Edmonton Weekend Guide :: Nov. 28-Dec. 1

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Did November fly by for everyone else? December is here and Christmas is just around the corner. Settle in to the season with peppermint hot chocolates and christmas lights. 

Buy these tickets now:

Alberta Ballet The Nutcracker
A Christmas Carol
The Edmonton Singing Christmas Tree
Fort Edmonton Park Christmas Reflections or Christmas High Tea

Don't miss out! Last chance for City and Dale readers to 30% off your photo books and wall art from Ookpix!

Royal Bison Craft & Art Fair is one of the best collections of local designers and artists under one roof. Chat with them and shop their creations Friday-Sunday just north of Whyte Avenue (8429 Gateway Blvd).

The Princess Theatre is hosting a special screening of The Impossible in support of Philippines Disaster Relief. Admission is by donation and 100% of the proceeds will be given to the Canadian Red Cross in time to be eligible for matching funds from the federal government. It's Saturday at 11:30am, and the film is quite moving.

Festival of Trees is at Shaw Conference Centre from Thursday to Sunday. Get in the spirit with over 100 decorated trees and displays, gift shopping and treats. Admission is only $7 and it goes towards a great cause. 

On Thursday night, The Bower is transformed into a cafe as the setting of The Pick Me Ups - a play that dives into the best and worst parts of relationships. Enjoy a drink, a treat, and the live action around you. Tickets ($15) are available here.

Hit the slopes! Snow Valley is having a 3 day celebration of this year's opening. Dust off those skis and snowboards and get your snowy season started.

TV's Mythbusters stars will be telling you the truth behind the myths at Jubilee Auditorium on Friday night. Few tickets are left via Ticketmaster.

Festival Place is welcoming Grammy award nominated pianist David Benoit to play the classic music from A Charlie Brown Christmas. The heartwarming show is on Saturday at 7:30pm.

*Image via Festival of Trees Facebook Page