Come and say hello to Christmas Market organizers Naomi and Krista from the United Way Trail and District on Saturday. The market runs 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. at 900 Spokane Street and includes 45 vendors with plenty of last minute gift ideas.

Christmas market fundraiser in Trail, Joe Hill Coffee House in Rossland

Events and happenings in the Lower Columbia for the week of Dec. 15 to Dec. 21. For full listing, visit trailtimes.ca.

Community

Thursday, East Trail at McQuarrie Street, 1:30 p.m. Ribbon cutting ceremony for Columbia River Skywalk

Saturday, United Way Christmas Market Fundraiser, 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Ideal for last minute shoppers, a variety of wares available by 45 local artisans. Location is 900 Spokane Street.

Volunteers at the UW market

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday, Trail United Church, Knox Hall, 1-3 p.m. Hope for the Holidays. Words of comfort and understanding, treats and music to share for those experiencing grief, a sense of loss or sadness.Everyone welcome.

Bell ringers desperately needed to man Christmas kettles this week and next for Salvation Army Church Trail. Locations are East Trail, Canadian Tire and Walmart. Please call Major Ginny Kristensen at 250.512.7400 if you are able to help.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Music

Sunday, Joe Hill Coffee House, 7 p.m. at the Rossland Legion, doors open 6 p.m. Eclectic holiday entertainment by local performers including Aaron Cosbey; The Kidz; Matt Goddard; Rossland Glee Choir; Spencer Moores; Rossland Light Opera Rekindle the Spirit of Christmas Singers; and JP Sykes. For info, contact Les Carter at retrac01@telus.net, 250.362. 5677.

Gallery

VISAC hosts Holiday Show and Sale. Locally handmade treasure and art, runs until Dec. 22.

Upcoming

Jan. 7, Bailey Theatre, 2 p.m. Teck Kids Series presents Purple Pirate’s Magic Pirate Ship. All aboard, the Purple Pirate is hunting for treasure and needs a crew.

Jan. 12, Muriel Griffiths Room, 7:30 p.m. Joy of Cooking. Led by guitarist Doug Stephenson, this ensemble is the very definition of cool, easy-listening jazz.

Jan. 19, Trail United Church, 7-9 p.m. Alzheimer Society of B.C. hosting Transition to Residential Care. Designed to help family caregivers considering residential care options for a person with dementia. Registration necessary or the course may be cancelled due to low numbers. Contact Julie Leffelaar at 1.855.301.6742 or email jleffelaar@alzheimerbc.org.

Jan. 20, Muriel Griffiths Room, 7:30 p.m. Baker’s Dozen: Twelve Angry Puppets. A single puppeteer transforms one puppet into twelve jury members, each struggling with our flawed judicial system.

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