Freestyle sit-skier Josh Dueck (pictured)

Community Calendar, December 21

Listing of events happening in and around Revelstoke.

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December 21

FRIENDS OF MOUNT REVELSTOKE AND GLACIER hosts an open house at their new location, at 103 First St. East from 2–6 p.m.

STAYING ALIVE A night all about avalanche awareness and backcountry safety, with presentations by Revelstoke Mountain Resort ski patrol and the Canadian Avalanche Centre. At the mid-mountain lodge. Free gondola rides available starting at 6 p.m. The event starts at 7:30 p.m.

DANIEL SKY Live at the Big Eddy Pub. 8 p.m.

WICKED WEDNESDAY Redbull thre3style Canadian champion DJ Kato performs at Travers Lounge Club. 9 p.m. $5.

December 22

PINATA MAKING WORKSHOP at the Revelstoke Museum & Archives for children 8 and up with adult. 1–3 p.m. $5. 250-837-3067 for info.

December 22-23

GRAND CHRISTMAS LANTERN SHOW Our special Christmas story this year will be Jean Noel, a French version of the Santa Claus story, accompanied by a fine set of slides by York & Son of England dating from around 1895. We also hope to have a section of the choir from the United Church for carol singing, various other Christmas slide sets and our signature Victorian Disco Light Show, accompanied by the Banana Tree Belgian dance organ. Presented by the Bygone Era Entertainment Society. At the Nickeleodeon Museum. 7 p.m. Suggest donation of $12. All proceeds will go to the food bank.

December 23

JOHN JENKINS SMALL TOWN REVIVAL Roots-country. Live at the Big Eddy Pub. 8 p.m.

UGLY SWEATER PARTY At the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

December 24

CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLIGHT SERVICE at the Revelstoke Alliance Church, 7 p.m.

CHURCH SERVICE At St. Peter’s Anglican Church. 11 p.m.

December 25

CHURCH SERVICE At St. Peter’s Anglican Church. 10 a.m.

COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS DINNER Free turkey dinner for families or individuals who need fellowship on Christmas Day. At the Frontier Restaurant. 1 p.m. If you need a ride, contact Ginger at 250-837-4129 or 250-837-4101.

December 26

SEXY SANTA PARTY with DJ Big E. Prizes for best dress. 8 p.m.

ATOMIC HOOLIGANS Electro-rock. Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m. Cover charge in effect.

December 27

FWT SPEAKER’S SERIES Featuring freestyle sit-skier Josh Dueck (of film the Freedom Chair) and Izzy Lynch, chair of the Live It! Love It! Foundation. At Mackenzie’s Restaurant in the Powder Springs. 7:30-9 p.m. Entry by donation.

December 31

NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTIES:

PAUL BLACK AND BLINDSPOT. Presented by the Revelstoke Music Fest. At the community centre. 7:30 p.m.

PIN-UP PARTY with DJ R3 at The Cabin. Dress to impress. Doors at 8 p.m. Call Agnes at 250-837-2144 for more information.

DJ BRYX At the Traverse Loung Club. 9 p.m.

January 3

FWT SPEAKER’S SERIES With Vance Shaw, director of the Powder Highway. At Mackenzie’s Restaurant in the Powder Springs. 7:30-9 p.m. Entry by donation.

January 4-9

CANADIAN FREESKIING CHAMPIONSHIPS Part of the Freeskiing World Tour. Events taking place as part of the tour are marked with an asterisk (*).

January 4

* FWT ATHLETE’S IN SCHOOL Some of the top skiers on the Freeskiing World Tour will head to Mountain View Elementary, Mt. Begbie Elementary, and RSS to talk to students and sign autographs.

* DJ RAY RAY Freeskiing World Tour party at the Traverse Social Lounge. 9 p.m.

January 5

* FWT QUALIFIERS at Revelstoke Mountain Resort. Women start at 10 a.m. and men follow at noon.

