What’s Up This Week: July 22nd-25th

Music and performances galore this July - get out and enjoy the sunshine!

Music and performances galore this July – get out and enjoy the sunshine!

Shakespeare by the Bow: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Now until August 18th at 7:30pm Tuesday-Saturday, 2pm & 7:30pm Sundays
Prince’s Island Park, 698 Eau Claire Ave SW
Enjoy these gorgeous July evenings with another exquisite outdoor Theatre Calgary performance that will tap into your emotions as you are transported back to Shakespearean times. Fly solo or grab a date to enjoy an outdoor evening at the theatre by blanket or lawn chair.
Backstreet Boys: DNA World Tour
July 24th at 8pm
Scotiabank Saddledome, 555 Saddledome Rise SE
Let’s relive the 90s as our favourite boy band stops back in Calgary on their worldwide tour. With special guest Baylee Littrell, get ready to sing to all your old faves as the Backstreet Boys bring it back once again.
Knife Skills

July 25th from 6:30-9:30pm
Cuisine et Chateau Interactive Culinary Centre, 103 227 – 10 Street NW

Chopping, cutting, slicing, dicing – wouldn’t you like to learn the ins and outs of these simple, yet crucial, kitchen skills? Grab your date and enjoy a night learning your way around the kitchen while sampling your creations with perfectly paired wine.

Calgary Folk Music Festival

July 25th-28th at all hours of the day
Prince’s Island Park, 698 Eau Claire Ave SW

The 40th annual Calgary Folk Music Festival celebrations start this Thursday! Get ready for four days of bliss as you sit back, relax and take in the sights, sounds and smells of musicians, artisans, food trucks and so much more. Folk, roots, blues, acoustic – whatever your jam, they’ll have it at Folk Fest.

Music in the Plaza: Tennyson King
July 24th from 6-8pm
Heritage Town Square, 1900 Heritage Dr SW
Take in the beauty Heritage Park Square every Wednesday evening throughout the summer. Blues, country, jazz, folk – all genres will be performing at Music in the Plaza.  This week, they welcome Tennyson King, a Toronto-based musician to dazzle you with his earthy-roots-rock-n-roll vibes. Did we mention that it’s free?!

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