Week 50. Weekly do-to’s in Calgary. Dec 9-15.

    The closer we get to Christmas the more our blog is filled with everything Christmas! From caroling to shopping to Christmas concerts – it’s all here!! Enjoy the season!

     

    CHRISTMAS FESTIVITIES

     

    Fiddle Fantasia.  Jack Singer Concert Hall (205 8th Avenue S.E.) Friday, December 13, 2013 – 7:00pm – 9:30  Price: Adults: $25, Senior, Students, Youth: $20

    Prepare to be whisked away to a musical wonderland filled with fiddles. The featured Calgary Fiddlers and Bow Valley Fiddlers are talented young musicians ages 7 to 18 who will toe-tap their way into your hearts and leave you humming Christmas favourites for the rest of the holiday season. For tickets, Fiddles 

     

    A Traditional Christmas. Grace Presbyterian Church, 1009 15th Ave. SW. Friday, December 13, 2013 – 7:00pm – 9:00pm. Price: Kids 12 and under: $19 Adults, Students, Seniors: $27

    Experience the spirit of the holiday season by joining in joyous carols. The beautiful 100-year-old Grace Presbyterian Church provides the backdrop for this festive performance. To purchase ticket click, Tradtional Christmas

     

    Foothills Brass Christmas Concert and Holiday Tubafest. Hope Lutheran Church, 3527 Boulton Road NW Saturday, December 14, 2013 – 2:00pm – 4:00pm  Price: Adult: $20, Senior/Student: $15, Family: $40 Advance tickets available at, Holiday Tubefest

    Tuba, baritone and euphonium players from schools and communities all over southern Alberta play alongside professional musicians at this spectacular concert to celebrate the holiday season. Foothills Brass Quintet will lead the event by presenting their famous seasonal version of Serious Fun!

     

    Too Cool for Christmas. Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium 1415-14 Avenue NW

    Sunday, December 15, 2013 – 7:00pm – 8:30pm Price: All Tickets $7.00 plus applicable service fees

    Leading Stars Arts and Education Foundation presents an interactive live play production suitable for the whole family. Today’s kids are so linked to their electronics that they are missing the true spirit of Christmas. Through a turn of events they are taken back to a simpler time and find the true meaning of Christmas. For tickets and more information go to, Jubilee

     

    Christmas In Inglewood. 9th Ave. S.E. from 10th to 14th St.

    Christmas In Inglewood kicks off on Thursday, Nov. 14 and runs through to Wednesday, Dec. 25, with lights, trees, carollers and the most unique holiday gift selection around, from more than 80 independent and locally-owned shops and restaurants. See you in Inglewood for a Christmas shopping experience you’ll never forget!

     

    ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

     

    Dirty Laundry’s Season 14: Legal Briefs. December 9 @ 7:30 at Lunchbox Theatre. Price:  $16

    Calgary’s completely live, completely improvised comedy soap opera, Dirty Laundry

    Welcome to the offices of Downy, Downy, Maytag, and Ward, a powerful, and pricy law firm that specializes in defending the richest and sleaziest of clients. For the partners at this firm the terms restraining order, cross examination and binding agreement mean something entirely different. Big business, mafiosos, celebrity murders—it’s all billable hours to these legal eagles. They handle all cases… and they do it all in chambers. For tickets go to, Dirty Laundry

     

    Around the World in 80 Days. Friday December 13 @ 7:30. 215 – 8 Avenue SE Calgary, AB. Epcor Centre. Price: Adult $30 – $57

    An adaptation by Toby Hulse of the novel by Jules Verne.  An amazing race the whole family will enjoy! Riding an elephant in India, stormy seas on the way to Hong Kong, a chase on the roof of a train hurtling across America – what other adventures await the dashing Victorian Englishman Phileas Fogg and his faithful servant Passepartout as they race to beat the clock and go around the world in just 80 days? Join us on a madcap, imaginative journey to the ends of the earth in this new fun for the whole family adaptation of the classic tale by Jules Verne! Invite your friends and family! Tickets click, 80 Days

     

     

     

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