Friday, July 21st

• Bull Riding in the Rockies returns for the 19th year at the Invermere Curling Club and is a fundraiser for the Columbia Valley Rockies hockey club. Rodeo tickets purchased before July 15th save you $5 – only $30 for adults and $20 for students/seniors and include the Dance with music by KixxsIn. An extra $12 gets you the Traditional Cowboy Supper at 5 p.m. Rodeo starts at 7:15 p.m. Tickets at Invermere Home Hardware, Avenue, Mountainside Market in Radium and Fairmont and the Brisco General Store.

• 4 – 8 p.m.: Art Walk Invermere, visit six participating Art Galleries throughout Invermere every Friday from now to Sept. 8th. Visit www.artwalkinvermere.com.

• 4 – 9 p.m.: Music and Market on Main at Radium Visitor Information Centre every Friday in July and August. Market from 4 – 9 p.m., Music from 7 – 9 p.m. tonight with Sheberdean. Visit radiumhotsprings.com for a full listing of performers and sponsors.

• 5 – 8 p.m.: Effusion Art Gallery presents “Colour”, an exhibition of new work by Kimberly Kiel. Also on Saturday July 22nd from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

• 6 – 8 p.m.: Artym Gallery features Min Ma and Bayot Heer with artists in attendance tonight and Saturday July 22nd from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Show continues until July 27th.

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

• 7 – 10 p.m.: Local Live Music at Elements at Copper Point Resort features Smarty Pants on Friday and Dos Equis on Saturday the 22nd.

Saturday, July 22nd

• 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: 30th Annual Valley Appreciation Day in downtown Invermere. Free pancake breakfast, live music, Gagne Family Logging Show, a stage show, cart races and live entertainment, children’s activities and interactive games plus a market with goods that cannot be found at the Farmers Market.

• 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Farmers and Artists Market in downtown Invermere, every Saturday in the summer.

• 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.: Columbia Valley Food Bank is holding a BBQ fundraiser at Invermere Home Hardware.

• 7 p.m.: John Reischman and the Jaybirds, one of the world’s top bluegrass bands, at Christ Church Trinity, Invermere. Tickets available at the door, $20 adult and $5 children 12 and under. For info, email valleymusicworkshops@outlook.com.

• 7 p.m.: John Jenkins’ Smalltown Revival ‘two man trio’ will be playing at Safta’s Restaurant.

• 9 – 12 p.m.: Fairwater 54 (formerly The Ramblers) is playing at the Farside Pub in Fairmont. No cover.

Sunday, July 23rd

• 8:30 – 11 a.m.: Edgewater Recreation Society is having a pancake breakfast and bake sale at the Edgewater Hall.

• Infinity Solstice CD release party at Strands Restaurant.

Monday, July 24th

• Summer Art Camps with Black Star Studio at Pynelogs Cultural Centre, July 24th to 28th. Ages 7+. Register by calling 250-342-6663.

• 7 p.m.: Fairmont and District Lions Club meet the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month.

• Dusk: Movies in the Mountains at Pothole Park in downtown Invermere featuring ‘Trolls’. Enjoy a different movie every Monday in July and August. Cash concession.

Tuesday, July 25th

• A free information session about B.C.’s liquor policies and recent changes. Cranbrook and Invermere, July 25th and 27th. Of interest to restaurants, bars, nightclubs, etc. Details at www.goo.gl/mNrNnM. Email LCLB.Education@gov.bc.ca to register.

• 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Coffee Break at Women’s Resource Centre in Invermere the last Tuesday of the month. Free muffins, coffee and tea.

• 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Museum’s Summer Children’s program, every Tuesday for children 6 to 10 years old. This year’s theme: “In the Rockies We Will Go” with a weekly activity pertaining to the theme. Cost to participate is by donation to cover materials and snacks.

Tuesday, July 25th

• A free information session about B.C.’s liquor policies and recent changes. Cranbrook and Invermere, July 25th and 27th. Of interest to restaurants, bars, nightclubs, etc. Details at www.goo.gl/mNrNnM. Email LCLB.Education@gov.bc.ca to register.

• 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Coffee Break at Women’s Resource Centre in Invermere the last Tuesday of the month. Free muffins, coffee and tea.

• 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Museum’s Summer Children’s program, every Tuesday for children 6 to 10 years old. This year’s theme: “In the Rockies We Will Go” with a weekly activity pertaining to the theme. Cost to participate is by donation to cover materials and snacks.

Wednesday, July 26th

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

• 3 – 4 p.m.: Wild Ideas for Gr. 5-8 at the Invermere Library. Drop by each week.

• 5 – 7:30 p.m.: Windermere Valley Farmers Institute (WDFI) ‘Make it, Bake it, Grow it’ Farmers Market, every Wednesday until the end of August at the WDFI AgriPark near the Crossroads on Highway 93/95.

• 6 – 7:30 p.m.: Wild Writer’s Squad for Gr. 9-12 at the Invermere Library. Drop by each week.

Thursday, July 27th

• 1 – 4 p.m.: Invermere Library’s Summer Reading Club “Walk on the Wild Side” for kids going into Gr. 1-5. Drop by the Library each week for fun activities!

• 2 p.m.: Seniors Tea at the Invermere Library the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. If you would like to attend but do not have transportation, call the library at 250-342-6416.

• 5 – 6 p.m.: Wine tasting in the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort lobby every Thursday. $15/person or $25 for two.

Friday, July 28th

• 4 – 9 p.m.: Market on Main at the Radium Hot Springs Visitor Centre with Music by Dawson Rutledge from 7 – 9 p.m.

• 7 – 10 p.m.: Local Live Music at Elements at Copper Point Resort features Eli & Marty on Friday and John Cronin on Saturday July 29th.

Saturday, July 29th

• 4 – 8 p.m.: The Columbia Valley Greenways Trail Alliance will be raising money for the Westside Legacy Trail at the Celebrate Summer festival being held at Mount Nelson Skate Park. Fun and games for the whole family. Roly poly soccer, dunk tank, with entertainment by the Burn ‘N’ Mahn Piano Experience. To purchase tickets visit www.outrail.org/celebrate.

Monday, July 31st

• 7 p.m.: a Recreational Access Management Plan (RAMP) meeting is being held at the Village of Radium Hot Springs council chambers.

• Dusk: Movies in the Mountains at Pothole Park in downtown Invermere featuring ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’.

Invermere Library Hours

• Tuesday to Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

• Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

• Story Time: Thurs. 10:30 a.m. and Sat. 11 a.m.

• Drop-in LEGO Club: Saturday 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Radium Hot Springs Library Hours

• Tuesday: 6 – 8 p.m.

• Wednesday and Thursday: 1 – 4 p.m.

• Saturday: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

• LEGO for all ages: Saturday 10 a.m.

Windermere Valley Museum Hours

• Daily: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.