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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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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The last Loft Speaker Series of 2018 will touch on a subject familiar to most of us — the stress of hosting and attending holiday parties. Panelists Jimmy-Lee Vennard (Azuridge Estate Hotel), Brad Royale (Kitten Swish), Craig Boje (Urbane Culinary) and Lisa Marks (Chief Experience Officer at Shaw) will discuss how to navigate the challenges of the season and host like a pro. All proceeds...

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Make It Calgary

Dec 6, 2018 - Dec 9, 2018

A traveling expo of over 130 vendors is stopping in at Deerfoot City for four days of shopping for handmade goods. Whether you want clothes, candles, home decor, jewellery or something else, the "Makies" will have something for you. The market will be located in Building N, around the corner from the Rec Room. Times: Thursday and Friday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. to...

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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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Alberta Printmakers once again hosts its Not-So-Mini Print Exchange where artists submit an edition of 10 8" by 10" prints for trade and exhibition. In exchange, each artist receives eight prints from other artists, with the remaining two from each edition exhibited and auctioned in support of Alberta Printmakers. The opening reception for this show will include a silent auction and...

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JCBS' The Nutcracker

Dec 7, 2018 - Dec 9, 2018

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

The Jeunesse Classique Ballet brings its annual presentation of  The Nutcracker to the University Theatre stage for three days in December. Talented dancers tell the Christmas story of Clara, the Nutcracker Prince and the amazing adventures had along the way. This year, the production will also tour to Medicine Hat for performances on Dec. 2 and 3 at the Esplanade Theatre. Times:...

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The Experiment #3

Dec 7, 2018 - Dec 8, 2018

The ReLoCate artist collective brings you two nights of dance unlike any you've seen before. The program includes new solo and collaborative work from members of the collective as well as performances from two guests. The shows will end with a group improvisation featuring all performers and musician Chris Dadge. Times: 8 p.m. For more information, visit: facebook.com Tickets...

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Market Collective

Dec 7, 2018 - Dec 16, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Friday and Saturday.

The holidays aren’t the only thing Market Collective will be celebrating when it returns this month — it’s also the local arts market’s 10 year anniversary. Swing by one (or both) of the two market weekends to shop from local artisans, listen to live music and celebrate the milestone in Market Collective’s biggest venue yet.  For more information, visit:...

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