: Friday, November 6 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday, November 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Price: $2; Free for children under the age of 12.

22nd Charity Wine Auction: the Moulin Rouge Gala

What: Featuring fabulous foods and wines alongside dramatic décor, there will be no shortage of fun at this gala. Proceeds go towards local Alberta charities.

Where: Willow Park Wines & Spirits – 10801 Bonaventure Drive SE

When: Saturday, November 7 from 7 p.m. to midnight

Cost: $225

Calgary Flames vs the Pittsburgh Penguins

What: The Calgary Flames face the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE

When: Saturday, November 7 at 8 p.m.

Cost: Varies

Calgary Wingfest

What: You be the judge on who has Calgary’s best chicken wings. Don’t chicken out, because there will be plenty of tasty wings, cool ToolShed beer, music, and you can watch or participate in a wing eating contest.

Where: The Westin – 320 4 Avenue SW

When: Saturday, November 7 from 4:20 to 10 p.m.

Cost: $25. Must be 18 and older

BikesnBrews Fall Gala

What: Help children and teens ride a bike for the first time and support the Cerebral Palsy Adaptive Bike Program at this upcoming gala. See the new 2016 bikes in stock, drink premium craft beer, wine, mead and eat chef-prepared appetizers. There will also be premium door as well as silent auction prizes.

Where: Brewsters – 11 Avenue SW, Calgary

When: Sunday, November 8 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Cost: Starting at $80

Calgary Civic Symphony

What: Celebrating its 40th anniversary the Arts Commons will be hosting a gala featuring esteemed virtuosi, Pinchas Zukerman and Amanda Forsyth.

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall – 205 8 Avenue SE

When: Sunday, November 8 at 2:30 p.m.

Cost: $50.50 to $55.50

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