Thursday, January 17th, 2013
Baby, it’s cold outside, but don’t let these chilly temps keep you trapped at home. Here’s our guide to some of the best things to do in Manitoba to help you make the most of your weekend.
Jan 18 | P.W. Enns Centennial Concert Hall, Winkler
Enjoy a night of music with John K. Samson and Christine Fellows. Since 1997, Samson has written four acclaimed albums with The Weakerthans and in the past year released his first solo album Provincial, which started as a simple idea to explore four different roads in Manitoba. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 (adults), $5 (students) and available at the door.
Prokofiev 3 & Dvořák 7 at WSO
Jan 18 to 19 | Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg
Jan 20 | Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium, Brandon
Listen to the excitement and inspirational sounds of pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii, who has been blind since birth, in Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3, the composer’s most popular. Additionally, you will hear a performance of Dvořák’s Symphony No. 7 containing some of the composer’s most remarkable inspiration, ripe with an unending flow of melody and rhythmic vitality. Enjoy the show in Winnipeg or Brandon (where Prokofiev 3 will be performed by pianist Kyung Kim).
The Wonderful Wedding Show
Jan 19 to 20 | Winnipeg Convention Centre
Here comes The Wonderful Wedding Show! This annual event is the largest single source of information about local wedding services, featuring all of the city’s leading wedding professionals. The show features over 300 displays and 100,000 square feet of the latest must-have wedding fashions and trends, wedding products and services, and much more!
Occupy winter in RMNP
Jan 19 to 20 | Riding Mountain National Park
Occupy Winter is a weekend of Canadian participaction and enjoyment of our national parks in the winter months. In conjunction with World Snow Day, you’re invited to plan a day celebrating winter in one of our favourite parks.
The River Trail
Jan to Feb | 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 winter activities on the Guinness World Record-holding longest naturally frozen skating trail in the world.
Art in January
Various locations across Manitoba
Spend an afternoon or evening enjoying some of Manitoba’s diverse arts offerings. Here are a handful of great exhibitions you don’t want to miss this month.
Wed to Sun | Adrenaline Adventures
Try North America’s only cable snowboarding park this winter! Adrenaline Adventures has jumps and obstacles on their frozen training lakes to give you a snowboarding experience of a lifetime. Get a sense of the fun you’ll have by watching Rick Mercer try his hand at cable snowboarding:
Stay warm and have a wonderful weekend!