10-14-19

What can we do to celebrate the end of summer?

Labour Day 2019 Events near Winnipeg MB 

There is a lot of fun to be had this summer. There are several events to celebrate it. We have found some Labour Day 2019 events near Winnipeg MB to help you have a great time with your friends and family. Let’s take a look at these events to learn more about what the city has to offer. 


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The Prairie Dog Central Railway 

Date: Monday September 2 

Time: 11 AM to 2:45 PM 

The Prairie Dog Central Railway is a great way to spend time with the kids. They will have a nice, relaxing train ride to the rural community of Grosse Isle. There they have some historical sites as well as freshly prepared food and live music to enjoy. You can learn more about the Lazy Labour Day train ride by visiting their website for more information. 

Oak Hammock Marsh 

Date: Saturday August 31 to Monday September 2 

Time: 10 AM to 4:30 PM 

The Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre is having a Labour Day Weekend event to give you and your family a great experience while traversing the beautiful nature of Manitoba. There will be guided marsh walks as well as guided canoe excursions. You can also rent your own canoes for a trip around the marsh. The kids will love the games and crafts and face painting as well. You can learn more on their website by clicking here. 


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These Labour Day 2019 events near Winnipeg MB are going to be a lot of fun. Take your family out to celebrate the end of the summer. If you need a new vehicle to take you to any of these locations, you can check out our online inventory and schedule a test drive with us at Craig Dunn Motor City.  

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10-11-19

Celebrate Halloween 2016 in Portage La Prairie!

Halloween Events 2016 in Portage La Prairie MB

October is a time of changing leaves, but it’s also a great time to get out of the house and do a little trick-or-treating in the community. While many of last year’s Winnipeg Halloween trick-or-treat events will be happening again, this year we wanted to look a little close to home at some great Halloween events 2016 in Portage La Prairie MB.

Halloween Skate Spooktacular – PCU Centre – Portage Mutual Arena

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Held from 2-4 p.m. at the PCU Centre on October 30, 2016, this free skate presented by the PRRA will feature candy and fun for all ages! The Halloween Skate Spooktacular is free, but participants should bring skates, helmets, and wear a skate-friendly costume.

Ghost Walk – Fort La Reine Museum

Enjoy a terrifying night of Halloween fun on Saturday, October 22 at the Fort La Reine Museum Ghost Walk. Come from 6-10 p.m. dressed up and be able to tour the Museum Village, experience the new Haunted Mansion, visit the Magical Tent and creep through the Living Dead Forbidden Forest. This event will also include crafts, free hot chocolate, and more family fun! Rain date is October 29.

Halloween Party – Family Resource Centre

On Monday October 31, 2016 families and pre-school children can enjoy games and snacks at the Family Resource Centre Halloween Party. This event will run from 1-3 p.m. Call 204-239-3986 to register.

HPC Halloween Birthday Party & Dance – Herman Prior Centre

On October 28, anyone in the community is welcome to the HBC Halloween Birthday Party and Dance! This event is free, with two spot dances and a prize for best costume. Cake and ice cream will be available for $2, or free if your birthday falls in October!

We’re sure that there are plenty of other Halloween events 2016 in Portage La Prairie MB that are worth checking out. What is going to be your number 1 stop for Halloween fun this year? Let us know in the comments!

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10-11-19

Where can we pick some fruit?

Family-Friendly Orchards near Portage La Prairie MB 

Are you looking for some family fun this fall? There are several family-friendly orchards near Portage La Prairie MB. Let’s take a look and see what the local area has in store for you and your family. 


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Riverbend Orchards 

Riverbend Orchards is a beautiful place to visit with plenty of fruits to choose from. Their season starts in June and lasts through the fall. They have all kinds of berries, pears, and delicious apples for you to choose from. You can learn more about what’s ready for the picking by visiting their website today. 

Purple Berry Orchard 

Purple Berry Orchard is offering Saskatoon berries throughout the year. They welcome U-pickers throughout the season and freeze them for later in the year if families are looking for fresh berries. You can visit their website for more information. 

