Lexi Bainas

Check out all the Christmas cheer in Cowichan

Displays of bright lights and colourful figures abound in the Cowichan Valley…

Aerial spraying planned to prevent gyspy moth problem at Lake Cowichan

Invasive insects can travel widely, and cause significant damage: province

Tansor Elementary School children present ‘Winter Wonderland’ concert

‘Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree’, ‘Up on the Housetop’, even ‘Shopping Christmas Blues’ in this show

VIDEO: Talented youth group presents pair of Duncan concerts this Sunday

Plenty to enjoy as these young players and singers perform twice at the Duncan Showroom

LEXI BAINAS COLUMN: Get those ‘Mamma Mia!’ vouchers now, plus a bonanza of holiday treats from the Showroom

Lots of performers enjoy dropping by the Showroom for Longevity John Falkner’s unusual events

Hauling Xmas trees in Cowichan: it’s a dog’s life

Pooches enjoy a day outside giving tree buyers get a helping hand/ paw

Huge Youbou Christmas village display continues this weekend

Organizers Donna and Dennis Jones are delighted that their display of Christmas…

Lake Flashback: Drenching rainfall, 300 houses, hamper campaign

And there’s a picture of locals going out to sing carols. Why not gather the gang and do the same?

Dallas Smith, Madeline Merlo lead ‘second wave’ of artists at Sunfest 2020

Keith Urban will be joined on the big stage by a host of great acts, some well known to Sunfesters

Get your panto tickets now, or ‘Beauty and the Beast’ may slip away from you

Shawnigan Players’ annual Christmas pantomime hits stage Dec. 26-31

Cut down pampas grass on medians for road safety? Council’s looking at it

Neva Road derelict house is finally demolished

VIDEO: In time for gift giving: Buddy’s Holly Jolly Christmas show in Cowichan

Ben Klein as Elvis, Cassandra Frie as Brenda Lee join Zachary Stevenson in a great evening of music

VIDEO: Giant masks, whimsical puppets and more add up to a Wonderheads Christmas Carol

If you’re thinking Pixar meets Jim Henson, you’re on the right track

Eve Daniell ‘Home for Christmas’ with concert at Chemainus Dec. 15

Fans and friends can enjoy Daniell’s exciting voice in the warm atmosphere of St. Michael’s

Lexi Bainas column: Music, miniature masterpieces, and a long-lost banjo

Some truly heartwarming news last week: Chuck McCandless has his banjo back!

VIDEO: ‘Holiday Magic’ when Celtic Rhythms and Summit Dance joined forces in Duncan

Fun and frolic combined with more serious selections to make a satisfying evening for everyone

VIDEO: Celebrate magic of the holidays as Winter Harp returns to Cowichan Sunday

Wonderful Winter Harp is back at the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre on…

LAKE FLASHBACK: Remember swine flu? Bosnian conflict? Moving St. Christopher’s? It’s been a while

From worldwide stories to those close to home, we’ve a real cross-section this week

Lake Cowichan fire department back with annual toy and food drive on Dec. 13-14

As Lake area gets ready to fill Christmas hampers, firefighters call for donations of toys and food