20 things to do in Edmonton this week: November 4 to 7

Nov 4 2019, 5:00 am

Welcome to the first week of November. Here are 20 fun things to do in Edmonton, from November 4 to November 7, including Edmonton Oilers, Rainbow Visions, and more!

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

Monday, November 4

Edmonton Oilers vs Arizona Coyotes

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What: The Edmonton Oilers face off with the Arizona Coyotes at Rogers Place.

When: November 4, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rogers Place – 10220 104 Ave NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Square Dance at the Hall

What: Square dancers of all skill levels are invited to do-si-do every Monday at the Hall. Solo and couple dancers are welcome, with new dancers and mainstream dancers from 7 to 8:30 pm, and mainstream dancers from 8:30 to 10 pm.

When: Every Monday until May 4, 2020
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Where: Queen Mary Park Community League – 10844 – 117 Street NW, Edmonton
Admission: $7

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 to 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

Louise Burns

What: Vancouver songwriter Louise Burns, formerly of teen pop band Lillix, performs at the 9910 in support of her new album, Portraits. Louise Burns has been longlisted for a Polaris Prize, is a freelance contributor and host on CBC’s Radio 3, and has written for CBC Music, the Talkhouse, and Westender.

When: November 4, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: 9910 – 9910 109 St NW (downstairs), Edmonton
Tickets: Online

This Art Makes Me Feel

What: McMullen Gallery and Friends of University Hospitals present their latest exhibition, This Art Makes Me Feel.  Selections from the Collection of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts have been chosen based on their potential impact in the healthcare setting, and visitors will have the chance to share their feelings about each piece by writing a response on a post-it note.

When: Now until December 1, 2019. Closed on stat holidays.
Time: 11 am to 7 pm (Mondays to Fridays) 11 am to 5 pm (Saturdays and Sundays). Evening and weekend hours are subject to volunteer availability.
Where: McMullen Gallery – 8440 112 St NW, Edmonton
Admission: Free

Tuesday, November 5

Edmonton Oil Kings vs Prince Albert Raiders

What: Edmonton Oil Kings take on the Prince Albert Raiders on November 5 at Rogers Place.

When: November 5, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rogers Place – 10220 104 Ave NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Jason Mraz

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What: Grammy award-winner Jason Mraz is performing in Edmonton on his new North American tour. The two-month tour, titled “Ladies and Gentleman, an evening with Jason Mraz & Raining Jain,” will see him perform 19 shows. He’ll be joined by longtime collaborators, Raining Jane, and will be performing songs from his sixth studio album, Know, was which released in August of 2019.

When: November 5, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Winspear Centre — 4 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Remembering the First World War

What: Remembering the First World War spotlights items that evoke memories from Royal Alberta Museum’s Military and Political History collection.

When: Now until October 17, 2020 (closed Mondays)
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Royal Alberta Museum – 9810 103a Ave NW, 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

Charles Noble – What Can I Say? Book Launch

What: Award-winning author Charles Noble launches his new collection of poetry, What Can I Say? at Audrey’s Books on November 5.

When: November 5, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Audreys Books Ltd. – 10702 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton
Admission: Free

Wednesday, November 6

Yvonne Mullock: Gift-Love

Yvonne Mullock – Art Gallery of Alberta

What: Explore ideas of intimacy, care, touch, and connection through textiles at Yvonne Mullock’s new work, Gift-Love. The glove is a representation of Mullock’s endearment for both loved ones and strangers. Organized by the Art Gallery of Alberta, curated by Lindsey Sharman, and presented by Capital Powered Art.

When: Now until March 20, 2020 (closed Mondays)
Time: 11 am to 5 pm
Where: Art Gallery of Alberta – 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton
Admission: Online

Edmonton Oilers vs St. Louis Blues

What: The Edmonton Oilers take on the reigning St. Louis Blues at Rogers Place.

When: November 6, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Rogers Place – 10220 104 Ave NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Taste of Home Gala

What: The second annual Taste of Home Gala is in support of RMHC Alberta and features six of Edmonton’s top chefs cooking an unforgettable meal for attendees. Last year’s event raised over $240,000 for families who call Ronald McDonald House Charities Alberta home during a difficult time of life.

When: November 6, 2019
Time: Dinner time TBA
Where: Edmonton Convention Centre — 9797 Jasper Ave NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

The Ballad of Peachtree Rose

What: The world premiere of The Ballad of Peachtree Rose by Nicole Moeller. “Max works for one of Canada’s most notorious criminal organizations; Peach is a street kid trying to make a buck. A chance encounter entangles their lives indefinitely,” says the synopsis. Presented by Workshop West Playwrights’ Theatre.

When: Now until November 10, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Backstage Theatre – 10330 84 Ave, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Wine and Beyond’s 6th Annual Winter Whisky Festival

What: Wine and Beyond hosts the sixth annual Winter Whisky Festival with over 120 whisky varieties. Attendees will receive a Wine and Beyond branded Glencairn whisky glass and can enter for a chance to win prizes.

When: November 6, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Where: Wine and Beyond Windermere #581 – 6284 Currents Drive Northwest Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Thursday, November 7

Reverse 7-Eleven Day

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What: Not even a cold snap could stop true Slurpee fans from missing this one-day promotion! The Canada-wide chain of convenience stores is celebrating Reverse 7-Eleven Day by giving away free medium-sized Slurpees. There’s just one catch – to take advantage of this free giveaway, Slurpee fans have dress backwards.

When: November 7, 2019
Time: While quantities last
Where: 7-Eleven locations across Canada
Price: Free medium Slurpee when dressed backwards

Rainbow Visions

What: The LGBTQ film festival is celebrating its fifth anniversary from November 7 to 10 at Metro Cinema. This year Rainbow Visions’s opening night film is You Don’t Nomi — presented by FRUIT LOOP. Other films in the festival include Are You Proud? (admission by donation), Gay Chorus Deep South, and closing night film The Twentieth Century.

When: November 7 to November 10, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Metro Cinema — 8712 109 ST NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Heritage Ranch Rodeo

What: The 15th Annual Heritage Ranch Rodeo features 16 Western Canada working ranches competing for top honours in a variety of categories. Rodeo events include Wild Cow Milking, Bronc Riding, Stray Gathering, and more.

When: November 7 to November 9, 2019
Time: Doors 6:30 pm, event 7 pm
Where: Hall D, Edmonton EXPO Centre — 7515 118 Ave NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Yardbird Festival of Canadian Jazz

What: The 13th annual Yardbird Festival of Canadian Jazz showcases jazz musicians from across North America at The Yardbird Suite

When: November 7 to November 9, 2019
Time: 8 to 11
Where: The Yardbird Suite — 11 Tommy Banks Way, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

Big Wreck

What: Rockers Big Wreck bring their “but for the sun tour 2019” to Edmonton for two shows with special guest Texas King.

When: November 7 and November 8, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm (Thursday) (Doors 8 pm, show 9 pm (Friday)
Address: The Starlite Room – 10030 102 St NW, Edmonton
Tickets: Online