Events: Around Hope this weekend

Plenty to do for everyone, from hikes to sock monkey workshops

There is plenty to stay busy with in and around Hope on Saturday, Oct. 20.

The Hope Mountain Centre for Outdoor Learning is holding a Families in Nature program, a free program for families of all ages to discover the nature that surrounds us. Meet at 10 a.m. at the Hope Rec Centre, dress appropriately for the weather and bring water and snacks. No pets allowed. Program runs rain or shine. For more information, call 604-869-1274.

Or, visit the Art Machine for their Masquerade Workshop, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost $10 per person. Contact hopearts@telus.net or 604-899-3400 for more info.

It’s also Workshop Day at Kilby Historic Site in Harrison Mills from 9 .m. to 3 p.m. Join a Sock Monkey or Rug Hooking workshop which includes lunch and a tour. Call Lesley for details 796-9576. Cost to attend is $50 per person.

And in the evening, take in the Fraser Canyon Laugh or Die Stand-Up Comedy Tour in Yale at the Yale Multipurpose Centre. Doors open at 4 p.m., dinner is served at 5 p.m. and show starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are available from Barry’s Trading Post for $15 per person.