Museums

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Diefenbaker Canada Centre

306-966-8384  usask.ca/diefenbaker

PERMANENT EXHIBIT Display of artifacts tied to the career and political legacy of John George Diefenbaker who served as a Saskatchewan MP from 1940-79 and Canadian prime minister from 1957-63.

TOUCH THE SKY: THE AVRO ARROW STORY This exhibition looks at the saga of the Avro Arrow, a state of the art fighter jet that was intended to supply the Royal Canadian Air Force. With prototypes in place and test flights being conducted, the aircraft was controversially cancelled by the Diefenbaker government in 1959. (Until April 2020.)

Museum of Antiquities

MacKinnon Building  306-966-7818  artsandscience.usask.ca/antiquities

PERMANENT EXHIBITS Features replicas of ancient Greek, Roman, Egyptian and Near Eastern sculpture, along with original pottery, glass and coinage.

HANDS-ON HISTORY SATURDAY CRAFTERNOONS This free drop-in program is geared to children 4-10 with a story and craft activity. Today’s story is Michael O’Grady the Leprechaun and craft is t.b.a. (Feb. 29, 2-4 p.m.)

Museum of Natural Sciences

112 Science Place  306-966-4399

PERMANENT EXHIBIT A joint effort of the Departments of Biology and Geological Sciences, this museum examines the evolution of life on Earth throughout geological time.

Nutrien Wonderhub

950 Spadina Cres. E.  306-249-3574  wonderhub.ca

PERMANENT EXHIBITS The Wonderhub features a variety of interactive displays that provide opportunities for hands-on learning and fun for children. It also hosts classes, workshops and camps for children.

TROPICAL TIKI HUB This adult-only event has the theme of a tropical getaway from the icy grip of winter. (Feb. 20, 7-10 p.m.)

STORYSCAPES: CAMPFIRE STORIES AND SONGS This event with host Maygen Kardash will include songs, stories and other activities. It will be held off site at Cliff Wright Library. (Feb. 24, 10 a.m.-noon.)

Ukrainian Museum of Canada

910 Spadina Cres.  306-244-3800  umc.sk.ca

PERMANENT COLLECTION Display of artifacts and archival documents recounting the settlement history of Ukrainian-Canadians in Canada.

Wanuskewin Heritage Park

R.R. #4, Penner Rd.  306-931-6767  wanuskewin.com

PERMANENT EXHIBIT This National Historic Site is dedicated to celebrating traditional and contemporary Indigenous life and culture in Saskatchewan.

KÔNA WINTER FESTIVAL Includes a variety of family-friendly indoor and outdoor activities to celebrate winter and First Nations culture and history such as snow-shoeing, dog sled rides, voyageur games, dance performances, music and more. (Feb. 15, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Free admission.)

WORKSHOPS You can pre-register for these workshops on-line. Ribbon Skirt (Feb. 29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 16+); Beaded Wrist Lanyard (March 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 16+); Ribbon Shirt (March 14, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 16+); Gem Earrings (March 21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 14+).

Western Development Museum

2610 Lorne Ave.  306-931-1910  wdm.ca

CANADA AND GERMANY: PARTNERS FROM IMMIGRATION TO INNOVATION This touring exhibit is organized by the Federal Republic of Germany explores three different topics: Canada: A Nation of Immigrants — The German Contribution; From Enemies to Friends; and The Inuit of Labrador and the Germans. (Until July 26.)

ALL ABOARD! Billed as Western Canada’s largest model train show, with track layouts, vendors and consignment tables. Presented by Prairie Rail Workshop. (Feb. 22-23, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. See prairierailworkshop.com.)