Saturday May 28

SASKATOON FARMERS’ MARKET This market is at 2600 Koyl Ave., and runs Saturdays from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. See saskatoonfarmersmarket.com

MAY BIRD COUNT This event is hosted by Saskatoon Nature Society, and covers Saskatoon and the surrounding area. See saskatoonnature.org

ARCTIC: A MAN UNDER THE ICE This immersive exhibition is family friendly, and provides visitors with an opportunity to experience an arctic environment from the perspective of diver Mario Cyr. The multi-stage exhibition includes a life-sized base camp and three specialized environments: Floe Edge, The Iceberg Garden and The Cave. Midtown Plaza, May 28 – 29, June 4  – 5, 11 – 12, 18 – 19. See arctic-undertheice.com

GLITTER GALA The theme for this annual OutSaskatoon fundraiser is Paris of the Prairies is Burning which pays tribute to the “ball culture” popularized by queer people of colour and the transgender community in the 1980s. The event includes dinner, the OUTShine Awards and live entertainment. Sheraton Cavalier, doors at 5 p.m. See outsaskatoon.ca

SASKATOON VALKYRIES VS REGINA RIOT The Valkyries close out the home portion of the 2022 WWCFL season with this game against their provincial rival, then return the favour by visiting Mosaic Stadium in Regina on June 4. SMF Field, 7 p.m. See saskatoonvalkyries.com

SASKEXPRESS RECITAL Live performance by local youth musical theatre group. Rawlco Radio Hall, 7 p.m., May 29 at 1 p.m. See persephonetheatre.org

YOU TALK, WE LISTEN! This online event is hosted by the Live Five board to gather feedback from Saskatoon’s theatre community on the theatre’s future direction. Starts at 7 p.m. See livefive.ca

STING: A MEMOIR This play by Adreanna Boucher sees a young woman wrestle with the legacy of alcoholism, mental illness and abuse passed down by her mother. BackStage Stage, 7:30 p.m. See persephonetheatre.org

Music

ALL AGES JAM at Buds on Broadway, 3 – 8 p.m.

MATTHEW GOOD (Solo Acoustic Tour) at Coors Event Centre, doors at 7 p.m. See coorseventcentre.com

STRATA FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSIC: BLINDSPOT This concert features a performance by the Strata Ensemble who will be performing new work on an environmental theme by David L. McIntyre and guest Saskatchewan composers. Quance Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See stratafest.com

KEEP ON KEEPING ON presented by Saskatoon Fiddle Orchestra at Nutana Park Mennonite Church, 7:30 p.m. See saskatoonfiddleorchestra.wordpress.com

A BOTTLE OF WINE AND PATSY CLINE at the Bassment, 8 p.m. See thebassment.ca

ELLIOTT BROOD (Out and About Tour) with Ellen Froese at Capitol Music Club, doors at 8 p.m.

RAINCITY with Minivandal at Black Cat Tavern, doors at 9 p.m.

BACK TO THE 80’S at Buds on Broadway, 10 p.m. See buds.dudaone.com

Sunday May 29

ARCTIC: A MAN UNDER THE ICE This immersive exhibition is family friendly, and provides visitors with an opportunity to experience an arctic environment from the perspective of diver Mario Cyr. The multi-stage exhibition includes a life-sized base camp and three specialized environments: Floe Edge, The Iceberg Garden and The Cave. Midtown Plaza, May 29, June 4  – 5, 11 – 12, 18 – 19. See arctic-undertheice.com

SASKEXPRESS RECITAL Live performance by local youth musical theatre group. Rawlco Radio Hall, 1 p.m. See persephonetheatre.org

THEATRE IN THE PARK This outdoor family-friendly event is presented by Sum Theatre. The title is wâhkôhtowin, which is Cree for “all my relations”, and the work will explore the concept of kinship as it relates to human society and nature in general. Evening and afternoon performances at various locations in Saskatoon, Warman and Martinsville until June 3. See sumtheatre.com  

SASKATOONING SUNDAYS This is the third of five themed cruises Prairie River Cruises is offering aboard the Prairie Lily. Today: Saskatoon History with City of Saskatoon Archivist Jeff O’Brien. Departure at 4 p.m. See theprairielily.com

Music

SUNDAY NIGHT JAM at Buds on Broadway, 8 – 11:30 p.m.

