Nov. 16 Christmas Craft Fair — Fernie. Visit http://ferniecraftfairs.blogspot.ca
Nov. 30 Wee Fest — The Arts Station, Fernie. Visit http://theartsstation.com.
Nov. 30 Nakusp Celebration of Light — Nakusp. Phone 250-265-4234
Dec. 1 Motus O’s A Christmas Carol — Golden. Visit http://kickinghorseculture.ca
Dec. 6-8 Christmas by the Lake — Downtown Silverton. Visit www.christmasbythelake.ca
Dec. 6 Art Tapas — The Arts Station, Fernie. Visit http://theartsstation.com.
Dec. 6 Best of Banff Mountain Film Festival — Golden. Visit http://kickinghorseculture.ca.
Dec. 7 Rekindle the Spirit of Christmas — Downtown Rossland. www.rossland.com/home
Dec. 7 Santa Claus Parade & Festival — Creston. Phone 250-428-4342.
Dec. 17 WHL’s Lethbridge vs. Kootenay — Cranbrook. Phone 250-417-0322.
Dec. 31 New Year’s Gala — Fairmont. Visit www.fairmonthotsprings.com
Dec. 31 New Years Fireworks — Radium Hot Springs. Visit www.radiumhotsprings.com
Jan. 5 WHL’s Medicine Hat vs. Kootenay — Cranbrook. Phone 250-417-0322.
Jan. 11-19 Sun Peaks Winter Festival of Wine — Sun Peaks Resort. Visit www.sunpeaksresort.com/events-and-festivals/winter-festival-of-wine
Jan. 17-19 The REEL Canadian Film Festival — Fernie. Visit www.reelfilmfest.ca/
Jan. 23-26 Rossland Winter Carnival — Rossland. Visit www.rosslandwintercarnival.com.
Jan. 25 Winter Farmers’ Market — Golden. Visit www.goldenfarmersmarket.com
Jan. 31-Feb. 2 B.C. Eastern Regional Pond Hockey Championships — Invermere. Visit www.bcpondhockey.com
Feb. 1 WHL’s Calgary vs. Kootenay — Cranbrook. Phone 250-417-0322.
Feb. 8 WHL’s Lethbridge vs. Kootenay — Cranbrook. Phone 250-417-0322.
Feb. 15 8th annual Snow King’s Masque Parade — Golden. Visit http://kickinghorseculture.ca
Feb. 19 WHL’s Medicine Hat vs. Kootenay — Cranbrook. Phone 250-417-0322.
Feb. 22 Winter Farmers’ Market — Golden. Visit www.goldenfarmersmarket.com
March 1 Griz Days Craft Fair — Fernie. Visit http://ferniecraftfairs.blogspot.ca/
March 7 WHL’s Medicine Hat vs. Kootenay — Cranbrook. Phone 250-417-0322.
March 14 WHL’s Calgary vs. Kootenay — Cranbrook. Phone 250-417-0322.
March 29 Winter Farmers’ Market — Golden. Visit www.goldenfarmersmarket.com
Nov. 29 Christmas City of the North Parade — Kalispell. Phone 406-758-2800.
Nov. 29-Dec. 1 Artists and Craftsmen of the Flathead Christmas Show — Kalispell. Phone 406-881-4288.
Nov. 29-Dec. 6 Parade of Lights and Christmas Stroll — Great Falls. www.downtowngreatfalls.net
Nov. 30 Community Tree Lighting — Havre. www.havremt.com
Dec. 8-29 Christmas at the Cottage. — Havre. Visit www.highlinecottage.com
Dec. 13 Whitefish Christmas Stroll — Whitefish. Phone 406-862-3501
Dec. 24 Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade with Santa — Whitefish. Phone 406-862-2900.
Dec. 28 Cruise the Blues — Whitefish. Visit www.skiwhitefish.com
Dec. 31 New Year’s Eve Rockin’ Rail Jam and Torchlight Parade — Whitefish. Phone 406-862-2900.
Dec. 31 First Night Flathead — Kalispell. Phone 406-253-2471.
Jan. 24 Margarita Meltdown — Great Falls. Visit www.eaglemount.net
Jan. 24-26 World Ski Joring Championship — Whitefish. Visit www.whitefishskijoring.com
Jan. 25-26 Ice Fishing Derby — Havre. Visit www.havremt.com
Feb. 7-9 Whitefish Winter Carnival — Whitefish. Phone 406-862-3501.
