the Sons of the Pioneers play Key City Theatre on Monday, October 7, 2019. Submitted file.

Know it All: Kimberley/Cranbrook entertainment guide

Stage Light operators needed at Centre 64

Do you have theatre in your blood and a little technical knowledge? The Kimberley Arts Council/Centre 64 is looking for stage lights technicians. Training will be provided to operate theatre lighting during events at Centre 64. You will be compensated for your time. Contact Centre 64 at 250-427-4919 or info@kimberleyarts.com

Upcoming workshops at Cranbrook Arts

September 27 6-9, 28th-29th 9:30-4: Take your paintings to an even higher level of beauty using visual, creative hues in this 2 1/2-day workshop with Mirja Valhalla. Make the colours you love to see on your paintings. Layers, layers, layers! Discover how your colour wheel is a tool you will be passionate to use. Learn to use glazing, scumbling, deducting and more for fabulous effects. This class will take place at the Manual Training Centre. Register for the classes at 1013 Baker Street at the Cranbrook Arts Gift Shop Gallery.

In the gallery at Centre 64

Healing Arts

Now in the gallery, An exhibition by Irene Rutherford. September 24 to October 19, Tuesday to Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m Opening reception September 28, 2 to 4 p.m. at Centre 64

Sat. September 28

Writing workshop Centre 64

The Joy of Writing, Finding your Authentic Self with TErry Anne Wilson. Centre 64, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Terry Anne is a writer and a published author who calls Kimberley her ‘home base.’ Having lived in nine different countries, her love of cultures, people and travel imbues her work.She is also passionate about sharing the joy of writing. Terry Anne hopes to inspire others to find their authentic voice; whether it be for journaling, blogging, published works, or perhaps for posterity or family keepsake. The workshop will inform, inspire and enrich.

Admission by minimum donation of $25. Please register at Centre 64 250-427-4919 or info@kimberleyarts.com.

September 28 & 29

Kimberley Community Fall Fair

Marysville arena. Kimberley’s favourite fall weekend. Lots of fodo and craft vendors, pie bake off, beer garden. kiddies corner. Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sat. September 28

PIGS: Canada’s Pink Floyd Tribute

Saturday, 28 September 2019. 7:30 pm 10:30 pm. Tickets $49.50 Regular | $46.50 Big Ticket & Big Ticket Plus Members

PIGS: Canada’s Pink Floyd are hitting the road in the fall of 2019 to thrill audiences across North America on their In The Flesh Tour. PIGS deliver the music of one of the greatest bands of all time with exacting precision certain to delight and amaze every Pink Floyd fanatic. Performing many favourites from The Wall, The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here and Animals along with other classic cuts and rarities from Meddle to The Division Bell, the show is not to be missed!

Sept. 28 Seniors Dance Cranbrook

Remembering Good Times to Good music, with Friends, Family, and Community, LET’S JOIN theFUN at the Cranbrook SENIORS HALL, 2nd St. S. Saturday, Sept. 28th, 7-11 pm dancing to the Golden Songs of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. A Walk down Memory Lane ! Music by Dan & Gary. Refreshments served. $10. DO NOT MISS THE SPECIAL EVENT OFFERED BY THE GREAT CANADIAN BARN DANCE of HILL SPRING, AB and THE KUNKEL FAMILY, OCTOBER 12th 7 pm Come Out to our own Cranbrook EAGLES HALL, 715 Kootenay St. and be entertained by their Great Music and enjoy a Great Evening. Tickets available at Huckleberry Books $20. Light Lunch Served. 250.919 0143

Sunday, Sept. 29 Cranbrook and Kimberley

Beethoven by Arne Sahlen

Kimberley United Church Sept. 29 at 3 p.m., Cranbrook: The Dwelling Place, 6 p.m. Teh extraordinary life and musical ouput of Beethoven. a lead up to the Symphony of the Kootenay’s all Beethoven concert on Sunday October 6.

Wednesday, October 2

Key City Theatre Michael Kaeshammer and his band

Michael Kaeshammer — pianist, vocalist, composer, arranger and producer — is taking the stage with his band at Key City Theatre to play his beloved jazz and boogie-woogie.Known for his silky voice and keyboard chops, Kaeshammer will be performing at Key City Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday October 2.Tickets are $42 Regular | $36 Big Ticket Member | $32 Big Ticket Plus Member Tickets are available at the Key City Theatre Box Office 250-426-7006 and Online at www.keycitytheatre.com

Friends of the Cranbrook Public Library Harvest Book Sale

This sale will be held in the Manual Training School, adjacent to the Library. Thursday, Oct. 3rd from 4 pm to 8 pm is for Friends’ members only. A $10 membership can be purchased at the door. Friday, Oct. 4th and Saturday, Oct. 5th everyone is welcome from 9 am to 5 pm. Sunday, Oct 6th is the Bag Sale from 12 pm to 3 pm. Only Friends’ bags can be used and if you need one, they can be purchased at this sale. This is our largest sale of the year so don’t miss out on great purchases of books, CDs, DVDs,& audiobooks.

