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Santa Brunch
Event Date: 2017-12-10 00:00:00

A SANTA BRUNCH WILL BE HELD IN THE TOWN OF VIRDEN IN THE LEGION ASSEMBLY HALL WHICH IS LOCATED ON THE CORNER OF 8TH AVENUE SOUTH AND WELLINGTON STREET WEST. THE ANNUAL SANTA BRUNCH IS ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10TH AND IS SERVED FROM 10:00 AM TO 2:00 PM. THERE WILL BE GAMES FOR THE CHILDREN, FACE PAINTING, CHRISTMAS COOKIE DECORATING, AND, OF COURSE, VIRDEN'S BEST SILENT CHRISTMAS AUCTION. SPECIAL VISITORS WILL BE DROPPING IN DURING THE EVENT. MR. & MRS. CLAUS AND THEIR NEW 2017 SLEIGH WILL BE THERE ... SO BRING A CAMERA. VIRDEN'S VERY OWN MANITOBA JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE TEAM THE OIL CAPS WILL ALSO BE IN ATTENDANCE. THE COST OF ADMISSION IS A DONATION. SPONSORED BY THE CADET PARENTS' COMMITTEE AND THE XII MANITOBA DRAGOONS CADET CORPS.

Arts Mosaic - A Christmas Carol
Event Date: 2017-12-03 00:00:00
The Royal MTC Regional Tour, presented by Arts Mosaic, presents A Christmas Carol at the Virden Aud Theatre. Sunday, December 03 starting at 7:30 pm. A holiday classic with a twist! Rod Beattie sheds Walt Wingfield’s overalls to inhabit all our favourite characters – from Scrooge to Tiny Tim – in his lively adaptation of A Christmas Carol. Embrace the spirit of the season with this heartwarming tale of redemption and hope. Tickets are $25 (Adult), $15 (12 & under). Buy tickets at the Arts Mosaic Box Office, or call 204-748-3014.

Virden Health Auxiliary Tea Bake Sale
Event Date: 2017-12-01 00:00:00
Virden and District Health Auxiliary Tea and Bake Sale will be held Friday December 1 from 2-3:30pm, downstairs at St. Paul’s United Church. Everyone is welcome to join us as we celebrate the Christmas season with a delicious lunch and fellowship. Christmas baking for sale, auction items, as well as raffle and door prizes!

Arts Mosaic Anonymous Art Auction Fundraiser
Event Date: 2017-11-27 00:00:00

The Arts Mosaic Anonymous Art Auction Fundraiser takes place at the CPR Historic Centre. Pre viewing & Bidding runs until Nov 26, Final Bidding Night is Nov 27 from 7-8pm. Silver Collection, Drinks & Appetizers available. The gallery is full of wonderful creations, all a reflection of what Canada means to local and regional artists. This is also a great opportunity to do some holiday shopping!  All proceeds benefit Arts Mosaic, Local Artists & art organizations.

A Splash of Christmas Craft & Trade Show
Event Date: 2017-11-25 00:00:00

2nd Annual A Splash of Christmas Craft & Trade Show Sat. Nov 25 10 am to 4 pm Tundra Banquet Hall Admission: $2 (12 & under free) Over 60 vendors! Santa Photos by Haley Stevenson Photography 11 am to 1 pm $10/digital image All proceeds go towards the Virden Spray Park!

Arts Mosaic - Essential Oils
Event Date: 2017-11-23 00:00:00
Curious about essential oils and what they can do for you? Learn to make two holiday room sprays using essential oils! November 23 at CPR Historic Centre from 7-9pm. All supplies included! Taught by Rhonda Doole Walker. Cost $25 each.

Arts Mosaic - Angel Sculpture Workshop
Event Date: 2017-11-15 00:00:00
Angel Sculpture Workshop takes place November 15 from 7-9pm at CPR Historic Centre, taught by Karyn Kowal. Learn to make this one of a kind angel sculpture using Paverpol, a liquid fabric hardener. All supplies included! Cost $40 each.

