What to do this weekend in Calgary: November 25 & 26, 2017

The holiday season is warming up, with plays, concerts, and Christmas craft fairs taking place around Calgary every weekend from now until the new year. Find your next activity below!



UCalgary Global Village Band

Saturday, November 25 8:00 pm

Canada’s wide range of musical cultures will be on full display during this performance by the UCalgary Global Village Band. On November 25, allow U of C faculty, alumni, students and guests to take you on a musical journey as they perform global traditional music in the Eckhardt Gramatté Hall. Tickets are $26 for adults, $19 for seniors/students.

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Granta 141: Canada

Saturday, November 25 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Join Wordfest, The Banff Centre’s Literary Arts program, and the Calgary Public Library for the launch of a special issue of Granta, celebrating the diversity of social, political and literary life in Canada. Featuring conversations and readings from Madeleine Thien, Alex Leslie, Lisa Moore & Anakana Schofield. Includes an audience Q&A. 75 minutes, followed by a book signing.

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If your children go to Catholic school in Airdrie:

Parenting in a Dual Culture

Saturday, November 25 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us for a FREE interactive workshop on raising children in a dual culture for Newcomers to Canada.Acquaint yourselves with tools and resources that will help you succeed in parenting. Presented by the In School Settlement Program of the Calgary Bridge Foundation for Youth.

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Spruce Meadows International Christmas Market

Saturday, November 25 and Sunday, November 26, 2017

This market is taking place over three weekends starting in mid-November and running into December. Find imported gifts and handmade items that are perfect for your loved ones at the indoor and outdoor venues. More than 250 vendors are on-site and there will also be live music performances and dance displays.

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