From Friends Trivia Night at Wurst to a Murder Mystery Dinner, here’s what’s up this week in YYC.
1. Trivia Night at Wurst: Friends
October 23rd from 7:00pm-9:00pm
Wurst, 4 Street SW
Back by popular demand, we are testing just how well you know your ‘Friends’ episodes. Are you the ultimate Friend’s expert? Let’s find out. Teams will go through 4-5 rounds of questions. Top teams will be chosen based on high score and move into head to head showdown of who knows it best! Sign up with a team of 4-6 people and or come on down and meet some new friends. If you don’t have a team we’ll make sure you do. Test your knowledge, win some awesome prizing, live music, and enjoy delicious food and drink specials all night.
2. Toast Calgary Vol 2: Wonder Woman
October 23rd from 7:30am-9:00am
The Pioneer, 117 8 Ave SW
The Ace Class is bringing back Toast – aka. Your favourite morning mindfulness series. When you walk into the room, you will be greeted with food and drink to nourish your mind and body. After some invigorating conversation with like-minded women, your focus will shift solely to serving yourself. Prepare for a mini-meditation, the silencing of that pesky cell phone and an empowering panel of women offering their insight on how to unlock your infinite potential through helpful and practical tools, tips and techniques. This month’s topic: Wonder Woman: Supermoms, mompreneurship, balance, boundaries.
3. Alberta Ballet Presents The Sleeping Beauty
October 24th-27th at 730pm with a Saturday matinee at 2pm
Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 Ave NW
From October 24th to 27th, Alberta Ballet will be presenting a brand-new spin on this timeless classic. Experience the world premiere of Christopher Anderson’s retelling of The Sleeping Beauty, with a decidedly western Canadian side. Anderson’s version will find him replacing the conservative European setting with majestic landscapes of the Canadian Rockies. Experience an epic production infused with fairytale wonder and great Albertan pride. Use Promo Code BEAUTY for 20% off tickets until Oct 19th at 11pm.
4. Grim Manor
Remaining Dates: October 25th-27th and 29th-31st
Sunday to Thursday from 7pm-11pm, Friday and Saturday from 7pm-12am
WinSport, 88 Olympic Rd SW
Welcome to Calgary’s newest haunted attraction. This year at WinSport, experience over 7,000 square feet of terror as you get immersed in the legend of Professor Grim. Offering three separate haunted houses, a 3D haunted house called Grim’s Haunted Adventures, a Salem-themed funhouse, live music and performances, this is a Halloween event you’re sure to remember. Performances will be by comedy daredevil Ryan Stock and his partner Amberlynn, previously seen on America’s Got Talent.
5. Murder Mystery Dinner at Bow Valley Ranche
October 25th at 7pm
Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant, 15979 Bow Bottom Tr SE
Get dressed up in costume for this Murder Mystery Dinner. Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant will be converting their Grand Salon to a theatre banquet for the evening. Enjoy a complimentary beverage upon arrival, a 3-course dinner and a ‘whodunit’ style show. The menu features a baked cavetelli, duck breast and a red velvet cupcake. Expect to get cozy with your neighbours as seating happens in long, shared tables of ten to twelve guests.