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Harvest Lights at Calgary Farmyard.
Everyday from Sep 20, 2022 - Oct 31, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
All farm activities are open, and the farm is lit up in fantastic display (except the corn maze of course, which remains dark as an added challenge for visitors to find their way through with their flashlights.) Pumpkins are available for photos and purchase in the evening too.
Location:Calgary Farmyard
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgaryfarmyard.com
2022 Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival.
Everyday from Sep 22, 2022 - Sep 25, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
the festival returns to High River for the seventh year in a row. Featuring balloons from around the world, there will be lots to see in the skies over High River.
Location:Heritage Inn in High River
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://heritageinninternationalballoonfestival.com.
Calgary Reptile Expo.
Everyday from Sep 22, 2022 - Sep 25, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The expo is at the Absolute Baseball Academy and Fitness Centre and you can explore a variety of vendors and displays, all dedicated to the love of reptiles.
Location:Absolute Baseball Academy and Fitness Centre
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://albertareptiles.ca
Heartbreak Hotel at Jubilations Theatre.
Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sep 20, 2022 - Oct 15, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Have you ever wondered what it would be like at the Heartbreak Hotel? Well you’re in luck, because Jubilations Dinner Theatre is going to take you there. The legend never dies, and Elvis’ music lives on, as we have some fun imagining him and his gang all rocking and rolling at the Heartbreak Hotel. Learn more at .
Location:Jubilations Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://jubilations.ca
YYC Pizza Fest.
Everyday from Sep 16, 2022 - Oct 2, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
aA ten-day, annual event with charity, community and pizza crusts in mind. Each year, local participating restaurants craft an exclusive pizza in a competition to be lauded Calgary’s best pizza. From each purchase, a slice of the proceeds goes to Calgary Meals on Wheels.
Location:Various locations
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://yycpizzafest.com
Halloweekends at Calaway Park.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Sep 14, 2022 - Oct 10, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
It’s a spooktacular good time for the whole family. Dress up as your favorite family friendly character and enjoy a day of Fall fun.
Location:Calaway Park
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calawaypark.com
Stage West Theatre Presents Driving Miss Daisy.
Everyday from Sep 14, 2022 - Nov 13, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Pulitzer Prize winning drama of an extraordinary and unexpected friendship, starring Joseph Marcell, best known as ‘Geoffrey Butler’ from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Location:Stage West Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://stagewestcalgary.com
Calgary International Film Festival.
Everyday from Sep 22, 2022 - Oct 2, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This event showcases over 175 multi-genre feature and short films from Canada and around the world at the largest film festival in Alberta.
Location:Various locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://ciffcalgary.ca
The Three Bears at Loose Moose Theatre.
Everyday from Sep 22, 2022 - Oct 2, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The classic story of a mama, papa, and baby bear who meet a very curious little girl, presented in the fun and unique Loose Moose style. The Loose Moose Theatre Company makes going to the theatre an experience that is truly magical for children four to ten years old, as well as fun and entertaining for the grown-ups.
Location:Loose Moose Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://loosemoose.com
ACCLAIMED Fine Art Show.
Everyday from Sep 23, 2022 - Sep 25, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Enjoy a stroll through original artwork by 12 of Calgary’s professional fine artists. This beautiful show fills the Crescent Heights Community Centre with hundreds of paintings in a variety of styles, sizes and prices. The artists will all be in attendance to chat with you about their work and help you find the perfect piece for your home or office.
Location:Crescent Heights Community Centre
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://acclaimedfineart.com
Granary Road Apple Fest.
Everyday from Sep 24, 2022 - Sep 25, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Visit Granary Road for Apple Fest with all things apple for sale including fruit, pies, crisps, perogies, applewood cheese, cake, cider and lots more! Vendors will be show casing their apple wares and creating delicious treats.
Location:Granary Road
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://www.granaryroad.com
Tribute to The Beatles: Classical Mystery Tour.
Everyday from Sep 23, 2022 - Sep 24, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra presents a Tribute to The Beatles: Classical Mystery Tour so you can hear the best of The Beatles like you've never heard them before.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgaryphil.com
Etsy Calgary Fall Market.
