What’s On This Week in Calgary

A look at what’s on this week in Calgary – Things to do this week in Calgary: May 22 to 28. 2017.




 

04 Feb

TELUS Spark, 220 St George's Drive NE, Calgary

February 4, 2017 To June 4, 2017

1-403-817-6800

Free - $29.95

Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience is coming to Calgary’s science centre February 4-June 4, 2017. Experience a “career day” at the Starfleet Academy. Test your knowledge and skills to discover what your true ranking would be in a Starfleet career – will you be a Medical, Engineering or Science Officer, or ...  »

11 Mar

Genesis Place, 800 East Lake Boulevard Northeast, Airdrie

March 11, 2017 To May 27, 2017

Free

Want to learn a fun, uniquely Canadian choreography? Here’s your chance. Ahead of Sharing Dance Day (on June 2), the Genesis Place is offering FREE dance classes three days a week. Dancers of all ages and abilities wanted! No experience required! Rehearsals will prepare you to shine in community performances ...  »

08 Apr

Ironwood Stage and Grill, 1229 9th Avenue S.E., Calgary

April 8, 2017 To June 17, 2017

403-243-4510

Adults $24 children $17 (plus GST)

Saturday brunch with Prime Time Big Band at Inglewood’s Ironwood Stage and Grill is a Calgary institution for music lovers. Now celebrating its 22nd year, Prime Time Big Band boasts the city’s most celebrated and respected musicians led by Dave Jones. Featuring vocalist Deanne Matley. Who is it ...  »

27 Apr

Flames Community Arenas, 47 Avenue Southwest, Calgary

April 27, 2017 To May 28, 2017

5879984046

$20

YYCHockey.net A new community for calgary hockey lovers! BEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE SHINNY AVAILABLE 2 Guaranteed Goalies On Ice Coordinator MVP Giveaways EVERY GAME Pay Pal, Credit Card and Cash Payment Option Who is it for? adults 18+ HOW MUCH Tickets : $20 For all – if bringing a group contact us for discount. How ...  »

27 Apr

The Glenmore Inn & Convention Centre, Calgary

April 27, 2017 To December 28, 2017

403.720.5288

$11.00 - $15.75

Join us in the Garden Court every Thursday for a BBQ Lunch Buffet! Follow us on Facebook to view menu! Who is it for? all-ages HOW MUCH Tickets : Adults: $15.75 Seniors (65+): $13.75 Children (6-12): $11.00 Children (5 & Under): FREE How to get tickets? Email: [email protected] Phone: 403.720.5288 WHEN & WHERE Date & [&...  »

02 May

Stephen Avenue, 8 Avenue SW, Calgary

May 2, 2017 To September 5, 2017

403-203-9243

FREE

We are very excited to announce that we are bringing the Market to Stephen Avenue Downtown Calgary once again over the Summer of 2017! 2017 Dates: Tuesday’s in MAY: 2nd, 16th, and 30th Tuesday’s in JUNE: 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th Tuesday’s in JULY: 4th and 18th Tuesday’s ...  »

04 May

Contemporary Calgary, 117 8 Avenue Southwest, Calgary

May 4, 2017 To July 30, 2017

4037701350

FREE

Please join us on Thursday, May 4 at 7:00 PM for the Opening Reception and Curator’s Tour of Architecture & National Identity: The Centennial Projects 50 Year On! Utopia Factory is a suite of three exhibitions exploring architectural monuments and the urban fabric in the formation of national and civic identity. HOW ...  »

20 May

Northland Village mall parkade, 5111 Northland Drive NW, Calgary

May 20, 2017 To October 7, 2017

403-926 6969

Kids: free, adults (16+): $1

Calgarians now get to BE the market. Coming to Calgary on the Saturday of May long weekend is a new form of weekly community market – one where Calgarians can show up and sell whatever treasures they have, alongside regular vendors of farmers produce, crafts and collectibles. Sited on the parkade ...  »

