5 things to do in Calgary today: Wednesday, November 2

Nov 2 2016, 9:55 pm

It’s hump day! Which means you’re halfway to the weekend.

Here are a few things happening around town today that will help you get back into the groove.

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Tasting Menu with MasterChef contestants April Lee Baker & Travis Petersen

Head down to Wine-Ohs tonight while two former MasterChef Canada contests prepare a delicious five course meal with a theme of ‘West Coast versus Prairies’. Email [email protected] for tickets.

Where: Wine-Ohs – 811 1st Street SW
When: Wednesday, November 2 at 7 pm
Cost: $105

Field of Crosses

The annual Field of Crosses is back! Take time out of your day to walk through the 3,000 crosses that were set-up by volunteers, to pay tribute for those fallen for our country. If you are looking to become more involved in the Remembrance Day festivities, help out with the Calgary Poppy Fun annual fundraising campaign or the Canadian Legacy Project’s Veterans Food Drive, both which coincide with the field of crosses.

Where: Memorial Drive
When: November 1 to 11
Cost: Free

Mamma Mia!

Calling all ABBA fans, this has your name written all over it. The songs are all culled from the Swedish super-group’s songbook, and this is one Broadway show where singing along (and dancing in the aisles) is encouraged

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14th Avenue NW
When: November 1 to 6

Concert: Fiesta Latin America Festival

Enjoy an evening of Latin American beats with the Fiesta Latin America Festival in town. On Wednesday, November 2 get transported to Brazil as three time grammy winner Branford Marsalis plays the saxophone. On Saturday, November 5 listen to the sexy, sultry sounds of the Tango from Argentina with Sarah Chang accompanying with the violin.

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall – 205 8th Avenue SE
When: Wednesday, November 2 and Saturday, November 5

Fortune Falls

A new Canadian musical brings to life the company town of Fortune Falls. The sweet smell of chocolate fills the hearts of all who work at the Mercey Chocolate Factory, but when the factory suddenly closes the company’s last employee, a young security guard, is left to uncover the secrets that it shut down.

Where: Martha Cohen Theatre – 215 8th Avenue SE
When: October 18 to November 5
Cost: $25.00 – $72.00

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