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August 16, 2019

Architecture Events l United Kingdom Night l Musical Evenings l Oak Hammock Marsh Events l Drag Brunch l Causes l Family Events l Women’s Self Defence l Forum Art Centre Classes l Fibre Festival l Harvest Moon Festival l FemFest 2019

Architecture Events
www.winnipegarchitecture.ca        waf@shaw.ca      204.960.8097

August 21, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm    204.774.7005 ext 102 or housing@dmsmca.ca
FREE  Sargent Avenue East Historic Walking tour led by Christian Cassidy
Meet at seating plaza, Sargent and Maryland

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August 28, 7 pm
Skilled Trades and Technology Building tour, Red River College

Join architects Gail Little and Doug Hanna for a tour of the new Skilled Trades and Technology Centre (STTC) building, in the Red River College’s Notre Dame Campus. The project earned an Award of Excellence for Green Building from the Canadian Green Building Council. The building (which may be reached by transit, car or bicycle) is fully accessible.

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August 28, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm    204.774.7005 ext 102 or housing@dmsmca.ca
FREE  Sargent Avenue West Historic Walking tour led by Christian Cassidy
Meet at Home Wading Pool, Sargent and Home

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September 6, 7- 9 pm
Winnipeg Architecture Foundation, 266 McDermot Avenue
Launch of this new publication and exhibit prepared by students from the UofM, Faculty of Architecture. WHAK is an art pavilion designed by the UofM's students and respective instructors, as part of the 2019 edition of the Warming Huts Festival. 

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September 11, 7 pm
Meet at 408 York Avenue, Winnipeg
Moving Matter: Tyndall Stone in the City
At less than 150 years old, Winnipeg's architecture is young. Yet, throughout this city and province, countless buildings are constructed of Tyndall Stone, the mottled, fossil-rich limestone formed 450 million years ago. 
Join architectural historian Abigail Auld for a FREE 90-minute tour exploring several Tyndall Stone buildings downtown. Fully accessible for wheelchairs, strollers and bicycles.

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September 20, 7 pm.
Cinematheque, 100 Arthur Street

Housing prices are skyrocketing. Incomes are not. PUSH sheds light on a new kind of faceless landlord, our increasingly unliveable cities and an escalating crisis. This is not gentrification. The film follows Leilani Farha, the UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, as she  tries to understand who’s being pushed out, and why. 
Directed by Fredrik Gertten / 92 minutes / fully wheelchair accessible theatre 

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August 22, 7:00pm-8:30pm
Lyric Theatre, Assiniboine Park

Folklorama World Tour at the Park: United Kingdom Night
Enjoy Folklorama World Tour: United Kingdom Night with various performances from our Folklorama Talent members that you may have seen at the United Kingdom Pavilion!

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Musical Evenings

Bulldog Pizza, 1364 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2W 3T8

August 30, Doors at 6 PM, music at 6:30 PM – 11 PM
$10 Eventbrite.com /$15 door      All Ages 
Big Bear Productions proudly presents a night of proggy goodness!
HAWKING (Progressive Post-Hardcore)
Prinport (Progressive Post-Hardcore)   https://prinport.bandcamp.com/
Nothing Gold (Post-Hardcore)    nothinggold.bandcamp.com
Attilan (Progressive Metal)   attilan.bandcamp.com
WhaleHammer (Progressive Rock)

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September 7, 8 PM – 12 AM
$10 advance tickets available from the bands and at Bulldog Pizza 
(door prize for advance ticket holders)  www.tjsgift.com
Crazy Maiden Presents:
TJ's Gift Foundation Rockin’ For Choices Fundraiser Show
All Ages Welcome / Live music with 
4 Year Old Drummer Atlas Axl and his dad Tyler Deva
The Black Lights / Cobra Snake Necktie
Silent Auction / 50/50 draw / Pizza and Drink specials all night
Also a special video presentation of TJ's Story
Rocking For Choices Concert  https://youtu.be/DbBJinV7y60

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September 6, 8 PM – 11 PM
Anavets - John Osborn VC Unit #1300-1395 Ellice Avenue, Winnipeg, R3G 0G3

Scheduled as a solo performance with vocals and guitar by Kalyna Morrow-Litke.
$5.00 cover charge. Happy hour prices at the bar.

