West Kootenay Events

All Events

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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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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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Tea & Textiles

Venue:
J.B. Fletcher Store Museum
Community:
Ainsworth

The J.B. Fletcher Museum in Ainsworth will be hosting gatherings for fibre enthusiasts and tea lovers to come and work on their knitting, crochet, embroidery, and spinning projects while connecting with fellow crafters. These gatherings will occur the first Wednesday of every month from 9-12. Drop ins welcome.

Community Events
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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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Open Mic Night at The Angry Hen

Venue:
Angry Hen Brewing
Community:
Kaslo

Open mic night at The Angry Hen in Kaslo.

The first Wednesday of every month. All live music is presented in conjunction with Propel Studios, a full-production recording studio with accommodation directly across the street from The Angry Hen.

Live Performance
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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
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Balfour Daze

Venue:
Balfour Playing Field
Community:
Balfour
Exciting news! Balfour Daze will be back this year! We are looking forward to getting the whole community together again. We hope to see you! Saturday, July 6th, 2024 at the Community Playing Fields in Balfour It will be a fun day for the whole family. There will be music, food, artisan vendors, kid’s activities, a beer garden and more.
Community Events
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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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Being Alive: Awe & Wonder

Venue:
Yasodhara Ashram
Community:
Kootenay Bay

Is it possible to bridge the worlds between our divine and earthly self, allowing easier passage from one to the other? Opening the heart and experiencing awe and wonder in daily life, memory and practice holds a key. This retreat includes visualization, reflection, drawing and spiritual practices.

Wellness
Workshops
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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
-

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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