Weekend Guide: September 16-18

Will you be ours this weekend at a cornfest, a symphony performance or a community pie eating contest?

Trucking Awesome
What the Truck?
What: A celebration of Edmonton’s food trucks! Eats by Eva Sweet (liege waffles),  Molly’s Eats (tacos, provoleta grilled cheese sandwiches), Carnival Cravings (cotton candy, mini donuts, pretzels), Fat Franks (hot dogs, smokies), Filistix (pulled pork, green onion cake), Drift (gourmet sandwiches),  Funky Pickle (pizza), Nomad (molasses chilled tea) and The Lingnam (spring rolls, kung pao chicken, dry spicy chicken).
Why: Get your food before it rolls away.
Where:
Abbey Lane Park (102 Street & Jasper Avenue)
When:
Friday, September 16 from 4pm-8pm
p.s. Can’t make the event? These food trucks have us all atwitter – follow on Twitter to discover their whereabouts.

Show Time
Capital Theatre Grand Opening
What: The opening soiree for the re-created Capital Theatre. Enjoy a 4-dimensional, multi-media experience called Northern Light – a short film that recounts Edmonton’s history.
Why: Be the first to experience history (with gourmet canapés, fine wines and premium lagers!)
Where: Blatchford Air Field, Fort Edmonton Park (Tickets $150)
When: Friday, September 16  at 6:30pm

Wicked Witch of the Symphony
Wicked Divas

What: A concert of diva showstoppers from Broadway, opera, and popular music, highlighted by selections from Tony-award winning Broadway musical Wicked.
Why: Sure to be divalicious.
Where: Winspear Centre (Tickets $24-85)
When:
Friday, September 16 at 8pm and Saturday, September 17 at 8pm

Community Play
Community League Day
What: Communities step up to host BBQs, petting zoos, art festivals, beer gardens, pancake breakfasts and more.
Why: Over 100 block parties across the city.
Where: Across Edmonton – find the party nearest you.
When: Saturday, September 17

Me So Corny
CornFest

What: Free corn-on-the-cob and popcorn popped with a little salsa music and dancing.
Why: FREE CORN (and cool people).
Where: Beaverhills House Park (Jasper Avenue and 105 Street)
When: Saturday, September 17 from 11am to 3pm.

* Image via We Heart It.