Museum of Art and History, in Canada’s Best Small Art Town. Located in a stunning 1902 heritage building in the heart of the historic downtown district. Our public art gallery, museum and archives offer a friendly atmosphere in an exciting state-of-the-art facility.
Come in and discover the hidden gem of Nelson’s arts and crafts culture, featuring handcrafted work by local artists and artisans. It’s your source for unique souvenirs, gifts and books.
Lillie & Cohoe makes beautiful hats, and represents a style and design philosophy that caters to elegant and discerning women throughout the world. All hats are designed and manufactured in Nelson, and are represented internationally through agents to the retail trade. Two lines per year are created and available at retail stores, on-line and at high end art fairs in Calgary, Toronto and Chicago. The business has grown over the last 14 years and now has enthusiastic buyers in North America, British Isles and South Korea. Quality of workmanship backs up the distinctive design in these hats, and each hat is a long term friend in the wardrobe.
Creating a safe, accepting and empowering community where all youth can interact and access a variety of programs, services and activities they need and enjoy. A fun, safe and accepting youth centre with a variety of recreational activities including ramp sports, lessons and special events.
The Youth Employment Resource Centre offers free employment services to youth ages 15-30.
Movies for all ages and tastes in a big old theatre with new digital film and sound equipment. Drop by in the weekend for new releases and blockbusters, pay $7,- on Cheap Tuesdays, or join lovers of independent movies on Thursday night. Check http://www.civictheatre.ca for our weekly screenings or call Nelson\’s Civic Theatre for details and rentals. Support your local movie theatre!
Nelson Civic Theatre is saved by the Nelson Civic Theatre Society and is a non-for-profit community theatre. Mostly run by volunteers it screen films on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday evenings and Sunday afternoon. In the day-time and Monday and Wednesday night the theatre can be rented for film festivals, presentations and other entertainment. Please call the theatre for info: 250-352-5833.
The club has been an active participant in the pursuit of its goal with involvement in projects such as:
- enhancement Projects for Fish and Wildlife;
- securing Habitat for Fish and Wildlife;
- educational workshops and programs for youth and new participants in Wildlife and Outdoor related activities;
- feeding Wildlife programs as required;
- donations to several like minded organizations.
The club facilities are available to other community groups and organizations, however the primary purpose is to provide a base in the community in which to achieve the afore-mentioned goals.
Nelson Rod & Gun Club was organized on the 22nd day of August 1918.
This club is organized for the promotion of good fellowship among the sportsmen in the Nelson district and to:
- promote conservation of the wildlife, scenic and outdoor recreational resources of British Columbia, the land and water base on which they depend;
- promote the retention and maintenance of the highest possible quality of environment for all to benefit;
- foster a code of ethical and safe conduct among all people using the outdoors;
- actively co-operate with other organizations in the proper management of natural resources;
- assist in the maintenance and conservation of habitat for fish and wildlife;
- assist and promote youth and related organizations in all the afore-mentioned pursuits.
In August of 2003 the Home Hardware brand in Nelson was expanded with the addition of Nelson Home Building Centre to the well-known Hipperson Home Hardware which has been in existence since 1923. Since 2003 the Building Centre has expanded three times and grown from an initial staff of 8 to a staff of almost 50 people. Home Hardware is a chain of over 1000 stores, each one locally owned and operated.
Local ownership means that we’re going to try harder to satisfy your needs. Being part of a national chain means that we can provide great prices on quality products. Our stores are well known for offering superior customer service along with a great selection of products at prices that compete with the other national chains. Come in and experience what we can do for you!
The Library provides free library memberships to the City of Nelson. Access to books, periodicals for adults, children and youth, CDs, DVDs, large-print and audio books. Wifi access. Programs: weekly story times for toddlers and preschoolers; reading buddies with Nelson Maple Leafs hockey team; and movie nights for young adults. Regular library programs include: weekly story times for toddlers and preschoolers; a reading buddies program with players from the Nelson Maple Leafs hockey team; and movie nights for young adults. Local and visiting authors are featured at book readings, and the popular Oysters, Authors and Ale fundraiser has become an annual event. The library partners with the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL) to facilitate Parent Child Mother Goose groups and maintain The Learning Place, a new feature in the library’s lower level.
Nelson Remedy\’s Rx is your locally owned and operated unique pharmacy. Not only can you get ALL of your standard prescriptions filled, but we can also custom make them in a variety of forms if you need. We carry quality lines of natural health products and supplements . We look forward to fulfilling all of your healthcare needs!
Otter Books offers a great selection of local interest books, as well as the best books from around the globe. Whether you want the latest fiction, current affairs, or new age, or enjoy searching through the classics, sale books or cookbooks, you\’ll love our store.
Oxygen Art Centre is a multi-disciplinary arts center located in Nelson, British Columbia. Oxygen Art Centre provides space and time for the work, talk and community necessary for artists. As a center for practicing artists and writers, our activities include exhibitions, literary events, classes and visual, literary and performance residencies.
