Cariboo Events October 2018

Play Time | October 16 2018


October 1 FREE Seniors Bingo & Refreshments, Boitanio Mall 1pm

October 2 Blue Bottle Program, medical emergency kit distribution, Safeway 10am-4pm, info: Kimberly 778-412-2430

October 2,9,16,23,30 Story Time for Preschoolers with puppet show, free, Tuesdays, Library 10:30am

October 2,9,16,23,30 Duplicate Bridge Club, everyone welcome, Seniors Activity Centre side door, Tuesdays 7pm

October 3,17 Wild Wednesdays, This group explores different outdoor spaces around town, info: Call 250-398-3843

October 3,10,17,24,31 Ride The Cariboo, Meet at 6pm at Barking Spider Mountain Bike, 1024 Broadway Ave S, info: Call 250-392-5177

October 4,11,18,25 Tales and Trails for children ages 0 to 5 years of age, at Scout Island from 10:30am-11:30am

October 4,11,18,25 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps (Rocky Mountain Rangers), offers youth 12-18 the chance to gain new skills and meet new friends, Wednesdays 6:15-9pm, Legion lower hall, info:

October 4,11,18,25 Just For Fun ladies singing group, supported by Women’s Contact Society and Angelkeys Music Studio, everyone welcome, Anglican Church, Thursdays 7:30-9pm

October 4,11,18,25 Free Language Class at 118 c North 1st Ave from 8:30am-3:30pm, info: Susan 778-412-9333

October 5 Farmers Market, last one of the season & our Customer Appreciation Day, Kiwanis Park 9am-2pm

October 5-27 Station House Gallery presents: (Main Gallery) “Legacy” show and sale of the works of Vivien Cowan & Sonia Cornwall, and (Upper Gallery) Jasmine Alexander “After Wake”

October 5,12,19,26 Live Music, Friday evenings, CJs Southwestern Grill 36 3 Ave N

October 6 CIHL Hockey, Stampeders vs. Quesnel Kangaroos, Cariboo Memorial Complex, 7:30pm

October 9 Blue Bottle Program, medical emergency kit distribution, WalMart 9am-3pm, info: Glenda 250-392-7946

October 12,13,14, Federation BC Woodlot Association – AGM, Info: Call Ian Lanki at 250-267-6534

October 13, Fall Ball at the Williams Lake Golf & Tennis Club

October 13, 23rd Annual Business Excellence Awards at the Elks Hall, 5pm-10pm, Info: 250-392-5025

October 13 CIHL Hockey, Stampeders vs. Terrace River Kings, Cariboo Memorial Complex, 7:30pm

October 14, Harvest Walk-Run-Bike, Cariboo Memorial Complex, 11am-12pm, Info: 250-398-7665

October 14 CIHL Hockey, Stampeders vs. Kitimat Ice Demons, Cariboo Memorial Complex, 1:30pm

October 15 Good Food Box distribution day, Elks Hall 1-3pm, purchase your box prior to distribution day every 3rd Monday of the month: $15/large box 250-392-4118

October 18 WL Writers Group Meeting, 3rd Thursday of the month 2pm, Arts Centre 90-4th Ave N, info: Linda

October 18, International Credit Union Day at the Williams Lake and District Credit Union, 9:30am-5:00pm

October 19 Free Parenting Workshop, featuring Dr. Linda O’Neill PhD Educational Psychology, everyone welcome, Cariboo Bethel Church 6-8pm, doors open 5:30pm, registration deadline Fri. Oct. 12, register: Anita 250-392-4118 or

October 19, Dash Splash and Crash at Cariboo Memorial Complex, skating, swimming & movie including snack for $25, 12:30pm-5:15pm, Info: Call 250-398-7665

October 19, School’s Out Swims at Cariboo Memorial Complex, 1pm-3:45pm, Info: Call 250-398-7665

October 20, Royal Purple Craft and Garage Sale at the Elks Hall, 9am-3pm, Info: Call Sharon at 250-392-4873 or Doreen at 250-392-5451

