June 28th – July 1st, 8:00 p.m.: Rio
July 2nd, July 4 – 8th, 8:00 p.m.: Thor
July 9th, July 11 – 12th, 8:00 p.m.: Rango
Friday, July 1st: HAPPY CANADA DAY!
Opening Day for Mountain Biking, Sightseeing and the Fun Zone at Panorama Mountain Village. For info: www.panoramaresort.com or call 250-342-6941.
9 a.m.: Registration starts for Fairmont Fantastic 3 Triathlon at Fairmont Hot Springs Resorts Courtyard. Race starts at 10 a.m. Fun for everyone. Live Music, BBQ, beer and finish line celebrations. Check it out at www.fairmontlife.org.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Columbia Valley Reflections exhibition at Effusion Art Gallery. 250-341-6877.
11 a.m.: Canada Day Parade through downtown Invermere, organized by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 71.
12 noon – 3 p.m.: Mountain Mosaic Festival of the Arts. Celebrate Canada Day and join in the free family fun on the Pynelogs grounds. Musical acts, activities and food for everyone. For info: 250-342-4423.
12 noon – 4 p.m.: Inflatable playland, face painting, games, live music, BBQ, beer garden and more at Fairmont Base Camp on the way to Fairmont Hot Springs Resort.
3 p.m.: Build a Boat contest at Kinsmen Beach. Fundraiser for RCMPs Cops for Kids. Register by calling 250-342-6908.
6 – 9 p.m.: Market on Main with local vendors in Radium Hot Springs on Main Street West.
7 – 9 p.m.: Music on Main celebrates Canada Day in Radium Hot Springs. The Halfsacks perform.
10:30 p.m.: Canada Day Fireworks in Fairmont Hot Springs.
Saturday, July 2nd:
9 a.m.: First annual fundraising garage sale for the Columbia Valley Figure Skating Club at the Valley Alley. Donations welcome, baked goods or items to sell! All donated items to be delivered to the Valley Alley storage bay on Friday, July 1st.
9 a.m.: Gatorade B.C. Cup XC race at Panorama Resort. For info: www.panoramaresort.com.
10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Open Market at the Edgewater Legion. Crafts, Baked goods, Vegetables, Canned goods and much more. For info call Doreen: 250-347-9550.
10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Invermere Companion Animal Network Societys (ICAN) 4th annual fundraising BBQ at Home Hardware. All proceeds go toward rescue, re-habilitation and re-homing of domestic pets. For info: 250-345-6270.
12 noon – 4 p.m.: Book signing at The Book Bar. Author and serving Canadian police officer, John Smith is present to sign his book The Sheepdog. Breaking the badge, bottle, gun stereotype and exposing what policing is really like.
7 – 9 p.m.: Music on Main in Radium Hot Springs. Dry Gulch Ramblers perform.
Sunday, July 3rd:
9:30 a.m.: Our Lady of Guadalupe Silver Rose Prayer Service at Saint Joseph Church in Radium.
Procession at 9:30 with prayer service at 10 a.m. Mass at 11 a.m. with pancake breakfast and pictures to follow. For info: 250-342-6167.
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Canada Day pancake breakfast at Edgewater Community Market. $3 per person. Browse vendor booths and enjoy the kids park. For info: 250-270-0340.
Wednesday, July 6th:
10:30 a.m. – 12 noon: Childrens program at the Windermere Valley Museum at the Top of the Hill. Activities, games and crafts for youngsters 6 -11 years of age. Admission by donation. For info: 250-342-9769.
6 – 8 p.m.: Scrabble Night at Invermere Public Library. For info: 250-342-6416.
Thursday, July 7th:
7 p.m.: Summit Trail Makers Society AGM and movie night with Pat Morrow at Lions Hall, Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce. For info call John Ashby: 250-342-7121.
Friday, July 8th:
1 – 3 p.m.: Drop-in summer reading club at the Invermere Public Library for students 6 – 10 years old. For info: 250-342-6416 or visit invermere.bclibrary.ca.
7 – 9 p.m.: Music on Main in Radium Hot Springs. Stacey and Paul and Bud perform.
Saturday, July 9th:
8 – 11 a.m.: Traditional Pancake Breakfast at Elk Park Ranch. $5 per person, proceeds to be donated to Verge for Youth. Location at parking lot of Elk Park main offices in Radium across from the Petro Canada. For info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
8 a.m.: Registration starts for Lake Windermere District Rod and Gun Clubs Shooters Triathalon at Rauch Homestead Range, 5.3 km west of Radium. Archery .22 rifle and trap shooting. Breakfast and lunch, evening BBQ. For info: 250-341-3254.
9 a.m.- 1 p.m.: Garage Sale at Wilmer Community Hall.
10 a.m.: Oso Simple concert at the Invermere Public Library. No admission. For info: 250-342-6416.
2 p.m.: Oso Simple concert at the Radium Public Library. No admission. For info: 250-342-6416.
Saturday, July 10th:
8 a.m.: Day two Registration opens for Lake Windermere District Rod and Gun Clubs Shooters Triathalon at Rauch Homestead Range, 5.3 km west of Radium. Breakfast and lunch. For info: 250-341-3254.