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November 18, 2016

Ceramic Show & Sale l Art & Wreath Events l Abandoned Manitoba l CP Holiday Train l Dickens Christmas l Vegan Market l Art of Recovery l Craft Show l Holiday Market l Marketing Art l The Architecture of Victoria Beach l Nightmare Before Christmas l Angela Fey l Wine4Art

November 28 – December 3, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm week / Saturday from 9 am until 4 pm
Gosa Gallery, University Center, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T

The University of Manitoba Ceramics Club presents a Christmas Show & Sale with students’ work from beginner to advance levels. Eighty percent of the revenue belongs to the artists. 
The Ceramics Club hosts lectures and social events and assists financially by subsidizing transportation/accommodation expenses for students. 


Artist: Toni Dent
Please join us for an evening of laughing & creativity. 
All supplies & instruction provided. Many colour options available!
Wreath events are designed with the beginner in mind.
Make your very own 16″×20″ painting or wreath (approximately 18″)!

December 1 at 7 PM - 9 PM
Headingley Bar & Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba R4H
Wreath Party - Event is open to the public. ALL AGES WELCOME
December 2 at 7 PM - 9 PM
Woodlands Recreation Centre, Woodlands MB
Wreath Party Fundraiser for the Woodlands Recreation Centre. 
December 3 at 7 PM
Tornado's Restaurant & Lounge, 1107 Saskatchewan Ave. West, 
Portage la Prairie, Manitoba R1N 0R2
TICKETS      Event is open to the public. 18+
Reflection in Portage la Prairie

December 2 at 7 PM - 9 PM
Winnipeg Architecture, 266 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0S8

A presentation by Dr. Gordon Goldsborough, author of the recently published Abandoned Manitoba. He will describe an ongoing project to map and present noteworthy historic sites around the province. Buildings, cemeteries, monuments, and other sites are visited, a precise location is measured using GPS, and photographs are taken, including aerial views by drone. Copies of the new book will be available for sale and signing.

Gordon Goldsborough is a Past-President, Webmaster, and an Editor of Manitoba History magazine. Co-author of the book Delta: A Prairie Marsh and Its People, His interests include the history of local government, river dredging, early automobiling, landscape and environmental change. Part of First Friday in the Exchange District.

December 2 - 4 

CP Holiday Train in Manitoba, 
with Dallas Smith and Odds

Whitemouth, ​Railway Ave. acro​ss from Whitemouth Hote
2016-12-2 Arrives 6:45 PM / Event 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Winnipeg, Molson St. (Panet Road and Munroe Avenue)
2016-12-2 Arrives 9:00 PM / Event 9:15 PM - 9:45 PM

Portage la Prairie, ​Opposite Centennial Arena, 390-1st St. NW
2016-12-3 Arrives 3:45 PM / Event 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Benefiting: Salvation Army, Portage la Prairie Corps

Brandon, Assiniboine Ave, west of the 8th street overpass
2016-12-3 Arrives 6:45 PM / Event 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Benefiting: Samaritan House Ministries
Virden, North side of tracks on 5th ave S between Lyons Street & Ashburton Street
2016-12-4 Arrives 10:15 AM   / Event 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

The Canadian Pacific (CP) Holiday Train is back! Since its launch in 1999, the program has raised more than C$12 million and 3.9 million pounds of food for communities in Canada and the northern U.S. Everything raised stays with the local food bank. Please bring heart healthy donations. Heart health education and awareness is a tenet of CP's community program, CP Has Heart. 

Follow its journey over social media, and post images. Capture the spirit of the train, holiday entertainment and the spirit of giving and enter the “Capture the Spirit” contest to win a ride on next year’s train. #CPHolidayTrain & #HealthyDonations

Please give yourself extra time getting to the event to compensate for crowds and traffic. Also make sure to keep a safe distance of 15 feet away from the train. For information, photos, and a route map visit

December 3 at 11 AM - 4 PM
Fort la Reine Museum, 2652 Saskatchewan Ave. E, Portage la Prairie, MB R1N 3Z9
Tickets $10 Adults | $8 Students/Seniors | $5 Child (5-12) 
$25 *Family (2 Adults, 2 Youth or Children)

Join our Second Annual Dickens Christmas Celebration! 
Experience the warmth and charm of an old-time holiday!
Explore a village filled with Christmas memories, costumed actors from A Christmas Carol, carollers, strolling musicians, sleigh rides and ample good cheer! Visit Gingerbread Lane, a silent auction and gingerbread house exhibition. Our charming museum village is beautifully decorated for a classic holiday. 

Visit with Father Christmas and his Forest Friends.
Visit furry ambassadors from our friends at the Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre. 
Free hot chocolate, treats, and sweets, and many outdoor fires to warm up by. 
Have yourself a Merry Christmas at Fort la Reine, and experience a classic holiday. 

