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December 7, 2018

Children’s Events l Christmas Fun & Parties l Casual Music Nights l Spiritual Events l Comedy Nights l New Year’s Eve Parties & Events

Children’s Events

December 15 and 16
Assiniboine Park & Zoo, 2355 Corydon Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 2N6

The Zoo's North Polar Party 
Join us at the Tundra Grill to take your photo with Santa and Mrs. Claus. There will be holiday presents for the polar bears at 10:30 am and a colouring station for kids while they wait to see Santa.
Enjoy a hot breakfast or lunch menu item and spend the rest of the day exploring the Zoo!

December 16, 12 PM – 3 PM
313 Farms, 35157 Mission Road, Anola

2nd Annual Christmas Pix With The Alpacas!
Come out and get your Christmas pictures with an alpaca or two or ten! 
Multiple pictures will be taken and emailed to you for $10. 
All proceeds go to feeding the boys! $10 will feed 5 alpacas for one week.

Christmas Fun & Parties 

December 21, 6 PM – 9 PM
Winnipeg Film Group, 304 - 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3

Cream of the Crap 2: A Very Crappy Christmas
VHS swap meet at 6 pm!  Screening at 7pm!
Our special team of cultural archaeologists has sifted through dying video stores, thrift shops and garage sales to dig up especially terrible Christmas home videos. In the vein of Secret Cinema, our film selection will be secret until the night of the screening, and will feature drinking games, trivia and live commentary from our team of tapehead VH experts and special guests. RSVP for a table by emailing

December 22, 9 PM – 2 AM
Windsor Hotel, 187 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1G7
Cover: $10 before 11 pm, $15 after / $10 tix are available at Wild Planet Music. 
It’s $10 Cover for anyone wearing horns or antlers! 18 + / Photo ID Required.

Continuing on the heels of last years success, Ogremind & Strange Things Emporium present Krampusnacht 2018, a Gothic Industrial Yule Celebration featuring performances by
Sacred Flames Dance Company
The Best in Goth/ Industrial/ Synth Pop/ New Wave & Punk from DJ Cyberian Wolf & DJ Evil Bastard! Door Prizes and Give Aways including Krampusnacht CDs and Candy-filled Christmas Stockings for the first 50 arrivals!

December 22, 10 PM – 2 AM
Club 200, 190 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0M6
$10 at the door We will donate a portion of the proceeds to the Christmas Cheer Board!

House of Gold Diamonds presents: Christmas Cher Board
O, Come All Ye Fabulous! It's time for the 6th Annual Holiday Dance Party with your favourite DJ duo, House of Gold Diamonds (Mama Cutsworth and DJ J. Jackson)!

We are proud to present guest Cheron Sharelike for a very special drag performance. 
R&B, disco, house, dance anthems, pop, retro classics and a few of our favourite Christmas tunes sprinkled on top like sugar sprinkles on shortbread! Oh, and of course, some Cher!
What should you wear? Tinsel! Get ready for a not-so-Silent Night.
Bring people who make you feel amazing and who know all the best dance moves.

December 22, 9 PM – 2 AM
Lipstixx, 1105 Arlington St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 3L1
Presale $5 (and booking a table) / at the door $10 / Info and reservation 204.806.1347

White Christmas Party - dress code: 100% white.
The snow is here and with it, Christmas. 
We'll prepare for you gifts and surprises as a real Christmas is supposed to have!
Free drink, double DJ, HOT Exotic show and more. 

December 23, 6 PM – 10 PM
Forth, 171 McDermot Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0S1
$10 cover

Sorrier solo homecoming show featuring old friend Bartley Knives
and new friends Ciel (Skye Callow and Mac Vannan).

December 26, 9 PM – 1 AM
The Cavern, 112 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 1Y5

Chelsea and Romi host what promises to be an extreme sport - Boxing Day Karaoke!
Let's try this FREE event for Boxing Day!

Casual Music Nights

The Good Will - Social Club, 625 Portage, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G4

December 20, Doors 8pm  / Show 9PM – 2 AM
$10 at the door / 18+ w/ valid ID
Amadians - singer/songwriter Courtney Devon, along with members James Roth, Kyle Fox and Ian Powell - find inspiration from blues, pop, rock, jazz and hip-hop to create an alternative soul-rock sound.

Malcolm-Jay is a producer and emcee who humbly adds an introspective element to traditional hip hop culture. 

