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collapse Friday, July 01, 2016
Celebration of Music 'Made in Canada'
Location:Roberts Creek Community Hall
Cost:$15
Tickets:Pretty Natty Duds; RC General Store; Laedeli Gifts
July 1 & 2 - 7:00pm; July 3 - 1:00pm. Presented by Coast Characters. Musical director Berni G.

Canada Day in Sechelt
Location:various locations in Sechelt
Cost:na
Web Link:http://www.secheltdowntown.com
Parade, live music, craft fair, craft beer festival, talent show; evening waterfront concert & fireworks by Trail Bay Pier.

Randy Raymont and Lori Carmichael
Location:Garden Bay Pub
Cost:na
July 1 & 2nd.

Sechelt: Lions Club Canada Day Pancake Breakfast
Time:8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location:Gilligan’s Pub parking lot.
Cost:$4.00 - $6.00
Wear your red, and bring the family to enjoy pancakes, sausages and coffee or juice . It’s Proceeds benefit Lions Club projects, both at home & abroad.

Canada Day Bag of Books Sale
Time:10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Presented By:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:$10
Contact:Michael Aze
Phone:604.886.0531
Email:info@gpag.ca
Web Link:http://www.gpag.ca
New tote bags depicting Bruce Edwards' popular image of 'The three Bears' are available for $10. Fill the bag with gently used books from the selection on display, in this fundraiser for GPAG.

PR - The bLUES bUSTERS
Time:10:30 AM
Location:Farmers Market, McLeod Park, Powell River
Cost:na
Ron Campbell, Dennis Fox, Ted Durnin and Neko Peterson.

PR - Willingdon Beach Canada Day Celebration
Time:1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:Willingdon Beach Campsite
Cost:tba
An event full of fun for the whole family. Live Dancing and Entertainment, Local Food and Sales Booths, 2 Bouncy Castles, Petting Zoo, Face Painting, and more. The ORCA Bus will be on site from 2 - 5pm. Safeway will be on site to create another cake masterpiece! watermelon eating contest.

Sechelt's Got Talent Show
Time:1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Seniors Activity Centre
Cost:na

Charlotte Wrinch @ Canada Day in Gibsons
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Winegarden Park, Gibsons
Presented By:Town of Gibsons
Cost:n/c
Contact:Mike McMillan
Charlotte Wrinch sings Oh Canada - the original version, and a version of her own. Come on down to the park for lots more patriotic fun and entertainment.

Canada Day in Gibsons
Time:2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:Winegarden Park
Cost:na
Legion Colour Guard, dignitaries, live music by Charlotte Wrinch, The Billy Hillpicker Band and High Jingo.

Poppa Greg Dinner & Live Music
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:na
Family-friendly during the dinner hour 5-9pm.

PR - Dan Richard and the 3 D's
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Royal Canadian Legion Branch #164 Powell River, 6811 Alexander Street
Cost:TBA

PR - Rock the Zoo Long Weekend
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Westview Hotel/The Zoo Bar & Grill, 4463 Marine Ave, Powell River
Cost:TBA
DJ Hanson Band with Chris Murray Driver

collapse Saturday, July 02, 2016
26th Annual Malaspina Regatta
Location:Fisherman's Resort & Marina, Pender Harbour
Cost:free to attend, $25/vessel to participate $12 BBQ
Tickets:Registration 6pm Friday, Fisherman's Resort
Phone:604.883.2336
Race Day Sat starts 11:00am. BBQ 5pm, followed by awards. A great chance to help jr. sailing in Pender Harbour! http://www.gardenbaysailingclub.com/ for info.

Sechelt: Ride to Conquer Cancer Spinathon Fundraiser
Time:10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:Trail Bay Mall 5740 Cowrie St Sechelt,
Cost:na
Local rider, Scott Minch, will spin on his bike for as long as he can to raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society. He’ll have a donation box set up, jerseys from previous rides, as well as photos, and he’ll answer questions from the public about the annual event. He’ll also have pledge forms that people can fill out and donate directly to the RTCC.

Music in the Landing - Gibson Girls
Time:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:Pioneer Square, Gibsons Info Centre
Cost:na
Web Link:http://www.facebook.com/music.landing
A capella group, Verna Chan, Victoria Frodsham & Susann Richter. A mix of folk, pop and gospel - music conducive to our harmonic blend. www.facebook.com/music.landing

Sunshine Coast Stitchers Meet Up
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:886 Chamberlin Road, Gibsons
Cost:Free
Contact:Cindy
Phone:604.886.1795
A monthly meet up for Stitchers of all kinds who enjoy camaraderie, opportunities for learning and outings. Bring a project and a snack to share.

