What’s Up This Weekend: March 16 – March 18

From Alberta Ballet's Cinderella to the DJD Black & White Ball, here's what's up this weekend in YYC. 

From Alberta Ballet’s Cinderella to the DJD Black & White Ball, here’s what’s up this weekend in YYC.

1. Alberta Ballet’s Cinderella
March 14th – March 17th from 730pm-9pm with an additional Saturday matinee at 2pm
Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 St NW
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This is the last weekend for you to catch the world premiere of Alberta Ballet’s Cinderella. Inspired from the 1697 Charles Perrault version, come delight at all of the characters you’ve come to know and love like the magical Fairy Godmother, the hilarious Stepsisters, and of course, the handsome prince. Above it all, fall in love with the heroine who is empowered by her optimistic spirit and a special pair of sparkling shoes.

2. Calgary Roughnecks St. Patrick’s Day Party
March 17th starting at 5pm
Scotiabank Saddledome, 555 Saddledome Rise SE
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Celebrate St. Patty’s Day with your squad at the Calgary Roughnecks game. The festivities start at 5pm with music, the Calgary Fiddlers, and pub-style games on the concourse. If you arrive between 5pm-530pm, you’ll be treated to a burger of slice of pizza and beverage with your game ticket.

3. Shamrocks & Shenanigans
March 17th from 6pm-11pm
Gasoline Alley Museum, 1900 Heritage Dr SW
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Get into the luck of the Irish with a celebration at Heritage Park. They’ll be serving up a culinary experience commemorating the best of the Emerald Isle. Pair dinner with beers from Big Rock while you dance the night away to Calgary’s premiere Celtic band, Cabot’s Crossing. Slainté!

4. How to Drink Whiskey Like a Pro
March 17th from 7pm-9pm
ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen, 909 11 Ave SW
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Enjoy sipping on a fine whiskey? Then this is the event for you. Join ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen as they explore 4 curated styles of whiskey all the way from the Highlands to Iowa’s most notorious rye whiskey. There will also be expertly handpicked food pairings to complement the flavour notes of each whiskey. * Additional beer and wine will be available for sale at this event.

5. DJD Black and White Ball
March 17th at 8pm
Fairmont Palliser Hotel, 133 9 Ave SW
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Come shake your tailfeathers this Saturday at DJD’s annual fundraising party – The Black & White Ball. Take over the dance floor with your homies while you party to the sound of Penguins on Broadway and tunes from a DJ.

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