The John Jenkins Smalltown Revival performs at the Big Eddy Pub on Feb. 4 as part of the Spirit Festival.

Community Calendar – Feb. 2 – Spirit Fest starts on Friday

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SPIRIT FEST EVENTS

February 4

ANYTHING GOES ART Featuring the works of 39 local artists who created works on a 10 square-inch canvas. All works will be sold by silent auction. Catering by the Modern and Crescendo. Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. Official opening event. 7–9 p.m.

SWISS GUIDES: SHAPING MOUNTAIN CULTURE IN WESTERN CANADA New exhibit opening at the Revelstoke Railway Museum. 7 p.m.

STEVEN HUGHES live at the 112 Restaurant. 6-9 p.m.

JOHN JENKINS AND THE SMALL TOWN REVIVAL live at the Big Eddy Pub. 9 p.m.

MC FOUR20 at Outabounds. 10 p.m.

February 5

FAMILY SPIRIT DAY at Revelstoke Mountain Resort. Buy one adult lift ticket, receive a child ticket free and 2-for-1 ski/snowboard lessons in the afternoon.

CAROUSEL OF NATIONS A celebration of Revelstoke’s many cultures, with food, song, dance, stories and crafts. At the community centre. 4-7 p.m.

TAMBURA RASA live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

WINES OF THE WORLD at Mackenzies in the Powder Springs. 7 p.m.

RCMP VS FIRE DEPARTMENT hockey game. Fundraiser for Trees for Tots, MD fund and burn fund. 6-9 p.m. Donation.

MOUNTAIN CULTURE AND OUR ENVIRONMENT Features a short film, guest speaker Dave Quinn and ski culture/climate change photos. Presented by the NCES, Reved and Kootenay Mountain Culture. Big Eddy Pub. 7:30 p.m. $5.

COSTUME PARTY at the Cabin. 8 p.m.

DJ SWAT BEACH PARTY at Outabounds. 10 p.m.

February 6

SUPERBOWL PARTIES at every bar in town. 3:30 p.m.

SKI BUM THE MUSICAL at the community centre. 7-9 p.m.

MAGGIE DAVIS live at the Riverside Landing Restaurant. 7:30 p.m.

INDUSTRY NIGHT House beats at the Cabin. 8 p.m.

BROKEN DOWN SUITCASE live at the Last Drop. 8 p.m.

February 7

FAMILY NIGHT OUT Story telling and dinner. At Stepping Stones. 5:45 p.m.

SKI BUM THE MUSICAL At the community centre. 7-9 p.m.

MARITIME KITCHEN PARTY live at the River City Pub. 8 p.m.

VIDIOTS Local ski videos at the Village Idiot. 8 p.m.

OLD-TIMERS HOCKEY at the arena. For ages 35+. 8:45-10:45 p.m. $10.

February 8

ADULT ROCK BAND COMPETITION at Outabounds. 8 p.m.

TOONIE TUESDAY at the River City Pub. 11 a.m. to close.

TRIVIA TUESDAY at the Last Drop. 8 p.m.

February 9

SEARS ROCK BAND CHALLENGE at the Legion Hall. For school kids. Features lives music by the band Fuse. 6-9 p.m.

ICE SCULPTURES by various artists. Mackenzie Avenue. 7-9 p.m.

HOT DOG SALE Fundraiser for the Canadian Avalanche Rescue Dog Association. 7-9 p.m.

OPEN MIC NIGHT hosted by the Maritime Kitchen Party. At the Last Drop. 8:30 p.m.

FAMILY DANCE Folk dance and creative movement performed by children. At the community centre. 7-9 p.m.

DJ FIVE4 at Outabounds. 9 p.m.

February 10

MAGGIE DAVIS live at Bad Paul’s. 6-9 p.m.

TENORISSIMO (formerly Romanza) live at the United Church. Presented by the Revelstoke Arts Council. 7:30-9 p.m. $20.

COSY SHERIDAN w/TR RITCHIE at the Minto Manor. Part of the Home Routes Blue Moon Circuit of house concerts. 7:30 p.m. $15.

TOP BLOKE LADIES NIGHT At the Big Eddy Pub. 8 p.m. See page X for more.

FUNK YES! Featuring DJ Stickybuds, DJ DangerTree and Joey Norsworthy at Outabounds. 9 p.m. $10.

DJ B’NT Reggae night at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

February 11

CARNIVAL FUNDRAISER at Columbia Park Elementary school. 6-8:30 p.m. $0.50/game.

STEVEN HUGHES at the 112 Restaurant. 6-9 p.m.

DROP-IN CURLING at the curling club. 6 p.m.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Kamloops Storm at the Revelstoke Forum at 7 p.m.

CORNSTARR live at the River City Pub. 8 p.m.

TOP BLOKE FINAL DINNER at the Last Drop. $30 per person buffet. 6 p.m.

MOUNTAIN ROOTS FILM FESTIVAL kick off party. At the Village Idiot. 7 p.m.

LADIES NIGHT at the Cabin. Featuring free wine & cheese and DJ Beats. 6 p.m.

