Edmonton & Area Events

May Events

St Albert ArtWalk
When: Thursday, May 4 from 6pm to 9pm
Where: Perron Street, St. Albert
Details: St Albert’s downtown ArtWalk kicks off its 15th season on May 4 at 6 pm. Stroll the Perron District as it transforms into an outdoor studio and gallery—a place to enjoy, view and buy local art to suit all tastes and budgets. ArtWalk takes place on the first Thursday of every month from May to September—that’s five evenings to explore local art and venues. As always, ArtWalk is free, and many venues offer refreshments and host special events. Plus, the unique artworks are displayed all month long—don’t miss it! ​
Lovable Littles Uptown Market
When: May 2 at 10am to 4pm
Where: Terwillegar Community Church
Cost: $4
Details: Lovable Littles Uptown Market, located in a beautiful building in the heart of Terwillegar, features the best of Edmonton’s handmade artisans, local vendors and businesses. Devoted to all things family, stop in for some fun with your little ones or check us out with a friend!
Website: http://www.lovablelittles.com/
Comic Book Festival
When: May 7 to 20 at 10:30am
Where: 10424 123 street
Details: The official launch of the “French Comics Framed” exhibition. Enjoy a cafe-croissant and admissions for $6.
Website: http://www.af.ca/edmonton/comic-book-festival-on-may/
Run Wild for Wildlife
When: May 7
Where: William Hawrelak Park (9330 Groat Rd)
Details: Run Wild for Wildlife is an annual fundraiser for the Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of Edmonton (WRSE). All funds raised go towards supporting the work of WRSE: caring for injured and orphaned wildlife, providing free in-class presentations for elementary students, and fielding thousands of calls regarding concerns about wildlife in the community. To register visit runningroom.com or wildlife-edm.ca.
Stars on Ice:
Where: Rogers Place
When: Saturday May 13th
Cost: Children 12 & Under $12.50 – 22.50
Details: Stars on Ice features skating performances from some of the best ice skaters in the world. See dazzling costumes as well as exciting and moving performances.

Kidzone at Callingwood Famers Market
When: Third Wednesday of the month, times vary from 12:30-6 pm
Where: Callingwood Farmers’ Market,  69 Avenue & 178 Street
Details: The Callingwood Farmers’ Market is a great place to visit for local food and unique vendors. On the third Wednesday of each month, it’s even better with a KidsZone activity! Kids love the fun that may include stuff like a bouncy castle or a petting zoo or book swap, plus glitter tattoos and face-painting (additional cost.) When the weather takes a turn for the worse, join them inside the adjacent Professional Building where the fun continues through the winter months.
Website: www.callingwoodmarketplace.com

Sherlock Holmes Exhibit:
Telus World of Science
When: March 25 – September 5
Details: Interactive exhibition presents a riveting journey into the mind of Sherlock Holmes, the world’s most famous detective, and unlocks his revolutionary investigative secrets. Museum visitors will learn how Sherlock Holmes, a scientific expert ahead of his time, used seemingly trivial observations of clues others missed to solve some of his era’s most mysterious crimes. His practices and techniques, created in the mind of doctor-turned-author Conan Doyle, changed the way police work was conducted and remain in practice today. The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes features original manuscripts and period artifacts, investigative tools influenced and used by Sherlock Holmes, and interactive crime-solving opportunities. Guests will be transported into Sherlock Holmes’ London to solve a crime in a world filled with innovation and experimentation – and just receiving its introduction to his ground-breaking methods

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