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Know it All: Plenty of concerts, and more this month

James Neve is one of hte performers at the upcoming Home Grown Coffee House in Kimberley. John Allen photo

Cranbrook Arts

Along with the staple Art and Pottery classes there is a variety of low cost and free community programming including Free Toddler Tues, Free Monthly Family Nights, Afterschool Art Club, Art Night with Mo, and Wed Open Studio.

The exhibition in the Gallery is the “Art in the Park” Residency Program - Artwork created by nine Artists in Glacier National Park in the Summer of 2022, as a part of the Artist Residency program hosted by Parks Canada in partnership with the Revelstoke Public Gallery. March 15 to April 27.

There is lots of new unique artwork by over 30 local artists. Gallery and Gallery Shop hours are 11:00 – 4:00, Wed – Sat.

Looking for more information and ways to get involved with Cranbrook Arts? Get in touch with us

Centre 64

Live@Studio64 ‘Delivering Great Live Music’ presents the Red Dirt Skinners, Sat May 25, 8pm. This is the last show in the spring series. Show is Sold Out.

Home Grown Coffee House Saturday April 13

Kimberley Home Grown Music presents the last coffee house of the season on Saturday April 13th, in the theatre at Centre 64. Tickets are $10 and available at the Snow Drift Café and Centre 64. Doors open at 7:00pm and show starts at 7:30 PM sharp.

Performing are Janice Fleming, Jeanie MacDonald and Bodi Kirkby, Conor Canning, Jim Marshall, Evangeline Keanna, Craig Hillman and James Neve, Jason and Rachel Cleland and Chris and Paulette Dadson

Wally Smith is the MC for the evening.

Kootenay Concert Connections presents:

Hotel California Encore Performance

April 15th 2024 at 7:30 pm

Tickets: Regular $51

The Original Eagles Tribute is selling out everywhere!

For over three decades now HOTEL CALIFORNIA has been recreating the legendary sound of THE EAGLES, and thrilling audiences all over the world. The band set the bar in 1986, and they’ve remained the industry leading substitute for The Eagles ever since. Playing to huge outdoor and arena audiences, sharing bills with some of rock’s legends, and going places no tribute band has gone before.

Fisher Peak Winter Ale Concert Series 2024: Jenny Allen with Dave Prinn & Heather Gemmell

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

7:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m.

Sensual, frank and fearless”, said Calgary Fast Forward Magazine about performing songwriter Jenny Allen. Her first solo recording, ‘Something to Say’, produced by Canadian folk legend Valdy, led to invitations at major festivals both in Canada and the US. and widespread critical acclaim. Opening for the likes of Taj Mahal, Jennifer Warnes, and Shawn Colvin, her music invited comparisons to Mary Chapin Carpenter and Tracy Chapman, swinging effortlessly between a rich variety of styles such as roots, blues, pop and rock.

SOTK: Symphonie Fantastique

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Songs from Hector Berlioz, Camile Saint Saëns, and Max Richter

Have Camera Will Travel….

A travelogue series at Centre 64

Join Rick Neidig in Morocco

“Morocco - Sahara and beyond”

Photo Presentation at Centre 64 on Tuesday, April 23 at 7:30pm

Admission by donation. All proceeds to Kimberley Arts at Centre 64.

Bellamy Brothers - the Love Still Flows Key City Theatre

Thursday, April 25, 2024

Howard and David continue to prove that the trail they’ve ridden to fame has been as unique as their music itself—music that is now celebrating 40 years of success.

Rotary Club of Cranbrook Heart of the Community Gala & Auction

April 27 Colombo Lodge Cranbrook

The evening kicks off with cocktails at 5 pm, followed by a sumptuous four-course dinner starting at 6 pm. Complimentary champagne will accompany the meal, enhancing your dining experience. Dress in your semi-formal best, and feel free to embrace the Moulin Rouge theme with your attire. Whether you opt for bold and beautiful or elegantly understated, your presence will contribute to the night’s magic. The evening will not only tantalize your taste buds but also entertain you with a live and silent auction and live music by The Testers that promises to keep you dancing late into the night.

Blind Date With a Book - Fundraiser Kaleidoscope

May 9, Art Gallery Kimberley

Are you ready to mingle, sip, and groove for a good cause? Art Gallery Kimberley has teamed up with Huckleberry Books to raise funds for Kimberley Kaleidoscope Arts Festival 2024 while sipping, nibbling, browsing for books, and enjoying live music and more.

