Events in Calgary – March 3 – 5, 2017

 
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I. Family & Kids Activities

1. Harlem Globetrotters

With incredible ball handling wizardry, amazing rim-rattling dunks and trick shots, side-splitting comedy and unequaled on-court fan interaction, this must-see event is guaranteed to entertain the whole family creating memories that will last a lifetime. Details

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March 01 – 02, 2017 | 7:00 PM

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Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary

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$16.8 – $403.5

 

2. The Urban Jungle Book

Michael is a foster child with a vivid imagination. Whenever the world gets a bit much for him, he retreats into the amazing world inside his head, and the people in his life become the characters from his favourite story – The Jungle Book. Details

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March 3 to 18, 2017

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StoryBook Theatre – 375 Bermuda Drive NW, Calgary

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$16 – $21

 

3. Maple Festival des Sucres

 
The Calgary Maple festival des Sucres is s a unique destination where we share a tradition of Eastern Canada. You will discover the French Canadian, Métis and aboriginal music and folkloric dances, enjoy a traditional meal, play some outdoor games with the entire family and take a hay wagon ride, not to forget the savoury Maple Taffy on Snow and much more! Details

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March 04 – 05, 2017 | 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM

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Heritage Park Historical Village – 1900 Heritage Dr SW, Calgary

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$10 – $18

 

4. Cantaré Children’s Choir

Cantaré Children’s Choir creates a magical adventure of a journey into the sky. In addition to our four national-award winning ensembles, our concert will also feature our Man Enough to Sing ensemble. Details

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Saturday, March 04, 2017 | 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

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Knox United Church – 506 4th Street SW, Calgary

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$20 – $25

 

5. Children’s Wonderland Ball

Bring your child to this special event that they will never forget and support the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation Canada! Enjoy a magical afternoon with your children’s favorite characters with special performances you don’t want to miss. The Wonderland Ball, brought to you by Mascot Parties, will feature princesses, superheroes, mascots, a catered feast, a magician, face painting, giveaways, special performances, a photo booth, snacks, a live and silent auction as well as NEW surprise characters and of course what’s a ball without dancing! Details

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Sunday, March 5th, 2017 | 1:00 PM – 05:00 PM

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The Ramada Plaza Airport Hotel And Conference Centre
3515 26 St., Calgary

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$50 – $70

 

6. Peter Pan

The Bert Church Live Theatre Presents Dufflebag Theatre: Peter Pan! Since 1992, the Dufflebag Theatre has been celebrated at festivals and schools. Actors retell the original adaptations of select fairytales and Shakesperean classics with humour and a twist. Before your eyes, audience members join in on the action. This unpredictable performance is a hilarious experience for all ages where the dream of living a fairy tale comes true! Details

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Sunday, March 5, 2017 | 2:30 PM -4:00 PM

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

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$16

 

7. Princess Confidential

It’s a dark and stormy night when a mysterious stranger darkens Detective Reid Simon’s doorway. She claims she’s a Princess, but she doesn’t remember her castle, her kingdom or even her own name. Time is running out. Can Detective Simon help this forgetful femme fatale by solving the case? Details

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March 3 – 12, 2017

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RPAC Theatre, 3 Elma Street East
Okotoks

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$15 Adults and $10 Children

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II. Live Music

1. Calgary Midwinter 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, and Blues Music Award winner, Victor Wainwright & the WildRoots. Details

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February 27th – March 4th, 2017

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Various Venues, Calgary

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Free & Ticketed events

 

2. Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt

Two tradition shattering singer-songwriters with no qualms about levelling barricades and they are all about the music. “While it’s difficult to explain exactly what you’re going to get listening to these distinct American voices, it ain’t gonna be dull.” Details

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Thursday, March 02, 2017 | 7:30 PM

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Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14 Ave. NW, Calgary

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$40.95 – $103.95

 

3. Colin James

Blue Highways Tour
With special guest Tami Neilson. Details

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Friday, March 03, 2017 | 7:30PM

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Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14th Avenue NW, Calgary

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$45.00 – $85.00 + charges

 

4. Eroica: Beethoven Symphony No. 3

Continuing to astound audiences, the explosive “Heroic” marked a pivotal shift in Classical music and redefined the symphony as an art form. Marking his debut with the Orchestra, Roberto Díaz, head of the esteemed Curtis Institute of Music, masterfully interprets Schnittke’s warmly beautiful Viola Concerto. Details

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March 3 – 4, 2017 | 08:00 PM

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Arts Commons’ Jack Singer Concert Hall, Calgary

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$20.00 – $80.00 + charges.