February 12

AMAZING RACE All over Revelstoke. Register at the Chamber of Commerce or Powder Springs. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $20 per team.

MOUNTAIN ROOTS FILM FESTIVAL at the Roxy Theatre. Showings at 12 p.m., 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

MOONLIGHT SKI Hosted by Parks Canada. Ski 8 km up Mt. Revelstoke to the Monashee Shelter and enjoy cookies, hot chocolate and a fire while there. 4–8 p.m.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. North Okanagan Knights at the Revelstoke Forum. Final home game of the season. 7 p.m.

VALENTINE’S RAIL MASSACRE Rail jam at the Big Eddy Pub. Registration at 4:30 p.m., competition from 6:30–10:30 p.m., followed by an after party with Datolite. Entry is $20. After party is $10 for non-riders.

CORNSTARR live at the River City Pub. 8 p.m.

February 13

CHINESE NEW YEAR’S LUNCHEON Hosted by the Revelstoke Museum & Archives. Starts at the museum, followed by a lantern parade to Hong Kong Restaurant for a dim sum lunch. 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. $15.

MOUNTAIN ROOTS FILM FESTIVAL at the Roxy Theatre. Showings at 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. Award gala at 7:30 p.m. Wrap party at Mackenzies restaurant at 8:30 p.m.

SNOWMAN BUILDING COMPETITION & CHILI COOK OFF on Mackenzie Avenue. Get one cup of chili from each chef and then vote on the best chili and snowman at the same time. 2-4 p.m. $5.

ASH GRUNWALD live at the Last Drop. 8 p.m.

INDUSTRY NIGHT House beats at the Cabin. 8 p.m.

SPIRIT FESTIVAL WRAP PARTY at Outabounds. 10 p.m.

OTHER EVENTS:

Ongoing to February 4

COMMUNITY MASTER PLAN REVIEW Drop-in for one-on-one discussions about the transportation; parks, recreation & culture; and energy & emissions Plans. At the community centre. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

February 2

BROWN BAG LUNCH on the history of Boat Encampment and the fur trade. At the Revelstoke Museum & Archives. 12:15 p.m. $5, includes cookies and coffee.

February 3

WINTER MARKET at the community centre. 2–5 p.m.

PIZZA+PLANNING Join a discussion with other youth on what’s important to you. For ages 15-30. Okanagan College. 4-5:30 p.m.

LIVE MUSIC at Sangha Bean. 7-9 p.m.

KING LEAR live from the National Theatre. Roxy Theatre at 7 p.m.

SWEATSHOP UNION live at the River City Pub. Doors at 9 p.m.

TERRY DACTYL & THE EXTINCTIONS live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

February 4

MLA NORM MACDONALD is in Revelstoke to meet with constituents. To book an appointment call 866-870-4188 or e-mail norm.macdonald.mla@leg.bc.ca.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Kamloops Storm at the Revelstoke Forum at 7 p.m.

February 5-6

MIXED OPEN CASHSPIEL Curling bonspiel at the curling club. $200 per team, includes Saturday night banquet, music and dance. Sign up by Feb 2. Contact revcurler@gmail.com or 250-837-4356 for information.

February 7

CONVERSATIONAL LANGUAGE NIGHT Brush up on your Spanish. At Sangha Bean. 7-9 p.m.

February 11

DRESS RED 2011 Dress in red to support the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Contact Steven Hui at Pharmasave at 250-837-2028 for more information.

TEAM SCREAM RACE Cross-country race at the Mt. MacPherson trails.

February 17

WINTER MARKET at the community centre. 2–5 p.m.

February 19

REVY STOMP Western-style dance sponsored by the Selkirk Saddle Club. Community centre at 8 p.m.

February 20

ASH GRUNWALD live at the Last Drop. At 8 p.m.

February 21

FMRG SPEAKER SERIES Travel-adventure talk by local residents. Powder Springs Hotel at 7:30 p.m.

February 23

LIFT THE LIP Free public health dental session for children 1-3. Call 1-866-847-4372 or 250-851-7422 for an appointment.

UNITED STEELWORKERS OF MONTREAL live at the Big Eddy Pub. 8 p.m.

February 26

ROD & GUN CLUB BANQUET Wild game, dance and silent auction At the community centre. Details TBA.

presented by Revelstoke Folk Music Society. United Church. 7:30 p.m. $3.

IPHIGENIE EN TAURIDE live from the Metropolitan Opera. Roxy Theatre at 10 a.m.

SKI MOUNTAINEERING SLIDESHOW with pioneering ski mountaineer Chic Scott. At Glacier Park Lodge. Details TBA.

March TBA

CHRISTMAS IN MARCH Annual free community dinner hosted by the Revelstoke Shotokan Karate Club. At the community centre.

March 3

WINTER MARKET at the community centre. 2–5 p.m.

CLEAR LANGUAGE WORKSHOP hosted by the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy. Learn what can be gained by using clear language. At the community centre. 7–9 p.m.

March 7

BALLET KELOWNA At the community centre. $20.

