Poppy Innovations offers a set of canning and preserving classes, which aim to encourage people to make healthier foods using seasonal ingredients. This class teaches the fundamentals of canning and allows participants to take home their work. The cost of the course includes all food and supplies. Time: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information, visit:...

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Learn about local food and eat it too on the Grand Taste Tour. During the one-day event, guests will be whisked away to visit local producers Rock Ridge Dairy Farm and Blindman Brewing in Lacombe. Don't worry if you work up an appetite during these parts of the tour — Winsport's chef Liana Robberecht will also be on hand to create a dinner and provide a...

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Got a bit of awesome jiggle when you wiggle? This Big Girl YYC Pool Party wants to party by the pool with you! Take part in an Aqua Zumba class, float on the water with a cute pool floatie, and most importantly, feel beautiful and carefree as you mix and mingle. All party people will get to take home a goodie bag that includes delights from Crave cupcakes and more. Time: 8 to 10...

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The Priddis and Millarville Fair

Aug 19, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017

This country fair was founded in 1907. Today, it attracts more than 500 exhibitors and more than 6,000 attendees. Visit Millarville for two days of contests, competitions and displays. A few of the highlights include the rabbit judging and show (new for 2017), the pie auction, the pie eating competition and the Millarville Musical Ride.  Times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m....

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Milky Way Nights

Aug 19, 2017 - Aug 19, 2017

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Head out to Priddis this month to admire the night sky and ask astronomers your questions. The University of Calgary’s Rothney Astrophysical Observatory is open to the public at a time of year when the conditions are ideal for stargazing and viewing distant galaxies. You can observe the night sky through the observatory’s telescopes from 10 p.m. until 2 a.m.  Times: 10 p.m....

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ReggaeFest

Aug 19, 2017 - Aug 19, 2017

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

The Calgary ReggaeFest excites "Rastagarians" each summer. Top reggae performers from Canada and the rest of the world gather here each August for several days of reggae music and culture. The festival launches on August 17 but the mainstage event at Shaw Millennium Park runs August 18 and 19. This year, popular reggae artists Etana and Antidoping will perform at the...

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YYCFoodTrucks Taste the Trucks

Aug 19, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

YYCFoodTrucks' annual Taste the Trucks comes to RiverWalk Plaza in East Village. More than 20 local food trucks will be the along with music from 10 at 10 and beer from Village Brewery Times: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, visit: yycfoodtrucks.com

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Country Thunder

Aug 19, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Country Thunder returns this August for its second year in Calgary. The country music festival holds annual concerts in various American locations and now comes north of the border each year for a weekend in Calgary as well. This year's headliners include acclaimed country music stars Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley and Thomas Rhett.  ​Time: Times vary  For more...

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Expo Latino 2017

Aug 19, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

In 2017, Expo Latino celebrates its 21st year. The Latin festival stages world-class music and dance performances, alongside an international art market and various foods of different international cuisines. This year, expect performances by Oscar Lopez, Maikel Dinza Y Los Soneros De La Juventud, Olga Tanon and others.  Time: Friday 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday 12:30 p.m....

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