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May 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
In celebration of Manitoba’s 148th birthday on Saturday, May 12, the Mennonite Heritage Village will be hosting a full day of activities for families and individuals. At 10:00am, the Steinbach and Area Garden Club will be offering a workshop on spring planting and gardening. This will be followed at 11:00am by a short ceremony featuring the significance of Manitoba Day with speeches by dignitaries and local government officials, musical guests, raising the flag, and serving birthday cake and coffee. The outdoor village will be open to guests, the Livery Barn Restaurant will be serving its menu of traditional Russian Mennonite food, the Gift Shop and Book Store will feature an assortment of handmade toys, clothing and household goods, and horse-drawn wagon rides will be available all day. Admission is FREE to the Village Centre and the museum grounds all day (9am-5pm).
Schedule of Events:
10 am: Plant Pansies for Mom: A Manitoba Day Celebration
10 am: Yoga for Gardeners: A Steinbach and Area Garden Club Workshop
11 am: Flag-raising Ceremony and Short Program
1 pm: Official Exhibit Opening: The Art of Mennonite Clocks