Boonstra Farms 

Boonstra Farms is great for the kids. They have tours in the spring and a corn maze in the fall. They also have a petting zoo that the kids will love. You can pick from several different acres for some of the finest raspberries and strawberries around. If you would like to learn more about Boonstra Farms, you can check out their website for more details. 


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These family-friendly orchards near Portage La Prairie MB are just some of the places you can go to have fun this fall. We have plenty of other ideas that you might like to learn about. Visit our blog to learn more about upcoming events and activities as well as our latest vehicles. If you would like to learn more about our Chevy, GMC, or Buick models, you can check out our online inventory and schedule a test drive with us at Craig Dunn Motor City today.  

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10-11-19

What events are coming up this April?

Easter Events in Winnipeg MB

Easter is coming up, and there are a lot of fun things to do with your family. Bring the kids to some of the family-friendly events happening in the area. We have a few suggestions on where you can find Easter events in Winnipeg MB. Let’s take a look and see what your family can do to celebrate. 


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Easter Egg-Stravaganza

Date: Saturday April 13th  

Time: 10 AM to 2 PM 

The Easter Egg-Stravaganza is a great place to take the kids. They have face painting and coloring contests as well as the candy scramble. The kids will have lots of fun. There will be concessions and other amenities as well. To learn more about this event, check out their website for more details.

Easter Photo Shoot

Date: Saturday April 13th 

Time: 11 AM to 4 PM 

Take the kids to get their picture taken with the Easter Bunny. The proceeds of this event will go to the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba. If you would like to learn more about the Easter Photo Shoot, you can visit their website for more information.

RPS Easter Egg Hunt

Date: Saturday April 20th  

Time: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM 

The RPS Easter Egg Hunt is a great way to have fun with the local community. The kids will run around to find the eggs, and everyone will have a chance to find some eggs. This event is happening at Forsyth Park. If you want to learn more, you can check out their website for details.


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As you can see, these Easter events in Winnipeg MB will offer lots of fun memories for you and your family. If you need a vehicle to take you to any of these events, you can check out our inventory to see what you like and schedule your test drive with us at Craig Dunn Motor City today.

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10-11-19

Earth Day in Winnipeg MB

Earth Day Activities in Winnipeg MB

Spring has finally sprung in the Winnipeg area and we couldn’t be more excited. This improved weather is here just in time to help celebrate Earth Day on April 22. There are many ways to celebrate this spring day. Here are a few suggestions for Earth Day activities in Winnipeg MB.

The first way you can celebrate Earth Day, is by visiting the Children’s Museum in Winnipeg. The Children’s Museum is hosting a variety of events that children can enjoy while also learning about Earth Day. The activities will take place on Wednesday, April 22 from 11 am – 3 pm. Participation is free with museum admission. There will be discounted school programs and eco-friendly activities. The museum even has a Pop m’Art gallery where you can donate recyclable materials to be made into art. The Pop m’Art gallery is a place where kids can come to create works of art from the materials available.

Another way to celebrate Earth Day is to simply enjoy the day outside. There are many parks right in the Winnipeg area to explore and enjoy. There are even off leash dog areas, disc golf, athletic fields and more. This is the perfect day to take a walk or hike with your friends or family. Earth Day is also a great excuse to start a garden or plant some flowers. It will not only spruce up your lawn, but it will improve the environment.

These are just a few activities you can enjoy on Earth Day in Winnipeg. If you need a vehicle to help you attend any of these activities, check out the inventory here at Craig Dunn Motor City. We will be able to set you up with a new or pre-owned vehicle in now time. Schedule a test drive today!

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10-11-19

Where can we find a tree?

Christmas Tree Farms near Winnipeg MB

Are you looking for a fun activity for the kids? Do you need more decorations in your house for the holidays? We have a list of some great Christmas tree farms near Winnipeg MB that you should check out. Let’s see what the area has to offer you and your family. 


