West Kootenay Events

All Events

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‘VisuALchemy’ opening reception

Venue:
Nelson Museum, Archives & Gallery
Community:
Nelson

Judy Wapp is a much loved and respected artist living in New Denver, BC, and is known as a prolific artist and staunch patron of the arts in the Kootenays. Judy’s work uses images from mass media to, “give a second look to what surrounds us every day.” Discussions can include the art of collage, the proliferation of the media, and more.

Community Events
Kid Friendly
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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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Judy Wapp: ‘VisuAlchemy’ exhibition opening

Venue:
Nelson Museum, Archives & Gallery
Community:
Nelson

As an activist, visual artist, and radio personality for nearly 75 years, Judy Wapp has lived an incredible life, laying the groundwork for her intense interest in communication via mass media – the subject of her collage work for nearly 33 years.

Community Events
Exhibition/Speakers
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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Metta Grove by Simon Haiduk

Venue:
The Capitol Theatre
Community:
Nelson

Merging the essence of meditative sound journeys, music concerts, cinematic films, and mesmerizing psychedelic visuals, Metta Grove is a multimedia symphony that elicits nourishing relaxation, wonder, and euphoria.

Featuring stunning visuals of animated art by Simon Haiduk with an uplifting soundtrack, this visionary experience will enliven your senses, leaving you calm and clear.

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Weekends at Finleys with DJ ROX.

Venue:
Finley’s Bar & Grill
Community:
Nelson

DJ Rox is ready with all your favourite dance floor tunes to keep you dancing all night long, every Saturday in Nelson. Don’t miss out on Late Night Happy Hour from 8-11pm.

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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Wing Wednesday

Venue:
Finley’s Bar & Grill
Community:
Nelson

Our famous Finley’s Wings are just $9.99 per pound every Wednesday*

Choose from Honey-garlic, Teriyaki, Szechhaun, Hot, BBQ, Salt & Pepper, Cajun, Lemon-Pepper, Sweet Chili

*with beverage pruchase – dine in only

Food/Beverage
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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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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
-

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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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
-

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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