GRAPEVINE: Christmas events abound

Events include Warfield's craft fair at Webster School, and Waneta Plaza's bake sale and bazaar, both on Saturday.

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• Saturday, Webster School gym 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for Warfield Annual Craft Fair. Tickets $2. Vendor tables available. Call Teresa at 368-8202.

• Saturday, Trail Legion Branch 11, Ladies Auxilary Fall Tea, 1-3 p.m. Door prize, $3.

• Saturday, Waneta Plaza’s Annual Community Bake Sale & Bazaar. Come out a support our local community groups and buy some really tasty baking.

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

• Dec. 3, Rossland Sacred Heart Catholic Church’s annual advent music celebration.

• Dec. 5, St. Michael’s School, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for Holy Trinity Catholic Parish community craft fair.

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

• VISAC Gallery showing Stanley G. Triggs: Changes Upstream. An exhibit of black and white photographs taken before and after the construction of the Libby Dam, documenting dramatic changes in the East Kootenay communities spread along the Kootenay River between 1969 and 1972. Runs until Nov. 29. Mon-Wed 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thu-Fri, 2-6 p.m. Admission by donation.

• Nov. 29, and Dec. 13 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 info.

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

• Dec. 3, Rossland Sacred Heart Catholic Church’s annual advent music celebration.

• Dec. 5, St. Michael’s School, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for Holy Trinity Catholic Parish community craft fair.

• 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.

• 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. 1, Royal Theatre 4:30 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

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

 

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