Feb. 21-23 Montana Pond Hockey Classic — Kalispell. Visit http://pondhockeyclassic.com/montana
Feb. 28-March 2 Montana Sportsman’s Expo — Kalispell. Visit www.montanasportsmansexpo.com
March 15 Moonlight Dine and Ski — Whitefish. Phone 406-862-2900.
March 15-16 Nate Chute Banked Slolom & Boardercross — Whitefish. Visit www.skiwhitefish.com
March 17 St. Patrick’s Day Parade — Kalispell. Visit www.kalispellchamber.com
March 19-23 Western Masters Art Show and Sale — Great Falls. Visit www.westernmastersartshowandsale.com
March 29 Snow Bus Brewfest — Whitefish. Visit www.bigmtncommercial.org
The Coaldale Writer’s Group meets every Thursday. Meetings start at 1:30 p.m. and are located in the Coaldale Public Library. New members are always welcome. Contact 403-345-1340 for more info.
For public skating times at the Coaldale Sportsplex, see website at www.coaldale.ca or contact 403-345-1302.
SCAHL Hockey games
You can see South Central Alberta Hockey League action at both the Lethbridge and Taber arenas all season long. Log onto http://www.scahl.com/.
Nov. 6-Dec. 4
Rhymes, tickles, and fun for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and a caregiver at Coaldale Public Library. Program is free, but please call to register at 403-345-1340.
Various local businesses in Taber stay open until midnight and offer deals to promote local shopping. Contact www.destinationtaber.com.
Family Movie Night
Join them for the movie “The Croods” at the Taber Public Library. Starts at 6:45 p.m. Popcorn is provided. For a full claendar of events, log onto www.taberlibrary.ca.
New to the Coaldale Library is the Tween Club. Students in Grades 4 to 7 are invited for games, Christmas crafts, prizes and snacks from 2:3-4:30 p.m. This program is free but please call to register at 403-345-1340 to register.
Barrel Racing Jackpot
Vauxhall’s annual Lobsterfest draws people from all over southern Alberta as a marquee fundraiser with entertainment and sports memorabilia to be auctioned off to go along with a high-end lobster dinner with hundreds of live lobsters shipped to the community of 1,300 north of Taber on Highway 36. Tickets usually go on sale in mid-December. Contact Haven Agencies at 403-654-2331 for more information.
Nov.12 - Jan. 10 - History of Métis in Southwest Saskatchewan, Swift Current Museum, swiftcurrent.ca
Nov. 16 - Shumka Dancers, 7:30 pm at the Sky Centre, Swift Current Tickets: 306-773-1338 or 1-877-211-2787
Nov. 19 - WHL Hockey: Broncos vs. Wheat Kings, scbroncos.com
Nov. 23 - Piapot Lions Club 17th Annual Gun & Hobby Show, Maple Creek Armoury, 10a.m. - 5p.m.
Nov. 29 - WHL Hockey: Broncos vs. Hitmen
Nov. 30 - WHL Hockey: Broncos vs. Rebels
Nov. 30 - Christmas Spirit Trade Show, Kinetic Exhibition Park Swift Current 10am - 5pm.
Dec. 2 - Quartetto Gelato, Sky Centre, Swift Current Tickets: 306-773-1338 or 1-877-211-2787.
Dec. 4 - WHL Hockey - Broncos vs. Hurricanes
Dec. 7 - Christmas Craft Fair, Jasper Cultural Centre, Maple Creek.
Dec. 10 - WHL Hockey - Broncos vs. Rockets
Dec. 12 - WHL Hockey - Broncos vs. Royals
Dec. 12 - Cowtown Christmas 6-9p.m., downtown Maple Creek
Dec. 17 - WHL Hockey: Broncos vs. Blazers
Dec. 27 - WHL Hockey - Broncos vs. Warriors
Jan. 10 - WHL Hockey - Broncos vs. Blades
Jan. 11 - WHL Hockey - Broncos vs. Rebels
Jan. 15 - Kick off of Swift Current Centennial events at the i-plex swiftcurrent. ca
Jan. 18 - WHL Hockey - Broncos vs. Ice
Jan. 22 - WHL Hockey - Broncos vs. Wheat Kings
Jan. 24 - WHL Hockey - Broncos vs. Raiders
Jan. 31 - WHL Hockey - Broncos vs. Tigers
Feb. 1 - WHL Hockey - Broncos vs. Cougars
Feb. 7 - Elmer Iseler Singers - Sky Centre, Swift Current, Current Tickets: 306-773-1338 or 1-877-211-2787.
