Ballet Kelowna comes to Key City Theatre in Cranbrook for one night only, November 27. Photo submitted

Upcoming events in Kimberley/Cranbrook

Local entertainment listings

Coming up at Cranbrook Arts

Community Events

Nov. 5-30, The Gallery at Cranbrook Arts (1013 Baker Street) is showing “Mixed Media Madness”, featuring acrylics by Charlene Venier, fibre art by Darlene Purnell, and encaustic mixed media by Tara Mercer. Attend the Meet the Artists Reception Saturday, November 16, 1-3 p.m. Upcoming at Cranbrook Arts new location, 1401 – 5th Street North (beside the bowling alley):

Monday Painters – 10-1, Nov. 18 – Dec. 23. Get together with other painters with works-in-progress. Bring your own supplies. Facilitated by local artist Bill McColl.

Felted Scarf Workshop – Sat., Nov. 30, 10-4. Popular local instructor Barb Guillen will facilitate nuno felt scarf making. Be prepared to leave the day with a beautiful scarf.

Paint a Ceramic Christmas Ornament in an afternoon with Yvonne Vigne. Sunday, Dec. 1, 1-3:30. Get in the Christmas spirit!

Register for workshops at 1013 Baker Street (open Tues.-Sat. 11-4:30) or through Eventbrite at Cranbrookarts.com

In the gallery at Centre 64

Invitational Christmas Gift Show and Sale

Now in the gallery, the annual Invitational Christmas Gift Show and Sale, an ongoing gallery exhibition. November 19 to December 24.

On going at Centre 64

Kimberley and District Guild of Fibre Artists, meetings every Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m.

We Paint painting group meetings begin in October, every second, third and fourth Wednesday 7 p.m. Studio 64.

Kimberley Writers Group. Every Thursday from 12 to 2 p.m. in the meeting room at Centre 64.

Latin Dance Nights at Studio 64

Latin dance instruction is back at Studio 64. Introductory lessons are by donation. Every Thursday, 21, Dec. 5. 7 p.m. $8 minimum donation.

November 21 – 23

23rd Rockies Film Festival at the Key City Theatre.

All Tickets $12 each. Purchase your tickets online at www.keycitytheatre.com or by phone 250-426-7006 or at the box office. In our second movie “Sometimes,Always,Never” Thursday Nov 21 8:30 pm Bill Nighy plays Alan, a widowed tailor with two obsessions: Scrabble and.searching for a son who left home years earlier and never returned. Alan is a bit of a rake and he’s not above hustling strangers for money playing Scrabble. Enjoy the trailer and see you at the movies https://rockiesfilmfest.com/sometimes-always-never.html..

Thursday, November 21 8:30 pm – Sometimes, Always, Never (90 mins)

Friday, November 22 6:30 pm – Brittany Runs A Marathon (104 mins)

Friday, November 22 8:30 pm – Maiden ( 97 mins)

Saturday, November 23 1:00 pm – Parasite (131 mins)

Saturday, November 23 6:30 – 7:30 Wine and Cheese Social (no host bar)

Saturday, November 23 7:30 pm – The Farewell (98 mins)

See www.rockiesfilmfest.com for more information and movie trailers

Friday, November 22

Kimberley Elks Club

Thee High Watts

The Thee High Watts rock the Kimberley Elks Club with an evening of vintage classic hard rock from the 60s and 70s. The band features members and ex-members of DOA, BCDC, Trans-Siberian Orchestra and Sack Grabbath. Show starts at 9 p.m.

Saturday, November 23

Kimberley Conference Centre

MSP Films: Return to Send’er

Return to Send’er is “THE SEASON’S BEST SKI MOVIE” – Freeskier Magazine. Four elite freeskiers—a veteran, a rookie, an innovator and a big mountain skier carrying on his father’s legacy—put together powerful, insightful individual segments before joining forces for the mother of all heliskiing trips. 6 p.m. Kimberley Conference Centre. Come early and check out the booths from Icelantic Skis, K2 Skis, Kimberley Alpine Team, Kimberley Alpine Resort AND Kimberley Volunteer Ski Patrol will be holding their intake from 4-6:30pm for their annual Ski swap.

