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July 2018

29
July
1:00 pm — 2:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Historic Walking Tour: The 1908 Great Fire

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. In 1908, the mines of the Elk Valley were booming. Fernie, as a thriving regional hub, had grown to a population of nearly 6,000 people from nearly every corner of the world. On August 1, 1908 tragedy again struck this mining community. In…

29
July
3:00 pm — 4:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Historic Walking Tour: Rum Running and Whiskey Six

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. Discover the story of the three larger-than-life king-pin Rum Runners – Emilio Picariello, Jack Wilson and Mark Rogers – who ruled the illicit liquor trade from Lethbridge to Fernie down as far as Spokane, Washington.

August 2018

01
August
11:00 am — 12:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Artist Demonstration | Backroads BC by Michael Hepher

Fernie artist Michael Hepher will be in the gallery for a live painting demonstration amongst the artwork. Free with admission or Museum membership.

04
August
11:00 am — 12:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Historic Walking Tour: Rum Running and Whiskey Six

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. Discover the story of the three larger-than-life king-pin Rum Runners – Emilio Picariello, Jack Wilson and Mark Rogers – who ruled the illicit liquor trade from Lethbridge to Fernie down as far as Spokane, Washington.

04
August
1:00 pm — 2:00 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Historic Walking Tour: Fernie At War

Fernie entered the First World War in 1914 with optimism and a sense of national pride. Five years later, it emerged having experienced staggering losses and multiple controversies that threatened to tear the community apart. Fernie was profoundly affected by conflicting impulses of labour, loyalty, and ethnicity. Demands for internment of enemy aliens, resistance to prohibition and moral reform, the consequences of natural and man-made disasters, the unprecedented banning of recruitment, and the western labour revolt were all issues that…

04
August
3:00 pm — 4:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Historic Walking Tour: The 1908 Great Fire

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. In 1908, the mines of the Elk Valley were booming. Fernie, as a thriving regional hub, had grown to a population of nearly 6,000 people from nearly every corner of the world. On August 1, 1908 tragedy again struck this mining community. In…

05
August
11:00 am — 12:00 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Historic Walking Tour: Fernie At War

Fernie entered the First World War in 1914 with optimism and a sense of national pride. Five years later, it emerged having experienced staggering losses and multiple controversies that threatened to tear the community apart. Fernie was profoundly affected by conflicting impulses of labour, loyalty, and ethnicity. Demands for internment of enemy aliens, resistance to prohibition and moral reform, the consequences of natural and man-made disasters, the unprecedented banning of recruitment, and the western labour revolt were all issues that…

05
August
11:00 am — 12:00 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Historic Walking Tour: Fernie At War

Fernie entered the First World War in 1914 with optimism and a sense of national pride. Five years later, it emerged having experienced staggering losses and multiple controversies that threatened to tear the community apart. Fernie was profoundly affected by conflicting impulses of labour, loyalty, and ethnicity. Demands for internment of enemy aliens, resistance to prohibition and moral reform, the consequences of natural and man-made disasters, the unprecedented banning of recruitment, and the western labour revolt were all issues that…

05
August
1:00 pm — 2:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour: The 1908 Great Fire

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. In 1908, the mines of the Elk Valley were booming. Fernie, as a thriving regional hub, had grown to a population of nearly 6,000 people from nearly every corner of the world. On August 1, 1908 tragedy again struck this mining community. In…

05
August
3:00 pm — 4:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour: Rum Running and Whiskey Six

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. Discover the story of the three larger-than-life king-pin Rum Runners – Emilio Picariello, Jack Wilson and Mark Rogers – who ruled the illicit liquor trade from Lethbridge to Fernie down as far as Spokane, Washington.

11
August
10:00 am — 3:00 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Plein Air Art Workshop | Backroads BC by Michael Hepher

Join fine artist Michael Hepher for an introduction to the art of plein air painting, the style of painting directly from and in nature. Michael Hepher is a blacksmith, musician, printmaker, and has recently returned to his previous passion of painting landscapes. His work is reminiscent of the Group of Seven and he often travels with a pochade box to transport his studies, as many of the Group of Seven artists did. The workshop will include basic set-up, composition and…

11
August
11:00 am — 12:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Historic Walking Tour: Rum Running and Whiskey Six

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. Discover the story of the three larger-than-life king-pin Rum Runners – Emilio Picariello, Jack Wilson and Mark Rogers – who ruled the illicit liquor trade from Lethbridge to Fernie down as far as Spokane, Washington.

