Arts & Entertainment
The Arts thrive in the South East Region. Souris Valley Theatre, in Estevan and Douglas Center Summer Theatre, in Weyburn, entertains audiences with major productions each summer. Lumsden is a community teeming with artists. In fact, about 60 artists and craftspeople live in this picturesque valley and their work can be found in a variety of local galleries and studios.
Berting Glass, in Cupar, has exquisite glass creations, the most famous work to date is the Glass Wheatfields, 1991, encompassing 14,000 waist high glass wheat stalks, each piece individually hand cut and lamp worked. The Wheatfield can be viewed at its permanent location at the Civic Museum of Regina.
Popular events include outdoor musical festivals such as Rockin’ the Ridge in Fort Qu’Appelle and Craven Country Jamboree. Colourful Canada Day celebrations are hosted in almost every town and park in the South East region as well as the 100 mile mall starting from Wapella along the #1 highway to Indian Head every July 1st.
Carlyle’s Dickens Village Festival is one Saskatchewan’s best winter celebrations. The entire town is decorated to welcome winter and celebrate with traditional English cheer. With so many attractions to see and places to explore, Saskatchewan’s South East Region is an excellent place to visit this year!