5 Things To Do: February 6 to 10

Enjoy some spirits on ice, travel back in time to the 1920s and more.

February 2, 2018

Set sail on the HMS Pinafore

Gilbert and Sullivan’s beloved operetta HMS Pinafore is playing in Edmonton for three nights, including February 6 and 9. Watch the relationship between Ralph Rackstraw and Josephine, the Captain’s daughter, and enjoy the twist on a classic — director Robert Herriot has set the story in the 1920s Jazz age.

Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Ave., 780-429-1000, edmontonopera.com

Enjoy some Spirits on Ice

If you’re not the biggest fan of winter sports, fear not — the Silver Skate Festival has something to offer everyone. On February 9 and 10 they’ll have their Spirits on Ice event, where you can sample bites from various food vendors and a few spirit samples, either inside a heated tent while enjoying live music or within a snow-walled courtyard, relishing all that winter has to offer.

Hawrelak Park, 9330 Groat Rd., silverskatefestival.org

Go back to the future at the POPnology exhibition

Telus World of Science Edmonton debuts its latest exhibition on February 9 — “POPnology.” The interactive exhibition gives you the chance to explore the connections between technology and your favourite pop culture icons.

Telus World of Science Edmonton, 11211 142 St., 780-452-9100, twose.ca

Find a new favourite workout

The Great Canadian Fitness Festival comes to the Shaw Conference Centre on February 10 and 11. Enjoy entertainment, food, and try your hand at a wide variety of physical activities — you just might discover a new favourite workout.

Shaw Conference Centre, 9797 Jasper Ave., gcfitfest.ca

Take a peek behind the scenes of the art world

Stop by Metro Cinema on February 8 for a screening of Blurred Lines: Inside the Art World. The 2017 documentary features various curators, gallerists, collectors, donors, auction houses and artists — including Marina Abramovic and Damien Hirst — and gives viewers a look behind the scenes of the billion dollar industry.

Garneau Theatre, 8712 109 St., 780-425-9212, metrocinema.org


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