Saturday, November 23

Take Four – An evening of jazz favourites

Kimberley Elks Club

Enjoy an evening of jazz music in the friendly Kimberley Elks Club.

Saturday, November 23

Studio 64

Fall Jazz and Blues Concert Series concert number 3 features Andrea Superstein

Saturday, November 23

LIve at the Heritage Inn, Cranbrook

Maddisun

Maddisun is a Kootenay musician with dreamy soulful vocals and expressive lyrics. Maddisun has an individual indie sound with undertones of soul. Showtime is 7:30 p.m.

Fall Jazz and Blues Concert Series Studio 64

Andrea Superstein

November 23

Concert number three in the fall series. Tickets $24 to $28, members pay less. Tickets available at Centre 64 or eastkootenay.snapd.com

Sunday, November 24

Key City Theatre

The Huron Carole

The Huron Carole is a seasonal music tradition spanning 3 decades touring from coast to coast to coast. Expect an evening of contemporary and signature Christmas music along with stories creatively crafted by Tom Jackson and his ensemble of musicians. The tour travels to 15 cities raising funds for local food banks and family service agencies.

Have Camera Will Travel travelogues return November 26

Starting off our tenth year of travelogues. “The Many Faces of India” – Two years of unravelling its rich and layered stories with Terry Anne Wilson. Slide presentation at Centre 64 on Tuesday, Nov 26 at 7:30 pm. Admission by donation Proceeds: Kimberley Arts Centre 64

Tuesday, November 26

Travelogue Costa Rica and Panama

College of the Rockies Room 250

In March 2019 Allister and Denise Pedersen travelled on a small expedition ship along the west coasts of Costa Rica and Panama to remote national parks and tropical islands. The trip concluded with a transit of the Panama Canal and some time in Panama City. Highlights of their trip included a tour of Manuel Antonio National Park, a jungle zipline excursion, snorkeling with crocodiles, Coiba National Park and a visit to the remote Embera tribe that have lived in the area for centuries. Enjoy their travelogue featuring photos and videos of exotic birds, wild animals, colourful flowers and Panama City’s skyline. It all starts at 7 p.m. All proceeds to the Friends of the Cranbrook Public Library.

Wednesday, November 27

Key City Theatre

Ballet Kelowna

Following triumphant season-opening performances, Ballet Kelowna has undertaken a month-long tour of B.C., bringing performances to eight communities across the province. MAMBO and Other Works, a high energy mixed program, features Wen Wei Wang’s dynamic work 1723 – Vivaldi, the thrilling tango-inspired Cuatro Estaciones from Ballet Kelowna’s visionary Artistic Director and CEO Simone Orlando, and Alysa Pires’ vivacious audience favourite MAMBO. The Company will travel to Cranbrook’s Key City Theatre Wednesday November 27 for one show only.

Cranbrook History Centre Family Fun Night

Friday, November 29

5:00 pm – 9:00 p.m. Featuring:

Free admission to Museum

Movie on the Train – Polar Express $5.00 (+gst) per person

Children 5 and under Free – MUST be accompanied by an adult

Showings at 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Limited Seating – Please RSVP to 250-489-3918

Trans Canada Train Tours:

6:00 pm, 6:30 pm, 7:00 pm, 7:30 pm 8:00 pm

Family Tour Rate: $15.00 plus gst (Regular $30.00 plus gst)

The Photo Booth Cranbrook – $5.00 per session

Saturday, November 30

Home Grown Music, Centre 64, Kimberley

Show starts at 8pm sharp, doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $8 available at The SnowDrift Café and Centre 64. All proceeds to the Kimberley Helping Hands Food Bank. Donations of non-perishable food items for the Xmas hampers appreciated. Line up for the coffee house; North Star Singers; Students of Arne Sahlen; Randy Marchi and Tim Plait; Rod Wilson; Van and Shelagh Redecopp; Fres and Curt; Maddisun and Bill StAmand.

