From First Nations drumming to circus performers to painters to folk signing, a variety of entertainers and artisans will keep you entertained at the free Evening of Basin Culture and Entertainment. Hosted by Columbia Basin Trust (CBT), the event takes place 8-10:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Wynndel Community Hall. All ages are welcome, and registration is not required.
“We have a fantastic lineup thanks to all the accomplished performers and artisans we have here in the Basin,” said CBT President and CEO Neil Muth. “This is a great way to celebrate local culture and have an entertaining night out.”
Performances include music and theatre from Creston’s Footlighters Theatre Society, circus entertainers the A-Muse Troupe from Golden, the Eagle Spirit Bear drum group and Ktunaxa dancers, and the Good Ol’ Goats from Cranbrook.
Artisans from the Creston Valley area will be displaying visual art pieces, including painting, ceramics and fiber arts, plus performing live art demonstrations. There will be a cash bar and goods for sale.
A free shuttle service starts at 7:30 p.m. and departs every 30 minutes. For more information on shuttle bus stops and on the Evening of Basin Culture and Entertainment, visit www.cbt.org/culturalnight.
The evening coincides with the 2013 Columbia Basin Symposium, “Seeds for Success: Community Change Through Collaborative Action.” To register, visit www.cbt.org/2013symposium.
—COLUMBIA BASIN TRUST