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holidaycalendar A guide to the season ’ s hottest events

To Dec 18 MAGICAL MODERNISM The Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre welcomes back in-person audiences with Orlando , an inventive , time-travelling love story . Based on the novel by Virginia Woolf , this whimsical story pushes the boundaries of gender , identity , and art . Visit royalmtc . ca for schedule and ticket information . John Hirsch Mainstage , 174 Market Ave , 204-942-6537 .
To Jan 8 DRIVE-THRU LIGHTS Festive scenes light up the night at Canad Inns Winter Wonderland , Manitoba ’ s largest drive-thru light
Winter Wonderland
show . Enjoy the glow from the car . The outdoor skating rink , activity area and holiday statues are still undetermined at press time . Go to redriverex . com / canad-innswinter-wonderland for schedule and ticket information . Red River Exhibition Park , 3977 Portage Ave , 204-888-6990 .
Dec 4 VIOLIN CONCERT Wunderkind Canadian violinist Blake Pouliot performs Antonín Dvorák ’ s New World as part of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra ’ s winter line-up . Conducted by WSO Music Director Daniel Raiskin , the show includes Hiawatha Overture by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Violin Concerto by Samuel Barber . Tickets : $ 25- $ 120 . Show starts at 7:30pm . Centennial Concert Hall , 555 Main St , 204-949-3999 , wso . ca .
Dec 5 FELIZ NAVIDAD Celebrate the arrival of the holidays with a joyful Latin American Christmas concert . Winnipeg jazz group Trio Bembe join the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra for Feliz Navidad , an evening of beloved carols set to infectious beats . Adult tickets $ 39 , student tickets $ 19 . Show starts at 2pm . Seven Oaks Performing Arts Centre , 711 Jefferson Ave .
The Nutcracker
Dec 5 CHILDREN ’ S CLASSICS The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra ’ s Kids Concert Series brings perennial holiday favourites The Snowman and The Hockey Sweater to life . Enjoy heartwarming stories set to a live score and performed by actors from the Manitoba Theatre for Young People . Show starts at 2pm . Tickets : $ 15- $ 23 . Centennial Concert Hall , 555 Main St , 204-949-3999 , wso . ca .
Dec 9 - 10 SHOP TROLLEY LA LA LA Take a magical Winnipeg Trolley tour of lights on a jolly Downtown Shop and Sip Trip . Stops at downtown ’ s unique boutiques and True North square for bevvies and bites amp up the festive fun . Tickets are $ 40 and include a $ 20 gift card for downtown shops . Tours depart from the Forks at 5:15 and return to Johnston Terminal at 9pm . Tickets available at downtownwinnipegbiz . com .
Dec 10-12 PRAIRIE POPS Manitoban drummers , aerialists , dancers and musicians take the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra stage to ring in the festive season with a performance of Holiday Pops . Revel in an eclectic , homegrown mix of musical styles , featuring Ukrainian dancing and French-Canadian and Métis fiddling . Tickets : $ 25- $ 120 . Centennial Concert Hall , 555 Main St , 204-949-3999 , wso . ca .
Photos : Royal Winnipeg Ballet courtesy of Réjean Brandt ; Winter Wonderland courtesy of Canad Inns ; The Snowman and The Hockey Sweater and Holiday Pops courtesy of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
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