The West Kootenays Francophone Association (AFKO) will hold its annual Christmas dinner on Saturday at 5 p.m. at Tarry’s Hall in Thrums.
Members of the association, as well as locals are invited to attend this fun and yummy event. Special guest Santa Claus and his helpers will be there to distribute gifts while the parents can sip on a good glass of wine.
The buffet theme is about traditional recipes from Quebec, such as meat pies, pork stew, Quebec-style turkey, and so much more.
Preparations for this event begin in early fall when the volunteers from AFKO and from the community start crafting decorations for the party.
The costs to attend this party are $48/family, $20/person (13+), 8$/person (6 to 12 years old) and free for children aged 6 and under. The costs for members of the association will be $38/family, and $16/person (13 and +), 8$ (6 to 12 years old) and free for children aged 6 and under. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner starts at 6 p.m. and Santa will visit at 7 p.m.