Thompson Valley Stars

Party Nights


Square dancers from Salmon Arm, Blind Bay and Vernon, including 20 dancers from Thompson Valley Stars club in Chase recently gathered to visit the Kamloops Square Dancers for the annual Harvest Hop at St. Paul’s Anglican Church. Upon arrival they learned that the event was in jeopardy.

The featured entertainer, guest caller Brent Mawdsley of Delta, was nowhere to be found. Continue reading

There were grass-skirted men performing traditional native dances, flower-crowned ladies beating out Polynesian rhythms with sticks, tropical foods featuring fresh fruits and visual surroundings that tricked the eye into believing this was Polynesia. In actual fact, it was a square and round dance  weekend not to be missed by Merv and Sandy Meyer of Kamloops. Continue reading