Red Rock Diner

Aug 17, 2018 - Sep 2, 2018

Stage West Theatre's 2017/2018 season closes out with the musical Red Rock Diner. Classic '50s hits like "Crying," and "Jailhouse Rock," soundtrack this infectiously fun musical about coming of age during the 1950s' burgeoning rock 'n' roll scene. Taking place at the Stage West Theatre Restaurant, audience members can treat themselves to a...

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Shakespeare by the Bow

Aug 17, 2018 - Aug 19, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Every summer, one of The Bard’s famous plays is staged outdoors in Prince’s Island Park during Shakespeare By the Bow. Last year, Theatre Calgary performed Shakespeare's comedy As You Like It, and will continue the comedic trend this year with The Two Gentlemen of Verona. In the pay-what-you-can production, up-and-coming Alberta artists take on the...

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Country Thunder

Aug 17, 2018 - Aug 19, 2018

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

Grab your cowboy hat and head to Prairie Winds Park for the third foot-stompin’ edition of this annual outdoor music festival. Country music superstars Dierks Bentley, Toby Keith and Eric Church are headlining the event, which features 15 total performances by artists like Dean Brody, Jess Moskaluke and Chad Brownlee as well. For more information, visit: countrythunder.com

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This event occurs weekly, on Friday.

For the fourth summer in a row, you can watch a free outdoor movie in Kensington in August. During this series, a different film will be screened each week in the parking lot next to Purr. Screenings include 10 Things I Hate About You on August 3, Jumanji on August 10, The Parent Trap on August 17 and Overboard on August 24. Times: 9 p.m. For...

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GlobalFest

Aug 17, 2018 - Aug 25, 2018

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

This festival of colour, music and rhythm has become a Calgary summer tradition. During the course of the festival there are five impressive fireworks shows, where fireworks are synchronized to music and sound effects. This year, the shows are by teams representing the Ukraine, Spain, the Philippines, China and Canada. Before the show, explore the cultural pavilions and night market at the...

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Show the Calgary Public Library some love and learn more about what its facilities have to offer on Love Your Library Day. On August 18th, visit any of the city's 20 library locations for a fun day of scavenger hunts, live music, family programming, behind-the-scenes library tours and more. Each location will also be holding a special storytime session at 11 a.m. featuring local...

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One of the city's biggest street festivals returns this weekend. Now in its 17th year, the Chinatown Street Festival features a day of cultural performances and food vendors in the city's Chinatown area. This year, the Calgary Flames are also in charge of a family fun zone, which will feature an inflatable street hockey rink and the chance to meet some of the players....

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Alberta Open Farm Days

Aug 18, 2018 - Aug 19, 2018

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

Now in its sixth year, Alberta Open Farm Days gives Albertans the opportunity to learn more about where their food comes from. Attendees can visit some of the more than 100 participating local farms and ranches over the two-day event. Some of these producers will also be collaborating with chefs to offer special culinary experiences. Times: Times vary For more information, visit:...

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This annual outdoor food event is for the meat-lovers out there. At Brewery & the Beast, sample a range of premium, local and ethically raised proteins prepared by local chefs from Calgary restaurants like Shokunin, The Guild, Bridgette Bar, Pigeonhole, Charbar and more. Wash it all down with a beer, wine or cider while listening to live music. The Electric Timber Company will be...

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