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

September 6 - 8
When blues-rocking, soul-singing drummer, songwriter and bandleader Lindsay Beaver takes the stage, she delivers blues, R&B and old school rock ‘n’ roll with punk rock energy, and sings with a voice brimming with attitude and soulfulness. 
Her debut, TOUGH AS LOVE, explodes with volcanic singing, deeply soulful delivery and powerful chops on seven original songs and a handful of vintage roots gems. 

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September 14, 8 PM – 2 AM
Tickets by Eventbrite.com   $20
Gut-bucket punk-blues duo Left Lane Cruiser from Fort Wayne, Indiana. 
Opening act is Winnipeg's own Louisiana Cockfight! Blues, boogie, and beer!

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September 7, first show 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM / second show 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tallest Poppy, 685 Westminister, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 2B5
Tickets   

Begonia is digitally releasing her debut full-length album, Fear. You can expect drag and dance performances, cocktails, as well as a Q + A and live performance by Begonia herself!
Begonia and Synonym Art Consultation are teaming up on a video trailer for Fear
As Begonia, Alexa Dirks is bold, brazen with her florid, surprising pop that is tempered with sensitivity and wisdom. Dirks' first solo output, Lady in Mind, was listed on NPR’s 10 Artists You Need To Know in 2017 and “Juniper” reached #1 on the CBC 2 Music Charts. 

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Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre     http://www.oakhammockmarsh.ca
For more information call (204) 467-3300     j_bourgeois@ducks.ca

August 31 to September 2 
Labour Day Adventure - Visit the marsh as we prepare for the arrival of the geese! 
Paddle in one of our three Voyageur-style canoe for a guided excursion ($3 members / $6 non-members) or rent your own canoe ($15 for 45 minutes). 
Guided Marshwalks / Critter Dipping / Games and Crafts / Face painting
September 5 - 6:30 p.m.to 9:30 p.m. 
Birds and Beer Flights
$45 for drinkers / $25 for drivers / A non-alcoholic beverage station for drivers 
Enjoy craft beers from several different Manitoba breweries and sample delicious snacks while watching the nightly return of the migrating waterfowl.  

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September 1, Seatings: 11AM + 1:30PM
Tallest Poppy, 685 Westminister, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 2B5
Tickets: $10 PLUS the cost of brunch!  Drink Specials
Wheelchair Accessible, Gender Neutral Restrooms, Family Friendly

W2W Presents: Drag Brunch, featuring Crystal Slippers, a polished Look Queen who made her debut on the Montreal drag scene in 2013. With her hilarious lip-syncs and archival knowledge of pop culture, she became an instant sensation in the French-Anglo Queer scene, snatching the titles of 'Miss Van Horne' (2014) and 'Miss Cocktail' (2015). Her appearances include the St. Ambroise Fringe Festival, and the OFFJFL festival.

As of 2016, Crystal has been producing her own cabaret, Crystal Palace, where she hosts (mostly) queer Montreal performers every month. In 2018 she was featured in the second season of the CBC ART documentary series “Canadaʼs a Drag” representing Montreal.
Special Guest Queens: Crystal Slippers
House Queens: Prairie Sky + Cake
House DJ: DJ J Jackson

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Causes

September 3, 7 AM – 3 PM
Memorial Park, 470 York Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. 
Madox's Warriors Foundation will place 5000 gold flags across from the Legislative building. These flags represent all the Manitoba children who are fighting, and who were taken too soon due to cancer. Join us placing flags and honouring the children. 

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September 7, 8 AM – 12 PM
Saint Vital Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Tickets 

Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre’s 7th Annual Walk/Run for Wildlife fundraiser 
A warm-up yoga stretch session followed by a 5 km walk/run or 10 km run. Pledges/donations go directly towards the cost of care for injured and orphaned wildlife. 
Those who have completed the race will receive a hot pancake breakfast. 
PWRC’s Education Team onsite with wildlife species that cannot be released back into the wild. Leading the walk is our non-releasable ambassador - ‘Arctic’ the Arctic Fox! 