Donations for this sale are being accepted at the Circulation Desk in the Library. Items in good condition please and no encyclopedia sets, Condensed Readers Digests or textbooks.

Call Marilyn for info 250-489-6254

First Saturday in Kimberley

Oktoberfest

Arts, Culture & Heritage Celebration. October 5 9 am – 10 pm Kimberley’s Platzl & Centre 64

Saturday, October 5 Key City Theatre

The Small Glories

Roots powerhouse duo The Small Glories are Cara Luft & JD Edwards, a musical tour-de-force partnership planted on the Canadian Prairies. Tickets $35 | $29 Big Ticket | $25 Big Ticket plus

Sunday, October 6 Key City Theatre

Symphony of the Kootenays: The Fifth

Beethoven’s Coriolanus Overture, Beethoven’s 5th Symphony & Beethoven’s 5th Piano Concerto featuring: Amy Zanrosso, guest pianist. Tickets $32 | $10 Youth. 3 to 5 p.m.

Monday, October 7 Key City Theatre

The Legendary Sons of the Pioneers

7:30 to 9:30 p.m. North America’s longest running band will ride into Cranbrook to start off an anticipated tour of B.C. next month. The Sons of the Pioneers will celebrate an historic 85th anniversary with a concert at the Key City Theatre Monday, Oct. 7. Founded in 1934, the Sons of the Pioneers are one of the earliest Western singing groups, popularizing Western Swing and cowboy musical culture. Renowned for their musicianship and songwriting, the group has over the years set the template for distinctive Western vocal harmonies. Sons of the Pioneers was founded by Canadian Bob Nolan, Tim Spencer, and one Leonard Slye, who would change his name to Roy Rogers and go on to a legendary Hollywood career, along with the sons.

Wednesday, October 9 Key City Theatre

Rockies Film Series: Wild Rose

7 p.m to 8:45 p.m. Tickets $12. This British made film tells the complicated story of Rose-Lynn, a woman on a quest to become a country music star… Rolling Stones magazine touts it as a Ballad of a Honky-Tonk woman; the story of a Scottish single mother who dreams of country-music glory is fueled by one knockout performance!

Fall Nature Park hikes in Kimberley

Sunday October 13 at 10am – “Chasing the Colours” with Dennis Bathory (403 651-5061). Meet at the Nordic Trails parking lot for a 3 hour hike to Dipper Lake and the viewpoint; returning by Shannon Trail. Bring water & snack.

Sunday October 20 – “Golden Larch Hike” with Struan Robertson (250 427-5048). This hike has two starting points. 9am at Nordic Trails parking lot for a mainly flat 10km round-trip lasting about 4hr or Riverside Campground parking on St. Mary Lake road for a short carpool up Lower Matthew Rd. Then a moderate 8km round trip for approx. 3-4 hours. Both parties will see the golden show of the Larch Trees and will meet at Dipper Lake. Bring water & snack.

Thursday and Friday, October 10 and 11

Diwali in BC – Festival of Arts and Culture, Key City Theatre

Tickets $30 Regular | $ 20 Youth | $10 Child under 12. Get your Bollywood On!” Dance Workshop PLUS Ticket to Diwali in BC $40 Featuring Shiamak Dance from Vancouver. Diwali in Cranbrook is a joyous multicultural showcase extravaganza featuring numerous dance & musical performances by local groups & professional headliners who will have you up & dancing in the aisles! Join us for an intercultural celebration of Diwali’s “victory of light over darkness!”

Dance Workshop Thursday October 10 at 6:30 pm Workshop is led by one of the Shiamak dancers. Learn the cultural context of Diwali and Bollywood style dance moves. Fee includes a ticket to the Friday October 11 performance. **Choose your seat to the October 11 performance for $40 and you are registered for the workshop. Limited tickets. Book Today.

This fall in Kimberley

Mountain Glass – Oct. 17 to 27

Glass House Xperience will be at Mountain Grass from October 17-27, parked in the back of 349 Spokane Street. Glass House has travelled extensively across Western Canada teaching glassblowing workshops, but this will be their first time coming to Kimberley. This gives area residents a chance to try this unique art form, without having to travel further than downtown Kimberley

Women for Women

November 1 Studio 64

Second Annual women’s event at Studio 64. Enjoy wine and cheese, no host bar. tickets $30 in advance, $35 at the door. Raie a glass to support the arts. Applicataions from artisan vendors for the event are now being accepted. Deadline is September 30. Contact Centre 64 for application forms. 250-427-4919.

Sat. Nov. 2 Heritage Inn Cranbrook

Guitrist Ken Hamm

Ken Hamm accoustic blues iwth Jon Bisset. Presented by Lazy Crow Promotions. Doors open 6 p.m. show at 7:05 at the Studio Lounge Heritage Inn. 803 Cranbrook St. N. Tickets $20 advance, $25 at the door.

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