 

5. Wu Man & Friends

Recognized as the world’s premier pipa virtuoso and leading ambassador of Chinese music, GRAMMY® Award-nominated musician Wu Man has carved out a career as a soloist, educator and composer giving her lute-like instrument—which has a history of over 2,000 years in China—a new role in both traditional and contemporary music. Details

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Friday, March 03, 2017 | 7:30 PM

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Bella Concert Hall – 4825 Mount Royal Gate S.W., Calgary

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$44 – $69+ charges

 

6. Canadian Superstars Showcase

 
Three of Canada’s most illustrious musicians, violinist Scott St. John, cellist Shauna Rolston and pianist Katherine Chi, join forces to help Calgary Pro Musica celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary. The concert will showcase the history of Canadian composition, especially the richly romantic works from the first half of the 20th century. As part of the program, Scott St. John recreates the 1930 London BBC Radio broadcast recital of Canadian Music by Harry and Frances Adaskin. Details

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Friday, March 03, 2017 | 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

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Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, 206 University Court NW, Calgary

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$30 – $40

 

7. Jorge Luis Chacin El Cuenta Canciones Tour

“The Cuenta Canciones tour” is presented by songwriter Jorge Luis Chacin performing a musical journey through the hits he has written for artists such as Guaco, Ricardo Arjona and songs that had reached the top of Latin Billboards. Details

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Friday, March 3, 2017| 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

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University Theatre – 230 University Court Northwest, Calgary

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$70

 

8. Amy Bishop

An evening with Amy Bishop delivers rollicking “Ain’t Life Grand” road songs, soulful versions of love-gone-wrong ballads, and folk-based acoustic numbers that allow her naked vocal beauty to shine through. Details

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Friday, March 03, 2017 | 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM

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Fort Calgary Main Building Theatre – 750 9th Avenue SE, Calgary

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$20

 

9. Duane Steele

Duane’s professional career began with fronting the band Rock ‘N’ Horse. After Top 20 singles, nonstop touring, and a Juno nomination for Country Band of the Year, Duane landed a publishing contract in Nashville as a full time staff songwriter working with and learning from some of the most talented writers in North America. Details

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Saturday, March 4, 2017 | 7:00 PM

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

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$25

 

10. The Eastern Belles

The Bow Valley Music Club presents The Eastern Belles with Peter Katz opening.The Eastern Belles hail from Prince Edward Island and are three successful performers who find something wonderful happens when they come together. Details

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Saturday, March 04, 2017 | 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM

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SCA community centre – 277 Strathcona Dr. S.W., Calgary

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$31

 

11. Vikings In Uncharted Waters

Featuring works from their album Uncharted Waters as well as newer pieces and past favourites, Ensemble Polaris’ concert includes music from Scandinavia, Scotland, Italy, Russia and Canada. Tonight’s program has poignant and saucy arrangements, as well as original works by band members. Details

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Saturday, March 4, 2017 | 8:00 PM

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Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall – Rozsa Centre,
206 University Court NW, Calgary

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Adults: $25
Students/Seniors: $18

 

12. Illuminate

EnChor Chamber Choir, directed by Elizabeth Paynter, present one of Schubert’s most loved works, Mass No. 2 in G Major, accompanied by a guest string ensemble. Works by Palestrina, Viadana and some of contemporary composer Daniel Elder’s newest pieces complete the program. Details

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Sunday, March 05, 2017 | 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

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Scarboro United Church – 134 Scarboro Avenue SW, Calgary

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$11 – $16

 

13. Délices de la Solitude

Mélisande Corriveau, pardessus de viole, bass viol, Joëlle Morton, bass viol, Eric Milnes, harpsichord. Scaramella, directed by Joëlle Morton with two other outstanding early music specialists, will present this unique concert of music for viols and harpsichord. It will include a very special pardessus, which is seldom heard. The smallest member of the viola da gamba family, the “pardessus de viole” was designed to meet the expressive needs of aristocratic French dilettantes. Details

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Sunday, March 05, 2017 | 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

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Christ Church – 3602 8th Street SW, Calgary

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$23 – $28

 

14. The Juilliard Triumvirate

Three Juilliard classmates have changed the face of wind ensemble music with their rich harmonies, driving rhythms, and insatiable creativity. Come and explore the music of Eric Whitacre, John Mackey, and Steven Bryant with this exciting program. Details

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Sunday, March 05, 2017 | 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

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Christ Church – 3602 8th Street SW, Calgary

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$15 – $20

 

15. Festival Chorus

Exploring the reach of Afro-American spirituals and the Jazz tradition into the Hollywood musical. A theatrical AFTERNOON with some showbiz pizzazz! Details

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Sunday, March 05, 2017 | 2:00 PM