October 20-November 3, 28th Annual Daybreak Rotary Club’s Book Sale, at the Old Sears Building every day from 10am-4pm, Info: Call 250-392-4498

October 21, Strictly Blue Grass, Live Music at Alley Katz, 12pm-3pm, Info: Call 250-398-7368

October 24, Whisker, Wag and Wine Event at the SPCA

October 25, The Williams Lake & District Chamber of Commerce AGM will be the Election of Officers. Call 250-392-5025 to reserve, 11:45am-1pm

October 26,27 Haunted House at the NOOPA Youth Centre, Donations of money or non-perishable food items will be accepted, Intended to scare so please leave your little ones at home, 7pm-9pm

October 26, The Potato House is having an Adult Halloween Party, 9pm-2am

October 27, The Order of Eastern Star is holding a Tea & Market at the United Church, 1pm-3pm

October 27, Halloween in Miocene, haunted house, games, refreshments, prizes, Community Club, 5pm-8pm, admission: bag of candy

October 27, Halloween Party at the Likely Lodge, Live entertainment featuring Ira Hayes Band, The fun starts at 9pm

October 30-31 Crystal Man Show & Sale, Tues 1-7pm, Wed 9am-1pm,  the Hobbit House 71-1st Ave S

October 31, Ooey-Gooey Science Lab at the Early Learning Centre across from Fabricland on 2nd Ave, from 10am-2pm

October 31, Family Halloween Party at the 150 Fire Hall, Bonfire, Fireworks, Hotdogs, Cotton Candy, Hot Chocolate, Goodie Bags,  from 6:30pm-8:00pm

October 31, Pumpkin & Bubbles, Family Halloween Photo Shoot by donation with Laureen Carruthers at the Potato House, from 2:00pm-4:00pm

October 31, Little Wizards Halloween Party for the Kids at the Potato House, from 2:30pm-6:00pm

October 31, Trick or Treat Downtown with a passport at participating businesses, from 2:30pm-6:30pm

October 31, Halloween Fireworks at the Stampede Grounds, Bonfire is at 7:15pm, Fireworks start at 7:45pm, info: or Call 250-398-7665

November 2-3 Potters’ Guild Show & Sale, featuring potters & local artists, Fri. 12-8pm, Sat. 10-4pm, Arts Centre 90-4th Ave N


October 3, Quesnel Curling Centre AGM, Upstairs in the Curling Club. Everyone welcome! 6pm

October 3, 2018 Business Excellence Nomination Luncheon, 11:30am, Call 250-992-7262 to register.

October 4, General Trivia Night, 7pm at Wings

October 4,18 Bake Sale, McLeese Lake General Store

October 5, Artist Walk & Talk, 5pm-7pm at the Quesnel Art Gallery

October 6, RCMA “Feeding Our Kids with Music” Open Mic, The Occidental, 6:30pm – 9:30pm

October 6,7, Quesnel Memorial Pow Wow, 9am-5pm, Info: Call 250-992-8347

October 12, Quesnel Art Gallery: Inspirations, A show of paintings by Judith DesBrisay and Megan Long. 7pm-9pm

October 12,13 The Dusty Boots Band Live at The Cariboo Hotel, starts at 9:30 pm both nights

October 13, CIHL Hockey, Kangaroos vs Kitimat Ice Demons, Quesnel Arena, 7:30pm

October 14, CIHL Hockey, Kangaroos vs Terrace River Kings, Quesnel Arena, 1:00pm

October 18, Live music with with Cod Gone Wild, The Occidental 8pm

October 26, Teen Hallowe’en Dance at The Lodge, Ages 13-17, starts at 7pm

October 26,27, Gold Pan Grannies Fall Fabric and Yarn Sale at Spirit Centre, starts at 9:30am, Info: Call Joanne 250-992-7485

October 27 Lions monthly garage sale, south end of Maple Park Mall 9am-2pm

October 28,29 Barkerville’s ghostly Halloween, ghost hunt 1pm-6pm, pumpkin carving 1pm-6pm, face painting 1pm-4pm

