Events in Saskatoon: March 17 to 19, 2017

 

I. Family & Kids Activities

1. March-Mellow Treat – Singing with Sylvia

 
Is Jack Frost Nippin at your nose? Sylvia’s Marchmallow Treat is just the ticket for all little kidcicles in your life. Music, movement & a little mayhem will chase all chills away. No mittens, touques or snowpants required. Details

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Thursday March 16, 2017 | 10:30 AM & 01:00 PM
Friday March 17, 2017 | 10:30 AM & 07:00 PM

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The Refinery, 609 Dufferin Ave, Saskatoon

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Advance Tickets $7 At The Door $9

under 2 years of age free

 

2. Wanuskewin Trapper Festival

Does Your Team have what it takes to become THE ULTIMATE TRAPPERS? Fire Making, Bannock Making, Log Throwing, Snare & Trap Setting, Snowshoe Relay, & much more! Details

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Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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Wanuskewin Heritage Park, RR #4 Penner Road, Saskatoon

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The first 2 teams to register are free and each registered team after is $50 per clan ($5.00 per member).
Spectators: Regular Admission

 

3. Saskatoon Family Expo

The Saskatoon Family Expo is the largest special event for families, providing quality education, shopping, fun and affordable family entertainment. Details

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Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM

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Prairieland Park – 503 Ruth Street West, Saskatoon

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$5.00/person
$20.00/ Family Pass

 

4. St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at the Market

Bring your luck of the Irish to the Market for some fun! Details

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 | 10:00 AM

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Saskatoon Farmers’ Market, 414 Avenue B South, Saskatoon

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Free

II. Live Music

1. Concerts on Week days

  1. Mother Mother on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 @ O’Brians Event Centre
  2. Shanneyganock with Guests on Thursday, March 16, 2017 @ Saskatoon Event Centre
  3. Tanya Tagaq on Thursday, March 16, 2017 @ Broadway Theatre
  4. Tanya Tucker on Thursday, March 16, 2017 @ Dakota Dunes Casino
 

2. Toon Town Big Band

As one of Saskatoon’s most entertaining big bands, the Toon Town Big Band are 18 members strong offering a full compliment of saxophones, brass and a rhythm section, as well as two vocalists, Donna Hay and Graham Dyck whose vocal styles fit right in with the big band genre. Their music spans a vast time frame from the roaring 20’s through to the contemporary jazz, swing and pop music of today. Details

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Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 8:00 PM

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Broadway Theatre – 715 Broadway Ave, Saskatoon

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$25

 

3. Amati Quartet in Concert

Spectacular Saskatoon born pianist Samuel Deason joins the Amati Quartet to perform two iconic works for piano and strings on March 18th. The Schubert Quintet, nicknamed ‘The Trout’ after one of Schubert’s own songs, has a distinctly Hungarian Gypsy flavour in the finale, as does the Brahms Piano Quintet in G minor. Rounding out the program is Haydn’s Op. 20, No.4 with the Minuet movement titled ‘in the Gypsy style’. Details

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Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 2:00 PM & 7:30 PM

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Knox United Church, 838 Spadina Crescent E, Saskatoon

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Adult $35; Senior $30; Student $15

 

4. STRFKR

With Guests Psychic Twin. Details

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Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 9:00 PM

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Louis’ Pub – 93 Campus Drive, Saskatoon

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$17.50

 

5. The Courtneys

The Courtneys drift back to the sound of the early ’90s, drawing from strong influences including Teenage Fanclub, Pavement, Eddy Current Suppression Ring, and The Clean. Courtney Loove’s dreamy guitar riffs add a timeless powerpop element to the punk backbone formed by Sydney Koke’s driving basslines, while drummer/lead singer Jen Twynn Payne delivers heartfelt lyrics with a powerful vocal style. These components come together through a passionate collaborative songwriting process to deliver a special blend of fuzzy “artisanal grunge”. Details

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Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 10:30 PM

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Amigos – 632 10 Street East, Saskatoon

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$10.00 – $12.00

 

6. Andrea Superstein

You have to know the rules in order to break them. Andrea Superstein knows the rules. And she breaks them. Subtly infusing pop, indie rock, and other unexpected influences into swing, blues, Latin, and ballads, Andrea takes listeners on a musical trip that starts in Tin Pan Alley and twists its way to today. Details

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Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 8:00 PM

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The Bassment, 202 4th Avenue North, Saskatoon

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$22/$27

 

7. Saskatchewan Youth Choir Concert Finale

2017 concert tour. Details

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 | 2:30 PM

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Grace Westminster United Church, 505 10th St. E, Saskatoon

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Advance: Adults $10; Students $5

