The 12th annual Garlic Festival takes place in the festival fair grounds just north of Lac La Hache on Highway 97 this weekend, Aug. 26-27. Gates open at 9 a.m. each day and close at 6 p.m.
There will be lots of garlic treats, with original artworks, hand-crafted gifts and accessories, fresh garlic for sale, garlic peeling and eating contests together with lots more fun.
Parking is free. Weekend admission is $5 for adults with children under 12 entering free.
Thunder Mountain Memorial Race
Thunder Mountain Speedway hosts its annual Memorial Race this Saturday, Aug. 27. Featured will be Bone Stocks, Street Stocks, Thunders and Heartland Toyota Pro Minis. Time trials being at 5 p.m. with racing slated to start at 6 p.m. For more information visit www.thundermountainspeedway.ca.
Bernie & Red
Entertainers Bernie & Red will be performing at the Gibraltar Room on Friday, Sept. 9. Their popular comedy show is a fundraiser for the Williams Lake Elks Club.
Originally from Liverpool, England, Bernie & Red moved to Canada in the late 1970s and have established themselves as one of the most popular and hard working acts in Western Canada, with a dozen CD releases to their name. For tickets and more information call Wendel Schachtel at 250-989-5182 or Arnie Zimmerman at 250-392-5451.
The Ducks Unlimited Canada banquet and auction will be held at the Horsefly Community Hall on Sat. Oct. 1 Tickets are available at Clarke’s General Store.