5 Things To Do: May 7 to 11

A fashionable fundraiser, indie craft fair and more.

May 7, 2018

Combine your love of art and footwear

Citie Ballet is holding their annual Art & Sole fundraiser on May 10, which looks to raise money to supply the company’s dancers with pointe shoes for the year. The evening will feature cocktails, a silent auction and a fashion show with footwear from local boutiques including Poppy Barley, Gravity Pope, Kunitz Shoes and Good Luck Sock.

ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330 84 Ave., 780-970-4979, artandsole.ca

Stock up on indie goods for spring

The Royal Bison Art & Craft Fair returns on May 11 (and through the weekend) with a roster packed with talented vendors. Browse leather goods, apparel, art, jewelry and everything in between while getting to know some fantastic local vendors (and a few out-of-towners).

North of the Strathcona Farmers Market, 8426 Gateway Blvd., royalbison.ca

Enjoy a Prairie on the Plate Dinner

Chef Spencer Thompson will be transforming Buco’s Wednesday Date Night menu into a Taste Alberta Prairie on the Plate Dinner on May 9. The three course menu includes an appetizer, main and dessert, focusing on local producers.

Buco Epcor Tower, #100 10423 101 St., 780-250-2826, bucopizzeria.com/epcor-tower/

Attend the inaugural celebration of Edmonton’s mental health community

On May 10, Momentum Walk-in Counselling will host an inaugural celebration of Edmonton’s mental health community. Momentum will recognize both individuals and organizations within the city who have impacted the community and championed mental health initiatives.

Hyatt Place Edmonton Downtown, 9576 Jasper Ave., momentumcounselling.org

Test your creative side by crafting a clay creature

Edmonton clay artist Ruta Nichol will be at the Legislative Assembly Visitor Centre on May 10 with a creative clay workshop, where participants will learn how to craft creatures from clay. Create your very own Alberta animal, from a ram to an owl to a bull trout.

Legislative Assembly Visitor Centre, 9820 107 St., 780-427-7362, assembly.ab.ca


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