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September 7, 8:30 AM – 11 AM
Assiniboine Park & Zoo, 2355 Corydon Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 2N6
Tickets   
 
Madox's Warriors 5th annual 5K Superhero Run/Walk Fundraiser - All proceeds go to support DIPG and Childhood Brain Cancer Research! 
FINISHER MEDALS TO ALL AT THE END OF THE RUN/WALK
Can’t make the event, join us as a VIRTUAL RUNNER. 
We would love to see everyone, especially the children, dressing up as their favourite superhero or villain. Or come wearing a cape, shirt or anything to show your support. There will be a photographer.
Gather your team dressed in team uniform and compete against other teams, or just to support and represent! If your child is too young, bring them. Strollers welcome.

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Family Events

September 6, 7, 13 and 14
Seven Oaks House Museum, 50 Mac Street, Winnipeg, MB R2V 4Z9
204-339-7429     SOHMUSEUM@GMAIL.COM
Tickets $15 

Spirits of Seven Oaks: A Haunted Walking Tour
Each night begins with a walking tour through the mysterious history of the Seven Oaks neighbourhood led by Matthew Komus, author of Haunted Winnipeg, followed by a tour of Seven Oaks House to hear about the paranormal activity that has occurred inside.
Rumoured to be Winnipeg's oldest haunted house, the mysterious occurrences around Seven Oaks are tied up in one of the darkest chapters of our city's history.
Those brave enough will return to explore Seven Oaks House by candlelight, and hear about the paranormal activity at the museum.

Seven Oaks House Museum is the oldest home in Winnipeg. Built in 1851 by the Inksters, a prominent Scottish-Metis family, its history stretches back to the earliest days of Manitoba and the Red River Settlement. 

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September 7, 12 PM – 11:59 PM
Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba

The 15th annual Sherbrook Street Festival, the biggest community event in West Broadway on Sherbrook Street between Wolseley and Westminster Avenue!
Beer Gardens • Vendor Village • Local Wares • Face Painting • Bouncy Castle & More!
Mainstage Schedule 
12:00 PM - Just TV
1:00 PM - Erika Fowler
2:00 PM - Virgo Rising
3:00 PM - Bloom
4:00 PM - Mosa
5:00 PM - The Bridge Performance Academy
6:00 PM - Spooky Eyes
7:00 PM - Allsorts
8:00 PM - Lucas Roger Band
9:00 PM - Catamounts
10:00 PM - Mariachi Ghost
11:00 PM - Rayannah as Shania Twain 

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September 7, 8 AM – 2 PM
Island Lakes, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Island Lakes Annual Garage Sale
No specific address, just whoever sets up on their driveways or garages!
Parking patrol will be present to keep roadways clear for emergency vehicles.
Be mindful of properties - no parking on or in front of driveways and no littering.
Potties will be provided again from local businesses who sponsor them.
Many open Friday evening as well.
Have fun, remember where you park and good luck in all the treasures you find!

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Manitoba Children's Museum, 45 Forks Market Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4T6
September 7 & 8 at 11 AM – 6 PM
Come and visit us at the MiniFest Family Zone at ManyFest. 
We will create works of art using catapults and paint! It will be a splatter all weekend!

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September 8, 1 AM – 3 PM
Celebrate Grandparents' Day - grandparents get half-price admission all day long! Make memories and head over to our Creation Station to create a portrait of your grandparents!

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Every Monday, September 9 - December 16, 10:00 AM

Join us starting in September for our new Mini Mondays programming!
Choose from three exciting options as you register for weeks of fun. With musical sessions and themed sessions, each week is a new adventure.
Mini Mondays are geared towards children to age 4, with 60-minutes of programming followed by a 30-minute coffee/tea service, complete with activities for your little ones.

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September 13 & 14 1 PM – 3 PM
Gateway Sportsplex, 1717 Gateway rd., Winnipeg, Manitoba
Tickets

Childcycle fall/winter 2019 sale on the soccer pitch!! 
Over 80 sellers with over 35000 items, from tummy to teen and in-between.

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September 21 and 22, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
VIA Station, 123 Main at Broadway, Winnipeg, MB

Winnipeg's Railway Days
The Winnipeg Railway Museum has everything a rail fan could wish for - full scale antique steam engines, box cars, snow plows, a model train layout, and a gift shop chock full of railway items. There’ll be lots of exhibitors to talk with this weekend. 

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September 8, 1 PM – 3 PM
Daniel McIntyre/St. Matthews Community Association 
823 Ellice Avenue, Wpg, Manitoba R3G 0C3
Registration is required. 
State the date as we have multiple classes scheduled.

