Christopher Hutton as John Williamson (left) and Michael Rawluk as Shelly “The Machine” Levene in a scene from the Studio Theatre play Glengarry Glen Ross.

Christopher Hutton as John Williamson (left) and Michael Rawluk as Shelly “The Machine” Levene in a scene from the Studio Theatre play Glengarry Glen Ross.

Lakecity events calendar filling up fast

The Studio Theatre’s new play Glengarry Glen Ross opened to high praise Wednesday evening.

Glengarry Glen

Ross on stage

The Studio Theatre’s new play Glengarry Glen Ross opened to high praise Wednesday evening.

Revolving around four desperate real estate salesmen in 1980s era Chicago, Glengarry Glen Ross follows the triumphs and debacles of its characters as they drag each other through deception, betrayal, catastrophe…and a burglary. The show runs tonight and tomorrow night and next week February 5 to 8. Tickets are available at the Open Book and About Face Photography.

Family Fest 2014

Family Fest 2014 takes place this Sunday, Feb. 2 at Marie Sharpe elementary gymnasium from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

There will be games, crafts, puppet shows and music, free books and face painting, snacks, refreshments, door prizes and more. It’s all free and everyone is invited to bring along gently used books to swap.

Draft horse

sleigh rides

The Cariboo Draft Horse and Driving Association will host its annual Valentine’s Sleigh Rides on Sunday, Feb. 9.

The rides are provided by donation at 1016 Anderson Road. Follow Dog Creek Road for 5.5 kilometres to Anderson Road on the left and continue to the very end of the road.

Everyone is welcome.

There will also be a concession with hot chocolate, coffee and hot dogs available.

For more information call Kim or Karen Sepkowski at 250-392-7537.

Wild game banquet

Tickets are now available for the Sportsmen’s Associations annual wild game banquet and awards night fundraiser.

The event takes place Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Elks Hall. Tickets are available in advance at Chilcotin Guns, Surplus Herby’s, Blue Mountain Gunsmithing, and from club members.

Stampede dinner

and dance

The annual Williams Lake Stampede dinner, dance and auction is coming up on Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Elks Hall.

Dance to the music of Clancy Wright and The Silverados.

Tickets are $25 each and available at Margetts Meats, Cariboo Saddlery, and Caribou Spurs Apparel and Tack.

TRU GRIT gala

The third annual TRU GRIT gala fundraiser will take place on Saturday, March 29, not March 27 as reported in the Wednesday, Jan. 29 issue of The Tribune.

The gala, with the theme Let’s go Gatsby raises funds for scholarships and awards for students attending Thompson Rivers University in Williams Lake.

Tickets will also only be available at TRU.