Annual Seafood Dinner
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Egmont Community Centre
Cost:tba
Phone:604.883.9652
Doors 5pm.

Music in the Landing - Champagne Cowboys
Time:7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Location:Winegarden Waterfront Park
Cost:na
Web Link:facebook
A little bit of old country swing fun with Kevin Crofton, guitar/vocals; Budge Schachte, guitar; Bronwyn, vocals; Andy Amanovich, bass and Graham Walker drums. Bring your picnic blankets and lawn chairs, lay back and enjoy the sights and sounds.

The Blue Line Trio featuring Dr. Fun
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Gumboot Cafe, Roberts Creek
Cost:tba
There is a thin blue line that runs through our set list, but besides the old time acoustic blues we also love western swing, gypsy jazz, newgrass and classic folk songs from yesteryear.

Born In The Barn
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Legion
Cost:members $5. Non-members $10.
DANCE! With Born In The Barn! Cast of characters include (but not limited to) Stephen Hanneman, Struan Brown, Luci Herder, Gord Birtch, Regan Haydu, Kevin Cafferky,Tony Priestley, Stu Young...

Public Viewing SCC Observatory: 1st Anniversary
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Airport
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Astronomy Club
Cost:by donation
Contact:Charles Ennis
Phone:778.458.2666
Email:info@coastastrononomy.ca
Web Link:http://www.coastastronomy.ca
Public viewing event at the Sunshine Coast Centre Observatory commemorating our 1st year of operation.

Back Eddy & The Procrastinators
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:at the door

collapse Sunday, July 03, 2016
23rd Annual Sand Castle Competition
Time:9:15 AM - 1:15 PM
Location:Davis Bay Beach
Cost:Registration $10
9:15-10:00 registration; 1:15 Winners announced. Food concessions, t-shirts and live music by Jim Taylor.

Historical Walking Tour of Gibsons Landing
Time:10:00 AM
Location:meet at Pioneer Park next to the Gibsons Visitors Centre
Presented By:SC Museum and Archives
Cost:by donation
Tickets:call to register
Phone:604.886.8232
Email:scm_a@dccnet.com
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastmuseum.ca
Local historian Dale Peterson will lead a walking tour (rain or shine) of Gibson's Landing that explore the fascinating history of the ocean-side village. Tour last approx. 90 minutes. Under 16 to be accompanied by a guardian.

Music in the Landing - Bad to the Bow
Time:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:Sun Dial Stage, next to the Sunday Market
Cost:na
This community group of young fiddle players will brighten your day.

collapse Tuesday, July 05, 2016
PR - Kathaumixw XVII
Location:Powell River
Cost:check website
July 5-9. International Choral Festival. Concerts 3pm & 8pm. Competitions 9am. Check web for details www.kathaumixw.org/

The Foggy Hogtown Boys present Carters & Cash
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Hall
Cost:$20
Tickets:reserve at www.foggyhogtownboys.com or at the door
Doors open 7:00pm. A bluegrass tribute to the music of the Carter Family and Johnny Cash.

collapse Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Live Music at the Gumboot - the Organics
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na

Paddling Adventures in the Canadian Arctic and Beyond
Time:6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Library
Cost:na
Travel Slideshow and Talk. Join Freda Mellenthin, Canoe Adventurer and Author of Love in Northern Rapids for an inspiring slideshow and talk about her paddling journey down the Horton River with husband Ted Mellenthin.

Opening Reception - From There to Here & Self
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre - Doris Crowston Gallery, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Arts Council
Cost:NA
Contact:Sheenah Main
Phone:604.885-5412
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Exhibit of works by Lynda Manson and Hawkfeather Peterson. Show runs to August 7th

collapse Friday, July 08, 2016
Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
July 8-10. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

Music in the Landing - BUGS, Ukulele Group
Location:Gibsons Farmers Market, Dougall Park
Cost:na
Come and enjoy BUGS (Beachcomber Ukulele Group) a large community group of strummers and singers while shopping for Farm Fresh goodies.

