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11 Events to Keep You Busy this March in Edson

Looking for ways to stay busy in Edson this month? March is packed with exciting events to keep you and your family entertained all month long! From fun activities to cultural experiences, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Let's dive into our list of 11 must-attend events taking place in Edson this March.


1. Spring Fashion Show


Spring Fashion Fling event poster

Get ready for a night of fun, style and community spirit at the Community Care Foundation's Spring Fashion Show Fundraiser at the Edson Legion on March 7.


Explore the latest trends showcased by fantastic local vendors all while supporting a good cause! Funds raised from this event will help the Community Care Foundation purchase a much-needed CT Scanner for the Edson Medical Centre in order to bring advanced healthcare to the community.


In addition to the fashion show, the evening will also include a 50/50 raffle, live auction and exciting raffle prizes.


Grab your tickets from Gelmici's Jewellers, In Your Drawers or Thymes Two!


 

Edson Royal Canadian Legion Joe Wynne Branch #51 (5016-5th Ave)

March 7 | 6 pm

 

2. Mbira Renaissance Band


The Mbira Renaissance Band

Get ready to groove to the mesmerizing beats of the award-nominated Mbira Renaissance Band at the Red Brick Arts Centre on March 9 as part of Edson Chautauqua's 2024 line-up!


This unique musical ensemble brings together the enchanting sounds of the mbira, a traditional African thumb piano, with a modern twist that will have you tapping your feet and swaying to the rhythm in no time. Imagine a fusion of the contemporary mbira sound coming together with reggae, afro jazz and afropop melodies - that's the magic of the Mbira Renaissance Band!


So whether you're a music aficionado or just looking for a fun night out, this event is sure to impress! Limited tickets are available for this unique cultural and musical experience.


 

Red Brick Arts Centre & Museum (4818-7th Ave)

March 9 | 7 pm

 

3. Wilson's Hockey Tournament


two persons playing ice hockey with referee
Photo by Jerry Yu on Unsplash.

Head out to the Edson & District Leisure Centre on March 15 and 16 to cheer on your favourite team participating in the annual Wilson‘s Hockey Tournament!


Presented by Wilson’s Skate Sharpening, this thrilling men’s hockey event brings together local teams in 4 divisions - A, B, C, and 45+. Whether you're a die-hard hockey fan or are just looking for some weekend entertainment, this tournament promises to deliver some top-notch hockey action that will keep you on the edge of your seat.


Don't forget to swing by the raffle table to try your luck to win some awesome prizes.


So mark your calendars, gather your friends and family, and join in the fun at the Wilson's Hockey Tournament - it's going to be a weekend you won't want to miss!


 

Edson & District Leisure Centre (1021-49th Street)

March 15-16 | Various times

 

4. Ladies Night


Ladies Night event poster

Ladies! Mark your calendars for a fabulous Ladies Night out at Pine Grove Community Hall on March 15.


Picture this: live entertainment that will have you in stitches, a cash bar to keep those drinks flowing, delicious appetizers to satisfy your taste buds, and let's not forget about the chance to win some exciting prizes! The cherry on top of this fantastic night is the hilarious comedian entertainer Carla White who will have you rolling with laughter all night long.


So gather your gal pals and enjoy an evening filled with laughter, good vibes, and some serious fun!


 

Pine Grove Community Hall (17230 Twp Road 542)

March 15 | 6 pm

 

5. Edson Dance Academy Recital


EDA 2024 Recital event poster

Are you ready to witness some incredible dance moves and support our talented young dancers at the Edson Dance Academy's 2024 Year-End Recital? Mark your calendars for March 15-17 because you won't want to miss this spectacular event!


Get ready to be amazed by the passion and dedication of these young dance enthusiasts as they showcase a variety of styles, including hip hop, jazz, musical theatre, ballet and more.


Whether you're a long-time dance lover or just looking for a fun night out, the Edson Dance Academy's recital is the place to be. So grab your friends and family and get ready to cheer on these talented performers as they light up the stage with their talent and energy!


 

Red Brick Arts Centre & Museum (4818-7th Ave)

March 15-17 | Various times

 

6. St. Patrick's Day Dinner and Dance


MacKay Community Hall St. Patrick's Day Family Dinner and Dance event poster

Get ready to paint the town green and celebrate St. Patrick's Day in style at the MacKay Community Hall’s St. Patrick’s Day Dinner and Dance on March 16!


