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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

collapse Thursday, July 21, 2016
PR - 60th Anniversary Summer Bonspiel
Time:3:00 PM
Location:Powell River Rec. Comples, 5001 Joyce Ave
Cost:$300/team.
July 21-24. 24 Team Mixed Spiel (20 teams as of April 15.) New - Jitney Funspiel (32 curlers of any and all skills) $60/person.

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.

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

collapse Sunday, July 24, 2016
Half Cut & The Slackers
Time:6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:Gower Point Rd
Cost:na
part of Gibsons Sea Cavalcade Entertainment

collapse Monday, July 25, 2016
Day Out of Time Manna Festival
Location:Mandala at the Pier in Roberts Creek
Cost:na
Dance on the newly painted Mandala.

Democracy Talks
Time:6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Sechelt First Nation Band Hall, 5432 Xenichen Ave (behind McDonalds)
Cost:na
Climae Change Solutions from the Sunshine Coast. Pamela Goldsmith-Jones, MP and expert panelists for a public dialogue.

Tinkers
Time:7:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location:Crystal Creek in Roberts Creek
Presented By:The Only Animal
Cost:$10-25
Tickets:Melomania & www.Share-There.com
Email:info@theonlyanimal.com
July 25 - Aug 7. No shows on Tuesdays. Tinkers: a play in a forest. Created by The Only Animal, directed and adapted by Kendra Fanconi from Paul Harding's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. This immersive roving experience takes you into the heart of family, community, and the wilderness inside us all. Limited capacity book now to avoid missing this one of a kind event! More info at www.theonlyanimal.com

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.

Music in the Landing - Fiddle Trio
Time:1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Farmers' Market, Dougall Park
Cost:na
Web Link:facebook
Enjoy young the young fiddle trio Kayla and Erin Payne and Cassidy Wieler with fresh tunes from Fiddle Camp on Salt Spring www.facebook.com/music.landing

PH Community Club Youth Night
Time:3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:PH Community Hall
Cost:na

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.

John Guliak
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Base Camp, Coffee, 4548-b Marine Ave, Powell River
Cost:tba
Canadian singer-songwriter on tour.

PR - Lukah Bouchard Band
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Red Lion Pub, 5987 Lund St, Powell River
Cost:tba

collapse Saturday, July 30, 2016
7th Annual Edible Garden Tour
Time:10:00 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
July 30 - 31. Visit local farms and gardens. Enjoy tours, treats, workshops, family friendly entertainment and more. Details www.onestraw.ca

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

Music in the Landing - Double Bill of 'Daves'
Time:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:Pioneer Square, Gibsons Info Centre
Cost:na
Web Link:http://www.facebook.com/music.landing
11am - 12 noon - Dave Philley, vocals/guitar; 12 noon - 1:00pm - Dave Roughley. www.facebook.com/music.landing

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.

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

Texada - Fly-in Fling Dinner Dance
Time:4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location:Texada Royal Canadian Legion, Legion Rd, Vananda
Cost:tba
Phone:604.223.2588
Doors 4:30, Kitchen 5:30, Entertainment 6:45

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

Ron C at the BackEddy
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:BackEddy Pub, Egmont
Presented By:BackEddy Pub
Cost:No Cover!
Contact:Ron Campbell
Phone:604.485.4481
Email:ronc@ronc.net
Hear solo acoustic blues while enjoying a meal and bevvy! backeddy.ca

Music in the Landing - 'Tube Radio'
Time:7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Location:Winegarden Waterfront Park
Cost:na
Web Link:http://www.facebook.com/music.landing
Come for a beautiful evening overlooking beautiful Gibsons Harbour and enjoy many original tunes with a mash-up of styles from Brent Fitzsimmons, Andrew Bate, Gary McGuire, Boyd Norman, Ian McLatchie

Dance Time with Jim Taylor
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Activity Centre
Cost:members $10, non-members $15
Tickets:Sechelt Activity Centre

collapse Sunday, July 31, 2016
Annual Texada Fly-in 2016
Time:9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:Gillies Bay Airfield, Texada Island
Cost:na
Enjoy a pancake breakfast then watch as airplanes fly in, explore aircraft displays, take part in contests and listen to aviation speakers and a barbecue lunch keeps everybody happy. For more information go to www.texada.org

Music in the Landing - Jack & G
Time:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:Sun Dial Stage next to the Gibsons Sunday Market, Holland Park
Cost:na
Web Link:http://www.facebook.com/music.landing
The more acoustic side of Steve Jack and G Willy. Vocals and guitars with eclectic but familiar tunes.

