Left to right: Father of Confederation Darcy McGee (Peter Schalk)

Left to right: Father of Confederation Darcy McGee (Peter Schalk)

Welcome to 1864

The Key City Theatre and Cranbrook History Centre, took guests back to 1864 with a themed gala dinner and concert

The Key City Theatre, in conjunction with the Cranbrook History Centre, took guests back to 1864 with a themed gala dinner and concert at the Royal Alexandra Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 9. Delegates from 1864’s Charlottetown Conference to decide to united the colonies into one country made an appearance, and renowned international pianist Michael Kim performed on the Royal Alex’s restored 1864 Broadwood and Sons Grand Piano. Chef Rusty Cox’s four-course dinner was catered by the Heid-Out. Pictured, left to right: Father of Confederation Darcy McGee (Peter Schalk), Michael Kim, Prophetess Alexandra (Sioban Staplin), original Kootenay pioneer John Galbraith (Patrick Baranowski) and Father of Confederation John A. Macdonald (Barry Coulter).