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The first week of September means school is back soon, but it also means it's Le Burger Week and officially corn maze season! Show Manitoba some love by shopping, eating and exploring local. No matter what you do this week, please do it safely by following all COVID-19 restrictions and maintaining physical distancing while in public spaces. #StaySafe

1. Taste specialty cheeseburgers across Winnipeg

Various restaurants in Winnipeg / Treaty 1 Territory 
September 1 to 7

The annual foodie event Le Burger Week is back this year with a cheesy twist! Over the course of the week, burger lovers can get their fill on specialty cheeseburgers created just for this event. Over 125 restaurants are serving up burgers they hope will win them the title of best burger. Hop around the city with your family, taste the burgers, then vote online for your favourite. 

2. Shop at the Manitoba Night Market & Festival 

Manitoba Night Market & Festival

Assiniboia Downs, Winnipeg / Treaty 1 Territory
September 6, 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Browse the wares of 100 artisans at this year's Manitoba Night Market & Festival. While you shop you can also enjoy live music and grab a bite to eat from one of the 20 food trucks on site. Please respect all safety measures and physical distancing protocols implemented at the night market.

3. Appreciate agricultural heritage at PTM's threshing day

Pembina Threshermen's Museum

Pembina Threshermen's Museum, between Morden and Winkler / Treaty 1 Territory
September 5 / 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Head to the Pembina Threshermen's Museum this week for some good food and ol'-fashioned fun at their fall threshing day. Grab a perogie platter for lunch, watch the steam threshers at work then stick around for a parade of new and old threshing machines.

4. Attend a mini festival 

Lac du Bonnet / Treaty 1 Territory
September 5 / 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This week the quaint town of Lac do Bonnet is hosting Mini-Fest. The small-scale festival will feature a Farmers' Market, book sale, outdoor BBQ fundraiser, car show and live entertainment. Do not attend the festival if you are feeling unwell and respect all safety protocols while at the festival. 

5. Explore a 10-acre corn maze

2020 corn maze at Deer Meadow Farms

Deer Meadow Farms, Oak Bank / Treaty 1 Territory

Just outside Winnipeg's perimeter highway, Deer Meadow Farms boasts an impressive corn maze that stretches across ten acres of land. Visitors can wander through the maze while trying to complete trivia challenges that are scattered throughout. Manitoba 150 is the theme of this year's corn maze.

6. Do yoga at a historic site

St. Andrews Rectory

St. Andrews Rectory, St. Andrews / Treaty 1 Territory
September 1 / 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Breathe and stretch into fall with an outdoor yoga class at St. Andrews Rectory. The rectory's beautiful historic grounds overlook the Red River and offer a relaxing location for an evening wind-down yoga session. Space is limited so book your spot in advance.

7. Spend a night (or two) at the Alt Hotel

Winnipeg / Treaty 1 Territory

Enjoy the last weekend of summer on a city staycation in the heart of Winnipeg's downtown. The Alt Hotel is the perfect hub for discovering some of Winnipeg's best points of interest. Walk to The Forks or The Exchange District to discover beautiful outdoor spaces and phenomenal restaurants (many of which are Le Burger Week participants!). 

8. Admire art during First Fridays

Winnipeg / Treaty 1 Territory
September 4

Explore Winnipeg's Exchange District during First Fridays to discover the arts scene in Winnipeg's original downtown. Art galleries in the area have extended hours for an evening of art appreciation.

9. Catch a drive-in movie

A box of popcorn, a red cup with ice in it and a pair of 3D glasses sit on a red surface in a movie theatre.

Lundar / Treaty 2 Territory
September 6 / 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Drive-in movies are a great way to see a film while staying safe this summer. Next Sunday you can see a family friendly movie from the comfort of your car at the pop-up Lundar Drive-in Movie. Tickets are $25 per vehicle. Hotdogs, hamburgers and popcorn will also be available for purchase.

10. Celebrate Food Trip's third year 

Winnipeg / Treaty 1 Territory
September 6 & 7

One of Winnipeg's annual food festivals is celebrating their third anniversary in a small way this week. Food Trip will feature 12 food vendors this year. Though the number is small, the flavour will be big! Taste dishes from the Philippines as you listen to live music outdoors, while following the physical distancing protocols.