20 May

Camp Chief Hector, Bow Valley Provincial Park, Kananaskis

May 20, 2017 To May 22, 2017

$175- $300

Headliners: Phutureprimitive, Mat The Alien & NADA DEVA World class workshops including: Breathwork, paddle board yoga, didgeridoo lessons, kids experiences, men’s workshop, healing circle, laughter yoga, slack lining, shamanic yoga, meditation & SO MUCH MORE! Come sleep in a tipi! Who is it for? all-ages Family-friendly/community festival HOW ...  »

22 May

Bella Concert Hall, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary

May 22, 2017

$35

Mike Farris winner of the Grammy award for best Roots Gospel in 2015 is coming to Calgary. “Out of the arms of defeat Mike Farris has done a victory Lap…He takes peo-ple who are hurting, who are broken, who think they are alone and through just the sound of his ...  »

22 May

Village Ice Cream, 431 10 Avenue SE, Calgary

May 22, 2017

PWYC

The time is near for Calgary’s 6th Annual Victoria Day Tweed Ride. What the tweed ride is, is a casual, ~10-15km ride around Calgary’s inner city where participants are encouraged to dress in tweed or vintage and by doing so may even win a prize, like a ...  »

23 May

1140 Kensington Rd NW #200, Calgary

May 23, 2017

(403) 209-2881

$5

Riley Rossmo, a prominent local comic artist, is hosting HXGN’s first “Drink & Draw”. Come out and meet this multi-talented and internationally renowned artist. Watch him create a one-of-a-kind Batman masterpiece on-site, and get your comics or prints signed. Feel free to grab a drink and a seat next ...  »

24 May

Max Bell Theatre, 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary, 

May 24, 2017

403-294-9494

$17

Winners of the 2016 JUNO Award for Children’s Album of the Year, The Swinging Belles are a swing, country, and jazz band for kids. Along with guitarist extraordinaire Duane Andrews, the band features elementary school educators and performers Laura Winter and Erin Power who know firsthand the joy that kids ...  »

24 May

MacEwan Hall, 2500 University Dr. NW, Calgary

May 24, 2017

$45.50

The Shins are an American indie rock band founded and fronted by vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, James Mercer. The Shins were formed in Albuquerque, New Mexico, but are now based in Portland, Oregon. The Shins began in 1996 as a side project for singer/songwriter James Mercer, whose primary band was Flake ...  »

24 May

Arts Commons, Big Secret Theatre205 8 Ave SE, Calgary, 

May 24, 2017 To May 25, 2017

403-294-9494

$17

De grands musiciens, danseurs et conteurs partagent la beauté et le dynamisme des cultures traditionnelles de l’Afrique de l’Ouest dans une performance qui explore les thèmes de la communauté et de l’inter culturalisme. Venez voir Masabo à Kidsfest 2017!  »

24 May

Arts Commons - Motel, 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary

May 24, 2017 To May 27, 2017

403-294-9494

$17

Soulocentric Performing Arts Society introduces 3 – 5 year olds to classical and contemporary dance, and visual storytelling. The perfect arts-inspired day out for the kids at Kidsfest 2017! Who is it for? family-kids HOW MUCH Tickets : $17 How to get tickets? Buy Online Email: [email protected] Phone: 403-294-9494 At the door: 205 8 Ave [&...  »

24 May

Arts Commons and Olympic Plaza, 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary

May 24, 2017 To May 27, 2017

403-294-9494

$17

Explore, journey, and discover with the Calgary International Children’s Festival! From May 24-27, Kidsfest brings the very best in performing arts for young audiences that will inspire and ignite the imaginations of Calgary’s youngest minds. From a tale about a space-travelling mouse, to Québec’s Théâtre ...  »

25 May

Knox United Church, 506 4 St SW, Calgary

May 25, 2017 To May 27, 2017

403.571.0849

$45.00

[email protected] Festival Celebrate the magnificence of composer Johann Sebastian Bach in this annual Baroque celebration.  We invite you to explore the many aspects of Bach, with the grandeur of Knox United Church providing the perfect setting for this feast of riches from the world’s most revered composer. Bach ...  »

