Social life: What to do in Lake Country in February

Published on January 27, 2023 by David Wylie

Ryan Michael holds fanned out cardsPhoto: Contributed
Illusionist and mentalist Ryan Michael will perform up-close magic from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 12 at Creekside Theatre.

If you’re looking for things to do in Lake Country, here’s a curated list of upcoming events happening in February.

Lake Country Chamber of Commerce awards

On Friday, Feb. 10, the Lake Country Chamber of Commerce will hold its 2022 Business Excellence Awards at the Creekside Theatre from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The cost per ticket is $55.

The celebration’s theme is ‘Let’s Cut a Rug All You Cool Cats and Celebrate 50’s Style.’ (Costumes are not mandatory.)

There will be six themed raffle baskets and a 50/50 draw.

There’s drinks and entertainment.

Get your tickets online.

Creekside Theater is located at 10241 Bottom Wood Lake Rd.

Sunday Funday Series, with movies, games, and magic

A triple-header of fun is happening Sundays at Creekside Theatre.

And all events are free to attend.

  • Jan. 29: Watch Buzz Lightyear from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.; there will be popcorn, snacks, and beverages for sale—cash only.
  • Feb. 3: Board games will be played from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the GESS foyer and video games will be played in the Creekside Theatre (including Mario Kart).
  • Feb. 12: Illusionist and mentalist Ryan Michael will perform up-close magic from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Public skating at the Lake Country arena

There is free public skating most Wednesdays and Sundays at the Lake Country Arena.

Find the schedule from the District of Lake Country.

All ages welcome at the free family friendly public skate.

Note that there are no skate or helmet rentals available at the rink.

Indie ‘phenom’ Luca Fogale performs in Lake Country

Juno Award nominated singer and pianist Luca Fogale performs at Creekside Theatre on Thursday, Feb. 9.

The show starts at 7 p.m.

Fogale has opened for Dermot Kennedy, Serena Ryder, Hayden, and Frazey Ford during tours in Canada, the US, Australia, and Japan.

He’s billed as a rising indie-folk phenom, with streaming stats well into the seven figures.

“I feel so fortunate to be able to sing in such beautiful venues across this country of ours,” he says.

Tickets are $35 and available through

Enjoy company at Tuesday Lunch

Every week a full nutritious meal is served at noon at the Centre at 9830B Bottom Wood Lake Road.

If you are new in the area and want to meet new friends with similar interests the lunch is the place to be.

Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and it runs to 1 p.m.

Come early to get a seat at your favorite table and visit with your friends before your meal, say the organizers.

If you have mobility issues, you can call to schedule Lake Country Seniors Bus pick up at your home to attend the lunch. (Call Marg direct to arrange a ride: 250-766-3227)