Monday May 30

THEATRE IN THE PARK This outdoor family-friendly event is presented by Sum Theatre. The title is wâhkôhtowin, which is Cree for “all my relations”, and the work will explore the concept of kinship as it relates to human society and nature in general. Evening and afternoon performances at various locations in Saskatoon, Warman and Martinsville until June 3. See sumtheatre.com  

Music

CRADLE OF FILTH with Frayle, Misfire and Wrought at Coors Event Centre, show at 7 p.m. See coorseventcentre.com

Tuesday May 31

MEEWASIN CLEAN UP CAMPAIGN This spring cleaning event runs until June 14, and individuals and groups are invited to learn more at meewasin.com

SEXUAL HEALTH CLINIC This queer and trans positive clinic runs Monday to Friday and provides free STI testing, rapid HIV testing, pap tests and birth control. Co-hosted by OUTSaskatoon and Saskatoon Sexual Health. Please pre-book your appointment at 306-244-7989. OUTSaskatoon also offers social and support groups for people who identify with different communities on the gender spectrum. See outsaskatoon.ca

SASKATOON MAKERSPACE This local organization offers a range of workshops each month on different “maker” skills including embroidery, adobe illustrator, 3D printing, woodwork, welding and more. To register visit saskatoonmakerspace.com

PAJAMA PARTY POLITICS: THERE IS NO JUSTICE WITHOUT ACCESS This online event addresses the idea of access and equality in the arts sector related to the disabled community. Runs 10 a.m. – noon. See artsalliance.sk.ca

FINANCIAL LITERACY WORKSHOP: CONSUMERISM This in-person event is co-presented with READ Saskatoon. Register by calling 306-652-5448. Frances Morrison Library, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca or readsaskatoon.com

THEATRE IN THE PARK This outdoor family-friendly event is presented by Sum Theatre. The title is wâhkôhtowin, which is Cree for “all my relations”, and the work will explore the concept of kinship as it relates to human society and nature in general. Evening and afternoon performances at various locations in Saskatoon, Warman and Martinsville until June 3. See sumtheatre.com  

MANAGING YOUR MONEY This online event is co-presented with Credit Counselling Society. Tonight: Homeownership: Are You Ready? Runs 7 – 8 p.m. See saskatoonlibrary.ca

Music

POWFU (Flooding The Gates Tour) with Rsxeboy at Coors Event Centre, show at 7 p.m. See coorseventcentre.com

Wednesday June 1

DARK BRIDGES: RETURN TO THE HORROR! This three-day festival features nine horror films from around the world. The program is highlighted by a screening of the locally produced short The Druid’s Hand on June 3 that includes a Q&A with the film’s cast and crew, and an after-party at Black Cat Tavern. Broadway Theatre, June 1 – 3. See darkbridges.com

TOOLKIT WORKSHOP This online event is hosted by URegina’s Community Engagement & Research Centre. Today’s topic: Effective Recruitment & Retention: Attracting Staff & Volunteer Talent. Runs 10 a.m. – noon. See uregina.ca/arts

WILLOW AWARDS GALA This online event is presented by SaskEnergy, and recognizes excellence children’s and youth literature. Runs 11 a.m. – noon. See willowawards.ca

HERITAGE CONSERVATION WORKSHOP This event is online, and is presented by Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport. Today’s topic: Statement of Significance, which explains the building’s historical importance. Runs from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. See saskatchewan.ca or call 306-787-2817   

CHAMBER ON TAP Guest-speaker at this social event hosted by Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce is Danielle Robson (Tim Horton’s). Lucky Bastard Distillery, 5 p.m. See saskatoonchamber.com

