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A Homecoming

Celebration

May 4 - 8

2016

See the full

schedule of

events on

page 5.

Trail Silver City Days is just around the corner

and the Planning Committee is very busy getting

ready to celebrate Trail’s traditions, culture and

food during our annual multi-day festival! This is

an all-ages Homecoming Celebration so be sure

to invite your family and friends to enjoy all the

fun! www.silvercitydays.com

EXCITING ENTERTAINMENT

Trail On Stage! Entertainment

Saturday, May 7th Noon-5pm at the Sidewalk

Café, sponsored by Teck. The big stage on the

Arena floor will come alive with many of our

local talents! Trail On Stage! will also welcome

special guests, Dan the One Man Band and

Space Commander!

The Famous

Saturday, May 7th 2pm at the Sidewalk Café,

sponsored by Kootenay Savings. Watch as Mayor

Martin takes on regional politicians in this hilarious

and fun competition. The team who makes

the most juice wins the sought-after Grape

Stomp trophy! Be at the Sidewalk Café at 2pm

to catch the juicy details and to cheer on your

favourite competitor. Also

featured at the Sidewalk Café sponsored by

is the KidZone. Kids can run,

jump, play games and

have fun from Noon-5pm!

Space Commander’s

audience- interactive

comedy will make you

cry with laughter!

He’s just that…a

One Man Band!

His music, coupled

with his infectious

humour will keep

you entertained!

Hey folks, Dan the One Man Band and Space

Commander will be doing street performances

downtown on Sat, May 7th. Watch for them as

you’re taking in the festivities.

Saturday, May 7th 8pm-Midnight at the Arena.

19+ Dance. Tickets are also available at the door.

www.silvercitydays.com

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FUN SPORTS FOR ALL AGES

Sunday, May 8th

Noon, 2pm & 4pm

at Gyro Park Beach

3 x 3 Street Hockey

Tournament

Saturday, May 7th on the Esplanade.

The team rosters are full for this fun 3 x 3 street

hockey tournament. Come on down to the

Esplanade on Saturday to cheer on your friends!

Players, don’t forget your helmets!

Fun Pickleball Tournament

Sunday, May 8th 10am-2pm at the Willi Krause

Fieldhouse.

This fun tournament welcomes players of all levels.

The tournament will be a great opportunity to

meet new players, have fun and win prizes! Call

250-364-0888 to register or get more info.

Don’t miss these fearless daredevils perform several

lumberjack acts blended with humour, heroics and

showmanship! Tell your family and friends about this

exciting show! Free Admission.

Annual Silver City Days Bocce Classic

Thursday, May 5th - Saturday, May 7th at the

Trail Curling

Rink (Game

times TBD)

Whether

you’re a seasoned

expert

or a new

bocce player,

this multi-day

tournament

does not

disappoint on

the fun level.

The tournament

is now

full but spectators

are

welcome! See

you there.

Sponsored by

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www.silvercitydays.com


S C H E D U L E O F E V E N T S

Toonie Seniors’ Dance Wed, May 4 Trail Seniors Centre

featuring North of 60! 4-8pm 925 Portland Street

Silver City Days Toonie Swim Wed, May 4 Trail Aquatic & Leisure Centre

5-7pm

1875 Columbia Avenue

Spokane Street Food Fair

Wed, May 4 – Sat, May 7 Downtown on Spokane Street

10am-10pm

Sun, May 8, 10am-4pm

Shooting Star Midway Wed, May 4 – Fri, May 6 On the Esplanade

3pm-10pm

Sat, May 7, Noon-10pm

Sun, May 8, Noon-5pm

Home of Champions Thurs, May 5 Invite only

Induction Ceremony

6pm

Silver City Days Market Fri, May 6 – Sat, May 7 Downtown on Spokane Street

(Artisan, crafts and more)

11am-5pm

Colombo Lodge Spaghettata Fri, May 6 Colombo Lodge

(Spaghetti feast with live music) 5-8pm 584 Rossland Avenue

Miss Trail Pageant Fri, May 6 Charles Bailey Theatre

7pm

1501 Cedar Avenue

Victoria Street Bridge Fri, May 6 On the Esplanade

Lighting Ceremony Dusk (approx. 9pm) (near the Fortis Building)

