Friday, October 7th
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. Presented by the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy.
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.
8 p.m.: Brooklyn duo TARANA performs at Rolf the Woodcarvers digs in Radium. Tickets are $15 and available at the Circle Cafe, Pips Country Store and Higher Ground Coffee.
Saturday, October 8th
Bavin Glassworks 28th Annual Thanksgiving Show with glassblowing demos at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and great door prizes.
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Artym Gallery Eduard Gurevich, Sabina and Aleksandra Savina exhibition. Show continues until October 14th.
11 a.m.: Preschool Story Time at the Invermere Public Library with stories, songs, and crafts. Every Saturday.
8 – 11 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre Movie & Popcorn Nights. Every Saturday. Come by for some spooky favourites in October.
9 p.m. – October 9th at 10 a.m.: Summit Youth Centre World Homeless Awareness Event. Sleepover & Pancake Breakfast. Collect pledges to participate and raise money for the United Way East Kootenay. Contact Tara Woods at 250-342-3033 for info and pledge sheets.
Sunday, October 9th
Lake Windermere Rod and Gun Club Thanksgiving shoot, informal clay event. Visit lwdrodgun.com for details.
Poutine Palooza – Enjoy fabulous poutine for $10 at 10 participating restaurants. Eat and vote for your favorites all week. Event culminates Saturday the 15th with the Poutine Palooza Party at the Invermere Legion.
Tuesday, October 11th
6:30 p.m.: Cinefest at Pynelogs Independent Film Series presents The Man Who Knew Infinity at 7 p.m. Cash bar and light refreshments. Call 250-342-4423 for details.
Wednesday, October 12th
11:45 a.m.: The Rotary Club of Invermere meets every Wednesday at the Curling Centre.
6:30 – 8 p.m.: Safer Schools Together – DTSS is holding a presentation specifically for parents of children aged 12 to 17 on Social Media Awareness, Digital Citizenship, and Cyberbullying. Room location TBD.
Thursday, October 13th
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. 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. 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.
7 p.m.: Making A Will – Glen Ewan, Q.C., is offering a free session at the College of the Rockies. Topics covered will include guardianship, executors, why you should make a will and what happens if you dont. Plus time for Q & A. Call the College to register, 250-342-3210.
Friday, October 14th
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.
Saturday, October 15th
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.
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.
Link to Rink Weekend Spiel – Golf and Curling in one event. Call 250-342-3315 for details.
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.
Wednesday, October 19th
8 a.m.: Radium Hot Springs Sunrise Rotary meets for breakfast every first and third Wednesday from April thru October at The Springs golf course. Breakfast $10. Everyone welcome.
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.