1 Repast on the river

Raw: Al­mond, the award-win­ning pop-up restau­rant, is back on the Assini­boine River un­til Feb. 11. While the evening din­ing is sold out, you can still make reser­va­tions for the cock­tail tast­ing bar each night or ex­pe­ri­ence the skate-up brunch on Satur­days and Sun­days. Cur­rently, the fea­ture brunch chef is Beth Ja­cobs of Bern­stein’s Deli, and she knows her brunch. No reser­va­tions re­quired, just your finest din­ing parka and maybe a skat­ing hel­met. Brunch is served from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for $ 35. Visit rawal­ for more in­for­ma­tion.

2 Knight-time mati­nee

Bring your chil­dren for this one-time per­for­mance of Mike the Knight in the Great Scav­enger

Hunt. See Mike learn the power of re­spon­si­bil­ity in this live pro­duc­tion fea­tur­ing ad­ven­ture, com­edy and mu­sic… and dragons, trolls and magic, ob­vi­ously. To­day only, 1 p.m., at the Cen­ten­nial Con­cert Hall. Tick­ets are still avail­able and start at $ 29.25. Visit cen­ten­ni­al­con­

3 Learn to cook Ital­ian food

Ev­ery Tues­day night, De Luca’s Cook­ing Stu­dio holds cook­ing classes. Watch chef Anna Pa­ganelli demon­strate how to pre­pare an au­then­tic Ital­ian four- course meal (an­tipasto, pasta, en­tree and dessert), then en­joy the feast. Twelve fea­ture wines will be sam­pled. Class be­gins at 6:30 p.m.; the cost is $ 50. To reg­is­ter, email [email protected] or visit for more info.

4 Five-day mu­sic fes­ti­val

It’s the win­ter mu­sic fes­ti­val that cel­e­brates Man­i­toba’s es­tab­lished mu­sic per­form­ers and upand­com­ing tal­ent. The Big Fun Fes­ti­val is on un­til Feb. 1. The five- day fes­ti­val in­cludes more than 40 tal­ented bands and mu­si­cians in mul­ti­ple venues around town. Sin­gle tick­ets start at $12, and you can get a fes­ti­val pass for $ 60. Visit for tick­ets.

5 See a flick at Fort Whyte

It’s Movie Night in the Green­house at Fort Whyte Farms. Ev­ery Thurs­day from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., peel off those lay­ers and cosy up in the balmy (re­mem­ber what that feels like?) at­mos­phere of the huge so­lar green­house for a movie un­der the stars. You can cosy up to some hot pop­corn and a warm bevy, too. Ad­mis­sion is $ 5. Go to for more info.

6 Surreal shindig

It’s the self­pro­claimed “most surreal night of the year.” Art & Soul: The Lu­cid Dream is at the Win­nipeg Art Gallery this Satur­day. The event is in­spired by two cur­rent ex­hibits fea­tur­ing works by Sal­vador Dalí. The WAG will be trans­formed into a se­ries of thought­pro­vok­ing dream­scapes, but the mu­sic will re­flect high-en­ergy fun, with live bands and lo­cal DJs. Pro­ceeds support the WAG. Tick­ets are $ 55. Visit art and soul. for de­tails.

7 Get a rush of adren­a­line

Re­cline in a snow tube at Adren­a­line Ad­ven­tures or take on the groomed runs of the snow­board ter­rain park. Best of all, there’s a tow rope to get you back to the top. Ad­mis­sion starts at $ 9.99, with spe­cial pric­ing after 5 p.m. and for groups. Visit for more info.

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