Events in Saskatoon: May 5 to 7, 2017

 

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I. Family & Kids’ Events

1. Habitat Day BBQ in the Park

May 5th is Provincial Habitat Day. Join us for a family BBQ in the park. The grill will fire up at 5pm. Hotdogs, Hamburgers and drinks will be availble by donation. Free concert at 6:30. Details

Friday, May 5, 2017 | 05:00 PM

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

Free. There is a $2 parking fee at the Forestry Farm.

II. Live Music

1. Concerts on Weekdays

  1. Randy and Mr Lahey on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 | 08:00 PM @ Saskatoon Event Centre
  2. Close Talker on Thursday, May 4, 2017 | 08:00 PM @ Amigos Cantina

2. John Stetch

Five-time Juno nominee John Stetch is turning over a few new leaves with the release of his brand new album Vulneraville. Details

Friday, May 5, 2017 | 9:00 PM

The Bassment, 202 4th Avenue N, Saskatoon

Member $25; Non-member $35

3. Said the Whale

Long before Vancouver’s Said The Whale became a JUNO Award-winning, radio chart-topping indie rock band, it was an exploratory songwriting experiment led by high school friends Tyler Bancroft and Ben Worcester. Now, a decade since their 2007 formation, they have taken the project back to its freeform roots while simultaneously venturing forward into uncharted art-pop territory. Details

Saturday, May 06, 2017 | 9:00 PM

Cosmo Senior’s Centre, 614 11th St E, Saskatoon

$25

4. Wilma Groenen

Wilma Groenen sings and heads turn. A whisper invites you in; a howl crushes your heart; a fine, clear note sends shivers up your spine. Backed by Brett Balon (keyboards), Scott Triffo (guitar), Dave Anderson (bass), and Arlan Kopp on drums, Wilma will premiere several songs written by her and Brett. Cidne Treen and Harmonica Donna play the opening set. Details

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 8:00 PM

The Bassment, 202 4th Avenue N, Saskatoon

Member $20; Non-member $25

5. Saskatoon Philharmonic Orchestra

Featuring: Karelia Suite – Jean Sibelus, Miramichi Ballad – Kelsey Jones, Rhapsody in Blue – George Gershwin, Berceuse and Finale – Igor Stravinsky, Star Wars: The Force Awakens – John Williams, Afternoon in Montreal – Paul Creston. Details

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 7:30 PM

Robert Hinitt Castle Theatre, Aden Bowman Collegiate, 1904 Clarence Ave. S., Saskatoon

Adult $15.00; Students $10.00; Children under 8 admitted free of charge

6. A Double Treat

The Saskatoon Chamber Singers present music for double choir by composers such as J.S. Bach, Brahms and Schutz. Details

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 2:00 PM & 7:30 PM

Knox United Church, 838 Spadina Crescent E., Saskatoon

$20 in advance; $25 at the door, $10 for student

III. Theatre & Performing Arts

1. Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Christopher Hampton’s famous adaptation of Les Liaisons Dangereuses is a tale of scheming aristocrats sparring over love and revenge set during the final years of France’s Ancien Regime. It is in equal parts an intense character study, a no-holds-barred depiction of the excesses that would come to ruin and topple a society, and a scintillating tale of love, lust and betrayal. Details

May 4 – 14, 2017

Thursday – Saturday | 8:00 PM; Sunday | 2:00 PM

The Refinery, 609 Dufferin Ave., Saskatoon

general $25.00 / students, seniors, artists $20.00

2. Shear Madness

Madness erupts at your not-so-typical hair salon when the famous pianist upstairs is mysteriously murdered and any number of colorful characters is suspect. Now it’s up to you, the audience, to outwit the suspects and catch the killer in this wildly popular comedy that has entertained millions worldwide. Details

April 26 – May 10, 2017

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

$17.14 and up

III. Sports & Related Events

1. Bridge City Duathlon 2017

Long Course Event: 3km run / 20km bike ride / 3km run; Sprint Event: 1.5km run / 10km bike ride / 1.5km run; Kid’s Event (8-12 year olds): 1km run/ 5km bike ride/ 1km run. Details

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 9:00 AM

Meewasin Park, Saskatoon

$50.00 ; $40 for kid’s event. Entry fee includes a Pancake Breakfast

2. Steps for Life Walk

Deaths and injuries in the workplace happen across Canada every single day. They happen in this community too. The annual Steps for Life – Walking for Families of Workplace Tragedy event is a chance to put a face to workplace tragedy, and offers people a way to support these families and improve health and safety. Steps for Life is a five-kilometre walk which serves as the premier fundraiser for Threads of Life, a national charity which supports families affected by workplace tragedy. Details

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 1:00 PM

Diefenbaker Canada Centre, 101 Diefenbaker Place, Saskatoon

$15 per walker

3. 9th Annual Mutt Strut

Come out and support our mission while enjoying a 3.5k or 5k walk/run with your friends, family, fellow dog-lovers and of course, your furry friends! Helping New Hope Dog Rescue has never been so easy or fun. Set your own personal fundraising goal or join a team effort and show your commitment to our cause! Details

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 10:00 AM

PetSmart, 1719 Preston Ave N, Saskatoon

$25

4. MHAS Fun Run/Walk

The Break the Barrier Mental Health and Addictions Fun Run/Walk seeks to reduce the stigma associated with Mental Health and Addictions while also raising awareness and promoting the benefits of being active, setting training goals and eating healthy in assisting in recovery for those affected by mental health and addictions issues. Details

