Friday, June 17th
Fairmont Hot Springs Resorts (FHSR) Long Drive Competition at Fairmont Airport. See how far you can drive the ball down the 6000 runway! Open to everyone, $15 for 3 balls ($10 for children 12 & under).
The Province of B.C. is offering licence-free freshwater fishing this Fathers Day weekend.
12 – 8 p.m.: Invermere Art Walk downtown every Friday throughout the summer until September 9th.
5 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre Reach Your Peak Climbing Program. A 4 week climbing program with a certified climbing coach. Meet at the centre.
6:30 p.m.: Roast Beef Dinner at Branch 71 Legion in Invermere. $17.50. Reservations Recommended. Call 250-342-9517. Meat Draw and 50/50.
8 p.m.: Music Bingo at Mountain Flowers at FHSR. Hear a song, dab it down, make a bingo and win a prize!
9 p.m.: Live Music at Bears Paw at FHSR. Billy Kulyk and Friends kick off the Beer Festival weekend.
Saturday, June 18th
6th Annual Branch Out Bike Tour. A 100 km charity ride starting at Panorama. Contact Jenn Egroff at 403-512-8727 or visit branchoutfoundation.com. for details.
8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Radium Days and the BritsBest Classic Car & Motorbike Show in Radium. Canfor sponsored Pancake breakfast 8:30 a.m.; Parade at 10:45 a.m.; BritsBest Car Show 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Jeremy Coyote at 11:30 a.m.; music by Smarty Pants and more. Visit radiumhotsprings.com for details.
9 a.m.: Aboriginal Day celebration at Lakeshore Resort and Campground. A joint event by Akisqnuk and Shuswap First Nations. Pancake breakfast 9 – 11 a.m. Grand entry at 11 a.m. Closing ceremony at 2 p.m.
10 a.m.: Windermere Community Association is holding its AGM at the Community Hall.
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: The businesses of Parkside Place on 7th Ave are hosting a block party. Face painting, live busking performances and sidewalk sales.
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Artym Gallery Angela Morgan exhibition with artist in attendance from noon to 3 p.m. Show continues until June 24th.
4 – 8 p.m.: 5th Annual East Kootenay Beer Festival at FHSR Ski Chalet. Unlimited beer tastings from unique Canadian breweries. Live music by Cod Gone Wild. Tickets $59. Call 1-800-663-4979 for more info.
9 p.m.: Live Music at Bears Paw at FHSR. Enjoy the sounds of valley favourite Billy Kulyk and Friends.
Monday, June 20th
5:30 p.m.: Nipika Mountain 5 km Bike Race including special challenges. Registration 5:30 pm at Nipika Barn, race starts 6 p.m.
Tuesday, June 21st
6 – 9 p.m.: Invermere Veterinary Hospital new location Open House, 4854 Athalmer Road by Canadian Tire.
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.: Columbia Valley Greenways Trail Alliance AGM at the Lions Hall. Everyone welcome.
Wednesday, June 22nd
11:45 a.m.: The Rotary Club of Invermere meets every Wednesday at the Curling Rink.
4 – 6 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre Wellness Wednesdays. Outdoor yoga with certified teacher, and DIY mandalas.
5 – 8 p.m.: Enjoy an Old Fashioned Block Party at the Invermere Library. Music by The Small Town Dirtbags.
7 p.m.: Windermere District Social Service Society, Mount Nelson Place, is holding its AGM at the Best Western Invermere Inn. Everyone welcome.
Thursday, June 23rd
5 – 6 p.m.: Wine tasting in the FHSR lobby every Thursday. Enjoy four B.C. wines with the in-house Sommelier. $15 per person or $25 for two.
7 p.m.: Artist Party at Pynelogs Cultural Centre.
Friday, June 24th
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Contractor Appreciation Day at RONA North Star Hardware with sales, prizes, demonstrations and free barbecue lunch.
12 p.m.: Soup lunch at the Edgewater Legion. $6.
7 p.m.: Infinity Solstice and Lightning Lix perform at Strands Old House Restaurant.
8 p.m. – 12 a.m.: The Swillbillies play a mixture of Rockabilly-Cowpunk-Psychobilly Party music at The Farside in Fairmont with Dave Swanee Swanson.
Saturday, June 25th
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Invermere Companion Animal Network (ICAN) Garage Sale at Deck Properties in Athalmer. For more information call 250-341-7888 or visit www.icanbc.com. Continues Sunday the 26th.
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Customer Appreciation Day at RONA North Star Hardware with sales, prizes, demos and free lunch. Music by Sheberdean from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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.
6 p.m.: Valley Night at Mountainside Grille in FHSR featuring Asian-Style Dinner Buffet. Enjoy live music by Smokin Ray & the Detectors at 7 p.m. $25 per ticket, includes buffet dinner & 1 beer or glass of wine.
8 p.m. – 12 a.m.: The Swillbillies play a mixture of Rockabilly-Cowpunk-Psychobilly Party music at The Whitehouse Pub in Windermere.
Sunday, June 26th
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: ICAN Garage Sale at Deck Properties in Athalmer. For more information call 250-341-7888 or visit www.icanbc.com.
Tuesday, June 28th
Pynelogs Art Show featuring artists Donna Deschenes, Cathy Parkes, Laila Jensen and Jim Robertson. Show continues until July 10th.