Yk Buzz events around Yellowknife

Welcome to Yellowknifer’s events calendar. We try to offer readers a complete list of activities, with a focus on entertainment options and events put on by non-profit groups. Please submit items for consideration to: Michele Taylor at editorial@nnsl.com. Must be received a few days in advance to ensure being considered for



Dec. 7
8:30 p.m. to 11:55 p.m.
PIT! plays the Legion!
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 164
2018 is coming quickly to an end and PIT! (Yellowknife’s premier man-child boy-band) wants to have one more freak out with you beauties before saying goodbye to 2018 and hibernating till the summer. Joining PIT! will be the one-off project The Three Funkateers laying down some grooves and the incomparable Yves Lecuyer playing his fantastic solo tunes. As the legion is a members only club it’ll be $10 at the door for cover which includes a day membership. Doors @ 8:30 p.m. /// Music at 9 p.m.


Dec 8
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Write for Rights
Come to Javaroma, Saturday, Dec. 8 and join in the Amnesty International world-wide Write-a-thon recognizing International Human Rights Day. Write a letter and help save a life and light the road to justice.


Dec 8
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Christmas Bazaar
Yellowknife United Church is hosting its second bazaars on Dec. 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Northern United Place auditorium. Close to 30 vendors under one roof! Come out and find that unique holiday gift! For more information contact YK United Church 873-6291.


Dec. 8

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
YKCares Santa Photo
Come to Yellowknife Co-op to get your photos with Santa and help raise money for our city’s hungry youth! All proceeds go to YKCares. $15 per session, or get one free with your purchase of a Weekend Food Kit (available in store) which feeds one child for two days. Photos by Shawna Perterson Photography. No appointment necessary – high resolution digital photos will be emailed within 48 hours of the event.


Dec. 9
7 p.m.
Yellowknife Youth Choir
– 40 Below Christmas Show
Holy Trinity Anglican Church
The Yellowknife Youth Choir proudly presents the annual 40 Below Christmas Show on Sunday Dec. 9 at Holy Trinity Anglican Church at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and are available at the door. Our special guests will be the singers of the YK1 Music Academy.


Dec 12
6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
Santa Skate
Shorty Brown Arena – Multiplex
Join Santa Claus for a fun holiday skate as well as treats and activities in the lobby, this event is free of charge. For more information please visit the City’s special events page or call 920-5676.


Dec. 13, 14, 15
7 p.m. (1 p.m. Saturday matinee)
Legally Blonde The Musical Jr.
This year’s St. Pat’s Drama production of Legally Blonde The Musical Jr. is coming soon! It’s a fun, upbeat show that’s appropriate for all ages. Running about 70 minutes with no intermission, it’s great for a date night, or a night out for the whole family. Tickets are $20, and $15 for students, available at the NACC Box Office, or online.


Dec. 14
6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
2018 YKACL Christmas Party
Yellowknife Ski Club
The 2018 YKACL Christmas Party will be held at the Yellowknife Ski Club from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 14. This is a dry event (no alcohol). Tickets are on sale now for $30 from at the Abe Miller Building (4912 53rd St). For more information, call 920-2644.





10 a.m.
Breakfast with Santa!
Northern United Place
Mark your calendars! MBB is planning a breakfast with Santa fundraiser on Dec. 15. Tickets are $25/person over age two, sales end Dec. 10. Breakfast, Santa, entertainment and family fun. Proceeds help support Moms, Boobs and Babies programs to help parents across the NWT.



Dec. 15 to 16
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Polar Blitz Art Show and Sale
Chateau Nova Hotel 4571-48 St
Join us for the ‘Polar Blitz Art Show and Sale’ at the Chateau Nova Hotel. The show will feature some of your favourite local artists. The artists will be showcasing a selection of their great art. A great event to start or finish your Christmas shopping.