What are you doing over the Victoria Day Long Weekend?


The Sleeping GiantTHUNDER BAY – What are you doing over the Victoria Day Long Weekend? Here in Thunder Bay there is lots of fun things for your to consider. Start off at the Hillcrest Marketplace this Saturday from 9AM – 1PM There will be lots to check out at the Thunder Bay Centre of Change. This includes the first barbecue of the season at the Grinning Belly. There is free admission and free parking.

There are events on all weekend at Crocks on Cumberland – On Sunday there is the ‘Long Weekend Dance Party’ and on Saturday night there is the Saturday Night Long Weekend Party featuring Electrocity and DJ Swagless.

At the Ruby Moon on Court Street, in the Waterfront District, its Open Mic this Friday and Saturday night. Registration is free. Get a chance to win $100, 2 free drinks and dinner on Moon. Audience and staff will choose one winner each evening. For more information visit Open Mic Night at Ruby Moon.

Fort William Historical Park reports, “We’re open! Starting Saturday, May 19th there will be offering guided tours every 45 minutes. Tours begin at the Tour Shelter/ Native Encampment and are 1-1.5 hrs in length. “Visitors will experience the site through the eyes of one of Fort William’s colourful inhabitants”.

If you are looking for some local flavour, Jim and his team at Eat Local Pizza share that “The best cherry tomatoes in the city are almost ready… Soon our most popular pizza will be back from its seasonal resting place! Starting on Saturday the Tomato and Basil Pizza made with local ingredients will be yours for the enjoying!

While some players might be headed stateside to shop, Angelo and the team at The Urban Boutique are sharing that their Buy One Get one Free Sale is still happening at The Urban. Check out the details online at Facebook The Urban Boutique! Enter to win concert tix on their Facebook page while you are there.

If you are headed west, to Eagle Lake, you might want to take in the Eagle Lake Annual Spring Pow wow from May 18-20th. For full information visit Eagle Lake First Nation.

For local sports fans, the 2012 Canadian National Youth Dart Championships being held at the Lakehead University Fieldhouse from May 17th until May 21st.

Of course the long weekend is also the time when people start opening up their camps, and getting outdoors.

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