Whoop it up at Winter Fest, let your passions soar at The Seagull, or get caught up into drama at ChekhovFest -- that's just a taste of the fun you can have this weekend in Manitoba.
Feb 1 to 28 | Thompson
Celebrate our frosty season at the month-long Winter Fest! This year's events include sled dog races, fireworks, Thompson Trailbreakers of the North, Louis Riel Social, Winter with the Wild, Rudy the Raven Scavenger Hunt, Beer & Skits and the popular concert series.
The Seagull at MTC
Jan 23 to Feb 8 | Tom Hendry Warehouse, Winnipeg
Watch a passionate rivalry unfold at the The Seagull! A famous actress, her writer lover, her playwright son and a free-spirited ingenue congregate at a tranquil country estate. Soon, passions collide, fuelled by rivalry and the pursuit of fame.
Jan 22 to Feb 9 | Various venues, Winnipeg
Delve into drama at live performances, films and readings during ChekhovFest! The 14th annual Master Playwright Festival is showcasing many great works by the revered Russian dramatist Anton Chekhov.
World Wetlands Day and Groundhog Day
Feb 2 | Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre
Head out to the marsh to celebrate World Wetlands Day and Groundhog Day! Take in slide and video presentations and tour the marsh on guided snowshoe walks to learn how important wetlands are around the world.
Red River Mutual Trail
Various activities | The Forks
Take in the picturesque sights of Winnipeg as you’ve never seen them before, from the frozen Red River! Venture out to The Forks to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities: skating, walking, curling, hockey, family activities, historic interpretation, cycling, broom ball, and much more.
Miracle on South Division Street in Brandon
Feb 1 | Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium, Brandon
Warm up with the spirited comedy, Miracle on South Division Street in Brandon. The Nowaks have always felt special, ever since the Virgin Mary made an appearance in the family barbershop on Christmas Eve. Clara now takes care of her father's beautiful statue of the Blessed Mother, and shares the story of the miracle with all who pass by.
Asessippi Ski Area & Resort
Hit the slopes at Asessippi Ski Area & Resort for skiing, snowboarding and downhill snow tubing at Manitoba's largest ski resort.
New Music Festival
Jan 25 to 31 | Various venues, Winnipeg
This year, the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra's New Music Festival celebrates the relationship between Pierre Boulez, reflecting the deep rooted contemporary traditions in Europe, and Frank Zappa, the American maverick and iconoclast, who began the process of breaking down genres of all types.
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.
Lace up: Canada’s Passion for Skating
Nov 22 to Feb 16 | New Iceland Heritage Museum, Gimli
Learn about the special mark skating has left on our national identity at Lace up: Canada’s Passion for Skating – a new exhibit at the New Iceland Heritage Museum in Gimli!
Have a great weekend everyone!