Geek out on Sci-Fi with George Takei at the symphony, create and celebrate art at Culture Days, or take off to the Migration Festival - that's just a taste of the fun you can have in Manitoba this weekend!
Sep 27 to 29
| Various venues around the province
, hands-on, interactive activities that invite you to discover the world of artists, creators, historians, architects, curators, and designers at Culture Days
! With over 250 different activities happening throughout the province, there’s sure to be something that will tickle your artistic fancy.
Sci-Fi Spectacular at WSO
Sep 27 to 28
| Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg
Travel to the edge of the universe with music from the biggest and best science fiction TV shows and movies at the Sci-Fi Spectacular
at the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra! Guest conductor Jack Everly is a wealth of Sci-Fi knowledge, as well as being one of the most engaging pops conductors on our planet. Special guest George Takei
’s Sulu) provides dramatic narration.
Sep 28 to 29
| Oak Hammock Marsh
Wave a fond farewell to our feathered friends for the season at the Migration Festival
in Oak Hammock Marsh! Right now is the best time of year to see the spectacular fall migration. This year’s activities include songbird banding, live birds of prey, horse-drawn wagon rides and a rooftop fly-in.
| Downtown Winnipeg, Exchange District and St. Boniface
If you’re a night owl or an art connoisseur, you should definitely get out to Nuit Blanche
for a FREE
all-night exploration and celebration of contemporary art! From dusk till dawn you will enjoy some of the best culture and arts Winnipeg has to offer.
All-you-can-eat Lobster Feast
| RBC Convention Centre
This year's Lobster Feast
includes salads, dinner rolls, all-you-can-eat lobster, tea, coffee and a decadent dessert. The tables are set for 10, with 2 bottles of wine per table, compliments of Le Cercle Molière. There are also prizes to be won. Grand prize is a trip to Churchill!
Provincial Hunting Day
| Oak Hammock Marsh
Learn about wildlife, conservation, hunting and the great outdoors at Manitoba’s Provincial Hunting Day
in Oak Hammock Marsh! Enjoy educational, fun and hands-on activities like archery, air rifle and atlatl shooting ranges, skinning demos, hunting dog demos, hunting seminars and exhibitors, youth calling contest and free hourly prize draws.
THIN AIR writer's festival
Sep 20 to 28
| Various venues, Winnipeg
For everyone who loves to read and write, you are going to be spoiled at the THIN AIR, Winnipeg International Writers Festival
! Join writers from Canada and around the world for a week of readings, lectures, interviews, conversations, book launches, and more!
ATV Ride for Dad
Mark your calendars! The 1st annual ATV Ride for Dad
in Manitoba takes place on the trails within the rural municipalities of Woodlands and Rockwood.
It’s suppertime in Manitoba. From now through mid-November, dozens of traditional community-based “fall suppers
” – buffet feasts of down-home cooking, locally grown ingredients, and family recipes – are being served throughout the province. This weekend's suppers are in Komarno, Meleb, Poplarfield, Sundown, Cowan, Dominion City, Friedensfeld, Otterburne, Pilot Mound, St. Leon,Starbuck, Ste. Genevieve.
It’s that time of year to meander through the winding paths of a corn maze
! Around the province, you can get lost in corn mazes at A Maze in Corn
, Boonstra Farms
, or Deer Meadow Farms
. Check out what we had to say about corn mazes and fall suppers
on BTWinnipeg this week.
The art scene in September
Various locations across Manitoba
Spend an afternoon or evening enjoying some of Manitoba’s diverse arts offerings. Here's a handful of great exhibits
you don’t want to miss this month.
Have a fantastic weekend everyone!