OurYEG – Global Edmonton Featured Community Events

 

 

Global Edmonton is a proud partner of these fantastic events in and around Our CITY! Follow us on Twitter at @GlobalEdm_plus to stay up to date on what’s happening in #OurYEG.

 

 

 

 

 

Friends: The Long Lost Episode – August 17 – October 27, 2019

Once upon a time in an age called the 1990’s there were six Friends. The lived, they laughed and they cried, as they frolicked in their far off kingdom of New York City. We, the people of the world sat witness weekly to all their antics, all their hijinks, and all their stories… except one! Jubilations Dinner Theater presents Best of Friends: The Long Lost Episode. Featuring uproarious laughter, and the greatest hits of the “Friends” era performed by some of Canada’s best singers. For tickets and showtimes visit Jubilations.ca.

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Kids Kottage 20th Imagine Gala – October 18

On October 18th celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Kids Kottage Imagine Gala, Edmonton’s most supercalifragilisticexpialidocious affair! The evening will be a highly entertaining evening of fine dining, music and fun featuring the Counterfitz, celebrity emcee, Outlander’s Chase Knibb, and Auctioneer Tyler Hamilton,  all in support of this great cause. For tickets visit kidskottage.org.

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Alberta Snowmobile and Powersports Show – October 18 – 20, 2019

Come see the new 2020 line up of sleds and gear and visit 100 vendors over three days at the Edmonton Expo Centre. Meet celebrity pro riders, get avalanche education, find some great deals and maybe win an awesome prize! Tickets are available at the door or online at AlbertaSnowMobileShow.ca.

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Edmonton Fall Home Show – October 18 – 20

Get advice from trusted experts at the Edmonton Fall Home Show! With hundreds of experts under one roof, you’ll be sure to find great deals, new ideas and inspiration at every turn. Whether you have a specific project in mind or just looking for some inspiration, the Edmonton Fall Home Show will have you covered. Tickets are available at the door or online at EdmontonFallHomeShow.com.

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TELUS World of Science – Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes – October 19 – February 17, 2020

Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes features more than 300 artifacts, including some of Marvel’s most iconic and sought-after pages, costumes, and props. Spectacular artifacts to thrill both avid collectors, and casual fans—while immersive set pieces, soundscapes, and interactive elements bring the comic book world to life! For tickets and more information visit twose.ca/marvel.

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Shadow Theatre 2019 – 2020 Season – Starting October 23

Compelling stories as far as the mind can see. Watch great, affordable theatre featuring local artists in Edmonton’s beautiful Varscona Theatre. Visit shadowtheatre.org for more information.

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Halloween Howl Edmonton – October 26

The Halloween Howl Fun Run and Walk, supports life-changing diabetes research through family fun and exercise. Our goal is to create a unique event, that is exciting and engaging for participants and their families, while also increasing diabetes awareness. Register now at AlbertaDiabetesFoundation.com.

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Professional Bull Riders Monster Energy Tour – Command Tubular Edmonton Classic – October 26

Edmonton is a premier stop on the PBR Canada’s 2019 Monster Energy Tour featuring the top bull riders in the world against the best bulls in the industry. Come down to the Edmonton Expo Centre for one night of heart-pounding, bone-crushing action. For tickets visit Ticketmaster.ca.

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The Kidney Gala – October 26

The Kidney Foundation’s 5th annual Kidney Gala brings together the Northern Alberta and The Territories kidney and transplant community for a night of hope, inspiration and celebration in roaring 20s Great Gatsby style! Organ donation saves lives, proceeds raised at the gala will support the Kidney Foundation’s patient-centered programs. For tickets and more information visit www.Kidney.ca.

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Dream Life Lottery – Final Deadline November 1

DreamLife Lottery supports Covenant Health’s Grey Nuns and Misericordia Hospitals. You can support these vital services by purchasing a ticket for DreamLife Lottery – don’t miss out on your chance to win the dreamiest prizes… cash, cars, trips and a $2 million Dream Home. Tickets are on sale now with the final deadline happening on November 1! To buy your ticket visit DreamLifeLottery.WIN.

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Alberta Ballet presents Frankenstein – October 31 – November 2

Possibly the only truly mythical character conceived since the early Greeks, Frankenstein’s creature will be reincarnated on stage and through movement in this highly-anticipated world premiere by Alberta Ballet Artistic Director Jean Grand-Maître. Visit AlbetaBallet.ca for tickets and show details.

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Jubilations Dinner Theatre: Country Star – November 1 – January 26

Ellie works at the Wildcat Saloon. She is a young and talented country singer with a gift for writing amazing country music. After years of trying, Ellie is almost ready to give up on her dreams. That’s when fate steps in. Garth Jackson is a country legend with the most hit records of any recording artist in history. He has fame, fortune and legions of fans. Fortunately for Ellie, he also has a tour bus that broke down right outside the bar! Jubilations Dinner Theatre presents the rootin’ tootin’, down home country music parody, Country Star! For tickets visit Jubilations.ca.