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

Grohovac-Ibison Guitar Duo
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Living Faith Lutheran Church, 4607 Whitaker Rd, Davis Bay
Cost:$20 at the door
Classical guitar recital featuring works by Rodrigo, Tedesco and Britten

BC Day Parking Lot Bash
Time:4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:The Old Boot Eatery, Sechelt
Cost:$35 includes buffet, live entertainment
Tickets:Old Boot Eatery, Lucy's Clothing & ReMax, Sechelt
Featuring Russell Marsland & the Chosen Few.

collapse Monday, August 01, 2016
Pride Week 2016 - 5th Annual Pride
Location:various locations Powell River
Presented By:Powell River, B.C. Rainbow Alliance
Cost:na
various events

PR - BC Day Photo Scavenger Hunt
Time:9:00 AM
Location:Tourism Powell River, 4760 Joyce Avenue
Cost:TBA
Outdoor photo scavenger hunt. The scavenger hunt list will be released at 9am and you have until 5pm to collect your completion prize from the Visitor Centre. In addition to a completion prize, your name will be added to a draw for a basket of Powell River goodies. This is an all ages event. There will be prizes for kids and adults.

BC Day Music in the Landing - Steve Hinton Band
Time:1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location:Winegarden Waterfront Park, Gibsons Landing
Cost:donation
Web Link:http://www.facebook.com/music.landing
Celebrating BC Day with this great Blues Band featuring Steve Hinton, vocals, harmonica; Tim Renard, drums; Sully Anconyk, bass and Al Alford guitar. Bring your lawn chairs and picnic blankets and enjoy!

PR - A Midsummer Night's Feast
Time:4:30 PM
Location:Powell River Farmers' Market, 4365 McLeod Rd
Cost:TBA
Join us and all your favourite food vendors for a night of food, feasting,and fun. The train will be running and we'll have a fantastic line-up of local musicians to entertain and a selection of our weekend vendors too.

Sunshine Coast Instameet #ExploreBCDay
Time:6:30 PM
Location:Snickett Park, Sechelt (Shorncliffe entrance)
Presented By:@sunshinecoastbc
Cost:na
Join us for this fun, social event to come out from behind our screens and meet fellow Instagrammers in real life, share photography tips, and enjoy this BC Day together. Share your photos from the Instameet and be sure follow us @sunshinecoastbc and to tag #sunshinecoastbc and #explorebc.

collapse Tuesday, August 02, 2016
PR - Free Screening: Voyagers Without a Trace
Time:7:00 PM
Location:John Wesley Powell River History Museum, 1765 E Main St
Cost:free
Voyagers Without Trace, a documentary uncovering the story of French adventurers who passed through Green River 78 years ago returns for a one night only.

collapse Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Weaver's Circle with Mary Bentley
Time:9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location:FibreWorks Gallery, 12887 SC Hwy (in the Yurts)
Cost:$10 drop in
Phone:604.883.2380
Email:fibreworksstudio12887@gmail.com
Web Link:http://fibreworksgallery.com
Wednesdays - drop in with Mary Bentley and hone your weaving skills. A great opportunity to explore the art of weaving with a wonderful instructor. Beginners thru to experienced welcome. Bring your lunch.

Live Music at the Gumboot - the Organics
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!

PR - Pride at The Art Wall
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Arbutus Street, Powell River
Presented By:Rainbow Alliance
Cost:na
at the plastic art wall on Arbutus St near the Old Courthouse Inn

PR - Pride Week Film Night "Viva"
Time:9:30 PM
Location:The Patricia Theatre 5848 Ash Avenue, Powell River
Presented By:Rainbow Alliance
Cost:$10 per person.
Tickets:Edie Rae's Cafe, Powell River Peak offices, and Earth Inspirations Pottery stall at the Open Air Market.
cocktails at 9:30 movie at 10pm. Sponsored by Townsite Brewing and 40 Knots Estate Winery. Beer & wine available, A young hairdresser (Héctor Medina) clashes with his estranged father (Jorge Perugorría) when his dream of performing in drag comes true.

