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'Thank You PG' Party
Saturday September 23, 2017  |  4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Canada Games Plaza, Canada Games Way

City to host 'Thank You PG' party this Saturday: 
Free outdoor concert and BBQ to thank residents and volunteers who helped wildfire evacuees

The City of Prince George is hosting a party in Canada Games Plaza on Saturday, September 23 from 4:00pm to 9:30pm to celebrate Prince George’s extremely successful efforts to welcome, assist, and care for Cariboo wildfire evacuees this summer.
The event will be headlined by multiple Juno award-winning Canadian rock group Glass Tiger with special guest Barney Bentall. DJ Ant will kick off the evening from 4:00pm until 6:00pm.

“This summer, we did something extraordinary. We welcomed more than 10,000 people into our community. 10,000 people who were fleeing wildfires in the Cariboo,” says Mayor Lyn Hall. “On behalf of Council: thank you Prince George. We’re proud of how you stepped up and showed what hospitality really means in our region. But we can do more than say it, we can show it. Please join us in Canada Games Plaza this Saturday to give yourselves and your neighbours a well-deserved pat on the back for an extraordinary job well done.”

Prince George hosted more than 10,400 evacuees this summer – more than any other BC community. As of this week, the City is now down to one Cariboo evacuee who continues to receive services. This final evacuee is scheduled to return home this week.

The Thank You PG will feature a free barbeque throughout the event provided by Save-On-Foods and cooked on Integris and Husky Energy barbeques.

Itinerary:
• 4:00pm to 6:00pm DJ Ant
• 6:00pm to 7:00pm Barney Bentall
• 7:30pm Mayor’s welcome and speeches
• 8:00pm Glass Tiger
• 9:30pm event ends

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Harvestfest 2017
Saturday September 23, 2017  |  5:00 PM
Civic Center, 808 Canada Games Way

Join the Prince George Farmers Market as we celebrate a great season at the Market and a successful harvest! There will be live music, a silent auction, and a mouthwatering buffet dinner of locally sourced foods!

Contact:  4038740938  |  marketmanager@farmersmarketpg.ca  |  Visit Website
3rd Annual Prince George Mini Maker Faire
Saturday September 30, 2017  |  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Two Rivers Gallery, 725 Canada Games Way

Two Rivers Gallery, Canada Games Plaza and the Prince George Public Library will be a hub of activity!

Mini Maker Faire is a showcase of local Makers: tech enthusiasts, artists, crafters, homesteaders, scientists, garage tinkerers, performers, Do-it-yourselfers, designers, innovators & inventors-in-the-making, from all ages, backgrounds and skill levels and in any and as many forms as there may be!

Get ready for a day of activities, demonstrations, vendors, performances, and MUCH more! Bring the whole family for FREE fun!

Contact:  2506147800  |  makerlab@tworiversgallery.ca  |  Visit Website
MCC Fall Festival
Saturday September 30, 2017  |  10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Westwood Mennonite Brethren Church, 2658 Ospika Blv

Come join us for food and family fun!

Perogies and Farmer Sausage! Home Baking and Fresh Produce! Kids Activities and Live Music! Mennonite Full Meal Deal- Borscht, Farmer Sausage on a Bun, Pie and a Beverage

Fun for the whole family!

Proceeds will support MCC sustainable food and farming projects in Laos.

REAPS Fall Junk in the Trunk
Saturday September 30, 2017  |  9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
CN Centre Parking Lot, 2187 Ospika Blvd S

Join us on Saturday, September 30th, 2017 in the CN Centre Parking Lot from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM for our Annual Fall Junk in the Trunk Sale!
If you would like to book a spot to sell your junk or have any questions please give us a call at 250-561-7327 or send us an email at events@reaps.org

Contact:  250-561-7327  |  events@reaps.org  |  Visit Website
Prince George Young Canadian Music Festival
Friday October 20 - Sunday October 22, 2017
Prince George Conservatory of Music, 3555 5 Avenue
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Friday October 20, 2017
Saturday October 21, 2017
Sunday October 22, 2017

The PGYCMF will be a special, one of a kind three-day music festival bringing together students, professional musicians, and local youth for an extravaganza of education and performance opportunities on the occasion of Canada’s sesquicentennial anniversary. Participation in all events will be open to young musicians age 19 and under, at no charge.

