Rossland listings

A slice of the events coming up in the Golden City ...

Until Aug. 24

• THE GOLDEN TICKET This is Rossland’s heritage package and includes admission to the Rossland Historical Museum and site tour, as well as The Gold Fever Follies. It includes great discounts at 11 participating Rossland merchants.  The Rossland Museum is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday and seven days a week this month and into August. Site tours start at 10:30 a.m. with the last tour at 3:30 p.m. (4:30 p.m. after July 1).  The Follies run Tuesday to Saturday with two shows daily: 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. until Aug. 24. Tickets available at the museum (cash/debit/credit) and Café Books West and at the Follies shows (cash only). Tickets are adults $18, senior/students $13, children $9.

Wednesday, Aug. 14

• AT THE MUSEUM Do you know Where the Wild Things are? From 3-7 p.m. at the Rossland Museum kids of all ages are invited to this free (by donation) event to discover wildlife. In partnership with Wild Safe BC, the museum will have interactive displays on local species and wild life. This is planned to include large mammals, reptiles, birds, insects as well as invasive species of plants. Plans include a barbeque and marshmallow roast with stories.

Thursday, Sept. 5

• Historical lecture series The first of a three lecture series which will feature local historians at the Rossland Museum. The first is on Sept. 5 at 6 p.m. More details will be added as speaking engagements are confirmed. This is timed to get people in the spirit for Golden City Days. By donation. For audience from teenagers to senior citizens.

Saturday, Sept. 7

• Golden City Days Parade Start planning your entry for Saturday, Sept. 7. Enter a decorated float, play music, wear costumes, sing, dance, or walk the streets while showcasing your business or group. Entry forms on Facebook, Bhubble, and Rossland Chamber website.

Ongoing

Gold Fever Follies

Performances take place from June 29 to Aug. 24. Showings are at 3 pm and 7:30 pm, Tuesday through Saturday. This year’s new show is called A job well done, a brand new comedy by Kate Eldridge with music by Harris Anderson.

Theatre classes as well …

The cast of the Gold Fever Follies also offer theatre classes through the Recreation Department. If you have a child in the house who’s interested in theatre, take a look at the daily classes offered through the month of July and into the beginning of August. The courses are advertised in the Summer Brochure which can be viewed online, at www.rossland.ca then Recreation Department, then Program Guide.

Rossland Mountain Market

The market has started and runs from June 27 to Sept. 26 on Thursdays from 3-6 p.m. The market is located downtown on Queen Street next to the Credit Union.  The slogan is “Make it, Bake it, Grow it!” and features fresh produce, baked treats, artisan goods and live music. If you would like to be a vender please visit: www.rosslandfood.com  or email rosslandmountainmarket@gmail.com.

Rossland Library Summer Reading Program

The program started and is for ages 6-8 on Tuesday and Thursday from 1-2:30 p.m. and ages 9-12 are on Tuesdays from 3-4:30 p.m. Tuesday Teen Nights are from 6:30-8 p.m. with movies, games and crafts. Afternoon at the movies is Aug. 21 at 4 p.m. and movies and a snack are included. Preschoolers can join the Summer Read to Me Club on Fridays from 10:30-11:30 a.m. for stories, songs, games and crafts.

Rossland Museum

The museum is now open daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., closed Monday and Tuesday. Open daily July and August 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. including holidays.

Admission is adults $10; children 6-13 $3; students 14+ $5; seniors 60+ $8; children under six free. Family rate is $28 based on two adults and children.