CBC Edmonton’s Turkey Drive @ CBC Edmonton
Dec 13 @ 1:00 pm – Dec 21 @ 2:00 am

The CBC Edmonton Turkey Drive is back for its 23rd year!

Help us raise $500,000 for Edmonton’s Food Bank.

You can donate anytime online at or in person at CBC Edmonton (10062-102 Ave)

CBC Edmonton donation hours:
Weekdays: 7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Weekends: Noon – 4 p.m.

Thursday, December 13th:
-Tune in to Edmonton AM for a cookie decorating party with the three finalists from this season’s Great Canadian Baking Show and other guests
-Social takeover! Hang out with Linda Hoang all morning on Instagram @CBCEdmonton and Twitter @mycbcyeg

Saturday, December 15th:

Sunday, December 16th:
Join us at YEG Cycle 124th Street for a charity ride! $20 will get you a spot in a class taught by Jasmyn Ellis, and meet and greet with CFL Alumni!

Monday, December 17th:
-Join Min Dhariwal as he broadcasts live from Square 1 Coffee during Edmonton AM!

Tuesday, December 18th:
-Min will be live again with Edmonton AM at Paramo Cafe. Stop by with your Turkey Drive donation, or just to say hello!
-Social takeover! Chris Tse is taking over our social feeds; follow along as he takes us on a run through the river valley and see what else he gets up to.

Wednesday, December 19th:
-Our third and final remote location broadcast with Min Dhariwal during Edmonton AM live from Koffee Kafe!

Thursday, December 20th:

Visit Centre Stage for noon-hour entertainment on weekdays all through Turkey Drive!
Thursday, December 13th: Holyrood School Choir
Friday, December 14th: Mill Creek Colliery Band
Monday, December 17th: Kameyosek School Choir
Tuesday, December 18th: TBD
Wednesday, December 19th: Dr. Lila Fahlman School
Thursday, December 20th: Grandin and Belvedere School Choirs

Be sure to follow along on all our feeds for all the latest Turkey Drive news and numbers. Tag your photos with #turkeydriveyeg for a chance to be featured on our feed!

Creating Hope Society’s Festive Community Luncheon @ Edmonton Intercultural Centre, 9538 107 Avenue
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join Creating Hope Society and our Community Partners for a FREE Christmas Dinner.

Everyone is welcome

B’s 16th Annual Christmas Party For The Less Fortunate @ Trinity Lutheran Edmonton
Dec 18 @ 8:00 pm – Dec 19 @ 2:00 am

Come and celebrate with us B’s 16th Annual Christmas Party for our less fortunate friends.

Because of the generosity of the community, we feed hundreds of people and then provide delivered meals to seniors, veterans and families in need.

We can do it again!!!

The event will be free of charge. But those that can donate can at the event. Please do not drop off new clothing or food donations at the party.

We will be providing an all you can eat full course turkey and ham dinner with all the fixings, desserts and beverages. There will be live musicians providing us with entertainment.

Any donations towards party or essentials for our homeless is greatly appreciated.
ALL DONATIONS may be dropped off at 3424 83 street prior to Dec 18th, donations for hampers prior to Dec 20th. Please message to make arrangements.


Winter gear for men women and children.

NEW CLOTHES and TOILETRIES; socks, t-shirts (large for men, medium for women), toothbrush & paste, toilet paper, feminine pads, razors, shampoos, conditioners, body wash (full and sample sizes)…and new toys.

Food Donations for the Event:
Frozen peas carrots corn
Salad mix
Salad dressings
Cranberry sauce
Desserts homemade/store bought

Food Donations for hampers
Deadline is Dec 20th.
Instant rice
Instant mash potatoes
Turkey gravy mix
Cranberry sauce
Pancake Mix
Pancake Syrup
Aluminum roasting pans.
We are also asking for CASH DONATIONS IF you haven’t already purchased the products you planned to donate. This will allow us to purchase products at wholesale prices and the money will go much further. I have been able to help multiple families through out the year. Thanks to all of you!!!

E-Transfers are the most convenient. The email for transfers is: Please send the password in a separate email.

**If you would like to volunteer for the dinner, please email our Volunteer Coordinator, Rebecca Reid at:

Please message me if you have any questions. Thank you, Brenda

Eat and Drink Like an Italian @ Cafe Amore Bistro
Dec 19 @ 1:00 am – 5:00 am

Cafe Amore Bistro exclusively presents, “Eat and Drink like an Italian”, featuring Chef Alessandro Licastro & Owner Cafe Amore Bistro Cristo Crudo.

