Screamfest

Oct 5, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Friday and Saturday.

After 12 terrifying years, ScreamFest will scare Calgarians for the last time ever this month. This is probably Calgary’s scariest and most diverse Halloween event. Walk through multiple haunted houses — Clown Town, Bates Motel and What Lurks In the Dark are all worth visiting. Or try your luck in spooky escape rooms and playing carnival games like the Wheel of...

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Wordfest

Oct 8, 2018 - Oct 15, 2018

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

More than 70 presenting authors and artists will participate in a range of literary events over the course of this year's Wordfest. Popular yearly events include the Poetry Cabaret and Literary Death Match, plus the second edition of Between the Pages, where the Giller Prize finalists all gather at the Bella Concert Hall on October 11. Don't miss out on the special closing event:...

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Wildlife photographer and conservation activist John E. Marriott shares stories and the inspiration for his work at this Alberta Wilderness Association-hosted event. Marriott is celebrating the release of his new book (of the same name) that collects highlights from two decades of his photography.  Times:  Doors at 6:30 p.m., talk at 7 p.m. For more information, visit:...

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For one night each month, Telus Spark is open later than usual and only adults are allowed in through the doors. That’s because it’s Adults Only Night, meaning it’s the grown-ups’ turn to explore the galleries and try out scientific challenges — and do it while sipping on a drink from the licensed bar. Each Adults Only Night has a different theme,...

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Calgary Tattoo & Arts Festival

Oct 12, 2018 - Oct 14, 2018

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

Whether you're considering your first tattoo or are a hardcore tattoo enthusiast, the Calgary Tattoo & Arts Festival is for you. There will be more than 450 tattoo artists at the festival, not to mention appearances by celebrity tattoo artists from TV shows such as Ink Master and Tattoo Nightmares. You can make an appointment to get a tattoo done at the...

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This event in support of St. Mary's University is a veritable feast of Hungarian delights. In addition to a dinner of autumnal Eastern European cuisine, a silent auction will be held and live music will be performed for anyone wishing to dance. Bring your dancing shoes and a hungry belly. Times: 6 p.m. doors 7:30 p.m. dinner For more information and tickets, visit: stmu.ca

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Mary and Max

Oct 16, 2018 - Nov 10, 2018

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

Theatre Calgary’s artistic director Stafford Arima directs this brand new musical adapted from a 2009 claymation film. Mary and Max explores the friendship of two pen pals: a 10-year-old girl in Australia and a 44-year-old man with Asperger’s Syndrome who lives across the world in New York City.  Times: Tuesday to Thursday 7:30 p.m. Friday 8 p.m....

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