Catch the WAVE Artist’s Tour in the Interlake, cheer on soap box racers in St. Malo, excite your senses at 100 Masters, explore the marsh at Oak Hammock, or giddy up for a Great Train Robbery -- that's just a taste of the fun you can have in Manitoba this weekend!
WAVE: Interlake Artist’s Studio Tour
Aug 31 to Sep 1 | Various artist’s studios in the Interlake
Get ready to go on an art adventure on the WAVE: Interlake Artist’s Studio Tour
! This self-guided tour
of artist studios features over 40 creative souls eager to invite you in for a glimpse into their world. Wind your way along Lake Winnipeg’s western shore for a unique art experience.
St. Malo Summer Festival
Aug 29 to Sep 1
| St. Malo
Enjoy a fun weekend in St. Malo at the St. Malo Summer Festival
! The festival features soap box races, fireworks, beer gardens, scavenger hunts, Hot wheels mini races, kids activities, a parade, slow-pitch tournaments, live bands, and a video/light show dance.
100 Masters - LAST CHANCE!
May 11 to Sep 2
| Winnipeg Art Gallery
This is your last chance to see works by some of the world’s greatest artists at the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s 100 Masters: Only in Canada
! This blockbuster exhibition of “One hundred masterpieces to commemorate the WAG’s one hundred years” includes paintings by Rembrandt, Van Gogh, Monet, Picasso, and Warhol.
On September 2, celebrate the phenomenal success of this exhibit at a street party! Not only will the Gallery be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., but there will be live music, chalk artists, food vendors, and lots more happening outside.
Labour Day Adventure
Aug 31 to Sep 2
| Oak Hammock Marsh
Spend the last weekend before school starts at Oak Hammock Marsh
! Go on a Birding Marshwalk, participate in a Sonic Sleuth Walk, or explore the marsh in a canoe or on a horse-drawn wagon ride.
Great Train Robbery – Cowboys ‘n’ Gals
| Prairie Dog Central, Inkster Junction Station
All aboard! Travel back in time to experience a Great Train Robbery – Cowboys 'n' Gals
on the Prairie Dog Central! Get your tickets to ride the rails and enjoy a fun re-enactment of an old-fashioned train robbery, where bandits on horseback storm the train along the line.
Escape the city for a unique prairie experience. Nestled just outside of Manitoba’s scenic Bird’s Hill Provincial Park, this turn-of-the-century style Carriage House
sits among six acres of gardens, ponds, flowers and peaceful property for you to roam and enjoy. Sit down for a fabulous home-cooked meal or shop for unique gifts.
We talked about Pineridge Hollow this week on BTWinnipeg
Pembina Valley Challenge
Aug 30 to Sep 1
| Pembina Valley area
Drive an Amazing Race through the gorgeous Pembina Valley in the Pembina Valley Challenge
! During this weekend race you will discover lakes, breath-taking countrysides, fascinating museums, unique venues and much more.
Viking Dinner Theatre
| Lakeview Resort, Gimli
Enjoy an evening of great food and fun at the Viking Dinner Theatre
! And if you want to dress up like a Viking, your name will be entered to win a Viking prize package. Call Tammy, Ila or Logan at 204-642-4001 to reserve your tickets!
Sandy Bay Traditional Pow Wow
Aug 30 to Sep 1
| Sandy Bay First Nation
Take in a weekend of dancing, singing, local crafts and food at the Sandy Bay Traditional Pow Wow
. There is also a poker derby, fun zone, bingo, baseball tournament and fireworks!
Various locations around the province
Nothing says summer like fresh food grown by local farmers at markets across the province
. This is the perfect time for you to shop for locally-produced foods and discover the real great tastes of Manitoba.
Have a fabulous September long-weekend everyone!