In light of the COVID-19 precautions...

Please call or e-mail the venue or organizers to confirm that the event you are interested in is still taking place and has not been cancelled or postponed.

Stay healthy and safe, everyone!

November 2, 2017

Holiday Crafts l Christmas & Holiday Markets l Memory Tree l Deer Lodge Fundraiser l Ending Violence against Women and Girls l Santa Events l BookFest l Future Student Night l Games l Roger D'Astous l Blood Donor Clinics

Holiday Crafts - Call 204-691-9957 to reserve your spot
$35 + taxes /per person  

Saperavi Georgian Restaurant, 709 Corydon Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3M 0W4
Enjoy a glass of wine or European beer with authentic Georgian food during the class!

November 15 or 29, or December 6 or 13 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Make 3 beautiful fused glass Christmas Tree Ornaments. Choose your own colours and design. No experience necessary. Each piece will be kiln fired. All materials will be provided. Great keepsakes or Christmas gifts!
Instructor Barb Polkowski
December 5 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM and December 19 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Class includes instructions, basic candle care information plus all the supplies needed to make 2 container candles and 12 tealights plus a wick dipper. Choose from a variety of colours and scents! We use organic soy wax and cotton wicking. 
All candles will be ready to take home with you! 
Hidden Treasures - DIY Studio, 131 Goulet Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0R6

November 30 at 6 PM - 8 PM
Beeswax Candle Making Class
Did you know Beeswax candles actually purify the air? 
Make your very own Beeswax 12 tealights, 2 container candles, as well as a wick dipper. Wick dippers extinguish candles with NO smoke! 
December 9 at 10 AM - 12 PM
Organic Soy Candle Making Class
Class includes instructions, basic candle care information plus all the supplies needed to make 2 container candles, 12 tealights and a wick dipper! 
Choose from a variety of colours and scents!

Christmas & Holiday Markets

November 4 10 AM - 3 PM
German Society of Winnipeg, 121 Charles Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2W 4A6
Free Admission

Our Christmas Craft Sale! Silent Auction! Come check it out!
November 17 – November 18
Mennonite Heritage Village Museum, 231 Highway 12 North, Steinbach, Manitoba R5G 1T8

Christmas Market ~ Christmas at the Village
Contact 204-326-9661 for more information.
November 19, 11am until 2:30pm
Scandinavian Cultural Centre, 764 Erin Street, Winnipeg 
Free Admission

Christmas Market & Cafe
We'll have locally handmade quilted items, knitted sweaters, hats and scarves available, as well as stained glass decorations, Viking replica items, Nordic style handcrafted Christmas decorations, and gift items for pets. 
Also a cafe serving imported Scandinavian food and candy, and home baking.
December 1, 12 to 8pm; December 2, 10 to 8pm; December 3, 10 to 5pm 
Fort Garry Place Mall
Free Admission

32nd Annual Christkindlmarkt · Hosted by German Canadian Congress MB Inc.
Entertainment all weekend long, gluehwein and much more.
December 1, 5 pm to 9 pm & December 2, 11 am to 5pm
Clifton Studios, 587 Clifton Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 2X5

The Winter Art Show and Sale showcasing the talents of over 20 Winnipeg artists. Handmade works: pottery, paintings, photographs, drawings, textile art, ceramics, jewellery, sculpture and more! Join us and meet the artists. Kid Friendly
December 2 at 10 AM - 2 PM
Transcona Scout Hall, 110 Winona Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Transcona BIZ Holiday Market with over 70% of vendors handmade. 
A silent auction draw with proceeds going towards a roof repair to the Scouts’ building.
Refreshments will be available. No ATM on site, walking distance to TD Bank.
Kid Friendly
December 2 at 10 AM - 3 PM
755 St Anne's Rd, Winnipeg, MB R2N 4G6, Canada

My Neighbours River Park South Holiday Craft + Bake Sale
Come get treats from Santa from 12pm to 1pm!
Over 30 handmade local vendors and 8 of your favourite direct sales companies! 
Baking table, with ready-made dessert platters for your next gathering!
Shop for all your holiday gifts, stocking stuffers, and decor from high-quality vendors.
Proceeds from our vendor-supplied silent auction will support the Bear Clan Patrol Inc.
December 2 at 11 AM - 4 PM
Robert A. Steen Community Centre, 980 Palmerston Avenue, Wpg, MB R3G 1J9

