Edmonton Weekend Guide :: July 4-7


Eat: Crave Cupcake's Lemon Meringue cupcake
 Old Strathcona Farmers' Market's 30th Birthday Party
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: Cooking Classes for Youth from Chef Parker

A series of rare and historic films in the Capitol Theatre at Fort Edmonton Park begins on Thursday. This week's film is All Quiet on the Western Front . It's a truly unique movie going experience - perfect for a date! See the movie listing and buy tickets here

Support victims of Alberta floods and enjoy some live music too. Artists from around the province are teaming up with Mercury Opera on Friday night for Operation Remedy at All Saints Anglican Cathedral (10035 103 St). Tickets are $30 at the door. 

Historic Festival & Doors Open Edmonton allows access to historic buildings, gardens, and more all weekend. This year's focus is the centennial anniversary of Edmonton and Strathcona merging. There is over 80 events to learn about the history and heritage of the Edmonton area. Check the schedule of events here.

Fun for all ages: The Edmonton International Street Performers Festival is taking over Churchill Square until July 14! Over 1500 performances by comedians, musicians, impersonators, jugglers, acrobats, and more. Bring small bills and big coins for those that make you laugh.  More info here.

Plop thy bum on the grass: Shakespeare + the great outdoors = Freewill Shakespeare. Until July 21, enjoy a performance of King Lear or A Midsummer Night's Dream (alternating days) at the Heritage Amphitheatre in Hawrelak Park. Don't worry, you're covered if it's raining! Tuesday nights and Saturday Matinees are pay-what-you-will. Check the schedule here.

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