Billy Barker Days Society souvenir director Maureen Murray sells souvenirs, programs and Billy Buttons in the souvenir booth outside the Post Office on Reid Street. The trailer, which was built by former Billy Barker Days volunteers 30 years ago and received a new paint job and new trim this year to celebrate the 45th Billy Barker Days,j will remain on Reid Street until Wednesday (July 17). On July 17, the souvenir trailer moves to LeBourdais Park, where it will be set up by the spray park. Lindsay Chung photo

Billy Barker Days costume shop now open in West Quesnel

You’ll find all the dresses, hats and boas you need at the West Park Mall

Did you hear? Billy took a trip to Williams Lake during the Canada Day long weekend to participate in the Stampede Parade!

The Billy Barker Days Society would like to thank everyone for their support and offer a special thank you to Wayne Wright of Wright Choice Automotive for lending us his beautiful truck and trailer.

Our souvenir booth is back in its home by the post office on Reid Street.

Maureen has worked hard with some very talented handymen to make the booth look extra special this year, so make sure to stop by and take a look. This year, there will be T-shirts, pins, sweaters and so much more!

Programs are now available at the Billy Barker Days office on Carson Avenue. For only $1, you can stay up to date on all things Billy Barker Days. Make sure to stop in an get yours before they sell out.

Be sure to check out our costume shop, now open in the West Park Mall! From boas and hats to dresses, find everything one needs to dress in attire from the Gold Rush era.

The costume shop is open Monday to Friday from 1-5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hey, kids! If you love to colour, be sure to pick up a colouring sheet to enter our colouring contest.

Stop by the Billy Barker Days office or check out our website to print one off.

Make sure to hand them into the office by 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 18!

— Submitted by the Billy Barker Days Society

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