Bianca Miranda and Keshia Cheesman sit on a picnic blanket

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Post Stampede might seem like a quiet time for our city, but that’s certainly not the case. Summer ramps into high gear with tons of concerts, pop-up events, festivals, and more, here’s what we’re checking out this week!

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Participants in the First Nations Parade

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Money can be a bit tight this week with big ticket events like the Stampede taking place, but there’s still tons to do without spending a buck. From concerts and pancake breakfasts to festivals and art receptions, you can take your pick!

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Paul Brandt and Jann Arden in the Stampede Parade

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With the Calgary Stampede just around the corner, the free offerings for the week have a distinct western feel. But if country music and pancakes aren’t your thing, why not hit up a classical raga concert or a performance piece?

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Teens on stage at the King Eddy

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With the first long weekend of the summer looming large, if you’re staying in town be sure to check out these free events. There’s a chance to dive into Canada Day celebrations, lots of live music, and so much more, so you have no reason to stay home.

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A round dance outside of Arts Commons

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With a very busy week ahead, grab your calendar and fill it up with these free and fantastic events. From National Indigenous Peoples Day to Sled Island, there’s no reason to be bored. Be sure to make the most of it by checking out these cool events.

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The front of the Bluerock Gallery in Black Diamond

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With tons of opportunities to connect with your community or get to know a new one, this week is shaping up to be spectacular. Swing by a Neighbour Day celebration or hit the road for an open studio event along the foothills, there’s lots to do.

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People explore a gallery at Glenbow

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A great way to get out of your comfort zone is to check out something you’ve never seen before. This week alone you can take in a traditional acoustic concert, explore Glenbow, and see two staged readings—all for free.

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Youth Singers members perform in Olympic Plaza

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Can you believe it’s almost June? Even with time flying by, you can always take a moment or two for yourself. From festivals to concerts, be sure to make the most of the week by checking out these free events.

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Shellie Zhang's No MSG (In Memory of Lee Garden) is a neon sign with MSG crossed out by a red circle and line

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Do you need to refresh the bank account after the long weekend but still want to go out and have fun? Thanks to Calgary’s arts community you can do just that! This week offers a bunch of incredible opportunities to hit up.

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