Packrat Annie’s has the largest selection of used books in the Kootenays. We also carry an eclectic selection of new CDs, from blues and jazz to world and indie rock. We specialize in special orders. Our friendly staff will help you find what you are looking for.
Now open in the heart of downtown Nelson, Play It Again Kids is a high quality consignment store, that showcases an impressive mix of virtually new consigned and new clothing, footwear, equipment, toys, books and more. From newborn baby to size 14 youth, you’ll find great condition or new clothing, that’s cute and on trend, but at a fraction of retail prices. The store also offers maternity clothing and related accessories. New moms will appreciate a dedicated nursing nook and baby change room, with spacious change-rooms. The new store is a contemporary and spacious, feel-good space. Parents can shop with ease as the kids enjoy the cute in-store ‘play garden’.Lea
We offer guided fishing on world class Kootenay Lake and Columbia River. Trophy Rainbow trout up to 35Lbs and Dolly Varden up to 29Lbs. Heated Boats. Fully licensed and insured. Brand new 2008 Ocean Pro custom boats.
The Royal Canadian Legion operates a lounge with dart boards, pool tables, crib. We have a Liquor Primary Licence. We hold a meat draws and 50/50 draw every Saturday at 3 pm with lots of great prizes. All proceeds go to local charities. The lounge is also available for event bookings after 7 pm Monday to Saturday and Sunday from 1 pm, with a full service bar/bartender and a capacity of 100 people. Please contact us for details. We are always happy to have new members and volunteers.
May you find peace in the place you call home.
At Samurai Hardwood we combine traditional craftsmanship with contemporary techniques to bring
your space to life, from the ground up.
We offer a wide range of products including locally milled wide plank woods, domestic and imported solid and engineered hardwood, vinyl, cork and bamboo flooring. We also provide exceptional refinishing and staining services as well as custom staircase design.
We’ll help guide you through the flooring process, from start to finish. We’re dedicated to meeting
your projects needs and capturing your style.
Western Classics, Western Family, Certified Angus, Maple Leaf Prime
Grocery, Bakery, Service Fish and Meats, Deli & Fast Foods, Natural, Bulk, Floral
The Savoy Hotel is a 12 room boutique hotel located on historic Baker Street in Nelson, BC. Originally built in 1911, the Savoy has undergone extensive renovations that see the hotel combine modern finishings with a mountain vibe, designed and built by local architects and craftsmen. Our rooftop patio and hot tub, guest lounge, sauna and massage room offer many option for relaxation and getting together with fellow travellers.
If you are looking for accommodation, or where to stay in Nelson BC, look no further than The Savoy Hotel. Check out our website for availability, rates, packages and promotions.
Located downstairs in the Savoy, Bloom Nightclub is Nelson BC’s premiere nightclub hosting local and international artists. It features a state-of-the-art PK sound system. a living wall, world-class lighting and visuals and good vibes.
Scout prides itself on offering Nelson the most current fashions and trends. If you are looking for a local shopping experience, whether for yourself or for others, Scout strives to have everything you need. Scout is an independently owned and operated boutique, located in the eclectic downtown area of Nelson, B.C. From humble beginnings, under the name Global Underground, the huge supporter of local designers evolved organically to become the trendy lifestyle brand it is today. Drawing inspiration from unique Kootenay characters and bold styles, Scout offers a one-stop shopping for flirty fun fashion in clothing, gifts and accessories. Whether you’re going for a boho beach vibe, or a splashy-sporty style, Scout is quintessentially distinct. Come visit the Scout family and support the locals!
Shoes for the Soul sells quality comfort and style. We have a huge selection of women’s shoes and handbags. Many of our handcrafted, leather lined footwear and bags are European made. Our store has a huge selection of hand crafted, leather lined, European comfort footwear for women. We also carry beautiful and comfortable fashion shoes, boots and leather bags. Our stock includes women’s shoes, sandals, boots, handbags, wallets and slippers.
Home of Canada’s ONLY Patagonia Outlet. 40-70% off EVRYDAY. Specializing in lifestyle outdoor clothing, casual and technical footwear, backpacking equipment (packs, tents, & sleeping bags), and so much more.
We are a contemporary boutique for women. Strutters buys and sells gently used, quality clothing.
While we are not a consignment store we do buy and re-sell lightly loved clothes, shoes and accessories. This gives us the ability to curate our collection making it effortless for you to find something new, something fun, something special and affordable each time you visit.
We LOVE helping you find the perfect fit and when asked – will always offer an honest opinion, helping you find clothes that compliment your beauty.
I am so excited to be opening my new studio with gallery to the public this year in the beautiful Kootenays just outside of Nelson BC. I have been working hard to complete the building, landscaping, and filling the shelves and garden with beautiful pottery!
Cory at Sweet Mountain Pottery invites you to visit our garden patio and gallery to discover fun and useful clay creations for your home and garden.
Hope to see you there!