Edmonton Weekend Guide :: March 30 - April 1

Just when you thought it was safe to hang up your party hat, this weekend strolls into town.

Earth Hour: Remember to turn off your lights on Saturday between 8:30 - 9:30 pm.
Jog: Run Wild for Wildlife
Shop: Thread Hill Pop-Up Shop (10720 124 Street - Former Duchess Bake Shop)
Be a Cowboy: Farm & Ranch Show
Kid in a Toy Shop: Edmonton Collectible Toy & Comic Show
Register Now: Tickets to TEDx Edmonton: Activating Ideas

Sounding Stylish
Western Canada Fashion Week

What: Bigwig designers (Malorie Urbanovitch, Olga DeNoGGa), local boutiques, stylists and make-up artists the latest trends down the runway.
Why: Get
the best of spring with the latest trends and style forecasts.
Transalta Arts Barns (10330 84 Avenue). Buy your tickets.
Thursday, March 29 – Thursday, April 5. Shows nightly at 8pm. Doors open at 7pm.

Designing Ambition
Sweat of Our Brow
What: The U of A Student Design Association presents a design exhibition to showcase the talents of great visual and industrial design.
Why: Spot local talent before they become design celebrities.
Where: University of Alberta Museums (Entreprise Square - 10230 Jasper Avenue)
When: Show ends Saturday, March 31. Daily 11:30am-6pm

Step Right Up!
Carnival to Conquer: Unmask the Cure
What: Dress in 1920s vintage business formal and travel back in time to a vintage carnival.
Why: Join the challenge to conquer cancer under The Big Top. Dinner tickets are $100; or hit up the after party for $30.
Where: Art Gallery of Alberta (2 Sir Winston Churchill Square)
When: Friday, March 30. 7 Course Carousel Dinner Show from 7pm-10pm. Under The Big Top After Party starts rockin’ at 10pm.

Wacky Theatre
Blue Man Group
What: An outrageous show; it’s loud, silly and impossibly ridiculous.
Why: Guaranteed to be an outing you’ll never forget – and one that’s hopelessly difficult to describe to others.
Where: Northern Jubilee Theatre. Buy tickets.
When: Friday, March 30 – Sunday, April 1.

Daring Drama
A drama exploring the powerful stories we carry within us.
Why: 11 young arts put on a very daring performance.
Where: Timms Centre for the Arts (87 Avenue 112 Street). Tickets available ($20 Adults, $10 Students, $18 Seniors) at Box Office (780.492.2495)
When: Friday, March 29 – April 7.  Shows at 7:30pm 

* Ferris Wheel image via Etsy