5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, October 20

Oct 19 2016, 3:36 pm

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

Craving Kensington

Check out one of Calgary’s most scenic neighbourhoods and all the culinary treats it has to offer. Destinations on this tour include Crave Cookies and Cupcakes, Brasserie Kensington, Kensington Wine Market, Pulcinella, The Naked Leaf, Peasant Cheese Shop, and The Kensington Riverside Inn.

When: every Thursday until October 27 from 11am to 2:30pm
Where: meet at The Kensington Riverside Inn – 1126 Memorial Drive NW
Price: $100 per person

Fluid Movement Arts Festival 2016

Fluid Movement Arts Festival will bring grassroots and glitzy artists alike together to shine a light on the bold, beautiful spectrum of dance that permeates modern culture. The city will be alive with performances, workshops, artist talks, and creative happenings to inspire and connect people.

Where: Decidedly Jazz Danceworks – 111 12th Avenue SE
When: Thursday, October 13 through Saturday, October 29
Tickets: Start at $15. Click here to purchase.

Calgary Flames Game

Hockey at the dome is finally back this week! Regular season play hits home ice on Friday against McDavid and the Oilers.

Where: The Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE
When: Thursday, October 20 at 7 pm vs Carolina Hurricanes

A little bit Country and a little bit Rock and Roll 

The T. Buckley Trio is taking the stage on Thursday night at The Blues Can. Their soulful laments and gritty truths are wrapped in a cowboy blanket to create a distinct western Canadian flavour. No cover charge.

Where: The Blues Can – 1429 9th Avenue SE
When: Thursday, October 20 at 8 pm

One-Man Star Wars Trilogy and One-Man Lord of the Rings

Comedian Charles Ross has managed to create two plays based on the famous cult classics where he performs the entire thing by himself in just one hour using just elbow pads and his imagination. Audiences from London’s West End, Off-Broadway, Dubai, and the Sydney Opera House have already raved about the One-Man Star Wars Trilogy, so it’s no doubt that One-Man Lord of the Rings will captivate Calgary audiences.

When: October 18-29 at 8 pm, with some double features.
Where: Pumphouse Theatre – 2140 Pumphouse Avenue SW
Cost: $30 to $60. Click here to purchase.