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New & Notable in Eastman this August

By Eastman Tourism

July 30, 2021
Read time: 10 min

There’s always something New & Notable in Eastern Manitoba!

Find out what’s New & Notable in the communities of Richer, Falcon Lake, Beaches of 59, and all-over Eastern Manitoba during August!


  • Stay home if you have been travelling or do not feel well. Here is an excellent resource if you are quarantined. This will help you find people in Manitoba who are willing and able to help you while quarantined. Help Next Door Manitoba
  • Go out with people within your household, but practice social distancing (2 metres away) with other groups.
  • Please call ahead before visiting a business and inquire about their regulations to enter the building, such as capacity, sanitation, etc. Also, consider using curbside pickup where possible.
  • Please practice Leave No Trace. Clean up after yourself and leave nothing behind, such as trash and waste.

Dawson Trail Art Tour Celebrates the 150th Anniversary of the Dawson Trail! (Richer)

Well, technically taking place on September 18 and 19, not in August, this is one celebration that you have to mark in your calendar! The Dawson Trail Art Tour is planning a BIG celebration in honour of the Dawson Trail’s 150th birthday – Canada’s first “great highway” to the West. The weekend will be full of art, music, and special programming by artists along The Dawson Road from Lorette to Richer, Manitoba and beyond, celebrating the events, people, and landscape that influenced the building of the Dawson Trail throughout the years.

Girls’ Trip with Experience Manitoba (Various)

If you are looking for an excellent activity for you and the girls or wanting to get out and experience Manitoba while meeting new gal pals, Experience Manitoba is just the thing for you! Experience Manitoba is for women to get outside and share the fun things to do in the province. There are no shortages of great activities within our province, and Experience Manitoba wants to try them all!

From adventures like zip-lining, nature journeys like hiking, cultural like visiting a sweat lodge or a tour of a small town, to crazy like quadding or flying in a small plane and many more, you can get out, meet interesting people and try something new all at the same time!

Trail’s End Café opens Their Doors During the Summer (Falcon Lake)

If you are an avid skier, you probably know all about Trail’s End Café. Located at Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes, winter adventurers have been enjoying Trail’s End Café’s mouthwatering, too good to be true every winter, and now you can enjoy it during the weekends in summer.

You don’t want to miss out on this tasty opportunity! Jen Sambroski and Jer Carriere are the creative culinary duo who run the Trail’s End Cafe kitchen. Full-time residents of the Falcon Lake community, they are proud to share their delicious summer menu with a focus on fresh and local ingredients, specially designed to fill you up after a day on the trails or the water. Trail’s End Cafe is happy to accommodate most dietary restrictions, with options for gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan guests.

In addition to their main dishes, they will also serve a revolving cast of local beer, kombucha, fair trade coffee, and Chaeban ice cream for those wanting to take it easy and enjoy the day.


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Beaches of 59’s Photo Contest (Beaches of 59)

Calling all professional, hobbyist, or novice photographers! If you love snapping a few photos, then you can’t miss Beaches of 59’s photo contest happing right now to August 16th. So, how does it work?

Head over to Beaches of 59’s website, check out what’s nearby, snap a photo, and post it on Facebook or Instagram while using the hashtag #Explore59summer to be entered! Three lucky and talented people will have the chance to win a package with:

  • A $50 gift card to Carol’s On Leon
  • A $25 gift card to Lakehouse Treasures
  • A coupon from Pete’s Grand Putt for you and a friend a receive a FREE round of mini-golf

Contest Rules:

  • Please ensure you’re following all the businesses listed above to complete your entry!
  • Your photo must be original
  • Your photo must be of something that is on Beaches of 59’s website (any business, beach, trail, etc.)
  • Winners must be able to pick up their prizes at Saffies General Store

Not only is this a great way to win a fabulous prize, but it is the perfect opportunity for a day trip or staycation at any (or all) of the destinations in the Beaches of 59 family! Check out our blog, Discover your Heart in: Beaches of 59, for some great ideas and visit Beaches of 59’s website. For more information on the contest, visit their Facebook Page.


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