2010 Ladysmith events and happenings

Your calendar for what's happening in town this year

May 29 – 30

Ladysmith Maritime Festival, at Maritime docks. 10 to 4 p.m. Heritage boats, entertainment, entertainment and more. See visit www.ladysmithmaritimesociety.ca.

May 30

Ladysmith Rotary Club’s annual Garden Show, Tour and Sale. Breakfast and show and sale at Aggie Hall 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Self guided tour 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tickets $15.

June 6

Ladysmith Kids Tri — Bike, swim, run. Pre-registration. $25. Begins and ends Frank Jameson Community Centre. 250-245-6424.

June 19

Third Annual Golf Tournament. Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce. Cottonwood Golf Club. Registration 12:30 p.m.

July 1

Celebrate Canada Day at Transfer Beach 1 to 5 p.m. Live music, lifeguards on the beach. Birthday cake. Activities. Call 250-245-6424 or see www.ladysmith.ca.

July 4 to Aug. 29

Concert In The Park, Transfer Beach amphiltheatre, 6 – 8 p.m. Sundays. Annual fundraiser put on by the Ladysmith Resources Centre Association.

July 15 to Aug. 19

Thursday Night Live market and music. Downtown Ladysmith. 4 to 8 p.m. Thursdays.

July 31 to Aug. 2

Ladysmith Days downtown and at Transfer Beach. Parade, fireworks and family events. See www.ladysmithdays.com.

Aug. 21

Annual Ladysmith Show and Shine, First Avenue, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Information at 250-245-3251.

Aug. 29

Arts on the Avenue, 10 a.m. -4 p.m. First Avenue. Artists sell their creations. Entertainment.

Sept. 19

Terry Fox Run Ladysmith Frank Jameson Community Centre. 10 a.m. registation. 11 a.m. run. 250-245-6424 www.ladysmith.ca.

Nov. 18-21

Cedar Yellow Point Artisan Association presents the self guided Christmas Tour. See www.cyartisans.com for maps.

Nov. 20

Annual Artisans Old Fashioned Christmas Market from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Aggie Hall. Free admission.

November

5th Annual Cinnamon Bun Fun Run, Ladysmith Frank Jameson Community Centre. Date TBA. 250-245-6424 or www.ladysmith.ca.

Nov. 25

Festival of Lights. First Avenue. Music, parade, fireworks. www.ladysmithfol.com.

December

Ladysmith Fire/Rescue Santa Clause Parade, date/time TBA.

December

Yellow Point Christmas Spectacular. Dates TBA. Cedar Community Hall. Evenings and matinees. See www.yellowpointchristmasspectacular.ca. Tickets available at the Port Theatre at 250-754-8550.

Dec. 11

Christmas Sail Past — Christmas Lights Cruise. Transfer Beach, 6:30 p.m. Call the Mt Brenton Power and Sail Squadron 250-245-7600.

December

Breakfast with Santa Aggie Hall, date/time TBA. 250-210-0870.

Jan. 1 2011

Polar Bear Swim Transfer Beach. 250-245-6424 or www.ladysmith.ca.

For more community events, see www.ladysmithchronicle.com.

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