Hump Day! And you know what that means… it’s Wednesday. Haha. We’re just shy of half way done Stampede Week, which brings a tear to our faces. And if you’re lookin’ for something to do today look no further. We’ve got you covered.
BMO Kids Day!
Free entry for Kids 12 & under from 7am – 9am. Get there early to beat the line-ups and take the kiddos through the Agrium Western Event Centre. Meet the larger-than-life Clydesdale horses, visit the newborn piglets and learn about Alberta’s agriculture industry. http://www.calgarystampede.com/bmo-kids-day
The Elwins at the Coca-Cola Stage (8pm)
The Elwins are a JUNO Award and Prism Prize nominated pop band from the lakeside town of Keswick, Ontario that specialize in writing bright infectious songs. They’re a group of guys that you would be happy to introduce to your friends and parents. They spent the better part of 2015 and 2016 touring internationally in support of their breakthrough sophomore album, Play For Keeps. The Elwins will release their third album in the fall of 2017. http://www.calgarystampede.com/elwins
DIPLO at Cowboys Tent (Doors open at 7pm)
Need a break from country but still want to be a part of the action? Cowboys Tent has you covered. https://www.myshowpass.com/diplo/
Stampede Shaker at Fort Calgary (3pm)
This year’s Calgary Stampede will assemble some great Canadian rock musicians for the Stampede Shaker at Fort Calgary. Tom Cochrane will headline the evening, joined by Sloan, Trooper and Steven Page. $29 per ticket. A $149 ultra VIP ticket available as well. The general admission ticket includes admission to the Calgary Stampede on July 13, free bus transportation to and from downtown Calgary and admission into the concert’s official after party. http://stampedeshaker.com/
Quantum: The Exhibition at Telus Spark (June 26 – August 7 from 10am – 5pm)
Finding activities for the kiddos can be daunting during those summer months, and the crowds at Stampede are not for the faint of heart. Head down to the Telus Spark Science Centre for Calgary’s first ever travelling exhibition on quantum information science and technology. Created by the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo, this interactive exhibit is sure to captivate our scientists of tomorrow. http://www.sparkscience.ca/
New Eats to 17th Ave: Calcutta Cricket Club
Brought to you by the folks behind Native Tongues, Calcutta Cricket Club is described as the cosmopolitan Calcutta of the 60s. http://dailyhive.com/calgary/calcutta-cricket-club-opening-2017