Jul 21

Downtown Calgary Events for Week of July 21st 2014

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Calgary Folk Music Festival

July 24, 25, 26, 27 – The annual Festival is a four-day family-friendly cultural and musical jamboree at the bucolic Prince’s Island Park that celebrates over 70 artists from Alberta, Canada and the world on 6 daytime and 2 evening stages and in concerts and sessions – unpredictable, magical curated mash-ups where artists share songs and stories and collaborate. It is a must-attend event for music and event lovers; an essential community gathering for 53,000 Calgarians and tourists.

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Market Collective

July 26th & 27th – Market Collective will be bringing a number of artisan vendors, as well as entertainment to Eau Claire Market. Browse the numerous vendors and enjoy the entertainment free of charge.

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Tabestoon Festival

Saturday, July 26th – Calgary’s first Iranian Art and Culture Festival invites you to experience the contemporary urban tunes of today’s hottest Iranian music, famously featured in the award-winning film Nobody Knows about Persian Cats. Let your tastebuds indulge in the exotic tastes of Persian cuisine and confectionary infused with the rich aroma of saffron, turmeric, and rosewater. Our live stage performances will feature London-based alternative rock band “Ali Azimi”, Iranian fusion band “Ajam”, Calgary’s own mystic erfani dancer “Nilou Davoudi – Manjoon Dance Academy”, and many more. Come and learn first-hand about the ancient techniques of producing elegant Persian rugs and calligraphy. Special entertainment for kids to be provided.

Don’t miss the grand opening of Calgary’s first-ever Iranian Art and Culture Festival in the core of downtown Calgary! Mark the date: July 26, 2014 at Olympic Plaza!

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Clothing Swap

Saturday, July 26th – Take Your Clothes OFF!! – Calgarys Biggest Clothing SWAP

You probably won’t argue with that, on July 26th (Sheraton Eau Claire 11-4) when they’re practically melting off of you already… and what’s even better than being cool on a hot day? Benefiting charity and freshening up your own closet at the same time!

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Live on Stephen Avenue Featuring Kirby Sewell

Saturday, July 26th – The #IAMDOWNTOWN stage is back on Stephen Avenue. Join us for some great local talent, as well as some future superstars! All performances will be at on the 100 East block of Stephen Avenue (8th ave) between Milestones Restaurant and the Telus Convention Centre, unless otherwise noted.

This week’s performance features Kirby Sewell and kicks off at 1:30 pm

FREE & open to the public/family friendly

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