Special events 

What: BICYCLE TREK FOR LIFE AND BREATH The 23 rd 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 www.bc.lung.ca or contact the BC Lung Association at trek@bclung.ca .

When: Saturday September 8 – Sunday September 9

Where: Fraser Valley


What: SEA 2 SUMMIT The 11 th 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.

When: Saturday September 8 – Sunday September 9.

Where: Sea to Sky Corridor


What: 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 kristajanehoffs@hotmail.com or 604 932 2236.

When: Wednesday September 12, 8: 15 a.m.

Where: 5516 Old Mill Lane, Whistler


What: 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.

When: Friday September 14, 6 p.m.

Where: Ballroom at the Four Seasons Hotel


What: 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 www.theviciouscircle.ca.

When: Friday September 14 - Sunday September 16

Where: Various locations throughout Whistler


What: THE 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.

When: Saturday September 15, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Pemberton Museum grounds.


What: 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 2643.

When: Sunday September 16, 10 a.m., registration at 9 a.m.

Where: Meadow Park Sports Centre


What: 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 and auction. When: Thursday September 20

Where: Big Sky Golf and Country Club, Pemberton


What: KIDS 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.

When: Sunday September 23, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: Meadow Park



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