Events in Winnipeg: June 2 to 4, 2017

I. Family & Kids Activities

1. June Balloon

It’s our birthday on Saturday, June 3, and we want you to join the fun! To celebrate, there’ll be balloons! There’ll be music! Event highlights include: Musical performances by children’s entertainer Jacques Chenier, A make-and-take birthday-themed craft, Free birthday cake, A complimentary takeaway goodie bag for each child, And more! Details

Saturday, June 3, 2017 | 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Manitoba Childrens Museum, Winnipeg

Groupon Discount Offer: $13 for 2.

 

2. Wonder Shows

Midway and Fair! Details

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June 2-4, 2017

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RONA Home & Garden – Kenaston, 1636 Kenaston Blvd. Winnipeg

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Free Admission, Rides ticketed

II. Live Music

1. Concerts on Weekdays

  1. The Lady & The Tenor on Monday, May 29, 2017 | 7:30 PM @ Centennial Concert Hall
  2. The Head And The Heart on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 | 7:30 PM @ Burton Cummings Theatre
  3. Hollerado with Mitten Claps, Little Junior, and Everett Bird on Thursday, June 1, 2017 | 8:00 PM @ The Park Theatre

 

2. Ultimate Escape – The Music of Journey

Ultimate Escape has performed for thousands of fans at fairs, festivals, theatres and Casinos, and has always left audiences begging for more. If you have a passion for Journey, you don’t want to miss seeing this band in concert! Details

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Friday, June 2, 2017 | 8:00 PM
Doors: 7:15 PM

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Club Regent Event Centre

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$21.00, $26.25

 

3. RATTLESNAKE Music Festival

Inaugural Rattlesnake Music Festival 2017. Line Up: This year’s festival Line-up:
The Honeysliders, Andrew Neville and the Poor Choices
Sean Burns Trio, Greg Arcade & his Wildfire Country Band
Kayla Luky w/Murray Pulver, Katie Lynn & her Pack Of Wolves
Johnny Country & The Spitz, Mulvey Street Maniacs
Brady Kenneth, Rory Verbrugge & The Ruckus
The Feelings Club, The Rumble (Calgary), Wreckin’ SO
Steven Pauls, Ginger St. James & The Grinders (Hamilton) Details

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June 2 to 4, 2017

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Various Venues – including Windsor Hotel, Winnipeg

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Festival Passes are $25 for the weekend. Concerts are $15 at the doors

 

4. Kim Mitchell

92 CITI FM presents “Kim Mitchell” live in concert. Details

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Saturday, June 3, 2017

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Nashville’s, Canad Inns Destination Centre Transcona; 826 Regent Avenue W.

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Advance $36.75

 

5. Community Band Festival

See a few of the over 25 community bands in Manitoba, playing a wide variety of music a with members ranging in age from 18 to 85 from all walks of life. Details

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Saturday, June 3, 2017 | 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Sunday, June 4, 2017 | 12:30 PM – 5:30 PM

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The Forks -Canopy

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$20; Kids 6 and under

 

6. Summertime with 1 Just City

The Joyful Project presents summertime with 1 Just City with your host Bubba B and with musical guests Nadia and Jason Burnstick, Friends of Foes, Port Cities (headline). Details
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Saturday, June 3, 2017 | 8:00 PM

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The Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg

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$15 plus fees in advance | $20 doors

 

7. Spring Concert

The Senior Citizens Choir of Winnipeg present an afternoon of sacred, folk and show tunes. Details

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Sunday, June 4, 2017 | 2:30 PM 4:00 PM

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St. John’s Anglican Cathedral, 135 Anderson Ave, Winnipeg

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$15

III. Theatre & Performing Arts

1. Kurios – Cabinet of Curiosities

presented by Sun Life Global Investments. KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities is a tale in which time comes to a complete stop, transporting the audience inside a fantasy world where everything is possible. In this realm set in the latter half of the nineteenth century, reality is quite relative indeed as our perception of it is utterly transformed. The name of the show refers to the humble and strange characters that inhabit the Seeker’s Cabinet of Curiosities. Details
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June 3 – July 9, 2017
Saturday, June 3, 2017 | 4:30 PM & 8:00 PM
Sunday, June 4, 2017 | 1:30 PM, 5:00 PM & 8:00 PM

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Kenaston & Sterling Lyon Field, Winnipeg

