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Canmore Winter Carnival

 

On now until February 18, 2013

 

The 2013 Canmore Winter Carnival is a celebration of the season and a popular community event. Over nearly three weeks you can enjoy Kid 'n' Mutt races, Log Sawing, Ice Carving, Snow Sculpting, Curling on the Pond, Bonhomme Carnival (skating, ice castle, maple syrup snow taffy and traditional waffles!) and an Outdoor Photography Screening.

 

Looking for the Snow Tracks Schedule? Download it here

Check out photos and videos from the event on our Facebook Page.

 

SUNDAY FEBRUARY 10, 2013

SNOW TRACKS ON MAIN STREET

Thursday February 7 – Monday February 11Free

Wax those skis and take them for a glide right down the middle of Canmore’s Main Street!

February 10th events include: Public use time with available ski demos, Go Figure Blizzard Boot Camp, Jackrabbits Mini Sprints, Bikinis for Breast Cancer Ski Strut, Fortress Mountain ‘Know the Snow’, Rebound Cycle Fat Bike Challenge, Human Curling, Snow Golf, Marshmallow Roast.
Where: Canmore’s Main Street 

Download the full event schedule here [PDF].

MEC KNUCKLE BASHER ICE CLIMBING CLINICS

Saturday February 9 & Sunday February 10 7:00am (advanced, $145 + tax); 8:00am (beginner, $65 + tax)

Join Yamnuska Mountain Adventures for a hands on ice climbing course. All programs are totally practical – no indoor sessions. Half day beginner courses; full day advanced courses. Register online.

Where: Yamnuska Office, Suite 200 Summit Centre 50 Lincoln Park, Canmore
www.yamnuska.com

SNOW SCULPTING

Sunday February 10, 9:00am – 4:00pm

Bring the Family or your friends and turn blocks of snow into works of art!
Advance Registration Required! (limited space). Call 403.678.8939 or email mdalrymple@canmore.ca

Where: Lot beside Bow Valley Credit Union, Main Street

CADET BIATHLON PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

February 9 – 10, 10:00am – 2:00pmFree

Cadets from around the province will test their endurance and shooting skills at the Canmore Nordic Centre’s Biathlon Range.

Where: The Canmore Nordic Centre, 1988 Olympic Way

SOAPSTONE CARVING DEMONSTRATION

Sunday February 10, 11:00am – 4:30pm. Free

See how a piece of stone goes from ordinary to extraordinary when carver Jason Carter demonstrates the process of working with stone to discover rabbits, bears and wolves....oh my!

Where: Carter-Ryan Gallery and Live Art Venue, 705 Main Street
www.carter-ryan.com or call 403.621.1000 

 

MONDAY FEBRUARY 11, 2013

SNOW TRACKS ON MAIN STREET

Thursday February 7 – Monday February 11Free

Wax those skis and take them for a glide right down the middle of Canmore’s Main Street!

February 11th events include: Public use time.
Download the full event schedule here [PDF].

Where: Canmore’s Main Street

 

WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 13, 2013

CANMORE MOVIES PRESENTS: BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL FUN WINTER FLICKS

Wednesday February 13, 7:30pm. $7.50 in advance $9.00 at the door

Where: Solara Theatre – 187 Kananaskis Way, Canmore
www.canmoremovies.ca

LIVE MUSIC AT COMMUNITEA CAFÉ

Wednesday February 13 Doors: 8:00pm, Show: 8:30pm; $15 in advance $18 at door

Band: Chic Gamine

Where: Communitea Café, Corner of 6th Ave & 10th St.
www.thecommunitea.com

 

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 14, 2013

ALBERTA 55+ GAMES CROSS COUNTRY SKI RACES

February 14 - 16, 10:00am – 1:00pm. Free

Canmore welcomes participants in this bi-annual Provincial event.

Where: The Canmore Nordic Centre, 1988 Olympic Way

PHOTOGRAPHER JASON LEO BANTLE MEET & GREET

February 14 – 16 - 11:00am – 6:00pm. Free

Come meet the artist and hear the stories behind the work, a special appearance by Jason Feb. 14 - 16 at the Canmore gallery.

