Looking for something to do in the Sherwood Park area this April? There are lots of great events in Sherwood Park, and we’ll be posting our top few each month here on our blog! Here are our top things to do in Sherwood Park this month.
The Great Canadian Trade Fair and Sale
Price: $5/each or $10 for a family
When: April 8-10, 2016
Where: Millennium Place, 2000 Premier Way, Sherwood Park, AB
For more information, please visit: http://www.sherwoodparkchamber.com/events/trade-fair
The Great Canadian Trade Fair and Sale is an event that’s fun for the whole family! There are over 340 exhibitors, a family fun zone, and over 1,000 prizes to be won. It is also an excellent opportunity to talk with your city council and make connections with local professionals like lawyers, accountants, and bankers. Make sure to check out the home renovation hall to find services for home design and landscaping along with hot tubs, trailers, and vehicles. There’s even a Taste of Strathcona, where you can sample the great food from the restaurants in your community. Don’t miss this great weekend-long show!
501 Members Show and Sale
When: April 1 – May 1, 2016
Where: Gallery @501, 120, 501 Festival Ave, Sherwood Park, AB
For more information, visit: http://www.strathcona.ca/departments/recreation-parks-and-culture/arts-culture/art-gallery-501/current-art-exhibitions/
The 501 Members Show and Sale is a great opportunity to take in some local art and support your community. Participating artists will have their work available to the public all month long, with many pieces available for sale if you are looking to add to your collection. It’s a wonderful exhibit with art to suit just about any taste.
If you’re looking for unique, handmade gifts, you won’t want to miss the Wholly Handmade shopping extravaganza! There will be over 90 local artisans and crafters at the Strathcona County Community Centre selling their products. Best of all, it’s free to attend! Come see what the locals have been creating, from bath products, sweet treats, clothing, jewelry and accessories, and much more. You’re sure to find something you love. Check out Kingsley Events on social media to learn more:
10th Annual Evening of Poetry
When: Saturday, April 23, 2016, 7-9pm
Where: Fireside Lounge, Strathcona County Library, 401 Festival Ln, Sherwood Park, AB
For more information, visit: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=2270&EventID=264772&PK=
Enjoy an evening of wine, cheese, and poetry from some great Alberta poets. This evening will be hosted by Writer in Residence Marty Chan. There will also be an open mic portion for those who would like to read their own work to a crowd. April is National Poetry month, so this event couldn’t be timed better. You can pre-register for the event at www.sclibrary.ca, or by calling 780.410.8600.
We hope you enjoyed this list! Let us know on social media if you made it to any of these events and what you thought! Stay tuned next month for another roundup of things to do in Sherwood Park for May!