WINTER FARMERS’ MARKET Buy food, crafts and other local products at the indoor market at the Revelstoke Community Centre. 2–5 p.m.

* FWT WELCOME PARTY with rock band Shred Kelly. At the Big Eddy Pub. 9 p.m.

January 6

* FWT DAY ONE The first day of competition at the Canadian Freeskiing Championships. At Revelstoke Mountain Resort starting at 10 a.m.

* RETRO MOVIE NIGHT Featuring cult-classic ski movie Aspen Extreme. Prizes for best dressed retro-skier. Also serves as fundraiser for Canadian Avalanche Rescue Dogs Association. 6:30 p.m. $10.

* DJ ERICA DEE Retro movie night after-party at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

January 7-8, 2012

CANUCK SPLITFEST Join up with other splitboarders for a weekend of skiing in Rogers Pass. Visit www.splitboarders.ca for more information.

January 7

* FWT FINALS The second day of competition at the Canadian Freeskiing Championships. At Revelstoke Mountain Resort. Starts at 11 a.m.

* FWT AWARDS CEREMONY Watch the winners get their awards in Grizzly Plaza. 6 p.m.

* FWT WRAP-UP PARTY with Seth Anderseon, The Renegade Kid, with Pilgrim. At the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

January 8, 2012

PEEWEE GRIZZLIES vs. Chase. At the Revelstoke Forum. 10:10 a.m.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Kimberley Dynamiters. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

January 12

CELEBRATION OF CHILDREN Come celebrate Revelstoke’s children at the Signing of the Revelstoke Children’s Charter. The evening include child & youth presentations, a talk about the work of the Early Childhood Development Committee and more. Refreshments will be available. At Revelstoke Secondary School. 5:30-8 p.m.

MINDIL BEACH MARKETS Rock/reggae/hip-hop/folk/funk. Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

January 14, 2012

PEEWEE GRIZZLIES vs. Penticton. At the Revelstoke Forum. 4 p.m.

January 15, 2012

PEEWEE GRIZZLIES vs. Penticton. At the Revelstoke Forum. 10:50 a.m.

January 18, 2012

RSS BAND CONCERT The first concert by the Revelstoke Secondary School bands at the new high school. Admission is by donation. 7 p.m.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. North Okanagan Knights. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

January 19

WINTER FARMERS’ MARKET Buy food, crafts and other local products at the indoor market at the Revelstoke Community Centre. 2–5 p.m.

January 20-21, 2012

CORNSTARR Rock cover band. Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

January 20, 2012

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Kelowna Rockets. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

CORNSTARR Local band plays the River City Pub. 8 p.m.

January 21-22, 2012

AVALANCHE DAYS Learn about avalanche awareness from the Canadian Avalanche Centre. At the Boulder Mountain Cabin.

January 21, 2012

BANTAM GRIZZLIES vs. Merritt. At the Revelstoke Forum. 3 p.m.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Sicamous Eagles. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

January 22, 2012

BANTAM GRIZZLIES vs. Merritt. At the Revelstoke Forum. 10:50 a.m.

PEEWEE GRIZZLIES vs. Kelowna. At the Revelstoke Forum. 3 p.m.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Chase Heat. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

January 24

SNOWED IN COMEDY TOUR with Arj Barker, Craig Campbell and Pete Johansson at the Traverse Lounge. 8:30 p.m. $20.

January 27, 2012

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Creston Thunder Cats. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

January 28, 2012

BANTAM GRIZZLIES vs. Kamloops. At the Revelstoke Forum. 3 p.m.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Osoyoos Coyotes. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

REVY STOMP COUNTRY-WESTERN DANCE Dancing, silent auction, 50/50 draw and more. Fundraiser for the Selkirk Saddle Club. At the community centre. 8 p.m. $10.

January 29, 2012

BANTAM GRIZZLIES vs. Vernon. At the Revelstoke Forum. 3 p.m.

