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10 things to do in Calgary this weekend

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There are plenty of local events and activities you can check out in Calgary this weekend.

Here's a look at just 10 things happening around the city:

Winefest

  • What: Sample hundreds of wines from all over the world and munch on hors d’oeuvres at Winefest 2024.
  • When: Friday, March 1 from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m., Saturday, March 2 from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Where: BMO Centre, Stampede Park, 20 Roundup Way S.E.
  • Cost: $126 - $189
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Beerfest at Bottlescrew Bill's

  • What: Bottlescrew Bill's Pub hosts its 29th annual Beerfest event, featuring more than 30 breweries and 80+ beers. Proceeds from the event go to The Mustard Seed.
  • When: Saturday, March 2 from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Where: Bottlescrew Bill's, 140 10 Ave. S.W.
  • Cost: $40

As You Like It

  • What: Theatre Calgary presents William Shakespeare's classic comedy of love and mistaken identity – with a twist! Watch As You Like It, adapted to feature music from The Beatles.
  • When: Feb. 27 – March 24
  • Where: Max Bell Theatre, Arts Commons, 220 Ninth Ave. S.E.
  • Cost: Prices vary

Wild Symphony from the Calgary Philharmonic

  • What: Travel through the trees and across the seas with Maestro Mouse and the Calgary Philharmonic for Dan Brown’s Wild Symphony, where you’ll meet a big blue whale and speedy cheetahs, tiny beetles and graceful swans in a orchestra experience for children of all ages.
  • When: Sunday, March 3 at 3 p.m.
  • Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall, Arts Commons, 205 Eighth Ave. S.E.
  • Cost: Prices vary

Alan Doyle live in concert

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Skijordue 2024

  • What: Skijordue returns to the Millarville Racetrack. More than 150 people and horses will be competing in the event, which serves as the final event of Skijor Canada's season.
  • When: Saturday, March 2 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Where: While technically not in Calgary, the Millarville Racetrack is just 20 kilometres outside of the city, located at 306097 192 St. West.
  • Cost: $32.37

Jewelry workshop

  • What: Take a jewelry tufting workshop. Tufting is a traditional Indigenous art form using dyed animal hair to create three-dimensional art, jewelry and to decorate clothing.
  • When: Sunday, March 3 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Where: Fort Calgary, 750 Ninth Ave S.E.
  • Cost: $100

Flames vs. Penguins

  • What: The Calgary Flames take on the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Saddledome.
  • When: Saturday, March 2 at 8 p.m.
  • Where: Scotiabank Saddledome, 555 Saddledome Rise S.E.
  • Cost: Prices vary

Wranglers vs. Eagles evening game

  • What: The Calgary Wranglers take on the Colorado Eagles at the Saddledome.
  • When: Friday, March 1 at 7 p.m.
  • Where: Scotiabank Saddledome, 555 Saddledome Rise S.E.
  • Cost: Prices vary

Wranglers vs. Eagles matinee

  • What: The Calgary Wranglers take on the Colorado Eagles at the Saddledome.
  • When: Sunday, March 3 at 12 p.m.
  • Where: Scotiabank Saddledome, 555 Saddledome Rise S.E.
  • Cost: Prices vary

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