Fall  Season - Historic Downtown Fernie

A Guide to Arts, Culture and Heritage in Fernie & the Elk Valley

In the heart of the majestic Canadian Rocky Mountains, the Elk Valley is a hidden oasis of verdant landscapes, charming towns and abundant arts, culture and history.

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  • Open Mic Nights every Thursday at Fernie Distillers
    October 21, 2021

    Open Mic at Fernie Distillers

    A new addition to the weekly events calendar - come show off your skills at the welcome distillers bar.

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  • Booked! Fernie Writer's Series
    October 28, 2021

    Booked! Fernie Writers Series Presents Jon Turk

    Join renowned explorer Jon Turk for the Canadian launch of his fifth book, a provocative look at connections and understanding.

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  • Janet Moore - Reflections
    October 28, 2021

    Gallery Opening: Janet Moore

    A reception to open the new exhibit: Reflections by Janet Moore. Cash Bar & Refreshments.

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  • John Reischman & The Jaybirds
    October 31, 2021

    John Reischman & The Jaybirds in concert at The Arts Station

    Juno-nominated bluegrass - a special treat before going trick or treating! $22/$17.

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  • Avalanches in the Canadian Rockies
    December 4, 2021

    Gallery Opening: Taming Dragons at the Fernie Museum

    Exploring the mystery and science of snow and avalanches, featuring 'Land of the Thundering Snow.'

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  • Scenic view at Fernie Alpine Resort
    December 4, 2021

    Opening day at Fernie Alpine Resort

    Winter Opening Day at Fernie Alpine Resort for the 2021-2022 Season!

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  • Reel Canadian Film Festival Screening
    January 28, 2022

    14th Annual Reel Canadian Film Festival

    Celebrating the best of Canadian Cinema with feature films, documentaries and short films, plus special features.

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  • Joni Laberge - Featherberries
    October 1, 2021

    Gallery Opening: Joni Laberge

    A reception to open the new exhibit: Following Paint by Joni Laberge. Cash Bar & Refreshments.

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  • Scalawag
    October 3, 2021

    Scalawag at Kodiak Lounge

    Instrumental folk and broody lyrics - perfect for getting in the fall mood. Located at the Raging Elk Hostel.

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Old Fernie City Hall

History | Fernie's Lost Landmarks

Heritage buildings lost to time.

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Thick Forest above the Elk Valley

Ktunaxa | Creation Story

The Ktunaxa Nation's creation story includes Fernie and the Elk Valley.

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Local band Shred Kelly

Music | Shred Kelly

These iconic Fernie musicians create energy with their folk music that makes every dance floor vibrate!

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