What’s Up This Weekend In YYC: September 29-October 1

From Alberta Culture Days to Backyard Alley Party, here's what's up this weekend in YYC.

1. Touch Me: Songs For A (dis)Connected Age
Tuesday, September 26 – Saturday, October 7
Theatre Calgary, 220 9 Avenue Southeast

Can’t put your phone down? Theatre Calgary’s got the play for you. Catch this modern musical show as it impresses you with some solid tunes and refreshingly true representations of life in the digital age.

2. Alberta Culture Days
Friday, September 29 – Sunday, October 1
cSPACE, 1721 29 Avenue SW

Alberta Culture Days is the perfect time to experience cSPACE for yourself.
The celebration runs all weekend, with food trucks, beer gardens, live music,  arts programming and plenty of family-friendly activities for all ages.

3. East Village Junction Hibernation Preparation
28 September – 1 October
East Village Junction, 439 8 Ave SE

Celebrate the end of the summer with the last weekend of East Village Junction – an innovative shipping container shopping hub that’s part outdoor retail hive, part event spot & a big community gathering space.

4. Oktoberfest at National
Tuesday, September 19, 11:00am – Wednesday, October 4, 11:00am
All National Locations

Beau’s Brewing knows how to brew an Oktoberfest party, and National is the exclusive place to get their special Marzen Lager. Stop by any National location for a stein and a traditional house-made smokie!

5. The Backyard Alley Party
Friday, September 22, 6:00pm – Sunday, October 1, 10:00pm
The Alley North of 17th Ave Between 4th and 5th Street SW

While 17th Avenue is under reconstruction, the City of Calgary has teamed up with 17th Ave SW, the Beltline Neighbourhoods Association, and the businesses of the 400 block of 17th Ave to throw an alley party. Enjoy some patio cocktails, shop your favourite stories, watch an outdoor movie and checking out local talent.

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