From Monday’s at St. James Corner to a Moroccan Flair Cooking Class, here’s what’s up this week in YYC.
1. Celebrate Monday being over with Cheap Beer & Wings
Every Monday from 4pm-6pm
St. James Corner Restaurant & Irish Pub, 1219 1 St SW
Let’s be real – the end of Monday deserves a celebration. Round up your squad and bring them over to St. James Corner for 29 cent wings. Wash it down with Budweiser & Bud Light Draft on special for $5.45.
2. DateNightYYC Speed Dating
July 25th from 6pm-8pm
Bourbon Room, 341 10 Ave SW
Put down your phone and practice your flirting skills while meeting new people. Each date will last 4-5 minutes. At the end of the night, we’ll collect your matches and contact you with them the following day. Your contact info is only shared with permission and if you have a match so with any luck, you’ll have a date by Friday.
Photo: Calgary Folk Music Festival Facebook, Shelanda Kujala
3. 2018 Calgary Folk Music Festival
July 26th – 29th, performances at various times
Prince’s Island Park, 698 Eau Claire Ave SW
Catch the 39th annual Calgary Folk Music Festival in the city’s iconic Prince’s Island Park from July 26th to 29th. The four-day festival welcomes 70 artists from Alberta and around the globe to perform on six daytime and two evening stages. There will also be a Talk Tent featuring comedians and spoken word artists, an artisan market, global culinary delights, a record tent and a beer garden.
Photo: Barre West Facebook
4. The Bride Barre
July 27th from 6pm-9pm
Barre West, #420 7337 Macleod Tr
If you’re celebrating yours or your BFF’s wedding soon, we’ve got the perfect Friday night event for you. Join Barre West + Pearl & Dot Bridal Boutique for a complimentary class and community get together this Friday. After class, enjoy some sips and a prize package draw. Donations will be accepted for My Best Friend’s Closet, an organization that provides teenage girls from low-income households with clothing and accessories to meet their school and recreational needs.
5. Moroccan Flair Cooking Class
July 27th from 630pm-930pm
Cuisine et Chateau, 227 10 St NW
From couscous to tagine, learn the essentials of a simple yet exotic Moroccan meal. Practice your skills and create your own customized spice blend under the watchful eye of Cuisine et Chateau’s professional chef. This class includes a recipe book, a three-course meal with wine sampling or a non-alcoholic beverage, and a customized kitchen utensil to take home.