III. Theatre & Performing Arts

1. BallyHooley

An evening of Irish music and dance, featuring Circling over Shannon, Eileen Laverty Band and the River City Reelin’ Rockettes! Details
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Friday, March 17, 2017 | Doors 5:30pm | Dinner 6:30pm | Show – 8:00pm

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Dakota Dunes Casino, Saskatoon

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$45

Arrogant Worms on Monday, March 13, 2017 @ Broadway Theatre

2. Vigilante

 
In 1880, Johannah Donnelly and her six dangerous yet devoted sons were a fierce Irish immigrant clan unafraid to take what was theirs – and they paid for it with their lives. Now “The Black Donnellys” have returned from the dead to remind us of a shocking chapter in Canadian history. A riveting new rock musical about family, forgiveness and frontier justice from the creators of Frankenstein and Nevermore.Details
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March 1 – 15, 2017 | 8:00 PM

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Rawlco Radio Hall, 100 Spadina Crescent East, Saskatoon

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$16 – $47

 

3. Saskatoon Soaps Improv Hell: Survival of the Funniest

What’s the first rule of Improv…always say ‘yes’? Well try dealing with a scene partner who always says NO! W.C. Fields said ‘never act with children or animals”…how about Improvising with one? Come see the Soaps take on some of the trickiest improv scenarios imaginable! They might need da luck of da Irish to survive!!! Details
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Friday, March 17, 2017 | 9:30 PM

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Broadway Theatre – 715 Broadway Ave, Saskatoon

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$12 for general admission and $10 for students.

 

4. Iskotew

The story of a young Indigenous woman with a lifelong dream of becoming a mixed martial arts (MMA) champion. Having been invited for her first professional match, she intends on travelling to Montreal for her MMA fighting debut…if she can get past the obstacles on her path. Details

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March 10 – 17, 2017 | 8:00 PM

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Studio 914
914 20th Street West, Saskatoon

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Adults $15 ; Senior/Student $13

 

5. Good Vibes Improv Festival

Usask Improv is hosting the 1st annual improv comedy festival featuring teams from across the prairies! Featuring: Usask Improv, University of Alberta Improv, University of Regina Improv, The Saskatoon Soaps, The No-No’s, and The Lady Bits. Details
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March 16 – 18, 2017 | 7:30 PM

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University of Saskatchewan- Saint Thomas Moore Auditorium, 1437 College Dr, Saskatoon

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Price per night: $5 for students, $8 otherwise. Price for Festival pass (All nights + *Afterparty cover): $12 for students, $20 otherwise.

III. Sports

1. Saskatoon Blades

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vs. Prince Albert Raiders on Friday, March 17, 2017 | 7:00 PM

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SaskTel Centre, Saskatoon

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2. Canada West Speed Skating Championship

The best short track speed skaters in Western Canada are headed to SaskTel Centre for the Canada West Speed Skating Championship! Come experience the excitement of short track speed skating right here in Saskatoon. Details
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March 18 – 19, 2017

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SaskTel Centre, 101-3515 Thatcher Avenue, Saskatoon

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Free

IV. Exhibitions/ Other Events

1. Art Battle

 
Art Battle is live competitive painting. Painters create the best work they can in 20 minutes. As they work, patrons move around the easels, closely watching the creative process. The medium is acrylic paint and the tools allowed are brushes, palette knives or any non-mechanical implements. At the end of the round, the audience votes democratically for their favourite painting and bids in silent auction to take the work home. Details

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Thursday, March 16, 2017 | 07:00 PM

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Capitol Music Club, 244 1st Avenue North, Saskatoon

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$10.00 – $20.00

 

2. 2017 Pysanka Workshops

UMC offers four adult only workshops and two family workshops giving you the opportunity to participate in the Ukrainian Easter tradition of Pysanka writing. Details

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Adult Workshops: Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 10:30 AM
Family Workshops: Sunday, March 19, 2017 | 1:30 PM

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The Ukrainian Museum of Canada , Saskatoon

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$25/adult + GST(16+years)
$15/child + GST (8-15 years)
Children 8-15 years and, must be accompanied by a participating adult.

 

3. Saskatoon Collector’s Show

Largest Show of Its Kind in the Prairie Provinces Featuring gun displays, antique or modern collectables, wildlife artists, artists, carvers, photographers, antiques, glassware, books, coins, furniture, jewelry, collectables . Details

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March 17 – 19, 2017
Friday – 6:00 PM- 10:00 PM
Saturday – 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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Prairieland Park
503 Ruth Street West , Saskatoon

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Adult – $10.00
2 or 3 day pass – $15.00
Under 12 – Free if accompanied by an adult

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