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Country Pines

Country Pines open on the weekends during this holiday season. You can take a tour during the week by appointment only. You and your family are welcome to cut down your own tree and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Country Pines. To learn more, you can check out their website for more details.

CD Trees

Take a ride on their wagon to find the Christmas tree that is right for your home. Spruce up your family’s decorations by cutting down your own Christmas tree. If you would like to learn more about their schedule and what they have to offer, you can check out their website for more information.

Windrift Christmas Tree Farm

Windrift Christmas Tree Farm specializes in making a fun experience for the kids. They have a wide selection of trees to choose from and sleigh rides that the kids will love. You can also enjoy some hot chocolate and other food to help you warm up while you’re out in the snow. To learn more, visit their website for more information.


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These Christmas tree farms near Winnipeg MB are some of the great ways you can have some holiday fun. If you are interested in a new vehicle to take you to any of these locations, you should visit our online inventory to see what we have available and schedule your test drive with us at Craig Dunn Motor City today.

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10-11-19

Happy Canada Day!

Canada Day Events near Winnipeg

Now that summer is finally here, Canada Day is quickly approaching. It’s time to start planning what you’ll be doing to celebrate. There are many options available depending on where you live and how far you are willing to travel. Today we’re going to look at some Canada Day events near Winnipeg for you to enjoy.

Canada Day at the Forks

One exciting option is Canada Day at the Forks. This event will be taking place at the Forks on Wednesday, July 1st. The Forks is located in the heart of downtown at the junction of Assiniboine and mighty Red rivers. There will be events all day long, including concerts at three different stages, an obstacle course, large board games, a photo booth and more! The event will end at 11:00 p.m. with a fireworks display.

Canada Day a PCU Centre

The PCU Centre is also hosting Canada Day events in Portage la Prairie. There will be entertainment all day long. These events include a pancake breakfast, children’s activities, dragon boat races, live entertainment, evening fireworks and more! This event will be taking place Wednesday, July 1st on Island Park.

Canada Day at Osborne Village

On Tuesday June 30th and Wednesday July 1st, Osborne Village will be celebrating Canada Day by helping to create the largest street festival in Winnipeg. It will be full of family fun, food, entertainment and more! The Osborne Village Street Festival will have over twelve extended patios, six live stages, pony ride, petting zoo, inflatable bouncers, obstacles courses, outdoor arcade, over forty vendors and shopping at all the Osborne Village businesses. This is a great way to spend the day celebrating Canada Day.

These are just a few of the local events near Winnipeg. Here at Craig Dunn Motor City, we are very excited to take part in these exciting festivities. If you need a vehicle to get to all the activities this year, check out our lineup of Buick, Chevy and GMC vehicles. We will make sure you find the perfect vehicle for all your summer travel needs.

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10-11-19

Where can we watch the NFL Championship?

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Where to watch Super Bowl 2019 in Winnipeg MB

Are you ready for some football? Do you need a place to go to watch the game? We have created a list of some suggestions on where to watch Super Bowl 2019 in Winnipeg MB. These sports bars are having big events and specials to celebrate the event. Root on your favorite team at one of these locations this Super Bowl Sunday. 


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Underdogs

Underdogs is having a Super Bowl party with prizes and specials on wings, nachos and drinks. You can watch the game while winning fun prizes and games. This is a great place to be for the game. Root on your favorite team at Underdogs. If you want to learn more, visit their website for more details.

The Candian Brewhouse

At the Canadian Brewhouse, they’re watching the game with some great prizes. You can enter to win a replica Vince Lombardi trophy. They have even more sales on food and drinks for this event, plus all their specials for football Sundays. If you want to learn more about this event, you can check out their website for more information.

Shark Club

Are you ready to get fired up for the Super Bowl? The Shark Club is ready for the most enthusiastic sports fans. They have 40 TVs for you to watch the game on and a private room you can reserve. This sports bar will be packed with sports fans in its 500-visitor capacity. If you want to learn more, visit their website for more details.


