The Manitoba Day Celebration will be at the Mennonite Heritage Village (MHV) on Saturday, May 11, and we will be joining in on the festivities.  

The MHV doors will be open from 9 am to 5 pm with lots of activities throughout the day, and the event is free admission.  

Here is what to expect:  

10 am – Steinbach and Area Garden Club Planting a Pansy for Mom 

11 am – Flag Raising Ceremony: Music and Greetings in the Pavilion 

11:30 am – Free Birthday Cake   

11:30 am – Horse-drawn Wagon Rides and Barrel Train Rides 

12 pm - Eastman Immigrant Services: Outdoor Family Fun and Fair Games 

1:45 pm – 5 pm – Magician, Live Music, and Balloon Artist 

Their newest exhibit “Mennonite Village Photography” will also be open. It features the work of four Mennonite photographers and the restored photos provide a glimpse of Mennonite life and early settlement in Manitoba. 

Here are some other events taking place this weekend: 

Saturday, May 11 – Friedensfeld Park Clean-up 

Two rain dates later, Friedensfeld Park Clean-up will take place this Saturday, May 11th, rain or shine! Volunteers are welcome to come to help beautify the community, beginning at 10 am. Tractors and rakes are encouraged, the more the better.  

Saturday, May 11 – Community Garage Sales  

If you are in Steinbach this weekend, check out the many garage sales in the community because one person’s trash is another person’s treasure. Visit the Garage Sale Junkie website to see a map of participating houses and locations.  

Sunday, May 12 – Mother's Day Buffet at MHV 

Mennonite Heritage Village is once again hosting a Mother’s Day Buffet at the Livery Barn Restaurant. Stop by and enjoy a delicious Mennonite feast with Mom, available from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm.