Listed below are 16 enjoyable occasions to soak up this weekend in and round Edmonton


If you’re on the lookout for one thing to do that weekend in and round Edmonton, we have got you lined. 

The most effective-selling boy bands of all time, the Backstreet Boys, are in Edmonton Friday evening as a part of their DNA World Tour at Rogers Place. The present begins at 7:30 p.m.

The Purple Metropolis Music Competition runs from Friday to Sunday at Hawrelak Park that includes bands like Loss of life Valley Women, The Shivas and Donna Dadda whereas over on the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium the a cappella quartet, the Heebee-jeebees are enjoying Jubefest tonight.

Tomorrow between midday and 1 p.m., you may take within the Music is Drugs live performance hosted by the Mates of College Hospital within the picnic space throughout from the 112th Avenue entrance. This week’s artist is Kimberley MacGregor. 

In sport motion this weekend you may catch the Edmonton Elks as they tackle the Ottawa Redblacks at 5 p.m. Saturday within the Canadian Soccer League. Over at Clarke Stadium, FC Edmonton will play HFX Wanderers at 4 p.m. Sunday in Canadian Premier League soccer.

If you would like to get out on the sector your self, the Edmonton Quidditch Cup will run from 10 a.m. till 3 p.m. on Saturday at Mill Woods Recreation Park. The occasion is open to anybody 16 years of age or older. No expertise is required to play.

A view from Strathearn Park of downtown Edmonton. (Adrienne Lamb/CBC)

You possibly can see extra from the Edmonton’s river valley this week on Our Edmonton on Saturday at 10 a.m., Sunday at midday and 11 a.m. on Monday on CBC TV and CBC Gem. 

If you’re seeking to volunteer a few of of your time this weekend, town’s Root for Bushes group is on the lookout for people to assist out between 10 a.m. and a pair of p.m. on Saturday within the Forest Heights neighbourhood. 

ADHD Edmonton is internet hosting a fundraiser yoga within the park occasion on Saturday between 10:30 a.m. and a pair of p.m. in Gold Bar Park. There’s additionally a rummage and bake sale at 12963 a hundred and twentieth St. on Friday and Saturday in help of the North West Edmonton Seniors Society.

If you’re on the lookout for a cool drink on a sizzling summer season day, why not take a drive across the metropolis to help Lemonade Stand Day this Sunday in help of the Stollery Kids’s Hospital Basis.

The Aga Khan Backyard on the College of Alberta Botanic Backyard will a fundraising pageant tonight. (Adrienne Lamb/CBC)

The College Hospital Basis’s Competition within the Backyard is on tonight beginning at 6 p.m. on the College of Alberta Botanic Backyard with wine, meals and performances.

The Strathcona Classic Tractor Affiliation is internet hosting the seventeenth annual classic tractor pull and present on Saturday and Sunday. Final yr 116 tractors competed on the occasion east of Sherwood Park. 

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress will host a babas and borshch Ukrainian pageant on the Lamont Recreation Advanced this weekend to have fun 130 years of settlement of Ukrainians in Alberta.

The Fringe Competition is over and the holdovers sequence is now on on the Westbury Theatre with choices till Saturday.

And at last, RuPaul’s Drag Race will take to the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium at 8 p.m. Sunday evening.

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