Trail Firefighters’ Parade Sat, May 7 Starts downtown on Bay Avenue

11am

and finishes in East Trail near Trail

Aquatic & Leisure Centre

Greater Trail Minor Hockey Sat, May 7 On the Esplanade

3x3 Street Hockey Tournament Times TBD

Saturday Sidewalk Café Sat, May 7 Trail Memorial Centre

(Great food, On Stage! Noon-5pm Cominco Arena

entertainment & the Grape Stomp) Grape Stomp 2pm

KidZone (A fun place for kids to run, Sat, May 7 Trail Memorial Centre

jump and play games) Noon-5pm Cominco Arena

Colombo Lodge Silver City Days

Bocce Classic Tournament

Thurs, May 5 - Sat, May 7 Trail Memorial Centre,

Curling Rink

Jr. Dragons’ Den Championship Sat, May 7 Charles Bailey Theatre

6pm

1501 Cedar Avenue (Free Entry)

Gary & the Flashbacks 19+ Dance Sat, May 7 Trail Memorial Centre

8pm-Midnight

Cominco Arena

Trail Firefighters’ Fireworks Sat, May 7 Watch from Downtown, Gyro Park

Dusk (approx. 9pm) or the Victoria Street Bridge

Silver City Days Fun Run Sun, May 8 Gyro Park

9am start

1090 Charles Lakes Drive

Family Day at Gyro Park (Games, fun, Sun, May 8, 11am-5pm Gyro Park,

food, free Mt. bike clinic for kids and Lumberjack Show 1090 Charles Lakes Drive

the West Coast Lumberjack Show) Noon, 2pm & 4pm

Fun Pickleball Tournament Sun, May 8 Willi Krause Fieldhouse

10am-2pm

1801 Highway 3B

www.silvercitydays.com

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YUMMY EATS AND SHOPPING

Colombo Lodge Spaghettata

Friday, May 6th 5-8pm

at the Colombo Lodge

Like spaghetti?

Like spaghetti feasts

with your family and

friends? Come on

down to the Spaghettata

at the Colombo Lodge for a great meal and live

Italian music.

Tickets: Adult $16, Child (7-10yrs) $10, Child

(under 6) Free. Buy your tickets at the door.

Spokane Street Food Fair

Wednesday, May 4th- Saturday, May 7th

10am - 10pm

Sunday, May 8th 10am - 4pm

Downtown on Spokane Street

Stroll along Spokane

Street and enjoy a great selection

of delicious street food and beverages. The Food

Fair is a great place to spend your lunch hour or

time with your family and friends.

Downtown Fun

Be sure to visit the downtown businesses to

check out their festive decorations, fun kids’

sidewalk games and busker performances by

Bubbles the Clown!

Hosted by the

Saturday Sidewalk Café

Saturday, May 7th Noon - 5pm

in the Cominco Arena

Enjoy a delicious Pulled Pork

Sandwich on a feisty bun with baked beans, coleslaw

and a crunchy pickle while you watch the

talented performers, dancers and musicians on

the big stage. Lasagna, Smokies and baked treats

will also be available. Bring your appetite and

bring your friends!

Silver City Days Market

Friday, May 6th - Saturday, May 7th 11am -

5pm on Spokane Street

Choose from artisan art, crafts, clothing, jewellery

and more at the Silver City Days Market. The

market will be located on Spokane Street close

to the midway, the Spokane Street Food Fair and

other fun downtown activities happening during

Silver City Days. Interested vendors can call the

Trail Chamber at 250-368-3144.

Event Parking

Downtown parking can be very difficult during the

festivities! Carpooling, walking or taking the local

transit bus are great options. Also, the committee

is investigating a shuttle bus from a convenient

location, looping to the downtown area. Watch

and listen for more info via local media and

www.silvercitydays.com.

Free Mountain Bike Skills Clinic for Kids (Ages 7-11)

Sunday May 8th 2:30pm at Gyro Park (near boat launch )

Hosted by Kootenay Mountain Bike Coaching. Kids can learn safety tips, skills and obstacles.

All riders must have helmets to participate. Please arrive at 2:15pm.

ADDITIONAL EVENT SPONSORS

ADDITIONAL EVENT PARTNERS

Boy Cubs/Scouts, Ferraro Foods, Gateway Christian Life Centre, Gerick Sports ,Girl Guides ,

JL Crowe Secondary School, Maple Leaf Band , Royal Canadian Legion Branch #11, SD #20 PACS,

Selkirk Beverages, Selkirk College , Trail Firefighters Local 941, Trail Gymnastics Club,

Trail Smoke Eaters, Trail Track & Field Club

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www.silvercitydays.com

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