11
August
1:00 pm — 2:00 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour: Fernie At War

Fernie entered the First World War in 1914 with optimism and a sense of national pride. Five years later, it emerged having experienced staggering losses and multiple controversies that threatened to tear the community apart. Fernie was profoundly affected by conflicting impulses of labour, loyalty, and ethnicity. Demands for internment of enemy aliens, resistance to prohibition and moral reform, the consequences of natural and man-made disasters, the unprecedented banning of recruitment, and the western labour revolt were all issues that…

11
August
3:00 pm — 4:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour: The 1908 Great Fire

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. In 1908, the mines of the Elk Valley were booming. Fernie, as a thriving regional hub, had grown to a population of nearly 6,000 people from nearly every corner of the world. On August 1, 1908 tragedy again struck this mining community. In…

12
August
11:00 am — 12:00 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour: Fernie At War

Fernie entered the First World War in 1914 with optimism and a sense of national pride. Five years later, it emerged having experienced staggering losses and multiple controversies that threatened to tear the community apart. Fernie was profoundly affected by conflicting impulses of labour, loyalty, and ethnicity. Demands for internment of enemy aliens, resistance to prohibition and moral reform, the consequences of natural and man-made disasters, the unprecedented banning of recruitment, and the western labour revolt were all issues that…

12
August
11:00 am — 12:00 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour: Fernie At War

Fernie entered the First World War in 1914 with optimism and a sense of national pride. Five years later, it emerged having experienced staggering losses and multiple controversies that threatened to tear the community apart. Fernie was profoundly affected by conflicting impulses of labour, loyalty, and ethnicity. Demands for internment of enemy aliens, resistance to prohibition and moral reform, the consequences of natural and man-made disasters, the unprecedented banning of recruitment, and the western labour revolt were all issues that…

12
August
1:00 pm — 2:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour: The 1908 Great Fire

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. In 1908, the mines of the Elk Valley were booming. Fernie, as a thriving regional hub, had grown to a population of nearly 6,000 people from nearly every corner of the world. On August 1, 1908 tragedy again struck this mining community. In…

12
August
3:00 pm — 4:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour: Rum Running and Whiskey Six

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. Discover the story of the three larger-than-life king-pin Rum Runners – Emilio Picariello, Jack Wilson and Mark Rogers – who ruled the illicit liquor trade from Lethbridge to Fernie down as far as Spokane, Washington.

18
August
11:00 am — 12:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour: Rum Running and Whiskey Six

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. Discover the story of the three larger-than-life king-pin Rum Runners – Emilio Picariello, Jack Wilson and Mark Rogers – who ruled the illicit liquor trade from Lethbridge to Fernie down as far as Spokane, Washington.

18
August
1:00 pm — 2:00 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour: Fernie At War

Fernie entered the First World War in 1914 with optimism and a sense of national pride. Five years later, it emerged having experienced staggering losses and multiple controversies that threatened to tear the community apart. Fernie was profoundly affected by conflicting impulses of labour, loyalty, and ethnicity. Demands for internment of enemy aliens, resistance to prohibition and moral reform, the consequences of natural and man-made disasters, the unprecedented banning of recruitment, and the western labour revolt were all issues that…

18
August
3:00 pm — 4:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour: The 1908 Great Fire

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. In 1908, the mines of the Elk Valley were booming. Fernie, as a thriving regional hub, had grown to a population of nearly 6,000 people from nearly every corner of the world. On August 1, 1908 tragedy again struck this mining community. In…

19
August
11:00 am — 12:00 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour: Fernie At War

Fernie entered the First World War in 1914 with optimism and a sense of national pride. Five years later, it emerged having experienced staggering losses and multiple controversies that threatened to tear the community apart. Fernie was profoundly affected by conflicting impulses of labour, loyalty, and ethnicity. Demands for internment of enemy aliens, resistance to prohibition and moral reform, the consequences of natural and man-made disasters, the unprecedented banning of recruitment, and the western labour revolt were all issues that…

