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Mother - daughter performance at the park

Mother - daughter performance at the park

Mother – daughter duo, with their powerful and passionate singing, engaged a crowd of viewers on Thursday evening, Jul. 20 at Victoria Park in Virden. Tanya Martin was born and raised in Reston, MB, where she still calls home.
Hand crafted Jewelry

Hand crafted Jewelry

Brinna Tough, from Virden, has been designing jewelry for over 15 years, and has her own business of facebook called “Jewelry By Brinna. She says she designs a little bit of everything.
Oak Lake paverpol sculpture

Oak Lake paverpol sculpture

“No two pieces are alike”
Old 21 plays for Music In The Park

Old 21 plays for Music In The Park

Music In The Park on Wednesday, Jul.8 hosted the Moosemin duo Old 21 at 7:00 p.m.. Locals attending relaxed to the band’s alternative country –rock, with lyrics that tell a story.
Gallery In The Garden 2017

Gallery In The Garden 2017

Local artists displayed their work throughout gardens in Birtle and area, for the fifth Gallery In The Garden held on Saturday, Jul. 8. The event was hosted by the Gallery In The Garden committee to raise funds for the Center in Birtle.
Pottery creations of Spruce Garden Pottery

Pottery creations of Spruce Garden Pottery

Pat Farquhar took her first pottery wheel class in 2005 and says, “I was hooked.” Farquhar says pottery is not a cheap hobby but, she likes the idea of making useful items from something as simple as clay.
Buggy Cutlery and functional sculpture artist

Buggy Cutlery and functional sculpture artist

Creativity and recycling are the basis of Barry Flett’s artwork. Designing and building functional sculpture has been a venture of Flett’s for over 20 years.
Dress up dolls

Dress up dolls

Every little girl likes to dress up her dolls, and Gail Chrisp, owner of GG Boutique has all the outfits to do so. Chrisp, from Reston, MB, started GG Boutique, clothing for dolls, four years ago.
Artists and friends at Arts Mosaic

Artists and friends at Arts Mosaic

Arts Mosaic, for the month of July, is hosting artists and friends Bev Karnes and Lesly Moffitt. Together the duo put on a beautiful exhibit of prairie theme art called “Hope and a Prairie”.

Oak Lake Island Resort busy this summer

Oak Lake Island Resort campground will be a busy place this summer with many upcoming events. On Saturday afternoon, Jul. 8 the campground will host a Reptile Exhibit from Tag ‘Em Entertainment out of Brandon.