A cooperative effort between the Community Arts Council, the Prince George Conservatory of Music, and the Prince George Symphony Orchestra, this unique event will feature instrumental and composition workshops to be led by top professionals in the area.

The Composition workshop will be open to young musicians of all levels. Students should write at their level and for their instrument, and be prepared to perform their composition at the workshop on the morning of Oct. 20. No other workshops will be run at this time, so that students will be able to take part in both the Composition workshop, and the workshop specifically for their instrument.

Additionally, selected workshop participants will have the opportunity to perform alongside the faculty of the PGCM and core members of the PGSO at a chamber concert on Saturday, Oct. 21.

On Sunday, Oct. 22 the PGSO will be performing a special afternoon concert featuring selections from the workshops. Additionally, selected intermediate and advanced workshop participants in the Strings and Winds/Brass categories will have the opportunity to join the PGSO for part of the performance!

Please submit applications no later than Oct. 10, 2017 at the following location:

Studio 2880, 2820 15th Ave.

Hours – 11:00-5:00, Tuesday through Saturday

Contact:  250-563-2880  |  executive@studio2880.com  |  Visit Website
Alpine Club of Canada Photo, Literary and Video Competition
Saturday October 21, 2017  |  7:00 PM
Fore Bistro and Patio, 2601 Recplace Drive

The 19th Annual ACC Prince George Photo/Literary/Video Competition is held in conjunction with the Peak Canadian Climbing and Mountain Culture Festival. Enjoy an evening of photographs, video, literature and fun. Please join us to help pick some of this year’s winners! Membership of the ACC Prince George is not necessary to enter.

This is an all ages event. Minors welcome in FORE Bistro until 10PM.

Do yo have something to submit for the competition? See the details in the PDF download below.

Menagerie: 'Banished to the Bayou'
Saturday October 28 - Sunday October 29, 2017  |  8:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Two Rivers Gallery, 725 Canada Games Way
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Saturday October 28, 2017
Sunday October 29, 2017

Menagerie: Banished to the Bayou, is the seventh incarnation of an annual fundraising event hosted by Two Rivers Gallery. In keeping with the theme this event is much more than just a costume party, and promises an exciting evening filled with entertainment, fun and games – truly a night to let it out.

There will be live entertainment from a variety of performers, thrilling games and excellent prizes to be won. A selection of cocktails, wine, and beer will be available from Madame Laveau’s Tavern. More adventurous guests can indulge in a taste of Absinthe or Bourbon from the specialty bar, 'The Apothecary.' Hors d’oeuvres can be devoured throughout the night while you dance to the musical stylings of our DJ.

Tempt fate with a visit to the fortune tellers, who will divine the answers to your pressing questions and look deep into your future. Amidst the spooky swamp, bid against friends and foes in the Silent Auction for a chance to win the extraordinary.

Stay out late, commit to the night and collect yourself in the morning. Laissez les bon temps rouler! 

Tickets available on Eventbrite
Early Bird - $45.00 (Available until Sept 15) 
Advance - $50.00 (Available from Sept 16 - Oct 6)
Regular - $60.00 (Available from Oct 7- Oct 28)
Student - $40.00 
10% discount for groups of 8 or more

Contact:  Visit Website
Theatre Northwest: International Wine Festival
Saturday November 18, 2017
The Exploration Place, 333 Becott Place

This annual event is consistently a sell-out, so get your tickets early!
Enjoy a selection of wines from around BC and beyond.

Tasting Times:
Afternoon Tasting: 2:00pm - 5:30pm. Tickets are $70.
Evening Tasting: 7:30pm - 10:30pm. Tickets are $80.

Tickets for season pass holders are on sale online or at Books and Company. People who are not season pass holders may buy tickets online or by calling the Box Office at 250-563-6969.

Contact:  250-563-6969  |  boxoffice@theatrenorthwest.com  |  Visit Website

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