Feb. 9 - WHL Hockey - Broncos vs. Wheat Kings
Feb. 14 - WHL Hockey - Broncos vs. Tigers
Feb 15-16, Living Sky Casino Pow Wow, livingskycasino.ca
Feb. 17 - WHL Hockey - Broncos vs. Raiders
Feb. 26 - WHL Hockey - Broncos vs. Pats
Feb. 27 - March 1 - Stir Crazy Blues Festival Thursday, Swift Current www.lyrictheatre.ca
March 1 - WHL Hockey - Broncos vs. Hurricanes
March 2 - WHL Hockey - Broncos vs. Wheat Kings
March 4 - WHL Hockey - Broncos vs. Oil Kings
March 6 - Buffy Sainte-Marie - Sky Centre, Swift Current Tickets: 306-773-1338 or 1-877-211-2787.
March 12 - WHL Hockey - Broncos vs. Blades
March 13 - WHL Hockey - Broncos vs. Warriors
March 28 - Women of Ireland, Sky Centre, Swift Current Tickets: 306-773-1338 or 1-877-211-2787.
Nov 15 - February 1 Canada’s Waterscapes display at the Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre esplanade.ca
Nov 21 - The Market @ Medalta, 4:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. medalta.org
Nov 21 Downtown Midnight Madness, from 6-11:45 p.m. downtownmedicinehat.com/
Nov 22, 23,24, 27, 28, 29 Oliver - Esplanade esplanade.ca
Nov 28 - The Market @ Medalta, 4:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Dec 5, The Market @ Medalta, 4:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Dec 5, Enerplus Olde Tyme Christmas - Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede Grounds, Pioneer Village, 5 - 8 p.m.
Dec 7 - 2nd Annual Christmas Home Based Biz Trade Show, Cypress Centre Auditoriam 1-7 p.m.
Dec 12, The Market @ Medalta, 4:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Dec 13-19 Anne and Gilbert: The Musicial, Medicine Hat High School, 7 - 10 p.m.
Dec 19, The Market @ Medalta, 4:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Dec 19, Dave Coulier at the Esplanade esplanade.ca
Dec 20 - 21 All Beef Pen Show and Cowboy Christmas Trade Show @ Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede grounds www.mhstampede.com
Jan 20-25 Tongue on the Post Festival www.mhfolkmusic.com
Jan 24 - Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet, Esplanade esplanade.ca
Jan 28 - Atlantic Ballet - Ghosts of Violence esplanade.ca
Jan 31 - STOMP The Esplanade esplanade.ca
Feb 7 - Matt Anderson at the Esplanade esplanade.ca
Feb 27 - Celtic Dance Passion – Claddagh, The Esplanade esplanade.ca
Feb 28 - March 2, Sunshine Home and Garden Show, Cypress Centre. esplanade.ca
March 2, The Wayans Bros, at the Esplanade esplanade.ca
March 3 -16, Medicine Hat Rotary Music Festival, http://www.rotarymusicfestival.com/
March 15 - Peatbog Faeries, at the Esplanade esplanade.ca
Nov. 16 Ski Swap Winter Fest sale day — Lethbridge Exhibition Park. Email Lance at
Nov. 16 Lethbridge Hurricanes vs. Red Deer Rebels — Lethbridge. Visit www.lethbridgehurricanes.com
Nov. 21 Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker — Lethbridge. Phone 403-329-SEAT (7328). Nov. 22 Bright Lights Festival — Galt Gardens Park, Lethbridge. Visit www.downtownlethbridge.com
Nov. 22, 23 Cowboy Christmas Dinner Show — Hillspring. Visit http://www.gcbd.ca or phone toll-free 1-866-626-3407
Nov. 23-24 Lethbridge Entertainment Expo — Lethbridge Exhibition Park. Visit lethbridgeexpo.com
Nov. 28 Canadian National Junior Team candidates vs. Russian National Junior Team — Lethbridge. Phone 403-329-SEAT (7328).
