What’s On This Week in Calgary

A look at what’s on this week in Calgary – Things to do this week in Calgary: September 18 to 24, 2017.


24 Sep

Commonwealth Bar and Stage, 731 10 Ave SW, Calgary

September 24, 2017

$17.50 - $20.00

The music of Kacy and Clayton exists outside of time, and burgeons with beautiful contradictions. It’s psychedelic and traditional, contemporary and vintage, melancholic and joyous. All at once, it showcases a slightly psych-folk sound of Linda Perhacs, Fleet Foxes, and First Aid Kit; rare country blues records and English ...  »

23 Sep

Heritage Park, 1900 Heritage Dr. S.W. Calgary

September 23, 2017 To September 24, 2017

Regular admission

There is fun for the whole family at Railway Days! As one of the few sites in North America with two steam locomotives, our trains take centre stage for two days with demonstrations, hands-on activities, and exciting exhibits.  »

23 Sep

Spruce Meadows, 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW, Calgary

September 23, 2017 To September 24, 2017


$10 - $12

Creativ Festival WEST are Western Canada’s #1 Sewing and Crafting events showcasing, Sewing, Scrapbooking, Quilting, Knitting, Needlework, Fibre Arts, Beading and Paper Crafting, with Hands On Classes, Educational Seminars & Free Stage Shows!!  »

23 Sep

Crescent Point Regional Field House, 125 Field House Drive East, Okotoks

September 23, 2017


Artisan Market with 100(ish) Etsy Shopsshowcasing  the amazing & diverse talents of your local Etsians (plus an Etsy Foothills Gift Bag for our 1st 1000 visitors!). Made In Canada is a national grassroots initiative, where teams of Etsy shops host amazing markets simultaneously in different communities across the country. Who is ...  »

23 Sep

Various Calgary, Alberta

September 23, 2017


Doors Open YYC is a city-wide event inviting people to experience aspects of buildings and spaces that have never been shared before. On September 23, many of Calgary’s most intriguing and beloved sites participate in Doors Open YYC. During this day, buildings in all quadrants of the city open their ...  »

23 Sep

BMO Centre, 1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary

September 23, 2017



Visit the Study and Go Abroad Fair at the BMO Centre at Stampede Park on September 23rd to meet with top-ranking universities from around the world to start planning your next step in education. Learn about undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and certificate programs, alongside gap year and travel options, such ...  »

23 Sep

Kamp Kiwanis, 241001 Range Road 42, Calgary

September 23, 2017 To September 24, 2017



The Kiwanis Apple Festival will be a celebration of our history, a celebration of children, and a celebration of special cuisine, entertainment, education, and outdoor exploration of a very special place – Kamp Kiwanis. Apple-themed family fun with apple baking, archery, arts and crafts, bouncy castle, face painting, games, farmers market ...  »

23 Sep

Millennium Park, 1220 9 Ave SW, Calgary

September 23, 2017


VegFest Calgary will be a historic event, focused on unifying and enhancing one of the biggest cities in Canada. It will be a day-long outdoor festival, drawing inspiration from some of the most successful Vegfests in the world. This community event invites people from all walks of life to an ...  »

23 Sep

Spruce Meadows, 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW, Calgary

September 23, 2017

$59 to $125

The Insane Inflatable 5K is coming to Calgary! Get ready to experience the most fun, wild and insane obstacle run in the world. Get “pumped up” for a course filled with the world’s largest and most extreme inflatable obstacles ever produced. Here’s your chance to be a kid ...  »

23 Sep

TELUS Spark, 220 St Georges Dr NE, Calgary

September 23, 2017



Ahoy mateys! Join us on September 23rd for our pirate-themed, 5th Annual DreamINN Big! Gala, presented by Crescent Point Energy and hosted at TELUS Spark. This is a family-style, costume party, full of food, fun and entertainment for all ages in support of Inn from the Cold’s Family Support ...  »

23 Sep

Mount Pleasant Community Centre, 602 22nd Avenue NW, Calgary

September 23, 2017


A witch costumed fundraiser "By Women - For Women". There will be a Silent Auction, Raffles, Draws, Snacks, Cocktails at the Cash Bar, Best Dressed Prizes & Dancing to a great DJ!


