- Watch Oscar-qualifying movies at the 35th annual Edmonton International Film Festival running Oct. 1-10. A film guide is available online.
- The Grindstone Theatre will present EDMONten: A Showcase of Ten-Minute Plays by the Short & Suite Collective on Oct. 2.
- Project Unity Arts & Culture Festival and Market is a two-day event showcasing multicultural designers, vendors, artists, and performers on Oct. 2-3.
- Puddle of Mud Productions and the Sherbrooke Community League will host Triple Fun Day — a 45-minute choose your own adventure performance on Oct. 3. This event is the third of the art organization's public performances between Edmonton and Calgary.
- Firefly Theatre, an award-winning aerial circus performance company, will present VIVAREE on Oct. 3 at The Arden Theatre in St. Albert. Audiences are promised dizzying displays from aerialists, acrobats, and Australian Shepherds.
Photo: Puddle of Mud Productions organizes and leads fine arts classes in Edmonton and Calgary. (Truus Verkley/Puddle of Mud Productions)
Correction: Edmonton Opera's Wild Rose Opera Project (which was initially part of this edition of our weekend agenda) will not stream on Oct. 1, and instead will announce project updates in the coming weeks.