Sunday October 17

IMAGINE VAN GOGH This touring exhibition offers people a chance to learn about the life and career of Dutch Post-Impressionist Vincent van Gogh, while also enjoying an immersive interaction with some of the artist’s classic paintings. 3630 Thatcher Ave. (warehouse beside SaskTel Centre), until Nov. 7. See imagine-vangogh.com

SASKATOON FARMERS’ MARKETThis 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

PINK’S HAUNTED MANSION This all-ages Halloween event includes an indoor haunted house and heated outdoor spooky café. It will be held each Friday, Saturday and Sunday until Oct. 31. Proceeds support Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Foundation. Pink Lounge & Nightclub, noon – 7 p.m. See hauntedhouse.com

SASKATOON HILLTOPS VS EDMONTON WILDCATS The Hilltops scored a big home win against the Edmonton Huskies 34 – 20 on Oct. 3 to move into a tie for second place with the Huskies at 4W – 2L. With the win, the Blue and Gold took a big step in joining the 6W – 0L Regina Thunder in securing a first round bye in the PFC playoffs with the remaining four teams meeting on Halloween weekend. But they still need to win this game before they close out the regular season with a road game against Winnipeg Rifles on Oct. 24. SMF Field, 1 p.m. See saskatoonhilltops.com

QUEST4CF This family-friendly Halloween-themed event sees people travel around Saskatoon searching for clues to find a treasure chest. Proceeds support Cystic Fibrosis Canada. The event runs from 1 – 4 p.m. Get registration details at quest4cf.crowdchange.net

Music

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

Monday October 18

IMAGINE VAN GOGH This touring exhibition offers people a chance to learn about the life and career of Dutch Post-Impressionist Vincent van Gogh, while also enjoying an immersive interaction with some of the artist’s classic paintings. 3630 Thatcher Ave. (warehouse beside SaskTel Centre), until Nov. 7. See imagine-vangogh.com

SASKATCHEWAN WRITERS’ GUILD: FALL CONFERENCE The theme of this five-day conference is Resonance. The bulk of the conference is online, with in-person events at Saskatoon Delta Hotel Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. and all day on Saturday Oct. 23. Participants include Sharon Butala, Guy Vanderhaeghe, Charlie Petch and SJ Sindu. Indigenous author Billy-Ray Belcourt will deliver the Caroline Heath Memorial Lecture on Oct. 20. The online talk is titled “Political Art Is Art”. See skwriter.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

INTRODUCTION TO WATERCOLOUR Guest speaker for this online event hosted by Saskatoon Council on Aging is Alison R Montgomery. Runs 1 – 4 p.m. Register at 306-652-2255 or e-mail admin@scoa.ca. See scoa.ca

VIRTUAL FLYING WILD WORKSHOP This two-part online workshop on migratory birds is hosted by SaskOutdoors, and is geared to grade school educators. Oct. 18 and 25, 7 – 8:30 p.m. See saskoutdoors.org

FROM DEAD THINGS TO URBAN WILDLIFE This talk by Ryan Fisher (Curator of Vertebrate Zoology at Royal Saskatchewan Museum) is online. Hosted by Nature Regina. Starts at 7:30 p.m. See natureregina.ca 

Tuesday October 19

IMAGINE VAN GOGH This touring exhibition offers people a chance to learn about the life and career of Dutch Post-Impressionist Vincent van Gogh, while also enjoying an immersive interaction with some of the artist’s classic paintings. 3630 Thatcher Ave. (warehouse beside SaskTel Centre), until Nov. 7. See imagine-vangogh.com

FESTIVAL CINERGIE This French language film festival returns with a mix of short and feature-length films from across Canada and around the world. The festival will be held at Roxy Theatre from Oct. 19 – 24, and you can get line-up and festival pass information at cinergiesk.ca

ART OF THE AMERICAN WEST: 1895 – TODAY This four-part online course is presented by URegina Centre for Continuing Education, and is open to people 18+. Today and Oct. 26, Nov. 2 and Nov. 9 from 1:30 – 3 p.m. See uregina.ca/cce

SUSTAINABILITY SPEAKER SERIES This online event is presented by Saskatchewan Environmental Society in partnership with Saskatoon Public Library. Tonight: Gordon Edwards discusses “Uranium: Premises, Promises & Predicaments” in relation to dealing with nuclear waste and the false promise of using nuclear to address climate change. Runs from 7 – 8:30 p.m. See environmentalsociety.ca

Wednesday October 20

RIVER VOLTA READING SERIESGuest presenters are Diana Tegenkamp & dee Hobson Smith. Starts at 7:30 p.m. See Facebook 

Friday October 21

RENÉE KOHLMAN: VEGETABLES: A LOVE STORY This online book launch features a conversation between the writer and Jenn Sharp. Starts at 7 p.m. See mcnallyrobinson.com