From the Williams Lake High School Rodeo to Seedy Saturday and two play productions, there is lots to see and do in and around Williams Lake this weekend.
Friday, May 3 to Sunday, May 5: Young rodeo competitors from around the province will be in Williams Lake this weekend for the Williams Lake High School Rodeo. The event gets underway Friday at 1 p.m. at the Williams Lake Stampede Grounds and stretches throughout the weekend with junior and senior division rodeos.
Friday, May 3/Saturday, May 4: The Horsefly Follies wraps up with the two final performances of After Hours in the Horsefly Community Hall starting at 7 p.m.
Friday, May3/Saturday, May 4: The Studio Theatre in Williams Lake presents its new play Over the River and Through the Woods at 8 p.m. each evening.
Friday, May 3: The Williams Lake Film Club hosts an evening with film student Trevor Mack at the Gibraltar Room starting at 7 p.m. He will show his latest short film The Blanketing, plus behind the scenes footage and other short films. There will be door prizes a loonie auction and refreshments.
Saturday, May 4: The fifth annual Seedy Saturday happens from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Cariboo Growers Community Corner mall at the corner of Third Avenue and Oliver Street.
There will be seeds and seedlings, information booths, food vendors, music and free kids activities, including seed planting.
Saturday, May 4: The Cariboo Festival wraps up with the Honours Concert and awards night at Cariboo Bethel Church, starting at 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 4: The community is invited to a special dinner and dance at the legion starting at 5:30 p.m. where long-time Royal Canadian Legion Branch 139 members and volunteers Vivian Macneil and Reg Norberg will receive Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medals.
Saturday, May 4: Sparrow’s Nest Ministries is hosting a fundraising dinner, concert and auction, starting at 5:30 p.m. in the TRU gymnasium to raise funds to send a shipping container of supplies to Zimbabwe.
Saturday, May 4: Shoppers Drug Mart is hosting its annual cosmetics spring gala from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with demonstrations on make-up, Reiki, Healing Touch, gel nails, Tarot card reading, Angel Guidance, snacks and beverages, plus hourly draws.
Saturday, May 4: The Tim Hortons bicycle safety rodeo runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Canadian Tire parking lot.
Saturday, May 4: Visit the W.L. Spinners and Weavers at their annual Spin-in from 1 to 4 p.m. at the St. Andrew’s United Church hall.
Saturday, May 4:
Sataya Yoga Studio offers free introductory yoga for youth ages 13 to 19 from 1 to 2 p.m.
Sunday, May 5: Registration for the McHappy Day, McFun Walk/Run is at 8:30 a.m. at McDonald’s Restaurant with the run starting at 9:30 a.m.