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Events

Parties and festivals, launches and everything else in between.

Come eat lobster with me!

June 22, 2011

This one is for all of you in Calgary! I wanted to let you know about this really cool event happening on Friday night.  It’s called the Thrill of the Grill Lobster BBQ kickoff, and here’s really what all you …
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MMVA: Live blog!

June 19, 2011

I can’t believe that it’s been a whole year since I was in Toronto for last year’s MMVAS!  Man how time flies when you’re having fun!  For a variety of reasons I wasn’t able to make it to this year’s …
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The results are in….

June 9, 2011

Wow!  Now this is cool! The results of FFWD Magazine’s Reader Survey have just been announced and I’m so surprised to see that Mike’s Bloggity Blog was named Best Blog for the second year in a row!  And I’m not …
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Bloggity Weekender!

June 4, 2011

Looking for something to do this weekend in Calgary? (Hey, we’re more than just cowboy hats, you know?) As always, I got the one and only Mark Hopkins to do up a list of his favourites weekend events! Take a …
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Bloggity Weekender!

May 27, 2011

In case you haven’t heard, Calgary is essentially under water.  It’s been raining for days, but the good news is, is that there are still lots of amazing things going on! As always, I’ve asked Mark “Calgary’s Most Social Person …
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Yummy Sundae for a Great Cause!

May 18, 2011

Easily the best part about summer is making sundaes.  Sure you can make them in January, but they just aren’t the same are they? But if making sundaes isn’t all the fun for you, I get it.  They can be …
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Help Slave Lake

May 17, 2011

By now you’ve no doubt heard about the devastation of the wildfires that essentially wiped out over 40% of a town called Slave Lake. The footage, the videos and the real life stories of how quickly a wild fire destroyed …
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Bloggity Weekender!

May 13, 2011

It’s finally the weekend and I’ve gotten Calgary’s Paris Hilton, Mark Hopkins, to do up a list of the Best of the Best when it comes to weekend activities. Check them out and then check out Mark’s website! Calgary Folk …
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Rally for Raleigh!

May 11, 2011

Ahhh man some bands just can’t catch a break. A few days ago, Calgary based band Raleigh was about to start their cross country tour when they hit a little bit of a speed bump:  Their vehicle was broken in …
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Bloggity Weekender!

May 6, 2011

Looking for something fun to do in Calgary this weekend?  Here’s Mark Hopkins best picks!  Not in Calgary?  Well maybe you should just get on a plane.  And yes, I have an extra couch. Wow! This weekend in Calgary is …
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The Summer of Music!

May 2, 2011

Well if the warm weather wasn’t your first hint, the big tour announcements are a sure sign that summer is right around the corner. Super group Kings of Leon are coming back to Canada for a big tour later this …
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Buy my bowl!

May 2, 2011

Today is the launch one of my favourite initiatives that I get the opportunity to be a part of! It’s called the Calgary Inter-Faith Food Bank Empty Bowl Benefit and it’s  great fundraiser for an amazing cause.  What I love …
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Bloggity Weekender!

April 30, 2011

Happy Weekend!  Have you recovered from the crazy week?  Between Royal Weddings and Hockey Playoffs, you’re probably exhausted.  But if you’re in Calgary and looking for something to do, here are some suggestions, courtesy of the one and only Mark …
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Calgary Folk Music Festival line-up announced!

April 27, 2011

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, tourists like the Calgary Stampede, Calgarians wait the extra week and share their love for The Calgary Folk Music Festival instead. Today, Calgary’s best festival launched their entire line up for …
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Bloggity Weekender!

April 22, 2011

Spring has FINALLY sprung in Calgary and with it a flurry of fan activities to do this weekend. In between Easter Egg Hunts and yummy Ham dinners, here are Mark Hopkins’ top picks for this lovely long weekend! We Should …
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