October comes to a close this week which means so do a few quintessential fall events in Manitoba. There are Halloween happenings throughout the week and some of the final fall suppers take place this weekend across the province. Here are 10 things to do this week in Manitoba...

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1. D-Day Coin Exchange

November 1 & 2 | Royal Canadian Mint

The Royal Canadian Mint invites guests to their end of the year coin exchange where participants will have the opportunity to acquire the coloured $2 circulation coin commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. This coin honours the Canadians who landed at Juno Beach.


2. Halloween Haunts

October 31 | Various locations

Looking for something to do on the most bewitching night of the year? Learn about Winnipeg's sordid past and its haunted locations on the Exchange District Ghost Walk with Square Peg Tours or the Talking to the Dead Bus Tour with Heartland. Get scared out of your boots at one of three haunted houses at Six Pines Haunted Attractions or enter the nightmare world of Heebie Jeebies at your own risk!

3. Scary Screenings

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.

Various locations and dates

Sit down, settle in, then get ready to jump out of your seat at these scary movie screenings. Catch the classic thriller The Shining at the Metropolitan Entertainment Centre, two horror flicks at Movie Days in Lac du Bonnet, or dare to venture into the Canadian horror film world with My Bloody Valentine at Cinematheque. 

4. Final Fall Suppers

Food being served at a fall supper in Beausejour, Manitoba

Various locations and dates

Fall supper season is slowly coming to a close. So if you haven't had the chance to sit at a community table and fill your belly with delicious locally made food, the next two weekends are your last opportunity of the season. But don't worry because there are tons to choose from this week across Manitoba!

October 31: Winkler Senior Centre Vereniki/Perogi Fall Supper

November 2: Belgian Club Fall SupperSt. Saviour's Anglican Church Fall Supper

November 3: Dauphin First United Church Fall SupperEriksdale Fall SupperFirst Presbyterian Church Fall SupperGladstone Fall SupperGlenboro Fall SupperHoly Eucharist Parish Fall SupperHoly Redeemer Catholic Church Fall SupperMinitonas United Church Fall SupperMorden Fall SupperPierson Fall SupperSt. Charles Headingley United Church Fall SupperSt. Joseph's Ukrainian Catholic Church Fall SupperStonewall Fall Supper

5. Community Creations

October 28 & 30 and November 2 | Upper Legion, Churchill

Shop from local Churchill artists and makers at the Churchill Community Arts Market. More than local vendors, this fall market features live music and interactive art projects, making it a showcase of Churchill talent. If you can't make it this week, don't worry, the pop-up market will happen every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday until November 18.

6. Watch a Western Hockey League game

A Brandon Wheat Kings player chases the puck as a player from the opposing team follows close behind

Various locations and dates

Cheer on the home team, whether it be the Brandon Wheat Kings or the Winnipeg Ice, as both of Manitoba's WHL teams take on out-of-province opponents this week. The high-energy atmosphere of hockey fans in both communities will remind you how much we love this sport in Manitoba. 

7. Escape to Brandon

Take a weekend trip to Brandon to find the charm and excitement hidden in Manitoba's second-largest city. Hang out at the Hub, hollar at a hockey game or hike the hills to discover how Brandon brings you back for more, and trust us, you will want to keep going back! 

8. Guess the price to get the prize

November 1 & 2 | Club Regent Casino Event Centre

"Come on down!" for a night of entertainment and the chance to win big during this live version of the classic game show The Price is Right. Join the crowd of eager potential contestants as members of the audience get pulled up on stage to play games and guess prices in order to win everything from appliances to vacations. 

9. Indulge in Bohemian Melodies

Two clarinetists set up their instruments before a rehearsal with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra

November 1 & 2 | Centennial Concert Hall

Listen to classic Czech compositions as the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra plays pieces by Antonín Dvořák and Edouard Lalo in their Bohemian Nights shows. Or go behind the scenes of the show during the Friday matinee rehearsal where you'll get the opportunity to hear the conductor introduce the music and participate in a Q&A at end of the performance.

10. Snow Leopard Weekend

A snow leopard pokes its head out from behind a log at Assiniboine Park Zoo

November 2 & 3 | Assiniboine Park Zoo

Get to know one of the zoo's big feline friends this weekend. Dress up like a snow leopard, get your face painted, and try to jump as far as this big cat. Learn why snow leopards are an endangered species and find out what you can do to help them in the wild at Snow Leopard Weekend.