Friday, October 14th

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Baby Goose is back! Friday mornings in Oct. and Nov. at the Invermere Public Library for parents and babies 0-18 months old. Enjoy songs, rhymes, snacks, and socializing. Call 250-409-4251 or e-mail kandruschuk@cbal.org for more info. Presented by the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy.

5:30 p.m.: The Valley Harvest Culinary Event, with proceeds going to the Columbia Valley Centre and Westside Legacy Trail, is being held at Eagle Ranch Resort. Entertainment by pianist Malia Ashley Kerr, a five course meal at 6:30 p.m., followed by live auction.

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

Saturday, October 15th

Link to Rink Weekend Spiel – Golf and Curling in one event. Call 250-342-3315 for details.

10:30 a.m.: Electric Fencing free workshop at BC Services building in Invermere. Call Andrea to reserve a space at 250-409-4712 or Invermere@wildsafebc.com.

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

6 p.m.: Invermere Health Care Authority hosts the 6th annual Sensational Seconds Fashion Show at the Invermere Hall. Doors open at 6; show starts at 7 p.m. $20 Tickets include one cocktail and can be purchased at the Thrift Store, Avenue or Details by Joanne.

6:30 p.m.: Poutine Palooza Party at the Invermere Legion Hall. $15 entry fee to sample great poutines; cash bar and live music from Small Town Dirtbags. Tickets available online through www.eventbrite.ca.

8 – 11 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre Movie & Popcorn Nights. Every Saturday. Come by for some spooky favourites in October.

Sunday, October 16th

11 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Sue Wells Art Day at Black Star Studios. Two free workshops for children, at noon and at 2 p.m. at Pynelogs. Call 250-342-6663 to sign up.

7 p.m.: Deep Cedar (JL Appleby) performs bluegrass, folk and country music at Saftas Restaurant. No cover.

Wednesday, October 19th

8 a.m.: Radium Hot Springs Sunrise Rotary meets for breakfast every 1st and 3rd Wednesday from April thru October at The Springs golf course. Breakfast $10.

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

5 – 8 p.m.: Main Street Fun & Games and the Invermere Public Library are hosting another games night! Drop-in at the library any time between 5 and 8 p.m. to learn new games and have some fun. For all ages. No library membership required.

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.: Gals & Gears Car-bucha workshop at Cleanline Automotive. Journey-woman Michelle Rievaj shares her pre-trip checklist, best practices for periodic maintenance checks and getting to know your car. Cost $15. Contact Stephanie Van de Kemp to register and for more info steph@cleanlineautomotive.com.

Thursday, October 20th

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

4:30 – 6 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre Chef-It-Up. Every Thursday. Learn to make delicious food on a budget. 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. Everyone welcome. $15 per person or $25 for two.

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.: Wild Ideas at Circle Cafe, hosted by Wildsight. Octobers discussion topic is Building Better Homes, with Jan Pratschke from Collective Carpentry. www.wildsight.ca/wildideasinvermere.

5:30 p.m.: Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce 18th Annual Business Excellence Awards at Panorama Mountain Village. Call 250-342-2844 for tickets.

Friday, October 21st

Scrappers Cove annual scrapbooking retreat runs all weekend. Visit scrapperscoveinvermere.net or call 250-342-7238 for details.

2 – 10 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre Harry Potter Marathon. Also 6 – 11 p.m. on Saturday Oct. 22nd.

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.

Saturday, October 22nd

6 p.m.: 45th Annual Firemans Ball at Invermere Community Hall. Dinner at 7 p.m., Dance 9 p.m. Balloon pop, door prizes and silent auction. Tickets $40 at Konig Meats, Invermere Fire Hall or from any Invermere Fire Rescue member.

Tuesday, October 25th

6:30 p.m.: Panorama Foundations AGM at Monticola Restaurant at Panorama Mountain Resort. 6:30 p.m.: Cinefest at Pynelogs Independent Film Series presents Lo And Behold: Reveries of the Connected World at 7 p.m. Cash bar and light refreshments. Call 250-342-4423 for details.

Wednesday, October 26th

7 – 9:30 p.m.: Pynelogs Love it Live Concert series presents the band West My Friend. Tickets $25 per show or $60 for 3 shows (6 shows in the entire series). Visit columbiavalleyarts.com for details.

4:30 – 8 p.m.: Book-tacular Halloween at the Invermere Library. Halloween festivities including a haunted library tour, crafts, and treats for the family.

6 p.m. and 7 p.m.: Invermere Library is hosting Ghostly Tales. Gather around a glowing fire and listen to some of the chilling tales of this valley. For ages 14+.