5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, March 1

Mar 2 2017, 12:46 am

Alright, you’ve made it halfway to the weekend. Now it’s time to get over the hump!

Here are a handful of things happening around town today that’ll help get you one step closer to the weekend.

Heritage Park Ghost Tours

Visit Heritage Park after hours for a 90-minute, spine-tingling ghost tour through the historic village. You ticket includes a complimentary hot chocolate or coffee and access to a cash bar at the Selkirk Grille for a much-needed alcoholic beverage – you may just need it!

  • Where: Heritage Park Historical Village -1900 Heritage Dr SW
  • When: Wednesday evenings between February 15 to March 8
  • Cost: $19.95/person

Calgary Mid-Winter Bluesfest

Calgary Midwinter Bluesfest returns with a full week of Blues workshops, concerts & dance parties! Warm the winter months with some smokin’ hot Blues, featuring some of the finest music to be heard on the planet. Headlining this year’s Midwinter Bluesfest are Blues Hall of Famer and Chicago icon Eddie Shaw.

  • Where: onlineVarious venues around town. Check .
  • When: February 27 to March 4
  • Cost: Free – $25 and up

Harlem Globetrotters

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the most electrifying athletes on the planet, will bring their spectacular show to Calgary during their 2017 World Tour. The famed team will feature a star-studded roster that includes Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard and Cheese Chisholm – plus female stars TNT Lister and Ace Jackson!

  • Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE
  • When: March 1 and 2
  • Cost: $16 to $400

Geometric Terrariums

Join MakerYYC in creating beautiful Geometric Terrariums to bring a touch of the outdoors into your home. Enjoy good company, drinks, delicious food and a welcoming atmosphere at Home and Away on 17th Ave.

  • Where: Home and Away – 1331 17th Avenue SW
  • When: Wednesday, March 1
  • Cost: $70

Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy

Calling all Trekkies! Having opened on February 4, Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience will be at TELUS Spark until June 4, 2017. Upon entering the exhibit, you’ll become a Starfleet Academy cadet recruit.

  • Where: TELUS Spark – 220 St. George’s Drive NE
  • When: Now until June 4, 2017
  • Cost: Adults $29.95
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