Events Calendar

Saturday, Nov 16 to Sunday, Jan 05

Children's Museum: Eaton's Fairytale Vigenettes

Explore a Winnipeg holiday tradition for all generations! The Children's Museum is pleased to be the home of the last original Eaton's Fairytale Vignettes Display from the ninth floor annex of the Eaton's downtown store-- fully restored and open to the public for a limited time. 

Visitors of all ages will be delighted by the fifteen fun, fairytale vignettes (some of which can be traced back as early as the 1940s) that make up this classic holiday favourite including Cinderella, Humpty Dumpty, Three Blind Mice, and more.

Click here to learn more!

Nov. 16 to Jan. 5, 2020

Location: Manitoba Children's Museum

Categories: Exhibition, Family Friendly

Website

Tuesday, Nov 19

I AM Fitness for Seniors


I AM Fitness stands for improve and maintain! Bring your runners and a bottle of water and join this low impact FREE fitness class. Classes will be alternating between walking and aerobics. Classes are catered to ages 55+ and will take place under the Canopy, weather permitting. Maximum of 25 participants per class. Availability is first-come-first-served.

Tuesdays and Thursdays | 9:30am & 10:30am

Location: Royal Dance at The Forks

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Wednesday, Nov 20

Children's Museum: Children's Special Day

To celebrate Universal Children's Day, admission for kids is half-price on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019!

Nov. 20

Location: Manitoba Children's Museum

Categories: Family Friendly

Website

Wednesday, Nov 20

The Forks North Portage Ten Year Concept + Financial Plan Public Consultations

The Forks North Portage 10 Year Plan Public Consultations

Take a look at what's in store for The Forks North Portage with our Ten Year Concept + Financial Plan for 2020-2030.

We are hosting four public consultations in The Forks Market and Portage Place. We want to hear feedback from the community members we serve, so come by, say hello and tell us what you think!

All are welcome.

The Forks Market: Nov. 9, 10am-12pm + Nov. 12, 5pm-7pm | Portage Place: Nov. 14, 5pm-7pm + Nov. 20, 11:30am-1:30pm

Location: Multiple Locations

Categories: Free

Thursday, Nov 21

I AM Fitness for Seniors


I AM Fitness stands for improve and maintain! Bring your runners and a bottle of water and join this low impact FREE fitness class. Classes will be alternating between walking and aerobics. Classes are catered to ages 55+ and will take place under the Canopy, weather permitting. Maximum of 25 participants per class. Availability is first-come-first-served.

Tuesdays and Thursdays | 9:30am & 10:30am

Location: Royal Dance at The Forks

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Friday, Nov 22

Live Music at ERA Bistro

Enjoy live music from 5:30 - 8:30pm. Full menu will be available along with food & drink features. Reservations are recommended!

5:30 - 8:30pm

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Categories: Food & Drink, Music

Website

Saturday, Nov 23 to Sunday, Nov 24

Heykiddo Photo Booth

The ever-popular Heykiddo Photo Booth is back once again to capture your family in 15-minute photography sessions! A favourite of both parents AND kiddos, the Heykiddo Photo Booth is the quickest, easiest and most fun way of preserving life's memories. All sessions must be pre-booked in advance by emailing info@heykiddo.ca.


Saturday 9am-6pm

Sunday 1pm-6pm

Location: 201 Space on the second floor of The Forks Market beside dconstruct Jewellery

Nov. 23 | 9am - 6pm & Nov. 24 | 1pm - 6pm

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Family Friendly, Shopping

Website

Monday, Nov 25

Mini Mondays at the Children's Museum

For songs, games, crafts, and more, join us for our new Mini Mondays programming! Choose from three exciting options as you register for weeks of fun. With musical sessions led by trained facilitators from Prelude Music and themed sessions led by our experienced early-years museum staff, each week is a new adventure!

Mini Mondays are geared towards children aged 0-4 and their caregivers. Each session consists of 60- minutes of programming followed by a 30-minute.

Click here to register or to learn more 

*There will be no Mini Monday programming on Oct. 14 & Nov. 11, 2019.*

Monday's from 10am - 11:30am

Location: Manitoba Children's Museum

Categories: Family Friendly, Theatre

Website

Tuesday, Nov 26

I AM Fitness for Seniors


I AM Fitness stands for improve and maintain! Bring your runners and a bottle of water and join this low impact FREE fitness class. Classes will be alternating between walking and aerobics. Classes are catered to ages 55+ and will take place under the Canopy, weather permitting. Maximum of 25 participants per class. Availability is first-come-first-served.

