Hello weekend! The chilly late autumn air makes us even more delighted for the weekend.
Shop ‘Tll You Drop
What: A day of fabulous local business selling their wares. Don’t miss exhibitors muse clothing, Eco Owls, Childish and more!
Why: Your holiday shopping = finished.
Where: Delta Edmonton South Hotel & Conference Centre (4404 Gateway Blvd NW)
When: Sunday, November 6 from 10am-5pm.
Designer Trunk Show
Joeffer Caoc Spring 2012 Trunk Shows
What: Shop the spring 2012 collection before it arrives in stores. Plus, you’ll be able to order items that may never make it to the Edmonton retail floor.
Why: Meet the designer Joeffer Caoc – he might just give you some styling pointers.
Where: My Filosophy Crestwood (9674-142 Street)
When: Thursday, November 3 from 2pm-8pm
The Super (Chili) Bowl
Annual Chili Cook-Off
What: Edmonton’s best chefs present their most enticing chili recipes to win the title of ‘Ultimate Chili’.
Why: For glory and charity! Buy a $2 bowl of chili to help raise funds for Kids in the Hall Bistro.
Where: Scotia Place (10060 Jasper Avenue)
When: Friday, November 4 from 11:30am to 1:30pm
Maggie Walt's Hidden Gems Bazaar
What: An gathering of Edmonton’s best local women’s boutiques for fashion, home, health, and beauty. There’s goodie bags, draw prizes, and incredible finds.
Why: Shop while sipping spicy drinking chocolate and sampling beers from Sherbrooke Liquor. And, for your sweet tooth, enjoy sweets from Prairie Bistro.
Where: Maggie Fashion Underground (11217 Jasper Avenue)
When: Friday, November 4 from 5-9 pm and Saturday, Nov 5 from 10am-6pm
What: A collective of local Edmontonians gather for a monthly market featuring handmade goods.
Why: Toss aside any preconceived notions of handmade goods - this mafia takes it to the next step.
Where: Orange Hall (10335 - 84 Avenue) - Just behind the Old Strathcona Farmers Market off Whyte Ave.
When: Saturday, November 6 from 10am-4pm
What: A tale of justice featuring Roxie Hart, a jazz age chorus and a smooth talking lawyer.
Why: Combine it with dinner at Bistro La Persaud for a evening of theatre and culinary delights.
Where: La Cite Francophone (8627 91 Street). Tickets $23/person.
When: October 28 to November 4. Most nights at 7:30pm.
What: November is Shop Local First Month. This weekend, challenge yourself to live local – eat, shop and dine at Edmonton’s best local establishments.
Why: Living local matters. Not only does it strengthen our local economy, but you’ll feel instantly more connected to the community.
Where: All over the capital region.
* image spotted on Vogue and Coffee