February 2, 2012

WINTER FARMERS’ MARKET Buy food, crafts and other local products at the indoor market at the Revelstoke Community Centre. 2–5 p.m.

February 3

ANYTHING GOES 2 ART SHOW opens at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. Details TBA.

February 3–12

REVELSTOKE SPIRIT FESTIVAL Ten days of spirited winter events celebrating Revelstoke. Dates and times TBA. Preliminary schedule includes Anything Goes Art, Carousel of Nations, performer Ash Grunwald, Ski Bum the Musical, Top Bloke Revelstoke, Amazing Race, Mountain Roots Film Festival, Outhouse Racing, Jazz Night, downtown Rail Jam.

February 4

CAROUSEL OF NATIONS A celebration of Revelstoke’s many ethnic communities. Details TBA.

February 5-6

SKI BUM – THE MUSICAL A character driven, seasonal inspired homage to the dirtbags, debutants, lurkers and posers constantly in search of bottomless pow. Back after two packed shows last year. At the community centre. Part of Spirit Festival $5.

February 8

FIGURE THEATRE Iceland’s master puppeteer performs Metamorphosis, a collection of hilarious and imaginative vignettes, featuring a cast of intricate, hand-carved marionette and unforgettable characters that are brought to life by hands, wooden spheres and silk scarves. At the community centre. Part of Spirit Festival. $5.

February 10, 2012

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Kamloops Storm. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

February 11, 2012

MONSTERS OF ART Fundraiser for the Columbia Valley Skateboard Association. Come bid on a skateboard designed by a local artist. Part of the rail jam being held during Spirit Fest. E-mail joey@ourhabit.ca for more information.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Summerland Steam. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

February 12, 2012

EILEEN MCGANN WITH DAVID K Live at the Minto Manor. Details TBA.

February 16, 2012

WINTER FARMERS’ MARKET Buy food, crafts and other local products at the indoor market at the Revelstoke Community Centre. 2–5 p.m.

February 17

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. North Okanagan Knights. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

February 19, 2012

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Sicamous Eagles. Last game of the regular season. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

March 1, 2012

WINTER FARMERS’ MARKET Buy food, crafts and other local products at the indoor market at the Revelstoke Community Centre. 2–5 p.m.

March 3, 2012

LADIES SNOWMOBILE RIDE Lots of fun and activities planned. Put on by the Revelstoke Snowmobile Club. Contact Kathy Burke at 250-837-2595 for more information.

March 13, 2012

TIM HARRISON Live at the Minto Manor. Details TBA.

March 14, 2012

BALLET KELOWNA Boutique dance company performance. At the community centre. $20.

March 15, 2012

WINTER FARMERS’ MARKET Buy food, crafts and other local products at the indoor market at the Revelstoke Community Centre. 2–5 p.m.

March 19, 2012

TRAVEL ADVENTURE SERIES Speaker series featuring local residents who have travelled the world. Presented by the Friends of Mt. Revelstoke & Glacier. At Mackenzie’s Restaurant in the Powder Springs Hotel. 7:30 p.m.

March 25, 2012

CARLOS DEL JUNCO Award-winning harmonica player. Live at the Roxy Theatre. $20.

March 29, 2012

WINTER FARMERS’ MARKET Buy food, crafts and other local products at the indoor market at the Revelstoke Community Centre. 2–5 p.m.

April 5, 2012

DENIS CHANG MANOUCHE QUARTET Heralded jazz guitarist. Live at the Roxy Theatre. $20.

April 12, 2012

WINTER FARMERS’ MARKET Buy food, crafts and other local products at the indoor market at the Revelstoke Community Centre. 2–5 p.m.

April 16, 2012

TRAVEL ADVENTURE SERIES Speaker series featuring local residents who have travelled the world. Presented by the Friends of Mt. Revelstoke & Glacier. At Mackenzie’s Restaurant in the Powder Springs Hotel. 7:30 p.m.

April 25, 2012

MICHAEL JEROME BROWNE Live at the Minto Manor. $15.

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