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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Honens Festival

Aug 30, 2018 - Sep 8, 2018

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

This triennial festival is anchored in an international concert piano competition. Festival goers can watch emerging pianists compete throughout the week and take in a range of free and ticketed events that include an accessible concert, a reading of The Hockey Sweater set to live piano music and a night where you can hear concert musicians playing in a more casual venue. The festival...

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BBQ On the Bow Festival

Sep 1, 2018 - Sep 2, 2018

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

This annual event is an outdoor BBQ competition and festival that has been going on for years. Admission is free and the event aims to be a family-friendly gathering with fun activities for all ages. This year's event, which runs on September 1 and 2, has no shortage of food and barbecue-related activities. There's a barbecue competition for adults and children, food demonstrations,...

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Parents and girls ages five and up are invited to this new local expo, which aims to inspire and empower young girls. The one-day event will feature speakers like Olympic medalist Alex Gough, sessions on coding and healthy relationships, yoga and hip hop classes, and a show by the Calgary Girls Choir. Attendees can also check out more than three dozen exhibitors, which include Byte Camp,...

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Circle

Sep 8, 2018

Now in its fifth year, this renamed family-friendly event in the Currie neighbourhood is not your typical carnival. In addition to a fleet of food trucks, a local-artisan market and three stages of live music, attendees can cheer on wiener dog races and learn cool circus tricks. Times: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. For more information and tickets, visit: circlecarnival.com

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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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Now in its 15th year, the East Side Studio Crawl showcases the city's local artists and their creative spaces. This year, you can meet more than 50 artists in their Inglewood and Ramsey studio settings. Make your way to The Burns Visual Arts Society, Artpoint, Studio 4 Painters, Heritage Weavers, Workshop Studios and NvInd. Artists will be displaying a number of...

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Head to Big Rock Brewery for a day of beer and Canadian music. This year's Big Rock Barn Burner Concert features performances by artists like the Sam Roberts Band, Leeroy Stagger and more right on the brewery grounds. There will also be local food trucks present if you get hungry and plenty of Big Rock beer and cider to drink. This concert is all-ages. Times: Doors open...

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Avenue's Dinner Series is a custom, multi-course meal at some of our Best Restaurants of the year.  On September 18, the series takes us to Rouge where we tour the garden and then sit down to a meal made with ingredients from that garden. Rouge is consistently one of the best and most interesting restaurants to dine at in Calgary, in part because it plays with the idea of...

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