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September 2 to 30  Salmon Arm Art Gallery presents Save the Date, works by Chris Cran, including works from his solo 2016 exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada. Admission by donation. Gallery hours Tuesday to Saturday 11am to 4pm. Sponsored by Ian McDiarmid Construction.

Friday, September 22 Shuswap Writers Group Coffee House features Author Madeleine Eames “Writing as an act of remembering”. She will read from her new book Mindful Breathing: Simple, Powerful Practices to Heal Anxiety, Stress and More. 7-9pm at the Blue Canoe Cafe, a light meal is available at 6:30pm.

Saturday, September 23 Salmon Arm Art Gallery is embarking on a community felting project, beginning with a wool washing day outside on the loading dock beginning at 12pm. Everyone welcome, even those who haven’t washed wool before!

Saturday, September 23 The Shuswap Film Society presents a Finland/Sweden/Germany film Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki. 5pm at Salmar Classic Theatre. For more information visit www.shuswapfilm.net

Monday, September 25 Shuswap Theatre is presenting the first of 5  Acting/Directing Workshops with Liz Hobbs. This in-depth workshop for actors and directors will run one night a week for five weeks from 6pm to 10pm  Bursaries are available if cost is a barrier. Preregistration is required and can be done from our website. The cost is $50 and participants must commit to attending all five sessions. Bursaries are available if cost is a barrier. Preregistration is required and can be done from our website at www.shuswaptheatre.com There are still a few spaces for actors. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity.

Tuesday, September 26 The Annual General Meeting of Shuswap Theatre Society will take place at 7pm at the Theatre, 41 Hudson Ave NW. On our website you can read about the candidates for election to the Board of Directors as well as the Annual Report. Only current members are able to cast votes and memberships can be renewed before the meeting. Last year’s memberships expire at the end of September. Join us before the AGM for a potluck at 5:45pm. Bring a dish and come and socialize with friends old, friends new and friends yet to be made.

September 27 to October 13 Thompson Rivers University Art Gallery presents “No time to say “Hello, Goodbye” featuring Susan Miller, Lyn Richards, Carol Schlosar and Elizabeth Sigalet. Opening reception Wednesday, September 27 at 4pm at the TRU Gallery.

Saturday, September 30 The Shuswap Film Society presents USA film Paris Can Wait. 5pm & 7:30pm at Salmar Classic Theatre. For more information visit www.shuswapfilm.net

Saturday, October 4 The Shuswap Film Society presents a Canada/Germany/Ireland film Call of the Forgotten Wisdom of Trees 7:30pm at Salmar Classic Theatre. For more information visit www.shuswapfilm.net

Friday, October 6  Salmon Arm Art Gallery presents the opening reception of Kanata/Qelmúculucw, new works by aboriginal artists, curated by Aaron Leon. Live music and refreshments, 7pm to 9pm, admission by donation. Exhibition runs until November 10. Sponsored by Gail Dyer.

October 6 to 13 Images of Canada, an exhibit in celebration of Canada’s 150 Birthday. Featuring needle-work, quilts, mixed fibre art at the Piccadilly Mall, Salmon Arm.

Wednesday, October 7 The Shuswap Film Society presents a Romanian film Graduation 5pm at Salmar Classic Theatre. For more information visit www.shuswapfilm.net

Tuesday, October 10  ATC Trader Tuesday! Come to the Art Gallery and make/trade Artist Trading Cards from 3pm to 4pm. Everyone welcome to this creative time for all ages.

Saturday, October 14 The Shuswap Film Society presents a UK/USA film Tommy’s Honour  5pm at Salmar Classic Theatre. For more information visit www.shuswapfilm.net

Sunday, October 15 A guided tour of the old section of the Mt. Ida Cemetery features Curator/Archivist Deborah Chapman’s personal favourite list of characters. Stories of love, heartbreak, joy, and tragedy are told on one of the prettiest knolls in Salmon Arm.Cost is $10.00 per person. Space is limited to 35 special guests. Call 250-832-5243 to reserve.

Thursday, October 19  Salmon Arm Art Gallery presents Coffee Break and Artist Talk from 2pm to 4pm. Enjoy locally roasted organic coffee, home-baked cookies and a discussion about the exhibition “Kanata/Qelmúculucw” with some of the exhibiting artists in attendance. Admission by donation.

Friday, October 20 The Enderby & District Arts Council presents Enderby Coffee House, 7-10pm. Doors open at 6pm, sign-up starts at 6:30pm. Admission $3, For more information call 778-930-1501 or email:contact@enderbyartscouncil.ca

Saturday, October 21 The Shuswap Film Society presents a UK/USA film Tulip Fever 5pm at Salmar Classic Theatre. For more information visit www.shuswapfilm.net

Friday, October 27  Deadline for registration for True North juried exhibition at Salmon Arm Art Gallery.

Saturday, October 28 The Shuswap Film Society presents a USA film The Lost city of Z 5pm & 7:30pm at Salmar Classic Theatre. For more information visit www.shuswapfilm.net

Tuesday, October 31  Ken Smedley presents The Contenders with Gary Fjellgaard and Valdy on their 16th Annual Tour of the Interior with Special Guests Blu & Kelly Hopkins. Lorenzo’s Café in Ashton Creek  Call for reservations 250-838-6700

November Online auction Art in the Attic in support of the Community Art Collection.

Thursday, November 2  Ken Smedley presents The Contenders with Gary Fjellgaard and Valdy on their 16th Annual Tour of the Interior with Special Guests Blu & Kelly Hopkins. 7:30pm at the Carlin Hall in TappenTickets available at  Acorn Music 250-832-8669

November 3 – 5 Shuswap Film Society Film Festival. Mark it on your calendar! For more information visit www.shuswapfilm.net

November 3 to 18 Shuswap Theatre presents William Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet with guest director Liz Hobbs. Ticket available at Intwined Fibre Arts.

Friday, November 17  Salmon Arm Art Gallery presents the opening reception of “True North,” a juried exhibition on the theme of winter. 7pm with live music and refreshments. This exhibition is sponsored by Hudson Dental.

Friday, November 17 The Enderby & District Arts Council presents Enderby Coffee House, 7-10pm. Doors open at 6pm, sign-up starts at 6:30pm. Admission $3, For more information call 778-930-1501 or email:contact@enderbyartscouncil.ca

Wednesday, November 22  Salmon Arm Art Gallery offers an open workshop for artists wishing to create work for the 18 exhibition in January. $50 provides each participant with 2 18x18 panels and supplies in painting and collage. Facilitators will be on hand to offer techniques, ideas and inspiration from 6pm to 9pm at the Art Gallery. Register at the front desk, limited space.

Saturday, December 2 Shuswap Spinners and Weavers’ Guild  Christmas Sale. Hand woven table linens, towels & gaments, handspun & handknit hats, mitts & socks and much more. 10am to 4pm at the 5th Avenue Seniors Centre,170-5th Ave, Salmon Arm.

Saturday, December 9  Salmon Arm Art Gallery presents the Elves’ Workshop! Families with children of all ages are welcome to explore and create at our four Christmas creation-stations from 11am to 3:30pm. This drop-in event is by donation, and it’s possible that even Santa will drop in!

Saturday, December 16  Last day of True North juried exhibition, and last open day of the Art Gallery for the year. Be sure to join us for hot chocolate in the afternoon as we bid farewell to the Canada 150 year.

Friday, December 15 The Enderby & District Arts Council presents Enderby Coffee House, 7-10pm. Doors open at 6pm, sign-up starts at 6:30pm. Admission $3, For more information call 778-930-1501 or email:contact@enderbyartscouncil.ca