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.

The Sound of Music – September 19 – 24

The hills are alive! A brand new production of The Sound of Music is coming to the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium on September 19 – 24. The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the Von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences. For tickets visit BroadwayAcrossCanada.ca.

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Robust Reds: The Temptation of Red – September 22

Support the Centre for Autism Services Alberta at Robust Reds: The Temptation of Red on September 22 at the Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel. Guests will enjoy an evening of exquisite wine, enticing appetizers, and one of Edmonton’s largest silent auction events. For more information visit robustreds.ca.

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Light the Night – September 23

Join us for an evening filled with inspiration and hope, at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada’s Light The Night Walk in Edmonton on September 23 at twilight, and help make a difference in the lives of more than 138,000 Canadians affected by blood cancer. To register visit lightthenight.ca/Edmonton.

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Live Nation – Coldplay ‘A Head Full of Dreams’ Tour – September 26 & 27

Coldplay is bringing their ‘A Head Full of Dreams’ Tour to Edmonton’s Rogers Place for two exciting shows with special guests Tove Lo and Alina Baraz, September 26th & 27th! Tickets for the second show are on sale now. Purchase yours at Ticketmaster.ca!

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The Glass Cliff – September 27

Global News Woman of Vision is proud to bring you a compelling conversation with Kirstine Stewart, author of Our Turn and CSO of Diply. Kirstine has also served as VP media for Twitter Canada and as head of English CBC-Canada. Join us on September 27 for the Glass Cliff, tickets are available at globalwomanofvision.com

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Edmonton International Film Festival – September 28 – October 7

With more than 150 films from 50+ countries, ranging from short to feature-length, dramatic to documentary, comedy to gut-wrenching and studio to independent there’s something for everyone at this year’s Edmonton International Film Festival. Get your EIFF Passes at edmontonfilmfest.com.

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Live Nation – Nickelback ‘Feed the Machine Tour’ – September 28

Since forming in Alberta, Canada in 1995, globally celebrated, multi-platinum rock band Nickelback have cemented themselves as one of the most commercially viable and important acts of the past two decades. See Nickelback perform live at Rogers Place, September 28. Purchase your tickets at Ticketmaster.ca!

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Alberta Culture Days – Winspear Feature Site – September 29 – October 1

In celebration of Alberta Culture Days, the Winspear will throw open its doors and welcome the public for an entire weekend of free, family- friendly activities and performancesThe Winspear will also lead a number of interpretative tours providing visitors an inside view into the building’s construction and award-winning architectural design throughout the celebration weekend. A close-up look and guided demonstration of the Davis Concert Organ, which turns 15 this year, is also on the agenda. For more information visit winspearcentre.com.

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Harlem Globetrotters – September 29 & 30

The Original Harlem Globetrotters are coming back to Edmonton for their all-new, action packed tour! A star-studded roster will have fans on the edge of their seats to witness the ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that thrills fans of all ages. For tickets visit harlemglobetrotters.com.

 

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Incredible Predators – Opens Friday, October 6

The hunt is on at the Telus World of Science Edmonton. Discover the world of supreme predators and the remarkable strategies they use to succeed. Incredible Predators features the most iconic hunters on earth, from polar bears, cheetahs and leopards, to blue whales, Darwin’s bark spiders and even the chameleon. Follow right alongside these remarkable creatures as they hunt – on land, under the sea, or in the air.

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Blue *Angels Tour – October 7

On October 7th enjoy an Evening of Country Crossover Music by Alberta Based Recording Artists, The Dirt Road Angels and Blue Yonder. Featuring Original Songs from their Past, Present, and Upcoming CD’s. Tickets are available from Century Casino’s Customer Service Counter and Band Members.

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Edmonton Comedy Festival – October 12 – 14

The Edmonton Comedy Festival is back with 21 professional and 21 amateur comedians performing 21 shows at 4 venues across the city. Tickets range from free to $50. Headliners include Scott Thompson, Elira Kurt, Deb DiGiovanni, Andrew Grose, Wendy Liebman, Tim Nutt and more. 5 Galas, plus our Masters Series, Cabaret Series, Club series and free Children’s show and improv seminar. Visit atbcomedy.com for tickets.

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Edmonton Fall Home Show – October 20 – 22

The Edmonton Fall Home Show is your one stop for everything home design and renovation, offering an inspiring set of practical and creative ideas, innovations, and advice. Get motivated by experts such as the dynamic duo from HGTV Masters of Flip Dave + Kortney Wilson, design maven Tiffany Pratt from HGTV’s Home to Win and be sure to stop by the cooking stage to learn tips and tricks from Edmonton’s top chefs. Buy your tickets online at edmontonfallhomeshow.com.

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The Kids with Cancer Society National Inside Ride – October 21

The National Inside Ride is an indoor cycling challenge that raises funds for children with cancer and their families. Help make a difference on October 21st, register at kidswithcancer.ca.

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2018 Women in Aviation Calendar Launch – October 21

Pay tribute to the inspirational women featured in the 2018 Elevate Women in Aviation Calendar. Each and every one of these women are employed in aviation as pilots, flight attendants, air traffic controllers, aircraft mechanics and even military members. Join us on October 21 for an evening packed with entertainment and inspiration. For tickets visit elevateaviation.ca.

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Syncrude presents Fashion with Compassion – October 26

Syncrude presents Fashion with Compassion is the annual signature fundraiser for Compassion House Foundation, in support of Sorrentino’s Compassion House. The event attracts over 1400 guests annually, helping us make a statement about our critical role in the healing journey of women fighting cancer. Join us on October 26 tickets sell fast so get yours now at fashioncompassion.ca.

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My United Way Voice Submission Deadline – November 3

Are you a singer, rapper or poet? Help United Way fight poverty in our region through the power of music! Create a song and YouTube video about poverty, and you could win a fully sponsored prize package valued at over $30,000, which includes a 2 year lease on a brand new Civic from Sherwood Honda! For submission details visit myunitedwayvoice.ca.

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