November 2008 SaskSecrets

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Saskatchewan Autumn Event Roundup

First Nations DancersChristmas and culture go hand in hand this fall in Saskatchewan. Join in on a variety of events that celebrate the upcoming Christmas holiday season, as well as a wide range of other events like First Nations gatherings, theatrical performances and award ceremonies. Browse the list of events below for something that might interest you. To search our complete online listing of Saskatchewan events, click here.

Wanuskewin Heritage Park Remembrance Day Service & Round Dance, Saskatoon
November 11, 2008

This event honours veterans and embraces the First Nations culture with a round dance. 

Globe Theatre Presents Anne of Green Gables - A Musical, Regina
November 18 – 28, 2008

Written 100 years ago, Anne of Green Gables has transcended generations, language and culture, making it one of the most loved series across the world. Join the Globe Theatre as they share the story of Anne Shirley, a feisty red-haired orphan who uses her moxie and pluck to find happiness at Green Gables, a farm in Avonlea, Prince Edward Island.

Santa Claus Parade, Yorkton
November 29, 2008

Enjoy a day of family fun in keeping with Yorkton's Christmas theme, "Every Child is a Gift." Parade begins at 7th Avenue at 5:30 p.m. and ends on Laurier Avenue.

Saskatchewan Book Awards, Regina
November 29, 2008

The 16th Annual Saskatchewan Book Awards Gala will be held at the Conexus Arts Centre in Regina. The Gala will feature guest speaker, Maria Campbell, author of the groundbreaking 1973 autobiography Halfbreed.

First Nations Language Keepers Conference, Saskatoon
December 3 – 5, 2008

This conference is an opportunity for teachers, language instructors and developers, local community educators, Elders, academics, linguists, and others to gather and learn from one another through informative workshops and plenary discussions focused on First Nations language revitalization in Saskatchewan.