Twiddling your thumbs on Saturday mornings? Missing that weekly opportunity to socialize with random friends? The hiatus is over and the winter Farmers' Market opens for the season today at the Revelstoke Community Centre

Community Calendar for the week of Nov. 2: Winter Farmers’ Market opens for the season

Community events, arts and entertainment listings for Revelstoke. Email your event to editor@revelstoketimesreview.com. It's FREE!

November 2

FOOD SKILLS FOR FAMILIES Stretching your food budget is not always easy. Come and learn how to cook healthy simple meals. Learn cooking skills and share ideas of how to cook and shop on a budget. This week is Savvy Shopping Supermarket Tour. At Community Connections. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To register call Patti Larson at 250-837-2920 x28

ALL CANDIDATES FORUM This is your chance to ask questions of the people running for city council. At the Revelstoke Seniors’ Centre in the Revelstoke Community Centre. 7 p.m.

November 3

CLIMATE CHANGE WORKSHOP Attend this free community workshop – an interactive evening focused on learning about local climate change impacts and how communities are planning to adapt. For more information contact Penny Page-Brittin, environmental sustainability co-ordinator, at 250-837-3497 or by e-mail at pbrittin@telus.net.

FLU SHOT CLINIC Protect yourself from the flu by receiving a free flu shot. At the Revelstoke Seniors’ Centre. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. No appointment necessary.

WINTER FARMERS’ MARKET Buy food, crafts and other local products at the indoor market at the Revelstoke Community Centre. 2–5 p.m.

RECONSTRUCTING CULTURE AND NATURE lecture by ecologist and award-winning author Don Gayton. Fourth in the B.C. Interior Forestry Museum’s public lecture series celebrating the U.N. International Year of Forests. 7-8:30 p.m. at the Revelstoke Community Centre. Free.

IMMIGRATING TO CANADA WORKSHOP by Deborah Pearce provides info for those interested in immigrating to Canada. Okanagan College room 103. 2:30-4:30 p.m. RSVP at brwhalen@telus.net.

November 4

JENNY & KRISTEN BERKEL Folk artists play the Minto Manor B&B at 7:30 p.m. Ticket info at info@mintomanor.com.

LIKE THERE’S NO TOMORROW Warren Miller ski film showing at the Royal Canadian Legion starting at 7 p.m. Tickets ($15) are available at Skookum Cycle and Ski in Grizzly Plaza.

November 5

ST. PETER’S CHRISTMAS TEA & BAKE SALE At St. Peters Church from 1–3 p.m. Admission is $6, raffle tickets available at the tea.

18TH ANNUAL BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS BANQUET Celebrate the best in Revelstoke business. Featuring an awards presentation, casino, dance and silent auction. Tickets are $50 per person or $360 for a table of eight. At the community centre. Cocktails at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets available at the Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce Office at 204 Campbell Ave.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Princeton Posse. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

KAMILA MARTEL AND THE NE’ER DO WELLS

Gypsy-roots/rock. Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

November 5-6

ATOM HOCKEY TOURNAMENT Come cheer on the Revelstoke Atom Grizzlies as they compete against teams from around B.C. At the Revelstoke Forum.

November 6

REVELSTOKE SKI SWAP Buy and sell used ski equipment. Hosted by the Revelstoke Ski Club. At the community centre. Consignment from 9-12 a.m., sale from 1–3:30 p.m.. $2/$5 families.

November 7

COLUMBIA RIVER TREATY INFORMATION SESSION

The Columbia Basin Trust is hosting an information session to raise awareness and understanding of the Columbia River Treaty amongst basin residents. At the community centre. 2-9 p.m. Open house: 2-7; dinner: 6-7; presentation: 7-9.

November 9

REVELSTOKE SECONDARY SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

Education minister George Abbott will officially open the school during the day. Later, the general public is invited to tour the school. Architects, designers and contractors will highlighting features including sustainable design, wood use and more. 4–8 p.m. at RSS.

FOOD SKILLS FOR FAMILIES Stretching your food budget is not always easy. Come and learn how to cook healthy simple meals. Learn cooking skills and share ideas of how to cook and shop on a budget. This week is Celebration! At Community Connections. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To register call Patti Larson at 250-837-2920 x28

REVELSTOKE MUSEUM BROWN BAG LUNCH Join curator Cathy English for presentations on Revelstoke history. This week: The Big Bend Highway. 12:15–12:45 p.m. at the museum. Bring your lunch. $5 per person, coffee & cookies provided.

ADVANCE POLLS FOR MUNICIPAL CIVIC ELECTIONS Are you going to be away on election night on Nov. 19? Then come vote early at the community centre. 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

November 10

REVELSTOKE NORDIC SKI CLUB MEMBERS’ NIGHT Get your membership for the winter and meet other club members. At the community centre. 6:30–9:30 p.m.

REEL ROCK FILM Film festival showcasing the best in rock climbing and ice climbing movies by Big UP Productions and Sender Films. At the Roxy Theatre. 6:30 p.m. $15.

November 11-13

BANTAM HOCKEY TOURNAMENT Come cheer on the Revelstoke Bantam Grizzlies as they compete against teams from around B.C. At the Revelstoke Forum.

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. Opens Nov. 12 at 6 p.m.

November 13

BLACKBERRY WOOD Gypsy/folk band. Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

November 14

ADVANCE POLLS FOR MUNICIPAL CIVIC ELECTIONS Are you going to be away on election night on Nov. 19? Then come vote early at the community centre.

THE RENEGADE KID W/PILGRIM Folk rock. Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

November 15

FLU SHOT CLINIC Protect yourself from the flu by receiving a free flu shot. At the Revelstoke Seniors’ Centre. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. No appointment necessary.

ALEX CUBA Sugarcane-sweet melodies, pop-soul hooks and rock chords, with a Latin twist. Live at the Roxy Theatre. 7:30 p.m. $20.