25 May

INKubator Theatre, 200 Barclay Parade SW, Calgary

May 25, 2017 To May 27, 2017

403-393-2706

$18.00

Jeff Newman is bringing his hit show MIND GAMES to Calgary! “He makes the impossible, possible.” – Review Vancouver “Mind Games is a highly interactive brain-bending treat…Jeff puts on an excellent one-man show.” – The West Australian “11/10!” – All Hits B-93 “Your brain will break.” – Info Edmonton “…he truly is a master ...  »

25 May

Arts Commons, Martha Cohen Theatre, 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary

May 25, 2017 To May 26, 2017

403-294-9494

$17

Les enfants vont adorer la version scénique du conte de fée The Snow Queen de Hans Christian Andersen. Dans Le Cœur en hiver, des marionnettes jouent l’histoire de la petite Gerda qui recherche son ami disparu, Kay. Celui-ci se trouve dans le palais de Reine des ...  »

25 May

Olympic Oval University of Calgary2500 University Dr NW Calgary, AB T2N 1N4 oval.ucalgary.ca, 

May 25, 2017 To May 28, 2017

613-695-5425

$5 - $100

Taekwondo Canada is hosting the 2017 Canadian National Taekwondo Championships in the City of Calgary, Alberta at the Olympic Oval from May 25th to 28th. This is the biggest national competition that features kyorugi, poomsae and para taekwondo all in four days. Athletes will be competing in poomsae and sparring for ...  »

25 May

Chinook Centre Parking Lot, 6455 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary

May 25, 2017 To June 1, 2017

587-215-1076

FREE

Join us at the TELUS Future Home to experience the potential of a fibre optic network and preview the future of home technology. Residents can visit the Future Home from Thursday, May 25 to Thursday, June 1, 2017. The 560-square-foot Future Home offers an immersive experience to demonstrate how technology will soon make ...  »

25 May

Grey Eagle Event Centre, 3777 Grey Eagle Drive S.W., Calgary

May 25, 2017

$72.98 - $104.48

Acclaimed TV late night show host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling childrens book author, much-in-demand corporate speaker, lovable TV and movie voice-over artist, pioneering car builder and mechanic, and philanthropist its no wonder that Jay Leno is widely characterized as the hardest working man in show business. Jay Lenos late night ...  »

25 May

Contemporary Calgary, 117 8 Avenue Southwest, Calgary

May 25, 2017

4037701350

FREE

Combining film screenings, local guest speakers, cocktails, coffee, music, and food, Late Nights at Contemporary Calgary invites Calgarians to learn about contemporary art, architecture, and design while enjoying a night out with friends. Urbanized is a feature-length documentary about the design of cities, which looks at the issues and strategies ...  »

26 May

4825 Mount Royal Gate S.W., Calgary

May 26, 2017

403.440.7770

$44 - $69+ charges

JUNO®-nominated Land’s End Ensemble of Calgary (John Lowry, violin; Beth Root Sandvoss, cello; Susanne Ruberg-Gordon, piano; Vincent Ho, Artistic Director) is dedicated to introducing audiences to new music by Canadian and international composers, and to performing landmark chamber works of the 20th and 21st Centuries. Land’s End ...  »

26 May

Commonwealth Bar, 731 10 Avenue SW, Calgary

May 26, 2017

$30

Legendary singer-songwriter from Australia returns to Vancouver with Charlie Owen, on tour to support their latest release “Death’s Dateless Night”. Who is it for? General Admission. This is an 18+ venue – No Minors / Government Issued ID Required. HOW MUCH Tickets : $30 How to get tickets? Buy Online Phone: 1-855-985-5500 ...  »

26 May

The Gateway, SAIT Campus Centre – V203, Calgary

May 26, 2017

$25.00

Amelia Curran is a Juno-Award winning songwriter, activist and mental health advocate from St. John’s, Newfoundland. Curran’s music is distinguished by her intricate and elliptical lyrics, geologic in their resilience and oceanic in their depths. Over the course of a decade, Curran has built a shoreline of song, ...  »

