Edmonton Weekend Guide :: January 16-19

Cheer: Edmonton Rush vs. Calgary Roughnecks
Eat: Root Beer Float Macarons at Duchess Bake Shop
Learn: Chokolat Snobbery 101 (chocolate + wine)

A food truck in the middle of January? Yes. It's the Sailin' On Food Truck Pop-up Event! And it comes with live bands and a full bar. It all comes together on Saturday at Richie Hall.

Hey, brides! There are so many events for you coming up! Bridal Fantasy is on Sunday at Edmonton Expo Centre. Swept is a boutique bridal experience at Royal Glenora Club on January 26. Cory Christopher is hosting two events: DIY Centrepieces (Jan 21) and Wedding Design 101 (Jan 25).

This weekend marks the beginning of Fork Fest. Local independent restaurants offer 3-course meals at delicious prices ($25 or $45) from Jan 19-23, and 26-30. It's your opportunity to eat savory local favourites from local gems like Sabor Divino, Wild Tangerine, and The Manor. See all of your choices here

Love improv? Wish you could hang out with those funny improv actors? Now is your chance. At Date Night Fundraiser on Saturday you can bid on dates with Rapid Fire Theatre actors/actresses in support of their Improvaganza 2014 fund. See your date options (skiing? art gallery? world water park?) and get more info here.

*Image of Lauren Manoogian coat via Pour Porter