5 Things To Do in Edmonton: September 16 to 20

This week has a sci-fi celebration, Edmonton’s best brews and the songs of a Canadian legend

Dance on eggshells

Ukrainian Shumka Dancers presents Dancing on Eggshells — The Making of Ancestors & Elders, a dance production that tells the story of the first Ukrainian settlers in Alberta and their relationship with the Indigenous people of Treaty 6, September 17 at Metro Cinema.

Metro Cinema, 8712 – 109 St NW, 780-425-9212, metrocinema.org

Go back to school

Bring the whole family to the University of Alberta’s Alumni Weekend, September 19 to 22. There are awards, a Golden Bears’ block party and kids’ day, all culminating in a concert.

University of Alberta Campus (various venues), 116 St & 85 Ave, 780-492-3111, ualberta.ca

Hear the power of a Canadian treasure

Cree icon (and Academy Award winner) Buffy Sainte-Marie will share career-spanning songs — including from her award-winning 2015 album, Power in the Blood —  September 20 on the Winspear stage.

Winspear Centre, 4 Sir Winston Churchill Square, 780-428-1414, winspearcentre.com

Get mashed

On September 20 and 21, Edmonton’s best distilleries, breweries, restaurants and artists come together for The MASHING, a unique sampling and educational event at RE/MAX Field.

RE/MAX Field, 10233 96 Ave, albertabeerfestivals.com

Release your inner sci-fi nerd

Grab your costume and head to the Edmonton EXPO Centre September 20 to 22 for the Edmonton Comic and Entertainment Expo, where you’ll celebrate comic books, sci-fi, fantasy and comedy.

Edmonton EXPO Centre, 7515 118 Ave, edmontonexpo.com

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