Experience the best of Edmonton’s dining, arts, and sports scenes, all while being safe and supporting local businesses and local talent. This is what’s on in Edmonton this weekend!
1) Downtown Dining Week | Apr 13–25
Enjoy Edmonton’s best restaurants at fantastic prices with multi-course, prix-fixe meals available for brunch, lunch, and dinner. Both takeout and patio dining are available. A full listing of the 48 participating restaurants and their menu options is available on the Downtown Dining Week website.
2) Sherbrooke Pub Pyjama Party | Apr 16
Cozy up in your PJs and blankets and enjoy classic pub fare—including 32 flavours of wings!—on the Sherbrooke Pub’s new patio. The pyjama festivities begin at 6 pm; make sure to arrive early, as their patio always fills up fast.
3) Mile Zero Dance presents: monolith | Apr 16–17
Mile Zero Dance’s moving, multidisciplinary approach to performance is on full display with monolith, a dance film by Tia Ashley Kushniruk exploring the experiences of female artists in situations of power imbalance. monolith streams live on April 16 at 7 pm MST and April 17 at 2 pm MST. Tickets are pay-what-you-can, with a suggested price of $15.
4) Edmonton Oilers vs. Winnipeg Jets & Montreal Canadiens | Apr 17 & 19
Cheer on the good ol’ orange and blue as the Edmonton Oilers take on two storied rivals this weekend. The Oilers face off against Winnipeg on April 17th at 8 pm MST and against Montreal on April 19th at 7 pm MST. Don’t forget to buy your 50/50 tickets!
5) Edmonton RagaMala Society presents: Ustad Kamal Sabri | Apr 17
The Edmonton RagaMala Society continues its legacy of sharing the best music from the Indian sub-continent with a special virtual concert featuring Ustad Kamal Sabri, the internationally-acclaimed musician known as the Sarangi Maestro. The concert starts at 7 pm; watch online for free on Facebook and Youtube.
6) Downtown Edmonton Community League Spring Clean-Up | Apr 18
Join the DECL for their annual Spring Clean-Up as they work to keep our downtown clean, green, and beautiful! Whether you’ve got twenty minutes or two hours, every bit of help goes a long way. Registration is required in advance through EventBrite; please bring your own mask, work clothes, gloves, and PPE. Clean-up starts at 10 am, with staggered supply pick-up to ensure social distancing.
7) Kiona Ligtvoet: These Are The Things | Until June 19
Latitude 53 continues its 2020-2021 Garage series with Kiona Ligtvoet’s “These Are The Things”, a temporary exhibition in collaboration with artist/musician Paxsi that explores displacement, connection, and grief in a whirlwind of paintings, writing, and “nostalgic objects”. Make your appointment to view the exhibition on the Latitude 53 website.