Weekend Guide: May 5-8


What to do this Weekend

Do: Mother's Day Brunch (it's this Sunday!)
Kids:
Weekend Activities
Eat:
Queen of Tarts
Shop:
Bamboo Ballroom
See:
The Clean Bin Project

The Style Party
Little Black Dress Party

What: An excuse to wear your favourite little black dress to raise funds for good causes.
Why: Martinis, a photobooth, an accessories swap table and plenty of compliments for your dress!
Where: Devlin's Cocktail Lounge (10507 82nd Avenue). Tickets $30.
When: Thursday, May 5 at 7pm

Where Art Thou?
Tweet the Arts

What: Socialize, discuss and meet the people who are actively tweeting about the arts in Edmonton.
Why: Face-to-face exchanges over appetizers and drinks.
Where: The Artery, 9535 Jasper Avenue. Tickets only $5.
When: Thursday, May 5 at 7 pm

Act Vocally
Singing the Classics...Saving the Children

What: Remarkable talent sing out to raise awareness and funds to save children who are victims of trafficking and abuse in India and Nepal.
Why: When the power of voice, song and story come together, hearts open, souls are inspired and goose bumps raise on the arms of every person in the audience. All net proceeds go to myglobalfamily.org
Where: Winspear Centre. Tickets $30 
When: Thursday, May 5 at 7:30pm

Walk this Way
Jane’s Walk – Fourth Street Promenade

What: An architectural stroll down 104 Street. Learn history, stories of entrepreneurship and what’s behind the movement to create a vibrant live/work pedestrian corridor.
Why: See Edmonton’s skyline from the Icon Towers, visit visual artist studios, sample tasty food and complete your walk with a surprise picnic.
For Kids: The Sunday walk is geared for kids. Kiddies will be provided a camera to document the street. The tour will finish with treats from Sobeys and an invitation to go for lunch with Mom at the Blue Plate Dinner.
Where: Meet in the park behind Sobey’s Urban Fresh.  (Meet here)
When: Saturday, May 7 at 11am & 2pm, Sunday, May 8 at 11am (for kids!).  

Ms. Crafty Hangout
Butterdome Spring Craft Sale
What: Over 160 exhibitors gather to sell their wares at this huge craft show.
Why: Perfect gift alert! Edmonton’s finest local businesses and designers gather to sell their wares.
Where: Butterdome, University of Alberta (87 Avenue & 114 Street).Tickets are $5 for adults.
When: Friday, May 6 – Sunday, May 8

*Image via BEG Bicycles