Friday, Oct. 10
LIVE MUSIC AND EVENTS
Where: Whistler Village
Whistlers annual Oktoberfest kicks off with a parade through the village at 4 p.m. followed by the tapping of the keg in the Village Common with small samples of celebratory beer. Check out www.mywhistler.com for a complete schedule of Oktoberfest events.
What: Oktoberfest Feast
Where: Telus Conference Centre at Whistler
A Bavarian buffet with live oom-pah-pah bands Al & the Alpiners and the Beerbarrels and performances by the Edelweiss Dancers and comedy duo Weiner & Schnitzel. 5-11 p.m. Tickets $39.95 (does not include cash bar) available at the venue or in advance from the Whistler Activity Centre. Ph: 604-938-2769. Check out www.mywhistler.com for a complete schedule of Oktoberfest events.
What: Pencil Party African Fundraiser
Dance the night away to a lineup of Whistlers best DJs in support of local girl Sheridan Porteous quest to travel to Uganda and volunteer with African Child Foundation. All proceeds donated to the Foundation, which helps children orphaned by AIDS. Bring a packet of pencils or crayons to donate to Ugandan school children. Doors at 9:30 p.m. Ph: 604-935-0886.
Who: Murphys Lagh
Where: Dubh Linn Gate
High energy Celtic, Irish and easy rock tunes from this guitar and fiddle duo.
Who: Cameron Chu
Where: The Bearfoot Bistro & Champagne Bar
Old school jazz and R&B tributes with Chu and his piano.
Who: The Groove
Where: Pemberton Hotel
What: Das Boot Ballet
Where: Boot Pub
Buck naked babes shake their booty for the boys. Bring tips.
CLUBS AND DJS
What: Flavour Fridays
Where: Tommy Africas
DJ Rob Banks spins all your favourite hip hop, R&B and Top 40 hits from 10 p.m. on.
Who: DJ Peace Frog
Where: Buffalo Bills
Its the right night to get out and shake it at this Friday night frenzy. Ladies get in free until 11 p.m.
Who: DJ R3
Dance the night away to a mix of hip hop and R&B.
Who: DJ Tone Ballone
Where: Moe Joes
Back by popular demand, Tone plays the faves that fill the floor.
Who: DJ Derek
Where: Savage Beagle
Dropping the best Top 40 hip hop, R&B and house cuts in the red lounge or down below.