The Calgary Journal
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Second annual event for more than collectors

gemthumbColours from each end of the spectrum light up and even sparkle on the tables at the Calgary Gem & Mineral Show.

Founder Alex Kuznetsov, 39, is a Russian-born geologist who moved to Canada in 2003, leaving his collection of rocks behind, but not his passion for earthly treasures.

Eagar brothers visit Calgary during national tour

tour2-thumbnailBetween the two of them, brothers Jeff and Chris Eagar have traveled to more countries than most could dream of in a lifetime.

Better known from the travel series "Which Way To...," a Gemini-nominated series that ran on the Outdoor Life Network from 2009 to 2010, the brothers, both in their 40's, have traveled the world several times over, documenting their experiences.

But it's their latest adventure, close to home, that has them really buzzing.

How the Magic Bowl's quality food is changing the perception of Chinese food in Calgary

Tucked away from the rush of the city, the Magic Bowls offers customers Chinese cuisine not typically found in Calgary.

Despite competition with other Chinese restaurants and a downturn in the economy, the Magic Bowl has come out as one of Calgary's premier Cantonese restaurants. It has been serving up Dim Sum, amongst other Chinese food, for over three years now.

The Bowden SunMaze invites visitors to come out and get lost

sunflowerthumbEagle Creek Farms, located outside of Bowden, Alta., offers day-trippers a variety of activities, all with an educational spin designed to bring visitors closer to the food they consume.

The farm is situated 126 km from Calgary and features a petting zoo filled with donkeys, miniature horses, a pot bellied pig and chickens, as well as a corn maze and one of Canada's few sunflower mazes.