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Discovery Coast Music Festival


Bella Coola BC V0T 1C0
250.799.5618
www.bellacoolamusic.org

July 18 - 20, 2014

The 15th Annual Bella Coola Music Festival, featuring Canadian icons, 54-40, is all set for July 18-20! This family-friendly, multi-cultural event will once again showcase award-winning performers from across the country, as well as our own region. We’ll kick it off with a free concert at the Legion Friday evening! The main event begins at 12:00 noon on Saturday. Advance tickets--available only until July 13 at Williams Lake Sight & Sound, and our web site--are $20/day for adults, and $15/day for students & seniors. These save you $5 off the Gate price. NB: children 12 & under are FREE! Visit our web site for more details.

Dean Bareham photo by Lori Campbell

Firehall Arts Centre

280 East Cordova Street
Vancouver(Chinatown) V6A 1L3
604.689.0691
www.firehallartscentre.ca

Mar 18 to 29, 2014

Chelsea Hotel is returning home to the Firehall for its encore! Leonard Cohen's powerful and inspirational music is the heartbeat of this smash hit show, with six performers playing seventeen different instruments in a rollicking tribute to the remarkable writer. Through Cohen's transcendent songs and the honesty of his lyrics, you will be transfixed by this eclectic cabaret of loves won and lost. RSVP to boxoffice@firehallartscentre.ca by March 11.

Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival

5251 Oak Street
Vancouver BC V6M 4H1
604.739.3431

www.vcbf.ca

Apr 3 to 28, 2012

Apr 3 to 28, 2014: Vancouver’s signature springtime event, the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival is a month-long celebration of the cherry tree through unique cultural programming including the performing and visual arts, literary, film screenings, design installations, exhibitions, culinary and creative cultural arts. Check out the Community Events Page for fun and engaging community building events, including Cherry Jam Downtown, Sakura Days Japan Fair, Sakura Illumination, Blossom Bollywood Dance, Plein Air Blossom Painting, Tree Talks & Walks, BC Blossom Photo Watch, Haiku Invitational, Bike the Blossoms and more!

The Royal City Pride Society


New Westminster BC
www.royalcitypridesociety.com

Apr 12, 2014

Please join New West Pride at our April 12 fundraiser at the Columbia Theater with professional entertainer Mr. Bobby Drake, who entertains Vegas audiences and works on Broadway.

Along with Bobby, we will also have comedy with our favorite Julia Stretch and burlesque from the incomparable Diamond Minks.

Our own Laffriot Girl extraordinaire, LeeAnne Keple will be our M.C.

You can purchase tickets at Brick and Mortar Living (former red Brick location) Coming Home Cafe or purchase directly through Eventbrite

$25/per person or $30 at the door

Donations will also be collected for the New Westminster Food Bank.

Surrey Children's Festival

Surrey Arts Centre & Bear Creek Park
Surrey BC
For Tickets: 604-501-5566 (site entrance is free)
Information: 604-501-5598
www.surrey.ca/childrensfestival

May 22 to 24, 2014

Surrey International Children’s Festival, a world of artistic experiences for children to explore. Our goal is to focus on the incredible diversity our community and of the performing & visual arts and to represent this diversity in programming on stage and throughout the site.

Doors Open Richmond


Richmond BC

www.richmond.ca/doorsopen

Jun 7 to 8, 2014

Take in a diverse mix of arts, culture and heritage at the 7th annual Doors Open festival. Up to 50 sites in Richmond will be free for the public. Get a sneak peek into the world of artists, museums, aboriginal groups, religious institutions, parks and other public and private arts, culture and heritage sites. Enjoy interpretative and intercultural performances, story-telling, demonstrations and tours at this one-of-a-kind event.

Ships to Shore Steveston


Richmond BC
www.richmond.ca/shipstoshore

Jun 29, 2014 to Jul 1, 2014

History, adventure and fun will sail into Richmond for Ships to Shore Steveston. Relive the days when Richmond was a major port-of-call for sailing ship fleets. Parlay with pirates, board tall ships and search for treasure as historic Steveston Village comes alive with free events and activities for the whole family. It’s also Canada Day long weekend, so don’t forget to check out the Steveston Salmon Festival — Canada's biggest little birthday party.