26 May

The Bert Church Live Theatre, 1000 East Lake Blvd NE, Airdrie

May 26, 2017 To May 27, 2017

4039488824

$12

The Bert Church Live Theatre Presents the Nose Creek Players: Anne of Green Gables Your community theatre company, Nose Creek Players, is proud to present Lucy Maud Montgomery’s iconic tale of Ann Shirley. This beloved Canadian yarn tells the story of an imaginative red-haired girl searching for a place ...  »

26 May

Joyce Doolittle Theatre, 331 41 ave NE, Calgary

May 26, 2017 To June 3, 2017

$17 to $21

When the end of the world came, it was not by fire or flood. It wasn’t Martians or climate change or a meteor from space. It wasn’t even revenge. Instead the end of the world was something much quieter, much softer, and much more melancholic. Now, so near ...  »

26 May

Earl Grey Golf Course, 6540 20 St SW, Calgary

May 26, 2017 To May 27, 2017

4032494814

Free

The Calgary Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists presents Absolutely Art Exhibition and Sale! Featuring original art work in a variety of mediums, styles, and sizes. Enter to win the Door Prize an original painting by one of our members each day of the show. Who is it for? ...  »

26 May

Various Venues, Calgary

May 26, 2017 To May 28, 2017

4038190354

$20-$150

The Canadian International Fashion Film Festival (CANIFFF) will take over downtown Calgary Saturday, May 27 and Sunday May 28, with a packed schedule of screenings, awards and parties for fashion film lovers and influencers in the industry. CANIFFF is a unique experience, bringing the freshest, most creative international content to encourage awareness ...  »

26 May

Acadia Recreation Complex, 240 90 Ave SE, Calgary

May 26, 2017 To May 28, 2017

403-400-4626

$11.34 - $32.04

Alberta's Biggest Annual Roller Derby Tournament!

Chinook City Roller Derby is proud to present our Sixth annual Flat Track Fever Roller Derby Tournament!

This year we are hosting two tracks with 12 women's teams from BC, Alberta, and Saskatchewan.
  »

26 May

Calgary, AB

May 26, 2017 To May 28, 2017

403-921-4940

CANCELLED

THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED As seen on Global TV March 18, 2017 Speak Right, Speak Up! Inc. invites you to participate in the inaugural “So you think you can speak, eh?” Public Speaking Tournament. These tournaments provide a unique opportunity for: • aspiring speakers to break through into the professional ranks; • speaking coaches ...  »

26 May

Spruce Meadows, Spruce Meadows Way Southwest, Calgary

May 26, 2017 To June 4, 2017

4038157499

All Ages- $25-$40 * refer to 2 for 1 * 3yrs and under is free

Royal Canadian Family Circus SPECTAC! 2017 comes to Spruce Meadows & CrossIron Mills under magnificent Big Top! For 50 years, the Royal Canadian family Circus has been providing fun activities and entertainment for kids… and for the entire family! Most adults still recall their first trip to the circus as a youngster; ...  »

27 May

Arts Commons, 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary

May 27, 2017

2032949494

$17

The New York Times raves about internationally-renowned kid-hop artist Secret Agent 23 Skidoo: “With positive, relatable songs, he has fast become a favorite of kiddie radio hosts.” This year, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo was awarded Best Children’s Album at the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards for his album “Infinity Plus One.” Add ...  »

27 May

Marquee Beer Market & Stage, 4630 Macleod Trail S, Calgary

May 27, 2017

$27.50

Artists: Cro Mags, Comeback Kid, No Problem, Controversy The Age of Quarrel is the first album from the New York hardcore band Cro-Mags. It was released on Profile Records in September 1986 and subsequently re-released by Another Planet in 1994, along with their second album, 1989’s Best Wishes, on the same disc. ...  »

27 May

Deerfoot Inn & Casino, 1000, 11500 - 35 Street SE, Calgary

May 27, 2017

$61.95 - $82.95

It all began in Nova Scotia in 1969. Forty-plus years, 15 studio albums and numerous accolades later, quintessential Canadian rockers April Wine are still satisfying audiences nationwide with their hard-driving riffs and pleasing harmonies. Their four-decade career has produced the hits “You Could Have Been A Lady,” “Sign of A Gypsy Queen,” “...  »