BC Bike Race - Sunshine Coast Stage 2, 3, 4
Time:8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location:Powell River July 8; Earls Cove - Sechelt July 9; Sechelt - Langdale Ferry July 10
Cost:na
July 8-10. BC Bike Race is much more than the challenge of the ride...it's about everything experienced along the way - spectacular scenery, fascinating culture, interesting people, and tantalizing tastes. The stages of BC Bike Race wind through nine beautiful west coast communities, each showcasing unique qualities and elements that make British Columbia a world-class destination for athletes, adventurers and tourists alike. http://www.bcbikerace.com

PR - The Views-An Art Party
Time:11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Willingdon Gallery 4624 A Willingdon Ave. Powell River
Cost:na
July 8-9. A group show featuring original works by Kerensa Haynes, Anna May BennetMeghan Hildebrand, Autumn Skye Morrison, Blake Drezet, Rick Cepella. Come down for art and refreshments while the painters spin vinyl for your listening (and dancing) pleasure. The exhibit will remain on display Friday & Saturday, 11-4.

Pender Harbour Days
Time:5:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location:Pender Harbour, Madeira Park
Presented By:Pender Harbour Chamber of Commerce & Living Heritage Society
Cost:free ($25 for dinner/ dance)
Contact:Bill Charlton
Phone:604.740.6144
July 8, 9, 10. A fun filled weekend with Wooden Boat and Heritage displays, music, food and lots of activities for kids and the entire family. Details at penderharbourdays.ca. Plus an oyster shucking contest, open to all and an old fashioned log sawing/chopping competition open to teams of two. Organize a team and call to register. Also a dinner dance at the Legion Saturday nite, $25 for roast beef dinner and dance or $17.95 for dinner or $10 for the dance to "Playback" , a great 60s and 70s band.

Friday Dinner & Live Music with Chen Appel
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:free with dinner, donations accepted

Music in the Landing - Reg & Lynne & the other Guy
Time:7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Gazebo at the end of the Gibsons wharf
Cost:na
Web Link:facebook
Familiar fun tunes from Reg and Lynne Dickson and Warren Allan, a great way to open the first show in the Gazebo.

Zonolite
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Lighthouse Pub, Sechelt
Cost:$5

Pender Harbour Days School of Music Coffee House
Time:8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:$10 suggested donation
Tickets:Door
Contact:Joanne Mauro
Phone:604.883.9749
Web Link:http://www.penderharbourmusic.ca
featuring Katrina Bishop, Kenneth Norman Johnson, Sully & Simon & Keiran Semple plus coffee/tea and home-baked desserts in our waterfront theatre

collapse Saturday, July 09, 2016
50th Annual Halfmoon Bay Country Fair
Location:Cooper's Green Park & Downtown Halfmoon Bay
Presented By:Welcome Beach Community Association
Cost:free
Jul 9-10. fishing derby, firefighters challenge, fun family activities all day Sunday

Historical Walking Tour of Gibsons Landing
Time:10:00 AM
Location:meet at Pioneer Park next to the Gibsons Visitors Centre
Presented By:SC Museum and Archives
Cost:by donation
Tickets:call to register
Phone:604.886.8232
Email:scm_a@dccnet.com
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastmuseum.ca
July 9 & 10. Local historian Dale Peterson will lead a walking tour (rain or shine) of Gibson's Landing that explore the fascinating history of the ocean-side village. Tour last approx. 90 minutes. Under 16 to be accompanied by a guardian.

Kids Catch a Trout Day
Time:10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:Chapman Creek Hatchery, Wilson Creek
Cost:$10
It’s that fun time of year again where the sounds of kids squealing with delight as they catch trout for their dinner rings out through the forest and stream at our Wilson Creek hatchery. The Sunshine Coast Salmon Enhancement Society will host its 20th annual Catch a Trout day.

Paddle for Peace - Protect the Mighty Peace River Fundraiser
Time:10:00 AM
Location:Porpoise Bay Provincial Park, Sechelt (beside the children's playground
Cost:$159 includes catered Salmon Lunch, bannock and beverages
Tickets:by phone or email info@talaysay.com
with full instruction and dafety orientation. No previous experience required. Begins with a cultural introduction. You will paddle up the Inlet, share stories, history and indigenous ecological sustainable practices. Book on-line www.talaysay.com/contact

Music in the Landing - Bad to the Bow
Time:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:Pioneer Square, next to the Gibsons Info Centre
Cost:na
Web Link:facebook
Chelsea Sleep presents the large group of young Sunshine Coast Fiddlers.

Artist Reception - Edge of the Forest - Surface Design Association Canada
Time:2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, 12887 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Madeira Pk (at the yurts)
Presented By:FibreWorks Studio & Gallery
Cost:free
Contact:Yvonne Stowell
Phone:604.883.2380
Email:fibreworksgallery@telus.net
Web Link:http://fibreworksgallery.com
Canadian members of the Surface Design Association create a collection of work inspired by our geographical location.

