There’s always something going on
Here’s a quick roundup of what’s coming up at the Carriage House Inn and in and around Calgary. This city loves a good party, and there’s always a Calgary festival or event or something new and exciting happening, so check our activities calendar often to make sure you don’t miss out!
Events Around Town ~ December 2013
Sept. 7 to Jan. 12: Glenbow Museum: Transformations: The exhibition features nationally important artwork by Group of Seven member A.Y. Jackson and significant works (some never before seen in Canada) by famed German artist Otto Dix.
Nov. 9 to Dec. 8: Vertigo Theatre: Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play.
Nov. 14 to Feb. 2: Stage West: Love Train - the Soul of Motown. A journey through the music of Soul and R&B.
Nov. 15 to Dec. 21: Town of Okotoks: Spirit of Christmas at the Okotoks Art Gallery: showcasing one-of-a-kind holiday ornaments, jewelry, cards and original artwork, all crafted by local artisans! Everything priced under $200. Stop in and shop for brilliant, yet affordable, original artisan gifts!
Nov. 15 to Feb. 16: Jubilations: Best of Friends Reunion: Set to hits from the 1990's, along with a few timeless classics, Best of Friends Reunion is your chance to catch up with these loveable characters!
Nov. 21 to Dec. 29: Alberta Theatre Projects: Around the World in 80 Days. Take in this amazing race that the whole family will enjoy.
Nov. 23 to Dec. 22: Heritage Park: Once Upon a Christmas:Celebrate the magic of Christmas past and experience the charm of an old fashioned Christmas. Saturdays and Sundays 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Buffet tickets must be pre-purchased by calling 403-268-8500.
Nov. 25 to Dec. 21: Lunchbox Theatre: The After Party: Join us for another delightful and charming holiday production by Neil Fleming who wrote the smash-hit Last Christmas.
Nov. 28 to Dec. 24: Theatre Calgary: A Christmas Carol: Calgary's favourite Christmas tradition is back! Playing to sold-out houses every year, get your tickets early to be part of the magic. Celebrating 20 years with Stephen Hair as Ebenezer Scrooge. Tickets $35. Playing at the EPCOR Centre.
Nov. 30: Deerfoot Inn & Casino: Bret Michaels: Wristband 6:30 p.m. – show at 9 p.m. $79 for general seating or $89 for reserved (1st 10 rows).
Nov. 30: Talisman Centre: Join us as we celebrate our 30th Anniversary with 1983 drop-in prices.
Dec. 1: Monteverdi's 1610 Vespers: Praetorius: Christmas Vespers: presented by Calgary's Spiritus Chamber Choir and Early Music Voices" at Knox United Church featuring Calgary's professional vocal ensemble VoiceScapes.
Dec. 1: Roadhouse: Mister Movember: We've partnered with official Movember Coordinators and Prostate Cancer Foundation along with Hedkandi Salon to give participants in "Movember" a clean slate for a $5 donation benefiting Prostate Cancer. Be here to win cash prizes for best mustache, goatee, sides and full beard! Register online.
Dec. 3: Manning Centre: Webinar Using Eventbrite to Maximize Your Efforts in Reaching Your Event Goal: One hour webinar to help you maximize your effort in setting up and running an event. Free starts at 6 p.m. MDT.
Dec 7 & 14: Chinook Honey Company: ‘Christmas at the Hive’: Family winter fun outdoors and in. Sleigh rides, fireside lunch, snow candle making and honey toffee as well as free Meadery tours and tastings. Fundraising for Foothills Country Hospice, free admission.
Dec. 8: Okotoks Rotary Performing Arts: Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra: Watch as they perform an interactive recital - 7 p.m. Tickets $15 in advance.
Dec. 12: Telus Spark Science Centre: Adults Only Night: Join us as we celebrate the catalysts, game changers, innovators and ideas that make the world an amazing place to live.
Dec. 12: Cowboys Casino: Join us for our 19th Annual After Luncheon Party 4 p.m. Tickets $10.
Dec. 12, 14 & 12: Fort Calgary: Cirque de So-So Ho-Ho-Ho: A Comic Mystery by Leslie Carmichael. A down-on-its-luck circus at Christmas. Will Pret Zell bend over backwards for Tha-Dump-Bump the Clown? Who will do the Big Sleep under the Big Top?
Dec. 13: Okotoks Rotary Performing Arts: Altius Brass, presents ‘Holiday Brass’. This eighteen-member ensemble hosts an impressive night of holiday music - 7 p.m. Tickets: $15 in advance
Dec. 15: Azuridge Estate Hotel: Holiday Brunch in support of The Calgary Food Bank: $10 from each guest goes towards the charity. Price $60 per adult, $25 per child under 12, children under 5 years are free. Complimentary photo with Santa Claus and Cookie decorating for children.
Dec. 19 to 24: Alberta Ballet: The Nutcracker: Set to Tchaikovsky’s treasured score, this spectacular multimillion dollar production delights with glittering sets, lavish costumes, and enchanting dance. Before each show, join us for a wonderland of activities.
Dec. 31: Deerfoot Inn & Casino: Trooper: Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 - Wristband 7 p.m. – Show at 11 p.m. - $69 for general seating or $89 for reserved (1st 10 rows) – Add our New Year’s Eve Buffet Buffet before the show – only $49.95
Dec. 31: Deerfoot Inn & Casino: Glass Tiger: Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 – Wristband 6.30 p.m. – Dinner 7.30 – 9.30 p.m. – Show at 11 p.m. – Dinner and Show $149.