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Farmfair International – November 6 – 10

One of Canada’s top agricultural shows returns for 2019! Enjoy impressive feats during the Heritage Ranch Rodeo, learn more about Alberta agriculture, and discover new Alberta producers and makers. From a rabbit show to the stock dog competition to the Alberta Supreme Show, there is something for everyone at Farmfair International. For tickets and event details visit FarmFairInternational.com

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Ignite 360 – November 7 – 9

Ignite 360 is an immersive 3-day event that goes beyond buzzwords to offer practical, real world insights on how to do your best work and thrive—not just survive. It pushes participants to rethink their concepts of health and wellness and how they relate to leadership, teamwork, culture and performance. Join Brogan Graham & Bojan Mandaric (co-founders of the November Project), ultra-marathoner Dave Proctor and numerous leading professionals in sleep science, fitness, nutrition, cognitive health, and psychology while they share their expertise to enhance individual physical and mental performance, while proving real ways to put theory into practice. To register visit Ignite360.ca.

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The Melisizwe Brothers “Remembering” – November 11

The world famous Melisizwe Brothers are bringing their Remembrance Day concert home to Edmonton. The concert will feature a twelve piece backing band and 100 piece youth choir supporting the Melisizwe Brothers. Their concert coincides with the release of their new album and the official launch of their Gold Mind Initiative, which hopes to inspire the world through music. For tickets and show details visit Ticketmaster.ca.

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National Philanthropy Day – November 21

National Philanthropy Day is an annual event held to honour, recognize, and say “Thank You” to those who contribute their time, talents, and financial support to Edmonton’s philanthropic organizations. Join us on November 21st for the 21st Annual National Philanthropy Day luncheon. For more information visit AFPEdmonton.ca.

 

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Disney’s Little Mermaid – November 21 – December 1

Visit the St Albert Children’s Theatre for their production of Disney’s Little Mermaid. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney’s The Little Mermaid is the story of Ariel, King Triton’s youngest daughter, who longs to live in the world above. For tickets visit sact.ca.

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Enjoy Light Festival – November 21 to January 5

You’re invited to Alberta’s newest holiday celebration! Enjoy Light Festival, or ELF, will transform the Enjoy Centre into an enchanted winter wonderland with whimsical lighting displays that will create an interactive and unforgettable experience for all guests!

ELF will have something for everyone, such as interactive light gardens, festive market, photos with Santa, local performers, a light tunnel and local food vendors!

Celebrate the holiday season as ELF brings “winter to life” with hundreds of lights displays that are spread across the Enjoy Centre’s greenhouse space get your tickets at enjoylightfestival.com.

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Stollery Mighty Millions Lottery – Final Deadline November 22

When you buy a ticket for the Mighty Millions Lottery, you’re investing in the best children’s health programs, equipment, training and research at the Stollery Children’s Hospital, the most specialized children’s hospital in Western Canada. Your ticket helps to advance pediatric physical and mental health, and supports kids from backyards across Alberta who rely on the Stollery’s expanding network of care. For tickets visit MightyMillionsLottery.com.

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Broadway Across Canada: Waitress – November 26 – December 1

Meet Jenna, a waitress and expert pie-maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and rocky marriage. Pouring her heart into her pies, she crafts desserts that mirror her topsy-turvy life. This Tony Award® -nominated hit features original music and lyrics by 7-time Grammy® nominee Sara Bareilles. Don’t miss this uplifting and hilarious musical! For tickets visit BroadwayAcrossCanada.com.

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Alberta Ballet presents The Nutcracker – December 5 – 8

The Nutcracker features a live orchestra and a cast of more than 120 dancers, with dazzling sets and costumes designed by Emmy-award winning designer Zack Brown, and choreography by our own Edmund Stripe. Visit AlbertaBallet.ca for tickets and show details.

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Great Bear Rainforest IMAX – September 20 – January 6

Great Bear Rainforest tells the story of one of the rarest animals on earth, the fabled all-white Spirit Bear and its ancient forest home. Embark on a remarkable journey into a land of grizzlies, coastal wolves, sea otters, and humpback whales – and discover the secret world of the Spirit Bear. For tickets and show times visit TelusWorldOfScience.ca.

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Alberta Ballet presents Diavolo – January 21 – 22

Diavolo was seen by over 95 million people as one of the top 10 finalists on NBC’s America’s Got Talent. The Los Angeles-based dance company Diavolo continues to push a new edge of performance with Artistic Director Jacques Heim’s inventive genius and his fearless, athletic daredevils. Visit AlbertaBallet.ca for tickets and show details.

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Alberta Ballet presents Unleashed – February 21 – 22

Featuring three of the world’s most innovative and stimulating dance makers, accompanied by ground breaking designers and composers, join us as we revel in the intoxicating and vertiginous rush created by these acclaimed choreographers who seek to bring us where no one has gone before. Visit AlbertaBallet.ca for tickets and show details.

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Alberta Ballet presents Septime Webre’s Peter Pan – March 27 – 29

Get lost in the adventures of all of your favourite characters from this classic story as they journey through the skies from The Darling residence to Never Never Land in Septime Webre’s Peter Pan. Visit AlbertaBallet.ca for tickets and show details.

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Alberta Ballet presents Swan Lake – May 15 – 16

Directed by Christopher Anderson whose interpretations of The Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella astounded audiences. Swan Lake is arguably ballet’s greatest achievement, a monument of artistic triumph surviving the centuries, still challenging dancers and audiences today with its pure brilliance and exacting choreography. Visit AlbertaBallet.ca for tickets and show details.

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