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Fernie Colour Crawl This Saturday!

Freyja Lifestyle Fashion - Colour Crawl Fernie 2014

“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
Time: 12:00pm
Race Start: Boat Launch parking lot
Race After Party: Arts Station Square (6th Street between 1st and 2nd Ave)
Adult: $30
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


Elk Valley Gymnastics Party This Sunday

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Come join us Sunday SEPTEMBER 16th from 3:00-5:30pm

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Staying In Fernie For Fernie Chautauqua and Fall Fair Weekend!

Fernie Chautauqua kicks off today and goes until Sunday, September 16th. The schedule is so long and vast, you gotta get to their website to see it all. If you’re coming for the weekend, Fernie’s RV Resort has some yurts available. Special!

Fernie RV Resort - Camping and Yurt Accommodations

Fernie Watershed Tour

fairy creek hike to the waterfalls - rod and brina

“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.


Fernie Swim Lessons Registration Opens Sept 12-15

Fernie Aquatic Centre - Swim Lessons Schedule for Fall 2018

Business News : Mountain Opus School Of Music Introduces Barbara

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“We are SO EXCITED to introduce Barbara – the newest member of Mt. Opus!! Barbara completed her Bachelor of Music at Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario, where she specialized in music education. She plays flute to a high degree, and can teach all wind instruments. In a lesson with Barbara, you will be playing your instrument a LOT, working on technique, fun solos, and duets. Barbara has been teaching wind instruments in large groups for 5 years, and is looking forward to helping your child achieve their musical goals. Send us a message if you’re interested in learning an instrument of the orchestra!!!”

More information here, as well as, Mountain Opus’s full fall programming.

Did You Know : Fall Registration Fair

did you know - city of fernie news

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.”