Gabriola Fall Fair

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It was a beautiful and sunny day so we walked to the Fall Fair and arrived just in time to see our grandchildren dancing. Then we went off to explore, first the donkeys – so cute! Then we looked at all the other animals – goats, alpaca, horses, turkeys, rabbits and so much more. We were awed by… Read more »

A Busy Weekend

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This long weekend is one of the busiest on Gabriola and there is so much to do. Saturday saw crowds at the Community Garage sale and the Farmers Market was as busy as ever with lots of produce and baking, pottery, jewelery, handmade soaps, tie dye clothing, garden furniture and more – all locally produced! Sunday… Read more »

Canada Day

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Yesterday was Canada’s Birthday. There were festivities at the Folklife Village Shopping Center with music by Cowabunga, and a potato Cannon contest at the Brickyard beach including birthday cake! Although it has been cool and wet lately the sun came out and the air was warm, it was a really nice day. We pulled out our flag… Read more »