We’ve had an event-packed, year-long 50th anniversary celebration here in Big Canoe – and it’s still not over. Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebrations are on the horizon, and both have been a highlight in [...]

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The Big Canoe Trails Committee is always busy maintaining Big Canoe’s most popular amenity. Along with dealing with downed trees, eroding trails, and the usual upkeep, they also have the leeway to get resourceful and [...]

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BY BARBARA SCHNEIDER Smoke Signals bschneider@smokesignalsnews.com The 2023 POA budget and a proposed fee for rental-property owners were the focus of discussion for the POA board—and questions from property owners—during the Big Canoe POA Open [...]

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The winter holiday season is yet another opportunity for the Big Canoe to show what it does best: Have a good time. We’ll be unwrapping numerous Christmas [...]

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By Kathy Ebener How about an evening without the kids, especially during the Christmas season? On Dec. 9 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., you can bring your children, from infants to fifth gradere, to [...]

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Residents in Big Canoe have demonstrated for years that the holidays aren’t just about getting gifts, but also about giving. There is no shortage of opportunities to donate to those in need, whether it’s to [...]

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Folks are often pulling holiday decorations from the attic the day after Thanksgiving. But before the inflatable Santas start popping up on the front lawn, Big Canoe AECD Manager Treena Parish wants to remind everyone [...]

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With the thick of the holiday season almost upon us, a sobering thought can enter the mind: When will I ever get my Christmas shopping done? Not to worry. Big Canoe’s got you covered. From [...]

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On Saturday, Dec. 10, you won’t have to drive the kids to the North Pole to see Santa. From 6 to 9 p.m., the Village Core will feature the Christmas Drive-Thru, the light-lined spectacle packed [...]

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We’re in the home stretch for the general election for the POA Board of Directors. All ballots must be received no later than Wednesday, Nov. 30, by the accounting firm of Mauldin & Jenkins. Results [...]

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