calgary Events

Saturday February 16th, 2019

Home: Medalta’s Artists in Residence

Jan 19 - Mar 30

In Medicine Hat, Alberta, the 150-acre Clay District was once home to some of Canada’s most important clay factories, providing Canada with over 75% of its ceramics. Today, artists come from all over the world to work in Medalta’s studios, bringing their unique experiences, techniques, and ideas. This exhibition celebrates the artists who have decided… Full details 

SPOTLIGHT: Leanne Keyes

Jan 19 - Mar 19

Colours can evoke positive emotions in the presence of negative space. Modern clean lines, and impactful use of colour creates playful and spontaneous art jewellery. These hand-crafted glass beads add a pop of fun to your day. Alberta Craft Counsel is a non profit, charitable organization that supports and promotes fine craft in Alberta. The… Full details 

Jubilations Dinner Theatre: Buddy Holly’s Happy Days

Jan 19 - Mar 16

Jubilations Dinner Theatre presents Buddy Holly’s Happy Days, on stage from January 19 – March 16. Come back with us to those Happiest of Days… the 1950’s! The gang is all here, Richie Cunningham, the Fonz, and of course their best pal Buddy Holly. What? You didn’t know that the legendary Rock and Roll pioneer was friends with Ritchie Cunningham and the gang?!? He was their best Buddy!! Full details 

Deathtrap by Ira Levin

Jan 26 - Feb 24

Sidney Bruhl is languishing in his Connecticut home, struggling to overcome a bout of writer’s block that has seen his Broadway success turn to near bankruptcy. But the answer may have just arrived when Sidney receives a fantastic script written by his former student, Clifford Anderson. Anderson just wants his mentor’s opinion but Sidney will… Full details 

Alberta Ballet – de.Vi.ate.

Feb 13 - Feb 16

A vanguard production for those who hunger to see powerfully visceral dancers deviate into unknown artistic territory. Marvel over Alberta Ballet Company Artists as they dominate the stage in this exciting triple bill that includes both a world premiere and an Alberta premiere. de.Vi.ate offers up a choreographic delight for fans of contemporary works in… Full details 

glow

Feb 14 - Feb 17

glow returns to Downtown Calgary to light up 2019! This annual family-friendly light, art and music festival in the heart of downtown Calgary from February 14 – 18 runs nightly from 5pm-11pm between Olympic Plaza, Harley Hotchkiss Garden and Brookfield Place and many secondary locations in between. Enjoy an array of one of a kind… Full details 

FISHtival!

Feb 16

Kick off Alberta’s Family Fishing Weekend with FREE outdoor family fun and reduced admission to our Discovery Centre, $5 (+tax) per person. Visit Investigation Stations to learn about Alberta’s fish, wildlife and winter recreation! Investigation stations are open from 10am – 4pm. Last Admission to the Discovery Centre at 3:30pm. Outdoor Fun: • Snowshoeing •… Full details 

Peppa Pig at the Calgary Zoo

Feb 16 - Feb 17

To celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Pig, the Calgary Zoo will be hosting characters from one of Treehouse’s top performing shows, Peppa Pig! Peppa and her younger brother George will be spending Family Day Weekend, February 16th and 17th, with their Calgarian fans as part of their Chinese New Year celebrations. The… Full details 

Nonsense & Sensibility: An Improvised Jane Austen

Feb 16

Have a post-Valentine’s Day celebration Jane Austen style, where witty women navigate cads, scoundrels and handsome men falling into lakes! If you truly believe good humour is what makes a suitable match, then you mustn’t miss this improvised tale of Regency romance. Followed by The Kinkonauts Conservatory & The Bechdel Test 8:00-10:00 pm Saturday, February… Full details 

Will’s Jams Live

Feb 17

The Will’s Jams Live show is an interactive, multimedia experience integrating video content from the popular TV series airing on CBC Kids with live music by Will and his Backyard Band. This show features sing-along fan favourites and first premiered in China in July 2017 as an engaging way to teach English vocabulary. Will’s fun… Full details 

World of Wheels 2019

Feb 22 - Feb 24

The 53rd annual Auto Value World of Wheels presented by Investment Vehicle Restorations, coming to Calgary February 22-24 2019 at the BMO centre. Come down to see western Canada’s finest hot rods, customs, trucks and motorcycles. Celebrity showcase with Dennis Gage from “My Classic Car”, WWE superstar Rey Mysterio, and Catherine Bach “Daisy” from The… Full details 

Maddie Storvold – Lobby Show

Feb 22

Enjoy another wonderful show in an intimate setting. Only 70 seats available for this performance! A prairie troubadour, Maddie Storvold is an emerging singer/storyteller from Edmonton, AB. With emotive finger picking, and a honeyed, impassioned voice, her music seeks to tell a story, to challenge us and to touch a fragile part of the human… Full details 

