Edmonton Weekend Guide: November 10-13

How to enjoy your weekend: firefighters, football players, two-steppin’ cowboys and clowns. Plus, a little holiday shopping. Happy Weekend!

Remember: And Never Forget - Remembrance Day Events
Make: Sunday's Minestrone
Eat: Around the World Food & Wine Pairing hosted by Chef Parker
Shop: Who Cares? Customer Appreciation (Thursday) & Sparkle and Glow at TK Clothing (Saturday) (Details in Style Dossier)

It’s Getting Hot
Fashion on Fire
What: A fashion show, a dance performance, auction and musical talent – all featuring (hot!) local firefighters. Cool down with cocktails.
Why: Raise funds for the Firefighters Burn Treatment Society (Edmonton Chapter) and Muscular Dystrophy Canada.
Where: Shaw Conference Centre – Hall D. Tickets $50 – $165 (includes dinner and the show).
When: Saturday, November 12 at 6pm

The Living Room
What: Laaadies and gentlemeeen, the circus has arrived in Edmonton.
Why: It’s a spectacle of eccentric circus characters, music and magic – with an artistic twist!
Where: Art Gallery of Alberta (2 Sir Winston Churchill Square). Tickets $16.75
When: Saturday, November 12 at 7pm

Twirling, Stompin' & Eating
Old Time Fair on the Square
What: A traditional fair with carnival games, food, square dancing, wagon rides and more feet stompin’ fun.
Why: Bring the kiddies – or be a kid yourself!
Where: 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
When: Saturday, November 12 from 10am-3pm

Cheer Gold & Green
Edmonton Eskimos vs. Calgary Stampeders
What: It’s the Western Semi-Final – and the first home playoff game for the Esks since 2004.
Why: History will be made. Be there.
Where: Commonwealth Stadium. Tickets.
When: Sunday, November 13 at 2:30pm.

Let ‘er Buck
Canadian Finals Rodeo
What: A world class rodeo with bareback riders, steer wrestlers, lady barrel racers and bull riders competing for over $1 million in prizes.
Why: Giddy up, read the rules, and attend an event as Alberta itself.  Keep the party going on The Buckle with live entertainment and Western style buffets.
Where: Rexall Place
When: Wednesday, November 9 – Sunday, November 13.  Tickets $18 - $51.50.

Wrangle up the Local Food
Farmfair International

What: Farmfair is mostly about showcasing livestock with over 1000 head of cattle, 800 horses, and alpacas, but we’re smitten with the Home Grown Alberta.
Home Grown Alberta features local food with cooking demonstrations, local vendors and yummy goods to take home.
Northlands Expo Centre
When: Now – Saturday, Nov 12. Open to public from 10am-6pm.

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