Race Weekend

What To Do In Regina

For more information on things to do, please visit www.tourismregina.com

 

RCMP Heritage Centre

5907 Dewdney Avenue, Regina, S4T 0P4

RCMP members are born all over the world, but they are made in Regina, Saskatchewan at RCMP Academy, “Depot” Division.  “Depot” has been training the brightest and the best on its grounds since 1885.  Located on the front lawn of this historic training facility, the RCMP Heritage Centre brings to life one of Canada’s oldest and most iconic stories, the story of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police through state-of-the-art exhibits, multimedia technologies, and engaging programming and tours of the training academy.  Learn about the history of the Force, hop in the saddle and join the 2015 RCMP Musical Ride members by way of virtual reality, try on some uniforms, watch a movie about cadet training and visit the academy.  New in 2017, those both young and young at heart will have the opportunity to experience the excitement of being in the driver’s seat of a squad car on duty and discover the pressure of cadet training through two brand new interactive exhibits!

There’s so much to do!  A popular feature, and must see event, is the Sergeant Major’s Parade, a public demonstration of foot drills accompanied by a regimental band, performed over the lunch hour on weekdays.

www.rcmpheritagecentre.com/

 


The Saskatchewan Science Centre

2903 Powerhouse Dr, Regina, SK S4N 0A1

Discover more than 180 hands-on exhibits, live stage shows, IMAX films, and so much more at Saskatchewan’s only science centre!

Don’t miss BODY WORLDS RX while you’re visiting – real human bodies show you the details of today’s common diseases and the inner workings of your anatomy.

Be intrigued. Be inspired. Discover more about yourself, your body and learn how to follow a healthy path for disease prevention.

And that’s only the beginning! Visit sasksciencecentre.com to plan your visit.

sasksciencecentre.com

 


Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame

2205 Victoria Ave, Regina, SK

The Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame was established to honour outstanding Saskatchewan athletes, championship teams and sport builders as well as preserve the history of Saskatchewan sport. Displays include portraits and citations of inductees, sports memorabilia and artifacts. 2016 was an extremely special year as the SSHF celebrated its 50th anniversary. As a result of our “big three” activities including Diamond Girls, 50th Anniversary Traveling Exhibit and 50th Anniversary Gala, the SSHF was named Tourism Saskatchewan’s Business of the Year (Under 20 Full-time Employees). We could never have imagined a more perfect end to our 50th Anniversary year. We are also thrilled to have such an incredible Induction Class to launch our next half century with on September 30, 2017. To learn more about our Induction Class, as well as tickets and other information, please visit: sasksportshalloffame.com

www.sasksportshalloffame.com


Casino Regina

1880 Saskatchewan Dr, Regina, SK S4P 0B2

Casino Regina is the prairies’ number one entertainment destination. The casino itself was once Regina’s Union Train Station—an important stop for travellers, settlers and goods making their way cross-country. Now, it’s all aboard for fun with your favourite games, dining, and live performances at our Vegas-style Show Lounge. Come on in… we’re Always Entertaining! Open 7 days a week, 9am–4am.

casinoregina.com

 


Regina Floral Conservatory

1450 4 Ave, Regina, SK S4R 8G8

The Regina Floral Conservatory is operated and maintained by volunteers of the Regina Garden Associates in partnership with the City of Regina. Our Floral Display is Regina's premiere indoor green space!  Our displays change regularly to offer visitors the opportunity to experience both a tropical and seasonal environment. Our weather is always guaranteed! Experience the tranquility of lush greenery, the therapeutic scent of moist air and the soothing sounds of a gentle waterfall.  Open daily from 1 to 4:30 p.m. from September to June. We are closed from June 13, 2017 to September 5, 2017.

The Conservatory hosts a handful of events throughout the season, including garden teas, Little Gardeners Club, Family Days and other functions, and that during these events, the display will not be accessible to the public.  Our event calendar details the days on which this may occur. Please be sure to check the calendar before your visit.

www.reginafloralconservatory.ca/

 


 

MacKenzie Art Gallery

3475 Albert St. (in Wascana Park)
Free admission

Take Some Time Out at the MacKenzie Art Gallery this Weekend! Conveniently located near the race events in Wascana Park, the MacKenzie Art Gallery is a great place to take a break over the Queen City Marathon weekend, and enjoy several exhibitions currently on view:

Alex Janvier
This is the final weekend for Alex Janvier, as this popular exhibition from the National Gallery of Canada wraps up its first stop on a national tour — and only stop in Saskatchewan. This retrospective is the largest of its kind to date, presenting more than five decades of Janvier’s paintings and drawings, spanning from his early career in the 1960s to present day, and includes nearly 100 of his most impressive works, drawn from public and private collections across Canada. 

Alex Janvier is one of Canada’s most acclaimed contemporary artists and a founding member of the Professional Native Indian Artists Inc. His work combines Denesuline iconography and modernist abstraction to express a personal aesthetic that relates to his physical and cultural surroundings. Janvier’s graceful abstractions also include representational imagery that references an ancient past, more recent histories of Aboriginal peoples, and his experience of the effects of colonization and residential schools. The exhibition celebrates this extraordinary artist’s lifetime of creativity, knowledge, and perspective gained from his love of the land, art, and Dene culture.

Collection Insight Series: Jeanne Randolph
Launching this weekend, the Collection Insight Series is designed to offer fresh new takes on the MacKenzie’s permanent collection of nearly 5,000 artworks through a series of exhibitions and interventions by artists Shary Boyle, Jeff Funnell, Brett Graham, and Jeanne Randolph. This installment in the series features a selection by cultural theorist, psychiatrist, and performance artist Jeanne Randolph, who is renowned for her ability to surprise and unsettle audiences. Stop by Gallery to see what Randolph has unearthed in the collection, and expect the unexpected!

www.mackenzieartgallery.ca

 


Regina Public Library

Keep running… through the doors of a Regina Public Library branch! We have something to offer everyone – from free WiFi, computers and laptop lending to video games and virtual reality. Check out our programs, or sign out books, magazines, DVDs and CDs, or rest from your run with a coffee or snack in our comfortable seating areas.

Looking for something to listen to during your run? Visit our website at reginalibrary.ca to download free audiobooks and music. Rest up and relax with streaming movies, music and more.

All free… all you need is your library card!

www.reginalibrary.ca/


 

Government House

Experience Regina’s free and fun museum – experience Government House!

The kids will enjoy tracking down history, and may even run into our little friend Jocko. Adults will delight at travelling back in time and watching history come to life as they tour the Amédée Forget Museum. No matter what time of season there’s always something fun to see and do at Government House!

www.governmenthouse.gov.sk.ca/

 


Royal Saskatchewan Museum

2445 Albert St, Regina, SK S4P 4W7

Explore Saskatchewan’s natural and cultural history at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum.  Visit the wildlife dioramas in the Life Sciences Gallery, marvel at our province’s rich fossil record in the Earth Science Gallery, and learn about Saskatchewan’s history and culture in the First Nations Gallery. Plus, visit the new exhibit, 150 for 150. 150 for 150 recognizes the 150th year of Confederation by displaying 150 rarely-seen items from the provincial natural history and fossil collections.

The Royal Saskatchewan Museum, at 2445 Albert Street, is conveniently located on the northwest corner of Wascana Park at the intersection of College Ave. and Albert St.  Open 9:30am-5:00pm daily; admission is by donation.  

www.royalsaskmuseum.ca

 

 

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