Fernie & Elk Valley Culture Guide Fernie & Elk Valley Cultural Guide - Winter 18-19 - Page 5

For more details visit ElkValleyCulture.com/Events 13th ANNUAL FERNIE MOUNTAIN   FILM FESTIVAL  FEBRUARY 22–23 FERNIE COMMUNITY CENTRE Dedicated to filmmakers who spark awareness of mountain cultures, fragile environments and the passion and perseverance of global explorers. Two nights of inspiring feature documentaries and shorts in a welcoming, social atmosphere. Presented by MAST- Mountain Activities Skills Program at the College of the Rockies. Tickets now on sale. 42ND GRIZ DAYS WINTER FESTIVAL MARCH 1–3 | FERNIE Put on your Canadian Tuxedo for this year’s Griz Days GONE DEMIN! The Powder King of the Lizard Range (aka The Griz) is embracing the Canadian fashion of jeans and jean jackets for winter’s biggest party. Events include a XC ski challenge, downtown parade, Extreme Griz Competition, Pub Crawl, Dummy Downhill, Lumberjack Show, Craft Fair, Junior Griz Training Ground, fireworks, plenty of live entertainment including The Denim Daddies, and much, much more! MISS ELLEN Q: THE PLAY & ONE WOMAN SHOW  MARCH 6 | THE ARTS STATION, FERNIE Drag Queen Superstar Miss Ellen Q is a household name in the Bow Valley, but under all that glitz and glamour, who is she really? Join us as Miss Ellen Q brings us her first ever one “woman” touring show! What secrets will she share? What we do know is that Miss Ellen Q never disappoints her fans…EVER! Tickets available from Freyja in February. STOKEFEST WITH SHRED KELLY APRIL 6 | FERNIE COMMUNITY CENTRE Fernie’s hometown musical heroes return to the stage with Stokefest, an annual extravaganza of original bootstompin’ tracks, ballads and mountain music. Along with a lineup of supporting acts and a special 2-hour concert for kids and families at 5pm, Stokefest is everything you love about a festival wrapped up in one night of AWESOME. 5