19
August
11:00 am — 12:00 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Historic Walking Tour: Fernie At War

Fernie entered the First World War in 1914 with optimism and a sense of national pride. Five years later, it emerged having experienced staggering losses and multiple controversies that threatened to tear the community apart. Fernie was profoundly affected by conflicting impulses of labour, loyalty, and ethnicity. Demands for internment of enemy aliens, resistance to prohibition and moral reform, the consequences of natural and man-made disasters, the unprecedented banning of recruitment, and the western labour revolt were all issues that…

19
August
1:00 pm — 2:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour: The 1908 Great Fire

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. In 1908, the mines of the Elk Valley were booming. Fernie, as a thriving regional hub, had grown to a population of nearly 6,000 people from nearly every corner of the world. On August 1, 1908 tragedy again struck this mining community. In…

19
August
3:00 pm — 4:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour: Rum Running and Whiskey Six

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. Discover the story of the three larger-than-life king-pin Rum Runners – Emilio Picariello, Jack Wilson and Mark Rogers – who ruled the illicit liquor trade from Lethbridge to Fernie down as far as Spokane, Washington.

25
August
11:00 am — 12:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour: Rum Running and Whiskey Six

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. Discover the story of the three larger-than-life king-pin Rum Runners – Emilio Picariello, Jack Wilson and Mark Rogers – who ruled the illicit liquor trade from Lethbridge to Fernie down as far as Spokane, Washington.

25
August
1:00 pm — 2:00 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour: Fernie At War

Fernie entered the First World War in 1914 with optimism and a sense of national pride. Five years later, it emerged having experienced staggering losses and multiple controversies that threatened to tear the community apart. Fernie was profoundly affected by conflicting impulses of labour, loyalty, and ethnicity. Demands for internment of enemy aliens, resistance to prohibition and moral reform, the consequences of natural and man-made disasters, the unprecedented banning of recruitment, and the western labour revolt were all issues that…

25
August
3:00 pm — 4:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour: The 1908 Great Fire

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. In 1908, the mines of the Elk Valley were booming. Fernie, as a thriving regional hub, had grown to a population of nearly 6,000 people from nearly every corner of the world. On August 1, 1908 tragedy again struck this mining community. In…

26
August
11:00 am — 12:00 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour: Fernie At War

Fernie entered the First World War in 1914 with optimism and a sense of national pride. Five years later, it emerged having experienced staggering losses and multiple controversies that threatened to tear the community apart. Fernie was profoundly affected by conflicting impulses of labour, loyalty, and ethnicity. Demands for internment of enemy aliens, resistance to prohibition and moral reform, the consequences of natural and man-made disasters, the unprecedented banning of recruitment, and the western labour revolt were all issues that…

26
August
11:00 am — 12:00 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour: Fernie At War

Fernie entered the First World War in 1914 with optimism and a sense of national pride. Five years later, it emerged having experienced staggering losses and multiple controversies that threatened to tear the community apart. Fernie was profoundly affected by conflicting impulses of labour, loyalty, and ethnicity. Demands for internment of enemy aliens, resistance to prohibition and moral reform, the consequences of natural and man-made disasters, the unprecedented banning of recruitment, and the western labour revolt were all issues that…

26
August
1:00 pm — 2:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour: The 1908 Great Fire

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. In 1908, the mines of the Elk Valley were booming. Fernie, as a thriving regional hub, had grown to a population of nearly 6,000 people from nearly every corner of the world. On August 1, 1908 tragedy again struck this mining community. In…

26
August
3:00 pm — 4:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour: Rum Running and Whiskey Six

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. Discover the story of the three larger-than-life king-pin Rum Runners – Emilio Picariello, Jack Wilson and Mark Rogers – who ruled the illicit liquor trade from Lethbridge to Fernie down as far as Spokane, Washington.

September 2018

01
September
11:00 am — 12:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Historic Walking Tour: Rum Running and Whiskey Six

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. Discover the story of the three larger-than-life king-pin Rum Runners – Emilio Picariello, Jack Wilson and Mark Rogers – who ruled the illicit liquor trade from Lethbridge to Fernie down as far as Spokane, Washington.

