“Join us for a FREE BBQ, catered by The Bridge Bistro and made with local ingredients. Enjoy live music by Fernie band, RedGirl. Our Annual General Meeting takes place beforehand at the Best Western from 4 to 5 P.M. Meet the Trust board and ask questions about our work in the region.” – more here.
6-8pm at Fernie Community Centre
Posted in Community Event, Corporate Events, Fernie BC, Live Music, Live Presentation, Living Local, News
Tagged AGM, CBT, Columbia Basin Trust, Fernie, Fernie Community Centre, RedGirl
“Now in it’s 4th year, this fun event is a colourful walk / run fundraiser event followed by a concert with Hark Raving Sirens.
This is a great family event that raises funds for the Fernie Child Care Society, a local non-profit organization. Come and check out some of our amazing community trails and their beautiful fall colours. Be sure to join us after the race with refreshments and food, prizes and live music by the Hark Raving Sirens.
Register early and receive a free pair of Colour Crawl Sunglasses, while quantities last!
The route is 5 km walk or run with colour stations along the way. Costumes recommended! Plan to get covered in powdered colours so wear clothes that can get dirty and as well as your sunglasses!
All ages welcome! You can enter as a team or as an individual. Prizes awarded for best costumes, fastest time, best team spirit, best team name, most colourful, and more.
Event Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018
Race Start: Boat Launch parking lot
Race After Party: Arts Station Square (6th Street between 1st and 2nd Ave)
Youth (under 18): $20
Children (under 5): Free”
Also, Fernie Colour Crawl is looking for volunteers. If you’re free, contact Fernie Childcare Society : (250) 423-3313
Posted in Activity, Children and Babies, Community Event, Fernie BC, Fundraising, Ideas Galore, Living Local, News
Tagged 5km Run, Fernie, Fernie Child Care Society, Fernie Colour Crawl, Hark Raving Sirens, race
Fernie Chautauqua kicks off today and goes until Sunday, September 16th. The schedule is so long and vast, you gotta get to their website www.ferniechautauqua.com to see it all. If you’re coming for the weekend, Fernie’s RV Resort has some yurts available. Special!
Posted in Community Event, Fernie BC, Festivals, Ideas Galore, Live Music, Live Performance, Live Presentation, Living Local
Tagged accommodations, Camping, Chautauqua and Fall Fair, City of Fernie, Fernie, Fernie Museum, Fernie RV Resort, Where to stay in Fernie, Yurt
“Discover Fernie’s amazing water source, how water is used in our community and what happens when we are done with it. Increase your knowledge and awareness of our local watersheds and water-related issues in our community in a this great afternoon walk spent with Lee-Anne Walker, naturalist and director of the Elk River Alliance.” More details here.
Some important dates from City of Fernie:
BC Municipal Elections – Nomination Period September 4- 14
September 14, 2018 (4:00pm – 4:00pm)
The City of Fernie’s Municipal Election is on Saturday, October 20, 2018. If you are interested in running for Mayor or Council or want to know how to vote and if you are eligible, read the information below or visit the British Columbia General Local Elections website.
Voters in Fernie will vote for:
- 1 Mayor
- 6 Councillors
- 1 School Board Trustee
Start of Nomination Period — September 4, 2018
End of Nomination Period — September 14 2018
Declaration of Candidates — September 21, 2018
Candidate Nomination Withdrawal Deadline — September 21, 2018
End of Election Period — September 21, 2018
Start of Campaign Period — September 22, 2018 (12:01 a.m.)
Advance Voting Opportunities from Wednesday October 10 and Wednesday October 17 (8 AM – 8 PM)
Election Day Voting Hours from (8 AM – 8 PM)
Posted in Community Event, Corporate Events, Elk Valley, Elkford, Elko BC, Fernie BC, Living Local, News, Sparwood BC
Tagged City of Fernie, Election, Municipal Elections, Vote
From City of Fernie’s website:
“Fernie Community Services Fall Registration Fair will be on September 5-6, 2018 from 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM at the Fernie Community Centre.
The Fair will provide opportunities to sign up for community programs, sporting groups and other groups.”
From facebook event page:
“Art on the Lawn is an opportunity for the public to experience local Fernie art, meet the artists and see them work! A truly unique experience as part of Chautauqua!
The Fernie Visual Arts Guild and individual artists will display their art for viewing and sale. Fernie artists Laura Nelson, Brianne Chisholm and Vanessa Croome can be seen live painting throughout the event.
Fifteen local artists are creating a selection of original work especially for ArtExpo2018 being displayed for your enjoyment and appreciation during Art the Lawn. Everyone is encouraged to wander around the three sided easels to view the varied works of our artists. Participating artists are Amanda Haugrud, Aidan Barnes, Melanie MacVoy, Vanessa Croome, Pru Harshan, Brina Schenk, Brianne Chisholm, Megan Haeusler, Judy Winter, Kathy Stead, Dorothy Sharp, Tyra Collombin, Laura Nelson, Pat Moore, Leanne Stothert.
In addition look for the WonderWalk installment at Art on the Lawn. Fernie artist Brina Schenk has created a new series of original paintings which form a wonderful story for kids and adults alike.
Cover artwork: Laura Nelson”
Posted in Community Event, Craft Fairs and Markets, Fernie BC, Festivals, Ideas Galore, Live Performance, Living Local, The Arts
Tagged Art Expo, Art on the Lawn, Brina Schenk, City of Fernie, live painting, Local Artists, The Other Side of the Bookshelf, WonderWalk