Mother’s Day weekend of community treats

he Cariboo-Chilcotin Youth Fiddle Society will host a Mother’s Day Barn Dance.

Fiddler’s Barn Dance

The Cariboo-Chilcotin Youth Fiddle Society will host a Mother’s Day Barn Dance titled Love and Lemonade at the Elks’ Hall on Saturday, May 7. Tickets are available at the Open Book: $15/adult, $5/child aged 5-15, children under 5 free. For more information about the event or about the Youth Fiddle Society please contact Kendra at 250-398-6378

Lions/Lioness breakfast and market

The Lions/Lioness Mother’s Day Breakfast and Market takes place in the Save-On-Foods parking lot Sunday, May 8.

The pancake, bacon, and egg breakfast with juice or coffee will be served from 8:30 a.m. until noon. Mothers receive breakfast free of charge. The regular fee is $10 for adults; $5 for children ages five to 12; and free children ages four and under.

The market features garage sale items, crafts, plants, jewellery, commercial items and more.

Legion breakfast

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 139 Ladies’ Auxiliary is hosting a Mother’s Day pancake breakfast May 8.

The breakfast of sausages and bacon, scrambled eggs and pancakes, with coffee, tea and juice takes place from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the legion lounge located at the corner of  Fourth Avenue and Barnard Street. The cost is $5 for a small breakfast and $8 for the regular breakfast.

McLeese Lake Mother’s Day Market

The McLeese Lake Volunteer Fire Department Mother’s Day Market offers a little something for everyone.

The market runs Sunday, May 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and includes the fire department members cooking up hot dogs and burgers, magic shows with Jesaja Class, taro card readings, and musical entertainment to enjoy while checking out the many craft, art, food, garden, home business, flea market and garage sale vendors on site.

Locally made glass art, paintings, wood crafts, knitting, crochet, quilting, and jewellery can be found among the craft and art items. Leggings, skin care, and storage containers are some of the commercial vendors attending. Flowers and plants, hay meadow honey, jams, jellies, vinegars, home made pies and other baked goods, and more will be available.

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