One World Art Gala

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The Gabriola Arts Council is hosting their second annual fundraiser gala on January 30, 2016 at 7 pm at the Community Hall! ONE WORLD: The Atlas Affair will feature the work of sixty talented Gabriola artists who have ventured into uncharted territory, and transformed simple maps into spectacular pieces of art! Navigate your way through their… Read more »

Christmas Craft Fair

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Every year the Gabriola Elementary School Parent’s Advisory Council organizes and hosts a Christmas Craft Fair at the school. This year’s craft fair boasts over 60 artists, famous cookie walk, silent auction with over 100 amazing items, Christmas dinner basket raffle, kids craft sales, concession and more. So keep some time aside on Saturday, December… Read more »

Thanksgiving Studio Tour 2015

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This weekend don’t miss the 19th Annual Thanksgiving Studio Tour on Gabriola Island! With over 55 artists there is sure to be something to catch your eye while you visiting the bustling studios full of creative wonders. Pick up a copy of the brochure at most local establishments or find it online to plan out your… Read more »

Lunar Eclipse

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We took both the families to Drumbeg Provincial Park last night to watch the lunar eclipse. It took awhile to spot the moon in the haze on the horizon but an eerie red tinged sliver appeared as night set in. We are very lucky to have such a beautiful spot like Drumbeg to witness these… Read more »

3rd Village Vision Workshop

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 The first two workshops in the Village Vision process generated ideas to consider for developing a vision for a sustainable village core, current and potential land use, and zoning. An interest in alternative housing models and increased density in the village core is an emerging theme in the community conversation.  The third workshop will focus… Read more »