Everyday from Sep 23, 2022 - Sep 24, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Shop from local handmade and vintage sellers featuring everything from home goods, jewelry, fashion, art, and even snacks. There will be workshops, food trucks, and more at the Gensis Centre.
Location:Genesis Centre
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://etsycalgary.com
Beakerhead.
Everyday from Sep 23, 2022 - Sep 25, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
It’s a time and place where engineers show their creative sides, and artists get technical, where science hits the street, and everyone gets ingenious. Everyone is warmly encouraged to take part. Find yourself immersed in engineered art, international ingenuity competitions, public performances, community challenges, backyard-built contraptions, and creations of your own making.
Location:Various locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://beakerhead.com/events
Fall Days at Calgary Farmyard.
Everyday from Sep 23, 2022 - Oct 30, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A fall trip to the Farmyard is an annual tradition for many families and friends. In addition to enjoying hours of fun on the farm, pumpkins are on display for photos and for purchase.
Location:Calgary Farmyard
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgaryfarmyard.com
Potted Potter at Arts Common.
Everyday from Sep 14, 2022 - Sep 25, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Playing to sold out houses all over the world, Potted Potter takes on the ultimate challenge of condensing all seven Harry Potter books (and a real-life game of Quidditch) into 70 hilarious minutes.
Location:Arts Common
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://artscommons.ca
Theatre Calgary Presents Last Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill.
Everyday from Sep 14, 2022 - Oct 2, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Inspired by the music and story of Billie Holiday. Get a front row seat to one of the final performances of Billie Holiday’s career at a Philadelphia bar in 1959.
Location:Theatre Calgary
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://theatrecalgary.com
Bow Habitat Kids Can Catch Trout Pond.
Everyday from May 1, 2022 - Oct 1, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Beginning May 1, the Bow Habitat Station’s Kids Can Catch Trout Pond is open for the season. This pond is stocked with rainbow trout raised in the fish hatchery for you to catch and release. Visit bowhabitat.alberta.ca for more information.
Location:Bow Habitat Station
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://bowhabitat.alberta.ca
Summer on 17th.
Everyday from Jul 6, 2022 - Oct 1, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Visit 17th Ave retail and entertainment district this season for Summer on 17th. There will be live music, fitness classes, DJ and drag shows, outdoor movies, and more in Tomkins Park throughout the summer, and all of the events are free.
Location:Various locations
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://17thave.ca/summer.
Granary Road’s Apple Fest.
Everyday from Sep 24, 2022 - Sep 25, 2022 at 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
As the weather begins to cool down, that's when the apple cider heats up at Granary Road! That's right - Apple Fest is BACK September 24th and 25th, with all of your favourite and some new additions you are sure to find a-peel-ing! Visit the Adam & Eve's booth to watch a live apple cider press, enjoy a cup of cinnamon hot apple cider, go "bobbing" for apples, discover various apple jams, jellies and syrups, enter our hands-tied-behind-your-back apple pie eating contest and more! Don't forget to visit Unicorn Farms to fill a bag of orchard fresh apples to bring home and enjoy, or taste their freshly cold-pressed apple juice! ...did we mention that there will be apples??
Location:Venue: Granary Road – Farmer's Market & Active Learning Park Address: 226066 112 St W, Foothills County, AB, Canada, T1S 5S5
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:https://www.granaryroad.com/applefest
‘Wolves: The Art of Dempsey Bob’ at Glenbow.
Everyday from Sep 10, 2022 - Nov 20, 2022 at 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Experience the work of Tahltan-Tlingit master carver Dempsey Bob at the immersive ‘Wolves: The Art of Dempsey Bob’ exhibition. The exhibition features 65 works and is the first-ever retrospective of Bob’s career from the 1970s to the present. Visitors to the exhibition will discover a selection of masks, sculpture and regalia, complemented by Bob’s work in bronze casting and vestment production. In his works, Bob reinterprets the traditional characters and iconography from the age-old stories of his people, at times transforming those traditional tales with European influences. Organized by the Audain Art Museum and the McMichael Canadian Art Collection Image Credit: Dempsey Bob, ‘Wolf Chief's Hat,’ c. 1993, red cedar, acrylic paint, operculum shell, horsehair, leather, ermine. Collection of Eric Savics. Rachel Topham Photography
Location:Glenbow at The Edison 150 Ninth Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB, T2P 3H9 Second floor Mezzanine
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Free Events
Link:https://www.glenbow.org/exhibitions/wolves/
Oktoller Fest.
