Friday, June 30th
12 p.m.: Seniors Luncheon at the Edgewater Legion to Celebrate Canadas Birthday! $6 for soup, baked beans, cake and ice cream.
12 – 8 p.m.: Karyn Chopik jewelry trunk sale at Effusion Art Gallery and Glass Studio. Bling in your summer with 15% off all in-store jewelry items.
4 – 8 p.m.: Art Walk Invermere, visit the 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 Smarty Pants. Visit radiumhotsprings.com for a full listing of performers and sponsors.
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 with Marty & Eli at Elements at Copper Point Resort.
8 p.m. – close: Live Music with Dean Ray in the Bears Paw Bar & Grill in Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. Also Saturday July 1st.
6th Annual Steamboat Mountain Music Festival kicks off in Edgewater. Visit steamboatmtnmusicfest.ca for details. Continues Saturday and Sunday.
Saturday, July 1st
See Page 2 of the Play n Stay for Canada Day Celebration Event Listings
Float to the Boat! Canoe/kayak to the Steamboat Mountain Music Festival (ticket included). Spend the day and catch a ride back to Radium from $79/adult. Details call 778-527-5047 or visit www.rentfarout.com.
In honour of 150 years of Canadian history, the Artym Gallery presents a truly Canadian show through July 6th. Bronze sculptor Sandy Graves will be in attendance from 12 – 4 p.m. Visit www.artymgallery.com.
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Farmers and Artists Market in downtown Invermere, every Saturday in the summer.
11 a.m. – 10 p.m.: Steamboat Mountain Music Festival main event at Edgewater Park. Tickets at Pips Country Store in Edgewater, Big Horn Cafe and Far Out Gear in Radium, Bliss Hair and Circle Cafe in Invermere, Windermere Family Pantry, or Purple Cow Gifts in Fairmont. Visit www.steamboatmtnmusicfest.ca.
7 – 10 p.m.: Local Live Music with Dos Equis at Elements at Copper Point Resort.
Sunday, July 2nd
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.: The Lake Windermere Ambassadors shoreline cleanup. Contact email@example.com or call 250-341-6898 to volunteer.
Monday, July 3rd
Take a Kid to the Course Week starts at all local golf courses. For kids 16 and under (check with your local course, some restrictions apply).Golf free with paying adult. Visit columbiavalleygolftrail.com.
Dusk: Movies in the Mountains at Pothole Park in downtown Invermere featuring Ferris Buellers Day Off. Enjoy a different movie every Monday in July and August. Cash concession.
Tuesday, July 4th
Toonie Tuesdays continues with this years series sponsored by Kicking Horse Coffee and A&W in Invermere. Each Toonie Ride is organized by a different business and at a different location. $2 entry, participants must be a member of the CVCS. Prizes and BBQ post ride. This Toonie Tuesday organized by: Panorama Mountain Resort; location Panorama.
Wednesday, July 5th
8 a.m.: Radium Hot Springs Sunrise Rotary meets every 1st and 3rd Wednesday from April thru October at The Springs golf course. Breakfast $10.
11:45 a.m.: The Rotary Club of Invermere meets every Wednesday at the Curling Centre.
2 – 4 p.m.: Seniors 65+ Day at Invermere Thrift Store.
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.
Horsethief Hideout Memorial Rally today through Monday July 10th. Free camping, hot showers, live music, karaoke, bike games, food and merchandise vendors, $1000 poker run, show & shine, silent auction, gate prizes, burn out pit, self serve bike washing station. Tickets $80 at the gate, 1/2 price after 5 p.m. Saturday night only!
Thursday, July 6th
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Friends of Kootenay National Park Jr. Naturalist Program summer camp at Redstreak Campground in Radium: ages 6-12, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, $5/child per day. Call 250-347-6525 for more information.
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 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 – 9 p.m.: Market on Main at the Radium Hot Springs Visitor Centre with Music by Devon Coyote from 7 – 9 p.m.
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.
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.
Windermere Valley Museum Hours
Daily: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Closed July 1st)
Invermere Thrift Store Hours
Thursday – Saturday: 10 a.m. 4 p.m.