Go country at ADSS

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Go country at ADSS Theatre

The Chris Buck Band, Rod Black, Lauren Spencer-Smith and Jaxon Hawks will put you in the mood for A Little Bit Country this Friday,  Nov. 20 at the ADSS Theatre. The country music concert is a fundraiser for the ADSS Athletic Department.

Tickets are $40 and are available at Boston Pizza and ADSS. The theatre is located at 4000 Roger St.

Arts are RAD, so celebrate

The Rotary Arts District celebrates the recipients of the third annual arts district grants program with an evening of local entertainment on Friday, Nov. 27 at the Capitol Theatre from 7–9 p.m.

Come out and join others who have a passion for the arts and a vision for Argyle Street.

The event is free, but tickets are required. They can be picked up at Echo Centre or the Rollin Art Centre.

FMI: Call Theresa at 250-720-2506.

Visit the magic at craft cottage

The Magic Cottage is open Saturday, Nov. 21 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) and Sunday, Nov. 22 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) at 3945 Fourth Ave., between Morton and Maitland.

The Cottage brings together some of the best local and Island artisans and crafters, all offering items for sale in a cosy cottage-type setting.

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