5 Things To Do This Week: September 11 to 15

Float down the North Saskatchewan, sip brews on a street car and more.

September 10, 2017

Get a taste of Ukrainian food and culture 

The Alberta Council for the Ukrainian Arts is giving you the chance to celebrate Ukrainian culture at Route of our Roots on September 15, a Ukrainian food fair that will also include music, culture and more. Indulge in some of your favourite dishes and enjoy an evening of entertainment.

Old Timers Cabin, 9430 99 St., 780-488-8558, eventbrite.ca

Head down the North Saskatchewan River

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to float down the North Saskatchewan? Well, now you don’t have to wonder — on September 15, you can actually experience it. The River Valley Alliance is putting on EPCOR RiverFest , a celebration of the river valley parks. Participate in activities such as hiking, cycling and paddling, and spend some time seeing the city from a different perspective. 

Voyageur Park, Devon, 587-401-3355, epcorriverfest.ca

Sip some local brews on a local landmark, the Edmonton Street Car

On September 14, join The Common for a unique kind of cask party taking place on the Edmonton Street Car. Sip brews from Blindman and Yellow Dog Brewing, learn a little bit more about rail car history, and enjoy the September weather.

The Common, 9910A 109 St., eventbrite.com

Experience a popular family arts festival

Head to Alberta Avenue for the popular Kaleido Family Arts Festival, which is taking over the streets for the weekend of September 15 to 17 — it’s the perfect way to end a busy week. The avenue will come alive with performances taking place on rooftops, in back alleys, parks and more.

Various locations, kaleidofest.ca

Support the EPL at a gala event

The Edmonton Public Library is holding its EPL Gala on September 14, featuring Rex Murphy as the keynote speaker. Enjoy a four-course dinner, silent auction, and more, while also helping to support the revitalization of the Stanley A. Milner Library.

Alberta Ballroom, Chateau Lacombe, 10111 Bellamy Hill Rd., 780-442-9110, epl.ca

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