Friday, December 11th

4 – 8 p.m.: Friday Night Shopping in Fairmont.

5 p.m.: A screening of Warren Millers latest film, Chasing Shadows, at Earl Grey Lodge, Panorama. Show begins at 6 p.m. Tickets $15 with drinks and appetizers served. Contact Earl Grey Lodge at 250-341-3641 or info@earlgreylodge.com for tickets.

6:30 – 8 p.m.: 2nd Annual Butterfly Tree of Lights at Frater Landing. A lovely way to commemorate our loved ones who have passed on. Join us for this special evening of remembrance and connection. For more information call 250- 688-1143.

6:30 p.m.: Roast Beef Dinner at the Invermere Legion, $15, and all ages, meat draw and 50/50. Following dinner, local author Elinor Florence will present a slideshow about the research for her wartime novel, Birds Eye View. Reservations strongly recommended by calling 250-342-9517 any day after 4 p.m.

Saturday, December 12th

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Santas Cabin. Come get a photo with Santa, and dont forget to tell him what you want for Christmas. Fairmont Hot Springs Resort.

11 a.m.: Invermere Library Pre-school Storytime drop in for stories and a craft.

2 – 4 p.m.: Family Crafternoon. Drop in to the library to make some great Christmas crafts with the family.

4 p.m.: Panorama Mountain Freeride Club AGM at Jackpine Pub in Panorama.

5 p.m.: A screening of Warren Millers latest film, Chasing Shadows, at Earl Grey Lodge, Panorama. Show begins at 6 p.m. Tickets $69.95 which includes a delicious three course meal. Contact Earl Grey Lodge at 250 341 3641 or info@earlgreylodge.com for tickets.

7:30 p.m.: CV Rockies vs. Grand Forks Border Bruins at Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena.

Sunday, December 13th

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Nature Conservancy of Canada Christmas Tree Cutting Event at Marion Creek Benchlands, Columbia Lake. Meet at Grand View Road. Come find your very own Christmas Tree! Bring what you need to cut your tree, play hockey, skate, snowshoe, sled, or hangout by the fire. Free food and hot beverages! Call/e-mail for details or to RSVP: 250-342-5521 canadianrockies@natureconservancy.ca.

4 – 6 p.m.: Radium Hot Springs Fire Department Childrens Christmas party at Radium Hot Springs Fire Hall. Visit www.radiumhotsprings.com for details.

5:30 p.m.: Christmas Dinner for Seniors at Best Western Invermere Inn. Call 250-342-5566 to register.

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.: Skating in Winter Wonderland at Eddie Mountain Arena. The Columbia Valley Skating Club presents their annual ice show. Tickets $20 per family, $7 per adult and $5 for seniors; children under 5 free. Raffle and 50/50 draw.

7 p.m.: Blue Christmas Service at Christ Church Trinity. A special service for those whove lost loved ones, pets or are dealing with difficult circumstances, with a lighting of candles for remembrance. For more information, call 250-342-6644 or email office@wvsm.ca.

Tuesday, December 15th

5 – 7 p.m.: Holiday Train at Radium Hot Springs, Foresters Road Crossing. Train arrives at 6 p.m. Enjoy an evening of music and entertainment as the Holiday Train rolls through Radium. Please bring a non-perishable food item or a cash donation to support local food banks.

6 – 8 p.m.: Lego Club every Tuesday at Radium Public Library.

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.: OPT clinic at the Invermere Health Unit. 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month. Confidential service: low-cost birth control, and STI testing.

7 p.m.: Cinefest film series featuring the film What We Did on Our Holidays. Tickets $12 at the door.

8 p.m.: Columbia Lodge No. 38 meets every 3rd Tuesday at 1301, 7th Ave, second floor above Lambert Kipp Pharmacy.

Wednesday, December 16th

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Breastfeeding Mamas Support Group meets at Invermere Library.

11:30 a.m.: Lake Windermere Abassadors monthly Directors meeting at 625, 4th Street (South Annex). Open to the public.

11:45 a.m.: The Rotary Club of Invermere meets every Wednesday at the Curling Rink. This week Laurie Klassen will be speaking from Community Foundation.

2 p.m.: Genealogy Group at Columbia Gardens Coffee Room. Every 3rd Wednesday of the month.

Thursday, December 17th

10:30 a.m.: Invermere Library Pre-school Storytime drop in for stories and a craft.

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.: Invermere Library Lego Club Drop in to build something great. Follow our theme or make up your own.

Friday, December 18th

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Elf Cookie Decorating. Come decorate cookies with our Fairmont Hot Springs Resort Christmas Elf at Misty Waters Caf.

6:30 p.m.: Turkey Dinner at Branch 71 Legion in Invermere. Reservations Recommended. Please call 250-342-9517. Meat draw and 50/50.

Saturday, December 19th

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Santas Cabin. Come get a photo with Santa, and dont forget to tell him what you want for Christmas at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort.

11 a.m.: Invermere Library Pre-school Storytime drop in for stories and a craft.

5:30 p.m.: WVMWC Live music Christmas jam until closing at the Station Pub. To benefit the Food Bank and Christmas Bureau optional admission: Food Bank item or cash donation.

7:30 p.m.: CV Rockies vs. Creston Valley Thundercats at Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena.

Monday, December 21st

2 p.m.: The Shortest Day at Pynelogs Cultural Centre. A series of 28 short films will be screened. Part of a worldwide event.

7 p.m.: Lake Windermere District Lions Club meetings every 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at CVCC/Lions Hall Highway 93/95, Invermere. Contact 250-345-0171.

Tuesday, December 22nd

6 – 8 p.m.: Lego Club every Tuesday at Radium Public Library.