What’s Up This Weekend: December 21st – 23rd

From the 5th Annual Charity Owner's Ball to Zoolights, here's what's up this weekend in YYC. 

From the 5th Annual Charity Owner’s Ball to Zoolights, here’s what’s up this weekend in YYC.

1. 5th Annual Charity Owner’s Ball
December 21st from 9pm-late
Home & Away, 1331 17 Ave SW
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This Friday marks the fifth annual return of the Owner’s Ball. Come celebrate the holidays with the owners of Home & Away as you catch performances from Smalltown DJs, PJ L’Heureux, Drew Atlas, and more. Entrance is free by donation to the Calgary Drop-In & Rehab Centre.

2. NMC AiR Workshop: Reuben and the Dark
December 22nd from 1230pm-130pm
Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, 850 4 St SE
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The National Music Centre finishes its 2018 artist residency season with Calgary’s own, Reuben and the Dark. The band, featuring five multi-instrumentalists and vocalists led by Reuben Bullock, will share their creative process and provide a taste of new music at this public workshop.  

3. Music with Mandy
December 22nd at 2pm
Doherty Hall, 623 13 Ave SE
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Come catch a jazzy Christmas fundraiser this Saturday. Music with Mandy will feature a live band, local youth, Christmas carollers, interactive games, and a chance to be in a music video. All funds from the event will go to support the Legacy Children’s Foundation Gift of Music Program.  

4. Saints & Sinners
December 22nd at 9pm
The Rec Room, 901 64 Ave NE
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Saints and Sinners is a Calgary rock group blasting onto the North American scene. Talented in a variety of genres, their debut material has elements of rockabilly, blues, country and R&B, mixed around a pure rock sound.Their music entertains everyone, because anyone can find something to like in it. Playing everything from Johnny Cash to AC/DC and mixed with their dance floor shaking originals Saints and Sinners bring the action night in and night out.

5. Zoolights
Runs until January 5th from 6pm-9pm
The Calgary Zoo, 210 St. George’s Dr NE
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Come get into the festive spirit with over two million lights and 200 light displays. There will be crackling fire pits and hot chocolate to keep you warm and interactive activities to keep you entertained.

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