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Alberta films, music and trains: Lots to do this weekend in Calgary

Summer is over — but that doesn't mean you have to hibernate just yet.
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Why the Stampede is interested in this old hat that could belong to a legendary cowboy

A piece of Calgary Stampede history may be on the auction block. A hat believed to be worn by legendary local cowboy Clem Gardner is listed on eBay by a seller in Muncy, Pennsylvania.

Stampeding, Cyclepalooza and a princess: What to do this weekend in Calgary

If you're looking for a few ideas to get you and your family out of the house this weekend, our director Tracy Fuller has got you covered.

Jazz, sex and a semi-famous turtle: What to do in Calgary this weekend

Well, we've made it past hump day and while there's still one more workday to go, the weekend is within sight. If you haven't had a chance to make plans yet, you're in luck. Tracy Fuller has a handful of suggestions to make your life a little more interesting this weekend.

Bach, quilts, dancing and more: Calgary entertainment options for the weekend

It looks like we're heading into another beautiful weekend here in Calgary and if you're not planning on spending all your time in your garden or in the mountains, you'll need a few ideas to get you out of the house.

Beerfest, disaster preparedness, love and longing: Calgary entertainment picks for the weekend

Chamber music and beer drinking don't have much in common, except they're just two of the things you can enjoy in the city.

'It's part of what makes people Canadian': Updated dictionary compiles 'Canadianisms'

An updated dictionary provides a fascinating look at words and expressions distinctively Canadian, with entries from “all-dressed” to “zed.”

Big Taste food festival, Crime Does Not Pay premiere, blues or Beethoven: What to do in Calgary this weekend

Whether you’re into blues music or Beethoven, photography or a world premier, there’s an event for you in Calgary this weekend. The Homestretch’s Ellis Choe guides us through what's going on.

What to do on the Family Day long weekend in Calgary: A cool light show, theatre, the music centre and more

The Family Day long weekend is fast approaching, and there are plenty of cultural events going on in Calgary. The Homestretch's Susan Holzman has a few suggestions to keep you busy.

Pair chocolate with this wine for your Valentine: Laurie MacKay's pick of the week

The Homestretch's house sommelier Laurie MacKay suggests pairing the Fresita Sparkling with some chocolate for the perfect Valentine's Day combo.