It’s always sad to see summer go away. It seems as if it’s here for such a short time, so much so it almost feels as if there’s never enough time to fully embrace it. That said, fall is such a beautiful season and you know it’s just round the corner when the fall suppers start showing up. Take a look at what’s hot this week.

HTW feature bannerRiding Mountain Pride

Riding Mountain National Park Pride

September 14 to 16
Wasagaming, Riding Mountain National Park

Riding Mountain National Park and Clear Lake Country are celebrating Pride September 14 to 16. Dance to the music of DJ Mamacutsworth during a family dance party; play a round or two at Queer Bingo; and celebrate at the Pride After Party. For a full schedule, visit Riding Mountain's event page.

Have an all-you-can-eat poutine night

Poutine Cup, Fort Gibraltar

September 13
Fort Gibraltar, Winnipeg

Poutine lovers, unite! Fort Gibraltar is making it all happen this Thursday with a mouth-watering food and drink event. Think, all-can-eat poutine in one place. As 10 restaurants compete for the top spot, you get to eat your way through the competition and choose your favourite!

Feast at a fall supper

Fall Suppers Manitoba

September 15 & 16
Various locations

Forget winter. You know fall is coming when, one by one, communities start announcing their suppers. Here are few upcoming ones you can look forward to:

September 15

Community Hall: Woodridge Fall Supper

September 16

Young at Heart Hall: Richer Fall Supper

LSCU Complex: La Salle Fall Supper

Community Hall: Somerset Fall Supper

Stage a resistance

FemFest 2018

begins September 15
Asper Centre for Theatre and Film, Winnipeg

For eight days, the Asper Centre will be abuzz as Sarasvàti Productions presents FemFest 2018: Staging Resistance. This festival, now in its 16th year, will feature captivating plays by women that just about anyone can find a message with which to walk away.

Celebrate mural culture

Wall-to-Wall Mural & Culture Festival

all month-long
various venues, Winnipeg

Wall-to-Wall takes to the streets of Winnipeg for a creative experience that celebrates mural culture on the lands of Anishinaabe, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation and Treaty 1 Territory. Join the celebration as it culminates with Nuit Blanche and brings together diverse communities around art, music, dance, and more.

Have 12 burgers in Steinbach

Le Burger Week Steinbach

September 10 to 14
various venues, Steinbach

Burger Week, or Steinburger as its known in Steinbach, continues this week! Burgers lovers, you can feast on the creations of 12 local restaurants with 12 signature burgers until September 14 and choose your favourite.

Attend a seriously playful exhibit

Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba Eye of the Beholder

September 11 to 15
Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon

The Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba is featuring works of artists that focus on the process of seeing how the human body moves through space. Eye of the Beholder is a seriously playful collection of diverse images by like-minded colleagues.

Have Big Times in the Sun

Morden Suncatch

September 14 and 15
Suncatch Park, Morden

Big Times in the Suncatch is a weekly concert that takes place in the recently refurbished Suncatch Park on 8th Street, behind the Pembina Hills art gallery. Concerts are free. Food trucks will be onsite, and refreshments are available for purchase. Big Times in the Suncatch runs every Friday and Saturday during the summer in Morden’s beautiful downtown.

Weave your way through Fibre Fest

Manitoba Fibre Festival

September 14 and 15
Red River Exhibition Park, Winnipeg

One of the lovely things about Manitoba is its festivals. There’s a festival for just about everything. There’s even a festival is for all things fibre related. So if you’re fibre producer, spinner, knitter, weaver, or felter, the Manitoba Fibre Festival is definitely for you!

Catch a foreign flick

There Will Be No Stay theatre

September 14 to 16
Winnipeg Cinematheque

Looking for an interesting movie experience? Winnipeg Cinematheque offers some of the best in Canadian and foreign films. This week’s lineup includes Canadian film, The Accountant of Auschwitz, and US film, There Will Be No Stay.

Enlist in a different kind of war

Food Truck Wars, Brandon

September 14 to 16
Downtown, Brandon

Food Truck Warz is back again. In case you missed it the last time around, this year, you get the chance to experience three days packed back to back of food and entertainment. This year’s Food Truck Warz will feature 20+ gourmet food trucks serving savoury comfort food, including international dishes and scrumptious sweet treats.

Take your dancing feet and voracious appetites to Harvest Moon

Harvest Moon Festival 2018

September 14 to 16
Clearwater

Harvest Moon Festival has rolled around again. Experience the best of the Pembina Valley as you celebrate fall harvest among rural and urban folks alike. There will be over 25 live acts, a fair trade fair, farmers’ market and a wide variety of workshops on sustainable living. Tent and RV camping available.

Have a family fun time in Steinbach

Steinbach STARS

September 15
Steinbach Airport

Family fun times are awaiting you and your family in Steinbach this weekend. STARS Helicopter, WWII Harvard Aircraft and other aircraft and helicopters will be on display for the annual open house at the Steinbach Airport. There will also be skydiving if weather permits.

Grab your team and head to Swamp Donkey

Swamp Donkey Adventure Race

September 15
Falcon Trails Resort, Falcon Lake

Challenge yourself and push your limits at this weekend’s Swamp Donkey event. Whether you’re a first timer or a seasoned athlete, this race presents the perfect opportunity to spend time with a few friends while whipping yourself into shape.

Celebrate your passion for produce

Vegfest

September 15
Axworthy Health & RecPlex, Winnipeg

Are you passionate about your produce? Winnipeg VegFest is a one-day event that celebrates the vegan lifestyle with an exciting lineup of speakers ready to educate and inspire.