Friday, June 3

6 p.m.: Canal Days Youth Bingo at the Canal Flats Civic Centre. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Ages 8 to 16.

6:30 p.m.: Pork Schnitzel Dinner at Branch 71 Legion in Invermere. $17.50. Reservations Recommended. Call 250-342-9517. Meat Draw and 50/50.

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.

7:30 p.m.: La Cafamore performs Music From the Movies and other Internet Lies at Christ Church Trinity. Tickets available at Avenue. Adults $15, students and seniors $12, children under 12 are free.

Saturday, June 4

Rocky Mountain Rally in Invermere. Visit for details. Also Sunday June 5th.

Fairmont & District Lions Club 27th Annual Golf Fun Day at Coys Par 3. Prizes, Silent Auction. Golf & Dinner $30, Dinner only $15. Two shotgun starts at 12 and 2:30 p.m. Tickets available at Coys. Proceeds supporting three local charities. Call Coys at 250-345-6504 for more details.

8 a.m.: Canal Days kick-off with Pancake Breakfast from 8-10:30 a.m. Parade at 11 a.m. Afternoon events include music by Marty Beingessner from 1-4 p.m. Draws and awards at 4:30 p.m. RCMP Cram the Cruiser for the Canal Flats Food Bank.

8:30 – 10 a.m.: Pancake Breakfast at Branch 71 Legion in Invermere.

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.: Crazy Soles Nipika Trail Run. Single track run with distances for the whole family. Register beforehand at Prizes and barbecue included. Contact Crazy Soles or for details.

6 p.m.: Mountain of Hope Cocktail Gala in Panoramas Great Hall. Visit

6:30 p.m.: Canal Days Barbecue Steak Dinner at the Canal Flats Civic Centre.

10 p.m. – 2 a.m.: Canal Days Dance at the Civic Centre with music by Steel Wheels from Cranbrook. Tickets $12.

Monday, June 6

6 – 9 p.m.: Boutique Row Opening and Re-opening of La Petite Spa Boutique, Birds Eye Boutique, and Painted Aspen. Live music by Madeline Tasquin, refreshments, gift bags, discounts. Plus mini spa treatments! For more info please call La Petite Spa Boutique 778-526-5066 or email [email protected].

Tuesday, June 7

Womens Golf Day at Greywolf Golf Course and Copper Point Golf Club. A one-day, four-hour, free event for all ladies. Call Greywolf at 250-342-1008 or Cooper Point at 250-341-3392 to register.

2 p.m.: Branch 71 Legion Open Golf Tournament at Copper Point Ridge. $50. RSVP by May 30th to [email protected] or 250-342-2589.

5:45 p.m.: Toonie Tuesday running and biking event along Johnson Trail at Lake Lillian. Registration from 5:45 to 6:15 p.m.; Cost $2; event begins at 6:30 p.m.

6 p.m.: Burger Barbeque at Branch 71 Legion in Invermere. $10/person. Reservations recommended. Call 250-342-9517.

6:30 p.m.: Encore showing of the film Nine Lives Would Not Do; The Life of Leo Grillmair at the DTSS theatre. Possible second screening at 9:30 p.m. based on response. Suggested admission is $10-$12 donation in support of the Hospice Society of the Columbia Valley.

Wednesday, June 8

11:45 a.m.: The Rotary Club of Invermere meets every Wednesday at the Curling Rink.

4 – 7 p.m.: CN Future Links Junior Skills Challenge event at Copper Point Driving Range for ages 11 to 14. $25 entry includes prizes, hot dogs and refreshments. Email [email protected] to register.

Thursday, June 9

12 p.m.: Seniors Luncheon at Branch 71 Legion in Invermere. $5. Reservations Required. Please call 250-342-9281 ext 1227.

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 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).

Friday, June 10

6:30 p.m.: Robert Larrabee at Branch 71 Legion in Invermere. Tickets are $35 and include a chicken dinner. Reservations Required. Call 250-342-9517. Meat Draw and 50/50.

7 p.m.: Columbia Valley Car Club meeting at Rocky River Grill breakfast room. All car enthusiasts welcome! For info, call Vicki at 250-342-1257.

Saturday, June 11

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: the Sneak Peak Book Sale will be held at Frater Landing. Library preschool story time from 11 a.m. also at this location. Fundraiser for Friends of the Library.

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Invermere Farmers & Artists Market in downtown Invermere. Every Saturday until Sept. 10th.

10 a.m.: 6th Annual Kootenay Krusher Mountain Bike Race presented by Nipika Mountain Resort and Bicycle Works. Must pre-register. Post-race barbeque and awards ceremony at Nipika Day Lodge included.

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Windermere Valley Museum Open House introducing the summer theme, Uses of the Lake. Cake and beverages will be served.

5 – 8 p.m.: Family friendly street party on 8th Ave in front of Peppis to celebrate the life of Tim Goldie.