Things to do in Calgary March 4th to March 11th

802 Challenge – Calgary Tower

Date: Every Tuesday in March
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Cost: $10
Location: Calgary Tower101 9 Ave SW

Who says leg day has to be at the gym? The @calgarytower has leg day covered for you, with a killer event for anyone who likes a bit of a challenge. The annual 802 Challenge is back! New to this game? It’s pretty simple, every Tuesday in March, from 4-7pm you can head to the local landmark with a solid pair of sneakers and get your workout on using the 802 stairs that climb the tower. Admission for the challenge is only $10, which gets you a workout that is not in a gym and some great insta-worthy pics from the top! Of course, leg day is best with a friend or two, so you may want to make it a whole thing and check the link below for details.

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Calgary Food and Drink Experience

Date: March 1st – March 10, 2019
Time: Varies
Cost: Varies
Location: Varies 

Hey #yyc food lovers! Sad that you’re not dining out with the Big Taste this year? Don’t be too upset! There is a new foodie fantasy event taking over the whole city this month. The Calgary Food and Drink Experience is showcasing out exciting restaurant scene. Until March 10, enjoy offerings from more than 50 of the best local restaurants around town, featuring multi-course prix fixe value-priced menus, along with optional Wines of British Columbia pairings. Plus there will be one-of-a-kind chef collaborations, international chef exchanges, intimate winemaker’s dinners, brunches and other delectable culinary events. This is could be thought of as foodie paradise and you’ll want to eat as much as possible this week. Hit up @foodanddrink.exp or click the link below to see a full list and menus!

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Penguin Walk

Date: Until March 31st, 2019
Time: Starts at 11:00am
Cost: Cost of Admission 
Location: Calgary Zoo, 210 St. George’s Drive NE

It’s the last month to get up close with the King penguins at the @calgaryzoo as the flightless birds take their daily stroll through the park. If you’ve missed it this year, you want to get down this month for the best giggle you will have all year. Hang out with the penguins as they explore, exercise, and waddle their way around the zoo. Of course, this wander is of their own free-will, so if the lil guys are feeling lazy or it’s too cold, they won’t do it… but these guys know they are a star attraction and they like their admirers, so they tend to go for their daily wander. Take the day off, take the kids, and have a good afternoon with the penguins before their walkabouts end for the year!

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