Settle in for a night of jazz with Nate Waters' Quintet, who will be performing the music of Clifford Brown, Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker during this evening performance. The quintet features Nate Waters on the saxophone, Carsten Rubeling on trombone, Steve Shepard on bass, Jon McCaslin on drums and Mark Limacher on piano.
For more information,...
At this morning market, shop at around 50 vendor tables selling jewellery and other handmade items. At 10:45 a.m., there is a 40-minute inspirational program. There will also be some complimentary treats and hot drinks like coffee, cider and tea. Childcare is also available here from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for $7 per mom.
For more information, visit: ...
The University of Calgary's resident string quartet, the UCalgary String Quartet, returns on December 7 to perform more musical works by the Hungarian composer Bela Bartok. The performance will feature Edmond Agopian on first violin, Dean O'Brian on viola, Beth Root Sandvoss on cello and a U of C violin student on second violin.
More than 250 artisans from across Canada convene at Stampede Park to sell their gorgeous handmade goods at the Festival of Crafts. The market showcases work by artists, artisans and designers — you'll be able to find clothing, food products, artwork, glassware, bath products and much more for everyone on your Christmas list.
Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m....
Dave Kelly knows how to tell stories. He's an actor, a teacher, an interviewer and a television host. And for Dave Kelly Live on December 9, Kelly brings stories to the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium stage for a special holiday presentation. As well as stories and plenty of laughter, this show features the Young Canadians of the Calgary Stampede and country music artist Paul...
There's no better way to get into the Christmas spirit than by singing along to holiday music. At Cowtown Opera's A Cowtown Christmas, you can do just that while wearing cozy pajamas. That's right — only is there a pajamas dress code at this opera performance, but the best and most festive onesie wearer will go home with a prize.
Art is always a great Christmas gift, so why not pick some up at the Urbi et Orbi Fine Art Christmas Market. During the one-day event, local artisans will be selling sculptures, paintings, photography, glasswork, jewellery and more at the Meadowlark Park Community Association.
11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
For more information, visit:
This Christmas market is a fundraiser for Seeds of Enrichment, a not-for-profit organization that supports impoverished villages by providing horticulture and agriculture support and promoting education and health. Taking place in the Canmore Miners' Union Hall, there will also be live Christmas music playing as you shop at the various vendors here. This is the third year...
The Nutcracker is a holiday classic, telling the story of a young girl named Clara whose wooden nutcracker magically comes to life on Christmas Eve. More than 70 Alberta Ballet dancers will perform Edmund Stripe's choreography, while the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra performs the score by Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky live. The...
Beso de Tango's New Year's Eve event offers dinner, wine tasting, midnight Champagne and dancing past midnight to the early hours of 2018. The event, held at the Petroleum Club, will feature guest DJ Vincenzo Renzi.
5:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
For more information, visit:
To submit an event for consideration in our calendar, email avenueevents[at]redpointmedia.ca with the details including dates, times and ticketing as well as a description of your event or link to more information. When possible, please also include a photograph or illustration with no logos or words.
Events in our calendar are selected by our editorial team and the information included is at our discretion. Not all events submitted will be included in our calendar.