It is sure to be a shamrockin' good time with live tunes from 'Wise Choice' and a silent auction featuring some great items up for grabs. Plus, be sure to remember to wear green to be entered to win some great door prizes!


Get your tickets by calling or texting Linda at 780-712-7195.


 

MacKay Community Hall (54017 Highway 751)

March 16 | 5 pm

 

7. Peers Mixed Bonspiel


Peers Mixed Bonspiel event poster

Get ready to sweep your way to victory at the Peers Mixed Bonspiel! It's time to dust off those curling stones and put on your best sombrero because from March 22-24, the Peers Curling Club is hosting a Mexican-themed bonspiel you won't want to miss.


Show off your team spirit by dressing up in your most creative Mexican-themed outfits for a chance to win some fabulous prizes. And don't forget to visit the cantina, where you can refuel and relax throughout the weekend.


Whether you're a seasoned curler or a first-timer, this bonspiel is the perfect opportunity to bond with friends, meet new people, and enjoy a weekend full of curling excitement.


 

Peers Multiplex (5114-51st Street, Peers)

March 22-24 | Starts at 6 pm on March 22

 

8. Family Fun Day


Family Wellness Day event poster

Yellowhead County invites you to Marlboro on March 26 and Brule on March 27 for an exciting Family Fun Day! For just $5 per family, you can enjoy a variety of activities that will make your weekend unforgettable.


At the event, unleash your creativity by building your own delicious sub, try your hand at baking some tasty treats, show off your artistic skills with a fun craft session, and even get moving with some energizing exercises. It's a perfect opportunity to bond with your loved ones while having a blast together.


Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to create lasting memories with your family.



 

Marlboro Community Hall (1015-20th Ave, Marlboro)

March 26 | 11 am - 1:30 pm


Brule Community Hall (5010 Mountain Road, Brule)

March 27 | 11 am - 1:30 pm

 

9. Lifeguard for a Day


Lifeguard for a Day event poster

Has your child ever wanted to see what it takes to be a lifeguard? Well, now is their chance because the Edson & District Leisure Centre will be hosting their ‘Lifeguard for a Day’ program on March 25 and 27.


Get ready to dive in and experience what it takes to be a lifeguard. You'll not only receive a cool t-shirt to show off your new skills, but you'll also learn all about lifeguarding techniques and responsibilities. And the fun doesn't stop there! You'll even get to splash around and join an aqua fit class to really get your heart pumping. This program is open to all water lovers aged 12 and up, so come out and make a splash!


 

Edson & District Leisure Centre (1021-49th Street)

March 25 & 27 | 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

 

10. Easter Carrot Hunt



Easter Carrot Hunt event poster

Hop into the Easter spirit with Signature K Ponies' upcoming Carrot Hunt on March 30th!


The hunt will have carrots hidden all around the farm your kids to discover. Once you've collected your carrots, head over to the Easter Bunny to trade them in for a delightful goody bag. And guess what? The Easter Bunny will be there in person to greet you with a hop and a smile!


But the excitement doesn't stop there! While you're at the farm, don't miss the chance to enjoy pony rides on a couple of the friendly ponies.


It's a day of Easter magic, pony fun, and sweet treats. So mark your calendars, gather your friends and family, and join us for a day of unforgettable memories. See you at the Carrot Hunt – let the fun begin!



 

Signature K Ponies (10 minutes west of Edson)

March 30 | 12 - 3 pm

 

11. Mom's Conference


Mom's Conference event poster

Moms – treat yourself to a day of renewal and rejuvenation at Yellowhead County FCSS’s annual Mom’s Conference on March 14 in Wildwood.


This year’s conference will feature a keynote address by the amazing Nita Knapp, who will be sharing her wisdom on navigating mental health while raising a family.


Additionally, there will be a resource and information fair to browse through, awesome prizes up for grabs, cute gift bags to take home, and a delicious lunch to keep you fueled throughout the day.


It's going to be a day full of learning, laughing, and connecting with other fabulous moms. Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to pamper yourself – you deserve it!


 

Wildwood Community Hall (Wildwood, AB)

March 14 | 9 am - 3 pm

 


How will you stay busy in Edson this March?

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