Arts and Culture

Event Date: 
Friday, October 11, 2019
Time: 
7:00pm

Body Beautiful Body Painting Competition kicks off the Fernie & Elk Valley Pride Festival Weekend!

7-9pm The Finishing Touches $10 Door Entry
Check out the finishing touches on the Bodies Beautiful as local artists compete for cash prizes. Vote on the Audience Choice. Note this viewing time is open to ALL AGES. WARNING: Models may have various body parts exposed as part of the creative process.

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: 
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Kick off the third annual Elk Valley Pride Festival at the City of Fernie with the Flag Raising Ceremony at City Hall, followed by the opening reception at the Fernie Seniors Centre. Everyone is invited to raise the colours at Fernie’s iconic city hall and then join for appies and drinks to kick off our weeklong celebration. Pride crafts and activities will be availble for the kids, along with live music!!

Event Date: 
Friday, October 4, 2019
Time: 
6:30pm - 9:30pm

This month's opera, Maria Stuarda, is a production of Teatro alla Scala, conducted by Antonino Fogliani. Italian with English subtitles, 2008, 2:18

As always, admission is by donation. Please note our new start time of 6:30pm.

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Time: 
5pm - 6:30pm

Join Lorraine Kneier as she guides you through movements of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 and Piano Concerto No. 5., (works to be performed by the Symphony of the Kootenays on October 6th, 3:00 pm at Key City Theatre).

Please register for this workshop by calling the Fernie Heritage Library at 250-423-4458.

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!

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Time: 
8:00pm - 11:00pm

Explore Fernie's vibrant visual and performance art scene through the lens of one of Fernie's most unique historical events - the arrival of the Texas Bill and his three ring circus in 1911. This spectacle-for-the-senses cultural experience features special performances by the Circus Insommiacs and magician Dr. Van Hooligan, cocktail mastery by the Fernie Distillery, culinary artistry by Fernie's celebrity chef, Barrie Elliott, and live music at each of the evening's five venues.

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

Join Wildsight Elk Valley for the 1st Annual #ferneifallfair Tricycle Races!