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Calgary Christmas Eve Celebrations in 2019

The holiday season is upon us! What makes this holiday so exciting and magical is the time we can spend together with family and friends as well as the experiences we share. Of course, the most anticipated day of the season is Christmas morning, but the night before Christmas is also one just as special! Christmas Eve is meant to be spent fireside with family, out exploring winter wonderlands, or attending services or events that truly help you get into the spirit of Christmas.

Not sure what to do with your family this Christmas Eve? Take a look at these Calgary Christmas Eve celebrations and find out where you can join in the holiday festivities!

Christmas Lights at Spruce Meadows in Calgary

Calgary Christmas Eve Events/Performances

Looking for something festive to do that will

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New Year's Eve & New Year's Day Events in Calgary

Another 365 days are coming to a close, and soon we will be in an entirely new year — specifically, a new "roaring" 20's! There is no telling what wonderful things the future will hold for the city of Calgary, but you can be sure that it will be one filled with excitement, community, and fun things to do! Are you hoping to ring in the new year with the best of them? There are plenty of incredible celebratory events taking place on December 31st that you can attend. Take a look at these many places within the city where you can go to celebrate, party, and countdown the seconds until the new year begins!

Junction YYC New Year's Eve Celebration

New Year's Eve Celebration 2020 — Junction YYC

Time: Dec 31st 10:00pm - Jan 1st 2:30am

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What You Need to Know About Mortgage Interest RatesWhen purchasing a new Auburn Bay home, buyers have a lot of things they need to keep in mind - one of which is their finances. Interest rates can vary wildly depending on choices the buyer makes, and those interest rates can add a lot of extra costs to what they’re already paying. Before settling on the type of loan a buyer wants, they need to understand interest and what affects it.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed mortgage or home loan professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

How Interest is Determined

When someone purchases a home, they first put a down payment on it. This down payment can be anywhere from 5-20%, and it exists to build equity and provide proof to the lender the new

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Business Spotlight in Calgary: Devil's Head Coffee

This is the story of how a series of unfortunate and fortunate events led to a company that has thrilled the taste buds of many.

Chris Meginbir, owner and head roaster at Devil's Head Coffee, is an avid climber. It was a combination of an injury that temporarily put his climbing on hold, being stuck with horribly bland workplace coffee, and seeking a hobby that could take him into his older years that resulted in his brand.

Devil's Head Coffee Owners

"I started it as a hobby," Chris admits. "I bought a little roaster and roasted for friends and family. It just grew from there!"

The company name has special meaning for Chris.

"Devil's Head is a mountain just northwest of Cochrane. It is in 'The Ghost,' what local climbers and other outdoor enthusiast groups call

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Bars to Watch Hockey in CalgaryCalgary has long been home to die-hard Flames fans, and hockey fans in general. If you're lucky enough to score tickets to an actual game, you can holler and cheer while proudly wearing your Flames jersey with fellow "C of Red" fans! And if you're not a Flames fan, no problem! You can holler and cheer in any team jersey you choose (Calgarians are not scared of a little competition)! But if you're like most of us, forking over a couple of hundred dollars a ticket for decent seats is a hard pill to swallow.

But don't worry, you don't have to sit on the side lines and miss out entirely. There are many sports bars to watch hockey in Calgary. In every quadrant of the city, you can find a sports bar filled with fellow hockey fans on game night! If it's a

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