PH Legion Dinner and Dance during Pender Harbour Days
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Pender Harbour Legion
Cost:Dinner & Dance $25; Dinner only $17.95; Dance only $10
Roast Beef & Trimmings Dinner at 6pm followed by 60's 70's dance by "Playback".

Music in the Landing - the Georgia Fats
Time:7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Location:Winegarden Waterfront Park
Cost:na
Web Link:facebook
New Trio on the coast with Joel Fafard, vocals, guitar; Boyd Norman, bass and Barry Taylor. Bring your lawn chairs and picnic blankets to lay back as you are in for a very special treat.

DJ Night
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:$10 members $20 guests
with Texture & Light, Firewoodpoetry, Robby Luvdub.

Public Viewing, Sunshine Coast Centre Observatory
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Airport
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Astronomy Club
Cost:by donation
Contact:Charles Ennis
Phone:778.458.2666
Email:info@coastastronomy.ca
Web Link:http://www.coastastronomy.ca
come view the heavens with us, weather permitting.

collapse Sunday, July 10, 2016
Music in the Landing - MIMOSA
Time:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:Sun Dial Stage next to the Gibsons Sunday Market
Cost:na
Web Link:facebook
Mimosa is a favourite and joyful cabaret on the street from Parisian to Latin Swing. Featuring Anna Lumiere, keys, vocals, Karen Graves, vocals, sax flute, Rebecca Shoichet, vocals and Bernie Arai, drums

Zoltan Kodaly Children's Choir (Hungary)
Time:2:30 PM
Location:Gibsons United Church 724 Trueman Rd Gibsons
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Music Society & Gibsons United Church
Cost:$15
Tickets:Laedeli (Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons) Strait Music (Sechelt)
Contact:Terry Andrews
Phone:604.886.7422
Kathaumixw 2016 Touring Choir featuring 35 teenage members who have participated in the Powell River International Choral festival.

Uke Hootenanny
Time:2:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Location:Pender Harbour Community Centre, Madeira Park
Cost:$6
Bring your Ukulele and/or your voice to join in. Connect on www.share-there.com to connect with others to ride-share.

Kevin Conroy
Time:3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Lighthouse Pub, Sechelt
Cost:na

collapse Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Live Music at the Gumboot - Grant Olsen
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na

collapse Friday, July 15, 2016
PR - Powell River Logger Sports
Location:Willingdon Beach Campsite
Cost:TBA
July 15-16-17. Powell River Logger Sports are back. Come join in at the 21st annual of this treasured event celebrating the industry and trades that Powell River was built on. For detailed information, www.powellriverloggersports.com/.

Brandon Isaak
Location:Garden Bay Pub
Cost:na
July 15, 16, 17. Friday/Saturday 8-pm; Sunday 2pm.

Music in the Landing - Bill Ward
Time:1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Farmers' Market, Dougall Park
Cost:na
Web Link:facebook
Enjoy keyboard favourites from Bill while browsing our local farmers market.

PR - Dave and Louise Williams
Time:5:30 PM
Location:Kelly Creek Garden Market, Powell River
Cost:TBA
Country Music Duo

Friday Dinner & Live Music with Robin Atchison
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:free with dinner, donations gratefully accepted

Music in the Landing - Sounds & Paint
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Gazebo at the end of Gibsons wharf
Cost:na
Web Link:facebook
Improv music by Graham Ord, Barry Taylor and friends, painting to the music by Nadina Tandy.

PR - The Femme Fatales
Time:9:00 PM
Location:The Zoo Bar & Grill, WestView Hotel, Powell River
Cost:tba

collapse Saturday, July 16, 2016
PR - Texada Sandcastle Weekend
Location:Gillies Bay, Texada Island
Cost:na
July 16-17. A family event with skim boarding, sandcastle building, a parade, slow pitch tournament and more.

Historical Walking Tour of Gibsons Landing
Time:10:00 AM
Location:meet at Pioneer Park next to the Gibsons Visitors Centre
Cost:by donation
Tickets:call to register
Phone:604.886.8232
Email:scm_a@dccnet.com
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastmuseum.ca
July 16 & 17. Local historian Dale Peterson will lead a walking tour (rain or shine) of Gibson's Landing that explore the fascinating history of the ocean-side village. Tour last approx. 90 minutes. Under 16 to be accompanied by a guardian.

PR - Skull Skates 2016 Texada Skim Jam
Time:10:00 AM
Location:Gillies Bay, Texada Island
Cost:tba
July 16-17.

