Edmonton Weekend Guide :: June 13-16

A vintage hat advertisement via Little Lunch Notes

A vintage hat advertisement via Little Lunch Notes

Happy Father's Day to all those heros that taught us how to ride our bikes, catch a baseball, change tires (not that you paid attention) and love unconditionally. Here's a last minute printable card sure to please. 

Cheer: Edmonton Eskimos Home Opener vs Saskachewan
Eat: What the Truck?!
Shop: Mercer Collective - A Maker's Market
Buy these tickets now: Improvaganza!
 Sold Out: TEDxEdmonton 

Thursday night: pick your party!
Poppy Barley Made to Measure Flats Collection launch party at Bamboo Ballroom (5-9pm)
Pecha Kucha at Citadel Theatre 
Pecha Kucha St. Albert
Latitude 53's first Patio Party of the year

What's better than Jacek Chocolate? Jacek Chocolate paired with Wine at Wine and Beyond on Friday night (7-9pm). Register in-store to reserve your spot ($30). Hurry! Space is limited.  

The Pretty Secrets is teaming up with Jiminy Kricket Ice Cream for a summer vintage pop-up shop on Saturday and Sunday! Vintage clothes and locally made ice cream treats will be available at 9552-111 Ave. Yummy! Visit here for more info.  

A Make Something Edmonton success: MakescapeYEG will be held in Centennial Plaza (behind Stanley Milner Library) on Thursday and Friday. M.A.D.E. in Edmonton is humanizing the space with grass, street furniture, art, activities, food trucks, and a Rapid Fire Theatre Improv Showcase. 

Beer lovers unite! Edmonton Craft Beer Festival will be at the Expo Centre June 14 & 15. More than just beer sampling - there are also seminars about brewing, cooking with beer, and beer/food pairings. Get your tickets here

A local biker gang (or maybe just a collection of bicycle enthusiasts) is hosting a month long festival of cycling culture. Bikeology Festival has events all over the city in the month of June.

Nextfest continues until Sunday. Nextfest celebrates young, emerging artists in the avenues of theatre, dance, film, and visual arts. Over 500 artists are showcased in more than 50 events over Nextfest's 11 days. Schedule and more info can be found here