Top 3 things to do around Winnipeg the weekend of August 24

With her weekly pick of fun things to do on the weekend, here is the rundown from Global News Morning’s Kahla Evans.Don’t let the weekend rain hold you back from enjoying these awesome activities! 1. Whoop & Hollar Folk FestivalThe 7th annual Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival takes place Friday, Saturday and Sunday, just down Hwy. 1 in Portage la Prairie!Story continues below

RELATED: COMMENTARY: Why mosquitoes bug you more some years than othersThis year’s theme is “Free Your Spirit” and organizers say the festival invites folks of all ages and backgrounds to come together to enjoy music, art, nature, and community.RELATED: From Backstreet Boys to the Lion King: Why we crave nostalgiaBut don’t let the name ‘folk festival’ fool you — the weekend is a multi-genre music and arts celebration with more than 25 acts and 60 performers.And a festival just isn’t complete without food vendors, a maker’s market, camping and kids activities.A full events listing, along with ticket details can be found here. 2. MS Bike This year marks the 30th anniversary of the MS Society‘s Bike Tour!That’s three decades of bringing people together to get active and enjoy some of the most gorgeous parts of our province, while raising funds for those affected by the autoimmune disease.WATCH: Hitting the highway