Where: All In The Wild Gallery, 712A Main Street
www.bantlephoto.com 403-609-3141

LIVE MUSIC AT COMMUNITEA CAFÉ

Thursday February 14 – 2 SHOWS! EARLY show 7pm, LATE show 10pm; $18 in advance $22 at door

Band: Michael Bernard Fitzgerald

Where: Communitea Café, Corner of 6th Ave & 10th St.
www.thecommunitea.com

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2013

ALBERTA 55+ GAMES CROSS COUNTRY SKI RACES

February 14 - 16, 10:00am – 1:00pmFree

Canmore welcomes participants in this bi-annual Provincial event.

Where: The Canmore Nordic Centre, 1988 Olympic Way

PHOTOGRAPHER JASON LEO BANTLE MEET & GREET

February 14 – 16 - 11:00am – 6:00pm. Free

Come meet the artist and hear the stories behind the work, a special appearance by Jason Feb. 14 - 16 at the Canmore gallery.

Where: All In The Wild Gallery, 712A Main Street
www.bantlephoto.com 403-609-3141

MUSICAL CABARET: HERE’S TO THE LADIES WHO LAUGH

Friday February 15, 7:00pm. $15.00

Bridget Ryan will have you laughing at her look at the hilarious songs found on Broadway and beyond... 'Bridget Ryan is hilarious.' (Time Out New York)
www.carter-ryan.com or call 403.621.1000 to reserve.

Where: Carter-Ryan Gallery and Live Art Venue, 705 Main Street

LIVE MUSIC AT GOOD EARTH CAFÉ

Friday February 15, 7:30pm – 9:30pm. Free

Live music by Ric Proctor.

Where: Good Earth Café, 718 Main Street

 

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 16, 2013

BONSPIEL – CURLING ON THE POND

Saturday February 16,  10:30am – 3:00pm. Free

Ever tried curling outdoors in the fresh air?
Register in advance – email mavis.hermansen@telus.net

Where: Canmore Pond, Corner of 7th Ave & 11th St.

ALBERTA 55+ GAMES CROSS COUNTRY SKI RACES

February 14 - 16, 10:00am – 1:00pmFree

Canmore welcomes participants in this bi-annual Provincial event.

Where: The Canmore Nordic Centre, 1988 Olympic Way

MEET & GREET WITH PHOTOGRAPHER STEVEN FRIEDMAN

Saturday February 16, 11:00am – 4:00pmFree

Join us for a personal meet & greet with purist photographer, Steven Friedman. Light food & refreshments to be served.

Where: The Avens Gallery, 104 - 709 Main Street
www.friedmanphoto.com

PHOTOGRAPHER JASON LEO BANTLE MEET & GREET

February 14 – 16 - 11:00am – 6:00pm. Free

Come meet the artist and hear the stories behind the work, a special appearance by Jason Feb. 14 - 16 at the Canmore gallery.

Where: All In The Wild Gallery, 712A Main Street
www.bantlephoto.com 403-609-3141

FAMILY FUN AND CRAFTS AT THE BARRACKS

Saturday February 16 - 1:00pm – 4:00pm. Free

Hosted by the Canmore Museum & Geoscience Centre
403.678.2462 for more information

Where:  Northwest Mounted Police Barracks, Main Street

ART OPENING: THE DOG SHOW

Saturday February 16, 1:00pm – 5:30pm. Free

By acclaimed soapstone carver and painter Jason Carter (Artist will be present for Opening). Join us for music, wine, and the opening of another fabulous show: 'The Dog Show'. Jason Carter's latest offering is a love letter of sorts to the dogs of Canmore, Alberta, quite literally. Medium: Acrylic on canvas.

