Fringe 'O' Saurus Rex, Jukebox Hero, an airshow and more: What to do with your weekend in Edmonton
I'm going to be honest here, who knows what the weather is going to do this weekend! It's been super smoky so check the links below to make sure these events are still a go before you head out the door.
Fringe 'O' Saurus Rex roaring into Old Strathcona for the 37th instalment of the largest Fringe Theatre Festival in North America, featuring 226 productions and more than 1,600 performances until Aug. 26.
The Pride of the Northside 4 on 4 Streetball Tournament, under the direction of basketball player and teacher Andrew Parker, is in its 10th year and will once again be taking over the Londonderry outdoor courts for competition Saturday and Sunday.
If you have always wanted to own an authentic Shumka Dance headpiece, dress or Ukrainian shirt, well, here's your chance. There's a costume sale on at the dance studio on Saturday from noon until 6 p.m.
The 2018 Alberta Indigenous Games continues in Callingwood Park until Sunday, including five sports and five special events for Indigenous youth from across the province.
It's your chance to meet your rural neighbours this weekend during Alberta Open Farm Days, with more than 100 host sites and culinary events across our province.
As a result of construction, the 2018 Edmonton Dragon Boat Festival is on the move; this year, it will host teams on Telford Lake in Leduc. You can still catch the three-day event and highlights like the Novice Cup race, the Paddler Party and the Pink Ribbon Challenge.
If you're a fan of the band Foreigner, then this is Urgent news for you. It's the worldwide debut of Jukebox Hero, a musical based on Foreigner's hits, with shows until Sunday at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium.
The latest instalment of the Singles Foodie Bike Tour is rolling out on Sunday. This group ride makes stops at restaurants, cafes, breweries and other cool spots in the capital.
High-flight stunts attracting crowds to the Villeneuve Airport this weekend for the annual Edmonton Airshow.
A little dancing and a whole lot of local talent to be had the Edmonton Rock Music Festival this weekend at the amphitheatre in Hawrelak Park.
A celebration of pioneer roots is at the heart of Ukrainian Day, Sunday at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village.
Pace yourself this weekend. The Edmonton Marathon and family festival features the full, half, 10K, 5K and kids fun run.
If you're not into running, you can riff your way to Sylvan Lake this weekend for the annual Jazz at the Lake Festival.
Eskies fans will flock to Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday for the game against the Montreal Alouettes.
Over at REMAX Field the group YegTalks hosting a fundraiser called 24 hours to end the stigma in support of mental health.
The Alberta Mycological Society presenting their annual City of Champignons Wild Mushroom Exposition where you can learn to forage, taste and enjoy wild mushrooms on Sunday at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden.
And if you haven't caught it already, Snapshots of Canada is a travelling exhibit showcasing some unforgettable images and text by well-known authors, journalists and historians being showcased at the Legislative Assembly Visitor Centre until September 24.
If you have events you want us to know about, write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. To catch more fun features and community events on Our Edmonton this Saturday at 10 a.m., Sunday at noon and Monday at 11 a.m. on CBC TV.