23 Sep

Loose Moose Theatre Company, 1235 26th Avenue Southeast, Calgary

September 23, 2017 To October 15, 2017



The classic legend of Robin Hood performed in the unique Loose Moose style. Action and fun for the whole family as we kick off our 2017/18 Theatre For Kids season with the adventures of Robin Hood!

The Loose Moose Theatre Company makes going to theatre an experience that is truly magical ...  »

23 Sep

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

September 23, 2017

$23.50 - $27.50

Artists: State Champs, Homesafe, Sleep On It, Bearings American pop punk band from Averill Park, NY, USA. The band was formed in 2010. Current members: Derek DiScanio – lead vocals Tyler Szalkowski – guitars, backing vocals Ryan Scott Graham – bass, backing vocals Tony “Rival” Diaz – guitars Evan Ambrosio – drums Who is it for? [&...  »

23 Sep

The Gateway, Calgary

September 23, 2017


Elliott BROOD is a three-piece Folk Rock Alt Country band based in Hamilton, Canada. Their brand of fuzzed-up roots music has always made for a captivating, and frenetic live performance. That energy has always translated onto the band’s five previous critically acclaimed records. In 2013 the band won a Juno ...  »

23 Sep

The Hifi Club, 219 10th Avenue SW, Calgary

September 23, 2017

$15.00 - $20.00

Featuring K-Riz, Sinzere, A.Y.E. and Lyrique, this will not be just any ordinary Hip-Hop event. These Alberta Hip-Hop Artists are a breath of Fresh Air, and they are bringing their bands with them to make sure you keep dancing! Bring your friends out for a popping night and ...  »

23 Sep

Calgary & Okotoks

September 23, 2017 To September 24, 2017


$0 - $25

Autumn Operanox – Fall Celebration Concerts Featuring: Calgary Concert Opera Company, Foothills Philharmonic Opera Chorus, Rocky Mountain Symphony Orchestra, 12 Musas Flamenco & Fiona Malena Flamenco Academy & 20 Soloists Performing duets, trios, a quintet, a sextet & chorus selections from your favourite operas! Who is it for? all-ages HOW MUCH Tickets : General ...  »

23 Sep

Historic Union Cemetery, Erlton St & 32 Ave SW, Calgary

September 23, 2017



Each year on Autumn Equinox, people of all ages and beliefs gather in historic Union Cemetery. Inspiring art installations, video projections, and shrines created by professional artists form the heart of the Equinox Vigil experience. There, surrounded by fresh flowers, fluttering prayer flags and glowing lanterns, they join members of ...  »

23 Sep

Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Association, 1320 5 Avenue Northwest, Calgary

September 23, 2017


Jazz can be for families, too! Join Mandy for a kid friendly concert. She will be joined on stage by Kodi Hutchinson, Ian Yule and Matt Morris as well as some up and coming musicians! Come hear her and the band play jazz standards and some contemporary hits that are ...  »

23 Sep

Cochrane Lions Event Centre, 109 Fifth Avenue, Cochrane

September 23, 2017


Free admission

A unique community of business owners, alternative health practitioners, health and fitness experts and artists are coming together to help people in Cochrane and surrounding area find and maintain balance in their lives. The first Cochrane Mind Body & Soul Show is free to attend, and will feature 50 vendors who ...  »

23 Sep

Sage Hill Crossing London Drugs, 50 Sage Hill Plaza Northwest, Calgary

September 23, 2017

(403) 571-4987


If you have an old TV, small appliances, batteries, lightbulbs or other unwanted recyclables cluttering up your home, make sure to mark your calendar. On September 23rd, London Drugs is hosting a free recycling event to provide Calgary residents with an opportunity to responsibly recycle household items that are not ...  »

22 Sep

7555 Falconridge Blvd Northeast, Calgary

September 22, 2017 To September 23, 2017

[email protected]

$5 - $8

Fourth annual Etsy: Made In Canada – Calgary market, hosted by Etsy Calgary! Etsy: Made in Canada is a national grassroots initiative celebrating the crafters, collectors and artisans in local communities across Canada. Etsy artisans will sell their handmade wares and vintage goods to local buyers at these markets, each of ...  »

22 Sep

First Alliance Church, 12345 40 St SE, Calgary

September 22, 2017



Calgary's new gospel-rock band, Hope's Creed, will be in concert at First Alliance Church Calgary. Come enjoy the synergy created by this new band as singers Kristal Chalmers, David Klob and Jessie Moore bring a cool new rock vibe to new gospel music! Modern folk singer/songwriter Grace Young will ...  »

22 Sep

Wellness Kitchen, South Health Campus, 4448 Front Street SE, Calgary

September 22, 2017



Learn the fundamentals of healthy eating on this out-of-school cooking camp! This camp is a hands-on cooking experience for your child(ren) to learn basic cooking and kitchen safety skills, prepare recipes together and eat their culinary creations. All food and water is provided. Our breaks will be taken weather ...  »

22 Sep

Cross River Wilderness Centre, Radium BC. , 

September 22, 2017 To September 24, 2017


$699 +GST All Inclusive

A Return Home to your true north through yoga, wellness, and self reflection in the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains. Join us this fall for A Rocky Mountain Yoga Retreat and enjoy wood burning fires, character log cabins, hearty delicious meals, community bonding, daily yoga, breath taking hikes, a ...  »

22 Sep

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

September 22, 2017

$49 - $79

 featuring Liz Mitchell Boney M. was not only THE disco cult band of the 70’s and 80’s but remains a living legend of the entire disco era. Originally founded in Germany by writer and producer Frank Farian, Boney M. was one of the disco-orientated pop acts which dominated the European ...  »

22 Sep

RPAC & Ethel Tucker Park, Okotoks

September 22, 2017 To September 23, 2017

Free to $25

Bring the whole family out for a community celebration of the Fall Harvest! This year we’ve expanded this event (formerly HarvestFest) to be a weekend of concerts, exhibits & activities to celebrate harvest and blues music! Saturday, Sep 23 | Ethel Tucker Park, 11 AM-3 PM Old-fashioned carnival games, face painting, horse ...  »

22 Sep

Big Four Building, Stampede Park 20 Roundup Way, Calgary

September 22, 2017 To September 23, 2017

$14.99 & up

Around the world, people celebrate Oktoberfest every year starting in September (yes, it starts in September in Germany too) and with so many great things happening in the Alberta beer scene- ABF decided to put an Alberta twist into this annual celebration, Calgary Oktoberfest just got BIGGER – Full Pints and ...  »

22 Sep

Jack Singer Concert Hall, 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary

September 22, 2017


Take a whirlwind tour through some highlights of the Orchestra’s 2017-18 Season! Led by Resident Conductor Karl Hirzer, this evening showcases selections from classic masterworks – Stravinsky’s blazing Firebird Suite and Dvorak’s thunderous New World Symphony – as well as the Irish traditional tune of Danny Boy and Jimi ...  »

22 Sep

National Music Centre, 850 - 4 Street SE, Calgary

September 22, 2017

$15.50 to $20

Join the National Music Centre (NMC) for the next round of Studio Bell After Hours. NMC will be programming three separate live music spaces and a range of interactive activities for guests, including: – Experimental pop act BRAIDS headlining in Performance Hall. – Live DJs, including selections from Kloves (techno) and Miss ...  »

22 Sep

Beddington Theatre Arts Centre, 375 Bermuda Dr NW, Calgary

September 22, 2017 To October 7, 2017

$17 to $25

Conditions at the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory are anything but peaceful as sparks fly between the new superintendent, Sid Sorokin, and Babe Williams, leader of the union grievance committee. Their stormy relationship comes to a head when the workers strike for a 7½ cent pay increase, setting off not only a conflict ...  »

