Yesterday evening my daughters and I served food at the 54th annual Salmon BBQ which took place at the Gabriola Island Community Hall. This has been a favorite event for Gabriolans for all the years I have lived here with non stop music, a fabulous meal of fresh salmon, salads and a bun, and a… Read more »
We had the luxury of getting a week off this summer and we went to Hornby Island. Many people looked at us rather oddly when we said we were going to another Gulf Island for a holiday but we so wanted to spend some time in a quiet place where we were totally anonymous. We… Read more »
The Dancing Man Music Festival is celebrating its 10th year on Gabriola with 5 days of musical performances in various venues including an outdoor stage at Descanso Bay Park. Some of the performers are award winners and include both local and visiting talent. For more information visit dancingman.ca.
The children found this little traveling circus very entertaining. There were no animals, just lots of clowning with jugglers and acrobats, music, hoola hoops and more. These performers generously donated the ticket price to the Gabriola Commons and the Medical Clinic. We were also treated to a release of Kelly’s doves, the white birds in… Read more »
We took the weekend and drove up to Courtenay (just over an hour from the Gabriola Ferry) for the Vancouver Island Musicfest. 3 days, 55 performers, 6 stages, 27 craft booths, 21 food booths – all spread out over the Comox Valley fairgrounds alongside the Tsolum River, so well organized, such beautiful weather – it… Read more »