Grapevine: Local St. Andrew’s Day celebrations on Saturday

Events & Happenings in the Lower Columbia and Greater Trail areas.

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• Thursday  until Sunday, Annual Christmas craft fair at Waneta Plaza. Come out and see talented area crafters with items for you or family & friends.

• Friday, Trail Market goes indoors at the Trail Memorial Centre gym from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Artisan vendors, music, good eats and more. Call 368-3144 for more info.

• Saturday, Columbia View Lodge from 1:30-3:30 p.m. for the Christmas tea and bazaar. Ceramics, crafts, baking and more.

• Saturday, Anglican Church at 1347 Pine Ave., 5:30 p.m. for St Andrew’s Day roast beef dinner and auction. Tickets at L’Bears or the church, call 368-5581 for info.

• Saturday, Trail Legion at 5 p.m. the Trail Caledonian Society hosts its annual St. Andrew’s Day pot luck celebration. Dinner at 6 p.m. No admission, just bring a dish, friend and enjoy a drink, music and dancing. RSVP Jen Glowa at jenglowa@gmail.com.

• Monday, Rossland Light Opera Hall, 7:30 p.m. auditions for the next production, titled “25 th Annual Spelling Bee.” Teens and adults welcome, come prepared with a song.

Film

• Sunday, Royal Theatre 4:45 p.m. for Sunday Cinema showing Muscle Shoals. A group of unknown session musicians have this backwater town serving as a recording capital for rock, pop and rhythm throughout the ‘60s and ‘70. Tickets $9 or $40 for the series

Music

• Tuesday, Rossland Sacred Heart Catholic Church hosts it’s annual advent music celebration. Several choirs, hot chocolate and cookies after performances. All welcome.

Gallery

• Friday, VISAC Gallery final showing of Stanley G. Triggs: Changes Upstream from 2-6 p.m. An exhibit of black and white photographs taken before and after the construction of the Libby Dam, between 1969 and 1972. Admission by donation.

Upcoming

• Dec. 5, Charles Bailey Theatre, 7:30 p.m. for Ensemble Caprice, Christmas in the Baroque Era. Musical traditions as celebrated in Europe, Mexico and South America with this Juno-winning Canadian group. Ticket $30, contact 368-9669 or email trail_arts@telus.net.

• Dec. 5, The Riverbelle Restaurant in downtown Trail. Angus Reid of the BC Lions and Tracy Porteus from Ending Violence Assn of BC will present  “Be More Than A Bystander,” an initiative to understand men’s violence against women. Public invitied. Tickets $10 includes dinner and door prizes, available at  Trail FAIR Society, Trail and Castlegar RCMP detachments and Nelson Advocacy Centre.

Additional events (that did not appear in the Thurs. Nov. 29 issue of the Trail TImes):

• Dec. 7, VISAC Gallery’s open house for Seasonal Treasures, fine art and crafts for Christmas gifts. Call 364-1181 for info.

• Dec. 7, St. Michael’s gym from 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. for Christmas craft fair. Photos with Santa, supervised craft corner.

• Dec. 7, Trail United Church 10 a.m. until noon for a Christmas coffee party at Knox Hall. Bake, craft and toonie table and more. Admission by donation. All welcome. For info call 368-3984.

• Dec. 7, 9:55 a.m. Royal Theatre presents Tosca. Puccini’s timeless verismo score led by Patricia Racett in the title role of the jealous diva.

• Dec. 12, Muriel Griffiths room in the Greater Trail Community Centre at 7:30 p.m. for the Clinton Swanson Quartet. The jazz ensemble includes Swanson on sax, drummer Tony Ferraro, guitarist Doug Stephenson and Rob Fahie on acoustic bass. Tickets $10 in advance $15 at the door. Call Charles Bailey box office or 369-9669 for info.

• Dec. 13, Trail Market goes indoors for the last time this year at the Trail Memorial Centre gym from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Artisan vendors, music, good eats and more. Call 368-3144 for more info.

To submit to the Grapevine email newsroom@trailtimes.ca

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