What: WINDS AND WINGS EXHIBITION The UpStares Gallery in Downtown Squamish presents the Wind and Wings exhibition, which showcases mediums such as abstract visuals and "delightful fantasy." There will be pottery, clay, metal, fabric and jewellery to blow you away.
When: Wednesday July 14 to Tuesday August 31
Where: The UpStares Gallery, Downtown Squamish
What: BIOBLITZ The Whistler Naturalists present the fourth annual Bioblitz, a race to count as many species as possible. To include three public events: Wild Things Scavenger Hunt on Saturday afternoon, Night Critters on Saturday night and Swamp Monsters on Sunday morning. Contact Bob Brett at (604) 905-9457 for more.
When: Saturday July 24 to Sunday July 25
Where: Alpha Lake Park
What: SIXTH ANNUAL TEDDY BEARS PICNIC The West Coast Railway Heritage Park in Squamish hosts its sixth annual Teddy Bears Picnic. It'll be a fun-filled day with mini train rides, arts and crafts, inflatable toys and more! Don't forget to pack a picnic lunch. It costs $5 per person. RSVP to Lisa or Diane at (604) 815-4144.
When: Wednesday July 28
Where: West Coast Railway Heritage Park
What: INSPIRING EARTH ACTION: WRITERS FOR A CHANGE The Whistler Forum for Leadership and Dialogue presents a summer series of writers and thinkers who'll talk about the environment. This week, Sonnet L'Abbe, awarded most promising writer under 35. She'll talk about cultural ecologist David Abram. BBQ costs $25 and the talk alone costs $10.
When: Wednesday July 28, BBQ 6 p.m., talk at 7 p.m.
Where: Nita Lake Lodge
What: WHISTLER MUSEUM BC DAY CELEBRATIONS The Whistler Museum is hosting a BC Day Community Celebration, open by donation and tents outside the museum to have arts and crafts for kids. There will also be a BC Day Cake from the Chateau Whistler and vouchers for Cows ice cream.
When: Monday August 2, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Where: Whistler Museum
What: FUNCTION BLOCK PARTY The Whistler Arts Council presents its annual Block pARTy in Function Junction, showcasing artist studios and galleries, businesses and more! Come for live entertainment, local artisans, food vendors and DJ's, as well as street hockey and more.
When: Friday August 6, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Where: Function Junction, go to www.whistlerartscouncil.com for more
What: SLOW FOOD CYCLE SUNDAY The sixth annual Slow Food Cycle Sunday is happening this year after a one-year hiatus. It's a chance to cycle up through the Pemberton Meadows to see and taste the bounty that Pemberton's hallowed ground has to offer.
When: Sunday August 15, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: Pemberton Meadows
What: IN-SHUCK-CH DAYS The In-SHUCK-ch Nation hosts In-SHUCK-ch Days, a festival to celebrate In-SHUCK-ch culture and accomplishments. The festival is free of charge, with free food, live music, cultural games and activities. Contact Kelly at (604) 820-6873, ext. 114 for more, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
When: Saturday August 21 and Sunday August 22
Where: Head of the Lake School, Skatin