BUCKN AGAIN BREAKFAST: Now in its 35th year, the Buckn Breakfast has helped the Canadian Progress Club raise over $2,000,000 for charities. Tickets include an all you can eat Stampede breakfast, 10 drink tickets, live music, dancing, prizes and entertainment, as well as VIP Access and bus transportation at noon to Cowboys Bar and Casino after the event. Tickets: $125. 8 am – 12 pm, TELUS Convention Center, 120 9th Avenue SE.
OXFORD STOMP: This annual Stampede party features musical performances by Don Henley, Serena Ryder, Matthew Good and Vertical Horizon. Oxford Stomp raises money for the Rotary Club of Calgary. Tickets: $95 (plus GST). 3 pm-10 pm, Fort Calgary, 7 Ave & 6 St SE, Calgary. Here’s your tip of the day – pre-purchase drink tickets!
CONTEMPORARY CALGARY STAMPEDE LUNCH: Contemporary Calgary staff will be serving up a free Stampede lunch of beef on a bun at their Stephen Avenue location. Head into the gallery after lunch to experience their current exhibits, Material Girls and Cream. 12 pm, 117 8 Ave SW.
Lady Antebellum: Part of the Virgin Mobile Stampede Concert Series, see the country music trio Lady Antebellum at the Scotiabank Saddledome. 7:30 pm.