collapse Friday, August 05, 2016
Festival of the Rolling Arts, Sleep Hollow Rod Run, Show & Shine
Location:Halfmoon Bay, Downtown Sechelt, Garden Bay
Presented By:Coasters Car Club
Cost:varies
Aug 5-6-7 gathering and showcase of vintage vehicles including the 21st Annual Sleepy Hollow Rod Run on Friday evening Hackett Park/Halfmoon Bay. Show 'n' Shine in downtown Sechelt on Saturday from 10am-4pm. Sunday, a second and smaller Rod Run and Show 'n' Shine at Pender Harbour Legion and drag races at the Sechelt airport. www.coasterscarclub.ca/sleepy-hollow/

Art in the Garden - Nancy Hache solo show
Location:4784 Tamarack Place, Davis Bay
Cost:na
Solo Show featuring new work by Nancy Hache. Opening reception Aug 5, 6-8:30pm. Aug 6, 11am-5pm; Aug 7, 11am - 4pm.

Harpdog Brown/David Webb
Location:Garden Bay Pub
Cost:na
Aug 5, 6, 7.

Music in the Landing - Cam Peters
Time:1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Farmers Market, Dougall Park
Cost:na
Come and enjoy the guitar and vocals stylings of Cam Peters.

Friday Night Dinner & Live Music with Bonar
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:Tips appreciated

Music in the Landing - Lowry Olafson and Rick Reubart
Time:7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Gazebo at the end of the Wharf, Gibsons Landing
Cost:free
Web Link:http://www.facebook.com/Music.Landing
Local favourite songwriter/singer/musician Lowry Olafson joined by Rick Reubart on bass. www.facebook.com/Music.Landing

PR - All Ages Pride Dance
Time:7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location:Cranberry Community Hall, 6828 Cranberry Street, Powell River
Cost:By donation, PR$ accepted
Tickets:Kaleidoscope Collective
All ages non-alcohol dance, refreshments: pop & chips

PR - Now & Then - A Beatles Revival Tribute Band
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Powell River Legion, 6811 Alexander Street
Cost:$25-members $30-non members
Tickets:at the door
Getback Entertainment www.getbackentertainment.com/

collapse Saturday, August 06, 2016
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

Music in the Landing - Back Porch Reunion
Time:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:Pioneer Square, next to Visitor centre in Gibsons
Cost:na
Web Link:http://www.facebook.com/music.landing
with Dale Stavroff, vocals, guitars, ukes, harmonica; Allan Dionne, vocals, accordion; Simon Paradis, vocals, guitar and rsophonic guitar. Delta blues and so much more.

PR - Pride Family Fun Beach Party
Time:12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:Willingdon Beach, Powell River
Cost:na
Games, Music, Vendors

PR - bLUES bUSTERS at Texada Island Blues and Roots Festival
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gillies Bay Ball Park, Gillies Bay
Presented By:Texada Island Blues & Roots Festival
Cost:$25/day, $40/weekend pass
Contact:Gerry Childress
Phone:250.334.7049
Email:ronc@ronc.net
Web Link:http://www.texadabluesfestival.com/
bLUES bUSTERS on the main stage at Texada Island Blues Festival

Music in the Landing - 'Two Bears North'
Time:7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Location:Winegarden Waterfront Park
Cost:na
Web Link:http://www.facebook.com/music.landing
Another returning Gibson's graduate, Sophie Heppell, guitar/vocals is joined by Melissa Walker, bass to give us a tight punch pop-rock sound with heavy bass rhythms for something different for your total enjoyment. They've been making serious waves in the Canadian music scene. Opening act TBA

Rossyland: a Novel in 3 Acts. Book Launch and Celebration
Time:7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location:Sechelt Arts Centre 5714 Medusa in Sechelt
Presented By:Doug Ingold and Nina Haedrich
Cost:na
Contact:Doug Ingold
Phone:604.740.5676 (after July 30)
Doug will read Rossyland, his 4th novel, a literary thriller set in and around San Francisco. He will discuss the novel and his writing process. Q&A to follow.Snacks and beverages will be served. Books for sale and signing.dougingold171@gmail.com

Steve Hillis - multi-tribute artist
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Legion
Cost:$20 members, $25 guests
"Voices of Legends" multi-tribute act plus amazing after-show dance/party!!

