Events in Saskatoon: April 21 to 23, 2017

A weekly digest of What’s On in Saskatoon this weekend including free, fun family & kids’ activities, live music, theatre & performing arts, sports and exhibitions: Friday, April 21 – Sunday, April 23, 2017. Few weekday events are also listed.

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1. A Little Mermaid

An unconventional re-tailing by Wide Open. Troubled by the pollution that plagues her undersea world, the little mermaid gives up her tail and her voice to find the creatures responsible for the destruction of her home. This life changing adventure introduces us to an ocean of marine life, a ship full of mariners and a passionate mermaid who wants to change the world. This puppet escapade features giant puppets and rod puppets in an all ages adventure. Details

April 14 – 23, 2017

The Refinery, 609 Dufferin Ave, Saskatoon

$15

2. General Activities

1. Leisure Centres

Enjoy the many free activities offered at City of Saskatoon’s Leisure centres.

2. At the library
Saskatoon Public library offers plenty of free activities to choose from for all ages including toddler story times. Plan ahead to attend some of the free activities in the following weekends:
Details and link for registration.

3. Saturday Open houseat The Observatory

The Observatoryat University of Saskatchewan is open year-round, free of charge, on Saturday nights so that visitors may view celestial objects through the telescope.

4. Free Family Thrive Time

Join us at the YMCA for a Family Fun Swim in our 25 metre pool with Water-slide. Life jackets are available and Family Fun Activities including Bouncing Castle and games in the gym. There is free child-minding available for children five years and under.

FREE Every Sunday @ YMCA of Saskatoon

5. My Smart Hands Baby Sign Language on Tuesdays, March 14 – May 2, 2017 @ READ Saskatoon

6. QUANTUM: The Exhibition shares the exciting world of quantum technologies and answers these questions and more. This first-ever exhibition on quantum information science and technology examines how quantum mechanics and information technology are merging to create technologies that will revolutionize and define the 21st century. The exhibition celebrates Canada’s innovative past and its transformative future as part of the CANADA 150 celebrations. Until June 11, 2017 @ Western Development Museum, Saskatoon

 

3. Movies

Cineplex Family Favourites

See a cineplex family favourite on Saturday @ 11:00 AM for $2,99

II. Live Music

1. Concerts on Weekdays

  1. “Oh What A Night!” – Musical tribute to the legendary Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons on Thursday, April 20, 2017 | 07:00 PM @ TCU Place
  2. Zachary Lucky on Thursday, April 20 | 08:00 PM @ The Bassment
 

2. Luisa Marshall as Tina Turner

Luisa Marshall is the World Rock N Roll Champion as Tina Turner. As a world class performer, Luisa Marshall pays tribute to the Queen of Rock & Roll in her spectacular Tina Turner Tribute Show. Audiences from all walks of life simply adore her powerful rendition of Tina Turner’s greatest hit songs such as Proud Mary, The Best, Better Be Good To Me, Private Dancer, What’s Love Got To Do With It, Let’s Stay Together and We Don’t Need Another Hero to name a few. Luisa Marshall as Tina Turner is a once in a lifetime experience that makes this tribute to Tina Turner the most spectacular, fun, energetic, and entertaining tribute to the Queen of Rock & Roll. Details

Friday, April 21, 2017 | 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Saskatoon Nutana, Legion #362 – 3021 Louise St, Saskatoon

$25.00

3. Star Wars

For the 40th anniversary of the first Star Wars movie, A New Hope, the SSO celebrates the music of one of the most significant musical minds of the 20th and 21st centuries. John Williams’s is prolific and one of the most recognizable composers. His work is features in films such as Superman, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Jaws, among many more. The scores for each Star Wars movie showcase not only the pinnacle of movie scoring, but also the creative output of one of the greatest orchestral composers in history. Details

Saturday, April 22, 2017 | 7:30 PM

TCU Place – Sid Buckwold Theatre
35 – 22nd Street East, Saskatoon

$52.00 to $72.00

4. Jessica Robinson: An Evening of Eva

Since her untimely passing in 1996, singer Eva Cassidy’s reputation as one of the greatest interpreters of jazz, blues, folk, gospel, country, rock, and pop songs has grown steadily. Eva’s ability to fashion incredibly beautiful and unique arrangements has created a legacy that lives on in the hearts of her followers. One such fan is Saskatoon singer song-writer Jessica Robinson who, after a successful radio career in country music, is thrilled to be bringing Eva’s magical sound to the Bassment stage. Details

Friday, April 21, 2017 | 9:00 PM

The Bassment, 202 4th Avenue N Saskatoon

$22 to $27

5.Bret Higgins’ Atlas Revolt

The brainchild of the Toronto bassist Bret Higgins (Great Lakes Swimmers), Atlas Revolt was created as a vehicle for his original instrumental compositions. The band explores genre-defying music that draws inspiration largely from film scores, jazz, rock, surf, and elements of Eastern European, African and South American music. Think Bitches Brew, Pink Floyd, and Taraf de Haïdouks put through a blender in Tom Waits’ kitchen. Details

Saturday, April 22, 2017 | 8:00 PM

The Bassment, 202 4th Avenue N Saskatoon

$22 to $27

III. Theatre & Performing Arts

1. Gerry Dee

Though most familiar as the star, creator, and one of the principle writers for CBC’s hit sitcom Mr. D, it is in stand-up comedy where Gerry Dee first hit his mark. Dee, who was a private school teacher for nine years before giving it up for comedy, became the first Canadian in 27 years to win the prestigious San Francisco International Comedy Competition, and was a finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, the highest finish by a Canadian in the history of the show.
Details

Saturday, April 23, 2017 | 07:30 PM

TCU Place, Saskatoon

$39 to $79

2. PFE Dance Showcase

PFE Dance Showcase is an annual Ukrainian dance competition organized and hosted by Pavlychenko Folklorique Ensemble. The competition hosts dance groups from across the nation and is open to competitors from every province. Spanning over a four-day period, the competition portion is unique in having both a male and female adjudicator evaluate each dance.

