Weekend Guide: March 4-6

Remember all those great events - Pecha Kucha and the Late Night Refinery Party? They sold out! Luckily the Edmonton Journal will be livestreaming the Pecha Kucha night.

Fashion Competition
Edmonton Spring Classic

What:  A design competition featuring no runway – just approachable designers and models on the floor giving you insider info about their inspiration, designs and style. While the DJ spins some good beats, you’ll cast your vote for the designer most worthy to win the $1,000 grand prize
Why: It’s a talented showcase featuring Cherie Howard, Nomin Gantumur, Kelly Madden, Gabriella Cruz, Jessilyn Steinwand, Corinna Chow, Alisha Schick and Heather Emily Murray.
Where: The Treasury (10004 Jasper Ave). Tickets are $20 in advance, $30 at the door. 
When: Friday, March 4 from 7pm-2am.

Celebrate Cocoa
Chocolate Party

What: Kerstin’s Chocolate is celebrating its 3rd year with a party!
Why: Chocolate martinis, cocoa samplings and a party sale – 20% off all regular priced chocolate.
Where: Kerstin’s Chocolates (10139 112th Street). Send an RSVP email to rsvp@kerstinschocolates.com get on the list!
When: Saturday, March 5 from 5-9pm.  

Snow Battle
Yukigassen Snowball Fight
What: Canada’s first ever snow battle – try to capture the flag while dodging snowballs.
Why: It’s a party – beer gardens during the day and the sNOw Pants Party in the Blatchford Hangar on Saturday night.  Put on a touque and groove to the LIVE DJs. (Party is free, drinks for purchase)
Where: Fort Edmonton Park
When: Friday, March 4 – Sunday, March 6. Full schedule.

Dash n' Dine
Downtown Dining Week

What: 32-restaurants located in the heart of the city will be serving up creative, multi-course menus at pleasantly affordable prices - $15, $25 and $50.
Why: Once you peruse the menus, you’ll be rushing to book yourself a table. Best part – the menus are available of the weekend too!
When: Friday, March 4 – Sunday, March 13

Hockey Night
Oil Kings Hockey
What: It’s hockey night in Edmonton; the Oil Kings take on the Medicine Hat Tigers.
Where: Rexall Place. Tickets $17.75 - $32.50. And, here’s the unofficial Rexall Food Finder.
Friday, March 4 at 7pm

images via inside the loop