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collapse Sunday, July 23, 2017
23rd Davis Bay Sandcastle Competition
Time:9:45 AM - 1:45 PM
Location:Davis Bay Beach - south of Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Lions Club
Cost:$10 per group, free to visit
Tickets:at the event
Contact:Jo Tacchi
Phone:604.740.8034
Summer fun at the beach! Register at 9:45, build your sand sculpture from 10:30 to 1:30 - winners are announced at 1:45. https://www.facebook.com/davisbay.sandcastles/?ref=bookmarks

collapse Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Sea Cavalcade - 49th Anniversary
Location:various locations in Gibsons
Cost:na
Phone:604.886.3059
July 26-30, "Celebrate 150 by the Sea" many events, parade, food, fun, fireworks, games and more. more info www.seacavalcade.ca

PR - Tarot and Fairy Card Readings with Teresa & Alene
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:The Vault Venue 4871 Joyce Ave #105 PR
Cost:$10
Contact:Amy Sharp
Phone:604.414.4168
Here's an opportunity to get an insightful Tarot reading or Fairie Card reading while enjoying something to eat and drink with friends! Get a 15 min reading for only $10 (cash to Teresa / Alene please) when you order $15 of food or drinks. vaultvenue.ca

Open Microphone Night
Time:6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Gibsons and District Public Library
Presented By:Gibsons and District Public Library
Cost:Free
Contact:Heather Evans-Cullen
Phone:604.888.62130
Email:hecullen@gibsons.bclibrary.ca
Calling all writers and poets - please come share your work in a fun, non-judgmental atmosphere. The only rule is 5 minutes max per reading. Call Heather for more info.

Nomadic Tempest - on the Tall Ship 'Amara Zee'
Time:9:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Government Wharf
Presented By:Sea Cavalcade and SC Jazz & Ent. Society
Cost:$25 bleacher seats; $15 wharf deck seats
Tickets:WOW Gallery (Sunnycrest Mall), MELOmania, Sechelt Visitor Centre, EartFair Books, www.share-there.com
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://caravanstage.org
July 26, 27, 28, 29. International theatrical production with continuous cinematic panorama of originally designed video graphics, animations and images as Aerialists cavort within the upper trusses and the lower decks and mechanical transformations are engineered into this one-of-a-kind experimental rock opera.

collapse Thursday, July 27, 2017
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

Gala Opening - Celebrate Local Photographers!
Time:3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons
Presented By:London Drugs
Cost:free
Contact:Sheila Weaver; or Mariann (Manager, LD Photo Lab)
Phone:Sheila 604 886 0266; Mariann 604 886 5793
Third Annual show featuring Coast photographers. Gala Opening Thursday July 27, 3-7pm, refreshments, then daily 1-5pm to July 30

SC Community Services AGM
Time:4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Indian Band Community Hall, 5532 Xenichen Ave
Cost:na
Phone:604.885.5881
with presentation of the new Strategic Plan.

Speakeasy Night
Time:7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:na
Totally improvised night of musical mayhem and bodacious fun! Come to listen or perform (poetry, music, rap, drums... add your talent here).

PR - 50th Birthday Blowout Party
Time:7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location:The Vault Venue 4871 Joyce Ave #105 PR
Cost:0
Contact:Amy Sharp
Phone:604.414.4168
So many people are turning 50 this year! And lots of them are celebrating at the vault together. If you have or will be turning 50, or know of someone who is, come join the fun! Collection of images and music from the late 80's to amuse us- there just may be live music too! vaultvenue.ca

PR - Open Mic nights with Harold
Time:7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:Red Lion Pub, 5987 Lund St, Powell River
Cost:na
Harold starts at 7:15, open mic at 8.

collapse Friday, July 28, 2017
PR - Oliver Swain: Juno nominated Roots artist
Location:The Vault Venue 4871 Joyce Ave #105 PR
Cost:$15
Contact:Amy Sharp
Phone:604.414.4168
a celebrated musician held in high regard in acoustic and folk music styles for both his astonishing instrumental and vocal abilities. Oliver Swain strays towards the whimsical, the spiritual, and the socially conscious side of what he likes to refer to as "chamber folk odyssey", unique as an artist and songwriter. .oliverswain.com/

PR - Raven Events Open House and BBQ
Time:11:30 AM
Location:6690 Sliammon Rd, Powell River (former Tla'amin Nation's forestry building)
Presented By:Raven Events
Cost:na
Raven Events invites entrepreneurs, decision makers, Elders and friendly neighbours from the Tla'amin Nation and Powell River to come to learn what the Aboriginal Business Match is all about. Grab a burger and talk to Principal Partner, Qwastanaya (L.Maynard Harry) about the Habs. Check out Collaboration Space and Zen Room.

