Things To Do

8 things to do this week in Edmonton (September 9-13)

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Happy Monday, folks! Well, another weekend has slipped by and another week is upon us. Avoid the melancholy of fall by keeping yourself busy after work. Trust us, it’s all that can be done to avoid wanting to sit at home and stare wistfully out your window.

Here are 8 things to do this week in Edmonton.

Bunuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles

A surrealist animated film that is, in turn, about a Spanish filmmaker’s surreal experience making a documentary. Heavy references to Dali, paired with unflinching looks at rural Spain during the period, make it a crazy film.

When: Monday, September 9
Where: Metro Cinema
Tickets: $13

Edmonton FC vs. Calvary FC

Dubbed the battle of Alberta, Edmonton will be facing off against Calgary this Wednesday. Go have a couple of beers and a hot dog while you support Canada’s premier soccer league.

When: Wednesday, September 11
Where: Clarke Field
Tickets: $23

Toms Warehouse Sale

Looking for some fresh kicks? There’s no better deal this week than the Toms Warehouse Sale, 30,000 pairs for men, women and children are priced to sell.

When: Wednesday, September 11 to Friday, September 13
Where: Edmonton EXPO Centre
Cost: Free to attend

Green Drinks: Climate Action

Hosted at Yellowhead Brewery, this is your opportunity to get involved in the action against climate change. Listen to speakers, meet fellow activists, and find your path to change.

When: Wednesday, September 11
Where: Yellowhead Brewery
Tickets: GA is $15

Lissie

While her full discography is great, we have to recognize that Lissie was featured in the final season of Twin Peaks. If David Lynch signs off, so do we.

When: Thursday, September 12
Where: The Starlite Room
Cost: GA is $25

Annual Edmonton Burlesque Festival

The burlesque festival is your chance to watch some really fantastic dancing and performance art. We’re taking the high road here- burlesque is a legitimate art form and should be evaluated as such.

When: Thursday, September 12 – Saturday, September 14
Where: La Cité Francophone, 8627 Rue Marie-Anne Gaboury
Cost: Prices vary per event

Kaleido Family Arts Festival

This local festival is the perfect excuse to get out and about during the weekend. Art, music and much more is tailored towards guests of all ages.

When: Friday, September 13 – Sunday, September 15
Where: Alberta Avenue, 9210 118 Ave NW
Cost:Free Admission

Eli Brown

Get some energy going into the weekend by checking out this house music DJ from the UK. Guaranteed to get you moving, so round up some friends and check it out.

When: Friday, September 13
Where: Chvrch of John
Cost: $25.80

And there you have it Edmonton, all the things to do this week. Catch us combing through the Toms Warehouse Sale and feeling super weird in the labyrinth of the turtles.

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