Edmonton Weekend Guide: November 17-20

Let it snow, let it snow! All this snow makes for highly enjoyable holiday events. Enjoy the weekend!

Holiday Event: Block to Shop Holiday Open House (Shades of Grey, TK Clothing, Miss Boss and more)
Shop:
The American Apparel Warehouse Sale
Drink: Drink Chocolate Flights at Kerstin's Chocolates
Go: Maggie Walt Fall & Holiday Fashion Show
Sold Out: Art Gallery of Alberta Late Night Refinery Party

Buy these tickets now:
Fort Edmonton Park Christmas Reflections
Alberta Ballet The Nutcracker
A Christmas Carol
The Edmonton Singing Christmas Tree

Art Display
This is What?
What: A collaboration by two of Edmonton’s most talented creatives, Erin Elizabeth Ross (painting and drawing) and Aaron Penderson (photographer).
Why: A cool venue. Top talent. Investment worthy art.
Where: 29 Armstrong (10129 104 Street)
When: Thursday, November 17 from 5pm-9pm

Crafty Ambitions
Make it Edmonton
What: A fashion, craft and art market to change your mind about ‘craft fairs’.
Why: Shop for indie goods while grooving to upbeat music by local musicians.
Where: The Alberta Aviation Hangar (11410 Kingsway Avenue)
When: Thursday, Nov 17 (4pm-9pm), Friday, Nov 18 (11am-8pm), Saturday, Nov 19 (11am-6pm) and Sunday, Nov 20 (11am-5pm)

Holiday Shopping Delight
All is Bright at the High Street
What:
An neighbourhood ode to the holidays with festive cocktails at restaurants, deals at stores and a magical feeling everywhere.
Why:  The ‘Light Up Celebration’ transforms high street into a holiday scene with carolers, Santa Claus and special events at all the shops.
Where: High Street (125 Street & 102 Avenue)
When: Thursday, November 17 – Saturday, November 20. Light Up Celebration takes place on Thursday at 6pm. 

Giant Spruce
Christmas on the Square Holiday Light Up
What: Let there be light – fireworks and 10,000 sparkling LED lights on a towering (71 ft!) Christmas tree.
Why: The Downtown Business Association is making it a party with live music, performances, holiday sing-a-alongs and seasonal shopping at the City Market.
Where: Sir Winston Churchill Square
When: Saturday, November 19 from 3pm-6pm

Giving you the Craft
Craft Sales Report
What: Cash registers ring. Are you listening? In Edmonton, gifts are glistening. A beautiful sight – a weekend dedicated to handmade wares and locally-made gifts.
Why: One weekend - this many shopping events to attend: Make It, Royal Glenora Club Christmas Gift Sale, Handmade Mafia and Just Christmas Craft Market. Yup, we’re happy tonight!
Where: Visit our Holiday Shopping Events for all the goods.

* image via Vintage Rose Winter Wonderland.