Lindork’s Lists #225 -Circus Arts Fest, Drive-in Movie, National Indigenous Peoples Day, 124 St. Food Bingo & MORE!

Lindork’s Lists #225 -Circus Arts Fest, Drive-in Movie, National Indigenous Peoples Day, 124 St. Food Bingo & MORE!

Newsletter for June 19-25, 2024

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Things to Do This Week

Things to do this weekend: circus arts festival, Pets in the Park, Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations and more!
Experience the Alberta Circus Arts Festival June 20-23!

Come one, come all, from June 20th – 23rd, 2024 for the Alberta Circus Arts Festival, hosted by Firefly Theatre and Circus. Check out four days of Canadian contemporary circus performances, along with FREE activities for everyone! There’s circus skill workshops for beginners through professionals, panels and discussions on art and life, and a fabulous Friday Circus Happy Hour – 5@Cirque! You will be treated to a world-class Canadian contemporary circus on an intimate scale. It’s like seeing Cirque du Soleil in your living room!

Learn more and plan your visit

On June 22, attend a Drive In Movie at Marquis West! 

Picture this: buttery popcorn, sweet candy and a giant screen flickering to life in the cozy comfort of your car!! Whether you’re cuddled up with blankets in the back seat or lounging in camping chairs by the trunk, it’s a cinematic experience unlike any other and you can find it at Marquis West, a new community in Northeast Edmonton.

Before the movie begins on Saturday, June 22, enjoy a variety of family-friendly activities and treats. Indulge in popcorn and candy favourites from yesteryear plus tour exceptional show homes by Morrison, Bedrock, Homes by Avi, Coventry and Jayman.

Your $15 ticket covers one parking spot for a vehicle, free pre-show activities, complimentary food trucks, drinks, popcorn and treats! PLUS ticket holders will receive one complimentary swag item! And proceeds support Edmonton Garrison Military Family Resource Centre.

Learn more and get tiCkets

Thanks to Alberta Circus Arts Festival, Marquis West and CASA Mental Health for supporting my small business with the following sponsored event messages.

  • Celebrate music and art along 124 Street (various locations)

    • Two summer activities are happening along 124 Street and Area this Saturday, June 22 including Make Music Edmonton, a FREE family-friendly music festival featuring a variety of musicians performing all over the area. The second annual #Chalk124Street is also back that evening featuring 15+ chalk art pieces / artists popping up all over the street. Both events take place from 4-8 p.m.

  • Speaking of music… here’s a few more local music events happening

  • Head to Pets in the Park (Buena Vista Park)

    • The Edmonton Humane Society’s Pets in the Park festival returns this weekend Sunday, June 23 at Buena Vista Park. Come celebrate pets and help the EHS raise funds. There’s a full day of paw-some events programming for people and pets. This event is FREE To attend and most activities are free too.

  • And here’s a few more things you may be interested in…

Got an Edmonton area event, virtual event, or something coming up you think my readers would be interested in knowing about? Let me know!

Food to Try This Week!

Eats this week: fresh B.C. fruit, summer drinks, food truck festival & more!
  • Check out Summer Solstice Street Eats (10011 109 St.)

    • The fine folks of District Cafe and Fox Burger are hosting the family-friendly Summer Solstice Street Eats Festival this weekend June 20-22 from 5-9 p.m. all nights, featuring food trucks, a licensed patio, DJs and more fun!

  • Try the Poke Burritos from Hawaiian Poke & More (7256 101 Ave.)

    • Short and sweet recommendation from subscriber Jerry:

      • “Have you tried Hawaiian Poke and More? The poke burritos rule!”

        • I have tried Hawaiian Poke & More and think they’re great!

  • Go on an Old Strathcona sweet treats crawl (various locations)

  • Take part in Meuwly’s Artisan Food Market presents: #Eat124St Bingo!

    • Check out the Meuwly’s #Eat124St bingo card for some great ideas on food and drink to try in and around the street and have some fun with it this summer for a chance to win prizes while supporting local businesses.

  • Check out Twice Cream’s new Sherwood Park location (#120 75 Salisbury Way)

    • Awesome Edmonton ice cream shop Twice Cream has opened a second location in Sherwood Park!! More and more great reasons to head out that way for your food and fun exploration.

  • Don’t miss signing up for Steve and Dan’s Fresh B.C. Fruit CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) Subscription Boxes!

    • The full Steve & Dan’s Fresh B.C. Fruit CSA season begins June 21 and you can get 10% off when you sign up with my code FRUITDORK!!! #SteveAndDansFreshBCFruit_Partner

    • The CSA boxes are a subscription to a variety of locally-grown, quality fresh fruits and vegetables that you pick up each week or every other week from NINE convenient Edmonton pickup locations.

    • You can order FULL SEASON, HALF SEASON, BI-WEEKLY, FAMILY or INDIVIDUAL/COUPLE BOXES (so many options!) Full season starts June 21, late season starts Aug 18. Something really worth noting is that Steve & Dan’s Fresh BC Fruit have kept this CSA box prices the same as last year!!! This is huge knowing how so many things have gone up in cost!!

Small Business Spotlight

Foosh, a popular clothing store combining sneakers, streetwear, music and art culture, is celebrating its 25th birthday this week! Until June 24, Foosh is doing up to 40% off to celebrate on both regular and sale priced items (some restrictions apply), and will also be throwing a birthday party at Double Dragon inside Fu’s Repair Shop on Friday, June 21. Established in 1999, Foosh is all about bringing in local artists/brands and uplifting community through their clothes and space.


New Blog Post

I forgot to share this last week, and it feels a little braggy to include lol but I did blog about receiving the inaugural Edmonton Tourism Award for Best Tourism Influencer this month and I’m pretty proud of that! Thanks to all of you for trusting my recommendations and experiences!!


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