ANNUAL 15 & UNDER GILL AND GIFT SQUAWFISH DERBY. Balfour, Saturday, Aug. 30, 7:30am-3:30pm. Windup at 2pm at the Gill and Gift Parking Lot. Family BBQ, Trophies, (prizes for all kids). FREE, register at Gill and Gift: 250-229-2113. Note: This annual derby will now be held September Long Weekend instead of the first Saturday in September.
ATTENTION ART LOVERS!! One more week to see the Nichol Ward and Rick Cepella exhibitions, Langham Art Gallery. Upcoming: Angelika Werth's "Attach-able/Detach-able Collars" (Main Gallery) and "Langham 40th Anniversary Exhibition" (Community Gallery), Aug. 22-Oct. 5, opening event Friday, Aug. 22, 7-9pm. Go to www.thelangham.ca for more information (and to see our brilliant brand-new website!)
COLUMBIA PHOENIX PLAYERS are holding auditions on Sept. 8, 7pm at the Iown Hall (St. Andrews Anglican Church), Trail. We are inviting actors of all ages and skill levels to come out and audition for our Nov. performance, of one act plays.
IT'S GARLIC TIME AGAIN! HILLS GARLIC FESTIVAL Sunday, Sept. 7, 10am-5pm in New Denver, Centennial Park. Garlic, Produce, Crafts, Food. Live entertainment. Contests: Heaviest Garlic Head, Biggest Clove, Best Garlic Braid, Best Garlic Poem. Admission $4, children 12 +under free. Absolutely No Dogs Please.
JOIN US FOR AN INFORMATIVE FREE SESSION us for on becoming an entrepreneur. Me Inc. is a Basin Business Advisory (BBA) workshop for those who are considering starting a business. We will provide you with all the critical considerations you will need before taking your next step to becoming an entrepreneur. Also available is free business advisement. Locations: Selkirk College, 311 Broadway Street, Nakusp, Sept. 2, 6:30pm-8:30pm; Chamber of Commerce, 1995 6th Avenue, Castlegar, Sept. 9, 6:30pm-8:30pm; Online, Sept. 16, 6:30pm-8:30pm; Rossland Art Gallery, 2004 Columbia Avenue, Rossland, Sept. 23, 6:30pm-8:30pm; Kootenay Employment Services, 119 11th Ave North, Creston, Sept. 30, 6:30pm-8:30pm. For information and to register visit www.cbt.org/bba or phone 1-855-510-2227. Please Pre-register at link below two days prior to ensure you get a seat and to avoid cancellation. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/MeInc
KOOTENAY SPIRIT FESTIVAL: Yoga, dance, meditation, music. One glorious weekend in Nelson, BC. Over 20 memorable workshops. Endless talent from local & invited teachers & musicians. September 12-14. www.kootenayspiritfestival.com #kootspirit.
THE BRITISH are INVADING KASLO! The Old English Car Club of BC is holding a show for classic English Cars and Bikes, Sunday, Sept. 28, 11am-3pm on Water St, Kaslo. Early registration, $5/vehicle at Cliff@westernwireless.ca Late registration on Sept. 27/28, is $10 at the Kaslo Hotel. Further event information and registration forms available on Kaslo Chamber of Commerce website, www.kaslochamber.ca
UPCOMING SHOWS IN NELSON: Mindil Beach w/ Hot Knox & Catalyst, Big Sam's Funky Nation, Buckman Coe & Tofu Stravinsky, Five Alarm Funk, Sonny Rhodes, and much more! Full calendar and ticket info at: ontheroadmanagement.com
AVON SALE & YARD SALE: Aug. 30-31, 2518-9th Ave, Kinnaird Bench. BLOW OUT PRICES on most AVON Products in stock!! A NEW skin care, mascaras, eyeliners, nail polishes, Skin So Soft, Bug Guard, lotions, fragrances, foot works, bubble bath & MORE!!! YARD SALE- household items including tools, canning jars, pressure cooker, small & medium appliances, hockey & golf equipment, bottle cappers, sleeping bags, etc!!
MOVING SALE: Aug. 30 & 31, 8am-5pm, #14-1545 Columbia Ave, Castlegar. Antique mission oak library table; old floor model radio and others; coffee tables; loveseat; lamps. Like new electric fireplace, $200. Like new small upright freezer, $200; kitchen hutch cabinet, $100; yard and hand tools; table saw; compound mitre saw; hundreds of DVD movies, $1/ea; antiques & collectibles; wooden wheelbarrows; steel wheels; old snowshoes; many fishing rods and reels; old train sets, model cars and other toys; clean scrap copper and much more.
KASLO SATURDAY MARKET: Every Saturday thru Sept. 20, 10am-2pm, Front Street Park. Come find a great mix of vendors including farmers, bakers, artisans and more! Also, live performances every week. Come check us out. For more information, 250-366-0061, email@example.com
TARZWELL FARMS: Locally gown & naturally raised beef available year round. Government inspected and government graded 'AA' or better, $4.10/lb hanging weight. This is custom cut & wrapped. Delivery to Nelson, Castlegar, and Trail available. 250-428-4316.
THE NEW DENVER FRIDAY MARKET happens every Friday, June through September, 10am-2pm in downtown New Denver. Come and enjoy locally grown produce and Kootenay artisans' wares. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org