27 May

Gallery House Concerts Society, 64 ave & 14 St NW, Calgary

May 27, 2017

403 988-3106

$25

Get into the music! “Lyrically refreshing and musically diverse.” From the time of this writing until we see them in our living room, Dan & Laurel will have performed 9 cities in California, Kennewick in Washington, followed by Mission, Sointula, Campbell River, Victoria, Penticton, and Nelson in BC. What stories will ...  »

27 May

Arts Commons, Big Secret Theatre, 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary

May 27, 2017

403-294-9494

$17

With interactive and participatory presentations, master musicians, dancers, and storytellers share the beauty and energy of traditional West African cultures in a performance that explores themes of interculturalism and community. Join us for Masabo at Kidsfest 2017!  »

27 May

Arts Commons, Martha Cohen Theatre, 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary

May 27, 2017

403-294-9494

$17

Québec’s Théâtre de L’Oeil’s enchanting adaptation of The Snow Queen. Playful puppets the story of a girl, Gerda, who journeys to find her lost friend Kai who's heart has been frozen in the palace of the Snow Queen. Come see breathtaking puppetry at Kidsfest 2017!  »

27 May

Evergreen Theatre, #2 1709 8th Avenue Northeast, Calgary

May 27, 2017

$27.00 - $32.00

There is festive path, made of song and dance, that winds through Spain and leads to a courtyard in Sevilla. There you will find a garden filled with the joyous reunions and celebrations of friends from near and far. Join us for a night filled with live Flamenco dance, music, ...  »

27 May

10709 Rocky Ridge Boulevard Northwest, Calgary

May 27, 2017

403-547-6633

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Are you looking to buy some gently used children’s clothing, toys, books, or electronics? Have you accumulated gently used items? The Used Toy and Clothing Sale is the perfect opportunity! Who is it for? all-ages HOW MUCH Tickets : No tickets required! Tables are $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Please ...  »

27 May

Arts Commons - Engineered Air Theatre, 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary 

May 27, 2017

403-294-9494

$17

Can one person make a difference in the world? Make it greener? Make it better? The Man Who Planted Trees tells the inspiring story of a shepherd who, along with his dog, journeys to plant a forest, acorn by acorn, transforming a barren wasteland into a bountiful wonderland.   »

27 May

Pearce Estate Park, 1440 17a St SE, Calgary

May 27, 2017 To June 3, 2017

403-998-4782

Free

This special week encourages adults to jumpstart outdoor nature play with their wee ones because outdoor play is good for children and connects them with nature. Everyone is invited to Get Outside and Play! It’s for kids (0-6 years old) along with their parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents, teachers, child ...  »

27 May

Freemasons' Hall, 330 12 Ave SW, Calgary

May 27, 2017

4032039243

$97.77 plus GST

“Locks & Frocks 7” believes in showcasing the talents and uniqueness in Calgary, and this year is no different. Fashion, Style, and Talent come together for an exemplary evening of live entertainment, and delicious foods. This year we come together to proudly support The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern Alberta, ...  »

28 May

MacEwan Hall, 2500 University Dr. NW, Calgary

May 28, 2017

$39.50

Artists: The Head and the Heart, Courtney Marie Andrews With Let’s Be Still ready for release, The Head and the Heart is eager to return to the road to further hone the musical bond its members formed in such whirlwind fashion. “When I think about the two records together, ...  »

28 May

Hotel Arts, 119 12th Avenue Southwest, Calgary

May 28, 2017

(403) 813-3913

$150

Carnival Cocktails for Cancer is an evening of amazing food and creative cocktails featuring some of Alberta’s most talented bartenders and chefs. Proceeds will be directed to support critical research here in Alberta through the Canadian Cancer Society. As you enter our carnival big top you’ll be greeted ...  »

 

For all the weekend events, see – Things to Do this Weekend

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