December 10, 2011.
See you down at the Coast Guard Dock this evening, around 6 p.m., to catch the annual arrival of Santa by ship...thank you to the Lions Club! The Santa ship visits islands in the San Juan chain and then drops by Pender and finishes his ocean stops on Salt Spring! Enjoy the carols and the fireworks as the ship glides down Ganges Harbour...enjoy!
Tonight, at Treehouse Cafe, it's a Christmas Singalong with David Jacquest!
See you at ArtSpring on the 18th, at 2 p.m., for the first annual Singalong Messiah concert...presented by Bach on the Rock, under the direction of Jim Stubbs. Be inspired!
Tonight, at ArtSpring, at 8 p.m., enjoy It's A Wonderful Life, with the Salt Spring Concert Band, with Dawn Hage, music director...seasonal delights!
Don't forget to get your passport stamped, part of the Get Your Glow On celebration of Christmas on Salt Spring. Prizes for participants in a "shop local" enterprise!
WinterCraft runs through Dec 18th, at Mahon Hall...80 artists & crafters, for your pleasure.
Catch the Alternative Gift Market at WinterFest...at the Salt Spring Centre of Yoga, today, from 10 to 2. Call the Salt Spring Centre School for more details: 250-537-9130.
Make sure you pop by Rendezvous Cafe, and enjoy Brigitte's very creative Christmas window display...a blue ribbon winner! (At Salt Spring Marina, across from Moby's).
Talented Alan Moberg's newest CD is being launched at a Celebration of Christmas concert at All Saints by the Sea, at 7:30 p.m., on Dec 17th. Alan Moberg will be joined by Andy Ramesh Meyers & Wesley Hardisty...tickets at Salt Spring Books & at the door. See you there!
Catch the special exhibition by renowned children's photographer, Peter Paul Harnisch, at Fernwood Road Cafe, from Dec 11 to Jan 8. Opening reception from 2 to 4, on the 11th.
Terrific show at Gallery 8... Small Works Christmas exhibition...oh so talented artists...don't miss this!
Also catch the Harbour House Hotel's lobby & restaurant exhibition of photo-based art by Peter Oosterweghel...show runs to Dec 15th, with sales benefiting Transitions House.
Very talented & internationally respected actor, Scott Hylands, presents a solo Christmas Carol narrative on Dec 20, at All Saints by the Sea, at 7 p.m., and again on Dec 21, at Barb's Buns Bakery, also at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 or $5 with a foodbank donation. Be there!
Jazz Vespers, featuring Sweetwater, plays at All Saints by the Sea tomorrow, Dec 11th...begins at 4 p.m.
Live music tonight: Lloyd English & Ian Van Wyck at Harbour House Hotel. Barley Brothers at Salt Spring Inn. Moby's features The Stowaways!
Dec 11th, it's the 3rd annual Legion Christmas Crafts & Collectibles Fair, at Meaden Hall, 10 to 4.
United Church Cookie Walk today, starting at 9 a.m....cookies sold by weight! Mmmm....
Christmas on Salt Spring...country charm!