Weekend Guide: July 28 - August 1

Make this long weekend a memorable one.

Eat: Drift Mobile Eatery
Coup Garment Boutique - Spring/Summer Sale: Buy One, Get One
Queen Elizabeth Outdoor Pool
Toronto Argonauts vs. Edmonton Eskimos

Art, Fashion & Treats
Latitude 53 Rooftop Patio Series

A sprawling patio packed with cocktails, local food, fine company and intriguing art.
The hosts: Coup Boutique & Duchess Bake Shop. Featured artist is Paul Smith.
Where: Latitude 53 (10248 - 106 Street Edmonton)
When: Thursday, July 28 from 5-9pm

Rock Concerts & Cotton Candy
Capital Ex

10 days of exhibition fun. Rides, games, entertainment, shopping, food, and mini-donuts.
The concert line-up (Natasha Bedingfield, Down with Webster, Doc Walker, The Trews, and others), and SIP! The Wine and Food Experience.
Northlands, 116 Avenue and 73 Street. Tip: Take the LRT to the Coliseum Station.
When: On until Sunday, July 31. Use this handy planner to help organize your day.

Fork in the Road
Taste of Edmonton

Edmonton restaurants serve up delightful samples of their best dishes. The festival also dishes up wine tastings, beer gardens and live music.
The food menu is drool worthy.
Sir Winston Churchill Square
Thursday, July 21 – Saturday, July 30. 11am - 11pm

Cultural Indulgence     
Heritage Festival

What: A 3-day showcase of our multicultural heritage with 62 pavilions representing over eighty-five cultures from all over the world.
Why: The culinary delicacies. Check out the world-inspired menus.
Where: Hawrelak Park. Navigate the festival with the new smartphone APP. And, remember – no public parking. Ride your bike or take ETS.
When: Saturday, July 30 (noon to 9pm), Sunday, July 31 (10am-9pm) & Monday, August 1 (10am-7pm)

Have a Ball
Capitals Baseball vs. Lake County Fielders
What: It’s a weekend lineup of excuses to eat hot dogs and drink cheap beer in the stands.
Why: Thirsty Thursday has $3 beers. Post-game fireworks on Friday, and a movie screening on Saturday.  Sunday features the Family Pack – 4 tickets, 4 hot dogs and 4 Pepsi for $52.
Where: Telus Field
When: Thursday, July 28 to Saturday, July 30 at 7pm.  Sunday, July 31 at 2pm. Tickets start at $10.

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