Community Events

Aug. 4 & 5 – North West Mud Racing. Gates @ 10:00AM Saturday starts @ 2:00PM. Admission $20 adult, $35 weekend pass. 7& under free. Sunday start @ 12 noon.

Aug. 5 - Lakewater 1 tandem canoeing course 9:00AM-6:00PM Email for questions or to register.

Aug. 6 & 7 - Kids Ballet Camp. Ages 5-12. 9:00AM-12 Noon. Email for questions or to register.

Aug. 11 – Blueberry Tea @ Valemount Museum  11:00AM-4:00PM.

Aug. 13 - Valemount & Area Chamber of Commerce and the Legion are hosting a breakfast event with Shirley Bond at the Legion. 7:30-9:00AM. $10 per person. RSVP Marie by Aug. 8 @ 250-566-0061 or

Aug. 13 – 17 – Kids Food Camp – Open Gate Community Garden in McBride for children ages 5 – 12. Under age 5 must be accompanied by parent. Planting, growing, cooking, eating, wildcrafting, songs & stories. Register at the McBride Library. Contact Nancy @ 250-968-4358 or

Sept. 1 - Official opening of Chun T’oh Whudujut Park (Ancient Forest). 11:00AM-4:00PM. There’ll be speeches, music, guided walks and BBQ.

Valley Museum Make & Take summer courses

Mondays – Alcohol Ink; Tuesdays – Wheat Weaving; Wednesdays – Bannock; Thursdays – Traditional Toys; Fridays – Pasta; Saturdays – Ice Cream; Sundays – Silk Dyeing. Daily from 2:00-3:00PM @ 521 Main Street McBride. Call 250-569-3000 for information, booking, and costs.

Legion Line Up:

Aug. 2 & 3 - Military Police Motorcycle Riders will be in Valemount collecting donations for the Fund for Blind Children and other charities. Hamburger supper and entertainment. The stopover will wrap up with a pancake breakfast by donation on Friday morning before they head out on the next leg of their journey. Public is invited to come out and join them for supper and learn about the work they do.

Aug. 17 & 18 - Terry Fox Trek. Pre-trek meet and greet and registration on Friday night. Post Event Wind up evening on Saturday. More details to follow.

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