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Events & Activities November 19 - 25

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Hi everyone,

Here are some ideas for outings and fun things for the week of November 19 - 25:

FREE:

  • November 20 (5:00pm-7:00pm): Reception: Calgary Chinatown Artists-in-Residence– at the Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre, meet the artists chose by the New Gallery and the City of Calgary Art Program for residency in April 2020.
  • November 22 (12:00pm-1:00pm): Celebrate Grey Cup with The Core  - The Core is celebrating the Grey Cup in Calgary with a noon-hour event. Calgary Stampeders alumni Rob Cote, Jesse Lumsden and Jon Cornish will be on hand for photo and autograph opportunities, a live DJ will play and attendees can win prizes like a pair of tickets for the Grey Cup.

  • November 23-24 (times vary): MEC Know The Snow Weekend - both Mount Equipment Co-op (MEC) locations are hosting free workshops. You can learn things about winter bike commuting, ice-climbing safety, winter camping and much more. For more information of what's going on at the downtown and Seton locations: https://events.mec.ca/?start%5Bvalue%5D%5Bdate%5D=2019-11-23&city=%22Calgary%22+%22Calgary+South%22&store=%22Calgary%22+%22Calgary+South%22

PAID:

  • Calgary Farmyard (Formerly Calgary Corn Maze) -  a fun place to go for all, about 10 mins southeast of Calgary. For more information on what's going on each week: https://www.calgaryfarmyard.com/fall-season Admission: online: $14.95, gate: $16.95
  • November 20 (7:00pm-10:00pm): Ballroom for Braxton -  at Ruberto Ostberg Gallery (2108 18 St NW), this event is a fundraiser for a family to purchase a wheel-chair accessible van for their son, Braxton. There will be introductory ballroom dancing lesson, live music, food and drink, a silent auction and to browse the art on display. Admission: $25 for tickets: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ballroom-for-braxton-tickets-78728054731
  • November 20 - 23 (times vary) A Christmas Story - At Rosebud Theatre, Bob Clark's 1983 holiday classic is taking stage. Admission: varies. For more information: https://www.rosebudtheatre.com/shows/a-christmas-story
  • November 20 (7:30pm-11:00pm): To the AWE #6 - at Inside Out Theatre (A02, 200 Barclay Parade SW), this experimental performance series To the Awe returns with six artists/artists groups on November 20 at Inside Out Theatre.  Admission: $15 - for tickets and more information: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/to-the-awe-6-tickets-79898619923
  • November 21 (7:00pm): Becoming Nobody- this one night only screening of Becoming Nobody is presented by Love Serve Remember Foundation and Google Empathy Lab. Becoming Nobody is a feature-length documentary about the life and work of spiritual teacher, psychologist Ram Dass Admission: $16
  • November 22 (7:00pm): Alberta Spotlight: Copperhead - at Studio Bell (850 4 St SE), Calgary's own Copperhead are set to bring their genre-bending ambient sound to the National Music Centre as part of the Alberta Spotlight series. Copperhead defines their genre as "folk music for the 21st century" Admission: $10-15
  • November 22 (8:00pm): An Evening with Hawksley Workman -  catch Canadian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Hawksley Workman as he stops in Calgary as part of his cross-country tour. He produces music for Tegan and Sara, Sarah Slean and Great Big Sea among others. Admission: $30-50
  • November 23 (10:00am-4:00pm): Authentically Indigenous - Holiday Edition - at the Kerby Centre gym (1133 7 Ave SW), there will be handmade goods, crafts, art, bead work, jewelry, food and more! Admission: $2
  • November 23 (5:30pm): The Carnival of San Miguel - at Dover Community Association Rink, celebrate the culture of El Salvador at this family-friendly party thrown by the Calgary Salvadorian Folklore Association. There will be music, dancing, food and sharing of many traditions.  Admission: $10-15
  • November 23 (6:00pm-8:00pm): We Don't Have Time to Feel These Feelings: An Indigenous Film Screening - a cSpace King Edward (1721 29  Ave SW), this screening event feature four short films from the winners of the Storyhive Indigenous Storytellers Edition and one short from the CSIF/ImagineNative fund. In addition to films, there will be discussion panels with filmmakers, documentary subjects and members of the local film community. Admission: $10-15
  • November 23 (6:00pm-9:00pm): Black and White Movie Night: Gilda -  at Fort Calgary, this edition of the black and white movie series, vieweers can see Rita Hayworth in the 1946 film noi Gilda. The film follows the uneasy alliance between two crooks which is all more tests upon the arrival of Hayworth's Gilda. The . Admission: $15

Have a excellent week!