Honour our veterans on Remembrance Day, go horseback riding in Birds Hill, or indulge your imagination at an art gallery – that's just a few things you can do this weekend in Manitoba.
Remembrance Day services
| Various locations across the province
Remembrance Day takes place on Monday and across our great county people will gather to pay their respects to those who gave their lives in service for their country. To find a list of all Remembrance Day events, visit Veteran Affairs Canada
| Birds Hill Park
Mosey on over to Birds Hill Park Ranch
to enjoy a trail ride in and around the park while breathing in the crisp air and viewing the spectacular scenery. Don't forget to bring your camera! You may see deer, owls and various other wildlife.
The art scene
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.
Oh What A Night!
| Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium, Brandon
Experience an exciting, fast-paced musical tribute to the legendary Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons at Oh What A Night!
The show features the "feel good" music you grew up with that made the name Frankie Valli known around the globe. Songs like "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Sherry Baby," and "Walk Like A Man" will take you back to an incredible musical era of the past.
| Evans Theatre, Brandon University
Over the past two years, The RCA Museum and Street Media have produced two documentaries that tell the story of Manitoba in the Great War. Warpaths: Every Town had Soldiers
premiered last year and Warpaths Ghost Camps
premieres this Friday. You can watch both films at this event and there will be a Q&A session between them. Show starts at 7:00 p.m.
For additional information, contact RCA Museum at 204-765-3000 ext 3570 or tweet them @TheRCAMuseum
Guided tour: Remembering Triumph and Sacrifice During War
Nov 10 to 11
| Western Canada Aviation Museum, Winnipeg
Join a guided tour in remembrance of the triumphs and sacrifices
made by Canada’s flying men and women during wartime. Since fighting aircraft were introduced in World War I and used throughout World War II, Canadian pilots have made selfless contributions in defence of freedom and democracy around the world. Tours begin at 2:00 p.m.
Wheat Kings game
| Keystone Centre, Brandon
Hit the road to catch the Brandon Wheat Kings
take on the Swift Current Broncos. The first 2,000 paid admissions will get Ryan Pulock bobbleheads! Find your tickets through the Keystone Centre
Various locations across Manitoba
Become the perfect gift-giver by finding that unique, handmade item at one of Manitoba’s holiday craft, bake and art shows
WRAPPED: The Mummy of Pesed
Oct 25 to Apr 6
| The Manitoba Museum, Winnipeg
For the first time in 45 years a real Egyptian mummy will be on display in Winnipeg! The Manitoba Museum’s temporary exhibit, WRAPPED: The Mummy of Pesed
, showcases Pesed, “The Shining One”, a mummy and her coffin, and includes over 60 ancient Egyptian antiquities, CT scans and forensic facial reconstructions of Egyptian mummies.
Harvey at MTC
Oct 17 to Nov 9
| The John Hirsch Theatre, Winnipeg
Hop along to the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre to enjoy the delightful, droll, endearing, funny and touching classic, Harvey
! Big-hearted Elwood P. Dowd makes friends wherever he goes, but his social-climbing sister has a problem with his dear friend Harvey, an invisible, six-foot-tall white rabbit.
Venus in Fur at MTC
Oct 24 to Nov 9
| The Tom Hendry Theatre, Winnipeg
Take in a suspense-packed study of the erotics of power at the funny, sexy and dangerous, Venus in Fur
at the The Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre! When Vanda walks into an audition hoping to land the lead in Thomas’ play based on the classic S&M novel Venus in Fur
, they quickly assume the roles of two people ‘handcuffed at the heart’.
Christian Marclay: The Clock
Oct 11 to Jan 5
| Winnipeg Art Gallery
If time is on your side, catch The Clock
-- a cinematic tour de force that unfolds in real time. This ambitious project explores the wonderment and illusion of cinema through a dizzying chronology in which theatrical and real time fold into one.
Have a great weekend everyone!