The Great Southwest Shakespeare Festival and a special celebration at Doc's Town highlight some of the fun things you can do with your family this weekend!

Shakespeare Festival

Great Southwest Shakespeare Festival Continues

The penultimate weekend of the Great Southwest Shakespeare Festival features performances of As You Like It and The Tempest right through the weekend.

When: As You Like It Saturday and Sunday at 1:30pm, The Tempest Friday at 12:00 midnight and Saturday and Sunday at 6:30pm.

Where: Under the big tent at Riverside Park

Tickets: Available at Pharmasave or online.

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Colour the Lake at Lac Pelletier

Colour the Lake is a non-competitive fun run where participants will have five different colours thrown at them while running, walking, or dancing along the five-kilometre course. A barbecue will be held for the participants afterwards.

When: Saturday, August 13 at 10:00am

Where: Lac Pelletier Regional Park

Registration: Call 306-627-3419 to sign up for the event

Drag racing

Drag Racing Season Finale

The Swift Current Drag Racing Association is putting on their final race weekend of the season with action happening at the Swift Current Airport both Saturday and Sunday.

When: Gates open at 8:00am on Saturday and Sunday with racing starting at 10:00am.

Where: Swift Current Airport

Cost: $10 per day, children 12 and under are free

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Celebrating the Airmen’s Billet at Doc’s Town

A new display featuring photos of the Airmen’s Billet from its time as a fighter pilot school in World War II will be unveiled in a special event at Doc’s Town on Sunday. As usual, the other heritage buildings and Country Pleasures Tea Room will be open throughout the weekend.

When: Sunday, August 14 from 1:00-5:00pm

Where: Doc’s Town Heritage Village at Kinetic Exhibition Park

Cost: Free

You can check out everything else that’s happening in the southwest this weekend and send us details about an upcoming event in your community on the Events Calendar on Swift Current Online!