Saturday, November 30

Key City Theatre

Symphony of the Kootenays

Christmas in the Old Country

A seasonal concert featuring a special setting of Dylan Thomas’ A Child’s Christmas in Wales, a nostalgic tribute to holidays of a simpler time, wtih new music by Canadian composer Claude Laplame. 7:30 p.m.

December 4 and 5

Cod Gone Wild in Kimberley and Cranbrook

The Celtic band will be playing at Centre 64 in Kimberley on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, followed by a performance at The Stage Door Theatre in Cranbrook on Thursday, December 5, 2019. Tickets for the all-ages event are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Tickets are available at the Centre 64 box office, or online at www.codgonewild.com/shows.

Thursday, December 5

Christmas Charity Concert

7 p.m. at Mt Zion Lutheran Church, 920 11th St S, Cranbrook. A variety of both traditional and non-traditional Christmas songs will be performed featuring local musicians Tom Bungay, The Tick Magnets (Stephen Knowles, Rollie Cummins, Gord Jolie), Dave Prinn, James Neve, & Sheva (Van & Shelagh Redecopp). Tickets only $10…available at Huckleberry Books on 9th Ave S; through Verna at 250-919-0401 & at the door (limited seating). All proceeds to go to the Kootenay Friends of REALM

Saturday, December 7

Locals Coffee House

Date/Time: Saturday December 7th, 2019, at 7:30 pm sharp. Tickets: Tickets will be available for purchase at Huckleberry Books starting Friday Nov. 22nd. The show will almost certainly sell out, so be sure to get your tickets early to avoid being disappointed. Line-Up: Dariynn Silver; Sean Whalen; Tall Timber; Confluentials; Note-able Folk and the Tick Magnets.

December 13 and 14

Sun Valley Song presents “And the Glory” as part of your Christmas Season.

Friday December 13 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday December 14 at 2 p.m. Sun Valley Song is pleased to present our signature repertoire of traditional sacred and secular Christmas choral music. This is the 20 year Anniversary for Sun Valley Song. Over the 20 years the choir has performed 35 times. Nine of these as the core choir with the Symphony of the Kootenays. The concerts take place at Knox Presbyterian Church (corner of Victoria Avenue and 3rd Street South). Tickets are $10 (adults) & $5 (12 & under). Available at Huckleberry Books, Retro Sound & Collectibles, from choir members or at the door.

NOEL. NOEL. NOEL.

Christmas Concert Dec. 14

Featuring:

The Cantabelles; The Cranbrook Community Band; The Cranbrook Community Choir; The Cranbrook Community and Youth Orchestra. 7 p.m. The Dwelling Place, 2324 2ND Street South (Across from the Cranbrook Fire Department). Admission: Adults $10. Sixteen and under $5. Tickets available at Huckleberry Books, or at the door. For further information contact cranbrookband2017@gmail.com

Saturday, December 28

On the Flats Stage, Canal Flats

The Flats Stage is thrilled to present Arcana Kings ( formerly: Johnny McCuaig band ) Saturday Dec 28th in The Flats for limited $20 advance tickets Call #250-270-0134 or email: events@theflatststage.com

Friday, Jan. 3

Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival

Hot on the heels of the flagship festival held every fall in Banff, the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour hits the road. Wildsight Kimberley Cranbrook is excited to be hosting the event and the spirit of outdoor adventure it will bring, to Cranbrook’s Key City Theatre on Friday, January 3, and Saturday, January 4, 2020. Weekend passes ($50) and one night passes ($30) go on sale at the Key City Theatre Box Office on Friday, November 1, for the two night film event. Attendees are treated to distinct lineups each evening, highlighting award winning films from the Banff event.

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