Friday, November 18th

Effusion Art Gallery + Glass Studio hosts their annual fundraiser where handmade Christmas ornaments will be sold. Supporting the Westside Legacy Trail.

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Baby Goose every Friday morning in Nov. at the Invermere Library for parents and babies 0-18 months old. Call 250-409-4251 or e-mail kandruschuk@cbal.org for more info. Presented by the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy.

4 – 8 p.m.: Winter Wonderland Market – a festival of crafts and artisans at the Invermere Community Hall with cuisine by Chef Steve Root. Plus silent auction with proceeds going to the WVCCS playground. Free admission. Hosted by Shannon Root, 250-270-1402. Also Saturday November 19th, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

6 p.m.: Bingo at Shuswap Band Hall every Friday. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m.

Saturday, November 19th

Effusion Art Gallery + Glass Studio hosts their annual fundraiser where handmade Christmas ornaments will be sold. Supporting the Westside Legacy Trail.

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Baby Goose every Friday morning in Nov. at the Invermere Library for parents and babies 0-18 months old. Call 250-409-4251 or e-mail kandruschuk@cbal.org for more info. Presented by the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy.

Creating the Best Version of You 2016 womens event at Copper Point Resort. For information and tickets visit baileyyeats.com or email bailey@baileyyeats.com.

10 a.m.: Christmas Silent Auction: Friends of the Invermere Library are holding a silent auction until 7 p.m. Wed. Dec. 7th at the Library. Choose from art, hand-crafted items, decorative and useful gifts, books and gifts for children. All funds raised support library programs and special events. It will also be part of the Legion Christmas Craft Fair on Nov. 25th and 26th. For info contact Pat Conway at pjconway44@gmail.com.

10 a.m.: Lego for all ages at the Radium Public Library every Saturday.

10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Artym Gallery presents The Big Show of Little Paintings by Gallery Artists. Exhibition continues until December 24th.

11 a.m.: Preschool Story Time at the Invermere Public Library with stories, songs, and crafts. Every Saturday.

12 – 6 p.m.: Turkey Shoot at the Invermere Legion Hall.

2:30 p.m.: Effusion Art Gallery & Glass Studio is selling their artist-designed Christmas tree ornaments with all proceeds donated to the Westside Legacy Trail. During Light Up, stop by the Greenways courtyard warm-up area where a crackling fire, smores and hot chocolate will be available for all to enjoy.

11 a.m.: Preschool Story Time at the Invermere Public Library with stories, songs, and crafts. Every Saturday.

2:30 p.m.: Light Up in downtown Invermere featuring the theme A Traditional Mountain Christmas. Photos with Santa at the Invermere Best Western from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m., Santa Claus Parade at 5 p.m., lighting of tree at Cenotaph park at 6 p.m. Shopping and dining specials throughout the day.

6:30 p.m.: Meat Draw and 50/50 at Branch 71 Legion in Invermere. Every Saturday.

8 – 11 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre Movie & Popcorn every Saturday.

Sunday, November 20th

Pancake Breakfast at Invermere Legion.

5 p.m.: Brisco Riding Club Awards Night at the Brisco Hall. Potluck dinner so bring your favorite dish to share. Entry by donation. For info call Virginia 250-341-1419.

8 p.m.: Northeaston stops in at Bears Paw Bar & Grill at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort as part of the One of the Lucky Ones Tour. Drink specials all night.

Monday, November 21st

Invermere Caregivers Support Group monthly meeting on the 3rd Monday of each month. Contact facilitator Leanne Brooks at 250-341-5683.

1 – 3 p.m.: Brain Injury Support Group meets on the 3rd Monday of the month at Columbia Garden Village. Contact Debbie for more info 250-344-5674.

Tuesday, November 22nd

6:30 p.m.: Cinefest at Pynelogs Independent Film Series presents The Dressmaker. Tickets at the door. Film at 7 p.m. Cash bar and light refreshments. Call 250-342-4423 for details.

7 p.m.: Trivia Night at Bears Paw Bar & Grill at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. Join the legendary Quizmaster for a fun night of trivia. $5 draft and wine all night.

Wednesday, November 23rd

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

7 p.m.: Wilmer Community Club is holding their AGM at Wilmer Hall. Everyone welcome.

Thursday, November 24th

10:30 a.m.: Preschool Story Time at the Invermere Library with stories, songs, and crafts. Every Thursday.

2 p.m.: Seniors Tea at the Invermere Library the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month. Tea and a light snack is provided over friendly conversation. If you would like to attend but do not have transportation, please contact the library at 250-342-6416.

4:30 – 6 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre Chef-It-Up. Every Thursday. Call 250-342-3033 for more info.

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. $15 per person or $25 for two.

6:30 p.m.: Texas Hold Em Tournament at the Invermere Legion every Thursday. $35 buy in.

7 – 9 p.m.: 2nd Annual Ladies Night at Home Hardware Invermere. Gift Bags for the first 50 ladies in line plus prizes, samples, snacks and beverages. Preregister at the store or on facebook by Nov. 19th for an added bonus.

9 p.m.: Karaoke through the Decades at Horsethief Creek Pub in Radium. $1,500 in cash and prizes. Dont miss the Finals on Dec. 1st.