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Calgary, a vibrant city that is home to many major corporations along with national sports teams. It has hosted the 1988 Winter Olympics and the 2016 Juno’s. It is a city that has something to offer everyone. Use this website to find out more about your city, its facilities, cultural offerings and major events. Discover the city’s local businesses both city wide and in your own community.
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Green Ingenuity’s Rug Care Method – You love your rug!
And it deserves special attention. We offer an extensive 10 step process designed to insure that your rug is safely and effectively cleaned.
We have been cleaning rugs for over 50 years in Calgary so know that it will be done right.
Our system incorporates the following safe, eco-friendly, green carpet cleaning services to insure that the best possible carpet cleaning results are obtained and that your carpets are restored to as near their original appearance as possible. We pre-treat spots and high-traffic areas and clean using our powerful extraction equipment. We provide firm estimates with no hidden extra charges.
We provide safe cleaning care for your fine upholstered furniture. Our cleaning is done on-site in your home and each technician is qualified, experienced and certified. We use low-moisture upholstery tools and hot-water extraction, when done properly by our experienced technicians, provides far better cleaning results than “dry-cleaning” and at reasonable prices. It is also non-damaging to the environment and your upholstery is usually dry in 2-3 hours and ready for use. Our work and your satisfaction are important to us!
Green Ingenuity’s environmentally-safe cleaning services will help your area rugs or carpet and upholstery look their best. And you can feel good knowing that our cleaning methods and practices will leave the environment pristine, both inside and outside of your home. Our professional cleaning services are proven effective in gently removing dirt, minimizing germs, deodorizing and extending the life of textile fibres.
We go a little further, too, by protecting your furniture from damp carpet and our powerful vacuum equipment insures that drying time is minimal, so that you can get back to enjoying your home as soon as possible.
Green Ingenuity…….. taking care of you, your home and the environment
Providing eco-friendly cleaning and care for your fine rugs, carpet and upholstery.
Serving Calgary for over 40 years
Calgary businesses provide a wide range of expertise, skill sets and offerings to the local marketplace. We invite you to spend some time to learn more about the local businesses that are featured below and what products and/or services they can provide to you.
Trust the licensed technicians at High Country Auto & Propane to provide the best maintenance and quality customer service. High Country has full service plans to accompany any repair. We provide maintenance on everything from family and work to fleet vehicles. Our technicians are fully licensed and can complete all services, including: Complete engine overhauls (fuel injection & electrical) Light duty diesel repairs Full propane conversions Vehicle electrical wiring repair & diagnosis Air conditioning, ventilation & radiator repairs Suspension repairs Tire repairs & installations We are proud to offer competitive prices and industry leading customer service!
About The Blues Can The Blues Can is a Live Blues Bar located in historic Inglewood, Calgary. We are easily accessible from both Deerfoot and downtown. Our passion is live music, and our schedule is filled with live performances every day of the week. We have a great lineup of both big name and local performers. The atmosphere is perfect: dark and intimate, with great acoustics and very good line of site to the stage. It doesn’t stop there… we have a varied menu of incredibly good food to choose from, with a Southern theme. See you soon!
