CHATEAU LOONIE The year’s most anticipated Loonie takes place this Thursday, so
get your fanciest gear and prepare to dine in style. The course will be Lost
Lake trails, and the après will be at the Chateau. This is a black tie event,
so dress up for the ride and dinner for a chance to win some great prizes.
Thursday August 23, 5:30
Cross Country Connection, entrance of Lost Lake
LUNAFLIKS One of the best ways to spend a Thursday night in Whistler! This
week’s movie is a Spanish ghost story entitled The Devil’s Backbone. Entry is
$5/$3. Bring your blankets and leave the booze at home. For more info call the
LUNA hotline at 604-935-8372.
Thursday August 23, 9 p.m.
CAMPGROUND C The first Campground C country-rock music festival hits Whistler
this weekend with tons of activities and acts like Aaron Pritchett, the
Cruzeros, Spirit of the West, Damian Marshall, Kelly Brock, Dustin Bentall,
Smith and Jones, Steel Toe Boots, and the Hairfarmers. Tickets are $45,
available at ticketmaster.ca.
Saturday August 25
DRIVE FORE LIFE The Kelty Patrick Denneh Foundation presents this 6
annual fundraiser in support of education and programs for prevention of
depression related suicide in young people. Events for the weekend include a
concert at Buffalo Bills, a gala dinner at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler, and a
golf tournament at the Whistler Golf Club. For more info, visit
Friday August 24 – Sunday August 26
INSHUCKCH DAYS All are welcome to this not-for-profit event that will bring
together friends, family, and neighbours from around the region to celebrate
INSHUCKCH culture and traditions. Highlights of the weekend will include the
First Salmon Ceremony, cedar weaving demonstration, Bone Game competition, and
Xusum icre-cream making.
Saturday August 25 – Sunday August 26
Head of the Lake School, Skatin First Nations
FUNDRAISER TO PROTECT BLACKWATER FOREST
This event brings people together as “one” to support the
assertion of Sovereignty of the St'at'imc Territory and to protect the
Blackwater forest pine mushroom region and endangered spotted owl habitat. The
weekend will include camping, traditional St'at'imc performers, drumming,
jamming, live music, DJ's, dancing, and guest speakers.
Friday August 31 – Monday
Blackwater Lake Campground
SAMURAI OF SINGLETRACKThe seventh and final Samurai of Singletrack race is only
open to those riders who have completed the previous six Samurais. For more
information contact Tony or go to www.worca.com.
Friday August 31 – Sunday September 2