February 15, 2016 12:12 pm
Updated: February 15, 2016 6:20 pm

WATCH: What to do at Festival du Voyageur on Louis Riel Day

WATCH: A quick peek at the events and activities at Festival du Voyageur on Louis Riel Day.

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WINNIPEG — If you’re hoping to get into the voyageur spirit on Louis Riel Day, here’s a helpful list of all the Festival du Voyageur events that you can attend on Monday.

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Global News Green Screen Booth

Stop by the Global News booth from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Souvenir Tent. You can take a digital keepsake of your visit to the Festival du Voyageur and get your photo taken in a virtual Voyageur setting, using green screen technology.

READ MORE: Having fun at Global’s green screen at Festival du Voyageur

Louis Riel Family Mosaic Unveiling

At 11:30 a.m. festival organizers unveiled a giant Louis Riel Family Mosaic, created by photos sent by Manitobans during the year. You can go see the the mosaic at the Fort Gibraltar walls.

Louis Riel Family Mosaic, created by photos sent by Manitobans during the year.

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Rendez-vous on the trail

From 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. you can celebrate Louis Riel Day on the Red River Mutual Trail. There is free hot chocolate and activities for kids and parents to enjoy. Activities range from tug a war, canoe races and fish toss.

Wild Winter Canoe Demonstration Race

If you’re hoping to take in a canoe race in the winter, now is your chance. The Winter Canoe Race is held on a snow-packed 200-meter course. The only paddling required comes from your legs – one leg in the canoe, one leg out, then push hard to the finish line. The race takes places from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m.

Canoe race about to kick off on the river trail Monday afternoon.

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Winnipeg Contemporary Dancers Performance

Sara Riel: The Long Journey and Buffalo Pound Round Dance will take place at the Rachel Brown Theater at 8 p.m.

Saint-Boniface Museum

From 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., take in a plethora of information regarding Louis Riel’s life. Bring the whole family and take advantage of the campfire, interactive activities and gift shop discounts. Admission is free.

La Société historique de Saint-Boniface

Do you have any voyageur ancestors? Would you like to learn more about your family tree? The folks from the Société historique de Saint-Boniface will help you to learn about our shared Manitoban roots from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

MTS Riviere-Rouge Tent

11 a.m. Carmen Campagne
12:30 p.m. Ensemble folklorique de la Rivière-Rouge
2 p.m. Leonard Sumner
3:15 p.m. Sweet Alibi
5:00 p.m. Les Hay Babie

Sugar Shack Caisse Financial Group

10:30 a.m. Patti Kusturok
12 p.m. Dans l’Shed
1:45 p.m. Ça Claque!
3:30 p.m. Les Poules à Colin
5:15 p.m. Nicolas Pellerin et les Grands Hurleurs

La Prairie Tent

11 a.m. Mr. Circus
12:15 p.m. marijo
1:30 p.m. Magicien Patrick Grégoire
2:45 p.m. Madame Diva

Snow Bar Liquor Mart

1 p.m. Dominique Reynolds
2:30 p.m. The Univegas
4 p.m. Dominique Reynolds
5:30 p.m. The Univegas

Pembina Tent Investors Group

12 p.m. Quinton Blair
1:30 p.m. The New Lightweights
3:15 p.m. Red Moon Road
5:00 p.m. Dans l’Shed

Fort Gibraltor

11 a.m. Voyageur Apprentice Workshops
11:30 a.m. Louis Riel Family Mosaic Unveiling
4 p.m. Kitchen Party

Le Garage

9 p.m. Ron Bourgeois

L’Auberge dy Violon

5:30 p.m. Alexandre Tétrault
7 p.m.  Brad Moggie
8:30 p.m. Michael Audette

The Marion Hotel

7 p.m. Voyageur Games

Mon Ami Loios

6 p.m. Trappers Feast

 

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For more information about events, visit the Festival du Voyageur website here.

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