Fernie & Elk Valley Culture Guide Fernie Cultural Guide FALL 2018 - Page 4

Featured events The Elk Valley pulls out all the stops for a month (and more!) of festivals celebrating music, the arts, cuisine, heritage, culture, diversity, harvest, community and friendship. Set amongst the vibrant fall foliage from mid-September to mid-October, these festivals show our corner of BC at its very best. Schedules and locations may vary. SPARWOOD FALL FOOD FAIR September 7th Held outside the Sparwood Chamber, savour the cultural cuisine offered by nine regional food trucks as you enjoy live music by Seany J & the Boys and refreshments 11:30am till 8:00pm. 250-425-2423 FB: /sparwoodchamber An annual celebration in the heart of Historic Downtown Fernie including interactive events with authors and artists, exceptional live music, children’s activities, heritage connections, and all the sights, sounds and flavours of the mountains at the Fall Fair. Most events are free to attend! See full festival schedule and ticket information on P23. ferniechautauqua.com wildsight.ca/events/ferniefallfair/ FERNIE CHAUTAUQUA & FALL FAIR September 13th–16th GILLBILLY festival September 28th–30th A foot-stomping weekend of old-time music, jamming, workshops, fly fishing, good food and great friends. Hosted by The Old Type Music Society, performers and instructors include: 4