MEDIA ADVISORY - Winnipeggers urged to show their Olympic Spirit and support Canadian Athletes at Free public event this Saturday



    WINNIPEG, Oct. 2 /CNW/ -

    
    Event: Canadian Pacific Spirit Train in Winnipeg
    The CP Spirit Train is moving the Olympic Spirit to Winnipeg, the fifth
    stop on a National tour. We are challenging all Winnipeggers to come out
    and show their spirit at this FREE event!

    Date: Saturday, October 4, 2008, 1:00pm - 8:00pm

    Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Sinclair Park Community Centre - 490 Sinclair Street, Winnipeg, MB

    Website: www.cpspirittrain.com

    This is an outdoor festival event, bring a seat and enjoy a day of
entertainment on the CP Spirit Train Stage or spend hours enjoying activities
and exploring exhibits in the CP Spirit Train Village. Win great Olympic
prizes and enjoy a free concert by Juno winner Colin James. Admission is FREE
for everyone, so bring the whole family.

    Don't miss these exciting the events on CP Spirit Train Stage :

    Meet and get autographs from Olympians Beckie Scott, Martin Riley and
    Wanda Guenette and Paralympian Lee Carter! (2-4pm)

    Local Talent Winners "the triChorders" play on the Spirit Train Stage
    (4pm)

    Sierra Noble, Métis fiddler virtuoso, takes the stage in her home town
    (4:30pm)

    Dallas Arcand, world renowned performance artist and hoop dancer (5pm)

    Juno award winner Colin James and his band play a full one-hour concert
    (6:15pm)

    Prize giveaways in the Spirit Train Village and from the Stage every hour
    between 3-6pm!

    Meet the Vancouver 2010 Mascots Miga, Sumi and Quatchi for 20 minutes
    each hour between 3-6 pm!
    





For further information:

For further information: Media contact for interviews, photos and
b-roll: Breanne Feigel, (403) 589-6949 or breanne_feigel@cpr.ca


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