Women’s Self Defence class is back!
Join us for a FREE session with Linda Postma
Linda has been training at Iron Fist, a martial arts academy for approximately 15 years. She has a black belt in Tae kwondo and has helped lead numerous self defence workshops. Linda is passionate about empowering women to develop strategies and learn ways to defend themselves and their families.
Free refreshments and coffee. Kids welcome!

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Forum Art Centre, 120 Eugenie Street in St. Boniface
or call 204-235-1069

Fall Art classes starting September 9
40+ Class options such as: Portraits from Life, Basic Design, Woodland Art, Cartooning 101, Teen Manga, Artivism, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, Acrylic Mediums, Gouache, Charcoal Portraits, Watercolour, Expressive Painting in Water Soluble Oils & much more! 
Free parking all around, wheelchair friendly, ages 7 years and up. 

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September 13 & 14
Red River Exhibition Place, 3977 Portage Avenue
Admission: $5 includes both days

The Manitoba Fibre Festival celebrates our community of farmers and fibre artists. It features workshops, demonstrations, a curated fibre art show, a fashion show and a display of live sheep and alpacas. The vendors’ market offers everything from raw fleeces to hand-dyed yarn to wearable art and home decor.  Free Parking  / Crafts  / Kid Friendly

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September 13 at 12 PM – Sep 15 at 5 PM
Clearwater, Manitoba
Tickets online, Clearwater Country Market (Clearwater), Two Farm Kids (Brandon)
The 18th Perennial Harvest Moon Festival returns!
Check out https://www.harvestmoonfestival.ca/ for full event details.

First wave of artists playing the festival includes 
Amadians // Ami Cheon  // Boogey The Beat // Honeydays  // Joe Curtis Band  // 
Liam Duncan // Nation of Two // Olivia Lunny // Roman Clarke // Slow Spirit // 
Spooky Eyes // Sweet Alibi // The Perpetrators // The Remedies // The Sturgeons // 
The Three Berts // Warming // Sebastian Gaskin // The Stowaways // 
Children's Entertainment // Veneer // The Sunshine Bunch // Micah Erenberg // 
The Madtrappers // Those Folks // The Fu Fu Chi Chi Choir

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September 14 - Sep 21
Asper Centre For Theatre And Film, Winnipeg, Manitoba

FemFest 2019: All the World's a Stage
Sarasvàti Productions is thrilled to announce the seventeenth annual festival of life-changing theatre for everyone.  

Opening Cabaret - a variety show, followed by a chance to eat, drink and mingle.

"Baby Box"  Directed by Hope McIntyre
Written by Eva Barrie, Miranda Calderon , and Michelle Polak
Choreography by Ali Robson
Performed by Victoria Emilie Hill, Saira Rahman, and Natasha Bri Torres-Garner

"Raising Stanley/Life with Tulia"  Director: Bronwyn Steinberg
Storyteller: Kim Kilpatrick Painter: Karen Bailey
Guide dog: Tulia

"Like Mother, Like Daughter"  Director: Rose Plotek Associate Director: Darwin Lyons
Original Concept: Ravi Jain, Rose Plotek, and Poppy Keeling
Co-Created by Why Not Theatre & Complicité Creative Learning

"4inXchange"  Created and Performed by xLq (Jordan Campbell and Maddie Bautista) and Katherine Walker-Jones.   Commissioned and developed with the support of Nightswimming

"The Launchpad Project"
Facilitator/Coordinators: Victoria Emilie Hill and Lindsay Johnson
Participants: A.J. Hotomani Anika Dowsett, Emma Welham, Jonathan Mourant, 
Karam Daoud, Lea Pankratz, Makrenna Sterdan, Sara Groleau, Sarah Jane Flynn, 
Bennette Joy Villones (ASM)

"The Grief Box" A reading of a new play by Alissa Watson, 2018 Bake-Off winner

"Leaping Off the Page"  Featuring special guest artist Yvette Nolan

August 2, 2019

MEME l Musical Events l Spiritual Growth Workshops l Out of Winnipeg Events l Family Events l Ribfest