22 Sep

The Pumphouse Theatre, 2140 Pumphouse Avenue Southwest, Calgary

September 22, 2017 To September 30, 2017

Adults – $20; Students & Seniors – $15

By Ken Ludwig Directed by Mike Johnson What goes up must come down. It’s true of all things in this world, including the roller coaster that is show biz fame and fortune. George and Charlotte Hay are at a low point in their ride, running two shows in rep ...  »

22 Sep

Joyce Doolittle Theatre, 2140 Pumphouse Ave SW, Calgary

September 22, 2017 To September 30, 2017


Love and marriage, birth and death. Seen from a distance they’re just the rhythm of everyday life: but when you’re caught up in the middle and they’re happening to you, they’re the whole world. A bona fide American classic, OUR TOWN tells the story of Emily ...  »

22 Sep

Alley in the 400 Block of 17th Avenue Southwest, Calgary

September 22, 2017 To October 1, 2017



For a long time, 17th Avenue has been a stretch of road that brings people together. Whether you’re shopping, going to your favourite restaurant or grabbing a pint on a patio, 17th Ave is where you want to be. So, while 17th Avenue is under reconstruction, the City of ...  »

22 Sep

Various Restaurants, Calgary

September 22, 2017 To October 1, 2017



Support Calgary Meals on Wheels while enjoying delicious pizza! Visit one of 43 restaurants across Calgary offering a special pizza created just for this week. There is something for everyone with thick, thin, and gluten free crust categories, PLUS the always exciting unique category (think: pizza burger!). $3 of every pizza sold ...  »

21 Sep

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

September 21, 2017 To September 23, 2017

$28.35 - $116.55

From the great tango houses of Buenos Aires, Argentina, the outstanding cast of Tango Fire bring a sublime, sensuous performance to open Alberta Ballet’s 51st season. And what sensuosity. Never has the ‘art of the tango’ been so superb and dynamic. Tango Fire is an incredible display of playful ...  »

21 Sep

Festival Hall, 1215 10 Ave SE, Calgary

September 21, 2017


“I’m just trying to tell some stories as honestly as I can,” Amy Helm says of ​Didn’t It Rain, ​her first solo album and her eOne Music debut. Although the personally charged, organically soulful ​Didn’t It Rain ​is her first release under her own name, Amy Helm ...  »

21 Sep

Jack Singer Concert Hall, 205 - 8th Avenue SE, Calgary

September 21, 2017

$25.00 - $85.00

Experience the whimsical, award winning musical film on the big screen as the score is performed live by your Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra! Winner of 6 Academy Awards including Best Original Score and Best Original Song, LA LA LAND tells the story of Mia (Emma Stone), an aspiring actress, and Sebastian (Ryan ...  »

21 Sep

Vertigo Theatre, 115 9 Ave SE, Calgary

September 21, 2017 To October 5, 2017

$25 to $35

When Caesar returns to Rome from the wars, in effect a dictator, Brutus and his cohorts conclude that his ambition must be contained – which in Rome can mean only one thing: the mighty leader must be executed. But once the deed is done the radical traitors must reckon with the ...  »

21 Sep

BMO Centre, 20 Roundup Way SW, Calgary

September 21, 2017 To September 24, 2017

$7 to $16

Discover the latest in home decor, design, landscaping, and more at the Calgary Fall Home Show. The show has more than 350 exhibitors and experts offering great products and ideas for landscaping, decorating and renovating your home. You can also expect to see internationally known designers sharing their secrets of the ...  »

20 Sep

Minas Brazilian Steakhouse, 136 2nd Street Southwest, Calgary

September 20, 2017



The beginning of the Olympic Season is just around the corner and TeamPaes Brasil Bob will be hosting their annual fundraiser on Wednesday September 20, 2017 thanks to the generosity of Minas Brazilian Steakhouse. This year, however, is no normal fundraiser… it is the OLYMPIC FUNDRAISER! Please join us for a night ...  »

