Dec 1,2,8,9: Prairie Ice Festival; Fort la Reine Museum
Celebrate the history and beauty of winter and the seasonal traditions it brings with special hands on activities; outdoor activities; museum tours, performances; apple cider; bannock; story tellers, sleigh rides, and explore the “Beyond Fiddle & Sashes Exhibition”. www.fortlareinemuseum.com/prairie-ice/
The Fort la Reine Museum is getting SPOOKY the fifth annual GHOST WALK - A Halloween Experience. The Fort la Reine Museum’s village will be spookily transformed for the season into a candlelit HAUNTED VILLAGE! Expect the unexpected and Experience a Family Friendly Fright with Eerie Performers and Entertainment throughout the night, Sweets & Treats, Creepy Creatures, and a Night Alley Market throughout the Ghost walk held on two Saturday nights this year, from 6PM - 9 PM each night.
Oct 12 & 13: Ghost Tales from the Curator’s Cabinet
1:30 pm. Share in an intimate walk with our curator, Tracey Turner as she shares her most personal spiritual experiences of the Stranger Things that happen at the museum at night. *Advanced Registration required.
The Beyond Fiddles and Sashes exhibit tells the story of Metis people, culture, history and influence through their objects, photographs, and narratives.' 'Visitors will explore Metis roots in North America including the fur trade, voyageurs and domestic life. The history of the Metis is tied to the waves of settlement, the establishment and loss of communities, and the turbulent events of the 1870, including Louis Riel's defense of Metis interests!' www.fortlareinemuseum.com/BeyondFiddle&Sashes/
Want to help solve a murder mystery? During the evenings of September 14, 15, 21 and 22, enjoy a live theatrical, Crime story, based on a true Manitoba murder. Meet our colourful characters, uncover the clues, and help solve the mystery! *Advanced Tickets on sale.
Whoop & Hollar celebrates local music, art, culture, community, and nature. This charming, intimate festival is set on a scenic woodlot southeast of Portage la Prairie, 1 km west of the Hoop and Holler Bend, on Treaty One land. The festival features a diversity of local music, two nights of tent camping, artisans, food, nature trails, a pollinator garden, and lively jam sessions. There's fun for people of all ages and walks of life, so come as you are and be yourself. The homegrown vibe is yours to discover!
Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival
- AUGUST 25, 2018 - A charming music, art, and people festival set in nature, just minutes from Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. Local talent, diverse music, serene surroundings, and lots of fun! #whoopatthehoop
Call (204) 428-6800
Aug 17: Nuit Prairie
Late night event from 7 pm to 11 pm. Grab a date, a friend, or your whole group and explore the museum at night like you’ve never seen it before. Explore our outdoor exhibition “Climate change is here”, groove under the prairie sky to our DJ, enjoy Wine & beer tasting, take part in a “Tableau” theatrical photo session, and enjoy an interactive special light show to end off the night.