Sat., Aug. 12/Gardenton
10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. – Prairie Day, 3 km east of Tolstoi on PR 209. Learn the secrets of salamanders and aquatic insects. Other presentations will showcase native plants, prairie beetles and bugs, and animal encounters. Guided walks, bug hunting, bannock baking. On-site BBQ lunch, cash only. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 204-425-3229.
Sat., Aug. 12/Sarto Rd
12 noon – Free GMAC 9th Annual Pig Roast & Open Jam for Cancer Care, 10 miles south of Steinbach, #35118 Sarto Rd 27N, just 1.5 miles east of Hwy 12. Host band Honey Dill & The Chicken Fingers and many guest performances. Bring your chair. Pony rides, hay rides, prizes, games, great food. Free overnight un-serviced camping. Donations for Cancer Care MB Foundation accepted.
Sat.-Sun., Aug. 12-13/Roseau River
23rd Annual Roseau River Gospel Music Festival, Roseau River Park. Begins Saturday at 2 p.m., Sunday at 10 a.m. Fish fry supper on Saturday; pancake breakfast, kielke and farmer sausage lunch and turkey dinner on Sunday. Canteen with burgers, hotdogs, fries, ice-cream and more. Free-will offering to cover costs and help the less fortunate. Call Dave 204-434-9577, Henry R. 204-746-5868 or Henry D. 204-434-6407 for info.
Wed., Aug. 16/Steinbach
9 a.m. – ‘On the Mind’ South East Artists exhibit opening, Hall Gallery, Steinbach Cultural Arts Centre, 304 Second St. A toonie donation is appreciated. Exhibit runs until Sept. 26.
Sat., Aug. 19/Sprague
Noon-4 p.m. – 6th Annual Show & Shine, near corner of Hwy 12 and PR 308, lot #44. Free admission. Entries for antique, classic, sport, muscle, off-road vehicles, snowmobiles, tractors and special interest vehicles; food and entertainment. Everyone welcome. For information or entries, email email@example.com.