Laugh and play at Kidsfest, enjoy a great day on the Midway in Brandon, catch the WAVE in the Interlake, treat yourself to a Foodie Adventure in the country or watch a tragedy unfold in the Ruins -- those are just a few of the fun things you can do in Manitoba this weekend!
Manitoba Summer Fair
Jun 5 to 9
| Keystone Centre, Brandon
Get ready to engulf yourself in the tantalizing smells, bright lights and big excitement of the Manitoba Summer Fair
in Brandon! The fair has all your favourites – midway rides, concerts, fair food, horse shows, petting zoo, demo derby, KidZone, Aboriginal Showcase, and much more.
To learn more about what's happening in Brandon this summer, watch our latest BTWinnipeg segment
Jun 6 to 9
| The Forks
The rhythms and sounds of Step Afrika
, the strange tricks of Kamikaze Fireflies
, the acrobatic prowess of the Mat Velvet & Charlie Show
, and the banjo picking and harmonica blowing of Eric Litwin
are among the headliners of Kidsfest 2013 –Winnipeg International Children’s Festival
Shakespeare in the Ruins
Jun 6 to 29
| Trappist Monastery, St. Norbert Provincial Heritage Park
All of St. Norbert’s Trappist Monastery is a stage this June for Shakespeare in the Ruins production of Julius Caesar
! Enjoy one of the Bard’s timeless plays with a Canadian twist in a majestic outdoor setting.
First Fridays in the Exchange
| Exchange District
Enjoy the warmth of studios and galleries filled with fine art. First Fridays
is dedicated to bringing together artists, artist run centres, galleries, businesses and the public for a greater understanding, appreciation and promotion of the arts in the Exchange area.
WAVE: Interlake Artist’s Studio Tour
June 8 to 9 | Various artist’s studios in the Interlake
Go on an art adventure on the WAVE: Interlake Artist’s Studio Tour
! Artists in Manitoba’s Interlake invite you to come in and visit their studios and share a slice of their lives.
Harry Potter's World
Jun 3 to Jul 13
| Fort la Reine Museum, Portage la Prairie
Potter fans unite! Get touched by a little magic in Harry Potter’s World
at the Fort la Reine Museum! This exhibition explores Harry Potter’s world, its roots in Renaissance science, and the ethical questions that affected not only the wizards of Harry Potter, but also the historical thinkers featured in the series.
Book a Foodie Adventure
Various B&B's in the province
Grab a seat and enjoy some fresh fare and good ol’ country hospitality! A few of Manitoba’s Bed & Breakfast’s
are offering a unique hands-on experience for all the foodies out there.
The art scene in June
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.
The new exhibit, Tactile Desires
opens June 7 at the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba.
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 taste of Manitoba.
Have a great weekend everyone!