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Brit’s Picks July 19 – 26

Brit’s Picks July 19 – 26
Taste of SK / Gord MacAuley
Taste of Saskatchewan is chance to eat your way through Saskatoon’s restaurant scene. (Gord MacAuley)

Foodie Fun          Now – Sunday

Kiwanis Park

It’s a chance to tempt your tastebuds and sample some of the best our local chefs have to offer. Taste Of Saskatchewan is back for another year along the riverbank in downtown Saskatoon. 30 restaurants are taking part this year with offerings like peanut butter chocolate mousse bombs and octopus meatballs. As you graze in the park you can enjoy performances by local groups like Apollo Cruz, A New Ground and Stuck in the 80s. Head down to the shoreline to check out the jet ski racing on the river or watch as chefs face off to create dishes with 12 mystery ingredients in the Chef’s Challenge. The event is free for admission and you’ll have to buy tickets for each dish. Food tokens are $2, liquor tokens are $6.

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Hip Hop Happenin’     Friday

Black Cat Tavern

The Ness Creek Music Festival is on this weekend but if you can’t make it out to the site near Big River, never fear Kay The Aquanaut is here! The hip hop artist from right here in Saskatoon is assembling a few of the festival’s artists to perform here in the city just for you. Also on the lineup are soso and Tia. The artists are playfully calling it Finesse Creek.

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Lily Fest / Black Fox Farm & Distillery
Enjoy the blossoms & take your favourites home at Lily Fest. (Black Fox Farm & Distillery)

Blossoming Beauty              Sunday

Black Fox Farm & Distillery

Gardeners unite and get those beds ready, Lily Fest is back for another year. The event is a beautiful day in the gardens at Black Fox Farm & Distillery. Wander the grounds and enjoy the lilies of all different varieties. There will be music, and munchies and when you find that perfect plant, you can dig it up and take it home with you. Most of the plants run $5.50.

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Drag Debutante           Sunday

Broadway Theatre

An evening of music, comedy and drag awaits fans this weekend. Trixie Mattel is at the top of of the drag show scene in North America and the performer is out on the road for the Now with Moving Parts Tour. Brian Firkus has been redefining the drag scene with his alter ego Mattel and the show is sold out. Tickets are around $80 and you may get lucky enough to snag some online through social media channels. This is an all ages show.

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Britainy Zapshalla With more than 15 years as an arts reporter at CBC Radio-Canada under her belt, Britainy Zapshalla considers herself not only an expert but also a die hard fan of Saskatchewan’s entertainment scene. She’s a regular contributor to CTV Morning Live in Saskatoon and loves to help people plan their weekends with Brit’s Picks.


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