Monica Manaigre

Serving Winnipeg & Surrounding Area

What Up Winnipeg: August 2015

Well Winnipeg, it’s that time again: your monthly event guide!

As Winnipeggers, we face the harsh reality of very cold winters so as a city we are all guilty of jamming as many activities as we can in the summer. And why not? We deserve it after the horrifying weather we face during those long winter months. So, in an attempt to help you get the most of your summer, I have decided to provide you with an event guide to help you stay inspired during the month of August.

Here’s what’s happening this month:

Winnipeg Goldeyes host the Kansa T-City Bones

Where: Shaw Park

When: Saturday, August 1st @ 6PM

To purchase tickets: http://goldeyes.com/tickets/

Winnipeg Goldeyes host the Kansa T-City Bones

Where: Shaw Park

When: Sunday, August 2nd @ 1:30PM

To purchase tickets: http://goldeyes.com/tickets/

Folklarama

Where: Multiple venues around the city

When: August 2 – 15

What: Folklorama is described as a “celebration of life and culture with World-class entertainment.” Each venue takes you into a new and exciting culture where you will experience delicious authentic food and beautiful cultural displays of art and entertainment. Folklorama is the longest-running multicultural event of its kind in the World. With multiple venues hosting every night, you will be sure to catch amazing shows and experience multiple cultures throughout these two weeks. Do not miss out! For complete details, please visit: www.folklorama.ca

Winnipeg Goldeyes host the Kansa T-City Bones

Where: Shaw Park

When: Monday, August 3rd @ 4PM

To purchase tickets: http://goldeyes.com/tickets/

Winnipeg Goldeyes host the Sioux Fall Canaries

Where: Shaw Park

When: Tuesday, August 11th @ 7PM

To purchase tickets: http://goldeyes.com/tickets/

Winnipeg Goldeyes host the Sioux Fall Canaries

Where: Shaw Park

When: Wednesday, August 12th @ 7PM

To purchase tickets: http://goldeyes.com/tickets/

Rainbow Stage Presents: Sister Act

Where: Rainbow Stage

When: August 13 – September 1

What: Looking for a night of laughs and amusement? Check out Rainbows Stage’s rendition of the Broadway play Sister Act. This program will have you doubling over in laughter and is sure to be a great night out for the whole family!

For ticket information go to: www.tickets.rainbowstage.ca/TheatreManager/1/online

Winnipeg Goldeyes host the Sioux Fall Canaries

Where: Shaw Park

When: Thursday, August 13th @ 12PM

To purchase tickets: http://goldeyes.com/tickets/

Winnipeg Blue Bombers host the Toronto Argonauts

Where: Investor’s Group Field

When: Friday, August 14th @ 7PM

To purchase tickets: http://www.bluebombers.com/single-game-tickets

Winnipeg Goldeyes host the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks

Where: Shaw Park

When: Friday, August 14th @ 7PM

To purchase tickets: http://goldeyes.com/tickets/

 Dirty Donkey Mud Race

Where: Springhill Winter Park and Oasis Resort

When: Saturday, August 15

What: This race will leave you dirtier than a donkey! The 5km race foot race/obstacle course is – you guessed it – covered in mud. The event will end with music, food, and drinks. With crazy costumes, dirt holes, and a good ol fashioned Canadian party, this event is sure to bring even the grumpiest of donkeys to life! For more information on how you can register, follow: www.eventbrite.ca/e/dirty-donkey-mud-run-winnipeg-mb-assiniboia-downs-august-15-2015-tickets-13968047807

Winnipeg Goldeyes host the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks

Where: Shaw Park

When: Saturday, August 15th @ 6PM

To purchase tickets: http://goldeyes.com/tickets/

Winnipeg Goldeyes host the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks

Where: Shaw Park

When: Sunday, August 16th @ 1:30

To purchase tickets: http://goldeyes.com/tickets/

Easter Seals Drop Zone

Where: 220 Portage Ave.

When: Thursday, August 20

What: Looking for a little more adventure in your life? Why not rappel off a 220 foot building? On August 20th Winnipeggers are invited to rappel down the RBC Building in order to raise funds to support and sustain vital programs and services for over 47,000 Manitobans with disabilities. Talk about becoming a real life superhero! Participants are invited to dress the part for the event while they show their support for the community that needs these programs the most. For more information on how to get involved and how much money rappelling off the building will raise to support this great cause, please visit: www.thedropzone.ca/winnipeg

Stars FORE Special O! Golf Tournament

Where: Glendale Golf & Country Club

When: Wednesday, August 26

What: This golf tournament, presented by the Winnipeg Police Association, is a Texas Scramble style golf tournament where golfers will meet two stars at each hole – a celebrity and a SOM athlete golfer. Entry fees are $350 per golfer, or $1300 for a foursome. All funds raised through the tournament support Special Olympics Manitoba. To register contact Kathleen Mason at kmason@specialolympics.mb.ca or phone 204-925-5633.

Winnipeg Goldeyes host the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks

Where: Shaw Park

When: Friday, August 28th @ 7PM

To purchase tickets: http://goldeyes.com/tickets/

Winnipeg Blue Bombers host the Calgary Stampeders

Where: Investor’s Group Field

When: Saturday, August 29th @ 5PM

To purchase tickets: http://www.bluebombers.com/single-game-tickets

Winnipeg Goldeyes host the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks

Where: Shaw Park

When: Saturday, August 29th @ 6PM

To purchase tickets: http://goldeyes.com/tickets/

Winnipeg Goldeyes host the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks

Where: Shaw Park

When: Sunday, August 30th @ 1:30PM

To purchase tickets: http://goldeyes.com/tickets/

Winnipeg Goldeyes host the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks

Where: Shaw Park

When: Monday, August 31st @ 7PM

To purchase tickets: http://goldeyes.com/tickets/

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