Events

February

Feb 01 WALK TO WORK WEEK

Join the City of Yellowknife, Ecology North and the GNWT for Walk to Work Week.  Each morning, walkers in various locations will receive complimentary recreation passes, valid for a single admission at the City's recreation facilities.  On Wednesday, walkers are invited to enjoy a hot beverage at the Bromley Building downtown.  For World Cancer Day on Thursday, admission to the walking track at the Fieldhouse will be free all day. 

Start Date:
Monday, February 1, 2016
End Date:
Friday, February 5, 2016
Time:
All week
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Everywhere
Contact:
Special Events Coordinator– City of Yellowknife
Contact Phone:
867.920.5676

Feb 03 The Great Slave Lake Safaris Event

Hunting and Fishing videos from all over the NWT in 2015. Several different displays as well as door prizes. Doors and bar will be open at 6:30 pm, first movie will start at 7:00 pm and will showcase grizzly, caribou, moose and lake trout. tickets are avalaible for 10$ each at the tourist centre(not before January 22). Children welcome. Feb 03 At The Explorer Hotel (Yellowknife) 2e édition!!! Des images à couper le souflle et des scènes de chasse et pêche des plus spectaculaires! Prix et kiosques sur place. Les portes ouvrent à 6:30pm, les billets seront disponibles au centre touristique dès le 22 janvier. 

Start Date:
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
End Date:
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Time:
Doors open 6:30, Films begin at 7pm
Community:
Where:
Explorer Hotel

Feb 05 We Are All Connected

Mandy Tulloch and Northern Arts & Cultural Centre present: We Are All Connected!

Yellowknife Feb 5 & 6

Acting on bullying
Set in a futuristic galactic news station, We Are All Connected focuses on the social media aspect of bullying behaviour and its modern influences. The show follows its colourful cast of characters, some new and some featured previously in The Bullying Games, as they each encounter their various issues and struggle to overcome them.

This production is a peer to peer view on the trials and tribulations of social media that is a family fun, entertaining and thought provoking show for all ages.

Covering a range of topics relevant to today’s youth, these stories aim to draw attention to the complexities of growing up in the digital age in a way that’s positive, inspiring, entertaining and educational. Remember, WE ARE ALL CONNECTED!

Start Date:
Friday, February 5, 2016
End Date:
Friday, February 5, 2016
Time:
7pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Northern Arts and Cultural Centre
Contact:
Box Office
Contact Phone:
(867) 766-6101
Website:

Feb 06 Celebrate Chinese New Year

Celebrate Chinese New Year!

Organized by Yellowknife Northern Star Chinese Classic for Children

Saturday, February 6, 2016 1-5pm @ Prince of Whales Northern Heritage Centre

Presentations:

  • Yellowknife Northern Star Chinese Classics for Children
  • Chinese calligraphy
  • Tai Chi
  • Storytelling

Booths:

  • Chess
  • Chinese seals
  • Chinese calligraphy
  • Reading/activity corner
  • Try on Chinese costumes
  • Beijing Opera face painting

Food:

Special lunch menu will be available at the Museum Cafe from 12 noon to 2:30pm

 

 

Start Date:
Saturday, February 6, 2016
End Date:
Saturday, February 6, 2016
Time:
1-5pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Prince of Whales Northern Heritage Centre
Contact:
Jestine Amora
Contact Phone:
867-920-3279

Feb 06 Light Up the Night - NWT SPCA Diamond Dessert Gala

The NWT SPCA is proud to bring you its 4th Annual Diamond Dessert Gala, "Light Up the Night"! Please join them Saturday, February 6 at the Centre Ice Plaza for a beautiful evening you won't forget! The NWT SPCA promises a night like no other with food and drinks, live and silent auctions, its coveted dessert auction and fabulous musical guest, Leela Gilday and her band!

Tickets are $120, a portion of which is tax deductible. Tickets are available from Dana at Sutherlands Drugs and at Luluz Market.
http://www.nwtspca.com/events.html

Start Date:
Saturday, February 6, 2016
End Date:
Saturday, February 6, 2016
Time:
6:30 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Centre Ice Plaza

Feb 09 Annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

The United Church is pleased to once again its annual Pancake supper on Shrove Tuesday. Come out for an evening with the family, and enjoy the happy atmosphere while you eat.

When: Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm
Where: The auditorium of Northern United Place
Who: Sponsored by Yellowknife United Church
What: Pancakes (Regular and Potato) and Sausage. Beverages (hot and cold)
Cost: $7 per person. Children 4 and under are free.

Start Date:
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
End Date:
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Time:
5:30pm-7:00pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Northern United Place

Feb 10 VALENTINE’S SKATE

Come for a skate with your sweetie, loved ones and/or friends.  Do some Valentine's crafts in the lobby and feel the love!
Regular rules for public skating apply.  Admission is free.

