Trail Market on the Esplanade is slated for Friday, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Trail Market on the Esplanade is slated for Friday, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Trail Market on the Esplanade goes Friday

Grapevine: Events in Greater Trail for the week of Aug. 17 to Aug. 23

Music

• Thursday, Gyro Park, 7 p.m. Kootenay Savings Music in the Park presents Vishtèn. Acadian trio Vishtèn dazzles with a fiery blend of traditional French songs and original instrumentals that fuse Celtic and Acadian genres with a modern rock sensibility and indie-folk influences. Bring a lawn chair, $2 admission donation suggested.

Community

• Friday, Trail Market on the Esplanade, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hosted by City of Trail and United Way of Trail and District. Family favourite, features vendors selling fresh produce, handmade jewelry, soaps, clothing, baking, home decor and much more.

Upcoming

• Aug. 24, Gyro Park, 7 p.m. Kootenay Savings Music in the Park presents Allensong. Original songs along with classics from the 1960’s and 70’s as well as current songs that strike emotion. Bring a lawn chair, $2 admission donation suggested.

• Aug. 26, 1300 block of Cedar Avenue, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Trail’s incrEDIBLE Farmers Market. Volunteer-run, supporting locally grown, raised, baked and wildly harvested goods. Runs again Sept. 9, 23; Oct. 7, 29.

• Aug. 30, Trail Market on the Esplanade, 4-8 p.m. Special Night Market Edition. Community market features vendors who sell fresh produce, handmade jewellery, fragrant soaps, fashionable clothing, sweet and savoury baking, home décor items, ready-to-eat food and more.

• Aug. 31, Gyro Park, 7 p.m. Kootenay Savings Music in the Park closes the 2017 season with Old-Time Fiddlers. Timeless tunes from this band of merrymakers. Bring a lawn chair, $2 admission donation suggested.

• Sept. 7, Royal Theatre, 7 p.m. showing Jonas Kaufmann: My Italy. German tenor Jonas Kaufmann introduces My Italy, a very special concert-documentary. Puccini and Verdi are not the main composers chosen for the event, however, but rather the golden hits by Nino Rota and Lucio Dalla.

• Sept. 9, Haley Park, Kootenay Savings Outdoor Movie Night presenting “Sing.” Admission by donation to local food bank. Bring a non-perishable food item or cash donation along with lawn chairs, blankets and wear something warm. Concessions and washroom facilities will be available.

• Sept. 8, Victoria Street Bridge, 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. annual Coins for Change fundraiser. Sleep under the bridge, all proceeds go towards the CDS Getting to Home program, addressing homelessness in Greater Trail. For details, call CDS 250.364.1104.

• Sept. 15, Trail Market on the Esplanade, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hosted by City of Trail and United Way of Trail and District. Family favourite, features vendors selling fresh produce, handmade jewelry, soaps, clothing, baking, home decor and much more. Runs again Sept 15. Evening editions will go from 4-8 p.m. Aug. 30, and Sept. 6.• Sept. 23, Piazza Colombo Park, 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Storm the Stairs 2017 *NEW DATE.* Fitness challenge or friendly walk to raise funds for the United Way of Trail and District. For info, visit uwtraildistrict.org or call Naomi McKimmie, 250.364.0999.