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The second largest all-ages pop culture convention in Canada. 2014 celebrity guests include cast members from The Hobbit ... Learn More
Cost: $20 - $35 per individual day; $80 for a four-day pass
Thursday, April 24th, 2014 to Sunday, April 27th, 2014
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For every featured poutine sold during the seven days of Poutine Week, these restaurants will contribute towards giving ... Learn More
Saturday, April 19th, 2014 to Saturday, April 26th, 2014
How do we filter the din around us and focus on the trends and patterns that will reveal what is truly at issue? And onc ... Learn More
Cost: $15
Friday, April 25th, 2014 to Sunday, April 27th, 2014
Christ Church presents the eight-year-old pianist. Works by Bach, Beethoven, Liszt and Brahms and others. ... Learn More
Cost: $25; students/seniors, $20
Sunday, May 4th, 2014
With special guest Matt Kee. Doors, 7 p.m. ... Learn More
Cost: $10
Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
Former lead singer with The Gaither Vocal Band will present an evening of gospel music. ... Learn More
Cost: $25
Saturday, May 10th, 2014
Featuring donated fabric, yarn and other sewing and knitting supplies. All proceeds to the Stephen Lewis Foundation. Fri ... Learn More
Cost: $1
Friday, April 25th, 2014 to Saturday, April 26th, 2014
Original art by a group of Okotoks and south Calgary artists. Donations to the Food Bank appreciated. Friday, 4-8 p.m.; ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Friday, May 2nd, 2014 to Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
Featuring a wide array of locally made items including handmade jewelry, barn wood signs, leather crafts, photographs, c ... Learn More
Cost: $2; youth aged 15 and under, free
Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
Group show of local artists featuring a wide variety of oils, mixed media, acrylics, photography, iconography, jewelry, ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
Art show and sale featuring a large variety of styles, sizes and media. Realism and abstract in a wide range of subject ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
Presented by JazzYYC. Calgary joins the global jazz party with a city-wide celebration of free events from morning ‘ti ... Learn More
Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
A choral journey discovering the many faces of love. Presented by the Savridi Singers under the direction of Heather Ga ... Learn More
Cost: Adults, $20; seniors, $15; students, $10
Saturday, May 10th, 2014
Lizards, turtles, snakes, tarantulas and more. Attendees can get hands-on experience to overcome fears, dispel myths, an ... Learn More
Cost: Adults, $6; kids aged four to 12, $4; kids three and under, free; family pass (two adults and up to three kids), $20.
Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 to Sunday, May 4th, 2014
Presented by the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation Youth Council. An evening in support of Mental Health at the A ... Learn More
Cost: $30
Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
Working from life, Elaine Funnell's watercolour and graphite paintings accurately capture the fine details of the native ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Friday, April 25th, 2014 to Sunday, June 8th, 2014
A large indoor garage sale featuring housewares, home decor, small electronics, hardware, jewelry, plants, linens, games ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
Presented by In-Definite Arts Society. Impressions is an integrated exhibition that bridges the transitional space betwe ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Friday, April 25th, 2014 to Sunday, June 8th, 2014
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Merrett’s work continues to focus on the appropriation of images derived from the masters of Romanticism juxtaposed wi ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Thursday, May 8th, 2014 to Saturday, June 14th, 2014
Original artwork in a variety of styles and techniques. ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Friday, April 25th, 2014 to Saturday, April 26th, 2014
Presented by Cineplex Front Row Centre Events. Join author Peter S. Beagle for a screening of the 1982 animated classic ... Learn More
Cost: General, $14.95; child, $9.95
Sunday, April 27th, 2014 to Monday, April 28th, 2014
Many of the artists will be in attendance, displaying their framed and unframed paintings, art cards and bookmarks. With ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
The Electronic Recycling Association (ERA) is hosting an Earth Day art exhibit in the core of Chinook Centre, in order t ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 to Thursday, April 24th, 2014
Featuring the work of 32 local potters, including functional and decorative pottery as well as specialty pieces such as ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Sunday, May 4th, 2014
From Los Angeles, renowned jazz dummer Joe LaBarbera solos with Prime Time Big Band for this special Saturday brunch per ... Learn More
Cost: Adults, $35; students/children, $20
Saturday, April 26th, 2014
Paradox explores our difficult relationship with time and technology through music and dance. In colloboration with danc ... Learn More
Cost: Adult, $20; students/seniors, $15
Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
Get your antiquing fix. Featuring an eclectic array of items. Also, there will be an antiques identification clinic ($14 ... Learn More
Cost: $6
Saturday, April 26th, 2014 to Sunday, April 27th, 2014
Presented by the Calgary Fiddlers. Dinner, dessert and music from a talented group of 14 to 18 year olds ranging from tr ... Learn More
Cost: $60
Monday, May 5th, 2014
Sale of gently used kids clothing, toys and equipment featuring over 65 vendors. ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Saturday, April 26th, 2014