Jim Foster
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Mad Park Bistro, Madeira Park
Cost:na

Martini Blue
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Legion
Cost:na
during dinner, Delta Blues and acoustic originals

Tween Dance
Time:6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Library
Presented By:Gibsons Public Library
Cost:Free
Phone:604.886.2130
DJ'ing camp participants will be showing off their mixing skills for the first hour. There will be a professional DJ to dance to for the second half of the night. For grades 4,5, 6 or 7.

PR - Rockfish plays McKinney's Pub
Time:8:00 PM
Location:McKinney's PUb, Powell River
Cost:tba
songs of the 70s to current day

collapse Saturday, July 29, 2017
Texada Island Blues and Roots Festival 2017
Location:Gillies Bay Ball Park, Texada Island
Cost:tba
Contact:Gerald Childress
Phone:250.334.7049
July 29, 12 noon - 9pm; July 30, 11am-6pm. 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

Sea Cavalcade Mile
Time:10:55 AM
Location:Gibsons Way 100m east of Park Rd, finish at North Road
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Athletics
Cost:Age 18+: $10 by July 28; $15 race day. Age 17&U: $5 by July 28; $10 race day. Family: $25 by July 28, $30 race day
Tickets:https://www.registrationlogic.com/secure/Register.aspx?E=2649
Contact:Teresa & Larry Nightingale
Phone:604.885.8849
Just before the Sea Cavalcade parade, the highway is clear of cars and hundreds of spectators are ready to cheer: the perfect setting for a road mile! Join 100+ runners of all ages and abilities on a fast net downhill course. Post-run refreshments. Cash prizes to 1st male and female. Age group awards from 9 & Under to 70+. Grand draw prize is a pair of shoes from PaceSetter.

PR - Savarystock
Time:11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location:B&B at the Red House, 1265 Vancouver Boulevard, Lund
Cost:tba
Enjoy the music, BBQ, kid’s activities, drinks and auction. Share in the celebration of Savary’s charity for nature. Dance to the tunes of the Adam Woodall Band and many more

Sechelt Summer Music Series
Time:12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library Lawn Stage
Presented By:The District of Sechelt
Cost:Free
Contact:Ross
Phone:604.740.8476
Email:ross@arcadianproductions.ca
Web Link:Sechelt Summer Music Series
2 Free concerts (noon & 1pm) by local musicians Saturdays to Aug 26. Join us for another summer of great local talent. This week Graham Walker - The Barn Cats and Matt Diamond

Ken Dunn and Anna Green
Time:2:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Pt Rd (in the atrium)
Cost:na
Quench r thirsty soul.

PR - Ms Maxine Pad hosts Music Bingo & performs Dragaoke
Time:6:30 PM - 11:55 PM
Location:The Vault Venue 4871 Joyce Ave #105, PR
Cost:$10 & $15 or both for $20
Tickets:River City Coffee and the Vault
Contact:Amy Sharp
Phone:604.414.4168
Ms Maxine Pad entertains us all night as Shania Twain, YES! Shania Twain Hosting Music Bingo at 6:30 for $10 Performing as Shania Twain at 8:30 for $15 get both tickets for only $20 http://vaultvenue.ca

Canada 150 Dance
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Activity Centre
Cost:$10 members, $15 non-members
with Jim Taylor, hits from the 50s, 60s, 70s

The Relics
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Legion
Cost:members $5, Guests $10
Rock, Country, Classics

PR - The Dollar Store Jesus W/Black Metal Astronaut & Chackie Jan
Time:8:00 PM
Location:McKinney's Pub, 6251 Yew St, PR
Cost:tba

collapse Sunday, July 30, 2017
Sunday Funday Parking Lot Dance Party
Time:3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location:1319 Roberts Ceek Rd
Cost:na
Instead of trying to drag you indoors on a steamy July night, Brothers in Farms is going afternoon tailgate party style for you this summer.

collapse Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Screening of Film Amelie
Time:6:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Location:Gibsons and District Public Library
Presented By:Gibsons and District Public Library
Cost:Free
Contact:Heather Evans-Cullen
Phone:604.886.2130
Email:hecullen@gibsons.bclibrary.ca
Web Link:http://gibsons.bclibrary.ca
Come enjoy a free movie night at the library. Amelie is a French film with English subtitles. Due to the R rating of this film, participants must be Adults.

collapse Thursday, August 03, 2017
Mountain Bike Video Night
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Tapworks 537 Cruice Lane, Gibsons
Cost:na
Thursdays, Coastal Mountain Bike Videos shown on our overhead projector.

