Friday, August 12th
Horseback Archery Tournament at Luxor Corrals at Spur Valley. Call Doug at 250-347-9048 for details.
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Wild Nature Tours – Grasslands: A Precious Ecosystem, hosted by Wildsight. Rangeland Ecologist Gail Berg guides you along Westside Road, comparing the effects of animal grazing on native vegetation. Kids $15, adults $25. www.wildnaturetours.ca/invermere.
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Junior Naturalist Program for children ages 6-12, on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at Redstreak Campground Theatre until Aug. 27th. Cost $5 per child. Parents call 250-347-6525 to register. Drop-ins are also welcome.
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Artym Gallery Andrew Kiss and Margo Fearn exhibition. Artists in attendance from 5 to 8 p.m. Also on Saturday August 13th. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Show continues until August 18th.
11 a.m.: Pop-up Story Time at Edible Acres in Windermere. Weather dependent. For details or directions, visit invermere.bclibrary.ca or call 250-342-6416.
12 – 8 p.m.: Second Annual Art Walk. Stroll through seven Invermere Art Galleries and Studios every Friday until Sept. 2nd.
4 – 9 p.m.: Music and Market on Main in Radium every Friday in August. Market from 4 – 9 p.m., Music from 7 – 9 p.m. Visit radiumhotsprings.com for details.
5 – 8 p.m.: Effusion Art Gallery Summer Creative Series featuring artist Veronica Funk. Also August 13th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
7 p.m.: Columbia Valley Car Club meeting at Rocky River Grill. All car enthusiasts welcome! For more info, call Vicki at 250-342-1257.
7 – 9 p.m.: Invermere Roller Rink at the Curling Centre every Friday. Also Sundays 2 to 5 p.m. Cost $5
Saturday, August 13th
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Fairmont and District Lions Club Garage Sale at the Lions Community Den, 5003 Hot Springs Road. All proceeds to help residents of the Columbia Valley. Also Sunday August 14th.
9 – 11 a.m.: Community Invasive Weed Pull at Sinclair Creek in Radium. Join Wildsight in making a difference for our native grasslands. Everyone welcome! Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 250-341-6898 by August 12. www.wildsight.ca/invermere.
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Invermere Farmers & Artists Market in downtown Invermere. Saturdays until Sept. 10th.
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Branch 71 Legion Market – Crafts, Baking, Home Based Businesses, BBQ and more.
9:30 a.m.: Windermere Valley Saddle Club Fun Day. Three Events, $5 entry fee per event. Prizes, pony rides, How to Lunge and more. All ages welcome. For more details call Amber at 250-347-9933.
10 a.m.: Radium Public Library presents Teddy Bears Picnic for preschoolers ages 3-5, at Legends Field.
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.: 8th Annual Columbia Basin Culture Tour takes place with 86 stops across the Columbia and Kootenay region. Local participants include Sandpiper Studio, Junes Originals, Pynelogs Cultural Centre and Art Gallery, and Purcell Mountain Painters. Tour directories at www.cbcculturetour.com/index.php.
7 p.m.: The Raven & The Fox, a Canmore based duo, return to Saftas Restaurant.
8 p.m. – 12 a.m.: Live Music at Bears Paw Bar & Grill at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort (FHSR) featuring Smokin Ray. Food and drink specials.
Sunday, August 14th
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Fairmont and District Lions Club Garage Sale at the Lions Community Den, 5003 Hot Springs Road. All proceeds to help valley residents.
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Fairmont Market at Fairmont Hot Springs. Last one of the season!
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.: 8th Annual Columbia Basin Culture Tour. Call 250-505-5505 or visit cbculturetour.com.
9 p.m.: Yuk Yuks on tour at the Horsethief Creek Pub & Eatery in Radium featuring Winston Spear with emcee Todd Ness. Advance Tickets $15; $18 at the door.
Monday, August 15th
Black Star 5-day Art Workshops at Pynelogs from August 15th to 19th. Call 250-342-6663.
7 p.m.: Open Ultimate Frisbee every Monday at JA Laird Elementary School. For more information contact Justin at email@example.com.
7:30 p.m.: A Major-Minor Miracle! 12-year-old Invermere piano student Katie Wang joins pianist Arne Sahlen for a repeat performance at Christ Church Trinity, 110 – 7th Ave. Admission by donation.
Dusk: Movies in the Mountains at Pothole Park, downtown Invermere. Every Monday in August.
Tuesday, August 16th
10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Windermere Valley Museums Childrens Program for six to 10 years old. Tuesdays till August 23rd. Visit windermerevalleymuseum.ca.
Wednesday, August 17th
8 a.m.: Radium Hot Springs Sunrise Rotary meets for breakfast every first and third Wednesday at The Springs golf course. Breakfast $10. Everyone welcome.
11:45 a.m.: The Rotary Club of Invermere meets every Wednesday at the Curling Centre.
RAWK the Rockies music education camp at Panorama Resort. Visit panoramaresort.com/events or call 250-342-6941.
Thursday, August 18th
Panorama Homeowner Golf Tournament, a private annual tournament and banquet at Greywolf Golf Course. Call 1-866-378-7282.
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Songwriting Workshop with North Easton in Fairmont at Hot Springs Studio. Call 250-270-0243 to register. Cost $45.