A multi course Italian family style dinner(antipasto.,homemade gnocchi, ossobucco, insalata di casa, cannoli, fresh fruit, etc) meal comes with 1/2 litre wine per person , entertainment etc, that will make your tastebuds dance into the evening. The event starts from when you reserve your table and tickets are $79.95 (GST/Gratuity & Taxi Voucher included).

Dress: Casual
Menu, and event details posted.

Call (780) 477 7896 to reserve your spot and tickets ! Don’t be late, ca-pish?

Cirque Musica Wonderland @ Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Dec 19 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am

CIRQUE MUSICA HOLIDAY presents Wonderland is an all-new concert experience featuring the cast of Cirque Musica together with your favorite holiday songs performed by a live symphony orchestra. Cirque Musica Holiday will bring audiences on a journey into a world of “Wonderland”

The Willows & George Koller – Candy Cane Lane @ St. Andrew's United Church
Dec 19 @ 2:00 am – 3:30 am

” Take me down to Candy Cane Lane! ” by The Willows

Edmonton born vocal harmony trio The Willows and bassist George Koller are back in town for their annual Food Bank Fundraising Holiday Tour! We have our favourite pianist Daniel Gregorio joining us!

Join the chorus, and bring friends and family out for a memorable night of music and celebration.

Tickets are Pay What You Can at the door (suggested $20)
Cash and non-perishable food donations go directly to Edmonton’s Food Bank!

The Willows are a dynamic close harmony vocal jazz trio, wowing audiences with their signature nostalgic charm. With Krista Deady as contralto, Andrea Gregorio as soprano and Lauren Pedersen as mezzo-soprano, the refreshing harmonies of these sophisticated songstresses will transport you back to the classiest of eras in music—today. Their newly released album, “Tea for Three,” debuted at #2 on the iTunes Jazz Chart and #6 on the National Jazz Chart, and is receiving radio play on CBC Radio, JazzFM 91.1 and various other stations across Canada.

George Koller is an award winning bassist, producer and composer, and has accumulated hundreds of wildly diverse performing, touring and recording credits in his expansive musical career. He has performed with many treasured musicians including Peter Gabriel, Holly Cole, Loreena McKennitt, Ian Tyson, David Clayton-Thomas, Phil Woods, The Shuffle Demons, Olivia Newton-John, Chaka Khan, Eddie Harris, Eartha Kitt and Laila Biali. George was presented with the 2007 national jazz award for “Bassist of the Year” and has performance and/or producer credits on over 800 albums.

***Please arrive early to find parking and seats! Last year’s concert filled up quickly and we are anticipating another full audience for this year’s performance!

The Afternoons, 10c2short, The Lonely Spooners & Jeremy Sinclair @ The Aviary
Dec 19 @ 2:30 am – 5:30 am

Yeg Music is proud to present at The Aviary on December 18th, 2018

the afternoons


The Lonely Spooners

Jeremy Sinclair

Doors open at 7:30PM
Music Starts at 8:00PM
All Ages Venue

Ticket prices are as posted:
$15 + convenience fee online at
$20 at the door

Cash, Debit, and Credit payment options available at the door.

Please email for further information/questions.

Simpsons Xmas Trivia & Diorama Contest Dec 18th at The Buck @ The Buckingham
Dec 19 @ 3:00 am – 6:00 am

Tipsy Trivia and The Buckingham are proud to bring you Simpsons Trivia: Xmas Edition + Diorama Contest!

We’ll be taking 25 questions from the Christmas episodes of the Simpsons, and 25 questions from the first 10 seasons –we’ll passing out over $300 in prizes to top teams and as door prizes throughout the night! Teams of up to 6 people can compete on these 5 rounds of trivia, and (optionally) enter into our 2nd Diorama contest!

Diorama Contest: Each team is able to submit 1 diorama for judgement by your peers (and Buckingham employees). Dioramas should be Simpson themed, though the Christmas theme is optional.
The best diorama will receive $100 worth of prizing, with second place receiving $50 in prizing.

As always, no electronic devices or notes during trivia. Tickets $10.99 per person in advance, $15 cash at the door.

Tipsy Trivia Event FAQ at

Light Walk @ Muttart Conservatory
Dec 20 @ 12:00 am – 4:00 am

Experience magic as you walk through our Temperate Pyramid. There will be a variety of light installations that will light up the space and transform it into a winter wonderland. This display will be lit up every Wednesday and Thursday starting November 14 until the end of January. Wednesday nights are adult only. Thursday nights are family friendly.

Regular admission or an annual pass for entry.

