What’s Up This Weekend?On November 10, 2022 by Calgary's Child
November 11 to 13
Remembrance Day Events
November 11, 10am; Remembrance Day at the Military Museums, this year’s ceremony begins at 10am, with the arrival of VIPs and guests of honor. At 10:57am, “Last Post” is performed and flags are lowered, followed by two minutes of silence and the laying of ceremonial wreaths. Learn more at themilitarymuseums.ca/visit/events-and-exhibits/remembrance-day.
November 11, 9:30am; Remembrance Day at The Hangar Flight Museum, each year on Remembrance Day, we gather to ensure we never forget. The helicopter landing area behind The Hangar Flight Museum was once a parade square during the Second World War as part of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan. Eagle Copters partner with the museum to host the service in this space. Learn more at thehangarmuseum.ca/upcoming-events.
November 11, 10:15am; Remembrance Day at Fort Calgary, join Fort Calgary in the Burnswest Theatre for a free Remembrance Day service offered in partnership with the RCMP Veterans’ Association, Calgary Division. The program will include a commemorative address and benediction prayer and a commemorative address from George Pambrum (Sgt. Major, Ret.) of the Métis Nation of Alberta. Space is limited and registration is required. Learn more at fortcalgary.com.
November 11, 10:45am; Remembrance Day at Canadian Pacific Headquarters, this Remembrance Day ceremony pays tribute to the more than 33000 CP employees who served and is open to the public at the CP Head Office. The ceremony continues the company’s annual tradition of honoring veterans at CP’s Memorial Square, built to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War. Learn more at cpr.ca.
November 11, 10:30am; Remembrance Day at the Kirby Centre, an indoor Remembrance Day service commemorating the sacrifices of members of all armed forces who served and continue to serve, during times of conflict and peace. Learn more at kerbycentre.com.
November 11, 10:30am; Remembrance Day at Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium — Royal Canadian Legion, tickets are available at the door and parking is free. The Calgary Girls Choir will be participating in the service. Weather permitting, there will be a march past outside on the west side of the building, immediately following the indoor ceremony. Learn more at remembranceday.legion.ca.
November 11, 10am to 5pm; Remembrance Day at Studio Bell, observe Remembrance Day at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre. At 11am a special rendition of “The Last Post” will commence on the trumpet by internationally known trumpeter Karen Gustafson followed by two minutes of silence in remembrance of the fallen men and women who served our nation. Learn more at studiobell.ca/whats-on/event/remembrance-day-at-studio-bell-2022.
November 11, 1pm to 2:15pm; Remembrance Day Free Public Skate, there will be free public skating at select City arenas. Bring your own skates and helmets to participate.
Until November 11; Field of Crosses, every year, from November 1 to 11, 3500 crosses are placed along Calgary’s Memorial Drive to honor fallen soldiers from Southern Alberta. The five-acre memorial is lit 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to give visitors a chance to pay their respects to these brave Canadians who lost their lives. Learn more at themilitarymuseums.ca.
November 10 to 13; JazzYYC Canadian Festival, the festival returns with four days of live music at unique venues like the Ironwood Stage and Grill, Central Library, and King Eddy, with some of the greatest Canadian jazz musicians of today playing. Tickets are available now for select shows. Learn more at jazzyyc.com/canadian-jazz-fest-2022.
November 11 to 12; Mahler’s Fifth Symphony, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra presents Mahler’s Fifth Symphony, led by Music Director Rune Bergmann, an emotional odyssey, from dark tragedy to exultant joy at Jack Singer Concert Hall. Learn more at artscommons.ca/whats-on/mahlers-fifth-symphony.
November 11 to 12; Edgemont Winter Handmade Market, check out local, homemade crafty wares for the perfect Christmas gifts and decorations at the Edgemont Community Association. Entrance fee is a donation. Learn more at edgemont.ab.ca.
November 11 to 12; Glamorgan Christmas Fair, shop at this popular market; there’s a gift for everyone’s wish list. With over 40 vendors you’re sure to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list at the Glamorgan Community Association. Learn more at myglamorgan.ca.
November 11 to 13; Okotoks Christmas Market, the annual Okotoks Christmas Festival marks the beginning of the Christmas season and takes place at the Foothills Centennial Centre. Kick off your Christmas shopping at this fantastic event with artisans, boutique businesses, and local artists. Learn more at themarketsquare.ca.
November 11 to 13; Taboo Show, the Taboo Naughty but Nice Sex Show provides an upscale adult playground dedicated to enhancing lifestyles, encouraging romance, personal betterment and all things taboo at the BMO Centre. Learn more at tabooshow.com/Calgary.
November 11 to 13; Homestead Market Christmas Market, more than 20 talented vendors show off their beautiful artisan creations – everything form hot sauces, to jams and jellies, wines, custom tumblers, clothing, jewelry and more. Learn more at homesteadmarketalberta.com.
November 12, 3pm to 10:30pm; Calgary’s Pupusas Festival, the Calgary Salvadorian Folklore Association proudly invites you to the second annual Pupusas Festival at the Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre. Celebrate a Salvadorian delight Las Pupusas. Calgary’s official Pupusas day celebration.
November 12, 1pm to 6pm; Block by Block Party, you’re invited to a block party to celebrate the glow-up of the neighborhood’s places, spaces and faces at 8 Avenue and 4 Street SE. Enjoy a variety show of live music, Indigenous dancers, magicians and more hosted by a local drag queen. The DJ will keep you moving as you explore family activities, food trucks and a beer garden while fire pits keep you warm.
