Slither your way to the snake dens, mix it up at RWB, or cast a line for the start of fishing season -- that's just a taste of the fun you can have this weekend in Manitoba.
Narcisse Snake Dens
Open Daily | Narcisse
Manitoba is alive with snakes! Spring is a hotbed of activity at the Narcisse Snake Dens in the Interlake. It's here that you can see more snakes at a glance than anywhere else in the world.
Mixed Programme at RWB
May 7 to 11 | Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg
The RWB finishes another fabulous season with Mixed Programme featuring three Winnipeg premieres from the world’s leading contemporary ballet choreographers.
May 10 | Southern Division
May 17 | Northern Division
Weather or not: Manitoba's fishing season opens May 10 in the south! Open water season can’t start soon enough for anglers itching to hit our many rivers and lakes. Are you ready to get hooked? That Master Angler fish is waiting...
You can now register your BIG FISH in the moment using our new Manitoba Master Angler iPhone app!
Alice in Wonderland Jr.
May 8 to 9 | Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium, Brandon
Be transported through the looking glass at Alice in Wonderland Jr.! This is the perfect family show for young children and the young-at-heart. Don't miss your chance to see Alice and all her friends live on stage, singing and dancing their way around Wonderland.
Manitoba Day celebration
May 10 | The Manitoba Museum, Winnipeg
Celebrate our 144th anniversary at the Manitoba Museum! Festivities will include Manitoba-themed events, activities, a cake contest and free admission to the Museum Galleries, the Science Gallery and the Planetarium. From 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Across The Board game café
Open daily | The Exchange District, Winnipeg
You will be anything but bored at Across the Board, Winnipeg's new game café! Get unlimited time to play any of the 700 games in the café’s library for only $5 per person. Old school family games like Monopoly, Sorry and Yahtzee are stocked alongside modern games like Settlers of Catan, A Few Acres of Snow and Cards Against Humanity.
Mother's Day event
May 11 | International Peace Garden, Boissevain
Spend a day with your lovely mom at the International Peace Garden. Mom's will receive a free plant. Plus, you can enjoy a buffet lunch between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and entertainment from clarinet player, Bob Ventura. Free admission.
Mother's Day plant sale
May 11 | Canadian Mennonite University North Campus, Winnipeg
No one does a Mother’s Day plant sale like Gardens Manitoba! Visit their large indoor facility filled with bedding plants, hardy perennials, flowering shrubs, English roses, grasses, herbs and more. Choose from hundreds of heritage tomatoes and vegetable plants. New this year, fruit trees for urban gardens.
Winnipeg Mint tour
Open daily | The Royal Canadian Mint, Winnipeg
Join a friendly tour guide (English or French) at the Mint and walk through the newly-renovated tour area featuring interactive coin displays. Discover how the Mint has made over 55 billion coins for more than 75 countries around the world and learn how massive strips of metal meet 50-ton presses to produce over 1000 coins per second.
International Migratory Bird Day
May 10 | Oak Hammock Marsh
Head out to one of the best areas in North America to watch migratory birds and celebrate International Migratory Bird Day at Oak Hammock Marsh! This fun day is full of family-friendly activities.
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.
Good People at MTC
Apr 17 to May 10 | The John Hirsch Theatre at the MTC Mainstage
Examine the nature of success and how day-to-day choices and blind luck determine who we become at the powerful and fiercely funny play Good People! Good People is a 2011 play by David Lindsay-Abaire and was nominated for Best Play at the 2011 Tony Awards.
Have a great weekend everyone!