5 things to do in Calgary today: Friday, February 3

Feb 3 2017, 7:08 pm

Happy Friday Calgary! You’ve made it to the weekend so whatever you’re in the mood for, there’s something for you to do today.

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 The Audience

If you saw the Netflix Original, “The Crown” you’ll be familiar with the Queen’s famous weekly meeting with the Prime Minster, called an audience. This spectacular performance will replay some of the most famous audience’s throughout Queen Elizabeth’s reign, with many familiar political faces making an appearance, such as Churchill, Thatcher, Cameron and more. Take a peak at the woman behind the crown, the most famous and influential yet private woman in the world.

  • Where: Theatre Calgary – 220 9th Avenue SE
  • When: January 24 to February 18
  • Cost: $45-$64

Dierks Bentley What The Hell World Tour 2017

This urban cowboy will be joined by special guests, Cole Swindell and Jon Pardi to bring you an unforgettable night full of toe-tapping country music. These three have an unapologetic chemistry on stage together, which makes this concert a must see for all country fans!

  • Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE
  • When: February 3
  • Cost: $30-$85

PARTICLE + WAVE Media Arts Festival

Multiple exhibits and installations can be found throughout Calgary during the 3rd event of this kind. According to the host of the event, Emmedia, the star of the show will be an art form that is ever changing and growing while also integrated with technological processes.

  • Dates: February 2 to 4
  • Where: Various locations around Calgary including EMMEDIA – 351 11 Avenue SW (2nd Floor), University of Calgary – 856 Campus Place NW (5th floor), TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary – 2009 10th Avenue SW and more.

Human Bonspiel – AKA life size curling

As part of Calgary’s Corporate Challenge off-season events, anyone with a team of 4 can participate in this fun winter activity. Often compared to life size curling, each teammate will have 3 rounds to be launched along the ice and make it closest to the button. If you win you’ll be invited to participate in the finals on February 10.

  • Where: 228 8th Avenue SE
  • When: January 30 to February 10
  • Cost: $150 per team of 4

Star Treck: The Starfleet Academy Launch Event Night

Calling all Treckkies! You’re invited to be to be the first in Calgary to witness the unbelievable traveling exhibition, “Star Treck: The Starfleet Academy Experience”. As we know most of you have been waiting your entire lives for this ultimate fan girl/ boy experience and your dreams are about to come true, as you will get the chance to have a photo-op with ALL three Star Treck celebrities, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton and Garrett Wang – but just wait, it gets better! Not only will you have first access to the show, but you will get a customized autographed photo, an opportunity to learn to speak Klingon, guide the U.S.S. Enterprise through the maze of threats and access to an on-stage panel discussion with the 3 celebrities – we’re blowing your minds, we know. If you do happen to miss this exclusive one-time-only event, the exhibition will be at Telus Spark from February 4 to June 4 – but we recommend that you don’t!

  • Where: TELUS Spark – 220 St. George’s Drive NE
  • When: February 3
  • Cost: VIP: $250, General Experience $95