Lunar New Year & Fireworks At Muttart Conservatory

Lunar New Year & Fireworks At Muttart Conservatory

For at least the last three years, the Muttart Conservatory has opened their Lunar New Year show with a bang – literally. A fireworks show along with a day full of performances welcomed in the New Year. The exhibit itself was grand, with countless red lanterns lighting up the dark long evenings of Edmonton winters. The 2017 celebration of Year of the Rooster at Muttart Conservatory will be on February 4, 2017 from 4-8pm. Fireworks will…

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5 Places For Spring Pictures in Edmonton

5 Places For Spring Pictures in Edmonton

With spring just arriving in Edmonton, everyone is just dying to go out and take some refreshing photos with family, friends, and that special someone. In Edmonton, the golden window for tree blossoms around the city has been between May 18 to May 28. Note that these are tree blossoms, as opposed to bush blossoms, which started blooming early in 2016 early on April 19, so be prepared for any week now. Here are some…

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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: 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 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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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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ZimSculpt Exhibit Ends

ZimSculpt Exhibit Ends

This is the closing weekend of ZimSculpt, so you only have Sunday to see these incredible Zimbabwean masterpieces. The exhibit opened Aug 22, 2015 at the Muttart Conservatory. Originally on the calendar as Africanas, the name was changed to reflect the primary display at the show, made up of Zimbabwean shona sculptures. Upon the opening of ZimSculpt, sculptors of the craft were present as live examples of how the pieces of art were created. Zimbabwean shona…

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Middle Earth Comes Alive

Middle Earth Comes Alive

The current show at Muttart Conservatory will take you to the greatest of fantasies. Journey to Middle Earth is a Lord of the Rings inspired show which brings you into Hobbiton. You’ll find Bilbo Baggin’s home in the Shire, Smaug the Dragon, and a few other surprises from J.R.R. Tolkien’s timeless classic. See the video for scenes from the show. It runs until August 16, 2015.

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Amour De Paris Show Ends at Muttart

Amour De Paris Show Ends at Muttart

The Amour De Paris show closed at Muttart Conservatory to make way for the Lord Of The Rings inspired Journey to Middle Earth. If you missed the lovely spring show, here’s your chance to visit it for free.

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