Calgary Stampeders vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Where: McMahon Stadium
When: Sept 14
The Stamps’ family day game features kid favourite characters like Chase and Skye from Paw Patrol, Iron Man and Spider-Man. The non-costumed fun includes bouncy castles, airbrush tattoos, music and food. Tickets start at $24 with the promo code family.
Where: Millarville Racetrack
When: Sept. 14-15
This two-day fundraising event in support of Can Praxis Equine Therapy for Veterans and First Responders Diagnosed with PTSD is all about time travel. Visitors from different eras are abducted by “chrono masters” and brought to Millarville to perform for your entertainment. This year the chrono masters have grabbed knights, vikings, circus performers and members of the early Canadian military. Admission is $15 for ages 13-64, $10 for kids 7-12 and kids six and under are free.
Ukulele Community Theatre
Where: cSpace King Edward
When: Sept. 14-15
The Calgary Ukulele Festival celebrates the Hawaiian instrument. At cSpace, you can hear performances, watch videos, take lessons or perform at the open mic. All of it is free. It runs 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday.
Used Designer Children’s Clothing and Gear Sale
Where: First Alliance Church
When: Sept. 14
If you procrastinated on your back-to-school shopping, you’re in luck. This sale features both used and new items (despite the name) at steep discounts. It runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Market on 17th
Where: Tomkins Park
When: Sept. 15
The outdoor farmers’ market season is drawing to a close, which makes this one of the last chances you can browse fruit, veggie, baked good and more vendors while enjoying fresh air. This 17th Avenue Market (not to be confused with the nearby restaurant named Market on 17th Avenue) also features yoga and games. It runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.