What’s on in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB. – We live in a busy city and have so many things happening each weekend. MyToba News offers you the Peak of the Market Events Calendar that lists events on a regular basis.

Now we are going to publish a list of Weekend Events each Friday.

If you have an event that you would like to let people know about, anywhere in Manitoba, send me an e-mail at kevin@mytoba.ca and I will ensure we publish it on our calendar.

Here are a few things you can do this weekend in the city;

Romeo and Juliet 

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

Where: Trappist Monastery Provincial Heritage Park
Address: 100 Rue des Ruines du Monastere, Winnipeg, MB
Tel: 204.957.1753
Website: shakespeareintheruins.com

TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival 2017
June 15, 2017, to June 25, 2017

Downtown Winnipeg comes alive with 11 days of  outstanding live music from today’s best local, national and international artists. More than 40,000 music fans fill the heart of the city to enjoy exceptional music and the unique character of the historic Exchange District. Now in its 28th year, the festival is the largest downtown music event in Winnipeg.

Where: Various Venues throughout downtown Winnipeg
Tel: 204-989-4656
Website: jazzwinnipeg.comShaun Majumder – June 16, 2017

Shaun Majumder – June 16, 2017 

Host and Gemini Award-winning actor/comedian Shaun Majumder hails from Burlington, Newfoundland (population 350). He starred in the Farrelly Brothers Fox comedy Unhitched in 2008 before his Comedy Central Presents special debuted; he’s since appeared on 24, Cedric the Entertainer Presents, and is a cast member of This Hour Has 22 Minutes.

Where: Club Regent
Address: 1425 Regent Ave, Winnipeg MB
Tel: 1-855-985-5000
Website: www.clubregent.com

Red River Exhibition 
June 16, 2017, to June 25, 2017

Where: Red River Exhibition Park
Address: 3977 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg MB
Tel: 204-888-6990
Website: www.redriverex.com

Manitoba Marathon 2017
June 18, 2017

It’s a thrilling experience every Father’s Day, as you join nearly 14,000 runners in a Celebration of Fitness, Family, and Fundraising, with runners young and old taking on a challenge that is special to them. Come out and cheer at the University of Manitoba or set yourself up to cheer along the route.

Where: University of Manitoba
Address: Chancellor Matheson Road, Winnipeg MB
Tel: 204.415.4517
Website: manitobamarathon.mb.ca

Kevin Klein, MyToba News

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Kevin Klein is President and CEO of MyToba News. The former publisher and CEO of the Winnipeg Sun, Kevin has spent several years in Canadian media working in newspapers, radio and television. A proud and passionate citizen of Winnipeg and Manitoba, Kevin is excited to bring you news, pictures and information on the many wonderful charity groups in our province. If you have an event you want us to know about, email Kevin at kevin@mytoba.ca and follow him on Twitter @kevinkleinwpg.
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