Fernie Museum

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: 
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: 
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Time: 
10:00am - 4:00pm

Explore Fernie's architectural gems. 7 community buildings throughout Fernie’s Heritage District will be open to the public with displays about their history and efforts to preserve their heritage in many.

Doors Open is an international event that provides free and rare access to architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings. Fernie Doors Open is hosted by Heritage Fernie.

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Time: 
9:00am - 11:00am

Get ready for a full day of activities with a hearty pancake breakfast. Hosted by and in support of the Elk Valley Dolphins Swim Club. $5.00 includes pancakes, sausages, juice, coffee.

ELK VALLEY DOLPHINS SWIM CLUB | The Elk Valley Dolphins Swim Club (EVDSC) is a community based program which has been an active part of the Elk Valley in BC since 1997. They strive to cater for all the needs of swimmers within the Fernie, Elkford and Sparwood communities.

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Sat Sep 21 2019.
Friday, September 20, 2019
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Time: 
10:00am - 6:00pm

Sample the best of locally and regionally made wines, cheeses, meats and spirits at downtown Fernie merchants throughout the Chautauqua and Fall Fair weekend.

In-store promotions | Free event for the public to attend.
This post will be regularly updated as new Tasting Room events are confirmed.

Event Date: 
Friday, September 20, 2019
Time: 
5:00pm - 7:00pm

CHAUTAUQUA MAIN STAGE | WEST TENTS AT CITY HALL
FREE ADMISSION - FOOD & DRINK SALES

Bring the whole family down to the grounds of Fernie's historic City Hall, once the headquarters for the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Company, for a community picnic with DJ Jeff McRae. Hot food will be available from the Chautauqua Grill, plus beer garden with FBC beer, BC cider & non-alcoholic beverages.

All welcome. Hosted by Elk Valley Bulls Rugby Club.

Event Date: 
Friday, September 20, 2019
Time: 
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Join members of Fernie's Italian community and the Fernie Museum in launching a new virtual museum exhibit, Fernie's Pioneer Italian Community: 1880 to 1920s, curated by Dr. Adriana Davies. With live entertainment and refreshments provided by the Italian community. Hosted by the Fernie Museum.

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Time: 
8:00pm

Join members of the Ktunaxa Nation, the City of Fernie and the festival organizing committee in kicking off Fernie's premier cultural festival with culinary artistry by Fernie's celebrity chef, Barrie Elliott, and live entertainment by Red Girl and Hark Raving Sirens. Exhibiting artist Peggy Black will be in attendance.
All welcome. Cash Bar.

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Time: 
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Follow heritage consultant Elana Zysblat on a tour of three homes which exemplify the wealthy lifestyle of some of Fernie's early movers and shakers and learn about the efforts to preserve these homes for future generations. Wine and cheese reception will follow, sponsored by IGS Group and Heritage Fernie.

Get your ticket online today.

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Time: 
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Wear your comfiest Pajamas, bring your favourite stuffy and join Ms Anie and Ms Jodie for an hour of songs, activities, stories and snacks all the olden days! Free program for ages 3-5 and caregivers.