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What: artwalk If you missed it last year, don’t forget about the second annual ArtWalk this year - a village-wide eclectic exhibition of corridor artists spanning a variety of venues. For a brochue featuring a map of all venues and artists check out MY Millennium Place or the Whistler Info Centre. Or call 604-938-9221. Concurrent opening receptions will be held on Friday July 8, 6:30-9 p.m.

WheN: July 1-31

Where: Throughout the village

What: LUNAFLIKS - THE BIG LEBOWSKI See The Dude in action at the first LUNAFLIKS of the season. Tickets are $5. Bring blankets and lawn chairs and settle in for the outdoor movie. Just wait for the sun to go down and the movie to begin. The screening moves to the MY Millennium Place basement at 9 p.m. if it rains. Call 604-902-0769 to confirm location.

WheN: Thursday July 7, when the sun goes down

Where: Lost Lake Park

What: REEL ALTERNATIVES - WILBY WONDERFUL The Whistler Film Festival Society kicks off another summer of outdoor movies with a Canadian comedy, ‘Wilby Wonderful.’ Tickets are $5. This week the venue is indoors at MY Millennium Place due to rain. Check out for more info.

WheN: Friday July 8, 8 p.m.

Where: MY Millennium Place

What: PEMBERTON MOVIE NIGHTS If you missed the Oscar-winning performance by Hillary Swank in Million Dollar Baby, here’s your second chance. The movie will be screened in Pemberton. Tickets are $5/adults, $15/family. Proceeds to benefit the Pemberton Youth Centre.

WheN: Friday July 8, 7 p.m.

Where: Pemberton Community Centre

What: Franz’s Trail outdoor market If you’re looking for 100 per cent locally produced, made, baked or grown goods, don’t miss out on the new Franz’s Trail market in Creekside. The market kicks off on Saturday July 9 and runs every Saturday until Labour Day. For info call 604-938-7019.

WheN: Saturday July 9

Where: Franz’s Trail, Creekside

What: Stargazing Join the Whistler Astronomy Club for stargazing along with local astronomer John Nemy. View Jupiter and deep sky objects.

WheN: Saturday July 9, 9:30 p.m.

Where: Rainbow Park

What: PEMBERTON GARDEN TOUR View a wide variety of 11 unique gardens from court yard to acreage at your own leisure. Cost is $10 and all proceeds go to the "Adopt a Mine Field Project" to help clear minefields and help victims. A map and description of the gardens will be included with your ticket which are available at Pemberton Valley Nurseries and the Pemberton Public Library.

WheN: Saturday July 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Throughout Pemberton

What: USED BOOK SALE The Vicious Circle is having a used book sale this Sunday to raise money for the Whistler Writers Festival which is scheduled Sept. 8-13. Drop by the Farmers Market.

WheN: Sunday July 10, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Farmers Market, Upper Village

What: GERMANY IN JULY Local churches are gathering for ‘Tuesday Nights Together’ throughout the summer. This Tuesday there’s a German theme with bratwurst, sausages and potato salad, Polka dancing and Bach singing. $10/person, $20/family. Call 604-935-8450.

WheN: Tuesday July 12, 6 p.m.

Where: Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church