Summer

Summer

Crawford Bay and Area
You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy... That could be said for a lot of music festivals, or space ports. Starbelly Jam is not that...
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Creston and Area
Celebrating the Creston Valley Fall Fair for over 100 years, this fun-filled weekend takes place the second weekend in September. Featuring live, local entertainment, a Farmers' Market and games for...
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Creston and Area
Creston has both an indoor and outdoor Farmers' Market. Find amazing home grown and fresh produce, artisanal products, and hand-crafted items. Outdoor Farmers’ Market: Behind the Visitors Centre with free...
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This inland marine park lies at the foot of the eastern slopes of the Selkirk Mountains Nelson Range. Located 36 km south of Balfour on the west shore of the...

Nature and Recreation
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Arrive filled with questions and leave with the gift of knowledge by Ilana Cameron I was anticipating the stories and the beauty of the lake but I didn't expect to...
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Crawford Bay and Area
The East Shore is made up of eight quaint artistic communities Riondel, Kootenay Bay, Crawford Bay, Gray Creek, Boswell, Sirdar, Sanca, and Kuskanook that wind along the shores of Kootenay...
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Creston and Area
The Creston Valley consists of several thriving communities, Wynndel, Lower Kootenay Band, Erickson, Canyon, Lister, Arrow Creek and Kitchener. Start your journey with a visit to the Creston Valley Visitor...
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Yahk and Area
In the early 1900’s Yahk was once a thriving CP Railroad lumber community serving as a major supplier of railroad ties for the Canadian Pacific Railway. Today Yahk is a...
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Creston and Area
Bring the kids, embrace your inner child and have a blast! by Ilana Cameron When I started to research for this piece I thought I had an idea of the...
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The incredibly peaceful and scenic Kootenay Lake is a long, narrow and deep fjord-like lake located between the Selkirk and Purcell mountain ranges and is one of the largest...

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Led by the Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce and organized in partnership with the Rotary Club of Creston, the Kootenay Lake Grand Fondo follows the format of most Gran Fondo...
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When temperatures soar, nothing brings relief in the Kootenays like a refreshing dip in the water. Some prefer swimming in the many rivers and creeks n the valley, while others...
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Strawberries, Starbelly and Yahk... Oh my! by Ilana Cameron I love swimming in the summer almost more than anything — yes sometimes even more than coffee. But I also have...
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Creston and Area
It's that time of the year to come to the Creston Valley and stock up on all the bounty! by Ilana Cameron The fruit here in the Creston Valley is...
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Yahk and Area
The Yahk Summerfest is a fun, family-friendly event held each August in Yahk, BC, offering food, games and entertainment.
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