If you have children, or are planning on starting a family, schools are always top of mind when researching what greater Calgary neighborhood you want to buy a new house in. There are a couple of great online resources that … Continue reading →
Congratulations – you’ve bought a new house! Now it’s time to add your personal touch and make your house feel like a home. Whether you have to purchase all of the furniture or blend new pieces with items you already … Continue reading →
We believe that building exceptional homes requires an amazing team of dedicated and motivated people. We also understand the importance of having a positive, fun and engaging work environment. Excel created the Culture Club to organize staff gatherings, parties and … Continue reading →
August is the month of festivals!It’s Calgary’s 19th year of the most appetizing outdoor festival, Taste of Calgary. It is held at Eau Claire’s festival plaza (Barclay Parade and 3rd Street SW) from August 13-16, 2015. Admission is free and the taste sampling tickets are $1.00 each. You will have an arrangement of African, Indian, Italian, and Asian flavours. Over forty of Calgary’s restaurants and beverage companies will be preparing the cuisine.
In addition, entertainers will be playing live on the Main Stage, there will be interactive activities, as well as artisans throughout the festival all in which are local. http://www.visitcalgary.com/things-to-do/festivals/taste-calgary-0
Source: Visit Calgary Website
GlobalFest an international fireworks competition will take place in Elliston Park in East Calgary between the times of 6:00pm – 11:30pm. China will compete on August 20th, Philippines on August 22nd, Spain August 25th, USA August 27th, and the grande finale Canada on August 29th.
GlobalFest’s website countdown states that it is 16 days away! The mission statement of the organization is “GlobalFest is a not-for-profit society dedicated to celebrating and showcasing Calgary’s cultural diversity and artistic excellence within our communities locally and across the globe. We are committed to producing an inclusive, world-class, multi-faceted arts and cultural festival that will enhance Alberta’s reputation as a truly international destination.” http://www.globalfest.ca/index.html
Source: Globalfest Website
You have a few more days to check out the Fringe Festival as it wraps up on August 8th. If you haven’t heard of it before, it is a non-juried and uncensored theatre festival that takes place in Inglewood. Spectators can go between venues for an assortment of film, dance, theatre and improv. The first Fringe started in Edinburgh Scotland in 1947 and now we celebrate it right here in Calgary. You will be very entertained while you support our local talent with 100% of the profits going to the artists. !http://see.calgaryfringe.ca/home
At Excel Homes we’re committed to creating innovative and thoughtfully designed homes and providing unparalleled value to our homeowners. To accomplish this we rely on a team of dedicated individuals – who work tirelessly behind the scenes. This month we’re shining … Continue reading →
With two new show homes opening on July 25th in Mahogany, we’re expecting an exciting summer on the shores of Calgary’s largest fresh water lake. In addition to our sales and design centre, Excel Homes’ is launching a brand new selection … Continue reading →
Our Summer Savings Event has been so popular, we’ve decided to keep the savings going until July 31st. That includes the Sizzling Summer Bonus! Summer Savings Event If you’re looking for a great price on an outstanding home, now is … Continue reading →
First Flip Pancake Breakfast 2015 The very first pancake breakfast of Stampede is on Thursday, July 2nd from 7:30am to 10:30am. Get your cowboy and cowgirl gear on, and head down into the Stephen Avenue action.
Calgary’s infamous June showers are almost over and – from what we hear – it will be a long hot summer. So while you’re stuck inside, avoiding the rainy weather, why not spend a little time prepping your home for … Continue reading →
With warmer weather well on its way, it’s time to start planning those weekend getaways. Trips to the lake, barbeques on the beach, freshwater fishing and exploring the great outdoors are hallmarks of summer in Alberta. Now imagine a whole … Continue reading →