24 awesome things to do in Fort St. John and Dawson Creek this weekend

Take advantage of this amazing weather while we have it. 

Highlights this weekend: Two Dawson Creek Jr. Canucks games at Kin Arena on Friday and Sunday, Dueling Pianos at the Lido Theatre in Fort St. John, and a Ladies wine and art night Saturday, at the Dawson Creek Art Gallery (they provide the wine, you provide the art!)

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As always, if you have any event that you want me to add to this weekly list, feel free to contact me at: 250-782-4888 ext. 118 or email: dcreporter@dcdn.ca.

Enjoy your weekend!

*Dates and times are subject to change. Always call ahead to verify information. 

Friday

Jr. Canucks Hockey, Dawson Creek, 8:00 p.m.

The Dawson Creek Jr. Canucks continue their home stand with a game against Fairview at the Kin Arena, 8:00 p.m.

Public Swim, Dawson Creek, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 - 9:00 p.m.

For rates and more information, call the Kenn Borek Aquatic Centre at: 250-782-7946

Public Swim, Fort St. John, 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Steak night, Dawson Creek, 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Join the folks at Bear Mountain ski hill for a great steak dinner.

Call Paul Gevatkoff at 250-719-8739 for more information.

Saturday

Baby welcome party, Dawson Creek, 11:00 – 1:00 p.m.

This event celebrates the birth of all the babies born in 2014. There will be gifts for babies, snacks, door prizes and of course, a birthday cake.

Join in the fun at the Early Learning Hub 10805-14th Street.

A professional photographer on site to take baby’s photo.

Contact Heidy Kux-Kardos for more information: 250-782-7045 

Art exhibit, Dawson Creek, 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

"Home is Where the Art Is" is an exhibit that displays the works of Peace Region artists from Alberta and BC. The installation is making it's only stop in BC at the Dawson Creek Gallery, and will be on display until Jan. 30.

Hockey, Dawson Creek, 12:00 p.m.

The Dawson Creek Elite Stars are taking on the North Peace Eagles in Peace Country Female Hockey League action, 12:00 p.m. at the Kin Arena.

Survivors Luncheon, Dawson Creek, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Join the Dawson Creek unit of the Canadian Cancer Society in celebrating with family and friends, survivors of cancer and those still fighting. The event will take place at the Dawson Creek Senior Citizens Hall, 1101 McKellar Ave.

The Dawson Creek Canadian Cancer Society provides the lunch and there will be speeches and some entertainment.

Contact Susan at 250-782-3557 for more information.

Hockey, Fort St. John, 8:30 p.m.

Saturday night is a great night to take in some hockey. The Fort St. John Senior Flyers will be taking on the Grimshaw Huskies at the North Peace Arena.

Ladies Wine & Art Night, Dawson Creek, 7:30 p.m.

This event will be held at the Dawson Creek Arts Gallery where they will provide the wine, desserts and ambiance. The only catch is YOU provide your creativity. Each will bring a new artistic experience – be it painting sketching or something else entirely.

You must register and purchase a ticket, as space is limited. Call the art gallery at: (250) 782-2601 for further information and rates.

Family - Mother Goose on the Loose, Fort St. John, 10:30 a.m.

Come to the Fort St. John public library to join in this award-winning early literacy program for children from birth to age 3 and their parents or caregivers.

Saturday Crafternoon, Fort St. John, 1:00 p.m.

This week’s edition of the Saturday Crafternoon event: snapping turtles! These guys might look cute, but don’t get your fingers too close…

Drop-ins are welcome Ages 6-12. Event tales place at the Fort St. John Public Library.

Family Literacy week kick off, Fort St. John, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Science world is in the energetic city this Saturday to kick off family literacy week with STEAM: Science, technology, engineering, art and math.

Family literacy is more than reading books together, It’s singing, building, exploring, experimenting, dancing, talking and living together. It’s how we get things done.

The event is drop-in friendly.

Family Swim, Dawson Creek, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

For rates and more information, call the Kenn Borek Aquatic Centre at: 250-782-7946

Kids appreciation & celebration of hunting, Charlie Lake, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Join the folks at the North Peace Road and Gun club for a kids appreciation day and a celebration of hunting.

Events are open to families and members. Hunters must be 18 years or older. Entrants must bring in big game species harvested during the 2014 season to enter in the contest. Kids Fun Events – 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. include trap, .22 shoot, and digital shooting simulator

Free supper 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Youth trophy awards at 7:00 p.m.

All events at the North Peace Rod and gun club. For more information call: 250-785-9686

Robbie Burns dinner and dance, Fort St. John, 6:00 p.m.

Fair fa' your honest, sonsie face,

Great chieftain o' the pudding-race!

He means haggis of course….

This Saturday is Fort St. John’s annual Robert Burns dinner to honour Scotland’s famous bard. It will be held at the Immaculata Hall (Catholic Church Hall). This formal/semi formal event is hosted by the Knights of Columbus, the mason and the Shriners. The Rotary Pipe Band will perform, followed by a DJ’d dance.

Tickets must be purchased, as limited space is available.

Contact Dan Davies at: 250-787-5847

Documentary film, showing, Fort St. John, 7:00 p.m.

Experience Fort St. John from the 1940s to the 1960s through the movie camera lens of Rudy Schubert. This is the second and final part of Schubert’s short films set to music. These clips will be narrated by Larry Evans.

Call 250-787-0430 to register, as space is limited.

Admission is free. Donations are appreciated.

The showing will take place at the Fort St. John North Peace museum.

Live Music, Fort St. John, 7:00 p.m.

Dueling Pianos- Brian Burn and Jaime Mahn are back in Fort St. John for this awesome entertaining evening of music. This all request show will have you up on your feet and dancing the night away.

Doors open at 7pm, show at 8pm.

Call The LIDO Box office at 250-785-3011 for more info and to reserve your tickets.

Everyone is welcome to attend this show.

Public Swim, Fort St. John, 1:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Public Swim, Dawson Creek, 1:00 – 8:00 p.m.

For rates and more information, call the Kenn Borek Aquatic Centre at: 250-782-7946

19 + Climbing wall boot camp, Dawson Creek, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

The climbing wall "boot camp" at the Kenn Borek Aquatic Centre climbing wall every Saturday until March 14, from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Classes are already underway but there are still four spots available at a pro-rated rate. The climbing wall boot camp combines climbing and high intensity intervals for a full-body work out with a mixture of flexibility, cardio and muscular strength training. Both men and women of all fitness levels and climbing abilities are welcome. Must be 19+ Call the aquatic centre at 250-782-7246 for more information, and cost.

Sunday

Jr. Canucks Hockey, Dawson Creek, 2:00 p.m.

The Dawson Creek Jr. Canucks are taking on the north Peace Navigators at the Kin Arena at 2:00 p.m.

Public Swim, Dawson Creek, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

For rates and more information, call the Kenn Borek Aquatic Centre at: 250-782-7946

Public Swim, Fort St. John 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Genealogy, Dawson Creek, 1:30 p.m.

Getting started on family tree research. Learn and share experiences with other amateur genealogists. New members welcome. For more info please call: Lynn 250-782 4058 or Neil 250-782-7651 or Lyle 250 782-2804.

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