From a Flaky Viennoiserie Baking Class to Sashay, Fillet! here’s what’s up this week in YYC.
1. Flaky Viennoiserie Baking Class
August 26th from 4pm-7pm
Cuisine et Chateau, #103 227 10 St NW
The magic of croissants, danishes, turnovers, and puff pastries is revealed in this hands-on workshop that demonstrates the technique of layering yeast leavened dough with butter. You’ll learn how to get the most flavour and flakiness out of your products, and understand everything you’ll need to repeat the success at home.This class includes a recipe booklet, a light meal and a customized kitchen utensil to take home.
2. Kensington Summertime Outdoor Movies
August 27th from 930pm-1230am
Kensington Calgary, Kensington Rd and 10th St NW
Back by popular demand, the second annual Kensington Summertime Outdoor Movies series is back this summer. Bring your boo to Kensington and enjoy some classic flicks under the stars. BYO-Chair to 1210 Kensington Rd NW. They’ll be serving up hot popcorn and sweet southern iced tea for free. This week’s flick is Ghostbusters.
3. ATB Pride Gelato Day
August 29th from 12pm-1pm
ATB – Stephen Avenue, 102 8 Ave SW
Join ATB and Fiasco Gelato on Wednesday, August 29th from 12pm-1pm as they give away FREE Fiasco Gelato outside ATB’s Stephen Avenue branch next to the Pride rainbow intersection.
4. Puppy Yoga
August 30th at 630pm
Chasin’ Tails Dog Care Centre, 2309 Centre Ave
Enjoy a gentle and restorative yoga class for all levels – with puppies! It’s a win-win – soon-to-be adoptable pups from ARF get much need socialization while you get some cuddles from our favourite furry friends. All proceeds will go to the Animal Rescue Foundation of Alberta. Bring your ‘OM-ies for this class you won’t want to miss.
5. Sashay, Fillet!
August 30th from 7pm-11pm
Hotel Arts, 119 12 Ave SW
Looking to get your fill of good eats while still celebrating pride? Hotel Arts has got you covered. Sashay, Fillet! Is set to be an unforgettable evening where the worlds of culinary and drag will come together to celebrate Calgary Pride. Five local chefs from some of Calgary’s favourite restaurants will be teamed up with some of the city’s local drag talents in a series of interactive challenges on-stage throughout the evening. Helping to judge the event will be celebrity co-hosts Top Chef Canada judge Mijune Pak and Yuhua Hamaski of RuPaul’s Drag Race season 10.
Bonus: Rock the Junction
September 3rd from 10am-6pm
East Village Junction, 439 8 Ave SE
Summer’s coming to an end and so is East Village Junction – but not before one last hurrah! Come hang out in the EV ‘hood on Monday, September 3rd. Grab a bite from YYCFoodTrucks, browse unique goodies from 12 local retailer and enjoy some local talent including The Ashley Hundred, The Torchettes, Windigo and The Lovebullies.