Weekend Guide - October 1-3

{Tzin Wine & Tapa Bar on 4th Street Promenade}

This first weekend of October is suppose to be beautiful. Enjoy!

Yes, I’ll Eat it All
Sturgeon County Bounty
What: A very long lunch featuring food grown locally in Sturgeon County. Taste local apples, pork, carrots, pumpkin, artisan-made sausage, and wheat grass. Visit ice cream parlour for a treat.
Why: This event features locally-grown food, and the farmers, chefs, and caterers behind the food. While you’re visiting, check out the Corn Maze and Haunted Pumpkin Fest.
Where: Prairie Gardens & Adventure Farm (map)
When: Saturday, October 2 from 11am – 3pm. Tickest are $15 and include 6 taste tickets. Each additional ticket is $1.

Sweet Party
Duchess Bakeshop First Year Anniversary
What: A party for the sweetest bakeshop in town renowned for its macarons, pain au chocolat, florentines and shortbread.
Why: Duchess Bakeshop is saying Thank You to its customers by offering a 10% discount on any items purchased during the party!
Where: Duchess Bakeshop (map)
When: Saturday, October 2

Beer & Bratwurst
Traditional Oktoberfest
What: German beer, bratwurst on a bun and live music by the Bavarian Schuhplattlers.
Why: Put on by the German Canadian Cultural Centre this festival is guaranteed to have an authentic Oktoberfest – so authentic it spans the whole two weeks!
Where: German Canadian Cultural Centre (map)
When:  Kick off on Thursday, Sept 30 @ 5:30pm, the party continues Friday, Oct 1 – Saturday, Oct 2. Tickets are $30 at the door and include your meal.

Reel Good Times
Edmonton International Film Festival
What: Nine days of cinema featuring independent films from around the globe, including 55 feature-length productions, and 110 short films.
Why: One weekend left to take in great films and attend the Closing Night Gala!
When: Friday, Sept 24 – Sat, Oct 2. Full schedule.