Thursday, September 12th, 2013
Spend a day on the farm, reel in a good time in Lockport, shine on at Harvest Moon, feast on home cooking at a fall supper, or get lost in a corn maze – that’s just a taste of the fun you can have in Manitoba this weekend!
Open Farm Day
Sep 15 | Various farms around the province
Gather your family and friends together and head out on a fun, farm adventure for Open Farm Day! This agri-tourism event connects you directly with farmers, ranchers and market gardeners for hands-on learning and farm-fresh products.
Lockport Dam Family Festival
Sep 13 to 15 | Lockport
The place for music, fishing and free entertainment is at the Lockport Dam Family Festival! This annual event features the 2013 Catfish Tournament plus main stage entertainment and hands-on activities for the kids.
Harvest Moon Festival
Sep 13 to 15 | Clearwater
Celebrate culture, the harvest and local food at Harvest Moon Festival in Clearwater! The festival features the talents of local artists, delightful fresh food to tantalize your tastebuds, and the beautiful scenery of the Pembina Valley.
It’s suppertime in Manitoba. From now through mid-November, dozens of traditional community-based “fall suppers” – buffet feasts of down-home cooking, locally grown ingredients, and family recipes – are being served throughout the province.
This weekend’s suppers are in Elma, Lac du Bonnet, La Salle, Ninette, Somerset, Steinbach.
Check out what we had to say about corn mazes and fall suppers on BTWinnipeg this week.
Archaeology, Rocks & Minerals Weekend
Sep 14 to 15 | Oak Hammock Marsh
Be dazzled by the beauty of minerals and fossils from all over the world at Oak Hammock Marsh. Take in displays, a rock silent auction, films and gold panning. Bring your rocks or fossils for trade and identification. Horse-drawn wagon rides on Sunday from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Pembina Valley Artists Studio Tour
Sep 14 to 15 | Various studios in Pembina Valley
Enjoy the landscape of the Pembina Valley and a unique art experience at the Pembina Valley Artists Studio Tour. This self-guided studio tour enables you to meet some of the Valley’s artists right in their own creative spaces.
Sep 14 to 15 | Gimli Motorsports Park, Gimli
For you power-filled, engine-roaring fans, head out to Gimli to catch the drag races. Enjoy the loud noises, good food and friendly environment while watching the cars race at break-neck speeds.
The art scene in September
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.
Workhorses of the North
Sep 15 | Western Canada Aviation Museum
Throughout September, go on a guided tour of Workhorses of the North at the Western Canada Aviation Museum! Tours are free with paid admission. Always free for members. Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
Various locations around the province
Nothing says summer like fresh food grown by local farmers at markets across the province. This is the perfect time for you to shop for locally-produced foods and discover the real great tastes of Manitoba.
Have a fantastic weekend everyone!