Friday Night Mic tonight is an Open Mic and everyone is welcome on the stage starting at 8 p.m. at Cafe Voltaire, Books & Co., 1685 Third Ave. As always the event is free.
Theatre North West presents Letter From Wingfield Farm, written by Dan Needles, starring Rob Beattie runs until Oct. 23. The play is about a stockbroker who buys a 100-acre farm. As the comic adventures ensue, the main character reports the action in letters to the editor. It's a one-man show with many transformations into several unique characters. Tickets are at Books & Co., 1685 Third Avenue.
Fraser River Family Hike takes place Sunday from 11 a.m. to noon, beginning at Huble Homestead. The Caledonia Ramblers will lead this trip, and a Huble Homestead interpreter will teach you about how the Fraser River has influenced history in our region. Suitable for the whole family, the hike will take about one hour. Wear good walking shoes and dress in layers, and remember to bring water. Meet at the General Store, Huble Homestead Historic Site, 40 km north of P.G., just off Highway 97 on Mitchell Road.
Old-fashioned Thanksgiving Monday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Get out of the house and take a break from turkey this holiday Monday, by bringing the family out to Huble Homestead to enjoy the autumn leaves and try apple bobbing, pumpkin carving, scarecrow making, and learn how pioneers prepared for winter with our heritage demonstrations. Try the special lunch menu and take a browse through the General Store before Huble closes for the season. Admission is by donation.
Speed Control performs at Riley's Pub, 600 Quebec Street , Saturday at 9:30 p.m. The group from the Yukon includes brothers Graeme, guitar and vocals and Jody Peters, bass and vocals and drummer Ian March are know for their live shows and passion for play hard, fast rock.
Brian Fawcett, former P.G. resident and award-winning author of more than 20 books, is hosting a book launch of his latest book, Last of the Lumbermen, about a local hockey team, Thursday, Oct. 17 at Art Space, above Books & Co., 1685 Third Ave. at 7:30 p.m.
Five college kids go to a remote cabin in the woods - the perfect set up for a screamfest. That's Evil Dead: The Musical, right in time for Halloween Oct. 23 to Nov. 2 at the Prince George Playhouse. Ask about the Splatter Zone and group pricing as tickets are available at Studio 2880, 2820-15th Ave., or call 250-563-2880.
Menagerie, a Night to Let It Out! goes at Two Rivers Gallery Saturday, Oct. 26, with a dance, cash bar, performers, games and a silent auction, as well as a trip for four for best costume prize and a draw for a trip for two to any scheduled Westjet destination. For tickets and information call 250-614-7800 or visit www.tworiversgallery.ca.