• Friday, Trail United Church, 3-7 p.m. Last Minute Christmas Market. Pick up a variety of treasures for the stocking or under the tree as well as local farm products. Admission $2, proceeds to food bank. Door prize draw for gift basket donated by vendors. Runs again, same venue, Saturday Dec. 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• Wednesday, (Dec. 19), First Presbyterian Church, 5:30 p.m. for Christmas Dinner. Ham and fixings. All welcome. call 250.368.6066 to book a seat.
• Sunday, Rossland Legion 7 p.m. for Joe Hill Coffee House. Fine performers include: Rossland Glee Choir; Shelley Ackerman, founder, Michael G. sings harmony on her final song; The KnissKornBowles Jazz Ensemble, three experienced Beaver Valley musicians; Kiana Tingley; Mr. Gabriella; and Roelof Helberg, a Joe Hill debut by way of South Africa. Family-friendly venue, admission $3. Always looking for new performers, all welcome, no auditions. Proceeds help support the Rossland arts council and the Gold Fever Follies. Doors open 6:30 p.m. For more info contact Les Carter at 250.362.5677 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Saturday, Royal Theatre, 9:55 a.m. A live screening of The Met Opera: La Traviata. Verdi’s timeless tragedy features a dazzling 18th-century setting that changes with the seasons.