Quesnel and surrounding area events March 1st – March 9th 2019

Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Quesnel – Bowl for Kids Sake 2019

Friday, March 1

Rev Bowling Lanes 4:30 pm

A truly FUNdraising activity, and this year’s theme is Pirates!   Please call Joanie at 250-992-7257 to register a team and for information. 

4th Annual Nazko Arts and Music Festival

Saturday, March 2

Nazko Valley Community Centre 11:00am – 5:00 pm

New times this year: 11 am – 1:30 pm for visual art displays and sales, and
2 – 5 pm for performing artists. There will also be an all day

concession. Come and set up a table, perform something or just enjoy

what others are doing and visit with the crowds.

Annual Spring Dance Gala

Saturday, March 2

Correlieu Secondary School 3:00 pm & 7:00 pm

Two shows!  Make sure you know which show your tiny dancer is performing in!  Tickets $15 available at Gold Pan City Dance Studio.

Quesnel Art Gallery:  KidzArt Opening Reception

Saturday, March 2

Quesnel Art Gallery  1:00 pm

Opening Reception for Kidzart. Show sponsored by School District #28; show runs until March 30th.

Quesnel Kangaroos vs Terrace River Kings

Saturday, March 2

West Fraser Centre  7:30 pm

The Roos are in the Playoffs! Game 1 of this series takes place in Terrace, then it’s WFC for Game 2 and, if needed, Game 3! Tickets $10 Adults (cash or cheque only) at the door. GOO ROOS! Note: Game 3 would take place Sunday, March 3 at 1:00 pm.

Pancake Sunday (In Lieu of Pancake Tuesday)

Sunday, March 3

Bouchie Lake Country Store  11:00 am

Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday, is the traditional feast day before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday. Lent – the 40 days leading up to Easter – was traditionally a time of fasting and on Shrove Tuesday, Anglo-Saxon Christians went to confession and were “shriven” (absolved from their sins). A bell would be rung to call people to confession. This came to be called the “Pancake Bell” and is still rung today.

Lawnchair Travel:  Vietnam

Monday, March 4

Rocky’s General Store  6:30 pm

Join pilot Brenda Gardner as she takes you on a scenic journey of Vietnam Gates open at 6:30 pm/flight departure at 7:00 pm. All seats are first class! Boarding passes $6 or Frequent Flyer $5 (with $35 all-flights pass). For more information, please call Heloise at 250-249-5329.

Aboriginal Knowledge Day

Wednesday, March 6

College of New Caledonia Quesnel  10:00 am

Please join us at this FREE event.  Aboriginal artists will be selling their crafts and products.  The Lhtako Youth Group will have a bake sale and crafting table.  Sharon Primeau will demonstrate traditional medicine making. 

Open House and Stakeholder Consultation

Wednesday, March 6 (1:00 – 3:00 pm) & Thursday, March 7 (7:00 – 8:30 pm)

Quesnel & District Museum and Archives 

Come and tour the recent improvements completed at the museum, check out the plans to renovate the building and provide some input to help staff update the Museum’s 5 year plan. Do you have suggestions for future exhibits or program activities? Come and have your say.

International Women’s Day Luncheon

Friday, March 8

Quesnel Women’s Resource Centre  11:00 am

You are cordially invited to our International Women’s Day at QWRC! Please join us in celebration and recognition of this important day. Everyone is welcome at the Centre and we ask that you go to the Facebook Event page and confirm your attendance. Thank you!

Better Home Quesnel Dinner & Art Auction Gala Fundraiser

Friday, March 8

The Occidental 6:00 pm

Local artists have donated 30+ amazing pieces of art. Live Auction, dessert and silent auction items. Proceeds to fund much needed housekeeping services for seniors. Tickets are $40 each and available at The Occidental. For more information call Brenda at 250-992-9156.

Documentary Film Screening: This Mountain Life

Friday, March 8

Hallis Lake Lodge 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come up to Hallis and see the film that has been described as “an absolutely breathtaking documentary”. Tickets $10 in advance available at Rocky Peak Adventure Gear or Hallis Lake Lodge. $15 at the door. For more information, call Ron at 250-992-2855.

Mosquitoes, Moose Tracks & Hot Dogs: Book Signing

Saturday, March 9

Bouchie Lake Country Store 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join local author Kathy Fowkes and illustrator Tiffany for a Booking Launch and Signing Event.

The Occidental

Presents:  OccyJuicebox
Band Fleetwood Mac

Saturday, March 9
The Occidental  8:00 pm


The OccyJuiceBox is back with one of its most popular shows, Fleetwood Mac. Come down and enjoy an evening of music and fun. Tickets $20 available at the Occidental.

Come into the Visitor Centre and get your copy of the 2019 Quesnel Travel Guide —

Absolutely FREE! 

We’re open Tuesday to Saturday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Get yours today!

Teen Pool Party

Saturday, March 9

Quesnel Recreation Centre

8:30 pm

Party till Midnight!  Admission $5/$6.25.  Please note: This event is for ages 13-18 only.

Bonnie Kilroe’s tribute to Patsy Cline
Sunday, March 10
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 94 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Natural comic timing, striking looks and versatile vocals make for a mesmerizing feast for your entertainment senses. Don’t miss BONNIE KILROE’S TRIBUTE TO PATSY CLINE, the Greatest Female Country Singer of All Time! Tickets are $20 and available at the Legion or by calling 250-992-6819.

BQLA presents Luke McMaster
Monday, March 11
The Occidental 7:30 pm
Award-winning Canadian singer and prolific songwriter Luke McMaster has graced the stage and shared the studio with the best of the best in the music industry. He’s entertained our Canadian troops in Afghanistan, toured across North America and served as an artist ambassador for the Government of Ontario, promoting tourism during the Sochi Winter Olympics.

Tickets are available at Save On Foods, KMax, Green Tree Health, The

Occidental, Adults $25, Seniors & Youths $20

Don’t forget, set your clocks ahead 1 hour

before you go to bed

Saturday, March 9th!

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