Events in Saskatoon: August 11 to 13, 2017

Friday, August 11 – Sunday, August 13, 2017.

I. Family & Kids’ Events

1. Potashcorp Fringe Theatre and Street Festival

 

Potashcorp Fringe Theatre and Street Festival. This unique cultural celebration is one of Saskatchewan’s largest independent theatre festivals, and features a dynamic outdoor street festival highlighting food, art, music, buskers and a large outdoor craft with more than 250 independent theatre shows in ten days, 200+ vendors on the street including 30+ food vendors. Details

August 3 – 12, 2017

Broadway District, Saskatoon

Varies

2. Saskatoon Exhibition

Saskatchewan’s largest annual event midway, grandstand, free entertainment, Kidsville, chuckwagon races, trade show and much more! Details

August 8 – 13, 2017 | Opens at Noon

Prairieland Park, 503 Ruth Street, Saskatoon

General Daily Admission $16
2 Day General Admission $26
Youth (11-15 Years) $12
Children (Accompanied – 10 & Under) FREE
Children (Unaccompanied – 10 & Under)
Preferred Parking, Daily On-Site Parking (Space Limited) $10

3. Pop-Up Museum

Celebrate Canada at 150 by exploring Canadian history displays on the Great War, Whitecap Dakota First Nation, women’s suffrage, & the Maple Leaf, as well as hands-on activities and replica artifacts. Visitors are invited to share their hopes for Canada’s future and add it to an ever-growing tapestry that is traveling across the city during the project. Details

August 11 to 13, 2017

Confederation Mall, 300 Confederation Dr, Saskatoon

Free

 
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II. Live Music

1. John Arcand Fiddle Fest

The John Arcand Fiddle Fest is a four-day, family-friendly, affordable festival. A one-time gate admission gives you complete access to workshops, concerts, showcases, competitions, old time dances, Métis Cultural Camp, and more. There’s free shuttle service from four Saskatoon locations, free un-serviced camping, an on-site concession and a large children’s activity area.Details

August 10 – 13, 2017

Windy Acres, 10 kms SW of Saskatoon on Hwy 60

Day Pass:$25; Weekend Pass: $6012 and under are Free

2. Rodriguez

Rodriguez, the legendary singer-songwriter known only by his surname, is a self-taught guitarist. Details

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 8:00 PM

TCU Place, Saskatoon

$55- $99.50

3. Kathi Davis-Lepage, Luke Ryalls, Ian Martens

Kathi Davis-Lepage | Friday, August 11, 2017 | 6:45 PM

Luke Ryalls | Saturday, August 12, 2017 | 6:45 PM
Ian Martens | Sunday, August 13, 2017 | 6:45 PM

Centennial 360 Community Stage

Part of Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan

4. Gojira

Technical Death Metal band from Ondres (France) formed in 1996 under the name Godzilla (18). They had to change to Gojira for legal reasons in 2001. Joe and Mario have also a side-project on hiatus since 2005 called Empalot.Details

Saturday, August 12, 2017 | 7:00 PM

O’Brians Event Centre, 241 2 Avenue S, Saskatoon

$36.00 – $40.00

III. Theatre & Performing Arts

1. Boom

From the creative team behind MacHomer comes an explosive solo performance that documents the music, culture and politics that shaped the Baby Boom generation (1945-1969). BOOM takes us through 25 turbulent years, and gives voice to over 100 influential figures and musicians. With cutting-edge multimedia, unforgettable characters and tour-de-force storytelling this stunningly staged production is a mind-blowing experience for audiences of all generations. Details

August 8 – 20, 2017 | 8:00 PM

Remai Arts Centre – Rawlco Radio Hall, 100 Spadina Crescent East, Saskatoon

$40.95 and up

2. Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan

Each summer, two full-length plays are performed in repertory by professional artists, in large tents on the banks of the beautiful South Saskatchewan River in the heart of Saskatoon. Details

