Events Calendar

Saturday, Nov 16 to Sunday, Jan 05

Children's Museum: Eaton's Fairytale Vignettes

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

Friday, Dec 13 to Sunday, Dec 15

Anna’s House Craft Sale for Ethiopian Orphanage

The Forks Market welcomes the Anna's House Craft Sale from December 13 to December 15 to support orphaned children in Mekele, Ethopia. All crafts are donated from Manitoba Hutterite colonies and include items such as quilts and rugs. You can also adopt-a-quilt, which will then be donated to the MA MAWI WI CHI ITATA Centre. Find the sale next to Tall Grass Bakery.

Times:

December 13 from 5 - 9 PM

December 14 & 15 from 9 AM - 9 PM

Location: North Hall of The Forks Market

Dec. 13| 5 - 9pm & Dec. 14 to 15 | 9am - 9pm

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Shopping

Website

Friday, Dec 13 to Sunday, Dec 15

The Forks Merch & Gift Card Kiosk

Still looking for the perfect holiday gift? Stop by The Forks gift card and merch kiosk located on the second floor of The Forks Market across from Forks Trading Company! 

Open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in December leading up to Christmas. 

Friday: 12 - 8pm

Saturday: 10am - 8pm

Sunday: 10am - 6pm

 

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Shopping

Saturday, Dec 14 to Sunday, Dec 15

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

Saturday, Dec 14 to Sunday, Dec 15

A Year With Frog and Toad

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Waking from hibernation, Frog and Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding and learn life lessons along the way. Part vaudeville and part make believe, A Year with Frog and Toad follows two friends whose friendship endures throughout the seasons.

Performances of A Year With Frog and Toad are on:

Friday, December 6, 7 pm
Saturday, December 7, noon & 4 pm
Sunday, December 8, noon & 4 pm
Sunday, December 14, noon & 4 pm
Saturday, December 15, noon & 4 pm
Saturday, December 21, noon & 4 pm
Sunday, December 22, noon & 4 pm
Thursday, December 26, 4 pm
Friday, December 27, noon & 4 pm
Saturday, December 28, noon & 4 pm
Sunday, December 29, noon & 4 pm

The Saturday, December 28 at 4 pm is a relaxed performance. Relaxed performances or sensory friendly performances are designed to make shows more welcoming to audience members who may experience challenges in a regular theatre setting. This includes people with autism spectrum disorder, learning disorders, sensory concerns and first-time theatregoers.

Single tickets start at $22 (Youth, ages 18 and under) and $25 (Adults and Seniors). Premium seating and group rates are available. Call 204.942.8898 or buy online at mtyp.ca

December 6 - December 29

Location: Manitoba Theatre for Young People

Categories: Family Friendly, Theatre

Website

Sunday, Dec 15

Arctic Glacier Winter Park Sunday Programming

Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides | 1:30 - 4:30 PM

Hop on and enjoy a ride around The Forks site!

Indigenous Storytelling + Bannock Making |1:30 - 3:30 PM

Join Indigenous Elders inside the teepees for a traditional experience of making bannock and sharing stories.

Soul on Ice | 1:00 - 4:00 PM

The Canopy Skating Rink is transformed into a dance floor on ice. DJs Hunnicut and Co-op spin your favourite tunes while you spin around the ice.

Sundays | December to February

Location: Arctic Glacier Winter Park

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Multicultural

Monday, Dec 16

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, Dec 17

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, Dec 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

Friday, Dec 20

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

Friday, Dec 20 to Sunday, Dec 22

The Forks Merch & Gift Card Kiosk

Still looking for the perfect holiday gift? Stop by The Forks gift card and merch kiosk located on the second floor of The Forks Market across from Forks Trading Company! 

Open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in December leading up to Christmas. 

Friday: 12 - 8pm

Saturday: 10am - 8pm

Sunday: 10am - 6pm

 

Location: The Forks Market

Categories: Shopping

Saturday, Dec 21 to Sunday, Dec 22

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

Saturday, Dec 21 to Sunday, Dec 22

A Year With Frog and Toad

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Waking from hibernation, Frog and Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding and learn life lessons along the way. Part vaudeville and part make believe, A Year with Frog and Toad follows two friends whose friendship endures throughout the seasons.

Performances of A Year With Frog and Toad are on:

Friday, December 6, 7 pm
Saturday, December 7, noon & 4 pm
Sunday, December 8, noon & 4 pm
Sunday, December 14, noon & 4 pm
Saturday, December 15, noon & 4 pm
Saturday, December 21, noon & 4 pm
Sunday, December 22, noon & 4 pm
Thursday, December 26, 4 pm
Friday, December 27, noon & 4 pm
Saturday, December 28, noon & 4 pm
Sunday, December 29, noon & 4 pm

The Saturday, December 28 at 4 pm is a relaxed performance. Relaxed performances or sensory friendly performances are designed to make shows more welcoming to audience members who may experience challenges in a regular theatre setting. This includes people with autism spectrum disorder, learning disorders, sensory concerns and first-time theatregoers.

Single tickets start at $22 (Youth, ages 18 and under) and $25 (Adults and Seniors). Premium seating and group rates are available. Call 204.942.8898 or buy online at mtyp.ca

December 6 - December 29

Location: Manitoba Theatre for Young People

Categories: Family Friendly, Theatre

Website

Sunday, Dec 22

Arctic Glacier Winter Park Sunday Programming

Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides | 1:30 - 4:30 PM

Hop on and enjoy a ride around The Forks site!

Indigenous Storytelling + Bannock Making |1:30 - 3:30 PM

Join Indigenous Elders inside the teepees for a traditional experience of making bannock and sharing stories.

Soul on Ice | 1:00 - 4:00 PM

The Canopy Skating Rink is transformed into a dance floor on ice. DJs Hunnicut and Co-op spin your favourite tunes while you spin around the ice.

Sundays | December to February

Location: Arctic Glacier Winter Park

Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Multicultural

Tuesday, Dec 24

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, Dec 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, Dec 26 to Sunday, Dec 29

A Year With Frog and Toad

MTYP_Frog_Toad_580px-image.jpg (159 KB)

Waking from hibernation, Frog and Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding and learn life lessons along the way. Part vaudeville and part make believe, A Year with Frog and Toad follows two friends whose friendship endures throughout the seasons.

Performances of A Year With Frog and Toad are on:

Friday, December 6, 7 pm
Saturday, December 7, noon & 4 pm
Sunday, December 8, noon & 4 pm
Sunday, December 14, noon & 4 pm
Saturday, December 15, noon & 4 pm
Saturday, December 21, noon & 4 pm
Sunday, December 22, noon & 4 pm
Thursday, December 26, 4 pm
Friday, December 27, noon & 4 pm
Saturday, December 28, noon & 4 pm
Sunday, December 29, noon & 4 pm

The Saturday, December 28 at 4 pm is a relaxed performance. Relaxed performances or sensory friendly performances are designed to make shows more welcoming to audience members who may experience challenges in a regular theatre setting. This includes people with autism spectrum disorder, learning disorders, sensory concerns and first-time theatregoers.

Single tickets start at $22 (Youth, ages 18 and under) and $25 (Adults and Seniors). Premium seating and group rates are available. Call 204.942.8898 or buy online at mtyp.ca

December 6 - December 29

Location: Manitoba Theatre for Young People

Categories: Family Friendly, Theatre

Website

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