I Ain't 150 Yet Tour comes to Madeira Park
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Mad Park Bistro, 12808 Madeira Park Rd
Cost:tba
Creeker John is coming back to the Coast!, some original songs and versions of songs by John Prine, Van Morrison, Townes Van Zandt, Steve Earle.

collapse Friday, August 04, 2017
Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
Aug 4-6. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

Music in the Landing - Ken Dunn & Anna Green
Time:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:Pioneer Square - next to Gibsons Visitor Centre
Presented By:Music in the Landing/Town of Gibsons
Cost:donations appreciated
Contact:Verna Chan
Email:musicinthelanding@gmail.com
Web Link:https://www.facebook.com/Music.Landing
“Original folk-inspired acoustic music to quench the thirsty soul”

Charlotte Wrinch
Time:12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market
Presented By:Gibsons Public Market
Cost:no admission
Contact:Amanda Walker
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 the Friday Farmers' Market, held at the Gibsons Public Market in Lower Gibsons (formerly the Yacht Club). Come down and check it out!

VIMFF in Gibsons
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Garden Hotel, 963 Gibsons Way
Cost:$15
Tickets:www.eventbrite.ca
by Puddle Jumper Classic & Sweatyyeti

Opening Reception - Anonymous Art Show
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Kube Studio, 689 Gibsons Way
Cost:na
Contact:Christa
Email:thekubestudios@gmail.com
Web Link:http://thekubestudios.com
40 different Coast artists! All pieces will be sold for $200.

Music in the Landing - The Gibson Girls/Lowry Olafson
Time:7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Gazebo on the Gibsons Wharf
Presented By:Music in the Landing/Town of Gibsons
Cost:donations appreciated
Contact:Verna Chan
Email:musicinthelanding@gmail.com
Web Link:Music in the Landing Facebook
The Gibson Girls acapella trio sings a mix of old and new tunes with 3-part harmony. They will perform a set and then will be on hand to back up Lowry Olafson (guitarist/songwriter) on a set of his original tunes. Paul Steenhuis on bass.

John Michael Lind Live
Time:7:00 PM
Location:John Henry Resort & Marina, Garden Bay
Cost:tba
I Ain`t 150 Yet Tour to the Sunshine Coast and the Gulf Islands. Come out for some fine acoustic entertainment!

collapse Saturday, August 05, 2017
Historical Walking Tour of Gibsons Landing
Time:10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location:meet at Pioneer Park next to the Gibsons Visitors Centre
Cost:suggested donation $5-$10
Tickets:just show up
Phone:604.886.8232
Email:scm_a@dccnet.com
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastmuseum.ca
Sat 6 & Sun 7. 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

Sechelt Summer Music Series
Time:12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library Lawn Stage
Presented By:The District of Sechelt
Cost:Free
Contact:Ross
Phone:604.740.8476
Email:ross@arcadianproductions.ca
Web Link:Sechelt Summer Music Series
2 Free concerts (noon & 1pm) by local musicians Saturdays to Aug 26. Join us for another summer of great local talent. This week Gemini and The Sunshine Brass

Music in the Landing - Jill Shatford
Time:1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location:Below the "Pink House" in lower Gibsons
Presented By:Music in the Landing/Town of Gibsons
Cost:donations appreciated
Email:musicinthelanding@gmail.com
Web Link:Music in the Landing - Facebook
Jill sings old time favourites as well as originals accompanying herself on ukelele.

Opening Reception: Materiality
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Gibson Public Art Gallery
Presented By:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:by donation
Contact:Michael Aze
Phone:604.886.0531
Email:info@gpag.ca
Web Link:http://www.gpag.ca
An exhibition of mixed media by Carole Sinclair. Exhibition runs from Aug 3 to Sep 4.

