What’s Up This Weekend? – September 9 to 11

94_Autonomy_S128Second Annual ILLUMINASIA Garden and Lantern Festival at the Calgary Zoo
Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sep 8, 2016 – Oct 16, 2016 at 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Thursdays through Sundays, September 8 to October 16. Authentic Chinese lanterns will light up the Calgary Zoo and set the stage for a unique experience like no other in Calgary! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.

The LEGO Imagine Nation Tour
Friday Sep 9, 2016 at 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The LEGO Imagine Nation Tour is stopping at Calgary’s BMO Centre from September 9 to 11! LEGO fans of all ages can discover life-size LEGO models, dive into a huge Brick Pit, learn from a Master Model Builder, walk away with giveaway, and witness a reproduction of the Calgary Saddle Dome being built out of LEGO bricks! This event offers five sessions throughout the weekend. Visit the website to learn more about the tour, to explore dates and session times, and to purchase tickets. Tickets will also be available at the door for purchase with major credit cards (no cash transactions). LEGOImagineNationTour.com

Calgary Produce Marketing Association Harvest Sale at Heritage Park
Everyday from Sep 10, 2016 – Sep 11, 2016 at 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
September 10 & 11. Stock up on fresh fruits and veggies at rock-bottom prices that benefit local charities. Then stay and enjoy activities throughout the Park! For more information, visit the website.

Dream Day Fall Fair
Saturday Sep 10, 2016 at 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Dream Day Fall Fair is coming to the Town of Crossfield! Dream Day is everything you loved about Fall Fairs growing up, from rides and carnival food, to having your face painted and meeting some furry friends at the petting Zoo. Also, there will be 7 show homes by Homes by Dream Calgary, ReidBuilt Homes Calgary, and McKee Homes on display. You don’t want to miss this great event for kids, adults and families. Best of all, it’s free! Here is a list of all the fun events/activities to expect: Food Truck (Spud Studz); BBQ; Ice Cream Truck; Lemonade Truck (Family Freezed); Cotton Candy Stand (Sugar Cube); Popcorn Truck (Sugar Creek Gourmet Popcorn). Activities: Euro Bungee; Face Painters; Balloon Artists; Magician; Arts and Crafts Booth; Blow-up Slide; Obstacle Course; Musical Guests (Josh Wilson Band); Petting Zoo and more! Check out the website for more information.

Wishmaker Walk – The Princess Prance Edition
Sunday Sep 11, 2016 at 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Hear Ye, Hear Ye! Calling all Noble Princesses! The Kingdom of Children’s Wish formally announces the Royal annual Wishmaker Walk – The Princess Prance Edition. Come one, come all for an enchanted race where everyone is a Princess for a day. The annual #WishmakerWalk sees thousands of Canadians participate in a fun, family-oriented day with one goal in common: to raise money so that children living with a life-threatening illness can be granted their most heartfelt wish. Distance: 1km or 5km route. Registration begins at 9am and event starts at 10am. For more information and for more unique ways to get involved and raise funds and awareness, visit the website.