The Vegan Handmade Market is about celebrating all things cruelty-free in Winnipeg.
Besides 40+ handmade vendors, Shawarma Khan will be there with hot food. We’ll kick the event off with the Winnipeg Vegan Bake Sale and then have a couple of workshops.
Email if you’d like your business name thrown around. 
December 2 at 5 PM - 8 PM
Fleet Galleries, 65 Albert Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1G4
$10 Tickets

Winter Cheer Event
100% of the silent auction and ticket sales proceeds for The Christmas Cheer Board! 
Be adorned in beautiful henna, receive a Reiki treatment, and enjoy an intuitive reading! (Buying a ticket does not guarantee you will experience all of the services, but everyone in attendance will receive $10 off of a reading with Medium Michelle Stokotelny.)

Silent auction with many special items and gifts you can give during the holiday season. 
We will accept new toys and non-perishable food items for the Christmas Cheer Board!
December 3 at 1 PM - 5 PM
Constance Popp Chocolates, 180 Provencher Boulevard, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0G3

Our 3rd Annual Christmas Market at Chocolatier Constance Popp 
Shop and enjoy samples in a festive place with Chez Memere, Bliss Gourmet and Gingerbread World. Plenty of Free parking!
December 3 at 10 AM - 4 PM
Canad Inns Club Regent, 1415 Regent Ave. W - Winnipeg MB
FREE Admission!  FREE Specialty Gifts Bags for first 50 Shoppers!

Jingle And Jewels · Hosted by Treasured Gifts N
Craft / Trade / Wellness / Show / Sale / Event
A Craft Show & Event that's Fun For the Whole Family!
Silent Auction with ALL Proceeds to Children's Rehabilitation Foundation!
Over 85 Tables!
December 3 at 10 AM - 4 PM
Smittys Banquet Facility, 168 Main St., Selkirk, Manitoba
Admission $2.00 

Your Holistic Fair promotes Health & Wellness, Healing Modalities, Intuitive Readers; Psychic Mediums, Tarot Card Readers, and Natural products.
Silent Auction goes towards the St. Francis Shelter and Our Daily Soup Kitchen in Selkirk
Vendors can email
December 9 at 11 AM - 4 PM
955 Mulvey Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3M 1G8, Canada

Holiday Market with an array of talented local makers and all wares will be 100% vegan. 
December 9 at 10 AM - 4 PM
Mosaic Event Centre, 1006 Nairn Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2L 0Y2
Admission FREE

Mosaic Makers Fair - discover lovely one of a kind craft items and delicious treats.
December 16 at 10 AM - 4:30 PM
St. James Civic Centre, 2055 Ness Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3J 0Z2
Admission $3, 12 and under free.

Holiday 2017 WEST Etsy Market

November 23 at 10 AM - 11 AM
St. Vital Centre, 1225 St. Mary's Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2M 5E5

Memory Tree Opening Ceremony · Hosted by Palliative Manitoba
The Memory Tree was created in 1987 as a place for families to help ease the pain of grief during the holiday season. Over the past 30 years the Memory Tree has helped thousands of families express their love for someone who made a lasting impact on their lives.

November 24 at 7 PM - 10 PM
Deer Lodge Community Club, 323 Bruce Avenue East, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3J 2C3

Fundraiser for the Deer Lodge Community Club
Everything needed to recreate the featured painting, with step-by-step instruction from local professional artist. No two pieces of wood will look the same. We do the set up and the cleanup. Arrive early so that you can select your seat, get your drinks and any food you might like. Wine, coolers and snacks will be available for purchase.

November 25 at 1:30 PM - 4 PM
Sudanese Community Centre Winnipeg, 129 Dagmar St, Wpg. MB R3A 0Z3
The event is free and there will be snacks

Getting Back Up: Resilient Women in the Face of Violence
Join us for an evening of education, solidarity, and celebration!
For the UN's 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, the Institute for International Women's Rights-MB welcomes a panel of 5 women leaders to share how they faced and fought against violence.

