• Brown dried trees and vegetation line one side of the Elk River bank and tall conifer pines trees are clustered on the other side with the backdrop of the snow capped Rocky Mountains far in the distance. The Elk River in Fernie, BC on a winter day with brown and dried vegetation, barren trees and sturdy pine trees at the river's banks and snowy Rocky Mountains in the distance.
posted by: Fernie Stanford Resort on: May 02, 2011
Ski season may be over, but springtime in Fernie offers up so much to see and do that you’ll be forgetting about the slopes in no time.
The month of May is where it all begins, and it starts this weekend with the annual Relay for Life fundraiser on Friday, May 6 at 7:30 at the Vogue Theatre. Enjoy a screening of Mamma Mia, followed by an after party picnic including glamour photo shoots, auction and a free drink. Tickets are $30 and all proceeds go toward the Relay for Life, supporting cancer research for Canadians.
For creative types, Saturday, May 7 offers up a real treat with John DeJong’s “Realistic Animals” art workshop taking place all day from 9:30 to 5:30 at The Arts Station. This comprehensive workshop will teach you how to create and paint realistic animals and is suitable for all skill levels. Contact The Arts Station for more info and to register. Cost is $95 plus materials.
If you’re in town with mom, you can celebrate her special day on Sunday with Mother’s Day Brunch at Clubhouse Restaurant at the Fernie Gold and Country Club. Enjoy fine food and breathtaking views, and maybe even hit the links for a round at one of BC’s best courses.
And don’t forget to book your Fernie accommodations at the Stanford Resort. Whether you’re in town for a few days or a few weeks, we’ll help you take advantage of all that Fernie has to offer, with comfortable rooms, exceptional service and some of the best hotel packages around.