RuBarb Productions' Steel Magnolias

Things to Do in Saskatchewan: Spring 2017

By AMA Staff

Bid adieu to winter and say hello to spring with a road trip to check out these stellar events across Saskatchewan.

Since Roman times, artisans have been blowing, twisting and molding glass to create delicate vessels. And since 1987, the Saskatoon Glassworkers’ Guild has been celebrating glass art in Saskatchewan. Marvel at colourful works during Glass Art 2017, an annual exhibition of the guild’s 40 skilled members at Innovation Place in Saskatoon. April 7 to 9

First Nations University of Canada (FNUniv) provides a holistic cultural education with courses taught in Saskatchewan’s five Indigenous languages: Cree, Dakota, Dene, Nakota and Saulteaux. This spring, the Regina campus welcomes visitors to its 39th-annual Spring Celebration Pow-wow. Don’t miss the colourful performances, featuring dancers and musicians from across North America, as well as a showcase of traditional handicrafts. April 8 & 9

Moose Jaw’s RuBarb Productions presents Robert Harling’s beloved play, Steel Magnolias. Fans of the Sally Field film version will recognize all of the eclectic players, from brash Ouiser to sassy hairdresser Truvy. It’s sure to warm the hearts—and tickle the funny bones—of audience members. April 21 to 30

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TheatreFest, Theatre Saskatchewan’s annual play festival, promises tear-jerking dramas, laugh-out-loud comedies and other theatrical revelations. This year, North Battleford plays host to actors and audiences with nightly performances. Check the website for info, tickets and showtimes. April 24 to 29

The Swift Current Ag & Ex knows the value of farming to our province. The association promotes agriculture, farm and ranch awareness in the community. To that end, they invite schools to participate in Discover the Farm: A Farm Facts Experience. The special agricultural program teaches students about agriculture, safety and animal care in fun and interactive ways. Teachers can register their classes on the websiteApril 27 & 28 

Calling all entrepreneurs and savvy shoppers alike: The Hudson Bay Trade Fair rolls into town for two days of product showcases. More than 90 exhibitors converge on Wally Dawyduk Arena to sell their wares. Visitors can also relax in the food court, savour a pancake breakfast and catch live radio broadcasts by CFMQ 98.1. April 28 & 29