What’s Up This Week: October 16 – 20

From Oktoberfest Dinner to Adult Night at Calgary Zoo, here's what's up this week in YYC.

1. Oktoberfest Dinner
Wednesday, October 18th from 6:30pm – 9pm
Cravings Market Restaurant, 7207 Fairmount Dr SE

Satisfy your taste buds with this one. This Wednesday, Cravings is hosting an Oktoberfest celebration featuring family style Bavarian dishes and German beer pairings with Willow Park Wines & Spirits resident beer pro, Dave the Beer Guy.

2. Small Business Calgary Conference
Thursday, October 19th from 8:30am – 9:30pm
BMO Centre, 20 Roundup Way SW

Amazing things happen when entrepreneurs get together, and that’s what Small Business Week is all about. This year the highlight of the week is a full-day conference with a dazzling Expo, a phenomenal keynote speaker, interactive deep learning sessions, and the famous Awards show.

3. The Revolution Ride to Defeat Diabetes
Thursday, October 19th from 9:30am – 2:30pm
The Palace Theatre, 219 8 Avenue SW

Sweat for a cause with the Revolution Ride to Defeat Diabetes. This is an exciting stationary bike relay event, where teams of 5 riders fundraise $125 each to help with JDRF’s mission of helping those living with T1D achieve healthier, easier, and safer lives. Teams take turns spinning for 7 minutes in an electrifying “mini spin class” led by YYC Cycle Motivators.

4. Commonwealth Collectors: Fall Edition
Thursday, October 19th from 5pm –  11pm
Commonwealth Bar & Stage, 731 10 Avenue SW

Commonwealth Collectors Club is bringing you something a little different this time. And it has A LOT to do with food… Join us for the Collectors Club: Fall Edition on Thursday, October 19th from 5pm-11pm. Featuring a foodie’s dream with restaurants and food truck pop-ups under one roof, vendors will be crafting dishes unique to this one-night-only experience. Admission: $5 Proceeds towards Mealshare. Tickets available at the door or in advance. This is an 18+ event, ID required.

5. Adult Night at Calgary Zoo
Thursday, October 19th from 5:45pm – 11pm
The Calgary Zoo, 210 Saint Georges Drive NE

Schnitzel, Tigers and Beer? Only at Adult Night: Oktoberfest. Ever wondered what it would be like to explore Eurasia at the Calgary Zoo after the gates close? Here’s your chance. Leave the kids at home and head to the zoo for Adult Night: Oktoberfest! Celebrate Oktoberfest with craft beer, German inspired food, live music, tiger training, educational entertainment, a cash bar and much more.

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