Friday, August 6, 2010

Hello Weekend...Goodbye Sleep!!

There's too much going on to even think about rest...check it out:

MTS ROCK ON THE RANGE: Saturday...all day, all night with a huge line-up including Homegrown talent Sons of York & Domenica along with bigger names like Three Days Grace, Godsmack, Finger Eleven and Stone Temple Pilots.

FOLKLORAMA: Happy 30th anniversary to the multicultural festival! With over 40 pavilions to check out throughout the city, you'll experience a ton of international food and entertainment without all the hassle at the airport!

CRUZ IN DOWNTOWN: 11th annual Cruz In Downtown kicks off with a parade Saturday along with live entertainment, a kids' zone, an auction benefiting the Rainbow Society and hundreds of vehicles on display. There's also the popular burnout contest.

CHINATOWN STREET FESTIVAL: The 2nd annual goes down Saturday and Sunday in the exchange district with musicians, dancers, children's entertainment and kung fu demonstrations, as well as street vendors and cultural and historical displays.

PIONEER HERITAGE DAY: Put on by the Historical Museum Association of St. James-Assiniboia at 3180 Portage Avenue on Saturday. Check out hoop dancing and environmental theatre in a real 1856 Red River frame house. Musician Sister Dorothy is also scheduled to perform, and kids can take part in games like horseshoe tosses and sack races.
For more info: (204) 888-8706

MUDDY WATERS COMMUNITY CYCLE: Two-wheeled transportation rules at this Habitat for Humanity fundraiser. Registration closes at 3 p.m. today for the Sunday ride, which starts and ends at Scotiabank Stage at The Forks. Participants can take routes of 25km, 60km, 100km or 100-mile.

Amongst all this don't forget our Winnipeg Goldeyes taking on Kansas City T-Bones all weekend!

- Pamela Roz Out.

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