Teams of one to three are invited to gather at Quickdraw to eat food, think wildly, get sloppy and make animations. Part ... Learn More
Cost: $50
Friday, May 16th, 2014 to Monday, May 19th, 2014
Reception featuring live music, food and drinks and a silent auction and the Calgary premiere of Climate Change in the A ... Learn More
Cost: $21.50 - $35
Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
Illustrator Carolyn Fisher kicks off gardening season with the release of her new picture book, Weeds Find a Way. Bring ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Saturday, April 26th, 2014
Presented by the Sikh Community of Calgary. Share the blessings of Vaisakhi at this colourful exhibition of religion, hi ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Saturday, May 10th, 2014
Featuring painting, jewelry, photography, sculpture and ceramics. With 18 artists in attendance. Free admission and park ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Saturday, April 26th, 2014
Presented by Blend Vocal Association. Featuring the music of the '60s, '70s and beyond. ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
Featuring one of the largest cat acts in the world with Bengal and Siberian tigers, the Tarzan Zerbini performing elepha ... Learn More
Cost: $30
Friday, May 9th, 2014 to Monday, May 19th, 2014
Vocal variety show with classical, operatic, popular and musical theatre selections. ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Sunday, April 27th, 2014
Presented by the Symons Valley Players. Dessert and dinner theatre. The social clash of the century with plenty of unexp ... Learn More
Cost: $25 - $45
Thursday, May 8th, 2014 to Sunday, May 11th, 2014
Join Calgary author Pamela McDowell for the launch of her first chapter book for children, Ospreys in Danger, published ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Saturday, May 10th, 2014
A pop-up wedding market showcasing a collective of local vendors, artists and vendors for trendy YYC brides and grooms. ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Saturday, April 26th, 2014 to Sunday, April 27th, 2014
Featuring cultural dances, cuisine, sports competitions and cultural exhibits. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30 ... Learn More
Cost: $5
Saturday, May 17th, 2014 to Sunday, May 18th, 2014
Artists and tweeners include Windigo, Apeface, Locomotive Ghost, Sealegs, Rotary Park, Marty Pawlina, La Rougette, Broth ... Learn More
Cost: $25
Saturday, April 26th, 2014
Presented by Inglewood Music Club. BC's indie father and son duo release their second album, Stumbling Horse. ... Learn More
Cost: $25
Saturday, April 26th, 2014
Presented by Silver Stars Musical Revue Society. Shows at 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. ... Learn More
Cost: $20; children 12 and under, $10
Friday, May 9th, 2014 to Saturday, May 10th, 2014
Twelve Okotoks artists clear their studios out to make room for new art and directions. ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Saturday, March 15th, 2014 to Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
Henry Burris and his all-Star friends teach kids aged eight to 18 football and teamwork skills. Lunch and autograph/phot ... Learn More
Cost: $55
Saturday, May 10th, 2014
Presented by Bach Tots: Performing Arts for Babies, Toddlers and Young Children and Soulocentric Performing Arts. Choreo ... Learn More
Cost: $10 - $12; children 18 months and younger, free
Saturday, April 19th, 2014 to Friday, April 25th, 2014
Opening reception Friday, April 4, 7-9 p.m. ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Friday, April 4th, 2014 to Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
Dinah and Shuli’s lives are changed forever when their husbands decide to quit fishing and follow in the footsteps of ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 to Thursday, April 24th, 2014
Presented by Harmony through Harmony. A collection of contemporary choral works and original a cappella arrangements. Sa ... Learn More
Cost: $20
Saturday, April 26th, 2014 to Sunday, April 27th, 2014
Featuring the Junior choirs (Prima, Bella and Dolce) and special guests from the senior choirs. Doors, 1:30 p.m.; concer ... Learn More
Cost: Adults, $20; children 12 and under, $10
Saturday, April 26th, 2014
Presented by Calgary Expo. Jim Byrnes, the internationally renowned blues musician who has won multiple awards for his t ... Learn More
Cost: $20 - $30
Friday, April 25th, 2014
Featuring a silent auction, games (including mini-golf, virtual golf, bowling and pool) and prizes, all to raise funds a ... Learn More
Cost: $15
Saturday, April 26th, 2014
Featuring art by 15 Southern Alberta artists, including a variety of paintings and drawings. 20 percent of sales will go ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Friday, April 25th, 2014 to Saturday, April 26th, 2014
Featuring actors from the top-rated North American soap opera The Young & The Restless, including Kate Linder (Esthe ... Learn More
Cost: $80 - $200
Sunday, April 27th, 2014
Presented by the Alberta chapter of The Surface Design Association. Featuring fibre arts and mixed media. Opening recept ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Saturday, April 5th, 2014 to Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
Opening reception Wednesday, April 9, 5-7 p.m. ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 to Monday, May 5th, 2014
Featuring five local artists showing a selection of new works in painting, stone sculpture and print making. Located dow ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 to Sunday, May 4th, 2014
Featuring 26 artists selling and displaying high quality art, including blown glass, paintings, jewellery, ceramics, tex ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Saturday, May 10th, 2014
Dan Bejar’s mystique has been both created and peeled back through collaborations with the New Pornographers and Swan ... Learn More
Cost: $20
Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
