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Get road trip ready because we have a lot going on in Eastern Manitoba!  Come find out where Canada’s Heart Beats on your visit to this region, where the sun rises, the place where Manito Ahbee sits.  There’s so much to love in Eastern Manitoba.  

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Tolstoi & Area Harvest Festival

Come celebrate the harvest with a workshop making those warm pockets of potato in the village of Tolstoi, home of three historic church buildings. A community wide event that celebrates the area's harvest, history, culture and people. A full day of activities starting with a pancake breakfast, perogy making workshop, ball tournament, children's activities, heritage walking tour, historic building open houses, horseshoe tournament, classic car show, music, and the star of the festival, handmade perogy supper. Later kick up your heels to a Johnny Cash tribute band called Cold Hard Cash.   Fun for the whole family!

Photo Credit: Wendy Lazaruk

City: Tolstoi
Dates: August 25, 2018 to August 25, 2018
Event Times: 8:00am - 12:00am

Sundown Fall Supper

Come enjoy a delicious Ukrainian dinner with friends and family to kick off fall!

City: Sundown
Dates: August 26, 2018 to August 26, 2018
Event Times: 4-6 PM
Event Admission: Adults: $15 Kids: $7 5 and under: FREE

Lac du Bonnet Heritage Day

Lac du Bonnet & District Historical Society 's Annual Heritage Day celebration. A community family based event celebrating our Lac du Bonnet and District history. Indigenous peoples of the Americas, or first peoples, along with 26 plus nationalities through the years melded to form the village and RM of Lac du Bonnet. Heritage day at the museum celebrates and showcases our heritage. Museum Exhibits, Pioneer Demonstrations, Song, Dance, Children Activities, Vintage Cars, Outdoor Market and so much more. Follow and like us on Facebook for updates.

City: RM of Lac du Bonnet
Dates: September 1, 2018 to September 1, 2018
Event Times: 10 am - 4 pm
Event Admission: donation admission

Gardenton Fall Supper

Enjoy some of the finest, home-made Ukrainian cuisine in Manitoba!

City: Gardenton
Dates: September 2, 2018 to September 2, 2018
Event Times: 4:00 - 7:00 pm

Zhoda Moto-X

Come for a day of racing at the Zhoda International Raceway! Sports, noise, competition and food trucks - what better way to spend your Sunday with the family?

City: Zhoda
Dates: September 9, 2018 to September 9, 2018
Event Times: 9 AM
Event Admission: $15 Adults $5 Kids

Lac Du Bonnet Regional Library Annual Fall Supper

Please join us at the Lac du Bonnet Legion Hall for our annual FALL SUPPER. The delicious buffet style turkey dinner includes stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, meatballs, cabbage rolls, veggies, pickles, coleslaw, delicious pies and more! There are two sittings: 5pm and 6:30pm and reserved seating is available for groups of eight or more and for those requiring accessable seating. Tickets go on sale August 1st. Make sure you call early as this event sold out last year!

City: Lac du Bonnet
Dates: September 15, 2018 to September 15, 2018
Event Times: 5pm and 6:30pm
Event Admission: $15.00/Adults & $7.00/12 and under

Steinbach Airport Open House

Join us for a family fun event at the Steinbach Airport annual open house. See the STARS Helicopter, WWII Harvard Aircraft and other aircraft and helicopters will be on display. If it's good skydiving weather, there will be jumping. Everyone is welcome and food will be served.

City: Steinbach
Dates: September 15, 2018 to September 15, 2018
Event Times: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Event Admission: Free

Mark Humphries Orchestra

Join us in the community of Pinawa as the Eastern Manitoba Concert Association presents Mark Humphries Orchestra, 40's era swing music in big band style. If you love horns, this is the band to hear.

City: Pinawa
Dates: September 22, 2018 to September 22, 2018
Event Times: 7 :30 p.m.
Event Admission: Adult $25, Student $10

Otterburne Fall Supper

With everything from turkey, ham, meat pies, stuffing, mashed potatoes, salads, cukes, tomatoes to pickles and to top it off, assorted desserts and pies, all home-made. We don't know about you but they have us at meat pies.

Take a drive to Otterburne and see the beautiful fall colours then dine with locals on home-made fair.

Did you know Otterburne is the location of Providence University College and Theological Seminary. Providence College was founded in 1925 and re-located to Otterburne in 1970. Today, it is one of the largest Christian colleges and seminaries in Canada.

City: Otterburne
Dates: September 23, 2018 to September 23, 2018
Event Times: 4:00pm-6:30pm
Event Admission: Adults $14, Ages 5-10 $7, 4 & under free

Great Falls Fall Supper

The Great Falls community invites you to their beautiful spot on the Winnipeg River for a traditional turkey dinner including mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, vegetables, meatballs, perogies, coleslaw, buns and to top it off, dessert. Try your luck with the 50/50 draw, door prize and the silent auction. This is one friendly community that welcomes everyone.

City: Great Falls
Dates: September 29, 2018 to September 29, 2018
Event Times: 5:30 pm
Event Admission: Adults $20 Children 4-12 $7.50 3 and under free

Centennial Celebrations - Sainte-Geneviève Church

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the construction of the Sainte-Geneviève church, located on the Monseigneur-Taché Historic Site in the heart of Ste-Geneviève, Manitoba.

City: Manitoba
Dates: October 21, 2018 to October 21, 2018
Event Times: 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Event Admission: Virginia Freynet

Jack Semple

Join us in the community of Pinawa as the Eastern Manitoba Concert Association presents, Jack Semple, a B.B. King Tribute.

City: Pinawa
Dates: November 2, 2018 to November 2, 2018
Event Times: 7 :30 p.m.
Event Admission: Adult $25, Student $10

Don Amero

Join us in the community of Pinawa as the Eastern Manitoba Concert Association presents, Amero Little Christmas.

City: Pinawa
Dates: December 14, 2018 to December 14, 2018
Event Times: 7:30 p.m.
Event Admission: Adult $25, Student $10