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Your guide to the weekend for Oct. 19/20

A listing of local events taking place this weekend
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You will find lots of fun activities in and around Moose Jaw and area this weekend. The following list highlights some events you won’t want to miss out on.

Spooky Fall Trade Show and Craft Sale

A trade show and craft sale will be held at Sask Polytech on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Over 40 vendors will be on site. There will also be a concession and a penny parade. Entry is free with a silver collection at the door. All funds will support youth attending the Moose Jaw Travel Club's 2020 European Trip.

Mysteries at the Museum

The Western Development Museum will feel a little different this weekend, thanks to the interactive Mysteries at the Museum event. The fun starts at 10 a.m. with a mystery-building workshop that is intended for kids between the ages of 10 and 13. Next, there will be two performances of “Behind Glass.” It will be an exciting new way to learn about history! The matinee show is at 2 p.m. and there is also an evening performance at 6 p.m. that includes supper. Tickets to the afternoon show are $15 each or $12 for WDM members. Tickets for the supper performance are $40 each or $32 for members.

Zion Craft and Trade Show

There will be lots of great items available at Zion United Church’s Craft and Trade Show, which will be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There is no charge at the door but they are accepting donations for the food bank. A concession will be available.

Moostletoe Studio Tour

This weekend you will have a great opportunity to support local artists and maybe even do some Christmas shopping. The ninth annual Moostletoe Studio Tour will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This self-guided tour will feature nine different artists. By visiting each site and filling out your “passport” you will have an opportunity to win a prize. There is no charge to take part in the tour. Visit Facebook for more information on the artists and a map.

Zombie Run

Zombies will invade Connor Park this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.! The event is hosted by the Association communautaire fransaskoise (ACF) Moose Jaw. Participants can choose to be either zombies or humans attempting to escape. Be sure to dress up and take part in the photo contest so you can have a chance at winning a prize. There will be activities for the whole family. Don’t miss out on this fun, Halloween-inspired event!

Ethnic Jubilee

Head to Assiniboia this weekend for a fun multicultural experience. Assiniboia’s third annual Ethnic Jubilee will be held at the Prince of Wales Centre on Saturday. The doors will open at 11 a.m. with the opening ceremonies commencing at 12:30 p.m. The entertainment will start at 12:45. There will be lots of great cultural performances as well as tasty ethnic cuisine. Admission is just $5, while kids six and under are free.

Monster Ball Paintball

Looking for Halloween-inspired fun this weekend? Prairie Storm Paintball will hold their second annual Halloween dress-up event on Saturday from noon to 9 p.m. There will be paintball throughout the day, as well as live DJ’s, licensed food and drinks, darts and axe throwing, and prizes for best costume and best team costume. There is a $20 field fee at the door. 

MJDSHF Induction Ceremony

The Moose Jaw & District Sports Hall of Fame will induct more members this weekend. The ceremony will be held on Saturday at Mosaic Place, beginning with cocktails at 5:30 p.m. The banquet will start at 6:30, with the induction ceremony to follow. This year’s inductees include Bill Johnston (builder), Wayne Cormier (builder, powerlifting), the Terry McGeary senior men’s curling team, Larry Tollefson (athlete, baseball) and Roy Thiessen (builder, curling). 

Mike Plume Concert

Canadian roots singer-songwriter Mike Plume will play the Mae Wilson Theatre on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are still available and can be purchased from the Cultural Centre box office.

Old Wives Fall Supper

Head over to the Old Wives Community Hall on Sunday for the annual fall supper. The meal will include roast turkey and all the fixings and will be served from 4 to 6 p.m. The cost is $15 for adults, $5 for children between the ages of six and 12, while kids under five get in for free. Tickets will be available at the door.  

Briercrest Fall Supper

Road trip! Enjoy a fall supper this Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Briercrest Community Centre. The meal will include turkey and ham with all the trimmings. The cost is $15 for adults, $7 for kids between the ages of six and 12, and kids under five get in free of charge. Tickets will be sold at the door.

Trinity United Fall Supper

If you are looking to stay closer to home this weekend, stop by Trinity United Church for their fall supper. There will be one sitting at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for kids between the ages of six and 12, while kids under five are free. To purchase tickets, call Adele Dixon at 306-694-1546, Bev Ruehs at 306-693-5069, or Ken Mathers at 306-692-2530. Please note there is a chair lift for access to the lower hall.


Scott Hellings

About the Author: Scott Hellings

Former Moose Jaw Express reporter, now the Digital Editor for Moose Jaw Today.
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