The Kaleido Family Arts Festival on Alberta Ave welcomes and celebrates arts and cultural experiences, September 13 to 15, with music, dance, theatre, film, literary and visual arts, including performances on rooftops, sides of buildings, back alleys, parks and found spaces.
Alberta Avenue (118 Avenue between 90 & 94 St), (780) 471-1580, kaleidofest.ca
Ukrainian Shumka Dancers presents Dancing on Eggshells — The Making of Ancestors & Elders, a dance production that tells the story of the first Ukrainian settlers in Alberta and their relationship with the Indigenous people of Treaty 6, September 17 at Metro Cinema.
The Mosquers Film Festival comes to the Winspear Centre on September 21 to educate, entertain and build bridges by showcasing talent and the diverse Muslim experience through short films, feature entertainment, an award ceremony and an after party for the ages.
Winspear Centre, 4 Sir Winston Churchill Square, 780-428-1414, themosquers.com
September 25 to 28, No Change in the Weather takes some of the finest Newfoundland songs and combines them with traditional sounds and instruments, memorable characters and a conclusion that turns the province’s past on its head.
Explore every type of comedy at Play the Fool Festival. The annual theatre festival comes back September 26 to 29, bringing back daring acrobatic performances, clowning, puppetry and other forms of physical comedy.
Teatro La Quindicina brings back Vidalia, a contemporary take on the classic screwball comedy. Featuring industrial espionage and Haberdashery, the play marks the closing of a season for the theatre and will run September 26 to October 12.
Get involved in one of the many interactive activities presented at Alberta Culture Days. Hundreds of local communities will come together across the province to give everyone a chance to get in touch with their art, music, film, theatre and so much more. The free multicultural event runs from September 27 to 29.
Get lost in the corn maze or taste the pumpkin-flavoured treats at the Haunted Pumpkin Festival. From hayrides and pumpkin patches to a haunted house, the annual outdoor festival offers a variety of family-friendly activities throughout October, starting on September 28.
The FIBA 3×3 basketball competition comes back to Edmonton September 28 and 29. Teams from around the world will battle for prize money and crucial FIBA ranking points in one of the last major 3×3 competitions leading up to the 2019 FIBA World Tour Final in November.
Mayfield Toyota Ice Palace, West Edmonton Mall, 8882 170 St NW, basketball.ca
On September 28 and 29, over 225 artists, craft makers, photographers and designers (plus a group of Etsy team members) will fill the Edmonton Convention centre to celebrate crafters, collectors and all things art.
Build an urban jungle at the Kingsway Boston Pizza on September 30. This $45 workshop (guided by a certified horticulturist) includes glass, fresh tropical plants, rocks, moss and a $10 donation to the Municipal Affairs United Way.