BALFOUR ALL ANGELS OUTDOOR MARKET: 8551 Busk Rd, follow the signs. Every Saturday until Sept. 17, 9am-1pm. Balfour Artwalk. Support local produce, baking, crafts, plants, jewellery, Angel card readings; also donation table towards St. Michael's & All Angels upkeep. firstname.lastname@example.org, 250-777-3099.
HISTORIC WALLACE, Idaho's Under the Freeway Market, Labor Day weekend, September 3-5. Over 80 vendors, collectibles, antiques, unusual and unique items. Great bargains, everything from A-Z. For more information or booth space, call 208-752-0111, email@example.com or www.npdepot.org
THE KASLO SATURDAY MARKET happens every Saturday from June 11-Sept. 24 in Front Street Park, Kaslo. Come find organic produce, raw treats, baking, local artisan wares & more. Plus, live music! For more info, to vend or perform, contact Colleen at 250-366-0061 or firstname.lastname@example.org
BUILD THE KASLO LIBRARY'S COLLECTION BY sponsoring a book, magazine subscription, audio book or DVD. Bring your ideas for our collection or check out our wish list. Each time an item is sponsored, library staff will add a "book" to the tower in the library entrance. Stop by the library at 413 4th Street to see how we're doing and to choose a title that you'd like to sponsor. Sponsors get first read of the item of their choice and a tax receipt for donations of over $20. Call 250-353-2942 or email email@example.com
Café Langham presents HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT: The Chinese In The West Kootenay, with historian/author Sean Arthur Joyce, Thursday, Sept. 15, 7pm. Although the Chinese were just as critical in the building of Canadian society as the British, Italian and Scandinavian peoples, too often history texts gloss over this fact. Joyce was among the first historians to research their 'hidden' history in the region. Doors open 6:30pm, $10 donation/door. Youth are free. This is our last event of our Asian Series. Look for upcoming "We Walk in Beauty" Series this fall. www.thelangham.ca
COCO LOVE ALCORN brings her spirited voice & energy to Kaslo Sunday, Sept.18 as the first performer in the Langham's 2016-2017 Guest Artist Series. Please join us at 4pm, St. Andrew's United Church for what is bound to be an uplifting and moving musical experience. Advance tickets $20 at Willow & Sunnyside, Kaslo. $25/door, youth $12, children under 12 free, when accompanied by an adult ticket holder. www.thelangham.ca
COMING UP AT THE LANGHAM, KASLO: Nadine Stefan's photographic/installation 'Exposed' (Main Gallery) and Louis Bockner's series 'Inhabit: A Photographic Journey of Unique Kootenay Homes And The People Who Live In Them' (Community Gallery). Sept. 9-Oct. 30. Opening Friday, Sept. 9, 7-9pm.
FREE CAREGIVER SUPPORT PROGRAM: Learn practical ideas and information, create social networks, share stories, and reduce isolation. Wednesdays, Sept. 21-Nov. 9, 10am-11:30am in Kaslo. Some assistance with travel and caregiver respite expenses available. Registration required. Space limited. Preference given to caregivers of seniors. Contact Elizabeth Brandrick (Seniors Coordinator) North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society, 250-353-7691 or firstname.lastname@example.org
HIKE FOR HOSPICE - HIKE FOR LIFE: Saturday, Sept 17, 1:30pm, Kemball Building. Our main fundraiser of the year. Be part of a community-wide event to support hospice services in Kaslo and North Kootenay Lake. Scooter and wheelchair accessible route. Dogs welcome. Fun and prizes. Pick up pledge envelopes from businesses around Kaslo or contact Hospice Office for information: 250-353-2299.
IT'S GARLIC TIME AGAIN! Hills Garlic Festival, Sunday, Sept. 11, 10am-5pm in New Denver at Centennial Park. Garlic, Produce, Crafts, Food. Live entertainment by Mountain Station, Freya, Flydini the Magician. CONTESTS: Heaviest Garlic Head, Biggest Clove, Best Garlic Braid, Best Garlic Poem. Admission $5, children 12 and under, free. Absolutely NO DOGS please. www.hillsgarlicfest.ca
KASLO GUITARFEST SOCIETY presents duo guitarists Alec Pearson and Kostas Amaxopoulos in concert at St. Andrew's United Church, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 7pm. Admission by donation to benefit GuitarFest 2017. Details David Stewart, 250-353-7600, email@example.com
OSKINÎKISKWÊW (YOUNG WOMAN): Café Langham Inspired Ideas' special presentation by award-winning Aboriginal filmmaker, media artist and stop motion director Amanda Strong, Monday, Sept. 5, 2pm. Strong's artist talk will focus on her creative practice and processes in producing her celebrated films. Kaslo Theatre, donation at the door. Youth are free. Information, www.thelangham.ca
OUTDOOR MOVIES FOR YOUTH AGES 12+. Vimy Park Gazebo, Kaslo, Friday Sept. 9, show starts at 7:30pm. Bring pillows, blankets, lawn chairs and your friends! Come to the gazebo to watch HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL. Free popcorn and drinks provided. This free program is brought to you by the Kaslo & District Public Library in partnership with North Kootenay Lake Community Services. We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of Columbia Basin Trust.
TEXAS HOLD'EM TOURNAMENT: Saturday, Sept. 17, Slocan Legion Hall, 502 Harold St, Slocan, starting at 6:30pm sharp. $30 Buy-in. Advance tickets at Mountain Valley Station in Slocan or phone 250-355-2672 or 250-355-2245 to reserve. The Legion welcomes members and guests.
UPCOMING SHOWS IN NELSON: Blistered Earth (Metallica Tribute) w/Minus The Czar, Aug. 26; Heavy Airship w/Sound and Vision, Sept. 2; Birds Of Bellwoods (early show), Sept. 3; Michael Bernard Fitzgerald, Sept. 14; Tokyo Police Club w/Born Ruffians + The Elwins, Oct. 1. Full calendar and ticket info at www.ontheroadmanagement.com
VALLEY VIEW GOLF CLUB FALL CLASSIC SCRAMBLE TOURNAMENT! Saturday, Sept. 3. Lots of prizes and $10,000 hole in one! Followed by live music featuring Nelson's hardest rocking band, Heavy Airship, showcasing the amazing catalog of Led Zeppelin. Pre-sale tickets $15 at Valley View Golf Club. 250-226-7241.