The 26 locations of the Quesnel Art Walk. An event to kick off the Quesnel Art Walk is one of multiple events cancelled in Quesnel. (Quesnel Art Walk Booklet)

The 26 locations of the Quesnel Art Walk. An event to kick off the Quesnel Art Walk is one of multiple events cancelled in Quesnel. (Quesnel Art Walk Booklet)

Events cancelled in Quesnel due to new public health rules

Several events set for this weekend are no longer happening

Events around Quesnel have been cancelled this weekend as new health regulations come into effect in Northern B.C.

A planned event to bring awareness and film a public service announcement on Intimate Partner Violence set for Oct. 16 has been cancelled. The video will still be made, and the bridge will still light up in purple on Oct. 16 to commemorate the date, but no event will be taking place.

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The second showing of Chase Padgett’s “6 Guitars” at the Occidental for Friday Oct. 15 has been cancelled. Refund information will be sent out through email.

The kickoff for the Quesnel Arts Walk has also been cancelled. The grand opening was set to be held on Saturday, Oct. 16, with speeches and performances.

The art walk will still be going on, with over two dozen locations around Quesnel hosting art displays. A guide book is available on the Quesnel Art Gallery’s website, www.quesnelartgallery.ca.

A U15 Hockey Tournament will still be running in Quesnel this weekend, with any attendees needing to show proof of vaccination.

If there are any events in Quesnel which should be included in the Quesnel Observer’s community calendar, email them to editor@quesnelobserver.com with the subject line “community calendar.”

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