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Five things to do in Calgary this weekend

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While more rain seems to be in the forecast this weekend, there are more than enough great events happening in the city, including a few catered to all dads out there ahead of Father’s Day on Sunday.

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Here are five things going on in Calgary this weekend:

Trevor Noah: Back to Abnormal

Trevor Noah arrives for the 60th Grammy Awards in New York on Jan. 28, 2018.
Trevor Noah arrives for the 60th Grammy Awards in New York on Jan. 28, 2018. Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images

Daily Show host and stand-up comedian Trevor Noah will be in town on June 17, making up for a show that had to be rescheduled in June of 2021. The Emmy-winning host and comedian is known around the world for his insightful and authentic take on politics.

Noah has been on a tour which features 75 sold-out North American shows, including a sell-out audience at the legendary Madison Square Garden.

Fore tickets, click here.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome

When: June 17 at 8 p.m.

Price: $80+


Paint with goats at Color Cafe

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Have you ever found yourself wanting to paint with a baby goat? Well if so, or even if you haven’t Color Cafe is hosting a Paint With Goats even on June 19, perfect for families who are looking for a unique Father’s Day experience.

For more information or to buy tickets, click here.

Where: Color Cafe – 334 14 St. N.W.

When: June 19

Price: $15 and the price of the pottery piece you pick, which ranges anywhere from $20-$200


Wings and Wheels: Father’s Day Weekend

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If dad is either a car nut or an aviation enthusiast, the Hangar Flight Museum is hosting the perfect Father’s Day event for him and the family.

The annual Wings and Wheels event will be taking place on both Saturday and Sunday, running 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Get on down to the museum and tour the inside of a selection of aircraft, partake in crafts, and see all of the beautiful cars that will be a part of the show and shine. Helicopter city tours are also available.

For more information and to buy tickets, click here.

Where: The Hangar Flight Museum – 4629 McCall Way N.E.

When: June 18-19

Price: Adults $15 Seniors $11 Students $10 Children $8 toddlers get in free


Beatles Back in Time

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For all of the Beatles lovers out there, the Jubilations Dinner Theatre has a show for you. Hop in a time machine and head back to Liverpool, England, 1961. The Beatles are just about to hit the stage where it all began for the band that changed music forever.

The show runs from June 4 to Aug. 16.

For more information and to find showtimes, visit Jubilations Dinner Theatre’s website.

Where: Jubilations Dinner Theatre

When: June 17-19

Price: Adults $74.95 Child $38.95


Spruce Meadows National

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This weekend at Spruce Meadows is the return of the National Tournament. The event celebrates not only horses but also first responders.

“FireFit competitions will be featured early in the week and our city and area’s finest will be here to display their emergency vehicles, canines, helicopters, equipment and more,” the event listing said.

At Spruce Meadows, event goers can see the best athletes from the world’s top show jumping nations compete for top prize money and international acclaim.

This weekend will also feature performances by The Lord Strathcona’s Horse Musical Ride, live entertainment, displays, shopping, pony rides, prairie dogs and more.

Tickets should be purchased in advanced. For more information, click here.

Where: Spruce Meadows

When: All weekend

Price: Various prices – see ticket website

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