From All of Us (The Tragically Hip Ballet) to Mother’s Day Brunch, here’s what’s up this week in YYC.
1. All of Us (The Tragically Hip Ballet)
May 2nd – May 6th at 730pm (and 2pm on May 5th and 6th)
Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 Ave NW
Inspired by the Tragically Hip’s most loved songs, this post-apocalyptic rock ballet is the newest creation by the Alberta Ballet’s Jean Grand-Maître. Experience this artistic masterpiece celebrating the legendary Canadian group, The Tragically Hip.
2. Reset Society of Calgary Book Sale
May 2nd – May 6th, Wednesday and Thursday: 3pm-8pm and Friday, Saturday and Sunday:10am-5pm
Crossroads Market, 1235 26 Ave SE
Pick up some books for a good cause. Reset Society of Calgary (formerly Servants Anonymous of Calgary) is hosting its 16th Annual Calgary Book Drive & Sale at Crossroads Market this week. All proceeds from the books sold will go towards the organization which provides programming for women who have experienced sexual exploitation.
3. Canmore Uncorked
May 3rd – May 13th at Various Times
Various locations in Canmore, AB
Canmore Uncorked returns from May 3rd to 13th for another 11 days of incredible dining experiences. Expect three-course prixe fixe menus and specials from some of the best Canmore restaurants and innovative events that showcase the talent of local chefs.
4. BC Tap Takeover
May 3rd from 11am – 11:59pm
National on 10th, 341 10 Ave SW
Join National on 10th on their main floor for a special BC Tap Takeover featuring 7 of their best loved BC breweries. Mingle with the brewers while you learn about the beers and sample some delicious drinks. Pair the brews with a Clive Burger for $17 that day while supplies last. It’s the best way to spend Friday Eve.
5. Calgary International Beerfest
May 4th from 3pm-10pm and May 5th from 2pm-10pm
BMO Centre, 20 Roundup Way SW
Calling all beer lovers : The 2018 Calgary International Beerfest returns to YYC on May 4th and 5th. As Western Canada’s largest beer festival, you’ll get educated on all things beer related while sampling hundreds of premium beers, both domestic and international. Meet new people, sample delicious foods, enjoy the atmosphere and entertainment, and most importantly have a great time. Use promo code BEER20 to receive a 20% discount on tickets.
BONUS: Mother’s Day Brunch
May 5th from 10am – 12pm
Calcutta Cricket Club, 340 17 Ave SW
Join The Ace Class at Calcutta Cricket Club on May 5th for the first edition of their Mother’s Day brunch featuring Jessica Janzen, Jodi Tilley, and Kristin Hallett. These incredible women will be sharing an intimate dialogue as they interview one another on all the things being a mom entails. From the lows to the highs, at the end of the day, it’s all worth it with the rewards of motherhood. As part of the programming, there will also be music and poetry by the talented Lynn Maric and Audrey Lane.