Calgary entertainment: 5 things to do this weekend

Calgary entertainment: 5 things to do this weekend

It may be rainy today, yet the weekend forecast is looking pretty rosy. If you want to obtain out of the house, here are some entertainment suggestions from CBC's Susan Holzman. 

– Have your own suggestion? Tell us in the comment section below.

1. Fiestaval

​This free, family-friendly Latin festival gets under way at Olympic Plaza this weekend, including a Sunday night performance by Grammy & Juno Award-winning singer Alex Cuba.

​2. Calgary Turkish Festival

If henna tattoos & whirling dervishes are your thing, you'll find those & more at the Turkish Festival in Eau Claire, another free family event.

3. Franco Festival

Seeing as we're on a roll with free cultural festivals, we should moreover mention Franco Festival, taking place at Shaw Millennium Park with music, dance, food & more. Mireille Moquin, in the video below, will perform.

4. Addams Family A New Musical Comedy

Can you imagine Wednesday Addams falling in love with a man from a respectable family? Good thing you won't have to thanks to the Youth Singers of Calgary who perform this take on the haunted clan until July 18.

5. The Decemberists at Macewan Hall

Finally, if your tastes skew towards folky music with literary lyrics to match, The Decemberists descend on Mac Hall this Sunday.

Source: “CBC”

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