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 9:00 AM

Diefenbaker Park, Saskatoon

2 KM Walk/Run – $20.00/person; 5 KM Walk/Run – $30.00/person;
10 KM Run – $40.00/person; 20 KM Team Relay (4 members) – $60.00/team ​

IV. Exhibitions/ Other Events

1. READ Saskatoon

Please join four Saskatchewan authors for a rousing evening of telling stories and storytelling. Harold Johnson, Candace Savage, Guy Vanderhaeghe, and Bill Waiser will read from their work, along with several READ Saskatoon clients who have their own stories to tell. Shelagh Rogers, the CBC’s The Next Chapter host, will oversee this celebration of literacy and the power of the written word. All proceeds from this fundraising event will go to READ Saskatoon. Details

Thursday, May 4, 2017 | 7:00 PM

The Broadway Theatre, Saskatoon

$20

2. CINERGIE: Francophone Film Festival

Saskatoon’s French Film Festival! Five days of feature and short Francophone films from The Prairies, Canada and across the globe, special guests, family event,… From Drama to Comedy, Animation to Romance, Cinema for everyone! All subtitled! Details

May 2 – 7, 2017

Roxy Theatre, 320 20th St W, Saskatoon

$10 adults; $5 16 & under; $40 full festival pass

3. BridgeCon 2017

BridgeCon 2017 is a scale model contest and show presented by members of the Scale Modellers Association of Saskatoon. Hundreds of scale models will be on display. There are several competition categories such as aircraft, automotive, ships, sci-fi, armour and more. There are adult and junior divisions. Competitors will be judged on modelling skill, creativity and imagination. There will be vendor tables, model swap and concession. Raffle and door prizes will also be awarded. Details

May 5 – 6, 2017

Friday | 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM; Saturday | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Nutana Legion Hall, 3021 Louise St, Saskatoon

Free

4. Shaker Full of Wishes

Join us for an evening of martinis shaken and stirred, light hors d’oeuvres, entertainment by The Dueling Pianos Show of Saskatoon. While joining uniquely-crafted martinis, guests will enjoy bidding on silent auction items and hearing inspirational Wish stories aimed at connecting families, businesses, and community members to our mission. Details

Thursday, May 4, 2017 | 7:00 P.M.-10:00 P.M.

William Pascoe Room at the Delta Bessborough Hotel, 601 Spadina Crescent East, Saskatoon

$60.00

5. Jane’s Walk Saskatoon

A weekend of free walks led by volunteers to learn, explore and tell stories about our communities, and to connect with our neighbours. This is a global movement inspired by urban activist, journalist and author Jane Jacobs. Details

May 5 – 7, 2017

Throughout Saskatoon

Free

6. Craft Work YXE Pop-Up Market

CRAFTWORK YXE is a Saskatoon Craft, Art, and Design Pop-up Market which features local emerging and early career talents. Our objective is to feature beautifully designed and executed hand made work by local artists. Details

Friday, May 5, 2017 | 5:00 PM

The Storefront, 325 21st St W, Saskatoon, Saskatoon

Free

7. Technoclour Dreams

Canada’s Largest Touring Paint Party! Technocolour Dreams Paint Party has produced over 70 shows across Canada, partnering with the biggest schools in the country and nightclubs in the Country. Over 50,000 dreamers have already experienced the TCD movement and it’s only a matter of time before the rest of Canada feels the effects of the colourful chaos. Details

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Saskatoon Event Centre, 1201 Alberta Avenue, Saskatoon

$12.50 – $30

8. Saskatoon Fitness and Nutrition Expo

A global media company touching lives through health and fitness, bringing you the best in locally owned Fitness and Nutrition Businesses, helping you reach highest potential! Details

Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Prarieland Park , Saskatoon

Free

8. One Weird Week of David Lynch

The Broadway Theatre presents ONE WEIRD WEEK of David Lynch! The new documentary DAVID LYNCH: THE ART LIFE screens at The Broadway Theatre, and we have currated a selection of Lynch’s work to accompany the run. Details

Friday, May 5, 2017 | 7:00 PM

The Broadway Theatre, 715 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon

$10 per film, $15 for the Twin Peaks Double Feature, $20 for The Double Feature and DAVID LYNCH: THE ART LIFE (starts at 7pm), or $45 for a full ‘One Weird Week of David Lynch’ pass for all features.

9. Habitat Day BBQ in the Park

May 5th is Provincial Habitat Day. Join us for a family BBQ in the park.
The grill will fire up at 5pm. Hotdogs, Hamburgers and drinks will be availble by donation.
Singing with Sylvia Fan Page will be putting on a free concert at 6:30. Details

Friday, May 5, 2017

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

Free. There is a $2 parking fee at the Forestry Farm.

10. KYLA in the Spring

Show and Sale. Enjoy a huge display of original art by over 20 Saskatchewan artists. Details

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 11:00 AM

Saskatoon German Cultural Centre, 160 Cartwright Street East, Saskatoon

Free entry

11. Saskatoon Guitar Show

Don’t miss this opportunity to check out vintage, new and used guitar gear and collections. Meet guitar bullders, buyers, sellers, collectors and dealers from Alberta, BC, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and beyond. Parts, pedals, amps and accessories included! Details

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 12:00 PM

Western Development Museum, 2610 Lorne Ave, Saskatoon

$10 at the door

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