> Saturday Sep 24, 2022 at 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Calgary’s only dog friendly and child friendly Oktoberfest party! Bring your family, your pooch, and most importantly your thirst for our amazing line-up of Screaming Toller beers. There will be food, Oompah music, cold beer, and of course cute dogs at Parkdale Community Association.
Location:Parkdale Community Association
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://screamingtoller.com.
Imagine Action.
> Saturday Sep 24, 2022 at 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Join a young boy as he travels into the world of his imagination in Imagine Action. Shows are always “relaxed” in nature to allow for accessibility to all who wish to attend, and children are invited to sing, dance, and play along. This show is offered free to the community and best suited for kids up to age 8. Be sure to reserve your spot by texting 403-988-9340 or emailing thejudithmendelsohn@gmail.com. Show times are 10:30 am, 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm.
Location:Evergreen Community Spaces: 1709 - 8th Avenue NE #2 Calgary, AB
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:https://www.facebook.com/imagineactionyyc
A Birthday Toy’s Story at Jubilation’s Junior.
Every Saturday, Aug 31, 2022 - Oct 15, 2022 at 11:00 am - 12:00 am
a kid-friendly show designed to make adults laugh, too. This is a production written for kids and served with a meal designed with kids in mind. Get your tickets for a stress-free, fun-filled morning of laughter, music, and food.
Location:Jubilations Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://jubilations.ca/calgary-junior
Community Education Service - Free Online Presentations: Child and Youth Health and Mental Health Topics.
Everyday from Dec 2, 2021 - Dec 31, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Expert speakers will deliver timely, credible information and best-practice strategies to support the development and mental health of a child or youth in your life. Previously recorded presentations are also available for viewing: https://youtu.be/tLbDa8Vlutk
Location:Online via WebEx or Zoom
Category:Free Events, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:community.hmhc.ca/sessions/?p=webex
Dogs & Babies Workshop.
> Saturday Sep 24, 2022 at 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Are you a new or expecting parent? Do you have a dog currently in your home? Come to our workshop specifically designed to set parents up for success on creating lasting bonds between their dog and babies.
Cost:$50.00
Location:Raising Fido Dog Training 4301A 9th St. SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 3C8
Category:Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:https://www.raisingfidodogtraining.com
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
Campfire Guitar Bootcamp 101 for Youth.
Everyday from Sep 24, 2022 - Jan 26, 2023 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
This is a 1 hour, 10 week class held Thursday evenings at 6:00 pm, beginning September 22, 2022 Youth Campfire Bootcamp 101 for 9-13 year olds is a spinoff of the popular Campfire Bootcamp 101 for adults. Whether just beginning or experienced, students are given the opportunity to play and sing fun, varied songs appropriate to their age group. The songs are written out in an easy to understand format with basic instruction on how to approach accompaniment and soloing. Variations are included on how to expand those techniques to ensure all students reach their potential. Class size is kept small so students receive personalized instruction and the setlist is chosen primarily by the students. Topics explored include: Open Position Chords Bass Lines Singing while Playing Simple Melodies Basic Lead Technique Percussive Accompaniment No experience is necessary, however basic guitar technique is helpful. Enrollees are required to have their own instrument and a capo.
Cost:$235.00
Location:Asylum for Art 2505 14 St SW Calgary, Alberta
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:www.ASYLUMforART.ca/academy
Pumpkins After Dark.
Everyday from Sep 22, 2022 - Oct 31, 2022 at 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Pumpkins After Dark is Canada’s award-winning outdoor Halloween event. Featuring over 6,000+ hand-carved pumpkins, this one-of-a-kind walk-through experience is the must-see event of the fall season. Explore the magical pathway of lit pumpkin sculptures and displays, with music, sounds and special effects. With classic Halloween characters, dinosaurs and dragons, movie, and pop culture icons – this family friendly event has something for everyone. Make Pumpkins After Dark your new annual tradition! Event operates Thursday to Sunday weekly.
Cost:$17.95
Location:Winsport, Canada Olympic Park
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Holiday Fun
Link:https://pumpkinsafterdark.com/calgary/

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