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We hope we helped you find out where to watch Super Bowl 2019 in Winnipeg MB. If you are looking for a new vehicle this winter, you should check out our online inventory and schedule your test drive with us at Craig Dunn Motor City. Have fun and drive safely before and after the game.

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10-11-19

What’s Open for Thanksgiving 2016 in Portage La Prairie MB?

Thanksgiving 2016 in Portage La Prairie MB

Thanksgiving 2016 in Portage La Prairie MB

Canadian Thanksgiving is right around the corner (coming up on Monday, October 10), so it might be a good time to start making plans. Whether you always go to one house on Thanksgiving, or you have to find something new to do this year, it’s good to be prepared. If you’ve been wondering what’s open for Thanksgiving 2016 in Portage La Prairie MB as far as shopping and other opportunities, here are a few of the things that we’ve been able to find out.

Grocery Stores in Portage La Prairie MB

A Thanksgiving meal with turkey and stuffingSometimes you get all the way to Thanksgiving and then realize that you need that one item to put the finishing touches on your Thanksgiving feast. We don’t have solid opening and closing times for all of these locations in Portage La Prairie MB, but we are estimating based on Sunday and holiday hours.

  • Walmart – One of the few times that we are sure of, Walmart will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving, October 10, 2016.
  • Sobeys – Usually open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m on Mondays, Sobeys in Portage La Prairie MB may be open from 10 a.m to 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving because those are Sunday hours.
  • Portage Supermarket Ltd – Usually open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Mondays, the Portage Supermarket may offer Sunday hours: 11 a.m to 6:30 p.m.
  • Portage La Prairie Co-Op – For Labour Day, the Portage La Praire Co-Op River Road, Marketplace and Austin Gas Bars were open 7 a.m to 10 p.m. The Marketplace Food Store and MacGregor Farm and Building were closed. We don’t know yet, but we’re hoping the Co-Op has similar hours for Thanksgiving.
  • Liquor Mart – Another location where we have official Thanksgiving 2016 opening times, the Liquor Mart will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Shopping and Gifts on Thanksgiving in Portage La Prairie

  • Schapansky’s Florists – Not only will Schapansky’s Florists be open, but they may be open to delivery for that special someone or to create a great Thanksgiving centerpiece.
  • Portage La Prairie Mall – The Mall usually open Monday to Friday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Not sure yet if they will be closed or using Sunday hours (noon to 5 p.m.)

Do you know more of what’s open Thanksgiving 2016 in Portage La Prairie MB? Let us know in the comments!

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10-11-19

When and Where is the Potato Festival?

2018 Portage Potato Festival

The 2018 Portage Potato Festival is coming up soon. This event will be the talk of the town, and there will be plenty of things to do. We want to tell you more about this festival and how you can join in on the fun. Let’s take a look and see what you can do with your family this year. 


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Event Information

Date: August 10-11 

When: All Day 

This year’s Potato Festival is going to be a blast. There will be free kids’ activities and fries on Saturday the 11th and plenty of music. There will be two great bands playing and some beer gardens available for your enjoyment. This is a fun, family-friendly event that will make for an unforgettable experience. To learn more about this event, you can visit their website for more information.

Other Activities

There are other events asides from the main festivities as well. There is the Portage Potato Fest Baby Spud Contest where you can enter your little one to win or watch the competition with your family. There will also be a Portage has Talent contest for family-friendly entertainment. To register for either of these events, you must do so by July 27th. If you need a bite to eat, you can head over to the Pancake Breakfast for some tasty food. All information on these events can be found at the festival’s website.


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We hope we helped you find what you were looking for. The 2018 Portage Potato Festival will be a blast this year, don’t miss out. If you need a vehicle to take you to this event, you can visit us online, search our online inventory for the right model, and schedule a test drive with us at Craig Dunn Motor City today.

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10-11-19

Where can we celebrate February 14th?

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Valentine’s Day 2019 Restaurants in Winnipeg MB

Do you need a place to go this Valentine’s Day? Are you looking for an adventure? We have some Valentine’s Day 2019 restaurants in Winnipeg MB for you to check out. Let’s take a look and see what the city has to offer you and that special someone.  


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529 Wellington Steakhouse

If you want the best steak in town, the 529 Wellington Steakhouse is the choice for you. This restaurant is a gorgeous restored mansion for the finest of dining experiences. For over twenty years, they have been providing succulent steaks and seafood for their visitors. To learn more about their menu, you can visit their website for more information.

Inferno’s Bistro

This modern French restaurant is a great place to try new cuisine. Their kitchen is always keeping up with its high standards to offer guests a new and satisfying experience. Take a seat inside their chic restaurant for a fun time this Valentine’s Day. To learn more, you can visit their website for more details.

Promenade Café and Wine

If you’re looking for a great glass of wine this Valentine’s Day, you should visit Promenade Café and Wine. They will be celebrating the holiday with a special menu for a meal that you won’t forget. Reserve your table at Promenade Café and Wine by visiting their website for more details.


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After seeing the Valentine’s Day 2019 restaurants in Winnipeg MB, you now have a better idea of where to go. We hope we helped you find the spot for you. If you are looking for a new vehicle this winter, you can check out our online inventory to see what we have available and schedule a test drive with us at Craig Dunn Motor City today.

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10-11-19

Toronto 2015 Pan Am Countdown!

Toronto 2015 Pan Am Countdown

With Chevy being one of the main sponsors of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am games, Craig Dunn Motor City is already getting excited for this summer. The Pan American Games are the world’s third largest international multi-sports Games. The first Pan American games were held in 1951 in Argentina. This year, Toronto will be hosting a dozen countries for the 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games. Join Craig Dunn Motor City in the Toronto 2015 Pan Am countdown.

There will be almost 7,000 athletes from across Latin America, South America, the Caribbean and North America. The only events bigger than Pan American is the Olympics and Paralympic Summer Games. The Pan American Games will involved a variety of municipalities stretching from Oshawa to Welland. There are over 20,000 volunteers that will help this become the best Pan Am/ Parapan Am games ever. The Pan Am Games will take place from July 10 – July 26 and the Parapan Am Games from August 7 to August 15.

Chevrolet is a Premier Partner and the Official Vehicle of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/ Parapan Am Games. Chevy has a long history of supporting Canadian amatuer sport. Chevy is also the presenting sponsor of TO2015 Volunteer Program. They believe that the value of sports can inspire communities and express the power of possibilities.

Here at Craig Dunn Motor City, we can’t wait for the Torch Relay that marks the beginning of the events. Between this and the Women’s World Cup, there will be plenty of exciting events to check out this summer in Canada. If you need a new vehicle to get to these events this summer, schedule a test drive at Craig Dunn Motor City in Portage la Prairie MB. We have a variety of new GMC, Chevy and Buick vehicles to choose from to make your summer trips even more enjoyable.

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10-11-19

FIFA Women’s World Cup in Winnipeg

Things to do near Winnipeg Stadium

This year Canada is hosting the FIFA Women’s World Cup, which means many football fans will be flocking to these matches. Some games are even taking place here in Winnipeg. This is a great time for people to not only be part of FIFA history, but to also get to know some Canadian cities. Today we’ll be looking at things to do near Winnipeg Stadium for ways to spend time between matches.

Canadian Museum for Human Rights

This is one of the most recent additions to the Winnipeg skyline. It is eye-catching and interesting to explore. The Canadian Museum for Human Rights has 11 powerful, interactive and exciting exhibits. You can even climb to the top, the Tower of Hope, to see a view of the city below. This is a great way to learn about human rights in Canada and see some amazing architecture.

Assiniboine Park Zoo

If you want something the whole family will enjoy, stop by the Journey to Churchill exhibit at Assiniboine Park Zoo. This exhibit features polar bears as they swim, dive and play. Other exhibits include muskox, wolves, moose, seals, red pandas, snow leopards and over 200 other species. If you take a break from watching football, this is a great place to come.

