From flash mobs to bold conversation, this weekend has a lot to offer Calgary. We’ve got fun for the whole family as well as some adult only events in this week’s rundown of the Top Things to do in Calgary Oct 23-25, 2015 so there’s no excuse to stay home this weekend!
Flashlight Nights & Freaky Fridays at Cobb’s Corn Maze (Friday Oct 23rd 5-9:00pm) -Fun for all ages, bring a flashlight and find your way through the corn mazes in the dark! Take a ride on the creepy tractor ride, and if you’re brave enough, you can go through the 2 haunted houses, plus a big bonfire to keep you warm.
Admission $12-13, Children under 3 Free
‘Life Advice from Donuts’ Book Launch & Donut Party (Saturday Oct 24 1-3:00pm Commons Church Hall (Kensington)) – Good free fun for the whole family, join children’s book author Amanda Audit on Saturday October 24th from 1-3pm for the ‘Life Advice with Donuts’ book launch at a Donut inspired afternoon of FREE family fun in Kensington Calgary! The launch event will include all sorts of fun activities for the whole family including donut decorating, colouring stations, a Life Advice from Donuts reading, door prizes, book signings and of course some espresso and donuts for the parents!
Free to attend
Glenbow Museum Launch Party (Saturday Oct 24 7-11:00pm) – Check out the Calgary’s Glenbow Museum’s Launch Party a unique celebration of art, fashion and design to celebrate the opening of their new exhibitions including Paul Hardy’s Kaleidoscopic Animalia (Paul Hardy Design) , David Thauberger: Road Trips & Other Diversions and From Our Collection: Recent Acquisitions. The event includes performances by The Wet Secrets, DJ Rob Faust and Calgary’s premier Vogue troupe, The Bad Girls Club YYC and a specialty cocktail cash bar.
Admission is by donation at the door.
Thrill the World: Zombie Thriller Flash Mob (Saturday Oct 24 Southcentre Mall 2-5pm) – It’s Thriller Time! Kick start your YYC Halloween with the biggest flash mob Calgary has ever seen! Free to join and open to everyone, dress up as a zombie and join the “Thriller” World Record attempt at Southcentre Mall Centre Court. Learn the moves online, and then join us on Saturday October 24th for a giant zombie “Thriller” flash mob and help us break the world record. No zombie attire? Get your makeup done on site for a small fee ($5) and kick the fun up a notch!
Free – Open to all ages & skills!
Social Supper: Bold Conversations (Sunday Oct 25 5:30-8:30pm Fiasco HQ) – Join in Calgary’s first social supper, presented by Branded Magazine in support of The United Way and in collaboration with GEN NEXT. The idea behind this dining experience is to spark bold conversations about some of the real issues our city faces (this dinner’s topic: policy change) – Join in for a candid chat and make some new friends over Sunday supper. Industry leaders will be on hand to facilitate conversations as well as table talkers with bold questions to ask each other. The event is sponsored by TD Canada Trust, proceeds of the ticket sales will support The United Way. The ticket price includes a three course meal catered by Nicole Gourmet with wine included.