Our attention shifts to Christmas

'Know it All' Entertainment listings, November and December

CAROLYN GRANT

entertainment@dailytownsman.com

The display case at the Cranbrook Public Library for the month of November is a stunning collection of world war I and world war II artifacts and papers, owned by Frank Eimer, reflecting the history of the wars and those who so bravely fought in them.

Old Fashioned Christmas Pageant and Carol Sing

If you would like your child to participate in the pageant on Sunday, Dec. 13, at 6:30 p.m. at Marysville Commmunity Church phone 250-427-7099 or 250-499-1017 ASAP for information and registration

Key City Theatre Gallery

Affordable Art Exhibit

We are thrilled to once again present Cranbrook’s annual Affordable Art Sale featuring the works of regional artists, November 18 to December 15. All pieces are priced under $300 and will be the perfect gift for yourself or a loved one. Shop early for best selection. Gallery hours are 10 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday and during performances.

Centre 64 Invitational Gift Show

November 24 – December 24. In this show we will have a beautiful selection of  affordable gifts created by local and regional artists. A great opportunity to find the perfect gift for that special someone on your list.

Centre 64 Fall Jazz Series

Nov. 21:  The Alan Breckner Trio Traditional “Loungy” Singer Songwriter Jazz. Tickets available at Centre 64. Shows tend to sell out early so get your tickets soon!

The Barra MacNeils Celtic Christmas

Key City Theatre

Nov. 19 at 7:30 pm

With their captivating vocals, distinctive harmonies and extraordinary musicianship, The Barra MacNeils inject new life and energy into the sights and sounds of Christmas. Tickets: $45 and $39 for Big Ticket Members.  Call 250-426-7006 buy online www.keycitytheatre.com

Saturday, Nov. 21

FPPAS Sponsor Appreciation Dance

The Fisher Peak Performing Arts Society is holding a Sponsor-Appreciation dance at the Cranbrook Golf Club, featuring local rock bands The Testers and Split Shift. Doors at the Cranbrook Golf Club open at 7 p.m., and local band Split Shift kicks off the music at 8 p.m., followed by The Testers. Music goes to midnight. There will be a cash bar, and a late night snack presented around 10. Tickets — $10 for members, $15 for non-members — are available at Lotus Books or on line at Snapd.com

Sat. November 21

Marysville Artisans

Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm Christmas open house at Marysville Artisans. Main Street Marysville. Door prizes and Christmas treats.

Saturday, Nov. 21

Spaghetti Dinner

Girl Guides of Canada, Cranbrook are hosting a spaghetti dinner on Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Cranbrook Eagles Hall, 711 Kootenay St N.  Tickets are $9 for 7 yrs and up and $5 for 6 years and under. Funds raised will be for upkeep of the local Girl Guide hall and camp. For more information and tickets, please call Pam at 250-489-3155.

Saturday, Nov. 21

Christmas Craft Fair

$15 per table call 250-427-2343 to book a table. Noon – 4 p.m. Stay for the meat draw and Live music from 6-9 pm with Fraser Armstrong.

Saturday, Nov. 21

Tea & Bazaar

Ladies Aid of Knox Presbyterian Church, Saturday, Nov 21, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 21

Eastern Star’s PRE-CHRISTMAS SALE

11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Kimberley United Church Upper Hall. Entrance Off Deer Park Avenue.Famous Harmony Baskets! Christmas Baking Table! Soup & A Bun Lunch! Come & celebrate with us in our new home. Proceeds to Harmony #45 Charities

Saturday, Nov. 21

Christmas Tea

All Saints Anglican Church, Kimberley annual Christmas Tea. Bake sale, craft table, Purdy’s Chocolates and  Regal gifts order forms. 1 to 3 p.m. Everyone welcome. 360 Leadenhall Street.

Tuesday, Nov. 24

Have Camera

Have Camera Will Travel presents “Have Kids, Will Peda.l” Join the Clark family on a cycling adventure – 6,000 km of roads less traveled along the Andes in Chile, Argentina & Bolivia. At Centre 64 on Tuesday, Nov 24 at 7:30 p.m. Admission by Donation to the Kimberley Arts Centre.

Thursday, Nov. 26

Nature Park Society – AGM

Thursday, Nov 26, 7:00 pm at Kimberley Nordic Centre Clubhouse “The Bats of the Kootenays” presented by Biologist – Leigh Ann Issac. All Welcome!  Refreshments served!

Cranbrook Winter Market

The 6th annual Cranbrook Winter Farmer’s Market will take place on the evening of Friday, November 27th from 5 until 9 pm, in conjunction with the Santa Claus Parade, and on Saturday and Sunday, November 28 & 29, from 10 am until 3 pm, at 1114 Baker Street, in downtown Cranbrook.

Nov. 26 to 28

The Optimist

Key City Theatre

Wild Theatre presents “The Optimist.” Tickets are $8 for students and seniors and $10 for general admission.

Saturday, Nov 28

Home Grown Coffee House

Home Grown Music Society presents the Coffee House at Centre 64 at 8 p.m. Tickets $8 at the Snowdrift Cafe & Centre 64. Proceeds go to for the Kimberley Helping Hands Food Bank. Donations of non-perishable food items gratefully appreciated. MC Don Davies, Shawna Plant and Ian Jones, Sage Grass, Sugar Moon, Gwyneth Davies, Vocalists Jasmine Brenton, Sonja Roderman, Sienna Fooks accompanied by Leith Olafson and Brynlee Cowden on guitars, Conner Foote, Arne Sahlen. Tickets $8 available at The Snowdrift Café and at Centre 64

Dan Mangan

Key City Theatre

December 1 at 7:30

Daniel Mangan is a Vancouver-based, two time Juno Award winning Canadian musician. A sort of younger Leonard Cohen, the 32-year-old Mangan is a terrific wordsmith whose songs darkly or wryly tackle subjects as diverse as the climate of fear in Guatemala to a hapless “comedy of errors” on the road in Texas. Tickets: $32 and $26 for Big Ticket Members.  Call 250-426-7006 buy online www.keycitytheatre.com

Friday December 4

Sun Valley Song

Glad Tidings We Bring: Songs for Christmas. Friday December 4; 730 p.m. Knox Presbyterian Church. Tickets: $10 for adults or $5 Youth (12 and under). Tickets available at Lotus Books, at the door or from a choir member

Sat. December 5

Concert

Kimberley Community Choir invites you to a Christmas evening for family and friends. Sing-along with the choir at the Kimberley United Church, 7 p.m. December 5. Admission by donation, Food Bank donations welcome.

Sunday Dec. 6

Sun Valley Song

Glad Tidings We Bring: Songs for Christmas. Sunday, December 6, 2:30 p.m. Knox Presbyterian Church. Tickets: $10 for adults or $5 Youth (12 and under). Tickets available at Lotus Books, at the door or from a choir member

1864 Dinner & Concert

Royal Alexandra Hall

December 9

Join us in the elegance of the Royal Alexandra Hall for an evening of fine dining, entertainment, history and music. The dinner will feature a four-course menu highlighting recipes and ingredients common to the era.  At the centre of the evening is the beautiful 1864 Broadwood & Sons grand piano played by acclaimed musician Michael Kim. Wednesday, Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $70.  Call 250-426-7006 buy online www.keycitytheatre.com

Holiday Art & Craft Fair

Key City Theatre

December 12

Last minute shopping is a tradition in Cranbrook. Join us and find just the right gift for everyone on your list.  You will find great hostess gifts as well. Be sure to visit the Gallery for the Affordable Art Sale and Artist reception. Refreshments available.