Winnipeg Art Gallery

If you want to check out something a little more relaxing, we suggest the Winnipeg Art Gallery. It has about 24,000 works featuring many Canadian and Manitoba-focused pieces, including the world’s largest collection of contemporary Inuit art. It has artwork from the Renaissance, Dadaism, Ancient Greece and even contemporary photography.

These are just a few of the exciting things to see while you are in the Winnipeg area for the FIFA Women’s World Cup. If you need any car maintenance help during your stay, visit us at Craig Dunn Motor City. Our service department will get your vehicle ready for summer and back on the road in no time.

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10-11-19

St. Patrick’s Day Events 2016 in Winnipeg

St. Patrick's Day Events 2016 in Winnipeg

St. Patrick’s Day Events 2016 Winnipeg MB

Are you looking to get out of the house this St. Patrick’s Day and paint the town green? Well, we have a few ideas for you related to St. Patrick’s Day Events 2016 in Winnipeg MB. In addition to a few details on the grand St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the downtown, we have a few party spots featuring specifically Irish festivities.

5th Annual St. Patrick’s Parade in Winnipeg

Irish bagpipers in a paradeThis year’s St. Patrick’s Parade on March 19 (the Saturday after St. Patrick’s on the 17th) will start and end at Tavern United Rooftop at 260 Hargrave St. (at the corner of Graham Avenue). All are welcome to participate in this 20-30 minute parade down the streets of downtown Winnipeg, and the entire community is encouraged to come out and enjoy the costumes and festivities! The parade will begin at 3pm, though all are encouraged to arrive early for fun and to get a good seat/walking spot. Check out the Facebook page for up-to-date information.

Silver Heights St. Patrick’s Day Show

On Thursday March 17 from 7pm –2am, Silver Heights Restaurant and Lounge at 2169 Portage Avenue will be featuring Venus Murphy. Tickets are $10 at the door. Come early to get a good seat. Check out the menu and location here.

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Shamrocks and Shenanigans at the Good Will Social Club

On March 17, St. Patrick’s Day, starting at 9pm, the Good Will Social Club at 625 Portage Avenue will be hosting a night of all nineties hip-hop and R&B. “Shamrock Shakes” will be on special all night and the cover charge is just $5 before 11pm. Check out the DJ lineup and learn more here.

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All Celtic Weekend at King’s Head Pub

While other places may focus just on St. Patrick’s Day itself, the King’s Head Pub at 120 King Street will be having live Celtic music Thursday (St. Pat’s), Friday and Saturday. Music will start on Thursday at 6pm and feature the Dust Rhinos, with special guests Celtic Way. Celtic Way will return Friday at 10pm, and the Dust Rhinos will also headline Saturday at 10pm. Check out the King’s Head website for more information.

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4th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Starting at 5 p.m. on March 17, check out this celebration highlighting Winnipeg’s best of Irish Music, song and dance at the Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain. Enjoy a Guiness or Irish Stew and enjoy talented dancers and musicians. Check out the list of performers in the comments (Thank you for letting us know about this event!)

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10-11-19

Where can we hit the slopes?

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Ski Resorts near Winnipeg MB

Are you looking for some winter fun? Do you want a family vacation without traveling very far? We have some great suggestions for you. We have a list of ski resorts near Winnipeg MB that you should check out. Let’s take a look and see what the area has in store. 


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Stony Mountain

At Stony Mountain, you and the kids can hit the slopes and have a great time. Stony Mountain has plenty of great deals that you can take advantage of. Take some lessons or just ski down the hill right away. If you want to learn more, you can check out their website for more details.

Holiday Mountain

If you want to turn your ski trip into a weekend getaway, Holiday Mountain is a great place to go. They have excellent lodgings and a restaurant that can help you wind back and relax after a long day of skiing. You can learn more about Holiday Mountain by visiting their website for more information.

Windsor Park Nordic Centre

If you want to try out cross-country skiing, the Windsor Park Nordic Centre is the place to go. They have miles of tracks for you to ski on and they have rentals and lessons to help you out. Cross-country skiing is a great way to get some exercise this winter. To learn more, visit their website for more details.


