Established and up-and-coming female playwrights and performers will bring their talents to the Asper Centre for Theatre and Film (400 Colony St.) for the 17th annual FemFest. It’s a week full of performances, workshops, readings, cabaret and more, and you can see everything for just $50. See Sarasvati.ca for a schedule and tickets.
Enjoy an evening with Anderson Cooper: the silver-haired CNN anchor, journalist and author will share his opinions and stories at the Centennial Concert Hall this evening from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Last-minute tickets are available at centennialconcerthall.com.
Take in the changing colours and crisp weather as you enjoy a bevy of activities — carnival rides, a petting zoo, live music, a huge farmers’ market, and much more — at picturesque Pineridge Hollow’s (67086 Heatherdale Rd 25E) Fall Fair this weekend. The fair runs Friday through Sunday; single-day tickets and weekend passes are available through Eventbrite.
Winnipeg VegFest, an all-vegan extravaganza aimed at promoting a plant-based lifestyle, returns to the University of Winnipeg’ Axworthy Health & RecPlex on Saturday. Enjoy vegan foodstuffs, workshops, vendors, yoga and keynote speakers — including Olympic gold medal-winning figure skater Meagan Duhamel — between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Admission is free.
Head to Coronation Park on Saturday for the third and final St-BoniFest of 2019. The day-festival features live music, vendors, a market and more from noon to 10 p.m. The festival is free to attend. See their page on Facebook for more info.
Stone Angel Brewing Co. (1875 Pembina Hwy.) is throwing an Oktoberfest celebration in its back lot this Saturday. The site will also host a dozen other local craft breweries, which are all making specially-brewed beers for you to try. Tickets are $30, which includes all samples, and are available through Eventbrite.
Have a doggone good time on Saturday evening at the Canadian Brewhouse, (1715 Kenaston Blvd.) where you can enjoy cocktails, appetizers and camaraderie with fellow dog lovers in support of Manitoba Mutts Dog Rescue Inc. The mixer starts at 6 p.m.; tickets are $20, available through manitobamutts.org.