In the News: Don’s Hobby Shop

This post showcases the media coverage of our client Don’s Hobby Shop. 

It is updated whenever new media coverage is released.


Don’s Hobby Shop was mentioned through Calgary Metro in an article about the Gail Kennedy workshops that are are being conducted in conjunction with Don’s. Here’s an excerpt from the article:

Kennedy will be imparting her skills to local teachers through an upcoming workshop with Don’s Hobbyshop, and one of the things she likes to highlight is old age makeup.

To read the full article, click here.

Thank you Calgary Metro for mentioning Don’s Hobby Shop.


The YYsCene included Don’s Hobby Shop in their events listings in January for the Gail Kennedy Workshops being held in conjunction with Don’s.

The event listing covers all of what is included in the workshops, and provides registration links, along with a contact number to register.

You can find the event listing here.

Thank you The YYsCene for including Don’s Hobby Shop.


CTV Calgary reported on Don’s Hobby Shop’s booming success around Halloween in October. Here’s an excerpt from the interview

While some people spend the whole year planning their Halloween look, not everyone is so organised. Many wait until the last minute to pick that perfect costume, and it helps when you can turn to the experts for assistance, like a hobby shop that’s been outfitting Calgarians for nearly seven decades.

You can watch the full interview here.

Thank you to CTV Calgary for covering Don’s Hobby Shop.


The Weal mentioned Don’s Hobby Shop for their Zombie Walk event in their list of Calgary Halloween events. Here’s a little of what they had to say.

Having just a bunch of zombies walk down the streets of downtown definitely makes an impression

You can read the full article here.

Thanks to The Weal for including Don’s Hobby Shop!


Don’s Hobby Shop was mentioned by CBC News Calgary online and on air for a segment about Halloween makeup. Here’s what they had to say.

There are lots of different types of brushes to apply the makeup, but for a scary clown or zombie look, (Charlie Ross) likes flat brushes that are good for a torn and jagged look.

To read more about Halloween makeup, and to watch CBC News Calgary’s segment, click here.

Thank you, CBC News Calgary, for covering Don’s Hobby Shop!


Daily Hive reported on the Calgary Zombie Walk, presented by Don’s Hobby Shop, which was held in October. Here’s an excerpt from the article:

Not a professional make-up artist, or don’t have any blood to spare? The organizers have got you covered with face-painting on scene to zombify you right up.

You can also get a make-up kit for 15% from Don’s Hobby Shop, which is sponsoring the event.

You can read the full article here.

A big thank you to Daily Hive for mentioning Don’s Hobby Shop!


To learn more about Don’s Hobby Shop, visit their website at: https://donshobbyshop.ca/

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