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These ski resorts near Winnipeg MB are some great ideas for you to have some fun in the snow. If you are looking for a new vehicle to take you to any of these locations, you should check out our online inventory to see what we have in stock and schedule a test drive with us at Craig Dunn Motor City today.

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10-11-19

Where can we swim in Manitoba?

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Public Swimming Pools near Winnipeg MB 

Find a nice place in the shade and let the kids splash around. This summer is going to be hot, so make sure you know where the pool is. We have several public swimming pools near Winnipeg MB to show you. Let’s take a look and see what the area has to offer. 


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Elmwood Kildonan Pool 

If you’re looking for a playground for the kids and a sundeck to lay out on, you can find what you’re looking for at Elmwood Kildonan Pool. They have many amenities for you to choose from. They have a diving board, a water slide, and a sauna for your convenience. Check out their website for rates and public swim times. 

Margaret Grant Pool 

Over at Margaret Grant Pool, you can enjoy this fun indoor pool with your family. They have a water slide as well as water fitness programs if you want your kids to learn how to swim. You can learn more about what services they offer there by visiting their website for more information. 

St. Vital Outdoor Pool 

St. Vital Outdoor Pool is a fun place to go in the summer. It has a beach entry, a wading pool, and a sundeck area for your convenience. You can also have a picnic at this pool. Take some time to enjoy the warm weather and swim around. You can learn more about this pool by visiting their web page 


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These public swimming pools near Winnipeg MB are a great time for the whole family. If you need a vehicle to take you anywhere this summer, we have a wide range of models to show you. You can take a look at our online inventory to find what you like and schedule a test drive with us at Craig Dunn Motor City today.  

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10-11-19

Get an Oil Change at Craig Dunn Motor City

Oil Change Offers in Portage La Prairie MB

Oil Change Offers in Portage La Prairie MB

Warmer weather seems to have finally arrived here in Manitoba, and we are glad to see winter heading away. This is the best time to make sure that your vehicle has survived the long winter and is in fighting trim for any warm-weather vacation travel that may be in your future. Here at Craig Dunn Motor City, we are glad to help you out with setting your vehicle to rights. Even better, we have some current oil change offers in Portage La Prairie MB that are worth blogging about.

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Free Compact Car Oil Change

To honor the arrival of the 2016 Chevy Cruze, we are offering a free oil change for any compact General Motors car. If you are a proud owner of a Chevy Cruze, Chevy Optra, Chevy Cobalt, Pontiac G5/Pursuit or Saturn Ion, you may be eligible for a free oil change at our dealership. This offer ends August 2, 2016, so schedule your oil change soon.
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Craig Dunn Motor City Oil Change

Even if you can’t take advantage of our current great oil change offer, we guarantee that we can offer excellent service at our dealership for basic maintenance like oil changes and tire alignment. Our Quick Lube is open Monday through Friday and does not require an appointment. Our general Service and Parts Department is also open on Saturday and later in the day during the week.

  • Quick Lube – Monday to Friday 7:30 a.m – 4:45 p.m.
  • Service and Parts – Monday to Friday 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Service and Parts – Saturday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

If you have any question about these oil change offers in Portage La Praire MB, please don’t hesitate to contact a member of our Craig Dunn Motor City team.

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10-11-19

Where can we go for Mother’s Day?

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Mother’s Day Brunch in Winnipeg MB

Mother’s Day is almost here. Do you know what would be a really great gift for your mother? Taking her out to brunch! There are plenty of places to go for Mother’s Day Brunch in Winnipeg MB. Let’s take a look and see what the city has to offer. 


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Buccacino’s

At Buccacino’s, you can take in the fine smells and cuisine of high-caliber Italian food. They have fresh and exciting plates with many options when it comes to wine. Unfortunately, their Mother’s Day Brunch is booked, but they do have room for the dinner buffet that your family might enjoy. To learn more, check out their website.

