Yes, the Greatest Outdoor Show in the world is finally here, but for some of us, we’d rather check other events out.
So if you want to ditch the plaid and just go about life as it were a week ago, here are a few things to do today.
Visit Bridgeland Riverside Farmers’ Market every Thursday during the summer! Enjoy eating at local vendor stations, dance to live music and shop until you drop. For the kiddos, there are free activities set up.
Where: Bridgeland Riverside Farmers’ Market – 917 Centre Avenue NE
When: Thursday, July 14 from 3:30 to 7:30 pm
Get hands-on with science while indulging in the adult juice. Enjoy free reign in the galleries, a fully licensed bar, and tunes all night long. This week’s theme is ‘Stampede Scientist.’
Where: TELUS Spark – 220 St Georges Drive NE
When: Thursday, July 14 6 to 10 pm
Theatre Calgary’s Production of Hamlet comes to Prince’s Island Park. No need to buy tickets for the show, just arrive early to grab a seat and bring a blanket with you if you’d like. The show runs on donations, so pay what you’d like when the collection hat makes it’s way through the crowd. Find showtimes online.
Where: Prince’s Island Park – 698 Eau Claire Avenue SW
When: Now until Sunday, August 21 (Excluding Mondays)
Cost: Pay What You Will
JEKYLL + HYDE, the latest album from three-time Grammy Award-winners Zac Brown Band, was their third Number 1 debut on Billboard’s 200 charts. Playing a wide range of instruments including the fiddle, the mandolin, and the banjo in a blend of soul, bluegrass, country, and reggae, the multi-instrumental band have a total of 14 (and counting) #1 hit radio singles and have sold more than seven million albums.
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome
When: Thursday, July 14
Tickets: From $59.99, available online
If you’ll be in Banff during the week:
Every Thursday night in downtown Banff for 14 weeks, two identical shows per night will be shown featuring four unique film programs rotating each week.
Where: Lux Cinema – 229 Bear Street, Banff
When: Thursday, June 16 to Thursday, September 8. Shows at 7 and 9:30 pm
Cost: $12 can purchase online