Write with style! When you take your simple office pen and upgrade it to a fountain pen it transforms the pen from being a standard office writing tool to a luxurious office accessory. Work colleagues will notice. It will show others in your office that you are serious about your decisions and your position. Combine your fountain pen with your own ink colour and high quality paper in either notebook or journal form and your personal statement is complete. Don’t stop there! Use a fountain pen and your personal choice of ink when writing ‘Thank You’, or ‘Special Event’ cards. Do you journal? It is said that your writing style is autobiographical. Make your memories more special by writing with a fountain pen and your special ink color in high paper quality journals. When you touch the paper you will be able to feel the paper’s high quality. Artisans know […]
New members and visitors are welcome to the Calgary Guild of Needle & Fibre Arts! Become a Guild member for only $90/year (August-July). The membership includes 4 quarterly EAC magazines and access to Online Classes. Members also get CGNFA access to our guild library and online resources. We also hold workshops that are subsidized for members. Website: cgnfa.ca Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Travelling Exhibition from the Anne Frank House,
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
September 5 - October 12, 2020
CLIFF – Calgary International Film Festival 2020
CLIFF – Calgary International Film Festival 2020 CIFF is an 11-day showcase of 175+ multi-genre feature and short films from Canada and over 40 other countries. The festival hosts gala events, screenings, special presentations, and a Behind the Screen series that emphasizes unique and exciting ways for filmmakers and fans to interact. CIFF is now the largest film festival in Alberta and is the sixth-largest in Canada. It is also an Oscar-qualifying festival for short films and was recently named one of “50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee, 2016, 2017, 2019, and 2020” by MovieMaker Magazine. Dates: September 24 – October 4, 2020 Main Venues: Cineplex Eau Claire – Upper Floor 200 Barclay Parade SW Global Cinema 617 – 8 Avenue SW Virtual Experiences Tickets: your choice of a single event ticket or one of their 4 bundles (see website for pricing) Website: ciffcalgary.ca While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes or it gets cancelled due to Covid 19.
Heritage Park Ghost Tours 2020
Heritage Park Ghost Tours 2020 Thursdays, September 10 – October 15, 2020 Join us for our special Fall 2020 Ghost Tour series Thursday evenings at 6, 7 and 8 pm. Visit Heritage Park for a guided ghost tour through the streets of the Historical Village. Behind the Park’s old-fashioned charm lie stories of otherworldly encounters, spine-tingling history and some memorable manifestations! There are two 90 minute tours each night: An all-ages tour at 7pm and an adult only 16+ tour at 8pm. COVID-19 Precautions Due to COVID-19, Ghost tour groups will be smaller, and social distancing measures are required. Tour guides will be masked for the safety of our guests. We strongly encourage those attending to please wear masks. Ghost tours are weather dependent. Please dress for the weather. Sturdy footwear is recommended for the uneven terrain. Please be sure to share this information with other guests who are attending if you are booking on their behalf. Tickets Tickets are $22.95 + GST, and go on sale Friday, August 28 at 10am. Ticket includes 90 minute walking tour and one complimentary non-alcoholic beverage. A cash bar will be open before the tour, and after the 7 pm tour. Walking distance: Approximately 3km All tickets […]
Inglewood Night Market 2020
Inglewood Night Market 2020 The Inglewood Night Market is a modern market with locally sourced and handmade vendors selling diverse goods; from handmade crafts to vintage clothing, antiques & collectibles, artisan eats & more! This year is a shopping event ONLY. Wearing a mask is encouraged but not mandatory for attendees. Limited Capacity. Event Location for 2020: 9th Avenue SE in the Calgary Parking Lots located at 11th and 12th Street. Times: 3 pm – 11 pm Tickets: $5.00 Website: inglewoodnightmarket.ca While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes or it gets cancelled due to Covid 19.
Glenbow Museum Porchraits: Calgary Families in Isolation During Covid-19
Glenbow Museum Porchraits: Calgary Families in Isolation During Covid-19 This exhibition of 55 photographs, taken by local photographer Neil Zeller during the pandemic lockdown, is a selection from the more than 650 families he photographed. The images reflect the diversity of lived experience in Calgary during this time, showing our resilience and the importance of family and friendship to get us through turbulent times. Co-curated by: Neil Zeller and Glenbow Times: Weekends only from 12 pm – 5 pm Tickets: $12.60 – $19.95, children ages 6 & under FREE Website: glenbow.org While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes or it gets cancelled due to Covid 19.
Telus Spark Fiver Fridays
Telus Spark Fiver Fridays Fiver Fridays (18+) are back! $5 admission $5 food specials $5 drink specials 5 Fridays from Sept 18 – Oct 16 End the week with science on your side. From 5 PM – 9 PM, Spark is open just for adults — because what better way to destress than 5 o’clock happy hour with science? Entry Times To ensure proper social distancing, there are two available entry times: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (for the best experience, please arrive before 8PM) Pick a time, reserve your spot! Website: sparkscience.ca While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes.
