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Culture Days is a national, annual three-day celebration of the arts starting on the last Friday of September.

Millions of Canadians engage in thousands of free activities and performances hosted by artists, cultural organizations, and municipalities in communities across Canada. From Nunavut to New Brunswick, and from British Columbia to Baffin Island – and all points in between – we share all the inspiration, artistry, creativity and expression that reflects the mosaic of Canadian culture.

See the schedule for Culture Days in Morden below!

Morden’s Cultural Corridor and Cycling Tour

Live performances, hands on workshops, science, heritage and downtown cycling are just a few of the features of Morden’s Cultural Corridor. Join the innovative Hub known as Morden for a weekend that promises to engage and entertain.

FRIDAY 10AM- SATURDAY 11PM
Throughout Downtown Morden

Poetry Slam at the PHAC

Get your “word” on at The Pembina Hills Arts Council! Friday night, the PHAC will open it’s door and invite community members for a spirited Poetry Slam. Admission: Free of Charge.

FRIDAY 7PM-11PM
352 Stephen Street

Pembinahillsarts.com

Free Tours in 6 different Languages

The Canadian Fossil Discover Centre will offer free tours, available in six different languages! English, French, Ukrainian, Spanish, Russian, and German

Email programs@discoverfossils.com to reserve a spot with a language of your choice.
*Make sure that you registered yourself to get a FREE Tour! Registration will be closed on September 29 at 12:00 am!!!

Scheduled TOURS (2 Tours will start at the same time):
* 11:00 am – English and Spanish
* 12:00 pm – German and Ukrainian
* 1:00 pm – French and Russian
* 2:00 pm – English and Ukrainian
* 3:00 pm – French and Russian
* 4:00 pm – German and Spanish

SATURDAY 10AM-5PM
111-B Gilmour Street

http://discoverfossils.com/

Family Fun at The Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre

All day long visitors can leave their personal touch on our amazing art project that will be a part of a new themed exhibit at the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre.
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** DINO-movies day**

We will show different DINO-movies and cartoons during this day at our Aquasaurus Theatre.

SATURDAY 10AM-5PM
111-B Gilmour Street

http://discoverfossils.com/

Artisan & Vendor Market + Culture Displays

50+ vendors & small businesses FREE Face Painting Characters & Kids zone.  FREE Admission

SATURDAY 11AM-3PM
111-D Gilmour St

www.facebook.com/Pembina-Valley-Events

Mosaic Workshop

Meet at Morden’s Canada 150 Mosaic in the Access Event Centre and learn the basics of mosaics with local art enthusiast, Stephanie Dueck.
You will work with tile, glue and grout and will be able to take a project of your own home with you. Be inspired by our mosaic we have on display, as well as the projects you and other participants complete.

SATURDAY 10AM-11AM
111-D Gilmour St

www.mordenmb.com

Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame

The Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame selects and recognizes outstanding Manitoba athletes, coaches, officials, builders, and teams. We also collect, present and display memorabilia related to the history of baseball in Manitoba.

SATURDAY 8AM-9PM
111C Gilmour St

Mbhof.ca

Bella’s Castle Tour

116 year old charming stone mansion welcomes you to tour and hear about the history of this incredible building previously owned by Mr. Harry Black, son of Reverend John Black. Tours will be from 11am-11:15am and 5:00 – 5:15pm. Afterwards, you are welcomed to stay for a delicious lunch or Diner. The tours are free and open to the public. Reservation recommended 204-823-5005

SATURDAY 11AM & 5PM tours
572 Stephen St

www.bellascastle.com

Fibre Arts Demos and Interactive Workshops

Join the PHAC for a hands on experience with textile arts. Spinning, weaving, carding, knitting, crochet, hand quilting, and embroidery. There are many ways to express yourself with Fibre Arts, let the PHAC guide the way!

SATURDAY 12:00-3:30pm
352 Stephen Street

Pembinahillsarts.com

Contemporary Cardboard Sculpture at the PHAC

A medium that is readily available and often overlooked, Cardboard is more beautiful than you think. Join the PHAC for unique Cardboard Sculpture workshop September 29th.

SATURDAY 12:00-3:30pm
352 Stephen Street

Pembinahillsarts.com

Self Guided Bike Tour!

Enjoy a tour of Morden’s Public Art and Historic Buildings. Find the route information at mordenmb.com/culturedays

FRIDAY-SUNDAY DAWN to DUSK
Throughout Downtown Morden

–>Bike Route | Morden’s Public Art | Morden’s Heritage Buildings

Art talk by Prof Derek Bruecker (University of Manitoba)

The PHAC invites you to a talk by drawing specialist and University of Manitoba Art professor Derek Bruecker. Hear insight into his work, his medium and the contemporary art world.

SATURDAY 7:30PM-8:30PM
Fossil Discover Centre- 111 Gilmour St

Pembinahillsarts.com

Culture Days Cocktails at the PHAC

After a full day of hands on events, downtown cycling and engaging art work, relax with cold beverage and the creative environment of the Pembina Hills Arts Council.

SATURDAY 9PM-MIDNIGHT
352 Stephen Street

Pembinahillsarts.com

Morden Evening Bike Jam

Enjoy a guided evening biking tour of Morden’s Public Art & Historic Buildings! Finish off at the historic clock tower building (Pembina Hills Arts Council). End your evening by roaming between two Entertainment Stages (Morden Suncatch & Bella’s Castle).  Get a sneak peak of the route, art and buildings on the tour here: –>Bike Route

SATURDAY 7:00-7:45pm
Meet at the Access Event Centre- 111 Gilmour St

–>Bike Route | Morden’s Public Art | Morden’s Heritage Buildings

Winnipeg Beer Choir at the Suncatch

Sing Responsibly! That’s the motto of Beer Choir Chapters that have popped up across North America! Drinking is not required, but beverages will be available for purchase. Download your free Hymnal from www.beerchoir.com (paper copies available at the event). The mission of beer choir is to make the world a little better by singing and drinking together. We hope you can help us with this mission by coming out for this fun night of singing!

SATURDAY 8:00-10:00pm
Suncatch Stage (8th St & Stephen St)

What is Beer Choir
Download the Beer Choir Hymnal

Live music at Bella’s Castle

Enjoy a delicious supper or drinks at Bella’s Castle Restaurant while listening to Nation of Two.

Nation of Two is a folk duo composed of Winnipeg’s Jessee Havey and Nathaniel Good of West Virginia. The two have a classic love story with a musical twist: a northern Prairie songbird and an authentic Appalachian boy meet in a coastal city, fall in love and cross borders together to build a life and take the stage. The pair write music that draws on the narrative traditions of Appalachian music and socially-significant protest songs. Two incredible voices from two separate countries. Two major talents meeting to create a musical Nation of Two.

SATURDAY 8:00-10:00pm
Bella’s Castle- 572 Stephen St

Morden Culture Days- Questions?

Stephanie Dueck- City of Morden Rec Programmer
204-822-5431 ext.3, sdueck@mordenmb.com

Pembina Hills Arts Council
204.822.6026, info@pembinahillsarts.com