December 26th – 29th, 7:30 p.m.: Wreck-It Ralph.
Friday, December 21st
4:30 p.m. 10 p.m.: Christmas cookie baking at the Summit Youth Centre.
6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.: December 21st to 23rd. Invermeres Killer Rollbots will be gift wrapping at the visitor information hut beside the Book Bar during late night shopping. Includes gift wrapping, hot chocolate and popcorn.
Saturday, December 22nd
10 a.m. 2 p.m.: Christmas Market at Columbia Ridge Community Hall (10 minutes south of Fairmont). Storytelling by local historian Colin Cartwright around the outdoor fire at noon. Featuring homemade items each week: quilts, crafts, baking, preserves, paintings, fresh Christmas arrangements, gourmet food and spices. For more information, contact Donna Rae at 250-345-6673.
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.: Photos with Santa at Copper Point Resort. Photos are $15 with proceeds going to the Toby Creek Nordic Ski Club and the Invermere Companion Animal Network.
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Holiday sale at Sandpiper Studio in Windermere. Warm up by our furnace with apple cider, cookies and live glassblowing! For info, call 250-342-7196 or visit www.sandpiperstudio.ca .
2 p.m.: Introducing Steeped Tea product line in Fairmont Village Mall at Hot Springs Studio.
4 p.m.: Creative Wellness Workshop Series with guest speaker Fiona Wilfley at Hot Springs Studio in Fairmont Village Mall. She will talk about the current energies in our environment, developing intuition and beyond. For more information, call Pamela at 250-409-4079.
4:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.: Karaoke night at the Summit Youth Centre in Invermere.
Monday, December 24th
5:30 p.m. 7 p.m.: The annual Fairmont Hot Springs Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade and fireworks. Join us at the ski area as torches blaze down the slopes, ending with a dazzling fireworks display.
8 p.m.: Christmas Eve Fireworks, Conrad Kain Park, Wilmer. For more information, call 250-342-9470.
Tuesday, December 25th
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Free entry to the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort pools with a donation to the Columbia Valley Food Bank.
Thursday, December 27th
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Effusion Art Gallery presents Winter Magic. Join us for hot apple cider and enjoy new work depicting Winter Magic. For more info, call 250-341-6877 or visit www.effusionartgallery.com .
5 p.m. 6 p.m.:Wine tasting at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort lodge. Tickets $10 per person.
8 p.m.: Wil and Kevin Haughton perform at
Panoramas Great Hall in support of their new album Hold Me On. Show begins at 9 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door.
Friday, December 28th
6 p.m.: The Summit Youth Centre is going to the climbing wall, leaving the Summit at 5:45 p.m.
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Rossignol Demo Day at Panorama Mountain Village.
Saturday, December 29th
10 a.m.: Purcell Rock and Ice Show at Bavin Glassworks. Multimedia art show includes paintings, jewellery, glasswork, photos, and door prizes. Call Bavin Glassworks at 250-342-6816 for more information.
1:30 p.m.: The Summit Youth Centre is going snowshoeing at Panorama. Snowshoes are provided. Meet at the Summit Youth Centre by 1 p.m. dressed warmly and ready to go. Please call the Summit at 250-342-3033 to sign up in advance and for further information.
4 p.m. – 7 p.m.: An end of 2012 walkabout between Bavin Glassworks and Arrowhead Brewery. Park at either establishment and wander through these two unique businesses which will offer live music, beverages and snacks.
Sunday, December 30th
1 p.m.: 50th anniversary celebration at Panorama Mountain Village. Join the CEO for a 50th anniversary recognition of Panoramas founders outside the Great Hall.
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.: Complimentary kids New Year party at Panorama Mountain Village. Back by popular demand! Kids between the ages of six and 12 can have their own New Years Party at the Copper Crown at Panorama.
Monday, December 31st
12 p.m.: New Years Eve party at the T-Bar in Panorama Mountain Village. The party starts when the doors open at noon and doesnt stop until last call at 2 a.m. This year the theme for New Years is going to be a blue ice dress casual. Entertainment provided by local DJ Wil C.
3 – 6 p.m. Village of Radium Hot Springs 22nd birthday celebration at Brents Shack.
6:30 p.m. Village of Radium Hot Springs annual fireworks celebration at the Springs Driving Range.
New Years Eve party at the Jackpine Pub in Panorama Mountain Village.
9 p.m.: Pub Jesters featuring Johnny McCuaig at Station Pubs New Years Eve party. Snacks at 11:15 p.m. Complimentary drink at midnight. Tickets $20. For more information, please call 250-342-5557.
5:30 p.m.: New Years Eve at Elements Grill at Copper Point Resort. Five course table dhte menu with a champagne toast. Reservations required. For more information, please call 250-341-4000.
Invermere Library hours
Tuesday to Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.