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

Circus
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.
Why:
Home Grown Alberta features local food with cooking demonstrations, local vendors and yummy goods to take home.
Where:
Northlands Expo Centre
When: Now – Saturday, Nov 12. Open to public from 10am-6pm.

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