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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Choral Concerts Winter 2015

Choral Concerts Winter 2015

Edmonton has quite a choral music scene with many professional, amateur, and school choirs. Note that this page will be under constant update until Dec 31, 2015. If you have a local choir concert or performance to add, please comment below and it will be updated accordingly. SUN, 15 NOV 2015, 3:00 p.m. EDMONTON METROPOLITAN CHORUS | THE WIZARDRY OF WORTHINGTON First Presbyterian Church, 10025 105 Street NW, EDMONTON “The Wizardry of Worthington” features music…

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Yeg This Weekend: Nov 13-15

Yeg This Weekend: Nov 13-15

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! This weekend begins a long line-up of winter festivals until the end of winter. The only thing we’re missing is _____. I’ll leave that up to imagination. Here are some events this weekend. Holiday Light Up On The Square (Nov 14 4-7pm) Free It’s a mouthful but it’s a whole lotta fun as the annual Christmas tree gets lit up in Churchill Square. Organized by the Downtown…

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Yeg This Weekend: Nov 6-8

Yeg This Weekend: Nov 6-8

It’s not just all about the cowboys this weekend as Rodeo Week is in full swing. There’s so much goodness that we couldn’t fit it all on this page. There’s an extensive list for Rodeo Week compiled by Edmonton Tourism here. However, Rodeo ain’t the only thing happening. Here are a few highlights we’ve selected for this weekend. 25th Annual Chili Cook-Off (Nov 6 11:30am-130pm) $ Recap Here As part of the event launching CFR Rodeo…

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Local Filmmaker Recruits for Hell

Local Filmmaker Recruits for Hell

A local filmmaker is raising hell in his latest instalment of a webseries which received $10,000 to produce its pilot last year.  He’s entered ‘the Hive’ again, to produce more. “The universe of Necessary Evil is very big. We have a lot of stories we’d like to tell.” Says Randy Brososky, the writer, producer, and actor in the series. Brososky is speaking about his entry in last year’s STORYHIVE, Necessary Evil, a story about a low-level…

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Yeg This Weekend: Oct 30-Nov 1

Yeg This Weekend: Oct 30-Nov 1

Since it’s Halloween, these are the Halloween related events happening this weekend. Linda Hoang has an extensive list of Halloween events on her site here. We’ve reused the same page as last weekend so finished events are at the bottom. Don’t forget that it is All Saints Day on Nov 1, which follows All Hallow’s Eve. All Saints Day is why Halloween even exists. Visit a local Catholic or Anglican church for Mass on Sunday…

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Advanced Vote at ANY Elections Office

Advanced Vote at ANY Elections Office

Advanced voting begins today through the Thanksgiving long weekend. While the Elections Canada website is awfully hard to navigate, we’ve created a map indicating the Edmonton-area locations you can vote at. Don’t worry about where you live and making sure it’s the right place to vote. You can vote at ANY of these Elections Canada offices on this map. Remember to bring ID and proof of address so staff can find the correct ballot. Advance…

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Yeg This Weekend: Oct 9-12

Yeg This Weekend: Oct 9-12

For this weekend, we’ve selected mostly Fall events. Whether you’re going through the weekend alone or with loved ones, we wish you a Happy Thanksgiving. Again, if any major events are missed, add them in the comments below. Gobble gobble! Annual Millbourne Thanksgiving Dinner (Oct 12, 12-4pm) Free This event has quite a history in the Mill Woods community. The Millbourne Laundromat has been serving the community a Thanksgiving dinner for over 20 years even…

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Yeg This Weekend: Oct 3-4

Yeg This Weekend: Oct 3-4

Not much is happening this weekend so here’s one that was submitted by the Kingsway District Association. If you have any significant events, post them in replies below. Join the Kingsway community as we celebrate & host our KDA Fall Festival & Street Market. There will be live entertainment, a bouncy castle, a petting zoo and much more fun for all! We still have spaces available for local merchants and food vendors so whether you have something to…

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