Tickets going fast for Canadiens Alumni Tour game

The Montreal Canadiens Alumni Tour, the biggest sports event of the year at Crescent Point Place in Weyburn, will be held Friday, December 1, at 7:30 p.m.

NHL Greats such as Keith Acton, Steve Shutt, Richard Sevigny, and Brian Skrudland will share the ice with the Element Red Wings team. The delivery of high level hockey and family-friendly entertainment is guaranteed.

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“Hockey, has always been a major part of our community, and every game serves as a celebration of Weyburn’s rich hockey heritage. Hosting the Montreal Canadiens Alumni Tour and putting together a high quality local roster and program ensures a unique experience for the whole community,” said Twila Walkeden, executive director of the Weyburn Chamber of Commerce.

The Chamber of Commerce and Weyburn Red Wings have worked hard to make this event a memorable evening of entertainment for sports fans. Limited VIP tickets are available for $150 per ticket, which includes exclusive access to the VIP reception from 5:30 to 6:30 pm, meet and greet with the Montreal Canadiens team, an opportunity to get photos taken, and collect autographs. VIP seats are located behind the Montreal Canadiens’ team bench allowing you to get close with the players and coaches.

General admission tickets are $20 and doors open at 6:30 p.m. Game day activities include a ceremonial puck drop with Mayor Marcel Roy, the Assiniboia Park Elementary School choir singing the national anthem, a local minor hockey league team facing off with the Montreal Canadiens, and a live auction. Another notable addition to further enhance the overall fan experience includes an After Party at PumpJacks Saloon and Steakhouse,

The Weyburn Police will be offering their “This Ride Is On Us” program during the event, which gives individuals the opportunity to leave their keys at the arena or PumpJacks and be given a cab voucher for a free ride home. The next day participants can pick up their keys at the Weyburn Police Station and put their name in a draw for prizes. “As a team we are working on every aspect of a guest experience before, during and after a game. It is truly an experience not to be missed,” notes Walkeden. Element Technical Services, Swayze’s, and numerous local business partners and volunteers are supporting this action-packed community event.

Advanced tickets can be purchased by going online at www.eventbrite.ca or in person at the Red Wings box office.

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