Calgary Farmyards Harvest Lights 2020
Calgary Farmyards Harvest Lights 2020 Dates: Friday -Sunday weekly till October 31, 2020 Enjoy all the fun of the Farmyard as the whole farm remains open while becoming colourfully lit with thousands of lights under the evening sky All attractions open and pumpkins available. Weekend evenings are a great way to enjoy the fun of the Farmyard in a casual and relaxed setting. All farm activities are open, and the entire farm is lit up in fantastic display (except the corn maze of course, which remains dark as an added challenge for visitors to find their way through with their flashlights.) Pumpkins are available for photos and purchase in the evening About Harvest Lights The corn maze will remain dark for visitors, providing an extra fun challenge for visitors to complete with their flashlights. Ages 2 and under FREE, 3 and Up Requires Admission Admission includes access to the entire farm with the exception of the Paintball gallery and gemstone mining Tickets are available on a weekly basis and must be purchased in advance as daily attendance capacities are in effect. Season’s passholders do not require timed tickets. $17.95+gst per person ages 3+. Ages 2 and under free. Admission includes access to the […]
Calaway Park Halloweekends 2020
Calaway Park Halloweekends 2020 Dates: Saturdays, Sundays and Holiday Monday weekly from September 5 to October 12, 2020 Times: 11 am – 5 pm Tickets: see website for details Join the Boo Crew at Calaway Park this Fall! Stroll through Hallotown… if you dare! Is it scary? No, it’s friendly! It’s a spooktacular good time for the whole family! Dress up as your favorite family friendly character and enjoy a day of Fall fun! Join in these special adventures: Stroll through Hallotown and discover spooky scenes Spot the details of each Hallotown scene by participating in the Hallotown Scavenger Haunt Physically distanced, non-touch photo opportunities Halloweekends is a display of Halloween themed scenes that run through the south side of Calaway Park. This space is known as Hallotown. Guests can observe these scenes from the Calaway Park pathways while maintaining physical distancing. All aspects have been designed to be non-touch. Admission Entry Reservations are required. Website: calawaypark.com While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times incase there are changes.
Prairie Grid Market 2020
Prairie Grid Market 2020 Join Eat North on the weekend of Sept. 26 and 27 at Carter Cadillac in Calgary for a special pop-up market concept that will be brimming with unique food, drink, kitchenwares, visual art, music and more! The Prairie Grid Market will feature a wide array of food and drink vendors, including independent restaurants offering packaged products not typically available at their restaurants. Alumni chefs from the past three years of Prairie Grid Dinner Series will also be creating custom items to help celebrate the diversity of Prairie-grown ingredients. The market will also include large-scale, one-of-a-kind art installations, as well as live music performances throughout the day. In addition to more than 25 vendors on-site, there will also be a pop-up bar offering a selection of drinks from Prairie-based micro-distilleries, kombucha makers and more. Times: Saturday, September 26, 2020 – 9 am – 9 pm Sunday, September 27, 2020 – 9 am – 6:30 pm Admission: $5 a person (pre-booking is required) Website: eatnorth.com While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes or it gets […]
Made in Alberta Market at Southcentre Mall 2020
Made in Alberta Market at Southcentre Mall 2020 SEPTEMBER 26 & 27 – ALL MALL HOURS: Two Birds Furniture – Local Hand Made Wood Furniture Anneke Forbes – Hand Crafted Clothing Ellie Bianca – Canadian Skin Care True Buch Kombucha – Locally Made Kombucha BoldFaced – Canadian Skin Care CoRISE – Locally Made Cookies Change Toothpaste – Toothpaste Tablets September 26 – All Mall Hours: Honest Dumplings – Locally Made Frozen Dumplings Oneberrie Innovations – Bath Towels The Noble Herd – Handcrafted Handbags Duonamic Technology – Pull Up Bar Duzu Dates – Locally Made Chocolate Covered Dates Pasta del Pellegrino – Handmade Pasta UWinemaker – Wine Making Kit Eau Claire Distillery The Fort Distillery LumberJill Apparel – Locally Made Apparel September 27 – All Mall Hours: The Fibre Ark – Locally Made Craft Kits Chi’s Tea Company – Loose Leaf Tea Company Bladeflex Inc. – Exercise Equipment Accessories Hansen Distillery Times: 11 am – 7 pm Website: southcentremall.com While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes or it gets cancelled due to Covid 19.
