See: unveiling of local artist Stickman's latest creation at West Edmonton Mall Editions Gallery
Eat: in-season produce from the farmer's market
Go: Summer festivals are in full swing this weekend! Racers, families, rockers, foodies - get out there:
Pecha Kucha Night St. Albert
What: Presenters aim to get what's on their mind onto the audience's mind with 20 slides, 20 seconds per slide.
Why: You never know what topic you're going to be enlightened about and always a unique way to learn something new.
Where: The Enjoy Centre, 101 Riel Drive, St. Albert. Buy tickets online.
When: Thursday, July 19 - Doors open at 7pm.
What: 10 days of exhibition fun. Rides, games, entertainment, shopping, food, and mini-donuts.
Why: The concert line-up (The Sam Roberts Band, Lights, Matthew Good and others), and we repeat: mini-donuts.
Where: Northlands, 116 Avenue and 73 Street. Tip: Take the LRT to the Coliseum Station.
When: July 20 to 29, noon to midnight daily. Use this handy planner to help organize your day.
Taste of Edmonton
What: Edmonton restaurants serve up delightful samples of their best dishes. The festival also dishes up wine tastings, beer gardens and live music.
Why: The food menu is drool worthy.
Where: Sir Winston Churchill Square
When: Thursday, July 19 – Saturday, July 28. 11am - 11pm
What: A world-class Indy race that will have your heart pumping and other race week activities.
Why: Patio parties, car displays, VIP parties and outdoor concerts.
Where: Race takes place at Edmonton City Centre Airport. Race events are all over town.
When: Friday, July 20 to Sunday, July 22.
What: Last weekend to catch Julius Ceasar and the Tempest presented under the stars.
Why: Plop thy bum onto the grass (or amphitheatre seat) to enjoy a play perfect for a midsummer’s night.
Where: Hawrelak Park. Tickets $25.
When: Thursday, June 26– Sunday, July 22. Nightly shows at 8pm (except Mondays). Matinees at 2pm on Saturday and Sunday. Full schedule.
Summer Fork Fest
What: Local independent restaurants offer 3-course meals at delicious prices ($25 or $45).
Why: Your opportunity to eat savory local favourites from local gems like Sabor Divino, Wild Tangerine, and Blue Plate Diner.
Where: At participating Live Local Restaurants
When: July 22-26