Celebrate our reel north at Storytellers Film Fest, jazz it up in Brandon, or watch the skies dance at Aurora Winterfest -- that's just a taste of the fun you can have this weekend in Manitoba.
Storytellers Film Fest
Mar 21 to 23 | Lido Theatre, The Pas
Catch a community celebration of Indigenous filmmaking and Northern Peoples at the first annual Storytellers Film Fest in The Pas! The festival promises a program of short- and feature-length films of interest to northern and First Nations people, an elders discussion on select films, and much more.
Brandon Jazz Festival
Mar 20 to 22 | Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium, Brandon
Enjoy some toe-tapping, smile-inducing music this week at the Brandon Jazz Festival! Originating in 1983, the festival is an educational forum where young musicians perform and receive feedback on their playing and singing from top professional musicians as well as educators from across Canada and the United States.
Mar 22 to 30 | Various venues in Churchill
Watch the skies dance and experience the culture, history and heritage of northern Manitoba at Aurora Winterfest. This annual event showcases traditional winter activities like igloo building, dog mushing, snow sculpting, and also features local artists showcasing their skills in performances.
Edible Winter Wilds
Mar 22 | Kiche Manitou Day-use Area, Spruce Woods Park Centre
Discover the edible wild plants you can find in Spruce Woods and sample some of these naturally grown delicious treats. Afterwards, be sure to tour the Park Centre’s Interpretive workshop and exhibits. Event is from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. For more information, email ParkInterpretation@gov.mb.ca.
World Day for Water
Mar 22 | Oak Hammock Marsh
What better place to celebrate the annual World Day for Water, than Oak Hammock Marsh! Work on some crafts, watch nature films and take in fun water activities from Project WET.
Mar 24 to 30 | Various venues, Winnipeg
The JUNOS are coming! The JUNOS are coming! Do you have YOUR tickets yet? Get ready to kick up some dust (or most likely snow) and show all of Canada that We Speak Music in Winnipeg! Besides the always amazing awards show, The JUNOS celebrate and honour Canadian music and artists for a full week of exciting events.
Spirit Seekers Canada Conference
Mar 21 to 23 | Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg
Expand your mind and spirit at Spirit Seekers Canada Conference -- a unique weekend extravaganza focusing on developing intuitive abilities, spirit communication and energy work!
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.
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 23 | 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.
Have a great weekend everyone!