Thanksgiving Weekend Guide: October 6-9

Go ahead: GIVE THANKS for the meaningful things – family and good health. But while you’re at it, be sure to enjoy a delicious meal (and then, be thankful for leftovers).


Do: Spend all day cooking, eating and drinking with those that mean the most to you.
Go: Grand Opening - Noorish Conscious Eatery & Superfood Elixir Bar
Pumpkin Scones via The Kitchen Magpie
How To:
Stuff and Cook a Turkey from A Canadian Foodie

Farewell to Fresh
Outdoor Markets’ Final Week
The outdoor farmers markets are winding up.
Why: There is beautiful fall produce; gorgeous potted mums; and, sometimes vendors have end-of-season discounts, so be sure to visit this week.
Saturday, October 8:St. Albert Farmers’ Market and City Market Downtown (The City Market moves to City Hall starting Oct 15 for the winter season until May.)
Sunday, October 9: Callingwood Farmers’ Market
Wednesday, October 12: Southwest Edmonton Farmers’ Market  

A Reel Good Time
Movies on the Square

What:  Two block buster hits shown on back-to-back nights on the giant 3-story high inflatable screen.
Why: Bring your own snacks, secure a spot and enjoy the pre-movie activities.
: Churchill Square (map)
: Friday, October 7 at 7pm showing Zookeeper , Saturday, October 8 at 7pm showing Cars 2.

Fall in the Country
Haunted Pumpkin Fest

Wander corn mazes, explore a haunted farm house, make a scarecrow, take a wagon ride, and embrace autumn.
Why: Take your camera and snap beautiful fall photos while having fun.
Where: Prairie Gardens & Adventure Farm
Every weekend in October. 11am – 5 pm

Live Music
YEG Live
What: A round-up of Edmonton’s music scene.
Why: When was the last time you spontaneously stumbled upon live music? Remember how great it was? Small, intimate venues, and artists playing because they love it - music at its best. Go take in a show this weekend.
Where/When: Every night, across Edmonton. For an insanely comprehensive listing of venues and artists, visit and hit up Edmonton’s music scene.