5 things to do in Calgary today: Tuesday, October 4

Oct 4 2016, 3:58 pm

Check out what’s happening in and around Calgary today!

Design your wine glass

A perfect girls night out. Grab the ladies and design your own custom wine glasses while drinking some wine on the side. Paint two wine glasses along with the help of a professional artist or feel free to create your own masterpieces!

Where: Coach & Horses Ale Room – 150 Millrise Boulevard SW
When: Tuesday, October 4  at 7 pm
Register: Email: [email protected] to reserve your spot
Cost: $30

Glenbow At 50: 50 extraordinary works of art for 50 cents

Witness, for a brief moment in time: the important, the impressive, the unexpected. great works selected from a deep dive into Glenbow’s vast and diverse collection of art. For 50 cents admission, for five days only, we invite Calgarians to explore a special exhibition of 50 artworks – selected from over 30,000 items.

  • Where: Glenbow Museum – 130 9th Avenue SE
  • When: Sunday, October 2 to Wednesday, October 5
  • Cost: 50 cents

Illuminasia Lantern and Garden Festival 2016

The Illuminasia Lantern and Garden Festival returns to the Calgary Zoo for the second year in a row, and this time around there are 145 extra lanterns to dazzle you. The lanterns are seasonal-themed this year, so you’ll be taken on a journey from winter to spring, and they’ll depict culturally significant animals as well as zoo favourites. Relish in the arts of Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, and Korean cultures, and check out live music, an art gallery, and garden displays as well.

  • Where: Calgary Zoo – 1300 Zoo Road NE
  • When: Thursday, September 8 to Sunday, October 16

Meditation For Beginners and Beyond

A four-week cumulative workshop to develop and deepen your meditation practice using yoga’s most powerful meditation techniques. Each meeting will include a talk on meditation philosophy, effective preparation using a restorative yoga pose and breathing, as well as detailed instruction on the how to practice the meditation techniques. Following each facilitated meditation period will be focused time for questions and sharing.

  • Where: Yoga Passage – #200, 524 11th Avenue SW
  • When: Tuesday, October 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
  • Cost: $140

Million Dollar Quartet

The Tony® Award Winning musical, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is set on December 4, 1956. History was made when an extraordinary twist of fate brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest impromptu jam sessions ever. It brings to light the extraordinary story of broken promises, secrets, betrayal, and the once-in-a-lifetime celebration of four friends that is altogether poignant, heartwarming and funny.

  • Where: Stage West – 727 42 Avenue SE
  • When: September 9 to November 13
  • Tickets: $119 (includes dinner)