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10 Socially-Distant Things To Do In Calgary This Week (April 5-9)

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Well hey there, friends! We hope that you had a fantastic long weekend and are well-rested and ready for another few days of hard work and even harder play. From places to eat to places to see, here are 10 fun socially distant things to do this week in Calgary!

CELEBRATE ROUGE’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY

Birthdays are the best days but this spring, Calgary restaurant Rouge wants to celebrate, not for a few hours, but for an entire month! In honour of its 20th anniversary, the staple spot will be launching a tasting menu compiled of crowd-pleasing appetizers, entrees, and desserts from their menu since they opened in 2001.

When: Until Saturday, May 1st
Where: 1240 8th Avenue SE, Calgary
Cost: $110+

HIT THE PATIO WITH YOUR FURRY FRIEND 

This week, leash up your best furry friend and hit the town! Calgary is spoiled for choice when it comes to pet-free patios, so really, it’s just a matter of where and when! Check the link above for some of our favourite dog-friendly restaurants in YYC.

WATCH PAUL BRANDT’S YYC HOMAGE

Alberta’s golden boy is back at it, but this time his love for YYC won’t be heard on any radio station, it’ll be seen on the big (ish) screen! Calgary sweetheart Paul Brandt is making his cinematic debut this Friday with Beauty of Pursuit, an ode to his hometown and the sport of flyfishing.

When: Friday, April 9th
Where: Online here
Cost: Free

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GO ‘GOLFING’ AT HOTEL ARTS

Miss hitting the range? This week, check out Hotel Arts’ brand new virtual golf ‘course,’ where regardless of the weather, you and your partner will be able to hit a few balls, have a few drinks, and take a lesson or two poolside!

Where: 119 12 Ave SW, Calgary
Cost: $50+

BINGE NETFLIX’S APRIL RELEASES

From documentaries comedies and originals, Netflix will be delivering hours of entertainment to get us through another month of craziness. This week, those who would prefer to stay indoors can binge their way through isolation with a ton of new releases! Enjoy!

CANADIAN FILM FESTIVAL

If you’re tired of Netflix, you can tune into the Canadian Film Festival. This online event will be showcasing some amazing local talent. It’s all about the Canadian indie film scene and you’ll find movie screenings, industry talks, and workshops on the schedule.

Where: Check it out on Super Channel
When: Running all week

ATTEND THE CHROMEO VIRTUAL LIVE SHOW 

Live music? We hardly remember her. It’s been far too long since we’ve swayed and bopped at a concert, but we’re putting our feet down! We refuse to be vibeless any longer! This Friday, Canadian electro-funk duo Chromeo will remind North Americans what life can look like beyond isolation by holding not one, but two concerts in participation with Stub Hub. Hit the link above for tickets!

When: Friday, April 9th
Where: Get tickets above
Cost: $18+

CHECK OUT A YYC DOG PARK

Whether you’re looking to bond with your furry pal, get some exercise, or just to pup watch, there’s really nothing better than grabbing a coffee and wandering one of Calgary’s dog parks! Not sure which one you should check out? Click the link above for our favourites.

TAKE A SELF GUIDED ART MURAL TOUR

From East to West, Calgary has some incredible art murals. Now that the weather is a little bit nicer, why not check some of them out by using the map in the link above! Take photos, get some fresh air and stretch those legs!

ENJOY DINNER AND A MOVIE AT HOTEL ARTS

Miss going to the movie theatre to catch a flick? Well, the folks at Calgary’s Hotel Arts want you to grab some popcorn and enjoy with their dinner and movie staycation package. For less than $300 enjoy a night of luxury and fun in one of their suites.

When: See dates above
Where: 119 12 Ave SW, Calgary
Cost: $275+

There you have it, friends 10 socially distant things to do in Calgary this week. Enjoy yourselves out there and as always, please be kind, be safe and have fun!