5 Things To Do: July 9 to 13
Cocktails, time machines and more.
July 6, 2018
This year, the Edmonton International Street Performers Festival will be held from July 10 to 15 at Wilbert McIntyre Park. Prepare to be amazed by some of the world’s best jugglers and magicians. Laugh until you cry, thanks to the renowned street comedians, and be awed by the circus performers, dancers and hula hoopers.
Wilbert McIntyre Park, 8331 104 St., 780-425-5162, edmontonstreetfest.com
A visual delicacy awaits the eager 90s time traveller from July 12 to 15 with the Oh Snap! ‘90s Movie Marathon. The Telus World of Science is showing an assortment of classics, ranging from Wayne’s World and Hackers to Event Horizon and Forrest Gump. Strap on those rollerblades and get ready to head-bang to Bohemian Rhapsody until that kinked neck makes a comeback.
Telus World of Science, 11211 142 St., twose.ca
If you’re looking for some fast action, take a look at Dance Evolution’s open West Coast Swing event on July 9. The hour-long event has you twisting, turning and shaking to the swing classics.
Bonnie Doon Community League, 9240 93 St., dance-evolution.ca
The Keg n Cork Liquor Company Tasting Room is hosting a Vodka World Cup on July 12. This blind vodka tasting will focus heavily on smaller producers and lesser-known brands, and you have the chance to sample seven different vodkas from around the world as well as some light snacks to go along with it.
Keg n Cork Liquor Company Tasting Room, 3845 99 St., kegncork.com
If you’re looking to add a little more art to your life, but don’t really want to give up your night out on the town, then Cocktails ‘n Canvas, a painting event held at Yiannis Taverna on July 12, may be the answer. Participants get to indulge in Greek delicacies and take home their very own landscape painting of lavender fields.
Yiannis Taverna, 10444 82 Ave., 780-906-3443, cocktailsncanvas.com