events - 2023
- pē-kiyokē Creative Arts Festival - Free music, food, poetry readings & dance (August 27: 1-5pm)
pē-kiyokē is Winnipeg's newest free Creative Arts Festival, based in the heart of the city. pē-kiyokē means "come and visit" in Ininímowin -- this is your invitation to experience the best of Winnipeg's local culture.
This free event celebrates the rich diversity of our local artistic scene with presentations of literature, music, dance & food; all hosted at one of the oldest homes in Winnipeg.
Readings by City of Winnipeg Poets Laureate:
Food by Feast Bistro
Tours, exhibits & local history by Ross House Museum
Thank-you to our sponsors: The Province of Manitoba, City Councilor Ross Eadie, Feast Bistro, Unicity Paint & Body, D.G.I. Custom Machine Works, Dhaka Automobile
- Historic Point Douglas Walking Tours (Dates TBA)
Our expert guides will lead you through 200 years of history, and it's all within walking distance. Visit a notorious fugitive's hideout, a thriving red light district, and one of the birthplaces of the Winnipeg General Strike.
- Historic Flintlock and Woodcarving Demonstration with Dan Waldman
Join us on Saturday August 3rd for a FREE historic flintlock and wood carving demonstration led by friend of the museum, Dan Waldman! Learn how to use a flintlock gun, similar to the ones owned by the Ross' found at the museum, followed by a wood carving demonstration using historic techniques from the Ross Family's time.
- Canada Day - Free Community BBQ (July 1)
Join us for a free community BBQ in Joe Zuken Park! Celebrate Canada's birthday with food, music, and family friendly games.
- Paranormal Investigation (June 22)
Discover the paranormal potential of the 164 year old Ross House. The Winnipeg Paranormal Group will guide participants and offer hands-on experience with the technological and metaphysical techniques used for their investigations.
- Opening Day (June 5th)
Regular hours and drop-in tours begin today!