Edmonton Weekend Guide: March 8-11

Spring is in the air. The weather will be warm. We change our clocks and spring ahead. And, there are parties to attend, yummy food to eat and more.

Cheer: Edmonton Rush vs. Calgary Roughnecks
Listen: Copland’s Clarinet Concerto
Make: Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwich Cookies
Eat: 25 Best Things to Eat in Edmonton
Do: Turn your clock forward on Sunday

Celebrate: International Women’s Day
What: Originally called International Working Women’s Day, is marked on March 8 every year. Celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women to a celebration for women's economic, political and social achievements.

Join the celebrations in Edmonton: 

The Dawning of Modernism
Alberta Mistresses of the Modern: 1935-1975
A pioneering group of women artists transformed the development of modernism in Alberta through paintings, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics and mosaics.
: Take in history-making art.
Where: Art Gallery of Alberta (2 Sir Winston Churchill Square)
When: Opens Saturday, March 10.

Full to the Core
Downtown Dining Week
What: Downtown Edmonton transforms into a foodie haven. Your tastebuds will devour the multi-course menus at special fixed prices of $15, $25 and $50.
Why: The line-up of restaurants is impressive: Madison’s Grill, The Marc Restaurant, Lit Italian Wine Bar, Sabor Divino, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Zinc Restaurant, The Wildflower Grill and so many more local favourites.
Where: Downtown Edmonton
When: Now until Sunday, March 11

Flash Shopping
Pop-Up Shop: Designer Clothes & Boutique Finds
What: Coup Boutique, Dote Baby, glass.ful and So Pretty Jewelry move in!
Why: Rare vintage finds and savings of 50-89% on designer duds.
Where: 10720 124 Street (Former Duchess Bake Shop)
When: Now until Sunday, March 11

Attention Bloggers
What: A 3-day event to transform you (and your blog) into success.
Why: Learn to make a media kit, write headlines, and transform your blogging hobby into a career.
Where: Delta Edmonton (10222 102 St NW)
When: Thursday, March 8 to Saturday, March 10

Boys will be Boys?
God of Carnage
An outrageous comedy that starts with two boys fighting in school, and ends in comedic chaos as the two sets of parents come together to “resolve” the problem.
Why: This comedy took home the 2009 Tony Award for Best Play.
Where: The Citadel Theatre (9828 101A Avenue)
When: Friday, March 10 to Sunday, April 1

* top image via Style at Home