This long-weekend take some time to kick back with your family and enjoy some quality time together in the city. Here are some ideas to get you started:
Friday, February 18
Take your little ones to see if Prince Roderick will be able to find a friend at Storybook Theatre’s Princess and the Pea, for children age 3 to 6 years old. The opening performance will take place Friday evening at 7:30pm.
Saturday, February 19
The BMO Centre is hosting the World of Wheels exhibition this weekend for all car, truck and motorcycle enthusiasts. In addition to an extensive variety of vehicles, you’ll find related products, accessories, shows, contests, featured guests and celebrities. For more information visit www.autorama.com
Sunday, February 20
The 2011, Heritage Classic NHL game will be taking place on Saturday at McMahon Stadium’s outdoor arena. Watch and cheer as the Calgary Flames take on the Montreal Canadiens the way hockey was played before the days of indoor arenas.
Monday, February 21 (Family Day)
This family day get the gang outside for some winter fun at Fort Calgary’s Winter Carnival. Enjoy carnival games, winter crafts, treasure hunts, magic shows, sing-alongs, balloon magic, outdoor games and sleigh rides (weather dependant). www.fortcalgary.com
To finish off your long weekend, check out Melissa Etheridge at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium as she performs songs from her new album Fearless Love. This is a follow-up to 2007’s Awakening, which earned her an Academy Award for Best Original Song and a Juno for Best International Artist.