John Michael Lind Live at the Gumboot Cafe!
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Cafe, Roberts Creek
Presented By:Gumboot Cafe
Cost:Donation
Contact:John Michael Lind
Phone:604.885.4216
Web Link:https://
Join ex-Coaster John Michael Lind as he plays songs from his debut CD "Out on the Land," and explores the songs of influences like John Prine, Steve Earle, Townes Van Zandt and more. Come on out and say hi! www.facebook.com/JohnMichaelLind

Music in the Landing - Saturday Night in Winegarden Park - Double-Bill
Time:7:00 PM - 8:40 PM
Location:Winegarden Park - Lower Gibsons
Presented By:Music in the Landing/Town of Gibsons
Cost:donations appreciated
Contact:Verna Chan
Email:musicinthelanding@gmail.com
Web Link:Music in the Landing - Facebook
The Midds open the show with a set of original rock music followed by a set of improvisational jazz with some of the Sunshine Coasts finest players--Ord-Haydu-Fassaert, Graham Ord (horns, electronics), Regan Haydu (drums) and Sacha Fassaert (bass, guitar).

Fin de Fioesta Flamenco presents Liandola
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Heritage Playhouse
Cost:$22 advance, $25 door
Tickets:Laedeli Gifts or www.finderfiestaflamenco.com
It is during the fin de fiesta that the true improvisational and spirited nature of flamenco shows itself, and it is that lively spirit — passionate and unrestrained

BC Wildfire Fundraiser Burlesque
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Hall
Cost:$20.00
Phone:604.740.5838
Join us for a night of Burlesque, special musical guests, and a DJ dance party! All proceeds go to the vicims of the BC wildfires. If you would like to volunteer, please message Rachel Griffiths or the Booty Camp Girls.

Luci & The Heard
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Legion
Cost:$5. Members $10.Non-Members
Come Dancing with Luci, James Bowers, Scott Jacks, Doug Howden, Michelle Morand Fun, Fun, Fun

Live Music by Dave Paterson
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Garden Bay Pub
Cost:na
Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm and 8pm.

PR - Dadweed and the Sea Krakens w/locals Punk Jams, WE, Royal Jelly
Time:9:30 PM
Location:McKinney's Pub, 6251 Yew Street, Powell River
Cost:$10
Tickets:at the door
An epic night of melody and noise, riffs and maybe some friendly moshing. Vancouver's Dadweed, Olympia's Sea Krakens plus local guests.

collapse Sunday, August 06, 2017
PR - 9th 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/

PaceSetter 5-Dollar 5K Series Event #3
Time:9:00 AM
Location:Connor Park, Halfmoon Bay
Presented By:PaceSetter Athletic
Cost:$5
Tickets:https://www.registrationlogic.com/secure/Register.aspx?E=2883
Contact:Teresa & Larry Nightingale
Phone:604.886.0083
Summer 5-Dollar 5K Series continues with event #3 at Connor Park in Halfmoon Bay. 9am start. Run or walk or any combination. All ages, all levels welcome. Post-run coffee and snacks and draw prizes. Pre-register online or at PaceSetter Athletic, or on race day at Connor Park from 8 to 8:45am.

Edible Garden Tour
Time:11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast
Presented By:One Straw Society
Cost:Free!
Email:info@onestraw.ca
Web Link:http://onestraw.ca
The day includes several tours of different farms in which the farmers can educate and entertain the public in what they're doing and offer other treats, including live music and a pop-up cafe! Transportation between venues is not included but carpooling can be arranged through share-there.com. The tours are all free of charge, and participants are reminded to bring cash as some amazing farm-fresh products will be available for purchase!

Music in the Landing - Wanda Nowicki
Time:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:Sundial Stage - Next to the Gibsons Sunday Market
Presented By:Music in the Landing/Town of Gibsons
Cost:donations appreciated
Contact:Verna Chan
Email:musicinthelanding@gmail.com
Web Link:http://www.facebook.com/Music.Landing
A consummate jazz vocalist and entertainer, Wanda Nowicki has been delighting audiences for over ten years since her return from Los Angeles.

Sunshine Roots MusicFest
Time:1:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location:Crystal Creek Nature Retreat, 2085 Lockyer Rd, Roberts Creek
Presented By:Crystal Creek
Cost:$25; under 12yr. free
Tickets:ww.share-there.com
Contact:Dhyana
Phone:604.886.9737
Email:dhyana.bartkow@gmail.com
1-4 PM Music Jam; Picnic; Family Time 4 PM Opening Ceremony 5 PM Roots Music into the Night: Jesse O'Leary (Acoustic advocacy) DreamOwl (Michael Lacoste live looping) DJ Gregory (Roots reggae) Monty Montego (Rocksteady reggae band) DJ Paola (Reggaeton latin beats + more) The FunkDealer (Dancehall, dub, ragga bass) $25.00 Tix (& ride-sharing) at Share-there.com and at gate; under 12 yr. free Bring water bottle! Park on logging road & walk in (except special needs/family camping - call to reserve) General Camping (pay at gate): Individual $10; Group $20

Opening Reception 50 Canadian Things
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Doris Crowston Gallery, Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Arts Council
Cost:NA
Tickets:NA
Phone:604.885.5412
Email:info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Opening reception for group exhibit of Sunshine Coast artists, curated by Ian MacLeod and inspired by the book "A Number of Things" by Jane Urquhart

collapse Monday, August 07, 2017
Garlic Festival
Location:Persephone Brewing Co
Cost:Free
the best garlic and produce avaqilable - farm fresh produce, garlic tasting, food vendors, farm games, log sawing competition, garlic toss plus.

