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!
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.
5TH PASS CREEK GOSPEL MUSIC FESTIVAL: July 22, 6pm, Pass Creek Exhibition Grounds, Castlegar. Gospel rock, contemporary & traditional gospel music. Free admission, donations received. Info: email@example.com
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.
MAGIC IN THE PARK: FREE children's performer, Friday, July 21, 10am at the Vimy Park Gazebo, everyone welcome! The Library hosts Magician Leif David as part of his Kootenay Library tour. This event is brought to you by the Kaslo & District Public Library, the Kootenay Library Federation and the Community Fund of North Kootenay Lake.
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
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
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).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 250-777-3099.
SLOCAN VALLEY BLACK ANGUS BEEF SALE: BUY HALF A SIDE, ONLY $3.99/lb. Homegrown, sides/quarters, $100 freezer packs, 5 pound bags soup/marrow or knuckle bones, dog bones 50 pounds $49.99. Government inspected, no GMOs, antibiotics or tranquilizers. Home of the happy cows. Delivered. Ground beef special, lean and extra lean (hamburger). Wayne Savinkoff, 250-226-BEEF.
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 email@example.com