REMINDER: MEC Snowfest This Weekend
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A reminder that MEC will be hosting their annual Snowfest this weekend on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at the MEC store at 303 Portage Ave. The event will take place from 10:00am to 5:00pm and will be similar to the Bikefest that runs in the summer.

Festivities include:

  • Check out the latest snowsports gear
  • Meet local clubs
  • Find deals at the MEC Winter Gear Swap
  • Learn new skills at clinics like winter running & cycling, winter adventure safety and skijoring.
  • Make your very own Outsiders beard and other fun crafts at the kids table!
  • Enjoy free hot cocoa, coffee, cookies and free vendor samples from Lara Bar, Taste of Nature and more

Many of the clubs joining us will have a draw prize at their table.  Be sure to stop in and speak with all of them to learn more about staying active outdoors this winter!  Some clubs that will be joining us:

  • Snow Motion – Skijor & Kick Sled Dog Club
  • Charleswood Ski Club
  • Red River Nordic Ski & Biathlon Club
  • Club D’Escalade de Saint Boniface
  • Snowboard Association of Manitoba
  • Cross Country Ski Association of Manitoba
  • Canadian Association of Nordic Ski Instructors
  • Winnipeg Search and Rescue
  • AdventureSmart

Get in on some great workshops and clinics throughtout the day!  A detailed itinerary will be posted shortly.  Here are just a few of the clinics to look forward to:

  • Nordic Waxing Clinics with CCSAM & CANSI
  • Get Informed & Get Outdoors with WSR & AdventureSmart
  • Winter Running Clinic
  • Winter Cycling Clinic
  • SnowMotion – Is your pet perfect for it?

For more information, contact Alisa at or call the store at 204-943-4202