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Saturday, November 26th, 2022

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Nightrise at Banff Gondola.
Everyday from Nov 24, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Pursuit unveils an immersive experience of light, sound and wonder with the launch of Nightrise, a multi-sensory winter experience at the Banff Gondola. This unique winter activity merges multimedia, storytelling and nature for a new and inspiring perspective at such an iconic Banff location. Learn more at banffjaspercollection.com.
Location:Banff Gondola
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://banffjaspercollection.com
Hot Chocolate Trail in Banff.
Everyday from Nov 24, 2022 - Jan 1, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
bundling up isn’t the only way to stay warm while exploring Banff and Lake Louise. The Hot Chocolate Trail is a treasure map of local restaurants and cafés offering 29 limited-time holiday-themes hot chocolates. With alcoholic and non-alcoholic options like the Alpine Cherry boozy hot chocolate from one of Banff’s newest restaurants, Brazen, to the Ferrero Rocher Hot Chocolate at JK Bakery & Café, there’s something for everyone. Dine in or take yours to go, but don’t forget to bring a reusable mug with you to reduce waste.
Location:Various locations in Banff
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://banfflakelouise.com/christmas/hot-chocolate-trail.
Legacy Christmas Lights.
Everyday from Nov 24, 2022 - Jan 15, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Legacy will light up the south end of the city with more than a million Christmas lights in a cheery display throughout the community as one of Calgary’s largest free light displays.
Location:Community of Legacy
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://legacyresidents.ca
The Elves and the Shoemaker.
Everyday from Nov 24, 2022 - Dec 24, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
With only a few days left before Christmas, siblings Ezra and Charlie Wishniski are struggling to make ends meet. With limited supplies and no one stopping by their shop, a good Christmas seems like a faraway dream. But, when two elves are sent by Santa to help, their fortunes begin to turn around. Can the elves help in time to give the Wishniski’s the Christmas they hoped for?
Location:Stagewest DInner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://stagewestcalgary.com/stage-west-for-kids
In Search of Christmas Spirit.
Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Nov 23, 2022 - Dec 17, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Taking place at the Cascade of Time Gardens, this live Christmas story told by the animals of Banff National Park is a multi-sensory experience for the whole family. Following some enhancements this year, the experience is elevated.
Location:Cascade of Time Gardens
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://www.banfflakelouise.com/christmas/christmas-spirit
Once Upon A Christmas at Heritage Park.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Nov 24, 2022 - Dec 18, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
One of Calgary's most iconic holiday events, with hands-on activities and entertainment sure to delight guests of all ages. Come get your fix of wholesome holiday cheer!
Location:Heritage Park
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://heritagepark.ca
Christmas in the Country Art Sale.
Everyday from Nov 24, 2022 - Dec 21, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Enjoy a whole lot of Christmas cheer in Alberta’s beautiful Foothills region. The Leighton Art Centre is featuring fine crafts and artwork by local artists in the galleries of the historic Leighton home and on the online shopping site this November and December.
Location:The Leighton Art Centre
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://shop.leightoncentre.org
Storybook Theatre's Elf The Musical .
Everyday from Nov 25, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A title known the world over, Elf The Musical is a must-produce holiday musical that can easily become an annual tradition for any theatre. Based on the cherished 2003 New Line Cinema hit, Elf features songs by Tony Award nominees Matthew Sklar (The Wedding Singer) and Chad Beguelin (Disney's Aladdin on Broadway), with a book by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) and Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone). This modern-day holiday classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner elf. After all, the best way to spread Christmas Cheer is singing loud for all to hear.
Location:Storybook Theatre
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://www.storybooktheatre.org/
Glow Calgary .
Everyday from Nov 25, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Introducing a brand new Christmas Festival–a unique experience in Calgary for the first time. Christmas Around The World - Santa crosses the globe to bring gifts to the children of the world. Can you help him? Celebrate Christmas magic in China, India, The Netherlands, Mexico, France, and England, all in one night, and all under the glow of a million twinkle lights. The breathtaking space is over 70,000 square feet, and brings a majestic winter wonderland completely indoors. Complete your travels with a visit to the North Pole and meet the man himself–Saint Nick!
Location:Nutrien Western Events Centre in Stampede Park
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Link:http://glowyyc.ca
Christmas at The Castle.
Everyday from Nov 26, 2022 - Dec 26, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Fairmont Banff Springs’ annual ‘Christmas at the Castle’ programming features holiday events, activities, and exclusive dining experiences that are as enchanting as one will ever find. Though primarily offered to hotel guests, visitors who are not staying at the hotel can still experience the grandeur of the castle by joining a Eat the Castle culinary tour of the Fairmont Banff Springs, or by taking in a live performance of A Christmas Carol with the whole family.
Location:Banff Springs Hotel
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:https://www.christmasatthecastle.ca/
Auburn Bay Parade of Lights.
> Saturday Nov 26, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Join the Auburn Bay Community Association as they kick of the holiday season and bring the community together with a parade of festive floats throughout the community. Complimentary hot chocolate will also be available to spectators along the parade route.
Location:Auburn Bay Community Association
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://auburnbayca.ca/2022parade
Candy Cane Kids Holiday Musical.
Everyday from Nov 26, 2022 - Nov 27, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Start a new family tradition this Christmas with the original All-Canadian musical production. Join Cookie, Pep, Stripe and the Candy Cane Dancers as they pull out all the stops to raise Christmas spirit all across Canada! Are they successful? You’ll have to join us to find out.
Location:BMO Theatre Shane Homes YMCA Rocky Ridge
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://storybooktheatre.org/candycanekids
Calgary Carol Festival.
Everyday from Nov 25, 2022 - Nov 28, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Knox United Church is delighted to present the annual Calgary Carol Festival. Four nights of Carol singing from Calgary’s best choirs. The event also includes the carol sing-along with choir and organ.
Location:Knox United Church
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://calgarycarolfestival.ca
Saskatoon Farm Christmas Market.
Everyday from Nov 25, 2022 - Nov 27, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Saskatoon Farm is bringing back its Christmas Market, so you can enjoy holiday fun while you get some shopping done. Try delicious treats and come visit this Christmas wonderland. Learn more at saskatoonfarm.com.
Location:Saskatoon Farm
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:htpp://saskatoonfarm.com
Elf The Musical.
Everyday from Nov 25, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Beddington Theatre Arts Centre presents this title known the world over. This modern-day holiday classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner elf. After all, the best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.
Location:Beddington Theatre Arts Centre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://storybooktheatre.org
Spruce Meadows International Christmas Market.
Everyday from Nov 25, 2022 - Nov 27, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This renowned market brings Calgarians a shopping experience filled with entertainment, delicious food, and unique gift-buying opportunities. Learn more at sprucemeadows.com.
Location:Spruce Meadows
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://sprucemeadows.com
Banff Mountaintop Christmas.
Everyday from Nov 19, 2022 - Dec 30, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Christmas activities galore can be found atop Sulphur Mountain at the Banff Gondola’s Mountaintop Christmas, featuring a Santa Claus photo-op on top of the world, holiday crafts, a holiday movie screening, and more.
Location:Banff Gondola
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://www.banffjaspercollection.com/attractions/banff-gondola/events/mountaintop-christmas/
A Mighty Shrek Christmas.
Every Saturday, Nov 5, 2022 - Jan 15, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Jubilations Junior presents A Mighty Shrek Christmas – a production written for kids, and a meal designed with kids in mind.
Location:Jubilations Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://jubilations.ca
Loose Moose Theatre Presents Treasure Island.
Everyday from Nov 5, 2022 - Nov 27, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Loose Moose Theatre For Kids is a truly magical experience for children ages four to 10, as well as fun and entertaining for parents.
Location:Loose Moose Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://loosemoose.com
Goodnight Moon Digital Immersion Experience at TELUS Spark.
Everyday from Nov 9, 2022 - Jan 2, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The world’s first and only Goodnight Moon digital immersion experience takes the famous bedtime story off the page and into a massive pixel playground, where kids and adults alike can travel through a star-filled tunnel, hear the story and interact with characters and objects from the story’s visual universe.
Location:Telus Spark
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://sparkscience.ca/whats-on/goodnight-moon
Jubilations Dinner Theatre presents The Office: A Pop Rock Comedy.
Everyday from Nov 3, 2022 - Jan 14, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A hilarious take on the goings on at a small paper company office with Jim, Pam, Michael, and Dwight.
Location:Jubilations Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://jubilations.ca/the-office-a-pop-rock-parody
Banff Christmas Market.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Nov 18, 2022 - Dec 4, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
With more than 80 artisanal vendors, live music, an outdoor fire lounge, Santa’s House and Reindeer Stables, Christmas treats and warm drinks, there is something for the whole family at Warner Stables.
Location:Warner Stables
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://banffchristmasmarket.com
Banff Christmas Market.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Nov 18, 2022 - Dec 4, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
With more than 80 artisanal vendors, live music, an outdoor fire lounge, Santa’s House and Reindeer Stables, Christmas treats and warm drinks, there is something for the whole family at Warner Stables.
Location:Warner Stables
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://banffchristmasmarket.com
Potion Putt – A Wizardry Minigolf Course.
Everyday from Nov 9, 2022 - Jan 22, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Test your magic and wizarding putt putt skills on the golf course. A crazy golf course inspired by famous fantasy and fiction Wizards is coming to Springbank Links Golf Club this year. Embark on nine wand-erful holes of magic and encounter smoking cauldrons, tasty beverages, and magical portals along the way. You may even be required to cast a few spells in order to excel and complete the mystical challenge.
Location:Springbank Links Golf Club
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://potionputt.com.
Festival of Trees.
Everyday from Nov 25, 2022 - Nov 27, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Red Deer Festival of Trees will kick off the holiday season in Central Alberta for the 29th time in 2022. Join in on traditional festivities like the Christmas Tree Room, Silent Auction, Gift & Sweet Shop, and - just for children - Candy Cane Lane! Tickets for Festival of Wines and Mistletoe Magic will go on sale Monday, October 3, 2022 at 10am. Visit reddeerfestivaloftrees.ca.
Location:Westerner Park - 4847A 19 St, Red Deer, AB T4R 2N7
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:www.reddeerfestivaloftrees.ca
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
Strathmore Santa Claus Parade.
Everyday from Nov 26, 2022 - Nov 25, 2022 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join in the family fun! Let’s Light up the Night with bright floats and warm hearts this season. This year’s parade is being organized by RE/MAX Key.
Location:Town of Strathmore
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
ZOOLIGHTS.
Everyday from Nov 18, 2022 - Jan 8, 2023 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Calgary Zoo is full of twinkling lights and the classic holiday activities you’ve come to love! This year’s ZOOLIGHTS will feature activities such as ice skating, fire pits, and much more!
Location:Calgary Zoo
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://calgaryzoo.com
34th Annual Lions Festival of Lights.
Everyday from Nov 26, 2022 - Jan 8, 2023 at 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
This year’s display will feature Merry Christmas greetings in 15 languages together with the Candy Canes and Shooting Stars along 14 Street!
Location:14 Street and 24 Avenue
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://lionsfestivaloflights.ca
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

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