Saturday entertainment in Trail includes: Teck Family Series at The Bailey and This Mountain Life at the Royal Theatre. (Photo by Christian Wiediger on Unsplash)

Theatre and film this weekend in Trail

Grapevine: List of events in Trail and Greater Area for the week of March 7 to March 13

Music

• Friday, Fruitvale Memorial Hall, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Enjoy an evening of dancing to the big-band sounds of the SwingSationS. All welcome. Tickets $20, available at Trail Coffee Co., Mallard’s Source For Sports in Castlegar, and Country Roads General Store in Fruitvale. To reserve call 250.367.6115.

Community

• Saturday, Bailey Theatre, 2 p.m. Teck Family Series presents Worlds of Puppets: Peter and the Wolf. Icelandic award-winning puppeteer Bernd Ogrodnik brings this enchanting story to life.

• Saturday, Bailey Theatre, 7:30 p.m. E2: Experiments in Entertainment presents Worlds of Puppets: Metamorphosis. Bernd Ogrodnik’s trademark performance employs a vast variety of puppetry styles through a collection of moving, hilarious and imaginative original short stories.

Film

• Saturday, Royal Theatre, 2 p.m. showing This Mountain Life. Epic, beautiful movie, all filmed in B.C. Martina and her 60 year-old mother Tania embark on a six-month trek through the treacherous coast mountains of British Columbia, in a journey that has never before been completed by a duo. Their adventure is interspersed with beautifully crafted portraits of high-altitude human endurance and passion—an avalanche survivor, a snowshoe artist, a snowbound convent—that are by turns captivating and inspiring.

• Sunday, Royal Theatre, 4:30 p.m. Sunday Cinema presents If Beale Street Could Talk. A pregnant woman in Harlem struggles to prove her fiancé innocent of a crime. A celebration of love told through the story of a young couple, their families, and their lives.

Gallery

• VISAC Gallery showing Diane Oser Memorial Show and Sale. Hours Tuesday though Thursday 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., Fridays noon until 6 p.m.

Upcoming

• March 14, Riverfront Centre, 2-4 p.m. A reading with author Brian d’Eon from his historical novel, “Big Ledge: the triumphs and tribulations of Robert E. Sproule.” New novel fictionalizing the adventures of Robert E. Sproule in the Kootenays of the late 1800s. Admission is free.

• March 14, Royal Theatre, 7 p.m. showing This Mountain Life. Epic, beautiful movie, all filmed in B.C. Martina and her 60 year-old mother Tania embark on a six-month trek through the treacherous coast mountains of British Columbia, in a journey that has never before been completed by a duo. Their adventure is interspersed with beautifully crafted portraits of high-altitude human endurance and passion—an avalanche survivor, a snowshoe artist, a snowbound convent—that are by turns captivating and inspiring.

• March 16, Trail United Church, 10 a.m. to noon. St. Patrick’s Coffee Party. Bake table and toonie table. All welcome.

• March 16, Salvation Army Church, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Borscht or chicken soup luncheon with dessert. Admission $8.

• March 16, Muriel Griffiths Room, 7:30 p.m. Tim Pretty One-Night Only As Elvis. A musical extravaganza dedicated to the King of Rock n Roll. Admission by donation. All welcome.

• March 19, Red Mountain 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., for one-day Cam Cap with Tristan Martin-Preney. Open to youth 9 to 16 who ski or snowboard at an intermediate to expert level and want to get the most out of their POV cameras, as well as learn how filming can help them progress and self-promote. For info and to register, $40, contact Meghan Wright at Rossland Council for Arts: rosslandarts@gmail.com.

• March 24, Trail United Church, 7:30 p.m. La Cafamore presents “12 Strings.” Classical music for string trio featuring Carolyn Cameron, violin, Alexis More, viola and cellist Maria Wang. Advance tickets $20, at The Bailey.

• March 29, Bailey Theatre, 7:30 p.m. E2 Entertainment presents The Slocan Ramblers. Rooted in bluegrass tradition, blend of lighting fast and intricate instrumentals without pretension, made to get the audience moving.

• March 30, Trail United Church, 5-7 p.m. Spring Turkey Dinner. Adults $15, child $10, under six years free. All welcome.

• April 5, Rossland Miners Hall, 7:30 p.m. An Unconventional Life performed by Lynn van Deursen and Noemi Kiss. A story adapted from the movie Yentl, written by van Deursen.



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Tim Pretty pays homage to Elvis on Saturday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Muriel Griffiths Room.

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