The lakecity’s veteran potters Joan Beck (left) and Lesley Lloyd load up the electric kiln in he new arts centre with student and members’ work. The potters will be among artists

The lakecity’s veteran potters Joan Beck (left) and Lesley Lloyd load up the electric kiln in he new arts centre with student and members’ work. The potters will be among artists

Art show and sale starts today

Potters, artists and weavers in the lakecity are all set to show the public their latest works this weekend. The professional and semi-professional artists and crafters in the community are holding their fall show and sale in the new Central Cariboo Arts Centre next to City hall this Friday, Nov. 4 from 4 to 9 p.m, Saturday, Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

 

 

 

Nov. 5

Sacred Heart

fall bazaar

 

 

 

The Sacred Heart Church’s annual fall bazaar is coming up Saturday, Nov. 5 from noon to 3 p.m.

There will be a tea and luncheon, food hamper raffle and numerous tables featuring baking, bottles, gourmet/and ethnic foods, crafts, sewing, toys, and other treasures as well as information on choice for life and featured religious articles.

 

 

 

Nov. 4

Coat drive

 

 

 

Canadian Mental Health Association – Cariboo Chilcotin Branch’s Homeless Outreach and Jubilee Place programs are doing a Winter Jacket/Winter Boot/Toque and Glove drive at Save On Foods  today, Nov. 4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Please bring your items to Save On Foods and drop them off in the big box.

As a thank you, for helping warm up the homeless in Williams Lake, we will warm you up with a nice cup of hot chocolate!

For more information please call Darlene at 778-412-7273.

 

 

 

Nov. 16

Office Hours run begins

 

 

 

The Studio Theatre production of Office Hours, directed by Mary-Jo Hilyer and Micheal Hodgson will be on stage at the Studio Theatre in Glendale elementary Nov. 16 to 19 and Nov. 23 to 26.

Officer Hours is a series of one-act plays written by Canadian playwright Norm Foster and offers lots of predicaments, and lots of laughs.

The cast mixes some new actors with some of the club’s old hands and includes Dexter Giesbrecht, Harry Jennings, Merla Monroe, Terra McGuire, Therisa Peimer, Tony Savile, and Shane Tollefson.

 

Nov. 16

Station House

AGM

 

 

 

The Station House Studio and Gallery society will hold its annual general meeting on Wed. Nov. 16 at noon.

The gallery will be closed from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the meeting.

 

The directors will receive reports and financial statements and then there will be the election of directors.

 

Refreshments will be on hand for guests and directors.

The gallery welcomes all who would like to attend the meeting.

For further information call manager Diane Toop at 250-392-6113.

 

 

 

Nov. 11/Nov. 12

Craft Fair

 

 

 

Is coming up Nov. 11 and 12 at the Elks Hall promising to be bigger and better than ever.

 

 

 

Nov. 19/Nov. 20

Medieval Market

 

 

 

Long time fans of Columneetza’s Medieval Market, coming up on Nov. 19 and 20 will be happy to know that artist Corry Lunn is returning to the market.

Along with old-time favourite vendors selling pottery, weaving, jewelry, handmade soaps, original art, clothing, books, children’s pursicles, children’s toys, hats and mitts, glassware, wood products, photography and furniture, there will be 14 new vendors.

 

 

 

Nov. 26

Cowboy  Christmas

 

 

 

The Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin will hold its annual Cowboy Christmas Concert in the evening and Trade Show during the day at the Gibraltar Room on Saturday, Nov. 26.

 

This year’s entertainment includes Frank Gleeson, Stanley Stump, Rossetta Paxton, Randy Pokeda and Alan Moberg.

 

 

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