Ujamaa Grandmas Bags, Babies and Beyond

Oct 20, 2018 - Oct 20, 2018

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

Ujamaa Grandmas holds its an annual fall sale to benefit the Stephen Lewis Foundation. The grandmas are selling handmade purses, accessories, decor items and toys. If you go home with nothing else, get a felted bag — it’s what the group is known for. All proceeds support African children who have been orphaned by HIV/AIDS and are now being cared for by their grandparents. ...

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As part of the show Our Skies (running Oct. 2 to 27), Calgarian painter Caran Magaw will give a live demonstration of her painting technique in Hillhurst. Magaw's work is featured alongside that of photographer Harlan Thomas in an exhibition that showcases inter-medium inspiration. Times: 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, visit: framedonfifth.com

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Calgary Woman's Show

Oct 20, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018

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

The Calgary Woman's Show celebrates its 40th anniversary with free admission for all. This event has over 300 exhibits comprised of everything from fashion and food to health, wellness and advocacy groups. The show also offers entertainment across two stages and a wine garden to relax and refresh. Times: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information,...

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This outdoor family event may be your last chance to enjoy fall weather before the descent of winter. The rodeo component includes five different challenges like "Dunk the Chicken" and — brace yourself — "Manure Mayhem," while kids should love tractor-pulled wagon rides and a corn maze. This is taking place at The Heritage Centre east of Cremona (just under one...

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Enchanted Okotoks

Oct 27, 2018

The Okotoks Arts Council has partnered with 40+ downtown businesses to transform the town into a medieval playground for one day only. Enjoy attractions like a mystical petting zoo, an Epic Quest (like if Dungeons & Dragons and The Amazing Race had a baby) and a central stage with all performances. If you don't have access to a vehicle or simply want to leave yours at home, you can take...

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Spectral Cities Conference

Nov 2, 2018 - Nov 3, 2018

The relationship between art and urbanism is explored throughout two days of free conference programming hosted by the Calgary Institute for the Humanities. Panels and keynotes will be conducted at the New Central Library and Studio Bell, Home of the National Music Centre, including speakers like award-winning author and anthologist Alberto Manguel and globally-acclaimed visual artist...

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The Heritage Weavers and Spinners Guild offers just one fibre arts sale per year at its Artpoint studio in Inglewood. Browse a selection of warm, locally-made garments and learn from the pros with demos done throughout the event. With temperatures dropping and Christmas around the corner, this may be the place to find a snuggly gift for someone special. Times: Friday 5 p.m. to 9 p.m....

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Diabetes Canada and the Julia McFarlane Diabetes Research Centre commemorate the 16th annual Diabetes Awareness Day with researcher presentations and a trade show. Find out what's new in health research on both Type 1 and 2 Diabetes, browse vendors and hear a motivational speech from Olympic rower Chris Jarvis. Times: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information and to register, visit:...

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