From Trivia Night to the EV Long Table Dinner, here's what's up this week in YYC.
1. Trivia Night: Sex and the City
August 8th from 7pm to 9pm
WURST, 2437 4 St SW
Tuesday’s are no longer the Wurst day of the week. On Tuesday August 8th, grab your best girl friends, throw on your favourite pair of Jimmy Choo’s and come sip on a cosmo at WURST for Trivia Night: Sex and the City 2.0 edition. We are bringing NYC to YYC and can’t wait for you to join us.
2. EV Long Table Dinner
August 9th from 6pm to 10pm
George C. King Bridge
Summer lovin’ on George C. King Bridge. On Wednesday, August 9th, gather your besties, dress up in your Summer’s best, and celebrate the season with a gorgeous long table dinner presented by Mealshare. With live entertainment from Chris Maric and Lynn Olagundoye, along with breathtaking views of the city, this lush, long table dinner features a delightful menu crafted by dynamic food truck and chef collaborations. Expect all star duos like Anju Restaurant with Zilford’s Fried Chicken, Home & Away with Taiko Taco, Charbar + Charcut with Lil’ Truck on the Prairie, The Nash & Notable Restaurants with Roadtisserie, and CIBO with Fiasco Gelato.
3. Taste of Calgary
August 10th - August 13th from 11am - 9pm
Eau Claire Festival Plaza, 200 Barclay Parade SW
Mark your calendars and prepare to enjoy the city’s most appetizing festival. Walk hand-in-hand through Prince’s Island Park with your boo while you sample some tasty drinks and bites from Calgary’s favourite food and beverage vendors. While you’re there, you can visit a variety of artisans, entrepreneurs, and interactive activities to add to the fun of the festival. Admission to the festival is free and includes a taste of Calgary's best musical acts.
4. Adults Only Night: Telus Spark
August 10th from 6pm - 10pm
Telus Spark, 220 St Georges Dr NE
Who said science can’t be fun? The second Thursday of every month Telus Spark hosts an adults-only night, so you can explore all that the science centre has to offer without having to deal with screaming kids and angry parents. The best part of it all, it has a bar on the second level, so you can drink a beer while keeping an ion the exhibits. This month’s theme explores all things money - from decadent twenty-first century lifestyles and ancient forms of cash to understanding what actually happened in the 2008 financial crisis.
5. Opera in the Village
August 10th-13th & 17th-20th
ENMAX Park, Elbow River Pathway
Channel your love for the local arts community and head to Opera in the Village for two weekends of performances. If you’re anything like us, one of our favourite productions coming to life this summer is Cinderella, an adaptation by Rob Herriot of two operas; Gioacchino Rossini’s La Cenerentola and Jules Massenet’s Cendrillon. This one-act opera is a perfect introduction to opera, and fun for the entire family. Plus, you’ll be sure to feel a little nostalgic after.