Brit's Picks: Top things to see and do this weekend
Let CBC's Britainy Robinson help fill your days off with fun
Saskatoon and area
Cuts Like A Knife
He's arguably one of the biggest rock stars this country has ever produced.
Bryan Adams may not call Canada home anymore, but he sure hasn't forgotten about us.
Adams most recently toured this country with his 'Bare Bones' acoustic show and now crowds in this province are in for a treat.
Adams is out on the road with a full band and a full rock sound. Power chords and the riffs you want to sing along to will echo through Prairieland Park.
The outdoor show is on Friday night at the Grandstand.
Jet Skis and Octopus Balls
The two most unlikely of worlds are colliding in Kiwanis Park this week.
Taste of Saskatchewan is back for another year.
The week-long food festival features specialty dishes from 30 Saskatoon restaurants.
You can munch on octopus balls, wash it down with a vanilla bean slush, and indulge in a deep fried Mars bar for dessert.
You can do this all while listening to some of the city's talented musicians.
On the weekend, head on down to the riverbank to see jet ski races on the river during the Canadian Watercross Nationals.
It's one of my favourite things to do with the whole family.
The Saskatoon Zoo Society is holding Cameco Family Day at the Forestry Farm Park and Zoo.
Walk around and visit all the animals, enjoy performances by Chester the Entertainer, Singing with Sylvia and Beeper the Clown.
There will be bouncy castles, face painting, and plenty of games.
All the fun happens on Sunday.
Regina and area
The Steel Drums Call
Bright costumes, jerk chicken, music of the Caribbean — you can find it all this weekend in Regina.
Carisask Carnival is back for another year. This is a family focused celebration out in the park.
There will be plenty of live entertainment and a full out parade on Saturday morning.
The party kicks off on Friday night and runs until Saturday in Wascana Park.
Little Festival That Could
We've all got to start somewhere and in Regina there's a new music festival that's just getting off the ground.
The Buffalo Nights Fest has some big names behind it for its inaugural year. Rah Rah, The Dead South, and Library Voices are all on board for the one-day festival.
There are a ton of performances booked for The Exchange and The Club.
It all hits the stage on Saturday night.
Book worms unite because it's time to celebrate the written word.
Just a short drive outside the Queen City, writers, publishers and, most importantly, readers are converging on Moose Jaw.
It's all for the Saskatchewan Festival of Words.
Authors featured this year include fiction writers Miriam Toews and Wayne Johnson and poet Bradley Somer.
There's also a performers cafe running all weekend with up-and-comers.
You can also take in main stage shows like a slam poetry competition on Friday and Rosie and the Riveters headlining on Saturday night.
The Festival of Words runs until Sunday in Moose Jaw.
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