Autumn has arrived on Gabriola! With that and the changing leaves comes the bustle of the local Craft Fair Season. With the ever increasing number of artists and crafters choosing Gabriola as their home our craft fairs are always getting bigger and better. This weekend is the start with 2 separate Craft fairs spanning 3… Read more »
Gabriola Community Hall Mural and Dance Showcase
We were down at the Community Hall last night rolling out flooring for the dance performance that our girls are performing in this weekend (more on that in the next post) when we saw the beautiful new mural created by Gabriola homegrown artist Hayden Harvey. Make sure you take the time to look at it… Read more »
We have been spending a fair amount of time in Nanaimo these days as our eldest daughter has gymnastics training. Due to that we have spent some time exploring. The latest was a beautiful hike up to Ammonite falls that my 9 year old and I did last weekend. It took us just under 1… Read more »
Old Crow, New Owners!
The Old Crow Cafe has sold to a new couple who will be taking over ownership at the beginning of May just in time for the busy summer season! Started in May of 2012 the current owners have worked hard at creating a funky atmosphere coupled with a West Coast take on Mexican fare. We wish both… Read more »
Double Feature Movie Afternoon
We are extremely lucky to have a wonderful Peer Helping program on Gabriola. The participants are in their mid teens and are learning many different life skills including the logistics of planning and hosting fundraising events. One of the fabulous events they organize and host are the double feature movie afternoons. Starting with Aladdin at… Read more »