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Eckhardt-Gramatté Recital Hall, Rozsa Centre
206 University Court NW, Calgary

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$20.00 – $25.00

III. Theatre & Performing Arts

1. Gracie – Enbridge New Canadian Play

Gracie’s world is full of faith and family, but as a fifteen year-old girl born into in a polygamous community, she feels increasing pressure to conform. Will she dare to take the leap and step into the outside world? In this stunning new show for one actress, we see the world through Gracie’s eyes. A gripping and tender story about growing up unusual. Details

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February 28 – March 18, 2017

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Martha Cohen Theatre – Arts Commons, 220 9 Ave SE, Calgary

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$25 – $72

 

2. Macbeth

Fate is telling Macbeth that he will be king but should he believe in fate? Or is it out of his hands Shakespeares vicious and magical story of ambition comes to new life in this mystical production set amongst the giant stone circles of the ancient druids. Details

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February 23 – March 4, 2017

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West Village Theatre – 2007 10 Ave SW, Calgary,

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$10 – $14

 

3. Soliciting Temptation

 
Erin Shields’s 2015 Soliciting Temptation gives audiences a glimpse into the hidden world of underage sexual tourism. When an unnamed, middle-aged white Man (Mattie Overall) meets a likewise unnamed young – possibly too young – eastern Girl (Patricia Cerra), we are offered a fictional slice of this dark practice. What begins as a seeming rendezvous between consenting individuals quickly takes an unexpected turn as the Girl seizes control of the situation and declares herself the swift hand of justice, threatening to reveal the Man as a pedophile and sexual tourist, destroying his credibility, career and life. Details

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February 23 – 25, February 28 – March 4, 2017

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Pumphouse Theatre, 2140 Pumphouse Ave SW
Calgary

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Students: $20, Seniors: $20, Adults $30

 

4. The Exquisite Hour

The year is 1962, the season is summer and Mrs. Darimont has boldy penetrated the pleasant backyard of bachelor Zachary Teale late in the afternoon, to politely ask him for an hour of his time. What ensues is a heartfelt, funny and touching hour of a blossoming relationship, the pursuit of knowledge and the discovery of hope. Details

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February 13 – March 4, 2017

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Lunchbox Theatre, 160, 115 9 Ave SE
Calgary

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$25 Adult
$20 Student & Senior

 

5. Jim Jefferies

Jefferies has firmly established himself as one of the most popular and respected comedians of his generation, with a controversial and belief-challenging standup style that continues to surprise and entertain audiences across the globe. Details

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March 04 – 05, 2017 | 07:00 PM & 10:30 PM

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Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14 Ave. NW, Calgary

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$42.5 – $55 +charges

 

6. Crime Does Not Pay

Recognized internationally for work that is incisive, heartwrenching and darkly funny, Calgarians David Rhymer and Kris Demeanor have spun a true story into a brand-new musical that will plant gorgeous songs and explosive ideas in your head. Details

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March 2 – 11, 2017

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Engineered Air Theatre, Arts Commons, Calgary

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$25.00

IV. Sports, & Related events

1. Calgary Flames

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vs. Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 | 07:00 PM
vs Detroit Red Wings on Friday, March 3, 2017 | 07:00 PM
vs. New York Islanders on Sunday, March 5, 2017 | 02:00 PM

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Scotiabank Saddledome
Calgary

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V. Exhibitions, Festivals & Other Events

1. The Inclusive City

The Inclusive City: Reimagining Urban Life with Mark Lakeman – How do we build bridges in the face of adversity and take positive and peaceful action toward creating a just society? Join renowned architect and placemaker Mark Lakeman as well as local guests for a thought-provoking evening focused on reimagining our urban environment as an inclusive, accessible, and unified village. Details

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March 2, 2017 | 7:00 PM

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SAIT Orpheus Theatre 1301 16 Ave NW, Calgary

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Advance: $20/ Door: $25 (cash only)

Happenings 7: Tactile Intrigue on Monday, February 27, 2017 | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM @ Arts Commons, 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary

Calgary Job Fair on Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 | 1:00 PM – 04:00 PM @ Westin Calgary Hotel, 320 4th Ave SW, Calgary

2. Spring Fishing Classic

Bass Pro Shops’ Spring Fishing Classic offers sportsmen and women, kids, and families interested in fishing the opportunity to enjoy 17 days filled with the latest fishing gear, tips, outdoor celebrities, giveaways, and more. The Spring Fishing Classic provides opportunities for novice and experienced anglers to learn from the pros while kids can attend a fishing workshop, participate in the casting challenge, win prizes, and more during the Next Generation weekend. Details

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March 4th-6th- “Feeding Frenzy Weekend”

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Bass Pro Shops, 1122-261055 CrossIron Blvd, Rocky View

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Free!

