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Date/Time
Date(s) - 14/08/2014 - 17/08/2014
All Day

Location
Fernie Museum


Thursday August 14

  • 7pm: Gwen MacGregor – Fold it up and put it away. As keynote guest in the museum’s speaker series, the granddaughter of James White, the Mayor of Fernie at the time of the curse lifting ceremonies, explores her family’s connection to the curse.

Friday August 15

  • Old Timey Family Street Dance – Fernie Museum; music provided by the Kootenay Stringbenders; 7-10 pm. Refreshments

Saturday August 16 – A community Celebration

  • 11 am Ghostrider – A Whimsical Play presentation at the Fernie Museum – An interpretation of the legend that has grown up around Fernie and Hosmer Mountain
  • 12 noon BBQ Luncheon – Hosted by the Fernie Firefighters
  • 1.30 pm Community Celebration Ceremony – with a special presentation by the Ktunaxa Dance Troupe and the official opening of The Fernie Curse – A Legend Examined – a Museum Gallery exhibit in conjunction with Gwen Macgregor, Toronto installation artist and granddaughter of Fernie Mayor James White

Sunday August 17– A feature of the Downtown Sunday Social

  • 11 am Ghostrider – A Whimsical Play presentation at the Fernie Museum – An interpretation of the legend that has grown up around Fernie and Hosmer Mountain
  • 12 noon – A Cursed Scavenger Hunt – a city-wide search for the meaning of the Curse; prizes