MEME

Rooftop Party - MEME Opening Night
August 15, 8 PM – 2 AM
The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre, 281 Donald street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 5S4
Featuring: Elle Fast / Joe Silva / Shael / Kilma / Adam Scott / DJ MAE
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August 16 - Stacey Pullen at Pyramid (6pm - 3:30am)
Featuring: Stacey Pullen / Rennie Foster / Nathan Zahn / Nikki Volan / Justin Kace / 
                Emilio Del Canto / Danger Bay / Fishead / Qube / Grubb
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August 17 - After Cube Party at Garrick (11pm - 3am)
Featuring: Billy Dalessandro / Lori J Ward / DJ Lyer / Vothra / MAP / The Shake
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August 17 - Bass Showcase, 91 Albert St, Winnipeg, MB R3B 1G5 (11pm - 3am)
Featuring: Chris Komus / Theo Tzu / Clearpaths / Queen Kimmy / Davey Berkowitz
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August 17 MEME at The Cube (12pm - 12am)
$5 entry / free to MEME pass holders     18+ Beer garden 

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Musical Events

Bulldog Pizza, 1364 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2W 3T8

August 16, 7 PM – 9 PM

Awolk is a folk singer-songwriter, blending rootsy melodies with soulful lyrics, and smart vocal melodies. Awolk’s 2018 self titled record ranked 26/60 best albums of the year on the east coast by HalifaxMusicPhile. 
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Aug 18, Doors at 8:00 / bands at 9:00 - 1 am
All Ages / $10 at the door

9:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. - The Stowaways (Winnipeg, MB)
10:00 p.m. - 10:45 p.m. - Ash and the Arsonists (Winnipeg, MB)
11:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m. - November Underground (Selkirk, MB)
12:00 a.m. - 12:45 a.m. - Page 38 (Thunderbay, Ont)

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

August 17, 7 PM – 1 AM
General Admission $20  Eventbrite

Woodstock 50th Anniversary Weekend Show
8pm - Paul Butterfield/Canned Heat  (Link and the Moustaches)
9pm - Johnny Winter/CCR (Jakebrakes)
10pm - Janis Joplin (Jenny Foidart)
11pm - Jimi Hendrix/Santana (Tim Butler)
Midnight - The Band/Ten Years After (Honeysliders)

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The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 2B9

Aug 20, 7:15 pm / Show 8 – 10 
Tickets / Rush Seating / $7.50

GREASE SING ALONG!
Join the students of Rydell High for the most musical summer EVER! Sing along to your favourite songs with Sandy, Danny and more.

We’ll be projecting the lyrics on the screen, along with the movie, so don’t be afraid if you are a little rusty with the lyrics. And drinks will be served, if you are feeling a little shy.

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August 25, 12 PM – 9 PM
Location is wheelchair accessible with a ramp and an accessible washroom.
TICKETS / $40 at the door    19+    SacredSexualMusicFestival.com

Sacred Sexual Music Festival
A musically themed day and evening to celebrate, inform, and send a wave of conscious sensuality into Winnipeg. The healing theme of the Festival takes a step toward addressing and minimizing sexual guilt, shame, repression, and abuse. Informational talks and workshops including:
- Healing aspects of our Sexuality
- Invoking the Sacred - A Shamanic Experience
- Partner Yoga
- massage

Musical groups: Chant Your Heart Open / Sacred Sound
Anne-Marie Williot & her Accordion / Winnipeg Community Kirtan

The theme is Eros, Expression, and Creativity. This is a safe space that is open to singles and couples. We welcome LGBTQ, indigenous, POC communities as we bring EVERYONE together to create a sex-positive future. 

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August 29, 7:30 PM – 11:30 PM
Tickets - Standing Show $12 - All ages - Venue ID’s at bar only.

Pop Punk Party Fundraiser Show - All proceeds will be donated to Kids Help Phone, and 
The Robb Nash Project for Mental Health Awareness and Suicide Prevention

Some of Winnipeg's best bands playing all of your favourite pop punk favourites!  
We're so thankful to have the following bands joining us:
The 1221 / The Brotherhood & Co. / The Dial-Up Deadbeats / Rudy Blue and Friends
We're also thrilled to welcome back dynamic Duo, KEVIN REPAY and RYLIE SAUNDERS of The Village Idiots, as our special guest hosts.