Tuesdays and Thursdays | 9:30am & 10:30am

Location: Royal Dance at The Forks

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Thursday, Nov 28

I AM Fitness for Seniors


I AM Fitness stands for improve and maintain! Bring your runners and a bottle of water and join this low impact FREE fitness class. Classes will be alternating between walking and aerobics. Classes are catered to ages 55+ and will take place under the Canopy, weather permitting. Maximum of 25 participants per class. Availability is first-come-first-served.

Tuesdays and Thursdays | 9:30am & 10:30am

Location: Royal Dance at The Forks

Categories: Sports & Fitness

Website

Thursday, Nov 28 to Sunday, Dec 01

Poppy Barley Holiday Pop-Up

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Poppy Barley is a Canadian luxury brand that’s rethinking every step of the fashion industry—from design to factory relationships to retail experience. Partnering with family-owned factories in Mexico and Brazil, we ethically craft polished, foundational leather footwear and chic, functional accessories.

This November 28-December 1, Poppy Barley is bringing their dazzling 2019 Holiday Collection complete with luxe leathers and our most giftable accessories. Find something for everyone on your holiday shopping list, including you!

Hours of operation:

Thursday, Nov. 28 & Friday, Nov. 29: 11am - 7pm

Saturday, Nov. 30: 10am - 6pm

Sunday, Dec. 1: 10am - 5pm

Location: Second-floor lounge in The Forks Market

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Shopping

Website

Friday, Nov 29

The Forks Market Holiday Bazaar

Join us as we kick-off the holiday season with a frenzy of festivity!

More info still to come!

Nov. 29 | 5 - 10pm

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Family Friendly, Shopping

Website

Friday, Nov 29 to Sunday, Dec 01

Third + Bird Pop Up at The Forks

In addition to the fantastic line-up for local retailers at The Forks Market, we’re welcoming Third + Bird vendors for a little extra festive shopping experience each weekend in December! Vendors change each weekend – check out each event listing for vendor line-up.

Nov. 29 from 5 - 10pm | Nov. 30 & each weekend in December from 10am - 5pm

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Family Friendly, Shopping

Friday, Nov 29

Freshcut Downtown Winter Wreath Workshop

Join us at The Forks for their Holiday Bazaar on Friday, Nov. 29 at 8pm, to make a fresh winter wreath! 

Recipe: iron wreath form, 3 types of fresh winter greens, pine cones and instructions. 

We encourage participants to bring their own ribbon/accents from home to decorate their wreath that matches their personal tastes! We will teach you how to make a bow and fasten to your creation. Easiest ribbon to work with is 2-2 1/2”. Ribbon also available for purchase.

*no refunds or date changes 

Tickets are $35 plus tax. beer/food not included. Limited space is available.

Workshops each have a check-in sheet for the day of the event. Paper tickets are not issued. If buying multiple tickets please list the names of your guests in the note to seller section at checkout! If buying a single ticket let us know who you are going with!

Friday, November 29 | 8pm

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Art & Design

Website

Friday, Nov 29

Teekca's Aboriginal Boutique: Dream Catcher Workshop

Learn how to make dream-catchers from start to finish in this two-hour workshop hosted by Teekca's Aboriginal Boutique. All supplies will be provided.

Cost $20 per person. Limited space available.

Registration is required. Please email teeckasboutique@gmail.com or visit the store to reserve your spot.

Location: North Hall in The Forks Market

Nov. 29 | 6 - 8pm

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Art & Design, Family Friendly, Multicultural

Friday, Nov 29

Royal Dance at The Forks Kids Party

Join us for some fun and an awesome kids party on Friday, November 29th from 6 pm-8 pm. Parents can shop at the Bazaar and enjoy some kid-free time while we take care of the rest!

Dance, crafts, peanut-free snacks and tons of energy-burning games! Everyone goes home tuckered out and happy!

Ages four and up. Indoor shoes or dance footwear required. Please wear comfortable clothing. No dance experience required.

Admission is $18/child. If enrolling siblings, second and subsequent children $15 each.

Nov. 29 | 6 - 8pm

Location: Royal Dance at The Forks

Categories: Art & Design, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Music

Monday, Dec 02

Mini Mondays at the Children's Museum

For songs, games, crafts, and more, join us for our new Mini Mondays programming! Choose from three exciting options as you register for weeks of fun. With musical sessions led by trained facilitators from Prelude Music and themed sessions led by our experienced early-years museum staff, each week is a new adventure!

Mini Mondays are geared towards children aged 0-4 and their caregivers. Each session consists of 60- minutes of programming followed by a 30-minute.

Click here to register or to learn more 

*There will be no Mini Monday programming on Oct. 14 & Nov. 11, 2019.*

Monday's from 10am - 11:30am

Location: Manitoba Children's Museum

Categories: Family Friendly, Theatre

Website

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