WINNIPEG JETS GALA DINNER
The Winnipeg Jets Gala Dinner is an unforgettable event for hockey enthusiasts and friends of the Winnipeg Jets True North Foundation. The dinner attracts professionals and corporations from both the private and public sectors. What makes the dinner unique is the opportunity to mingle with Winner Jets players, coaches and management while partaking in a 4-course meal and live entertainment. Past performers include the likes of Cirque Du Soleil, Paul Brandt, Colin James, Jim Cuddy, comedian Brent Butt, Doc Walker and a performance by members of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. The event, hosted on the MTS Floor, includes live and silent auctions with once-in-a-lifetime Winnipeg Jets experiences.
FLATLANDER'S BEER FESTIVAL
Creating a unique high quality beer that has a distinctive full-bodied taste and aroma is truly an art form as it is achieved by carefully choosing and using the best ingredients. The Flatlander’s beer festival celebrates the art of beer and provides an opportunity for many different breweries to showcase their products to Manitobans. The Flatlander’s Beer Festival offers the perfect opportunity to travel the world of beers. Discover, compare and savour the finest local and international brews.For more information, go to www.flatlandersbeerfest.com.
THE MIKE KEANE CELEBRITY HOCKEY CLASSIC
Mike Keane Celebrity Hockey Classic allows everyday hockey enthusiasts to team up with former NHL Greats to play hockey and raise funds for charities in Manitoba. The tournament kicks off with A Draft Day Experience where each team chooses an NHL superstar to play on their team. Draft positions are determined by the total dollars raised by each team. After an evening spent getting to know their celebrity teammate, teams hit the ice the next day at the MTS IcePlex. Proceeds from the event are split between the Winnipeg Jets True North Foundation and Continuity Care.
For more information, go to www.keanehockeyclassic.com.
WINNIPEG JETS SKILLS COMPETITION
The Skills Competition showcases the skills and agility of your Winnipeg Jets as the players go head to head in five featured challenges:
The skills competition began at 7 p.m. and featured five events:
- Fastest skater
- Hardest shot
- Accuracy shooting competition
- Puck control relay
- Breakaway competition