Special Events 

Pioneer Potato Stamping - What do you think pioneers did when they had too many potatoes? Well, they turned them into stamps, of course. Make a card, a picture, or bring in a clean, white cotton shirt to decorate and stamp with cut-potato shapes. We'll provide the spuds.

Contact Bridget Barker at 604-932-2019, events@whistlermuseum.org .

When: Saturday, July 30

Where: Whistler Museum

 

Saturdays at The Point - This week Luke Stabb brings his percussive acoustic guitar stylings to the lakeside venue at the historic Cypress Lodge (former Whistler Hostel). Art exhibit in the lodge, book shop cafe for lunch and cold drinks on the deck. This week's drop-in artist workshops: Creative Writing and Photography from 11am-1pm, and Guitar from 2:30 -3:30pm.

 

When: Saturday, July 30, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: 5678 Alta Lake Rd

 

Bikes, buses, and more - AWARE Kids Nature Club invites children ages 5-12 to participate in fun activities about forests. Learn about forests and the creatures that depend on them with fun games and activities. Events take place outside rain or shine, so come prepared. For more information email awarekids@hotmail.com .

Where: Whistler Public Library

When: Saturday July 30, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

 

Limitless - check out this adrenaline-fuelled movie at Lunafliks at Lost Lake. Uninspired and depressed, Eddie Morra can't get any words out for his manuscript. His writer's block isn't helped by the fact that his girlfriend agrees that he's a loser. What's an aspiring writer to do? Thanks to a hot-off-the-press pharmaceutical called NZT. Eddie becomes the ultimate version of himself. Between the gates and the film there's a sunset barbeque hosted by the Rotary Club of Whistler Millennium and a popcorn station, as well as lakeside DJ Andy Bowes and two PechaKucha presentations - one on rammed earth by Bob Deeks and puppets to Palestine by Sara Jennings. Guests can bring their own blanket or chair, or purchase one at the event. It cools down at sunset so warm layers are recommended. Lunafliks will be cancelled in poor weather. www.lunafliks.com

When: Wednesday, August 3, gates at 8:30 p.m., movie begins at sundown

Where: Lost Lake Park.

 

Swing it - Whistler Swing Dance is a community swing dance for all levels, ages and musical tastes. Newcomers Lauri and Simon are bringing their five piece band The New Orleans Ale Stars up from Vancouver, along with professional swing dance instructors. A  one hour free lesson starts at 8 p.m., followed by three hours of fun and hot jazz music, www.neworleansalestars.com www.myspace.com/whistlerswingdance

Where: Dusty's

When: Fri Aug 5, 8 p.m. - 12 a.m.

 

Healing Wheels - This ride for cancer charity FUNdraising barbeque will have 500+ motorcycle riders, music by JP's Kitchen Party and a beer garden. The ride from Burnaby to Pemberton is to raise awareness and critical funding to support the victims of cancer and their families. Eats will be provided by The Local diner owners Edward and David who have almost half a century of professional kitchen experience under their belts.

Where: The Local family diner in the Pemberton Hotel

When: August 6

 

 

 

 

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