15 things to do in Edmonton this week: November 12 to 14

Nov 12 2019, 5:00 am

Shortened work weeks are some of the best weeks! Check out these 15 great events in Edmonton from November 12 to November 14, including Fleetwood Mac, Downtown Holiday Light Up, and more!

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Tuesday, November 12

Fleetwood Mac

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What: The legendary rock bands present An Evening With Fleetwood Mac on November 12. The ensemble features several familiar faces including Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks, and Christine McVie.

When: November 12, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Rogers Place – 10220 104 Avenue NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Welcome to Night Vale: A Spy in the Desert

What: One of the most popular podcasts in the world, Welcome to Night Vale presents a live stand-alone story performance: A Spy in the Desert.

When: November 12, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm
Where: Myer Horowitz Theatre — 8900 114 Street Northwest, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Six – The Musical

What: The six wives of Henry VIII share their stories in a musical celebration that combines historical heartbreak and modern girl power.

When: Various dates from now until November 24, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Citadel Theatre — 9828 101 A Avenue, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Parenting in the Digital Age

What: Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium in partnership with Edmonton Public Library present Parenting in the Digital Age, a conversation about the fast-changing technological landscape in which children are growing up. Facilitated by Christine Quong.

When: November 12, 2019
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Where: Edmonton Public Library – Mill Woods — 2610 Hewes Way NW, Edmonton
Admission: Free

Atomic Improv’s IMPROVFILMFEST

What: Atomic Improv will create a brand new hollywood blockbuster right on the spot based on audience suggestions. Will it be an ’80s slasher or a heartwarming romantic comedy? Find out at Spotlight Cabaret.

When: November 12, November 19, November 26, 2019
Time: Doors 6 pm, show 7:30 pm
Where: Spotlight Cabaret – 8217 104th Street, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Wednesday, November 13

City and Colour

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City and Colour (Renee Rodenkirchen)

What: City and Colour is swinging by Edmonton during a cross-continent tour this fall. City and Colour has seven platinum-certified albums and three gold-certified albums in Canada. His latest studio release, I Should Go Before You, hit number one on the Top 200 Soundscan, and marked his third consecutive chart-topping album in the country. He’s also made some waves outside of the Canadian music scene, hitting number 16 on the US Billboard 200 Chart and worked with P!nk on a duet that debuted number one in Canada, number two in Australia, and number four in the US.

When: November 13, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rogers Place – 10220 104 Ave NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

104th Street: Taste the World of Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar

What: Evoolution tasting bar invites guests to learn about the world of olive oil and balsamic vinegar while enjoying small plates made using Evoolution oils and vinegars and served with fresh Italian sodas. Attendees will also receive recipe tips and ideas, as well as 15 per cent off purchases.

When: November 13, 2019
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Evoolution — 10130 104 Street NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

What: Foote in the Door Productions celebrates the 25th anniversary of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast with a run of shows at Westbury Theatre. Sing along to all your favourite songs in the tale as old as time.

When: Various dates until November 17, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Westbury Theatre — 10330 84 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Think Indigenous Red Talks

What: Think Indigenous Red Talks travels locally, across Canada, and around the world to inspire and inform communities. Speakers at the event include Amber Dion, Assistant Professor, MacEwan University, Dr. Lillian Gadwa-Crier, nêhiyaw-iskwêw, Treaty 6 Territory, Ashley Albert-Hunter, Peer Advisor/Student, MacEwan University, Colby Tootoosis, Facilitator, Red Echo Associates, Dr. Francis Whiskeyjack, Elder, MacEwan University, Dr. Alex Wilson, Professor, University of Saskatchewan, and Patrick Mitsuing, Founder & CEO, Powwow Times.

When: November 13, 2019
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: MacEwan University 10700 104 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Winspear Overture Tour

What: The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and the Winspear Centre open the curtains for a free, one-hour backstage tour and info session. Learn the history of the ESO and the Winspear plus the vision they have for their future. Lunch and beverages will also be provided.

When: November 13, 2019
Time: 12 to 1 pm
Where: Winspear Centre — 4 Sir Winston Churchill Sq, Edmonton
RSVP: Online, admission free

Thursday, November 14

Edmonton Oilers vs Colorado Avalanche

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Edmonton Oilers / Twitter

What: The Edmonton Oilers face off with Colorado Avalanche at Rogers Place on November 14.

When: November 14, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rogers Place – 10220 104 Ave NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

FIBA Women’s Olympic Pre-Qualifying Americas Tournament

What: The new Olympic pre-qualification tournaments qualifies teams for the FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournaments 2020, and then on to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Team Canada, currently ranked fifth worldwide in the FIBA World Ranking, will need to finish in the top two in the group to advance. They will take on Cuba (November 14), Puerto Rico (November 16), and Dominican Republic (November 17).

When: November 14, November 16, and November 17, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Hall D, Edmonton EXPO Centre — 7515 118 Ave NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

INVISIBLE

What: A group exhibition by artists of the non-profit arts organization PAINTER8, curated by Contact C.. Featuring artwork from Craig Talbot (Cardston), Tim Rechner (Edmonton), Beth Pederson (Edmonton), Tom Cummins (Vancouver), Chrissy Cheung (Vancouver), Rafael Sottolichio (Montreal), miss hatt (Montreal) and guest artist, Kai Chan (Toronto).

When: Now until January 11, 2020
Time: Doors 7:30 pm
Where: Galerie Cité, La Cité Francophone — 8627 Rue Marie-Anne Gaboury (91 St. N), Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Downtown Holiday Light Up

What: Sir Winston Churchill Square will turn into a winter wonderland during the Downtown Holiday Light Up. As well as the lighting of the tree, there will be carollers, holiday treats, and more interactive entertainment. After the tree lighting, Chronos Vocal Ensemble will guide attendees to Citadel Theatre for the lighting of the Citadel Theatre pavilion.

When: November 14, 2019
Time: 5 to 6:30 pm
Where: Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton
Admission: Free

Signatures Indie Handmade 2019

What: Shop at over 100 top Canadian artists, makers, artisans, and designers at Signatures Indie Handmade 2019. Items include fashion, home decor, children’s clothing and toys, and more.

When: November 14 to November 17, 2019
Time: 10 am to 9 pm (Thursday and Friday), 10 am to 6 pm (Saturday), 10 am to 5 pm (Sunday)
Address: The Enjoy Centre — Moonflower Room – 101 Riel Drive – St. Albert
Tickets: Online