Fernie & Elk Valley Culture Guide Fernie & Elk Valley Cultural Guide - Winter 18-19 - Page 4

FEATURed Winter Events MOUNTAIN MAGIC AT FERNIE ALPINE RESORT DECEMBER 22–JAN 4 Experience the magic of the festive season at Fernie Alpine Resort with a chance to meet and take a photo with Santa, spellbinding holiday horse-drawn sleigh rides, candlelit dinners, live entertainment, and fun for little ones with the Griz Kidz Holiday Program. SCENIC SNOWCAT RIDE & LUNCH AT ISLAND LAKE LODGE DAILY, DEC 20–JAN 6 (EXCEPT DEC 25) JAN–MARCH | THU, FRI, SAT & SUN Experience the winter wonderland of the Ancient Western Red Cedar Forest on a snowcat ride to idyllic Island Lake Lodge. A delicious lunch awaits with spectacular views of the Lizard Range from the Bear Lodge Restaurant, along with time to snowshoe or cross- country ski. Optional add-on spa services also available. Reservations required. PH: 250-423-3700 HOME ROUTES – CHEMIN CHEZ NOUS HEARTLAND RAMBLE FEBRUARY 8, MARCH 10, APRIL 7 | MOUNTAIN MEADOWS CLUBHOUSE, ELKFORD Committed to bringing touring musicians to rural & remote areas, the Home Routes series features a variety of English and French-speaking singer-songwriters in an intimate ‘house concert’ environment. Artists include Montreal’s Aleksi Campagne, Newfoundland’s Earl & Coffin and Claire Ness from the Yukon. See calendar for dates and ticket details. 11th REEL CANADIAN FILM FESTIVAL  JANUARY 25–27 | VOGUE THEATRE, FERNIE A celebration of the rich diversity and creativity of the Canadian Film Industry, RCFF is a 3-day gala presentation of the year’s top features and shorts with two receptions. The festival opens with a gala presentation and welcome reception on Friday evening and continues with an eclectic selection of films, a young film-makers competition and complimentary programming. Tickets now on sale. 4