Start Date:
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
End Date:
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Time:
6 - 7:20 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Multiplex – Shorty Brown Arena
Contact:
Special Events Coordinator – City of Yellowknife
Contact Phone:
867.920.5676

Feb 10 The King Singers

Acclaimed worldwide for their virtuosity, life-affirming energy and charm, The King’s Singers are in global demand. Their work, synonymous with the very best in vocal ensemble performance, appeals to a vast international audience. Performing to hundreds of thousands of people each season, the group tours regularly to Europe, North and South America, Asia and Australasia. Instantly recognisable for their immaculate intonation, vocal blend, diction and incisive timing, The King’s Singers are consummate entertainers.

 

The group’s repertoire has evolved to become one of the most diverse and compelling imaginable. The King’s Singers have commissioned over 200 works, including landmark pieces from leading contemporary composers including Luciano Berio, György Ligeti, Sir James MacMillan, Krzysztof Penderecki, Toru Takemitsu, Sir John Tavener, Gabriela Lena Frank and Eric Whitacre. They have also commissioned arrangements of everything from jazz standards to pop chart hits, explored medieval motets and Renaissance madrigals, and encouraged young composers to write new scores.

 

They are in Yellowknife performing at the Northern Arts and Culture Centre, in partnership with the Yellowknife Choral Society.

Tickets are $55 dollars each.

 

Start Date:
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
End Date:
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Time:
6:30pm pre-show, feature beginning at 7:30
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Northern Arts and Cultural Centre
Contact:
Box Office
Contact Phone:
(867) 766-6101
Website:

Feb 11 A Night of Lights, Music & Desserts

Outside: Join the Prince of Whales Northern Heritage Centre as we launch our new exterior light display. Our new dynamic LED light show is best view from the ceremonial causeway.

Inside: Music by the Accidentals, preforming:

Love makes fools of us all:

A musical journey through love and loss

Special desserts and refreshments for sale

February 11th 2016, 7:00-8:45pm

Prince of Whales Northern Heritage Centre

Start Date:
Thursday, February 11, 2016
End Date:
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Time:
7pm-8:45pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Prince of Whales Northern Heritage Centre

Feb 13 Valentine's Day Story Time

Join us for heartfelt stories and crafts!

Saturday, February 13, 10:00-11:00am.

Ages 4-7 / Library Meeting Room

* This is a free program but please register by February 9th at the front desk, or by calling 920-5642. A minimum of 10 participants to proceed.

Start Date:
Saturday, February 13, 2016
End Date:
Saturday, February 13, 2016
Time:
10:00-11:00am
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Contact Phone:
(867) 920-5642

Feb 18 LANTERN FESTIVAL

The days are getting longer but there's still time to light up the dark with the Lantern Festival.  Come see the display of lanterns in the amphiteatre in the Somba K'e Civic Plaza.  Lanterns will be lit each evening by 6:00 p.m. and and we invite you to swing by during your evening stroll.  Thank you to everyone who brought lanterns to add to our collection.

Start Date:
Thursday, February 18, 2016
End Date:
Saturday, February 20, 2016
Time:
Evenings after 6:00 pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Somba K'e Civic Plaza
Contact Phone:
867.920.5676

Feb 19 Perogie and Sausage Luncheon

Perogie and Sausage Luncheon 


Please join us for a fundraising perogie and sausage luncheon, prepared by Metro Huculak. All funds raised will help support the work of Food First Foundation in the NWT and Nunavut. Learn more about Food First at www.foodfirst.ca. 
Tickets are $20 each, and are available online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/perogie-and-sausage-lunch-tickets-21274312040?aff=es2 or at the door. 
 

Start Date:
Friday, February 19, 2016
End Date:
Friday, February 19, 2016
Time:
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Northen United Place
Contact:
Katie
Contact Phone:
(867) 445-1789
E-mail Address:
Website:

Feb 20 Take Your Child to the Library Day!

Take your child to the library day! February 20!

Come to the library and celebrate!

Stickers! Books! Games!

Illustrator: Wallace Edwards at 2:00-3:00pm!

Start Date:
Saturday, February 20, 2016
End Date:
Saturday, February 20, 2016
Time:
2:00-3:00pm
Community:
Where:
Contact Phone:
(867) 920-5642

Feb 24 Radium Girls

Ecole St. Patrick High School Proudly Presents...

