Alexis Creek Daze starts tomorrow

The Alexis Creek Community Services and Development Society of Alexis Creek is hosting the Alexis Creek Daze from July 16-17 at the Alexis Creek Community Hall Grounds.
Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. at the Alexis Creek Community Hall grounds with prizes for each event throughout the day.

The Alexis Creek Community Services and Development Society of Alexis Creek is hosting the Alexis Creek Daze from July 16-17 at the Alexis Creek Community Hall Grounds.
Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. at the Alexis Creek Community Hall grounds with prizes for each event throughout the day.

The schedule is as follows:

Saturday, July 16

• 9:30 a.m. horseback poker ride registration at Alexis Creek Community Hall, $20 per person with 50 per cent given back in prize money.

• 9:30 a.m. mountain bike poker ride registration at Alexis Creek Community Hall,  $10 per person  with 50 per cent given back in prize money.
• 10 a.m. to noon  horseback poker ride at Alexis Creek Community Hall.
• 10 a.m. to noon  mountain bike poker ride at Alexis Creek Community Hall.

• 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. street market at Alexis Creek Community Hall,  $10 a table.

• 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. farmer’s market at Alexis Creek info site, $10 a table.
• 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Chilcotin 4-H Club Achievement Day at Alexis Creek Community Hall.
• 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. BCCA display at Alexis Creek Community Hall.

• 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Alexis Creek trivia and scavenger hunt at Alexis Creek Community Hall.

• 11 a.m. to noon kids fair (crafts, photography, short story, wood working, bead working, chocolate chip cookies), entries close at 11 a.m.

• 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. PARE RCMP agility test at Alexis Creek Community Hall.

• Noon to 1 p.m.  lunch break, Lorie’s Burger Wagon on Highway 20 and Chilcotin 4-H Club concession at Alexis Creek Community Hall.
• 1 to 3 p.m. Alexis Creek Olympic games at Alexis Creek Community Hall.
• 1 to 4 p.m. horseshoe tournament at Alexis Creek Community Hall.
• 1 to 6:30 p.m. silent auction at Alexis Creek Community Hall.

• 2 to 4 p.m. arm wrestling tournament at Alexis Creek Community Hall.

• 2 to 7 p.m. beer gardens at Alexis Creek Community Hall.
• 3 to 4 p.m. chicken poop bingo at Alexis Creek Community Hall.
• 4 to 5 p.m. chili competition at Alexis Creek Community Hall.
• 5 to 6 p.m. chili dinner at Alexis Creek Community Hall.
• 6:30 to 8 p.m. Chris Harris slide show at Alexis Creek Community Hall.
• 8 to 10 p.m. barn dance by donation at Alexis Creek Community Hall.

Sunday, July 17

• 9 to 10:30 a.m.  pancake breakfast at Alexis Creek Community Hall.

Find more information on this event and more on Facebook by searching for “Alexis Creek Daze” or phone the Alexis Creek Tourist Information Centre at 250-394-4900.

Other happenings taking place, starting today, are as follows:

Friday, July 15

Boys and Girls Club

Street Party

A street party tomorrow will feature free live entertainment, activities, and fun for the whole family.

The Boys and Girls of Williams Lake & District will hold the street party from 6 to 10 p.m, Friday, July 15 at 17 South Fourth Ave.

It will include hair art, face painting, prizes, carnival games, club demos and more.

Saturday, July 16

150th Birthday Celebration for the Fifty

The 150 Mile House community will hold numerous events and activities from 8 a.m. until dark to celebrate 150 Mile House’s 150th anniversary. Events include a pancake breakfast, school-house tours, children’s games, historical scavenger hunt, community quilt cake cutting, pioneer tea, Amazing Gold Race, 4-H petting zoo, spinners and weavers display, vendors and artists, popcorn and candy, wagon rides, and a family dance. Everything takes place at 150 Mile House elementary, except the pioneer tea, which takes place at the Yellow Umbrella.

Friday, July 22

CUSO-VSO presentation

The Canadian Universities Service Overseas will present at a potluck dinner at the Scout Island Nature Centre from 6 to 8 p.m. Topics will include health-related issues, including mental health, public health, disabilities, and education.

Saturday, July 23 to Sunday, July 24

Discovery Coast Music Festival

The 12th annual Discovery Coast Music Festival will be held in Bella Coola with a huge line-up of entertainers.

Find performer links and schedule details on the web at www.bellacoolamusic.org.

Advance Tickets are available at Williams Lake Sight & Sound for $5 off the gate price, but only until Saturday, July 16.

 

Friday, July 29 to Monday, Aug. 1

ArtsWells

The eighth annual ArtsWells Festival of All Things Art takes place in Wells. Musicians, visual artists, dancers, and more will be included in the three-weekend. Tickets are on sale now through www.artswells.com; Island Mountain Arts at 1-800-442-2787 and at a number of retailers across northern B.C.

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