Painted LRT train
YYC/LRT | Photo: Bryan Faubert

Free This Week

November brings exciting new free events

Haider Ali

  • Location Various Venues 
  • Price Free

November kicks off with a Flint & Feather and Friends concert, an open house at Quickdraw Animation Society and plenty of arts and craft show and sales. Make sure to get out there!

Calgary-Montreal: A Musical Conversation

November 2, 2022, 12:10 – 1pm
Cathedral Church of the Redeemer (604 1st St. SE)
Free to attend

Calgary-Montréal is a collective of musicians from Montréal and Calgary. Their original show presents their conversations in music, between two cities and two different musical traditions.

Free First Thursdays

November 3, 2022, 5 – 10pm
Contemporary Calgary (701 11th St. SW)
Free to attend

Explore Contemporary Calgary’s galleries, join a tour, connect with Antyx Community Arts, enjoy thoughtfully crafted beverages by Sugar Water Bar and music by Hot Sauce Boogie.

Free Art Fridays

November 4, 2022, 4 – 7pm
YYC/LRT (Corner of 8th Ave. and 10th St. SW)
Free to participate

Free Art Fridays is a movement where you can get involved in making original artwork and then gifting it to the public. Join Bryan Faubert at the YYC/LRT in downtown Calgary to create art and learn about local art scenes!

Annual Sale

November 4 & 5, 2022,
Parkdale Nifty 50s (3512 5th Ave. NW)
Free to explore

Heritage Weavers & Spinners Guild of Calgary’s annual sale features an incredible selection of over 1,300 beautifully handcrafted gifts including weaving, yarns, knitting, rugs, felting, tapestry, specialty dyeing and more!

Christmas Pottery Sale

November 5, 2022, 10am – 4pm
Marda Loop Community Association (3130 16th St. SW)
Free to explore

Join the Alberta Potters’ Association for their third annual Christmas Pottery Sale. Their potters have been busy creating new and exciting work for the holiday season.

Fall Show & Sale

November 5, 2022, 10am – 4pm
Montgomery Community Centre (5003 16th Ave. NW)
Free to explore

The Calgary Creative Arts Guild is hosting their annual Fall Show and Sale featuring original works from over 25 local artists. Admission and parking is free and cash donations to the Veterans Food Bank are gratefully accepted.

Open House

November 5, 2022, 2 – 5pm
Quickdraw Animation Society (2011 10th Ave. SW)
Free to attend

Quickdraw Animation Society invites you to mix and mingle at their studios. Join in for a casual afternoon to meet the new staff and board members, hang out, and socialize with the community.

Flint & Feather w/ Sonia Deleo

November 6, 2022, 2 – 4pm
Asylum for Art (2505 14th St. SW)
Free to attend

Flint & Feather and Friends is a free six-week concert series on Sunday afternoons. Join series hosts Flint & Feather and this week’s feature artist, Scarlett Butler, a talented songwriting duo turned professional performing artists.

Christmas Pottery Market

November 6, 2022, 10am – 4pm
Triwood Community Hall (2244 Chicoutimi Dr. NW)
Free to explore

Mount Pleasant Potters’ Guild is a group of talented local artists passionate about mucking about in clay. Delicate, refined, brutal and whimsical describe the range of wares you’ll find at this awesome pottery sale.

Dave’s Big Art Show

November 6, 2022, 10am – 5pm
cSpace King Edward (1721 29th Ave. SW)
Free to attend

A group of unique local artists are showcasing and selling their artwork at cSPACE. Make sure to head over and explore the variety of styles, colours and mediums these artists have to offer. Oh, and Dave will be there too.

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