• Thursday, Gyro Park, 7 p.m. Kootenay Savings Music in the Park presents Laura Landsberg Quintet. Nelson singer uses her musical curiosity to combine elements of jazz, country and rock to deliver a song that’s all her own. Bring a lawn chair, $2 admission donation suggested.
• Saturday, 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., 9th Annual Columbia Basin Culture Tour. Explore artists’ studios, museums, art galleries and heritage sites during this free, self-guided event. Runs again Sunday same hours. Tour brochures available at cbculturetour.com or call Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance at 1.877.505.7355.
• Aug. 17, Gyro Park, 7 p.m. Kootenay Savings Music in the Park presents Vishtèn. Acadian trio Vishtèn dazzles with a fiery blend of traditional French songs and original instrumentals that fuse Celtic and Acadian genres with a modern rock sensibility and indie-folk influences. Bring a lawn chair, $2 admission donation suggested.
• Aug 18, Trail Market on the Esplanade, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hosted by City of Trail and United Way of Trail and District. Family favourite, features vendors selling fresh produce, handmade jewelry, soaps, clothing, baking, home decor and much more. Runs again Sept 15. Evening editions will go from 4-8 p.m. Aug. 30, and Sept. 6.