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A Day on the Bridge

Jun 11

“What people don’t understand, they won’t value; what they don’t value, they won’t protect; and what they don’t protect, they will lose.” – Charles Jordan, former US Parks Commissioner ONE DAY. ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME. A DAY ON THE BRIDGE.   On Sunday June 11, 2017, Celebrate our magnificent natural surroundings while commemorating Canada’s 150th birthday. The historic… Full details 

Flatlander’s Beer Festival

Jun 9 - Jun 10

Flatlander’s Beer Festival, Friday and Saturday, June 9 & 10th in support of the True North Youth Foundation, presented by Manitoba Liquor Marts. Come down to the MTS Centre to experience the largest Beer Festival in the Province. The festival has expanded to include the full concourse to increase space for booths and minimize lineups! What pairs better with some of the world’s finest cuisine, than Winnipeg’s best food trucks! 5 food trucks options available. Learning never tasted so good at the Flatlander’s Beer Festival! Each tasting will feature 2 education seminars where beer enthusiasts are welcomed to learn new tricks to the delicious drought! Tickets start at $39.95 and include program, keepsake tasting mug and all samples Tickets are available at Winnipeg Liquor Mart locations and Ticketmaster, beginning May 8th. Please drink responsibly. Full details 

Lundar Old Time Country Dance

May 28

The Lundar Elks are hosting an Old-Time Dance featuring Dennis Nykoliation on Sunday May 28th from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Dance location is the Lundar Community Hall at 28 First Avenue. Admission is $15.00 per person including lunch and Door Prizes. A Silent Auction and 50-50 Draw are also available. Come and welcome summer with us in Lundar! Full details 

Teddy Bears’ Picnic

May 28

Join us for the 31st Teddy Bears’ Picnic, presented by the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba, on Sunday, May 28th, 2017 and be a part of this Winnipeg tradition that has welcomed over one million children and their bears! Get your bear checked out at the Dr. Goodbear Clinic, learn how to keep them healthy, happy and safe and enjoy great entertainment and fun. To plan your day, visit goodbear.ca. Full details 

Theatre by the River: Wine & Words 2017

May 27

Wine & Words features the written works of Canadian composers, musicians, playwrights, poets, fiction and non-fiction writers, and storytellers. With the participation of local actors and celebrities, Theatre by the River stages the pieces for a variety show that dramatizes the featured written works. Wine & Words is Theatre by the River’s major annual fundraiser, providing funds to cover production and operational expenses. Focused on the idea that our planet is vast and humanity is diverse, this spring, the event will be themed: IT’S A BIG, BIG WORLD Come celebrate live performance, written works and, of course, WINE! Tickets are on-sale now: http://www.theatrebytheriver.com/current-event Full details 

Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad

May 27

Join us for the 9th annual Motorcycle Ride for Dad, a fun-filled day of riding with a lunch, poker run, prizes and much more all while helping to raise money to fight prostate cancer! All proceeds stay in Manitoba for prostate cancer research and education. Full details 

Red Hot Chili Peppers

May 26

680 CJOB is excited to welcome the Red Hot Chili Peppers on May 26th at the MTS Centre. About Red Hot Chili Peppers: One of the most successful acts in rock history, Red Hot Chili Peppers, which is singer Anthony Kiedis, bassist Flea, drummer Chad Smith, and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer, have sold more than 60… Full details 

Dry Cold Productions presents The Bridges of Madison County – the Musical

May 24 - May 26

Dry Cold presents the Manitoba premiere of the Tony Award-winning musical The Bridges of Madison County May 24-26 at 7:30 pm & May 27 at 2:00 pm. Based on the 1992 novel, The Bridges of Madison County tells the story of Iowa housewife Francesca Johnson and her life-changing, four-day whirlwind romance with traveling photographer Robert Kincaid. It’s an unforgettable story of two people caught between decision and desire, as a chance encounter becomes a second chance at so much more. Full details 

Unraveling The Wilburys

May 24

680 CJOB welcomes Unraveling The Wilburys on Wednesday, May 24th at the Burton Cummings Theatre. Tickets go on sale to the public on December 16th at 10am. “We’ll bury ’em in the mix”:  so said George Harrison during a problem-riddled recording session sometime in the 1980s, and the legend of the Traveling Wilburys was born…. Full details 

Chris Hadfield

May 19

680 CJOB welcomes Chris Hadfield to the Burton Cummings Theatre on May 19th! Tickets go on sale Friday, March 17th @ 10:00am. Canada’s first spaceship commander, Colonel Chris Hadfield shares a selection of stories, images, songs and ideas that celebrate the 150th birthday of the nation he is so proud to call home. From his unique… Full details 

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