Laura Gallagher of the North Columbia Environmental Society is organizing a fundraiser to raise money for the NCES’ community garden and garden guru series. The fundraiser takes place Aug. 30 at the Village Idiot and will feature locally-inspired food from various restaurants in town as well as live music. The cost is $10 to enter (but you can pay more if you want to).

Community Calendar, Aug. 24

List of events coming up in and around Revelstoke.

List your community event here for free! Call 250-837-4667 or email editor@revelstoketimesreview.com to include your community event in the Community Calendar.

August 24

FIRE LOOKOUT PAINTING Grab your paintbrush and join Parks Canada and Friends of Mount Revelstoke and Glacier to help paint the fire lookout in Mount Revelstoke National Park. Meet at the Balsam Lake parking lot at 10 a.m. Aug. 25 & 26 are being held as rain days. Call Alan Polster at Parks Canada at 250-837-7500 for more information.

JOHN JENKINS live in Grizzly Plaza as part of the Summer Street Festival. 6:30 p.m.

GARDEN GURU SERIES Workshop on pickling. At 7 p.m. For more information email revelstokecommunitygarden@gmail.com.

KEEPERS OF THE FAITH Gospel group, live at the United Church. 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 or $35 for a family. Available at Talisman, the community centre and the United Church office.

August 25

HERITAGE EXPLORERS PROGRAM Annual butter and biscuits. Ages 5–12. At the Revelstoke Museum & Archives from 2-4 p.m. $4. Call Deanna at 250-837-3067 for more information.

CHRIS GREVE live in Grizzly Plaza as part of the Summer Street Festival. 6:30 p.m.

August 26

BROKEN DOWN SUITCASE live in Grizzly Plaza as part of the Summer Street Festival. 6:30 p.m.

August 27

BEAR CANYON GARAGE SALE Bear Canyon Cabinets is cleaning up in preparation for the move to their new showroom in the industrial park. All proceeds go to the food bank. 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

FORESTRY TALK Secrets of the Columbia Forest – Forest Ecologist’s Perspective by Gregg Walker. A guided forest walk with Gregg Walker, fire & vegetation ecologist expert with Parks Canada. Presented by the BC Interior Forestry Museum and Columbia Basin Trust. Meet at the Nels Nelsen parking lot in Mount Revelstoke National Park at 10 a.m.

TURTLE MOUNTAIN live in Grizzly Plaza as part of the Summer Street Festival. 6:30 p.m.

BROKEN DOWN SUITCASE Alt-country/folk. Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

SILENT BARRIERS OUTDOOR MOVIE SHOWING features 1936 film Silent Barriers, which was shot around Revelstoke. At the Revelstoke Museum heritage garden. $10, kids 12 and under for free. Doors at 8 p.m., show at 8:30.

August 28

DEVON COYOTE live in Grizzly Plaza as part of the Summer Street Festival. 6:30 p.m.

August 30

COMMUNITY GARDEN FUNDRAISER Locally-inspired dishes served by local restaurants to raise money for the community garden. Hosted by the North Columbia Environmental Society. At the Village Idiot. 5 p.m.

August 31

GARDEN GURU SERIES Workshop on canning. At 7 p.m. For more information email revelstokecommunitygarden@gmail.com.

September 2

EVIL EBENEEZER Rap. Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

September 3–5

81ST ANNUAL LABOUR DAY OPEN At the Revelstoke Golf Club.

September 3

BUCKKNIFE live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

September 6

BACK TO SCHOOL School starts up again. Don’t forget.

September 7

WRAPPING IT UP–SUMMER READING CLUB Bring your completed reading log and receive a medal, a SRC certificate and a book. At the community centre. 5-7 p.m.

GARDEN GURU SERIES Smoking. At 7 p.m. For more information email revelstokecommunitygarden@gmail.com.

September 9-30

FULL METAL BASKET by Kate Tupper at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. Also features London on Canvas by Jason Keerak and Emerging from the Fire by Nancy Geismar, Cat Mather and David Walker. Opens Sept. 9 at 6:30 p.m.

September 9

DAVID THOMPSON BICENTENNIAL Opening of new exhibit at the Revelstoke Museum & Archives from 2-5 p.m. Guest speaker, Jack Nisbet, author of The Map Make’s Eye, at the community centre at 7 p.m.

September 10-11

LITTLE BEAR soccer tournament. In Centennial Park.

GREAT GLACIER CAMP-OUT Camp out at the Illecillewaet campground and listen to stories about the history of Glacier National Park.

September 10

DAVID THOMPSON BICENTENNIAL Campfire talk at Martha Creek Campground. 7 p.m.

GLACIER 125 DAY Celebrate 125 years of art, science and adventure in Glacier National Park and 50 years of partnership with the Canadian Forces. Visit the newly-renovated Rogers Pass Discovery Centre for family-friendly events, Friends of Mount Revelstoke and Glacier $1.25 BBQ, the unveiling of a new howitzer exhibit and birthday cake. Free with park entry.

September 11

GOLF FOR THE CURE At the Revelstoke Golf Club. Details TBA.

MOUNT REVELSTOKE STEAMER 26km hill climb up the Meadows in the Sky Parkway in Mt. Revelstoke National Park.

September 13

UNKNOWN CULPRITS Blues/grunge/rock. Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

September 15-16

BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL WORLD TOUR in Revelstoke. At the Roxy Theatre. Hosted by the Friends of Mount Revelstoke and Glacier. Both showings at 7 p.m. Tickets on sale now.

September 18

TERRY FOX RUN Fun, family run to raise money for the Terry Fox Foundation. Starts at the Powder Spring Hotel and goes to Williamson Lake and back. Take off anytime from 8-11 a.m. Contact the Powder Springs at 250-837-5151 for more information.

MEN’S FALL TEAM EVENT At the Revelstoke Golf Club.

September 21–22

EMERGENCY SERVICES FIGHT BACK AGAINST HUNGER Community Connections Food Bank food drive by the RCMP, fire department, BC Ambulance, Parks Canada and other local groups.

September 23

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP with community care social worker Tuulikki Tennant. At the community centre. 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more information or if you’re interested in attending, call 837-2131 ext. 204.

September 24-25

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK CAMPOUT at the Illecillewaet campground, near where Glacier National Park was founded 125 years ago.

October 5

GARDEN GURU SERIES Workshop on winter bin storage. At 7 p.m. For more information email revelstokecommunitygarden@gmail.com.

October 7 to November 4

LAYERS OF LOVE by the Mt. Revelstoke Quilters at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. Also features BC Parks 100 Celebration: Blanket Creek Provincial Park Environmental Art Photographic Project. Opens Oct. 7 at 6 p.m.

November 12 to December 2

ART IN THE PARK: 125TH ANNIVERSARY OF GLACIER AND YOHO NATIONAL PARKS at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. Also features the Best of Banff Photographic Exhibition. Open Nov. 12 at 6 p.m.

December 3

DOG SLED MAIL RUN A re-enactment of the historic dog sled mail run through Rogers Pass.

December 9-18

GIFTS FROM THE GALLERY at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. Opens Dec. 9 at 6 p.m.

 

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