Event Directory Search for upcoming events Picks and Previews Plan ahead to check out these not-to-be-missed events All Theatre Dance Music Film & Media Visual Art Literary Festival Promotion Free Free Catch a lunch-hour concert by Notas de 4 | Photo: Courtesy of ProArts Society Nov. 23, 2022 - Nov. 29, 2022 Free This Week Free art to finish off your November Haider Ali Location Various Venues Price Free Wrap up November in creative style! This week’s roundup of free arts offerings features winter markets, live music, and artist-led talks and exhibitions. Don’t miss out! Notas de 4 November 23, 2022, 12:10 – 1pm Cathedral Church of the Redeemer (604 1st St. SE) Free to attend Silvia and Jorge bring Notas de 4 to the ProArts@Noon Concert Series with flamenco, Latin, indie dreamy, folk-inspired songs from the new unreleased album Cosas Maravillosas and their oldies from Rosas y Lirios. proartssociety.ca Instrumental Stories: Ballads and the bandura November 24, 2022, 6 – 7pm Memorial Park Library (1221 2nd St. SW) Free to attend, registration required Be carried away to the soul and heart of Ukraine with folk songs and music featuring the bandura, a mesmerizing plucked string instrument, accompanied by beautiful traditional vocals. calgarylibrary.ca Free Art Fridays November 25, 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! live-ucalgary.ucalgary.ca Exhibition Tour November 25, 2022, 6 – 7pm Esker Foundation (4th floor, 1011 9th Ave. SE) Free to participate, registration required Join Esker Foundation exhibiting artist Robin Arseneault and curator Naomi Potter as they give a tour of Arseneault’s exhibition Falling Off The Log, consisting of 12 large sculptures. eskerfoundation.com Bring the Baby Art Tour November 25, 2022, 12 – 1pm Esker Foundation (4th floor, 1011 9th Ave. SE) Free to participate, registration required Join Esker Foundation for this gentle baby-led conversational tour where you explore their current exhibitions. Afterwards, babies can enjoy some tummy time on artist Yvonne Mullock’s interactive sensory blanket. eskerfoundation.com Artisan & Antique Christmas Market November 26, 2022, 10am – 3pm Frank Wills Memorial Hall (405 1st St. E, Cochrane) Free to attend Tangled Tree’s sixth annual Christmas market is where you’ll find handmade jewelry, artwork, soaps, sewing, knitting, vintage fabrics, rustic antiques, treats, decor and so much more! tangledtreemarkets.ca Holly Carpenter & Kablusiak November 26, 2022, 12 noon Stream online Free to watch, registration required Join The Bows for a conversation between Holly Carpenter and Kablusiak (Jade Carpenter) discussing language and cultural work and the conscious decision to integrate these into an art practice. us06web.zoom.us Spotlight Reception November 26, 2022, 2 – 4pm Alberta Craft Gallery & Shop, cSPACE King Edward (1721 29th Ave. SW) Free to attend Join the Alberta Craft Gallery in celebrating their newest Spotlight exhibition: the Gardener by Stephanie Elderfield, showcasing beautifully crafted miniature gardening tools in sterling silver. eventbrite.ca Show + Sale Winter Market November 26 & 27, 2022 Main Hall, Alberta University of the Arts (1407 14th Ave. NW) Free to attend See what Alberta’s finest emerging artists have created at Alberta University of the Arts Students’ Association (AUArtsSA) Show + Sale Winter Market, featuring hundreds of handmade artworks from more than 65 student artists. showandsale.ca The Little Comrade November 28, 2022, 6:30pm Calgary Central Library (800 3rd St. SE) Free to watch, registration required Set in 1950 in Soviet Estonia, six-year-old Leelo’s school principal mother is arrested before her eyes. Leelo tries her best to be good but is instead embroiled in one scrape after another. calgaryeuropeanfilmfestival.ca Pop-Up Show & Sale November 28 – December 2, 2022, 9am – 4pm Winter Garden, Jamieson Place (2nd floor, 308 4th Ave. SW) Free to explore Join the Winter Garden Pop-up Show & Sale, hosted by the Riverview Artists. The variety of styles and techniques is diverse, so each show provides a new look at the unique artistic directions being pursued by each of their artists. riverview-artists.com W.O. Mitchell: Honouring the Legacy November 29, 2022, 7pm Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall, Calgary Central Library (800 3rd St. SE) Free to attend, RSVP required This year marks the 75th anniversary of W.O. Mitchell’s prairie classic, Who Has Seen the Wind. Join Freehand Books and the Writers’ Guild of Alberta as they launch a new edition of the novel and celebrate W.O. Mitchell’s legacy. eventbrite.ca Have a free event that’s not listed? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out this form.