20 Sep

Commonwealth Bar, 731 10 Avenue SW, Calgary

September 20, 2017


Allan Rayman had to get away. While some artists are blessed with the ability to balance their passions and responsibilities, Rayman found himself singularly consumed by his music, and retreat was the only option. It was a selfish move, and perhaps deep down he knew that, but ultimately, in his ...  »

20 Sep

Various Venues,  Calgary

September 20, 2017 To October 1, 2017


The Calgary International Film Festival is a 12-day showcase of up to 200 multi-genre feature and short films from Canada and over 40 other countries. The festival hosts gala events, screenings, special presentations, and a Behind the Screen series that emphasizes unique and exciting ways for filmmakers and fans to interact. The ...  »

20 Sep

StoryBook Theatre, 375 Bermuda Drive Northwest, Calgary

September 20, 2017 To October 14, 2017

$18 to $23

This is the tale, based on the popular book by Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann, of Pinkalicious, who can’t stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor’s office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to ...  »

19 Sep

South Health Campus, Wellness Centre Kitchen, 4448 Front Street SE, Calgary

September 19, 2017 To October 24, 2017


$250 for one parent and one child

Parents and their children learning to cook together is a recipe that works. In this six-week course, children will develop the fundamentals of cooking and food preparation while parents can support their child in a safe, supervised environment. Parents and children work together to prepare delicious food to enjoy together ...  »

19 Sep

Various locations, Calgary

September 19, 2017 To September 22, 2017


Walk21 Calgary is hosted by the University of Calgary in partnership with Walk21 and with the City of Calgary. The international conference invites Calgarians to join academics, urban planners, health care professionals, and local leaders to experience Calgary’s emerging walkability, and be exposed to new ideas about how walking ...  »

18 Sep

Lunchbox Theatre, 160 115 9 Ave SE, Calgary

September 18, 2017 To October 7, 2017


$21 - $26

There’s trouble in suburban paradise and once again it’s Book Club to the rescue. It’s two years later and Lisa realizes her marriage has become mired in routine. Her girlfriends decide that a weekend in a resort hotel would be a perfect get away for all of ...  »

18 Sep

LDExpress by London Drugs on Stephen Avenue,230 – 8 Avenue SW, Calgary

September 18, 2017

(403) 351-0644


You’re invited! 54% of women change their exercise routine when they have their period. U by Kotex, together with London Drugs, are committed to ensuring your period never gets in the way of your workouts again. Join us for an express fitness class taught by Raeanne Kinch, Co-Founder and Barre ...  »

16 Sep

Vertigo Theatre, 115 9 Ave SE, Calgary

September 16, 2017 To October 15, 2017

$29 to $63

When an upper-class European girl is found murdered on the seedy side of Kowloon, ambitious Chinese police detective Tommy Lam is on the case. But faced with corruption and the prejudice of his superiors, how far will Tommy go in the pursuit of justice? Join us for the World Premiere ...  »

16 Sep

The Nash, 925 11 St SE, Calgary

September 16, 2017 To November 25, 2017



The Nash & Off Cut Bar (Off Cut) is partnering with talented local vendors for its new fall campaign, Off Cut Culture Club.  Off Cut will host a pop-up series featuring multi-disciplinary vendors along with an extended happy hour, so visitors can enjoy the restaurant’s delicious, made-from-scratch menu offerings ...  »

15 Sep

Loose Moose Theatre Company, 1235 26th Avenue Southeast, Calgary

September 15, 2017 To December 1, 2017


$13.41 - $16.52

Teams of improvisors challenge each other to scenes that are then awarded points by a panel judges or the audience. Theatresports was created by Loose Moose co-founder and former Artistic Director, Keith Johnstone and developed at Loose Moose. Theatresports is now played on every continent but Antarctica.  »

14 Sep

West Village Theatre, 2007 10 Ave SW, Calgary

September 14, 2017 To September 24, 2017

$15 to $30

Presented By Sage  Theatre. Andy is in trouble. Downsized from his job, his marriage in crisis, he meets a mysterious young woman who he looks to for salvation. But when his wife becomes seriously ill, Andy must make a choice: care for an estranged wife, or run away with a ...  »

