Great ideas for the following weekend in Winnipeg

The weekend is just around the corner and many Winnipeg residents are starting to make plans and to think about how to spend time interesting.

Do you want to go ice skating, to take a photo with Santa, or to attend a handmade festival? Here are several ideas on how to diversify your weekend:

1. Shannah-Lee Vidal's pick: Jane Austen dinner party

Plunge into the atmosphere of the 19th century at the Fort Garry Hotel on Sunday. In honor of the anniversary of the birth of the great English writer, you can attend a dinner and a ball in the style of the era in which Jane Austen lived.

Dinner will consist of 4 dishes. After it, you can enjoy live country music. In order to make the holiday as atmospheric as possible, all guests are advised to choose their clothes in the style of the 19th century.

The Lady Jane Productions website contains all necessary information about the tickets and about the event in general.

2. Ismaila Alfa's pick: Ego Spank Presents: Al Simmons

On Saturday you have the opportunity to see this amazing performance in the West End Cultural Centre. Ticket costs only 25 dollars. Do not miss your chance, there are not so many tickets left.

3. Colton Hutchinson's pick: holiday markets

Winnipeg has long been known for its markets, in which hand-made designers and manufacturers take part. Just a little time left before Christmas and manufacturers are preparing with all their might. If you have not bought gifts for your relatives or friends yet, you should definitely come to one of the markets:

What: Night Owl Market

Where: 892 Dorchester Ave

When: Friday, Dec. 14, 5-10 p.m.

Entry to the market is free, and you can also try mulled wine and boozy hot chocolate there.

What: Rise Above's 1st Annual Handmade Holiday Sale

Where: 420 Corydon Ave.

When: Saturday, Dec. 15, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

More than 40 manufacturers will show their goods on the market. Entry is $2.

What: Yuletide Artisan Market

Where: St. Norbert Community Centre, 100 Rue des Ruines du Monastere

When: Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 15-16, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Here you can buy gifts and lots of useful things for your home. 

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