It’s Manitoba’s special summer weekend when our province pays tribute to one of our greatest Canadians by naming Monday as Terry Fox Day!
BIG Crowds expected for ISLENDINGADAGURINN , the Icelandic Festival in Gimli….parking won’t be easy but the festival is Funderfull! Summer Games Sailing will be part of this at the Harbour. Friday To Monday. Icelandicfestival.com
CANADA Summer Games underway at 16 various city venues www.2017canadagames.ca
SUNDAY- 2 weeks of Folklorama begins www.folklorama.ca
Friday Saturday and MONDAY Derby day at the Downs for thoroughbred racing www.ASDowns.com
The FORKS Monday – Oodena Circle for the Founding Nations Pow Wow.
FRIDAY night- Southdale CC on Lakewood blvd features the CP Canada 150 Train with Dean Brody and Dallas Arcand in a three hour event …TEN Heritage Rail Cars and it’s all free beginning at 5pm Tonight (Fri).
Saturday Sunday and Monday, board the Prairie Dog Central Railway and rumble down the track www.pdcrailway.com
Friday Saturday and Sunday enjoy the Summer Entertainment series at Assiniboia Park log on at : www.assiniboinepark.ca
St. Boniface Cathedral Cemetery – Riel’s Footsteps – Guided Bilingual Tour- msbm.mb.ca
See the World’s Largest Dinosaurs at the Manitoba Museum on Main street- manitobamuseum.ca
Outdoors at the ZOO see Dinosaurs ALIVE-Dinosaurs Alive!® will feature 16 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs throughout a forested path in the Zoo. www.assiniboinepark.ca
THE Forks- Take a River Cruise , Walk the River Trail , and enjoy the great food.
SATURDAY- Burton Cummings – The Michael Jackson History Show-8pm
ON NOW at the Royal Aviation Museum on Ferry Rd. VIMY Flight: Birth of a Nation. View an actual replica of the plane flown by heroes of Vimy Ridge www.royalaviationmuseum.com
CORYDON Avenue’s Dancing on The Ave. Friday night on Lilac it’s the River City Rock ‘n Soul Band. Saturday a block over on Arbuthnot The Twilights present music of the 50’s and ‘50s. 7-10pm both nights- Free
Celebrations Dinner Theatre for” Orange is The New Pink.”
THE DARK TOWER- Sci-Fi Western- Steven King Flick- 4 stars. Mathew McConaughy.
LADY MacBeth-British Film- 3 and a half stars- at the Grant Park
KIDNAP starring Halle Berry-gts but one star at Polo Park.
DETROIT- How that city turned into a tinder box in the 1960’s-4 out of 5 stars-frightening violence!