Friday, July 7th
Mineral Mountain Ziplines Grand Opening at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort.
9 – 11 a.m.: 9th Annual Stampede Breakfast at Fired Up in Radium Hot Springs. By donation in support of the Radium Fire Department.
4 – 8 p.m.: Art Walk Invermere, visit six participating Art Galleries throughout Invermere every Friday from June 30th to September 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 Devon Coyote. Visit radiumhotsprings.com for a full listing of performers and sponsors.
5 – 8 p.m.: Effusion Art Gallery presents Summer Creative Series with Connie Geerts. Also Saturday July 8th from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Visit effusionartgallery.com for details.
6 p.m.: Bingo at Shuswap Band Hall every Friday. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m.
6 – 8 p.m.: Artym Gallery features artist Maya Eventov with artist in attendance tonight and Saturday July 8th from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Show continues until July 13th.
7 p.m.: An Evening of Native Bees – A public presentation by one of Canadas foremost native bee experts, Lincoln Best at the CPR Lodge, 1720-4th Ave. Admission by Donation. For more info visit email@example.com or call 250-341-6898.
7 – 10 p.m.: Local Live Music at Elements at Copper Point Resort every Friday & Saturday. Call for reservations 250-341-4002. This weekend features L8 on Friday and Dos Equis on Saturday July 8th.
Saturday, July 8th
35th Annual Heart of the Rockies kids event, Young Hearts Triathlon, for ages four to 15. Race includes swimming, cycling and running. For info and to register visit www.heartoftherockiestriathlon.ca.
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Farmers and Artists Market in downtown Invermere, every Saturday in the summer.
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.:Wild Bee Weekend Workshop – Take your interest in native bees and local flora to the next level with renowned bee expert Lincoln Best. At the CPR Lodge, 1720-4th Ave. Today and Sunday July 9th. Registration: wildsight.ca/events. For info visit firstname.lastname@example.org or call 250-341-6898.
6 p.m.: Soiree En Blanc – a dinner in white at a secret location. Visit SoireEnBlanc.ca for details and $25 tickets. Please note: all pre-purchased meals must be ordered by July 4th and there will be no tickets available the day of the event. Live entertainment with Small Town Dirtbags at 8:30 p.m.
7 p.m.: The Marauders of Morocco at the Invermere Lions Hall at the crossroads Visitor Centre is an evening of tales and photos from Cheryl Goodwins journey. Admission is by donation to the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer.
Sunday, July 9th
35th Annual Heart of the Rockies Triathlon. The swim takes place in Lake Windermere, followed by an out and back cycle route. The run course is a single loop for both the Sprint and Olympic competitors. For info and to register visit www.heartoftherockiestriathlon.ca.
1 p.m.: Celebrate The Radium Courses 60th Anniversary at their 25th Annual Parent & Child Golf Tournament. Scramble format, $89/team (one adult and one junior) or $65/team if either player is a member. Includes 18 holes of golf with cart, dinner and prizes. Call 250-347-6266 to register.
Monday, July 10th
7 p.m.: RDEK Electoral Area F Town Hall Meeting and 2017 Area F Volunteers of the Year celebration at the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort with refreshments and cake.
Dusk: Movies in the Mountains at Pothole Park in downtown Invermere featuring Storks. Enjoy a different movie every Monday in July and August. Cash concession.
Tuesday, July 11th
Crisannas Neighbourhood Valley Block Parties for visitors, full time and part time locals and their guests. Entertaining info, snacks, prizes, coupons, music busking. at 4 Valley Locations, each week; Tuesdays: (1) CPR Station near Pynelogs and Kinsmen Beach 10 – 11 a.m. and (2) Aksiqnuk Lakeshore Campground 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. (3) Thursdays: Big Horn Cafe in Radium 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. and (4) Fridays: Akisqnuk Lakeshore Campground 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Children are welcome to bring their well behaved adults. Please allow pets to stay home. Visit Facebook Valley Block Parties for details.
Lake Windermere District Lions Club 14th Annual Charity Golf Day at Copper Point Golf Course. Tee times from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 250-341-3392 to book.
10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Windermere Valley Museums Summer Childrens program, every Tuesday for children 6 to 10 years old. This years theme: In the Rockies We Will Go. Cost to participate is by donation to cover materials and snacks. This weeks activity: Hiking.
7 p.m.: Columbia Valley Cycling Societys AGM at Lions Hall at the crossroads. All welcome.
7 – 9 p.m.: Pynelogs Art Gallery Artist pARTy Soiree featuring Gerry George, Kimberly Olson, Mary Kate Woodward, Angelique Gillespie & Jim Lawrence. Show continues until July 30th. Visit www.columbiavalleyarts.com.
Wednesday, July 12th
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 Make it, Bake it, Grow it Farmers Market, every Wednesday now until the end of August at the WDFI AgriPark near the Crossroads on Highway 93/95.
6 – 7:30 p.m.: Wild Writers Squad for Gr. 9-12 at the Invermere Library. Drop by each week.
7 – 9 p.m. Columbia Valley Healing Circle, a weekly support group for family and friends of addicted loved ones. Located in the Basement of the Shuswap Band Territorial Office. Please call 250-341-3678 ext 1015.
Thursday, July 13th
1 – 4 p.m.: Invermere Librarys Summer Reading Club Walk on the Wild Side for kids going into Gr. 1-5. Drop by the Library each week for fun activities!
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, July 14thh
4 – 9 p.m.: Market on Main at Radium Hot Springs Visitor Centre with Music by Dos Equis from 7 – 9 p.m.
7 p.m.: Columbia Valley Car Club meeting at Rocky River Grill (Breakfast Room of Kanata Inn). Looking for volunteers for Radium Car Show in Sept. All are welcome! For more info, call Vicki 250-342-1257.
7 – 10 p.m.: Local Live Music at Elements at Copper Point Resort every Friday & Saturday. Call for reservations 250-341-4002. This weekend features Dandelions on Friday and Chisel Peak Blues Band on Saturday July 15th.