Fernie Museum

Event Date(s): 
Thursday, March 14, 2024

Join the Fernie Museum gallery for the opening of their new mobile exhibit, "The Beer From the Mountains".

Donations to the Fernie Museum gratefully accepted and 2024 membership renewals available.

The Exhibit will run from March 14th to mid-June during regular museum hours, 11am-4pm, 7 days a week.

Admission by donation. This project was made possible by a grant from the Resort Municipality Initiative.

Lindsay is currently the Manager of Collections, Archives and Artifacts. Early on in Lindsay’s role, Louise Ferguson, the Executive Director at the Arts Station asked for them to write a Ghost Tour. 

Event Date(s): 
Friday, September 29, 2023
Time: 
1:00pm

Capture the Autumn foliage of the Elk Valley in glorious watercolour! Participation FREE, donations to the Museum gratefully accepted!

All materials provided, meet at the Fernie Museum, sketching will take place beside the Elk River at the boat launch. In case of inclement weather, still life subjects will be provided.

The Fernie Museum presents this guided nature walk as part of their programming for Into the Weeds, a multi-media art show by Liza Gareau Tosh, currently on display in our upstairs gallery.

Event Date(s): 
Sunday, September 17, 2023
Time: 
1:00pm

Experience the beauty of early Fall in Fernie! Walk the trails and explore the uses and benefits of Elk Valley plant life with local Metis nature experts.

Participation is FREE, but donations to the Fernie Museum are welcome. The Fernie Museum presents this guided nature walk as part of their programming for Into the Weeds, a multi-media art show by Liza Gareau Tosh, currently on display in their upstairs gallery.

Visit the official Facebook event page for more details.

Event Date(s): 
Sunday, September 10, 2023
Time: 
11:00am - 1:00pm

Try your hand at Bocce with Special Olympic Medallist Wayne Gowanlock of Fernie BC! Test your skills and throw a few balls against our local Olympian, take a photo with Wayne and all his medals, or play a quick game with friends!

Afterwards Wayne will be available at the Fernie Museum tent to take a photo and sign his autograph for a donation to the Elk Valley Special Olympics.

Visit the official Facebook event page for more details.

 

Event Date(s): 
Saturday, September 9, 2023
Time: 
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Learn about Victorian and Edwardian fashion from the “unmentionables” on up with the help of a local historian (and her lovely assistant)!

Covering corsets, petticoats, gloves, shoes, hatpins, and everything in between, this is a window into the Victorian world through what they wore and how they wore it. Entrance is FREE as part of the Chautauqua Festival.

Visit the official Facebook event page for more details.

Event Date(s): 
Repeats every day until Sun Sep 10 2023.
Saturday, September 9, 2023
Sunday, September 10, 2023
Time: 

The Fernie Chautauqua recreates the Dominion Chautauqua, held in Fernie from 1917 to 1935. Chautauqua was a travelling institution begun at Chautauqua Lake, NY with roots in Canadian Methodist Temperance rallies. Chautauquas carried education, inspiration and entertainment across North America and consisted of musical numbers, lectures, dramatic productions and magic or puppet shows.

Event Date(s): 
Saturday, September 9, 2023
Time: 
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Join the Fernie Museum at the Chautauqua Stage on Saturday, September 9th at 3:00pm for a live performance by Scarlett Butler.

Scarlett Butler is a new Canadian music duo comprised of Troy Kokol and Joni Delaurier. But ask anyone in the Canadian country music industry and they would be known better individually for crafting songs you have probably heard on the radio.

Event Date(s): 
Sunday, September 10, 2023
Time: 
3:00pm - 4:30pm

Join the Fernie Museum at the Chautauqua Stage on Sunday, September 10th at 3:00pm for a live performance by Shelley Lynch.

Shelley Lynch grew up in a small town in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, surrounded by music from a young age. Fifth of 6 children, raised at a Drive-In Theatre, a family business with parents always encouraging her to ‘Dream Big’. She started playing guitar with her older sisters at the young age of 10 and wrote her first song at 12.

Event Date(s): 
Saturday, September 9, 2023
Time: 
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Join the Fernie Museum at the Chautauqua Stage on Saturday, September 9th at 1:00pm for a live performance by Fernie Locals, The Relief Committee.