Harry Potter Marathon runs Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Prince George Public Library celebrating the 15th anniversary of the first Harry Potter Book by J.K. Rowling. Watch the Half-Blooded Prince, Deathly Hallows 1 and 2 for seven hours and eight minutes of pure Potter magic. Free drop-in best suited for teens. Dress up as your favourite Potter character or as if you were a wizard going to Hogwarts For more information call 250-563-9251 or e-mail ...@lib.pg.bc.ca.
Dog Expo at Huble Homestead historic site Sunday from 10 a.m. for 4 p.m. This event is for dog lovers. Bring your pup out to show him off in the parade of breeds, enter your pooch in contests for biggest dog, smallest dog, best dressed, and best trick. Watch obedience and agility demonstrations, talk to pet organizations and shop the vendors while you let your pup socialize with others. Huble Homestead is 40 km north of Prince George, just off Highway 97 on Mitchell Road. For more information call 250-564-7033 or e-mail ad...@hublehomestead.ca.
The 10th annual Artists in the Garden Tour is held Friday, July 13 to Sunday, July 15 and showcases art, gardens, and the art of gardening, featuring a social kickoff event and tours of impressive local gardens, complete with visiting artists and musicians on site. Also included are do-it-yourself- workshops and talks on topics such as landscape architecture, gardening in small spaces, northern varietals, and composting. There are also meal options and garden chat cofee breaks, chances to purchase local art, gain gardening tips and tricks, and to interact with other gardeners. For more information visit eve...@tworiversgallery.ca.
Friends of Thomas Days goes Friday, July 13 to Sunday, July 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Central Interior Railway and Forestry Museum, 850 River Road. This weekend-long event includes pancake breakfast, fun, games and crafts, mini rail rides, movies, a barbecue lunch and more. Trains and vehicles around the park will be dressed up as Thomas the Train and all his friends. Great for kids ages two to five but fun for the whole family. For more information call 250-563-7351.
Crash Kings open for Stone Temple Pilots Saturday, September 15 at CN Centre.
The Crash Kings are from LA. Their first single Mountain peaked on Billboard's Alternative song chart in March, 2010. Tickets at all Ticketmaster outlets or visit www.ticketmaster.ca.