5 Things To Do: May 14 to 18

Museum history, a patio party and more.

May 14, 2018

See Martin Kerr perform live at the Winspear

Martin Kerr’s distinctive style has earned him many fans around the world, and he’s performed in venues from street corners to concert halls. Last year, he was named Edmonton male Artist of the Year. He comes to the Winspear stage on May 15.

Winspear Centre, 4 Sir Winston Churchill Square, 780-428-1414, winspearcentre.com

Enjoy the view from the Fairmont Hotel Macdonald’s stunning patio

Kick off the long weekend in style with a patio party. On May 18, the Fairmont Hotel Macdonald is hosting an outdoor bash including fire pits, a delicious summer menu, amazing cocktails and a DJ to keep the party going.

Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, 10065 100 St., eventbrite.com

Celebrate International Museum Day by learning a little history

On May 17, the Friends of Royal Alberta Museum Society (FRAMS) is celebrating International Museum Day with a talk by Dr. Dean Oliver from the Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa. Dr. Oliver will discuss how museums tell the stories of their objects, how they reach all audiences and much more.

Allard Hall — MacEwan University, 104 Ave., 825-468-6022, framsociety.ca

Stop by Telus World of Science for another Dark Matters evening

Telus World of Science’s monthly Dark Matters events are always a thrill, and the May 17 edition promises to be just as exciting as previous ones. In Dark Matters — On Your Mark!, learn how you stack up against elite athletes and performance artists as you compete in feats of strength.

Telus World of Science, 11211 142 St., twose.ca/darkmatters

Try your hand at calligraphy

Edmonton-based artist Brittany Dakins is teaching a calligraphy workshop by Peak Paper Co. on May 17. Learn the foundations of modern calligraphy and leave with a finished piece of work, as well as supplies so you can continue creating masterpieces at home.

The Curated Shop — Edmonton City Centre Mall, 10025 102A Ave., allevents.in


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