13 Sep

Heritage Park, Calgary

September 13, 2017 To October 18, 2017



Visit Heritage Park after dark for a guided ghost tour through the streets and alley ways of the Historical Village. Behind the Park’s old-fashioned charm lie stories of otherworldly encounters, spine-tingling history and some memorable manifestations! These 90 minute outdoor walking tours are certain to have you spellbound. Your ticket ...  »

12 Sep

Martha Cohen Theatre, 220 9 Ave SE, Calgary

September 12, 2017 To September 30, 2017


$26.00 - $75.00

A modern-day Katherine Parr marries the most dangerous man in England, King Henry VIII, only to find herself locked in a fierce battle of wills for her ideals, and her life.  »

09 Sep

Calaway Park, 245033 Range Rd. 33, Calgary

September 9, 2017 To October 9, 2017

Regular Admission

Join Billy, Roxy and the Boo Crew at Calaway Park this Fall! Take a stroll down Hallo-Street… if you dare! It is a spooktacular good time for the whole family!   »

08 Sep

Stage West Theatre Restaurants, 727 42 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

September 8, 2017 To November 12, 2017

$75 to $114 + charges

This celebration of romance takes on the truths and myths behind that contemporary conundrum known as ‘the relationship.’ It explores the journey from dating and waiting to love and marriage, then reveals the agonies and triumphs of in-laws and newborns, trips in the family car and the pick-up techniques of ...  »

05 Sep

Max Bell Theatre, 240 9 Ave SE, Calgary

September 5, 2017 To September 30, 2017


$35 & up

A raging flood threatens three generations of Calgarians as they struggle to come together to keep from going under. With a surging river and an aged patriarch trapped in time, the family attempts to create a legacy worth inheriting by future generations. A profound, playful, and magical new Canadian play.  »

02 Sep

Tomkins Park, 7 St SW, Calgary

September 2, 2017 To October 7, 2017



Summer is nearly over and we want to send it off with a bang! We’ve got some amazing events in store with the return of Saturdays on 17th in Tomkins Park. Every Saturday from Noon until 4:00pm starting September 2nd until October 7th, there will be tons of things ...  »

01 Sep

Mount Pleasant Community Centre, 602 22 Ave NW, Calgary

September 1, 2017 To May 25, 2018



Come out for an evening of great swing and jazz music! No need to know how to do any of the steps! We’ll teach you the basics in a beginner lesson then the rest of the evening becomes an evening of dance and socializing! No need for a partner! ...  »

01 Sep

Jubilations Dinner Theatre - Calgary, 1002 37th Street Southwest, Calgary

September 1, 2017 To September 29, 2017

$37.75 to $84.95 + charges

Join us as we take a look in on our favourite hip cats and cool chicks as another school year begins at Rydell High. This show is a celebration of Rock and Roll music, sure to bring back fond memories for some and many smiles to all! Jubilations Dinner Theatre ...  »

12 Aug

The Peanut Gallery, 207 8 Avenue Southwest, Calgary

August 12, 2017 To October 7, 2017


“Paintings with a Purpose” is an exhibit featuring abstract art with materials salvaged from a landfill on the outskirts of Puerto Vallarta. Julie Land of Salted Studio visited a small community living off the landfill last year and was determined to help in any way she could. Julie bought a ...  »

24 Jun

cSPACE King Edward, 1721 – 29 Avenue SW, Suite #280.Calgary

June 24, 2017 To September 23, 2017



The Citizens of Craft exhibition features exceptional work by 15 ACC professional members participating on the Citizens of Craft website. Citizens of Craft is a community of makers, appreciators, admirers and shoppers. If you respect the original, the creative, the personal and the authentic – you are a citizen. Who is it ...  »

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 ...  »

27 Apr

The Glenmore Inn & Convention Centre, Calgary

April 27, 2017 To December 28, 2017


$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 & [&...  »


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