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

601 Smithe Street
Vancouver BC V6B 5G1
604.876.3434
604.684.9100
Fax 604.684.9264
www.vancouversymphony.ca

Experience an unparalleled lineup of guest stars

Call 604.876.3434 now to order your FREE Season Brochure!

Click here to visit the Vancouver Symphony Ochestra Calendar

69th Annual Steveston Salmon Festival

4111 Moncton Street
Richmond BC V7E 3A8
604-238-8094

www.stevestonsalmonfest.ca

Jul 1, 2014

"Canada’s biggest little birthday party since 1945”, Steveston Salmon Festival celebrates this historic fishing village in Richmond July 1 annually. The Festival opens with a parade, followed by a day of entertainment, cultural exhibits, marketplace, carnival and salmon grilled over open fire pits!

Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival

School of Music,
Madeira Park BC
604.989.3995
www.penderharbourmusic.ca

Aug 14 to 17, 2014

You are invited to join us in celebrating our 10th anniversary. We are excited to announce that Canadian composer, Kelly -Marie Murphy, has been commissioned to write a piece that will be premiered by the Lafayette String Quartet in our School of Music in Madeira Park.

BC Cultural Crawl


Your Community
604.521.6288
www.bcculturalcrawl.com/

Aug 1 to 31, 2014

The BC Cultural Crawl is a self-guided tour of community-initiated events: music, theatre and dance performances, visual arts, festivals, museum and heritage exhibitions, culinary arts, community art walks and more.

[Follow this link for more information and a complete list of all participating Communities & Events visit www.bcculturalcrawl.com

Richmond Days of Summer


Richmond BC
www.richmonddaysofsummer.ca

With 30 per cent more sunny days than most Metro Vancouver cities, Richmond is your best bet to enjoy fun in the sun all summer long. From June through August, more than two dozen festivals and special events make up the Richmond Days of Summer — and most of them are free. Arts, culture, sports, heritage, family-oriented festivals and more...there’s fun for everyone.

2014 Filberg Festival

61 Filberg Road
Comox Valley BC V9M 2S7
250.941.0727

www.filbergfestival.com

Aug 1 to 4, 2014

Since its beginnings 32 years ago, the principal objective of the Filberg Festival has been to encourage excellence in all forms of Arts & Crafts, and to assist in the promotion and sale of quality work. Today it is Canada's largest juried outdoor arts show.

Richmond Maritime Festival

Britinnia Heritage Shipyard, National historic Site
5180 Westwater Drive Richmond BC V7E 6P3
www.richmondmaritimefestival.ca

Aug 8 to 10, 2014

Celebrate Steveston’s waterfront heritage at spectacular Britannia Shipyards. All weekend, enjoy food, music, artists, storytellers, and meet all manner of unexpected characters. But whatever you do, don’t forget to visit the bounty of beautiful boats and ships moored at the 190-metre (600-ft) dock. Free and fun for all ages, the Richmond Maritime Festival is one of Metro Vancouver’s largest, don’t-miss summer events.

Harmony Arts Festival


West Vancouver BC
604.925.7268
www.harmonyarts.ca

A lively ten-day celebration of community and art that showcases the finest creative and visual arts talent from the North Shore. The Harmony Arts Festival takes place at various waterfront venues in West Vancouver and include music, craft market, studio tours, hands-on art experiences, art lectures and more!

Gibsons Landing Art Stroll


Gibsons BC
604.886.0531
www.gibsonspublicartgallery.ca

Aug 8 to 10, 2014

Gibsons Public Art Gallery presents Art Stroll in the Landing August 8 - 10. Six art galleries, local shops and restaurants have Art Stroll specials, discounts & free draws. Park your car and stroll in the Landing.

