Toby Theatre

October 7th – 8th, 10th – 15th, 7:30 p.m.: Spy Kids 4: All The Time In The World.

Due to a restructuring of movie film distribution in Canada, the Toby Theatre will only be open for 1 movie per month this fall and winter. For info:

Friday, September 30th:

10:30 a.m.: Drop-in Story Time for preschoolers at Invermere Public Library. For info: 250-342-6416.

12 noon – 6 p.m.: Columbia Salmon Festival Charity Golf Tournament at Riverside Golf Course at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. Registration opens at 11 a.m. Texas scramble. Teams of four. $100 per person includes green fee, power cart, buffet dinner, gratuity and tax. To register: 250-345-6346, ext. 2.

Saturday, October 1st:

11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Salmon Monument Celebrations at James Chabot Provincial Park. Ceremony, speeches and unveiling of monument.Salmon BBQ , Pow Wow, dancing and stick games for everyone to enjoy.

6 – 10 p.m.: Salmon gala dinner at Fairmont Resort.

with celebrity chef David Wolfman. Cooking demos and silent auction. Music by Charles Desvent. $60 per person, tickets available at the Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce. 250-342-2844.

Sunday, October 2nd:

1 p.m.: Bighorns vs. Vernon at Bighorns football field in Invermere.

Worldwide Photowalk in Invermere. Photographers must pre-register. Free event, everyone is welcome. Limited to 50 participants. Info and registration:

Tuesday, October 4th:

11:00 a.m.: Registration starts for the 9th annual Turn Copper into Gold Golf Tournament at the Ridge at Copper Point Golf Course. Shotgun start at 12 noon. Limited spots available to golf or come for dinner and silent auction only. Sponsorships welcome. To register: 250-342-2844.

7:30 p.m.: Columbia Valley Rockies versus Fernie at the Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena. For info:

Wednesday, October 5th:

6 – 8 p.m.: Scrabble Night at Invermere Public Library.

For info: 250-342-6416.

Thursday, October 6th:

7 – 8:30 p.m.: Free Bear Aware workshop at College of The Rockies. Interactive and fun for the whole family. Learn all about bears and ways to reduce human-bear conflicts. To register: 250-342-3210.

7:30 p.m.: Registration and AGM at Invermere District Curling Club. Refreshments will be served. For info: 250-342-3315.

8 p.m.: Marc Atkinson Quartet Concert at Christ Church Trinity. Tickets available at The Book Bar, Essentials, One Hour Photo, Pynelogs, Radium Video/Furry Companions and Fairmont Village Gift Shop.

Friday, October 7th:

12 noon – 6 p.m.: Thanksgiving Ski and Board Sale at Final Gate at Panorama Mountain Village. Sale runs all weekend.

2:30 – 4 p.m.: 17th Annual Seniors Harvest Tea at DTSS, hosted by the Cook Training class. All seniors welcome to enjoy complimentary tea and coffee, delicious food and great conversation. For info and to reserve seat call Cindy at: 250-342-9313 ext. 110 by October 6th.

Saturday, October 8th:

11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.: Gals Global Animal Lovers Canada fundraiser BBQ at Invermere Home Hardware. For info visit

7:30 p.m.: Columbia Valley Rockies versus Golden at the Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena. For info:

Monday, October 10th:

HAPPY THANKSGIVING, Columbia Valley visitors and residents! From The Pioneer staff.

2 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Annual Thanksgiving feast at Rocky River Grill. Fundraiser for the Columbia Valley Food Bank. Come enjoy a hot meal, by monetary or food donation, if possible.

Wednesday, October 12th:

Seniors Day at Invermere Public Library. For info: 250-342-6416.

Friday, October 14th:

Link to Rink Tournament. Curling at Invermere District Curling Club, 9 holes of golf and dinner at Windermere Valley Golf Course. $50 per person. For info and registration call Vic at 250-342-3315 or e-mail

7:30 p.m.: Columbia Valley Rockies versus Revelstoke at the Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena. For info: