All you need to know: seasonal festivities are in full swing


Center 64

The Arts Council is preparing to reopen the gallery on the 22nd.

Mike Clark Blues Band on November 19, sold out!

Also on November 19, First Saturdays is hosting their premium Christmas Garage Sale from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Donations can be dropped off at Center 64 before November 18 at 3 p.m.

Coming soon, a Christmas origami workshop with Steve Bondy on November 23,

The Weavers Guild is hosting a Christmas Craft Market on November 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Center 64. $1 admission and handmade door prizes. 45 at 7 p.m. $15 at the door. Cash only.

Center 64 has launched a call for artists. There will be an exhibition open from November 22 to December 23. The theme is “What did the Queen mean to you?”. Admission is free for Arts Center members and $25 for non-members, which includes up to 3 plays. We can’t wait to see what you come up with! [email protected]

Cranbrook Arts 1401 5th St N and 1013 Baker St. Cranbrook

Everyone at Cranbrook Arts would like to welcome our new Executive Director Kristin Teetaert. We are delighted to have you on the team.

The Giftshop’s featured artist for November is Darleen Purnell. Darleen’s work is dynamic, varied and compelling. Interested in being a featured artist? Send a message to Shyre [email protected]

Pottery has been busy selling all of our wheel classes, but don’t worry, we’ll be releasing new classes this month. We have a wonderful variety of classes and workshops for you, including more workshops on wheels, engaging classes for young people, and hands-on building workshops for beginners. Be sure to follow us on Instagram and Facebook to keep up to date with all of our programming.

Cranbrook Arts Workshop has opened registration for our November and December schedule. We have Beginner Drawing with Tammy Morrison, Paint Nights with Jen and Noel Moes, Digital Art with Tara Mercer, and Kid’s Art ProD Day with Collen Routley. We also have Grayson back for a fun Christmas camp. We are also opening our workshop doors for Open Studio in the near future, and would love your input. How can an Open Studio best serve you? Send a message to Mo [email protected] and let us know!

Reserve the dates. Fall Concert Series at Studio 64

November 19: Mike Clark Blues Band

Ticket prices for the series will be reduced due to new sponsorship by Overtime Beer Works. Members tickets $25, non-members $30. Show time is at 7:30 p.m.

rockyes Film Festival and Series

Thursday 17/22 November 7:00 p.m. – French with English subtitles – Happening

A powerful drama about unwanted pregnancy and a young woman’s choices.

Saturday 19/22 November 7:00 p.m. – The Phantom of the Open

Comedy with Mark Rylance and Sally Hawkins. Hilarity ensues when the British Open entrant pulls off the worst trick in history. Based on a true story illustrating the importance of chasing your dreams.

Sunday 20/22 November 2 p.m. – Fire of Love

The most moving film of the year is a documentary on volcanoes. The Kraffts loved two things: each other and volcanoes. Follow these daring explorers as they venture into the unknown, all for love.

Thanks to three great sponsors

Bruce Seitz Real Estate Agent – ​​Royal LePage – East Kootenay Realty

Lotic environment


Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar – The Perfect Date

Key City Theater

Friday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets: Regular $37 | Big Ticket $31 | Big ticket plus $27

2019 Juno Nominated for Blues Album of the Year!

Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar are a scorching blues/soul band from Toronto. Martin is the lead singer, songwriter and focal point of the band. A dynamic front woman, Samantha Martin possesses a breathtaking voice capable of summoning tidal waves of dizzying emotion in one instance while delicately bringing out the nuances of a heartbreaking lyric in the next. A scorching force of nature, night after night, she takes audiences to emotional heights while leaving them stunned by her sheer power to pin you against the wall.

Matchstick Productions ski film “Anywhere From Here” at the Kimberley Conference Center

Friday, November 18, 2022. Tickets are available online –…/ski-film-by-matchstick…/

Anywhere From Here explores the world of skiing through the eyes of a 12-year-old freestyle phenom. Through his voice, the audience hears the skiing aspirations of a kid who just wants to play and doesn’t have to think about real life yet. The film features the best freeskiers in the world, exploring the best skiing the planet has to offer at the highest level. Doors open at 6 p.m., Movie at 7 p.m. And after the movie, a special Holler performance at the Stemwinder.

Wild and Scenic Film Festival

November 19

Wildsight Invermere is delighted to announce its 9th Annual Wildsight and Scenic Film Festival taking place November 19, 2022 at the Columbia Valley Center in Invermere. The film lineup is complete with 13 films from around the world that will leave you inspired and thinking about what more you can do to defend and protect our natural world. Visionary sponsors of this year’s event are thinkBright Homes, Eagle-Eye Tours, Columbia Valley Law Corporation, Cleanline Automotive and Columbia Basin Trust.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m., movies start at 6:30 p.m. There will be door prizes, a cash bar, pizza/salads, plus popcorn and cookies to enjoy while the movies roll! Tickets are $25 for Wildsight members, $30 for non-members, and $10 for youth (under 12).

