Here are my picks for the Top 5 things to do this week:
December 13-16 + 18-22 at various times
John Walter Museum
Join the local folk musicians, The McDades, for music, good cheer and enjoy the simple beauty of these 19th century homes. You will hear two 45-minute musical performances in each of the oldest of John Walter’s homes, and during intermission, you can enjoy seasonal treats in the interpretive centre.
December 14-16 at various times
10560 107 Street
Presented by the 124 Grand Market, more than 80 vendors bring their handcrafted and local goods.
Every weekend in December + December 26-27
Edmonton Valley Zoo
A spectacular exhibition of artistic light installations within the unique setting of the Edmonton Valley Zoo. There’s sparkling lights, live animals, skating, hot chocolate and fun for the whole family!
Cost: $8.50 general / $6 kids
In as little as 15-minutes you can be a part of this free, global, citizen science event by counting the birds at your backyard feeder. Sign up through the ‘Participate page’ on their website to count your birds!
Cost: It’s free!
December 19 at 5:30-8:30pm
Starts at Wishbone (10542 Jasper Ave)
Journey through Edmonton’s Downtown Cocktail scene. As you walk from bar to bar, you will sample a variety of cocktails, each with their unique, local story. The evening includes samples at every stop, from Wishbone, Silk, DOSC to Little HK.