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Get cultural downtown

Head downtown for ManyFest, an event that celebrates local culture set against an urban backdrop, The event's been rocking Broadway and its surrounding streets since Friday and has big celebrations in order for it final day. From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., free outdoor performances will be hitting the Memorial Boulevard and Carlton Street stages featuring fitness training, zumba, and a performance by Those Guys. For more information visit manyfest.ca.

Cheer on our boys in blue and gold

Love or hate the organization, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers need your support in their game today against the Saskatchewan Roughriders. The game starts at noon at Canad Inns Stadium. You can bring your cheers (but not your Cheerios). Tickets range from $46 to $127.25. For more information visit bluebombers.com.

Rock out

In the mood for a concert? Throw it back to the '90s with grunge-favourite Stone Temple Pilots. The California dudes will be hitting the Burton Cummings Theatre tonight at 8 p.m.. Tickets are $67.50 and are available through Ticketmaster. For more information, visit stonetemplepilots.com. Don't forget your flannel and Doc Martens.

Watch a race

The 2012 London Olympics may have wrapped, but there's still another race to lend your lungs to. The FMG Manitoba Dragonboat Festival wraps today, with final races paddling off from Lake Shirley at 365 Murdoch Road at 8 a.m.. The boating action will last until 6 p.m. and all funds raised will go towards pediatric cancer programs at CancerCare Manitoba. For more information or to register a team, visit facilitymarketing.com/winnipeg.htm.

Gaze into the future

Want to connect with the other side? Psychic John Edwards is coming to town and hosting a group reading called Do the Dead Speak? Although no one attending is guaranteed a reading, there will be a question and answer session with the popular psychic. The event will be at the Marlborough Hotel at 2 p.m. Doors open at 1 p.m.. Tickets are $150. For more information visit telecharge.com.

Start your engines

Put the pedal to the metal and high-tail it down to Thunder Rapids Fun Park for the 2012 Winnipeg Indy Go-Kart Challenge. Cheer on the brave racers or sign up a team yourself. Racers can collect pledges and funds raised go to the Huntington Society of Manitoba. Races start at 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.. For more information, visit hdmanitoba.ca.

Find greener pastures

Explore a living, growing side of art at the WAG's Green...Grass...Dot exhibit. The exhibit features Winnipeg artist Ewa Tarsia's living plant treatments of the Winnipeg Art Gallery building's indoor and outdoor spaces. Tarsia works with branches, leaves, twigs and synthetic trees. The exhibit is open today from noon until 5 p.m. Admission ranges from $6 to $18. Tickets can be purchased by phone at 786-6641 or at wag.ca

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition September 9, 2012 ??65534

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