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$30-$254

Marquis Dance Academy Annual Recital on May 30 – June 1 @ Centennial Concert Hall

2. John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous

JOHN MULANEY is an Emmy Award winning writer and comedian. Details
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Saturday, June 3, 2017 | 7:00 PM & 9:30 PM

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Burton Cummings Theatre, 364 Smith St, Winnipeg

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$32.50, $39.50

L.A. Dance Academy Annual Recital on June 3 @ Centennial Concert Hall

3. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant life in this delightful musical. Joseph endures a series of adventures in which his spirit and humanity are continually challenged. Set to an engaging cornucopia of musical styles, from country-western and calypso to bubble-gum pop and rock ‘n’ roll, this Old Testament tale emerges both timely and timeless. Details
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May 30 – June 4, 2017

May 30 – June 2 | 7:00 PM

June 3 – 4| 2:00 PM

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Dramatic Arts Centre, 585 Ellice Avenue, Winnipeg

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$20

 

4. Romeo & Juliet

Hot summer nights breed passion, lust and violence. Don’t miss Shakespeare’s famous tale of star-crossed lovers and feuding familes performed amidst the stunning St. Norbert Trappist Monastery Ruins. This is theatre that will literally move you. Details

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June 1 – 24, 2017

Monday – Saturday | 7:30 PM

Sunday | 2:30 PM

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Trappist Monastery Provincial Heritage Park, St. Norbert

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$12.00 – $35.00

 

5. Summer Shimmy 2017

39 talented Dancers, 15 incredible Performances, Silent bid auction, Door Prize & the ability to donate to two very worthy charities! The Summer Shimmy Cabaret started in 2009 as a safe encouraging environment for dancers to showcase their dance accomplishments to friends and family and to have fun being on stage. Details
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Sunday, June 4, 2017 | 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM

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Park Theatre, 698 Osborne Street, Winnipeg

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$15.00

IV. Sports

1. Winnipeg Goldeyes

Details

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vs. Sioux Falls Canaries | May 29 – June 1, 2017
vs Lincoln SaltDogs | June 2 – 4, 2017

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Shaw Park, Winnipeg

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$10 – $25

 

2. Dragon Boat Festival

The Canadian Cancer Society, together with the Manitoba Paddling Association, present the 2017 River City Dragon Boat Festival. Have fun, entertainment, racing, and most importantly, to support the cancer fight by gathering pledges! Details

Friday, June 2, 2017 | 06:00 PM

Saturday, June 3, 2017 | 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM

80 Churchill Drive in Winnipeg

Free

 

3. Winnipeg Rowing Club Open House

It’s rowing season on the Red River, and the Winnipeg Rowing Club is hoping you’ll come out and give it a try! Please join us at our annual Open House this weekend! Whether you’re interested in exploring a competitive sport, or want to take up recreational rowing, find out more at the open house. You’ll be able to tour the facilities, check out the boats and boathouse, watch rowing demonstrations, and try dockside rowing. Details

Saturday, June 3 | Drop-in anytime between 12:00 PM and 4:00 PM

Winnipeg Rowing Club, 20 Lyndale Dr, Winnipeg

Free

 

4. MPA Provincial Powerlifting Championships

Come out and see the strongest Women and Men in the Province vie for Gold and the distinction of being a Provincial Champion. Details

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Saturday, June 3, 2017 | 7:00 AM

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Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre, 1808 Wellington Ave, Winnipeg

Free

 

4. Walk/Run

1. Winnipeg Frontrunners Pride Run + Walk – 5k and 10k fun run or walk. Details

Saturday, June 3, 2017 | 10:00 AM @ Festival Park, The Forks

2. Walk for huntington Disease – 5k and 10k fun run or walk. Details

Saturday, June 3, 2017 | 9:00 AM @ Assiniboine Park Conservatory

 

3. Winnipeg Pride Run 2017Details

Saturday, June 3, 2017 | 9:00 AM @ The Forks

 

4. Breast Cancer Pledge Ride. Details

Sunday, June 4, 2017 | 9:00 AM @ Assiniboia Downs, Winnipeg

 

5. Lace Up for Diabetes– 3K, 5K and 10 K run. Details

Sunday, June 4, 2017 | 8:00 AM @ Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg

6. Walk To Fight Arthritis– 1km and 5km. Details

Sunday, June 4, 2017 | 8:30 AM @ Assinboine Park, Lyric Theatre, Winnipeg

 

V. Exhibitions, Festivals & Other Events

1. 2017 Pride Winnipeg

The Pride Winnipeg Festival is a multi-day celebration with many events for all segments of our diverse community. Details

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May 26 – June 4, 2017
Pride Festival at the Forks: June 3 – 4, 2017

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Various Venues, Winnipeg

Pride Festival at the Forks @ Festival Park

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Free and ticketed events.

