Art club exhibition wraps up on Saturday

Grapevine - Events and happenings in the Lower Columbia


• The Trail and Rossland art clubs host their annual art exhibit and sale at Waneta Plaza until Saturday.

• Wild at Heart roars into being at the Visac Gallery in Trail. Local artists celebrate the wilds of the Kootenays and how it has shaped residents’ lives and culture. Exhibit

displays until Nov. 18, Monday to Friday, 1-4 p.m.


•Sunday Cinema presents “Starbuck.”At 42, David lives the life of an irresponsible adolescent. When David’s girlfriend tells him she’s pregnant, David’s past resurfaces. Twenty years earlier,

he began providing sperm to a fertility clinic in exchange for money. He discovers he’s the father of 533 children, 142 of whom have filed a class action lawsuit to determine the identity of their biological father, known only by the pseudonym Starbuck. Starring Sebastien Beaulac, Antoine Bertrand directed by Ken Scott. Showtime is Sunday at the Royal Theatre, 4 p.m. admission $9.


• The Trail Society for the Performing Arts presents the “Buddy Holly Story,” highlighting the talent and passion of the 50’s singer. Nov. 7, 7:30 pm at the Charles Bailey Theatre; tickets $30, call 368-9669 for more info.

• Do you like to sing? The Trail Harmony Choir invites all who love to sing to join us. We practice on Wednesday nights from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the J. L. Crowe music room. For more information call Liz at 512-8021.


• The Alzheimer Society is presenting “Dementia/Alzheimer Caregiver Education”, a two-session workshop for caregivers of people with Alzheimer disease or related dementias. Sessions will be held at Selkirk College, Castlegar, today, Nov. 10 and 17. Pre-register by calling the college at 365-1208, registration fee is $40. For more info call the Alzheimer Society 352-6788.


• The Red Mountain Racers Ski Swap goes Saturday at the Willi Krause Field House. Items can be dropped off for sale starting at 8:30 a.m. Opens to public at 11 a.m.

•Join popular CBC host Grant Lawrence for a reading and Q and A about his award-winning book, “Adventures In Solitude: What Not to Wear to a Nude Potluck and Other Stories from Desolation Sound,” at Crockett Book Company, in the Waneta Plaza, Saturday at 2 p.m.

• The City of Trail is ghosting the Spooktacular Pumpkin Fest on Saturday with participating downtown businesses serving up a taste of downtown, a pumpkin pie baking contest, best costume, a pumpkin carve-off, sidewalk sale, a scary haunted house, a special feature at the Royal Theatre and more. Festivities start at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Farwell St. For more info go to or call 368-3144.

• The Rossland Rotary Club will join the trick-or-treaters on Monday evening but will be dressed in our bright yellow work shirts, knocking on doors asking for donations to the Food Bank. It is our hope that we visit every house in Rossland and that everyone might be able to contribute at least one item of nonperishable goods to the cause.

• The Trail FAIR Society, is starting a parent drop-in group on Wednesdays from 10-11:30 a.m. It is free and children are welcome. Trail Middle School Room 211. Contact 364.2326 for more info.


• The Italo-Canadese Society’s Fall Banquet and Dance is coming soon, Nov. 5, book your tickets in advance by calling 368-3268 or 364-1420.

• The Fruitvale Christmas Craft Fair is just around the corner, come out and get a jump on the holiday season. Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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