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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The Face Behind Faces of Edmonton

The Face Behind Faces of Edmonton

Creative Edmonton launches some great pop-up events as they’re themed. Their latest this year was the Heroes Vs Villians market. Both vendors and consumers dressed up for the event and felt like a comic expo. Creative Edmonton supports local businesses with these events to help promote and sell their products and services. A midst the fun, Yegventures was able to catch up with two great local entrepreneurs. The first is an interview with Shane Woodsmith,…

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How Great The Art Walk

How Great The Art Walk

The 20th Old Strathcona Art Walk was bigger than ever and they had 10 blocks of art to prove it. Here’s a quick in-depth look at three featured artists and non-profit organizations this year. Included are Marco Antonio Diaz, Jeremy Bresciani, Kaytlyne Dewald, iHuman, and the Art Mentorship Society of Alberta.

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Holiday Bazaar at Roxy Theatre

Holiday Bazaar at Roxy Theatre

The 124 Street Grand Market held a one night Holiday Bazaar event at at The Roxy Theatre. Sadly it was the first and last time Yegventures would be visiting the Roxy because the building burned to the ground weeks later. On top of this lovely Christmas market, you’ll be able to see a part of Theatre Network history. Goodbye Roxy, we’ll see a new you on the flip side.

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