Harvest Palooza is back for the second straight year. The celebration of local food and culture

Community calendar, October 12

List of upcoming events happening 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.

Ongoing 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.

October 12

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 Fabulous Fruits, Vegetables & Whole Grain Goodness. 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: Street & place names. 12:15–12:45 p.m. at the museum. Bring your lunch. $5 per person, coffee & cookies provided.

October 13

TWEL2VE AND YES. IT’S A MOVIE Catch the premier of two snowboarding movies in one night. Absinthe Films is showing their feauture Twel2ve while the YES crew is showing YES. It’s a Movie. Presented by the Kootenay Carshare Coop and the Vabin. At the Roxy Theatre. Doors at 7 p.m. Movies start at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15.communities green.

October 14

LAYING THE CHILDREN’S GHOSTS TO REST: HONOURING CANADA’S CHILD IMMIGRANTS A presentation by historian and author Art Joyce about the 100,000 poor children who were emigrated from Britain to Canada to work on the farms or as domestic servants. At the Revelstoke Museum & Archives. 7 p.m.

BRENNA MACQUARRIE RnB/soul. Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

October 15

LAST FARMERS’ MARKET OF THE SUMMER Enjoy one last morning of shopping in Grizzly Plaza before the farmers’ market moves indoors for the winter. 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

HARVEST PALOOZA! Join a celebration of local food and culture organized by the North Columbia Environmental Society. There is a local-food potluck (with prizes for the best dishes), live music, a largest vegetable contest, agricultural heritage displays, seed exchange, wild foods and more. At the United Churst. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free with potluck item or food bank donation, otherwise a $5 donation is suggested.

CHILDREN’S CLOTHING AND TOY EXCHANGE Bring your outgrown children’s clothing and toys that are in good condition to exchange with others. Even if you don’t have something to exchange, come and get some new things. At Mountain View Elementary. 9-11:30 a.m. Call 250-837-6669 for more information.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Sicamous Eagles. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

DEANER AND THE NIGHTSEEKERS Deaner from the cult movie Fubar will be providing commentary of the movie and playing with his band Nightseeker. 9 p.m.

OKTOBERFEST PARTY Celebrate the last night of Oktoberfest with live music by Matt Potter and his band. 9 p.m.

October 17

TRAVEL ADVENTURE SERIES Speaker series featuring local residents who have travelled the world. Presented by the Friends of Mt. Revelstoke & Glacier. At Mackenzie’s Restaurant in the Powder Springs Hotel. 7:30 p.m.

October 18-19

UNDERSTANDING COMMUNICATION & UNDERSTANDING BEHAVIOUR The Alzheimer Society of BC presents a workshop for caregivers who are caring for a person with dementia. At the community centre. 12:30–2:30 p.m. Attendance is limited. Register by calling the Revelstoke Seniors Centre at 250-837-9456.

October 19

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 Meat & Alternatives, Milk & Alternatives, and Healthy Fats. At Community Connections. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To register call Patti Larson at 250-837-2920 x28

October 20

ONE FOR THE ROAD Come watch the latest ski movie by Teton Gravity Research. At the Roxy Theatre. 6:30 p.m. Tickets available at Valhalla Pure Outfitters.

October 21-22

CORNSTARR Classic rock cover band. Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

October 21

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Penticton Lakers. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

October 22

FILM NIGHT AT THE NICKELODEON Presenting the 1926 silent film Faust, starring Gosta Ekman, Emil Jannings and Wilhelm Dieterle. With live piano accompaniment specially composed by internationally renowned composer/performer Robert Bruce. At the Nickolodeon Museum. 7:30 p.m.

October 23

HEAD OF THE HERD Hard blues. Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

October 26

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 Planning Healthy Meals, Snacks and Beverages. 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 Abrahamson Brothers, Pioneer Family. 12:15–12:45 p.m. at the museum. Bring your lunch. $5 per person, coffee & cookies provided.

October 28

KYPRIOS, MOKA ONLY AND THE CHAPERONES. Three bands in one night, live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

October 29

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Fernie Ghostriders. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

FOURTH ANNUAL HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR Dance party with costume competition and more. Hosted by Team Gloria. Proceeds go to the Canadian Cancer Society. At the community centre.

October 31

HOMICIDE ON HALLOWEEN Get freaky and show your sleuthing skills for our private murder mystery

party. Characters will be assigned when you sign-up. We’ll be serving tasty hors d’oeuvres, games and of course a murder. At the Chamber of Screams Haunted House, aka Benoit’s Wine Bar. Pre-registration require by Oct. 26 at Benoit’s. Game starts at 8 p.m.

