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Cultural Saturdays

Cultural Saturdays offers cultural activities each week with an adult and kids program available.

Adults program will a different activity each week such as dance, theatre, pottery, sewing, concerts and more. Try something new or return to an old favorite there is something for everyone. Adults program varies in each week in time and cost.

Kids program is also available for 5-12 age group. 9-4pm most weeks for a full day of art activities. Pre registration is required via eventbrite. Once a month there will be a special edition with a guest instructor teaching a special skill.

January

Adults program:

January 5th, 7-9pm Couples Latin Dance with Adriana of Latin Vibes
January 12th, 7-9pm Theatre Games Night
January 19th, 2-4pm Beginner Pottery with Kerri Holmes
January 26th Drawing for Painting with Liza Gareau Tosh

Kids Program:

January 5th, 12th and 19th
A full day of creativity on Saturdays with Nadia. Lots of fun and great way for your child to develop different arts skills!

  • The workshops are suitable for kids aged 5-12
  • Full and Half day options available: 9am-12pm and/or 1pm-4pm (lunchbreak supervised, bring a packed lunch – please note, we ask for a nut free environment)
  • Half day $28, full day $56 per child
  • All activities take place at the Arts Station
  • All arts supplies are provided

Nadia Logist Navarro has been teaching violin and music to kids and adults for many years. She has been teaching arts & crafts classes to groups of kids since 2011 in the summer camps & homeschooling programs that she and her husband have developed.

January 26th Special addition: Join Sami Valavaara for a kids guitar jam session! Check back for further details!

 

 

Summer Student – Events Project Assistant

The Fernie & District Arts Council is seeking a summer student to help us with our Summer events and programming! Event project Assistant Applicants must be in post secondary education studying in one of the following fields: Event planning/management Hospitality and tourism non-profit or cultural studies. Start Date 18th June, 2018 8-11 week position 30… Continue Reading

Art Smart Scholarship

Art Smart Scholarship Deadline: May 15th If you are a graduating high school student in Fernie who is planning on pursuing the arts at a post-secondary level, you are eligible for a bursary that will help you continue your passion! We have raised $1000 as well as started a fund for future students. Please submit 3-10… Continue Reading

Reel Candanian Film Fest Programme Announced

The films have been finalised and we are excited to share the Reel Canadian Film Festival 2018 10th Anniversary programme! We’ll be bringing film-makers for a Q&A and pairing each film with an indie short to be screened before each film – all to be announced in January 2018. Early bird festival passes for the film festival… Continue Reading

Youth Theater Games Night

Thursday August 24th 6.30 – 8pm @ the Arts Station.  Join us at The Arts Station for fun filled theater games night! Whether you have never before done any theater or are a seasoned performer this is a great opportunity to have fun, build confidence, stretch your imagination and make new friends! Theater games benefits are physical, emotional, social, and… Continue Reading

Sugar Plum Festival

Join us at The Arts Station this holiday season for a month long Sugar Plum Festival with events for all the family to enjoy! A magically time of year to spend with family, friends and the community with opportunity to craft, sing and be merry! Kicking off with the Deck the Walls Holiday Show and… Continue Reading

Deck the Walls Holiday Show and Sale

Deck the Walls is a month long opportunity for artists and creatives to sell their work to the local community. The criteria for entry is simple, the item must be less than $100 to make it the perfect gift price for all. We encourage all forms of work: paintings, pottery, knitting, jewellery, the list is… Continue Reading

Thank you to our Sponsors:

Thank you to our Sponsors
British Columbia Arts Council The City of Fernie Columbia Basin Trust Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance BC Hydro The Fernie Fix Park Place Lodge