June 03, 2012

TODAY for One Day Only: The Highlands Street Festival!

Today, for one day only!!!
Today`s the day!  The Highlands Street Festival runs from 10 AM - 5 PM and has over 60 vendors, musicians, kids activities, entertainment, special deals at local businesses and more!

At Apple Box Boutique we are featuring:

Visit us in the boutique for fantastic furniture, home decor and a bounty of beautiful florals by:

Here is all the Festival information...
See you there!

The Highlands Street Festival is an annual outdoor market that is fun for the entire family.  Created by the Highlands 112 Avenue Merchants, the festival highlights the area, local businesses and their wares while offering entertainment and fun for all ages.
  • Outdoor Market
  • Local Art & Music
  • Face Painting
  • Children’s Area
  • Horse & Wagon Ride
  • Historical Displays
  • Fun Run & Dog Parade
  • Silent Auction

2 Curls Jewellery
Airbender Custom Artistry
Artesanias Casesa
Avantina Fantasy Jewelry
Bluebird Hills Farm Soap
Canadian Maple Shack
Creole Envie
Dazzling Designs
Epicure Selections
FireLillie Boutique
Gandahara Designs
Greenwood Soaps
Gypsy Gardens
Hormonic Images
Illumination Fotography
Juice Plus
Keishkamma Canada
Karen's Mosaic Studio
Laura McGlone Photography
Little Big Bug
Little Clover Ideas
Livewire Jewellery
Maria Pace Wynters
Mother Earth Essentials
Street Sweets
Tröst - Kids Wear
Tupper Ware
Vintage Recreations
Whiteout Workshop
Woodland Botanicals

John & Caroline
Mandolin/Moen Stage - 10am

The O'Neills
Mandolin/Moen Stage - 11am

The O'Neills are a Edmonton trio that plays traditional Celtic melodies. The O'Neills have entertained Highlanders at a number of local events including the Highlands Pancake Breakfast and Highlands St. Paddy's Day
Pub Night.

Rebecca Lappa
Mandolin/Moen Stage - 12pm
Rebecca is a prolific songwriter inspired by observations of life, historical events, and literary references. Her songs range from pop to folk, from explorations of the dark side of human nature to get-stuck-in-your-head catchy tunes about conquests and heroes. A classically trained singer, Rebecca’s expressive soprano is accompanied by her keyboard

Sara Isabel
Mandolin/Moen Stage - 1pm
Sara believes that good music is about skill and talent coming together with honesty and heart --- but most of all, music is about having fun. Grounded by her dedication to hard work, and strengthened by her joy in music, Sara Isabel looks forward to sharing her music with audiences all over.

Justine Ann Vandergrift
Mandolin/Moen Stage - 2pm
Alberta based singer-songwriter, Justine has been singing and ceating music her entire life. Her sound has been classified as country-folk, gospel, jazz, pop and blues. Her witty and insightful lyrics coupled with her passionate one-of-a-kind voice make Justine stand out long after an performance.

Bellevue Community League
Offering promotional materials for programs and selling membership.

Edm. Ladies Meet Up Group
Offering painted birdhouses, flower pots, canvases and baked treats.
Highland Community League
Offering signed copies of the 1st edition book entitled Highlands/Bellevue & Virgina Park: Commemorative Benches, Signs, Plaques & Trees by J. Tidridge as well as league memberships and information.
Highlands Historical Society
Offering the limited Cetennial edition of the 1st edition book entitled My Hearts is In Highlands by author Ken Tingley.
Highlands Gardening Club
Offering information and a selection of perennial plants.

Master Naturalist Group
Helping to build community capacity, knowledge and enthusiasm for ongoing stewardship of local natural areas.
Neighbourhood Church
Offering information and popcorn. 
Virginia Park - Fine Arts Night
Providing information on the school as well as their 2012 cookbook.

Face Painting
w/ Lady Dolphin
Balloon Sculptures
10am - 5pm
w/ The Balloon Gang
Cool Crafts
w/ Grandin Preschool
Reading Corner
w/ Edmonton Public Library
Games, Bubbles
& Baby Blanket

1pm - 5pm
w/ City of Edmonton

Taoist Tai Chi
11209-65 Street - 2pm
The Taoist Tai Chi™ internal arts have their origin in the tradition of Taoist internal alchemy. Alchemy in Taoism is a process of changing and transforming the body to the original healthy state. This starts with the transformation of the physical body.

Lomani Mundi
11204-65 Street - 3:30pm
Established in 2011, Lomani Mundi is a peer-lead women’s world percussion group. Drawn together by our love of world music and the call of the drum, we perform African, Afro-Cuban, Middle Eastern, Irish, and original pieces using djembes, djundjuns, kpanlogos, bodhrans, congas, bongos, doumbeks, and small percussion instruments.

Fire Inspired - Poi
6507-112 Avenue - 4pm
Infusing seamless choreography with artistic style, we bring a modern twist on the ancient Maori art of poi. This special event is coordinated by Fire Inspired Production

Horse & Wagon Ride
6419-112 Avenue - 20 Minutes Mandolin Books & Coffee Company. This special event is coordinated by Arie Jol

Highlands Fun Run & Walk
2pm - 11155-65 Street
Proceeds to rebuild the Highlands community centre! Special event coordinated by the Running Room and the Highlands Community League
$10 / 2.5km - Register Now!
$15 / 5km - Register Now!

Highlands Dog Parade
1pm, 11208-65 Street
Proceeds to the Humane Animal Rescue Team. This special event coordinated by Fiesty Fido
$10 / Dog- Register Now!

Streetcar Display
Hosted by: Wayne Moen
6417-112 Avenue
Presented by: Edmonton Radial Railway Society
Vintage Fire Engine
w/ Sparky the Fire Dog
11am - 2pm
Location: 65 Street
Presented by:
Edmonton Fire Department

Vintage Edmonton Transit Bus
Location: 65 Street
Presented by:
Edmonton Transit

Historical Telephone Display
Location: Direct Line Insurance Windows
6414-112 Avenue
Presented by:
Telephone Historical Centre
Historical Camera Display
Location: Eye Masters
6515-112 Avenue
Presented By: Dream Studios

Highlands Historical
Walking Tour

Location: 2pm, Infront of Sterling Real Estate
11155-65 Street
Presented by:
Highlands Historical Society


The 2012 Silent Auction will be hosted by our new neighbours to the West, the Edmonton Bicycle Communters Society.
Make sure to check out the great items up for auction. All proceeds go to the Edmonton Bicycle Commuters and their programs including Art & Bicycles, the Spoke and Ghost Bikes.

Apple Box Boutique
Brian Mason, MLA
Chickies Antiques
Derma Lounge
Direct Line Insurance
Diva Communications
Eye Masters
Highlands Kitchen
La Boheme - Bed & Breakfast
Mandolin Books & Coffee Co
Sandal Wood Spa & Salon
Sabrina Butterfly Designs
Sterling Real Estate
Sugar Blossoms
Wayne Moen, Remax Realty
Wheelworx Art Studio
Wool Revival

Rotary Club of Edmonton
IM Solutions
Avenue Magazine

Edmonton Journal
Edmonton Sun - Weather
Only Here For the Food - Blog
Loosen Your Belt - Blog
Mastermaq - Flickr Photos


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