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It’s March in Winnipeg. Think there’s nothing to do but watch the snow melt? Here is a sampling of what you can do this March within 10 minutes of Glasshouse (not including local bars and restaurants).


On now until to March 19


The day after Tiananmen Square in 1989, rookie journalist Joe Schofield snaps a photo of a lone protestor confronting a tank. Twenty years later, Joe receives a tip-off that the Tank Man might be alive.

Royal MTC

John Hirsch Mainstage


Wednesday, March 9 to March 26

Myth of the Ostrich

Laugh-out-loud funny, sweet and surprisingly wise, Myth of the Ostrich shows us that sometimes the truth we seek ends up being the last thing we want to know.

Tom Hendry Warehouse


Thursday, March 10 to March 20


Artful, entertaining and provocative, Reservations asks tough questions about our home and native land.

The Rachel Browne Theatre


Friday, March 11

Dancing In the Streets

The energy, excitement, emotion and electricity of Motown.

Burton Cummings Theatre


March 11 to March 13

WSO presents The Best of Rufus Wainwright, one of the great male vocalists and songwriters of his generation.

Centennial Concert Hall


Saturday, March 12

Jets play the Avalanche

MTS Centre


Wednesday, March 16

Jeff Dunham: Perfectly Unbalanced Tour

Don’t miss this gut splitting, cheek hurting show full of laughter!

MTS Centre


March 16 to April 3

Marriage: A Demolition in Two Acts

Prairie Theatre Exchange


Thursday, March 17

Queens of Sheba featuring HEART with Joan Jett & The Blackhearts

If you haven’t heard Heart perform Led Zeppelin, you should go.

MTS Centre


St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Bundle up the kids and march through downtown Winnipeg! Anyone can join in.


Friday March 18

Jets play the Blackhawks

MTS Centre


March 18 to March 20

42nd Annual World of Wheels

RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg


March 18 to March 19

Carmina Burana with the WSO

Lovely, lusty and endlessly theatrical, Carmina Burana lifts you out of your seat and never lets you go!

Centennial Concert Hall


Saturday, March 19

Virtuosi Concerts presents The Ariel Quartet

Formed as part of a chamber music class at The Jerusalem Academy for Music and Dance, the Ariel Quartet travelled together to study at the New England Conservatory.

Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall – University of Winnipeg


Sunday, March 20

Jets play the Ducks

MTS Centre


Coast to Coast – the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra

Muriel Richardson Auditorium, Winnipeg Art Gallery


Tuesday, March 22

Jets play the Canucks

MTS Centre


Thursday, March 24

Jets play the Kings

MTS Centre


The Watchmen

Hometown rockers returning to Winnipeg in the spring for a show at The Burt.

Burton Cummings Theatre


Friday, March 25

Marianas Trench, With very special guests Walk Off The Earth

MTS Centre


Sunday, March 27

Metric & Death Cab For Cutie: The Lights On The Horizon Tour

MTS Centre


Tuesday, March 29

ZZ Top – Hell Raisers Tour 2016

MTS Centre


Shaun Majumder

Gemini award winning actor and comedian

Burton Cummings Theatre


Wednesday, March 30

Jets play the Senators

MTS Centre


Wednesday, March 30 to April 23

Unnecessary Farce

John Hirsch Mainstage


Thursday, March 31 to April 9

Heathers: The Musical

Tom Hendry Warehouse


Throughout March

The Manitoba Museum

National Geographic Presents: Earth Explorers – hands-on activities and displays with the kinds of stunning visuals for which National Geographic is famous.