Edmonton Oil Kings v. Spokane Chiefs
When: Friday, 7 p.m.
Where: Rexall Place
Watch the Western Hockey League squad face-off against the Spokane Chiefs during a special jersey night.
In support of the Movember campaign, proceeds from the jersey auction will be donated to Prostate Cancer Canada. Tickets range from $15 to $29 at Ticketmaster.
The Cat Empire
When: Friday, 8 p.m.
Where: The Starlite Room
This six-member Australian band returns to the Starlite Room to share their unique brand of ska-inflected pop.
Expect a raucous time with The Cat Empire's energetic and largely improvised tracks. Tickets: $25 + Starlite Room membership.
Edmonton March for Peace and Nonviolence
When: Saturday, 12-2 p.m.
Where: Sir Wilfred Laurier Park
In conjunction with the World March for Peace and Nonviolence, activists will march to Hawrelak Park to support a “world without wars.” The conclusion of the march will be marked by a rally and some refreshments.
Red Boots, Black Tie and Bubbly: Shumka’s Golden Gala
When: Saturday, 6:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Where: National Arts Centre, Southam Hall
Join this Edmonton-based Ukrainian dance troupe for the celebration of its 50th anniversary gala, featuring the talent of local dancer Jeff Mortensen, the star of Cirque du Soleil. $100.
Parlour Dance Party
When: Saturday, 8 p.m.
Where: The Common
Parlour Magazine, a local fashion and lifestyle publication, promises a lively, flower-filled dance party for its readers at The Common.
Kevin Smith: Silent Bob Speaks Out
Where: Myer Horowitz Theatre
The acclaimed author-director behind Clerks, Dogma and Jay and Bob Strike Back, makes an appearance at the University of Alberta this weekend. Unlike his character, Silent Bob, Smith will enrapture the audience with his irreverent humour. Smith has already embarked on a number of similar, highly successful speaking engagements, one of which was turned into a film. Tickets are $59.50 at Ticketmaster.