01
September
1:00 pm — 2:00 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour: Fernie At War

Fernie entered the First World War in 1914 with optimism and a sense of national pride. Five years later, it emerged having experienced staggering losses and multiple controversies that threatened to tear the community apart. Fernie was profoundly affected by conflicting impulses of labour, loyalty, and ethnicity. Demands for internment of enemy aliens, resistance to prohibition and moral reform, the consequences of natural and man-made disasters, the unprecedented banning of recruitment, and the western labour revolt were all issues that…

01
September
3:00 pm — 4:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour: The 1908 Great Fire

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. In 1908, the mines of the Elk Valley were booming. Fernie, as a thriving regional hub, had grown to a population of nearly 6,000 people from nearly every corner of the world. On August 1, 1908 tragedy again struck this mining community. In…

02
September
11:00 am — 12:00 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour: Fernie At War

Fernie entered the First World War in 1914 with optimism and a sense of national pride. Five years later, it emerged having experienced staggering losses and multiple controversies that threatened to tear the community apart. Fernie was profoundly affected by conflicting impulses of labour, loyalty, and ethnicity. Demands for internment of enemy aliens, resistance to prohibition and moral reform, the consequences of natural and man-made disasters, the unprecedented banning of recruitment, and the western labour revolt were all issues that…

02
September
11:00 am — 12:00 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Historic Walking Tour: Fernie At War

Fernie entered the First World War in 1914 with optimism and a sense of national pride. Five years later, it emerged having experienced staggering losses and multiple controversies that threatened to tear the community apart. Fernie was profoundly affected by conflicting impulses of labour, loyalty, and ethnicity. Demands for internment of enemy aliens, resistance to prohibition and moral reform, the consequences of natural and man-made disasters, the unprecedented banning of recruitment, and the western labour revolt were all issues that…

02
September
1:00 pm — 2:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour: The 1908 Great Fire

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. In 1908, the mines of the Elk Valley were booming. Fernie, as a thriving regional hub, had grown to a population of nearly 6,000 people from nearly every corner of the world. On August 1, 1908 tragedy again struck this mining community. In…

02
September
3:00 pm — 4:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
Learn More

Historic Walking Tour: Rum Running and Whiskey Six

On the surface, Fernie might seem like any mountain town: beautiful vistas, interesting shops, and over 90 accessible hiking and biking trails. But if you dig a little deeper, you will discover a rich and dramatic history. Discover the story of the three larger-than-life king-pin Rum Runners – Emilio Picariello, Jack Wilson and Mark Rogers – who ruled the illicit liquor trade from Lethbridge to Fernie down as far as Spokane, Washington.

04
September
8:00 am — 5:00 pm
@ Fernie Legion
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That Never Happpened | Director’s Dinner

On October 21, 1918, the Morrissey Internment Camp closed, bringing an end to one of the Elk Valley’s darkest chapters. On October 21, 2018 – 100 years ago to the day – a series of events will be held to commemorate the closing of the camp. DINNER | Following the film, join us for a Ukrainian dinner at the Fernie Legion followed by talk and discussion with the film’s director and a panel of experts to discuss how as a…

13
September
7:00 pm — 10:00 pm
@ Valley Social
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Pride and Paint

In preparation for the exhibit Bent on Art, the Fernie Museum will host a night of creativity and carousing as members of Fernie’s LGBTQ community gather to express their queer identity through art. The works created will be shown as part of the Above Ground pop-up exhibit hosted by the Fernie Museum from September 27 to October 14 and later be available to take home. No previous artistic experience is required! Our artist-in-residence for the night will be Dan Whillans,…

28
September
7:00 pm — 8:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Bent On Art | Exhibit Opening

Join the Fernie Museum for a wine and cheese reception to preview Bent on Art, a pop-up exhibit featuring the work of queer artists from the East and West Kootenays. The exhibit is hosted in collaboration with Fernie Pride for the Elk Valley Pride Festival. Admission is free.  Mature themes.

