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23 Awesome things to do in the Peace this weekend

RocKIN the Peace is back for another year, showcasing the Peace Region’s talent. But there are also several other live music events. In Dawson Creek, English rockers Shake Appeal will be appearing at prospects lounge in the Chances gaming hall.

RocKIN the Peace is back for another year, showcasing the Peace Region’s talent.

But there are also several other live music events. In Dawson Creek, English rockers Shake Appeal will be appearing at prospects lounge in the Chances gaming hall.

CBC’s Stuart McLean is having a live taping of his ever-popular radio show ‘The Vinyl Café’ in Dawson Creek at Unchaga Hall tonight.

The annual Intercity Bowling Tournament rolls out in a weekend of competition at the Fort Bowling lanes in Fort St. John, and there is much more to see and do this weekend, so don’t miss out.

As always, if you have any event that you want me to add to this weekly list, feel free to contact me at: 250-782-4888 ext. 118 or email: dcreporter@dcdn.ca.

The event doesn’t have to be in Dawson Creek or Fort St. John to make it on the list! All Peace Region events welcomed.

Whatever you do this weekend, enjoy it.

 

Friday:

Stuart McLean’s Vinyl Café, Dawson Creek, 7:30 p.m.

Stuart McLean brings his hit radio show ‘The Vinyl Café’ to Unchaga Hall in Dawson Creek for a live taping tonight.

The show features special musical guests Pharis and Jason Romero from Horsefly, B.C.

For more information and rates, contact Tiger Box Office Plus at 1-877-339-8499, or in person at the two Tiger Box Office plus locations at the Encana Events Centre and Tiger Printing & Solutions.

 

Art exhibit reception, Dawson Creek, 7 – 9 p.m.

A reception will be held at the Dawson Creek At Gallery this evening for ‘A birds eye view’- an exhibit featuring works from three Grande Prairie artists. The event is free to the public.

 

Intercity Bowling Tournament, Fort St. John, 4 p.m.

The 49th annual intercity bowling tournament kicks off March 6 at 4 p.m. at the Fort Bowling Lanes in Fort St. John.

The event will be going on all weekend, with the finals happening Sunday.

For more information, call the lanes at: 250-785-8882

 

Talent show, Fort St. John, 6 – 9 p.m.

The Fort St. John Child development Centre (CDC) is hosting is 41st annual talent show at the North Peace Cultural Centre.

Entertainers’ young and old interested in performing can contact CDC at: talent@cdcfsj.ca

 

Bantam Canucks hockey, Dawson Creek, 7 p.m.

The Dawson Creek Bantam Canucks take on the Peace River Sabres at the Kin Arena fir the first game of the best-of-three series. The third game, if needed will be in Dawson Creek on Sunda, with the time to be announced at a later date.

 

Public Swim, Dawson Creek, 3 - 9 p.m.

For rates and more information, call the Kenn Borek Aquatic Centre at: 250-782-7946

 

Public Swim, Fort St. John, 6 – 10 p.m.

For more information: For more information, call the North Peace Leisure Pool at: 250-787-8178

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Steak night, Dawson Creek, 6 – 10 p.m.

Join the folks at Bear Mountain ski hill for a great steak dinner.

Call Paul Gevatkoff at 250-719-8739 for more information.

 

Saturday:

Live Music, Fort St. John, 7 – 11:45 p.m.

RocKIN the Peace is back for another year featuring Peace Country talent.

Come to the Lido theatre and enjoy some live music Saturday night.

 

Live Music, Dawson Creek, 9 – 11:55 p.m.

Can’t make it to RocKIN the Peace? Well there is some live music in Dawson Creek as well. Check out Shake Appeal at Prospects Lounge in Chances.

 

Archery tournament, Fort St. John, 7 a.m.

Registration begins at 7 a.m. for the New Totem Archery Club’s annual indoor 3D archery tournament, held this year at the Babcock Arena.

The event continues all weekend, with awards on Sunday afternoon.

There will be three rounds of 30 targets.

For more information and rates, contact club president Curtis Harper at 250-794-7636 or by email: newtotemarchery@live.com

 

Live music, Fort St. John, 5 – 10 p.m.

More live music in Fort St. John. Join the gang at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 102 for Campfire Cowboys, representing some good old-fashioned local country.

This is a 19+ event.

 

Art Workshop, Dawson Creek, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Learn how to work with wax-based paints with artist Patricia peters at this Encaustic workshop at the Dawson Creek Art Gallery.

For more information and rates, contact the gallery at: 250-782-2601

 

Huskies hockey, Fort St. John, 8 p.m.

The Fort St. John Huskies continue their playoff push in the NWJHL this weekend, taking on the North Peace Navigators at the North Peace Arena in Fort St. John on Saturday night.

The Navigators lead the best-of-seven semi-final series 2-0.

 

Novice hockey, Dawson Creek, 8 a.m.

The Dawson Creek novice hockey tournament kicks off at 8 a.m. at the Kin Arena this Saturday.

 

Trackers hockey, Fort St. John, 4:30 p.m.

The Northeast B.C. and Yukon Midget Trackers take on the Grande Prairie Storm in Northern Alberta Midget AA Hockey League playoff action this Saturday at the Pomeroy Sport Centre. Puck drops at 4:30 p.m.

 

Family Swim, Dawson Creek, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

For rates and more information, call the Kenn Borek Aquatic Centre at: 250-782-7946

 

Public Swim, Fort St. John, 1 – 9 p.m.

For more information: For more information, call the North Peace Leisure Pool at: 250-787-8178

 

Public Swim, Dawson Creek, 1 – 8 p.m.

For rates and more information, call the Kenn Borek Aquatic Centre at: 250-782-7946

 

Sunday:

Roubaix Cup, Baldonnel, 2 p.m.

The tough and nasty ‘Roubaix Cup’ (ROO-bay) gravel, snow, and ice series starts Sunday.

Hosted by the Blizzard Bicycle Club, this event started in 1996, favouring brave bike handlers with good cold weather circulation.

All races start at the Baldonnel School, but have three distinct routes.

 

Toonie, Dawson Creek, 1  - 5 p.m.

Toonie swim at the Kenn Borek Aquatic Centre from 1 – 5:00 p.m.

 

Public Swim, Dawson Creek, 1 – 5 p.m.

For rates and more information, call the Kenn Borek Aquatic Centre at: 250-782-7946

 

Public Swim, Fort St. John 1 – 5 p.m.

For more information: For more information, call the North Peace Leisure Pool at: 250-787-8178