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Brit’s Picks Jan. 31 – Feb. 7

Brit’s Picks Jan. 31 – Feb. 7
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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 festival has been up and running for a week now and you still have four more days of fun in store. Friday night is the family carnival and dance party. Saturday’s events include a Chinese New Year’s Celebration and another dance party in the giant igloo. Sunday is your big chance to learn to play Yukigassen (professional snowball fighting). 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 at the snow park. A bunch of the attractions are free, admission to the snow park is $2.

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Saskatoon Chefs’ Gala & Showcase       Feb. 9

*Feb. 1 (ticket deadline)

Prairieland Park

You still have a couple of days left to secure your seat at the table of one of Saskatoon’s fanciest nights of food and entertainment. The Saskatoon Chefs’ Gala & Showcase is celebrating 10 years in this city Saturday Feb. 9, 2019. The event features a seven course meal prepared by elite chefs and entertainment by Little Opera On the Prairie, the Ritornello Chamber Music Festival and Live Five Theatre. This year is a tribute to the Oscars. As you sip and savour, the artists will pay tribute to Hollywood’s greatest night with music and comedy. This is an event that leaves a lasting legacy in our community as all the money raised goes back to the independent artists and helps them create new performances. Tickets are $170 or a table of 8 for $1300.

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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea  

Fri. – Sun.       

Persephone Theatre

A magical, musical adventure awaits you and your kids at Persephone Theatre this weekend. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is a feast for the eyes as the performance combines the magic of video projection with the classic Jules Verne Sci-Fi adventure. The story starts with a giant sea monster and ends up being an adventure under the sea in a secret submarine the Nautilus  with Captain Nemo at the helm. Tickets are $19 – $29.

Click here for all the details.


WWE Live – Road to Wrestlemania             


SaskTel Centre

Whether you love wrestling for its athletic prowess or you can’t wait to see what dramatic storyline will happen next, if you’re a fan, you’re going to want to see it live. WWE Live is coming to the city on its Road To Wrestlemania tour. The match card will feature wrestlers like Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose and Sasha Banks. Tickets are $28 – $114.

For more information and tickets follow this link.


2019 Heritage Festival           Sunday                       

Western Development Museum

Saskatoon is a city that loves to celebrate diversity and now the whole family can get in on the party. The Western Development Museum is bringing heritage and cultural organizations together under one roof to help you explore what makes us… well us. There will be children’s entertainers, dancers and performers to keep the party going. Saskatoon’s own Rosie & the Riveters will headline. Test your skill at some of the old-time activities and games. Admission is free.

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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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