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Coast events August 17 – 26

Coast events August 17 – 26

August 17

RCMP community appreciation BBQ, with public safety groups, kids crafts, hot dogs and refreshments, behind the detachment, Sechelt, noon-3pm, presentation by Bill Good and RCMP at 2pm, free

August 17

Fiddleworks Camp gala concert, Roberts Creek Hall, 7pm, $5 or $15 per family

August 17-20

35th Annual Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts, Rockwood Gardens, Sechelt, writersfestival.ca

August 18

Charlotte Wrinch plays while you shop, Gibsons Public Market, 12:30-2pm

August 18

Nine, dine and dance, SC Golf and Country Club, Roberts Creek, golf at 4:30pm, dine at 7pm, dance on the clubhouse deck with Creek Big Band, members $33, non-members $48 or dinner and dance only $33

August 18

Music in the Landing presents Celso Machado, gazebo on Gibsons wharf, 7-8pm

August 18-20

The Power of Paint exhibition with 11 artists, Seaside Centre, Sechelt, Fri. opening reception 5-9pm, with music by Joe Stanton and Simon Paradis, Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm, free

August 18-20

Annual Pender Harbour chamber music festival, School of Music, Madeira Park, penderharbourmusic.ca

August 19

Historical walking tour of Lower Gibsons with Dale Peterson, Pioneer Park, 10am, by donation

August 19

Music in the Landing presents Bellows and Bows with Anna Lumiere & Noah Ord, Pioneer Square, 11am-1pm

August 19

Sechelt Summer Music presents Charlotte Wrinch & Celso Machado, and The Organics, library lawn, Sechelt, noon-2pm

August 19

Music in the Landing presents Bonar Harris, below the “pink house”, 1:30-3:30pm

August 19

Repair cafe, Maker volunteers repair small appliances or instruments, Gibsons Public Library, 12:30-4:30pm, free

August 19

Beer Farm Fest, with music, food and beer garden, Brothers Park (rec centre), Gibsons, 5-11pm, $15, eventbrite.ca

August 19

Music in The Landing presents the Walter Martella Band, Winegarden Park, 7-8:45pm

August 19

Monty Montego, Gumboot Cafe, Roberts Creek, 8pm, $10

August 19

Trudi Diening and Miles Black, Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons, 8pm, $20, share-there.com

August 19

Jim Foster Band, Gibsons Legion, 8pm, members $5, guests $10

August 19-20

Arts and crafts fair, Hackett Park, Sechelt, Sat.10am-5pm, Sun. 10am-4pm, $3

August 19-20

Greg Willy and Steve Band, Garden Bay Pub, Sat. 8pm, Sun. 2pm and 8pm

August 20

Historical walking tour of Lower Gibsons with Dale Peterson, Pioneer Park, 10am, by donation

August 20

5-dollar 5K run or walk, PaceSetter Athletic, Gibsons, 10am, $5

August 20

Music in the Landing presents John ‘Ten Bear’ Thompson, sun dial stage, 11am-1pm

August 20

Dragonfly walk with local experts Rand Rudland and Tony Greenfield, Botanical Garden, West Sechelt, 1pm, by donation

August 20

Slow Sundays in the Creek features Bellows and Bows with Anna Lumiere & Noah Ord, and “fun and fabulous rising stars”, behind the library, Roberts Creek, 2-3:30pm, open mic at noon

August 20

Ron Campbell, Persephone Brewery, Gibsons, 2-4pm

August 20

Tough Kegger race, 7k carrying a 20-litre keg, Persephone Brewery, 2-7pm, Gibsons, $225 team of four, eventbrite.ca

August 20

The Dawn, Filipino rock band, Roberts Creek Hall, 7pm, $40, 604-741-7880

August 21

Viewing of solar eclipse with solar scopes, Davis Bay, 8am, www.coastastronomy.ca

August 25

Argentine tango singer María Volonté and California harmonica player Kevin Carrel Footer, Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons, 8pm, $20

August 25-27

Rogue arts festival, 1802 Tyson Rd., Sechelt, Fri. 5-11pm, Sat. 10am-11pm, Sun. 10am-5pm, weekend $50 adults, $30 senior/student, daily $35 adults, $25 senior/student, roguefest.ca

August 26

SC Rod & Gun Club family day, 4384 Parkway Dr. (off Field Rd.) Wilson Creek, 10am-2pm, under 14 must be accompanied by adult, bring non-perishable item for the food bank

August 26

Sechelt Summer Music presents The Jazz Group of Seven and Wanda Nowicki Quartet, library lawn, Sechelt, noon-2pm

August 26

The great British car boot sale and tea, fundraiser for Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons, 1-4pm

August 26

Reception for opening of exhibition of drawings by R.B. Wainwright, Arts Centre, Sechelt, 2-4pm

August 26

Summer reading club wrap-up celebration, Gibsons Public Library, 2-4pm

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