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Coast events Aug 15 – 24

Coast events Aug 15 – 24

Thursday, August 15

Free preview of SC ElderCollege fall courses, Capilano University, Sechelt, 10-11:30am

RCMP community appreciation BBQ with hot dogs, cake and kid’s activities, behind the RCMP detachment, Sechelt, noon-3pm

Talk and treats with BC Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver and MLA Sonja Furstenau, Mission Point House, Davis Bay, 7-9pm

Thursday, Aug. 15 – Sunday, Aug. 18

Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts, featuring 21 writers, Rockwood Gardens, Sechelt, www.writersfestival.ca

Friday, August 16

Carve a notch on the reconciliation totem pole, with Tony Paul, beside Raven’s Cry Theatre, Sechelt, 10am-2pm

Community BBQ and open house, with giveaways and scavenger hunt, Habitat for Humanity ReStore, Sechelt, 11am-2pm

Music & Art on Cowrie presents Philip Jagger, in front of Sunstone Beads, Sechelt, noon-2pm

Music in the Landing presents Katrina Bishop, gazebo on the wharf, Gibsons, 7-8pm, free

“About the Moose”, a satire on bureaucracy and wildlife management, plus music by Stephen Vogler, Heritage Theatre, Gibsons, 8pm, $20 advance, $25 at the door, www.thepointartists.com

DJ Buzy Beats, 101 Brewhouse, Gibsons, 8pm

Friday, Aug. 16 – Sunday, Aug. 18

The Mix Art Show, with Lore Schmidts, Donna Stewart, Charly Mithrush and Francine Desjardins, Seaside Centre, Sechelt, Fri. 5-9pm, Sat. 10am-7pm, Sun. 10am-5pm, 10 per cent of sales donated to Sechelt Hospital Foundation

Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival, School of Music, Madeira Park, www.penderharbourmusic.ca

Saturday, August 17

Recycling awareness talk with BC Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver, Kinsmen Hall at Dougall Park, Gibsons, 9:30-11:30am

Historical 90-minute walking tour of Gibsons Landing with Dale Peterson, meet at George Gibson statue 10am, by donation

Repair cafe, Trail Bay Mall, Sechelt, 11am-4pm

Music in the Landing presents Colleen Savage Trio, Pioneer Square, Gibsons, 11am-1pm, free

Sechelt Summer Music presents Budge & Karen Duo (noon) and Brothers in Farms (1pm), library lawn stage, noon-2pm, free

Music & Art on Cowrie presents Prashant M. John world music, in front of Sunstone Beads, Sechelt, 2-3pm

Opening reception for creative 20th anniversary exhibit by Sinàmḵin (Jody Broomfield), Gibsons Public Art Gallery, 2-4pm

Opening reception for exhibit by the Digital Textile Study Group, FibreWorks Studio, Madeira Park, 2-5pm

Latin party with DJ Paola, presented by Olga’s Hair Stories, Pioneer Square, Gibsons, 6-9pm, free

Music in the Landing presents Funktete, Winegarden Park, Gibsons, 6:30-8pm, free

“Love Songs”, a classical concert with Max Smith and Risa Murakami, St. Hilda’s Church, Sechelt, 7pm, $10 at the door

Jim Foster, Backeddy Pub, Egmont, 7pm

Baby Harry Kings of Soul, Lighthouse Pub, Sechelt, 9pm

Saturday, Aug.17 – Sunday, Aug. 18

Hackett Park Arts & Crafts Fair, with music and artisan demonstrations, Sechelt, Sat. 10am-5pm, Sun. 10am-4pm, $3, seniors $2, under 12 free

“Quilts on a Line” show and sale, demonstration of Gammill quilting machine, Wildflower Quilting Studio, 1647 Field Rd., Wilson Creek, 10am-5pm

Sunday, August 18

Howe Sound history boat tour with Dale Peterson, meet 9:50am Gibsons harbourmaster’s office, $40 per person, $75 for two, tickets at One Flower, One Leaf, info at 604-886-1424

