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    CHRISTMAS FAIRE IN SILVERTON ! Saturday, Dec. 7 – 10-3  at the beautiful Silverton Memorial Hall!!  Full house of Kootenay vendors, Richard Burton and local pianists gracing us on the piano, sweet, savory, hearty soup, chai tea, festive socks, luscious scarves and shawls, flavored olive oil sand balsamic vinegars, beautiful wreaths, amazing jewelry, pottery, delightful cards, local vodka and gin, body products, chocolate delicacies and truffles, herbs, woolen hats, amaryllis, plus much more . . . . . Come out, mingle, support our talented artisans and join in the fun!  Make a day of it! Vendors call 358-2475.

    Natasha Hall violin    Yoomi Kim piano

    December 17th, 7:30pm  Silverton Memorial Hall

    By donation

    UK based violinist Natasha Hall returns home to perform in recital with outstanding pianist and colleague Yoomi Kim. Works by Mozart, Adolphe, Sarasate and Brahms


    Are you interested in vending at Merchants’ Night but don’t have a storefront? The Chamber has reserved the Knox Hall for this purpose. The North Slocan Trails Society would like to help spruce up Merchants’ Night by hosting a Chili Cook-off there… fun! With this cook-off to encourage traffic into the hall, we are thinking others might be interested in setting up sales in the hall. Please let us know (by replying to this email) if you are.

    The Chamber’s Christmas Party will take place on Saturday, December 14th at the Silverton Memorial Hall. The hall will be open for cocktails at 6:00 p.m., dinner will be served at 7:00 p.m. and dancing will follow. Tickets are $25 and will be available at New Market Foods, Silverton Building Supplies, and Nuru Coffee Bar. Must be over 19yrs to attend. Dinner will be catered by Melany McTavish (who cooked at the Golf Course this summer) and music will be provided by Good Time Entertainment (Deanna Reder). This is a fundraiser for the Slocan Valley Chamber of Commerce and a great winter social. We appreciate your support!

    You may have also noticed that we are starting to go by the Slocan Valley Chamber of Commerce rather than the Slocan District Chamber of Commerce. This is part of a re-branding the Chamber is undergoing. Look forward to new graphics and an all new website in the near future!

    Please be in touch if you have any questions or comments. The Chamber Board will not meet in December since they are busy organizing events, etc. And don’t forget to let us know if you’d like to set up a booth in the Knox Hall at Merchants’ Night.

    Cheers, Jessica Rayner, Manager
    Slocan District Chamber of Commerce
    Box 448, New Denver, BC  V0G 1S0
    Visit us at: www.slocanlake.com

    The must-attend event of the holiday season…A north-valley tradition….

    Please plan to join the Valhalla Community Choir for our Winter Concert, a lovely evening of music both seasonal and non-seasonal.

    This year we have welcomed the Slocan Valley Community Band to join us and will feature some lovely solos by the talented Rebecca Laity.

    All round, it promises to be a fun evening of uplifting and eclectic choral and band music.  Watch for the article and ad in the next Valley Voice for more details.

    Friday December 13th – Silverton Memorial Hall – Doors open at 7 p.m.
    Concert starts at 7:30 p.m.  
    Admission by donation

    Denver Canyon Boardwalk Replacement (Galena Trail) – Project Update November 18, 2019.   With one month remaining, the Boardwalk Replacement Project remains on time and within budget. The Grand Opening Ceremony is scheduled for December 21st at dusk and everyone is welcome!   (i’m going to find out how we get there:   i.e. walking the trail in the dark?  wh)


    FOR RENT: One BR, cozy, partially furnished cabin on Red Mountain Rd, Silverton. Nicely situated on wooded property with small mountain view. Ideal for one person/couple. Wood stove/electric heat. NS/No pets. References required. $560 (Includes WiFi/Internet) + Utilities. Avail Sept 15.
    CONTACT: Collene (250) 358-2652

    There will be NO square dance in December but mark your calendars for the square dances in 2020. They are: January 25, February 22, March 14, April 18, May 23, June 13, July 18, August 15,  September 19, October 17 and November 21.

    All dances are at the Bosun Hall in New Denver and run from 6:30-9 pm.  No experience or partner necessary. Admission is by donation and music is provided by ELDORADO HOEDOWN.



    What: Focus on respect, health, fitness and lifelong learning
    When: Mon and Wed evenings, 6:00-7:30 pm (adolescents & adults)
    Where: New Denver Fitness Centre
    Approach: Values the uniqueness and contributions of all students, regardless of age or ability.
    Trial Option: Join us for 3 introductory classes ($15 adolescents & $25 adults)
    Monthly Cost: $60 adolescents & $80 adults. Family discounts available. All welcome!
    Instructor: Sensei Neil Dunnigan, Hachidan (8th degree)