Manitoba Homecoming Invades Clear Lake This Weekend

Manitoba Homecoming Invades Clear Lake This Weekend

Riding Mountain National Park is the place to be this weekend, as the town of Wasagaming and Manitoba Homecoming 2010 present three days of family-oriented events.

The highlight of the weekend will be a free outdoor concert featuring Manitoba acts Doc Walker and Sierra Noble on Saturday at 7 p.m.

Leading up to what’s sure to be a stellar performance, organizers are planning a whole range of events to keep visitors occupied.

Check out what’s happening below:

Friday, August 20
10 a.m. — Grasshopper Valley Hike*
2 p.m. — Interpreter in Action Station: Escarpment Dept.
7 p.m. — Bear-in’ it All Campfire: Wasagaming Campground Campfire Circle
7 p.m. — The Merry Woodmen: Bandstand

Saturday, August 21
10 a.m. — George Creek Hike*
Boo in the Park — Halloween Activities for the whole family.
Activities include:
11 a.m. to 12 p.m. — Trick or Treating / Haunted House
1 p.m. and 5 p.m. — Kids Game Stations / Hay Rides / Blow Up Bouncer

2 p.m. — Interpreter in Action Station: Rolling River Fire Olympics
7 p.m. — Songs of Riding Mountain Campfire
7 p.m. — Doc Walker and Sierra Noble

Sunday, August 22
9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. — Sandcastle Building Contest (Register with Friends of RMNP)
10 a.m. — Historical Sunday Stroll*
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Face Painting: Bandstand
2 p.m. — Great Grassland Adventure Puppet Show: Playground
7 p.m. — Call of the Wild Car Caravan*
9:30 p.m. — Dusk Discoveries: Black Bears: Wasagaming Campground

*Register at the Visitor Centre. Fees apply.

Environment Canada is calling for temperatures in the high 20s and low 30s this weekend in Clear Lake. photo