Nov. 29-30 The ‘Big’ Christmas Trade Show — Farmers’ Market & Gift and Craft Show — Lethbridge Exhibition Park. Visit exhibitionpark.ca
Nov. 30 Santa Claus Parade — 2 Ave & Main St., Fort Macleod. Phone Sue Risser, 403-715-2125.
Dec. 4 Sesame Street Live! Elmo Makes Music — Lethbridge. Phone 403-329-SEAT (7328)
Dec. 6 The Huron Carole — Southminster United Church, Lethbridge. Phone 403-329-SEAT (7328)
Dec. 6-7 Canadian Country Christmas with Sean Hogan, Shane Chisholm, Duane Steele and Samantha King — Fort Macleod. Visit www.empresstheatre.ab.ca
Dec 6-7 Plaid Days, Downtown Lethbridge. Visit www.downtownlethbridge.com
Dec. 7 Mayor’s Annual Christmas Concert — Lethbridge, Visit www.lcbs.ca
Dec. 16-Jan. 4 New West Theatre’s Razzle Dazzle — Lethbridge. http://newwesttheatre.com/shows/razzle-dazzle/
Dec. 21 The Cowboy Christmas Ball — Hillspring. Visit http://www.gcbd.ca or phone toll-free 1-866-626-3407
Dec. 26-Jan. 4 New West Theatre’s Munsch-O-Rama! — Lethbridge. Visit http://newwesttheatre.com/shows/munsch-o-rama/
Dec. 27 Lethbridge Hurricanes vs. Medicine Hat Tigers — Lethbridge. Visit www.lethbridgehurricanes.com
Dec. 31 Family Fest — Lethbridge Exhibition Park. Visit exhibitionpark.ca
Jan. 11 Skimo Mountaineering Competition — Castle Mountain, Pincher Creek. Visit www.alpineclubofcanada.ca/skimo/index.html
Jan. 16 The Band Perry — Lethbridge. Phone 403-329-SEAT (7328)
Feb. 20-21 J.P. Cormier with Emily Dingwall muti-instrumentalist and dazzling musicianship — Fort Macleod. Visit www.empresstheatre.ab.ca
Feb. 21-23 Provincial Freestyle Event — Castle Mountain, Pincher Creek. Visit http://www.skicastle.ca/calendar
Feb. 26 Dean Brody with special guest Cassadee Pope — Lethbridge. Phone 403-329-SEAT (7328)
Feb. 27-March 8 New West Theatre’s Harvest — Lethbridge. Visit http://newwesttheatre.com/shows/harvest/
March 5 Harlem Globetrotters — Lethbridge. Phone 403-329-SEAT (7328)
Feb. 26-28 Ag Expo — Lethbridge Exhibition Park. Visit exhibitionpark.ca
March 8 Lethbridge Hurricanes vs. Swift Current Broncos — Lethbridge. Visit www.lethbridgehurricanes.com
March 12-15 The Lethbridge Home and Garden Show — Lethbridge Exhibition Park. Visit exhibitionpark.ca
March 30 John McDermott 20th anniversary tour — Lethbridge. Phone 403-329-SEAT (7328)
Nov. 1 - Dec. 23 - It’s a Wonderful Life: The Radio Play, Rosebud, Alta. rosebudtheatre.com
Nov. 20 - Dec. 22 - Jewels from the Sky lougheedhouse.com
Nov. 23 - Dec. 22 - Once Upon A Christmas, Heritage park www.heritagepark.ca
Nov. 28 - Dec. 24 - A Christmas Carol, at Max Bell Theatre, theatrecalgary.com/
Dec. 7 - Bragg Creek Spirit of Christmas visitbraggcreek.com
Dec. 31 - Noon Year's Eve, sparkscience.ca/events
Jan. 9 - Feb 1. High Performance Rodeo hprodeo.ca
Februrary - Calgary Winefest
February - Calgary Midwinter Bluesfest calgarybluesfest.com/
Feb 24- March 15 - Calgary Kiwanis Music Festival Monday www.calgarykiwanisfestival.ca
March 2 - Night with the Stars Gala theatrecalgary.com
March 6-8 - $100 Film Festival csif.org
Mid-March - International Festival of Animated Objects animatedobjects.ca