Weekend Guide: April 7-10

What to do this Weekend:
See: The Rick Hansen Story
Hear: Stereos, Jenn Grant
Eat: Dinner at Corso 32
Shop: Floc Boutique (Join the 3rd Birthday Party for 20% off the entire store on Thursday)

Artsy Culture
ArtWalk St. Albert
What: 15 local business showcase local artists for an evening art stroll through historic downtown St. Albert.
Why: Art, fashion and shopping combine. Don’t miss artist Samantha Williams-Chapelsky in the lovely shoe store Auvigne & Jones or fashion line SESSA at Meese Clothing.
Where: Perron District, St Albert (map)
When: Thursday, April 7 from 6pm-8pm

Sloppy in a Back Alley
Alley Burgers
What: $5 for a burger in a back alley after 9:30pm.
Why: The talented chefs at Hundred Kitchen and Bar are making specialty burgers worthy of trying. Rumored to be on the Friday night menu: a burger featuring arugula and fried duck eggs.
Where: Back Alley, Hundred Kitchen and Bar (10009 101A Avenue)
When: Occurs on ad hoc basis. To get the info, follow @100barkitchen, @cheftonyle or @chefcowan or search #yegalleyburger on twitter.

Charitable Fashion
Joeffer Caoc Stollery Children's Hospital Charity Fashion Show
Get front row seats to a fashion show featuring Joeffer Caoc’s fall 2011 collection.
Why: Help raise more money for the Stollery Children’s Hospital by bidding on some fabulous silent and live auction items.
Where: Latitude 53 (10248 - 106 Street). Tickets are $100.
When: Friday, April 8, 2011

City Unconference
What: An unconference focused on innovation for municipal and community organizations.
Why: Get creative and share insights about our city with government officials, municipal employees, experts, programmers, designers, citizens and journalists.
Where: Robbins Health Learning Centre (10910 104 Avenue). Free registration.
When: Saturday, April 9 from 9am-4pm

Fiery Tosca
Edmonton Opera
What: A murderous story that is rich in love, jealousy, lust, deception and evil.
Why: Floria Tosca is the original diva – she is fiery, feisty and guaranteed to entertain.
Where: The Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. Tickets $32 - $160.
When: April 9, 12 & 14, shows start at 7:30pm

Red Carpet Treatment
Southgate Style Lounge
What: An exclusive red carpet party for Southgate Facebook fans. Join the party.
Why: Mini manicures and massages, snacks from Earls, gift card giveaways and a chance to meet the six Southgate Stylist Competition finalists.
Where: Southgate Centre
When: Saturday, April 9 from 1-4pm.

To Market, Market!
City Hall Spring Market
What: Vendors from the City Marketing downtown on 104th street will be holding the market indoors at within the pyramids of City Hall.
Why: No need to wait until the outdoor market opens in May to buy your favourite items from local vendors.
Where: City Hall, 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
When: Saturday, April 9 from 11am-3pm. Will be held every Saturday until May 14.

** image via Camille Styles