Brit’s Picks Aug. 27 – Sept. 10

Music for the Gut – Virtual

Thursday 7:30p.m.


A homegrown charity that’s been entertaining crowds for more than a decade has had to shift gears this year for an online concert. Music for the Gut was founded by the Hughton family to help those suffering from Crohn’s & Colitis. This year’s musical revue features 93 performers over three nights. Tonight, is the final show and in lieu of a ticket, donations can be made to the Crohn’s & Colitis Canada.

Click here to see the performances.

Earl Pereira feat. Alex Maher

Fri. & Sat.

Somewhere Else Pub & Grill

Summer jams on stage and cool drinks on tap this weekend as Earl Pereira takes to the stage for two nights of live shows. Pereira has just released a brand-new single called Comin’ On and he’ll be playing new tunes and old favourites. Vancouver’s Alex Maher will be adding a little of his own magic with saxophone and beat looping. Tickets are $10.

Follow this link for more details.


Children’s Festival Online

Now – Monday

Website & YouTube

You still have a few more days to take in all the fun online with the Nutrien Children’s Festival of Saskatchewan. The festival shifted to an entire month of children’s programming online. It’s a virtual party with science, art, music and circus activities all online. You and your little ones can sit back and enjoy live this week by Circus Kasai, a blend of comedy and hula hoop performance, enjoy story time with astronaut Chris Hadfield as he reads his new book for kids the Darkest Dark and join the zoo keepers at the Forestry Farm to learn all about the meerkats. If you missed any of the programming for this year’s festival, you can catch all the performances on YouTube until Monday.

So many performances and activities all at your fingertips here.


Street Stall Saturdays


River Landing

It’s a great day down on the riverbank as you wind your way through more than 45 stalls. Local growers, bakers and artisans will all have their wares on sale at this market for you to enjoy. This is a chance to shop, stroll and enjoy the very best of the late summer in YXE.

Click here for more info.



A cozy fire and intriguing stories await you under the stars at Dancing Sky Theatre. (photo provided)

Fireside Stories

Sept. 10 – 20 Meacham

Dancing Sky Theatre – Amphitheatre

Sept. 22 – 27 Saskatoon

Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan site

There’s nothing like sitting around a campfire on a warm fall evening. Dancing Sky Theatre is getting celebrating the beloved tradition of stories told around the fire with tales of people who’ve lived on the prairies through the ages. Storytellers will include Krystle Pederson, Elizabeth Nepjuk, Lancelot Knight and Folake Idris. You have a couple of chances to see these shows. The first is in Meacham at Dancing Sky Theatre’s new outdoor amphitheatre. The following week, the fires will be burning bright at the new Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan site. Tickets are $10 for the show only or for $25, you can get the show and a picnic basket prepared by Chef Ernie to enjoy by the fire.

For details on the shows in Meacham follow this link.

For info on the Saskatoon performances, click here.