Fernie & Elk Valley Culture Guide Winter 2020-21 Edition - Page 11

IN THE GALLERY IN DECEMBER & JANUARY :
FABRICS THROUGH HISTORY
Unravelling the Ancient Art of Spinning , Weaving , Knitting and Felting with textile artists from Fernie and the Kootenays . This new exhibit featuring the work of the Fernie Spinners and Weavers Guild will explore the origins and history of fabric arts .
Curated by local artist Laura Nelson , the exhibit explores a wide range of styles and illustrates the range of talent of guild members . Untangle the world of spinning , weaving , knitting , felting and discover new methods of upcycling and recycling textiles .
691 2nd Ave | 250-423-7016 ferniemuseum . com
EVENTS IN FERNIE THIS WINTER
Fernie ’ s event calendar is typically packed with music , film , sporting events and unique outdoor entertainment all winter long . This winter will be different but check calendars to see details of events as they become available – whenever safely possible , limited events will go ahead . Here ’ s a couple that are currently in the works :
13TH ANNUAL VIRTUAL REEL CANADIAN FILM FESTIVAL January 25-31 , 2021
An online version of the popular local event that you can enjoy from your home , rental unit or hotel room this winter , anywhere in BC or Alberta ! Streaming from Fernie , the festival will include the latest Canadian films and shorts plus special features and unique Fernie content . Fernielovesfilm . ca
44TH ANNUAL GRIZ DAYS March 5-7 , 2021
Fernie ’ s biggest annual Festival will go ahead , but in a Covid-friendly manner . Being planned are a drive-by parade , streaming Extreme Griz Competition and Junior Griz Competition and more great entertainment in conjunction with local community organisations . Ferniegrizdays . com
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