BICYCLE TREK FOR LIFE AND BREATH The 23
annual Bicycle Trek for
Life and Break is an exhilarating 200 km, two-day ride through the Fraser
Valley to help raise funds for vital lung health research and programs. No need
to be a gold medal athlete, just prepare yourself for fun, fresh air, and four
hundred new friends. For more info, visit
or contact the BC Lung Association at
Saturday September 8 – Sunday September 9
2 SUMMIT The 11
running of one of North America’s most scenic and
accessible adventure races, Sea 2 Summit will feature the classic route from
Cates Park in North Vancouver. Day one includes a mass paddling start on the
waters of Indian arm, leading to trekking and biking through the Indian River
Valley and Mamquam River Valley to Squamish. Day two is an epic journey through
Sea to Sky Country, ultimately finishing in Whistler.
Saturday September 8 – Sunday September 9.
to Sky Corridor
MEDITATION BY THE LAKE All are welcome to participate in this guided meditation
series that takes place every Wednesday morning from now until November. No
experience necessary. For more info, contact Krista Hoffs at
604 932 2236.
Wednesday September 12, 8: 15 a.m.
5516 Old Mill Lane, Whistler
TERRY FOX MOVIE A documentary on Terry Fox’s life will be shown in a warm up to
the Terry Fox Run on Sunday. All are welcome to watch this movie that was
launched on CTV last year. By donation.
Friday September 14, 6 p.m.
Ballroom at the Four Seasons Hotel
WHISTLER WRITERS FESTIVAL The annual Whistler Writers Festival returns to
Whistler for its sixth year with more than 20 leading Canadian writers, poets,
broadcasters, and cultural commentators. Twenty-two unique seminars will be
offered over the weekend for writers of every ilk. For more info, visit
Friday September 14 - Sunday September 16
Various locations throughout Whistler
COUNTRY FALL FAIR Featuring artisans displays and products, concessions,
petting zoo, live entertainment, baking and more. For table bookings, please
contact Linda Ronayne at 604 894 6580.
Saturday September 15, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Pemberton Museum grounds.
TERRY FOX RUN Walk, run, wheelchair, or bike either 5 km or 10 km in support of
Terry Fox’s legendary ‘Marathon of Hope’. No registration fee is required,
however donations are graciously accepted. To date, more than $400 million has
been raised worldwide for cancer research in Terry’s name through the annual
Terry Fox Run, held across Canada and the world. For more info, call 604 966
Sunday September 16, 10 a.m., registration at 9 a.m.
Meadow Park Sports Centre
FUNDRAISING GOLF TOURNAMENT Enjoy playing in a fun golf tournament while
helping raise money for local community projects, including the Pemberton
Children’s Centre and the Pemberton Library. $125 per player, $45 for dinner
When: Thursday September 20
Sky Golf and Country Club, Pemberton
FUN DAY Join the Whistler Rotary Club at this fun filled day for kids of all
ages in a celebration of the end of summer. Events include face painting, arts
and crafts, and old-fashioned races, such as sack races and egg and spoon
races. Music entertainment and bbq lunch also available. Event runs rain or
shine. Admission by donation.
Sunday September 23, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
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