Smith Restaurant

Smith Restaurant is ready for you and your family. This restaurant has beautifully crafted gourmet dishes for you to taste. They also have live music that sets the scene and brings a lively atmosphere. If you would like to learn more about Smith Restaurant, you can check out their website for more information.

Assiniboine Park

At the park’s café, you and your family can enjoy a buffet with other families to celebrate the day. This is a great location to bring the kids. There will be a wide variety of food available and a fun time for the family. If you would like to learn more, check out their website for more details.


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We hope we helped you find everything you were looking for. There are plenty of places to go for Mother’s Day brunch in Winnipeg MB, but these are just a few that we thought you would like. If you are interested in a new car to take you to any of these locations, you can check out our online inventory to see what we have available and schedule a test drive with us at Craig Dunn Motor City today.

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10-11-19

Labour Day Weekend 2015 Events in Winnipeg

Labour Day Weekend Events 2015 Winnipeg MB

Labour Day is almost upon us and it’s a good time to start planning for yourself and family. If you want to send summer off with a bang (or just want to take a break from back to school preparations with the long holiday) keep reading so see our selection of Labour Day Weekend 2015 events in Winnipeg.

Sound and Sky Benefit Concert

The award winning group Hedley with special guests Sloan will be performing to benefit the Assiniboine Park Conservancy at 7:00pm on Friday, September 4. This open air concert will be held at 55 Pavilion Crescent at the Park. The gates will open at 5:30pm. Tickets are on sale now!

Is your vehicle ready for the start of cool weather? Schedule an oil change or service check today at Craig Dunn Motor City.

Winnipeg Goldeye BaseballBaseball on the pitcher's mound

For the football minded you can always catch the Labour Day Classic live or on TV, but if baseball sounds better, you can see the Goldeyes all weekend. They will be playing their last series of the regular season against the Lincoln Saltdogs September 5 at 6:00pm, and 1:30pm on both September 6 and 7 at Shaw Park.

Winnipeg Labour Day Parade and Picnic 2015

The Winnipeg Labour Council will continue the tradition of hosting a picnic and parade on Labour Day itself. The parade will be Monday, September 7 at 1:00pm at Memorial Park, followed by the picnic from 2:00-4:30 at Vimy Ridge Park. What a great way to celebrate the end of summer and enjoy the holiday!

If you think it might be time to upgrade your vehicle for the fall, here at Craig Dunn we have a wide selection of new and pre-owned vehicles perfect for every family and budget. Schedule a test drive today!

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10-11-19

2018 Christmas Events in Winnipeg MB

The holiday season is underway. The festivities are being planned, and there’s something in the air. We hope you enjoy this happy time of year. We also want to help you find some fun events to participate in. We have a list of 2018 Christmas events in Winnipeg MB. Let’s take a look. 


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Royal Winnipeg Nutcracker Ballet

Date: December 19-29th  

Time: 1, 4, or 7 PM on certain dates 

Performances of the Nutcracker will be open to the public later this month. The Royal Winnipeg Ballet is putting its best foot forward for the celebration of the holiday. If you and your family would like to go, you can check out their website and find a time that is right for you.

All that glows then and now

Date: November 14-January 3rd 

Time: 1-4 PM, 1-8 PM on specific dates 

This event is happening at the Manitoba Electrical Museum & Education Centre to show what Christmas was like from the 1880s to today. They will have antique lights, decorations, and tree designs to give you a history lessons on Christmases past. If you want to find a time to take a tour, check out their website for more details.

Breakfast with Santa Claus

Date: December 15th 

Time: 9-11 AM 

If you want to take the kids to see Santa Claus, you can. There will be a lot of fun there. You can start your day off right with some breakfast, cookie decorating, and more. Come on down and have a great time with your family and members of the community. Visit their website for more details.


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After looking at the 2018 Christmas events in Winnipeg MB, you can see that there are plenty of choices for you. If you need a vehicle to take you to any of these events, you can check out our online inventory and schedule a test drive with us at Craig Dunn Motor City.

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