October gallery show fits well with biking symposium

The Station House Gallery’s October show Into the Wind, fits in well with the Mountain Bike Tourism Symposium.

The Station House Gallery’s October show Into the Wind, fits in well with the Mountain Bike Tourism Symposium taking place in the lakecity this weekend.

People arriving for the symposium were invited to attend the opening night reception held at the gallery yesterday evening.

Into the Wind is an exhibition about a passion for motorcycles and the open road. It is a celebration of motorcycle culture showcasing photography, paintings, and the original work of local fabricators and bike builders.

On display are the works of Dave Brewin, Kevin Easthope, Brian Garten, Dana Hamblin, Jack Hood, Motocycho Norm, Ian Pare, Chris Purdy, Lori Rankin, Jana Roller, Jane Wellburn, John Wellburn, Kurt Williams, Matt Williams, Yann Yann, and Yuri.

The exhibit will be on display until Oct. 24.

OAPO breakfast

The OAPO will host a pancake breakfast at the Seniors Activity Centre on Sat. Oct. 3 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. followed by bingo at noon.

Ducks Unlimited

The annual Horsefly Ducks Unlimited Banquet and Auction takes place Saturday, Oct. 3. Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner is at 7 p.m. at the Horsefly Community Hall. Tickets are available at Clark’s General Store in Horsefly or by calling Alison Bernier at 250-267-6105.

Haunted Xat’sull

It’s only the second day of October but things are already shaping up for community Halloween parties in the Williams Lake area.

Xat’sull Heritage Village is planning a Haunted Harvest event at the village for Oct. 29. Starting at 4:30 p.m. there will be haunted trail activities for all ages that will be continued after the dinner and bonfire starting at 5 p.m. and fireworks at 6:30 p.m.

Admission is by donation.

Miocene Halloween

Getting a jump start on the traditional Oct. 31 Halloween date the Miocene community is holding a Halloween party on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the community hall located at 3511 Horsefly Road in 150 Mile House.

There will be fun, games and prizes for the younger trick or treaters in the main community hall.

Witches, ghosts and more will be in the haunted barn for the folks brave enough to come and find secret passages, have their fortunes told and help solve a double murder.

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