PO Box 221
Manitou, MB R0G1G0


Portage la Prairie

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Thursday, 06 August 2020 15:05

Museum in the Moonlight

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Bring your tent and camp outside on the vast Museum grounds amidst the many historic buildings – you choose your spot when you arrive. All activities will be facilitated by Museum staff and volunteers, to make your experience unforgettable! All activities/food are included with the $40 tenting fee.

Aug 6, 7:00pm – Arrival / Tent Set-up
Aug 6, 8:00pm – Night Scavenger Hunt
Aug 6, 9:00pm – Campfire Stories & Snacks
Aug 6, 10:00pm – Lights Out
Aug 7, 7:00am – Continental Breakfast
Aug 7, 8:00am – Tent Dismantling / Departure

Maximum 5 people per tent (some exceptions may apply for infants). Campers must pre-register before August 3rd at 5:00pm. A minimum of 4 tents is required to hold the event. Refunds will be available if the minimum amount of participants is not met or if the event is cancelled due to extreme weather/circumstances. Washrooms are available on site, and are sanitized by staff after every use. We ask all participants to practice safe social distancing during the event. To pre-register - please visit: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/museum-in-the-moonlight-tickets-112363281600

Tuesday, 14 July 2020 15:02

Tea Party Tours

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Have you ever thought about having a tea party with friends inside a heritage building? We offer a fun and immersive Tea Party Tour at the Museum during our Summer months!

Enjoy an intimate guided tour of the Museum with one of our living history interpreters, a private tea party area inside the heritage building of your choice, your choice of coffee/tea/iced tea/hot cocoa for the table, a selection of dainties, and a Victorian etiquette lesson! Tea Party Tours must be booked in advance, and are $4.00/person above regular Museum admission to cover food costs. Group sizes vary depending on heritage building space. 

Saturday, 18 July 2020 14:51

Prairie Sundays

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Prairie Sundays are back this Summer! You can take part in hands-on heritage activities at the Museum every Sunday in July and August (1:00-3:00pm). All activities are free with Museum admission and are delivered by living history demonstrators. 

  • July 5 – Ice Cream Making
  • July 12 – Potpourri Making
  • July 19 – Fun With Farm Animals
  • July 26 – Paper Making
  • August 2 – Herb Preservation
  • August 9 – Bannock Cooking
  • August 16 – Clay Oven Baking
  • August 23 – DIY Flower Crowns
  • August 30 – Candy Apple Making
Friday, 06 August 2021 22:14

Portage Potato Festival

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August 6th & 7th 2021

FREE annual Community Festival celebrating agriculture in our community. Free fries, kid's activities, and entertainment.