Carl Johnson conducted the Cariboo Men’s Choir and then the mass choir and the whole audience in the singing of Christmas carols during the annual Tuba John Christmas Concert with Friends Wednesday evening at St. Andrew’s United Church.

Carl Johnson conducted the Cariboo Men’s Choir and then the mass choir and the whole audience in the singing of Christmas carols during the annual Tuba John Christmas Concert with Friends Wednesday evening at St. Andrew’s United Church.

Louisiana Hayride concert Saturday

The Louisiana Hayride Christmas with all the flavour of old time country will be on stage at the Gibraltar Room, Saturday, Dec. 13.

The Louisiana Hayride Christmas with all the flavour of old time country will be on stage at the Gibraltar Room, Saturday, Dec. 13 starting at 7:30 p.m.

This live tribute show features Andrea Anderson as Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn and Gil Risling as Hank Williams and Roy Orbison.

Tickets are available locally at Audio Video Unlimited and About Face Photography.

Rudy Johnson adds two dates to book signings

Rudy Johnson has added two more dates to his December book signing events bringing the total signings to four.

Johnson will kick off his book signings today, Dec. 12 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Tourism Discovery Centre followed by a signing at the Open Book on Wednesday, Dec. 17 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.; another signing at the Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin on Thursday, Dec. 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and a final signing for the month at the Station House Gallery on Saturday, Dec. 20 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Johnson was a pilot, a prospector, a sawmill owner, a rancher as well as the force behind the construction of the Rudy Johnson bridge across the Fraser River which he completed in 1968.

Simply titled Rudy Johnson, the book is a marvellous record of not only his personal journey from the time he was born in 1922, his arrival in Canada, his early years and finally his move to the Cariboo in 1947 and all the adventures he’s had in 92 years.

The Littlest Lamb Christmas Play

The Sunday School children at The Voice of Pentecost Church will stage The Littlest Lamb Christmas Play on Sunday, Dec. 14 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at #37 – Fourth Ave, South. This sweet little play with a dramatic twist is a family event presented in black light and hand mime.

Through the birth of the Christ Child, the littlest lamb discovers that God has a purpose for her life after all.

Winter Solstice Celebration

A Winter Solstice Celebration will be held in the Thompson Rivers University cafeteria on Sunday, Dec. 21 from 2 to 5 p.m. and is open to everyone; men, women, and children. There will be lantern making, dancing, music and snacks all by donation. Donations of non-perishable food is also welcome.

The event is sponsored by the Canadian Mental Health Association Multiculturalism Program and Women’s Spirituality Circle.

Local bands play for New Year’s Eve

The Laughing Loon is featuring not just one, but two popular local bands for its New Year’s Eve celebration. Blue Note and Soupbone will be sharing the stage for this party to ring in the new year with great rock and roll and blues music.

Mt. Timothy hosts New Year’s Eve party

Mt. Timothy Ski Society and Ski Patrol will be bringing in the new year Wednesday, Dec. 31 with a fundraising dinner, dance and silent auction at the Gibraltar Room.

Tickets are available at Adorn Spa, Bob’s Shoes and Workwear, Raymond James, and Chiropractic Associates.

 

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