Friday, July 29th
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Wild Nature Tours – Sense of Place, hosted by Wildsight. Join Everyday Explorer Carol Patterson along the historic Old Coach Road Trail. 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 features Cameron Bird and Sandy Graves exhibition. Cameron on site Saturday 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Show continues until Aug. 4th.
11 a.m.: Pop-up Story Time every Friday in July and August around the valley. For exact locations 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 from July 1st until September 2nd.
4 – 9 p.m.: Music and Market on Main in Radium every Friday in July and August. Market from 4 – 9 p.m., Music from 7 – 9 p.m. Visit radiumhotsprings.com for details.
7 – 9 p.m.: Invermere Roller Rink at the Curling Centre every Friday. Also Sundays 2 to 5 p.m. Cost $5.
Saturday, July 30th
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 with breakfast sandwiches, brats, burgers, more.
6:30 p.m.: Meat Draw and 50/50 at Branch 71 Legion in Invermere. Every Saturday.
9 p.m. – close: Live Music by the Ramblers in Bears Paw Bar & Grill at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort (FHSR). No cover charge, food and drink specials all night.
Sunday, July 31st
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Fairmont Market at Fairmont Hot Springs. Every Sunday from July 10th to August 14th. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Invermere Art in the Park at Pothole Park. From the creative people of the Columbia Valley. Painting, pottery, jewelry, glass and wood. Live Music.
9:45 p.m. Moonlight Movie at FHSR, Mountainside Golf Course. Bring your lawn chair and blankets and enjoy The Peanuts Movie under the stars. Come early to secure your spot. Refreshments available for purchase. Visit fairmonthotsprings.com.
Monday, August 1st
Black Star 5-day Art Workshops at Pynelogs from August 1st to 5th. Call 250-342-6663.
Columbia Valley Hockey School with NHL guest instructors. General camps for ages 5-8 and 9-14. High Performance camp for ages 15-19. Visit columbiavalleyhockeyschool.com.
Dusk: Movies in the Mountains at Pothole Park, downtown Invermere. Every Monday in July and August.
Tuesday, August 2nd
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 3rd
8 a.m.: Radium Hot Springs Sunrise Rotary meets for breakfast every 1st and 3rd Wednesday, April thru October 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.
Thursday, August 4th
1 – 4 p.m.: Summer Reading Club at Invermere Library every Thursday to August 25th. Grades 1 to 5.
1 – 4 p.m.: Kinsmen Beach: Wildsight hosts the Royal BC Museums Species at Risk mobile museum. This illuminating exhibit shows what BC could lose if we dont change our relationship with the natural world. Visit www.wildsight.ca.
5 – 6 p.m.: Wine tasting at the FHS Resort every Thursday. Enjoy four B.C. wines with the in-house Sommelier. $15 per person or $25 for two.
5 – 8 p.m.: Beach Party at Kinsmen Beach, every Thursday in July and August.
Friday, August 5th
Effusion Art Gallery Summer Creative Series featuring artist Lynne Harrison. Continues August 6th.
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.
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.
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Wild Nature Tours – Wild Food and Medicinal Plants, hosted by Wildsight. Local naturalist Kalista Pruden leads participants on a hunt for edible and medicinal wild plants along Radiums riverbank. Kids $15, adults $25. www.wildnaturetours.ca/invermere.
8 – 10 p.m.: Arrowhead Brewery is hosting the 2nd annual Roller Disco Night at the Invermere Curling Centre. Cost $15; includes skate rental. Dress up, join the party and shake your groove thang!
Sunday, August 7th
BC Day Pancake Breakfast at Copper Point Resorts Opal Patio. For more info call 250-341-4019.