Plenty of choices for the first March weekend! Mild weather will make for pleasant times outdoors.
On Now through the week-end it’s the World Famous CPTC Championships in Beausejour-https://cptcracing.com/
ON NOW at the RBC Convention Centre , it’s the 5 star Mid-Canada Boat Show , spotlighting 250 boats from 70 vendors. Thousands will be there so expect parking at a premium. https://www.facebook.com/events/327646527617821
Saturday and Sunday-Big Day Wedding EXPO at Assiniboia Downs- Two Fashion Shows a day-Free Parking- 11-4pm both days.
The Winnipeg Scottish Festival on SATURDAY: Canad Inns Polo Park- AM. It’s the Best Bagpipers and drummers in competition ..afternoon catch the pipe bands http://www.winnipegscottishfestival.com/
The Alberta Ballet performs 14 classic songs from Elton John and Bernie Taupin…..5 stars from the critics. FRIDAY and Saturday at 730- Sunday at 2pm.
MTC Main Stage- “Black Coffee”- Hercule Poirot must solve the mystery.
MTYP- Theatre for young people-features 3 one act plays Friday Night.
French Cultural Center- On ow- The Flats- A Dark Comedy.
PTE-Elle-Based on a true story- Portage Place.
Warehouse Theatre- American Idiot: The Green Day Musical Friday Saturday and Sunday
NHL- Jets and the Blues Friday ; Jets and the Avs Saturday night- MTS Center.
SATURDAY-Ft. Whyte Alive-ASTRONOMY Dinner-then enjoy the wonders of the night sky-event begins at 6pm https://www.fortwhyte.org/event/astronomy-dinner/?
SUNDAY-Ft. Whyte Alive- ICE BIKE 2017-Fat Bike Edition- http://wcwraces.com/
Saturday and Sunday-Ukrainian Labour Temple on Pritchard hosts TAKEN:Traditional Indigenous Music both days.
Sunday- St. Boniface Cathedral-3pm- The Wpg. Philharmonic Choir performs Schubert and Brahms.
New Movies :
BALLERINA- French Canadian Animated movie- 4 theaters will show this -3***
BEFORE I FALL-Young adult variation of Groundhog Day- Polo Park and The Towne play this. Three and a half Stars
BITTER HARVEST-McGillivray-Based on the Ukraine Famine in the 1930’s. 2 Stars.
I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO-Story of three assassinated African Americans-Grant Park. 3.5 Stars
THE SHACK- Plays at Polo Park-Stars Sam Worthington- Only 1 star here.
TABLE 19 –Grant Park and McGillivray-no rating here.
LOGAN-Critics give it 4 stars- Called the Final Wolverine Movie-expect big crowds @ 6 Theatres. Here’s the official Trailer: