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8 things to do in Calgary this weekend (January 10-12)

Via Canadian Press

Hey there, Calgary. Happy Friday Eve! Man, it’s going to be a chilly weekend. Luckily only, like, two of our recommendations require stripping down outside or jumping into ice water. Hehe, read on to see what that’s about.

Here are 8 things to do this weekend in Calgary!

CHAMPANGE DRIP & LUZCID

Since breaking into the electronic scene in 2014, Champagne Drip has worked with a ton of genre heavyweights, including Billboard-making duo Disclosure. EDM musician Luzcid has worked with wavemakers like Bassnectar and has earned millions of streams on Spotify and YouTube. You can catch both of them in the very same place this weekend. You won’t want to miss it!

When: Friday, January 10th
Where: 840 9 Avenue SW, Calgary
Time: 9:00 pm
Cost: FREE

PUCKS FOR PAWS HOCKEY GAME 

Calgary, get ready to squeal and “eek,” because the Pucks for Paws hockey game is back! This Friday, catch the Calgary Hitmen as they take on the Lethbridge Hurricanes for a charity faceoff in partnership with the Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society and the Four Feet Companion Foundation.

When: Friday, January 10th
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Time: 7 PM – 10 PM
Cost: $15+

9TH ANNUAL ICEBREAKER POLAR DIP

Watch over 80 adrenaline junkies in crazy costumes dive into freezing water to raise funds and awareness for the SA Foundation’s work against human trafficking. For a chilly event, it’s sure to warm you heart.

When: Saturday, January 11th
Where: 29 Masters Park Southeast, Calgary
Time: 1 PM
Cost: Free to attend

DREW GREGORY

This guy is as country authentic as they come. When Drew Gregory isn’t herding cattle on his farm right here in Alberta, he’s herding crowds into music venues across the country. He’ll be taking the stage at The King Edward Hotel on the 11th. Home is where the heart is!

When: Saturday, January 11th
Where: 8 – 9 Ave SE, Calgary
Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Cost: $15+

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DIVE IN MOVIE: ABOMINABLE

Grab a tube and get ready to experience a movie night unlike anything else. Prune and bob or hang out poolside while you watch this month’s showing of Dream Works, Abominable.

When: Saturday, January 11th
Where: 2000 Southland Drive SW, Calgary
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Cost: $6 +

BATTLE OF ALBERTA

The Calgary Flames will take on the Edmonton Oilers in a tense showdown of grit, determination, and fan support. GO FLAMES, GO!

When: Saturday, January 11th
Where: 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Time: 8:00 pm
Cost: $91+

MAMMA MIA

Here we go again! MY MY, how can you resist it? Catch the ABBA-inspired musical at Stage West all month long.

When: All January long (Until Sunday, February 9th)
Where: 727 – 42 Avenue SE, Calgary
Time: See times here
Cost: $75 +

NO PANTS C-TRAIN RIDE 

Bare it all! Keep the jacket on, but drop trou during this Sunday’s harmless prank-turned global tradition. Nervous? There will be a meeting at the Palomino Smokehouse and Social Club at 3:30 PM for any one participating in the event. Prepare yourselves, Calgary. It’s going to be a chilly weekend!

When: Sunday January 12th
Where: Palomino Smokehouse – 109 7 Avenue SW, Calgary
Time: 3:30 PM
Cost: $3.50 (cost of a C-Train ticket)

There you have it, Calgary! Not too shabby, hey? Now get out there and enjoy all the fun things to do this weekend, because it’ll be Monday again in the blink of an eye.

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