Edmonton Weekend Guide :: October 24-27

A scene from locally produced film, I Fall Down, premiering at Garneau Theatre on Saturday.

A scene from locally produced film, I Fall Down, premiering at Garneau Theatre on Saturday.

Cheer: Edmonton Oilers vs. Washington Capitals (Thursday)
Shop: Mercer Collective
Eat and Learn: Food Matters
Time Warp: Rocky Horror Picture Show

Litfest is a moveable literary feast until October 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.

Garneau Theatre is hosting a special screening of a locally produced, micro-budget film called I Fall Down. It was filmed in the Edmonton region on black and white super 16mm film. On Saturday, meet the cast and crew after the screening too! Synopsis and more info here.

The Rocky Mountain Food and Wine Festival is back at Shaw Conference Centre on Friday and Saturday. Sample beer, wine, spirits, and tasty food pairings in the Grand Tasting Hall. Tickets start at $21 (then sample tickets are $0.50 each). More info and tickets here

The Art Gallery of Alberta pairs goth and glamour for Nocturne: A Masked Affair on Saturday. Inspired by occultism and their current exhibit, Intellection of Lady Spiderhouse, the evening's events include fortune telling, mask making, a haunted house, and a costume contest. 

Psst! For any ladies out there curious about getting boudoir photos done, Emily Blackmore is hosting a marathon photoshoot on Saturday, November 2nd. You'll receive hair, makeup (including lashes), an hour long session, and a leather album that will arrive in time for Christmas.  If you're interested in learning more, email Emily to reserve your spot.