5 Things To Do: February 4 to 8
Check out some skating, sweeping and classic sounds this week in Edmonton.
February 1, 2019
Based on the Brothers Grimm folk tale, Hansel and Gretel follows the charming and curious siblings deep into the forbidden forest to the sound of Engelbert Humperdinck's classic score, February 5 and 8.
Edmonton Opera, 15230 128 Ave., 780-429-1000, edmontonopera.com
From February 7 to 17, the ATB Financial Arts Barns will host Chinook Series, a collection of performances, workshops and thought-provoking salons from local and international artists, in a true reflection of inclusive and integrated community.
ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330 84 Ave., 780-448-9000, chinookseries.ca
Two-time Juno winner Dan Mangan brings his More or Less tour (with special guest La Force) to the Winspear on February 8.
Winspear Centre, 4 Sir Winston Churchill Square, 780-428-1414, winspearcentre.com
Get swept up in the frozen action as 12 of Alberta's top curling teams compete at the Ellerslie Curling Club for a spot in the 2019 Tim Horton's Brier, February 6 to 10.
Ellerslie Curling Club, 530 71 Street SW, 780-988-5784, 2019bostonpizzacup.com
Wander through the Snow Sculpture Garden, explore the trails, try Jam-Can Curling or cheer on competitors in the Kortebaan or Northgate skate races at the Silver Skate Festival in Hawrelak Park. There's also live evening entertainment and the fan favourite Fire Sculpture.
Hawrelak Park, 9330 Groat Rd., 780-442-5311, silverskatefestival.org