Looks like we are going to be hit with a winter storm over the next couple of days. The good news is that we Manitobans never let a bit of snow slow us down! So here's our guide to some of the best things to do in Manitoba to help you make the most of a wintry weekend.
A Symphonic Night in Havana at WSO
Jan 11 to 13
| Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg
Transport yourself to a hot night in Havana
listening to Cuban music created specifically for the orchestra and three-time Grammy-nominated Cuban music group Tiempo Libre. They’re one of the hottest Latin bands today, celebrated for its incendiary, joyful performances of timba, a dance-inducing mix of Latin jazz and the seductive rhythms of song.
Kitchen, Bath and Renovation Show
Jan 11 to 13
| Winnipeg Convention Centre
The Kitchen Bath and Renovation Show
will inspire you to be WOWED! This fun show offers all the newest and best ideas in design, décor and renovation projects. Check out talent from across Canada, amazing retailers and designers offering trendy to traditional décor. Renovators and decorators are on hand to answer all your questions.
| FortWhyte Alive
Head out on a guided tour of FortWhyte by snowshoe
to experience areas which are unreachable in summer. That New Year’s Resolution to stay active? They got you covered. After the snowshoeing, stick around and grab a comfy spot at the theatre to enjoy a special screening of a nature film.
| Spruce Woods Park Centre
Have you ever wanted to know how to properly cross-country ski, or want to brush up on your skills? Bring your skis to the Park Centre and join the Park Interpreters and a certified ski instructor for a FREE ski clinic. You will learn proper techniques that will make your skiing more enjoyable. Afterwards, warm-up with a free mug of hot chocolate. Clinic is from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Soul on Ice
| The Forks
The Canopy Skating Rink is transformed into a dance floor on ice. DJ's Hunnicut & Co-op spin your favourite tunes while you spin around the ice. Runs from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. For more information visit The Forks
Gone with the Wind at MTC
Jan 10 to Feb 2
| Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre
The classic romance Gone with the Wind
goes from the page to the stage at MTC this winter! Watch as southern belle Scarlett O’Hara’s pampered life of parties and petticoats is threatened by the devastation of the American Civil War.
The River Trail
Jan to Feb
| The Forks
Take in the picturesque sights of Winnipeg
as you’ve never seen them before, from the frozen Red River! Venture out to The Forks to enjoy a variety of outdoor winter activities on the Guinness World Record-holding longest naturally frozen skating trail in the world.
Art in January
Various locations across Manitoba
Spend an afternoon or evening enjoying some of Manitoba’s diverse arts offerings. Here are a handful of great exhibitions
you don’t want to miss this month.
Enjoy your weekend, stay safe and warm.