Interrupt your Winter with music, comedy, spoken word and plenty of fun outdoors. Winterruption 2019 has an amazing lineup of 23 shows including musicians Terra Lightfoot, Tanya Tagaq, David Braid and Ndidi O. Comedians Ali Hassan and Dave Merheje will bring their We Ain’t Terrorists to the stage. Cathy Jones and Bruce McCulloch will share the stage in a double bill and spoken word artist Shane Koyczan is set to inspire. Outside, you and the family won’t want to miss the storytelling tipi, sleigh rides and short film screenings all in the park behind Victoria School. Back by popular demand is the crokicurl rink and that’s just outside the Broadway Roastery. Ticketed events run $12 – $44 and the outdoor activities are free.
Saskatoon has a huge roster of accomplished musicians to claim as our own and one of the men at the top of the list is Godwin Friesen. The pianist is making his solo debut with the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra this weekend as he takes to the stage for Ravel & Jazz. The show celebrates the relationship between classical music and jazz and features works by composers like Maurice Ravel and Darius Mihaud. Another debut will be made during this amazing night of music with guest conductor Gordon Gerrard taking the podium. Gerrard is the Regina Symphony Orchestra’s Music Director. Tickets are $34 – $73.
A celebration of ice & snow begins as Nutrien Wintershines packs your weekend with fun. (Facebook)
Nutrien Wintershines Saturday – Feb. 3
Saskatoon Farmers’ Market
Get bundled up and head out to the Farmers’ Market to celebrate the season of ice and snow with Wintershines. The week-long festival features tons of fun for the whole family. You won’t want to miss a chance to get that perfect photo with ice carvings made by our city’s finest sculptors, bomb down the ice slide or get a lesson in the sport of Yukigassen (professional snowball fighting). There will be a celebrity soup cook-off and a dance party to warm you. There will be pony rides and a petting zoo. A bunch of the attractions are free, admission to the snow park is $2.
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