THE KOOTENAY SMOKEHOUSE EVENTS CENTER is the perfect place for your next Private Event! Offering an amazing venue space, fantastic central location and exceptional quality food and drinks, The Kootenay Smokehouse is excited to provide a Truly Local and Truly Special option for all your event needs! Make your next event the best it can be with Jesse and Callum at The Kootenay Smokehouse. 250-359-7665.
THE TWIN RIVERS COMMUNITY CHOIR presents "Songs of Comfort and Joy" Friday, Dec. 7 & Saturday, Dec. 8 at 7:30pm. Doors open at 6:45pm. Location: The Castle Theatre, 185 Columbia Ave, Castlegar. Advance Tickets: Castlegar Realty & Mountain High Lighting. Cost: Adults, $15; Seniors, $10; Children & Students, $5. Concession and Wine Bar available.
BACK POCKET FIRST AID FOR FAMILIES: Do you know what to do if your child is choking? Has a deep wound? Join Ana Beresford for a free informative talk about what to do in emergency situations. Ana will be at Parent and Child Time, Redfish School, Friday, Nov. 30, from 9:30-11:30am. More information: email@example.com; 250-229-2167. Offered by Kootenay Lake Family Network, Redfish School and Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy. Like us on Facebook: Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy Kaslo/Balfour.
BRENT KENNEDY ELEMENTARY FALL MARKET: Saturday, Oct. 27, 10am-2pm, admission $1 (includes door prize entry). 20 vendors, bake sale, open concession. Follow the signs at the junction (Hwy 3A and Hwy 6).
CHRISTMAS TEA FOR SENIORS: Saturday, Dec. 1, 1-3pm. FREE! Transportation available from Castlegar to Slocan Park Hall. Please call to reserve a seat on the bus as spaces are limited. Slocan Valley Recreation 250-226-0008.
IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN! The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to JV Humphries School, Kaslo. Remember that books make the perfect Christmas present. Come and find the best deals in books and gadgets, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 12-1pm, 3-5pm & 6-8pm; Thursday, Nov. 22, 12-1pm & 3-5pm. Hope to see you there!
KASLO AND DISTRICT PUBLIC LIBRARY IS HOSTING Janet Pearson: Singer, dancer, snowboarder, traveler, knitter, baker, herbalist, mother, hockey player, dirt biker, musician, philosopher, mountain biker, lover of life. She will be sharing a collection of poetry that took a lifetime to accumulate. Friday, Nov. 30 at 6pm.
MUSHROOM WORKSHOP & SWRDS AGM: Explore the world of mushroom cultivation with Professor Rob McCrae. Innoculate a cottonwood log with oyster spawn and learn how to maintain it so it bears for many years to come. Support the hosts of educational events such as this one by sticking around for the AGM (Slocan Lake Waterfront Restoration & Development Society) at 2pm. Coffee and tear provided, but pack a lunch and dress for the weather. Workshop and AGM will be held at W.E. Graham Community Centre at Harold & Giffin in Slocan, noon-3pm, Friday, Nov. 16.
SKI WAXING FUNDRAISER by Valhalla Hills Nordic Ski Club: Bring your Nordic skis to be waxed on Dec. 1, 10am-2:30pm, outside the Silverton Christmas Craft Fair at the Silverton Memorial Hall, Silverton (also selling off old rental skis). Get your cross country skis waxed for a fun season of skiing this winter. All proceeds benefit the skier development program. Thank you V.H.N.S.C.
THE CHAMBER OF MINES OF EASTERN BC will be hosting Minerals South 2018 on Nov. 21 and 22, 10am-4pm at the Trail Memorial Center. The trade show will feature booths, displays and posters relating to the local mining industry and geology. Public admission to the trade show is free. For information on the remainder of the conference, visit our website at www.cmebc.com or contact the Chamber at 250-352-5242.
UPCOMING SHOWS IN NELSON: Nov. 10, Monkey Dragon ft. Adham Shaikh +Buckman Coe; Nov. 16, The Deep Dark Woods w/Kacy & Clayton; Nov. 23, Hey Ocean! w/Carmanah; Nov. 27, Stiff Little Fingers w/The Mahones. Full calendar and info at www.ontheroadmanagement.com
WHO? The Old Tyme Country Band. WHAT? The Incomplete History of Country Music Part 3. WHEN? WHERE? Nov. 22 in Argenta, Nov. 23 & 24 at The Langham, Kaslo. WHY? WHY NOT? HOW? with musical ability some practice and commitment! Hosted by Jim Van Horn - see you there :)
WINTER GEAR SWAP by Kaslo Outdoor Recreation and Trail Society, Sunday, Nov. 18, 1-4pm at Kaslo Heritage Hall, 500 4th St. Buy and sell skis, boots, snowshoes, skates, winter gear! Sellers: Gear drop-off from 1-2pm. Label gear with price, size and your name. 15% of price goes to KORTS. Items may be rejected due to condition. Pick up gear/money at 4pm. Buyers: Sale is from 2-4pm.
32nd ANNUAL PROCTER XMAS CRAFT & GIFT FAIR: Procter Hall, Saturday, Nov. 17, 9:30am-3pm. Variety of unique & handcrafted gifts, baked goods, light lunch available. For Vendor info please contact Caroline at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a msg at 250-505-3560.
SECOND ANNUAL TRAIL POTTERY CLUB CHRISTMAS SALE: Friday, Nov. 23, 4-7:30pm and Saturday, Nov. 24, 10am-2pm. Tons of Beautiful Locally Crafted Pottery, 1501 Cedar Ave, Downtown Trail. Lower level, in the VISAC Gallery.
SLOCAN VALLEY BLACK ANGUS BEEF: Sides $3.99/lb; ground beef special, $100 freezer packs; 50lb dog bones, $49.99, soup bones and organs. Government inspected. Home of the Happy Cows. Wayne Savinkoff, 250-226-BEEF.