Music in the Landing - NUA
Time:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:Pioneer Square by Gibsons Info Centre
Cost:na
Web Link:http://www.facebook.com/music.landing
NUA, Gaelic for "new" this trad Celtic trio features returning locals, James Law, fiddle; Graeme McGillivray, guitar; Jacob McCauley, bodhran.

Charlotte Wrinch
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Bonniebrook Lodge, Chaster’s Restaurant, 1532 Ocean Beach Esplanade
Presented By:Bonniebrook Lodge
Cost:by donation
Contact:Marjorie
Phone:604.886.8956
Email:info@bonniebrook.com
Come out for an elegant and romantic evening of gentle live music (vocals and classical guitar) and first class cuisine. Reservations are recommended.

Music in the Landing - 'Sound Medicine'
Time:7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Location:Winegarden Waterfront Park
Cost:na
Web Link:http://www.facebook.com/music.landing
Jazz and more from Anna Lumiere, Graham Ord, Liam MacDonald and Budge Schachte. Bring your lawn chairs, picnic blankets and entire family to enjoy an evening of music from these fine musicians.

PR - Jim Baron
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Royal Canadian Legion Branch #164 Powell River, 6811 Alexander Street
Cost:TBA

Legion of Boom: Pigeon Hole w/ The Funkdealer & Ben Tour
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:tba

collapse Sunday, July 17, 2016
PR - Golf Tournament Fundraiser for CMAA Students Travelling to Okinawa
Time:9:30 AM
Location:Myrtle Point Golf Club, 2865 McCausland Rd, Powell River
Cost:$100
Phone:604.485.8255

Music in the Landing - Graves/Schachte/Paradis
Time:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:Sun Dial Stage, next to Sunday Market
Cost:na
Web Link:facebook
One of our favourite duos of Karen Graves, sax/vocals/flute and Budge Schachte, guitar are joined by Simon Paradis, guitar/vocals.

collapse Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Live Music at the Gumboot - Fat Fish
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na

Open Microphone Night
Time:6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Library
Cost:na
Calling all writers, poets, actors, wordsmiths, and listeners. Join Facilitator Janice Williams (aka Junco Jan) for an open microphone evening. Everyone is welcome to share their own work, or a favourite reading. 5 minutes max is the only rule!

collapse Thursday, July 21, 2016
Creative in the Creek
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Gumboot Cafe, Roberts Creek
Cost:by donation
doors 7:00pm. Hosted by David Roche, special guest to be announced.

collapse Friday, July 22, 2016
Texada Diversity Festival 2016
Location:Shingle Beach, Texada Island
Cost:na
Tickets:www.diversityfestival.ca/
July 22-25. Celebrating diversity in people, music, and arts during the weekend. Drawn from both inside and outside the community, artists, composers, bands, performers and participants from across the continent and beyond will converge for a celebration of creative culture.

Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
July 22-24. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

Biscuits and Gravy
Location:Garden Bay Pub
Cost:na
July 22, 23, 24th. Friday/Saturday 8-pm; Sunday 2pm.

Friday Dinner & Live Music with Steven Jack
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:free with dinner, donations accepted

collapse Saturday, July 23, 2016
Sea Cavalcade - 48th Anniversary
Location:various locations in Gibsons
Cost:na
Phone:604.886.3059
July 23-24, "Circus by the Sea" many events, parade, food, fun, fireworks, games and more. more info www.seacavalcade.ca

PR - Sea Fair Parade
Location:Joyce Rd, down Alberni and along Marine.
Cost:na
Phone:604.414.8811
www.powellriverseafair.ca for more info

Tomboy Survival Guide
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Festival Pavilion, Rockwood Centre
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts
Cost:$20
Tickets:www.share-there.com
Contact:Jane Davidson
Phone:604.885.9631
Email:info@writersfestival.ca
Web Link:http://writersfestival.ca
Tomboy Survival Guide is part anthem, part campfire story, and part instructions for the dismantling of the gender stories we tell ourselves and each other. This show features writer and storyteller Ivan Coyote and an all-tomboy band, Sally Zori, Pebbles Willekes and Alison Gorman.

