5 Things To Do: July 16 to 20
Kick-off to K-Days, improv and more.
July 12, 2018
Whether it’s the rides, food, games, shows or just browsing vendors in a sea of people, K-Days has something for everyone. The annual event kicks off July 20 with the parade, followed by a kaleidoscope of activities for all ages. Make sure to catch it before the rides go dark for another year on July 29.
Edmonton Expo Centre, 7515 118 Ave, k-days.com
Taste of Edmonton returns July 18 through 29 to mesmerize our senses. First, there’s the food and drink to satisfy our taste buds. Then, there’s the music to snap us from the waiting food coma and keep the party going strong. With performances from Sloan, Virginia to Vegas and The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer, your ears will be just as satisfied as your stomach.
Capital Plaza, 108 St. & 99 Ave., tasteofedm.ca
In a week of big stage concerts, between Taste of Edmonton and the kick off for K-Days, there’s also an opportunity to enjoy some live music in a more intimate setting. YEG Music’s Acoustic Spotlight series is happening on July 17 at the Wild Earth Café and features the talent of Kena León, Bob Howse, Joe Wozniak and The Folk Disease.
Wild Earth Café, 13315 Buena Vista Rd., yegmusicofficial.com
Based around the ‘90s sitcom Seinfeld, this comedic improvisational performance is sure to bring in chuckles, laughs and guffaws. What’s the Deal: The Improv Show about Nothing is expected to premier at this year’s Fringe Festival, but they’re hosting a one night only preview on July 19.
The Sewing Machine Factory, 9562 82 Ave, eventbrite.com
That’s the kind of action you get with Blood Bowl, a fantasy genre American football game. The Table Top Café in Edmonton is hosting an evening of instruction, demos and games at their downtown location on July 16. The Café will provide all the tools needed to take your orcs, or elves, all the way to the championship bowl.
Table Top Café, 10235 124 St., 780-705-5552, tabletopcafe.ca