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Brit’s Picks Sept. 12 – 19

Brit’s Picks Sept. 12 – 19
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Ancient Elements     Fri. & Sat.

The Refinery

A celebration of poetry, art, music and dance await you this weekend and it’s all for a good cause. This show is a celebration of Flamenco performance. Based on the elements of Fire, Earth, Air and Water dancers will perform to celebrate each element. They will also be donning wearable art created by fashion designers Astri Prugger and Melissa Squire, adding to the beauty of the music provided by musicians like Celedonio Garrido and Ricardo Diaz. This is a collaborative performance and all the money raised will be going to the Jack Millkin Centre, an arts space at the Ness Creek site. Tickets are $45.

Click here for all the ticket information.

 

A giant obstacle course awaits you Friday night at the Lung Association Megabounce. (Facebook)

Megabounce 2019     Friday

Meewasin Park

Friday night Meewasin Park will be home to a giant inflatable obstacle course for the Lung Association Megabounce 2019. This is an event open to all ages as the race up and down nine inflatable obstacles. Kids under 3 ½ feet have to run the course with a parent. Tickets are $50.

To register, follow this link.

 

Margaret Atwood’s tale The Penelopiad comes to life this weekend at the BackStage stage. (Ferre Play Theatre)

Penelopiad                  Fri. – Sept. 22

Backstage Stage @ Persephone Theatre

13 is lucky when it comes to a new theatre collective in Saskatoon. Ferre Play Theatre is a brand-new company comprised of 13 powerhouse women staging 13 performances of The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood. The story focuses on Penelope, wife of Odysseus as she shares the stories of the Odyssey, her life and death as a legend of Greek mythology. Director Yvette Nolan directs this cast in a piece by one of Canada’s most beloved feminist authors. Tickets are being sold on a pay-what-you-can format $10 – $50.

Click here for all the details.

 

Go in search of the perfect pumpkin this weekend at Black Fox Farm & Distillery. (Facebook)

Pumpkin Fest     Next 3 weekends

Black Fox Farm & Distillery

A fun day at the farm awaits you and the family during the last three weekends in September. Black Fox Farm & Distillery is celebrating the magic of fall with its annual Pumpkin Fest. Last year’s festival had to be cancelled because of early frost but this year, the forecast is looking great. This is a weekend full of games celebrating the giant gourd, pumpkin dishes like pie, soup and doughnuts and a chance to pick one to take home. Admission is $15 a vehicle.

To find out more, click here.

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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