Welcome, November! While some of us may be dreading the return of the cold weather, we are excited to partake in a large list of fun activities in and around St. Albert to keep us warm.
1. Dig In Dining Week
Until November 10th, indulge in St. Albert’s first annual Dig In Dining Week, a gastronomic extravaganza showcasing the culinary talents of St. Albert chefs. Enjoy two and three-course meals at special prices across restaurants in St. Albert. You’re not going to want to miss the chance to try the delicious culinary offerings your city has to offer.
2. Farm Fair International
Also running until November 10th, Farm Fair International is one of Canada’s top agricultural shows. Guests are invited to partake in a wide variety of western entertainment, including a heritage ranch rodeo and stock dog trails. In the Winter Marketplace, visitors can find anything and everything western. Apparel, saddles, home décor and fashion accessories will all be on sale. Saddle up and head on down to Farm Fair International.
3. Six The Musical
Running from November 1st through 24th, the Citadel Theatre is running an interesting historical remake. Six musical remixes 500 years of historical heartbreak by retelling the story of the six wives of Henry VIII and turning it into a seventy-five-minute celebration of girl power. Should be an interesting show!
4. Explore the St. Albert Public Library
The St. Albert Public Library is rife with fun activities for the whole family. From Lego Fun at the Library to Drop in Game Jam, and from Walking Storytime to Teen Tuesdays, the St. Albert public library has a plethora of programs that will be sure to pique an interest among your family members.
One of the kings of Canadian comedy is coming to the Edmonton area. Rick Mercer, along with several award-winning Canadian comedians, will be on stage at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium on Friday, November 8th. This year, Just for Laughs is partnering up with Movember, and one dollar from every ticket sale will be donated to Movember Canada to support men’s health.
Poet and Novelist, Margaret Atwood is a Canadian literary giant. While millions of readers worldwide know her books cover to cover, few know the woman behind the type. Screening on November 11th and November 14th, this documentary explores Atwood’s interesting life, from her early years as a poet and novelist to her current international success.
7. Country Craft Fair
The Country Craft Fair showcases members of the St. Albert Place Visual Arts Council, with unique works of art for sale. Just in time for the holidays, this beautiful craft show will feature paintings, quilts, glasswork, fibre, floral and paper art, pottery, photography and more. The fair runs on November 16th and 17th. Don’t miss out!
With such a large list of things to see and do in November, there’s no chance of getting bored. Did we miss any great events happening in November? Comment below.