Summer is coming to a close, but don’t let that get you down. These weekend events will leave you with new inspiration!
Symphony Under the Sky
When: Aug 30-Sept 2
Where: Hawrelak Park
About: Enjoy some favourite familiar classical scores, contemporary hits, and Hollywood soundtracks at this annual outdoor music festival featuring the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.
Milky Way Days
When: Sept 1 & 2
Where: Miquelon Lake Provincial Park & Elk Island National Park
About: Taking place over two days at two different locations, the Beaver Hills Dark Sky Preserve’s 13 annual Star Party is your gateway to the constellations. Expect stargazing tips, guest speakers, music performances, family-friendly entertainment and more.
Terry Fox: Running to the Heart of Canada
When: Through Sept 16
Where: TELUS World of Science
About: Thirty-eight years ago on Sept. 1, 1980, Terry Fox was forced to stop his Marathon of Hope when cancer had spread into his lungs. This exhibition tells the story of his 143-day, 5,373-km journey by exploring Fox’s enduring impact on modern Canadian life. The exhibit features maps, photographs, letters, and other memorabilia that present the heartbreaking and thrilling story of Fox’s legacy.
Snapshots of Canada
When: Through Sept 24
Where: Borealis Gallery
About: Exploring unforgettable moments in our history, this travelling exhibition from the Canadian Museum of History and Canada’s History Society pairs compelling images with texts by well-known authors, journalists, and historians.