The Walleye Magazine


Due to ongoing and changing pandemic-related restrictions, we recommend checking for updates with each venue.

March 1, 8, 15, 22, 2–4 pm

Babies & Brews

Red Lion Smokehouse Connect with new moms and dads in the Red Lion Smokehouse lounge. Come by every Wednesday, bring your little one, and hang out with other new parents. Nursing is welcome and both washrooms include changing facilities.


March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 8 pm

Danny Johnson’s Piano Bar Wednesdays

Shooter’s Tavern

Come see one of Thunder Bay’s most prolific musicians as Danny Johnson turns Shooter’s Tavern into a piano bar every Wednesday night. Requests are welcome, and there’s an extra mic for singers. No cover.

March 1–5, 8–11

Little Women

Cambrian Players Cambrian Players presents this stage adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s nearly 155-year-old semiautobiographical novel about four sisters in Civil War-era Massachusetts. See this month’s Film and Theatre section for more info.

March 2, 9, 16, 23, 3 pm

Blissful Beading

County Park Library Drop in after school and relax while you create beaded trinkets. Ages 4+. Program ends 30 minutes before closing. Email for more info.

March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 7 pm

Open Decks Night


Calling all DJs! If you want to take your passion for music to the stage, sign up for a 60-minute set on the main stage every Thursday night at Atmos. @atmostbay

March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 7 pm

Open Mic Night

Lakehead Beer Company

Sing for your pint! Sign up at the bar and sing for a free beer, or come cheer on the singers from the comfort of your seat.

March 3, 7–10 pm

Ashley Walter Exhibition Opening

Co.Lab Gallery & Arts Centre

The opening of a twoweek exhibition by local art teacher Ashley Walter, which focuses on the experiences of mothers during the pandemic. See this month’s Art section for more info.

March 3, 7:30 pm

TBSO presents: Bridging the Distance

Hilldale Lutheran Church Featuring Simon Rivard as conductor and Kevin Brohman on vibraphone, the TBSO presents an evening of music, highlighting works by Kurt Weill, Michael Oesterle, Erkki-Sven Tüür, and Sergei Prokofiev.

March 3, 9 pm

Leash: A Tribute to Pearl Jam

NV Music Hall

A band of five fans, friends, and musicians, playing homage to Seattle’s own Pearl Jam, one of the finest rock bands of our time. Tickets from $25.15.

March 3 & 4, 11 am– 5 pm & 9:30 am–3 pm

Northwestern Fur Trappers Annual Convention

Various Locations

The public is invited to check out the displays, vendors, demonstrations, and competitions at the CLE Heritage Building. There will also be a smorgasbord, dance, and silent auction at the Slovak Legion on March 4.

March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 6 pm

Jazz & Old Fashioned Fridays

Anchor & Ore

Join in for spectacular scenery, smooth jazz, and incredibly crafted cocktails and food at Anchor & Ore in The Delta for Jazz & Old Fashioned Fridays with Mood Indigo. AnchorandOre

March 3, 10, 17, 24, 8 pm

Live @ Loch

Loch Lomond Ski Area Live @ Loch continues with four more concerts of fresh live music and local talent. This month features two shows by Clay Breiland (March 3 & 17), Connor Loughlin (March 10), and Maple Sons (March 24). lochlomondskiarea

March 4, 7:30 pm

Roy Coran Big Band presents: The Magic of Miller

Da Vinci Centre

The Roy Coran Big Band will feature a selection of music by the late trombone player, composer, and arranger Glenn Miller. See this month’s Music section for more info. roycoranbigband

March 5, 9 am

44th Sleeping Giant Loppet

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park

First held in 1978, this mass participation ski festival is a fun and exciting event for athletes of all levels and abilities. See this month’s Top Five for more info.

March 5, 10 am

Fat Bike Loppet

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park

Presented by Blacksheep Mountain Bike Club, the loppet will feature a day of racing, with three different distances: 8 km, 20 km, and 50 km. There will also be lunch at the park visitor centre, and a campfire at the starting site.

March 5 & 12, noon

Ice Racing

Chippewa Park

Ice Racing returns to Chippewa Park with beautiful Lake Superior and the Sleeping Giant as the backdrop. Races start at noon, and there are bleachers to watch from, so dress warm (or you can watch from your car). thunderbayautosport

March 5, 12, 19

Winter Fun Days 2023

Various Locations Weekly outdoor activities will be held at Marina Park and other locations throughout the city. This month, enjoy winter science through Science North, snowshoeing, creating outdoor tulips in the snow, and various indoor activities at the Baggage Building Arts Centre.

March 5, 12, 19, 26, 8–11 pm

Open Stage Jam Sessions

Port Arthur Royal Canadian Legion Branch 5 Club Room Calling all musicians and live music-lovers! The Branch 5 Legion is hosting Sunday night open jam sessions. No cover, and all are welcome. portarthurlegion

March 7, 6:30 pm

Strong Towns: A Community Discussion

Italian Cultural Centre Join interested citizens and local decision makers to learn what makes a “strong town” and how to build a bottom-up revolution to rebuild prosperity and influence the future direction of the city. earthcaretbay

March 8, 15, 22, 29, 7:30 pm

Trivia Night

The Foundry

Weekly trivia nights are back at The Foundry. There is a new topic each week, and each game has themed food and drinks to match the trivia. Registration starts at 7:30 pm, but you’re more than welcome to come early to guarantee a table for your team.

March Events Guide




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