Events in Edmonton: April 28 to 30, 2017

I. Family Events & Activities

1. Mr. Fish’s Super Circus Stuff

Combining circus, science, and magic, Mr. Fish’s Super Circus StuffExternal is a super-fun show that will excite, entertain, and educate audience members of all ages. Featuring fast paced plate spinning, juggling, balancing, boomerangs, bubbles, illusions, bull whips, and more, it has all the elements of your favorite circus spectacle with a scientific spin. Mr. Fish’s tricks will astound and amaze with the added bonus of teaching about friction, inertia, gravity, centripetal force, aerodynamics, sonic booms, air pressure, and more. Circus tricks are thrilling, magic is marvelous, and science is cool – when performed by Mr. Fish! Oh, and he’s funny too! Details.

Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 02:00 PM

Horizon Stage Performing Arts Centre
1001 Calahoo Road, Spruce Grove

$12 for all ages. Recommended age: 4+ years.

2. Bone Wars

When eleven year olds Tickailia, Don, Chelsea and Thulasy are forced to abandon their canoe trip down the Red Deer River and take refuge in an abandoned mine in the Badlands to wait out a tornado, they become embroiled in a historical quarrel; who was the greatest Palaeontologist of them all?! Details.

April 19-29, 2017

Backstage Theatre, ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330 84 Ave, Edmonton

$13 to $24

3. Once Upon a Star

Once Upon A Star tells the musical story of a young boy named Joey and his trip through the solar system with his new friend Vega the star. Joey and Vega visit each planet and together discover some of their properties and how different they are from each other. They also find out what it means to be a good friend. Details.

Sunday, April 30, 2017 | 02:00 PM

PCL Hall – 5th Floor, Alberta College Campus, 10050 MacDonald Dr, Edmonton

$10 General Admission (free admission for ages 3 and under)

II. Adult/ Youth Events

1. Live Music

For more details, see Live Music & concerts in Edmonton

1. “Arrival of the Queen of Sheba”

Friday, April 28, 2017 | 12 PM – 1 PM @ La Cité Francophone, 8627 – 91st Street, Edmonton | Free

 

2. The Legacy – A Tribute To Elton John & Billy Joel

Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 8:00 PM @ Century Casino, Edmonton | $31.45 + charges- Details

 

3. Jimmy Eat World Details

Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 8:00 PM @ The Starlite Room, Edmonton. | $40

 

4. Edmonton Winds Presents: The British Invasion Details

Sunday, April 30, 2017 | 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM @ Convocation Hall, University of Alberta

5. A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch

April 28 & 29, 2017 | 8:00 PM @ Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre | $39 to $93

 

6.Keith Price Double Quartet

April 28 & 29, 2017 | 8:00 PM @ Yardbird Suite, 11 Tommy Banks Way | $28

 

7. The Legacy

Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 8:00 PM @ Century Casino – 13103 Fort Road, Edmonton | $31.45 + charges

8. XIA Quartet

Sunday, April 30, 2017 | 2:00 PM @ Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 10037 84 Avenue, Edmonton | $10 to $35

9. Handel’s Water Music

Sunday, April 30, 2017 | 3:00 PM @ Robertson Wesley United Church, 10209 123 St | $15.00 – $30.00

 

10. Jubiloso! Bells of Concordia

Sunday, April 30, 2017 | 3:00 PM @ Telger Student Centre, Concordia University, 7128 Ada Blvd. | $16.75 – $22.00

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April 24: Jackson Browne @ Winspear Centre
May 6: Thomas Rhett: Home Team Tour 2017 @ Rogers Place

2. Live Theatre

Performing Arts and Theatre in Edmonton during April

1.Art: Three old urbane friends have gathered for dinner, but not before one reveals his latest coup: a very expensive painting by one of the hottest artists around, painted entirely in shades of white. In the confusion, confrontation and conflagration that follows, the three old friends soon find themselves divided and struggling to save their friendship in the face of Art’s deepest mysteries. Details

