5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, June 1

Jun 1 2017, 2:01 pm

There’s lots happening in the city today from laughing till it hurts to shopping like you were a Boxcar child, this Thursday is bound to be fun.

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FunnyFest – Calgary Comedy Festival

Get ready to laugh until you cry at the 17th annual FunnyFest! This is an event that is put on but hundreds of volunteers to bring laughter to the city of Calgary in a variety of ways. This is a great way to switch up date night or have a FUNny night out with friends!

  • Where: Various Venues
  • When: June 1 -11
  • Cost: $15-$80

Rock of Ages

Spend an evening transported back to an era of hard rock, emotional guitar solos and hair that reached exponential heights, the good ol’ 80s! This lively musical captures the beauty and innocence of small town love, while integrating the influences of classic Rock and Roll in that era. The music line-up is littered with famous songs by Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, Journey, Bon Jovi and more, that will have you to singing and dancing along throughout the show!

  • Where: Stage West Calgary – 727 42 Avenue SE
  • When: April 21 to June 25 – occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
  • Cost: $75

Yoga Mountain Adventure Retreat

Get away for a weekend as you recharge and rejuvenate on this 3 night retreat. With over 15 years of experience instructor, Saraf Harvie will be leading many of the sessions such as asana yoga, Pranayama Meditation and self-guided hiking tours.

  • Where: 1 Shark Road – 35km South of Canmore
  • When: June 1 – 4
  • Cost: Starting at $935

The Royal Canadian Family Circus SPECTAC

For 50 years, the Royal Canadian Family Circus has been providing lively entertainment and spectacular shows to multiple generations of family’s. Whether or not your Grandma saw this circus as a kid, or this is the first time for everyone in your family, you’re bound to be awed by the gravity-defying performances and have a magical time under the big top!

  • Where: Spruce Meadows – 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW
  • When: May 26-June 4
  • Cost: $25

EV Junction Pop-Up Retail Park

New to the East Village this summer, this Pop-Up retail park offers Calgarians a place to shop, eat and play. Be sure to check out all 12 retailers located in 12 x 12 shipping containers, along with food trucks, live music and more!

  • Where: EV Junction – 439 8 Avenue SE
  • When: June 1 – October 1
  • Cost: FREE
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