East Village Weekly Round-Up (Nov 6-12)

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From Studio Bell to hot spot eateries, from urban plazas to the library, there’s always something happening somewhere in East Village. We’ve rounded up our top picks of this week’s events, programs, classes and more. Don’t forget to check the calendars of our community partners for other goings-on in the neighbourhood!

Rock ‘n' Roll Happy Hour with Howlin’ Pete

Peter Cormier of Peter and the Wolves is heatin’ up Happy Hour at the Eddy! Get your fill of rockabilly cool tunes with $7 pints and $8 cocktails at Happy Hour.

When: Wednesday, November 6 from 4:00-7:00pm
Where:
King Eddy (438 9 Ave SE)
Cost:
No cover, pass the hat

CrushCamp Run Pack

Crush your run goals at CrushCamp's Run Pack on Thursday nights! All levels are welcome to enjoy this free, 5-7km outdoor run, followed by some social stretching, rolling and connecting. Meet in the lobby of CrushCamp East Village. The pack will leave at 6:00pm sharp.

When: Thursday, November 7 at 6:00pm
Where:
530 6 Ave SE
Cost:
Free

East Village Craft Fair

Shop from local residents and organizations at this affordable holiday market. Items for sale include Articles by East Village merchandise, coffee, jewelry, holiday cards, artwork, knitting, wreaths and more. There will be hot chocolate, popcorn, a build your own cookie jar station (includes all the ingredients needed to bake cookies), and a holiday wrapping station. Vendor purchases are cash only.

When: Friday, November 8 at 6:00pm
Where:
Murdoch Manor (808 5 St SE)
Cost:
Free admission

Otahpiaaki Winter Count Market

As part of Otahpiaaki Fashion Week, stop into the St. Louis Hotel to explore the Otahpiaaki 2019 Winter Count Market. Shop from and support Indigenous fashion and accessories, from Tsuut'ina to Diné-Navajo territories.

When: Saturday, November 9 from 12:00-6:00pm
Where:
430 8 Ave SE
Cost:
Free admission

OTAHPIAAKI 2019: ÍSSTOÍYÍTAHSINNI

The Otahpiaaki fashion show creates a gathering place for Indigenous designers, artists, musicians, and performers to showcase and celebrate indigenous beauty in all of its forms – intellectual, physical, emotional,and spiritual. This year, their runway will be at the Central Library and the event will include designer ateliers and literary features on each floor.

When: Saturday, November 9 at 6:30pm
Where:
800 3 St SE
Cost:
Tickets prices vary ($25-$125)

The YYScene presents: Songsmith Sundays with Carter Felker

Country-folk singer-songwriter Carter Felker hosts the King Eddy's favourite Sunday series throughout November. Every week, Carter will present a chill weekend set with a rotating cast of guests.

When: Sunday, November 10 at 1:00pm
Where:
King Eddy (438 9 Ave SE)
Cost:
No cover

Remembrance Day Service

Join Fort Calgary on Remembrance Day for a special service facilitated by the RCMP Veteran’s Association of Calgary. This moving, commemorative ceremony features bagpipes, readings and choral singers.

When: Monday, November 11 – doors open at 10:00am, service begins at 10:30am
Where:
750 9 Ave SE
Cost:
Free with a non-perishable donation to the Veterans’ Food Bank

Bookers’ 7th Annual BBQ for Real Heroes

On November 11, Bookers BBQ + Crab Shack invites all veterans, first responders and cadets for a free all-you-can-eat rib dinner. Make your reservation online or call 403-264-6419. Please bring proof of military card, legion card, or any other military-related ID.

When: Monday, November 11
Where:
#10, 316 3 St SE
Cost:
Free

East Village presents: $10 Date Night at Studio Bell

Studio Bell is the perfect after-work date night destination! The National Music Centre is pleased to offer extended hours and discounted rates for visitors to Studio Bell on November 12. Grab your pal or partner and enjoy a special $10 admission per person.

When: Tuesday, November 12
Where:
850 4 St SE
Cost:
$10

Brynn Parker