Sun Peaks Resort

Sun Peaks Resort
45 minutes north of Kamloops Sun Peaks BC
1.877.235.3303
www.SunPeaksResort.com

INDULGE YOUR SENSES IN NATURE'S PLAYGROUND

Over 30 festivals and events, just outside Kamloops.
Sun Peaks’ three mountains circle the village in a unique 360 degree layout, making it extremely convenient to pop back into the village or your accommodation for a break, snack, or to meet up with friends and family.

Lake Country Artwalk

Lake Country Community Complex
10241 Bottom Wood Lake Rd Lake Country BC
www.artwalk.ca

Sep 6 to 7, 2014

Shoes: A Step Further
Lake Country ArtWalk, the largest of its kind in the BC interior, showcases original works of art and live performances created by visual and performing artists living in the Okanagan Valley. More than 300 artists of all media are exhibiting over 3000 original works of art. The event plays host to over 7000 visitors.

ArtWalk offers a unique display of original artworks from Artists, Fibre Artists, Photographers, Sculptors, Galleries and an exciting range of musical and theatre performances which entrich this arts festival.

Okanagan's Largest Art Show

Vancouver Fringe Festival


Vancouver BC
604.257.0350
www.vancouverfringe.com

Sep 4 to 14, 2014

Theatre for Everyone!

The Vancouver International Fringe Festival, produced annually by the First Vancouver Theatrespace Society, is BC’s largest theatre festival and North America’s most international Fringe Fest. The Vancouver International Fringe Festival was voted Vancouver’s Best Arts Festival for five years in a row by Georgia Straight readers.

Routes & Blues


Salmon Arm BC

www.routesandblues.ca

Routes & Blues

An innovative outreach program under the auspices of Roots and Blues that uses various local routes, activities, venues, and music to build an experiential melange of Shuswap exploration — hike, ride, eat, see, do, stay — all en route to a diverse selection of nightly musical acts.

Columbia Basin Cultural Tour


Nelson BC
250.505.5505
1.877.505.7355
www.cbculturetour.com

Aug 9 to 10, 2014

Explore artists’ studios, museums, art galleries and heritage sites through this free, self-guided tour within the Columbia Basin. Meet the artists, shop for fine art and craft, view demonstrations, special exhibitions, interpretive displays or chat with local historians during this day long cultural celebration!

Visit www.cbculturetour.com to view the Columbia Basin Culture Tour details!

Salmon Arm Roots & Blues Festival


Salmon Arm BC
Tix/Info:1.250.833.4096

www.rootsandblues.ca

Aug 15 to 17, 2014

22nd Annual Salmon Arm Roots & Blues Festival

Roots & Blues is known for presenting one of the most eclectic of musical line-ups in the country. A visual and sonic smorgasbord, the Festival features a Family Fun Zone and offers free admission to kids 12 and under. It’s a wonderful place to come together with family and friends.

www.rootsandblues.ca

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Annual Nanaimo Professional Craft Fair

2300 Bowen Rd., Beban Park Centre
Nanaimo BC
250-390-2172
www.nanaimoprofessionalcraftfair.com

Annual Nanaimo Professional Craft Fair Featuring a wide variety of expertly-crafted items by some of BC's finest artisans, don't miss this special opportunity to do your Christmas shopping early! With hourly door prizes and a GRAND PRIZE...don't miss it!
November 7th, 8th and 9th, 2014
Hours: Fri. 12-8, Sat.10-5, Sun. 10-4

Vancouver Maritime Museum

South end of Burrard Bridge
1905 Ogden Avenue in Vanier Park Vancouver BC
604.257.8300
www.vancouvermaritimemuseum.com

Open 10-5 daily. Closed Mondays from Labour Day to Victoria Day weekends.

Travel in time to 1944 on board St Roch, Canada's Arctic icon.
Explore the world of shipwrecks, explorers and pirates.
Great for children and adults

Pender Harbour Music Society


Madeira Park BC

www.penderharbourmusic.ca

The Pender Harbour Music Society offers a Winter Concert series featuring everything from classical and jazz to folk and roots music running from October to May each year. Come and join us for an intimate concert experience in our 100 seat venue this season. Just a short ferry ride and drive from downtown Vancouver.
Why not make a weekend of it on the beautiful Sunshine Coast?