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Children's Festival runs Saturday

September 7, 2015 9:26 P.M.
Couture Fashion Show takes place Sept. 26 at TIB powwow grounds.

ARNICA ART SHOW

Until Oct. 10, Arnica Artist Run Centre in the Old Courthouse Cultural Centre presents an exhibition featuring the work of Mike Marcon and Anne-Françoise Jacques. Marcon and Jacques are mixed media sculptors.

CHARITY LOBSTERFEST

Prime Lounge hosts a fundraising Lobster Fest on Wednesday, Sept. 9. Enjoy lobster, mussels and live Maritime music for $49.95 per guest. Advanced tickets required; please call 250-374-4144 or visit the Four Points Sheraton. A dollar from every ticket collected will be donated to Kamloops Firefighter’s Charitable Society.

GALLERY HERITAGE TOUR

Join local photographer Ernie Kroeger for an interpretive tour of Kamloops Art Gallery's exhibitions. Beginning in the gallery at 7 p.m., Kroeger will lead participants through a narrative exploration of the history of photography and the railway, concluding with a walk over the Third Avenue overpass. All welcome.

Holly Lewis and Christina Cuglietta in WCT's Miss Caledonia.

MISS CALEDONIA

Western Canada Theatre presents Miss Caledonia, about a young woman’s dream of finding Hollywood fame, from Sept. 10-26 at Pavilion Theatre. Tickets available at Kamloops Live Box Office, ww.kamloopslive.ca.

TRU'S 45TH ANNIVERSARY

On Sept. 11, the public is invited to TRU, where there will be a jam-packed night of fun, music and entertainment. The outdoor, family-friendly event is free.

CROSSROADS AT TRANQUILLE  

Tranquille Tunnel Tours presents Crossroads, a drama recalling the history of the King Edward VII Sanitorium. Tickets available through the Kamloops Live Box Office. Three times to choose from: 7pm, 8:15pm or 9:30pm.

TNRD AUTHOR SERIES

Kamloops Library

Sept. 9, 7-8:30 p.m.

Elma Schemenauer, author of Consider the Sunflowers, offers a strategy for storytelling.

Sept. 15, 7-8:30 p.m.

Cathleen With, author of two novels inspired by her experience trying to get clean in Vancouver.

Sept. 19, 2-3:30 p.m.

Robert W. Mackay discusses Terror on the Alert.

Sept. 30, 7-8:30 p.m.

Ivan Coyote, award-winning author, speaks about gender identity.

Oct. 3, 2-2:30 p.m.

Robin Stevenson gives a workshop about writing for teens.

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 7-8:30 p.m.

Michael Christie, a former sponsored skateboarder, author of The Beggar’s Garden and winner of the Vancouver Book Award.

Oct. 14, 7-8:30 p.m.

Ian Weir, award-winning playwright, screenwriter and novelist from Kamloops.

Oct. 28 and Nov. 3, 7-8:30 p.m.

Erin McMullan, screenwriter and story editor, explains basics of dramatic writing in this two-part workshop.

Nov. 4, 7-8:30 p.m.

Monique Grey Smith, winner of the 2014 Burt Award for First Nation, Metis and Inuit literature for Tilly, A Story of Hope and Resilience.

North Kamloops Library

Sept. 16, 2-3:30 p.m.

Cathleen With

Oct. 2, 2-3:30 p.m.

Robin Stevenson

Logan Lake Library

Oct. 2, 2-3:30 p.m.

Ian Weir

Merrit Library

Nov. 3, 7-8:30 p.m.

Monique Gray Smith

CROSSROADS AT TRANQUILLE

From Sept. 11-Nov. 1, Tranquille Tunnel Tours presents Crossroads, a drama recalling the history of the King Edward VII Sanitorium. Tickets available through the Kamloops Live Box Office. Three times to choose from: 7pm, 8:15pm or 9:30 p.m.

WHITE ON WHITE PARTY 

Come dressed in elegant all-white attire for this party in a secret location on Sept. 16, 5:15-11 p.m. Enjoy gourmet harvest dinner for local fare prepared by Chef Hueston of The Double Tree by Hilton. Live entertainment. Host hotel booking rate at The DoubleTree by Hilton Kamloops of $109 per night plus applicable taxes. Quote 87612520.

COUTURE FASHION SHOW 

Thirty models will feature designs by B.C. designers in this fundraiser at the Kamloops Indian Band Powwow Round from 7-11 p.m. on Sept. 26. All proceeds to Families of Sisters in Spirit, which advocates for families of murdered or missing women and girls across Canada. Tickets, $30, available from Kamloops Live! Box Office.

CADET OPEN HOUSE  

The 2305 Rocky Mountain Rangers Army Cadet Corps hosts two open house information and registration nights on Thursday, Sept. 10, and Thursday, Sept. 17, 7-90 p.m. at 169 Briar Ave.

CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL 

Kamloops Arts Council presents the 16th annual Kamloops Children’s Art Festival at Riverside Park on Sept. 19 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Lots of artistic, musical and theatrical activities, all for free.

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