THEATRE IN THE PARK This outdoor family-friendly event is presented by Sum Theatre. The title is wâhkôhtowin, which is Cree for “all my relations”, and the work will explore the concept of kinship as it relates to human society and nature in general. Evening and afternoon performances at various locations in Saskatoon, Warman and Martinsville until June 3. See sumtheatre.com  

MY KID CAME OUT, WHAT DO I DO? This online event is presented by OutSaskatoon. Starts at 7 p.m. See outsaskatoon.ca

SASKATCHEWAN RATTLERS VS FRASER VALLEY BANDITS Regular season CEBL game. SaskTel Centre, 7:30 p.m. See therattlers.ca

Thursday June 2

NSBA NETWORK SERIES This breakfast is hosted by North Saskatoon Business Association to mark Saskatchewan Mining Week. Guest speaker is Brian Reilly (Cameco Corporation). Saskatoon Inn, 7:10 – 9 a.m. See nsbasask.com

NUTRIEN CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL This festival includes a mix of in-person and virtual events that are designed to promote arts and creativity in children. Kinsmen Park, June 2 – 3 from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., June 4 from 9: 30 a.m. – 8 p.m. and June 5 from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. See nutrienchildrensfestival.com

HERITAGE CONSERVATION WORKSHOP This event is online, and is presented by Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport. Today’s topic: Heritage Standards and Guidelines. Runs from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. See saskatchewan.ca or call 306-787-2817

DARK BRIDGES: RETURN TO THE HORROR! This three-day festival features nine horror films from around the world. The program is highlighted by a screening of the locally produced short The Druid’s Hand on June 3 that includes a Q&A with the film’s cast and crew, and an after-party at Black Cat Tavern. Broadway Theatre, June 2 – 3. See darkbridges.com    

WHITE BENEVOLENCE: BOOK LAUNCH This launch of a book of essays on the presence of colonial attitudes in the helping professions features a panel discussion moderated by Raven Sinclair that includes the editors Amanda Gebhard, Sheelah McLean and Verna St. Denis and contributors. Station 20 West, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

 WELL-VERSED LECTURE This online event is presented by Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild. Guest-speaker Jane Munro discusses “Architecture For Imagination”. Starts at 7 p.m. See skwriter.com

THEATRE IN THE PARK This outdoor family-friendly event is presented by Sum Theatre. The title is wâhkôhtowin, which is Cree for “all my relations”, and the work will explore the concept of kinship as it relates to human society and nature in general. Evening and afternoon performances at various locations in Saskatoon, Warman and Martinsville until June 3. See sumtheatre.com  

SCHOLAR’S TRIVIA This pub trivia event is open to people 19+. The Thirsty Scholar, 7 – 9 p.m. See thirstyscholaryxe.ca

Friday June 3

WE TREATY PEOPLE Over the next few months Burnt Thicket Theatre is presenting nine new online plays exploring Indigenous culture and identity. The schedule includes Remnance by Curtis Peeteetuce which opens June 3. See burntthicket.com

MEEWASIN CLEAN UP CAMPAIGN This spring cleaning event runs until June 14, and individuals and groups are invited to learn more at meewasin.com

SEXUAL HEALTH CLINIC This queer and trans positive clinic runs Monday to Friday and provides free STI testing, rapid HIV testing, pap tests and birth control. Co-hosted by OUTSaskatoon and Saskatoon Sexual Health. Please pre-book your appointment at 306-244-7989. OUTSaskatoon also offers social and support groups for people who identify with different communities on the gender spectrum. See outsaskatoon.ca

SASKATOON MAKERSPACE This local organization offers a range of workshops each month on different “maker” skills including embroidery, adobe illustrator, 3D printing, woodwork, welding and more. To register visit saskatoonmakerspace.com

SASKATOON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: BREAKFAST Guest speaker for this event, which is being held as part of Saskatchewan Mining Week, is Kelly Strong (Mosaic Company). Saskatoon Inn, registration at 7 a.m. See saskatoonchamber.com

