October

Oct 30 @ 7 PM $25

Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall, Central Library
800 3 Street SE
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We're thrilled to be presenting one of Wordfest's most beloved authors and raconteurs to celebrate the 20th book in the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series. Expertly and gently crafted by Alexander McCall Smith, To the Land of Long Lost Friends reminds us of the value of tried and true wisdom and to never judge a book by its cover. This event includes an on-stage interview, followed by an audience Q&A and book signing. READ MORE

November

Nov 01 @ 4 PM $5

Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor
1221 2 St SW
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DAY 1: A thoughtfully curated artisan market, in the heart of Calgary's Beltline, celebrating the art of true craft. This is a market where each and every offering is an exquisite treasure. Vendors are handpicked, because nothing but the best will do Created and curated by Julya Hajnoczky & DeAnne Bedier, co-presented by Wordfest. READ MORE
Nov 02 @ 10 AM $5

Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor
1221 2 St SW
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Day 2: A thoughtfully curated artisan market, in the heart of Calgary's Beltline, celebrating the art of true craft. This is a market where each and every offering is an exquisite treasure. Vendors are handpicked, because nothing but the best will do Created and curated by Julya Hajnoczky & DeAnne Bedier, co-presented by Wordfest. READ MORE
Nov 08 @ 7 PM $20

Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall, Central Library
800 3 Street SE
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Attention hockey fans! Ken Dryden, the former goaltender for the Montreal Canadiens, has teamed up with the greatest hockey coach of all time, Scotty Bowman, to bring you Scotty: A Hockey Life Like No Other. This event includes an on-stage interview with Ken Dryden followed by a Q&A and book signing. READ MORE
Nov 19 @ 7 PM $15 - $20

Memorial Park Library, 2nd Floor
1221 2 St SW
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Join Lisa Taddeo as she presents her immensely popular book, Three Women. The book is both a feat of journalism and a triumph of storytelling, brimming with nuance and empathy, that introduces us to three unforgettable women—and one remarkable writer—whose experiences remind us that we are not alone. This event includes an on-stage interview and Q&A, followed by a book signing. READ MORE

December

Dec 04 @ 7 PM $20 - $25

Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall, Central Library
800 3 Street SE
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Hi there! YOU are awesome. Find out why with the bestselling author of The Book of Awesome and The Happiness Equation, Neil Pasricha. Our cellphones teach us that we’re not good enough; yesterday’s butterflies are tomorrow’s panic attacks. Let’s learn how to be resilient together. This event includes an on-stage interview followed by an audience Q&A and book signing. READ MORE

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