1952 – 2014. The Toby Theatre has closed its doors.
Friday, September 12th
8 a.m.: Rocket Mass Heater Workshop, presented by Groundswell and DirtCraft Natural Building. Two and a half day workshop runs through to September 14th, 5 p.m., during which you will help construct a full-scale and fully operable RMH for heating a large greenhouse at Edible Acres. $295, includes lunches. Only 14 spaces available. Register online at groundswellnetwork.ca.
6 – 11 p.m.: Karaoke night at the Summit Youth Centre.
Saturday, September 13th
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Final Invermere Farmers Market of the season, downtown Invermere.
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Salmon Festival at Kinsmen Beach. Free festival includes a selection of local musicians, Ktunaxa Dance Troupe, salmon information pavilion, guest speakers, cultural demonstrations, face painting, BBQ and more. Visit columbiasalmonfest.ca.
12 – 3 p.m.: Drop-off of gently used stuff for the Wilmer Garage Sale at the Wilmer Community Hall. Also September 16th and 18th, 5:30 – 7 p.m. For more information or to volunteer: Pam Meunier, 250-342-2019 or Mary Jolicoeur, 250-341-6272.
6 – 11 p.m.: Movie night and popcorn at the Summit YC.
Sunday, September 14th
7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Pinto Mountain: Scramble through Geologic time with Andrea Petzold. A Wild Nature Tour, hosted by Wildsight. Carpooling to Pinto Mountain. $40/person. For details and to register, visit wildnaturetours.ca.
Fall Equinox Mini Sporting Clays at the Lake Windermere District Rod & Gun Club. For more info, visit lwdrodgun.com or call 250-341-3254.
Monday, September 15th
7 p.m.: Bingo at the Canal Flats Civic Centre, 1st and 3rd Monday of each month.
Tuesday, September 16th
2 p.m.: Invermere Garden Club meeting in the activity room at Columbia Gardens.
5 – 9 p.m.: Video Game Drive sign up at the Summit YC.
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.: Competent Composting workshop at the Community Greenhouse, hosted by Groundswell. Monthly, April through September. $30. Registration online at groundswellnetwork.ca/events-calendar.
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.: OPT clinic at the Invermere Health Unit. 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month. Confidential service: low-cost birth control, and STI testing.
Wednesday, September 17th
4 – 9 p.m.: Entrance Beautification at the Summit YC.
6 p.m.: Writers Workshop at the Invermere Library. Join this monthly group to inspire your creative writing. Sign up by contacting the Library: 250-342-6416.
7 – 9 p.m.: Artist opening at Pynelogs. Feature artist show includes Claire Dibble, Anne Aitken Anderson, Kathleen Stead, Patrick Yesh, Susan Fahrni and Silena Ewen/Maegan Stanburys pysanky/painting collaborations. Show runs until September 28th.
Friday, September 19th
4 – 8 p.m.: Rockin on Main at the Radium Visitor Centre. Market and music by 60 Hertz (5 – 8 p.m.).
6 – 11 p.m.: Tight & Bright (No white after Labour Day) Party at the Summit Youth Centre.
7 – 9 p.m.: Registration for the Columbia Valley Classics 25th annual Autumn Car Show & Shine at the Radium Seniors Hall. Visit radiumcarshow.com.
7:30 p.m.: Jakes Gift, the moving story of a WW2 veterans reluctant return to Juno Beach, at Pynelogs Cultural Centre. Written and performed by Julia Mackey, directed by Dirk van Stralen. Also Saturday, September 20th. Tickets $15, available at Pynelogs and Tiffanys Thredz. Call 250-342-4423 for more information.
Saturday, September 20th
7 a.m. – 1 a.m.: Columbia Valley Classics 25th annual Autumn Car Show & Shine and related events. 7 – 10 a.m.: Pancake breakfast at the Radium Seniors Hall, $5. Hosted by the Radium Fire Department; 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Show & Shine at The Springs Golf Course driving range. Live entertainment by Blues Brothers Too; 12 – 4 p.m.: Rockin on Main at the Radium Visitor Centre. Market and live music by Marty & Eli; 4 p.m.: Cruise to Invermere, as part of the 25th annual Show & Shine (Not a Car Club sanctioned event); 8 p.m. – 1 a.m.: Dance, with the music of Metro Beat, at the Invermere Curling Centre. $25/person. Visit radiumcarshow.com.
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Wilmer Fall Sale-abration, a fun garage sale and community celebration. Donations of items welcome. All proceeds go to final renovations of the Wilmer Community Hall. For more info or to volunteer, call Pam Meunier, 250-342-2019.
10 a.m. – 1p.m.: Shoreline Clean-up with the Lake Ambassadors at Kinsmen Beach. For more info, call (250) 341-6898 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, September 21st
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Windermere Fall Fair and Scarecrow Festival at the Windermere Community Hall. Scarecrow parade, kids zone, market vendors. Contests for baking, floral, horticulture, photography, scarecrows and more. For more information, contact Pat van Regen at 250-342-3857, email@example.com.