Stuff To Do

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Saturday Sept 5

SASKATOON FARMERS’ MARKET This market has relocated to 2604 Koyl Ave., and runs Saturdays from 8 a.m.–2 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. See saskatoonfarmersmarket.com.

STREET STALL SATURDAYS This outdoor market features over 30 local vendors. Market Square at River Landing, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.

FBSZ OPEN MIC COMEDY Hosted by Shawn Cuthand and Danny Knight, this event will feature local comics. Capitol Music Club, show at 8:30 p.m.

Tuesday Sept 8

THE SPRING GARDEN This two-hour online class is presented by retired University of Saskatchewan horticulturist Sara Williams. Start time is 7 p.m. Register at agbio.usask.ca/events.

Wednesday Sept 9

CHAMBER SUMMIT ROUNDTABLES The Saskatoon & District Chamber of Commerce is hosting 10 online roundtables addressing specific sectors of the local economy such as natural resources, health and education, manufacturing, new media and arts. The roundtables will be held from Sept. 9–11. To see the schedule and pre-register visit saskatoonchamber.com.

SASKATOON FARMERS’ MARKET SOUTH This market is held Wednesday evening at 600 Melville St. from 2–6 p.m. See saskatoonfarmersmarket.com.

Thursday Sept 10

FIRESIDE STORIES Opening night. See Ongoing.

SHAKEN WITH A TWIST This online social gathering runs from 5–6 p.m., and is hosted by Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan. Tonight’s guest is Mackenzie Kilshaw (Two Fifty Two Boutique). See wesk.ca.

THROWN UNDER THE BUS This online event is hosted by Stop the Cuts, and will look at the impact to Saskatchewan people and communities of the Sask. Party government’s decision to shut down the Saskatchewan Transportation Corporation. Start time is 7 p.m. See stopthecutssk.ca.

TACKLING COVID-19 This online conversation about vaccines features VIDO-InterVac Director Volker Gerdts. 7-8 p.m. Register at alumni.usask.ca.

FRIDAY Sept 11

GEMSTONE JEWELLERY SHOW This show and sale is at Hilton Garden Inn. Today, noon-7 p.m., Sept. 12 from noon-6 p.m.

Saturday Sept 12

COMEDY NIGHT This show is headlined by Kathleen McGee, with opening act Myles Morrison. Capitol Music Club, show at 7 p.m.

JAYDE WIZWON GOODON: ART SHOW This event features a visual art exhibition and two DJs Origin of Spin and The Gaff. 2501 Jasper Ave., 4 p.m. to midnight, 18+ after 8 p.m.

SASKATOON FARMERS’ MARKET See Saturday 5.

STREET STALL SATURDAYS See Saturday 5.

Tuesday Sept 15

UNCORKED This online social gathering runs from 5–6 p.m., and is hosted by Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan. Tonight’s guest is Jeanne Martinson (Wood Dragon Books). See wesk.ca.

SUSTAINABILITY SPEAKER SERIES This online event is co-sponsored by the Saskatchewan Environmental Society and Saskatoon Public Library. Tonight’s speaker: Cathy Watts discusses “Cycling in Saskatoon: What’s stopping you?” Start time is 7 p.m. Register at saskatoonlibrary.ca.

Wednesday Sept 16

PROJECT WILD WORKSHOP This is first of three online workshops. It runs from 7–9 p.m. and is geared to people interested in outdoor education. Hosted by Sask Outdoors, with additional sessions on Sept. 23 and Sept. 30. See saskoutdoors.org.

SASKATOON FARMERS’ MARKET SOUTH See Wednesday 9.

Thursday Sept 17

ART NOW: SASKATCHEWAN FINE ART FAIR Opening Night. See Ongoing.

MAYFAIR SENIORS NEIGHBOURHOOD HUB CLUB This free online event is open to people 55+, and will feature a dog obedience demo, tips from a pharmacist and exercise of the month. Runs from 1–2 p.m. Register at scoa.ca or 306-652-2255.

Saturday Sept 19

PRAIRIE GRID MARKET This outdoor market features unique offerings by local food producers and restaurants. To attend, you are asked to pre-book a time. Agar’s Corner, Sept. 19–20 from 9 a.m.–6 p.m. See showpass.com/prairie-grid-market-saskatoon.

YOUNG NATURALISTS’ SANDHILL CRANE FIELD TRIP This outdoor nature activity is geared to children, but a parent or guardian must also attend. South Saskatchewan River bank, 9:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Pre-register at saskatoonzoosociety.ca.

STREET STALL SATURDAYS See Saturday 5.

SASKATOON FARMERS’ MARKET See Saturday 5.

Sunday Sept 20

TERRY FOX RUN This annual event will be held virtually in 2020. It includes five and 10 km distances, and commemorates the memory of Terry Fox, with the goal of raising money to promote cancer research in Canada. See terryfox.org.

Monday Sept 21

EXPLORING BARRIERS TO GENDER EQUITY To mark Gender Equity Week the Saskatchewan Council of International Cooperation is hosting several events. Tonight there is a discussion with author Samra Zafar called “Intersectionality: Exploring Barriers to Gender Equality”. Start time is 6 p.m. Register at saskcic.org.

Tuesday Sept 22

EXPLORING BARRIERS TO GENDER EQUITY To mark Gender Equity Week the Saskatchewan Council of International Cooperation is hosting a lunch and learn event with Regina YWCA CEO Melissa Coomber and Anjum Sultana (National Director, Public Policy, Advocacy & Strategic Communications) to discuss the YWCA’s Feminist Economic Recovery Plan for Canada. Start time is noon. Register at saskcic.org.

