Victoria Holiday Week-end is underway. People open cottages, many plant gardens and flowers and tons of farmers markets will open! Check out the Happenings we’ve found for you!
DINOSAURS are everywhere. The Manitoba Museum on Main opens a special display of The World’s Giants Dinosaurs, some 6 stories tall! The Zoo has also brought back Dinosaurs Alive! 16 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs throughout a forested path in the Zoo.
ON NOW- The Manhitoabee Festival with one of the largest powwows in North America, an Indigenous Marketplace and Trade Show, Jigging and Square Dance competition. Friday Night at Club Regent Event Centre it’s the 2017 Indigenous Music Awards. Saturday and Sunday -800dancers compete in the Massive International Pow-Wow @ the Convention Center. www.manitoahbee.com
RACING This weekend at Assiniboia Downs-Friday – Saturday night then Holiday Monday Afternoon- www.ASDowns.com
ON NOW- KEYCON – Manitoba’s premier Science Fiction & Fantasy Literary Convention- Radisson Hotel Downtown. www.keycon.org
OAK Hammock Marsh- Get into the Wetlands this weekend-www.oakhammockmarsh.ca
Friday and Saturday- Red River Exhibition Park for the Winnipeg Night Market-ethnically diverse foods-crafts-music and entertainment. https://www.indiexchangeinternational.com/winnipeg-night-market
PICASSO- Winnipeg Art Gallery-over 100 Drawings and Big Crowds coming to view. wag.ca
SUNDAY come for a train ride on board the Prairie Dog Central Railway-www.pdcrailway.com
THE FORKS- Riverwalk is open and the Riverboats are working.- The International Writers Book Sale underway. Children’s Museum and Manitoba Theatre for Young People all located at The Forks.
FORT Whyte ALIVE-Free Fishing Weekend.
SUNDAY-Holiday Inn on Ellice for Family Expo and Kids Fair.
RBC Convention Centre-SweetGrass Fashion week on now through Sunday http://www.sweetgrassfashionweek.com/
MONDAY at the Forks. Lightitup4HD…Free..Volunteers for Huntington Disease lighting up sites in purple and blue raising awareness of those who suffer.
SATURDAY-McNally Robinson- UFO’s book launch at 730- Inside Story of Steve Michalak’s encounter from 50 years ago.
CLEBRATIONS Dinner Theatre for Greased2.
Wolseley and Wellington Crescent both Closed Sunday and Monday to Vehicles-Cyclists and Runners only!
Let’s GO to a MOVIE! New this weekend:
Diary of a Wimpy Kid-local critics pan this one-Only 1 star- Stars Alicia Silverstone-5 Theatres show this.
Everything, Everything– Romance –Drama about a teen who’s spent her whole life indoors because of immunodeficiency –Plays at three venues.
ALIEN: Covenant- Expected to pack theatres this weekend-Michael Fassbender-Sci-Fi Thriller-Three and a Half Stars and shows at 6 Winnipeg venues. Check out the Trailer…..