Edmonton Weekend Guide :: July 26-29

Shop: Old Strathcona Farmer's Market 
See: Matthew Good (Friday) and Simple Plan (Saturday) at Capital Ex's Telus Stage 
Eat: Ice Cream, Gelato, Frozen Yogurt - take your pick at our favourite shops

A Classic Laugh
An Evening of One Act Comedies
What: An evening of both classic and contemporary entertainment at Fort Edmonton Park's Capitol Theatre 
Why: 
A mini collection of comedic plays and they guarantee hilarity and laughter 
Where: 
Fort Edmonton Park's Capitol Theatre - See the special notes about parking on the event page
When: Nightly, 8pm curtain
 
Music, Food, and Wine in the Park
Interstellar Rodeo

What: The inaugural outdoor music, food, and wine celebration
Why: The music line-up would be convincing enough, let alone the gourmet food trucks and wine pairings with each artist
Where: Hawrelak Park's Heritage Amphitheatre
When: Friday to Sunday - Gates open Friday at 5pm and Sat/Sun at noon
 
No Cooking Required
Living Foods: Raw Food Preparation Classes
What: World class raw food chef Robyn Unrau will be teaching a series of raw food prep classes 
Why: She is the great mind that trained Noorish Cade's kitchen staff! 
Where: Earth's General Store, 9605-82 Ave
When: Sunday July 29 at 6:50pm
*NOTE: Tickets are limited for this weekend's event, but claim your spot for the next three classes on August 12, 26, and September 2nd!
 
Peanuts and Cracker Jacks
Edmonton Prospects Baseball

What: The Prospects strive to make Edmontonians proud against Lethbridge and Okotoks this weekend
Why: In case you need a reminder of how much fun you can have at Telus Field! 
Where: Telus Field, 10233-96 Ave
When: Friday against Lethbridge, Saturday against Okotoks - both games start at 7:05pm
 
Rock Concerts & Carnival Games
Capital Ex
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.
 
Fork in the Road
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
 
*photo spotted here