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What: artwalk It’s the last weekend to enjoy local artists in 27 venues throughout the village. Mapped brochures at all venues and info centres or call 604-938-9221 for info.

When: July 1-31

Where: Throughout the village

What: LUNAFLIKS Don’t miss out on this award-winning film Cidade de Deus (City of God) which is based on a true story set in Rio de Janeiro. DJs from High Grade Sound kick off the outdoor festivities at 9 p.m. and the movie begins at dusk. It’s a $5 entry, $3 with LUNA card. Make the evening more comfy with some lawn chairs and blankets. For location change due to weather call the LUNA hotline at 604-902-0769.

When: Thursday July 28, dusk

Where: Lost Lake Park

What: BBQ CHAMPIONSHIPS It’s the August long weekend and that means it’s the fourth annual Canadian National BBQ Championships with 50 teams competing for the grilling glory over a three day period. There’s music, contests, and mouth watering temptations on the grill. Samples will be available for hungry spectators. VIP tasting passes are available at Dusty’s for $5 with all proceeds donated to charity. Just follow the mouth watering smells to Creekside.

When: Friday, July 29 to Sunday July 31

Where: Creekside

What: GIANT USED BOOK SALE Donations needed for the giant used book sale in aid of the Whistler Public Library. All types of books, magazines and videos welcome. Drop off boxes located at Nesters Market, TD Canada Trust in Marketplace and Whistler Public Library. For pick up of large donations or to volunteer call Jane Reid at 604-932-3665.

When: Saturday July 30, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: In front of IGA in Marketplace

What: BOTTLE DRIVE Team Peek-A-Boobs are trying to raise money for the Weekend to End Breast Cancer. Drop off all your recyclables at the bottle depot or call 604-902-4014 if you are unable to drop them off that day.

When: Sunday, July 31, 12-4 p.m.

Where: Whistler Bottle Depot

What: WALDORF SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE The Alta Lake School is hosting two upcoming open houses. See why Waldorf education is the fastest growing non-sectarian independent schooling movement worldwide. Children welcome, refreshments served. For information email altalake@telus.net or call 604-932-1885.

When: Saturday August 6, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Spruce Grove Park

When: Thursday August 18, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Spruce Grove Park

What: CRANkWORX Rest up because the second annual mountain bike festival is just around the corner. The Whistler Bike Park is the scene for all the action with the Nissan Biker X, the Kona Jump Jam, Trialsworx and more. No Whistler festival would be complete without the entertainment. Stay tuned to the Pique for details.

When: August 3-7

Where: Whistler Bike Park and village

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