Harvest Pumpkin Fest at Butterfield Acres 2020
Harvest Pumpkin Fest at Butterfield Acres 2020 Dates: Weekends from October 3 – October 31, 2020 Stroll through the farmyard and find your perfect PUMPKINS at Butterfield Acres this year! Add in some great animal visits, fabulous fall photo-ops, pony rides, a ride thru Scarecrow Alley in the back woodlands (spectacular at this time of year) and you’ve got the MUST-DO socially-distanced fall fun day that is great for the entire family! We are adapting our fall programming for COVID… so things are predictably different from previous years…. but we’ve got many ways to have a safe day out in the fresh air at the farm! Times: 10 am – 4 pm; weekends only Tickets: Adults: $15.49 Children:$13.49(abletowalkto17years) Website: butterfieldacres.com While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes or it gets cancelled due to Covid 19.
Calgary Baby & Tot Show 2020
Calgary Baby & Tot Show 2020 The Calgary Baby and Tot Show is a premier parenting event designed to put everything you need under one roof. Featuring local and national exhibitors showcasing the latest in apparel, services, products and toys to assist parents and caregivers every step of the way. Join industry experts in the seminar theatre, with educational presentations discussing everything from pregnancy to preschool! Hours: Saturday, October 3, 2020: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm Sunday,October4,2020: 11 am – 5 pm Tickets: General: $12.00 Children (12&under):FREE Website: calgarybabyshow.com While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes or it gets cancelled due to Covid 19.
Thanksgiving Weekend at Heritage Park 2020
Thanksgiving Weekend at Heritage Park 2020 With the Park’s Summer Season drawing to an end, this will be your last chance to enjoy the Historical Village attractions this year. Walk through the Historical Village in full autumn splendor, enjoy a ride on the steam train, take in some lively street theatre, and so much more. Saturday, October 10, 2020 – Thanksgiving Dinner Sunday & Monday – Thanksgiving Lunch Special Thanksgiving at the Selkirk – Dine In Join us for a delicious lunch or dinner featuring all your Thanksgiving favourites! Thanksgiving Dinner – Curbside Pickup Back by popular demand, we’ll be offering Thanksgiving Dinner available by Curbside Pickup. Choose from a kit that feeds 2, or a kit that feeds 4. See Curbside Pickup details see Website for prices. Heritage Park Historical Village open 10 am – 5 pm While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes or it gets cancelled due to Covid 19.
Calgary Gem & Mineral Show 2020
Calgary Gem & Mineral Show 2020 Two amazing companies have partnered up to create a truly pandemic worthy event you don’t want to miss. indiGem and Canada Gem Shows have partnered up, combining all the best parts of The Rock-A-Palooza Rock N’ Gem Show with the Calgary Gem Show… amazing vendors, incredible selection, lectures, demos, hourly door prizes, handmade jewelry, and so much more! This event will be fully pandemic compliant, with over 50,000 square feet of room to look around, and filled with a group of craftsmen and women who truly love the mineral kingdom. So mark your calendars, save the date, and support some great Canadian businesses at the 2020 Calgary Gem Show… Pandemic Edition! Times: Friday, October 16, 2020: 1 pm – 9 pm Saturday,October17,2020:10am – 6pm Sunday,October17,2020:10am – 5 pm Admission: General: $8.00 Seniors/Students:$6.00 Children12&under: FREE Website: calgarygemshow.com While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes or it gets cancelled due to Covid 19.
Silver Street Jewellers Gemstone Jewellery Show 2020
Silver Street Jewellers Gemstone Jewellery Show 2020 Silver Street Jewellers is on our way back – with more stock than ever, giving us a selection that is unrivaled in Canada. Thousands of unique and one of a kind pieces found in one place, all at amazing prices! You don’t want to miss this exclusive shopping experience. Come see our beautiful one of a kind .925 Sterling Silver jewellery, set with over 100 different types of genuine gemstones – ALL up to 85% OFF! The jewellery we are bringing is NOT on our website, these gorgeous pieces will only be available for sale at the show!! Don’t miss your chance on these one of a kind pieces! Times: Friday, October 16, 2020: 12 pm to 7 pm Saturday, October 17,2020: 12 pm to 6 pm Sunday, October 18, 2020: 12 pm to 5 pm Admission and Parking: FREE Website: silverstreetjewellers.ca While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes or it gets cancelled due to Covid 19.
