Friday, October 28th

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Baby Goose every Friday morning 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.

12 p.m.: Soup lunch at the Edgewater Legion. $6. Last Friday of each month.

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

7 – 9 p.m.: The old CPR Lodge is turned into a Haunted House! Family friendly with guided tours every 10 minutes. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Children $5, Adults $10, Families up to 6 people $20.

7 p.m.: Calgary-based Johnny Summers jazz trio at Strands Old House Restaurant. For more info or to make a dinner reservation call 250-342-6344.

8 p.m. – midnight: Live Music at Bears Paw Bar & Grill in Fairmont Hot Springs Resort with The Ramblers.

9 p.m. – 1 a.m.: Halloween Dance at Edgewater Hall with music from the Small Town Dirtbags. For ticket and shuttle info phone 250-342-1745.

Saturday, October 29th

10 a.m.: Halloween Crafts and Storytime at the Radium Public Library.

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

6 – 9 p.m.: East Kootenay Park Interpretation presents Astronomy on the Go! with the H.R. MacMillian Space Centre. A free, family night out at Pynelogs Cultural Centre. For more details contact Kayla Wilson at 250-427-3327 or kayla.gilroy@gmail.com.

6 – 11 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre Zombie Manhunt and Halloween Party – dance, games and costume contests.

7:30 p.m.: 2nd Annual ComedyFest at Copper Point Resort featuring comedians Daryl Makk and Lori Ferguson-Ford. Doors open 7:30 p.m., show starts at 8:30 p.m. Ticket prices (which include one drink): $35 prepaid until October 28th or $40 at the door. Call 855-926-7737 or info@copperpointresort.com for tickets.

8 – 10 p.m.: Visit the Invermere Haunted House on the grounds of the CPR Lodge by Dorothy Lake on Kinsmen Beach for adult-oriented Park of Horrors (youth 12 to 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult). Wear pants so they can be scared off! Admission $5 for youth, $10 for adults and $20 for a family of up to 6.

9 p.m. – close: The Station Pub hosts a Haunted House after-party featuring live music, costume contest and beverages.

9 p.m. – close: Halloween Party at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. Live music with Sheberdean and the Post Mistress until 11 p.m. followed by DJ Wild Bill. Drink specials and prizes for best costumes.

Tuesday, November 1st

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.

Wednesday, November 2nd

8 a.m.: Radium Hot Springs Sunrise Rotary meets for breakfast the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from November thru March at Higher Ground in Radium. Everyone welcome.

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

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.: Radium Hot Springs Public Open House at the community hall features the concept design of the new Community Hall.

Thursday, November 3rd

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. 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.

Friday, November 4th

2 – 8 p.m.: Pre-Christmas Craft and Home-based Business Fair at Christ Church Trinity in Invermere. Table rental $40. Contact Caron Green 250-342-5253. Also Saturday November 5th, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

2:30 – 4 p.m.: The 22nd annual Harvest Tea at David Thompson Secondary School. Complimentary tea, coffee, delicious food and great conversation. All Seniors welcome. Call Lee at 250-342-9213 ext 4500 to reserve your spot. Hosted by the DTSS Cook Training Class.

6:30 p.m.: Sweet and Sour Chicken 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.

Saturday, November 5th

9:30 a.m.: Headbanger Festival – the Rut not the Run – at the Best Western Plus Prestige Inn in Radium. Also 2 p.m. on Sunday November 6th. Visit events@radiumhotsprings.ca or see on Page 14 for details.

9 a.m. – 2 p.m.: The Wilmer Community Club is having a Garage Sale at the newly renovated hall. Donation item drop off November 1st and 3rd from 5 – 7 p.m.

6:30 p.m.: 15th Annual East Kootenay Wine Festival at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort featuring 50 wineries and over 200 wines to taste. After party at Bears Paw Bar & Grill at 9 p.m. with music from Small Town Dirtbags. Tickets $59. Call 1-800-663-4979 to purchase.