Saturday, December 9 Noon to 4 p.m. Live entertainment Free hotdogs, cookies, nachos, and a s’more station hosted by Rotary Kids craft booths, a fishing pond for your chance to win a prize and face painting. Please bring a bag to store your crafts Petting zoo, with an opportunity to feed apples to goats Santa arrives just before 1:30 p.m. Pictures with Santa ($20 for a professional photo – fundraiser for Rotary) Community in Bloom craft booth Circle of Indigenous Nations Society on site Evening City Hall Christmas tree lighting at 5 p.m. Outside movie (Polar Express) starting at 5 p.m. Please bring chairs and blankets. Castlegar Rotary Clubs will be serving popcorn and hot chocolate Location Events will take place at Spirit Square (in front of City Hall, located at 460 Columbia Avenue).
A free shuttle bus hosted by MTI will pick up and drop off at the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre and Stanley Humphries Secondary School, beginning at 11:30 at the Recreation Centre. The bus will then head to Stanley Humphries and onto Spirit Square every 30 minutes. The last bus will depart downtown at 6:30 p.m. after the movie.
These events are graciously sponsored by: Castlegar Rotary Club, Castlegar Sunrise Rotary, Trowlex Rentals & Sales, Castlegar News, Columbia Power Corporation, Dirty Diggers, Mountain Transport Institute (MTI), Castlegar Realty, Shoppers Drug Mart, Pharmasave, Blueberry Creek Community School Hub, Safeway, Steve’s No Frills Castlegar, McDonald’s, Yanive Feiner (Supercat Studios), and the Heaton-Sherstobitoff, Brown and Bazaar families.