Music in the Landing - BC Day Entertainment
Time:1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location:Winegarden Park - Lower Gibsons
Presented By:Music in the Landing/Town of Gibsons
Cost:donations appreciated
Contact:Verna Chan
Email:musicinthelanding@gmail.com
Web Link:http://www.facebook.com/Music.Landing
Bring the whole family for an entertaining afternoon that begins with the Gibsons Pipe Band at 1 pm followed by a Blues dance party with the Steve Hinton Band.

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.

collapse Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Circle of Healing
Time:6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Seaside Center 5790 Toredo St, Sechelt
Presented By:Chagai Shouster from the Kabbalah Center
Cost:Free
Tickets:https://healing-circle-vancouver.eventbrite.com
Contact:Sarah
Phone:604.741.7487
This healing circle gathering is meant to invite more Light into the world in order to benefit those who are in need of healing. Based on the Zohar’s ancient teachings, and with the help of soft music and guided meditation, participants will tap into their intuition and access their personal well of Light in order to share it with others. If you’re planning to participate and know someone in need of healing please bring their name with you to the Healing Circle. https://kabbalah.com/

Your Souls Purpose
Time:7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:Seaside Center 5790 Toredo St, Sechelt
Presented By:Chagai Shouster of the Kabbalah Center
Cost:Free
Tickets:https://ysp-vancouver-island.eventbrite.com
Contact:Sarah
Phone:604.741.7487
In this seminar, discover what the soul is according to Kabbalah and how to better understand humanity’s purpose in this world. Learn tools to connect with your individual purpose, hear stories from the great kabbalists, and leave this insightful evening with a deeper relationship with your soul. https://kabbalah.com/

collapse Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Garden Party
Time:6:30 PM
Location:SC Botanical Garden, Mason Rd, Sechelt
Cost:$100
Tickets:phone or email
Phone:604.740.3969
Email:info@coastbotanicalgarden.org
Web Link:http://www.coastbotanicalgarden.org
Enjoy an enchanted evening of live music by Apasionado, exciting locavore finger food, spirited beverages, and unique garden activities, experiences and amusements! See the Master Plan’s Phase One laid out in situ. Help us raise some money to build it! Dress in casual garden wear and outdoor shoes.

collapse Thursday, August 10, 2017
Salome - Theatre from London via satellite
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Raven's Cry Theatre 5555 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt,
Cost:$15; $10 under 17
Tickets:at the door
Phone:604.885.4597
Web Link:http://ravenscrytheatre.com
A new play by Yael Farber retells the biblical story of Salome, set in an occupied desert nation, a radical from the wilderness on a hunger strike-all in the centre of a revolution. An urgent, hypnotic production.

Jane Urquhart reads from "A Number of Things"
Time:8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Arts Council
Cost:$20
Tickets:Share-There.com or call 604.885.5412
Phone:604.885.5412
Email:info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Jane Urquhart reads from "A Number of Things". Urquhart has selected 50 items that have a special Canadian significance to her. The reading takes place amidst the exhibit "50 Canadian Things" that has been inspired by her book.

collapse Friday, August 11, 2017
Sleepy Hollow Rod Run, Show & Shine
Location:Halfmoon Bay, Downtown Sechelt, Garden Bay
Presented By:Coasters Car Club
Cost:varies
Aug 11-12-13 gathering and showcase of vintage vehicles including the 22nd 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/

Riptide 3 on 3 Hockey Tournament
Location:Gibsons Arena
Cost:$500 per team
more info or register scminorhockey.com

Tween Movie - Beauty and the Beast
Time:6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Library
Presented By:Gibsons Public Library
Cost:Free
Phone:604.886.2130
Movie is rated G with some intense scenes. Snacks and games. For grades 4, 5, 6 or 7.

