Events - Yukon, North of Ordinary


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  • Pagliacci and Cavelleria Rusticana

    • Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 06:00 PM
    • Yukon Arts Centre in Whitehorse, YT, Canada
    • $22.00 CAD

    Metropolitan Opera in HD

    Dinner and Opera Soirée

    Single Tickets $22, Dinner Tickets* $35
    Opera’s most enduring tragic double bill returns in an evocative new production from Sir David McVicar, who sets the action across two time periods but in the same Sicilian village. Marcelo Álvarez rises to the challenge of playing the dual tenor roles of Turiddu in Cavalleria Rusticanaand Canio in Pagliacci. Rae Smith (War Horse) has designed the moodily atmospheric 1900 village square setting of Cavalleria, which transforms to a 1948 truck stop for the doomed vaudeville troupe of Pagliacci. Eva-Maria Westbroek (Cav) and Patricia Racette (Pag) sing the unlucky heroines, and Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi is on the podium.
  • Dust 2 Dawson

    • Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 06:00 PM – June 20, 2015
    • Dawson City in Dawson City, YT, Canada

    The Dust 2 Dawson Motorcycle event is an annual event which invites motorcycle enthusiasts from across the world to get together and celebrate in Dawson City.

    Since 1992, old friends and new have been getting together over a common bond: motorcycles. The D2D weekend consists of motorcycle games on unpaved streets of Dawson, a poker run in the historic goldfields, and a banquet full of delicious food, crisp Canadian beer, and a whole lot of fun!

    Because Dawson City is located at the junction of three iconic highways: the Top of the World/Taylor Highways, the North Klondike Highway and the Dempster Highway, you’ll have plenty of options to do some epic riding.

  • Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay

    The Kluane Chilkat race is an eight-leg road bike relay from Haines Junction, Yukon to coastal Haines, Alaska, that attracts joy riders and serious athletes alike.

    The course takes participants through alpine passes and past ocean views on a variety of flat stretches, steep descents and long climbs.

    Teams often outfit themselves in hilarious costumes, and for many, the race is one of the most rewarding sporting and social events of the season.

  • Yukon River Quest Canoe and Kayak Race

    • Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 06:00 PM – June 28, 2015
    • Yukon River in Whitehorse, YT, Canada

    Touted as “the race to the midnight sun,” the Yukon River Quest challenges canoeists and kayakers from around the world to test their endurance on a race from Whitehorse to Dawson City. Paddling the mighty Yukon River day and night for 715 km (444 mi), competitors range from larger groups in voyageur canoes to lone kayakers. The race start is an exciting spectacle that draws large crowds to the banks of the Yukon River in downtown Whitehorse.

  • Yukon Gold Panning Championships

    • Wednesday, July 01, 2015 at 09:00 AM – July 02, 2015
    • Waterfront Park in Dawson City, YT, Canada

    This spirited annual competition celebrates Yukon’s golden heritage and an industry that’s still alive and well in the Klondike. Part of Dawson City’s Canada Day celebrations, the competition is open to amateurs and professionals alike. Try your hand at extracting gold flake from a bucket of dirt in a variety of events, and experience what it’s like to be a goldpanner in the Yukon.

  • Dawson City Music Festival

    • Friday, July 24, 2015 at 06:00 PM – July 27, 2015
    • Minto Park in Dawson City, YT, Canada
    • $148.50 CAD

    The Dawson City Music Festival (DCMF) is a much-loved cultural event in the Yukon since 1979. Over the years, it’s grown into a world-class showcase of North American artists of varying genres, and a howling good party to boot. The festival is legendary among performers and music lovers in-the-know across Canada.

    Enjoy great music, friendly people and an authentic grassroots spirit in the heart of Yukon’s Klondike.

  • Yukon River Trail Marathon

    • Sunday, August 02, 2015 at 09:00 AM – August 03, 2015
    • Rotary Park in Whitehorse, YT, Canada

    Run on scenic trails in the Yukon River valley. Events include marathon, half-marathon and a four-person relay.