Culture

Event Date: 
Friday, November 1, 2019
Time: 

All Ages Ceramic Ornament Workshop from 9-11am and 6-8pm.

All ages are welcome to this drop-in style ornament workshop. You can stay for 5 minutes and make a simple piece or stay the entire session and create a masterpiece.

Life is full of contradictions: as an artist, I rely on people to fill their homes with things of beauty to make a living. At some point, as we collectively trend towards smaller homes and fewer things, art consumers will inevitably run out of space for art.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Time: 
5:00pm

The Fernie & District Arts Council would like to invite the community to celebrate the completion of "All Kinds of Beauty" a mural by Michael Hepher on Tuesday October 15th at 5pm. They invite you to join them at the wall at 7th Street & 2nd Avenue to hear from the artist and show your support for this amazing addition to downtown Fernie.

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 5, 2019
Time: 
10:00am

Help make Child Care visible in Fernie during the Federal Election!

Parents, grandparents, caregivers and littles meet at the Arts Station at 10am and join the march through town, past City Hall ending at Rotary Park raising awareness about how badly affordable, accessible childcare is needed here and all over Canada.

Supported by the Coalition of Child Care Advocates of BC, the Early Childhood Educators of BC and the Waitlisted Project.

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Time: 
7:00pm - 9:00pm

In the theatre, Shadow Play, a Roni Jurgensen installation will take flight. In the gallery, Roni and Beth Gallup play with paintings: food and feathers. Music by The Relief Committee, including the classic, Cheeseburger in Paradise. And, of course, Blackbird.

Event Date: 
Sunday, September 22, 2019
Time: 
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Join Ashlee Lackovic of Smashlee Stitches for a 101 Knitting workshop. Ashlee, author of “How to Knit Like a Bad Ass” will guide you step-by-step through the knitting process, and you will be able to leave with a finished creation of your own!

Cost: $35. Register online.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Time: 
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Join Ashlee Lackovic of Smashlee Stitches for a 101 Knitting workshop for kids. Ashlee will guide you step-by-step through the knitting process, and you will leave with a finished creation of your own!

Cost: $35. Register online.

All materials included, as well as a pair of knitting needles and yarn for you to take home to continue practicing!

As introduced in the June edition, the Built Heritage Grants, funded by Columbia Basin Trust and administered by Heritage BC, are helping to restore some of Fernie’s most significant and historic buildings. One of these is Knox United Church.

Event Date: 
Repeats every day 1 times. Also includes Wed Sep 18 2019, Mon Sep 23 2019, Wed Sep 25 2019.
Monday, September 16, 2019
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Monday, September 23, 2019
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Time: 
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Have you been wanting to try your hand at the potter’s wheel? Are looking to hone your skills? With a max of 5 students, this two day class provides you with ample opportunity to practice your throwing skills. Ideal for beginners or those with some experience, we will go through the basics of throwing basic vessels and trimming pottery while trouble shooting any individual challenges that may arise. Clay purchase is required for non-guild members while members may use their own.

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Sun Sep 15 2019.
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Sunday, September 15, 2019
Time: 
10:00am - 12:00pm

Explore handbuilding and ceramic design techniques to make a whimsical pot. For newbies or experienced creatives, this two day workshop will guide you through making then decorating your cactus pot. All materials are provided.

Cost: $55 - Register online.