Friday, September 19th
4 – 8 p.m.: Rockin on Main at the Radium Visitor Information Centre. Market and live entertainment by 60 Hertz (5 – 8 p.m.).
6 – 11 p.m.: Tight & Bright (No white after Labour Day) Party at the Summit Youth Centre.
7 – 9 p.m.: Registration for the Columbia Valley Classics 25th annual Autumn Car Show & Shine at the Radium Seniors Hall. Live entertainment by Blues Brothers Too. Visit radiumcarshow.com.
7:30 p.m.: Jakes Gift, the moving story of a WW2 veterans reluctant return to Juno Beach, at Pynelogs Cultural Centre. Written and performed by Julia Mackey, directed by Dirk van Stralen. Also Saturday, September 20th. Tickets $15, available at Pynelogs and Tiffanys Thredz. Call 250-342-4423 for more information.
Saturday, September 20th
7 – 10 a.m.: Pancake breakfast at the Radium Seniors Hall, part of the 25th annual Show & Shine. $5/person. Hosted by the Radium Fire Department. Visit radiumcarshow.com.
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Wilmer Fall Sale-abration, a fun garage sale and community celebration. Donations of items welcome. All proceeds go to final renovations of the Wilmer Community Hall. For more information or to volunteer: Pam Meunier, 250-342-2019; Mary Jolicoeur, 250-341-6272.
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Shoreline Clean-up with the Lake Ambassadors at Kinsmen Beach. For more info, call (250) 341-6898 or email email@example.com.
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.: RDEK Household Hazardous Waste Round Up at the Invermere Public Works Yard, 1101 Industrial Rd. 1. Drop off hard-to-get-rid-of cleaners, poisons, paints, chemicals and more. For more information and a list of accepted waste, visit rdek.bc.ca.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Columbia Valley Classics 25th annual Autumn Car Show & Shine at The Springs Golf Course driving range. Live entertainment by Blues Brothers Too, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Visit radiumcarshow.com.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Mixed Media Workshop, hosted by Painted Aspen, at Pynelogs Cultural Centre. Runs through September 21st. $224. Visit columbiavalleyarts.com.
12 – 4 p.m.: Rockin on Main at the Radium Visitor Information Centre. Market and live entertainment by Marty & Eli (1:30 – 3 p.m.).
4 p.m.: Cruise to Invermere, as part of the 25th annual Show & Shine (Not a Car Club sanctioned event) Please follow traffic control – police presence with zero tolerance. Visit radiumcarshow.com.
6 – 11 p.m.: Movie night and popcorn at the Summit Youth Centre.
8 p.m. – 1 a.m.: Dance, with the music of Metro Beat, as part of the 25th annual Show & Shine. At the Invermere Curling Centre. $25/person. Dress up in 50/60s-style costumes for a chance to win a prize. For more information, visit radiumcarshow.com.
Sunday, September 21st
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Windermere Fall Fair and Scarecrow Festival at the Windermere Community Hall. Scarecrow parade, kids zone, market vendors. Contests for baking, floral, horticulture, photography, scarecrows and more. For more information, contact Pat van Regen at 250-342-3857, firstname.lastname@example.org.
7 p.m.: Movie at the Museum. Call 250-342-9769 or visit windermerevalleymuseum.ca.
Tuesday, September 23rd
5 – 9 p.m.: DIY night at the Summit Youth Centre.
Wednesday, September 24th
11:45 a.m.: The Rotary Club of Invermere meets every Wednesday at the Curling Rink.
12 p.m.: Valley Gogo Sisters meet at Columbia Garden Village. Final plans will be made for the upcoming Kazuri bead sale. For more information call Sherry 250-342-9733.
2:15 p.m.: Seniors Day at the Invermere Library on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. Bus provided. For more information or to pre-register, contact 250-342-6416 or visit invermere.bclibrary.ca.
5 – 8 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre BBQ. $2 Burgers and hot dogs.
Thursday, September 25th
12 – 1 p.m.: Ask a Librarian / Drop-in tech support at the Invermere Public Library. Every Thursday. For more info, go to invermere.bclibrary.ca.
5 – 9 p.m.: Cake night (September birthdays) at the Summit Youth Centre.
Friday, September 26th
12 p.m.: Soup lunch at the Edgewater Legion. $6. Last Friday of each month.
6 – 11 p.m.: Rockband night at the Summit Youth Centre.
Saturday, September 27th
7 p.m.: Pool Tournament at the Summit Youth Centre.
10 a.m.: 7th annual Headbanger Trail Challenge in Radium Hot Springs. Part of the Trail Races East Kootenay (TREK) series. 12 km race ($55) and 3 km family-friendly walk/run ($30). Post-race BBQ and awards. Registration online until September 26th: headbangertrailchallenge.ca.
Monday, September 29th
7 p.m.: RDEK Electoral Area F & G Public Hearing – Medical Marijuana, at the Windermere Community Hall. For more information, contact Michele Bates at 250-489-0311, or visit rdek.bc.ca.
Wednesday, October 1st
Windermere Valley Museum goes to winter hours: Tuesdays, 12 – 4 p.m.
Friday, October 3rd
7 – 10 p.m.: Fresh Fridays Open Mic at Pynelogs. Showcasing young talent from the valley. All ages, licensed bar. First Friday of every month.
7 – 9 p.m.: Golden Larch Artists Retreat in Radium Hot Springs. Photography with Ryan Bavin and painting with Lynne Grillmair. Runs through October 5th. Registration and reception October 3rd; October 4th: Golden Larch Tours (10 a.m. – 1 p.m.), workshop #1 (2 – 5 p.m.); October 5th: Workshop #2 (8 a.m. – 1 p.m.). $145. Visit radiumhotsprings.ca.