Local Events: Jan. 4 to Jan. 10

Ends Sunday, B.C. Wildlife Park, 9077 Dallas Dr.

The Wildlights Festival at the B.C. Wildlife Park continues until Sunday. Admission to Wildlights is $12.45 per adult, $10.45 per senior, $8.45 per child (ages three to 17) and free for those ages two and under.

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Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Kamloops United Church, 421 St. Paul St.

Music from Couperin, Haydn, Rossini and Mendelssohn will be presented in concert this Saturday by the Chamber Musicians of Kamloops. Performers include Catharine Dochstader on flute, Cvetozar Vutev on violin, Laure Matiakh on violincello and Naomi Cloutier on piano. General admission is $25, payable by cash or cheque at the door, or $20 for CMK members and youth under age 19 and free for children under 12.

Friday and Saturday, 9 p.m., The Blue Grotto, 319 Victoria St.

Kamloops band The Decoys will be at the Grotto for two nights this weekend. The band recorded its most recent album, Damaged Goods, in 2017 and recently released it at the end of November 2018. Admission is $5 at the door.

Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m., Fox’n Hounds Pub, 945 West Columbia St.

Trivia, name-that-tune and mini-games are on at the Fox. Come with a group to compete for a trophy. Trivia is free to play, with runner-up prizes for most clever and most enthusiastic teams.

Saturday, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Sunmei Fusion Cuisine, 413 Tranquille Rd.

Up for a low-pressure board game night with a positive atmosphere? This event is an opportunity to socialize with others and make some new friends. Those not interested in playing are welcome, too. Because games at the venue are limited, organizers recommend bringing a favourite or two along with you.

Monday, 9:30 p.m., The Commodore Grand Cafe and Lounge, 369 Victoria St.

Feeling brave? Keen to entertain? Want to see how the audience feels, or are you just looking for some entertainment? Sign up for open mic night at The Commodore. The event is on every Monday at 9:30 p.m.

Thursday, 8:30 p.m., Central Station Pub, 126 Fourth Ave.

The Central’s weekly Midtown Jam event is on every Thursday. The pub calls it a “weekly creative playground” put together to “spread culture, blend musicians, bands, improvisers and audiences.”

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