What’s Up in the West End This Weekend?

Friday, August 10

Shotgun Jimmie with Spooky Eyes and Veneer

Time: 9:00 PM

Location: The Good Will Social Club (625 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba)

Come see Shotgun Jimmie with special guests Spooky Eyes and Veneer live at The Good Will Social Club. Come for great food, make new friends and hear amazing live music… only at the Good Will!

Saturday, August 11

West End Artisan Tour

Time: 10:00 AM

Location: Various locations throughout the West End

Have you ever wondered about what goes on behind-the-scenes of some of the businesses and shops in the West End? If so, this tour is for you! On this week’s tour, you’ll get a chance to visit Faveri’s Fine Wood Furniture, drop in to see The Tulip Florist, try locally made pizza at Slice’s, and get an exclusive tour of Barn Hammer Brewery. Bookings for this weekend’s tour are now closed, but you can still book next week! Tours are just $10.00 per person and can be booked by clicking here.

Winnipeg Central Global Market

Time: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Location: Central Park

Come join Knox United Church and area residents at the Winnipeg Central Global Market where you can get a taste of fresh produce, purchase homemade crafts, and hear wonderful live music!

Bands as Bands

Time: 9:00 PM

Location: The Good Will Social Club (625 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba)

Come out for great food, fun, and see three local bands cover some of the most popular bands of all time- complete with costumes, sing-alongs and comedic interludes. This week, local band TUSK will cover Alice in Chains, Free Morgan will cover The Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Nic Dyson will cover City & Colour.

Sunday, August 12

Folklorama Week 2 Pavilions Start

Time: Runs nightly until August 18th

Location: Various locations throughout the West End

Oh no! The first week of Folklorama is already over… Fortunately, there’s still one whole week left to catch some of your favourite pavilions here in the West End. This week, the West End is proud to be hosting the Scandinavian, Portuguese and Slovenian pavilions. Try some delicious Swedish meatballs at the Scandinavian pavilion, see lively dancers at the Portuguese pavilion, and hear traditional music at the Slovenian pavilion. For more information about these Folklorama pavilions (and more), please click here.

Author: Joe Kornelsen