If you’re the kind of person that likes to hang out listening to 45’s while drinking fizzy drinks from a fancy glass, then rejoice, The Vangoras are here.
December 21, Doors 9pm / Show 10PM – 2 AM
$10 at the door      18+ w/ valid ID

Best of Bands as Bands is when 3 already amazing local acts cover 3 even more amazing bands! Expect costumes, hilarious banter and singing along to songs you know and love! 
Rayannah as Shaina Twain 
Kakagi as Death Cab for Cutie 
Lev Snow as The Smiths
December 22, 9 PM – 2 AM
$15 advance tickets and at Into the Music Osborne, The Good Will,

Novillero are a veritable paisley shirt of eclectic influences; some High Numbers-era Who, some Forever Changes-era Love, some soul of 70's TSOP, all delivered with the garage-on-fire style of the Small Faces.

Duotang shared the stage with The English Beat, landed the cover of Exclaim and won the Prairie Music Award for Best Video for 2001s The Evidence Comes From All Directions.

With Silence Kit
December 26 and 27, Doors at 9pm / Show at 10pm
18+ w/ valid ID
Tickets are $15, also at Into the Music Osborne and The Good Will

Guilty Pleasures 2018, a star studded cast of Winnipeg musicians will be playing all your favourite 90s tunes from Spice Girls, to Ace of Base, to N'SYNC, and so much more, featuring: Alexa Dirks (Begonia), Marti Sarbit (Lanikai),
Joey and Dave Landreth, Alex Campbell, Ryan Voth

The Handsome Daughter, 61 Sherbrook St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 2B2
Entrance is accessible by a ramp

December 21 and 22, Doors 9:30pm / Music 10:00pm 
Advance tickets available at HD, Into The Music Osborne and Showpass:

PIE: The Music of CAKE, album faithful renditions of songs spanning the discography!
All-Star cast featuring:
Daniel Jordan (Red Moon Road) - Vocals & Cake Distribution
Eric Lemoine (The F-Holes/Little Miss Higgins) - Guitar, Pedal Style
Blake Thomson (The F-Holes/Little Miss Higgins) - Guitars 
Alex Campballse (Sweet Alibi, JD Edwards Band) - Keys, Trumpet
James Mckee (The F-Holes/Little Miss Higgins) - Trumpet
Michael Mungo - (Royal Canoe) - Drums 
Brendan Berg (Royal Canoe) - Bass 
Yvan Guy Larocque - More drums
December 28, 9:30 PM – 1:30 AM

Rock n Roulette - Death Metal Edition, hosted by Tyler Penner, featuring:
OBITUARY - Members of Look North, Inhumed
CANNIBAL CORPSE - Members of Look North, Dukkha
MORBID ANGEL - Members of Cell, Inhumed
Each band will spin our prize wheel after they play to win prizes/answer trivia questions!

December 27, 2018 at 8 PM – 11 PM
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9

The Ministers of Cool team up once again with the Dirty Catfish Band's horn trio to bring you The Dirty Ministers!!

December 28, 9 PM
Times Change(d) High & Lonesome Club, 234 Main St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1A8
Advance tickets     Front entrance is accessible by ramp.

Truck Stop Yuletide Blowout
Ridley Bent and His Good Lookin’ Band         9-9:45pm and 10:15-11pm
Andrew Neville and The Poor Choices   11:30-12:15am and 12:45-1:30am

December 28, 8 PM – 9:30 PM
Fools + Horses, 379 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0T9
Tickets $20

A cabaret celebrating all things #BASIC in musical theatre. Two #BASIC besties get together to sing all the favourites, the songs forbidden in the audition rooms across the country, because they are... #BASIC. 
Featuring: Colleen Furlan & Julie Lumsden with Rachel Cameron on piano

Spiritual Events

December 21, 7 PM – 9 PM
Sacred Places, 3000 St Mary's Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2N 4J6
$40 Register online or email us at  

Winter Solstice Sound Immersion
Join Sound Healers Tara Lee Ayotte and James Penner for this special Winter Solstice celebration in this multidimensional experience that will help you align within and bring completion to old patterns, thoughts and experiences that no longer serve you in this life.
Chairs will be provided, but floor seating with Yoga mats is also welcome if you prefer.
Bring a small gluten free snack to share. 

December 24, 5 PM – 6 PM
Trinity Lutheran Church, 42153 Road 94 N, R0E 0C0

Christmas Eve Candelight Service - All are welcome

December 28, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Divine Clarity, 2071 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3J 0K9
Tickets   Register online at or 204-223-8778 
Non-refundable deposit required at time of registration. Balance due at start of workshop. 
$126 (includes GST). A 30% discount will be given on each additional child in the family.  
Includes: Handout, Personal Chakra & Aura Picture and Pendulum (Valued at $45.00)

Divine Clarity for Teens – Level 1 - Appropriate for ages 13 to 17
An introduction class for teens looking to understand energy, spirits and more! 

