Edmonton Weekend Guide :: March 13-16

We're dreaming of green beer and green gardens... both are just around the corner! Enjoy the sneak peek of Spring weather, and party safe on St. Patrick's Day!

Learn: Irish Whiskey: Whiskey As We Know It
Drink: Beers for GEARS
Sweat: St. Patrick's Day Trail Run
Shop: Edmonton Boat & Sportsmen's Show

Forget about winter and welcome spring with open arms on a patio this weekend! Farewell to Winter Patio Party is a celebration of warmer weather where dozens of restaurants/cafes open their patios for the weekend. From March 14-16 visit any of these participating patios and bask in the great outdoors.

Elizabeth's Antique Sale is on Friday (2-8pm) and Saturday (10am-4pm) at Alberta Aviation Museum. Shop over 140 tables of collectibles, antiques, toys, clothing, furniture, and more. It's always fun to walk down memory lane.

It's time to start thinking about spring gardening! Bring your seeds and gardening books/magazines to Alberta Avenue Community Hall for Edmonton Seedy Sunday - a gardening swap! You can buy organic, heritage, and open-pollinated seeds while you're there. Stop by on Sunday between 11am and 4pm.

Pedcrawl is a walking pub crawl using downtown pedways on Friday night. Grab a drink at 5 locations and experience the shortcomings of our current wayfinding system along the way. The Edmonton Wayfinding Project and Harcourt House challenge you not to get lost!

Want to take your social media presence to the next level? iMedia 2014 is on Friday and Saturday bringing small business owners and marketing managers under one roof. Say hello to Kendall and the Poppy Barley team doing the keynote! 

Image by Kathryn Rotondo via Flickr