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101-1300 First Avenue
Admission by monetary donation to Barkerville Heritage Trust or non-perishable food bank item for the Wells Legion Branch #128 community hamper program.
NEW in 2019: Open museums exhibits, three times more free activities and historical interpreters, additional washroom facilities, and charter bus service from Williams Lake, Quesnel, and Prince George.
**Charter Bus Service on Saturday & Sunday**
New in 2019: hop on the bus! To make traveling to Barkerville a safe, easy, and enjoyable experience, you can catch a ride on our special Victorian Christmas charter bus from Prince George, Quesnel, or Williams Lake. More info and tickets available at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/81243833493
- Carolling concerts
- Walking Tours and Chinatown Tours
- Mining and & Justice presentations
- Meeting Father Christmas
- Crafting and baking in the Wendle House
- Cookie decorating with the Goldfield Bakery
- Blacksmithing demonstrations
- Printing press demonstrations
- Meeting Father Christmas
- Sleigh rides with Barnard's Express
- Holiday portraits at L.A. Blanc Photo Studio
- Tubing on the Shamrock Tube Run
- and more!
- The Barkerville Cafe and Gift Store
- The Shamrock Tube Run
- Friends of Barkerville
- The Goldfield Bakery
- Mason & Daly General Merchants
- C. Strouss & Co. Drygoods
- Louis A. Blanc Photographic Gallery
- Barnard's Express Stagecoach Office
- McPherson's Watchmaker's Shop
- McMahon's Confectionery
- Cameron & Ames Blacksmith Shop
- The Cariboo Sentinel Newspaper Office
- The King & Kelly Houses B&Bs
- The St. George Hotel
- The Barkerville Cottages
- Nicol Hotel Museum
- Barkerville Hotel Museum
- Lee Chong Co. Store Museum
- Halverson House Museum
- Kibbee House Exhibit
A bluegrass-style dance party at the Ramada Ballroom featuring Big Fancy from BC, The Eliza Doyle Band from Saskatchewan and Foghorn Stringband from Oregon. These bands promise to provide a full blast, boot-stompin' hoe-down!
Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Kimmortal, and Rebecca Andrea & Rich Mac
The Ramada Ballroom will be rockin' with the sounds of hip-hop sensations Kimmortal from Vancouver, Snotty Nose Rez Kids from Kitimaat Village and Rebecca Andrea & Rich Mac from Williams Lake. These musicians are masters of using music to discuss themes of race, gender, identity and community building with unparalleled energy that leave audiences dancing and sweating!
The Oot 'N Oots
"It’s like Flight of the Conchords meet Fred Penner - with an 11 year old powerhouse of a lead singer thrown in for extra sass." — Squamish Constellation Festival
The Oot 'N Oots are entertainers for the whole family, and create a feeling of community, joy, and understanding through their free-spirited art.
The Sojourners, Khari Wendell McClelland, and Nova Voce
This will be a magical evening of soaring voices. Nova Voce is fresh off a first place win at the 2019 National Music Festival, and both Khari Wendell McClelland and the Sojourners both draw deep inspiration from their African-American history to sing uplifting songs of joy and freedom and deliver rousing messages of social justice and civil rights.
The Trials of Cato, Twin Bandit, and Amy Blanding
For those that love to get their folk on, these three performers/groups will scratch that itch. The Trials of Cato, hailing from the UK, and BC's own Twin Bandit and Amy Blanding "pay homage to the tradition whilst twisting old bones into something febrile and modern, with stomping tunes and captivating stories"
David Francey, Twin Flames, and Sam Holden
Vanderhoof's own Sam Holden, winner of the 2019 Limelight Quest Award, will join two of the most significant songwriting superstars in Canada today for an evening of story telling and amazing vocals. David Francey is a multiple Juno award winning singer songwriter who's words will leave you both laughing and breathless, while Twin Flames create a sonic landscape that spans Canada and the Arctic, singing in English, Inuttitut and French.
Bon Débarras, Alpha Yaya Diallo, and Special Guest
This international dance party will feature the amazing energy-filled trad-based sounds of Bon Débarras and their daring jigging and vivid body percussion, as well as guitar virtuoso Alpha Yaya Diallo - one of the hottest performers on the current world music scene. Coldsnap teamed up with Le Cercle des Canadiens Français de Prince George (CCFPG) to present this incredible evening of lively music.
Beòlach, Kiérah, and Special Guest
Our finale will feature Cape Breton supergroup Beòlach with their innovative and exciting arrangements of traditional Cape Breton, Scottish and Irish tunes for fiddle, bagpipes, whistles and piano, as well as the astounding, dynamic, Irish-influenced fiddle virtuoso that is Kiérah, from Vancouver.
Family Day Carnival. Lots of fun for the whole family. We will have games, prizes, arts and crafts. Some of the activities will be mini golf, life size Operation game, cupcake walk, make a dragon fly, sand art, face painting, nail art designs, plinko, ring toss, super hero suckers, and much more. Kinsmen Community Hall, 777 Kinsmen Place (behind Skyline dental). *Free Admission. * In partnership with Live Well Prince George Society.
Don't miss the biggest entertainment and sporting event of 2020 in Northern BC!
9-days of world championship curling - as the world's best women curlers convene in Prince George! Plus - The Patch - is the entertainment and social hotspot for the entire event!
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