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Winnipeg Weekend Events

WINNIPEG, MB. – We live in a busy city, 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;

Car Show – April 28 to April 30.

Manitoba Street Rod Association has again teamed up with Rondex Limited to make the car show better than ever, there will be plenty of great Customs, Rods and Classics featured.

Tickets: See website for details
Venue: East End Arena
Address: 517 Pandora Avenue East Winnipeg, MB
Website: www.msra.mb.ca 

1867: Rebellion & Confederation – April 27 to April 30.

This exhibition takes visitors through a lesser-known story about our country’s birth – three decades of turmoil, negotiation and compromise that sprouted the seeds of democracy and responsible government. Developed by the Canadian Museum of History, it was adapted for its run at the CMHR for Canada’s 150th anniversary.

More than 100 artifacts include weapons, period furniture and clothing, and famous original documents. The Manitoba Museum contributed a 170-year-old Métis saddle with quill and beadwork, and a sword given in 1839 to Métis leader Cuthbert Grant.

Tickets: See website for details
Venue: Canadian Museum For Human Rights
Address: 85 Israel Asper Way Winnipeg,MB
Tel: 204-289-2000
Website: www.humanrights.ca

Gretel & Hansel – April 29

When Hansel arrives, it upsets the balance of Gretel’s life completely. When their parents abandon them in the forest and they end up in the witch’s house, she is tempted to push him into the oven with their jailer and get rid of him forever…

Tickets: See website for details
Venue: Manitoba Theatre for Young People
Address: #2 Forks Market Road Winnipeg, MB
Tel: (204) 942-8898
Website: mtyp.ca

Kevin Heffernan & Steve Lemme Concert Series – April 27 to April 29.

Kevin Heffernan (“Farva” in Super Troopers and “Landfill” in Beerfest) & Steve Lemme (“Mac” in Super Troopers and “Fink” in Beerfest) are 2 members of the Broken Lizard Comedy Group and creators of films such as Super Troopers, Beerfest, Club Dread & The Slammin’ Salmon. They just finished filming the much-anticipated sequel Super Troopers 2! In their two-man live show, Heffernan & Lemme perform stand up, tell funny stories about the making of their movies and sometimes even drink a beer with the audience — Beerfest style! The show has it all from 2 of your favorite Broken Lizard members.

Tickets: See website for details
Venue: Rumor’s Restaurant and Comedy Club
Address: 190-2025 Corydon Avenue, Winnipeg, MB
Tel: 204-488-4520
Website: www.rumorscomedyclub.com

Greased 2 

This play is a look in on our favourite hip cats and cool chicks as another school year begins at Rydell High. The notorious tough girl gang, the T-birdies, are about to choose their club leader for this year and the competition is close between Danni, the present leader and up and comer, Penny. The girls are also preparing for the big drag race with the Hot Rods, their rival boy gang. Johnny, the leader of the Hot Rods and Danni’s ex-boyfriend, will do almost anything to win the race and the girl. This show is a celebration of Rock and Roll music, sure to bring back fond memories for some and many smiles to all! Celebrations Dinner Theatre is proud to present…. Greased 2!

Tickets: See website for details
Venue: Celebrations Dinner Theatre
Address: 1824 Pembina Hwy, Winnipeg MB
Tel: 204.982.8282
Website: www.celebrations.ca

Kevin Klein, MyToba News

Photo – mtyp.ca

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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