The Fall Festival takes place on at Wildroots Flowers and Gifts on Oct. 12. (Blair McBride photo)

Fall Festival in Burns Lake

Fall Festival at Wildroots Flowers and Gifts

A Fall Festival will take place on Oct. 12 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Wildroots Flowers and Gifts on First Ave., next door to Red Apple. The Festival will feature Crossroads Brewery, Reflection Photography, Save On Foods, Outline Design, Andrea Zahnd Face Painting and Boer Mountain Coffee House.

There will be a pumpkin carving contest, S’mores roasting, live music, seasonal flowers, treats and more. Bring a non-perishable item in support of our local food bank.

Sunrise Services Society Open House

An open house to launch a resource, referral and drop-in centre in Burns Lake, the Sunrise Services Society, takes place on Oct. 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 3A – 321 Highway 16 West (just down the street from Alternative Grounds and Process 4 Gallery). The society will provide services to seniors, families and caregivers. Drop in, enjoy some refreshments and pick up a goodie bag.

Business Excellence Awards Dinner and Dance

The Business Excellence Awards Dinner and Dance takes place on Oct. 19 at the Rod and Gun Club Hall. Tickets are limited, and are now available from the Chamber Office on Highway 16 across from CNC. For more information, click on this link: http://burnslakechamber.com

Jay Gilday in the LDSS MPR

The second performance in LDAC’s 14th season takes place on Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. at Lakes District Secondary School.

Jay Gilday threads together strands of his ancestral traditions: Dene spirituals, Irish ballads, and Canadian folk and rock. He was raised in a family of accomplished musicians on the tundra of Yellowknife, where music electrified never-ending days and nights. His second album, Faster than Light (2016) earned Gilday Indigenous Artist of the Year at the Western Canadian Music Awards.

He is based in Edmonton, where fans have learned what the rest of the country is about to find out: Jay Gilday owns one of the most important voices in Canadian music today.

Tickets are now on sale for the Jay Gilday performance at Process 4 Gallery, LDFC Printing and Stationery and the Lakes Artisan Centre. Look for our ads in the Lakes District News.

For more information on Jay Gilday, click on this link: https://jaygilday.com

Just Posted

Climate, reconciliation and industry top all candidates agenda in Terrace

Debate was the candidate’s last opportunity to address voters in a public forum

Climate change, economy and reconciliation take centre stage at Oct. 15 All-Candidates Forum

Six of the eight candidates were in attendance at the Smithers event

New meat truck in town

Priestly Meats shows off its new meat truck, set up beside Tech… Continue reading

Celebrating fall in Burns Lake

Dozens of residents came out for the Fall Festival at Wild Roots… Continue reading

No timeline for ultrasound in Burns Lake, NH says

Northern Health (NH) is considering introducing ultrasound technology to the Lakes District… Continue reading

VIDEO: First all-female spacewalk team makes history

NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir did work on International Space Station’s power grid

Zantac, the over-the-counter heartburn drug, pulled in Canada, U.S.

Health Canada also investigates possible carcinogen in some ranitidine drugs

B.C. public safety minister says cannabis edibles not in stores til January

Mike Farnworth says he wants regional issues considered when it comes to licensing

Greta Thunberg calls for climate action in Alberta, but doesn’t talk oilsands

Swedish teen was met with some oil and gas industry supporters who came in a truck convoy

Scheer denies spreading ‘misinformation’ in predicting unannounced Liberal taxes

Conservative leader had claimed that a potential NDP-Liberal coalition could lead to a hike in GST

Council asks to limit cruise ship visits to Victoria harbour

Mayor says motion is not meant to curtail current visits or limit local cruise industry expansion

Chilliwack man pleads guilty in crash that killed pregnant woman

Frank Tessman charged under Motor Vehicle Act for accident that killed Kelowna school teacher

Kawhi Leonard, former Toronto Raptor, welcomed back to Vancouver at pre-season game

Fans go wild at pre-season game between L.A. Clippers and Dallas Mavericks at Rogers Arena

Greens and NDP go head to head on West Coast; Scheer takes fight to Bernier

Trudeau turns focus to key ridings outside Toronto after two days in Quebec

Most Read