October 2014

Found 3 blog entries for October 2014.

Halloween - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/gregerravik/9065470000It’s that time of year again, Halloween is here. Calgary is celebrating this spooky month of October by putting on special events. Enjoy festivals, fall food, and a spooky movie screening at these area locations.

Dark Beer, Spooky Spirits and Bloody Wine Festival - 10801 Bonaventure Drive S.E., Calgary

This October 30th you won’t want to miss the Dark Beer, Spooky Spirits and Bloody Wine Festival at Willow Park Wines & Spirits. It costs $40 to attend and will include blood red wines, creepy cocktails specially made for this event, and darks beers from around the world. They are encouraging folks to dress in their best costumes to try to win a prize. The event will start at 7pm.

Ghosts and Gourmet - 1900 Heritage Drive S.W. , Calgary

Heritage Park

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Halloween MakeupHalloween is coming and that means it’s time to find a great costume. Whether you’re looking for something unique or to transform yourself into your favourite television character, here are the best places to shop in Calgary for your costume this year.

Heritage Park

Many people go to Heritage Park, the historical village, to eat cheese buns and ride the caterpillar. It’s actually a great place to start getting costume ideas because the park is full of attire that is historically accurate to the era. This is a great place to start.

Bleeding Art Industries - 3815 61 Avenue S.E.

This is the place to get your Halloween makeup. Whether you’re dressing up as a zombie, a clown, or a movie star, get the makeup you need from Bleeding Art Industries. This

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Utility Box Art CalgaryA new program has begun in Calgary called the “Utility Box Program.” It started back in 2010 but just arrived to the Calgary areas in the spring of 2014. The program was set up to create public art on utility boxes using funding for regular lifecycle maintenance of these boxes.

Calgary’s communities of McKenzie Towne and New Brighton have experienced their city utility boxes being used as an art canvas. Here is more about what McKenzie Towne and New Brighton have experienced thanks to artists from the “Utility Box Program.”

The Boxes

The utility boxes in these areas have gone from plain utility boxes to those featuring lilacs and gas lights. Artist Michelle Wiebe is a British Columbia native that has been painting since her teenage years. She’s

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