Hailey Payne and Audrey Harper inspect some of the fine details of the Vail Village miniature display on Sunday, Dec. 15. The display, currently set up in a storefront on Alexander Street serves as a fundraiser for the SPCA with admission by donation. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)

Hailey Payne and Audrey Harper inspect some of the fine details of the Vail Village miniature display on Sunday, Dec. 15. The display, currently set up in a storefront on Alexander Street serves as a fundraiser for the SPCA with admission by donation. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm’s Vail Village a winter wonderland in miniature

A fundraiser for the SPCA, display open to public until Dec. 23

Hundreds of intricate miniature buildings and figures make up Vail Village, a world in miniature, pulled straight from the pages of a winter storybook full of twinkling lights and snow-filled streets.

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Vail Village can be visited in downtown Salmon Arm at 351 Alexander St. The display, which includes numerous lit and animated buildings and other features, is a fundraiser for the SPCA. Admission is by donation.

The village is open to the public from 3 to 7 p.m. daily until Dec. 23.

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Vail Village is a sprawling miniature exhibit in a storefront on Salmon Arm’s Alexander Street which serves as a fundraiser for the SPCA with admission by donation. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)

Vail Village is a sprawling miniature exhibit in a storefront on Salmon Arm’s Alexander Street which serves as a fundraiser for the SPCA with admission by donation. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)

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