From The Cupid Dash to Calgary Hitmen, here’s what’s up this weekend in YYC.
1. The Cupid Dash
February 9th from 9am-4pm
On February 9th, grab your date for The Dash’s February event, The Cupid Dash. You’ll have some fun challenges to complete upon arrival as you compete amongst other teams. Past challenges have included decorating a cake, solving a puzzle, building a birdhouses, figuring out a brain teaser, or eating at a local delicacy, so you never know what might be in store. Bring along a donation to the Calgary Food Bank in order to secure a bonus point.
2. Lifts of Love
February 9th at 6pm
Mt Norquay Ski Resort, 2 Mt Norquay Rd, Banff
If you’re single and like to ski or ride, this event is for you. Come take a fresh approach on Speed Dating and spend the evening at Norquay meeting somebody new on every chair.
3. Lynn Olagundoye and Karimah
February 9th at 7pm
Studio Bell, Home of the National Music Centre, 850 4 St SE
This Saturday, the National Music Centre will present R&B powerhouse Lynn Olagundoye with Karimah in celebration of Black History Month. Recalling neo-soul singers like Erykah Badu and Jill Scott, Lynn Olagundoye combines the best of vintage R&B, soul, funk, and Afrobeat with a searing heartfelt delivery that leaves audiences hanging on to every word she sings. Karimah is a French and English-speaking pop and R&B singer-songwriter, who explores the dark side of love and life through her music.
4. Soul Legends: From Isaac Hayes to Marvin Gaye
February 9th at 7:30pm
Jack Singer Concert Hall, 225 8 Ave SE
In honour of Black History Month, Soul Legends features 50 years of brilliant R&B, Motown, funk, disco, and pop by the world’s finest recording artists and performers, featuring the sensational voice of Gavin Hope. Listen to music from Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, Outkast, Stevie Wonder, Pharrell Williams, Isaac Hayes, and more.
5. Calgary Hitmen vs. Moose Jaw Warriors
February 10th at 4pm
Scotiabank Saddledome, 555 Saddledome Rise SE
Come cheer on the Calgary Hitmen as they face off against the Moose Jaw Warriors at the Saddledome. Every Sunday home game features face painters, concourse activities, lots of prizes, and a post-game family skate on the ice.