Barra MacNeils – Key City Theater

Thursday, November 24 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets: Regular $42 | Big Ticket $36 | Big ticket plus $32

The Barra MacNeils are…

Kyle (vocals, guitar, violin, mandolin), Lucy (vocals, bodhran, Celtic harp, violin, jig), Sheumas (keyboards, piano, bodhran, violin, bouzouki, vocals), Stewart (vocals, accordion, flute, bouzouki, guitar, jig), Boyd (mandolin, fiddle, guitar, banjo, percussion, jig) and Jamie Gatti (bass).

Symphony of the Kootenays – Magic of the Nutcracker – Key City Theater

Saturday November 26 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets at $40 regular and $10 for youth

Regular Membership $160 | Youth $40

Cranbrook’s holiday tradition returns. Tchaikovsky’s music has long been an audience favourite, and this year SOTK presents excerpts from The Nutcracker as they were meant to be performed, as we team up with Stages School of Dance to bring the famous ballet with local dancers. A selection of holiday favorites completes the evening.

Karaoke at Whiskey Jack’s in Kimberley

Join Jax Audio for a fun night on Saturday, November 26, 2022.

Rockin’ Christmas with Pretty for folks and friends

December 16, Key City Theater

Friday, December 16, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets: Regular $30 | Seniors 65+ $25 | Youth 13-17 years $25 | Child under 12 $15

New Year’s Gala Cabaret

Key City Theater

Saturday, December 31 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: Regular $75 | Big Ticket $69 | Big ticket plus $65

The ticket price includes a catered reception after the show. Ring in 2023 with the Cabaret cast and crew! Be the first to see the show, then stay for gourmet food, dancing and entertainment at the Kit Kat Club at the Key City Theatre! Bold, provocative and exuberantly entertaining, Cabaret explores the dark and intoxicating life of Berlin’s Bohemia as Germany slowly yields to the emerging Third Reich. Brought to you by the same dream team that created The Producers, Chicago and 9 to 5 The Musical, this show will challenge and transform the cast on a whole new artistic level!

This show is PG 13!

Christmas craft market at Center 64

Saturday November 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This event is sponsored by the Kimberley Weavers and Spinners Guild. Local artisans will be selling items such as chocolate, slippers, cards, handmade doll soaps, wreaths, weaving, pottery, carpentry, sewing, bags and wallets, knitwear, pet products and more. Admission is $1 with handmade door prizes.

Fisher Peak Fiber Arts Guild

The guild welcomes beginners and experienced in the fiber arts. They meet at the Cranbrook Senior Citizens’ Center on the first Thursday of the month at 10:00 a.m. For more information, please contact Tessa at [email protected] or call 250-919-6743.

Funtastic in Cranbrook

The Funtastic meet Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Mt. Zion Lurtheran Church, 920 11th Street S. Contact Audrey at 250-489-5047 for more information. Newcomers are always welcome.

Cranbrook Quilters Guild

The Cranbrook Quilters Guild meets at Seniors Hall on Tuesday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. for hand quilting, library access, help with projects and “sit and sew”. In addition, the monthly meeting takes place on the 4th Tuesday of the month from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Zoom for business meetings and demos/workshops on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. If interested, email: [email protected] or facebook/website “Cranbrook Quilters Guild”.

Bridge at Kimberley

Meet at Centennial Hall in Kimberley on Thursdays from 1-4 p.m. for a double deck. Compulsory covid vaccine. Contact Linda Johnson at 250-427-1784.

Artists in residence at Center 64

On Thursdays, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., head to the Center 64 gallery to see the artists at work.

The guild would be happy to welcome new members. We meet at Center 64 on Wednesdays from the 1st to the 4th starting September 7th. Visitors are also welcome. We mainly focus on weaving and spinning but welcome all fiber artists. Starting guild membership is $50 from September through December 31, 2022. For more information, please contact [email protected] or text 250-427-1735.

Seniors Day at the Cranbrook Legion

Every third Wednesday, Cranbrook Legion Branch #24 hosts “Legion Seniors Day”. Join ‘Bud’s Friends’ for an hour of Sing-a-long from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. A lunch of great sandwiches and delicious sweet treats is provided and served by ‘Telus Ambassadors’, Come join us for an hour of fun singing and catchy. If you come in a group, you must arrive early (slightly after 1 p.m.) to get a good seat. And it’s free.


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