Winefest

Feb 22 - Feb 23

A world of wine awaits at Winefest — one ticket includes an all-inclusive sampling of wines from the world’s most celebrated regions including 2019’s feature regi on, Rioja, delicious hors d’oeuvres and a take-home wine glass. Visit celebratewinefest.com for pricing. Please note Early Bird deadline is Friday, January 11, 2019. Friday Evening Session (7-10pm) Saturday… Full details 

A Touch of Gold Gala

Feb 23 - Feb 24

Childhood Cancer is the #1 disease killer of children in the world, claiming the lives of more children annually than any other disease. This year’s A Touch of Gold Gala will host a silent auction boasting exciting, one of a kind items and 100% of all funds raised will be directly donated to Childhood Cancer… Full details 

An Improvised Clue – The Kinkonauts

Feb 23

A show that’ll kill, but whodunnit and how? The improviser. In the theatre. With the mimed prop. The classic board game comes to life in an improvised murder mystery other shows can’t hold a candlestick to. 6 colourful characters with suspect motives, aided by the audience to find the true killer- you could cut the… Full details 

Calgary Home + Garden Show

Feb 28 - Mar 3

The Calgary Home + Garden Show returns from February 28 to March 3 at the BMO Centre at Stampede Park. Make it Yours. From paint colour to furniture, landscaping to functionality, your space is all about you. Do the homework to make your home work at the Calgary Home + Garden Show. Find your style… Full details 

Luke McMaster

Feb 28

Formerly one half of gold selling Canadian duo McMaster & James, Luke McMaster cut his teeth on some of the biggest acts of the day, including sharing the stage with Randy Bachman, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera and more. McMaster’s first love has always been singing, performing and connecting with his audience. In his latest solo… Full details 

What’s up With Feathered Friends

Mar 1 Other event Events

Explore Alberta’s wildlife and natural spaces on the first Friday of the month. Visit investigation stations in the Discovery Centre between 10am and 3pm to take flight with the hundreds of bird species in Alberta. Join in a large group activity at 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm or 2:30pm. Activities are designed for learners ages 2 and… Full details 

Collette Vacations & Journey By Escapes: South Pacific with Danielle Smith

Mar 6

Journeys by Escapes and Collette Vacations are excited to offer an exclusive guided tour through the sun-drenched destinations of the South Pacific.  Join us and other discerning travellers from February 11 – 25, 2020 for an experience of a lifetime. Add adventure to your trip with an optional 3-night Fiji post-tour extensions.Uncover the beautiful destinations of Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji with special guest, Danielle Smith from AM 770! Learn more about this incredible travel experience below! Full details 

Captain Marvel Advance Screening

Mar 6

Set in the 1990s, Marvel Studios’ “Captain Marvel” is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe that follows the journey of Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes. While a galactic war between two alien races reaches Earth, Danvers finds herself… Full details 

YW CELEBRATE

Mar 8

On March 8, 2019 join YW for the 6th annual YW CELEBRATE event, recognizing the achievements of women in our community in honour of International Women’s Day. According to Statistics Canada, women earn $0.87 for every dollar earned by men. This gender pay gap translates to the equivalent of women working 47 days without pay… Full details 

2019 G.R.I.T. GALA – Raise Your Voice

Mar 9 - Mar 10

“Raise Your Voice” to help children achieve their full potential! Join us for our Annual Gala filled with personal stories and glimpses into the life of the G.R.I.T. Calgary Society. Relax and enjoy entertainment with Dueling Pianos and Song Wars! Speeches, raffles and our annual silent & live auctions will complete your Gala Evening. This… Full details 

Sing Shalom!

Mar 10

No matter what your faith, creed or background, song is a part of every celebration and occasion and this is no less true for people of the Jewish tradition. In this concert, the Richmond Chorus explores the wealth of Jewish music from the writing of Renaissance composer Salamone Rossi in the early 17th century through… Full details 

Festival of Animated Objects

Mar 13 - Mar 17

Animated Objects… also, more widely known as Puppets, are the great equalizer. They arouse our curiosity and suspend our judgement. They open our minds and allow us to see things from a different perspective. Breathing life into the inanimate and giving expression to the inert, the Festival of Animated Objects brings world-class artists to engage… Full details 

Alberta Ballet – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Mar 13 - Mar 16

Enter the enchanted world of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedic tale. Infused with sprightly energy, Alberta Ballet brings a wallop of vivacious mischief to Bruce Wells’ A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Inspired by Felix Mendelssohn’s otherworldly score, Wells fancifully captures the essence of the great Bard’s comedic masterpiece. Don’t miss feuding forest fairies, hapless mortals, capricious gods,… Full details 

Immigrants of Distinction Awards (IDA)

