Every Friday we’ll be letting you know about a few choice happenings in the Exchange! If you have an idea for something to be featured, email firstname.lastname@example.org with “Five Ways to Exchange” in the subject line.
Alleyways Market in the Exchange
Recent winner of the Tourism Winnipeg award for Innovation of the Year, the second Alleyways Market of the summer happens today from 4-10pm on Elgin Avenue between Lily and Bertha during First Fridays. With over 50 vendors, including Exchange District friends Flash Photographic Festival and Bee Project Apiaries, you won’t want to miss this twist on the classic farmers market!
Visit alleywaysmarket.ca for a full list of vendors and more.
Sourcing ingredients from local farmers and aiming to make food without compromise, Miss Browns, located at 288 William Avenue, is your new favourite sandwich shop. With a wood fired grill to bring you delicious, cruelty-free smoked meats in a cozy atmosphere, you’ll feel like you’re at the cottage without having to leave the Exchange!
Visit missbrownswinnipeg.com for a full menu, hours, and more.
Summer’s here, and you need something new to keep your head safe from the heat (and looking great). Swing by The Haberdashery at 84 Albert Street for the coolest headwear – from hats and sunglasses, to neckties and scarves, they’ve got you covered.
Visit haberdashery.ca for more information.
Design Quarter First Friday Tour
As part of First Fridays in the Exchange, the Design Quarter brings you a very special tour of the largest arts event in Winnipeg, Experience a sneak peek of special First Fridays activities taking place at some of the most popular Design Quarter members’ galleries, restaurants, shops and more.
Trend House at the Winnipeg Architecture Foundation
The Trend House exhibition (curated by Alena Rieger with assistance from Gordon Katelnikoff) showcases archival material on the Canadian Trend Houses, including the Winnipeg home designed by Walter Katelnikoff of Smith, Carter, Katelnikoff. Opening tonight at 7 for First Fridays, this free exhibit, presented by the Winnipeg Architecture Foundation, is on until August 25th, and is open Monday to Friday, noon to 4:30, at 266 McDermot Avenue.
Visit winnipegarchitecture.ca for more information.