November 12, 10am to 3pm; Canyon Meadows Community Association Christmas Craft Fair, it’s time for the annual Canyon Meadows Community Association Christmas Craft Fair at Lloyd Hand Hall. Gather as a community to bring in the holiday season and promote local artisans, craftspeople, and small business owners. Learn more at cmca.ca.
November 12, 10am to 3pm; Good Shepherd Moravian Church Christmas Craft Fair, get ready for the holidays with handmade gifts and decor for all of your winter festivities. At the Good Shepherd Moravian Church Christmas Craft Fair, you’ll find a wide selection of unique items and free admission.
November 12, 10am to 4pm; Light Up Your Holidays Market, light up your holidays at the Erin Woods Community Association for the first Calgary market with a variety of vendors.
November 12 and 13; Chocolate Fest at Granary Road, a weekend of sweet surprises, like brownies, cupcakes, hot chocolate, ice cream and more. Take part in the musical-chairs-style cake walk for a chance to bring home some chocolaty goodness or enter the SMARTIES-Pants Choco-Trivia event. Learn more at granaryroad.com.
November 12 to 13, 10am to 3pm; Bowness Holiday Craft Fair, stop by the Bowness Holiday Craft Fair at the Bowness Community Association to get a head start on your holiday shopping. Local vendors have a wide selection of unique and hand-crafted items. Support a local business and the BCA by stopping by. Learn more at allevents.in/calgary/bowness.
November 13, 10:30am to 3pm, Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar, at the Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale, tables will showcase a wide variety of unique and cultural items: homemade baking, handmade and Scandinavian crafts, toys, woodworking, knitting, painting, dolls, cards, jewelry, pottery and much more. Learn more at scancentre.ca.
November 13, 10am to 3pm; Scenic Acres Christmas Shopping Extravaganza, find perfect gifts for holiday giving from your favorite home businesses at the Scenic Acres Community Association It’s easy when the best vendors gather together in one place. Learn more at scenicacresca.ca.
Until November 13; Calgary National Bank Challenger, the largest professional men’s and women’s combined indoor tennis tournament in Canada, with some of the best up-and-coming players in the world at the OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre. Learn more at calgary.nationalbankchallenger.com.
Until November 13; Calgary European Film Festival, the festival features viewings of more than 20 films from across the European countries you can watch at the Globe Cinema or online. All productions include English subtitles. Learn more at calgaryeuropeanfilmfestival.ca.
Until November 13; Stage West Theatre Presents Driving Miss Daisy, 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. Learn more at stagewestcalgary.com.
Thursday to Sunday until November 13; Millarville Christmas Market, this market was established in 1988 as one of the premier craft and artisan shows in Alberta. You’ll enjoy eight fabulous days of food trucks, music, reindeer viewing, photos with Santa and so many of your favorite seasonal vendors as well as many new vendors at Millarville Racetrack. millarvilleracetrack.com.
Until November 13, 9am to 2:30pm; Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo Safari Sunday Brunch, join the Calgary Zoo each Sunday for a unique Calgary brunch experience. Brunch is held in the heart of Destination Africa. Enjoy gourmet and comfort breakfast foods, including a free-flowing chocolate fountain with fresh fruit, eggs Benedict with Canadian bacon, a Belgian waffle bar, and more! Pre-purchase and save! Get your combo brunch and admission tickets today. Learn more at calgaryzoo.com/events/safari-brunch.
Until November 19, Theatre Calgary presents The Importance of Being Earnest, a tale of mistaken identities, rapid-fire wit, and cucumber sandwiches at Max Bell Theatre. Learn more at theatrecalgary.com.
Until November 20; ‘Wolves: The Art of Dempsey Bob’ at Glenbow, the exhibition features 65 works and is the first-ever retrospective of Demsey 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. Learn more at glenbow.org/exhibitions/wolves/.
Until November 27; Loose Moose Theatre Presents Treasure Island, 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. Learn more at loosemoose.com.
Until December 21; Christmas in the Country Art Sale, 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. Learn more at shop.leightoncentre.org.
Until January 2; Goodnight Moon Digital Immersion Experience at TELUS Spark, 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. Learn more at sparkscience.ca/whats-on/goodnight-moon.
Until January 14, Jubilations Dinner Theatre presents The Office: A Pop Rock Comedy, a hilarious take on the goings on at a small paper company office with Jim, Pam, Michael, and Dwight. Learn more at jubilations.ca/the-office-a-pop-rock-parody.
Until January 15; A Mighty Shrek Christmas, Jubilations Junior presents A Mighty Shrek Christmas – a production written for kids, and a meal designed with kids in mind. Learn more at jubilations.ca.
Until January 22; Potion Putt – A Wizardry Minigolf Course, 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. Learn more at potionputt.com.
Until March; Snowshoe Under the Stars, this November, enjoy the great outdoors and up your next date night with this one-of-a-kind experience. On this unique excursion, Calgarians will follow a skilled guide on a fresh, starlit tour through forest and snow, then can sip hot cocoa in a secluded meadow. They’ll bring the drinks, the lamps, and the telescope, and all you have to bring is yourself, and a good jacket! Learn more at kananaskisoutfitters.com.
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