Edmonton Weekend Guide: September 14-16

Photo by the talented Jose Villa.

Shop: So Pretty Jewelry Fall Trunk Show 
Shop Bargains:
Multi-Store Blowout Sale 
Passion for Pork
Cheer: FC Edmonton vs. Tampa Bay Rowdies

The Fashion Show
Western Canada Fashion Week

It’s showtime! Eight days of runway shows featuring lines from local, Canadian and international top designers.
Why: Creative chaos takes over Edmonton. You’ll get to know and love the designers – and be fashionably chic in the newest trends.
Where: Westbury Theater at the Transalta Arts Barn (10330 – 84 ave)
When: Thursday, September 13– Thursday, Sept 20. Tickets to nightly shows are $22 online. Nightly runway shows at 8pm (doors open at 7pm)

Party on Every Block
Community League Day
What: Over half of the city (91 community leagues) are throwing a party!
Why: Meet the folks in your community with fun happenings - free swims, BBQs, block parties, penny carnivals, baking contests and so much more.
Where: Check out the interactive map to find events within your community.
When: Saturday, September 15

Your Library Inside Out
EPL Squared
Join the Edmonton Public Library at an outdoor family festival and book sale.
Go for the stories, games, live music, prizes, food and, of course, the book/ CD/ DVD sale.
Sir Winston Churchill Square
Saturday, September 15, 2012. 10am – 6pm

Wonderful Whyte
Off Whyte Garage Sale
What: Old Strathcona is holding a family fun street fair – with games, music, shopping, fitness demonstrations, food and shopping.
Why: Check out Imagination Station craft making and EPL’s activity tent with stories, face painting and book making.
Wilbert McIntyre Park (8331-104 Street). Plus, 83 Avenue in front of the farmers market, and in the bus lane on Calgary Trail.
Sunday September 16, 2012. 12 – 5 pm

Rock Solid Run
Rock ‘N’ Roll Climb of Hope Run
A unique 5KM run/walk that will have you stair-climbing (4 flights of stairs), hill running (Victoria hill) and busting out moves to rock n’ roll music. All participants are encouraged to dress-up in rock n’ roll
Why: Presented by Hudsons Canadian Tap House, this run benefits the Cross Cancer Institutes’ vision of a Cancer-Free Future.
Where: Race starts and ends in Victoria Park (map)
When: Saturday, September 18. Rock band starts at 9:30am, runners and walkers get their groove-on at 10am.

Me So Corny
What: Free corn-on-the-cob and popcorn popped with a little salsa music and dancing.
Why: FREE CORN (and cool people).
Where: Beaverhills House Park (Jasper Avenue and 105 Street)
When: Saturday, September 15 from 11am to 3pm.