April 5

International Fly Fishing Film Festival

The International Fly Fishing Film Festival consists of short and feature-length movies produced by professional filmmakers from all corners of the globe, showcasing the passion, lifestyle and culture of fly fishing. The films at this global festival are exclusive to the event and is a must-see experience.

When: Friday April 5, 2019; Doors open 6pm
Where: The Castle Theatre
Age: All ages; beer & wine available
Tickets: $10. Available at Castlegar Sports Centre and Fly Shop & The Castle Theatre
Info: info@flyfilmfest.com

April 6

Wine Festival – Sunrise Rotary Club

The Annual Wine Festival put on by the Castlegar Sunrise 2000 Rotary Club is now entering its 20th year. The semi-formal event features tastings of selected wine and spirits, appetizers, a silent auction, raffles, the People’s Choice Awards and prizes. A safe ride home is also offered by the Interact Club.

When: Saturday April 6, 2019, 7-10pm
Where: Castlegar Community Complex
Age: This is a 19+ event
Tickets: $70; available at Oglow’s Paint; Bubblee’s Liquor Store; Trail Coffee & Tea Co.
Info: Castlegar Sunrise 2000 Rotary

Every Tuesday Eve

$5 Movies at Castle Theatre

The Castle Theatre (also known as “The Old Theatre”) in downtown Castlegar offers a special discount every Tuesday night. For only $5 you can see great movies in the comfort of an historic theatre. This month’s $5 movies include: Shoplifters, a 2018 Japanese sub-titled film; and Capernaum, which won the Grand Jury Prize at Cannes Film Festival.

When: Every Tuesday at 7pm
Where: The Castle Theatre
Age: Varies depending on movie ratings
Tickets: $5
Info: The Castle Theatre

April 26-28

West Kootenay Trade Show

The Castlegar & District Chamber of Commerce hosts the West Kootenay Trade Show. Every year over 100 businesses are showcased along with their products and services inside and outside at the Castlegar Complex. There are prize draws to be entered and a variety of food vendors to cater to every taste. This event is fun for the whole family.

When: April 26-28; 5-8pm Fri; 10-5 Sat; 10-3 Sun
Where: Castlegar Community Complex
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Tickets: Free
Info: westkootenaytradeshow.com

April 27

Claude Bourbon – Live in Concert

Ready for a unique and talented take on a wide range of musical traditions? Claude Bourbon is known throughout Europe and America for incredible guitar performances that take blues, Spanish, and Middle Eastern stylings into uncharted territories. He has played at countless festivals from Glastonbury to the Isle of Wight and with such musicians as Elton John and Van Morisson.

When: Saturday April 27, 2019, 7-10pm
Where: The Castle Theatre
Age: All ages
Tickets: $15 in advance; available at Castle Theatre; Humble Coffee Cafe; and online
Info: The Castle Theatre