The Manitoba Glass Works Historic Site
The Manitoba Glass Works Historic Site is the site of the first glass container factory in Western Canada. It was built in 1906 by Joseph Keilback and his partners. Glass-blowers from Poland and the United States, aided by local labor, used silica sands to produce bottles for breweries and soft drink companies in Winnipeg, serving the prairie market. Semi-automatic machines were soon installed to increase production. Winnipeg businessmen took over and enlarged the plant between 1909 and 1911. The new company expanded its production to include jars and medicine and ink bottles. At its peak it employed 350 workers.
This historic site is situated at the south end of Glass Lake on First Street. It is open to public viewing throughout the summer months. Archaeologists have participated in public digs at various times. Ink bottles, glass pieces and tools have been found.
Double B Agricultural Festival
This annual event is held early in September, and is a key event for Beausejour, drawing people from all arounhttps://globalnews.ca/video/rd/f0170cb0-527a-11ea-82bd-0242ac11000d. It features competitors from all over, and plenty of other activities like a pancake breakfast, pony rides, agricultural displays, antique tractor displays, a saloon, mutton busting, fireworks, a barn dance with a live band, and more. The Double B Agricultural Festival parade on Saturday morning is a huge draw all by itself.
For more information visit us at:www.brokenheadag.ca
Canadian Power Toboggan Championships Raceplex
A state of the art racetrack is located in their community, bringing snowmobile racing to Eastern Manitoba. The Canadian Power Toboggan Championships Track is also home to many special events, from turf drags to outdoor concerts.
The C.P.T.C. Raceplex is the home of the Canadian Power Toboggan Championship Races. The 1/2 mile oval race track is located at the Southeastern corner of Beausejour on P.R. 302. Included as part of the Raceplex facility is a 1,300 seat grandstand, heated washrooms and concessions, heated spectator viewing facilities and two large heated multi-purpose facilities.
For more information call (204) 268-2049 or visit cptcracing.com
Broken–Beau Historical Society Pioneer Village Museum
Established in 1967, the Pioneer Village Museum recreates a small pioneer village. It contains a log house, school, community hall, Canadian Pacific Railway Station, store, blacksmith shop and a Ukrainian Church with a bell tower. Most of the pioneers of this region were of Polish, Ukrainian, or German descent coming from the areas known as Galacia and Volhynia. These pioneers had to face many hardships in carving out the wilderness and learning to adapt to a new country and a new way of life. Many artifacts depicting the lifestyle of the early pioneers of the surrounding area are located in these buildings.
Hours of operation for July and August are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends.
For more information please email PioneerVillageMuseum@gmail.com or visit www.PioneerVillageMuseum.ca
Haystack Productions is Beausejour, Manitoba’s amateur theatre group, and is an active member of A.C.T. (Association of Community Theatres of Manitoba Inc.). Our objective is to promote theatrical arts for the entertainment and enrichment of the Beausejour area community. This is achieved through the production and performance of plays, musicals and improvisational theatre.
Beausejour Centennial Grounds
The Centennial grounds have long been home to Beausejour and surrounding area’s recreational needs. The former home of the CPTC races as well as supporting the main slo-pitch diamonds. The diamonds are still functional for camp/picnic games or tournaments. The Grounds are open to the public year round.
Chryplywy Wilderness Park
This 25 hectares of natural woodland and prairie boasts groomed cross country ski trails along with paved hiking trails. The park is located on the southwest outskirts of Beausejour.
Brokenhead River RV Park
Located just east of Beausejour on Hwy 44, the Brokenhead River Park offers camping facilities, trailer parking and cottages. For more information call (204) 268-3335 or Toll Free 1-877-268-3337.
Great Woods Campground
Located 5 minutes from Beausejour and features serviced private campground sites and group picnic sites. For more information call (204) 268-2814.