Where: Carter-Ryan Gallery and Live Art Venue, 705 Main Street
www.carter-ryan.com

DANCE & YOGA PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

Saturday February 16, 1:00pm – 4:30pm; $109 + GST

Join photographer Jeremy Fokkens and yoga instructor Jeff Mah as they provide a fun, hands-on workshop where students will have the opportunity to photograph professional dancers and yoga practitioners in a studio environment. Students will learn the basics on lighting their subjects utilizing a constant light source, communicating with their subjects, manipulating light, as well as learning a variety of tips, techniques, and approaches when photographing movement.
For more information and to secure your spot in the class please call: 403-208-7773

Where: The Yoga Lounge, 826 Main Street
www.jeremyfokkens.com / www.jeffmah.com

LIVE MUSIC AT CARTER-RYAN GALLERY

Saturday February 16, 7:30pm; $15.00

Death Ballad Love Tellers

Folk musicians, Ben Sures, Bubba Uno and David P. Smith debut this awesome new trio on a winter tour.

www.carter-ryan.com or call 403.621.1000 to reserve.
Where: Carter-Ryan Gallery and Live Art Venue, 705 Main Street

MUSICAL CABARET: HERE’S TO THE LADIES WHO LAUGH

Saturday February 16, 9:30pm. $15.00

Bridget Ryan with Jennifer McMillan (and Ben Sures).

Bridget Ryan will have you laughing at her look at the hilarious songs found on Broadway and beyond... 'Bridget Ryan is hilarious.' (Time Out New York)

www.carter-ryan.com or call 403.621.1000 to reserve.
Where: Carter-Ryan Gallery and Live Art Venue, 705 Main Street

GALLERY EXHIBITION: NEW PAINTINGS BY VIRGINIA HEMINGSON

Saturday, February 16, 1:00pm – 4:00pmFree

Refreshments to be served.

Where: Virginia Ann Hemingson Art Gallery, 517 Spring Creek Drive
www.vahgallery.com

CANMORE EAGLES HOME GAME

Saturday, February 16, 7pm VS Okotoks Oilers

Where: Canmore Recreation Centre
www.canmoreeagles.com

CHRIS RAINIER: CULTURES ON THE EDGE

Saturday, February 16, 7:30pm – 9:00pm. $15

Presented byWhyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies and EXPOSURE Photography Festival

Chris Ranier is a master at creating powerful images that document the anthropological story of indigenous cultures whose ways are under threat. His National Geographic book propels us to the edge of the map, illuminating societies vulnerable to powerful changes unfolding in this century. Former photographic assistant to Ansel Adams, Rainier has had his stunning images featured in Life, Time, The New York Times and National Geographic Adventure and Traveler. Rainier has committed his life to helping indigenous cultures to preserve their languages and traditions. Book signing will follow presentation.

For more information and to purchase tickets: www.eventbrite.ca/event/5272012732/eorg
Where: Canmore Collegiate High School Theatre, 1800 - 8th Avenue

 

SUNDAY FEBRUARY 17, 2013

BONHOMME CARNAVAL

Sunday February 17, 12:00pm – 4:00pmFree

Skating, Ice Castle, Maple Syrup Snow Taffy and Traditional Waffles.

Where: Canmore Pond, Corner of 7th Ave & 11th St.

FAMILY DAY CARNIVAL

Sunday February 17, 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Fun for the whole family! Join us for carnival games, tattoos, crafts, prizes, popcorn & swim time with a new feature pool toy.

Where: Canmore Recreation Centre
recreation@canmore.ca or call 403.678.0808 ext. 1321

 

MONDAY FEBRUARY 18, 2013

FAMILY DAY AT THE CANMORE NORDIC CENTRE

February 18, 9:00am – 5:00pm. Children & youth free

Celebrate Holiday Monday with family and friends at the Canmore Nordic Centre. Children and youth ski for free. Explore new trails with the Ski With a Snow Host program at 11:00am and 1:00pm. Free access to the tobogganing hill. Family Skating Party with warming fires, free hot chocolate and marshmallow roasting 12:00-3:00pm.

Where: The Canmore Nordic Centre, 1988 Olympic Way
www.CanmoreNordicCentre.ca

CANMORE EAGLES HOME GAME

Monday, February 18, 2:30pm VS Olds Grizzlys

Where: Canmore Recreation Centre
www.canmoreeagles.com

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