What's Up In WPG: Dec. 15-17

December 15 | JP Hoe Hoe Hoe Holiday Show | 8 p.m.

One of the city’s most popular holiday concerts returns to The Burt Friday night, with local singer-songwriter JP Hoe. As always, the show will feature surprise cameos and a festive set perfect for the whole family. Tickets start at $35 for adults and $20 for kids, with a portion of proceeds going to the Christmas Cheer Board.

December 15 | Night of Lights | 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Take a horse drawn sleigh ride through South Transcona and see the beautiful neighbourhood light displays. Food and drinks will be available for purchase at the canteen. For more information visit the Facebook event page.

December 16 | Holiday 2017 WEST Etsy Market | 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

This Saturday, support local and get some Christmas shopping done all in one shot. More than 30 of Winnipeg’s top Etsy makers will be selling everything from artwork to textiles at the St. James Civic Centre (2055 Ness Ave.). Admission is $3 (free for children 12 and under). For more information visit the Facebook event page.

December 16 | Winnipeg VegFest Christmas Party | 7 p.m.

Soy to the world! This Saturday, Winnipeg VegFest will celebrate all things vegan at its first annual holiday party. Hosted by Little Brown Jug, there will be vegan appetizers and, of course, delicious local beer! Cover is $5. For more details visit the Facebook event page.

December 16 | Beer Choir at Fools + Horses | 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Get out of the cold, take a break from the December craziness, and join Fools +Horses on Broadway for a hearty night of drinks and singing. They’ll do a mix of  Beer Choir favourites, some traditional wassail (aka drinking) songs, and new takes on familiar tunes, like Frosty the Beer Can and Carol of the Beers. For more information visit the Facebook event page, and don’t forget to flash your We Heart Winnipeg card for 10% off all brewed coffee and tea purchases.

December 16 + 17 | Third + Bird Christmas Pop Up Market

If you didn’t get your fill of local goodness at Third + Bird’s wildly successful holiday market a few weekends ago, join them at The Forks for a weekend pop-up featuring Huron Woodwork, Silver Birch Designs and others. For a full list of vendors and more information visit Third + Bird online.

December 17 | Skate With Santa | 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Round up the troops, sharpen your blades and hit the ice with Santa at Seven Oaks Sportsplex. For more information visit the Facebook event page.

All weekend | Skate at The Forks

The Canopy skating rink is now open at The Forks, and we could all use a little exercise to offset the holiday feasting. Skate rentals are available for $3 (children) and $5 (adults).

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