Celebration of Lights at Rollin Art Centre.

Celebration of Lights at Rollin Art Centre.

Arts around: Rolling celebrates light

Celebration of Lights, Christmas concerts and more on the Alberni arts scene.

“Present Images” is the title of the current Rollin Art Centre’s art exhibit. This spectacular display is by a group of 14 artists from the Alberni Valley Wednesday Painters. The AV Wednesday Painters meet every Wed. at Char’s Landing to hone their skills, learn new ones and gather with friends. The Alberni Valley Wednesday Painters exhibit will run until Dec. 20th. Stop by today for a chance to own one of these terrific pieces of art.

Celebration of Lights this weekend

Enjoy an evening of the global symbol of peace and hope: LIGHT, at the Rollin Art Centre, Sat. Nov. 29th from 4-8 p.m. Enjoy an evening of wandering the gardens that will be filled with lanterns and luminaires that local children created along with Community Living. Entertainment for the evening begins with Santa and Mrs. Claus, available for “Santa Selfies” from 4-5 p.m. & 7-8 p.m. ($2 min donation), from 4:15-4:45 p.m. the Capitol Wee Glee Singers, Capitol Glee Singers and the Sea Notes will perform, from 5-7 p.m. professional photos with Santa will be available $5 each, and at 6:15 p.m.Dancers from the Elite Dance Academy will perform and at 7 p.m., TIMBRE! Choir will sing holiday favorites.

2014 banners still available

Banners are still available to purchase at the Rollin Art centre. If you are one of the lucky ones to have painted a banner for 2014, they are available now for $25. Located at the corner of 8th and Argyle, the gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Timbre! Choir presents Simply Christmas

Timbre! Choir, under the direction of Patricia Miller, presents “Simply Christmas” on Sunday, Dec. 14th at ADSS Theatre at 2:30 pm. Tickets on sale at Echo Centre, Rollin Art Centre, Salmonberry’s and from choir members.  Adults/seniors $15 & students/children $5.

What’s on at Char’s Landing

• Sat, Nov. 29th , 8-10 p.m., Leah Barley *NEW*

• Mon., Dec. 1, 7-9 p.m., Dance Social with Cuba’s Watson Hernandez

• Fri, Dec. 5th, 8-10 p.m., Valdy – his 1st Christmas show!

All advance tickets are available at Gayle’s Fashions and the Rollin Art Centre.


Melissa Martin is the Arts Administrator for the Community Arts Council, at the Rollin Art Centre.

Alberni Valley News