Happy Sunday, friends! We hope that you’ve all had a wonderful weekend, full of fun, friends and some serious RNR. While many of us will have to head back to work tomorrow, it won’t be without exciting activates that you can check out after you clock out for the day! From the return of Calgary’s Underground Film Festival to concerts, art galleries and more – here are just 10 things to do in Calgary this week.
POP SOME CORN AT CUFF
As we mentioned the Calgary’s Underground Film Festival is back, but you’ve only got the rest of this week to enjoy it! Check it out and enjoy another another year of incredible cinematography, impressive writing, and local love. Tickets are on sale now!
When: Until Sunday, May 1st
Where: 617 8 Ave SW
Cost: $119 for a season pass
ATTEND A’ FUN’DRAISER AT HERITAGE PARK
Cocktails AND corsets? Sounds like quite the event – does it not? This week, check out Heritage Park for an throwback fundraiser in celebration of Alberta’s history-making women, featuring local drag superstars, food and networking!
When: Tuesday, April 26th
Where: 1900 Heritage Dr. SW, Calgary
Time: 6 pm – 10 pm
HIT THE GLENBOW’S POPUP GALLERY
Feeling artsy? While there’s no stand-in for the real thing, Calgary’s Glenbow Museum’s FREE short-term exhibition space in the Edison comes pretty dang close,. Featuring art from all over the world and right here in Calgary, this one of a kind popup is practically dessert for your eyes.
Where: 150 9th Avenue SW, Calgary
CHECK OUT THE JULY TALK SHOW
Known for popular songs like Push + Pull and Picturing Love, singer-songwriters July Talk will take over the Grey Eagle Theatre for one night this month. Grab a drink and check it out Calgary! You won’t want to miss out!
When: Thursday, April 28th
Where: 3777 Grey Eagle Dr, Calgary
Time: 7 pm
WANDER ‘THE SISTINE CHAPEL’
You’re running out of time, Calgary! Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition is still here in Calgary so why not check it out this week?! Get dressed up, grab the hand of someone special and wander a stunning art installation that has already made a splash all over the world.
When: Until May 15th
Where: 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary
GRAB A BITE AT ONE OF CANADA’S BEST BRUNCH SPOTS
From coast to coast Canada has some incredible eateries – but Calgary can seriously hold its own! This month, OpenTable named Canada’s best 100 brunch spots and four Calgary restaurants made the cut. Check out the list above and enjoy!
ENJOY A NIGHT AT THE BALLET
The ballet is back – and this week Calgarians can enjoy a production of Cinderella at the Jubilee Auditorium. Based on the beloved children’s story – this beautiful show will delight audiences of all ages with familiar music, stunning costumes, and timeless magic. Don’t miss it!
When: Thursday, April 28th – May 7th
Where: 1415 14 Ave NW
RELAX IN AN ALBERTA HOTSPRING
The weather in Calgary has been wild, but one activity will put us at ease no matter how gloomy it gets. This week, pack up a bathing suit and check out one of Alberta’s beautiful hot springs or year-round pools. Hit the link above for our favorites!
WANDER CONTEMPORARY CALGARY
Consider yourself more ‘contemporary?’ This week check out the brand new artists being featured in the old Telus science centre space – a stunning museum with stories to tell, and expectations to exceed. The best part? Admission is only $10 – so get a coffee, grab a friend and enjoy!
When: Open Wednesday to Sunday
Where: 701 11th Street SW
Cost: $10 for GA
ENTER THE PIXELARIUS ZONE
Take gamine one step further! This week, check out Telus Spark’s Pixelarius Zone – a unique VR experience where guests can put their reaction times, logic and patience to the test.
When: Now open
Where: 220 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Cost: Included in general admission ($26)
There you have it, folks. 10 events happening in Calgary this week. Now get out and enjoy yourselves! You deserve to have some fun!
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