August 22nd – 23rd, 8 p.m.: Disneys Maleficent. Also showing August 25th and 26th.
Friday, August 22nd
4 – 9 p.m.: Market on Main, Radium. Every Friday.
5 – 8 p.m.: Andrew Kiss exhibition at Artym Gallery. Artist will be in attendance. Show continues until August 28th. Check out artymgallery.com.
7 – 9 p.m.: Will Wardwell performs at Music on Main, Radium.
Saturday, August 23rd
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Invermere Farmers Market, downtown Invermere. Every Saturday.
7 – 9 p.m.: Legend Nights at Lakeshore Resort and Campground. Listen to Ktunaxa legends as told by a First Nation Elder. Free, open to the public, traditional food available for purchase. Also August 30th.
7 – 9 p.m.: The Pursuits perform at Music on Main, Radium. Runs every Friday and Saturday throughout the summer.
Sunday, August 24th
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Lions Club Walk-a-Thon fundraiser for the East Kootenay Foundation for Health. Pledge-a-Lion ($ for km) toward the combined goals of 232 km and
$15,000 in funds raised. For more info, contact Harold Hazelaar at 250-342-7656 or ask any Lions member.
9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Pancake Breakfast (9 – 11 a.m.) and Open Market at the Edgewater Legion.
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Permaculture Garden Tours and U-pick at the Community Greenhouse, Sundays until August 31st. 10 – 11 a.m.: Tours by donation. Please register for tours online: groundswellnetwork.ca. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: U-pick fresh veggies and herbs.
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Fairmont Farmers Market in the Fairmont Village Mall parking lot. Every Sunday.
11 a.m.: Brandi Marie Wingert memorial at Pothole Park. Come and remember a beautiful little girl who was taken from her family far too early, and to show support for the Wingert family.
2 – 5 p.m.: 2014 Pig Out. Local food, prepared by local chefs, served in the fields of Edible Acres at Winderberry Nursery. Fundraiser for Slow Food Columbia Valley. Music by The OSullivan Band and Smarty Pants. Tickets $45/slow food members, $55/adults, $35/kids 7 – 12 years. Free for kids under 7 years. Cash Bar. Tickets available at the Edible Acres booth at the Invermere, Fairmont and Radium markets; Winderberry Nursery; Circle Health Food.
5:45 – 8 p.m.: Animal Tracks and Signs: An Adventure along Radiums Riverbank, with Kalista Pruden. A Wild Nature Tour, hosted by Wildsight. For details and to register, visit wildnaturetours.ca.
Monday, August 25th
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Open house and U-pick at the Community Greenhouse, Mondays and Wednesdays through August. Also Tuesdays, 6 – 9 p.m.
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Learn the Game of Soccer Camp. Runs August 25th – 29th. Ages 6 – 14, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Ages 11 – 16, 1:30 – 4 p.m. $145/child. Contact Jurgen Striegel: 250-342-5650, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, August 26th
10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Windermere Valley Museums Summer Childrens Program: David Thompson, Mapper. Lay-out the terrain to make a map, then use it to search for items in a scavenger hunt. Admission by donation, ages 6-10. To register: 250-342-9769, email@example.com.
Wednesday, August 27th
11:45 a.m.: The Rotary Club of Invermere meets every Wednesday at the Curling Rink.
7 – 9 p.m.: Figure Drawing with Cathy Parkes at Pynelogs. Ages 18+, $10 fee at the door. Bring your own drawing / painting supplies. Call 250-342-4423 for more info.
Thursday, August 28th
5 – 8 p.m.: Windborn perform at the Downtown Getdown and Evening Market in downtown Invermere. Every Thursday.
7 p.m.: Adult Drop-in Ultimate Frisbee, at the DTSS field every Thursday. Free, beginners welcome.
Friday, August 29th
8:30 a.m.: Lake Windermere District Rod & Gun Club Bugaboo Blast. 120 target prelim (non-registered) August 29th, 220 targets August 30th, 120 targets August 31st. CNSCA rules in effect, plus additional hunter class. Registration opens 8:30 a.m., safety briefing 9:45 a.m. For more info and to pre-register, visit lwdrodgun.com.
5 – 8 p.m.: Bayot Heer exhibition at Artym Gallery. Artist will be in attendance. Show continues until September 4th. Check out artymgallery.com.
Saturday, August 30th
6 p.m.: Fundraising Gala for the Summit Youth Centre at Winderberry Nursery. Special guest Ash Beckham. Food, drinks, auction, music. Tickets $40, call 250-342-3033 or 250-688-0059.
Sunday, August 31st
4:30 – 8:30 p.m.: Slowly Down the Columbia: A Voyageur Canoe Trip with Daryl Bespflug. A Wild Nature Tour, hosted by Wildsight. For details and to register, visit wildnaturetours.ca.
Wednesday, September 3rd
7 – 9 p.m.: Artist opening at Pynelogs. Feature artist show includes Ingrid Vincent, Japhy Hunt, Jim Lawrence, Ron Robinson, Sebastien Bell and Silena Ewen. Show runs until September 14th.
Friday, September 5th
8 – 10 p.m.: Columbia Valley Twirlers Square Dance weekend at the Radium Community Hall. Callers will be Rick and Kathy Utter from Moyie Springs, Idaho, and John and Pat Curzon from High River, Alberta. Mainstream Dance, Friday 8 – 10 p.m., $6 per person, and Saturday 7:30 – 10 p.m., $7 per person. Saturday afternoon dance at 1 p.m., if enough people are interested – $4 per person. For more information, contact Albert and Carol Robideau at 250-347-6573, or firstname.lastname@example.org.