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Presented by the Calgary Cat Association. A judged cat competition and show hall filled with vendors. ... Learn More
Cost: Adults, $5; children (12 and under), $2; seniors (65-plus) $3
Saturday, April 19th, 2014 to Sunday, April 20th, 2014
Bakers, businesses, and consumers will unite to help raise some much needed funds in support of R.A.S.T.A. Rescue and Sa ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
Saturdays, April 5; April 26; May 3; and May 31. A delicious and nutritious way to spend time with your kids. For a pare ... Learn More
Cost: Adult and one child, $30; additional child, $10
Saturday, April 5th, 2014 to Saturday, May 31st, 2014
Featuring oil, acrylic, watercolour and pastel paintings by Calgary artists. Free admission, parking, door prize and ref ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Saturday, May 10th, 2014
Celebration of Indian New Year presented by Sabrang Radio Enterprises Ltd (Radio FM 94.7 & Shaw 89 T.V.), I Web Guy ... Learn More
Sunday, April 20th, 2014
Presented by The Museum of the Highwood. Celebrate the centenary of W.O. Mitchell's birth with this exhibit based on the ... Learn More
Cost: Admission by donation
Saturday, March 15th, 2014 to Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
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Intimate Immensities is a collection of works illustrating Alexandre Masino’s 3 major themes: still lifes, landscape, ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 to Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
Antique and collectible dolls, teddy bears, miniatures and toys for sale by Calgary Doll Club members and other vendors. ... Learn More
Cost: Adults $5; children under 12, free
Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
Bhangra, Punjabi singers, Dastar Bandi, laughter yoga, face painting, religious and cultural paintings, balloons, games ... Learn More
Sunday, April 20th, 2014
This 20 for 20 evening of food, film, music and fun celebrates City Palate’s 20th anniversary. A series of short, sile ... Learn More
Cost: $60
Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
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Co-presented by Lougheed House and Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery. Curated by Mary Beth Laviolette. Born in Stettler, Alb ... Learn More
Friday, March 14th, 2014 to Sunday, June 15th, 2014
The primary fundraiser for the Southern Alberta Canadian Transplant Association. Walks of 3K, 5K and 10K raise awareness ... Learn More
Cost: $38
Saturday, April 26th, 2014
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Featuring photographs by Canadian singer-songwriter and photographer Bryan Adams, including portraits of his friends and ... Learn More
Sunday, February 23rd, 2014 to Sunday, May 4th, 2014
Presented by the Calgary Jazz Orchestra. Hear Star Wars, Star Trek and more sci-fi music arranged specifically for the C ... Learn More
Cost: Adults, $30; students, $20
Sunday, April 27th, 2014
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Glenbow’s five-part Made in Calgary exhibition series continues with part four, exploring the character of Calgary’s ... Learn More
Saturday, February 8th, 2014 to Sunday, May 4th, 2014
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Twelve-week spring birding course starts Monday, March 31. Increase your knowledge of fascinating bird species as they r ... Learn More
Cost: Fee for 12 outings: Friends of Fish Creek Members, $60; non-members, $100; youth 16 years of age or younger with registered adult, $5.
Monday, March 31st, 2014 to Sunday, June 29th, 2014
Colourful alpaca sweaters hand-knit by a small group of Quechua and Aymara women in Bolivia. All profits are returned to ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
The show features almost 20,000 square feet of heaven for anyone interested in rocks, jewelry, gemstones, fossils and pr ... Learn More
Cost: Adults, $5; students/seniors, $3
Friday, May 2nd, 2014 to Sunday, May 4th, 2014
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Discover the breathtaking beauty of our planet and learn about biodiversity by exploring seven biomes through the photog ... Learn More
Friday, January 24th, 2014 to Sunday, June 15th, 2014
Registration is now open for the 34th running of the Calgary Police Half Marathon. Viewed by many as the first major run ... Learn More
Cost: $85 for Half Marathon; $45 for 5 km Run and Walk
Sunday, April 27th, 2014
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By Calgary photographer Mark Vitaris. Solo exhibition of landscape photography of the Milk River country of Southern Alb ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Thursday, February 13th, 2014 to Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Travelling exhibition exploring the science behind natural disasters and our human responses to living with them. Im ... Learn More
Thursday, December 26th, 2013 to Sunday, May 4th, 2014
The Hillhurst Sunnyside Farmers' Market has moved indoors for the winter. The first Wednesday of every month (excluding ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 to Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
This monthly open mic features a variety of musical co-hosts with a predetermined set list for everyone to enjoy. Join i ... Learn More
Cost: Voluntary cover
Saturday, June 15th, 2013 to Sunday, June 15th, 2014
Local DJs spin downbeat fusion with elements of hip hop, jazz, tango, swing and alt rock. ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event
Second Monday of every month. Hosted by passionate spoken word artists. Spoken word open mic night built around a fusion ... Learn More
Cost: Voluntary cover
Thursdays. Hosted by Deanne Matley and friends. Weekly open mic with musical hosts to sing or jam with. Musicians vary w ... Learn More
Cost: Voluntary cover
Tuesdays. Hosted by Carla Olive. Weekly open mic for both emerging and experienced singer/songwriters. ... Learn More
Cost: Free Event