St Paul's Fall Casserole Supper
Event Date: 2017-11-05 00:00:00
St Paul's Fall Casserole Supper takes place on Sunday November 5 from 5 to 7pm. (Held in the Lower Hall) Menu includes salads, casseroles, buns, dessert & beverage. Cost is $12 for Adults, $5 for Children 6-12 and Under 6 are FREE.

SAIL Fundraising Social
Event Date: 2017-11-04 00:00:00

The Senior Access to Independent Living is having a Fundraising social Saturday November 4th, and they’re taking you back to the 1940’s with the Mark Humphries Orchestra. Tickets are only $25 and you can dance the night away from 8-10:30 with your favorite Big Band sounds at the Tundra Oil and Gas Place. Lunch will also be provided. Get in the spirit of the event and dress up in 1940s War time dress. Call for your tickets today 204-512-0420 or 204-748-8181. You can also get tickets from any Sail Member and they are also available at Flower Attic and Gifts in Virden.

Virden RCL Meat Draws
Event Date: 2017-11-03 00:00:00

Meat Draws are held every Friday 6:00 pm at the Royal Canadian Legion in Virden If your feeling lucky, come out to Chase The Ace at 6:30 PM following the weekly meat draws at the Royal Canadian Legion in Virden

Firefighters Needed
Event Date: 2017-10-31 00:00:00
The Wallace & District Fire Department needs you!! In light of recent fires, it is essential we have enough firefighters to mitigate these events when they happen. We need people to step up and become paid, on call firefighters in Virden and Elkhorn. Contact Fire Chief Brad Yochim 204-851-0767.

Cadet nights
Event Date: 2017-10-30 00:00:00

If your son or daughter is interested in becoming a cadet, there's still time. The Cadet Dragoons meet every Monday night at the Royal Canadian Legion in Virden 6:45pm.

Manitoba Ag Ex 2017
Event Date: 2017-10-28 00:00:00

Manitoba AG EX is going to be bigger and wilder this year, October 25 to 28 in Brandon at the Keystone Centre! MB AG EX is Manitoba’s largest all breeds cattle show and home of the Manitoba Finals Rodeo! The Provincial Ex has teamed up with the Manitoba Rodeo Cowboy Association (MRCA) to host the Manitoba Finals Rodeo (MFR), Cattle Shows & Sales, Manitoba 50/50 Superhorse, NAERIC Barrels of Cash Sale, Tradeshow, Concession & more! For more information & to purchase tickets, visit manitoba ag ex dot com.

Beginner Kids Acrylic Workshop -Arts Mosaic
Event Date: 2017-10-21 00:00:00
Beginner Kids Acrylic Workshop, Saturday October 21 from 1230-2pm at Arts Mosaic (425 6 Ave S, Virden). Learn to paint your favorite animal in landscape or seascape theme. For children Ages 7-11 - Cost $40/workshop. Visit www.artsmosaic.ca for more information.

Beginner Teen Acrylic Workshop - Arts Mosaic
Event Date: 2017-10-21 00:00:00
Beginner Teen Acrylic Workshop, Saturday October 21 from 215-345pm at Arts Mosaic (425 6 Ave S, Virden). Learn to paint neon animals (painting under black light) Ages 12-16 - Cost $40/workshop. Visit www.artsmosaic.ca for more information.

Intermediate Acrylic Workshop
Event Date: 2017-10-21 00:00:00
Intermediate Acrylic Workshop, Saturday October 21 from 415-615pm at Arts Mosaic (425 6 Ave S, Virden). Neon & metallic painting (under black light) Ages 17+ $45/workshop Visit www.artsmosaic.ca for more information.

Beginner Watercolor Paint Night
Event Date: 2017-10-21 00:00:00
Beginner Watercolor Paint Night, Saturday October 21 from 7-9pm at Arts Mosaic (425 6 Ave S, Virden). Black light & glitter party! Ages 17+ $45/workshop. Visit www.artsmosaic.ca for more information.

