Must See Events


Saturday, June 23rd

Play Day

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 10:00am | Children, Community, Family Friendly, Free

A room full of toys for drop-in free play. We have activities for children of all ages, from babies up including soft toys, large puzzles, drawing materials, KEVA blocks, and more. We'll wrap things up with a quick song and story just before noon.

Scenic Chairlift Open for Season

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 11:00am | Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness

Enjoy a scenic chairlift ride up to an elevation of 1500 metres. This ride offers spectacular views of the Salish Sea and the oldest provincial park in the Province of B.C. After your ride up, enjoy a hike down the winding Linton's Loop Trail that takes you back to the base of Mount Washington....

Hornby Island Farmers Market

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 11:00am | Business, Community, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free, Markets

From the long May weekend until the end of June on Saturdays from 11-2; July and August on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 11-2, and September on Saturdays from 11-2. We operate under the BC Farmers Market Association mandate: “Make it, Bake it, Grow it.” The “Make it, Bake it, Grow it” motto allows...

Wine Tasting at 40 Knots Vineyard and Estate Winery

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 11:00am | Entertainment, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Free

Our  Tasting Lounge and Wine Shop is a wonderful place to stop by for an afternoon visit with friends. Enjoy complimentary tastings plus we carry a full array of local specialty gifts including our own Vino Skin Care Line.  Also visit our Interpretive Trail Stroll through our vineyard and learn...

Go-Kart & Monster Truck Rides

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 12:00pm | Children, Entertainment, Family Friendly

12-4pm. Ideal for all ages. ride around the oval track where the Champions race! All carts are equipped with a remote shut-off switch for your safety. Children 7 years and older ride on their own. Under 7 ride for FREE, when accompanied by an adult. All equipment supplied. (helmets, goggles, padded...

Games & Grounds Saturday Events

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 12:00pm | Children, Community, Family Friendly, Food & Drink, Teens

Games and Grounds Saturday's Events starts 12pm with Drop-in Casual Play Magic: The Gathering. 12:30pm- Standard Showdown - Amonkhet. 6:30pm, Booster Draft. 7pm, Board Game Meetup.  Texas Hold'em-`1st Sat 6pm. For a full calendar and description, visit the Games and Grounds website calendar.

Improv workshop

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 12:00pm | Arts, Entertainment, Talks & Workshops

We first start by doing some physical comedy games that get your body moving and your creative juices flowing. We do exercises that aim at awakening a sense of the here and the now and that put you into a state of play. We'll learn how to say yes, we'll learn to take risks and to accept...

Westcoast Poker Tour @ the Mex

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 1:00pm | Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music

Poker:   Every Saturday, 1pm, at the Mex Pub.

Fernie at War: Author Talk with Wayne Norton

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 2:00pm | Arts, Community, Education, Talks & Workshops

On three separate occasions, Ginger Goodwin spent time in the Elk Valley. Historian Wayne Norton has uncovered fascinating detail about Goodwin’s experience there as an employee of the Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company and as an organizer for the Socialist Party of Canada. Norton's research...

Meat Draw with Music by Litebrew

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 2:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink

Meat draw with special guests plus music by Litebrew, 2-5pm