Calgary Expo Holiday Market

Dec 1, 2018 - Dec 2, 2018

This is probably the most nerdy holiday market you'll stumble upon all season, and that's a good thing. This holiday market is presented by the team behind the Calgary Expo, so expect all your geeky shopping and art needs to be met. Local retailers, vendors and artists sell comics, toys, collectibles and art. If you want, you can even wear a costume. Times: Saturday 10 a.m. to 6...

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Join the Westgate Community Association for a double-bill of local talent followed by an open mic. Magnolia Buckskin and Tim Williams play from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. with the jam to follow. Refreshments will be served and children 12 and under (accompanied by an adult) get in free. Times: Doors 1 p.m. For more information and tickets, visit: westgatecommunity.ca

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Turboprop

Dec 1, 2018

Jazz ensemble Turboprop stop in at The Ironwood on its tour in support of new album Abundance. As their photo may suggest, the sextet is a high-energy bunch with a certain cheeky flair in their style. For those unfamiliar with The Ironwood, note that advance tickets are not usually sold — a fee for the show will be added to your bill. Times: 8 p.m. For more information, visit:...

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Himalayan Bazaar

Dec 1, 2018

Glamorgan Community Hall will host a bazaar dedicated to selling Himalayan art, crafts and other goods this December. The Himalayan Bazaar will include jewellery, woollen shawls, scarves, stone beads and more from Himalayan Nepal and Tibet. Admission to the Bazaar is free. Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit: myglamorgan.ca

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Eau Claire Market is hosting a free day of family activities in recognition of the holiday season. Try you hand at ice sculpting, kids' crafts, and cookie decorating, and take in carolers and live entertainment next door to Prince's Island Park. The event is also soliciting unwrapped toys to be donated to The Mustard Seed. Times: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit:...

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This December marks the eight annual Wildflower Salon and Sale. Admire artwork made by the individuals who work at the Wildflower Art Centre and purchase your favourite pieces by these artists. You can also chat with them directly about their artistic process. Artworks available include fibre arts, ceramics and more.  Times: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit:...

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Get ready for that ugly Christmas sweater party you'll inevitably be invited to this holiday season with this DIY event by making your own custom garment. Hands On YYC hosts its annual Ugly Xmas Sweater worskhop at Wurst on December 4, with all materials provided and a portion of proceeds benefitting the Sagesse foundation. Group rates are available to parties of four or more, and...

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This event pays tribute to the work Dr. David Manz, AOE. Manz was inducted into the Alberta Order of Excellence back in October for his innovative work, including the invention of the biosands filter that has brought clean water to many. Expect appetizers, beverages, live music and biosand filter art. Times: 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more information and tickets, visit: eventbrite.ca

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In keeping with the vision of the National Music Centre, the world class Performance Hall inside Studio Bell is being dedicated to homegrown artists with the Alberta Spotlight series. Next to perform is Ellen Doty, a soulful, jazzy singer-songwriter in the midst of a charitable campaign following the release of her new single. Doty will sing her own songs in addition to some holiday...

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