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Saturday, March 18th, 2023

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Alberta Ballet Presents: Giselle.
Everyday from Mar 16, 2023 - Mar 25, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
You will be awe-struck by the emotional power and inspiring choreography when you join Giselle, a young peasant girl whose secret relationship unravels the fabric of her idyllic village with a deeper deception at play that drives her to madness. Your journey will continue as trust and betrayal twist the plot in the other-worldly realm of Act 2, when the ethereal Willis seek their revenge.
Location:Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://albertaballet.com
Calgary Farmer’s Market: St. Patty’s Day.
Everyday from Mar 17, 2023 - Mar 18, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Organizers are filling the market with music, dancing, fun, and food for the St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Visit both the south and west markets for free live entertainment.
Location:Calgary Farmer's Markets West and South locations
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgaryfarmersmarket.ca
Earth Hour 2024.
Everyday from Jan 1, 1970 - Mar 23, 2024 at 12:00 am - 9:30 pm
Calgary Unplugged is an annual family-friendly Earth Hour event. Date: Saturday, March 23, 2024 Time: 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Central Library (800 3 Street SE) Join us for music, entertainment, and opportunities to experience what environmental actions you can take in Calgary. Pedal power midway games and experience how our natural world affects our daily lives. Bring personal lighting and dance to the DJ when the lights go down for the Earth Hour party! Calgary Unplugged is hosted by The Arusha Centre's Climate Program, with support from The City of Calgary and community agencies. If you can't make it to the event, turning off nonessential lights, "unplug" from electronics at 8:30 and reconnect with people, games or hobbies! After Earth Hour, share your participation with #EarthHour and #EarthHourYYC. Email programs@arusha.org with questions.
Location:Location: Central Library (800 3 Street SE)
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Open House & Tours, Playtime & Story Time, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/earth-hour-calgary-unplugged-tickets-795640240377?aff=oddtdtcreator
Festival of Animated Objects.
Everyday from Mar 14, 2023 - Apr 2, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Breathing life into the inanimate and giving expression to the inert, the Festival of Animated Objects brings world-class artists to engage and entertain audiences of all ages through the innovative and sophisticated art of storytelling through mask, puppetry and animated objects at various venues around the city.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://puppetfestival.ca
YYC Food & Drink Experience.
Everyday from Mar 17, 2023 - Mar 26, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Ten days of delectable dining! This is Calgary’s premiere culinary festival, celebrating the city’s exciting food and beverage scene, along with the talented chefs, sommeliers, bartenders, and local producers who contribute to the city’s culinary culture at various locations.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:http://foodanddrinkexp.com/calgary
The Calgary Philharmonic Presents: New World/New Generation.
> Saturday Mar 18, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Hear the next generation of orchestral musicians in this thrilling collaborative performance featuring one of Canada’s leading youth orchestras side-by-side with the Calgary Phil. The concert opens with Vincent Ho’s Fanfare, then the world premiere of a new work by Calgary’s Allan Gordon Bell. Antonin Dvo?ák’s spectacular New World Symphony caps off the evening.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://calgaryphil.com
Gaslight at Vertigo Theatre.
Everyday from Mar 18, 2023 - Apr 16, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Bella Manningham believes she is living an idyllic married life with her charming husband Jack, but is she? Items begin to disappear, pictures move by themselves, and the gaslight dims without even a touch. Bella worries that her grip on reality is slipping and that she will drive Jack away. Secrets from the past are slowly revealed as Bella searches for answers and realizes that the people she loves are not always as they seem.
Location:Vertigo Theatre
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://vertigotheatre.com
Alberta Bike Show.
Everyday from Mar 18, 2023 - Mar 19, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The show promises to be an incredible day out for cyclists. Explore the latest bikes and special offers from some of the best cycling brands and retailers, ride our test track, enjoy high-flying action at the Alberta Jump Jam at the BMO Centre. Learn about the hottest cycling destinations, meet pro riders, learn from the experts, plus much more.
Location:BMO Centre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://abbikeshow.com
The Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show.
Everyday from Mar 18, 2023 - Mar 19, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Over 200 exhibitors offering the latest camping gear, paddle sports, outdoor clothing, scuba diving and ultimate adventure travel destinations at the BMO Centre.
