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Grapevine: Music and markets

Trail happenings for the week of Aug. 24 to Aug. 30 include music and markets

Music

• Thursday, Gyro Park, 7 p.m. Kootenay Savings Music in the Park presents Allensong. Original songs along with classics from the 1960’s and 70’s as well as current songs that strike emotion. Bring a lawn chair, $2 admission donation suggested.

Community

• Saturday, 1300 block of Cedar Avenue, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Trail’s incrEDIBLE Farmers Market. Try elderberry spirits with first time vendor True North Distilleries. Volunteer-run, supporting locally grown, raised, baked and wildly harvested goods.

• Wednesday (Aug. 30), Trail Market on the Esplanade, 4-8 p.m. Special Night Market Edition. Community market features vendors who sell fresh produce, handmade jewellery, fragrant soaps, fashionable clothing, sweet and savoury baking, home décor items, ready-to-eat food and more.

• Golden City Days, Sept. 8-10, is reminding the community that now is the time to start thinking about the annual parade. This year’s theme is red and white. Enter a float, march, ride, play music, dance, or heritage clothing. For info contact goldencitydaysparade@gmail.com.

Upcoming

• Aug. 31, Gyro Park, 7 p.m. Kootenay Savings Music in the Park closes the 2017 season with Old-Time Fiddlers. Timeless tunes from this band of merrymakers. Bring a lawn chair, $2 admission donation suggested.

• Sept. 7, Royal Theatre, 7 p.m. showing Jonas Kaufmann: My Italy. German tenor Jonas Kaufmann introduces My Italy, a very special concert-documentary. Puccini and Verdi are not the main composers chosen for the event, however, but rather the golden hits by Nino Rota and Lucio Dalla.

• Sept. 8, Victoria Street Bridge, 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. annual Coins for Change fundraiser. Sleep under the bridge, all proceeds go towards the CDS Getting to Home program, addressing homelessness in Greater Trail. For details, call CDS 250.364.1104.

• Sept. 9, 1300 block of Cedar Avenue, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Trail’s incrEDIBLE Farmers Market. featuring a special Kids Dayat the Market. Clowns, face painting, cooking demo and more. Volunteer-run, supporting locally grown, raised, baked and wildly harvested goods. Runs again Sept. 9, 23; Oct. 7, 29.

• Sept. 9, Haley Park, Kootenay Savings Outdoor Movie Night presenting “Sing.” Admission by donation to local food bank. Bring a non-perishable food item or cash donation along with lawn chairs, blankets and wear something warm. Concessions and washroom facilities will be available.

• Sept. 10, Gateway Christian Life Centre, noon until 3 p.m. Carnival for a Cause. Family-friendly nondenominational event to raise food donations and contributions to the Trail food banks. Games, illusionist, giant water slide and more. Concession $1 hot dogs, popcorn and cotton candy. Admission is a non perishable food item.

• Sept. 11, Trail Alliance Church, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Grief Support Group. Griefshare is a weekly seminar and support group designed to help rebuild life after losing a loved one. For more info contact Dallas and Diane Fletcher, 250.367.9777 or Shirley Moon, 250.368.0003. Runs until Dec. 11.

• Sept. 12, Trail United Church, 1-3 p.m. Alzheimer Society holding Understanding Dementia, Coping with Changes. Cost by donation. Pre-registration required for course to run. Call Julie Leffelarr at 1.855.301.6742 or email jleffelaar@alzheimerbc.org.

• Sept. 15, Trail Market on the Esplanade, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hosted by City of Trail and United Way of Trail and District. Family favourite, features vendors selling fresh produce, handmade jewelry, soaps, clothing, baking, home decor and much more. Runs again Sept 15. Evening editions will go from 4-8 p.m. Aug. 30, and Sept. 6.• Sept. 23, Piazza Colombo Park, 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Storm the Stairs 2017 *NEW DATE.* Fitness challenge or friendly walk to raise funds for the United Way of Trail and District. For info, visit uwtraildistrict.org or call Naomi McKimmie, 250.364.0999.

• Sept. 24, Gyro Park, 9 a.m. until noon. 10th Annual Kidney Walk. Register and fundraise online at kidneywalkbc.ca.

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