5 things to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, August 2
It’s a short week! Here’s to a great 4 day work week and a day where deals can be found everywhere. From seeing Bad Moms at the theatre to letting your competitive side out while bowling, check out today’s action in and around Calgary!
Stephen Avenue Summer Stage featuring the Static Shift
Stop by on your lunch hour, or look for it evenings and weekends through the summer to enjoy free live entertainment. Today’s feature artists are the Static Shift. The group is a power trio comprised of Mitchell Brady (Guitar / Vocals), Keone Friesen (Bass / Backup Vocals), and Isaiah Stonehouse (Drums / Backup Vocals) whose original works form an electrifying collaboration of free flowing precision, old school vibe, and high energy blues / rock.
Where: Stephen Avenue Summer Stage – Centre Street & 8th Avenue SE
When: Tuesday, August 2 from 12 to 1 pm
Shakespeare by the Bow: Hamlet
Theatre Calgary is bringing Hamlet outside as it shows its annual outdoor performances of Shakespeare by the Bow. It is a pay-what-you-will and non-ticketed event, so you can just turn up with a blanket and picnic and settle in; the suggested donation is $20 per adult. All funds go towards the Shakespeare by the Bow program providing mentorship and support for Alberta’s emerging theatre artists.
Where: Prince’s Island Park – 698 Eau Claire Avenue SW
When: Now until August 21, every day except Mondays; performances at 7 pm, with an extra 2pm matinee on Sundays.
More info: Theatre Calgary’s website
Something Old, Something New: 125 Years of Wedding Fashion
See some of the most trendsetting and common wedding dresses in Alberta from the last 125 years. The exhibition features collections from the Museum of the Highwood, the Red Deer Museum, the Royal Alberta Museum, the Lougheed House Conservation Society, as well as numerous private collections.
Where: Lougheed House – 707 13th Avenue SW
When: Now until October 2
Cost: Regular admission $8.50
Deals, deals, deals. Let’s Bowl has weekday specials all summer long. Tuesday’s deal is ‘Tic Toc Tuesday’ where you’ll only pay $2 per game from 5 to 5:59 pm, $3 a game from 6 to 6:59 and only $4 a game from 7 pm to close at 11pm
Where: Let’s Bowl – 2916 5th Avenue NE
When: Tuesday, August 2 from 5 to 11 pm
Cost: $2 to $4 per game
Tuesday movie night
Because who buys full price tickets anymore? Save those scene points and get in on Cineplex’s Tuesday deal.
Where: All Cineplex movie theatres
When: Tuesday, July 26
Cost: $8.25 and up for 3D (Tuesday General Prices)