5 things to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, August 23

Aug 23 2016, 10:58 pm

Check out what else is happening in and around Calgary!

Stephen Avenue Summer Stage featuring Craic the Lens

Stop by on your lunch hour, or look for it evenings and weekends through the summer to enjoy free live entertainment. Today’s feature artist is Craic the Lens. A product of eastern Canadian roots and someone influenced by his father’s tales of a childhood in Nova Scotia, that something became a nod to the Celtic genre and a reason to step behind a microphone.

Where: Stephen Avenue Summer Stage – Centre Street & 8th Avenue SE
When: Tuesday, August 23 from 12 to 1 pm

Farmers Market on Stephen Avenue

Fresh produce and local vendors right outside your office. Twice a month, over 40 vendors will setup shop for the farmers market coming to Stephen Avenue in downtown Calgary. Check online for dates.

Where: On 8th Avenue between 1st Street SE and 1st Street SW
When: Tuesday, August 23 from 10 am to 3 pm

Hey, Pretty Woman!

A spoof on the hugely popular movie released in 1990. This telling the romantic tale will have some new twists and turns and, of course, laughter. Set to music from the late 80`s and early 90`s sure to bring back a memory or two. Hey, Pretty Woman! is a romantic comedy about how the most unlikely of matches can wind up falling in love… but no one ever said it would easy!

Where: Jubilations Dinner Theatre – Westbrook Mall, 1002 37 Street SW
When: July 1 to September 4
Cost: From $67.95 (includes dinner)


Calgary’s annual fireworks festival is back. The event, which runs from August 15 to 27, will include several pyromusical shows, as well as cultural music, a human rights forum, a night market and even a citizenship ceremony.

Where: Elliston Park in East Calgary (main gate at the corner of 17th [International] Avenue and 60th Street SE).
When: August 15 to 27 from 6 to 11:30 p.m. every night. No entry after 9:15 p.m.
Tickets: Available at online or at Calgary Co-op Customer Service Offices and Marlborough Mall.

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, August 23
Cost: $8.25 and up for 3D (Tuesday General Prices)

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