Cook-Off Raises $18,000 for Local School

Cook-Off Raises $18,000 for Local School

The Noodles & Doodles Culinary Arts Cook-Off came back with a new fitting name for their event. Originally the Mount Royal Culinary Cook-Off, the food tasting and auction event raises money for the arts programs at Mount Royal elementary school for the entire year. This year 9 restaurants competed for a spot in the Canadian Food Championships: The Red Piano, Craft Beer Market, Prairie Noodle Shop, Sage River Cree, El Cortez, Zinc, Highlands Golf Course, Northern…

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Historic Magna Carta Ends Visit to Canada

Historic Magna Carta Ends Visit to Canada

The historic document Magna Carta which has influenced and impacted laws and policies around the world for centuries will be leaving Edmonton after its first visit abroad. The copy of the document, along with the Charter of the Forest left Durham Cathedral for the the first time ever, on a tour of Canada. Magna Carta Canada made its way to 4 Canadian cities while on tour, visiting Gatineau, Winnipeg, and Toronto. Edmonton is its last stop…

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Yeg This Weekend: Dec 17-20

Yeg This Weekend: Dec 17-20

‘Twas the weekend before Christmas And all through the city No one finished shopping Not even an MLA’s baby Ok, I’m not a poet, so here’s some of what’s happening this weekend. If you wish to add anything, comment below. Nativity Display (Dec 17 & 18 6-9pm, Dec 18 3-9pm) Free This is Yegventure’s favourite Christmas event in the city. It’s been a quiet hidden staple in Edmonton for many Christmases, which is quite fitting as…

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Yeg This Weekend: Dec 11-13

Yeg This Weekend: Dec 11-13

Holiday events are in full swing on this third weekend of Advent. There’s still retail events if you’ve missed out on some markets, displays and shows, and plenty of activities to enjoy the great outdoors as the snow is definitely here to stay. Here’s some of what’s happening this weekend. If you wish to add anything, comment below. 124 Street Cash Mob We have all heard the news of how the 102 bridge replacement delays…

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Yeg This Weekend: Dec 4-6

Yeg This Weekend: Dec 4-6

If you thought last weekend was eventful, this coming weekend is going to be mammoth! Whether you’re looking for something to do outdoors or spending time indoors to take in a little history and nostalgia, get out there to take it in before the rest of 2015 flashes by. Goodbye, Hello (Dec 4-6, open 48 hours) Free While The Beatles won’t be there, the beetles certainly will. The Royal Alberta Museum will have a final farewell party…

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Valley Zoo Festival of Light

Valley Zoo Festival of Light

The 4th annual Valley Zoo Festival of Light has its theme this year as Zoominescence. It’s already becoming an Edmonton holiday favourite. The Valley Zoo is lit up by several light installations and open to visitors for rare evening visits. The 2016 Festival of Light, hosted by the Valley Zoo Development Society, has been extended until Friday, December 23! See full information here. Admission is less than regular price and you get to go into the zoo…

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Yeg This Weekend: Nov 26-29

Yeg This Weekend: Nov 26-29

It’s finally the beginning of Advent this Sunday. What a better way to begin with the Festival of Trees as the headliner, with a few other wintery goodness now that the snow is set. Festival of Trees (Nov 26-29) $ The Festival of Trees is a holiday staple in the city, beginning the advent season into Christmas. It’s the University Hospital Foundation’s largest annual fundraiser. This year it features the display of 160 uniquely decorated…

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Yeg This Weekend: Nov 20-22

Yeg This Weekend: Nov 20-22

Advent doesn’t begin until next weekend but Christmas is already in the air. We have a couple winter events and several markets to prepare you for the holiday season. Here are events happening this weekend in the Edmonton area. All Is Bright on 124 Street (Nov 21) Free All Is Bright winter festival is among the first to kick off the long list of winter festivals in Edmonton. The festival opens up local businesses along…

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All Is Bright Begins Winter Festivals

All Is Bright Begins Winter Festivals

All Is Bright winter festival is among the first to kick off the long list of winter festivals in Edmonton. It began with the WinterCities initiative and local businesses along 124 St and High Street and has been well received by the community. Being affected by delayed construction on the 102 Ave bridge, the festival has become a beacon of hope for many, drawing visitors from around the capital region. At the most recent All…

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Santa Claus Parade Returns… Outdoors

Santa Claus Parade Returns… Outdoors

The Kingsway District Association will have a float in partnership with Edmonton’s Food Bank & Santas Anonymous. The route will travel in a loop clockwise starting at Rue Hull and Jasper Avenue, to 101st, around the back of City Hall, back down to the original point of departure along Rue Hull (99st) as seen on the map. It is encouraged to bring a donation item to one of the charities when you see the revamped outdoor Santa’s…

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