Twelfth Night | July 5 – August 20, 2017
Richard III | July 6 – August 19, 2017

Big white tents off Spadina Crescent

Tickets: $16 – $24

IV. Sports & Related Events

1. Frank Dunn Triathlon

The Frank Dunn Triathlon is one of the most anticipated triathlons in Saskatchewan. It is the oldest triathlon in Western Canada, having started in 1982! Triathletes compete by swimming 1.5 km in Waskesiu Lake; hitting the road for a 62 km bicycle ride, and then running 13 km run in and around the town site of Waskesiu. The morning starts with a pancake breakfast at the community hall. Details

Sunday August 13, 2017 | 8:00 AM

Waskesiu
Race package pickup will be at the Prince Albert National Park Waskesiu Lake Community Hall

There is no cost for the race, but each participant must obtain Saskatchewan Triathlon Association Corporation (STAC) membership, either a seasons pass or the one-day insurance ($10).

V. Exhibitions/ Other Events

1. Ghost Walks

 

As night falls in the Battlefords and you head out to the fort the only light comes from the lantern carried by your tour guide. Do you believe in ghosts? Join us and other curious ghost hunters for a lantern-lit adventure and explore the fort after hours. Hear stories of the ghosts who taunt staff and visitors alike at this historic site. Details

Friday, August 11, 2017

Fort Battleford national Historic Site

Special event fees may apply

2. Western Days

It’s a fun filled day that gets the entire community involved in the good times. Enjoy pancake breakfast from 8-10am, parade at 11am down Main Street, pony rides, bike decorating contest, petting zoo, dunk tank and much more. Day will end with Fireworks. Details

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Village of Christopher Lake

Free

3. The Wealth Tour with Sebastian Clovis

Don’t miss your chance to meet and learn from Sebastian Clovis, home renovation, DIY expert, licensed contractor and television personality, as featured on Save My Reno and Home to Win, LIVE at the Keyspire® Wealth Tour. What You’ll Learn: 1) The 4 Ways to Win™ in Real Estate 2) Keyspire Million Dollar Blueprint™ for Real Estate Investing 3) Flip to Yourself™ & Doubling Your Profits 4) How You Can Get Started Immediately. Details

Sunday, August 13, 2017 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM & 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Saskatoon Inn & Conference Centre, 2002 Airport Drive

Registration required

4. Lemonade for Wishes

The province of Saskatchewan will be joining forces for the weekend as kids set up Lemonade Stands across the province and all proceeds will go to Make-A-Wish Saskatchewan to help grant wishes for kids with life threatening medical conditions.

August 12- 13, 2017

Across Saskatchewan

Fundraiser

5. Festivals for a Day Trip

1. Town of Battleford Annual Parade

Bring your family and friends and come watch the annual community parade. Fireworks @ 11:00 PM. Details

Friday, August 11, 2017 | 7:00 PM @ The Parade will start and finish at St. Vital School.

2. Cochin Days 2017

Festivities include a Children’s Bike Parade, a Sand Castle Competition, an Art Show and Sale, Adult Challenges, a Ball Tournament, a Sunday Pancake Breakfast, Saturday night Beer Garden, and much more. Details

August 11 – 13, 2017 | 7:00 PM @ Resort Village of Cochin

3. Spruce River Folk Festival. Come out and enjoy a day filled with music, food and cultural conversation. Details

Saturday, August 12, 2017 @ Spruce River Research Farm, Hwy 2 N of Prince Albert | $10/person; $20/family

4. Birch Hills Threshing & Family Fun Day

Day begins with a full buffet pancake breakfast. Activities for the day include interfaith church service, threshing demonstrations, vintage farm equipment display, parade, various competitions plus afternoon entertainment and silent auction. Children’s activities and museum viewing. Details

Sunday, August 13, 2017 @ Birch Hills | Free admission

5. Those Were The Days

Take a stroll down memory lane! This major event features an abundance of fun and memorable activities for you, your family, and friends: The Story of Threshing, Parade of Power, Children’s Activities, Heritage Village Demonstrations, Wagon and Fire Truck Rides Entertainment, and the delicious Barbecue Showdown. Details

August 12 – 13, 2017 | 7:00 PM @ Western Development Museum, North Battleford

 

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