Mar 15

Immigrant Services Calgary (ISC) proudly invites you to the 23rd Annual Immigrants of Distinction Awards (IDA).  The theme for this year’s awards is ‘Immigration – Building Canada’s Prosperity.’  This year, their aim is to recognize inspirational immigrants and refugees in our nation’s ever-expanding mosaic or ethnicities, languages, cultures, and talents that have come together to create a… Full details 

Trevor Panczak

Mar 16

There’s something compelling and immediately likable about Trevor Panczak and his music. The Alberta-based and award winning country music entertainer writes, interprets and records songs that speak to one’s heart in a way that is simple and soulful with an appeal to a broad array of music fans. In simple terms, Panczak is as real… Full details 

Hamlet: A Ghost Story

Mar 20 - Apr 13

Rediscover the spirit of Shakespeare’s most famous play, HAMLET, as the titular prince of Denmark seeks vengeance for the murder of his father at the hands of his Uncle Claudius. Prince Hamlet’s suspicious mind and haunted nights will hold deep resonance for audiences of Vertigo Theatre. This tale is a ghost story, detective story and… Full details 

Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama

Mar 22

Global News Radio 770 CHQR welcomes Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama to Rogers Place in Edmonton on March 22. Tickets are on sale through Ticketmaster starting at $29.50 Produced by Live Nation, the tour will feature intimate and honest conversations between Mrs. Obama and a selection of to-be-announced moderators, reflective of the extraordinary… Full details 

Let There Be Rock

Mar 23

770 CHQR welcomes the first annual Let There Be Rock at the Big Four Roadhouse on March 23! Headlining the event will be Canadian rock music icons Tom Cochrane with Red Rider, Loverboy, and Chilliwack. Tom Cochrane’s album Mad Mad World, released more than 25 years ago, is still one of the top selling albums… Full details 

Kinky Boots

Mar 26

KINKY BOOTS is Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Inspired by true events, KINKY BOOTS takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory… Full details 

Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Show

Mar 30

Under the artistic direction of Ballet Master, Mykola Kanevets, the Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Company maintains a strong reputation as a successful and accomplished leader in Ukrainian dance the world over. Rich in intensity, energy and spirit, Cheremosh takes audiences on a colourful and exhilarating journey, thrilling them with intricate choreography, spectacular costumes and dynamic music…. Full details 

Abra Cadabra – Abba Tribute show

Apr 4

ABRA Cadabra has been touring the world for 15 years helping audiences of all ages and cultures celebrate the timeless and uplifting music of ABBA! This high–energy and captivating show keeps the music of ABBA alive. As fans of the music themselves, ABRA Cadabra prefers to not impersonate the original members of ABBA, but instead… Full details 

What’s up With Bugs

Apr 5 Other event Events

Explore Alberta’s wildlife and natural spaces on the first Friday of the month. Visit investigation stations in the Discovery Centre between 10am and 3pm to discover why bugs are the oldest wildlife species in Alberta. Join in a large group activity at 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm or 2:30pm to creep and crawl with local insects. Activities… Full details 

Prairie Mountain Fiddlers

Apr 6

Back by popular demand! This will be a foot-stomping, toe-tapping afternoon full of good old-time fiddle music. The Prairie Mountain Fiddlers play for the people and for their love of music. It is all about good old-fashioned fun! Saturday, April 6, 2019 – 2:30 p.m. Admission $16 Full details 

The Celtic Tenors

Apr 12

This charismatic globetrotting trio are the most successful classical crossover act to emerge from Ireland, singing songs they love and not taking themselves too seriously. For The Celtic Tenors, it’s all about the music, the harmonies and the fun. The Celtic Tenors will perform songs such as Danny Boy, You Raise Me Up, Nessum Dorma… Full details 

Vaisakhi Mela 2019 & CII EXPO 2019

Apr 20 - Apr 21

CANADA-INDIA INTERNATIONAL EXPO (CII EXPO) 2019, will be held in Calgary (AB). It is an extensive Expo on Trade and Export. CII EXPO will provide Canadian & Indian SMEs and small businesses from all over the world to explore and expand trade and businesses in Canada and North America. It is an incredible outlet to meet… Full details 

Vaisakhi Mela 2019 & CII EXPO 2019

Apr 20 - Apr 21

This year, We are organizing a unique event “Canada India International Expo & Vaisakhi mela from April 20-21, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. which shall take place at Genesis Community Wellness Centre NE, Calgary Canada. It would be an excellent opportunity for your company to interact with audiences and celebrate the joy of… Full details 

Under the Influence Festival – Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

Apr 25 - May 5

Tchaikovsky. Frank Zappa. Tanya Tagaq. John Corigliano. In the CPO’s most boundary-pushing festival, we explore the powerful influences and inspirations behind these great artists. This raucous and unforgettable musical journey shines a light on the iconoclasts — genre-defying musicians and composers — whose creativity has led to profound artistic upheaval. BUY YOUR TICKETS ONLINE FROM… Full details 

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