December 3 at 10 AM - 2 PM
Earl Grey Community Centre, 360 Cockburn St N, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 2P5
Pay-what-you-want entrance into market (suggested $0-$2)
Free street parking with no time limit

Welcome to Winnipeg's own Vegan Handmade Market. 
Come support local artists and merchants selling their handmade vegan wares.
This event will also feature the 6th annual Vegan Bake Sale Fundraiser! 
Every penny made from the bake sale table will donated to two local animal shelters.
Free crafts for attendees
Purchase a delicious vegan lunch by a local vegan chef (seating area available)

December 3 at 7 PM - 8:30 PM
Winnipeg Cinematheque, Main Floor - 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3

Architecture+FilmSeries · Hosted by Winnipeg Architecture
The Art of Recovery, 2015, New Zealand, Director, Peter Young, 85 minutes

After a massive earthquake shakes Christchurch city, amid the ruins and aftershocks, a vibrant community-led movement emerges, transforming the urban wasteland into a giant canvas for people to express their responses and their hopes for the city.
The Art of Recovery tells an uplifting story of resilience and community spirit that informs a greater conversation about how we live together, and how we build our cities.

December 4 at 10 AM - 4 PM
Canad Inn, 826 Regent Ave W Winnipeg, MB
FREE Admission!

Jingle and Jewels Craft Show
LOWER LEVEL - Ambassador Rooms - Over 75 Local Businesses!
Get a Head Start on Christmas & Self Care!
Unique Crafts / Everyday Favourites / Craft, Trade, Wellness & Holistic Services Show
"Welcome Bags” to first 50 Patrons
Silent Auction Prizes - Proceeds To: Children's Rehabilitation Foundation
Presented By: Treasured Gifts N

December 4 at 11 AM - 4 PM
Canad Inns - Polo Park, 1405 St Matthews St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 0K5
Admission: $2 - Children under 12 are FREE!
This is a stroller-friendly event. Loads of FREE parking!

Under the Mistletoe Market - For one magical day, CanadInns Polo Park will be transformed into a Holiday Marketplace, featuring over 80 of Manitoba's most talented artisans. 
Proceeds from this sale supports The Children's Wish Foundation.
We are so thrilled at the artisans participating! 

December 4, 1 pm - 4pm
2nd floor - 125 Adelaide Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 0W4
Tickets $30/Artist/Beginner to Advanced Welcome.
To Register contact or 204.944.0809

PD Seminar: Marketing Art: Finding Strength with Social Media (Part 1) 
with Jordan Miller, Visual Artist & Art Consultant 
Are you confused about social media and how it can help your art career? Learn the ins and outs of Social Media, specifically Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Time saving tips, branding, and what the heck is a #hashtag?! Please bring your smart phone, tablet, or computer (or all three). I will show on my computer/projector!

December 6 at 12 PM - 1 PM
Millennium Library, 251 Donald Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3P5

The Architecture of Victoria Beach · Hosted by Winnipeg Architecture  
From its genesis in the early 1900s as a private land development to a modern lakeside resort, Victoria Beach has thrived as a unique summer community. 
Greg Thomas and Sheila Grover, authors of 100 Summers on Lake Winnipeg, will present an illustrated talk, exploring its natural and historic setting, and its development. 'VBers' formed their own institutions and facilities, with a vision of a protected natural setting with restricted vehicular access, distinctive architecture, and a range of recreational resources and commercial services.

December 7 at 9 PM - 11 PM
Garrick Hotel, 287 Garry St, Winnipeg, MB R3C 1H9, Canada
Tickets Available 18+

Nightmare Before Christmas - Movie Night is a movie experience like no other.
100" SCREEN, great sound and good visibility from all seats.
This is NOT a movie theatre but a cozy bar.
Two Draft $4.50 Special and FREE POPCORN for all soldout events (while quantity lasts) ...order Dominos Pizza with discount when order at the bar (Please consider delivery times).
FULL REFUND ONE WEEK PRIOR to the movie (no refunds after that)
Need Help? 24hour support: 1.800.838.3006

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December 7 at 12:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Tier Building, Room: Tier 307 - University Of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T

"From Women's Hands: A Study of the McTavish Collection" - Angela Fey
UMNATV Fall 2016 Colloquium
Angela is a Masters student at the U of M Native Studies Department in Métis women’s history and material culture. She also works as a Indigenous Student Success Teacher. 
Dr. Niigaan Sinclair, UMNATV Colloquium Coordinator
Department of Native Studies click here:

Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard, Winnipeg, MB
The raffle draw takes place December 16, 3 pm
Eckhardt Hall, Winnipeg Art Gallery - You do not need not be present to win

Associates of the WAG are hosting a Wine4Art raffle with proceeds supporting the Inuit Art Centre. Two lucky winners will take home 50 premium wines at a minimum value of $2500.
Tickets are $100 each, with only 100 tickets sold.

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