Eastman’s Hot This Week: January 20 to 26

What makes a perfect week? How ’bout some live music, fishing derbies, or even activities for the kids! The Eastman Region has all of that planned this week and so much more for you to discover!

An Evening with Woody Holler and his Orchestra

January 24 – Pinawa Community Centre – Pinawa

Woody Holler and his Orchestra will invigorate you with their Western cowboy songs of yesteryear by singers such as Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, Tex Ritter, and Bob Baker.

Woody Holler grew up on the Canadian prairie hearing the songs of the cowboy. Although classically trained in opera, a sense of nostalgia holds him close to those western roots. Woody has teamed up with some of Winnipeg’s finest jazz musicians to create his own brand of Western Swing. The resulting mix is a show not to be missed! The performance is reminiscent of a 1940s radio show, with a sound that is nostalgic yet thrilling. The repertoire is eclectic, fun and fascinating, featuring a dramatic range from the operatic to show-stopping “extreme” yodelling.

Preteen Winter Camp

January 24 – Roseau River Bible Camp – Roseau River

Head over to Roseau River and enter into a weekend filled with thrilling activities like tubing, broomball for ages 9-12 at the Preteen Winter Camp. Settle down to hear what the speaker has to talk about and then go discuss it as a cabin group.

Live Music Night

January 24 – Hespeler’s Cookhouse & Tavern – Niverville

With a little blast of old school ’80s, some classic rock, and a spit of country twist, The Villains take you on a fun-filled journey back to tunes you love! The Villains enjoy providing entertainment to the community roots of Niverville. A little bit of local flair will put a jump in your step. Come and see them live.

Starlight Snowshoe Adventure

January 24 & 25 – Pinawa Suspension Bridge – Pinawa

Put on some snowshoes and enjoy an evening of snowshoeing under the stars. If you’ve never seen the stars devoid of light pollution this is a must tour. Join Pinawa Unplugged Eco-Tours and experience the thrill of snowshoeing after dark using headlamps to guide the way. Your destination will be the warm and cozy outfitters tent where you will break and warm up by the woodstove before returning to the trailhead.

January 24 – Starlight Snowshoe Adventure

January 25 – Starlight Snowshoe Adventure

Fish’n the Bay Fishing Derby

January 25 – Buffalo Point Resort – Buffalo Point

Kick-off the fishing derby season by participating in the Fish’n the Bay Fishing Derby! Enjoy the day in beautiful Buffalo Point and doing one of Canada’s best pass times – fishing! Be one of the winners of their top 3 prizes by catching the longest fish.

In first place, we have a two-day fishing trip or a play & stay package; second place is a fish house; and third place, one day of ice fishing! They also have prize draws. How nice would it be to walk away with a 50” screen TV, a trail cam or any one of their many other prizes?

Ice Fishing at Lyons Lake

January 25 – Lyons Lake – Whiteshell Provincial Park

Discover the fun family activity of ice fishing! Learn the techniques and regulations then head out onto Lyons Lake to a pre-drilled hole to try to catch a trout, raised at the local Whiteshell Fish Hatchery. All gear provided, or bring your own!

Bear Lake Snowshoe Adventure

January 26 – Bear Lake – Whiteshell Provincial Park

Snowshoe along as you trek to scenic Bear Lake and discover winter in the Whiteshell backcountry. At the lake, you’ll rest and enjoy this gem in the wilderness. The park provides snowshoes, or bring your own!

More Eastman Greatness

You don’t have to be a local to take part in one of these great community events. Stop on in, try something new, and make some great friends!

January 20 to 26 – 10th Annual Festival des Creches! – St. Georges

January 20 – Wellness 2020! – Beausejour

January 20 – Yoga with Fran – Lac du Bonnet

January 21 – Chair Yoga – Pinawa

January 22 – Itty Bitty Yogis – Beausejour

January 22 – Rhythmic Gymnastics Grades 1 & Up – Lac du Bonnet

January 23 – Rhythmic Gymnastics for 3-Year-Olds – Lac du Bonnet

January 23 – Rhythmic Gymnastics for 4 & 5-Year-Olds – Lac du Bonnet

January 23 – Drop-In Skating – Beausejour

January 23 – Pucks & Sticks Drop-In – Beausejour

January 24 – Public Skating – Beausejour

January 24 – Open Bonspiel – Emerson

January 25 – I AM Enough Workshop By Lori Rempel – Lorette

January 25 – Southeast Farmer’s Market – South Junction

January 25 – IOD Nature Tray Workshop – Landmark

January 25 – 2020 Seed Swap – Landmark

January 25 – Rabbie Burns Night! – Beausejour

January 25 – Highway 23 Band – St. Malo

January 25 & 26 – Teddy Bear Class – Anola

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