PR - Pride Drag King and Queen Show ft. Mina Mercury
Time:9:00 PM
Location:That Sugar Vault, UNIT 105 4871 Joyce Ave Powell River
Cost:$20 per person at That Sugar Vault, limit of 100 ticket
19+

collapse Sunday, August 07, 2016
Pender Harbour Show N' Shine & Rod Run
Location:Rod Run from Trail Bay to Madeira Park Legion
Cost:na
10:15 Rod Run Parade; 12:00pm Show n' Shine, Pender Harbour Legion

Four Lakes 10k & 3k
Time:9:00 AM
Location:Katherine Lake Park, Garden Bay
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Athletics
Cost:$15 for 10k, $20 on race day. 3k is $5 flat rate or $15 per family.
Tickets:http://sunshinecoastathletics.org/4lakes/
Contact:Teresa Nightingale
Phone:604.885.8849
A scenic summer 10k run in Garden Bay from Katherine Lake to Hotel Lake and back, passing Garden Bay Lake and Mixal Lake along the way. The 3k Fun Run/Walk includes 2 of the lakes and is perfect for families. Campsite and beach at the start/finish. Custom designed age group medals, home baked goodies, draw prizes.

Music in the Landing - Michael Occhipinti & Elizabeth Shepherd
Time:1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location:Winegarden Waterfront Park, Gibsons
Presented By:Music in the Landing
Cost:by donation
This is a special opportunity to hear 8 time Juno award guitarist Michael Occhipinti with velvety-voiced pianist Elizabeth Shepherd fromToronto playing a mixed songbook, some Cockburn tunes, Lennon, and Shepherd

Edible Garden Tour: Field to Feast
Time:3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:Halfmoon Herbals, 8048 Redrooffs Rd, Halfmoon Bay
Cost:by donation
Email:foodnetwork@onestraw.ca
Web Link:http://www.onestraw.ca
Honouring local foods, medicines and farmers on the Sunshine Coast. A zero waste event, bring your own dishes, cutlery & cup. Take a tour of the food and medicine gardens, learn about herbal medicine and its many benefits, enjoy farm fresh appetizers and treats and listen to some inspiring live music from a group of local musicians and artists on the Sunshine Coast!

PR - Mad Hatter High Tea
Time:4:00 PM
Location:Edie Rae's Cafe, 6243 Walnut Street, Powell River
Presented By:Rainbow Alliance
Cost:Limit of 30 tickets, tickets $30
Tickets:Edie Rae's Cafe, Powell River Peak offices, Earth Inspirations Pottery stall at the Open Air Market.

collapse Tuesday, August 09, 2016
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

collapse Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Live Music at the Gumboot - Grant Olsen
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na

Works in Wood
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Arts Council
Cost:NA
Tickets:NA
Contact:Sheenah Main
Phone:604.885.5412
Web Link:http://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Sunshine Coast artists and artisans working in wood showcase their creations - guitars to cabinets, fish to eagles!

collapse Thursday, August 11, 2016
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

collapse Friday, August 12, 2016
Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
Aug 12-14. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

Mike Machado Trio
Location:Garden Bay Pub
Cost:na
Aug 12, 13, 14.

Charlotte Wrinch
Time:12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location:Friday Farmer's Market, Dougall Park
Presented By:Gibsons Public Market
Cost:no charge
Contact:Celia Robben
Phone:604.886.8814
Web Link:http://gibsonspublicmarket.com/
Charlotte Wrinch plays live music while you shop and take in the sights, sounds and smells at Gibsons Friday Farmers' Market in Dougall Park. Come down and check it out!

Friday Dinner & Live Music with Sasha Kay
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:tips appreciated
Dinner 5-9pm; music 6-7:30.

School of Music Coffee House
Time:7:30 PM - 9:30 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://penderharbourmusic.ca
Blue Line Trio featuring Dr. Fun- Old time acoustic blues, western swing, gypsy jazz, newgrass and classic folk songs from yesteryear. Robin Atchison + Nelson Giles Duo - Singer/songwriter/guitarist + harmonica. Original folk, blues, country and rock.

collapse Saturday, August 13, 2016
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

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:just show up
Phone:604.886.8232
Email:scm_a@dccnet.com
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastmuseum.ca
Sat 13 & Sun 14th. 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.

29th Annual Hackett Park Summer Arts & Crafts Fair
Time:10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Hackett Park, Sechelt
Cost:by donation
Email:info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastartscouncil.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

Playback
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Legion
Cost:$10

PR - Blues Busters Show
Time:9:00 PM
Location:The Red Lion Pub, 5987 Lund street, Powell River
Cost:$10 at the door.
Brand new original songs plus all your bLUES bUSTERS favourites!