 

2. Skills Canada National Competition

The Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) is the only national, multi-trade and technology competition for students and apprentices in the country. Details

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May 31 – June 3, 2017

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RBC Convention Centre, 375 York Ave, Winnipeg

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Opening ceremony ticket and partner reception May 31, 5:45 PM: $100
Tickets for Opening Ceremony: May 31, 7:30 pm: ($40)
Closing ceremony ticket and partner reception June 3, 10:30 am: $100
Tickets for Closing Ceremony June 3, 12:00 pm: $40

 

3. Makers Market

A collective of over 40 amazing local Etsy Shops in the beautiful and historic Via Rail’s Union Station building. Details

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Saturday, June 3, 2017 | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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Via Rail Union Station, Winnipeg

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Free admission

 

4. Canadian Trucking Show

This is a Truck ~ Car ~Bike , one day event very family friendly with bands and playland for kids. Displays of Transport Trucks, Big Recovery Rigs, Cars, Bikes and Driving Simulators. Something for everyone, one day under one roof and the surrounding grounds. Details

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Saturday, June 3, 2017 | 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM

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Red River Ehibition Grounds, 3977 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg

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Free admission

 

5. Almost Opera

An Operetta and Musical Favourites Garden Party. Details

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June 2 – 3, 2017 | 7:00 PM

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First Unitarian Church of Winnipeg, 603 Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg

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$25

 

6. Table for 1200

Table For 1200 More highlights Winnipeg’s emerging design scene by bringing together architecture, design, and the culinary arts to create an evening of entertainment and stimulating conversation in an absolutely unique setting. At approximately 1200 feet long, Table For 1200 More is a truly spectacular ‘pop-up’ outdoor dining experience that attracts both local and international media attention. Meals are provided by local chefs Mandel Hitzer (Deer+Almond) and Ben Kramer. 18+ event. Details

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Saturday, June 3, 2017 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

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Esplanade Riel, Winnipeg

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Regular $95; Student $65

 

7. The HUB Rooftop: Girl POWER

Celebrate the works of some of Winnipeg’s most talented women! Experience a soulful performance from 18 year old R & B singer, Cisha.! Zephyra Vun of aNARCHI design and Design Quarter Winnipeg will be returning to The HUB with some new artwork for you to feast your eyes on. Spins for the evening will be brought to you by DJ Mama Cutsworth from DJ duo House of Gold Diamonds. Come early to network, stay late to dance and show some love to these incredibly empowering women from our city. Details

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June 1 – 2, 2017

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The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre
281 Donald Street, Winnipeg

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$15

 

8. Sunshine Expo

Artisans, bakers, crafters and vendors. Details

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Saturday, June 3, 2017 | 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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St. Norbert Community Centre, 3450 Pembina Hwy, Winnipeg

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Free

 

9. Video Story Workshop

You’ve heard it said “everyone has a story,” and we agree! What isn’t quite so common is knowing how to find that story and how to tell it well. At this interactive one-day workshop we’ll walk you through the how-tos of great interviewing, video capture and editing. Your church has stories to tell and we’d love to help you share them. Details

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Saturday, June 3, 2017 | 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

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Square One World Media, 225 Riverton Ave, Winnipeg

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$50.00 per person (including lunch)
Register in advance

 

10. In Riel’s Footsteps

In Riel’s Footsteps is an outdoor guided tour of the cemetery, a theatrical experience that makes learning about French-Canadian and Métis heritage fun and exciting. Your guide is Angélique Nolin, Western Canada’s first lay school teacher, a dynamic character who knows a lot about Manitoba’s history. She makes sure your visit is anything but a dull history lesson. From the arrival of the first explorers to the birth of a province, St. Boniface cemetery tells the story of 150 years of courage and perseverance. Details

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May 23 – June 23, 2017

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Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum
494 Taché Avenue Saint-Boniface

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$5.50 + GST

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