Calgary events: Things to do Nov. 8 – 14

Stretch with furry friends at the Regal Cat Cafe. Regal Cat Cafe/Facebook.

Every week LiveWire Calgary will breakdown events and things to do in Calgary. This week, take advantage of Christmas Markets, Remembrance Day ceremonies and cat yoga.

Here are some things to do in Calgary the week of Nov. 8 to 14.

Friday, Nov. 8 

Hawker Hurricane Unveiling 

What: Check out a Hawker Hurricane #5389 plane in its restored state. Learn about the history of the plane, and how it was used for defense. More than 23,000 hours have been put into this restoration. Now, the Hangar Flight Museum wants to celebrate its history.

When: Nov. 8 – 10, 2019

Where: 4629 McCall Way NE, Hangar Flight Museum

Time: Various

Price: $8 – $11

Festival of Crafts

What: Shop handmade at the 2019 Signature Festival of Crafts. More than 230 Canadian makers will be popping up in Calgary. Check out thousands of curated products in fashion, home decor and food.  

When: Nov. 8 – 10, 2019

Where: 20 Roundup Way, BMO Centre

Time: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Price: $7

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Saturday, Nov. 9 

La Bohème by Calgary Opera

What: Calgary Opera presents La Bohème opening this weekend. It follows the lives of a group of young artists as they eke out an existence on the bohemian fringes of Paris.  

When: Nov. 9, 13 & 15, 2019

Where: 1415 – 14 Avenue NW, Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium 

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Price: $48 – $160

Femme Wave Presents: If Nothing Is Done, No One Is Seen

What: Artists Claudia Chagoya and Julie Rose Sutherland present an inquiry into the ways that we memorialize marginalized victims of murder and genocide. How we can activate memorial spaces to better honour these victims?

When: Nov. 5 – 10, 2019

Where: TRUCK Contemporary Art, 2009 – 10 Avenue SW

Time: Noon – 6 p.m.

Price: Free

Sunday, Nov. 10 

Fleetwood Mac

1960’s band Fleetwood Mac comes to Calgary after cancelling previous shows in the city. Fleetwood Mac/Facebook.

What: The iconic band Fleetwood Mac makes its anticipated stop in Calgary this weekend. After cancelling previous shows in the city, any tix for previous shows will be honoured.

When: Nov. 10, 2019

Where: 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Scotiabank Saddledome

Time: 8 p.m.

Price: Various

Millarville Christmas Market

What: The Millarville Christmas Market is one of the premier shows in Alberta. Check out four days of lights, food, hayrides, music and many local vendors. 

When: Nov. 8 – 10, 2019

Where: 306097 – 192 Street West, Millarville Farmers’ Market

Time: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Price: $6

Monday, Nov. 11

The Field of Crosses Remembrance Day Ceremony

What: Every year more than 3,400 hundred crosses are displayed along Memorial Drive to symbolize the soldiers from Southern Alberta who died in action. Honour those who gave their life and thank veterans for their service in this ceremony.

When: Nov. 11, 2019

Where: Memorial Drive between 3 Street NW and Centre Street

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Price: Free

Remembrance Day Cemetery Tour

What: Learn about some of the heroes laid to rest at Burnsland Cemetery through this guided tour. It’s an opportunity to hear some of the stories of those buried there, including Calgary veterans from World War I and non-Canadians.

When: Nov. 11, 2019

Where: 3020 Spiller Rd SE, Burnsland Cemetery

Time: 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Price: Free

Tuesday, Nov. 12

Métis Week at the Library

What: Métis Week is an annual celebration of Métis people, their culture, and their contributions.  Check out live music, performances, children’s activities, genealogy programs, cultural workshops, and more. 

When: Nov. 12 – 15, 2019

Where: 800 – 3 Street SE, The Central Library

Time: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Price: Free

City and Colour

What: Canadian musician Dallas Green returns to Calgary as City and Colour for a performance at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Guests Jacob Banks and Ben Rogers will also perform. City and Colour has partnered with PLUS1 so that $1 from every ticket sold will be donated to Indspire and to MusiCounts.

When: Nov. 12, 2019

Where: 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Scotiabank Saddledome

Time: 7 p.m.

Price: $41 – $85

Wednesday, Nov. 13

Glenbow Museum Art Baby Tours

Art Baby Tours at Glenbow Museum are designed with children under the age of two in mind. Glenbow Museum/Facebook.

What: Art Tours at Glenbow Museum are designed to allow parents and caregivers of small children an opportunity to engage with art in a baby-friendly environment. For children ages two and under. These guided tours will take you through feature exhibitions with the wee ones in tow.

When: Nov. 13, 2019

Where: 130 – 9 Avenue SE, Glenbow Museum

Time: 10 a.m.

Price: $5

Thursday, Nov. 14

Calgary Christmas Market

What: Check out 15 seasonal vendors offering up Christmas-themed gifts, food and jewelry. Live holiday entertainment will be at the market throughout the day. Plus, Christmas cocktail samples, a hot chocolate bar and mulled wine. Visit Santa Claus and his reindeer and make some cookies with our family.

When: Nov. 14, 2019

Where: 510 – 77 Avenue SE, Calgary Farmers’ Market

Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Price: Free

Cat Yoga

What: Stretch with furry friends at the Regal Cat Cafe, This one-hour gentle hatha yoga session includes a complementary tea or coffee. Must be 18 years old or older to attend. Bring a yoga mat and yoga attire.

When: Nov. 14, 2019

Where: 303 10 Street NW, Regal Cat Cafe

Time: 9:15 – 10:30 a.m.

Price: $25

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