As the province opens up in its four-step plan, slowly Prince George is seeing some events make a come back.
Here are just a few for starters:
Handsome Cabin Boy Tattoo fundraising show
Sunday August 1 gates open at 5:30 and show starts at 6:30 p.m. at Bydand Creek Farm,
The tattoo shop fell victim to arson recently and the goal is to raise $20,000 to get the tattoo artists back up and running.
Tickets are $25 at Birch & Boar,
Days at Huble Homestead
Sunday, Aug. 1 and Monday, Aug. 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. celebrate Homestead Days at Huble Homestead Historic Site and see how they lived in the old days.
There will be heritage demonstrations, live music, old-fashioned relays, crafts, games, guided tours and more.
Bring a picnic, order a barbecue lunch or join in the fun of the Box Lunch Social each day at noon. Bid on a special picnic lunch during the historically-inspired auction.
Huble Homestead is 40 km north of
For more information and the full summer schedule visit hublehomestead.ca or call 250-564-7033.
Wine and Paint in the Orchard
Paint nights in the Orchard at North Lights Winery are back.
Sunday, August 8 from 3 to 5 p.m. easy watercolour landscapes, three mini pieces 7 x 5 inches. Moonscape, beach scene, northern lights and Sunday August 22 from 3 to 5 p.m. acrylic painting - birch trees will be the focus on 11 x 14 inch panels perfect for standard frames.
Following the guidance of Christina from
The ticket includes one five-ounce glass of wine, all materials, and two hours of instruction.
$60+ tax or $51+ tax for Wine Club members.
Saturday, August 7 from noon to 9 p.m. at the
Rooftop Rock features a full line up of live entertainment, a community market and food trucks, classic cars and big rigs. There’s even a Northern Health pop-up Covid-19 vaccination clinic.
This event is by donation with proceeds going to the Wheelin’ Warriors of the North who raise funds for the BC Cancer Agency.
Hart Night Market
Thursday, August 12 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Hart Mall parking lot. There will be a variety of vendors and food trucks and the market organizers will be following all current Northern Health safety protocols.
Huble Homestead Watson Weekend
From Friday, August 27 to Sunday, August 29 there will be new puzzles and brain teasers for groups to work on at their own pace. Suitable for all ages, the Watson Weekend activities are free with admission donation and do not require reservations. For those who want a big challenge register by Aug. 15 for Sherlock Saturday on August 28 and work against a timer in this exit room-style game in the historic Huble house. Recommended for ages 12 and up, tickets for Sherlock Saturday are $10 per person and available through hublehomestead.ca.
Party Covidian Garden
Until Oct. 3 at the
Sivertsen invited 24 collaborators to a garden party of the imagination offering a sense of togetherness during the pandemic. The completed work consists of a page created by each artist bound together as an accordion-bound book. Other works in the exhibit include airing it, an installation of linen towels and clothes lines evoking Siversten’s grandmother and her emigration to
A version of this exhibition will travel this summer and fall to Mackenzie, Valemount and McBride. For more information visit www.tworiversgallery.ca.
Big Night Out
Saturday, Sept. 18 is Big Brothers Big Sisters Day in
Tickets are $70 each or a table of 8 is $500 and includes a shuttle ride home following the event.
Doors open at 6, dinner is at 7 p.m. For more information visit www.bigsnbc.ca/bignightout
Junk in the Trunk
Saturday, Oct. 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at CN Centre parking lot REAPS (Recycling & Environmental Action Planning Society) is once again hosting its every-popular Garage Sale Bonanza. This is
Vendors’ registration will be online in September at junkinthetrunkpg.eventbrite.ca. Watch for the announcement to know when to register. Food vendors must complete a food application email to request form at email@example.com.