Last Word for January 5, 2016

Take Down the Lights. What goes up, must come down. So volunteers are needed

• Jan. 17, 9 a.m., Take Down the Lights. What goes up, must come down. So volunteers are needed to help take down the dazzling display that has glittered over Ladysmith since the Festival of Lights Light-Up night Nov. 26. Pickup trucks and bucket trucks gratefully accepted. Call 250-245-5888 or 250-245-2263 to volunteer, or meet at the 49th Parallel Grocery parking lot. Hot lunch will be provided courtesy of Ladysmith Family & Friends. More info at ladysmithfol.com

• Jan. 21, 7:30 p.m., International Guitar Night, Cowichan Performing Arts Centre. An inventive evening of contemporary guitar music from around the globe, IGN is the world’s premier touring guitar festival. “This musical treat has been so popular over the years, we had to bring them back to kick off our 2016 season with a bang,” says Kirsten Schrader, manager of the Performing Arts Centre’s Arts & Culture Division. Tickets: $30, Student $27, Cowichan Folk Guild Member $27, eyeGo $5. See internationalguitarnight.com.

 

• Jan. 26, 7 p.m., Ladysmith Camera Club presents Buying/Upgrading a Photo Editing Computer, a smart shopper’s guide to choosing the right hardware, by Brad Grigor of Turning Point Arts in Saltair. Hardwick Hall, High Street at 3rd Avenue in Ladysmith. Everyone welcome. Non-members $5 drop-in fee. LCC invites new members, novice to pro. www.LadysmithCameraClub.com