PR - The bLUES bUSTERS Showband And Revue
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Red Lion Pub, Powell River
Presented By:Red Lion Pub
Cost:$10
Tickets:Door
Contact:Ron Campbell
Phone:604.485.4481
Email:ronc@ronc.net
Web Link:http://ronc.net
Full band, full show. Brand new original songs plus all your bLUES bUSTERS favorites.

collapse Sunday, August 14, 2016
29th Annual Golf Classic
Location:Pender Harbour Golf Club
Cost:tba

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/

Summer Planting Party
Time:3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location:Ocean Vegetables Community Garden, (Ocean Ave, between Medusa dn Mermaid) Sechelt)
Cost:na
We will be planting fall and winter vegetables and cover crops.

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Dr. Guy McPherson: Abrupt Climate Change
Time:6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Pebbles Restaurant Meeting Room
Cost:Free
Contact:Deb Ozarko
Phone:604 210 1925
Conservation Biologist Dr. Guy McPherson is the leading expert on the risk of near-term human extinction due to abrupt climate change (as seen with Bill Nye on National Geographic). Dr. McPherson will be speaking about our collective response to Earth’s newest phase of accelerated warming. www.guymcphersontour.com

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Audacia - Flamenco
Location:Gibsons Heritage Playhouse
Cost:$25 adults; $22 stdents/srs; $15 child (under 14)
Tickets:at the door or online
Direct from Seville, Spain: FIN DE FIESTA FLAMENCO dance and music ensemble presents "AUDACIA," a bold new production that explores the many sides of one of the world's most passionate and intense art forms: flamenco.

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

Fin de Fiesta Flamenco new production AUDACIA
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Heritage Playhouse - 662 North Road, Gibsons
Presented By:self-produced
Cost:$25/$22/$15
Tickets:https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/fin-de-fiesta-flamenco-presents-audacia-at-the-heritage-playhouse-tickets-26170650119
Contact:Heritage Playhouse
Phone:604.886.8998
This is a thrilling journey, from flamenco's traditional roots in the music and culture of southern Spain, all the way to its contemporary forms. Ancient rhythms meet avant-garde ideas and converge in an explosion of staccato guitar, haunting flute and percussive footwork. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n12IrFQCoCM www.findefiestaflamenco.com

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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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Texada Rock in Pride 2016
Location:Shelter Point Park, Texada Island Gillies Bay Rd
Cost:tba
Aug 19-21. All welcome. +19 for Saturday evening. Friday meet-and-greet Saturday parade, drag races & BBQ. Saturday evening entertainment in the Pub in Van Anda. Shuttle van available between the park and the pub. Camping at Shelter Point Park. Sunday morning wrap-up.

Blue Mistral Band
Location:Garden Bay Pub
Cost:na

Friday Dinner & Live Music with Grant Olsen
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:tips appreciated
Dinner 5-9pm; music 6-7:30.

PR - bLUES bUSTERS at Blackberry Street Party
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Duke's Liquor Store, Powell River
Presented By:Duke's Liquor Store
Cost:By Donation
Contact:Ron Campbell
Phone:604.485.4481
Email:ronc@ronc.net
Web Link:http://ronc.net
Come hear the bLUES bUSTERS at Powell River's biggest party!

Music in the Landing - Keia Papa Kaua
Time:7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Gazebo on the wharf in Gibsons
Presented By:Music in the Landing
Cost:na
Email:barlin@dccnet.com
Traditional Hawaiian Hula dancers lead by Dhyana Bartkow at 7:30pm

PR - Dan Richard and the 3 D'S
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Powell River Legion, 6811 Alexander Street
Cost:members $12 Non members and at door $15

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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

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:just show up
Phone:604.886.8232
Email:scm_a@dccnet.com
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastmuseum.ca
Sat Aug 20 & Sun Aug 21. 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 - Sunshine Brass Quintet
Time:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:Pioneer Square, next to the Gibsons Visitor Centre
Cost:na
Web Link:facebook
A Sunshine Coast brass quintet led by John Frederickson, trumpet with Paul Pedlar, trumpet; Danielle Stephens, French Horn; Bill Wishlow, trombone; Michael Stephenson, tuba

PR - Arts Alive in the Park
Time:11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location:Willingdon Beach Powell River
Presented By:Powell River Arts Council
Cost:free
Contact:Ann Nelson
Phone:604.483.9345
Web Link:http://www,powellriverartscouncil.com
Saturday August 20, 11:00- 7:00 and Sunday August 21 11:00 - 6:00. Annual Festival showcasing our local performing and visual artists, and community organizations.