Wear orange, speak up!  #orangetheworld

Recognizing the unifying nature of one of the essential principals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the United Nations Women UNiTE Campaign will celebrate this year’s Orange Days, and the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (from November 25th to December 10th), under the overarching theme “Leave No One Behind: Ending Violence against Women and Girls” while underscoring its commit towards reaching the most underserved first.

Santa Events

Shelmerdine Garden Center, 7800 Roblin Boulevard, Headingley, MB R4H 1B6

November 25, 12 to 3 p.m.
Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre on highway 67 between highways #7 and #8
For more information call (204) 467-3300 or Email:

Have your picture taken with Santa as you tell him your wish list.
Take in games and activities and hop on our horse-drawn wagon for a scenic ride across the marsh. Wagon rides are $3 for members and $5 for non-members. 
Bannock will also be available.  
December 2 at 8:15 AM - 11:30 AM
South Winnipeg Community Centre - Richmond Kings
666 Silverstone Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2V9

Christmas Skate with Santa 
December 2 at 9:30 AM - 11:30 PM
St. Norbert Community Centre
3450 Pembina Highway, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3V 1A1

Santa's Breakfast 
Join us for a fun-filled morning. 
A visit with Santa and a small gift. 
Pancake breakfast and glitter tattoo.
December 16 at 9 AM - 12 PM
South Winnipeg Community Centre - Waverley Site
1885 Chancellor Drive, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 4C4

Breakfast with Santa

November 25 at 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Winnipeg Public Library, 251 Donald Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3P5

BookFest returns!
Panelists discuss iconic Winnipeg locations found in books. 

BOOK TASTINGS at 1, 2 and 3 pm
30-minute seatings of delicious must-reads.

BOOK EXPO 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Local publishers and authors allow you to explore their best.

POETRY STATION 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Try your hand at building a poem by blacking out words on a page. 
Poet Jennifer Still, the current Writer-in-Residence, will demonstrate and assist. 

BOOK CLUB CORNER 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Titles your club will love, tips for discussion, and information about book club kits.

THE LIBRARIAN IS IN! 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Library staff will be on hand to diagnose your literary condition and prescribe a few titles.

November 29, Doors Open at 6:00 pm / 6:30 PM - 9 PM
The University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2R6
Dr. David F. Anderson Gymnasium, Duckworth Centre, 400 Spence Street

The University of Winnipeg's Future Student Night - an evening of interactive displays, campus tours and an opportunity to talk with deans, professors, current students and staff about your future. For all future students, of any age, as well as parents, family and friends.
Enter to win a $5,000 tuition credit or one of many other prizes. Light refreshments will also be served. Full event program at


December 1 at 6 PM - 11 PM
Station 8 Cafe, 325 Talbot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Coffee, Games, Conversation
Bring your favourite game or play with someone else. Just no gambling, please.
December 2 at 10 AM - 10 PM
Churchill Park United Church, 525 Beresford Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 1J4

Winter Tabletop Day
We will have our full collection of games for all to play, and we welcome you to bring down your favourites as well!
Everyone is welcome. Games from light, quick family games to in-depth strategy games.
Find more information

December 1 at 5:30 PM
University of Manitoba, Centre Space - John A. Russell Building
84 Curry Place, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2
Free and open to all.

Roger D'Astous - Director:Etienne Desrosiers
Canada, 2016,103 minutes (French with English subtitles)

From formative encounters with Frank Lloyd Wright, to opportunities seized for Montréal’s Expo ’67 and ’76 Olympics, the career of this Quebec architect blossoms early, then takes a nose dive amid controversy, only to rise again slowly and mellow over the years. 

Blood Donor Clinics · Hosted by Canadian Animal Blood Bank

December 1 at 12 PM - 2 PM
St. Vital Veterinary Hospital, 260 St. Anne's Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2M 3A4
Please contact CABB at or call 204-632-2586.
December 6 at 4 PM - 7 PM
Selkirk Animal Hospital, 601 Christie Ave, Selkirk, Manitoba R1A 2L9
Please contact clinic for booking appointments - 204-482-4401.
December 19 at 4 PM - 6 PM
Fort Garry Veterinary Hospital, 1444 Pembina Hwy, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2C3
Please contact clinic for booking appointments - 204-452-9010.

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