A sure sign summer is approaching – the Revelstoke Farmers Market starts this Saturday

Community Calendar, April 25

Listing of upcoming events happening in and around Revelstoke.

Add your event to our online and print calendar for free by visiting www.revelstoketimesreview.com/calendar.

Note: We will be discontinuing the online publication of this listing at the end of April. In the future, please consult our new calendar at www.revelstoketimesreview.com/calendar for event listings. The Community Calendar will continue to run in the newspaper.

Ongoing to May 4

A SENSE OF PLACE Members’ art show at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. Show opens Friday, Apr. 13 at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, April 25

BROWN BAG LUNCH HISTORY TALK This week’s topic is More Scandinavian Settlers. Hosted by Cathy English, curator at the Revelstoke Museum & Archives. 12:15-12:45 p.m. Coffee and cookies provided. $5.

NCES PRESENTS THE CLEAN BIN PROJECT A humorous and inspiring film about two B.C. residents who challenged each other to a contest over who would produce the least amount of waste over a one year time frame. The night will feature talks by the CSRD on upcoming initiatives, Bresco on curbside recycling and the Community Foundation on a new green initiative for Revelstoke. At the United Church. 6:30 p.m. $5 suggested donation.

MICHAEL JEROME BROWNE Juno Aware nominee in both Best Blues Album and Roots & Traditional categories. Live at Sangha Bean. 7:30 p.m. $20. Limit of 20 tickets due to space. Call 250-814-0080 for tickets.

THE BITTERWEED DRAW Six-piece honky tonk band combines old-time music with rock and roll swagger. 8 p.m.

Thursday, April 26

THREE CHORDS & THE TRUTH Yukon folk duo. Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

April 26-28

SILGA AGM AND CONVENTION Meeting of the Southern Interior Local Government Association. Theme is ‘Basics for the Future.’ At the community centre.

MENDING FENCES by Norm Foster. The newest production by the Revelstoke Theatre Company. The play tells the reunion of a father and son after not seeing each other for 13 years. At McGregor’s in the Powder Springs Hotel. 7:30 p.m. $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and children.

Friday, April 27

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP With community care social worker Tuulikki Tennant. At the community centre. 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Call 250-837-2131, ext. 204, for more information.

NATIONAL DAY OF MOURNING MARCH gathers at the Revelstoke Workers’ Memorial Arch from noon to 12:15 p.m., ceremony from 12:15–12:45 p.m. Ceremony remembers workers killed on the job.

DRIVEABLE MEETING with MLA Norm Macdonald. Are you a senior who has taken the DriveABLE test? Are you concerned about how far you had to travel to take the test? Did the test seem fair? MLA Norm Macdonald is hosting an information meeting about DriveABLE. At the United Church. 1:30-2:30 p.m. To learn more, please call 1-866-870-4188.

VINTAGE FILM NIGHT Watch a collection of travelogues from 60-70 years ago, including some exotic destinations but also of Canada. The main film is Air Highway, a 1930s travelogue covering a trip from Germany to Rio de Janeiro by airship. Hosted by the Bygone Era Entertainment Society. At the Nickelodeon Museum. 7 p.m.

AXE CAPOEIRA Come watch a Capoeira performance – the Brazilian martial art that meshes self-defense, acrobatics, music and dance. At the Roxy Theatre. 7 p.m. $5.

Saturday, April 28

FIRST FARMERS MARKET OF SUMMER Revelstoke’s famous Saturday farmers market kicks off in Grizzly Plaza. Featuring all sorts of foods, crafts and more. Every Saturday until October from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

REVELSTOKE COFFE HOUSE Featuring Sue Kyle & Alan Bate from Seymour Arm. Presented by the Revelstoke Folk Music Society. At the United Church. 7:30 p.m. $3. Performers can sign up starting at 6:30 p.m.

May 3-5

Monday, April 30

CONSEIL SCOLAIRE FRANCOPONE registration drive for French as a first language children. At the Revelstoke Community Centre from 3–7 p.m.

MENDING FENCES by Norm Foster. The newest production by the Revelstoke Theatre Company. The play tells the reunion of a father and son after not seeing each other for 13 years. At McGregor’s in the Powder Springs Hotel. 7:30 p.m. $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and children.

Tuesday, May 1

VANCE SHAW plays country and blues. At Benoit’s Wine Bar. 9 p.m.

Friday, May 4

REVELSTOKE ROLLER DERBY OPEN HOUSE for people interested in skating with the team or volunteering at bouts. The team is hosting a scrimmage/practice for anyone interested. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m.

JAM NIGHT AT BENOIT’S WINE BAR Open to all musicians. Dave Marfleet will be hosting this event so grab your instrument and jam. 9 p.m.

Saturday, May 5

TINA BAFARO ART SHOW Begbie Studios presents special guest artist Tina Bafaro. 721 4th St. East. 7-10 p.m.

Sunday, May 6

WINE TASTING: FRENCH WINES Benoit will go through the major French wine regions with interesting details about what makes these French wines unique. He will teach you how to read a French label and give tips on wine and food pairing. There will be food to snack on during the tasting. At Benoit’s Wine Bar. 3 p.m.

Friday, May 11

HYPNOTIST ROMANE in Revelstoke to present a 2.5 hour seminar on how to quit smoking with hypnosis. At the Hillcrest Resort Hotel. 7 p.m.

May 11 to June 1

LIGHT & BEAUTY OF LANDSCAPES Art show by Bryan Stevenson. The side galleries featured Sandra Flood’s Fragments and the Golden Girls Watercolour Group Recent Works. At the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. Show opens May 11 at 6 p.m.

