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Bayshore Gifts in Glass: Lamp Work Lesson

Posted on Apr 17, 2013 by The Forks Market

As a staff member of The Forks I am often in and out of The Market at meetings, and I don’t necessarily have the chance to peruse the shops and services the way a visitor might. So when it was suggested to me to explore The Market the way a tourist would and then blog about it I jumped at...

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Saying Goodbye to Winter

Posted on Apr 02, 2013 by The Forks Market

I am constantly amazed by this place we live. We not only have 4 distinct seasons, we have them to the extreme. I have stood on the equator and have been well north of the Arctic Circle and I have never been hotter or colder than right here at The Forks.

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The Festival of Fools presented by Scotiabank

Posted on Mar 25, 2013 by The Forks Market

If you have young munchkins and are eager to get out of the house and into some free fun activities this Spring Break, why not head down to the Forks Market for the 13th Annual Festival of Fools?

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Distant Caravans

Posted on Mar 06, 2013 by The Forks Market

If you thought that The Forks Market was a typical, run of the mill shopping experience, then you obviously haven’t visited Distant Caravans. Distant Caravans is an open market style store front appropriately located at The Forks Market, a venue that is constantly expanding with a variety of...

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Take Shelter

Posted on Feb 27, 2013 by The Forks Market

What started four years ago as a simple idea amongst a few of us here in Winnipeg, has blossomed into an event that involves a great many people. What has changed is the size of the event, the amount of energy required to put it all together, and reach into the broader arts community both here...

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The Fudge Guy

Posted on Feb 05, 2013 by The Forks Market

For Ron Boyko, owner of “The Fudge Guy”, making fudge isn't just a job; it’s his passion. After 22 years of experience concocting the sweet dessert, Ron is a well practised veteran. He first...

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Arctic Glacier Winter Park Programming

Posted on Jan 23, 2013 by The Forks Market

Many believe that not much happens around here in the winter months. What kind of events and activities could you possibly do in the winter time?

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Teekca's Aboriginal Boutique

Posted on Jan 16, 2013 by The Forks Market

Like many Forks Market tenants, Marilyn Tanner – Spence didn’t initially plan on owning her own business. Prior to taking the huge step of opening her own boutique, Marilyn was involved...

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Making of the Red River Mutual Trail

Posted on Jan 09, 2013 by The Forks Market

A step-by-step guide to winter fun The Red River Mutual Trail is a skating and multi-use path along portions of the Assiniboine and Red Rivers. Some years, The Red River Mutual Trail has made the Guinness Book Of World Records as the longest natural ice skating trail in the world (8.5...

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Winter Wonderland

Posted on Dec 16, 2012 by The Forks Market

With Christmas just around the corner (9 days and counting), and as my oldest son Connor turns sixteen, five days before Christmas, I’m reminded of when he was little and the fascination that...

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