Manitoba Arts Network: Manitoba Showcase 2017
Event Date: 2017-10-19 00:00:00

Organized by the Manitoba Arts Network, this year’s Manitoba Showcase previews the incredible talent of 17 performers from across the country from October 20 & 21 in Russell, Manitoba. For 2 days, artists vie for the attention of rural community delegates in hopes of getting booked for the 2018/19 touring season. While the weekend is sure to help artists and rural community organizers network, it is also a great opportunity for the public to take in wonderful visual artworks, beautiful song and dance, or a theatre production for the whole family. The weekend begins with a Wine Tasting and Artisan Market featuring local visual artists on Thursday, October 19 at 7 p.m. Performing Artist Showcases, are held on the Friday evening, Saturday afternoon and Saturday evening.  All Showcase shows will be held at the George P. Buleziuk Centre in Russell and are open to the public. Regular admission is $15/show. Tickets for Friday’s Dinner and a Show are $45 and includes a theatre show, 2 for Tea by James and Jamesy, and the Showcase #1 performances. Performing artists from the Parkland region are welcome to attend the Song Swap at 10:30am Friday morning hosted by BreakOut West or the Open Mic opportunities on the Friday and Saturday evenings at the Russell Inn. For tickets and a full Showcase schedule, visit www.manitobaartsnetwork.ca

Dream Catcher Workshop - Arts Mosaic
Event Date: 2017-10-14 00:00:00
Dream Catcher Workshop, Saturday October 14 from 1030am-12pm at Arts Mosaic (425 6 Ave S, Virden). Learn to make a non-traditional dreamcatcher. Register by October 6 - Cost is $35 Visit www.artsmosaic.ca for more information.

Mission Potluck
Event Date: 2017-10-14 00:00:00
Arts Mosaic presents Mission Potluck! Saturday October 14 at the Auditorium Theatre (228 Wellington St W, Virden)from 730-830pm.

Girl Guides Information Session
Event Date: 2017-10-02 00:00:00
Have you ever wondered what Girl Guides is about? On Monday October 2 get to the Virden Farmers Market from 4–6:30pm. Members of the Virden Girl Guide units are holding an information session combined with our chocolatey mint cookie sale to share the values and sisterhood of Girl Guides in Virden and the surrounding area. We will be available to answer questions and share some of the activities that make us Girl Guides. For more information contact Jennifer 204-851-5524.

Oak Lake United Church Fowl Supper
Event Date: 2017-10-01 00:00:00
Oak Lake United Church Fowl Supper will be held in the OAK LAKE COMMUNITY HALL, SUNDAY October 1st from 4:30-7pm. Cost for ADULTS $15, CHILDREN (12&under): $5, PRE-SCHOOL(5&under): FREE. Once you purchase your supper tickets you must stay at the hall! Menu includes potatoes, turnip, carrots and all the trimmings, tea & coffee, topped off with dessert. Decorations courtesy of Meander Creek Pumpkin Patch.

Rummage Sale
Event Date: 2017-09-28 00:00:00

St Pauls United Church Fall Rummage Sale and BBQ. Thursday September 28th 4pm - 7pm BBQ supper available, and Friday September 29th 10am - 2pm Bag sale from 2pm - 6pm and lunch available from 11am - 2pm.

Grand Opening
Event Date: 2017-09-20 00:00:00
ROSA Second Time Around Thrift Store in Virden is holding their Grand Opening & Appreciation Day! It will be held Wednesday September 20 from 2-4pm at 585 7th Avenue South. Cake & Refreshments available. Everyone Welcome!

Beginner Kids Acrylic Workshop -Arts Mosaic
Event Date: 2017-09-16 00:00:00
Beginner Kids Acrylic Workshop, Saturday September 16 from 1230-2pm at Arts Mosaic (425 6 Ave S, Virden). Learn to paint your favorite animal in landscape or seascape theme. For children Ages 7-11 - Cost $40/workshop. Visit www.artsmosaic.ca for more information.

   

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