Special events 

What: KOKANEE CRANKWORX Grease your chains, grab your gear and make sure to be in Whistler for this hotly anticipated, bigger and better mountain bike festival. See the world’s best mountain bikers zip down the mountain and demonstrate death-defying stunts.

When: Saturday July 21 to Sunday July 29

Where: Skier Plaza

 

What: LUNAFLIKS One of the best ways to spend a Thursday night in Whistler! This week’s movie is Little Athens. Entry is $5/$3. Bring your blankets and leave the booze at home. For more info call the LUNA hotline at 604-935-8372.

When: Thursday July 26, 9 p.m.

Where: Lost Lake

 

What: OIL PAINTINGS FOR BEGINNERS This course is for beginner oil painters or those with little experience who want to explore the techniques further. For more information on Whistler Art Workshops on the Lake go to the Whistler Art Council website.

When: Friday July 27 to Sunday July 29

Where: Chaplin House, Alta Lake

 

What: AWARE KID’S NATURE CLUB Free indoor and outdoor drop-in programs for kids ages 6 to 12 years. Activities include wild plant and animal programs, games, crafts, interactive presentations, and performing arts. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

When: Saturday July 28, 10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Where: North Shore Credit Union Room, Meadow Park Sports Centre

 

What: COPS FOR CANCER Help raise money for cancer research for kids by participating in this silent auction on various items including hotel stays and sporting equipment.

When: Saturday July 28, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Village stroll

 

What: LILY PADDLE DRAGON BOAT RACE Small pond style dragon boat racing! Local teams and a few out of town crews race off in colourful dragon boats. $20/paddler. To enter a team or join a boat, call Hugh or Hilary at 604-894-5684.

When: Saturday July 28, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Where: One Mile Lake, Pemberton

 

What: THE SECRET LIVES OF WHISTLER’s FEMALE BLACK BEARS Join local bear researcher Michael Allen as he opens a window into the life of Whistler black bears, with photos projected onto the giant Lost Lake screen.

When: Saturday July 28, 9p.m.

Where: Lost Lake

 

What: DEEPAK CHOPRA Famous guru Deepak Chopra and David Simon present the Chopra Center’s Seduction of Spirit Meditation Retreat. Presented by Whistler Wellness, Kyle Boyle & Associates and the Chopra Centre.

When: Monday July 30 to Saturday August 4th

Where: Fairmont Chateau Whistler

 

What: AWARE FARM TOUR Visit two organically run farms by a combination of bus and bikes. This is your chance to see first hand how your food is grown. All day event, back in Whistler by 4. Space is limited so RSVP with Sara at 604-932-2604. When: Wednesday August 1

Where: Pemberton

 

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