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August 24, Gates open at 6 pm, show 8 pm – 2 am
Springhill Winter Sports Park, 65036 Oasis Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2C 2Z2
Tickets   $30   18+ only / licensed event
pre-purchase required: Parking (per vehicle)  $5 / Shuttle (per person)  $5

Outdoor concert featuring Streetheart. Bring lawn chairs or picnic blankets for a night of music and fun under the stars!  Beer gardens and food available. 

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Spiritual Growth Workshops 

Divine Clarity, 2071 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3J 0K9

August 16, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Tickets 

Basic Crystal Therapy Workshop · Hosted by Kristel Kernaghan
A fun workshop that covers a wide range of ways you can use crystals to bring more peace, love, and healing into your life! 
Connect with your own inner wisdom to create positive change in your life using crystals.
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Aug 17 & 18, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Tickets

Advanced Crystal Therapy Certification · Hosted by Kristel Kernaghan
NEW 2 day Advanced Certification Course!
Includes: Manual and Crystal Therapy Certificate
Prerequisite: Basic Crystal Therapy Workshop with Divine Clarity
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August 29, 2019 at 6:30 PM – 9 PM
Aura & Chakra Workshop · Hosted by Darcy Kernaghan
Come learn all about Energy, Auras, and Chakras.
Includes: A personalized picture of your aura and chakras and an Aura & Chakra handout.

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Out of Winnipeg Events

August 16 at 6 PM – August 18 at 4 PM
Ignite Retreats, 91078 Road 3E, Teulon, Manitoba R0C3B0
Tickets   

I Am Festival 2019 - A full weekend immersion in to a Mind, Body and Soul connection. This one of a kind festival brings Mind, Body and Soul to one location.
Get ready to get relaxed and recharged as you join top wellness practitioners and a community of like minded individuals in a full weekend of inspiration and connection.

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August 16 & 17 at 8 PM / August 18 at 2:30 PM   Doors open 30 minutes prior to show.
A-Spire Players, 76 - 2nd Avenue, Gimli, Manitoba R0C 1B0
Tickets are $15 at 204-642–8079 or at Tergesen’s the week of the show.

RG Productions presents Motherhood, Out Loud by Leslie Ayvazian, Brooke Berman, David Cale, Jessica Goldberg, Beth Henley, Lameece Issaq, Claire LaZebnik, Lisa Loomer, Michelle Lowe, Marco Pennette, Theresa Rebeck, Luanne Rice, Annie Weisman and Cheryl West

Anyone who is, has, or knows a mother, stepmother or foster mother, will relate to this hilarious, yet touching, comedy. Packed with wisdom and laughter, this piece shatters traditional notions about parenting, and celebrates deeply personal truths.

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August 17, 7 PM – 10 PM

The Main Street Exiles, the world's ultimate tribute to the Rolling Stones, is coming to Winnipeg Beach! We will be doing a free outdoor concert on the band stand! 
Enjoy a day at the beach and cap it off with an evening show right on the boardwalk.

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August 17 - September 15 (30 Dates)
A Maze In Corn, 1351 PR 200, St. Adolphe, Manitoba R5A 1A2
Tickets  

Sunflower Expo - experience the magic!
Imagine 40 varieties of sunflowers over 8 acres with amazing photo opportunities. 
Enjoy a glass of wine or craft beer and a free sunflower to take home with you!

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August 22, 6:30 PM – 11 PM
Royal Canadian Legion Branch #65, 275 Duke Ave., Portage la Prairie, Manitoba R1N 0S5
$12 in advance / $15 at door / All Ages

THE CRUSTY CROSS CANADA CRUISE 2019 TOUR
  7:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. - Detherous (Calgary, AB)
  8:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. - Dead Ringer (Portage la Prairie, MB)
  9:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. - Widow's Peak (Calgary, AB)
10:00 p.m. - 10:45 p.m. - Anomalism (Winnipeg, MB)

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August 25, 11 AM – 4 PM
Crazy Jumpers Dog School & Boarding
HWY 231, corner Tomchuk Rd, R0C 1A0 Fraserwood, Manitoba
Fundraiser for Gimli Humane Society and Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

Enjoy our K9 Cross Country walk where you and your dog stroll down a path through our forest and visit stations where either you or your dog will perform a task to earn points. There will be a 1st to 3rd place prize. 
Take part in a Poker Derby, Pawparazzi Photos, Doggy Massage, Nail Clipping, and Art Stations as well. The BBQ will be going with burgers and hotdogs. 
Check-in/Registration @ 11:00am
First dog at start line @ 11:30am 
Last dog at start line @ 2:30pm
All prizes and draws @ 3:30pm
Walk-in same day registration for $15
Poker Derby (a separate prize is waiting for the winner) $5
Bring some extra cash for the special tables, the silent auction and some vendors.

