West Kootenay Events

All Events

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Meat & Prize Draws

Venue:
corner of Stanley & Victoria
Community:
Nelson

 

 

Every Friday afternoon, the Nelson Royal Canadian Legion (402 Victoria Street – Stanley Street Entrance) holds meat & prize draws from 3 to 5 pm.  There is also often a 50/50 draw.  All proceeds to local charities.  Please come out and join us in a great community cause.

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Blues Set w/ J. Greg Walter

Venue:
Torchlight Brewing Co.
Community:
Nelson, BC

Come on down to Torchlight Brewing Co. in Nelson, every Friday, for some end of the week week good times and great tunes!

Live Performance
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Guided Cold War Bunker tours

Venue:
Nelson Museum, Archives & Gallery
Community:
Nelson

During the height of the Cold War, in the 1950s and 1960s, nearly 50 bunkers were constructed across Canada. In 2017, the Nelson Museum began work on restoring the space and opening it to the public. You can join a tour of one of the Museumʼs best-loved spaces!

Community Events
Kid Friendly
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Independent Animation Mini-Festival

Venue:
The Capitol Theatre
Community:
Nelson

Kootenay Moving Pictures and the Capitol Theatre in Nelson present curated animated films from across Canada and around the world. This animation film festival is an event that showcases a diverse selection of films that celebrate the artistry and creativity of animators, featuring a wide range of styles, storytelling techniques and voices.

Film
Live Performance
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THE EISENHAUERS

Venue:
Taghum Hall
Community:
Nelson

Get ready to experience the soulful folk-roots music of THE EISENHAUERS live in concert – it’s going to be a night to remember!

Live Performance
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Langham 50th Anniversary Dance

Venue:
Kaslo Legion
Community:
Kaslo

June 8th – The Langham’s 50th Anniversary Dance
8:00 pm – 1:00 am – Legion Hall – 19+ event, Tickets $25

Live Performance
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Queen: It’s a Kinda Magic

Venue:
The Capitol Theatre
Community:
Nelson

Adult $71
Child (under 13) $42
Groups (6+) $66 each

Nelson! Get ready to welcome back Queen: It’s a Kinda Magic!

Following the roaring success of 2023’s Canadian tour, Queen: It’s a Kinda Magic is back by popular demand for a nationwide tour.

Live Performance
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Sunday Karaoke

Venue:
Finley’s Bar & Grill
Community:
Nelson

Wrap up your weekend with Sunday Karaoke and Late Night Happy Hour every week at Finleys Bar & Grill in Nelson.

Check out our song list HERE

Live Performance
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Book Babies

Venue:
Nelson Public Library
Community:
Nelson

Bring your 0 to 18 month olds to the Library in Nelson for rhymes, songs & stories! A great way to meet other parents and caregivers, and enhance early literacy skills in a casual environment.

Drop-in. TUESDAYS at 10:30

Community Events
Kid Friendly
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Crafternoon

Venue:
Nelson Public Library
Community:
Nelson

Drop in between 3:30 and 4:30 every Tuesday for CRAFTERNOON at the Nelson Public Library.

Crafts, LEGO, Ozobots, DatoDuo, STEAM stations & more! Every week is a bit different.

Activities will be geared towards school aged children aged 5-13.

Community Events
Kid Friendly
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Kootenay Entrepreneurs Group (KEG)

Venue:
Torchlight Brewing Co.
Community:
Nelson, BC

NEW! Kootenay Entrepreneurs Group (KEG) happening in-person networking event!

Are you starting your own business in the Kootenays?

Join other folks just like you who are navigating the path from passion to profit! This group will give you a chance to network and skill share with other growth-minded people working on their own business! Starts in March, 2024. See you there!

Community Events
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Befriending Grief Series

Venue:
Lower Uphill Location given upon registration
Community:
Nelson

This is a six-part series reclaiming the art of turning towards loss in service of healing. In community, we can transmute the powerful energies of sorrow into good grief.

We will gather for six weeks—this is a closed group, designed to support 

folks who are grieving in several ways:

Workshops
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Wednesday Weekly Markets on Baker Street

Venue:
Nelson Baker Street
Community:
Nelson

June 5th and will run until September 25th, 2024 from 10am – 2pm

Exhibition/Speakers
Markets/Festival
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Gentle Yoga & Meditation for Remote Workers

Venue:
Jam Factory Co-working Space
Community:
Nelson

Gentle Yoga & Meditation for Remote Workers

NEW class starting in June @ The JAM Factory! A different kind of yoga class: mindful movement + mindful stillness.

Community Events
Wellness
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Weekly Tango Mini Lesson & Practice

Venue:
Christie Lee’s Hall
Community:
Nelson
Want to learn and practice dancing Argentine Tango? We host a weekly mini-lesson and practica at Christie Lee’s Hall in Fairview. The guided portion from 7:30-8:15 has a different host and topic each week (check our Facebook page for host and topic announcements). We have an open practice after the lesson until 9:30pm. Dancers of all levels are welcome!
Community Events
Workshops
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Family Story Time

Venue:
Nelson Public Library
Community:
Nelson

Drop by the Nelson Public Library Thursday mornings at 10:30 come to sing your favourite songs and hear some great stories!

All ages welcome.

Community Events
Kid Friendly
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salads + sprouts

Venue:
Kootenay Co-op
Community:
Nelson

In this class Maggie Jones will teach you how to sprout some creative ingredients and what to make with them! We’ll also explore how to make salads using rice and grains as well as beans and raw vegetables, with great recipes for dressings that you can use on anything!

register here

Community Events
Food/Beverage
Workshops

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