November 2015 Business News

The Bridge Bistro
301 Hwy #3

You are invited to join fellow seafood lovers on Friday, November 13 or Saturday, November 14 to enjoy a three-course dinner including fresh lobster at the Bridge Bistro’s Lobster Fest.

The menu includes Skagen Toast, a Scandinavian favourite, shrimp mixed with dill and lemon served on warm toast as a starter. The main features lobsters ranging from 1- 1.25 lb, accompanied by melted butter, dips and bread. And for dessert, chocolate cake with raspberry sorbet.

They invite you to bring your favourite wine; the corkage fee for the evening is only $10 per 750 ml bottle. Reservations are recommended, there is a limited supply and in previous years they have filled up quickly.

Email or call 250-423-3002 or 250-423-9040 for more information or to book your spot. Cost is $37.50 per person (tax and gratuities not included).

Fernie Arts Station
601 1st Ave

November is an exciting month for the Arts Station in Fernie. The historic railway station turned heart of the arts for the Elk Valley celebrates its 25th year and is doing so in a tremendous way.  

The Arts Station's gallery opening of "25 Artists for 25 Years" showcases 25 local artists with a silent auction. The exhibit opened October 29 and celebrates the unique and beautiful talent born in the valley.

On November 13 the Arts Station hosts a 25th Anniversary Soiree event. Tickets are $25 and include an evening of live performances, entertainment and arts. Peruse the gallery, sip on martinis and enjoy delicious food. You won't want to miss this celebration.

Built in 1908 as a Canadian Pacific Railway station and refurbished in 1991, the Arts Station has brought the community and arts together in a beautiful way. Congratulations to the Arts Station on 25 excellent years!

Fernie Tears & Gears

This fall, Fernie Tears & Gears is hosting a Soles4Souls Shoe Drive in partnership with the Fernie Red Tree Lodge. Running October 1 to December 1, individuals in the Valley can drop off their shoes to the Red Tree Lodge, located at 1101 7th Ave or at additional collection boxes located at Crossfit Fernie (902 6th Ave) and Fernie School Aged Care (51 2nd Ave).

Soles4Souls is a non-profit global social enterprise committed to fighting poverty through the collection and distribution of shoes and clothing. Founded in 2006, Soles4Souls has distributed more than 26 million pairs of shoes in 127 countries.

For more information or to help collect, email

Fernie Tears & Gears would also like to announce its Winter Wheezer event so you can save the date! February 28, with new routes and exciting additions. You won’t want to miss this event.

Island Lake Catskiing

Island Lake Catskiing is pleased to announce the news that winter 2015/16 is an extended schedule and reduced pricing for its popular Winter Lunch and Spa offering.

Running Thursday to Sunday throughout the entire winter season, alongside extended holiday hours Thursday December 17 to January 3 (closed December 25). The experience includes a snowcat ride and lunch for $69 per person, spa treatments are extra. Children ages four to 12 are 50% off and tots (zero to three) are free.

Reservations are required, so book your winter getaway in advance. Also, Island Lake has beautiful cross country and snowshoe trails to explore, consider this option as well… perhaps a few trips are in order this winter season.

Spa 901
901 2nd Ave

Spa 901 is excited to host an evening reception on Saturday, November 7 from 7-9pm featuring the recent works of local artist Tara Higgins.

“Driven to Abstraction” is a collection of new paintings that celebrates the geometry landscape. Tara’s bold brush strokes and strong sense of colour continue to capture the viewer’s imagination, bringing a sense of vibrancy to each canvas.

For more information, email or visit to see more of Tara’s artwork.

Three Sisters Day Spa
472 2nd Ave

The Three Sisters Day Spa would like to introduce its newest addition, Jess.

Originating from the UK, and having spent some time in Australia, Jess is now happy to call Fernie her “home away from home.” She has enjoyed working in the customer service industry for over ten years and has completed the Lash Empire Certification course for eyelash extensions.

Jess is excited to contribute to the beauty and wellness industry in Fernie with the team at Three Sisters, and is now taking bookings for eyelash extensions. Call directly or book online at (appointments found under the category “eye lashes”).

Urban Settler
561 Hwy #3

The Urban Settler has some exciting news to share! Serving residential homeowners, designers, architects and commercial clients across North America just became much easier with the launch of a major e-commerce site. Over 200 products can now be ordered online, including the ability to customize Urban Settler tables, choose size, finish, wood type, and more.

The Urban Settler is Fernie’s Furniture and Interior Shop. Stop by their store, visit them online at, or call them here in Fernie at 250-423-0820.