February in Calgary…

by Teigan Reamsbottom, Marketing Coordinator

One month of 2012 is already coming to a close and I don’t know where the time is going to! A new month is nearly upon us: February. It’s the month of love, the month of Valentine’s Day. All the single ladies put yo’ hands up! I tend to think of Valentine’s Day as a “Hallmark Holiday”, but others view it as a historical day… or as a day of unrestricted, sappy no-holding-back romance. Like some of you, I’m usually my own Valentine… sitting at home alone eating an entire box of heart-shaped chocolates in the dark while watching “The Way We Were”. I think I like it that way though.

The month of February is also the month of Family Day, because you don’t see them enough! I’m kidding, mostly. If you need an escape from your family, come visit one of our showhomes to find out how we have the [BEST] homes in Calgary. As we’ve posted over the past few weeks, now is a great time to move into a new Cedarglen home. So whether you spend the day with your actual family or treat it as an extra day to catch up on rest and soaps, make sure to take advantage of the extra day off.

February is a fairly slow month in Calgary and events are few and far between compared to other months… but we’ve rounded up a few for you  that are worth your time in checking out. Did we miss an event? Post it in the comments below and share it with our readers!

Calgary Boat & Sportsmen’s Show
The Calgary Boat & Sportsmen’s Show is Southern Alberta’s largest outdoor extravaganza! The best of the industry will be out in force as they get ready to launch summer! This year’s newest makes and models of boats and quads, along with the newest great outdoor enthusiasts will be looking for!

Wicked Divas – Broadway’s Best
Stars of the hit Broadway musical Wicked join the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra for a concert of diva showstoppers! Favourites from “Wicked”, “My Fair Lady”, “Chicago” and the music of Liza Minnelli and Barbra Streisand light up the stage! Purchase tickets by clicking the posted link. Show runs from Friday, February 10 to Saturday, February 11, 2012 at the Jack Singer Concert Hall. Don’t miss out on all the “Razzle-Dazzle”.

The Social History of Tea – an Exhibit
Learn about the social history of tea at the Lougheed House, focusing on the Victorian and Edwardian eras, highlighted with artifacts from the Lougheed House collection. Enjoy tea in the restaurant and visit the gift shop to take home some of the tea experience. Sip up! Exhibit runs from February 18, 2012 to April 4, 2012.

TD Winterfest on Family Day
Join TD at Olympic Plaza on February 20, 2012 where they will have live music, live ice sculpting, an ice cafe and snowman and ice castle building. Meet, skate with and have your photo taken with Calgary hockey greats Jamie Macoun and Colin Patterson. Bring your skates and bundle up – it promises to be a great day for the whole family!

Michael Flatley’s “Lord of the Dance”
Fall in love with Michael Flatley’s “Lord of the Dance”, coming to the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium on February 24, 2012 for one performance. “Lord of the Dance” is a mesmerizing blend of traditional and modern Celtic music and dance, a classic Irish folk tale of good versus evil, as well as a passionate love story that is expressed through exhilarating dance numbers. Michael Flatley’s “Lord of the Dance” is an experience for the whole family.

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