Events around town: June 13 – 19

Q Rock and Roll Dinner

Wednesday, June 15

Q Haute Cuisine presents a rock and roll themed dinner this Wednesday. The evening includes four courses, each with paired with a Charles Smith wine. Make this Wednesday evening a rocking night to remember!

@ Q Haute Cuisine Restaurant / Cost – $105


Battle of the Casks

Wednesday, June 15

It’s National on 10th’s first ever Summer Edition of Battle of the Casks, and this Bigger Better Battle is not to be missed! Breweries from across Alberta will be bringing casks, and beer lovers will be choosing the winner! 1 night, 15+ casks, 2 epic prizes. All proceeds will be going to AARCS!

Tickets are $40, and include samples of each cask, plus swag. 5:00pm 9:00pm

@ National on 10th / Cost – $40


Pig and Pinot Festival

Thursday, June 16

Eleven talented chef teams compete for the coveted “Divine Swine” trophy, sponsored by Alberta Pork, as they create delicious and original dishes with free range pork from Spragg’s Meat Shop. And nothing pairs better with the perfect porcine than the perfect pinot! Five boutique wine stores will pour an amazing selection of pinot wines from around the world. Food is prepared by talented chefs from Anju, Notable, Great Events Catering, MADE Foods, Ox and Angela, Pampa, Swine & Sow, Symons Valley Road House, Tango Bistro, The Cookbook Co. Cooks, Yellow Door Bistro…And you get to taste it all! 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

@ Hotel Arts / Cost – $130


Adults Only Night Energy Series

Thursday, June 16

Join the conversation and connection on topics that matter! Telus Sparks Center presents an incredible new Adults Only Night series on the third Thursday of every month. You’ll experience free reign in the galleries and a fully licensed bar. Telus Sparks Center works with their partners to provide you with a conversation space to spark ideas and reflect on the transitions of our energy systems.  The themes with alternate from time to time – the event title this month is “Here comes the Sun.” Join the conversation to explore all things energy! 6-10 p.m.

@ Telus Spark Science Centre / Cost – $19.95


Picnic In The Park

Friday, June 17 – Sunday, June 19

This Father’s Day weekend keep the good times rolling with YYC Food Trucks frenzy! Featuring live music, beer cocktails, giveaways, and of course, everyone’s favorite food truck delicacies.  You definitely won’t want to miss this!  11 am – 7 pm.

@ Haultain Park225

13 Avenue Southwest


YYC Lobsterfest 2016

Saturday, June 18 (12:00pm) Sunday, June 19 (7:00pm)

This Father’s Day weekend, take a jaunt up to The Market on Macleod for Billingsgate’s Market’s second annual YYC Lobsterfest! This surf inspired bash will feature live music, a beer garden, and of course – a lobster fest you won’t forget! Your $35 ticket includes one fresh lobster plus a side dish and a bib. A cash bar will be available for beer and wine.

Proceeds from this event will benefit the Calgary Firefighters Burn Unit.

Kids are welcome!

@ Market on Macleod / Cost – $35

7711 Macleod Trail Southeast


Super Dad Lounge

Saturday, June 18

Some super heroes don’t have capes…they‘re called Dads! Bring your Dad down to the market for our Super Dad Lounge on Father’s Day weekend!

Super Dad’s will be treated to: • Complimentary Massages from Mount Royal College • Snack Packs from Luc’s European Meats • Kids Craft from Mommy Connections • Exciting Prize Draws • Souvenir family photo with a Cash or Food donation to the Calgary Foodbank and the Strategic Groups Let’s Eat Campaign. (Donation Requests: 3 canned goods, a minimum $5 donation or a bag of fresh food)

Happy Father’s Day to all the Super Dads out there! 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

@ Calgary Farmers’ Market 510 77 Ave. S.E. Calgary, AB

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