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

Beer Farm Fest & 3rd Anniversary Celebration
Time:5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Persephone Brewing, Gibsons
Cost:$40, under 19 are free.
Tickets:https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/persephone-brewing-presents-beer-farm-fest-tickets-26621380265
starting right after the 3rd annual Tough Kegger advernture race. All proceeds go directly to the SC Association for Community Living. A car free event. No parking avail. on site

Music in the Landing - Brothers in Farms
Time:7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:Winegarden Waterfront Park, Gibsons
Cost:na
Web Link:http://www.facebook.com/music.landing
A non stop, high-energy mix of roots, reggae, funk, latin and balkan rhythms this group of musicians creates dance music that appeals to listeners of all ages. Chris Hergesheimer, Jimmy Dorey, Clarence Deis, Joel Fafard, Barry Taylor.

Nice It Up Again! Michael Red, Deano, The Funkdealer & Guests
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:tba

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Music in the Landing - The Knotty Dotters
Time:11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location:Winegarden Bus Stop across from Holland Park, Gibsons Landing
Presented By:Music in the Landing
Cost:free
Web Link:http://www.facebook.com/music.landing
Joyous marimba music of Zimbabwe played by 8 women from the Sunshine Coast.

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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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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

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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.

The Rogue Arts Festival
Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:Shirley Macey Park 930 Chamberlin Road, Gibsons, BC V0N 1V1
Presented By:Coast Rogue Arts Society
Cost:Weekend Pass Adult $40 Student/ Senior $30 12 and under free! Single day tickets will be available.
Tickets:Website and Onsite days of the festival
Contact:Karla McLeod
Phone:604.885.7625
Aug 26-28. Once you Go Rogue, you’ll never want to go back, a 3 day outdoor, multidisciplinary arts festival including music, performance and visual arts, 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. roguefest.ca

Friday Night Dinner & Live Music with the Organics
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:na

Music in the Landing - Billy Hillpicker Band
Time:7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Gazebo on Gibsons Wharf
Cost:donation
Web Link:http://www.facebook.com/music.landing
Old time harmonies, banjos, guitars & mandolin with Teryl Mullock, Murray Wilson, John Lepore, Chris Stear and Jonah Spiegelman. www.facebook.com/music.landing

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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

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:just show up
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.

Opening Reception - Shorelines and Skylines
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Presented By:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:admission by donation
Contact:Michael Aze
Phone:604.886.0531
Email:info@gpag.ca
Web Link:http://www.gpag.ca
Opening reception for 'Shorelines and Skylines' an exhibition by Anna May Bennett. Exhibition runs from August 25 to September 18.

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

Music in the Landing - 'Heavy Mellow'
Time:7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:Winegarden Waterfront Park, Gibsons Landing
Cost:by donation
Web Link:http://www.facebook.com/Music.Landing
Heavy Mellow with Susann Richter, Ray Fulber, Matt Watson and Steven Jack, original dark gospel tunes and more from each artist. www.facebook.com/Music.Landing

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Texada - 6th Annual Run the Rock
Time:7:00 AM
Location:Roads and trails on Texada
Cost:na
Tickets:register runtexada.ca
Contact:Rob McWilliam
Start times: Full 7am Half early for slow runners and walkers is 7:30 Regular is 8:30 8km is 10:00. This is a challenging course. Are you tough enough. Info runtexada.ca

Music in the Landing - 'Crook' Jazz Trio
Time:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:Sun Dial Stage, next to the Sunday Market
Cost:na
Original jazz tunes from Ken, sax and George, bass, Grunenberg and Rob Milstead, drums. www.facebook.com/music.landing

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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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The Marwills
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:tba

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Botanical Gardens Annual Harvest Festival
Time:11:00 AM
Location:5941 Mason Road, Sechelt
Presented By:SC Botanical Garden
Cost:by donation
Email:info@coastbotanicalgarden.org
Web Link:http://www.coastbotanicalgarden.org
Enjoy live music by Brothers in Farms, check out the plant sale, bake sale, and garlic sale, visit the demonstration veggie garden and learn new tricks for your own crops

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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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