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Things to do this weekend in Calgary (Jan 11 – 13)

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What’s up, pals? It’s almost weekend time and you know what that means: we’re gearing up for some fun times and questionable decisions. If you’re down to try new things and break outta that comfort zone, keep reading and we’ll give you the lowdown on this weekend’s events!

Roughnecks vs Black Wolves

Everyone knows Roughnecks games get rowdy, but they get even rowdier when there are dueling pianos at halftime. That’s right, the Kings from Ozzy Rules will be playing during the break, so grab a drink and get your body prepped for some magic on the keys (and on the field)!

When: Saturday, January 12
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome– 555 Saddledome Rise SE
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: $20.50+

Penguin Walk at the Calgary Zoo

For the 7th year in a row, Calgarians are getting the chance to enjoy the Calgary Zoo Penguin Walk! The lucky spectators will be up close and personal with a gorgeous group of king penguins during this annual spectacle.

When: Daily from January 12 to mid-March
Where: Calgary Zoo– 210 St. George’s Drive NE
Time: 11 AM
Cost: Adult: $29.95; Senior (60+): $27.95; Child/Youth (3—15): $19.95; Infant (2 & under): Free

DIY Terrarium Workshop

Nurture that green thumb and get planting, people. Terrariums are perfect gifts/paperweights home decor items, so drop 50 bucks to design yourself the perfect one.

When: Saturday, January 12
Where: Plant– 1327 9 Ave SE
Time: 9:30AM – 11:30AM
Cost: $55

Calgary Renovation Show

If you’re an HGTV addict, this one’s for you. The Calgary Renovation Show returns for 2019 with exhibitors and presenters sharing reno ideas and inspiration from more than 200 different brands and from local vendors.

When: Friday, January 11 – Sunday, January 13
Where: BMO Centre, 1410 Olympic Way SE
Time: Varying times
Cost: Adult tickets from $9 online, $12 at the event

2019 Mackenzie FIS Freestyle Ski Acro World Cup

Starting Friday, Winsport’s Canada Olympic Park will be welcoming the world’s best freestyle moguls skiers to compete in the FIS Freestyle Ski Moguls World Cup. Over 100 athletes from 15 different countries will challenge Team Canada in men’s and women’s single moguls, so come out and support our home and native land!

When: Friday, January 11 – Sunday, January 13
Where: Winsport COP– 88 Canada Olympic Rd SW
Time: Varying times
Cost: Free to watch

Ukrainian Festival at Granary Road

The answer to all of life’s problems is pierogies. Don’t fight us on this, we can’t be convinced otherwise– and once you hit the Ukrainian Fest, you’ll see what we mean. Hit it up for a specialty market, tons of food, and activities!

When: Friday, January 11 – Sunday, January 13
Where: Granary Road– 226066 112 Street West, Foothills No. 31, AB
Time: 9:30AM – 5:30PM each day
Cost: Free!

Flames vs Coyotes

Our boys are absolutely killing it this season, and we don’t expect that trend to change anytime soon. Join the C of Red as we take on the AZ Coyotes this Sunday!

When: Sunday, January 13
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome– 555 Saddledome Rise SE
Time: 7:30PM
Cost: $30.44+

Rumble Boxing White Out Party

New year, new you, right? Hit up Rumble this Sunday for a glow party and sweat sesh featuring– you guessed it– all white everything.

When: Sunday, January 13
Where: Rumble Boxing Country Hills– 5149 Country Hills Blvd NW
Time: 11:30AM – 12:20PM
Cost: Normal class price

Play safe, Calgary!

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