July 29th – August 2nd, 8 p.m.: Rio 2. Also showing August 4th – 9th and 11th-12th.
Friday, July 25th
9 a.m.: Introduction to Aquaculture and Aquaponics course at the Community Greenhouse, presented by Groundswell. Build your own small-scale aquaponic system. Two-day course, also July 26th. Registration is available online at groundswellnetwork.ca/events-calendar.
4 – 9 p.m.: Market on Main, Radium. Every Friday.
6 p.m.: Brisco Riding Clubs 20+ years Celebration at the Brisco Riding Arena. Runs July 25th – 27th. Friday, 6 p.m.: 3D Barrel Jackpot. Saturday, 9 a.m.: Roping Jackpot (sign-up at 8 a.m.); 8 p.m.: Family Dance at the Brisco Community Hall (tickets $5, 12 and under free). Sunday, 9 a.m.: Family Gymkhana Fun Day. Food and vendors, camping and self penning of horses available. No advance tickets/sign up needed. For info, call: 250-341-1419.
7 – 9 p.m.: Sheberdean perform at Music on Main, Radium.
Saturday, July 26th
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Grasslands: Lessons on an Undervalued Ecosystem with Gail Berg. A Wild Nature Tour, hosted by Wildsight. Visit wildnaturetours.ca.
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Invermere Farmers Market, downtown Invermere. Every Saturday.
4 – 6 p.m.: Mountain World Heritage Interpretive Theatre at the Radium Visitor Centre. Visit radiumhotsprings.com.
7 – 9 p.m.: Legend Nights at Lakeshore Resort and Campground. Listen to Ktunaxa legends as told by a First Nation Elder. Free, open to the public, traditional food available for purchase. Also August 2nd, 23rd and 30th.
7 – 9 p.m.: Mike Fraser and Bruce Childs perform at Music on Main, Radium. Music on Main runs every Friday and Saturday throughout the summer.
Sunday, July 27th
8 a.m.: 2nd annual Swansea Scramble. 10 km run/hike (932m gain) or 5 km run/hike (350m gain). $20 for 10 km, $15 for 5 km. Registration at 8 a.m., race starts at 9 a.m. Visit Crazy Soles in Invermere to register, or email email@example.com.
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Permaculture Garden Tours, U-pick and volunteer opportunities at the Community Greenhouse, Sundays until August 31st. 10 – 11 a.m.: Tours by donation. Please register online: groundswellnetwork.ca. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Come volunteer and get hands-on experience at the Greenhouse. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: U-pick fresh veggies and herbs.
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Fairmont Farmers Market in the Fairmont Village Mall parking lot. Every Sunday.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Windermere District Farmers Institute Centenary Celebration and Summer Fair at the Agri Park. Events include a waterless car wash (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.), beer garden, flower arrangement competition (10:30 a.m.) and auction (3 p.m.), face painting (10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.), pony rides (12 – 3:30 p.m.), horse hoof care demonstration (12 and 2 p.m.), apple bobbing and sack races (2 p.m.). For more info, contact Hedi Trescher at 250-346-3227 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
10:30 a.m.: Singletrack 6 bike race at Nipika. BBQ and beer garden. Kids bike race at the pump park in Radium at 3 p.m., followed by awards. Other activities in Radium during the afternoon. Also runs Monday, 9 a.m., at Lake Lillian. Visit singletrack6.com.
7 p.m.: Faye Blais and Genevieve Chadwick perform live at Strands. $5 cover.
Monday, July 28th
9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Rocky Mountain Sports Camp. Ages 6 – 12. Runs July 28th – August 1st. $125/week or $30/day. Visit nerakmacd.wix.com/summer-sports-camp. Also runs August 11th – 15th.
Art Camps with Robyn Oliver. Half-day camps run Monday, July 28th to Friday, August 1st. Ages 7 – 9, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Ages 10 – 12, 1 – 4 p.m. Cost $125 per child. Classes held in Art Room at DTSS. Also running August 11th – 15th. To register: 250-341-7890, email@example.com.
Tuesday, July 29th
10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Windermere Valley Museums Summer Childrens Program: Ethel Cleland, Pioneer. Go back in time to experience pioneer living. Admission by donation, ages 6-10. To register: 250-342-9769, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, July 30th
6 p.m.: Hooper-Dooper Workshop: Learn to hula-hoop at the Invermere Public Library. Call 250-342-6416.
7 – 9 p.m.: Figure Drawing with Cathy Parkes at Pynelogs. Ages 18+, $10 fee at the door. Bring your own drawing / painting supplies. Call 250-342-4423 .
Thursday, July 31st
5 – 8 p.m.: Downtown Getdown and Evening Market in downtown Invermere. Evening market and live music every Thursday. Market vendors are being accepted now, contact Theresa at email@example.com.
7 p.m.: Adult Drop-in Ultimate Frisbee, at the DTSS field every Thursday. Free, beginners welcome.
Friday, August 1st
5 – 8 p.m.: Min Ma exhibition at Artym Gallery. Artists will be in attendance. Show continues until August 7th. Check out artymgallery.com.
6 – 10 p.m.: Edgewater School Reunion. Includes all students up to the grads of 1970. Continues through Sunday. Events include: Friday evening Wine and Cheese at the Legion, pancake breakfast at the Legion on Saturday and Sunday; Community Hall displays; Coffee and Cake Social, tours of the school, dinner and a dance. Contact Doris Hansen for more info or to register: 250-347-9337.
Saturday, August 2nd
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Ottawa artist Ed Ambros will show new work while creating on-site at Effusion Art Gallery. Visit effusionartgallery.com.
12 – 6 p.m.: AIR: Panorama features Artist in Residence. Art show and sale featuring Lynne Grillmair, George Oliver, Cajsa Fredin and Jon Howlett. #3 Mount Brewer View, Panorama. Visit artatpano.com..
9 – 11 p.m.: The Lego Movie at Movie in the Park, Pothole Park, Invermere. Free event. Snacks available at the Summit Youth Centre concession. Bring a blanket. Come early for a good seat and to play in the bouncy castle.