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Parent's Night Out

Legacy's 7th Annual Christmas Lights Parade.
Everyday from Nov 17, 2021 - Jan 10, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Now until January 10. The 7th Annual Legacy Christmas Lights Parade is back for another year! Experience the magic of the holidays with your family in Legacy’s winter wonderland. With more than a million Christmas lights, it is one of Calgary's largest free light displays. Drive or walk through the community and explore various colorfully-lit streets, parks, homes and more, or enjoy skating at one of Legacy’s two skating rinks opening in early December, located at 412 Legacy View SE. Plus, tour around the many decorated show homes from WestCreek Homes, Look Master Builder, Morrison Homes, and more!
Location:The Community of Legacy in South Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:mylegacyliving.ca
Calgary Zoo - ZOOLIGHTS.
Every Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Nov 19, 2021 - Nov 22, 2022 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Takes place November 19 to January 2 (excluding November 23, 28 & 30 and December 3, 25 & 31). ZOOLIGHTS, presented by Olympia Trust Company, is back for its 25th year! This year's ZOOLIGHTS will feature exciting new themed areas and activities including a 25th anniversary Memory Lane, the Nutcracker in the ENMAX Conservatory, and an all-new “Tunnel of Light,” a tribute to Canada’s wetland, a holiday Zoo Market, and a very special “Dinos at Night” experience like you have never seen before! Of course, the Zoo is bringing back all the classic activities everyone has come to love like the Skating Rink, Fire pits, and Rival Axe Throwing. ZOOLIGHTS comes to life at night with twinkling lights at every turn, including over 200 light figurines, along with interactive and choreographed light displays. The lights are turned on at 5pm nightly and run until 9pm. It takes approximately 90 minutes to 2 hours to experience all that ZOOLIGHTS has to offer - but you are able to stay for as little or as long as you like!
Location:Calgary Zoo: 210 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:calgaryzoo.com/zoolights
35th Annual Lions' Festival of Lights.
Everyday from Nov 27, 2021 - Jan 9, 2022 at 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
The Lions Festival of Lights take place November 27 to January 9. Enjoy an evening out with friends and/or family as you meander your way through beautiful twinkling holiday lights!
Location:Confederation Park: Along 14 Street NW, North of 24 Avenue.
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:lionsfestivaloflights.ca
Theatre Calgary Presents, A Christmas Carol.
Everyday from Nov 30, 2021 - Dec 24, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
November 30 to December 24; check website for performance times. Holiday spirit lives on! Theatre Calgary will perform this three-person cast production live on stage. Your family also has the opportunity to choose Stafford Arima’s extended director’s cut of the online filmed version you can watch from the comfort of your own home. There are also ASL interpreted performances on select dates. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Max Bell Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:theatrecalgary.com
Calgary Young People's Theatre Presents, Much Ado About Nothing.
Everyday from Dec 2, 2021 - Dec 11, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Beatrice and Benedick don’t like each other. At all. They promise. And they certainly don’t love each other, no matter what everyone around them says. But when a villainous scheme threatens to tear apart the relationship of their best friends, these two frenemies will have to get over their mutual distaste of one another to ask the scariest question of all about being in love: would it be so bad if they were? For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:West Village Theatre: 2007, 10 Avenue SW
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:cypt.ca
Calgary Zoo - ZOOLIGHTS.
Everyday from Dec 4, 2021 - Dec 24, 2021 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Takes place November 19 to January 2 (excluding November 23, 28 & 30 and December 3, 25 & 31). ZOOLIGHTS, presented by Olympia Trust Company, is back for its 25th year! This year's ZOOLIGHTS will feature exciting new themed areas and activities including a 25th anniversary Memory Lane, the Nutcracker in the ENMAX Conservatory, and an all-new “Tunnel of Light,” a tribute to Canada’s wetland, a holiday Zoo Market, and a very special “Dinos at Night” experience like you have never seen before! Of course, the Zoo is bringing back all the classic activities everyone has come to love like the Skating Rink, Fire pits, and Rival Axe Throwing. ZOOLIGHTS comes to life at night with twinkling lights at every turn, including over 200 light figurines, along with interactive and choreographed light displays. The lights are turned on at 5pm nightly and run until 9pm. It takes approximately 90 minutes to 2 hours to experience all that ZOOLIGHTS has to offer - but you are able to stay for as little or as long as you like!
Location:Calgary Zoo: 210 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Parent's Night Out
Link:calgaryzoo.com/zoolights
Banff Craft Beer Festival.
Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Dec 9, 2021 - Dec 11, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place December 3 to 4 & 9 to 11. Enjoy a Parents Night Out at the Banff Craft Beer Festival! As the only craft beer festival featuring exclusively Alberta craft brewers, treat your taste buds to delicious samples of craft beer from over 30 vendors, share stories with local brewmasters, and discover Banff's amazing food and craft drink scene! To purchase tickets, visit www.albertabeerfestivals.com. Tickets are $19.99 to $29.99.
Cost:$19.99
Location:Bear Street, Banff
Category:Festivals & Fairs, Parent's Night Out
Link:banfflakelouise.com/banff-craft-beer-festival
Alberta Ballet Presents, The Nutcracker.
Everyday from Dec 10, 2021 - Dec 24, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
December 10 to 24; check website for performance times. Alberta Ballet Presents, The Nutcracker. Brighten your holidays and share some family magic on an adventure your family will cherish for a lifetime! It’s Christmas Eve and Klara has received a magical gift from her eccentric Uncle Drosselmeyer: a handsome nutcracker doll. Little does she know as she falls asleep that her new toy is about to spark her imagination and take her on a dreamy adventure to the Land of the Sweets!
Location:Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Category:Family Fun, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:albertaballet.com
ZOOLIGHTS: Zoo Year's Eve (Late night; adults only; 18+).
Everyday from Dec 31, 2021 - Jan 1, 2022 at 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
Enter the zoo at your timed ticket time. Enjoy the lights and all the classic ZOOLIGHTS activities along with holiday performers and a special light show on the Zoo Bridge - including music and a New Year's countdown repeating all evening. Zoo concessions will be open and special celebration bento boxes and Prosecco will be available for pre-order.
Location:Calgary Zoo: 210 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:websales.calgaryzoo.com/buy/special-event/zoo-years-eve-adult-night/
Anastasia.
Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Jan 4, 2022 - Jan 9, 2022 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Takes place January 4 to 9. Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is on a journey to Calgary! From the Tony Award®-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, this dazzling show will transport you from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family. ANASTASIA features a book by celebrated playwright Terrence McNally, a lush new score by Stephen Flaherty (music), and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics) based on original direction by Tony Award® winner Darko Tresnjak with choreography by Peggy Hickey and tour direction by Sarah Hartmann. To learn more about the health and safety guidelines, visit https://calgary.broadway.com/health/
Cost:$59.00
Location:Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium: 1415, 14 Avenue NW
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:calgary.broadway.com/shows/anastasia/

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