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Kimberley Cranbrook entertainment listings

In the Gallery at Centre 64

The Invitational Christmas Gift Show and Sale. November 20 to December 23. The Christmas Gift Show & Sale showcases one-of-a-kind holiday ornaments, jewelry, cards, paintings, fibre & fabric art and so much more… all created by local and regional artists! Tuesday through Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. Opening reception November 24, 2 to 5 p.m.

Call for Entries

Unframed, an open exhibition at Centre 64 from January 21 to 26, 2019. Show us what Unframed means to you. Artists are invited to enter unframed pieces but encouraged to interpret the exhibition title loosely. Artworks in any medium will be accepted. Maximum of three pieces per artist. No hanging fee for Arts Council me3mbers. Deadline for entries is Dec. 22.

Have Camera Will Travel

Centre 64

January 22 – Peru by Veronica Paauw

February 26 – Ladakh, India by Julie-Ann Davies

March 26 – Hiking the Chilkoot Trail by Lou Patterson

April 23 – Scotland by Janice Strong

Latin Dance Nights

Centre 64

Dec 6 and 20; 7 p.m. All skill levels, beginners welcome. Singles and couples.

Thursday, Dec. 6

Community Choir Christmas concert

The Kimberley Community Choir will be joining the Kimberley Community Band for a CHRISTMAS CONCERT on Thursday, December 6, at the All Saints Anglican Church Hall at 7:30. (360 Leadenhall, Kimberley). Many Christmas favourites for choir and band are on the programme. Marta Zeegers will be singing “Ave Maria” with band accompaniment. Admission is by donation. This is a fundraiser for the Community Choir and the Helping Hands Food Bank. Non-perishable foods will be accepted. It’s a rare opportunity to hear the Band and Choir perform together — this will be a concert to remember.

Friday, Dec. 7

Sun Valley Song Christmas concert

Sun Valley Song presents “Twas on That Night” as part of your Christmas Season. Friday December 7 at 7:30 pm and Saturday December 8 at 2:00 pm. Sun Valley Song is pleased to present traditional sacred and secular Christmas choral music. The choir is proud to perform the “Premier” performance of “A Christmas Cantata” composed by Kimberley’s Daniel Bailey. The concerts take place at Knox Presbyterian Church (corner of Victoria Avenue and 3rd Street South). Tickets are $10 (adults) & $5 (12 & under). Available at Lotus Books, from choir members or at the door.

Sat. Dec. 22

Full Moon Nature Park hike

“Snow Shoe Hike” with Paul Paronetto – 250-427-1950. Saturday, Dec. 22/18: “Christmas Shopping Done, Sunset and Full-Moon Rise Snow Shoe Hike. Meet at the St Mary’s Rd. Campground entrance at 16:00 hrs. Hike along, Jimmy Russel Rd, Duck Pond Tr., Sunflower Rd., Sunflower Hill Tr., Jimmy Russell Rd. back to Campground entrance. Distance : 3.4 km, Time: 2.25 hrs. (0.5 Km. mild uphill) Exercise, view points, full moon rise, celebrating Christmas shopping all done! Recommendations: Snow shoes, water, warm layered clothing, flash light, Bring camera and hot drink.

Chicago the Musical

Key City Theatre

Opens Dec. 31, 2018

A group of 35 actors, 13 musicians and a huge production team have been preparing for oepning night since August. Don’t miss an evening of song and dance. Evening tickets $29 regular, $23 big ticket and $19 big ticket plus. Chicago opens New Years Eve and runs January 11, 12, 13, 18 & 19 at the Key City Theatre, plus a Sunday matinee. Tickets are available at the Key City Theatre Box Office 250-426-7006 and Online at www.keycitytheatre.com

New Years Eve at the Kimberley Elks Club

An evening of entertainment with Rokcey Mountain Maniacs and JAXaudio. Tickets are $25 and include appetizers, party favours and a midnight toast with bubbly. doors open at 8 p.m.

Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour is coming to Cranbrook on January 4 and 5, 2019!

Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival is the largest, and one of the most prestigious, mountain festivals in the world. Hot on the heels of the festival held every fall in Banff, the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour hits the road.

Tickets will go on sale for the two night film event on Thursday, November 1, at the Key City Theatre Box Office. Weekend passes can be purchased for $50 or one night passes for $30. The festival will begin at the new time of 7pm this year. Film goers will have an opportunity to view distinct lineups each evening highlighting award winning films from the Banff event. Included will be films catering to the local audience’s request for adventure and human interest stories.

Join Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook in welcoming the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour and the spirit of outdoor adventure it brings, to Cranbrook’s Key City Theatre on January 4, and 5, 2019. Remember to purchase tickets early to avoid disappointment!

Sunday, Feb. 3

Mother Mother

Key City Theatre

Tickets are on sale now for Mother Mother, a Juno and MMVA nominated band with six top singles on the alt rock Canadian charts.

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