GARAGE SALE: Saturday, July 29, 8am-12noon. House art pieces, glass shop projects & supplies, glass bottle collection. 6330 Sproule Creek Rd. Access by Taghum Frontage Rd (then go up 3kms to Rixen Rd).
KASLOGUITARFEST PRESENTS: “The Guitar's Voice” with guitarists, Mike Ibsen and Joel Thomson, and soprano, Jessica Turje, 7:30pm Friday, Aug. 11, Langham Theatre. Tickets at the door $20. firstname.lastname@example.org 250-353-7600.
ARE YOU FRANZTICALLY LOOKING for something to do on a Saturday night? Fret no more, my friend. Get your lederhosen and your franzcy schmanzty clothes on and come to La Cafamore's "Guys named Franz" classical music concert, Saturday Aug. 12, St. Andrew's United Church, Kaslo. Admission: Adults $15, Students/Seniors $12, Under 12 free. Tickets available at door.
BLUE MAGIC AT THE LANGHAM: Indigo, Shibori, and Sashiko workshop with Seathra Bell. Explore one of the oldest sources of natural colourfast dyes in the world. Indigo is legendary, from blue jeans to military uniforms to African mourning cloth! Aug. 12 & 13, choose 1 or 2 days or drop-in to see the magic happening! Adults, $125 (members $118). Youth $70 (members $66). One day $80. Includes all materials/equipment. Indigo has 'living-sourdough' properties and the ancient Japanese textile techniques of Shibori and Sashiko produce beautiful ecologically-responsible textiles. Chill at the Langham on Sunday afternoon 1pm-4pm. Join us for tea and view films on these ancient Japanese processes. www.thelangham.ca
COLUMBIA BASIN CULTURE TOUR: Aug. 12 & 13, 10am-5pm. Directories available now at tourist info centres, online or via mail. To receive a directory or to view full artist/venue profiles with details about each location's activities visit: www.cbculturetour.com, Info: 250-505-5505, Toll Free 1-877-505-7355. See you on the tour!
GRAHAM AND AARON ORD: Live in Concert at the Langham, Sunday, August, 13, 7pm. Dynamic father and son duo performing on Celtic harp and guitar. Uplifting original, instrumental, and spoken word with a wry twist of humour. Tickets $10 at Sunnyside and Willow. Presented by Kaslo Christian Assembly.
GUEST SPEAKER AT THE KASLO LIBRARY: Christine Schreyer, Saturday, July 29, 4:30pm. Christine is an associate professor of anthropology at UBC and is an expert in endangered and created languages. She is the creator of the Kryptonian language from Man of Steel (2013). This talk will include Christine's experiences working with both Indigenous communities and movie producers to develop tools for learning languages.
NELSON FAT TIRE FESTIVAL: A celebration of all things mountain bike related... this Aug. 24-27. Visit www.nelsonfattire.com for event details and schedules or visit us at Gerick Cycle & Ski, or Sacred Ride, Nelson for details.
ROSSLAND GOLD FEVER FOLLIES: Live musical theatre runs July 1-Aug. 26 at the Rossland Miners Hall. Shows start at 3pm and 7:30pm, Tuesday through Saturday (no matinee on July 1). For more info visit www.goldfeverfollies.com
THE KOOTENAY LAKE PARTNERSHIP invites the public to learn about the Kootenay Lake Shoreline Guidance Document, the result of a comprehensive inventory and assessment of ecological, archaeological and Ktunaxa cultural values along the shoreline of Kootenay Lake. The Open Houses will take place at Boswell Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 2; North Shore Hall on Tuesday, Aug. 8; and St. Andrew's United Church, Kaslo on Tuesday, Aug. 15 from 6:30-8:30pm, with a presentation beginning at 7pm. For more info visit kootenaylakepartnership.com
TWO ARTISTS EXHIBITING AT WING CREEK RESORT, just 5 minutes north of Kaslo on Hwy 31. Watercolours by Kate O'Keefe and Emily Mattas, as well as felting by Emily Mattas. Look for the Gallery & Gift Shop signs. Open daily.
UPCOMING SHOWS IN NELSON: Mix Master Mike of The Beastie Boys w/Ben Fox & Rafferty Funksmith, Aug. 18; David Raitt & The Baja Boogie Band, Aug 25; The Cave Singers, Sept. 15; Amy Helm w/guests, Sept. 20; The Sadies, Sept. 22; Bliss N Eso, Sept. 23; The New Pornographers w/Born Ruffians, Oct. 1; The Bros Landreth, Oct 13; The Deep Dark Woods, Oct 24. Full calendar & ticket info at www.ontheroadmanagement.com
BALFOUR ALL ANGELS MARKET: Saturdays, July 8-Aug.19, 9:30am-1:30pm, 8551 Busk Rd, Balfour. This is a nonprofit event with all proceeds going to the upkeep & maintenance of Balfour's 125 year old church, one of the oldest buildings in the West Kootenays. Interested in being a vendor or artist? Contact us email@example.com or 250-777-3099.
WEBBER'S MOUNTAINSIDE CHERRIES, WYNNDEL, BC: Wholesale and farm-gate. Ready approx July 27-Aug. 25. Email: Webberscherries@gmail.com, Phone: 250-866-5573. Will be available: Ferraro Foods, Kootenay Market and Liberty Foods.
YUMMY SIDES OF HIGH QUALITY Berkshire/Tamworth/Russian Ridgeback Wildboar cross. Raised in the Slocan Valley on sustainably grown, spray free Maloff Grain. $6/lb plus cut and wrap and smoking. Please call 250-226-7037 or email firstname.lastname@example.org