NORTH KOOTENAY LAKE ARTISTS: Show your work at the annual Salon of the Arts, Friday, Jan. 5. Presented by HANK, (Heritage, Arts, North Kootenay). Drop off 10am-noon, Wednesday, Jan. 3 at the Langham. One piece per artist. 250-353-2862.
COFFEE TIME!! Every Tuesday, 10am-12pm at the Slocan Park Hall starting Jan. 9. Nelson Library Outreach will attend every 3rd Tuesday of the month. For info call Slocan Valley Recreation, 250-226-0008.
COOKIE WALK: Homemade cookies for Christmas! Dec. 16, Nelson United Church, 602 Silica St. Only $10 for a box of cookies of your choice (container provided). Many varieties to mix and match. Tea & coffee available by donation. From 10am-1pm or until the cookies are all gone! 250-352-2822.
FLIKS presents THE DIVINE ORDER, drama set in quaint Swiss mountain village in 1970, about brave & feisty women fighting for the right to vote in Switzerland, Friday, Jan. 12, 7pm, at the Langham. Doors open 6:30pm. (Note new, earlier time!) Tickets $10 at door. Plentiful refreshments available.
FREE ANNUAL SOLSTICE/PEACE MEDITATION, DEC. 21: This free event focusing on Peace, is hosted by the Johnson's Landing Retreat Centre. The intent is to promote Peace within ourselves, our society and our planet. Free overnight accommodations provided. Everyone is invited. Call 250-366-4402 for details.
LANGHAM'S ANNUAL POLAR BEAR PLUNGE JANUARY 1, 2018! Nothing like starting off the New Year with a brisk, refreshing dip in Kaslo Bay! Plunge at Noon sharp. Hot dogs, hot chocolate, hot fire, good cheer, and fun for the whole family! Support this major fundraiser for The Langham. Bring your pledge sheets or come with a donation. Pledge sheets available through Dec. at Sunnyside, Willow and the Langham, 250-353-2661.
NEW YEAR'S EVE DANCE: Slocan Valley Legion Hall, 502 Harold St, Slocan, Dec. 31 starting at 9pm. Tickets $15/ea (members $10/ea). Tickets at Mountain Valley Station in Slocan or phone 250-355-2245 or 250-355-2672 to reserve. Music by DJ Extraordinaire, Lisa Stomp! The Legion welcomes members & guests.
NOTE TIME CHANGE. Langham's Adventure Travel Series - CHINA, TIBET, NEPAL: ON FOOT & BIKE. Saturday, Dec. 16, 3pm. Intrepid Kaslovian Dave McCormick presents videos exploring 2016 adventures in Asia. Donation at the door, a Langham fundraiser. www.thelangham.ca
The Langham presents THE EISENHAUERS, Friday Dec. 22, 7pm. The local folk/country duo bring the warmth and vitality of their simple, spare and beautiful songs in a special holiday show. Tickets $15, at Willow and Sunnyside, Kaslo, doors 6:30pm. www.thelangham.ca
TRAILBLAZERS WINTER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION: Thursday, Dec. 21, 4-6pm at the Unity Bridge. Free hot chocolate & apple cider. Visit with your friends and neighbours. Fire barrels to keep warm. Parking in the Village Maintenance Yard. Tarped area and Unity bridge for cover if it rains or snows. Everyone is welcome!
TWIN RIVERS CHOIR PRESENTS CHRISTMAS DREAMS: A Night of Song, Friday, Dec. 8 and Saturday, Dec. 9 at the Castle Theatre, 185 Columbia Ave, Castlegar. Doors open 6:45pm, show starts 7:30pm. Advance tickets at Castlegar Realty & Mountain High Lighting: Adults, $15; Seniors, $10; Children & Students, $5. Concession & Wine Bar available. Donations for the Food Bank gratefully accepted. Director, Christina Nolan accompanied by Alicia Liszt.