Bust your gut laughing at Kim's Convenience, muscle car your way to World of Wheels, or visit wildlife ambassadors in Birds Hill -- that's just a taste of the fun you can have this weekend in Manitoba.
Kim's Convenience at MTC
Mar 13 to Apr 5 | The John Hirsch Theatre, Winnipeg
Laugh and cheer at the "Stomach-hurtingly funny" comedy Kim's Convenience! Thoroughly funny and engaging, Ins Choi's award-winning play has delighted audiences all across Canada and has picked up quite a few awards along the way.
World of Wheels
Mar 14 to 16 | RBC Convention Centre, Winnipeg
Rev up your engines, 'cause the 40th annual Piston Ring World of Wheels returns this weekend! Enjoy three days filled with Manitoba’s best hot rods, coolest rides, customs, trucks, muscle cars and motorcycles.
Wildlife Haven presentation
Mar 16 | Interpretive Workshop, Birds Hill Provincial Park
Join in on a FREE presentation by Wildlife Haven and get up close and personal with their live wildlife ambassadors. You will find out how you can help protect Manitoba’s wildlife and what to do if you encounter orphaned or injured animals. After the presentation, enjoy hot chocolate and marshmallows around a campfire outside. Event runs from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. For more information, call 204-654-6739.
Hecla in snow
Lakeview Hecla Resort
Give your family a a winter pick-me-up by planning a quick getaway to the gorgeous Lakeview Hecla Resort. You can cross country ski, snow shoe, skate, ice fish and toboggan. Or stay inside and swim and slide at the pool or relax at Salka Spa.
See what a few of our friends had to say about their winter staycation in Hecla.
Maple syrup workshop
Mar 15 | Oak Hammock Marsh
Find out the basics of maple syrup making at Oak Hammock Marsh. Learn how to recognize maple trees, properly tap the tree, harvest the sap and transform the sap into syrup.
Hudson Bay Quest Sled Dog Race
Mar 13 to 17 | Gillam to Churchill
Dog teams will test their mettle through forest and tundra, following a 330 kilometre course spanning the edge of Wapusk Park (home to the western Hudson Bay's polar bears) from Gillam to Churchill.
I On The Sky at MTYP
Mar 10 to 16 | Manitoba Theatre for Young People, Winnipeg
Be lead into a world of movement, imagery and music, where poetry sways reality at I On The Sky! This bold show will challenge kids to blend their own imagination with those of the performers.
St. Patrick's Day Celebrations
Mar 15 | Shamrock Centre, Killarney
Put your "kiss me, I'm Irish" pins on and make your way out to Killarney to join in on their St. Patrick's Day Celebrations! Enjoy a fun-filled day of entertainment and FREE activities for the kids.
Over the Top: Art auction and cupcake party
Mar 16 | Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (MAWA), Winnipeg
Celebrate MAWA (Mentoring Artists for Women's Art) with artwork and dessert at the Over the Top art auction and cupcake party! This year Over The Top will also be celebrating MAWA’s 30th birthday.
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.
Early Days of Passenger Travel tour
Mar 16 | Western Canada Aviation Museum, Winnipeg
Take an in-depth look at the early days of passenger travel in Canada, when Trans-Canada Airlines (now Air Canada) was headquartered in Winnipeg. View TCA headquarters' first airplane (a Lockheed Electra 10A), board the historic Vickers Viscount, and experience a trip back in time.
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.
Have a great weekend everyone!