ONE TAKE SUPER 8 This online event is suitable for all-ages and features short films created by 20 local artists using a Super 8 camera and film. Hosted by Paved Arts, start time 7 p.m. See pavedarts.ca.

HOW TO TALK TO PEOPLE ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE (Without Chasing Them Away) In advance of the provincial election on Oct. 26 and municipal election on Nov. 9, Climate Justice Saskatoon is presenting a free webinar series on how to engage with other Saskatchewan voters about climate issues. Tonight’s session runs from 7-9 p.m., with additional webinars on Oct. 6 and Oct. 20 from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Register at climatejusticesaskatoon.ca.

Wednesday Sept 23

EXPLORING BARRIERS TO GENDER EQUITY To mark Gender Equity Week the Saskatchewan Council of International Cooperation is hosting a screening of Johanna Demetrakas’s 2018 documentary Feminists: What Were They Thinking? Start time is 6 p.m. Register at saskcic.org.

SASKATOON FARMERS’ MARKET SOUTH See Wednesday 9.

Thursday Sept 24

SUSTAINABLE YXE This online event will discuss different ways to promote environmental sustainability, and is geared to youth 12–18. Start time is 6 p.m. Register at saskatoonlibrary.ca.

Friday Sept 25

SASKATOON SOAPS The theme of this performance by the local improv comedy troupe is Antibody A-Go-Go. Broadway Theatre, 8 p.m. See broadwaytheatre.ca.

Saturday Sept 26

RECORD FAIR This fundraiser is co-hosted by CFCR community radio and Amigos Cantina, and features a variety of new and used records and other music collectables. Grace Westminster United Church, early nerd hour at 10 a.m. ($10), general public 11 a.m.–4 p.m. $2. See cfcr.ca.

SASKATOON FARMERS’ MARKET See Saturday 5.

STREET STALL SATURDAYS See Saturday 5.

Sunday Sept 27

SUM THEATRE: THE LAST SUNDAY The local theatre company presents a free online performance inspired by stories and events that made headlines in the month. Start time is 7:30 p.m. See sumtheatre.com.

Monday Sept 28

CITY COUNCIL MEETING Regular business at 1 p.m., public hearing at 6 p.m. City Hall. See saskatoon.ca.

Tuesday Sept 29

CAFÉ SCI-YXE Because of the pandemic, this popular public lecture series has switched to an online format for the fall. Guest speaker is Stuart Smyth who will discuss “Health and Social Benefits of GMOs”. The talk is co-presented with Global Biotech Week. Start time is 7:30 p.m. Register for the talk here.

Wednesday Sept 30

SASKATOON FARMERS’ MARKET SOUTH See Wednesday 9.

Thursday Oct 1

PLANET S: NEW ISSUE DAY

SASKATOON SLIDESHOW This online presentation will feature local history experts. Today’s topic: Bygone Saskatoon Bakeries. Start time is 4 p.m. Register at saskatoonlibrary.ca.

SUSTAINABLE YXE See Thursday 24.

Friday Oct 2

SABEX AWARDS GALA Annual salute to Saskatoon business excellence in various categories. TCU Place, reception at 5 p.m. See saskatoonchamber.com.

YOUNG NATURALISTS’ SAW-WHET OWL FIELD TRIP This outdoor nature activity is geared to children, but a parent or guardian must also attend. Travel outside Saskatoon is required, 7:30–10 p.m. Pre-register at saskatoonzoosociety.ca.

Saturday Oct 3

SHUMKA AT 60 To celebrate its 60th anniversary, this Edmonton-based Ukrainian dance company is presenting a gala evening of dance and music. TCU Place, 7:30 p.m. See shumka.com.

SASKATOON FARMERS’ MARKET See Saturday 5.

Sunday Oct 4

SASKATOON AIDS WALK This annual fundraiser and conscious-raising event is co-hosted by Prairie Harm Reduction and OUTSaskatoon. Because of concerns over physical distancing, there will be no group walk this year. Instead individuals and teams are encouraged to complete the walk on their own. See yxeaidswalk.ca.

BRIDAL SPECTACULAR This features wedding service providers, a fashion show and stuff for the groom too. TCU Place, 12:30–5 p.m. See bridalspectacular.ca.

Ongoing

COVID-19 DRIVE THROUGH TEST The province recently opened a drive-thru test site. No doctor referral is required. 3630 Thatcher Ave., Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from noon-7:15 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. See saskatchewan.ca/re-open.

LE BURGER WEEK This week-long festival celebrating all things burger features unique burger creations by 15 downtown restaurants. The festival runs until Sept. 7. See dtnyxe.ca.

FIRESIDE STORIES This outdoor story-telling-around-a-campfire event presented by Dancing Sky Theatre and includes a picnic supper option. 201 Queen St. (Meacham), runs Sept. 10–13 and Sept. 17–20 at 7:30 p.m. The event will then be held in Saskatoon at the new Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan site from Sept. 22–27 at 7:30 p.m. See ontheboards.ca.

ART NOW: SASKATCHEWAN FINE ART FAIR This annual showcase of contemporary visual art has switched to an online format for 2020. There is an opening reception on Sept. 17 at 6 p.m., followed by two days of viewing on Sept. 18–19. Then participating galleries will have on-site displays on Sept. 25–26. See artnow.ca.

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. You are asked to 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 SCAVENGER HUNT: RIVER PERCEPTIONS This outdoor, small group activity gives people a chance to learn more about public art and other cultural landmarks in the downtown riverbank area. See letsroam.com for details.

SASKATOON MAKERSPACE This local organization offers a range of workshops each month offering people the opportunity to learn different skills including embroidery, adobe illustrator, 3D printing, woodwork, welding and more. To view the schedule and register visit saskatoonmakerspace.com.