Cowboy Christmas Concert line-up changed due to illness

Alan Moberg unable to perform at Chicotin’s 10th annual Cowboy Christmas Concert Saturday evening due to illness.

Alan Moberg who was originally scheduled to perform at the Museum of the Cariboo Chicotin’s 10th annual Cowboy Christmas Concert Saturday evening will be unable to attend due to illness.

The country duo Leslie Ross and Jason Ruscheinsky from 100 Mile House will perform in his place. They join cowboy poets Bruce Rolph and Jayden Stafford, and singer/songwriter and fiddler Wesley Hardisty in the concert taking place at 7 p.m. in the Gibraltar Room, Saturday, Nov. 22.

The trade and craft fair runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. featuring cowboy crafts and art such as paintings, blacksmithing, jewellery and more plus an open mic in the afternoon.

Tickets for the evening concert are $15 and available at the museum and at the door.

St. Peter’s fancy tea and bazaar

The annual St. Peter’s Anglican Church Women’s fancy tea and bazaar featuring home baking, crafts, attic treasures and a raffle is coming up Saturday, Nov. 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with the raffle being drawn at 1:30 p.m.

Ten Thousand Villages

Ten Thousand Villages fair trade craft sale continues today, Friday, Nov. 21 from 3 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The sale features hand crafted items from developing countries around the world including Christmas items such as ornaments, nativity scenes, cards, streamers, tree skirts, and many other crafts such as handmade bowls, plates, mugs, wooden, metal and Kisi stone sculptures, puzzles, candle holders, book ends, scarves, soaps, toys, games, musical instruments such as rain sticks and thumb pianos, baskets and more.

Visitors can also enjoy a real mennonite farmer sausage bun and borscht at the Meno Cafe run by the youth group.

 

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