10TH ANNUAL CENTRAL KOOTENAY INVASIVE SPECIES SOCIETY Annual General Meeting and Field Tour at the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area on September 16 from 9:30am to 2:30pm. Check out www.ckiss.ca for more information and to rsvp.
GET YOUR BICYCLES TUNED-UP and your picnic baskets stocked-up, it’s the Young Agrarians Creston Valley Tour de Farm! Join a 35km ride with stops at a market garden, small-scale grain farm, dairy-fromagerie, orchard and vineyard-winery! Sunday, Sept. 13, 10am-4pm Tickets $20 via email@example.com or 1-866-528-4342. More info: www.youngagrarians.org/tour-de-farm
BUCK, DOE AND HERD FUNDRAISER: For the Nelson District Rod and Gun Club. Ladies' Shoot, Sunday, Aug. 30, 11am-3pm at the outdoor range, Porto Rico Rd. $10 entry fee includes a hot dog lunch and fun shoot for prizes. Raffle tickets for a Mossberg .22 rifle 3/$5. RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org by Aug. 28 to reserve a spot.
CELEBRATE THE AUTUMNAL EQUINOX AT THE ARGENTA FALL FAIRE. Saturday, Sept. 19, noon-night, rain or shine, trash free event. Barter, Trade, Sell, Buy! No dogs, drugs or alcohol, thank you. Bulk honey, library book sale, music, food, crafts & misc. Bring fun to share. General info, see posters. Vendors info, 250-366-4422. Music info, email@example.com
HUGE STOREWIDE SALE! Barren's Sport Shop in Kaslo. Hunting, Fishing, Archery, Boots & Bike Gear. Up to 50% off in stock items through Sept. 30! Check out our online flyer, www.barrensports.com 250-353-2617.
IT'S GARLIC TIME AGAIN! Hills Garlic Festival on Sunday Sept. 13 from 10am-5pm in New Denver at Centennial Park. Garlic, produce, crafts, food, live entertainment by Mountain Station, Gabriel Palatchi Trio, Flydini the Magician. CONTESTS: Heaviest Garlic Head, Biggest Clove, Best Garlic Braid, Best Garlic Poem. Admission $4, children 12 and under free. Absolutely NO DOGS please. www.hillsgarlicfest.ca
KASLO-IN THE 1930s AND 40s AND BEYOND: Tuesday, Aug. 25, 7pm, Langham Theatre, Kaslo. Cafe Langham Inspired Ideas speaker series invites well-loved Kaslo 'boy', Jim Tinkess to tell stories from his youth, when he was growing up in wartime Kaslo and beyond. Don't miss it! Donation at the door. 250-353-2661.
SATURDAY, AUG. 29: Noémi Kiss (soprano) & Rita Deane (classical guitar) in concert at the Silverton Hall, 7:30pm. Tickets $20, available at the Cup and Saucer Cafe (Silverton) Mountainberry Foods & Racetrack Gas (New Denver).
SONS OF NORWAY, CASTLEGAR sponsored by the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance is once again arranging the following popular workshops in the traditional Norwegian decorative art of Rosemaling and wood carving, Sept. 19/20 & Nov. 7/8. The cost is $50, book now firstname.lastname@example.org or 250-365-1017 ask for Ole.
SUFFERFEST IS COMING! Join the fun: participate, volunteer or be a spectator! Trail running, mountain biking and kids/youth races (special rate for kids 14 and under, $10) Labour Day Weekend, Sept. 5-7, Kaslo, New Denver, Nakusp. Register online at www.kootenaysufferfest.com To volunteer contact email@example.com or visit us at the Kaslo Saturday Market.
THERE IS A LOT GOING ON IN THE KITCHEN at the Nelson And District Women's Centre! Join us for classes this month including Food Preservation 101, Introduction to Food Fermentation and a full weekend Animal Butchery workshop. Classes range from $5 to $50. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
AFFAIR ON MAINSTREET METALINE FALLS, WA USA Saturday, Sept. 5 & Sunday, Sept. 6. Breakfast, craft fair with live music, Lions Club Train rides from Metaline Falls, Car Show, Quilt Show and Living History.
BONNERS FERRY ADAMS TRUCK-EQUIPMENT REPAIR SHOP liquidation, mega man sale: truck maintenance supplies, power tools, welders, industrial compressor, scrap steel, cables and chains. 28 miles north of Bonners Ferry on Hwy 95, right on Moyie River Road at Good Grief, then 1 mile on county road and left at 989 Moyie River Road. Three day sale commencing Friday, 9/4/15.
GLADE COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE: Saturday & Sunday, Aug. 29/30. Tools, furniture, kitchen, garden, renos. All sorts of good stuff! Bee Glade Nursery, 2152 Glade Rd. 8am-2pm. The neighbours are also having sales, look for their signs!
HISTORIC WALLACE IDAHO'S Under the Freeway Market, Labor Day weekend, Sept. 5, 6, & 7. Over 80 vendors, collectibles, antiques, unusual and unique items. Great bargains, everything from A-Z. For more information or booth space call, 208-752-0111, email@example.com or www.npdepot.org
KASLO SATURDAY MARKET: Runs June 6-Sept. 19, 10am-2pm in Front Street Park. Find local farmers, bakers, artisans and more. Live music every week! For information contact Colleen, 250-366-0061 or firstname.lastname@example.org
TARZWELL FARMS: Locally grown & naturally raised beef, available year round. Government inspected and government graded 'AA' or better, $4.90/lb hanging weight. Custom cut & wrapped. Will deliver to Nelson, Castlegar & Trail. 250-428-4316.