Last Enderby Coffee House until fall – May 19th

The  Enderby & District Arts Council is presenting the last coffee house of the season on Friday, May 19th at the Enderby Drill Hall (Hwy 97A, south end of town). Doors open at 6 pm, performer sign-up at 6:30 pm, performances 7-10 pm. $3 at the door except for performers. Refreshments. These coffee houses will resume in September. Sound equipment and lighting provided. For more info call Sheldon at 778-930-1501. EnderbyCoffeeHouse_APRILMay

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Learn to Play Ukulele! April 29th!

Want to play the UKULELE? All ages welcome, no experience necessary! This workshop is for you. Saturday, April 29th, 10am-2pm at the Enderby Drill Hall on Hwy97A. Instructor Julia Griswold Armstrong. $10 EDAC_ukulele_r3fee payable at the workshop. Bring your lunch, ukulele and music stand if you have one AND a desire to have a ton of fun of hum and strum playing this happy little instrument. PRE-REGISTER PLEASE! Please call Maureen at 250-838-7816 to register or for more info.Presented by the Enderby & District Arts Council.

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Enderby Coffee House – St. Patrick’s Day

Come out and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Enderby!

An Enderby Coffee House sponsored by the Enderby & District Arts Council enderbycoffeehouse-jan-march2017-smalleris being held the 3rd Friday of each month at the Enderby Drill Hall (George St/Hwy97A). These coffee houses provide an opportunity to individuals, groups and bands to perform. Admission is $3.00, except for performers who sign up on the evening. Refreshments available. Groups or vendors who are interested providing refreshments for sale at future Enderby Coffee Houses should contact Diana at 44diana@telus.net or 250-838-2141.

Friday, March 17 – Doors open at 6 pm , Sign-up at 6:30 pm, performances 7-10 pm. Come out and support local musicians: it is not restricted to Enderby and District performers. EDAC director Sheldon Smoke will be providing his sound system and lights. For more info: Sheldon 778-930-1501.

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Enderby Coffee House February 17

An Enderby Coffee House sponsored by the Enderby & District Arts Council enderbycoffeehouse-jan-march2017-smalleris being held the 3rd Friday of each month at the Enderby Drill Hall (George St/Hwy97A). These coffee houses provide an opportunity to individuals, groups and bands to perform. Admission is $3.00, except for performers who sign up on the evening. Refreshments available. Groups or vendors who are interested providing refreshments for sale at future Enderby Coffee Houses should contact Diana at 44diana@telus.net or 250-838-2141.

Friday, February 17 – Doors open at 6 pm , Sign-up at 6:30 pm, performances 7-10 pm. Come out and support local musicians: it is not restricted to Enderby and District performers. EDAC director Sheldon Smoke will be providing his sound system and lights. For more info: Sheldon 778-930-1501.

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Enderby’s Second Coffee House evening Jan 20!

An Enderby Coffee House sponsored by the Enderby & District Arts Council is being held the 3rd Friday of each month at the Enderby Drill Hall (George St/Hwy97A). Our first one on December 16th was very well attended. These coffee houses provide an opportunity to individuals, groups and bands to perform. Admission is $3.00, except for performers who sign up on the evening. Refreshments available. Groups or vendors who are interested providing refreshments for sale at future Enderby Coffee Houses should contact Diana at 44diana@telus.net or 250-838-2141.

Friday, January 20th – Doors open at 6 pm , Sign-up at 6:30 pm, performances 7-10 pm. Come out and support local musicians: it is not restricted to Enderby and District performers. EDAC director Sheldon Smoke will be providing his sound system and lights.enderbycoffeehouse-jan-march2017-smaller For more info: Sheldon 778-930-1501.

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Enderby Coffee House December 16

enderbycoffeehouseInaugural Enderby Coffee House, Friday December 16th

An Enderby Coffee House sponsored by the Enderby & District Arts Council will be held the 3rd Friday of each month, starting with Friday December 16th. There is already an established circuit including Coldstream, Grindrod, Carlin Hall, Falkland, etc. These coffee houses provide an opportunity to individuals, groups and bands to perform. Admission is $3.00, except for performers who sign up on the evening. Refreshments will be provided by EDAC for the first event, with other groups or vendors who are interested providing refreshments for sale at future Enderby Coffee Houses.

Doors open at 6 p.m. , Sign-up at 6:30 pm, performances 7-10 p.m. Come out and support local musicians, although it is not restricted to Enderby and District performers. EDAC director Sheldon Smoke will be providing his sound system and lights. Maureen Robertson and other Directors will assist with taking admissions and organizing refreshments. For more info: Sheldon 778-930-1501.

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Enderby Cliff Notes Community Choir Concert

Enderby Cliff Notes Community Choir concert December 9th

Come out and support the first concert put on by the new Enderby Community Choir on Friday, December 9th, at St. Andrews United Church, starting at 7 p.m. Admission is by donation. Sing-a-long Christmas Carols as well.

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Grizzlies of the Great Bear Rainforest – lecture and slide presentation by Janet Brown

edac_janetbrownGrizzlies of the Great Bear RainforestFriday, October 21, 7 p.m., Enderby Drill Hall (Hwy97A south) Janet Brown, local wildlife photographer will present a slideshow and talk on bears, wolves and humpback whales in the Great Bear Rainforest area of British Columbia. This area is along the beautiful, lush, pristine coastline of British Columbia, where grizzlies come to eat the protein-rich sedges. This should be very interesting and visually stunning. Entry by donation. Refreshments. For more info call Maureen at 838-7816.

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Brisas del Palmar Cuban band returns to Enderby!!

The Cuban band, Brisas del Palmar, from Santiago de Cuba will be performing again at the Enderby Drill Hall on Saturday, September 17th at 7 p.m.. They played there a year ago and were very warmly received. There a 5 musicians in the band which gives a full sound and great music for dancing. Their rich harmonies have been pleasing crowds in Santiago de Cuba since their inceptionBrisas del Palmar2016 copy in 1999, where they perfected the boleros, sons, and guarachas of their island homeland. Their recordings include a varied repertoire of traditional Cuban music, a cappellas, romantic ballads, and original compositions, reflecting their unique style and interpretation. The band is known in Cuba as one of the leading groups of traditional music.

Note: This year we will have some LED stage lighting so that the fluorescent overheads can be turned off. Room for dancing. As usual, free refreshments will be served at intermission. Tickets available only at the door $15 for adults, $10 for students under 18. For more info call Diana: 250-838-2141.

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Rhythm and Blues at the Lions’ Gazebo August 21

This last Music by the River for 2016 will take place at the Lions’ Gazebo in Riverside Park in Enderby on Sunday, August 21, at 7 p.m. Free concert, donations accepted at intermission. Bring a chair or blanket and rock to some rhythm and blues!

The R & B Toasters and Butterhorns were formed in Vancouver in 1983. They were a mainstay in the Vancouver A Circuit Blues Scene for almost 12 years. They still play a few tours each year and continue to write and record together. Their sharp musicianship and stellar melodies always impress their audiences. The band is led by lead vocalist Hank Lionhart and consists of seven musicians, playing guitar, bass, drums and saxaphones.

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