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Last Minute Christmas Market starts Friday in Trail

Grapevine: Events in the Trail area for the week of Dec. 13 to Dec. 19

Community

• 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.

Music

• 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 les@rosslandrange.org.

Film

• 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.

Upcoming

• Jan. 18, Bailey Theatre, 7:30 p.m. E2 presents Bushel and Peck. Two of Canada’s most celebrated Fringe artists, fuse their mastery of physical comedy and movement as they tear up their performance handbook.

• Jan. 30, Bailey Theatre, 8 p.m. Snowed in Comedy Tour. Just for Laughs winner Dan Quinn returns as well as the Great Canadian Laugh Off winner, Paul Myrehaug. Five-time Canadian Comedian of the year nominee Pete Zedlacher is back as is Debra DiGiovanni, three-time female comedian of the year.



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Dave Kurlok of Kootenay Turnings will be one of a number of local vendors in the Last Minute Christmas Market. Dave designs and produces high quality products in acrylics , exotic and local woods. (Photo submitted)

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