Yeg This Weekend: Sept 11-13

Yeg This Weekend: Sept 11-13

Was the Labour Day weekend just not enough for you? Well, surprise, there’s more events this weekend. You can perhaps call this weekend one for arts and fitness. Who knew they’d go together? These are the events below and sadly, there are no Yegventures videos on any of these yet. Please remember to plan your route as there are at least 5 marathons happening this weekend. Did we miss anything? Post them in the comments…

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Yeg This Weekend: August 21-23, 2015

Yeg This Weekend: August 21-23, 2015

As the summer winds down, there’s no stopping for Festival city. Here’s several events happening around Edmonton this weekend August 21-23. WemFest (Aug 21) Boyband Rebel Coast returns to WemFest for West Edmonton Mall’s annual back to school festival. Joinging them will be Alyssa Reid and Eleven Past One. Autograph sessions follow. There are also plenty of things for youth to do as in the past there have been free Marble Slab Creamery ice cream, personalized…

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Rice Howard Way Street Vendors

Rice Howard Way Street Vendors

A fact lost in Edmonton street name history after the numbering system was introduced was that Rice Howard Way is a combination of Rice Avenue (101A Avenue) and Howard Street (100A Street) downtown. As the closest resemblance of Stephen Avenue in Calgary, Rice Howard Way has had its share of pedestrian-oriented events in its history. Here we discover the recent food truck boom in its infancy. What The Truck just blew it up big!

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Chop Suey on the Prairies / What The Truck

Chop Suey on the Prairies / What The Truck

The Royal Alberta Museum had a very successful run for Chop Suey on the Prairies. It was an exhibit showing the Chinese settlement and history of Chinese food in Alberta. Did you know green onion cakes are only popular in Edmonton? The curator Linda Tzang will tell you more about it. The exhibit ended up traveling around Alberta after its long run at the museum. This video captures the launch party event with a Ginger…

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