5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, June 29

Jun 29 2017, 1:01 am


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The Haunted Inn

Sat, October 31, 8:00pm
The Inn on Officers' Garden
Starts at $21.00

There’s lots happening in the city today from a pop up retail market in East Village to the Calgary Stampeders taking on the Ottawa Redblacks for a grey cup rematch at home.

Get out and enjoy Thursday, it’s bound to be fun.

Container Pop-Up Retail Park in East Village

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! Every Thursday through Sunday from June 1 – October 1 you can expect food truck eats, music, performances, art and much much more!

  • Where: EV Junction – 439 8 Avenue SE
  • When: June 29 to July 2
  • Cost: FREE

As you like it – Shakespeare by the Bow

Theatre Calgary is bringing As you like it outside starting Tuesday, June 20, as it begins its annual outdoor performances of Shakespeare by the Bow. Performances are pay-what-you-will and non-ticketed, so you can just turn up with a blanket and picnic and settle in; the suggested donation is $20 per adult.

  • Where: Prince’s Island Park – 698 Eau Claire Avenue SW
  • When: June 20 to August 217, every day except Monday’s, performances at 7 pm, with an extra 2pm matinee on Sundays.
  • Cost: Free

$5 Class Week at DJD

Decidedly Jazz Danceworks is offering a week of dance classes for only $5 per class! This is a great opportunity to try out a style you have never done before, try dance classes for the first time or come out of retirement and get your groove back on.

  • Where: Decidedly Jazz Danceworks – 111 12 Avenue SW
  • When: June 27 – 29
  • Cost: $5/ per class

Granary Road Farmers Market Grand Opening

There is a new farmers market in town that includes a learning park, a public market, The Loft Kitchen and a bakery that will fill the market with the aroma of freshly baked treats each morning.

  • Where: Granary Road – 226034 112 Street W MD of Foothills
  • When: June 29
  • Cost: Free admission

Cheer on the Calgary Stampeders

Cheer on our Stamps as they make their way to the Grey Cup! Regular season has already begun, head to a game in town this Thursday while you enjoy the sun.

  • Where: McMahon Stadium – 1817 Crowchild Trail NW
  • When: June 29 vs Ottawa at 7pm