The Calgary Zoo is holding a special night just for adults this month. Your $50 ticket gets you a drink ticket, snacks like brisket sliders and loaded baked potatos, games and a film screening of the 2014 film Guardians of the Galaxy. Additional treats like mini doughnuts, ice cream and cotton candy can purchased and there will be two cash bars. Times: The adult night runs from 6 p.m....

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Red Rock Diner

Aug 16, 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 16, 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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GlobalFest

Aug 16, 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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This event occurs weekly, on Thursday.

This summer, take a midday break at McDougall Centre and check out a free concert over lunch. From July 19th to August 30th, CKUA Radio and the Government of Alberta are partnering up for a summer concert series that will feature a different music performance every Thursday. Depending on the week, you could be watching and listening to Alberta artists like Kat Stevens, Scott...

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The Food Realm

Aug 16, 2018 - Aug 30, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Thursday.

In August, dine alfresco every Thursday as Calgary food trucks assemble in Hillhurst for Market Collective's newest initiative, The Food Realm. They'll be set up in front of Blank Page Studio and there will be music to enjoy while you eat with your friends and family. Dogs are welcome. Time: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, visit: marketcollective.ca

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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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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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