April 26 to May 14, 2017 @ Varscona Theatre, 10329 83 Ave, Edmonton |$18 – $33

 

2. Irma Voth: Irma and her sister Aggie live a reserved life in a Mennonite colony in Chihuahua, Mexico under the dutiful watch of their father. When a famous Mexican filmmaker and his crew arrives to shoot a movie within the colony, the artists involved inspire Irma to seek out new ideas and bravely blaze a trail for her and her sister. Together they are driven to create a life that’s full of art, beauty and love. Details

April 20–May 7, 2017 @ The Roxy on Gateway, Edmonton | $24 to $28

3. The Naked Magicians. The show features magic, mirth and more than a touch of mayhem as these two hot and hilarious magicians say ‘abracadabra’ and take magic to a whole new level. Left without sleeves or pockets, their saucy magic is baffling and entertaining, bringing a new meaning to ‘now you see it’. Details

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 | 7:30 PM @ Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium | $39.5 – $69.5

 

4. Made in Italy: Filled with great songs (Italian and Disco!) this is a hilarious coming of age story about a kid with the heart of Rocky Balboa, and the moves (and hair) of John Travolta. Details

April 27 – May 6, 2017 @ he Club – Citadel Theatre – 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton | $36.25 & up

 

5.Over the Edge with 4 Play: 4 playwrights, 4 directors, 4 designers and 4 actors converge on the ATB Arts Barns for 12 hours of frantic creation. In half a day, 4 plays are written, designed rehearsed and performed. Details

Friday, April 28, 2017 | 9:30PM. @ ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330 84 Ave, Edmonton | $20

 

6. The World Series of Comedy – Alberta Satellite Competition: Comedians from across Canada will battle it out for the opportunity to win a trip to Las Vegas and perform in “The Main Event” at the WSOC in Las Vegas September 25-30, 2017. Details

Sundays, April 16 to May 14 | 09:30 PM @ On the Rocks, Edmonton

 

7. Rouge-Gorge The Dress Writer: Robin Poitras, a true Prairie dance maverick, collaborates with Governor General Award Winner, Rober Racine! There are no artists more daring than these two revolutionaries. Both have the strongest international careers in performance. They are brought together by the poetry of celebrated Regina architect, Clifford Wiens. Details

April 28 & 29, 2017 | 08:00 PM @ Timms Centre for the Arts | $25 to $35

 

8. Sense and Sensibility: A work of romantic fiction, better known as a comedy of manners, Sense and Sensibility is set in southwest England between 1792 and 1797, and portrays the life and loves of Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, sisters who respectively represent the “sense” and “sensibility” of the title. When their father passes away, leaving all his money to his first wife’s son, his second wife and her daughters are left with no permanent home and very little income. Details

April 22 – May 14, 2017 @ Citadel Theatre| $25 – $118.65

 

9. Chris Tucker: Comedian – Actor – Producer – Humanitarian Chris Tucker is an international award-winning actor and comedian best known for playing the role of Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series. He became a favorite on Russell Simmons HBO Def Comedy Jam in the 1990s and came to prominence in his first starring role, the 1995 film cult classic Friday starring alongside Ice Cube. Details

Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 9:00 PM @ River Cree Resort & Casino – 300 East Lapotac Blvd, Enoch | $73.5 – $275.5

 

3. Edmonton Kiwanis Music Festival

Over 2,500 single and group entrants entered in over 1,000 classes will perform and compete! Choirs, bands, singers, pianists, guitarists, harpists, speech students, musical theatre performers, string players, woodwind players, and brass players will be showcasing, in a variety of classes, what they have learned this year. Details

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April 10 to April 28, 2017 | 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

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Various Venues, Edmonton

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Free

III. Sports & Related Events

U of A – Golden Bears & PandasSchedule

Edmonton Oilers

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Round 2 vs Anaheim Ducks –

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Rogers Place, Edmonton

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IV. Exhibitions, Festivals & Other Events

