Dec 09

Downtown With Santa and More Downtown Events Dec. 8th, 2014

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downtown-with-santaDowntown With Santa

Saturday, Dec. 13th - Santa Claus is coming to the Devonian Gardens in the CORE Shopping Centre for a one-day-only event! Featuring holiday entertainment, a photobooth, and activities for the kids. The urban oasis known as the Devonian Gardens will be transformed in to a tropical holiday paradise and welcome Jolly Old St. Nick for pictures and activities with the kids. Learn More

Thursday, Dec. 18th - Note: this event was reported in error. Santa will not be at the Hudson’s Bay on Dec 18th.

Saturday, Dec. 20th - Come down to Prince’s Island Park between 11 am and 3 pm for an event that won’t soon be forgotten. Skate with Santa on the Prince’s Island Park lagoon, courtesy of Downtown Calgary. Skates and helmets will be available to borrow (in limited quantities). Weather dependent, please check back for further details. Learn More


Bubbles, Bubbles, Bubbles,

Wednesday, Dec 10th 2014 - Champagne, Crémant, Prosecco, Cava, and everything that sparkles, oh my! Sunday brunch, New Years Celebrations, birthdays, graduations, Tuesday night - any time is good for bubbles. Join The Cellar Wine Store on Stephen Avenue for some bubbly fun as we discover the difference in each unique style of sparkling wine.



Design Matters

Thursday, December 11th - Join the U of C at the Downtown Campus at 6:00pm on Thursday, December 11, as we welcome the final Design Matters lecturer for 2014: Bruce Kuwabara is a renowned Canadian architect, and a founding partner of Toronto-based KPMB Architects.



Handel’s Messiah

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, December 12th, 13th, & 14th - Maestro Nicholas McGegan, renowned for his interpretations of Handel, joins the CPO to perform this music of faith and hope that has inspired audiences for centuries. Featuring an outstanding international cast of soloists and Chorus, this annual festive concert will leave you singing “Hallelujah!”

You have 3 chances to catch the Messiah: Friday, Saturday and the ‘Sing Along’ event on Sunday.


Christmas Cookie Exchange

Saturday, December 13th - Join the SAIT Culinary Campus to kick-start your holiday baking! Along with other participants, you will learn how to make Christmas cookies and desserts and take home a dozen of three holiday favorites to gift, freeze or eat right away!

There are two different chances to participate: Saturday early class, and Saturday late class.

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