Back to School – RESEARCHING SCHOOLS IN YOUR NEW NEIGHBOURHOOD

Gallery

This gallery contains 1 photo.

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

FURNISHING YOUR NEW CALGARY HOME

Gallery

This gallery contains 2 photos.

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

EVENTS AROUND TOWN – AUGUST EDITION

TASTE OF CALGARY FESTIVAL

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

taste

Source: Visit Calgary Website

GlobalFest

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

fireworks

Source: Globalfest Website

Fringe Festival

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

calgaryfringe_logo

Source: Calgary Fringe Website

 

Employee Spotlight: Rowan Kemm, Estimating Departing

Gallery

This gallery contains 1 photo.

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

New Excel Show Homes Open in Mahogany

Gallery

This gallery contains 2 photos.

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