Tuesday, June 12, 2007

357 - In & Around Nelson, British Columbia

Trail Walls

1. Trail Walls
At one time, the residents of Trail, British Columbia considered its plethora of rock walls an eyesore. Today they take pride in the history of hard work and dedication the walls represent. Walking tours of the walls, led by Eileen Pederson, take place throughout the month of June.

Showtime

2. Showtime
Tickets are available for a June 15th screening of the Canadian documentary, the Great Granny Revolution, the story of a group of women working hard to quell the AIDS pandemic halfway around the world in Africa. The screening will take place at the Nelson British Columbia United Church. Admission is $7.00.

Fishing Forever

3. Fishing Forever
The weekend of June 16th and 17th will be a great one for the outdoorpeople of Nelson when the Nelson Rod and Gun Club hosts a pair of fishing extravaganzas at Cottonwood Lake. Saturday from 8:00A.M. to 4:00P.M. has been reserved to give people with disabilities the opportunity to fish and have fun. And Sunday is Annual Family Fishing Day when all family members old and young have a chance to get in a little fishing. No fishing license is required.

Summer Arts Journey

4. Summer Arts Journey
Get your art on at the College of the Rockies annual 6 week long series of special summertime art classes. Everything from beginning drawing to woodcarving. Paper mache to digital photography.

Mountain Beats

5. Mountain Beats
Spend an amazing weekend at Centennial Park on the banks of the Columbia River. Line up includes Mr. Something Something, MythMakers, Guerilla Funk Monsters, Shane Philip, Emaline Delapix, 3rd Eye Tribe, Adham Shaikh ... cool kids stuff in the afternoons, great food, artisans and camping.

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1 comment:

arch stanton said...

mr. wizard died! i hope you post something about him tomorrow. i loved that guy (just as friends). i didn't even know he was still alive until today when i found out he wasn't.