5 things to do in Calgary today: Friday, November 11

Nov 11 2016, 3:56 pm

A day to remember is among us.

As you enjoy the long weekend, take a minute to remember those who fought to give us the freedom we have today.

Field of Crosses

  • What: The annual Field of Crosses is back! Take time out of your day to walk through the 3,000 crosses that were set-up by volunteers, to pay tribute for those fallen for our country. If you are looking to become more involved in the Remembrance Day festivities, help out with the Calgary Poppy Fun annual fundraising campaign or the Canadian Legacy Project’s Veterans Food Drive, both which coincide with the field of crosses.
  • Where: Memorial Drive
  • When: November 1 to 11
  • Cost: Free

Lest We Forget presented by Lunchbox Theatre

  • What: Join Lunchbox Theatre as they combine music and history and take you on an adventure back to WW2, examining the lives of soldiers and how our daily lives are changed by war throughout time up to 2016. This engaging and authentic performance that will pull at the heart strings and make you proud to be a Canadian!
  • Where: 160 115 9 Avenue SE
  • When: October 24 to November 12
  • Cost: Adult $25.00, Senior $20.00, Student $20.00

The Calgary Taboo Naughty but Nice Sex Show

  • What: The often controversial but always popular Taboo Naughty but Nice Sex Show returns to Calgary with more sex‑sational features than ever before. As a result of an Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission policy change in November 2015, topless performances will debut at the Calgary show for the first time ever. Expect lively, high-caliber entertainment on the Taboo Stage.
  • Where: Big Four Building at Stampede Park – 1410 Olympic Way SE
  • When: Thursday, November 10 to Sunday, November 13
  • Cost: $20 at the door

Millarville Christmas Market

  • What: The Millarville Christmas Market, established in 1988 and one of the premier craft and artisan shows in Alberta. Enjoy four fabulous days of lights, food, hay rides, photos with Santa or his Reindeer, roasted chestnuts, glass blowing demonstrations, live nativity, carolers, music, crafts, and many favourite seasonal vendors.
  • Where: Millarville Racing & Agricultural Society – 306097 192 Street, Millarville, AB
  • When: Thursday, November 10 to Sunday, November 13
  • Cost: $5

Okotoks Christmas Festival

  • What: A premier event that showcases some of the best artisans from Southern Alberta and marks the start of holiday shopping season year after year. With its small town charm, vibrant Christmas spirit, wide range of fabulous artisan vendors, Santa photos, children’s workshop & childcare, and live caroling by the Foothills Philharmonic Chorus, kick off your holiday shopping in Okotoks!
  • Where: Foothills Centennial Centre, 204 Community Way, Okotoks Alberta
  • When: November 11 to 13
  • Cost: $5

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