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SPECIAL EVENTS

TONY AND TINA’S WEDDING>>

Only one weekend left to see one of Canada’s longest running interactive plays is in Whistler. Tony and Tina’s Wedding is playing at the Westin Resort & Spa until Jan. 3. Check out the mock Italian wedding where you are the guests and the actors are the wedding party. Tix range from $133-$220. Call 604-935-4324.

BRACKENDALE EAGLE COUNT>>

Eagle counters will meet at the Brackendale Art Gallery on Sun. Jan. 4 for the official eagle count. The eagle count will be conducted by trained volunteers for scientific purposes and is not open to the general public but the Gallery will be open at 9 a.m. There will be eagle walking tours with members of the Brackendale Eagle Reserve Society at 10 a.m.

MUSIC FROM PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND>>

The newest fiddling sensation out of PEI, 18-year-old Cynthia MacLeod, will get your toes a tappin’ at MY Place along with guitar-singing vocalist Gordon Belsher. The duo will play on Sat. Jan. 10 at 8 p.m. They will play a variety of traditional and original songs. Tix are $15 for adults, $12 for students/seniors.

3 rd ANNUAL LOST LAKE SHUFFLE/SKIFEST>>

Cross country skiers start your engines! There’s a 3.5 km course at Lost Lake waiting for relay teams or solo skiers to do as many laps as possible in four hours. Categories include family, youth, male, female and mixed teams in either classic or skate ski techniques. The shuffle will begin at 11 a.m. on Sun. Jan. 11. SKIFEST will take place on the same day with free trail use for the day as well as introductory lessons, and free hot chocolate and snacks. More info and registration forms are available at the Cross Country Connection.

SWARM>>

A vibrant percussion troupe that has played in Whistler before, Swarm is back at MY Place to stir the heart again. Check out their experimentation with movement, sound and multimedia on Sat. Jan. 17 at 8 p.m. Tix are $20 for adults and $17 for students/seniors.

CHARLES ROSS: ONE MAN STAR WARS TRILOGY>>

Charles Ross performs the entire Star Wars trilogy in one hour, playing all the characters, recreating the effects, singing the music, flying the ships and fighting both sides of the battles. It must be seen to be believed! The one man show was a hit at Vancouver’s Fringe Festival and will be at MY Place on Sat. Jan. 24 at 8 p.m. Tix are $20 for adults and $17 for students/seniors.

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