Open air farmer’s market featuring locally grown produce, fresh and cooked food as well as baked goods, plants and beautifully made local arts and crafts.
Local arts and crafts can be found at virtually every community along the Selkirk Loop. Be sure to check out the fine businesses below to help you decide what you want to see and where you want to visit. The “Tours” tab will identify which of the businesses offer tours of their facility while the “Artists in Action” tab will point out where you may watch artisans create a work of art right before your eyes. From weavers to potters to broom makers…they are all here.
You also don’t want to miss the numerous “Art Walks” around the region. The area’s of Sandpoint, ID, Creston, Castlegar and Nelson, BC all have art walks. Check each communities “Calendar of Events” during the summer months of July and August to take a tour.
Several communities offer theater performances and concerts that even the largest communities will envy. The Loop is home to many talented people, so take the time to visit them while you are here and take home a piece of art.
An Aboriginal Experience with Canadian souvenirs, beadwork, jewelry, blankets, clothing, Manitobah Mukluks, and Healing Hollow essential oils. Many, many unique gift items and many items are less than $30. We also have the ability to embroider items for you on the spot to personalize gifts with names or designs. Yaqan Nukiy Heritage Centre is located …
Affair on Main Street takes place Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day Weekend on Main Street in Metaline Falls, Washington. Admission is free and activities include a lively clown, the Affair’s Can-Can Dancers and other Local Performers. The Metaline Falls UCC Church is sponsoring a breakfast that begins at 7:30 a.m. Saturday on their lawn …
Nelsonâ€™s historic Capitol Theatre features the best in live theatre, classical ballet and contemporary dance theatre, classical and contemporary music, comedy and a variety of other performances including the highly successful Capitol Kids Series. Box Office Hours are from noon to 4:30 Tuesday through Friday, and one hour before performances.
Challenge yourself. The West Kootenay ride places you in one of the top biking spots in Canada. If you want a real challenge, take on this ride with epic views and fabulous food! This extraordinary two-day 222 km MS Bike tour loops around the Kokanee Glacier in the Selkirk Mountains, from New Denver to Slocan, …
Over 1,000 artifacts represent arts, crafts, customs and religion of the Doukhobors. A variety of items are available in the Village Art Gallery. Audio Visual Gallery features documentaries, photo archive and exhibits yearly. Ten buildings and acres await your heritage viewing pleasure.
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Owner Luke Lewis weaves corn brooms onto unique handles using antique broom making equipment. See thousands of functional art brooms hanging from the rafters in the historic log barn.Â Over the years our brooms have appeared on TV, in movies, including Bewitched, and in other forms of media.Â Here are some of our other brooms …
Come explore Sandon’s fascinating history at the Sandon Historical Society’s Sandon Museum. Open 7 days a week 10a.m.-5p, July-September. “Perserving the past for tomorrow and today.” Known in the 1890s as the Monte Carlo of North America, the City of Sandon lies in the Selkirk Mountain Range high in the heart of the Silvery Slocan. …