Centennial celebrations begin New Year’s Eve

“Memories are Made of This” event will be an unforgettable evening

The new year is just a few weeks away, and all the exciting centennial events start with a fantastic 2015 New Year celebration.

Make your plans now to dance through the decades on New Year’s eve at the Filberg Centre on Dec. 31.

Sponsored by Vancouver Island InsuranceCentres, the “Memories are Made of This” event will be an unforgettable evening to share with friends, featuring live music by Fiddle Jam, Ralph Barrat Jazz Ensemble, Kenny Shaw and Brian Temple and the Do Wops, Wendy Nixon Stothert and Swing Set, Comedy Acts, Edwin Grieve and Friends, followed by dancing with Dukes Band.

Enjoy complimentary gourmet appies, desserts and champagne at midnight. Tables for 8-10 people are available, or come on your own and you will be seated with some new folks wishing to share a fun evening. Get your tickets at the Sid Williams Theatre box office or through their website, just $50 each with a no host bar available.

On New Year’s Day, bring the family down to the Filberg Centre to share a traditional pancake breakfast from 10 a.m. – noon. Tickets to this Courtenay Centennial Birthday Celebration are free and available in advance at the Courtenay Recreation- Lewis Centre and Filberg Centre.

Space is limited, so stop down to pick up your tickets starting Dec. 8. Each person can reserve up to four tickets, and admission to the pancake breakfast requires presenting the ticket and making a cash or food donation to the Comox Valley Food Bank.

After breakfast from 12-1 p.m., the official launch celebrations begin with K’omoks First Nation blessing, light entertainment, official proclamation, and announcements of the events for the year with birthday cake and refreshments.

Tickets are not required for this part of the event so everyone is welcome to celebrate Courtenay’s official birthday.

For more information about these or other upcoming centennial events, contact the Courtenay Centennial Celebration Committee at 250-334-4441 or email 100years@courtenay.ca.

 

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Comments are closed

Just Posted

Comox Valley Economic Recovery Task Force planning and engagement underway

Submitted by CVEDS Comox Valley Economic Recovery Task Force (ERTF) met virtually… Continue reading

IN THE GARDEN: Daisies bring colour to the garden, from spring to fall

Ellen Presley Special to The Record Looking for something simple to make… Continue reading

Comox’s Beach Street Players taking their singing to the street during COVID-19

The Beach Street Players have been itching to get back on stage.… Continue reading

QUIZ: Put your knowledge of Canada to the test

How much do you know about our country?

Vancouver Island photographer plays ‘Hide & Seek’ with great horned owlet

Stuart Clark took this amazing photo of a great horned owlet on… Continue reading

‘This year is unlike any other’: Trudeau delivers Canada day address

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and the Prime Minister release video celebrating the national holiday

Facing changes together: Your community, your journalists

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world in ways that would have… Continue reading

PHOTOS: Dual rallies take over Legislature lawn on Canada Day

Resist Canada 153 highlighted colonization and genocide, Unify the People called COVID a hoax

Gov. General honours Canadians for bravery, volunteer service

Five categories of winners presented on Canada Day

COVID-19: Should non-medical masks be mandatory in Canada?

New poll shows Canadians are divided on the rules around mandatory masks

Victoria police investigating possible hate crime on BC Transit bus

A young Black man was randomly struck by a Caucasian man who he did not know

UPDATE: No COVID-19 at Nanaimo shopping centre as memo mixed up mall identities

Woodgrove Centre sent memo to tenants Tuesday advising them of positive case

‘A little bit scary for everybody’: Air passengers wary as new rules take effect

Masks or face coverings have been mandatory on flights since April 20

Most Read