5 things to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, August 9

Aug 9 2016, 6:24 am

Olympic coverage is continuing around the city and a special screening of events is happening in downtown.

Check out what’s happening in and around Calgary!

Stephen Avenue Summer Stage featuring Mariachi Raza Azteca

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 theMariachi Raza Azteca.

Where: Stephen Avenue Summer Stage – Centre Street & 8th Avenue SE
When: Tuesday, August 9 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 9 from 10 am to 3 pm

CBC’s coverage Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Stephen Avenue Walk

Canada’s Olympic Network, CBC/Radio-Canada is providing free viewing spaces where Canadians can gather together to watch Team Canada compete against the best in the world.

Where: Stephen Avenue Walk – 8th Avenue between Centre Street and 1st Street SE
When: August 9 from 9 am – 6 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

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)

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