All Briered up: Canada's biggest curling show finally here

All Briered up: Canada's biggest curling show finally here

This weekend has been marked in red on Newfoundland and Labrador curling fans' calendars since September 2015: The 2017 Tim Hortons Brier.

Opening ceremonies get underway at 1:30 p.m. at Mile One Centre, but the action has already started, with pre-qualifying games having started Thursday night.

The tournament's first draws start Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m., with Newfoundland and Labrador crossing brooms with Alberta.

Follow CBC's coverage and live blog for all the curling, commentary and colour you need over the next nine days.