5 Things To Do: Aug. 13 to 17

Rocking out, canine improv and more.

August 10, 2018

Make your Fringe plans

Enjoy a night out celebrating local art at the Fringe Festival from August 16 to 26. Featuring performances across the city, the Fringe has been a hit in Edmonton for years. Tickets for the more popular shows tend to sell out pretty quickly so make sure you get your tickets as soon as you can.

Various locations, fringetheatre.ca

Celebrate the dog days of summer

Spend the evening enjoying a night out with your best friend — as long as your pup is well behaved and on a leash — at this year’s dog days of summer on August 15. There will be dog-themed drinks, hot dogs to eat and a performance by Rapid Fire Theatre’s Puppy Prov.

Citadel Theatre, 9828 101A Ave., 780-425-1820, citadeltheatre.com

Learn about Sri Lankan folk dance

Get your dance on and learn all about Sri Lankan folk dancing at this hour and a half workshop on August 17. Anjalee Wijewarden will guide you through a number of different forms such as Kandyan, Leekeli, Kulu and Kalagedi. Wijewarden has been featured in television and is familiar with both contemporary and traditional styles.

#206, 4935 55 Ave., tockify.com

Put on your masquerade best for a good cause

Enjoy an elegant evening out in support of Edmonton’s WildNorth, a charity that heals and releases animals back into the wild. This masquerade event is being held on August 17 on Edmonton’s riverboat as it chugs along the mighty North Saskatchewan, and there will be music, drinks, hors d’oeuvres and more.

The Edmonton Riverboat, 9734 98 Ave.,wildnorth.ca

Rock and roll the night away

Head to Edmonton Rockfest on August 17 to spend an evening listening to your rock ‘n’ roll favourites. This year’s line-up includes 69 AVE, Saga, Don Felder, Helix and more.

Hawrelak Park, 9330 Groat Rd., edmontonrockfest.com


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