Radium Girls

Tickets 20$

February 24-26- 7pm

February 27- 2pm & 7pm

Northern Arts & Culture Centre

Tickets available at NACC or www.naccnt.ca

Written by D.W Gregory

Directed by Emma Smith

Start Date:
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
End Date:
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Northern Arts And Cultural Centre
Contact Phone:
(867) 873-4950
Website:

Feb 25 Charissa Workshops: Inset Sealskin Baby Booties

Inset Sealskin Baby Booties

Thursday, February 25 from 6-9 pm

$60, all supplies included, maximum 10 people

Location: MFRC

Learn how to do inset sewing, where you sew a different colour of sealskin into your work to create a design.  You will make a beautiful pair of sealskin baby booties with a fur trim. This baby booty pattern is very simple and versatile and can be used with any material.

 

Open First to Military Personnel

Start Date:
Thursday, February 25, 2016
End Date:
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Time:
6-9pm
Community:
Where:
Military Family Resource Centre
Contact:
Charissa Alain-Lilly
E-mail Address:

Feb 26 Charissa Workshops: Porcupine Quill Loop Earrings

Friday Feb 26 from 7-9 pm

$40, all supplies included, maximum 6 people

Location: NUP, Room 214

Learn to use porcupine quills to make a pair of earrings.  Using seed beads, caribouhide and crystals, you will learn a simple stringing technique to make a beautiful pair of earrings.

Start Date:
Friday, February 26, 2016
End Date:
Friday, February 26, 2016
Time:
7-9pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Northern United Place
Contact:
Charissa Alain-Lilly
E-mail Address:

Feb 27 Charissa Workshops: Mitten-Making

Saturday, Feb 27 from 10-6 pm

$80, bring your own supplies, maximum 8 people

Location: NUP, Room 215

Learn the basics of mitten-making and learn how to make your own mittens out of materials you bring to class, such as fur, duffle, leather, old sweaters or coats, etc.  Learn to make wrist mittens or gauntlet mittens. Copies of both sets of patterns are included in this class: wrist and gauntlet in 3 sizes each.

Start Date:
Saturday, February 27, 2016
End Date:
Saturday, February 27, 2016
Time:
10am-6pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Northern United Place
Contact:
Charissa Alain-Lilly
E-mail Address:

Feb 27 The Fiddle Cats 2nd Annual Fundraiser

Featuring: The fiddle Cats and friends Old Town Sound

February 27, 2016

The Top Knight Doors open: 6pm Show starts: 7pm

Tickets: $20.00

Purchase from Fiddle Cats members or email aurorafiddle@gmail.com

Come early to this family friendly event get a great seat and enjoy dinner before the show!

Guests under 19 years may stay until 9:30pm

Start Date:
Saturday, February 27, 2016
End Date:
Saturday, February 27, 2016
Time:
Doors open at 6pm, Show starts at 7pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Top Knight

Feb 27 COSY Winter Delights


Tickets available at Roy's: $25 interactive main floor seats, $22 Gallery
You are invited to join the Lord and Lady of the Manor in their banquet hall for an interactive evening of music and fun in the style of the late 15th - early 17th centuries! 
Come and enjoy the popular music of the day. Songs of love and loss along with bawdy toe-tapping tunes. 
There will be musicians, singers, actors and dancers, with something to delight everyone and a reception serving light snacks will follow the show.
To get into the spirit of the occasion, the wearing of period costumes is encouraged.
A reception with light refreshments will follow the show.
Note: This show is suitable for an adult audience, 14+
 

Start Date:
Saturday, February 27, 2016
End Date:
Saturday, February 27, 2016
Time:
7:30pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Northen United Place
Contact:
Sue Epp, for COSY
E-mail Address:

Feb 28 Charissa Workshops: Moccasins

$175, all supplies included, maximum 6 people

Location: MFRC

Learn the construction techniques to make a pair of local-style moccasins using commercial moosehide leather, a plain upper, stroud flap and beaver fur trim.  A custom-fitted pattern will be created especially for your feet and for your upper. (Bring a lunch!) Bring (or buy) your own beaded uppers to use for class, as it will give you an even more satisfying result! (Also, there is another moccasin class at NUP on March 21 & 23).

 

Open first to Military Personnel

Start Date:
Sunday, February 28, 2016
End Date:
Sunday, February 28, 2016
Time:
10am-4pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Military Family Resource Centre
Contact:
Charissa Alain-Lilly
E-mail Address:

Feb 28 Music at the Museum

A monthly musical preformance presented by Classical On Stage Yellowknife

Please join COSY in a celebration of all things romantic at a free concert preformed by COSY members & students of COSY members.

Sunday, February 28th at 3pm in the museum cafe.

 

Start Date:
Sunday, February 28, 2016
End Date:
Sunday, February 28, 2016
Time:
3-4pm
Community:
Yellowknife
Where:
Prince of Whales Museum Cafe
Website: