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 Experience the perfect mash up of science, engineering and art at Beakerhead | Photo: Trevor Lalonde Sep. 13, 2023 - Sep. 19, 2023 Free This Week Soak up the last of summer with these free finds Haider Ali Location Various Venues Price Free It’s an exciting week ahead when it comes to art with both fan-favourite festivals like Beakerhead and intriguing new entries like LobbyFest in store! Check them out alongside an array of markets, concerts and visual art. Clicquot Trio September 13, 2023, Cathedral Church of the Redeemer (604 1st St. SE) Free to attend Performing music by two of the greatest jazz musicians, classical/jazz fusion ensemble Clicquot Trio pay tribute to Chick Corea and Bill Evans in this noon hour concert presented by ProArts Society. proartssociety.ca Farmers & Makers Markets: Beltline & Sunalta September 13 & 16, 2023 Central Memorial Park & Sunalta Community Association Free to explore Check out the Farmers & Makers Market at two locations this summer — Wednesdays at Central Memorial Park and Saturdays in the Sunalta neighbourhood. Each week, you’ll find local farmers and producers, ready-to-eat food, live music and their free, drop-in kids arts & culture program. farmersmakersmarket.ca ArtsXpeditions September 14, 2023, 12noon Olympic Plaza (228 8th Ave. SE) Free to attend Join Arts Commons as it presents ArtsXpeditions, featuring a range of live music to energize your day. This week features Ivy Chi in partnership with the Immigrant Council for Art Innovation. artscommons.ca Bridgeland-Riverside Farmers Market September 14, 2023, 3:30 – 7:30pm Bridgeland-Riverside Community Association (917 Centre Ave. NE) Free to attend Check out this weekly outdoor farmers’ market featuring over 30 vendors, food trucks, live music and kids activities, along with the Locally Grown Concert Series featuring awesome local bands. brcacalgary.org how to feel the weight of the moment — Opening Reception September 14, 2023, 5 – 8pm Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta University of the Arts (1407 14th Ave. NW) Free to attend Centring issues related to mapping, imaging systems and ecological crisis, this exhibition brings together a selection of recent works. A number of participatory projects will also run parallel to the gallery exhibition. auarts.ca Beakerhead September 14 – 17, 2023 Various venues Free to attend Experience Beakerhead as Calgary is transformed into a vibrant playground of interactive experiences, awe-inspiring installations and mind-bending performances. Check it out for the perfect mash up of science, engineering and art! beakerhead.com Community Festival September 16, 2023, 12 – 3pm Grace Baptist Church (2670 Radcliffe Dr. SE) Free to attend Join the Albert Park and Radisson Heights communities for their free 2023 Community Festival! Everyone is welcome to attend and enjoy an afternoon of music, games, art, food, family activities, a market and more. instagram.com Freshly Pressed: Steamroller 2023 September 16, 2023, 12 – 3pm Rick Rack Textiles (4704 Manhattan Rd. SE) Free to attend Alberta Printmakers invites you to experience the connection between printmaking and textile art on a large scale. There will be a hands-on fabric printing activity, a window gallery and an outdoor steamroller printing demonstration! albertaprintmakers.com Transit Tuesdays September 19, 2023, 4:30pm Century Gardens (826 8th St. SW) Free to attend Make your commute a little more exciting! Drop by Century Gardens every Tuesday to take in some special local music. Enjoy the sun, frolic in the splash pool and have a dance if you’re feeling it! stagehand.app Summer On 17th Until September 23, 2023 Tomkins Park (17th Ave. & 8th St. SW) Free to attend From movies in the park to live bands, theatrical performances and more, the 17th Ave Business Improvement Area is pulling out all the stops to ensure this summer is epic. Visit the website for details. 17thave.ca Gotta Minute Film Festival Until September 24, 2023 Various venues Free to watch The Gotta Minute Film Festival is a film festival like no other, screening one-minute silent short films in public spaces. Watch for cinematic gems on digital platform screens along the Calgary C-Train system and at participating Calgary Public Libraries. fava.ca Summer Songs on Stephen Ave Until September 30, 2023 Stephen Ave (8th Ave. SE) Free to attend Enjoy live local music on Stephen Ave this summer, supported by the Calgary Downtown Association. Check out the Stagehand website for the full schedule as well as other free concerts around the city! stagehand.app Have a free event that’s not listed? Email us at email@example.com or fill out this form.