Cookie Decorating and Boozy Cocoa at District Cafe @ 10011 109 Street Northwest #101, Edmonton, AB T5J 0B9
Dec 20 @ 1:30 am – 3:00 am

Come be merry, decorating and drink at District. Celebrate the holidays with us at a grown up version of cookie decorating where you’ll decorate two in-house made gingerbread cookies, and enjoy a boozy hot chocolate included in your ticket.

Come and enjoy a taste of District Cafe, as you declrate A pair of gingerbread men, to your heart’s content.

Sip, decorating and socialize at this and District Event.

Art After Dark, The Grinch @ Celtic Knot Pub
Dec 20 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am

The Grinch and Max!!!

Join local artist Tyler Dianocky as he guides you through this painting of the holiday classic The Grinch, and Max of course. This painting is done on a 9×19 inch sanded board and comes with a stencil so you don’t have to draw.

Get ready for a FUN evening of painting, creativity, entertainment, laughs, great music and food. The Celtic knot has $8 Dollar flatbread and $5 drinks on Thursdays. Attendees can and are encouraged to add and change whatever they like in the painting. You can and will complete this painting!

LOCATION: The Celtic Knot
DATE: Weds, Dec 19th, 2018
TIME: 7:00pm-10:00pm
PAINTING: The Grinch and Max

What’s included?

-Painting supplies: paint, brushes, easel, and canvas. The canvas is yours to take home at the end of the evening.
-A great time with friends!!
***Due to the nature of the limited Ticketed event tickets need a min of 48 hours notice for cancellation. It is the responsibility of the purchaser to sell the ticket or find another person to fill the space if you cannot attend after the 48 hour period.
***If the event is SOLD OUT. There is no refunds or exchanges as it is a limited, live ticketed event.
(If this does happen, ticket holders can sell their tickets to people on the waitlist or post on the event forum.
*** Regular ticket price is $45.
*** This event is 18+

Edmonton Story Slam @ 9910
Dec 20 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am

10 story tellers, 5 minutes, 5 judges, total glory.

Harvest Imports Tasting @ 14514 115 Avenue NW
Dec 20 @ 2:30 am – 5:30 am

Need a last minute Christmas gift for those special someones a.k.a. your whisky-drinking friends? Well here’s your chance to test drive some fine uisge-beatha (Scottish Gaelic for “Water of Life”. Presenting on behalf of Harvest Imports will be the inimitable Val Walker and we will be sampling from a wide selection of her portfolio such as: Arran, Coopers’ Choice and maybe even Rogue Farms Distillery. This will be a cracker just before the holidays begin. Tickets will be available on the UnWined website: beginning Nov 28, 2018. This will sell out fast so act quickly … why be disappointed.

Ayla Brook & Sound Men’s Annual Xmas Shindig w/ Nadine Kellman @ The Empress Ale House
Dec 20 @ 3:00 am – 6:30 am

Here we go again…
Ayla Brook & The Sound Men’s Annual Xmas Shindig!
with super pal
Nadine Kellman and The Black Wonders
Wednesday Dec 19

Light Walk @ Muttart Conservatory
Dec 21 @ 12:00 am – 4:00 am

Experience magic as you walk through our Temperate Pyramid. There will be a variety of light installations that will light up the space and transform it into a winter wonderland. This display will be lit up every Wednesday and Thursday starting November 14 until the end of January. Wednesday nights are adult only. Thursday nights are family friendly.

Regular admission or an annual pass for entry.

Andy & the Poutines, Lovelet, Ben Mike, Marona (debut!) @ The Buckingham
Dec 21 @ 1:00 am – 5:00 am

Sweaty Palms’ Welcome Back From The East Holiday Party!

Our pals are back with tales of Montreal Bagels & they’re joined by old buds & new!

Andy & the Poutines AKA Andy and The Dannys
Big Boy Andy is back home, joined by his Gender Poutineer’s!

“real” “sad” “boy” “hours”

Ben Mike & The Beatles

Marona (first show!)
featuring members of Katie & Wildfire & Slow Girl Walking
I don’t know what it sounds like yet, come find out with me!!
Thursday, December 20th @ the Buckingham
Doors 8:00pm, Show 9:00pm
$10 at the Door
More from Sweaty Palms >>>

Sweaty Palms respectfully acknowledges that this event takes place on Treaty 6 territory, on the traditional land of Cree, Blackfoot, and Metis peoples. We are all Treaty participants, we must commit to better understanding our role in moving towards reconciliation.

