From The Arts Station’s event page:
FARMER THE BAND are multi tasking, multi instrumentalist, indie folk musicians from BC. This duo fills the stage with vocal harmonies, guitar, bass, harmonica, drums, percussion, and anything else that’s in arms (foots) reach.
Their Americana music – sorry, Canadiana music – and songwriting and storytelling flow between humour and heartache with sincerity and optimism.
Listen to one of their songs here or check out their website: www.farmertheband.com/
Friday 13th October, 8pm, doors at 7.30pm.
Members $15 / Youth Member $10
Non-members $20 / Youth $14
Sponsored by the City of Fernie, BC Arts Council, Park Place Lodge and Freshies.
From The Arts Station:
This December, we want to fill our gallery with beautiful and diverse wreaths, designed and made by local artists.
To submit a design, please send us a sketch of your planned wreath together with the application form, downloadable below. Submissions should emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or brought to the Arts Station.
The deadline for entries is October 23rd.
Chosen artists will be contacted on October 30th and will have until Tuesday 28th November to create their design.
The show will then open on November 30th @ 7pm.
Submissions will be adjudicated by the Gallery Committee. Wreath designs will be selected by their originality, artistic merit and ability to be achieved.
The Arts Station will provide wreaths to decorate, or you can use your own wreath structure.
Wreaths can be made from any materials, but must be no bigger than 60 cms x 60 cms, or 2 ft x 2 ft.
Local businesses and community groups are also very welcome to submit.
The wreaths will be sold via silent auction throughout December and the proceeds will contribute to the Arts Station Youth Bursary.
There will also be a People’s Choice award for the favourite wreath. Prize to be announced.
More information here.
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For the rest of the 2017 Wednesday Concert series here’s the poster:
I think I worded that wrong. I’m not taking over The Blue Toque but my illustrations are going to be looking over your shoulder as you eat your awesome breakfast/lunch at The Blue Toque! Get in there and buy one, if you want to continue the over-the-shoulder creeping from home. And you might! They are all originals and all signed by me.
“This week on the Mercer Report, Rick travels to Fernie, BC to take in the sights and sounds of the 40th annual Griz Days Winter Festival.
Also, Rick goes to the University of Waterloo Centre for Automotive Research where he gets behind the wheel of a self-driving car.
Airs Tuesday March 14 at 8PM (8:30 NT) on CBC.”
If only you knew how much happened between the day Michelle and I signed up for this show and now. It’s been quite a crazy ride!! We’d love it if you joined us on Thursday, February 23rd to celebrate the opening of our show and to celebrate us surviving it. If you’re not familiar with Michelle Galway or myself, we’ll be the drunk ones in the corner high-fiving each other whilst crying.