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FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St. John Metis Society is hosting a Jigging & Fiddling Gathering this weekend.

Taking place at Peace Island Park, Margaret Fenton, of the Metis Society, says this event will offer a weekend full of traditional Metis culture such as food, crafts, and even jigging lessons.

The event will also feature competitions in fiddling and jigging.

Entry fees to the contest are $10.00 per person and each competitor will have a chance of winning up to over $1,000.

Plus there will be a pancake breakfast in the morning and even a dance on Saturday night.

Admission to this event is free, with donations being accepted.

Donations will go towards supporting the Fort St. John Metis Society.

The Fort St. John Metis Society’s Jigging & Fiddling Gathering is taking place this weekend, July 12 to the 14, at Peace Island Park in Taylor.

For more information, you can send an email to fsjmetis@telus.net.

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