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


    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

    Sierra Noble, Métis fiddler virtuoso, takes the stage in her home town

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

    Juno award winner Colin James and his band play a full one-hour concert

    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!

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