From an Ugly Xmas Sweater Workshop to the Dave Kelly Live Christmas Special, here’s what’s up this week in YYC.
1. Ugly Xmas Sweater Workshop
December 4th from 7pm-930pm
WURST, 2437 4 St SW
If you’re in search of the perfect ugly Christmas sweater to make all your holiday dreams come true, then this event is for you. Join Hands On YYC as they guide you through how to create your very own sweater at their annual workshop. They’ll supply all the inspiration, supplies, and design ideas.
2. Workshop: How to Ace the Interview
December 5th from 7pm-9pm
Whether you’re interviewing for that dream job or are looking to improve your interview skills, this workshop is your chance to ask anything you want on the do’s and don’t’s of hiring. Join The Ace Class for a night of empowerment as Michelle Berg, the Leading Lady of Elevated HR gets real on the tips and tricks you need to know to ace the interview. Bring your resume with you so Michelle can offer her expert insight into how to strengthen your resume.
3. Alberta Spotlight: Ellen Doty
December 6th from 7pm-10pm
Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, 850 4 St SE
On December 6, the National Music Centre presents the jazz-pop stylings of Ellen Doty – right in time for the holidays. Come listen to this Alberta-bred singer-songwriter and her beautifully unique sound that incorporates jazz, soul, folk, and indie-pop.
4. Make It Calgary
December 6th-9th at Various Times
Deerfoot City, 901 64 Ave NE
Over 130 of your favourite Makies (and some brand new ones, too!) are bringing their beautiful handmade goodies back to Deerfoot City for the fabulous Make It holiday show. Stock up on accessories, jewelry, clothing, art, home decor, food, baby/kid items, and lots of other beautifully crafted goods.
5. Dave Kelly Live Christmas Special
December 7th at 730pm
Jack Singer Concert Hall, Arts Commons, 205 8 Ave SE
The annual Christmas edition of Dave Kelly Live returns on December 7th to the Jack Singer Concert Hall. The evening will feature special guests, surprise appearances, and the best in Canadian talent, stories, and music. Performances will include the Calgary Stampede’s Young Canadians, The Flat Whites and visual artist Mandy Stobo.