 

3. Fantastical

Enjoy a display of fantastical creations by local artists who will be in attendance, in a beautiful space with beautiful people and fantastic live music. Find/purchase the perfect art piece to take home. Details

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Saturday, March 04, 2017 | 7:30 PM to 11:00 PM

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St. Stephen’s Anglican Church – 1121 14 Ave SW, Calgary

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$10

 

4. Hearts Out

Celebration in support of the Youth Singers of Calgary’s 30th anniversary. The evening’s festivities include fabulous entertainment including appearance from senior Youth Singers performers joined by Calgary’s hottest musical talent, unlimited access to delicious food stations, a dance floor so we can break it down until bedtime, and of course drinks, for those who require a little liquid courage to properly shimmy and shake. Details

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March 4, 2017, 6:30 PM & 8:00 PM

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National Music Centre – 850 4 St SE, Calgary

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$95

 

5. Calgary Home+Garden Show

 
Seeking sweet relief on a home improvement project? Look no further than Canada’s most popular designers, gardeners and home improvement specialists on the Urban Barn Home + Garden Stage. Celebrity presenters including HGTV’s Masters of Flip, Kortney and Dave Wilson, and HGTV Canada’s Home to Win stars Carson Arthur and Tiffany Pratt, will join a line-up of local favourites to deliver insight to up your home and garden game.Details

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Thursday, March 2, 2017 | 12:00 PM – 09:00 PM
Friday, March 3, 2017 | 12:00 PM – 09:00 PM
Saturday, March 4, 2017 | 10:00 AM – 09:00 PM
Sunday, March 5, 2017 | 10:00 AM – 06:00 PM

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BMO Centre & Corral, Stampede Park
Calgary

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Adult (ages 13+): $16 at the door/ $13.00 online
Senior (ages 60+): $13 at the door/ $10.00 online

 

6. Calgary Home Business Show

At the Calgary Home Business Show you will find a large selection of home based businesses showcasing their products for you. Details

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March 4 & 5, 2017

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Hotel Blackfoot – 5940 Blackfoot Trail SE, Calgary

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Free

 

7. International Women’s Day

An event that celebrates and praises women’s empowerment, achievement, beauty and fun! We will be opening the event with “Bold Women of Change – A retrospective”, a talk about remarkable women that changed the status quo for the betterment of our world. .Details

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Sunday, March 5, 2017 | 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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Calgary JCC – 1609 90 Ave. SW, Calgary

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$10 – $15.00

 

8. Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience

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 even a Commander? Exciting possibilities await in this immersive and interactive experience that appeals to life-long fans and new Star Trek enthusiasts alike.. Details

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February 4-June 4, 2017 | Telus Spark Hours

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TELUS Spark, 220 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary

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General Admission

VI. Food Events/ Sunday Brunches & Night Life Events

1. The Big Taste

Feast on avant-garde cuisine, tasting menus and buffets, and sip BC VQA wines between bites. Three-course lunches and dinners, and five course gourmet dinners are on the menu and yours to experience. Details

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March 3 – 12, 2017

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Various Restaurants, Downtown Calgary

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$15& up

 

2. Half Your Plate Chef’s Dinner

Inaugural Half Your Plate Chef’s Dinner. Six local chefs will come together to bring you a meal quite unlike any other. Our “Half Your Plate” initiative aims to highlight the remarkable value and versatility of produce on every plate. Details

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Friday, March 3, 3017 | Reception at 6:00 PM
Dinner at 7:00 PM

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Markin MacPhail Centre, 88 Canada Olympic Road SW,
Calgary

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$89

 

3. March Forth! A Dinner Party

Join us for an Italian cooking demo and dinner by Chef at Your Shoulder and learn about wine pairings with sommelier John Beckel. Details

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Saturday, March 04, 2017 | 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM

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Unitarian Church of Calgary – 1703 – 1 Street NW, Calgary

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$25 – $30

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4. Winemaker’s Dinner

With a medal total surpassing 300, Eric is recognized as one of the most-awarded winemakers in the history of the British Columbia wine industry. Eric’s singularly incredible wines, his bold vision, enthusiasm and drive, and his abiding love and talent for sparkling wine are an integral part of Summerhill Estate Winery. You won’t want to miss out an evening full of fascinating tidbits from Eric served alongside his outstanding wine, paired with delectable food from the Selkirk Grille. Details

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Friday, March 3, 2017 | 6:00 PM

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Selkirk Grille, Heritage Park, Toronto

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$89.95

 

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