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Family Events

Aug 17 at 8 AM – Aug 18 at 12 AM
Springhill Winter Sports Park, 65036 Oasis Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2C 2Z2
Registry closes August 15 https://dirty-donkey-mud-run-springhill.eventbrite.ca
Tickets · $50 - $75     AGES 14-60+ / $10.00 parking (cash only)

Springhill Winter Sports Park Presents: Dirty Donkey Mud Run 2019
Take on a 5K military-style obstacle course covered entirely in mud. For the competitive athlete, it's a chance to push yourself harder than ever and race for the best time. For others, it's a chance to have fun playing in the mud, all while helping support the Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba.
Sign in Registry open: 7:30AM
Winners & Announcements: 5:00PM

Sunset Evening Event: 5:00PM-midnight
Join us for music, drinks and performances from live bands and local DJs. 
$10.00 for non-participants / *Free for Donkey Run participants
Featuring: Bands, DJs, Music, Games, Bonfires, Dancing and more!
Food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages available for sale.

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Coronation Park, Eugenie St & Tache Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H

August 17, 10 AM – 7 PM

Swords and Sabres · Hosted by Sons Of Lugh - Viking & Celtic Re-enactment
Come join us at Swords and Sabres, Winnipeg's pirate, Renascence and Steampunk festival.
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August 24, 11 AM – 3 PM

Mess Fest will be messy, slimy and sloppy! All those fun activities that are too messy to do at home we'll be doing here! Bring your play clothes and old sneaks for a day of messy fun!
This is a FREE Community Event! 
Vendor village where every vendor will be hosting their own messy activity.
The main stage area will with have additional activities including: 
Facepainting from Heather's Pretty Parties
Messy Yoga with Rise and Shine Kids Yoga
A Foam Dance Party 

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August 17, 1 PM – 5 PM
Archambault Park, 224 Rutledge Cres, Winnipeg, Manitoba

9th Annual Family Fun Days at Archambault Park
Fun-filled afternoon with free events for the whole family! Past activities have been bouncers, laser tag, battle balls, hamster balls, foam pit, petting zoo, pony rides, candy scramble, mascots, face painting, clowns and more!

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August 20, 7 AM – 5 PM

Drop Zone is an adrenaline-pumping fundraising experience that encourages you to get out of your comfort zone by rappelling from the top of the Manitoba Hydro Building (all 272 FT) to support Manitobans with disabilities. 
Since 2005 Drop Zone in Manitoba have raised over $1.4 million, and 850+ brave superheroes have stepped off the edge.
Register as an individual or a team https://www.thedropzone.ca/locations/winnipeg/

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August 25, 10 AM – 3 PM
Glen Lawn Funeral Home & Cemetery, 455 Lagimodiere Blvd., Wpg, MB   R2J 4J4
Free Admission

4th Annual Charity Craft Market
Artisan shopping market • Face painting • Balloons • Entertainment
Food truck • Spin-to-Win Raffle
Proceeds go to  Children's Wish Foundation Manitoba & Nunavut Chapter

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August 23 - 25, 11 am
The Forks, 1 Forks Market Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4L9
Tickets       http://www.ribfestwinnipeg.ca/

The Rotary Club of Winnipeg is hosting the 2019 edition of our FREE event, Ribfest.
Live at the festival stage at The Forks, this is all about summer fun, ribs, beer and live music in support of local youth causes: Inspire Community Outreach and Honouring Indigenous People (HIP).

Great new food trucks: Lemon Train, Tater King, Billy's BBQ, A Little Pizza Heaven, with regulars like BDI, Crabby’s, Texas rangers ribbers.  
Kids play zone - Balloons, free face painting, live sized car colouring, illusions by Mr. Looney the Clown, and stroll in a live fire truck of Winnipeg fire department.
50/50 and lots of other gifts and draws for those in attendance.
Aug 24 - Music from Winnipeg bands, including Winnipeg’s own Quinton Blair