If you love acrobats and figure skating, this is the show for you! Cirque du Soleil: Crystal is mixing the two together for the first show of its kind. They will be stunning audiences at Rogers Place from February 13 to 17.
Start the month off right at the annual Boardwalk Ice on Whyte. Local artists will be displaying ice carving sculptures along the avenue. The final day will be on February 3 so be sure not to miss out!
If hours of sampling some of the finest wines from around the world sounds like a dream, then Winefest was made for you! It will be taking place at the Edmonton Convention Centre on February 15 and 16.
For the first time in five years, Go Broke 4 Improv will be back together for one night only to perform some of their favourite improv games. The team will be reuniting at the Grindstone Theatre on February 21.
On February 8, Pecha Kucha Night 33 will be at the Royal Alberta Museum. There will be a presentation of ideas and projects by Tokyo’s Klein Dytham Architecture. It’s a great opportunity for young designers to chat and network with others.
In the late 1600s, writer John Dryden released what would become one of his most popular productions, All for Love. The University of Alberta will be performing the classic tragedy centred on the love affair of Antony and Cleopatra from February 7 to 16.
Whether you love R&B, reggaeor folk music, 5 Artists 1 Night is sure to have a show for you. They will be celebrating their 12th year with an event featuring performances from fiveunique African-Canadian musicians.
Sweet Lollapalooza Fine Chocolates is hosting an event no chocolate lover will want to miss. Award-winning master chocolatier Brett Roy will be teaching a class on how to make your very own tasty treats and you’ll have the opportunity to learn more about the art of designing fine chocolates.
Sweet Lollapalooza Fine Chocolates, 10155 102 St., 780-436-3190, eventbrite.ca
Go out to Elk Island National Park for a guided snowshoe hike around Astotin Lake. There will be a campfire to warm up by while you learn about the constellations above the Beaver Hills Dark Sky Preserve. Warm refreshments will be provided. The event will run every Saturday of February.
Elk Island National Park, 54401 Range Rd 20, 780-922-5790, pc.gc.ca
On February 18, bundle up and head out to the Elmwood neighbourhood. The community is hosting a Family Day celebration with horse-drawn sleigh rides and a bonfire with warm drinks and snacks. It’s $5 per person and free for kids under 2.
You’re invited to bring together and celebrate the community for 11 days of performances and workshops presented by the Chinook Series. This is a chance to connect with international artists and others through dance, theatre and other performances.
Presented by Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters (ACWS), famous actor and athlete Terry Crews will be visiting the city on February 20. He will be at the Edmonton Convention Centre to talk about the recent #metoo movement and gender equality.
Make a reservation at the Culina Café for an early Valentine’s Day night out pop-up, Hungry for Love, on February 13 The pop-up meal is a delicious 3-course meal and wine. Also, it will be adult’s night at the Muttart. Guests are encouraged to bring their glass of wine with them to browse around the pyramids.
Who says outdoor movies are just for summer nights? The International Festival of Winter Cinema sure doesn’t! They will be screening films that feature stories of Indigenous people, winter life and climate change. Showings will be outside to fully embrace the season.
Kokedama is a form of Japanese garden art. Salisbury Greenhouse in Sherwood Park is going to be conducting a workshop to teach people how to make their own — and you get to bring your creation home with you to brighten up your space.
Salisbury Greenhouse, 52337 Range Rd 232, Sherwood Park, 780-467-5743, eventbrite.ca
The Art Gallery of Alberta has a brand new exhibition, “Boarder X.” The exhibition will be displaying the creations of Indigenous artists who surf, skateand snowboard. They will be portraying cultural and political matters through many different artistic mediums, from photography to painting and more.
Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, 780-425-5379, youraga.ca
Kids Kottage is a program that helps children out of potentially abusive situations at home. They are holding a fundraiser to help support their 24-hour crisis nursery, For The Live of Wine. There will be wine, food, live musicand a silent auction.