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

November 3

WINTER FARMERS’ MARKET Buy food and other products at the winter market. At the community centre.

November 5

ST. PETER’S CHRISTMAS TEA & BAKE SALE At St. Peters Church.

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

November 6

REVELSTOKE SKI SWAP Buy and sell used ski equipment. Hosted by the Revelstoke Ski Club. At the community centre.

Novermber 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. Details TBA.

November 9

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.

November 10

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.

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.

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.

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.

November 16

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Chase Heat. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

November 17-19

REVELSTOKE THEATRE COMPANY PRODUCTION The theatre company will be presenting two one-act plays. Details TBA. At the United Church.

November 18

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Kamloops Storm. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

November 19

MUNICIPAL CIVIC ELECTIONS Vote for the mayor, councillors, regional director and school board trustees. At the community centre.

November 21

TRAVEL ADVENTURE SERIES Speaker series featuring local residents who have travelled the world. Presented by the Friends of Mt. Revelstoke & Glacier. At Mackenzie’s Restaurant in the Powder Springs Hotel. 7:30 p.m.

November 23

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

November 24-26

REVELSTOKE THEATRE COMPANY PRODUCTION The theatre company will be presenting two one-act plays. Details TBA. At the United Church.

November 25

ATTACK OF LA NINA: THE BITCH IS BACK Come watch the latest ski movie by Matchstick Productions. Some segments were shot in the Revelstoke area. At the Roxy Theatre. 7 p.m.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Sicamous Eagles. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

November 26-27

HANDMADE PARADE & CRAFT EXTRAVAGANZA Christmas craft fair hosted by the Revelstoke Arts Council. At the community centre.

November 26

PEEWEE GRIZZLIES vs. Clearwater. At the Revelstoke Forum. 3 p.m.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. North Okanagan Knights. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

November 27

PEEWEE GRIZZLIES vs. Clearwater. At the Revelstoke Forum. 10:50 a.m.

December 2

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Columbia Valley Rockies. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

December 3

BANTAM GRIZZLIES vs. Vernon. At the Revelstoke Forum. 3 p.m.

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

December 4

PEEWEE GRIZZLIES vs. Kelowna. At the Revelstoke Forum. 3 p.m.

December 7

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

SENIOR CHRISTMAS PARTY Enjoy a Christmas dinner with your fellow seniors. At the community centre.

December 9-18

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

December 14

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. North Okanagan Knights. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

December 17

REVELSTOKE CHRISTMAS FARM & CRAFT MARKET At the community centre.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Golden Rockets. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

January 8, 2012

PEEWEE GRIZZLIES vs. Chase. At the Revelstoke Forum. 10:10 a.m.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Kimberley Dynamiters. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

January 14, 2012

PEEWEE GRIZZLIES vs. Penticton. At the Revelstoke Forum. 4 p.m.

January 15, 2012

PEEWEE GRIZZLIES vs. Penticton. At the Revelstoke Forum. 10:50 a.m.

January 18, 2012

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. North Okanagan Knights. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

January 20, 2012

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Kelowna Rockets. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

January 21, 2012

BANTAM GRIZZLIES vs. Merritt. At the Revelstoke Forum. 3 p.m.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Sicamous Eagles. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

January 22, 2012

BANTAM GRIZZLIES vs. Merritt. At the Revelstoke Forum. 10:50 a.m.

PEEWEE GRIZZLIES vs. Kelowna. At the Revelstoke Forum. 3 p.m.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Chase Heat. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

January 27, 2012

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Creston Thunder Cats. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

January 28, 2012

BANTAM GRIZZLIES vs. Kamloops. At the Revelstoke Forum. 3 p.m.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Osoyoos Coyotes. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

January 29, 2012

BANTAM GRIZZLIES vs. Vernon. At the Revelstoke Forum. 3 p.m.

February 10, 2012

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Kamloops Storm. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

February 11, 2012

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Summerland Steam. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

February 17

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. North Okanagan Knights. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

February 19, 2012

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Sicamous Eagles. Last game of the regular season. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

March 19, 2012

TRAVEL ADVENTURE SERIES Speaker series featuring local residents who have travelled the world. Presented by the Friends of Mt. Revelstoke & Glacier. At Mackenzie’s Restaurant in the Powder Springs Hotel. 7:30 p.m.

April 16, 2012

TRAVEL ADVENTURE SERIES Speaker series featuring local residents who have travelled the world. Presented by the Friends of Mt. Revelstoke & Glacier. At Mackenzie’s Restaurant in the Powder Springs Hotel. 7:30 p.m.

 

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