Edmonton Weekend Guide :: October 17-20

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Cheer: Edmonton Eskimos vs Calgary Stampeders
Sip: High Tea Fundraiser for Firefly Theatre
See: Whiplash Weekend at Varscona Theatre

Laugh your heart out! The 3rd annual Edmonton Comedy Festival is spreading laughs all around the city until Saturday. Gala shows have several headliners and take place at venues like Art Gallery of Alberta, Westin Hotel, and more. Check the schedule and secure your tickets here.

LitFest a moveable literary feast from October 16-27. More than just reading books and poems, it's a literary experience through a series of chic gatherings and gourmet experiences. It's the only nonfiction festival in Canada. Find out what you can attend here

Atelier: Design by Doing is a hands on design workshop that brings together makers of all kinds. All types of curious minds and creative thinkers are invited for Saturday's full day workshop at Startup Edmonton (lunch included). More info and tickets here

Calling all women! Speakers, fashion experts and retailers will be at Edmonton Expo Centre for Edmonton Woman's Show. Attend workshops, peruse the vendors, and be entertained on Saturday and Sunday. More info here

Co-op Wine Spirits Beer is hosting their fall Grape Escape on Friday and Saturday at Edmonton Expo Centre. Sample wine, spirits, and beer from over 75 vendors (included with your ticket) and learn everything there is to know about these drinks. Tickets available at all Co-op Wine Spirits Beer locations. 

 

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