Visit Russell for Thanksgiving

Russell, Manitoba is host to a wide variety of events this Thanksgiving weekend in conjunction with their 39th Annual Beef and Barley Festival.

It all starts Wednesday, October 5 with A Welcome to Russell Wine and Cheese party.

Thursday evening will see food samples from around the nations as the area’s Mini Folklorama takes place at the George P. Buleziuk Centre from 5:00-9:00. If this isn’t exciting enough, MLCC will also be out for beer sampling as “Beers of the World” will run during this event.

Friday will bring in the annual Home Works Trade Show from 1:00-9:00pm. During this time is a Pumpkin Carving Demonstration at 5:30. This also coincides with the Pumpkin Carving Contest for people from 4 years old to 99 years of age.

Saturday offers its traditional Pancake Breakfast following by the Kid’s Carnival , Cribbage Tournament and the Barley Barrel Cabaret.

Sunday offers the Fourth Annual Beef and Barley Amazing Race with Departure times from 9:00am to 12:30 pm. It is $30 dollars per team and has a limit of 30 teams. Come out and learn what Asessippi Parkland Tourism has to offer.

For more information on any of these events, contact the Russell Chamber office weekdays (mornings) at 773-2456

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