1. High Energy 22: Tracing Space

Join us for the 22nd St. Albert high school student exhibition! Talented young artists from Bellerose Composite, École Secondaire Paul Kane, St. Albert Catholic, École Secondaire Sainte Marguerite d’Youville and Outreach high schools showcase their artworks and present collaborative installation pieces inspired by maps. Details

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April 26 to May 27, 2017

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Art Gallery of St. Albert, 19 Perron Street, St. Albert

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Free

 

2. Dig In Horticulinary Festival

Dig-In, St. Albert’s Horticulinary Festival, is an exciting weekend of culinary adventure that will excite you with the possibilities and benefits of eating locally grown food. Through celebrity hosted meals along with a series of demonstrations and hands-on workshops, participants will learn how to grow food in an urban setting and to prepare and preserve their own produce. Additionally, those who take part will discover the delicious joy of food they’ve grown themselves. Details

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April 29 to 30, 2017

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Enjoy Centre – 101 Riel Drive, St. Albert

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Free and ticketed events.

 

3. AdaptAbilities’ Annual Fun-Raiser Charity Dinner

Celebrate the success of people with disabilities of all ages, raise awareness about the needs of families requiring respite and to raise funds for the AdaptAbilities’ Bursary Fund.
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Wednesday, April 26 2017 | 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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Chateau Lacombe Hotel
10111 Bellamy Hill Rd NW, Edmonton

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$125/ticket

 

4. Fort Saskatchewan Pottery Guild

Fort Saskatchewan Pottery Guild 2017 Spring Sale: Join us and browse our unique pottery pieces.
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April 28 & 29, 2017

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DCC – FSPG Pottery Studio, 8700 – 84 st
Fort Saskatchewan

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$13 to $15

People’s Climate March: Come to Churchill Square on April 29, 2017 and march to the Legislature to join with the world in resisting climate change and protecting the land we live on.

5. Exceptional Exhibits Spring has Sprung Market

Exceptional Exhibits Spring has Sprung Market is a perfect friendly environment for local handmade and direct goods. Mother’s day is just around the corner shop for unique gifts from fashionable jewelry, beauty products, baby products, clay creations, healthy foods and more. Details

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Saturday April 29, 2017 | 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM

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Salvation Army Church, 165 Liberton Dr St. St Albert

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Free

 

6. Mom to Mom Show

The Mom to Mom Show is a unique Show to Edmonton’s market, offering families a one-of-a-kind trade show experience by exposing them to nearly a hundred local business all of which cater to the pregnancy, baby, child and the family sector. We have activities, workshops and special appearances planned for our guests. Details

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Saturday April 29 2017

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West Edmonton Christian Assembly 6315 199 St NW, Edmonton

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Free

 

7. Spring Edmonton Woman’s Show

Join us for a weekend full of excitement at the upcoming Spring Show! Grab your friends, mom, sisters, daughters & grandmother and join us!! Details

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Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday, April 30, 2017 | 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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Edmonton EXPO Centre, Hall H, 7515-118 Ave. NW

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General (13+) – $15
Student & Senior – $11
Children(12 and under) – FREE

 

8. Edmonton Cottage Life & Cabin Show

Meet more than 150 exhibitors with everything you need for lakeside and country living. This show features high quality exhibitors showing log cabins, timber frame homes, conventional construction, boats, docks, contractors, innovative building products, green solutions, decor and style, arts and crafts, food and entertaining, water toys and fun for all seasons. Details

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Friday, April 28, 2017 | 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday, April 30, 2017 | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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Edmonton EXPO Centre – Hall C, 7515-118 Ave. NW

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Adults: $12; Youth (13-17): $7
Children under 13: FREE
Weekend Pass: $18; Senior (65+): $9 (Friday Only)

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