They’ve wrapped up stacks (and stacks!) of mystery books, each with a teaser on the package. It’s like a blind date with a book! Wander through the gallery and gift shop to find your perfect literary match while enjoying a drink and nibbling on snacks.

Live Music: Groove to the beats of Kimberley’s newest band, Howard Street Blend.

Secure your spot for $35, which includes a blind date book, your first drink, and a $20 donation to the Kimberley Kaleidoscope Arts Festival. Plus, additional books and drinks will be available for purchase to keep the good times rolling. Tickets available at the Gallery.

The Future is Now

Community Sustainability, Technology and Innovation Fair

McKim School Kimberley May 13, 2024

Event featuring keynote speaker Bob McDonald. tickets are available at

Over 20 booths on sustainability, innovation, technology and youth climate adaptation projects. Door prizes for carbon netural transporation to event.

Ceilidh on the Mountain Saturday, June 1

With the Kimberley Pipe Band and the Kimberley Cranbrook Highland Dance Association and Lennan Delany and Jarred Albright. At Kimberley Alpine Resort. This event is sold out but there is a waiting list.

Harmony Rising - Symphony in the Valley

In the spirit of our ever popular Symphony on the Mountain concerts the SOTK will be hosting a two concert series in July, 2024 including a special outdoor concert at ?AQ’AM in the scenic St. Mary River Valley. Guest artists will include the Numa Ka.kin Drummers with a welcome from Nasuʔkin (Chief) Joe Pierre. As always, with our summer concerts you’ll be entertained with an upbeat program, some familiar and possibly some new to you. Special thanks to PJ Gilhuly, a Ktunaxa artist living in Cranbrook, for the design of our poster.

Adults: $50 / Students: $22


Saturday, July 6, 2024

7:00 pm MDT

Columbia Valley Centre

646 4 St, Invermere, BC V0A 1K0

Invermere Tickets: Buy On-line


Sunday, July 7, 2024

2:30 pm MDT

St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino

​Fisher Peak Fiber Arts Guild

The guild welcomes beginners and those experienced in the fiber arts. They meet at the Cranbrook Senior Citizens’ Centre on the first Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. till noon. Second Thursday from nine to noon. Fourth Thursday at 6:30 for felting. For more information please contact Tessa at or call 250-919-6743.

Funtastics in Cranbrook

The FUNTASTICS singing group will be starting singing on Tuesday, January 9th. We sing at Mt Zion Lutheran Church (corner of 11th St. & 11th Ave.) from 1:30 to 3:00. We welcome newcomers from Cranbrook, Kimberley and surrounding areas. For more information contact Audrey at (250) 4898-5047.

Cranbrook Quilters Guild

Come quilt with us! Learn the art, socialize and contribute to community. Daytime quilting/workshops tues am 9:30-12:00; first thurs. 9:30 – 12:00; wed evenings 6:30-8:30; Business and social meetings second and fourth tues. evenings 7;00 ; Quilting/ workshops - 5 Saturdays during year. CONTACT :, Facebook or Donna 250 421 3724.

Bridge in Kimberley

Drop in to Kimberley’s Centennial Hall Thursdays 1 to 4 p.m. for duplicate bridge. Contact Linda Johnson 250-427-1784.

Kimberley Weavers’ Guild

Kimberley Weavers’ Guild is focused on weaving and spinning but welcome all fibre artists. we meet Wednesdays 1 4o 4 p.m. Sept. to June. Drop in for a visit. For more information please or text 250-427-1735.

Senior’s Day at Cranbrook Legion

Every third Wednesday The Cranbrook Legion Branch #24 hosts ‘Senior’s Day at the Legion’. Join ‘Bud’s Friends’ for an hour of Sing-a-long from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. A lunch of great sandwiches and yummy sweet treats is provided and served by the ‘Telus Ambassadors’, Come and join us for an hour of fun and lively singing. If you come with a group you should get there early, (shortly after 1pm) to get a good seat. And it’s free.

Carolyn Grant

About the Author: Carolyn Grant

I have been with the Kimberley Bulletin since 2001 and have enjoyed every moment of it.
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