As one of the largest LGBTQ2A+ film festivals in Canada, Fairy Tales, Calgary’s queer film festival, features dozens of entertaining and thought-provoking films every year. Programming includes local, national and international work with opportunities for filmmakers and audiences to engage. The festival provides a platform for queer artists and builds community by bringing together diverse voices for education and connection.
Join Avens Gallery for live demos with artists Rachelle Brady and Michael Sydoryk and connect with the artists in this dynamic environment. The delicious texture of thick oil paint applied with palette knife by Rachelle Brady will keep you intrigued. Michael Sydoryk's equally powerful wildlife, particularly bison, move us to a sense of strength and resilience. Both artists work to masterfully create awareness for their beautiful landscapes and wildlife, donating to conservation and wildlife itself. Come celebrate with them. They look forward to seeing you soon.
Send in the Girls Burlesque, Edmonton’s award winning smart, sexy, storytellers brings their show. With Glowing Hearts: A Canadian Burlesque Revue back to Fort Edmonton Park this June. Celebrating the local history and the untold story of Canadian feminists, heroines, and trail blazers, With Glowing Hearts is a Burlesque revue extravaganza celebrating Canadian women throughout history. With a rocking CANCON (that’s all Canadian songs) soundtrack, and performances from Delia Barnett, Sarah Jackson, Madelaine Knight, Kiki Quinn and Sydney Parcey, choreography by Leah Paterson and hosted by the incomparable Albertan feminist Nellie McClung (Ellen Chorley)- you won’t want to miss this patriotic party. This 5 Star Sold-Out Smash hit has brought audiences to their feet at Jasper Pride, Edmonton Fringe and right here at Fort Edmonton Park.
An annual show and sale by members of the Parkland County Art Club. Meet the artists. Drop-in event. Advance registration is not required. Regular admission applies. Season Pass holders and Friends of the Garden members get free admission.
Come and help the Red Deer Community Band Society celebrate 50 years in Central Alberta! Doors open at 5:30 pm. The dinner buffet starts at 6:00 pm. They will have musical entertainment from Jazz Explosion, The Red Deer Royals, and other bands. There will also be fantastic silent auction items available to bid on, along with a dinner and dance at the Harvest Centre, Marquis Room – Westerner Park. Tickets are $50 + tax.
Join Marge and Cassandra Johnson, two Cree artists from Alberta, to make an authentic Cree craft. While crafting under the starry sky at Elk Island National Park, they will share information about Cree culture and the significance of the chosen craft. Come learn about the significance of the 7 Sacred Teachings. After crafting, roast bannock over a fire, slather it with some homemade jam, and share stories with new friends. A park pass is required.