Arts around Alberni: from shopping and rolling to rolling and shopping

This and that from here and there in Alberni's art scene.

Mistletoe Market opens

This year the Mistletoe Market at the Rollin Art Centre takes place from Nov. 12 through Christmas Eve. You won’t want to miss the gallery all dressed for Christmas.

Items include jewellery, woodwork, glass art, fabric art, cards, teddy bears, knitted goods, photography, soaps, lotions, ornaments galore and much more.

Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Located at the corner of Argyle and Eighth Avenue.

Christmas in the valley

A much-loved tradition is even better than ever. This year, the Christmas in the Valley Crafts and Arts Fair has more room to browse.

Christmas in the Valley starts Friday, Nov. 11 from 3–8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 13 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Glenwood Centre, 4480 Vimy St.

Light festival needs help

The organizers of the Festival of Lights/ Christmas Village need your help.  They are looking for organizations to help decorate a few small heritage buildings Dec. 2–4. Please call Ludmilla at 250-686-9690.

Melissa Martin is the Arts Administrator for the Community Arts Council.