Kids World @ Kaleido Family Arts Festival
What: Alberta Avenue comes alive with a free arts festival featuring music, dance, theatre, film, literary, and visual arts.
Why: Where to start?! Check out Kids World for family activities – stories, crafts and games. On Friday night watch Disney’s Tangled on a huge outdoor screen. Saturday morning go for a free pancake breakfast then enjoy all the live entertainment. Stop for a beverage in the family beer gardens. Shop the ‘Junk in your Trunk’ garage sale and the Artisan Village for treasures on Sunday. Much more on the schedule.
Where: 118th Avenue between 90 and 94 Street
When: Friday, September 7 from 7 – 11pm. Saturday, September 8 from 10am – 11pm. Sunday, September 9 from 12 – 6pm.
Reel Family Cinema
What: Afternoon showing of classic films we all adore.
Why: Showing Walk Disney’s Dumbo this Saturday. Run time is 64 minutes. Children under 12 are free.
Where: Garneau Theatre, 8712 109 Street NW
When: Saturday, September 8, 2012. 2 pm.
On The Cob
What: A family event fundraiser for the Firefighters Burn Treatment Society (Edmonton Chapter)
Why: Buttered taber corn, fire truck tours, petting zoo, pony rides, bouncy castles and games.
Where: Marketplace at Callingwood, 69 Avenue & 178 Street
When: Saturday, September 8, 2012. 12 – 5pm
In the Park
Sherwood Park Appetite
What: A fundraiser to support poverty relief in Strathcona County.
Why: Sample Sherwood Park’s local restaurants while enjoying live music. This year also has a Kids Zone.
Where: Sherwood Drive Soccer Field (across from Sherwood Park Mall) Please bring jackets, warm clothing or a cash donation to help the less fortunate in the Strathcona area.
When: Saturday, September 8, 2012 11am – 8pm.
Harvest of the Past & Taste of Heritage
What: A harvest celebration and opportunity to try Alberta-produced foods.
Why: Start your day with an early-bird pancake breakfast then take in the nostalgic harvest activities.
Where: Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, 50 km east of Edmonton along Highway 16 (map)
When: Sunday, September 9, 9am– 5pm
Fall Family Festival
What: Fun, crafts and games for the whole family in the splendor of the fall Garden.
Why: Book early to: create your very own scarecrow, build a bird feeder/ bathhouse, or make a dried flower arrangement.
Where: Devonian Gardens, 5 kms north of Devon on Highway 60 (map)
When: Sunday, September 9, 2012. 12:30pm – 3:30pm