From Founders Calgary Vol. 03 to The Nutcracker, here’s what’s up this week in YYC.
1. Founders Calgary Vol. 03: Financing Your Business
December 10th from 7pm-9pm
Work Nicer Co-Working, #200 1006 11 Ave SW
To shine light on the struggles and support the amazing entrepreneurs in our community, HELCIM and The Ace Class have partnered to bring you Founders, a curated series designed for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs. Expect panel discussions with industry leaders and seasoned entrepreneurs, as well as an informative Q&A so you can fire off those burning questions. Leave feeling empowered and equipped to grow your business – no matter the industry.
2. Hip Hop Christmas
December 11th from 7pm-10pm
WURST, 2437 4 St SW
Join It’s Date Night and Pinnovate for a night of drinks, crafts, and good beats. Your ticket includes all the supplies you need and all the good ol’ Christmas vibes.
3. Speed Dating
December 12th from 6pm-8pm
Upper Deck Public House, #201 1104 6 Ave SW
Find a date just in time for the holidays. Each event has 20 single women and 20 single men to connect with. The women stay in the same seat and the men rotate. Each date lasts about 4-5 minutes. We collect your matches at the end of the night and will contact you with your matches the following day. This is so you don’t have the awkward phone number exchange at the end of the conversation. Your contact info is only shared with permission and if you have a match. Arrive at 5:45pm as the event will start at 6pm.
4. Adults Only Night: Greatest Hits
December 13th at 6pm-10pm
Telus Spark, 220 St. George’s Dr NE
Bring your date to Telus Spark for Adults Only Night. It’s your turn to explore the galleries and experiment with their interactive exhibits – all while sipping on a drink from the licensed bar. This month, they’ll be ending the year with a bang by bringing back the best of 2018 Adults Only Night.
5. The Nutcracker – Alberta Ballet
December 14th-24th at Various Times
Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 Ave NW
Known as one of Canada’s finest renderings, Edmund Stripe’s depiction of The Nutcracker celebrates its 10th anniversary this season. This magical retelling of E.T.A. Hoffman’s famous tale is set in imperialist Russia’s majestic era, when Fresh fashion was in vogue and Tchaikovsky composed his timeless masterpiece. With a cast of over 120 performers, this ballet is sure to transform your minds into a majestic fairy tale this holiday season.