Winnipeg’s Weekend looking GREAT! Here’s what’s happening!
MAMMA Mia -on now at Rainbow Stage- The Music of ABBA and Rave Reviews- Kildonan Park- You’ll love it! https://www.todocanada.ca/city/winnipeg/event/mamma-mia-3
FOLKLORAMA Wraps up this Saturday- don’t miss a visit to one of the World’s Pavilion-https://www.todocanada.ca/city/winnipeg/event/folklorama/
On Now- The Kids Festival of The Arts-Children’s Museum at the Forks.
It’s a Tattoo Convention all week-end at Red River Exhibition Park featuring 100 of the world’s Best INK artists….entertainment…food trucks…..and vendors galore.
The FORKS-ParticipACTION 150 Play- Saturday-Come Challenge yourself to complete as many physical activities from the Play List: https://www.facebook.com/events/1683021185322406
Take the kids to something really different! Manitoba’s Electrical Museum‘s Family Fun Days- https://www.todocanada.ca/city/winnipeg/event/louies-family-fun-days-july-august/
2 Places to see Dinosaurs: 1) Downtown at the Manitoba Museum for The World’s Giant Dinosaurs or 2.) The ZOO for Dinosaurs Alive – 16 life-sized animatronic animals throughout the forested path.
Take a Walking Tour of The Forks and learn about 6,000 years in 60 minutes-FREE- https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/lhn-nhs/mb/forks/activ/6000
Take the TRAIN- Prairie Dog Central Runs Saturday and Sunday. http://pdcrailway.com/events_jul.htm
TONIGHT- Friday Night- Free- Movies in the Park- Lyric Theatre , Assiniboine Park- https://www.assiniboinepark.ca/park-landing/home/plan-your-visit/summer-entertainment-series
On NOW at the Forks, it’s The Interstellar RODEO-Stellar Artistic line-ups , Gourmet Food Trucks and Wine – on thru Sunday. http://interstellarrodeo.com/winnipeg/
SATURDAY- Ft. Gibraltor – Whittier Park –Wpg. Beer Festival- SOLD OUT!
THE DOWNS: Racing Friday and Saturday Night: Sunday-enjoy the NIGHT Market from 3 until 11pm.
SUNDAY- Folklorama In The Park- Chilean / Guitar Virtuoso-Free- Lyric Theatre
Come Dance on the Avenue- Live Bands and it’s FREE- Corydon Avenue BIZ presents , The Tune-raiders- Live Rock ‘n Roll on Lilac Street: Saturday on Arbuthnot-Ukrainian and Modern Dance with The High Profile Band. Dancing at 7pm.
SUNDAY- MTS Centre- Country Entertainer of the Year-Brad Paisley-8pm. https://www.todocanada.ca/city/winnipeg/event/brad-paisley/
Friday and Saturday-Park Theatre- The Winnipeg International Burlesque Festival – https://www.winnburlesquefest.ca/
Sunday It’s the Founding Nations Pow Wow -6 to 9pm -The Forks Oodena Circle.
OUT of Town: Hanover Fair; Virden Rodeo : Plumfest in Plum Coulee ; Gimli Model Fest ; Stonewall Quarry Days..details https://www.todocanada.ca/festivals-manitoba-august/
CELEBRATIONS Dinner Theatre-Orange is the New Pink.
MENASHE: Yiddish movie with Sub-titles gets 4 stars.
THE HITMAN’S BODYGUARD: Ryan Reynolds – Samuel L. Jackson-Plays at 6 venues- 2 stars:
THE Neighbourhood- Canadian made Gangster movie- Grant Park.
WINDRIVER: 4 Stars and the critics like this-Called a gripping story – Grant Park.
LOGAN LUCKY: Steven Soderbergh directs Channing Tatum , Adam Driver and James Bonds’ Daniel Craig on now at 4 Theatres: Here’s the official trailer…..