Gay! Disco Night Fundraiser for Orlando feat
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:tba
Robby Luvdub & Little D

collapse Monday, July 25, 2016
Tinkers
Time:7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:2085 Lockyer Rd, Roberts Creek
Cost:premier shows $10; early bird $18
Tickets:www.share-there.com
July 25 - Aug 7. Based on the Pulitzer-Prize winning novel by Paul Harding, Tinkers features a dazzling relationship with the natural world, woven into a family story. Check www.theonlyanimal.com/show/tinkers

collapse Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Live Music at the Gumboot - Remnants
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na

Book Launch - Becoming Lin with Author Tricia Dower
Time:6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Library
Cost:na
Join Author Tricia Dower for a reading from her critically acclaimed novel.

collapse Thursday, July 28, 2016
Spin-in at FibreWorks Studio & Gallery
Time:10:00 AM
Location:FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park
Cost:na
Contact:Yvonne Stowell
Phone:604.883.2380
Web Link:http://fibreworksgallery.com
Last Thursday monthly. SC Spinners & Weavers Guild gather in the studio to spin and share information, non-Guild members welcome. Info: http://fibreworksgallery.com

collapse Friday, July 29, 2016
James Thorhang Band
Location:Garden Bay Pub
Cost:na
July 29, 30, 31. Friday/Saturday 8-pm; Sunday 2pm.

Friday Dinner and Live Music with Katie Miles
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:free - tips appreciated

Music in the Landing - Ken Dunn and Anna Green
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Gazebo on the Gibsons Wharf
Cost:na
Web Link:facebook
New musicians from Ontario now living on the Coast. Well known on the Folk circuit with many well received recordings. Ken plays finger style acoustic guitar with vocal, Anna is on keyboard and vocals. Let's give them a rousing Sunshine Coast welcome.

collapse Saturday, July 30, 2016
Historical Walking Tour of Gibsons Landing
Time:10:00 AM
Location:meet at Pioneer Park next to the Gibsons Visitors Centre
Presented By:SC Museum and Archives
Cost:by donation
Tickets:call to register
Phone:604.886.8232
Email:scm_a@dccnet.com
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastmuseum.ca
July 30 & 31. Local historian Dale Peterson will lead a walking tour (rain or shine) of Gibson's Landing that explore the fascinating history of the ocean-side village. Tour last approx. 90 minutes. Under 16 to be accompanied by a guardian.

Gambier Summer Family Fair
Time:10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location:Gambier Community Hall
Cost:na
Lots to do: Crafts, pie contest, kids games, kids races, face painting, live and silent auction, cupcake walk, 50/50 to name a few

Edible Garden Tour
Time:11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast
Presented By:One Straw Society & Sechelt Nation
Cost:free
Tickets:Ambrosia Health Food Store
Contact:Kym Chi
Email:foodnetwork@onestraw.ca
Web Link:click here for more details
More details coming soon!

Opening Reception - White Noise
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Presented By:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:admission free
Contact:Michael Aze
Phone:604.886.0531
Email:info@gpag.ca
Web Link:http://www.gpag.ca
Openiong reception for 'White Noise', exhibition by Jill Pilon that runs from July 28 through August 21.

Charlotte Wrinch
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Bonniebrook Lodge, Chaster’s Restaurant, 1532 Ocean Beach Esplanade
Presented By:Bonniebrook Lodge
Cost:by donation
Contact:Marjorie
Phone:604.886.8956
Come out for an elegant and romantic evening of gentle live music (vocals and classical guitar) and first class cuisine. Reservations are recommended. bonniebrook.com/chasters-dining.aspx

collapse Sunday, July 31, 2016
Grohovac-Ibison Clasical Guitar Duo
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Living Faith Lutheran Church, 4607 Whitaker Rd., Davis Bay
Cost:$20
Tickets:Tickets at the door.
Contact:John Farmer
Phone:604.886.0031
The Grohovac-Ibison Duo, Janet Grohovac and Chad Ibison, will be performing a wide range of classical guitar music during a Sunday afternoon recital. The Grohovac-Ibison Duo have been performing together since 2010 and are based in Austin, Texas. The duo performs exclusively on guitars handcrafted by Martin Blackwell from the Sunshine Coast. coastguitar@eastlink.ca

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Live Music at the Gumboot - the Organics
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na

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Texada Island Blues and Roots Festival
Location:Gillies Bay Ball Park, Texada Island
Cost:tba
celebrating music and our region. Most of our performers are local – from within 100 km of Gillies Bay. We have a diverse group of performers for your enjoyment while showcasing Texada Island, the largest island in the Gulf Island chain. More info texadabluesfestival.cam

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PR - First Credit Union and Insurance's Movie Under the Stars
Time:8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location:Larry Gouthro Park, Powell River
Presented By:First Credit Union and Insurance
Cost:Free
Contact:Jenna Kuhnert
Come join us for a free family movie night under the stars! Games and concession will start at 8pm and the movie starting at dusk (around 9:00pm). For movie titles and more details from www.facebook.com/firstcugroup

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Live Music at the Gumboot - Grant Olsen
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na

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34th Annual Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts
Location:Festival Pavilion, Rockwood Gardents, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts
Cost:tba
Tickets:Festival office, 5511 Shorncliffe Ave, Sechelt
Contact:Jane Davidson
Phone:604.885.9631
Email:info@writersfestival.ca
Web Link:http://www.writersfestival.ca
Aug 11, 12, 13, 14. Canadian literary festival featuring writers of a wide range of genres; events take place in the 500-seat open air Festival Pavilion in the Rockwood Gardens

PR - Inclusion Powell river Annual Picnic 2016
Time:11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location:Willingdon Beach
Cost:na
Everyone Welcome

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Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
Aug 12-14. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

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14th International Howe Sound Outrigger Race 2016
Location:Gibsons Marina and Dock
Cost:na
Aug 13-14. This event is recognized as one of the major paddling events of its kind in Canada and continues to enjoy international acclaim as one of the top ten outrigger races in the world. http://clippercanoes.com/outrigger

Texada Artist' Studio Tour
Location:various studios and public spaces
Presented By:TACT (Texada Arts, Culture and Tourism)
Cost:free
Tickets:print guide will be available at www.texadaart.com
Contact:Deborah Dumka
Phone:604.344.0034
Aug 13-14. Bi-annual island wide open studio tour and sale, 20 visual and craft artists in 14 locations, guided transportation may be arranged

29th Annual Hackett Park Summer Arts & Crafts Fair
Time:10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Hackett Park, Sechelt
Cost:by donation
Email:sc_artscouncil@dccnet.com
Web Link:http://www.scartscouncil.com
August 13-14. Sunshine Coast Arts Council presents your chance to see quality work by participating artisans, enjoy fabulous food, great live music, fun children’s activities and more! http://www.suncoastarts.com/profiles/scartscouncil/craftfairs.html

Charlotte Wrinch
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Bonniebrook Lodge, Chaster’s Restaurant, 1532 Ocean Beach Esplanade
Presented By:Bonniebrook Lodge
Cost:by donation
Contact:Marjorie
Phone:604.886.8956
Come out for an elegant and romantic evening of gentle live music (vocals and classical guitar) and first class cuisine. Reservations are recommended. bonniebrook.com/chasters-dining.aspx

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PR - 8th Annual Edible Garden Tour
Time:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:Powell River
Cost:Free
Contact:Vanessa Sparrow
Phone:604.414.7437
Self-guided event that allows you to tour a variety of local edible gardens to learn more about all kinds of food-growing. Info https://www.facebook.com/PowellRiverEdibleGardenTour/

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Live Music at the Gumboot - Fat Fish
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na

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12th Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park
Presented By:Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival Committee
Cost:$30/ticket; $15 per ticket 18 and under
Tickets:phone and website
Contact:Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival
Phone:604.989.3995
Web Link:http://penderharbourmusic.ca
Aug 18-21. Five concerts over four days featuring outstanding musicians playing the best of the chamber music repertoire. Check website for details. www.penderharbourmusic.ca

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Creek Daze 2016
Location:Roberts Creek
Presented By:Roberts Creek Community Association
Cost:Free Event during the day
Higgeldy Piggeldy Parade followed at noon by local music, vendors, food, kids area at the Pier. Watch for details http://robertscreekcommunity.ca

PR - Arts Alive in the Park
Time:11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location:Willingdon Beach Pavillion
Cost:tba
Contact:Ann Nelson or Nina Mussellam
Phone:604.485.6506
Email:thepatricia@shaw.ca
Aug 20-21. Established and emerging local artists display their work and present it for sale. Music and activities for both children and adults.

Tough Kegger 3 - a 7 km Team Adventure Race & 3rd Anniversary Festival
Time:2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:through Mount Elphinstone & Persephone Brewing Co.
Presented By:Persephone Brewing Co.
Cost:teams of four $239.11, public free (early bird to May 31 $212.60)
Tickets:register https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/persephone-brewing-presents-tough-kegger-2016-tickets-25150255090
Phone:778.462.3007
More info from Persephone Brewing. Following the race there will be a public, all-ages party from 5-10pm at Persephone Brewing. Stewart Rd, Gibsons. An event to benefit the Sunshine Coast Assoc. of Community Living (SCACL).

