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Canada’s largest indoor light park and Christmas market is coming to Calgary for more than a month. Buy tickets early to save and check out all the attractions including an interactive light park, food trucks, craft beer and spirits, Santa’s Village, an artisan market and more. Check out the event's calendar for hours and availability. Photograph courtesy of Noel Indoor Light Park and Market.Find out more »
Explore beneath the surface of the animal kingdom at this month's edition of "Spark After Dark." Coinciding with Spark's Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out exhibition, the adults-only evening will expand on the theme, with opportunities to take part in dissections of real sheep brains and hearts, plus an anatomy sketching workshop with a local artist, adventurous food options and more. As always, the event will also include test tube cocktails, music and access to all of Spark's galleries. Photograph courtesy…Find out more »
For one night, and one-night only, you can see short plays that approach the topic of climate change from diverse and imaginative perspectives as well as participate in long table discussions with other community members. This unique approach to climate change advocacy and discussion is a part of the international Climate Change Theatre Action initiative. Tickets are by donation at the door, but you can reserve spots online. Illustration courtesy of Downstage.Find out more »
Once again Steven Méthot will be performing his solo rendition of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, where he'll act out the dialogues of all 30 characters from memory (from Scrooge's "bah humbug" to Tiny Tim's "God bless us, every one!"). Live music played by Natalie Manzer, Karen Pollock and Michael Pollock will accompany his performance. From November 21 to December 29 the Lougheed House will be decorated from top to bottom with Christmas trees, lights, candles, wreaths and all of…Find out more »
Everyone's favourite detective and sidekick duo are returning this season to visit Sherlock Holmes' childhood home to investigate the mysterious death of Holmes' favourite uncle and to uncover the truth behind an ancient family curse: The Raven's Curse. R. Hamilton Wright — the playwright of Sherlock Holmes and the American Problem — delivers a play that will keep you on the edge of your seat as danger lurks around every corner for Holmes and Watson. This play is suitable for…Find out more »
The Grinch and Max are visiting Calgary Farmers' Market during its Calgary Christmas Market. On December 12 and 15, the Grinch will be roaming around the market and stopping for selfies. The Grinch and Max will also be sitting for photo opportunities December 12 and 14 — guests who make a $10 donation to the Calgary Food Bank can have a professional shot taken and get a special treat. Photograph courtesy of Calgary Farmers' Market.Find out more »
Deerfoot City is hosting a a free Storytime with Santa event in its Food Lodge every Friday from November 29 to December 20. In addition to Santa reading to young ones, the partnership with Calgary Public Library will also feature singing, crafts and more. The event is most suitable for children aged 2 to 5. Photograph courtesy of Deerfoot City.Find out more »
Four decades after first making tacky leg lamps and Red Ryder BB guns beloved symbols of the season, Rosebud Theatre will bring Bob Clark's 1983 holiday classic A Christmas Story to its stage. Bring the whole family along for this live take on an annual tradition — just don't be surprised if it gives the kids an idea for a triple-dog-dare involving a frozen flagpole. Rosebud Theatre’s tradition is to serve a delicious buffet before showtime, but tickets for just…Find out more »
Market Collective is holding its 11th annual holiday edition over the course of three weekends at the BMO Centre. There will be more than 150 local vendors, live music, interactive workshops, games, galleries, a food truck alley and much, much more. Admission is $6 for an entire weekend and all kids under 12 get in free. Photograph courtesy of Market Collective.Find out more »
Experience an evening filled with love, laughter, friendship and, of course, ABBA, with the modern musical classic Mammia Mia! Through the greatest hits of ABBA, Mamma Mia! tells the story of a daughter's search for her father on the eve of her wedding day, bringing together three loves of her mother's past on a Greek island paradise. As always, be sure to bring your appetite for Stage West’s massive buffet served before the show, all included in the ticket price. Image courtesy…Find out more »
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