August 29th – 30th, 8 p.m.: Disneys Planes: Fire & Rescue. Also showing September 1st – 6th.
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.
4 – 9 p.m.: Market on Main, Radium.
5 – 8 p.m.: Bayot Heer exhibition at Artym Gallery. Artist will be in attendance. Show continues until September 4th. Check out artymgallery.com.
7 – 9 p.m.: The Pickups perform at Music on Main, Radium.
Saturday, August 30th
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Invermere Farmers Market, downtown Invermere.
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.
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.
7 – 9 p.m.: L8 performs at Music on Main, Radium.
We Light A Candle – benefit for loved ones who have passed. Pick up, personalize and drop off a luminary at Scrappers Cove, August 30th – September 7th. Tentative date for the lighting of the luminaries is September 11th, 6:30 – 8 p.m. at Pothole Park.
Sunday, August 31st
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Permaculture Garden Tours and U-pick at the Community Greenhouse. 10 – 11 a.m.: Tours by donation. Register for tours: groundswellnetwork.ca. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: U-pick fresh veggies and herbs.
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.
Closing day for Panorama Bike Park and Mile 1 Quad Chair. Visit panoramaresort.com.
Tuesday, September 2nd
1 – 3 p.m.: Hang School and Hit the Beach event. All home-educated students are welcome to celebrate the start of the new school year. Contact Karyn Rohrick: 250-341-6206, firstname.lastname@example.org
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 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 email@example.com.
Saturday, September 6th
11 a.m.: Saturday story time kick-off at the Invermere Library. Story time every Friday and Saturday morning.
1 p.m.: 4th annual Parkinsons Superwalk at Pothole Park. Registration at 1 p.m. For more info, call Grace at 250-342-6764.
8:30 p.m.: Kootenay Savings Outdoor Movie Night 2014 at Radiums Central Park. Free movie on a 3-storey screen. Bring an item for your local food bank. Drive-in style. Movie begins at dusk, rain or shine. Concession available. Visit kscu.com.
Wednesday, September 10th
6:30 – 8 p.m.: Traditional Knowledge Sharing at Lake Enid. The Stevens family from the Shuswap Band will lead an interpretive walk as part of Wildsights ongoing Lake Enid Restoration Project. Free event. Meet at the main parking area at Lake Enid. For more info, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, September 12th
8 a.m.: Rocket Mass Heater Workshop, presented by Groundswell. Two and a half day workshop runs through to September 14th, 5 p.m. 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.
Saturday, September 13th
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Invermere Garden Tour. Self-guided tour. Passports available at groundswellnetwork.ca.
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.
Sunday, September 14th
Fall Equinox Mini Sporting Clays at the Lake Windermere District Rod & Gun Club. For more info, visit lwdrodgun.com or call 250-341-3254.
Tuesday, September 16th
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.: Competent Composting workshop at the Community Greenhouse, hosted by Groundswell. $30. Registration online: groundswellnetwork.ca.
Wednesday, September 17th
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.