5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, November 17

Nov 17 2016, 4:44 pm

Plenty of events worth checking out today to keep you busy and entertained until the weekend.

Disney On Ice Presents Worlds of Enchantment

This show will be sure to dazzle you with a world class performance that will bring some of your favourite Disney classics to life. Witness Lightning McQueen race the Disney Pixar’s Cars crew in a high-speed thrilling race or take an adventure with the Toy Story Crew as they work to escape the Sunnyside Daycare. You will also see appearances from Frozen and the Little Mermaid, as each of the characters work to being you a heartfelt story that ends happily ever after!

  • Where: Stampede Corral – 10 Corral Trail SE
  • When: November 16 to 20
  • Cost: Tickets available online from $35-$85. All ages

Tory Lanez

Toronto’s Tory Lanez is coming to Calgary this month, bringing his crowdwalking skills to Flames Central, Lanez is known for his crowdsurfing, beats, and rap style and is one of Toronto’s biggest music exports these days. His debut album, I Told You, was released on August 19 and his massive four month tour started shortly after.

  • When: Thursday, November 17 at 8 pm
  • Where: Flames Central – 219-8th Avenue SW
  • Tickets: Available online for $36.50. 18+

Marda Loop Justice Film Festival

The Marda Loop Justice Film Festival has been sharing human rights, environmental, and socially significant documentary films since 2006. Click here for the 2016 film guide.

  • Where: Various venues around the city
  • When: Tuesday, November 15 to Sunday, November 20

Potted Potter

The Unauthorized Harry Experience – is coming to Calgary’s Boyce Theatre. Two-time Olivier Award-nominated actors Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner, take on the challenge of condensing all seven Harry Potter books (and a real-life game of Quidditch) into 70 hilarious minutes.

  • Where: Boyce Theatre, Stampede Park – 1410 Olympic Way SE
  • When: November 10 to 27 (various times, check website for details)
  • Tickets: Available online

Crib Night at Simmons

They provide the crib, you and your friends bring your A-game. Hand-crafted crib boards are supplied by local artist Lorne Mertick, and they are one-of-a-kind! Seating is first come, first served with no cost to play, just sip and snack while you’re there.

  • Where: Simmons – 618 Confluence Way SE
  • When: Thursday, November 17 from 7 to 9pm

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