BRIT'S PICKS: Top things to see and do this weekend

Britainy Robinson to the rescue! She'll help you find something fun to do this weekend with her picks in Regina and Saskatoon.

CBC arts reporter Britainy Robinson brings you her entertainment top 3

Saskatoon and Area

Platinum guitarist

He's played with Canadian music royalty like Ian and Sylvia Tyson, Carl Perkins, and Anne Murray.

Once David Wilcox went solo, there was no turning back. He's spent more than 20 years in the business and on the road.

Wilcox is best known for his hits "Layin' Pipe" and "Between The Lines". 

He's been on tour for most of this year and on Saturday Wilcox plays the Odeon in Saskatoon.

Shake your bon bon

Thanksgiving weekend doesn't just mean eating your way into stretchy pants. It's also time to dance it off to Latin rhythms at BAILA 2013.

This is a celebration featuring the Salsabor Band from Edmonton. There will be performers from all over Alberta and Saskatchewan grooving to all kinds of Latin and urban dance styles.

Workshops are open to all skill levels during the day and then at night you can practise what you've learned.

It all happens at the Cosmo Seniors Centre.

Crafty creations

Are you looking for something to do with the little ones this Thanksgiving? The Mendel Art Gallery has just the thing for those little fingers.

Something on Sundays is an arts and crafts time for families with kids ages four to 12. This is a great chance to make some art and also introduce your kids to the world of visual art.

It's happening Sunday afternoon in Saskatoon.

Regina and area

A Partridge for Thanksgiving?

Absolutely! It's your chance to see one of the original teen heartthrobs. David Cassidy shot to stardom as Keith on 'The Partridge Family' in the 1970s.

Cassidy will play the Casino Regina Show Lounge Friday night. (Courtesy David Cassidy)

The throngs of fans followed him through his musical journey with hits like 'I Think I Love You' and 'Cherish'.

He moved on to the stage with hits like 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" and 'Time' starring next to Sir Lawrence Olivier.

Now it's your chance to relive the magic and sing along with this accomplished performer. Cassidy will play the Casino Regina Show Lounge on Friday.

Documenting awareness

It's a look at our relationship to the world around us and it's being hailed as one of the top documentaries of the year.

'The Ghosts in Our Machine' has gained the countries attention for being named to the top 10 at Hot Docs this year.

It's a story about animal welfare and looks at how society treats them as food, test subjects, entertainment, and companions.

We see the story through the eyes and experiences of wildlife photographer Jo-Anne McArthur.

There are a few places you can see this documentary. It's at the Roxy Theatre in Saskatoon until October 17 and at the Regina Public Library until Sunday.

Back to a classic

If you're a fan of the Bard, you don't have to wait until summer to see him in this province.

Regina's Do It With Class Young People's Theatre is staging the comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream.

This is a celebration not only of a classic play, but also of the theatre company itself. This year marks 20 years for Do It With Class. The company has alumni including TatianaMaslany, Amy Matysio and Paul Nolan.

In this production, Shakespeare's classic characters will be set in the 1960s

It's a great place to see emerging talent and spend and evening at the theatre. 

It's all happening at the Conexus Arts Centre until Saturday.

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