Location:BMO Centre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://outdooradventureshow.ca/calgary-visitor
Calgary Golf Show.
Everyday from Mar 18, 2023 - Mar 19, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Professional Golfers’ Association of Alberta organizes two consumer golf shows every year, one in Edmonton and one in Calgary at the BMO Centre. These shows include an indoor driving with some of the industry’s top suppliers, including PING, Callaway and Cobra Puma Golf, along with a Clearance Center that is clearing out clubs, clothing and accessories.
Location:BMO Centre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://albertagolfshows.com/calgary-show
Workshop Theatre Presents: A Murder is Announced.
Everyday from Mar 10, 2023 - Mar 18, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
An announcement in the local paper states the time and place when a murder is to occur in Miss Blacklock’s Victorian house. The victim is not one of the house’s several occupants, but an unexpected and unknown visitor. What follows is a classic Christie puzzle of mixed motives, concealed identities, a second death and a determined inspector grimly following the case’s twists and turns. Fortunately, Miss Marple is on hand to provide the solution – at some risk to herself – in a dramatic final confrontation.
Location:The Pumphouse Theare
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://eventbrite.ca
Festival of Animated Objects.
Everyday from Mar 15, 2023 - Apr 2, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Breathing life into the inanimate and giving expression to the inert, the Festival of Animated Objects brings world-class artists to engage and entertain audiences of all ages through the innovative and sophisticated art of storytelling through mask, puppetry and animated objects at various venues around the city.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://puppetfestival.ca
Theatre Calgary Presents: Forgiveness at Max Bell Theatre.
Everyday from Mar 8, 2023 - Apr 1, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Forgiveness is the acclaimed 2018 Canada Reads–winning novel by Mark Sakamoto. It’s a memoir of Sakamoto’s grandparents and their harrowing experiences during the Second World War. Mark’s maternal grandfather was a Canadian soldier who spent years as a prisoner of war in a Japanese camp. His paternal grandmother was one of the thousands of Japanese–Canadians interned by the Canadian government during the war. In the face of tremendous adversity and transgressions, they chose not to live a life of anger but instead to embrace and teach forgiveness. Be prepared to be moved by this Governor General’s Literary Award-winner Hiro Kanagawa’s heartfelt adaptation.
Location:Max Bell Theatre
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://theatrecalgary.com
We Were Here: Stories from Early Chinatown.
Everyday from Jan 18, 2023 - Apr 30, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Gasoline Alley Museum welcomes a new exhibit from January 14 to April 30; We Were Here: Stories from Early Chinatown. Bring your family and come learn about Chinese history on the prairies through art and imagination, discover fictional stories written by members of the Chinese community and explore two iterations of Chinatown in Calgary.
Location:Gasoline Alley Museum at Heritage Park
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://heritagepark.ca
Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo – Penguin Walk.
Everyday from Jan 13, 2023 - Mar 19, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The 2023 Penguin Walk marks the 11th year of the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo’s penguin walk. During the winter months, the king penguin colony heads out on zoo grounds for a daily enrichment walk to keep their brains and bodies healthy and visitors get to experience the fun.
Location:Calgary Zoo
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgaryzoo.com
Nightrise.
Everyday from Jan 4, 2023 - Apr 9, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This unique winter activity merges multimedia, storytelling and nature for a new and inspiring perspective at Banff Gondola.
Location:Banff Gondola
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://banffjaspercollection.com
Jubilations Theatre Presents: Mama Mio.
Everyday from Feb 15, 2023 - Mar 25, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
a singing and dancing sensation with music from ABBA, the most popular band of the disco era! With so many movies and musicals celebrating ABBA’s music, Jubilations is taking all the best of the ABBA music and movies and putting them into one classic Jubilations Dinner Theatre parody romp, Mamma Mio.
Location:Jubilations Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://calgary.jubilations.ca
Bombay Black.
Everyday from Mar 8, 2023 - Mar 19, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Why would a blind man visit an exotic dancer? Set in present-day India, Bombay Black is a powerful love story of vengeance, betrayal, and seduction. Apsara resides in Bombay with her mother Padma, making a living by selling erotic dances to wealthy men. When Kamal, a blind man, arrives for an appointment, the lives of Apsara and her embittered mother are altered as their complex and brutal past rises to the surface. Mythic, brave and featuring a remarkable poetic text, bold theatrical imagery and contemporary Bombay bar dancing, Bombay Black is a thought-provoking work by one of Canada’s leading playwriting voices.
Location:Martha Cohen Theatre
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://albertatheatreprojects.com
Stage West Dinner Theatre Presents: Elvis Has Left The Building.
Everyday from Feb 16, 2023 - Apr 16, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
In this whacky comedy, it’s December 20, 1970, and Elvis Presley has disappeared. No one, not even his wily manager, “The Colonel”, knows of his whereabouts. But the Colonel is all shook up because he has racked up a secret debt – and with the King himself missing, the only way to pay it off is to find an Elvis impersonator within 24 hours.
Location:Stage West Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://stagewestcalgary.com
Howie Tsui: Retainers of Anarchy at the Edison.
Everyday from Feb 15, 2023 - Apr 16, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Featuring a 25-metre hand-drawn animation strip, this exciting exhibit brings together martial arts characters and techniques with the social and political realties of present-day Hong Kong.
Location:Glenbow at the Edison
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://glenbow.org
Jubilations Theatre Presents: Freakish Friday.
Everyday from Feb 15, 2023 - Mar 25, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Some people don’t like Mondays… but for this family, Fridays are the days you really gotta be worried about. Mom and daughter just can’t seem to see eye to eye. Why can’t each of them really understand what the other is going through? Well… they may want to be careful what they wish for!
Location:Jubilations Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://jubilations.ca
Highfield Food & Beverage Market Fest.
> Saturday Mar 18, 2023 at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Experience the food, beverage and market finds with entertainment at the Highfield Food & Beverage Market Fest at City & Country Urban Winery (544 38A Avenue Southeast).
Location:City & Country Urban Winery (544 38A Avenue Southeast)
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://eventbrite.ca
The Kitty Cabaret.
Everyday from Mar 18, 2023 - Mar 19, 2023 at 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
This engaging cabaret of stories is co-hosted and emceed by Jen Bain and her puppet Louis the Cat – it’s a purrfectly delightful afternoon full of stories, puppets, masks, and music at the BMO Theatre Shane Homes at YMCA at Rocky Ridge.
Location:BMO Theatre Shane Homes at YMCA at Rocky Ridge
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:http://ymcacalgary.org
Wild About Art at the Calgary Zoo (Adults only).
> Saturday Mar 18, 2023 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art, wine and food stations all in one night. Support local artists and appreciate how nature inspires us all. Unique art of all kinds – painting, photography, sculptures, chalk, music, artistic performances and more will be paired with food and drinks throughout the zoo. Many artists will be demonstrating their skills live and welcome your questions and comments.
Location:Calgary Zoo
Category:Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgaryzoo.com
Calgary Roller Skate: Stayin’ Alive.
> Saturday Mar 18, 2023 at 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Roller skating is staying alive in Calgary thanks to a group aptly named Calgary Roller Skate. Calgarians can join them for a groovy time roller-skating with lights, music, and 15000 square feet of wood floor at the JVC Center.
Location:JVC Center
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids
Link:http://calgaryrollerskate.com
Where will this train take us at The GRAND.
> Saturday Mar 18, 2023 at 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
The Hungarian National Assembly (Hungarian Parliament) has marked 2020 as the Year of National Unity. In the spirit of this “national togetherness” the Canadian Hungarian folk dance groups from coast to coast, joined forces and formed the Togetherness Dance Ensemble. The result is an hour-long dance performance that tells the history of the Hungarian nation from the 1848 Revolution and Freedom Fight to present days through an art composition involving dance, music, and poetry.
Location:The GRAND Theatre
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://thegrandyyc.ca
Cantare Children's Choir Presents: Sing Spring In.
> Saturday Mar 18, 2023 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
An uplifting performance of powerful music presented with beauty and artistry by our award-winning ensembles. The repertoire for this concert is chosen from the classical choral tradition that also embraces innovative contemporary works offering an unparalleled experience for all. Join Cantaré Children’s Choir on Saturday March 18, 7:30 PM at Knox United Church, 506 4th Street SW, Calgary. 403.685.1132, https://cantarechildrenschoir.org/new-events
Cost:$20.00
Location:Knox United Church, 506 4th Street SW, Calgary
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:https://cantarechildrenschoir.org/new-events

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