September 30 – October 7
EAT . Pop by crave kitchen + wine bar to sample their new menu released this week. Chef Jonathan Thauberger’s new menu is a tasty combination of crave classics (relax quinoa chicken lovers!) and new creations, providing a perfect transition into Fall and Winter flavours. While you are there, take a moment to appreciate the newest art installation provided by Slate Fine Art Gallery.
crave kitchen + wine bar . 1925 Victoria Ave . Mon-Fri lunch + dinner / Sat dinner
DRINK . A few weeks after opening, the crew at Malt City Whiskey & Beer has hardly had a chance to come up for air. Regina’s newest bar, located in one of the city’s most charming heritage buildings, has been bustling with patrons eager to experience the intriguing venue. Head down and grab a craft cocktail or local brew and sit back and enjoy the sound of chatter bouncing off the high ceilings and massive windows.
Malt City Whiskey & Beer . 100-2201 11th Ave . Mon-Sun lunch + dinner
WATCH . This Friday and Saturday take part in the inaugural Regina International Film Festival and Awards (RIFFA) at the Conexus Arts Centre. This two-day event will feature local and international film screenings, film maker interactive sessions, performances by local and international bands and will conclude with an awards night complete with a red carpet event. Take advantage of the inauguration deal and purchase the “Golden Pass”, which gives you access to all RIFFA events for just $32.50.
October 2-3 . Tickets available at Spice Bazaar & Conexus Arts Centre
SHOP . We hate to be the ones to break the news, but summer is over. And with the end of this wonderful season also comes the end of our beloved outdoor farmers market. While the last official outdoor market will take place Saturday, October 10, make sure to get your fill of local goodies over the next week!
City Square Plaza (12th Ave & Scarth Street) . Wednesday/Saturday 9am-1pm
LISTEN . Regina’s famous mid-1980’s rock band, The Blazers, is playing a reunion show this Saturday at the Italian Club. By the sounds of it the show is already sold out, but keep your ears and eyes peeled for any tickets that come available in the next few days.
2148 Connaught Street . October 3
VISIT . Regina’s infamous Ragged Ass Barbers has officially moved out of its Robinson Street location and will reopen its doors this weekend in its new location above Victoria’s Tavern. Head over for a haircut, a shave or just to say hi.
Ragged Ass Barbers . 1965 Hamilton Street . Tues-Fri 8-6 walkins welcome / Sat 8-4 appointment
HUSTLE . Slate Fine Art Gallery’s current exhibition, “Function to Fantasy”, ends this weekend. The exhibition, which features a number of Canada’s finest artists, is made up of pieces created in different mediums around the theme “useable and ornamental furniture”.
2078 Halifax Street . Tues-Fri 10am-6pm / Sat 10am-5pm
CREATE . Indulge your creative side this Sunday and visit the MacKenzie Art Gallery for Studio Sunday at the Gallery. At this week’s “Storytelling Sunday” participants will gather in the upstairs exhibition space for the story Missuk’s Snow Geese by Anne Renaud and have the opportunity to sculpt animals out of soap in the BMO Learning Centre.
3475 Albert Street . October 4 . 2pm
EXPLORE . Located approximately 35km from Regina, the Wascana Valley Trails offer 15km of well-marked trails perfect for hiking, running, biking and exploring. Pack a picnic and head out for day of fresh air and discovery.
SUPPORT . On Saturday, October 3, the third annual Stoma Stroll Awareness Walk will take place across Canada to raise funds and awareness for Ostomy. To participate in Regina’s walk/run, meet behind the Royal Saskatchewan Museum at 11am and stick around for a bbq/picnic, which will take place afterwards.
2445 Albert Street . 11am-3pm
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