This show is intended to be safe and comfortable for all.
Zero tolerance for oppressive behavior and/or language
Please feel free to contact Mustafa Rafiq or Ellen Reade ahead of time, or approach either at shows with any concerns

Winter Wagon Nights @ Fort Edmonton Park
Dec 21 @ 1:00 am – 4:00 am

Who can resist wagon rides and winter lights in the beauty of the Edmonton river valley? Gather friends, family, and your special someone for Winter Wagon Nights. You and your guests will enjoy a mesmerizing trip through Fort Edmonton Park’s 1920s Street in a cozy horse-drawn wagon. Make lasting memories as you enjoy hot chocolate, shimmering lights, and beautiful sights.

Escape the hustle and bustle without leaving the city. In addition to the wagon rides, guest will enjoy warming up next to winter bonfires and shopping a collection of uniquely curated gifts. A licensed bar and refreshments available for purchase.

Tickets are $10 each. Admission is free for children under 3. Limited walk-up tickets will be available.

Concerts at the Conservatory: December 20 @ Muttart Conservatory
Dec 21 @ 1:30 am – 3:00 am

The last in our concert series! If you missed your first chance, don’t worry! Our holiday musicians are back, taking requests from the audience to sing new and old festive songs that you love. Feel free to join in, there’s nothing better than a sing-along. When intermission arrives, take a tour in the pyramids to learn something
amazing about our plants.

Rachel Gleddie, Kaylee Caura Lee, Kaeley Wiebe & Nisto @ Cafe Blackbird
Dec 21 @ 1:30 am – 4:30 am

Yeg Music is proud to present live music at Cafe Blackbird on December 20th, 2018:Rachel Gleddie

Kaylee Caura Lee

Kaeley Wiebe


Doors open at 6:30PM
Music Starts at 7:00PM
All Ages Venue

Ticket prices are as posted:$12 + convenience fee online at
$15 at the door

Cash and Credit payment options available at the door.Please email for further information/questions.

Open Mic & Jam @ Moonshiners Stony Plain
Dec 21 @ 2:00 am – 5:00 am

It’s open mic season and Steve is back at Moonshiners each third Thursday of the month… bring your instrument, voice or even just come on down and catch the great talent the area has to offer.

Big Rock Let it Beer: Feat. The Wet Secrets @ Edmonton Fringe Theatre
Dec 21 @ 3:00 am – 6:30 am

As 2018 comes to a close, we’re wrapping up the year the best way we know how – party. music. beer!!! Ring in the holiday season at our “sort of” Christmas show with The Wet Secrets! Expect great Big Rock Brewery beers and ciders, small bites, swampy basslines, dancing ladies with brassy hornstacks, and maybe the occasional tacky sweater…

Raise a glass in good company to the festive time of year!

Concert takes place at the Edmonton Fringe Theatre
Doors at 7pm
Music at 8pm
Tickets only $15

When purchasing tickets, click the show time 20:00 to add to your cart.

Killitorous & Malicious Intent at Rendevous @ Rendezvous Pub
Dec 21 @ 3:00 am – 8:00 am

Thursday, December 20th – Please join Voxx Promos, DV8 PRODUCTIONS and Rendezvous Pub in welcoming supergroup and party grind band, Killitorous coming through on their first Western Canadian tour ever! Local guests TBA! Be sure not to miss out on this night of brutality!

Technical Death Metal band from Toronto/Ottawa/Montreal.
Killitorous consists of The Passion to “grind” and the general love of fast-paced Technical – Death – Metal…we wanted to be the band we never saw.

Formed in 2006-07, the band is formed of current as well as ex-members of Suffocation(Nuclear Blast Records), Blind Witness, Vital Remains (Century Media Records), Annihilator(UDR Records, The Kindred (Sumerian Records) and First Fragment & Immersed (Unique Leader Records) & Divine Realm….

The band and is set by creating music in the light of the bands they grew up loving. Killitorous is excited to be releasing their 2nd album “The Afterparty” after so many years of hard work and perseverance.

Visit us here:
Online Store:
follow us on instagram under “killitorous”


Doors at 7:30 / Bands at 8 / $13 Door



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The Weekend Kids at The Starlite Room – Temple @ The Starlite Room
Dec 21 @ 3:00 am – 6:00 am

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Marco Claveria Quartet @ O'Byrne's Irish Pub
Dec 21 @ 3:30 am – 6:30 am

Holiday Open House Party @ Erickson House 3203 47 street, Beaumont, Alberta, T4X0B7
Dec 22 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am

Hello Friends and Family. Everyone is welcome at the Erickson house; please join us for food, drinks, and a whole lot of fun.

Stay for a short time or stay all night, as per normal we’ll have food and drinks (yes alcoholic ones too) however if there is something you’d like to bring feel free.