Music in the Landing presents Double Treble, Sundial Stage near Gibsons Public Market, 11am-1pm

Slow Sundays in the Creek presents the Loose Endings and People of the Drum (noon), G Willy (1pm), Hordes of Ords (2pm), plus vendors and games, behind the Roberts Creek library, noon-3:30pm

Living Forest Institute presents “Backwoods Jazz” with Karen Graves and Budge Schachte, Clack Creek Forest, follow signs 5.3k up B&K logging road, Roberts Creek, 1pm, $10 donation, livingforestinstitute.ca

Chatelech Secondary 10-year reunion, Persephone Brewing, Gibsons, 2-5pm

Blue Line Duo, Lighthouse Pub, Sechelt, 5-8pm

Monday, August 19

Family picnic and story walk, SC Botanical Garden, West Sechelt, 11am-1:30pm, free

Wednesday, August 21

Amateur stand-up comedy challenge, 101 Brewhouse, Gibsons, 8-9:45pm, $5

Thursday, August 22

Sarah Burton from Austin, Tex. and Anagram quartet with Sarah Noni, 101 Brewhouse, Gibsons, 7pm, $20, Eventbrite.ca

Chris Ronald and Deanna Knight with special guests, Secret Beach Garden Stage, 995 Grandview Rd., Gibsons, 7pm, $20 donation, rsvp to dthsinger@gmail.com, 604-362-1280

Friday, August 23

Music & Art on Cowrie presents CREATE arts & crafts with Karen, in front of Sunstone Beads, Sechelt, 2-3pm

Patron appreciation day with lemonade and music by Double Treble, Gibsons Public Library, 2-4pm, free

NUA, traditional Celtic trio, Persephone Brewing, Gibsons, 4-6pm

Music in the Landing presents Pam Girone & Peter Hill, gazebo on the wharf, Gibsons, 7-8pm, free

Friday, Aug. 23- Sunday, Aug. 25

Rogue Fest with music, workshops, food and drink, Clarke Farms, Tyson Rd. at Hwy. 101, Wilson Creek, Fri. 5-11pm, Sat. 10am-11pm, Sun. 10am-5:30pm, weekend pass $90, seniors $70, Fri. $25, seniors $20, Sat. $40, seniors $30, Sun. $30, seniors $20

Saturday, August 24

Carve a notch on the reconciliation totem pole, with Tony Paul, beside Raven’s Cry Theatre, Sechelt, 10am-2pm

Historical 90-minute walking tour of Gibsons Landing with Dale Peterson, meet at George Gibson statue 10am, by donation

Music in the Landing presents Nice Verde, Pioneer Square, Gibsons, 11am-1pm, free

Introduction to disc golf, instruction followed by game, no experience or equipment needed, Shirley Macy Park field, Gibsons, 11am-2pm

Sechelt Summer Music presents Rahel ‘n Rose (noon) and Simon Paradis and Farm Team (1pm), library lawn stage, noon-2pm, free

Repair Cafe, Gibsons Public Library, 1-5pm

Backwoods Jam with bike races, vendors, food and beer garden, Coast Gravity Park, Sechelt, 1-4pm, $5, kids $2, under 5 free, race fee $80

Astronomy in the park, with telescopes provided by Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Porpoise Bay Provincial Park, 1-11:30pm, free, weather permitting 

Leenie Bennett and Graham Strang, Tapworks, Gibsons, 2pm

Blue Line Duo, Gibsons Public Market, 2:30-4:30pm

Music in the Landing presents the Walter Martella Band, Winegarden Park, Gibsons, 6:30-8pm, free

Little Sister Grimm puppet show by Kris Fleerackers, Gibsons Public Art Gallery, 7-8pm, $10, $25 family

The Sofa Kings, Gibsons Legion, 8pm, members $8, guests $12

Lotus, with DJ Sugar and DJ Mama, Roberts Creek Legion, 9pm, members $5, guests $10

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