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New and Notable in September

By Eastman Tourism

September 2, 2022
Read time: 16 min

New and Notable in September – Tasty Food, Exciting Events, Mazes & Sunflowers

There’s always something exciting to see and do in Eastern Manitoba! Find out what’s new and notable in September in Eastman.

Beausejour Chamber Eats Burger Culinary Contest (Various Locations) – September 1 to 14, 2022

If you’re craving burgers, then you are very much in luck! Beausejour & District Chamber of Commerce’s Chamber Eats Burger Culinary Contest is on now till September 14, with seven amazing participating restaurants from the communities of Beausejour, Brokenhead, and Whitemouth!

Visit them all, taste each unique burger creation, then vote for your favourite one on the Chamber Eats website. And don’t forget to share your food adventure on social media using the hashtag #chambereats for a chance to WIN one (out of eight) $25.00 gift cards!

Check out our featured blog all about the burger contest titled, Fill-up on Burgers & Fun with Beausejour Chamber Eats

Labour Day Weekend Free Park Entry (Various Locations) – September 2 to 5, 2022

Make this Labour Day Weekend one to remember by visiting Manitoba’s gorgeous Provincial Parks for FREE. That’s right! From September 2 to 5, you can enter any Manitoba Provincial Park no vehicle permit required.

For more information, visit Manitoba Government’s website.


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Dawson Trail Art Tour (Various Locations) – September 17 & 18, 2022

Immerse yourself in art and history during the Dawson Trail Art Tour on September 17 and 18! This annual, free, self-guided tour showcases the work of professional artists in their home studios and/or group venues along the Dawson Road. There will also be a group exhibit and special programming at the Dawson Trail Museum during the Tour.

The Dawson Trail Heritage Tour brings to light the natural, cultural and historic legacy of the Dawson Trail, Canada’s first all-Canadian route linking the early Dominion of Canada to the West. It’s a self-driven tour that will have you travelling along a scenic and mostly paved portion of the current Dawson Road (PTH 207) from Richer to Lorette, Manitoba.

EMCA Presents: ABBA Revisited (Pinawa) – September 23, 2022

The Eastern Manitoba Concert Association (EMCA) is thrilled to start its concert season with ABBA Revisited, North America’s top tribute band to ABBA!

The look-alike, sound-alike members of ABBA Revisited have been dazzling audiences across the globe since 2001. They’ll bring back the magic of ABBA with authentic costumes, spectacular harmonies and note-perfect musicianship, taking you on a musical journey back in time. You’ll remember such worldwide hits as Mama Mia, Take a Chance On Me, The Name of the Game, Dancing Queen, Thank You For the Music, and many more! ABBA Revisited recreates the show-stopping look and sound that was ABBA as close as you can get without time travel!


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Mazes & Sunflower Expos are Opening

‘tis the season of corn mazes and sunflowers! Get your fill of adventure and beauty at A Maze In Corn and Deer Meadow Farms!

A Maze In Corn – At A Maze in Corn, you can trek through the corn maze, climb the giant hay bale pyramid, and meet lambs, bunnies, kittens, and goats at the petting zoo and see the grounds in style – while riding along on a hayride, of course!

The Sunflower Expo offers a fantastic time exploring the many varieties of sunflowers over 8 acres, with stunning photo opportunities around every corner!

Deer Meadow Farms – Every year, Deer Meadow Farms creates a stunning, themed corn maze with trivia challenges to complete during your quest. This year, be prepared to enter the 10-acre Jungle Maze – the Farm’s tallest corn maze!

Their SunFest features 3 acres of beautiful sunflowers with selfie stations and viewing platforms set up along the trail. They also have Sunfest Paint Nights, where you can create a stunning painting while being surrounded by sunflowers.


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