Oct. 2-4 – Manitoba Plowing Championship, Manitoba Agricultural Museum, Austin. Admission $5 (museum admission included). Friday, beginners’ class begins 11 a. m.; Saturday, juniors begin 9 a. m., seniors 1 p. m. For more info call Barb Boundy at 204-534-6451 or Tom Ryall at 204-328-7546.
Oct. 3 – Roland Pumpkin Fair, 8 a. m. to 7 p. m. Giant Pumpkin Commonwealth weigh-off, 10:30 a. m., harvest supper 5 p. m.. Free admission. For more info contact Arthur Cameron at 204-343-2314 or visit www.rolandpumpkinfair.ca.
Oct. 3 – Carnival of Crafts, 11:30 a. m. to 5 p. m., Edward Sports Centre, Pierson. For more info call Betty Mayes at 204-634-2482, e-mail [email protected]or visit http://carnivalofcrafts.tripod.com.
Oct. 3-4 – Russell High School Rodeo. Contact Lynda Witty at 204-773-4743.
Oct. 4 – Camp Hughes Heritage Day, Camp Hughes Cemetery, west of Carberry. Displays and archaeological presentations at the last remaining First World War-era Canadian militia training grounds. Free admission. For more info call Bruce Tascona at 204-255-3907 or e-mail [email protected]
Oct. 9-11 – Miami Fun and Fiddle Festival, Miami Community Centre. For more info call Maxine Angers at 204-435-2005, or Dana Angers at 204-435-2531.