March 8

BROKEN DOWN SUITCASE live at the Last Drop. 8 p.m.

March 11

MIKE & RUTHY At Minto Manor.

March 17

WINTER MARKET at the community centre. 2–5 p.m.

FRANKENSTEIN live from the National Theatre. Roxy Theatre at 7 p.m.

March 19

LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR live from the Metropolitan Opera. Roxy Theatre at 10 a.m.

March 21

FMRG SPEAKER SERIES Travel-adventure talk by local residents. Powder Springs Hotel at 7:30 p.m.

March 30

BROWN BAG LUNCH talk on the history of Glacier National Park. At the Revelstoke Museum & Archives. 12:15 p.m. $5, includes coffee and cookies.

March 31

WINTER MARKET at the community centre. 2–5 p.m.

April TBA

HOME & GARDEN SHOW Hosted by the Chamber of Commerce. Call 250-837-5345 to book a booth. At the arena.

April 9

LE COMTE ORY live from the Metropolitan Opera. Roxy Theatre at 10 a.m.

JAY AYMAR at Minto Manor.

April 14

WINTER MARKET at the community centre. 2–5 p.m.

April 18

FMRG SPEAKER SERIES Travel-adventure talk by local residents. Powder Springs Hotel at 7:30 p.m.

April 23

CAPRICCIO live from the Metropolitan Opera. Roxy Theatre at 10 a.m.

April 30

IL TROVATORE live from the Metropolitan Opera. Roxy Theatre at 10 a.m.

May 6–8

MENDING FENCES presented by the Revelstoke Theatre Company.

May 14

DIE WALKURE live from the Metropolitan Opera. Roxy Theatre at 9 a.m.

May 27–28

CHICKADEE NATURE FESTIVAL A mix of events for nature lovers of all ages. Visit www.friendsrevglacier.com for more information.

May 30 – June 5

BIKE TO WORK WEEK

June 12

RELAY FOR LIFE

June 30

THE CHERRY ORCHARD live from the National Theatre. Roxy Theatre at 7 p.m.

July 16

CANADA PARKS DAY Celebrate the 125th anniversary of Glacier National Park and the grand re-opening of the Rogers Pass Centre. Includes new exhibits, a barbecue and activities for the whole family. At Rogers Pass.

September 24-35

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

Weekly Events

Monday

PACT MEETING Parent and Community Together group meeting for anyone with a pre-school child. At Community Connection from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

SOUP AND A SMILE Community lunch program. At the United Church at 11:30 a.m.

THEATRESPORTS Take part in improv theatre games. At the community centre from 7–9 p.m.

POETRY & SPOKEN WORD Share your original works, all time favourites or just sit and watch. At Sangha Bean from 7–9 p.m. 

Tuesday

FREE SQUASH LESSONS At the Revelstoke Squash Club. Equipment is available. From 7:30–9 p.m. Visit www.racquetden.com for more information.

Wednesday

KNITTING CIRCLE Knit and crochet with some company at Sangha Bean. From 7-9 p.m.

OPEN MIC NIGHT at the Last Drop. Come by and play a song or just watch people perform. Hosted by the Maritime Kitchen Party. At 8 p.m.

LADIES NIGHT OUT at The Cabin. Featuring drink specials and more.

Thursday

PACT MEETING Parent and Community Together group meeting for anyone with a pre-school child. At Community Connection from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

STORYTIME For children ages 3.5–5. At the library from 1:15-–2 p.m. Call 250-837-5095 for more information and to register. From Jan. 20 to Mar. 17.

LIVE ACOUSTIC AND VOCAL NIGHT Venture down to Sangha Bean to enjoy some local musicians. From 7–9 p.m.

LINE DANCING At the Revelstoke Curling Club. Everyone is welcome. From 7:30–9:30 p.m.

TERRA-DACTYL AND THE EXTINCTIONS live at the Last Drop. Starting in January.

Friday

TALES FOR TOTS Come share some stories, rhymes, music and wiggle action fun, with your toddler. For ages 2–3.5. From 10:15–10:45 a.m. at the library. Call 250-837-5095 for more information and to register. From Jan 21 to Mar. 25.

INDOOR SOCCER Free, co-ed, indoor drop-in soccer. Friday nights from 6:45–8:45 p.m. at RSS.

DROP-IN CURLING Come in and play a game. At the curling club starting at 7 p.m. $5.

Saturday

MEAT DRAW at the Royal Canadian Legion Hall. From 3–5 p.m.

Sunday

INDUSTRY NIGHT at The Cabin. 2-for-1 bowling for all service industry employees, drink specials and a DJ.

Ongoing to March 1

WINTER ART WALK Check out work from local artists at various locations around town.

Ongoing to December 31

LOONIE SKATE at the Revelstoke Forum from 1–3 p.m.

Seniors’ Events

BINGO Mondays at 1 p.m.

CARPET BOWLING Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30–11 a.m.

DARTS Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m.

SELKIRK SINGERS SENIORS’ CHOIR Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.

WHIST Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.

DUPLICATE BRIDGE Friday from 12:45–5 p.m.

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