FLATLANDER'S BEER FESTIVAL
The eleventh annual festival will feature two evenings of public tasting events on September 5th and 6th, 2013 at the Convention Centre. The unique public tasting event will focus on a wide range of incredible beers from some of the finest breweries in the world.
For more information, go to www.flatlandersbeerfest.com.
THE MIKE KEANE CELEBRITY HOCKEY CLASSIC
The fourth annual Mike Keane Celebrity Hockey Classic will take place on Thursday, February 13, 2014. The tournament kicks off with A Draft Day Experience, on Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 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 club held their 1st Annual Winnipeg Jets Skills Competition on Tuesday, November 15th. The skills competition was preceded by an open practice prior to the event.
The skills competition began at 7 p.m. and featured five events:
- Fastest skater
- Hardest shot
- Accuracy shooting competition
- Puck control relay
- Breakaway competition
BEHIND CLOSED DOORS
When you purchase your ticket to St. Vital Centre's Behind Closed Doors from the Winnipeg Jets True North Foundation, 100% of the proceeds go towards the Foundation!
On November 17th, 2012, St. Vital Centre hosted its third ever Behind Closed Doors event. The exclusive after-hours evening showcased amazing sales throughout the Centre! It was an exciting night of all-you-can-shop and over $3,900 was raised in support of the Winnipeg Jets True North Foundation.
The Winnipeg Jets True North Foundation will host its sixth gala dinner on the event floor of the MTS Centre on October 16, 2013. Past performers include the likes of Cirque Du Soleil, Paul Brandt, Colin James, Jim Cuddy and comedian Brent Butt. This year’s dinner will feature the musical stylings of Doc Walker accompanied by members of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra.