Edmonton Weekend Guide :: November 1-4

Having fun adjusting to the cold? The wait is finally over, with perfect timing for adding to our scarves and mittens collection: Simons is now open in West Edmonton Mall!

Support: Movember
Cheer: Last game of the year! Edmonton Eskimos vs. Calgary Stampeders
Night Out: My Filosophy’s High Fashion Fundraiser
glass.ful is going on hiatus - 60% off all tumblers.
Long awaited grand opening of The Bowery.

The Super (Chili) Bowl
Annual Chili Cook-Off
What: Edmonton’s best chefs present their most enticing chili recipes to win the title of ‘Ultimate Chili’.

Why: Choose the chef who gets all the glory! Only $2 per bowl

Where: Sir Winston Churchill Square

When: Friday, November 2 from 11:30am to 1:30pm

Sip, Sip (and Chop, chop!)
Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival
Wine tastings, regional purveyors, local restaurants and more scotch, beer, liquors and gourmet food than you can stomach.
Wining is highly encouraged. Dress your stylish best.
Where: Shaw Conference Centre. Buy tickets online or at the door.
Friday, Nov 2 (4-10pm) – Saturday, Nov 3 (3-10pm)

Another Woman’s Treasure
Elizabeth’s Antique & Collectible Sale
What: A gathering of purveyors of all kinds of antiques and collectibles: clothing, jewellery, militaria, vintage toys, china, records, you name it!
Why: Over 120 tables to peruse for new treasures and a walk down memory lane.
Where: Alberta Aviation Museum, 11410 Kingsway Ave – only $5 admission
When: Friday, November 2, 2-8pm and Saturday, November 3, 10am-4pm

Rock Musical 

Next to Normal

What: A thundering rock musical about a family living with a bi-polar mother.

Why: Winner of 3 Tony Awards in 2009 and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Where: Citadel Theatre (9828 101A Avenue)

When: October 20 to November 11

Indie City
Live Local
What: November is Shop Local First Month. This weekend, challenge yourself to live local – eat, shop and dine at Edmonton’s best local establishments. 
Why: Living local matters. Not only does it strengthen our local economy, but you’ll feel instantly more connected to the community.

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