October 31 Barkerville bonfire, haunted house 6pm-8pm, spooky town tour 6:30pm-7pm


October 1,8,15,22,29 Bingo,  doors 6pm, starts 7pm, super star 8:30pm, Community Hall

October 1,8,15,22,29 Alanon,  7pm Health Centre (hospital rear entrance) info: 250-395-2532

October 1,8,15,22,29 Women`s Drop-In Volleyball,  9:30am, Lone Butte Community Hall

October 1-13 Parkside Art Gallery presents: Leah Henderson “Into The Light Body”, open Tues-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat 10am-3pm, 401 Cedar Ave

October 1,4,8,11,15,18,22,25,29 Cariboo Calico Quilters, Monday evenings and Thursday afternoons, basement Creekside Senior Ctr, info: Agnes 250-395-6127

October 2,9,16,23,30 Community Band, all ages and experience welcome, practice 7pm Christ the King Lutheran 440 Horse Lk Rd, info: Dave 778-485-5560

October 2,9,16,23,30 Alanon Drop-In, 1-2pm, Community Health Ctr (rear of hospital) info: 250-395-7676

October 2,9,16,23,30 Alcoholics Anonymous, United Church, 8pm

October 2,9,16,23,30 HUGS help us get slim, 6:30pm, 6300 N. Green Lake Rd, info: Charlotte 250-456-7504 or Pat 250-456-2491

October 2,9,16,23,30 Carpet Bowling Club, 1-4pm, Interlakes Hall, info: Kitty 250-593-4780

October 2,9,16,23,30 Co-Ed Drop-In Volleyball, 7-9pm, Peter Skene Ogden gym, info: Kersti 250-395-1353

October 2,16 Photo Group, Bridge Lake School, info: Larry 250-593-4362

October 3,10,17,24,31 Eclectica Community Choir rehearsals, United Church 49 Dogwood Cres, 7-9pm, info:

October 3,17 Log Cabin Quilters, Sept-June 9:30am-1:30pm, Interlakes Hall 7592 Hwy 24, info: 250-593-4456

October 3,10,17,24,31 Bingo, g-ball, loonie ball & progressive, doors 5:45pm, starts 7pm, Lac La Hache Hall

October 4,11,18,25 Royal Canadian Army Cadets, 6:30pm-10:30pm, 5530 Horse Lk Rd, info: Capt. Kevin Seal 250-395-1181

October 4,11,18,25 Alcoholics Anonymous,  7:30pm, 108 Community Centre

October 5,12,19,26 Crib Night, Forest Grove Legion, 8pm

October 6,13,20,27 Meat Draw, Forest Grove Legion, 4:30-6pm

October 6,13,20,27 Alcoholics Anonymous fireside family group, United Church 8pm, info: 250-791-1937

October 7,14,21,28 Alcoholics Anonymous, Sundays 7:30pm, Health Ctr (hospital rear entrance), 250-791-5286

October 11, 100 Mile Performing Arts Society 2018 AGM, St. Timothy’s Anglican Church basement, 106 Blackstock Rd., 6:30pm

October 13, 108 Mile Heritage Museum will be holding a ghost hunt, 7pm-10pm, info: Call 250-791-5288

October 19-Nov10 Parkside Art Gallery presents: Lynne Flanders & Sheryl Fremlin “Seasons Of Change: The Tale Of Two Artists,” opening reception Oct 19 6-8pm, Tues-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat 10am-3pm, 401 Cedar Ave

October 20 Free Store, free personal and household items to help make ends meet, United Church 49 Dogwood Ave 10am-1pm (donation drop off St. Timothy’s Anglican Church), info: Donna 250-791-6497

October 23 Parkside Art Gallery AGM, 401 Cedar Ave 3:30pm

October 27, 108 Mile Heritage Museum will be holding a ghost hunt, 7pm-10pm, info: Call 250-791-5288

October 31, Haunted House & Kids Zone, PSO Grad fundraiser, 5pm PSO Gym, admission $5, kids zone free

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