Mayor's Gala for the Arts

Sept 28, 2019

Merritt Civic Centre


 The Gala Program 


4:30 Doors open for Social Hour (Room 2/3):

Appetizers, Cash bar

Silent Auction, Art Show with People’s Choice voting, Photos,

5:45 Gala Room open for seating

6:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks

6:15 Dinner service

            Salads served at tables

            Main Course - Guides will escort each table in turn to the buffet.         

7:30 Tribute to past Mayors and Awards Presentations

8:00 – 11:00 Music and Dance – Playmor Junction Big Band

            Prizes and Awards throughout the evening

10:00 Last call for purchase of bar tickets,

10:30 Last call for Bar

Please don’t drink and drive.


The Gala Menu 

Wondering what's for dinner?

- barbecued beef, with vegetarian alternative 

- roasted potatoes and fall vegetables

- salad, bread basket and choice of two desserts (one is gluten free)

This Banquet has been prepared for you by:

·     Appetizers& Salads:   Barbara Sayles and Friends

·     Bread and butter:        Brambles Bakery & Cafe

·     Main Course:              Carnivore Catering (Adam Sanders)

·     Desserts:                    Mary's Corner Cafe & Catering

·     Coffee:                       Starbucks


Special thanks for the Nicola Stockbreeders Association

for the donation to buy the excellent BC beef!


Gala Banquet Service:  

  • Bar Service: Nicola Valley Rodeo Association  
  • Table Service: MSS Girls Rugby Team
  • Specialty Drinks Bar: City Councillor Adam Etchart and Friends