SOURCE: Calgary Food Bank

Calgary Food Bank

November 22, 2017 08:00 ET

Calgary Food Bank Holiday Events

CALGARY, AB --(Marketwired - November 22, 2017) - Oh the weather outside is frightful but these events are so delightful…

Calgary's Gingerbread House
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Fairmont Palliser Hotel - 133 9 Ave SW
Come down to step inside the magical gingerbread house designed by the Drop In Centre Woodworking Shop and decorated by the Palliser Hotel with real gingerbread and other sweet treats. The Palliser Hotel is accepting food and cash donations in support of the Calgary Food Bank in exchange for taking photos. Once inside children are encouraged to grab a marker and make a wish for a sick child. Three $1000 wishes will be granted by local breweries including: Big Rock, Last Best and Wildrose.

Bearspaw Christmas Market
Saturday, November 25
10 am - 4 pm
Rockpointe Church - 255024 Lochend Road NW
Get a jump on your holiday shopping at the Bearspaw Christmas Market. A $1 from the admission fee will be donated to the Calgary Food Bank. They are also accepting food and fund donations.

Santa at the Market
Saturday, December 1 & Sunday, December 2
Saturday, December 8 & Sunday, December 9
11 am - 2 pm
Calgary Farmers Market - 510 77 Ave SE
Santa will be at the Calgary Farmers Market the first two weekends in December. They will be accepting food and cash donations in support of the Calgary Food Bank in exchange for snapping a picture with Jolly old St. Nick.

Knox United Carol Festival
December 2 - 4
7 - 9 pm
Knox United Church - 506 4 St SW, Calgary AB T2P 1S7
Come down and enjoy the sound of Christmas with different choirs preforming each night. There is no admission cost but it is suggested to bring a donation in support of the Calgary Food Bank. Calgary Food Bank volunteers will be onsite to accept donations.

Amble with Angus 5km Fun Run
Friday, December 8
Run start time 7:30 am
Eau Claire Market - 200 Barclay Parade SW
Runners Wanted!! Come down and participate in this fun 5km run in support of the Calgary Food Bank's Children's Milk program. This early morning run in the downtown core is set up so you can be up, support and amazing program and still make it to work on time. Registration is $20 and you will receive a tax receipt for $15. Registration is now open at https://calgaryfoodbank.akaraisin.com/2017Amble

CP Rail Holiday Train
Saturday, December 9
6:45 - 8 pm
Anderson C-train Station - 11015 Anderson Station Way SW, Calgary AB T2J 7J3 (south c-train parking lot)
The CP holiday Train is pulling into town. Come down make a donation in support of the Calgary Food Bank and enjoy the lights and a free concert featuring Colin James, Alan Doyle and The Beautiful Band.

Heebee Jeebees Christmas Concert
Sunday, December 10
Doors open 6 pm, concert at 7 pm
River Park Church - 3818 14A St SW, Calgary AB T2T 3Y2
This annual Christmas tradition is not so traditional. The Heebee-jeebees present their 24th Annual Christmas Show: "Wrapping Up Christmas 2017" at River Park Church in Calgary on December 10, 2017. Please bring a donation to support the Calgary Food Bank. Tickets are available here.

Calgary Motor Dealers Association Cavalcade of Cans Dealership Challenge
Thursday, December 14, 2017
10 am - 1 pm
Calgary Food Bank (Receiving Door 3) 5000 - 11 Street SE
Calgary Motor Dealers Association (CMDA) members have been collecting food and funds for the last month. On Thursday, December 14, Dealerships from across Calgary will weigh their donations in a competition to see what team has collected the most food and funds for the Calgary Food Bank. The CMDA Cavalcade of Cans Dealership Challenge is an integral part of the Mayor's 29th Annual Christmas Food Drive, running through November and December.

Visit the website for more information on these events and the Calgary Food Bank

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