Edmonton Notes for September 11, 2016

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes:

Headlines

Ford Hall
Ford Hall, photo by Kurt Bauschardt

Upcoming Events

  • The Edmonton premiere of Catching the Sun!, a film about solar energy, takes place on Tuesday at the Garneau Theatre.
  • Dark Matters returns on Thursday to the TELUS World of Science with a focus on the science of science fiction.
  • Head over to Hall D at the Shaw Conference Centre on Thursday for the Balcony Harvest Party in support of the High School Culinary Challenge.
  • Western Canada Fashion Week gets underway on Thursday and runs through September 24 at the ATB Financial Arts Barns in Old Strathcona.
  • Edmonton is hosting the FISE World Series this weekend at Hawrelak Park. The event features 400+ riders and is free to attend. They have quite the lineup of food trucks too!
  • Vignettes takes place on Friday at the former Sobey’s location on 104 Street. The event “is an interdisciplinary competition that invites teams of local designers, woodworkers, visual artists and contractors to bring their best in collaboration, creation, and competition in a challenging and innovative way.”
  • MacEwan is hosting tours of its urban beekeeping project for the next few weeks – the first is on Friday during lunch.
  • A meeting for the Edmonton Soccer Project takes place Friday night at the Mill Woods library.
  • Keith Urban will play the first concert at Rogers Place on Friday evening. Dolly Parton will play the second concert, on Saturday evening.
  • The City is hosting another Big Bin Event this weekend at Commonwealth Stadium. Bring your household items that can’t be set out for regular waste collection.
  • Rogers Place is hosting a viewing party for Team North America vs. Team Finland on Sunday. Tickets are $5 and go on sale Wednesday at 10am.
  • For more upcoming events, check out ShareEdmonton.

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