Friday, September 23rd

4 p.m.: Columbia Basin Trust AGM at Kaslo Hotel, 430 Front St. in Kaslo, BC. Everyone welcome.

5 – 8 p.m.: The East Kootenay Invasive Species Council hosts an Open House at Lake Windermere Community Hall. Also at Radium on Sept. 26th and Canal Flats on the 27th. Contact Jessie Paloposki Education Coordinator, EKISC at 250-802-2585,

Ghost Boy performs at Strands Old House Restaurant. $10 cover, reserve a seat by calling 250-342-6344.

Saturday, September 24th

9 a.m.: Panorama hosts the 2nd annual Ridge Walk. At the top of the mountain guests choose one of three different walks. $99 for adults, $79 for youth aged 6 to 12 and children under 5 free. Long-table dinner after the hike includes roast pig. $39.95 for adults and $24.95 for children. Visit or call 250-342-6941 to book tickets.

9:30 a.m.: Windermere Valley Saddle Club Fun Day. Three Events, $5 entry fee per event. Prizes, pony rides and more. All ages welcome. For more details call Amber at 250-347-9933.

10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Artym Gallery Plein Air exhibition with works by Cameron Bird, Andrew Kiss, Denise Lemaster, Neil Patterson and Susan Woolgar. Show continues until September 30th.

11 a.m.: 9th Annual Headbanger Trail Challenge starts at the Radium Ball Diamond, 3, 5 and 10K trail runs, stretch yoga, music, prizes and more. Contact Crazy Soles for details and to register, 250-342-2074 or

5 – 11 p.m.: Hospice Society of Columbia Valleys 4th Annual Butterfly Barn Dance at the historic K2 Ranch. Pig roast, silent and live auction, games, barn dance featuring Valley Forged. Tickets $40 available at the Hospice office, Sobeys and Circle Cafe in Invermere, Meet on Higher Ground in Radium, Smoking Waters Cafe in Fairmont, or call 250-688-1143.

Sunday, September 25th

Lake Windermere Rod and Gun Club September Mini Clays. Visit for details.

8 a.m.: Wild Nature Tours – Hike to Jumbo Pass. A moderate day hike hosted by Wildsight and accomplished local hikers Mike Baker and Rosyln Johnson. $25. Visit

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: The Lake Windermere Ambassadors host a Shoreline Clean-up followed by a waste-free lunch generously provided by Rocky River Grill, an event sponsor. Start and finish at Kinsmen Beach. Register at 250-341-6898 or

Monday, September 26th

5 – 8 p.m.: The East Kootenay Invasive Species Council hosts an Open House at the Radium Community Hall. Also at Canal Flats on the 27th. Contact Jessie Paloposki at 250-802-2585,

6 p.m.: Free drop-in Beach Ultimate Frisbee at Kinsmen Beach. No experience necessary. Come prepared to get a little wet. Contact

Tuesday, September 27th

5 – 8 p.m.: The East Kootenay Invasive Species Council hosts final Open House at the Canal Flats Community Hall. Contact Jessie Paloposki at 250-802-2585,

7 p.m.: Family Dynamix AGM at Invermere Legion.

Wednesday, September 28th

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

5 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Drop-in at the Invermere Public Library to try out some of Main Street Fun and Games best board games. This event is for all ages and completely free. All welcome – no library card needed.

7:30 p.m.: Music of the World Wars presented by Arne Sahlen at Christ Church Trinity. Great music from both wars – via estate of Invermere-raised Wendy Weir Panattoni. Space limited, please confirm attendance or cell/text 250-540-4242.

Thursday, September 29th

Fairmont Hot Springs Resort Artist Retreat workshops run from Sept. 29th to Oct. 2nd. Call 250-345-6070 to register and visit for details.

10:30 a.m.: Project Playtime presents Preschool Storytime at Invermere Public Library.

7 p.m.: The Real Thing: The Life of Ian McTaggart Cowan, Father of Canadian Ecology evening presentation with award winning author Briony Penn. Hosted by Wildsight, entrance by donation. Visit

7 p.m.: Invermere District Curling League registration and AGM. For info email

Friday, September 30th

Orange Shirt Day: All residents are encouraged to wear orange shirts to commemorate the injustices that resulted from the residential school program and as a symbol for anti-racism and anti-bullying initiatives.

10 a.m.: Project Playtime presents The Great Tickle Trunk Adventure Theatre Show at Invermere Community Hall. Second show at 11 a.m.

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Getting to Know Your iPad/iPhone – 7 weekly workshops run until Nov. 25th at the CBAL classroom in Invermere. Contact Leanne Brooks at 250-341-5683 or to register; max. 10 participants.

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

6 p.m.: The Inferiors rock out at DTSS. After performing a free afternoon show for students, the band plays an evening show which is open to the public. $5 admission at the door