October 2018

12
October
October 12, 2018 8:00 pm — October 13, 2018 8:00 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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FUZE: Pride Party

An after-dark evening of art, music, self-expression and fun. Live performance art, Bent on Art exhibit, appetizers, cash bar and 2 floors of music with guest DJs Goffles Waffles and Marty Funkhauser for dancing until 1am. Join the Kootenay GSD community for an interactive evening of queer culture, low lights, and dance music late into the night. Guest DJs: Goffles Waffles and Must be 19+ to participate.

21
October
1:00 pm — 2:30 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Historic Walking Tour: Fernie At War

Fernie entered the First World War in 1914 with optimism and a sense of national pride. Five years later, it emerged having experienced staggering losses and multiple controversies that threatened to tear the community apart. Fernie was profoundly affected by conflicting impulses of labour, loyalty, and ethnicity. Demands for internment of enemy aliens, resistance to prohibition and moral reform, the consequences of natural and man-made disasters, the unprecedented banning of recruitment, and the western labour revolt were all issues that…

21
October
3:00 pm — 4:00 pm
@ Fernie Seniors Centre
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Archaeology of Internment: The Morrissey WWI Camp

The Morrissey WWI Internment Camp is located in southeastern British Columbia, Canada. The internment camp was in operation from September 28, 1915 to October 21, 1918 and is one of 24 internment camps that housed 8,579 German and Austro-Hungarian prisoners of war (PoW) on Canadian soil during WWI. Of the 8,579 prisoners, only 3000 could be loosely regarded as true military PoWs – the remaining were civilian but classified in the same manner in order to legitimize forced labour. Division…

21
October
5:00 pm — 6:30 pm
@ Vogue Theatre
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That Never Happened | Movie

On October 21, 1918, the Morrissey Internment Camp closed, bringing an end to one of the Elk Valley’s darkest chapters. On October 21, 2018 – 100 years ago to the day – a series of events will be held to commemorate the closing of the camp. MOVIE | Armistice Films and the Fernie Museum, in partnership with the Canadian First World War Internment Recognition Fund, will show the documentary That Never Happened at the Vogue Theatre from 5:00 to 6:15…

21
October
6:30 pm — 8:30 pm
@ Fernie Legion
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That Never Happened | Director’s Dinner

On October 21, 1918, the Morrissey Internment Camp closed, bringing an end to one of the Elk Valley’s darkest chapters. On October 21, 2018 – 100 years ago to the day – a series of events will be held to commemorate the closing of the camp. DINNER | Following the film, join us for a Ukrainian dinner at the Fernie Legion followed by talk and discussion with the film’s director and a panel of experts to discuss how as a…

November 2018

01
November
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Perfect Line | Exhibit Opening

Join artist Gordon Milne for the opening of the Fernie Museum’s winter exhibit, Perfect Line. Over a period of 18 years, Gordon Milne has attended company class each week to draw the dancers of Alberta Ballet. This ongoing relationship has inspired a very distinctive feel to his drawings and paintings celebrating movement in dance. The exhibit features numerous studies and drawings completed in the ballet studio along with 16 large scale works which demonstrate the quest for the perfect line…

03
November
5:30 pm — 10:30 pm
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En Pointe! An Evening At The Ballet

For over 100 years, Fernie has enjoyed live music, dance and theatre performed by local or travelling troupes. For one night, the Fernie Museum is excited to bridge past and present through live art, dance and music in conjunction with its winter exhibit, Perfect Line, by artist Gordon Milne. GALA DINNER | 5:30 – 8:00 PM Begin your evening with an exclusive, intimate dinner hosted by Gordon Sombrowski, Chair of the Fernie Museum Patrons’ Council and past Chair of the…

30
November
10:00 am — 9:00 pm
@ Fernie Museum
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Holiday Shopping Event

For the holiday season, the Trites and Wood Museum Shop will be resplendent with a wonderful array of new merchandise including jewellery, textiles, and Fernie heritage building themed artwork, ornaments and giftware. Join Museum staff November 30 as we join the Fernie Chamber of Commerce and downtown merchants in kicking off the holiday shopping season. Holiday refreshments will be served. Members of the Fernie & District Historical Society and the Ambassador Program will receive a special 25% discount on all…

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