Gabriola’s 7th Annual Isle of the Arts Festival

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Starting on March 31 is the 7th annual Isle of the Arts Festival. This is your chance to try your hand at a variety of workshops ranging from making your own soymilk to quilting and doll making to soapstone carving. For more information or to check out the online brochure click here. “If ever there… Read more »

New Gabriola Island Chamber of Commerce Manager

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The Gabriola Island Chamber of Commerce has recently hired Tammie Hennigar as our new manager. Tammie has over 25 years of experience in marketing and management experience as well extensive experience in  non-profit and government organizations. We are very much looking forward to an exciting year both for business and tourism on Gabriola Island. For… Read more »

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 »