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.
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Art Show at Pynelogs featuring Sherry Mallach, Alice Hale, Cat McDiarmid & Jane Murray. Show continues until June 26th.
6:30 p.m.: Steak Sandwich Dinner at Branch 71 Legion in Invermere. $17.50. Reservations Recommended. Call 250-342-9517. Meat Draw and 50/50.
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. – 1 p.m.: Invermere Farmers & Artists Market in downtown Invermere. Every Saturday until September 10th.
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Legion District Branch #71 in Invermere is hosting an Open House during the Farmers Market. Come see the upgrades and enjoy a barbecue with hot dogs, pop and coffee provided.
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 Fairmont Hot Springs Resort 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.
Monday, June 27th
6:30 p.m.: District Legion Branch #71 in Invermere hosts a roast beef dinner for First Responders.
7 p.m.: The Burn Ins blues-rock band perform at Saftas.
Tuesday, June 28th
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Pynelogs Art Show featuring artists Donna Deschenes, Cathy Parkes, Laila Jensen and Jim Robertson. Show continues until July 10th.
Wednesday, June 29th
11:45 a.m.: The Rotary Club of Invermere meets every Wednesday at the Curling Rink.
5 – 8 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre Schools Out for Summer Party. Barbecue and games to celebrate the start of summer!
Thursday, June 30th
Lake Windermere Rod and Gun Club Western Canadian Challenge. Visit lwdrodgun.com for details.
5 – 6 p.m.: Wine tasting in the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort lobby every Thursday. Enjoy four B.C. wines with the in-house Sommelier. Everyone welcome. $15 per person or $25 for two.
7 – 9 p.m.: Artist Party at Pynelogs featuring Donna Deschenes, Cathy Parkes, Laila Jensen and Jim Robertson. Show continues until July 10th.
7 p.m.: Friends of Kootenay National Park are holding their AGM at the Prestige Inn in Radium. Door prizes and a presentation by Jed Cochrane.
7 p.m.: Thirsty Thursday Trivia at Mountainside Grille at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. Enjoy family-friendly trivia, hosted by Quiz Master Matt Gillett. Nightly prizes, $2 entry per person (winner take all).
One Minute after Midnight: Annual Kinsmen Club of Windermere Valley Canada Day fireworks. Best places to watch are beside Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena, Lakeview Road and James Chabot Beach.
Friday, July 1st
Effusion Art Gallery Summer Creative Series featuring artist Connie Geerts. Continues July 2nd.
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Artym Gallery Min Ma and Bayot Heer exhibition. Show continues until July 7th.
11 a.m.: Canada Day Parade from Pothole Park to Kinsmen Beach in Invermere.
12 – 3 p.m.: Mountain Mosaic Festival of the Arts following the Canada Day Parade at Kinsmen Beach and Pynelogs greenspace. A free family event featuring entertainment, face painting, food vendors, Build-a-Boat Contest & Race and more.
12 p.m.: Canada Day Celebration at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort with live music by L8, barbecue, face painting, cake; Odd Lot Puppetry performing in courtyard at 5 p.m. and Cedar Room at 8 p.m.; Fireworks at Historic Baths at 10:30 p.m.
12 – 8 p.m. Second Annual Art Walk. Take a stroll through seven Invermere Art Galleries and Studios every Friday from July 1st until September 9th.
5th Annual Steamboat Mountain Music Festival kicks off in Edgewater. Visit steamboatmtnmusicfest.ca for details. Continues Saturday and Sunday.
6:30 p.m.: Steak Dinner at Branch 71 Legion in Invermere.Made to order, $17.50. Reservations Recommended. Call 250-342-9517. Meat Draw.
7 p.m.: Burn N Mahn dueling pianos at Panorama Mountain Resort. Tickets $20; show plus buffet $56.20 for adults, $34.30 for youth. Group pricing also available. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.