What’s on

Upcoming entertainment events in the 100 Mile House and South Cariboo area.

• April 20 – May 20 – The current Parkside exhibit will run until May 20. The exhibit is called Spring into Spring and the gallery is filled with local crafts, art, jewellery, weaving, baskets, pots, textiles, woodwork and more. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Tuesday to Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays.

• April 20 – May 2 – The Showcase Gallery features Sheryl Fremlin. Her work was put up on April 4 and features an array of watercolour artwork centred around horses.

• April 20 – 29 – Annual Festival of the Arts at the Martin Exeter Hall. Programs are now available at www.100milefesti valofthearts.ca. For information call Ginny-Lou at 250-395-3555. The festival runs until the April 29 when it ends with the Showcase Concert. The festival features vocal performances, speech and dramatic arts, instrumental and piano performances scheduled throughout the event.

• April 24 – Bill Bourne will be playing as part of his Hummingbird Tour at the Parkside Art Gallery. Tickets are $15 at the door. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.

• April 25 – The next and last of the South Cariboo Sustainability Winter Film Series is Racing to Zero at 7 p.m. at the Friendship Centre. Racing to Zero is an insider peek into the recycling, composting, re-purposing industry and will provoke discussions about the life cycle of all raw materials and products.

• April 29 – The Children’s Bike Rodeo on April 29 will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event features Children’s Bicycle Safety Training, goody bags, prizes, face painting, as well as free hot dogs and drinks for all participating children. For more information, call Darrel at 250-609-0432. The event is free to attend and organized by Crime Stoppers of the South Cariboo.

• May 4 – The Eclectica Community Choir is having its Spring Concert on Sunday, May 7 starting at 2 p.m. The Front Porch Bluegrass Band is playing at 1:30 p.m. for pre-concert music. The event is at Martin Exeter Hall, as usual. The proceeds go to the two hospital auxiliaries – Mill Site Lodge/Fischer Place and 100 Mile & District Hospital Auxiliaries. Admission is cash by donation.

• Cancelled – The Solid Rock Café session listed last week for April 21 has been cancelled. The next Solid Rock Café session will be Friday, May 26.

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