Fernie BC

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Time: 
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Join the cocktail masters from Fernie Distillers for tours of their production space and sample from their cocktail tasting board ($5) as part of our showcase of local food and beverage producers.

Like what you’ve tasted? Enjoy one of the specially crafted Chautauqua cocktails. Pop-up art show by Laura Nelson, Michael Hepher & Mel MacVoy, with artists in attendance.

Event Date: 
Friday, September 20, 2019
Time: 
7:00pm - 10:00pm

Craig Moritz, the Kootenay's own music star, kicks off the Fernie Chautauqua and Fall Fair weekend. Get your ticket now!

Mortiz takes the Chautauqua Tent stage beginning at 7:00 pm following the Chautauqua Community Picnic. Beer garden with Fernie Brewery beer, wine, non-alcoholic beverages will be open from 5:00 - 9:30 pm.

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Time: 
11:00am - 4:00pm

Join the Fernie Fire Fighters and local safety and service providers to learn how to keep your family safe when you recreate, work and relax in our beautiful region. Info booths and demos from: BCWildsafe, Bylaw Services, BCAS, Avalanche Canada, Search and Rescue, BC Hydro, Stars, ESS, Fire Department and more! Plus free bouncy castle and BBQ!

The beauty of mountain living is that even on warmer days, it usually cools off in the evening - perfect for denim!

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: 
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Time: 
11:00am - 12:30pm

Five significant Fernie heritage buildings have recently been successful recipients of Heritage Grants funded by the Columbia Basin Trust and managed by Heritage BC. Join heritage consultant, Elana Zysblat, on a walking tour to learn about their history, evolution, a few fascinating and little known facts, and the plans for their conservation. The buildings on tour are: City Hall (former Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co. headquarters), Holy Family Church, Fernie Courthouse, Knox United Church and the Fernie Museum (former Home Bank of Canada).

Event Date: 
Friday, September 20, 2019
Time: 

Got a funny bone?
Share your best joke, cartoon or riddle, and make a page for our giant joke book. Drop-in, ages 7+

Event Date: 
Friday, September 20, 2019
Time: 
9:00pm

Formerly known as Kid Eh!, Busy Patterns is bringing his vast library of grooves to the Royal for your dancing pleasure.

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Time: 
11:00am - 4:00pm

CHAUTAUQUA STAGE | Hosted by Rachel Behan, with live music by local musicians Barbara Bassett, the Audielles, Chelle Power, Rick Miller & Emilie Fitton, and the Forest Trio. Sponsored by Teck.

CHAUTAUQUA FAMILY EXTRAVAGANZA | Join family performers Dr. Van Hooligan, Kellie Haines and Mandy Morris in the Chautauqua Tent for a full day of magic, storytelling and music! Plus balloon animals, face painting, crafts, and roving performers.

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.