Lake Louise Fall Festival is on from September 5 – October 5, 2014 – Visit Lake Louise & Moraine Lake and enjoy the golden hues of the Larches.
I. Family Activities
1. Party in Alexandra Park & Free Community BBQ
Join the City of Leduc, Leduc Regional Victim Services, Leduc Public Library, and Leduc Regional Parent Link Centre as we send off the summer with a free community barbecue (first come, first serve). There will be lots of family fun for children of all ages, with bouncy castles, face painting, and more! Following the BBQ, the City of Leduc will be hosting a family-friendly outdoor movie at sundown. Movie concessions will be for sale on site before and during the movie supporting Leduc Hub. Details.
Friday, September 5, 2014 | 4:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Alexandra Park, 1 Alexandra Park, Leduc
2. Harvest of the Past & Harvest Food Festival
Join us for our final special event of the season and witness traditional harvest activities from the period of 1892-1930.
Visitors will be able to view an old-fashioned threshing bee in operation and see costumed interpreters re-enact agricultural methods of harvesting complete with vintage farm equipment and grain deliveries to the historic elevator. Other historical activities include flower and herb drying, feather stripping, making kapusta (sour cabbage), grinding wheat, quilting, and canning of produce from the museum’s heritage gardens. Details
Sunday, September 7, 2014 | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Ukrainian Cultural Village
3. CASA Family Ride
Join us in downtown Edmonton to celebrate the Tour of Alberta and help raise funds for CASA Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health!
Whether you are looking for a family outing or a team building experience or just an opportunity to get outside and have some fun, this event is for you. Family Ride.
Sunday, September 7, 2014 | 09:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Sir Winston Churchill Square, Downtown Edmonton
$20 adults and $10 children (under 5 ride free)
4. Fall Family Festival
Fun, crafts and games for the whole family in the splendor of the fall Garden. Create your very own scarecrow, build a bird house, or make a beautiful dried/silk flower arrangement. Enjoy a beverage and bake a yummy apple by the Grebe Pond.Bring your own clothes & hats to dress your scarecrow – we provide the stake, the stuffing, and the head. Details
Sunday, September 7, 2014 | 12:30 PM -3:30 PM
Half Price Admission on Sept 2.
Devonian Botanic Garden
Regular admission includes refreshments and family fun activities. There is an additional charge of $10 for scarecrow, birdhouse or fall flower arrangement craft kits.
The Incredible Journey on Sept 6, 2014
Saturday Morning All-You- Can-Eat-Cereal Cartoon Party! on Saturday September 13 at 10:00AM | Adults $12 / Students & Seniors $10 / Children 12 & Under – $8 –Details
James and the Giant Peach on September 20
Prairie Tales 16 for Young Audiences on Sept 27 – 02:00 PM/03:00 PM/ 04:00 PM
For Free Outdoor Movies across the Capital Region on other dates – Seehere
Free activities at the local library
Edmonton Public library offers plenty of free drop in activities to choose from for all ages including toddler story times. Plan ahead to attend some of the free activities in the following weekends : Details and link for registration.
There are countless public programsaimed at children, so if you’re looking for something to do with your children during weekdays & weekends , the Museum is the perfect destination! From Story Time Club, to Animal Buddies, the Museum has great activities for kids.
September: Human Body
Join us each weekend in September as we investigate how the human body works. All Activities will take place on the ESSO Skywalk between 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
Summer in the Square - Sir Winston Churchill Square – 100 Street & 102 Ave
Come on down to the Square for music with DJ Creeasian, cypher battles, MC battles and live art!
For other details about Country Music Week, see the link above.
West Edmonton Mall Showcase on Thursday, September 4, 6 to 8 p.m. @HMV Stage (Level One, Phase IV)
West Edmonton Mall Showcase, presented by the Association of Country Music in Alberta (ACMA), takes place on Thursday, September 4, and will feature performances by some of Canada’s up-and-coming country singers. Performers will include Lindsay Broughton, Drew Gregory, Tristan Horncastle, Livy Jeanne, Amy Nelson, The Orchard, Tenille, and TwoShine County.
Coast-to-Coast Country on Friday, September 5, 6 to 8 p.m. @ HMV Stage, (Level One, Phase IV)
On Friday, September 5, HMV Stage will host country talent that is sure to be as diverse as Canada itself. Coast-to-Coast Country, presented in partnership with a number of provincial country music associations, will feature performances from country artists representing Canada from the East to West Coast, such as Karen Lee Batten, Trinity Bradshaw, Tim Chaisson, Kevin Davison, Ryan Keown, Mike Leblanc, Runaway Angel, and Wyatt.
Jiffy Lube FanFest on Saturday, September 6, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ice Palace (Level One, Phase II)
Jiffy Lube FanFest is the largest and most popular free public event during Country Music Week and WEM is thrilled to be hosting it at the Ice Palace on Saturday, September 6. FanFest celebrates Canada’s vibrant country music scene and this music festival will feature back-to-back live performances by 15 fan-favourite artists. Not only will people see these artists perform, they will have the opportunity to have their pictures taken with them by a professional photographer at the Jiffy Lube FanFest photo wall.
Artists who will perform at Jiffy Lube FanFest are: Paul Brandt, Dean Brody, Chad Brownlee, Doc Walker, Lindsay Ell, Tim Hicks, Kira Isabella, Brett Kissel, Wes Mack, Jess Moskaluke, Mackenzie Porter, The Road Hammers, Small Town Pistols, Bobby Willis, and Michelle Wright.
Northlands Park,7410 Borden Park Road NW, Edmonton.
Runs & Walks
1. Walk for Muscular Dystrophy
Saturday 6 September 2014 | 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM at Gold Bar Park , 10955 50 Street NW, Edmonton AB
10am Registration and activities (face painting, kid’s table, silent auction, visit from Fire Fighters, photo booth!) begin, 11am Lunch begins, 12pm Walk begins – Register
2. Strides for Change
It’s a bird…It’s a plane…It’s an Everyday Hero!Our theme this year is Everyday Heroes- celebrating first responders, victim advocates, and everyone who chooses to drive safe and sober. It is also a great excuse to join us and dress up as your favorite everyday hero or superhero! Capes and tights are welcome! The event will consist of a 5KM Walk or Run, followed by a BBQ, live performances, kids activities, a draw and prizes for top fundraisers and best costumes!
September 6, 2014 | 10:00AM-2:00PM at Laurier Park – Register
3. Step N Stride
Support Parkinson Alberta on Saturday, September 6 | 09:00 AM at Rundle Park, ACT Centre – entrance at 118 Ave & Abbotsfield Rd NW – Register
4. 2014 Run for the Brave
The Run began 11 years ago as a way to support Canadian war veterans and has now expanded to support all residents living in care at our ten CapitalCare centres. The Run gives us a way to say “thank you” to the Veterans who served our country and to the elders who pioneered it.
5K Run/Walk & 1K Fun Walk/Run, Post Race Military Pancake Breakfast, Antique Car Show
Sunday, September 7th at the Edmonton Garrison – Details
5.Back to the Future
2.5 K/ 5k / 10K
Sunday, September 7, 2014 | 10:00 AM , St Albert- Register
6. Terwillegar Towne Triathlon
Sunday September 7, 2014 | 08:00 A.M. at Terwillegar Community Rec Centre – 2051 Leger Road Northwest, Edmonton – Register
7. Walk of Hope
2.5 km or 5 km – 5K HSBC Fun Run option for Ovarian Cancer Canada
September 07, 2014 | 09:00 AM @ Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park – Register
Sunday Brunch – Gather your clan for Sunday Brunch at Johnson’s Cafe at the historic Hotel Selkirk in Fort Edmonton Park. Enjoy a scrumptious meal then take a stroll around the park.
Sundays, All year long. | Brunch is served from 10am to 1pm. Cafe closes at 2pm. Tickets: Adults (13 yr old+) :$29.95 , Seniors (65+):$24.95, Youth (4 -12) :$19.95 Kids (under 4): Free
She’ll Be Coming Around the Mountie / Picnic & Date Night – Sept 4 – 6, 2014
4. Closing Gala Celebration – Tour of Alberta
Help us celebrate the 2014 Tour of Alberta at the Closing Celebration presented by Bennett Jones on September 7 which will be held at the Edmonton Expo Centre. The evening will be an upbeat mingling opportunity that will feature highlights from the 2014 event.
A celebration reception with food stations that will feature highlights from the 2014 event.
Sunday, September 7, 2014 | 07:00 PM
Hall H, Edmonton Expo Centre. 7515 118th Avenue, Edmonton
BMO World of Creativity: World of Boo | July 27–April 16, 2015
New Lines: Contemporary Drawings from the National Gallery of Canada | June 20–October 5, 2014
Jill Stanton: Strange Dream | March 5–December 31, 2014
Regions of Distinction | April 25–October 26, 2014
7. Le Marché agricole du quartier francophone/French Quarter Farmers Market
A boutique Farmers Market. Come discover quality local vendors, with gourmet/artisan foods available for you and your family’s pleasure & health! Fun for the entire family. Details
Every Sunday from 12 :00 PM to 4 :00 PM (ongoing throughout the year – Rain or Shine)
La Cité Francophone, 8627 rue Marie-Anne-Gaboury [91 street], Edmonton Alberta T6C3N1