The event also includes a dance showcase performance. The showcase presents dances of the adjudicator’s choice and allows dancers an additional opportunity to perform non-competitively.
Details

Thursday, April 20, 2017 | 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Friday, April 21, 2017 | 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, April 22, 2017 | 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, April 22, 2017 | 07:00 PM – Public Showcase
Sunday, April 23, 2017 | 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Prairieland Park, Ruth Street West, Saskatoon

Public Showcase – Free; Daily Pass = $8.00
Weekend Pass = $25.00

III. Sports

1. Saskatchewan Rush

vs Toronto Rock

Saturday, April 22, 2017 | 7:30 PM

SaskTel Centre – 3515 Thatcher Ave., Saskatoon

Tickets

2. Saskatoon Roller Derby League Season Opener

Join the Saskatoon Roller Derby League at their Season Opener on April 22 at the Archibald Arena, Saskatoon. SRDL is opening on its 10th season and featuring 4 bouts!!! Come check out our juniors, the Bridge City Bruisers as they take on the Ra Ra Riots from Swift Current.

Saturday, April 22, 2017 | 1:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Archibald Arena – 1410 Windsor St, Saskatoon

Tickets

3. Zoo Run

annual Earth Day 5 km fun run or 2.5 km walk.

Sunday, April 23, 2017 | 9:00 AM

Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park and Zoo, 1903 Forestry Farm Park Drive
Saskatoon

Tickets

III. Exhibitions/ Other Events

1. Artists’ Workshop Show and Sale

 
The Artists’ Workshop again offers Saskatoon art lovers its annual Show and Sale. Here you will find artwork in various media, color palettes, size and subject matter to appeal to a wide variety of tastes. This year’s theme is Black and White and the ‘Back Wall’ will feature one work from each member on this theme. Details

April 21 to 23, 2017

Grace Westminster Church, 505 10th Street East, Saskatoon

Free

1. Body Soul Spirit Expo

 
The Body Soul Spirit Expo Is Bringing Together & Showcasing The Best Natural Living , New Thought, Spirituality, Ancient Wisdom Exhibits just to name a few. Our Exhibitors are from The Local area as well as from other Canadian and U.S. Cities. Details

Friday April 21, 2017 | 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday April 22, 2017 | 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sunday April 23, 2017 | 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Prairieland Park, Ruth Street West, Saskatoon

$12 – $35

1. The Modern Woman Show & Exhibition

 
Indulge yourself with the very best that Saskatoon and area has to offer in fashion, food, entertainment, cosmetics, and travel. Modern Woman Show & Exhibition is the premiere event for women of Saskatchewan. Imagine enjoying lunch and a glass of wine, attending our fabulous fashion show, sampling creations prepared by local chefs, partaking in make-up and hair demonstrations or perhaps purchasing a new pair of shoes! Details

Saturday April 22, 2017 | 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sunday April 23, 2017 | 11:00 AM – 5:00PM

Prairieland Park, Ruth Street West, Saskatoon

$12 – $45

2. Pancake Breakfast/ Flea Market

Pancake Breakfast & Flea Market. Pancake Breakfast Pancakes – Sausage – Coffee – Juice

Details

Sunday April 23, 2017 | Breakfast: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Flea Market 10:00 AM -4:00 PM

Nutana Legion
3021 Louise Street, Saskatoon

Breakfast: $5

IV. Night Life Events / Dinner

1. Rock 102’s Spring Invasion

Rock 102 presents Spring Invasion powered by Baydo Developments and BN Steel and Metals. An exclusive party for 3,300 of our closest friends!
Over $20,000 in prizes to be won!

Featuring: A solo performance by ADAM GONTIER (formerly of Three Days Grace), THE ROCK 102 BAND 100th MERIDIAN, Special Guest Hosts:Jay Onrait & Dan O’Toole from Fox & TSN Sports Centre), Music by: DJ ANCHOR OF ARMED WITH HARMONY Details

Friday April 21 2017 | 8:00 PM

Prairieland Park – Hall E, Ruth Street West, Saskatoon

$40

2. Club Events / Nightlife

 

Friday, April 21, 2017

Maurice Drouin – Piano Fridays @ The Bassment

The Northbound Brodown Presents ~ League of Wolves w/ Black Vienna and White Blood Cells (White Stripes Tribute) @ Capitol Music Club

Saturday, April 22, 2017

D.R.I. @ Louis’ Pub

Riff Raff @ Saskatoon Event Centre

Weedeater @ Amigos Cantina

Sunday, April 23, 2017

D.R.I. @ Louis’ Pub

Skylab Winter Series Finale – April Edition – Feat. GURU + VBND @ Capitol Music Club

 

We do try to make the listings as accurate as possible, but there might be oversight errors/ events may be cancelled or postponed without any notice. Verify all details from concerned event Websites/officials.

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