Friday, 20 March 2015

April 2015 in Alberta’s Capital

With spring in full swing, Edmonton is coming to life. Step outside and welcome the new season with these awesome events!
Indiana Jones and the Adventures of Archaeology
When: Ending April 6th
Where: TELUS World of Science
Take part in the last few days of this phenomenal archaeological exhibit before it’s too late! Full of ancient remains, cultural artefacts, film props, costumes, and more, this experience is sure to bring out your inner Indy. State-of-the-art technology spanning over 10,000 square feet will showcase the “Indy Trail” through various archaeological zones featuring comprehensive content, photos, and videos. With exhibition contents provided by the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum, Lucasfilm Ltd, National Geographic, and the Penn Museum, there’s plenty for movie and history buffs alike to enjoy. Click here for details!

Edmonton Motorshow
When: April 9th – 12th
Where: Edmonton Expo Centre
With its killer reputation, the Motorshow is renowned as one of the best of its kind in Canada. The list of featured manufacturers is massive! Ford, Honda, Audi, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, and many more will be showcasing their vehicles. General Admission is $15, Seniors and Students are $13, and a Family Pass is only $36! Children 6 and Under are free admission. Visit this site for more information!

FAVA FEST: Film and Video Arts Festival
When: April 13th – 18th
Where: Predominately at Metro Cinema in the Garneau Theatre
The 4th Annual FAVA FEST kicks off with a tantalizing BBQ at the Ortona Room. Rub shoulders with independent media artists and industry professionals as you enjoy burgers and beer. The following days will be at Metro Cinema where films submitted for this year’s Awards of Excellence will be chosen by jury. Not only that, but there will be a 94-minute collection of short films from the 2014 Sundance Film Festival available for viewing, too! Watch some amazing films and see who comes out on top with the award shows. Check this out for details!

Spring Edmonton Woman’s Show
When: April 18th – 19th
Where: Edmonton Expo Centre
Returning to town is the Woman’s Show! This spring features a myriad of vendors, from The Lash and Brow Studio to even the Dairy Farmers of Canada! Enjoy the Wine Lounge, complimentary cheese seminars, and guest speakers as you wander the floors. Test your luck with raffles, 50/50s, and simply fill out a survey at Customer Service to win a two-night’s stay at the beautiful Big Bar Guest Ranch in Clinton, BC! Tickets can be purchased online or at the door. General admission is $12, Seniors and Students are $10, and Children 12 and Under are free. Click here for more!

Edmonton Cottage Life & Cabin Show
When: April 24th – 26th
Where: Edmonton Expo Centre
The tranquility of cottage life offers an appealing break from the hustle and bustle of our everyday chaotic, technologically-driven one. Check out this show if you’re looking to build the perfect quaint cabin, renovate an existing one, or if you love the relaxed lifestyle. Besides vendors, attending the Expo will be Colin & Justin from Colin & Justin’s Cabin Pressure on the Cottage Life television channel! Visit this page for additional info!
Have a lovely April, Edmonton!