Fernie Museum

Event Date(s): 
Repeats every day until Sun Sep 12 2021.
Friday, September 10, 2021
Saturday, September 11, 2021
Sunday, September 12, 2021

Please join the Fernie Museum, Fernie Heritage Library, Fernie Mountain Market, Fernie Artistic Guilds and a host of entertainers for a weekend of culture, entertainment and heritage. 

Please note that due to new health guidelines from the Province of BC announced on Friday, August 20th, attendance at all events will be subject to current rules and events may need to be adjusted without notice. Please be patient and refer to festival organisers and social media for up-to-date announcements. Please note:

Event Date(s): 
Friday, September 10, 2021

Local historian Lindsay Vallance reveals all in this lighthearted Victorian fashion dress-up demonstration, teamed with a scrumptious lunch.

Tickets required; maximum 30 people.

Get more details about this event here.

Event Date(s): 
Friday, September 10, 2021

To accommodate new provincial health orders regarding outdoor events, all entertainment at Chautauqua will be single performances.

This event is free but tickets are required, book here.

Maximum 100 people in attendance.
Gates open at 6pm.

Dual 2014 Memphis International Blues Challenge winner, Four-time JUNO nominee, multiple Maple Blues award nominee, producer and recording artist Tim Williams brings his latest tunes to Chautauqua.

Event Date(s): 
Repeats every week every Sunday and every Saturday until Sat Aug 28 2021.
Saturday, July 10, 2021
Sunday, July 11, 2021
Saturday, July 17, 2021
Sunday, July 18, 2021
Saturday, July 24, 2021
Sunday, July 25, 2021
Saturday, July 31, 2021
Sunday, August 1, 2021
Saturday, August 7, 2021
Sunday, August 8, 2021
Saturday, August 14, 2021
Sunday, August 15, 2021
Saturday, August 21, 2021
Sunday, August 22, 2021
Saturday, August 28, 2021

Discover the history and heritage that built the town we know and enjoy today. Guided by knowledgeable local tour guides and explore Historic Downtown Fernie.


Cost: $10, includes admission to the Museum. Can be paid on arrival by cash, debit or credit card.

Event Date(s): 
Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Join author of 7 titles - including recently released 'This One Wild Life' - Angie Abdou, for insights into the writer's journey.

Event Date(s): 
Thursday, May 20, 2021

While we cannot gather in person, please join the Fernie Museum for for a one last special zoom event to kick off the summer! They will reward your support with fun and games and entertainment - dressing up is highly encouraged.

Event Date(s): 
Friday, February 12, 2021

From Spalding to Abdou: A history of books from and about Fernie, their authors and inspiration.

The stories that have been written in and about Fernie record our history, our lifestyle and our hopes and dreams. The collection of published works includes a wide range of genres from children's books to researched historical texts, novels, memoirs, poetry, anthologies and guides.

Along with supporting materials from the Museum and community, Stories from Fernie celebrates Fernie's literary heritage.

Event Date(s): 
Thursday, January 14, 2021
4:00pm - 5:00pm

An afterschool activity for budding sleuths, aged 9-12.

Grab an activity pack, with games and a mystery to solve, curbside at the library. Then join the Zoom session to play games and help solve the mystery. This is a weekly program, with a new mystery each month, children should only be registered for one session per month.

Register online.

Event Date(s): 
Friday, December 18, 2020

The Fernie Museum is expecting some very special visitors from the North Pole and we need your help to welcome them!

Sadly we can't meet Santa and Mrs Claus indoors this year, but we would love to give them your letters! The Clauses will read out your messages and answer your questions, so make sure you include your first name and your age so they can say hello to you.

Fernie Arts Co-op
572 2nd Ave