Soak up a dwell present: 5 issues to do that weekend in Saskatoon
Bundle up and enjoy a weekend filled with theatre, live music and free movie screenings.
1 — See an annual solo performance
John D Huston returns for his annual Victorian house concert of A Christmas Carol. The Charles Dickens classic is presented as a one-man show, with Huston narrating as Dickens and playing all the characters. The final show for the season is at the Marr Residence Friday at 7:30 pm Learn more at ontheboards.ca or 306-653-5191.
2 — Enjoy live country music
Juno Award-winning Saskatchewan country singer Jess Moskaluke stops in Saskatoon on her Mapdot Tour, with country artist Tyler Joe Miller, Friday at The Roxy at 8 pm Saskatoon inspirational/country artist Amanda Hagel celebrates the release of her 2021 album Be the Light, with Saskatchewan country artist Alex Runions, Sunday at Grosvenor Park United Church at 7:30 pm Learn more at jessmoskaluke.com and amandahagel.com.
3 — Take in a free film screening
The documentary Bravery in Arms: D-Day Dodgers of Canada screens at a free event at Nutana Legion and over Zoom on Saturday at 1 pm A question period will follow the film. Learn more at nutanalegion.com.
Free Family Movie Day at TCU Place on Sunday at 3 pm features a free screening of The Polar Express and a Christmas-themed concession. Donations of toys for the Salvation Army and non-perishable food items for the Saskatoon Food Bank will be accepted. Learn more at tcuplace.com.
4 — Celebrate the holidays through choral music
The Saskatoon Men’s Chorus presents its Christmas concert, A Carol for Peace. The chorus performs contemplative choral music along the theme of peace with guest flutist Ann Salmon. The audience is invited to join in carol singing as well. The concert is Sunday at Zion Lutheran Church at 2:30 pm Donations of non-perishable food items for the Saskatoon Food Bank will be collected at the door. Learn more at saskatoonmenschorus.ca.