Fernie & Elk Valley Culture Guide Issue 6 - Fall 2017 - Page 30

Coming this WINTER FERNIE TREASURES & CURIOSITIES DECEMBER 1ST – MARCH 31ST AT THE FERNIE MUSEUM There is intrigue in the vaults of a museum! The fascination of historic objects is the foundation for museum collections. On December 1st, join the Fernie Museum for the launch of ‘Fernie Treasures and Curiosities’ - a specially curated exhibition of 150 artifacts from the museum’s vaults of almost 10,000 artifacts. Each item will be hand selected by a member of the community, who will reflect on the importance of the object and share how the objects, or their stories, are relevant to their lives today. Free event, cash bar. SUGARPLUM FESTIVAL DECEMBER 2ND – 22ND AT THE ARTS STATION & HISTORIC DOWNTOWN Returning for the second year, The Sugarplum Festival celebrates the whimsy and wonder of Christmas in one of the snowiest towns in the Canadian Rockies. The Nutcracker is a globally beloved ballet and provides the theme for the festival which includes a screening of a performance by the 30 ROH, live theatre, craft workshops for children, and Carols by Candlelight with hot chocolate to round out the festival. 10TH REEL CANADIAN FILM FESTIVAL & FERNIE MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL JANUARY & FEBRUARY January brings the 10th annual Reel Canadian Film Festival; a celebration of talent, diversity and excellence within the Canadian Film Industry. In February, the Fernie Mountain Film Festival celebrates the best of global filmmaking with a focus on mountain cultures, fragile environments, and the passion and perseverance of global explorers. GRIZ DAYs WINTER FESTIVAL MARCH 2nd – 4th Griz Days is Fernie’s annual winter carnival with tons