Grapevine for the week of Dec. 14 to Dec. 20 includes a Last Minute Christmas Gift & Bake Sale at St. Andrews and the Rossland Mountain Market, both on Saturday. Joe Hill Coffee House at the Rossland Legion on Sunday.

Christmas markets in Trail and Rossland on Saturday

Grapevine: Events and happenings in Greater Trail

Community

• Saturday, St. Andrews Anglican Church, Iona Hall, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Last Minute Christmas Gift & Bake Sale, with 16 local vendors. Entry $2, coffee and treats by donation, with proceeds to Iona Coffee Stop.

• Saturday, Rossland Miners Hall, 1-5 p.m. for Rossland Mountain Market, great last minute gift ideas, 40 vendors.

• Wednesday, Trail Memorial Centre for Christmas Santa Skate, sponsored by Kiwanis. Free skate, festive evening, photos with Santa, hot chocolate and treats.

Music

Sunday, Rossland Legion, 6:30 p.m. Joe Hill Coffee House brings a festive show. Performers include: The Rossland Fiddle Ensemble; Peter Reed, folk-roots songs; Kelsey Neufeld, acoustic tunes; Rossland Glee Choir; Michael Gifford; and a big jam by David and friends. Admission $3, goodies, no bar. For more info contact Les Carter at les@rosslandrange.org, 250-362-5677.

Film

• Sunday, Royal Theatre, 4:30 p.m. Sunday Cinema showing The Other Side of Hope. A poker-playing restaurateur and former traveling salesman befriends a group of refugees newly arrived to Finland in Aki Kaurismäki’s compassionate and timely tragicomedy.

Upcoming

• Jan. 1, Gyro Park in Trail, noon, annual Polar Bear Swim hosted by the 44 Engineer Squadron. Prizes, concession open by Sea and Air cadets.

• Jan. 11, Jazz at the Griff, 7:30 p.m. presents Joy of Cooking. Led by guitarist Doug Stephenson, this ensemble is the very definition of cool, easy-listening jazz. Rick Lingard sax/voice, Tim Bullen trumpet, Mark, Spielman bass, Steven Parish drums, Doug Stephenson guitar.

• Jan. 16, Bailey Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Performing Arts Trail presents Octet. Two string quartets, composed of the Saguenay String Quartet from Quebec, and the Lafayette String Quartet from British Columbia.

• Jan. 19, Muriel Griffiths Room, 7:30 p.m. E2 presents Jupiter Rebellion. The show provides all the excitement of a big budget science fiction action movie performed live by one man armed with little else than his body, his voice, and a whole lot of energy.

• Jan. 20, Muriel Griffiths Room, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Storytelling workshop with Jeff Leard. Deals with filling the stage with action, creating interesting characters and making the events and characters distinct.

• Jan. 21, Bailey Theatre, 2-3 p.m. Teck Family Series presents Rumpelstiltskin. Storyteller Jeff Leard sparkles in this very active, new telling of the Grimm’s tale of Rumpelstiltskin.

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