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2023 Festivals & Events Brochure

Our Trust, Our Future

various locations and online

Columbia Basin Trust will be travelling throughout the Columbia Basin region to meet with you, listen to your input and plan together for the future. The Trust was established in 1995 to support efforts by the people of the Basin to create a legacy of social, economic and environmental well-being in this region. Its activities […]

Watercolour Painting Series

Elkford Art Studio Elkford

Join Artist Katherine Russell for this six-class watercolour series. This class will be light on theory and big on projects! We will be painting from photos, so bring reference material that is of interest. We will cover composition, texture techniques, and colour mixing.

BC’s Marvellous Mushrooms Exhibit

Revelstoke Museum and Archives 315 First Street West, Revelstoke

Revelstoke Museum and Archives is pleased to be hosting "BC's Marvellous Mushrooms," a travelling exhibit from the Royal BC Museum in Victoria. The exhibit explores the science and practical uses of mushrooms, highlighting some of the most fascinating of the 3,400 known species in the province. The Opening event will take place on Saturday, April […]

Invermere First Fridays With ArtSpots

Invermere Invermere

Join us for First Fridays and the self guided Art Walk in Invermere and the Columbia Valley. A monthly evening event where Arts and the Community collide! Consisting of local galleries, artist studios, live music, local food and good times, First Fridays is a great way to enjoy some East Kootenay Culture in the heart […]

Eversfield Ceramics, Ceramics Workshops and Summer Schools

Eversfield Ceramics 1522 Airport Road, Creston

Ceramic/Pottery Workshops and Summer Schools, Throwing on the Potters Wheel and Sculpture, contemporary and traditional. May 6–7, July 10–14, Aug. 21–25, 9:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Castlegar Sculpturewalk Self-guided Walking Tour

Begins at Kootenay Market Plaza, 600 block, Columbia Ave. Castlegar

Enjoy a self-guided walking tour with our map/brochure of sculptures created by local, regional, and national artists. Vote for your favourite!

The Art of Richard BRODEUR

Studio Connexion Art Gallery 203 Fifth Ave. NW., Nakusp

Studio Connexion is very proud to present its 15th Summer Exhibitions Series with landscapes and hockey scenes from the former Canucks goalie now artist Richard Brodeur.   Studio Connexion Art Gallery is a small cultural space nested in Nakusp. It has been in operation in the summer time mainly and going into its 15th season. […]

Selkirk Weavers & Spinners Studio & Giftshop

Doukhobor Discovery Centre 112 Heritage Way, Castlegar

Meet our members, shop a selection of handcrafted items in our giftshop and enjoy live demonstrations. Thinking to join? You can find us on Facebook! Various dates from June–Sept., 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Wicked Woods Music Festival

Raven's Nest Resort & Campground 3901 Kootenay Hwy 93/95, Fairmont Hot Springs

Wicked Woods is an exclusive four day electronic music and arts festival featuring local and international talent, vendors, art installations, and more!

The Twin Rivers Community Choir Concert!

Brilliant Cultural Centre 1876 Brilliant Road, Castlegar

The Twin Rivers Community Choir Presents: ‘CANTARE!’ A fun evening of themed music and song. June 9 & June 10 – 7PM Brilliant Cultural Centre, 1876 Brilliant Rd, Castlegar. $15 adults / $10 students.   Tickets at the door or in advance at: Castlegar Realty, Castlegar, Mountain High Lighting, Castlegar.

$10 – $15

40 Words for Yes

Saint Saviour’s Pro-Cathedral Intersection of Ward and Silica Streets, Nelson

The Kootenay Musical Theatre Society is excited to present Forty Words for Yes, a 40-part choral work by Nelson composer Doug Jamieson. Forty singers, recorded from around the world, including many talented local musicians, sing words that mean ‘yes’ in their mother tongues. Come to St. Saviour’s Church, June 9-11 at the corner of Silica and Ward Streets in Nelson, to […]