5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, September 15
Only one more day until the weekend, let’s hope for some good weather!
Plenty of events worth checking out today to keep you busy and entertained until the weekend.
Bridgeland Farmers Market
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, September 15 from 3:30 to 7:30 pm
Calgary’s annual smash up of art, science and engineering, is here this September. More than 110,000 festivalgoers and 150 international artists and engineers are expected to attend, to build, compete and exhibit interactive works of art throughout the city. This year, Beakerhead will include more than 65 mechanical sculptures, interactive street art, classrooms of creators, culinary delights, and spectacular performances. Plus, Beakernight will light up the streets of Bridgeland with live music, beakerbar and quirky inventions ranging from a hamster wheel-powered tricycle to a can-crushing cow.
Where: All over Calgary
When: From Wednesday, September 14 through Sunday, September 18
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Not only does Keith Urban have the prettiest hair in country music; he has one of the genre’s prettiest voices, too. Expect the awesome Aussie to play hits from 2016’s Ripcord, in addition to Grammy-winning favourites like “You’ll Think Of Me” and “Stupid Boy”.
When: Thursday, September 15 at 7:30 pm
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE
Tickets: Available online from $69.50 to $109.50. All ages
Gen Next Beakerhead Mingles
This year during Beakerhead, meet six founders, engineers and designers tackling social issues through ingenious entrepreneurial endeavors. TRICO and the United Way of Calgary invite you to eat, drink, and be informed! Hear innovators give you the skinny on how they’re changing the world, and then pick their brains over a pint.
Where: National on 8th – 225 8th Avenue SW
When: Thursday, 15 September from 6 to 8 pm
Adults Only Night at TELUS Spark
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.
Where: TELUS Spark – 220 St Georges Drive NE
When: Thursday, September 15 from 6 to 10 pm