Friday, August 5th
10 a.m.: Free Pickleball Clinic at Copper Point Golf Club. Visit copperpointgolf.com or call 250-341-3392.
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!
12 – 8 p.m.: Second Annual Art Walk. Stroll through seven Invermere Art Galleries and Studios every Friday until September 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 Lynne Harrison. Plus Saturday August 6th, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. artist in attendance.
6:30 p.m.: Baked Chicken dinner at Branch 71 Legion in Invermere. $17.50/person. All ages welcome. Reservations are recommended. Call 250-342-9517.
7 – 9 p.m.: Invermere Roller Rink at the Curling Centre every Friday. Also Sundays 2 to 5 p.m. Cost $5
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.
8 – 12 p.m.: Free Live Music with Dean Ray at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort (FHSR), plus Food and Drink Specials all weekend!
Saturday, August 6th
Loop The Lake. Registration starting at $45, online until Aug. 3rd at noon, in person at Crazy Soles until Aug. 4th at 6 p.m., or at check-in from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. at the Curling Rink. Visit loopthelake.bc.ca.
40th Annual Lakeside Event. Hang and paraglider pilots take off from Mr. Swansea and land in water targets at James Chabot Beach. Visit lakesideevent.com.
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.
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Wild Nature Tours – Wild Food and Medicinal Plants, hosted by Wildsight. Kalista Pruden leads participants on a hunt for edible and medicinal wild plants along Radiums riverbank. Kids $15, adults $25. www.wildnaturetours.ca/invermere.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Effusion Art Gallery Summer Creative Series featuring artist Lynne Harrison painting live.
8 – 10 p.m.: Arrowhead Brewery hosts the 2nd annual Roller Disco Night at the Invermere Curling Centre. Cost $15; includes skate rental.
Sunday, August 7th
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Fairmont Market at Fairmont Hot Springs. Every Sunday until August 14th.
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Summer Splash at James Chabot Beach – free fun for all ages including music and edu-tainment. Sponsored by Lake Windermere Ambassadors.
Monday, August 8th
Columbia Valley Hockey School with NHL guest instructors. General camps for ages 5-8, 9-11 and 12-14. Visit columbiavalleyhockeyschool.com.
Dusk: Movies in the Mountains at Pothole Park, downtown Invermere. Every Monday in August.
Tuesday, August 9th
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.
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Art Show at Pynelogs featuring Mary Kate Woodward, Lynne Grillmair, Jim Lawrence, Ron Robinson & Jerry Kohorst. Continues until Aug. 21st.
5:45 p.m.: Toonie Tuesday running and biking event along the Kloosifier Trail. Mountain Bike or Trail Run; Team or Solo. Registration from 5:45 to 6:15 p.m.; Cost $2; event begins at 6:30 p.m. BBQ to follow. Sponsored by Ralph Stewart Contracting and Crazy Soles. For more info contact Crazy Soles.
Wednesday, August 10th
11:45 a.m.: The Rotary Club of Invermere meets every Wednesday at the Curling Centre.
Dusk: Eagle Ranch Theatre Under the Stars featuring Alice Through the Looking Glass. Admission is a non-perishable donation to food bank. Enjoy dinner prior to the movie by calling 877-877-3889 to make a reservation. Visit www.eagleranchresort.com.
Thursday, August 11th
1 – 4 p.m.: Summer Reading Club at Invermere Library every Thursday to August 25th. Grades 1 to 5.
5 – 6 p.m.: Wine tasting at the FHS Resort every Thursday. $15 per person or $25 for two.
5 – 8 p.m.: Beach Party at Kinsmen Beach, every Thursday in August.
7 – 9 p.m.: Artist Party featuring Mary Kate Woodward, Lynne Grillmair, Jim Lawrence, Ron Robinson & Jerry Kohorst at Pynelogs Art Gallery. Show continues until August 21st.
Friday, August 12th
Horseback Archery Tournament at Luxor Corrals at Spur Valley. Call Doug at 250-347-9048 for details.
Effusion Art Gallery Summer Creative Series featuring artist Veronica Funk. Also August 13th.
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Wild Nature Tours – Grasslands: A Precious Ecosystem, hosted by Wildsight. Rangeland Ecologist Gail Berg guides you south along Westside Road to visit grazed and non-grazed areas, comparing the effects of animal grazing on native vegetation. Kids $15, adults $25. www.wildnaturetours.ca/invermere.
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Artym Gallery Andrew Kiss and Margo Fearn exhibition. Continues until Aug. 18th.
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.