Eastman Stories

Eastman’s Hot This Week: August 26 to September 1

Can't decide what to do this Long Weekend? We have you covered with our list of upcoming events, festivals and activities happening this week in the Eastman Region.

By Eastman Tourism

August 26, 2019
Read time: 5 min

Can’t decide what to do this Long Weekend? We have you covered with our list of upcoming events, festivals and activities happening this week in the Eastman Region. Get a tour of the new museum in St. Georges, or if you feel nostalgic, head over to Pine Falls for 90s’ Night. And one festival you can not miss out on is Chamber Eats in Beausejour! A two-week festival that if you miss your stomach will seriously be upset with you.

Breakthrough – Free Movie Night

August 30 – Whiteshell Baptist Church – Seven Sisters Fall

Breakthrough is based on the inspirational true story of one mother’s unfaltering love in the face of impossible odds. When Joyce Smith’s adopted son John falls through an icy Missouri lake, all hope seems lost. But as John lies lifeless, Joyce refuses to give up. Her steadfast belief inspires those around her to continue to pray for John’s recovery, even in the face of every case history and scientific prediction.

Breakthrough is an enthralling reminder that faith and love can create a mountain of hope, and sometimes even a miracle.

Proutopia 2019

August 31 and September 1 – Runs with Scissors Studio – Winnipeg Beach

Proutopia is the art market that thinks it’s a festival! With 30 artists setting up and showcasing their fantastic art this is definitely a day that you can’t miss out on. Visitors from New York City, Ontario and so many other places around the world will be there. Stop and see the human-sized birdhouse, a life drawing model, live music and so much more!

4P Sneak Peek Tours at the New Museum

August 31 – Winnipeg River Heritage Museum – St. Georges

You’re invited to the new Winnipeg River Heritage Museum in St-Georges this 4P long weekend! Head over and get a sneak preview of the museum as they enter the final stages of construction. Stand on the actual St-Georges Ferry, learn a thing or two about local history, and find out how the museum has evolved since last it stood.

Chamber Eats

September 1 to 14 – Beausejour & District Chamber of Commerce – Beausejour

This event has two things that everybody loves. Festivals and burgers! Chamber Eats is a two-week long festival that not only lets you eat delicious, out of this world burgers but also lets you vote for your favourite one!

More Eastman Greatness

You don’t have to be a local to take part in one of these great community events. Stop on in, try something new, and make some great friends!

August 27 – Sunflower Expo: Experience the Magic! – St. Adolphe

August 29 – Movie Days! – Lac du Bonnet

August 29 – Summer Market – Beausejour

August 29 – Pine Ridge Guided Hike – Birds Hill Provincial Park

August 29 – Thursday’s Wing Night & Beer Special – Buffalo Point

August 29 – Paddle the River – Various Location

August 30 – St. John’s Bazaar – Lac du Bonnet

August 30 – Moon Gate Artisan Bakery – Whitemouth

August 30 – Bears in your Backyard Campfire Talk – Birds Hill Provincial Park

August 30 – Southeast Farmer’s Market – South Junction

August 31 – Yoga at Nopiming Park – Nopiming Park

August 31 – Farmer’s Market at the Resort Centre – Buffalo Point

August 31 – Owls of Manitoba: Amphitheatre Presentation – Grand Beach Provincial Park

August 31 – Animal Rescue Auction at Grand Pines – Victoria Beach

August 31 – Live Music with Micah Zacharias – Buffalo Point

August 31 – Traditional Campfire Stories – St. Malo Provincial Park

August 31 – Kitty Cats Amphitheatre Presentation – Birds Hill Provincial Park

August 31 – 90s Night – Pine Falls

August 31 – Movie Days! Finding Dory – Lac du Bonnet

September 1 – Trapping Through the Ages: Campfire Talk – Birds Hill Provincial Park

September 1 – Guided Night Hike – Grand Beach Provincial Park

September 1 – Recreational Games – St. Malo Provincial Park

Find more great events happening in the Eastman on our Facebook Calendar!

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