Comedy Nights

December 28, Doors: 7pm / Show: 7:30PM – 9 PM
Pantages Playhouse Theatre, Market Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0P7
Tickets  Adult $39 / Child $19

Fans of Monty Python, Mr. Bean, and Dr. Seuss… Grab your teacups! London’s 3-time IMPRESARIO award-winning comedians James & Jamesy return with their outrageously funny and brilliantly inventive Christmas comedy O Christmas Tea: A British Comedy.

When catastrophe strikes at their Christmas tea party, flooding the world with tea, the friends leap into action, finding innovative and hilarious solutions to keep them afloat. 
These masters of physical comedy, with over 20 comedy awards to their name, sweep the audience out to sea in a jolly aquatic escapade in a celebration of friendship at Christmas.

O Christmas Tea promo video:

December 28, Doors open 8 p.m. / Show 9 PM – 11:05 PM
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9
$15 at the door / $10 advance from each comedian, online, at Into the Music (Osborne) and at the Park 

Yule Laugh, Yule Cry, Yule Hurl The Park Theatre is proud to present the 21st edition of the Winnipeg Comedy Showcase. Hosted by the one and only Jared Story, this Showcase will feature the stand-up comedy of:
- Spencer Adamus
- Ryan Ash
- Alex Ateah
- John B. Duff
- Jon Wilson
- Danielle Kayahara
Plus special guests!


New Year’s Eve Parties & Events

December 29, 8 PM – 2 AM
The Pyramid Cabaret, 176 Fort Street, Wpg, MB R3C 1C9
$15 at the door or $10 in advance from 
The Village Idiots, the bands and at

Better Than New Years Tributes Extravaganza 2
New Years is typically expensive, watered down and you can’t even get a taxi. So we have something BETTER for you! Join us for a talent filled night with some of Winnipeg’s top artists paying tribute to some of the best ever!

When else can you ever see a night featuring sets of The Killers, Fleetwood Mac, The Glorious Sons, Kings Of Leon, Neil Young and The Black Crowes? Here’s the full lineup:
9pm- The Glorious Sons (By Northern Royals)
9:45- Neil Young (By Jamie Buckboro)
10:15- The Black Crowes (By White Doves)
11- Fleetwood Mac (By Stef/Chev from Mise en Scene)
11:30- The Killers and Kings Of Leon (By Bullrider)

December 31, 9 PM
Times Change(d) High & Lonesome Club, 234 Main St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1A8

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with The Perpetrators
Houserockinest Show In Town! Champagne at Midnight! 
Party Favours and it’s the great Ken Green’s Birthday!! Let’s Celebrate!

December 31, Doors at 9pm / Show at 10pm – 2am
The Good Will - Social Club, 625 Portage, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2G4
$20 tickets at Into the Music Osborne, The Good Will    18+ w/ valid ID

The Good Will Social Club & UMFM are proud to present: 
3peat & Charlie Fettah
plus DJs Co-op & Hunnicutt 
Free bubbly at midnight! Fourth Quarter Records is the record label and recording studio that have brought you some of Winnipeg's finest hip hop! 

December 31, 9 PM – 3 AM
Korona Restaurant, 1030 McPhillips Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2X 2K7
$140.00  Tickets   Ph. 204-594-4368

Korona New Years Eve Celebration
Cocktail Hour 9pm / Dinner & Entertainment 10pm 
Featuring Viva Cabaret - Russian, Ukranian, Israeli Music 
Special New Year’s Eve menu & hors d’oeuvres in cocktail area 

December 31, Doors at 9:45 / Music at 10:30 – 2 AM
The Handsome Daughter, 61 Sherbrook St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 2B2
$20 Tickets, at, Into the Music Osborne and The Handsome Daughter  
NO racism NO sexism NO homophobia NO transphobia NO ableism

Real Love Winnipeg presents:
Entry includes a complimentary glass of champagne!

December 31, 10 PM – 3 AM
The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9
Tickets  $39.99 at The Park Theatre and Music Trader
(includes, great food, champagne at midnight, our balloon drop, light show)

A Funk & Soul, 70's New Years Eve, Hot and Dirty Dance Party
Nothing says New Year’s Eve like an Epic Era party! We are once again getting Funky and heading back to the 70’s, Hot and Dirty style. Come, get down and funky with us!

Dirty Catfish Brass Band and Dr. Hotbottom combine forces and create a 16 piece band to present original material and to celebrate the great soul and funk music of the 70s.
So put on that groovy dress, bell bottoms, or dashikis & let's get down and party all night!

December 31, 10 PM
The King's Head Pub, 120 King Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H9
Cover is $10 at the door

The Steamers’ New Years Eve Extravaganza!
Ring in the New Year with you favourite 80’s songs!

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