Foothills Octoberfest Artisan Market 2020
Foothills Octoberfest Artisan Market 2020 Nestled in beautiful Okotoks, Alberta , the Foothills Sunfest is a dynamic market showcasing adorable ARTISANS and purveyors of delicious FOODS! Bring the family for an afternoon of shopping and tasting! Time: 10 am – 3:30 pm Admission: FREE Website: eventbrite.ca While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes or it gets cancelled due to Covid 19.
Beacon Original Art Exhibition & Sale 2020
Beacon Original Art Exhibition & Sale 2020 We support emerging, mid-career and professional artists by creating dynamic group collaborations with various art forms. Guests are provided with excellent service, a wide selection of high-quality art and the opportunity to connect with artists who are in attendance. We are passionate about building community spirit through the arts in Calgary and greatly appreciate your participation! Times: 10 am – 4 pm daily Admission and Parking: FREE Website: beaconoriginalart.com While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes or it gets cancelled due to Covid 19.
Harvest Pumpkin Fest Date Night at Butterfield Acres 2020
Harvest Pumpkin Fest Date Night at Butterfield Acres 2020 Come on down to the farm for an evening of Harvest Pumpkin fun! Stroll through the farmyard and pumpkin patch, snap a photo at one of our fall-themed photo ops, and of course visit all your favourite farm animals! Take a sunset tractor ride, try your hand at horse brushing, or warm up around the fire with some s’mores and hot chocolate! Tickets are limited, so get yours now for this physically distant, outdoor, 18+ event! **Please note there are a LIMITED number of tickets available. Tickets are ONLY available online (no ticket sales at the door). Tickets are $20.00 + GST/person and are non-refundable. This is an 18+ event! ID will be checked at the door. Time: 5 pm – 9 pm Website: butterfieldacres.com While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes or it gets cancelled due to Covid 19.
Locked Zoo: Tooth and Claw 2020
Locked Zoo: Tooth and Claw 2020 While some animals slumber, others prowl. With Halloween approaching, spend a spooky (but not scary) evening at the Calgary Zoo playing our latest massive escape experience, Locked Zoo: Tooth & Claw! Your team will explore the world of ‘creatures of the night’ by searching the zoo and solving puzzles in this BRAND-NEW adults-only (18+) experience played IN THE DARK! Time: First entry at 5 pm and the game runs till 9 pm. Entries will be staggered in 30 min intervals to ensure safe physical distancing throughout your experience. Tickets: $45.00 + gst or $59.00 + gst with a SpOOktacular dinner box included Website: calgaryzoo.com While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes or it gets cancelled due to Covid 19.
Calgary Medieval Faire & Artisan Market 2020
Calgary Medieval Faire & Artisan Market 2020 Walk with brave Knights, rub shoulders with Vikings, wander the Medieval Market. Be amazed and entertained! Get ready for a weekend of epic excitement and treasures from throughout the realm: Talented Vendors & Interactive Displays Magic, Music & Enthralling Tales Performances both Weird & Wonderful Hardy food & beverages Authentic Costumes & Décor Face painting & balloons Draws, prizes, and more! The Calgary Medieval Faire & Artisan Market awaits! Times: Friday, October 30, 2020: 4 pm – 9 pm Saturday, October 31, 2020: 10 am – 6 pm Sunday, November 1, 2020: 10 am – 6 pm Tickets: General 1 day pass: $12.00 Seniors & Students 1 day pass: $7.00 Weekend pass 3 days: $24.00 Website: calgarymedievalfaire.com While we strive for accuracy of this event’s information, we recommend you follow up with the event’s website to confirm information, dates, location and times in case there are changes or it gets cancelled due to Covid 19.
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