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Board for 2019

The Ladysmith Festival of Lights held their 31st Annual General Meeting on Thursday January 17th, 2019, at the Festival of Lights building.

The election of new executive was held and the following members were elected:

  • President: Alex Cook
  • Vice President: Greg Edwards
  • Secretary: Elaine MacDonald
  • Treasurer: Tammy Leslie

Directors:

  • Linda Edwards
  • Dianna Fisher
  • Gerda Francis
  • Robin Francis
  • Jim Hall
  • Bill McLaren
  • Jean Watt

Ladysmith Light Up 2019 – Thurs, Nov 28

On Thursday, November 28th, 2019, it’s the 32nd Ladysmith Light Up, kicking off the 6-week Festival of Lights.

First Avenue will be CLOSED TO TRAFFIC from 3:00 pm until after Light Up.

WE ALSO ASK THAT PEOPLE PLEASE DO NOT BRING PETS DOWNTOWN FOR LIGHT UP (Ladysmith by-law 1554 Sect, 14(a)).

Here is the schedule for 2018 so you can plan 2019:

  • 3:00 pm: Community Spaghetti Dinner @ Eagles Hall (adults are $8; children under 8 are $5)
  • 3:00 pm: Christmas Craft Fair at Aggie Hall (north end of First Avenue)
  • 4:00 pm: Street entertainment and food concessions
  • 4:00 pm to 6:15 pm: Entertainment on stage in downtown Ladysmith and in front of Aggie Hall
  • 6:30 pm: Santa arrives downtown to Light-Up Ladysmith!
  • 6:45 pm: Kinsmen Parade along First Avenue to Aggie Hall

After the Parade, at Aggie Hall…

  • Bob Stuart Park and Aggie Hall light up
  • Chuck Perrin Christmas Tree presented by the Nanaimo Airport Commission
  • Spectacular fireworks presented by the Ladysmith & District Credit Union