5 Things To Do: February 12 to 16

A snow theatre, wine festival and Motown hits live on stage.

February 12, 2018

See your favourite Motown hits performed live on stage

Motown: The Musical is the true story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from boxer to music mogul. Gordy is the figure that launched the careers of artists including Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and Diana Ross — see some of the fantastic hits from that period performed live from February 13 to 18.

Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Ave., 855-985-5000, edmonton.broadway.com

Enjoy some winter-themed films in a unique setting

The International Festival of Winter Cinema celebrates Canadian and international cinema with alpine and polar themes of any genre and style for all audiences. Stop by the unique snow theatre — there are showings on February 16 through 18.

Hawrelak Park, 9330 Groat Rd., silverskatefestival.org

Sample wines from around the world

Edmonton Winefest 2018 returns on February 16 and 17, and oenophiles should make sure to stop by. There will be samples of hundreds of wines from regions around the world, and you can try new products, local favourites, as well as unusual wines you may never have encountered.

Shaw Conference Centre, Hall D, 9797 Jasper Ave., celebratewinefest.com/Edmonton

See a classic on the big screen

On February 14, Metro Cinema will be screening The Princess Bride — and you can put your knowledge of the classic film’s lines to the test with the quote-a-long format. Cheer for True Love and see a romantic comedy classic on the big screen.

Garneau Theatre, 8712 109 St., 780-425-9212, metrocinema.org

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