From the Spruce Meadows: Pan American Tournament to an outdoor movie screening of Fantastic Mr. Fox, here’s what’s up this week in YYC.
1. Spruce Meadows Pan American Tournament
June 26th to July 1st at Various Times
Spruce Meadows, 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW
Bring the family to enjoy this six-day outdoor tournament. The tournament is free and features a multitude of different jumping events combined from the former ‘Canada One’ and ‘Pan American’ Tournaments. Other activities include pony rides, a Riding Hall shop, face painting, music and more.
2. Adulting 101: Let’s Taco ‘Bout Energy
June 27th from 6pm-8pm
ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen, 909 11 Ave SW
Join us and ATCOenergy for a drink or two and some delicious tacos made from their partners at ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen. While you enjoy your food, ATCOenergy will be shedding some light on how you can save on your utility bills just by asking the right questions. Their in-house chefs will also be showing us a thing or two about whipping up the most mouth-watering tacos in under 15 minutes. The perfect solution to “what’s for dinner?” every night of the week.
3. Alberta Spotlight: Nuela Charles with Ruben Young
June 27th from 7pm-10pm
King Eddy YYC, 438 9 Ave SW
Edmonton soul songstress Nuela Charles and opener Ruben Young are the next artists to be featured as part of the National Music Centre’s Alberta Spotlight series. See why they’ve been captivating audiences and converting fans, one listener at a time. Catch the two on-the-rise artists perform on the intimate King Eddy rooftop terrace on Wednesday.
4. Camp No Counselors
June 28th to July 1st
Ready for the experience of a lifetime? Camp No Counselors is coming to Calgary. This all-inclusive, sleepaway camp for adults – as seen on ABC’s “Shark Tank” – is the perfect opportunity for a weekend escape. Come relive your favourite aspects of childhood fun, along with all the perks and freedoms of being an adult.The weekend will be filled with epic nightly theme parties, an open bar, delicious meals, and of, course, all your favourite classic camp activities. Think kickball, dodgeball, archery, arts and crafts, and Capture the Flag … just to name a few. Promo code CAMPDATES saves you $25 off your camp tickets.
5. Fantastic Mr. Fox Outdoor Movie Screening
June 29th from 950pm-1130pm
Central Memorial Park, 1221 2 St SW
Bring your date out to Central Memorial Park for an outdoor movie screening. Hosted by Qualex-Landmark, they’ll be presenting a special screening of Wes Anderson’s movie Fantastic Mr. Fox. Seating is limited so make sure you get there early and snacks will be available from on-site food trucks.