Winter Issue Events

Winter Issue Events

Nov. 25
AUTHOR VISIT
Airdrie Public Library

Enjoy a visit from author Eugene Stickland, plus a musical performance by Jennifer Perez.

 

Nov. 25
ARTS CHRISTMAS MARKET
Airdrie Koinonia Christian School

View a variety of works by Airdrie Regional Arts Society members and find that unique and original gift of art for someone on your list, or for your own collection. Also enjoy live art entertainment and art silent auction. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

 

Nov. 25-26
AIRDRIE FESTIVAL OF TREES AND HOLIDAY MARKET
Boys & Girls Club of Airdrie

An annual fundraiser in support of Airdrie Food Bank and the Boys & Girls Club of Airdrie. Featuring everything from homemade items to delicious treats. Entry is free with a donation to Airdrie Food Bank. Mrs. Claus will have her Gift Shop open for all youth and children 14 and under to enter. Pictures available with Santa 12-2 p.m. both days for a suggested donation of $5 per child. Don’t forget to buy a $5 raffle ticket for one of the incredible donated Christmas trees (including everything on and under it)! 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

 

Nov. 25-26
RANCHO VIGNOLA HARVEST SALE
Town and Country Centre

Enjoy new-crop (2017) dried fruit and nuts. See and taste samples before you buy. Pack sizes of 455 g (1 lb), 910 g (2 lb) and 2.275 kg (5 lb). Enjoy a great selection of gourmet gifts and tasty Christmas gift-giving ideas. Saturday 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

Dec. 1
TREE OF HOPE LIGHTING CEREMONY
Nose Creek Park

At the Festival of Lights Event Tent. Airdrie and District Hospice Society. 5:30 p.m.

 

Dec. 1-31
AIRDRIE FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
Nose Creek Park

Western Canada’s largest outdoor walk-thru light show, the Airdrie Festival of Lights has been dazzling visitors for 22 years. Enjoy train rides, hot chocolate, Santa’s gift shop, and some good old-fashioned family fun and holiday cheer 6 to 9 p.m. every night in December, including Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Admission is by cash donation; parking is free. Enjoy a performance Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. by Airdrie Community Choir.

 

Dec. 2
SINGFEST
Bert Church Theatre

Hosted by Airdrie Community Choir. A charitable Christmas concert with multiple performers. Proceeds go to the Airdrie Lioness Christmas hamper program. 2 p.m.

 

Dec. 2
INTER-DENOMINATIONAL CHOIR AND ORCHESTRA CHRISTMAS PERFORMANCE
Airdrie Alliance Church

Performances at 2:30 and 6 p.m.

 

Dec. 2
SANTA CLAUS PARADE
Main Street

Welcome Santa and a parade of floats as they light up downtown! Presented by Davis Chevrolet GMC Buick. A fun, festive way to get ready for the holidays. Parade starts at 5 p.m. at Fletcher Park and proceeds southbound on Main Street. This year’s theme is the “good ol’ hockey game.” Details at airdrieparades.com

 

Dec. 7
CP HOLIDAY TRAIN
Nose Creek Park

Bring a donation for Airdrie Food Bank and enjoy live performances by Colin James and Emma-Lee. The Festival of Lights will open early – the train arrives at 5:30 p.m.

 

Dec. 7-9
CHRISTMAS SHOW
Airdrie Victory Church

Presented by Torchlight Theatre, a not-for-profit emerging theatre company run by the generous donation of talented actors and technicians. Details online.

 

Dec. 16-17
ROGERS HOMETOWN HOCKEY
Genesis Place (north and west parking lots)

Don’t miss the live broadcast of the Calgary Flames vs. the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday, Dec. 17 at 7 p.m., where the game will be broadcast outside of Genesis Place. During this time, Airdrie will be featured on Sportsnet and Sportsnet NOW. Live on location from the Sportsnet Mobile Studio is where Ron MacLean and Tara Slone will host a pre-game, intermission and post-game show that will highlight Airdrie’s culture, hockey history and unique stories. Rogers Hometown Hockey travels the country to connect with communities, families and hockey fans each and every week. The activities in Airdrie will include live entertainment, NHL alumni visits, and more! This fun-filled free event is open to all Airdrie residents. Updates on the event can be found at airdrie.ca/hometownhockey

Saturday 12-6 p.m., Sunday 12-10 p.m.

 

Dec. 31
FAMILY FRIENDLY NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY
Nose Creek Park

Enjoy a DJ, carnival games, prizes and a whole lot of family fun inside a heated tent.  All in addition to the Festival of Lights’ miniature train rides, hot chocolate, fire pits and lovely light display! Please note: does not include fireworks, which take place offsite at Ed Eggerer Park (still visible from Nose Creek Park) at 6:30 p.m.

 

Dec. 31
NEW YEAR’S EVE FIREWORKS
Ed Eggerer Athletic Park

Behind Genesis Place. Ring in the new year with some community spirit and enjoy the child-friendly fireworks display. Show is about 15 minutes long. Approximate start time 6:30 p.m. Note: please walk or carpool. Limited parking onsite (Scouts Hall and Ron Ebbesen Arena).

 

Dec. 31
AIRDRIE P.O.W.E.R. MASQUERADE BALL
Town & Country Centre

Come out for a night of dinner, dancing, entertainment, and silent auctions! Stay close to home and ring in the new year by supporting a great cause – building an emergency womens shelter in Airdrie. $60 per person. Doors open at 7 p.m., dinner at 8. Contact airdriepower@gmail.com for details.

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Coming in 2018

Jan. 27
TD AIRDRIE MAYOR’S NIGHT OF THE ARTS
Bert Church Theatre

Join Airdrie’s arts and culture community at this stunning evening chock-full of live entertainment as awards are presented to the arts community and its patrons.

 

Feb. 10
BEHIND THE MASQUE
Apple Creek Golf Course

A fundraising masquerade gala to raise funds and awareness for Community Links as well as Soap for Hope YYC. For details and tickets, contact btmairdrie@gmail.com

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