This weekend we are enjoying the 5th annual Gabriola Theatre Festival, a three day extravaganza of fun revolving around 10 live plays, free outdoor entertainment, pancake breakfast, street faire and kids corner arts and crafts. We watched 3 plays, observed a flash mob dance on the street, saw musical and magical entertainment, shopped the street… Read more »
It seems early this year, but yes indeed it is berry picking time! The black berries are big, sweet, juicy and plentiful – perfect for syrup, jam, pie, freezing whole and best of all eating fresh.
We took the children to see a poultry swap which was held at the Raven Feed & Pet Supplies store here on Gabriola. There were a number of varieties of chicks and chickens, including what were called pocket chickens which we were told are the world’s smallest chickens.The children were delighted to be able to… Read more »
A group of us took the day to head up to Mount Washington yesterday to try snowshoeing. We arrived around noon and after bathroom breaks, renting equipment, and getting trail passes we were ready for our afternoon adventure. It was a blast, tons of snow either packed or powder depending on your preference. We went… Read more »
Located near Strathcona Park and the Comox Valley about 2 hours away from Gabriola Island is the fantastic ski resort Mt. Washington. It is also now named Vancouver Island’s business of the year! Many businesses from up and down Vancouver Island were awarded in over 1 dozen different categories. For the whole story visit www.canada.com… Read more »