Saturday, May 12

HEART & STROKE BIG BIKE Come take a ride on the Heart & Stroke Foundation’s big bike. The bicycle will be making loops of Revelstoke from 12-5 p.m. Trips start on Mackenzie Avenue between First and Second Streets.

Sunday, May 13

REVELSTOKE ROUGHNECKS Come out and enjoy Revelstoke Roughnecks lacrosse home games at the Revelstoke forum for free. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

SASKIA & DARREL Revelstoke singer-songwriters perform a Mother’s Day concert as a fundraiser for the food bank. At the seniors centre. 7:30 p.m.

Monday, May 14

FMRG SPEAKER SERIES The Revelstoke Rotary Club speaks about its Clean Water Project that was done in Thailand. At Mackenzie’s restaurant in the Powder Springs Hotel. 7:30 p.m. $5 suggested donation. Hosted by the Friends of Mt. Revelstoke & Glacier.

Wednesday, May 16

BROWN BAG LUNCH HISTORY TALK This week’s topic is Big Bend Prospectors. Hosted by Cathy English, curator at the Revelstoke Museum & Archives. 12:15-12:45 p.m. Coffee and cookies provided. $5.

May 25 to 27

CHICKADEE NATURE FESTIVAL Activities for children and adults to learn about local flora and fauna. At various locations around Revelstoke. See the Times Review the week of the event for details.

Saturday, May 26

REVELSTOKE ROUGHNECKS Come out and enjoy Revelstoke Roughnecks lacrosse home games at the Revelstoke forum for free. 3-5 p.m.

Sunday, May 27

REVELSTOKE ROUGHNECKS Come out and enjoy Revelstoke Roughnecks lacrosse home games at the Revelstoke forum for free. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

May 28 to June 3

BIKE TO WORK WEEK Celebrate cycling as a mode of transportation by biking to work. Details TBA.

Wednesday, May 30

BROWN BAG LUNCH HISTORY TALK This week’s topic is Forest Industry. Hosted by Cathy English, curator at the Revelstoke Museum & Archives. 12:15-12:45 p.m. Coffee and cookies provided. $5.

Sunday, June 3

REVELSTOKE ARMY CADETS present their Annual Ceremonial Review at the Revelstoke Community Centre. The review features a formal parade, skills displays, knowledge displays, silent auction and a dinner. 2 p.m.

June 8-10

R/C CLUB SUMMER HUCKFEST Come watch remote control pilots from all over fly their plans and helicopters over the Columbia River Flats. Micro’s to giants, all skill levels and types of flying with 3D encouraged. At the R/C Club airfield at 6 Mile.

June 8 to July 6

COLUMBIA BASIN TRUST COMMUNITY ART PROJECT Art show at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. The side galleries feature Coreen Tucker’s Behind the Mask and Dawn Thrasher’s Upward Bound. The show opens on Friday, June 6, at 6 p.m.

Saturday, June 9

PONY RIDES at the Selkirk Saddle Club equestrian grounds. Rides are $5. Trails rides are also available. Please bring your child’s bike helmet. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Wednesday, June 13

BROWN BAG LUNCH HISTORY TALK This week’s topic is Revelstoke in 1962. Hosted by Cathy English, curator at the Revelstoke Museum & Archives. 12:15-12:45 p.m. Coffee and cookies provided. $5.

Friday, June 15

ENCHANTED FOREST HUMAN SOCIETY FUNDRAISER Bring your dog for a walk at the Enchanted Forest and 20 per cent of your admission will go to the Revelstoke & District Humane Society. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Wednesday, June 27

BROWN BAG LUNCH HISTORY TALK This week’s topic is Rogers Pass Highway. Hosted by Cathy English, curator at the Revelstoke Museum & Archives. 12:15-12:45 p.m. Coffee and cookies provided. $5.

Saturday, June 30

SUMMER STREET FESTIVAL STARTS Come enjoy live music every night throughout the summer in Grizzly Plaza. Music starts at 6:30 p.m. (Note: start date is tentative).

July 13 to August 3

FORESTS: CELEBRATION 100 YEARS OF BC FORESTRY SERVICE New art show in the main gallery of the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. The side galleries feature Wide Open Spaces by Tina Lindegaard, Nicola McGarry, Gwen Lips, Cherie Van Overbeke, Val Speer and Aran McCormick. Opens Friday, July 13 at 6 p.m.

August 10 to September 7

MIDSUMMER ART FAIR Annual open entry show at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. Opens Friday, Aug. 10 at 6 p.m.

September 14 to October 5

THE LANDSCAPE REFLECTED Show by Jennifer Hedge in the main gallery of the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. The side gallery features Recent Works by Rachel Kelly, Anything Goes 3D, and Fabulous Light by Peter Blackmore. Opens Friday, Sept. 14 at 6 p.m.

October 12 to November 2

MY REVELSTOKE: FOUR SEASON’S BEAUTY New art show by Chloe Juwon Kim at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. The side galleries feature The Subtle Body, by Barbara Maye and The Bugaboos, an exhibit from the Golden Art Gallery. Opens Friday, Oct. 12, at 6 p.m.

November 9 to December 1

UP CLOSE! FLORA AND FAUNA OF MOUNT REVELSTOKE New art show in the main gallery of the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. The side galleries feature the Best of Banff Photographic Exhibition and Deviant Abstraction by Teria Davies. Opens Friday, Nov. 9, at 6 p.m.

December 7-11

GIFTS FROM THE GALLERY Annual holiday show at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. Come find a gift for a friend or family. Opens Friday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m.

 

 

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