From Dec. 1 to 22, enjoy a holiday experience at the Rollin Art Centre Gallery. Mistletoe Market is back and worth the visit to the transformed gallery and gardens at the Rollin Art Centre. Come stroll the magically decorated gardens then pop upstairs to the gallery and visit Mistletoe Market. All locally made, the market has something for everyone on your list; pottery, jewellery, scarves, photographs, original paintings, glass works, quilted stockings, holiday cards, ornaments and wall hangings to name a few. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
We are still looking for artisans and crafters to be included in this year’s Mistletoe Market at the Rollin Art Centre. Call 250-724-3412 for more info.
MCLEAN XMAS MARKET
The Community Arts Council presents McLean Mill Christmas market on Nov. 24 – 26. This Valley tradition is complete with train rides from town, delicious treats from Steam Pot Café, courtyard decorations and woodland Santa photos. At the market you’ll find everything from pottery, to jewellery, to wood crafts and First Nations artwork. This year’s markets take place on Friday, Nov. 24 (4-8 p.m.), Saturday, Nov. 25 (11 a.m. to 8 p.m.) and Sunday, Nov. 26 (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.). The train runs Friday at 5 p.m., Saturday at 12:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. and Sunday at 12:30 p.m. Train tickets available at the Rollin Art Centre and at www.mcleanmill.com.
ART EXHIBIT AT ROLLIN
“Places, People, Things,” is the title of our current art exhibit, featuring artist Rod Corraini. Corraini collection of paintings uses oils and acoustic wax to create his unique style which draws the viewer in through colour and lines. From landscapes, sunflowers, fishing boats and musicians, Corraini has an eye for painting. This colourful exhibit runs until Nov. 29.
COMMUNITY ARTS MEMBERSHIPs
The Community Arts Council is holding their annual members appreciation day with two days of savings. If you are a current member, join us in the gallery on Thursday, Dec. 7 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and Friday, Dec. 8 (open until 8 p.m.) to receive 20 per cent off all items in the gift shop and gallery, excluding ticket sales. This is also a great time to renew your 2018 membership.
ROLLIN HOLIDAY EXTENDED HOURS
The Rollin Art Centre and decorated grounds will remain open late on Friday, Dec. 1, Friday, Dec. 8 and Fri. Dec. 15 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., for you to wander the beautifully decorated grounds and enjoy some holiday shopping in our gift shop and gallery.
MAGIC COTTAGE GIFT SALE
Handcrafts and treasures for Christmas. Handmade chocolates, sweets, savory treats, jewelry, vintage collectables, artwork, fabric crafts, paper crafts, holiday décor and lots more at the Magic Cottage Craft sale. Located at 3945 Fourth Ave. and open on Friday, Nov 24 (6-9 p.m., Sat. Nov. 25 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 26 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.).
BARKLEY SOUND COMMUNITY CHOIR
The Barkley Sounds Community Choir present their Christmas concert, ‘Tis The Season,’ on Sunday, Dec.3 at 2:30 pm. at ADSS Theatre. Tickets are $15 (children under 12 free). Special guests include the United Church Hand Bell Choir and more.
This will be the last concert directed by Bonnie Wallbank. Tickets available at Rollin Art Centre (cash only), Echo Centre, Salmonberry’s, choir members and at the door if still available. For more informatioon call Sylvia Springer at 250-723-7185.
NOW THE BELLS RING
Join Timbre! Choir on Sunday, Dec. 10 at 2:30 p.m. at ADSS Theatre for “Now The Bells Ring.” Tickets on sale at Rollin Art Centre (cash only), Echo Centre, Finishing Touches, Salmonberry’s and from choir members. Tickets are $20 for seniors/adults and $5 for students (under 18) and children. Please come early and enjoy the AV Community Band in the lobby prior to the concert.
PORTAL PLAYERS PRESENTS
The Capitol Glee & Wee Glee singers and the Capitol Sea Notes choruses will be at the Capitol Theatre on Sunday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. Ticket are $10, children under 12 are $5, Available at the box office.