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.

 

Just Posted

Shearwater is located in the Great Bear Rainforest on the West Coast of B.C. (Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism Association photo)
Heiltsuk Nation buys historic Shearwater Resort and Marina

Chief Marilyn Slett said Heiltsuk Nation has always valued its relationship with the company

The first Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine dose in Canada is prepared at The Michener Institute in Toronto on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
One death, 39 new cases of COVID-19 in Interior Health

There are 484 active cases of the virus in the region currently

Const. Dan Cohen is a member of the Williams Lake RCMP detachment. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Our Hometown: Serving the community

“Williams Lake is a good community to be involved with,” says RCMP Const. Dan Cohen

Prince Rupert was one of the first B.C. communities targeted for mass vaccination after a steep rise in infections. Grey area marks community-wide vaccine distribution. (B.C. Centre for Disease Control)
B.C. tracks big drop in COVID-19 infections after vaccination

Prince Rupert, Indigenous communities show improvement

Cannabis bought in British Columbia (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

Brian Peach rescues ducklings from a storm drain in Smithers May 12. (Lauren L’Orsa video screen shot)
VIDEO: Smithers neighbours rescue ducklings from storm drain

Momma and babies made it safely back to the creek that runs behind Turner Way

Signage for ICBC, the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia, is shown in Victoria, B.C., on February 6, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
$150 refunds issued to eligible customers following ICBC’s switch to ‘enhanced care’

Savings amassed from the insurance policy change will lead to one-time rebates for close to 4 million customers

Police investigate a fatal 2011 shooting in a strip mall across from Central City Shopping Centre, which was deemed a gang hit. The Mayor’s Gang Task Force zeroed in on ways to reduce gang involvement and activity. (File photo)
COVID-19 could be a cause in public nature of B.C. gang violence: expert

Martin Bouchard says the pandemic has changed people’s routines and they aren’t getting out of their homes often, which could play a role in the brazen nature of shootings

Tinder, an online dating application that allows users to anonymously swipe to like or dislike other’s profiles. (Black Press Media files)
B.C. man granted paternity test to see if Tinder match-up led to a ‘beautiful baby’

The plaintiff is seeking contact with the married woman’s infant who he believes is his child

Nurse Tami Arnold prepares to administer a COVID-19 vaccine. (Kareem Elgazzar/AP)
B.C. adults 30+ now eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19

Health officials made the announcement Wednesday afternoon

Ancient Forest Alliance campaigner Andrea Inness walks beside an enormous western red cedar stump in a BCTS-issued cutblock in the Nahmint Valley. (PHOTO COURTESY TJ WATT)
Watchdog: logging practices put Vancouver Island old growth, biodiversity at risk

Forest Practices Board has issues with BC Timber Sales practices in Nahmint Valley near Port Alberni

Erik Christian Oun, who worked for the Coquitlam school district, has had his teaching licence suspended for half a year. (Pixabay)
B.C. teacher suspended after calling students ‘cutie’ and ‘sweetheart’ in online messages

Erik Oun’s licence has been suspended for half a year, a decision made by the B.C. Commissioner for Teacher Regulation

Most Read