Friday, July 23, 2021
With Revelstoke Search and Rescue issuing warnings and Parks Canada closing backcountry access, exploring the outdoors can bring wildfire risks. As emergency services face longer response times, the message is clear: now is not the time to take any risks.
MVI closes Trans-Canada near Rogers Pass on July 22. Next update from DriveBC at 6:30 p.m.
We created this guide to help connect people looking for public mental health and addictions resources in Revelstoke in 2021
The climber was reported missing on July 18 at 5:30 p.m. Parks Canada recovered the body on July 19 after pictures and videos helped narrow the search area.
Although LUNA Fest is not returning to its pre-pandemic state this year, Arts Revelstoke is planning an in-person LUNA Reimagined this September, with installations spread throughout downtown Revelstoke.
The CBT and government program is designed to aid economic recovery by providing funding and employment for wildfire mitigation projects initiated by Basin communities.
Large size and growth at three wildfires near three communities is noteworthy during a very busy fire season.
The B.C. Wildfire Service said the forecast winds could "significantly impact fire growth." Winds gusting up to 50-70 km/h are forecast for the southeast.
The emergency declaration will go into effect on July 21, with federal support expected to arrive in the coming days.
The new Two Mile Creek wildfire about two kilometres southeast of Sicamous was sparked by a vehicle crash on Highway 97A on the morning of July 20, and quickly spread to 10 hectares. It is listed as out of control.


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In the Gallery – July Exhibition @ Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – Jul 30 @ 4:00 pm
In the Gallery - July Exhibition @ Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre
Our July Exhibition at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre features The Big North Art, the collaborative creations from artists Cher Van Overbeke and Estée Sylvester. The Big North Art is taking over our Main Gallery with their astounding 45+ acrylic, watercolour and ink pieces. We are also featuring in our side galleries three solo artists: Bill Fell, Maja Swannie Jacob and Matthew Timmins. Each side gallery artist is a photographer showcasing a very different side of photography with black and white, landscape and portrait.
July’s Offerings – RVCA @ Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – Jul 30 @ 4:00 pm
July's Offerings - RVCA @ Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre
With a fresh exhibition every month the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre provides constant culture throughout the year. This July RVAC will feature three brand new artists as well as a collaborative team. These stunning exhibitions combined with an updated gift shop and in house pottery and woodworking studios makes The Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre a must see this July. Open 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday, we are the perfect splash of culture in your day, a wholesome rainy-day activity, or a mid afternoon stroll. Photo by exhibiting artist, Matthew Timmins
Take Out Family Craft Day @ Revelstoke Library
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Take Out Family Craft Day @ Revelstoke Library
Drop by the library the first Saturday of every month to pick up everything you need for a family crafting afternoon.
Glassblowing workshop @ Big Eddy Glass Works
Jul 24 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Glassblowing workshop @ Big Eddy Glass Works
Have you ever wondered what it takes to blow or sculpt glass? In our workshops, you will be working hands on in our hot shop making your own one of a kind glass creation. Check out the variety of options to choose from below! Your finished piece needs to cool overnight and will be available for pickup during our business hours of Monday – Saturday, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, or we can ship it at an additional charge. We offer this workshop every Saturday from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. Nitty Gritty: Tie long hair back and please wear closed toe shoes with non-flowy and non-flammable (cotton) clothing. Make sure to bring sunglasses or regular glasses. At this time we will not have participants physically blowing their pieces for extra safety measures. You must be 8 or older to participate. Masks are mandatory for all workshops and we will have masks available if needed for $2 charge.