Montrose Family Fun Day on Saturday

Events include the Trail Market on Friday, Montrose Family Day on Saturday, and Footloose at the Charles Bailey Friday & Saturday.

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• Friday, the Trail Market on the Esplanade opens its season from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Multiple vendors selling a variety of items such as clothing, jewelry, soaps, crafts, pottery, food, beverages and much more, will be set up along the end of Spokane Street and into Jubilee Park.

• Friday & Saturday, Charles Bailey Theatre at 7 p.m.  J.L. Crowe Drama Players present Footloose. Crowe students take on the story of a young man from Chicago who is forced to move with his mother to a small town where dancing and rock ‘n’ roll are forbidden. Tickets at the box office, $15.

• Saturday,  Montrose Family Fun Day, garage sale and craft fair. 8-10 a.m. $10. Call Amy for more info at 367-7234.

• Saturday,  Rossland Miners Hall at 7:30 p.m. I, Claudia. A touching one-act play that blends the humorous and the painful aspects of life’s struggles with four delightful characters played by one actress. Suitable for adults and youth 12 and older. $12.00 at the door

Sunday, J. Kemball Armoury on Seventh Ave., from 2:30-4 p.m. for the Annual Ceremonial Review. Banquet to follow, tickets $15. Call 368-8677 for info.

• Monday, Beaver Valley Arena from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. for the Beaver Valley Adventure Picnic for preschoolers and kindergarten children. A fun day of games, crafts and lunch, with parent participation required. Lunch (hot dog, juice & wafer cookies) will be provided for the children at 11:30 a.m.


• Trail VISAC Gallery and Creative Arts Centre, May 10 to June 12, Current exhibition presents visual artist Lainey Benson. Admission by donation. For info call 364-1181.

• Selkirk weavers and spinners guild, gift store is open weekends 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For handcrafted items and demonstrations of weaving and spinning arts. Monthly meeting third Wednesday  at 10 a.m. the Doukhobor Discovery Centre. New members and guests welcome.


• June 13 Gyro Park at 7 p.m. Kootenay Savings Music in the Park season begins with a performance by the Trail Pipe Band and Kate E. Shaw Dancers. Admission by donation. Call 364-3003 for more info.

• Thursday, June 13, 6:30 pm, Strawberry Shortcake’s Follow Your Berry Own Beat., a musical adventure. Tickets $27.50.

• Thursday, June 13 Royal Theatre at 7 p.m. We are please to present you with the National Theatre Live production of The Audience. Tickets $24 adult, $12 child. For info call 231-5672

• June 22 Trail United Church from 1-3 p.m. The Gran to Grans Stephen Lewis foundation is holding a  Strawberry Tea  and jewelry sale. Admission $4. Call 364-2779 for more info.

• 9th Annual Kootenay Whitewater Festival/Fundraiser taking place on Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23rd in Crescent Valley, B.C.

Cost for early registration, $55, with deadline June 19  at 6p.m. Late registration, $65. To register, call 1-877-FUN-8181, or email

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