September Events You Don't Want To Miss

 

Here are some fun events to check out this month as autumn waves goodbye to summertime!

This Girl Can Expo || September 8th || Big Four Building, Stampede Grounds || "Parents and girls ages five and up are invited to this new local expo, which aims to inspire and empower young girls. The one-day event will feature speakers like Olympic medalist Alex Gough, sessions on coding and healthy relationships, yoga and hip hop classes, and a show by the Calgary Girls Choir." Check out the exhibits, freebies and get inspired! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit their website HERE.

Red & White Comic Expo || September 9th || Red & White Club, McMahon Stadium || "Comic books, role-playing games, artwork, action figures — you'll find all this and more at the Red & White Calgary Comic and Toy Expo. Join hardcore collectors and casual fans alike as they peruse thousands of items from 40 vendors at this year's one-day event." There will be door prices, kids activities, costume contests and special guests! Don't miss out! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit their website HERE.

Adults Only Night: Hack It || September 13th || The Telus Spark Science Centre || "For one night each month, Telus Spark is open later than usual and only adults are allowed in through the doors. That’s because it’s Adults Only Night, meaning it’s the grown-ups’ turn to explore the galleries and try out scientific challenges — and do it while sipping on a drink from the licensed bar." This night's theme is Hack It, and no, we have no idea what that means! Find out by attending this fun event!For more information and to purchase tickets, visit their website HERE.

Bridal Expo || September 16th || BMO Centre, Stampede Grounds || "Get inspired and plan the wedding of your dreams at this year's Bridal Expo. More than 120 exhibitors will be on hand to provide information and expertise regarding invitations, photography, makeup, flowers, catering, rentals and more." There will be two fashion shows, freebies, giveaways and an incredible collection of designer gowns all priced to sell! This is your one-stop wedding shop. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit their website HERE.

Beakerhead || September 19th - 23rd || Various Locations around YYC || "Calgary is at its quirkiest (and coolest) during the annual Beakerhead festival, which returns from September 19 to 23 this year. Don't miss all the science, arts and engineering related activities and exhibitions, including a bring-your-own-picnic event with drones, hot air balloon bingo and 12-foot lotus flowers that light up to the beat of your pulse." This event is so fun and an incredible learning opportunity where the best of the best is showcased to inspire!For more information and to purchase tickets, visit their website HERE.

YYC Pizza Week || September 21st - 30th || Various Locations around YYC || "Calgary restaurants will be offering a special pizza creation, and $3 from every special pizza you purchase will support the Calgary Meals on Wheels organization. Explore the pizza-bilities by visiting some of the nearly 30 participating restaurants, which include Cibo, Pulcinella, Una Pizza + Wine, Trolley 5, Alforno Bakery & Cafe, Avatara, The Block and more." As if we needed another excuse to eat pizza! For more information visit their website HERE

The Mashing || September 21st - 22nd || Stampede Grandstand, Stampede Grounds || "Drink a cold one with Alberta Beer Festivals at its brand new festival focused around beer, cider and spirits. During the two-day event, you can sample drinks and snacks from a range of distilleries, breweries, cideries and restaurants. There are plenty of activities to keep you busy too, including live music shows, photography walls, art exhibits and DJ performances." Calgary's craft brewery scene is blowing up! Taste the movement. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit their website HERE.

Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival || September 26th - 30th || Various Locations around High River, AB || "Make the 45-minute drive to High River for this annual event, where more than a dozen hot air balloons will gather for a five days of competition and glowing spectacle. Be sure to stop during Glow Night, when the balloons with be gathered in a field and glowing in the dark night sky. You can check out glowing hot air balloons up close while enjoying tasty fare from food trucks." Sounds delicious and awe-inspiring, don't miss it! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit their website HERE.

Your Real Estate Professional,

Ken Richter

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