NUTRIEN CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL This festival includes a mix of in-person and virtual events that are designed to promote arts and creativity in children. Kinsmen Park, 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., June 4 from 9: 30 a.m. – 8 p.m. and June 5 from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. See nutrienchildrensfestival.com

DARK BRIDGES: RETURN TO THE HORROR! This three-day festival features nine horror films from around the world. The program is highlighted by a screening of the locally produced short The Druid’s Hand on June 3 that includes a Q&A with the film’s cast and crew, and an after-party at Black Cat Tavern. Broadway Theatre, June 3. See darkbridges.com    

JIM JEFFERIES (The Moist Tour) Live performance by the well-known Australian comic. TCU Place, 7 p.m. See tcutickets.ca

THEATRE IN THE PARK This outdoor family-friendly event is presented by Sum Theatre. The title is wâhkôhtowin, which is Cree for “all my relations”, and the work will explore the concept of kinship as it relates to human society and nature in general. Evening and afternoon performances at various locations in Saskatoon, Warman and Martinsville until June 3. See sumtheatre.com  

Music

MAJOR PARTY’S MAJOR LIVE KARAOKE PARTY with Violent Betty and The Ultimate Power Duo at Coors Event Centre, doors at 8 p.m. Proceeds support Crocus Co-op. See coorseventcentre.com

THE LOCAL GROUP (CD release for Nero’s Waltz) at the Bassment, 9 p.m. See thebassment.ca

THE DRUID’S HAND AFTER PARTY with Fancy Diamonds at Black Cat Tavern, doors at 9 p.m.

SHADD with TRP.P at Amigos Cantina, show at 10 p.m. See amigoscantina.com

Saturday June 4

SASKATOON FARMERS’ MARKET This market is at 2600 Koyl Ave., and runs Saturdays from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. See saskatoonfarmersmarket.com

INTERNATIONAL TRAILS DAY To celebrate the day Meewasin Valley Authority will host a series of family-friendly activities such as an outdoor yoga class and guided walks to inspire interest in nature and healthy living. Runs from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. See meewasin.com

ARCTIC: A MAN UNDER THE ICE This immersive exhibition is family friendly, and provides visitors with an opportunity to experience an arctic environment from the perspective of diver Mario Cyr. The multi-stage exhibition includes a life-sized base camp and three specialized environments: Floe Edge, The Iceberg Garden and The Cave. Midtown Plaza, June 4  – 5, 11 – 12, 18 – 19. See arctic-undertheice.com

NUTRIEN CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL This festival includes a mix of in-person and virtual events that are designed to promote arts and creativity in children. Kinsmen Park, 9: 30 a.m. – 8 p.m. and June 5 from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. See nutrienchildrensfestival.com

FROM MANY PEOPLES, STRENGTH: TAKING ACTION FOR WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY This outdoor event includes live entertainment and a roundtable discussion where groups discuss their efforts to address climate change. Presented by Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation. 515 28th St. W., noon – 4 p.m. See saskcic.org  

LIBRARY OF THINGS This lending library of various household goods and tools is open on the first Saturday of the month. 714 Broadway Ave. (The Better Good basement), 1 – 4 p.m. See libraryofthingsyxe.myturn.com

JEREMY HOTZ (Marquis de Sad Tour) Live performance by the well-known Canadian comic. Broadway Theatre, 8 p.m. See broadwaytheatre.ca

Music

DUMKA This live performance is presented by Elixir Ensemble, and is dedicated to Ukraine. The program features trios by Rebecca Clarke and Antonin Dvorak. Emmanuel Anglican Church & Refinery Arts & Spirit Centre, 2:30 p.m. See elixirensemble.com

ALL AGES JAM at Buds on Broadway, 3 – 8 p.m.

BACK OF THE BUS at the Bassment, 8 p.m. See thebassment.ca

WHALE AND THE WOLF with The Radiant at Amigos Cantina, show at 10 p.m. See amigoscantina.com