Stampeders play Roos and other events this week

The Williams Lake Stampeders and the Quesnel Kangaroos face off this Saturday, Oct. 22.

The Williams Lake Stampeders and the Quesnel Kangaroos renew their old Cariboo Hockey League rivalry but, this time, under the moniker of the Central Interior Hockey League this Saturday, Oct. 22.

The Kangaroos, new to the CIHL this year, visit the Cariboo Memorial Complex for an East Division tilt with the Stampeders.

Game time is 7:30 p.m.




Free Public





There will be a free public skate on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. sponsored by Johnston Meier Insurance Agencies Group.

For more information contact the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Centre at 250-398-7665.









The third annual Pumpkin Patch event at 150 Mile House complete with hay rides takes place this Saturday, Oct. 22 and Sunday, Oct. 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the field next to the school.

It is hosted by Thyme for Tea and The Yellow Umbrella Concrete Creations.

Choose a pumpkin and pay by donation.

All proceeds go to the Cariboo Chilcotin Partners for Literacy’s Bright Red Book Shelf program. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Bring a camera as there will be various settings for pictures.







George Canyon

in concert




Popular Canadian country star George Canyon will be in concert this Saturday, Oct. 22 at the Gibraltar Room starting at 8 p.m.

Tickets are $40 each and available at Margetts Meats and Willie’s Western Wear.


sell cookies




Girl Guides in Williams Lake will be selling mint chocolate Girl Guide cookies at Sears on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.





sell apples




Scouts will be raising funds this week on their Apple Days by selling apples for donations this Friday, Oct. 21 at Canadian Tire, and Saturday, Oct. 22 at Save-On Foods from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day.







Colin James

in concert




Colin James and special guest Chris Caddell will bring their Up Close and Personal acoustic show to Williams Lake on Thursday, Oct. 27.

Tickets are $45 and available at Margetts Meats and Audio Video Unlimited. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Gibraltar Room.




Baja 1000





Scotiabank and the Baja 1000 team will be hosting a barbecue fundraiser at Spectra Power Sports Ltd. on Saturday, Oct. 29.

All proceeds will go to the Baja 1000 fundraiser.

The team, captained by Williams Lake’s Kane Fraser, are raising money for the Rick Hansen Foundation and will race in this November’s Baja 1000.




Ski swap

coming up




Get out and dust off those old, ski boots, skis, and snowboards.

This year’s annual Timberland Alpine Ski Society Ski Swap is coming up Saturday, Oct. 29 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Marie Sharpe Elementary gymnasium.

The public can drop off items for the swap at the school on Friday, Oct. 28 from 5 to 8 p.m. or on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

The cost is $1 per item dropped off.

Also on Oct. 29 during the swap Mt. Timothy will be offering season passes, for one day only, at its September rate.

Mt. Timothy season pass photos will also be taken. For more information contact