Starlight Coast Star Party
Time:4:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Airport
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Astronomy Club
Cost:by donation
Contact:Charles Ennis
Phone:778.458.2666
Email:info@coastastronomy.ca
Web Link:.
Daylight viewing of sunspots and solar flares, night time viewing of planets, nebulae, and star clusters

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Live Music at the Gumboot - the Remnants
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na

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Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
Aug 26-28. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

Rogue Arts Festival
Location:Shirley Masey Park, Gibsons
Cost:tba
Aug 26-28. A 3 day outdoor, multidisciplinary arts festival including music, performance and visual arts, food and libations, workshops, vendors, demonstrations, and whatever else is conjured up! The Festival focuses on offering a broader definition of the word ‘art’, social inclusion, and interactivity. Festivals by nature bring people together. They have a unique opportunity to provide the platform for cross-genres of people and experiences to come together. People that perhaps never would have. More info www.facebook.com/roguefest/

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Backwoods Jam
Time:8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location:Gravity Park, Sechelt
Cost:tba

Powell River Studio Tour 2015
Time:10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:Powell River, BC
Presented By:Powell River Studio Tour
Cost:na
Contact:Brenda Neall
Phone:604.487.0960
Email:brenda_neall@telus.net
Web Link:http://powellriverartists.com
Aug 27-28. This free, self-guided tour, gives participants the opportunity to experience the diverse talents of Powell River’s vibrant artistic community and meet many of the artists in their working environments. Participating artist bios and maps can be found online at www.powellriverartists.com. You can also follow the tour on Facebook at www.facebook.com/powellriverstudiotour

Charlotte Wrinch
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Bonniebrook Lodge, Chaster’s Restaurant, 1532 Ocean Beach Esplanade
Presented By:Bonniebrook Lodge
Cost:by donation
Contact:Marjorie
Phone:604.886.8956
Come out for an elegant and romantic evening of gentle live music (vocals and classical guitar) and first class cuisine. Reservations are recommended. bonniebrook.com/chasters-dining.aspx

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Live Music at the Gumboot - Martini Madness
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na

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Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
Sept 9-11. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

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20th Annual Pender Harbour Jazz Festival
Location:Madeira Park to Garden Bay
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:Cost: $30.00 Sat & Sun Jazzapaloozas and Louis Hayes: all others free
Tickets:www.phjazz.ca
Web Link:click on 'Jazz'
3 days of Jazz of every style at 8 intimate venues around the Harbour, only 3 ticketed events. Check website for details.

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Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
Oct 14-16. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

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17th International Fungi & Fibre Symposium
Location:Madeira Park
Cost:tba
Oct 17-22. Join mushroom dyers from around the world for a week of forays, dyepots, workshops, and more.

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Coats of Paint - Wearable Art Fashion Show
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Community Hall
Presented By:The Landing Gallery
Cost:$20
Contact:Nell Burns
Phone:778.227.6042
Email:nellsembroidery@gmail.com
Web Link:http://www.facebook.com/coatsofpaintfashionshow
A unique wearable art fashion show 'Coats of paint'. Artists paint the fabric like they would a canvas and textile artists will embellish and construct the coat. The evening will show Performance artists, fashion show, silent auction along with wine and appetizers.

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SUNSHINE COAST ART CRAWL
Time:10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast, Langdale to Earl's Cove
Presented By:Coast Cultural Alliance
Cost:Free
Email:artcrawl@eastlink.ca
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastartcrawl.com
Oct 21-23, 10am-5pm each day with Special Openings happening on Fri from 7 to 9pm. The Art Crawl offers Crawler along the Sunshine Coast Hwy visiting galleries and art studios, from Langdale to Earl's Cove. Experience the vibrant arts and culture community of the Sunshine Coast -- and maybe even take a little something special home with you. www.facebook.com/SunshineCoastArtCrawl

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Cups of Love - Fundraiser for the Ruby Slipper fund
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Legion
Cost:na
a creative community fundraising effort where participants recycle bras into purses. The pieces will be auctioned off by the talented Mr. Ed Hill. More info https://www.facebook.com/events/573509876145709/

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Annual Fibres Plus Sale 2016
Time:4:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Spinners & Weavers Guild
Cost:admission by donation
Contact:Deanna Pilling, Joan Fletcher
Phone:604.885.4365, 604.886.7624
Nov 25-26. Fri 4-7pm, Sat 10am to 4pm. Annual Guild sale of spinning, dyeing, weaving, knitting and felting. We are honoured this year to share in the traditions of fibre arts with the Sechelt First Nations. 'Demonstrations and Door Prizes'. http://scswg.wordpress.com

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