Music in the Landing - Baroque & Blue
Time:7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Gazebo on the Gibsons Wharf
Presented By:Music in the Landing/Town of Gibsons
Cost:donations appreciated
Contact:Verna Chan
Email:musicinthelanding@gmail.com
Web Link:http://www.facebook.com/Music.Landing
Keyboards, percussion and flute trio. Special guest Charlotte Wrinch.

School of Music Coffee House
Time:7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:suggested donation $10
Tickets:Door
Contact:Joanne Mauro
Phone:604.883.9749
Web Link:http://penderharbourmusic.ca
Lineup: Gen Katagiri - voice + guitar/piano Spirit Singers - gospel group Edmund Arceo- our favourite tenor Teal Loverock - singer/songwriter

collapse Saturday, August 12, 2017
Ted Bowe Memorial Barrel Race & Calcutta Auction
Time:11:00 AM
Location:SCEC Ring up the B&K logging road in Roberts Creek
Cost:free
Raffles, great food, chilli cook off, kids games, fun for the whole family.

Creek Daze 2017
Time:11:00 AM
Location:Roberts Creek Pier
Presented By:Roberts Creek Community Association
Cost:Free Event during the day
Higgeldy Piggeldy Parade 11am (meet at 10:30 to join in) followed on noon at the Mandala by the Pier by local music, vendors, food, kids area at the Pier. Watch for details http://robertscreekcommunity.ca

Music in the Landing - Ron Campbell/Dennis Fox Duo
Time:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:Pioneer Square - Next to the Visitor Centre
Presented By:Music in the Landing/Town of Gibsons
Cost:donations appreciated
Contact:Verna Chan
Email:musicinthelanding@gmail.com
Web Link:Music in the Landing - Facebook
Ron Campbell and Dennis Fox of the Blues Busters from Powell River play their brand of blues. Ron Campbell, songwriter, guitar and vocals, Dennis Fox, songwriter, bass and vocals.

Sechelt Summer Music Series
Time:12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library Lawn Stage
Presented By:The District of Sechelt
Cost:Free
Contact:Ross
Phone:604.740.8476
Email:ross@arcadianproductions.ca
Web Link:Sechelt Summer Music Series
2 Free concerts (noon & 1pm) by local musicians Saturdays to Aug 26. Join us for another summer of great local talent. This week Ken Dunn & Anna Green and The Billy Hillpicker band

Music in the Landing - Cam Peters
Time:1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location:Below the "Pink House" in lower Gibsons
Presented By:Music in the Landing/Town of Gibsons
Cost:donations appreciated
Contact:Verna Chan
Email:musicinthelanding@gmail.com
Web Link:Music in the Landing - Facebook
Guitarist extraordinairre Cam Peters enchants with some guitar wizardry.

Off to Uni Panel
Time:3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Library
Presented By:Gibsons Public Library
Cost:Free
Phone:604.886.2130
Students in grades 10, 11, and 12 are invited to ask questions to our guest panel of university students.

Music in the Landing - Georgia Fats
Time:7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Location:Winegarden Park - Lower Gibsons
Presented By:Music in the Landing/Town of Gibsons
Cost:donations appreciated
Contact:Verna Chan
Email:musicinthelanding@gmail.com
Web Link:Music in the Landing - Facebook
The Georgia Fats play gritty diesel soaked blues and groove kicked straight from the dark red edge of dawn. With Joel Fafard, Boyd Norman and Barry Taylor.

Song Butchers
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:$5 members, $10 guests

Creekdazed
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Hall
Cost:$20
Tickets:MELOmania or at the door
feature Michael Red, Paola, Buzy-B, Bridge, & Hol/\gram.

PR - Powell River Drag Show 2017
Time:9:00 PM
Location:McKinney's Pub, 6251 Yew St
Cost:$15
Come out and Celebrate your Pride with Maxine Padd, Mina Mercury and Myria Le Noir.

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Sunshine Coast Fiddleworks Camp
Location:YMCA Camp Elp0hinstone, Gibsons
Cost:info fiddleworks.ca/sunshine-coast-camp.html
Aug 13-17. The camp will start with the Instructor's Showcase concert on Sunday evening (August 13), with classes running Monday to Thursday, and a final Student Gala Concert on Thursday (August 17) evening. More info fiddleworks.ca/sunshine-coast-camp.html

Drag Race
Time:9:00 AM
Location:Sechelt Airport, top of Field Rd, Wilson Creek
Cost:$10 for Sunday Public Race
Phone:604.230.5067
Sunday public race. Bring chairs and sunscreen.

Four Lakes 10k & 3k
Time:9:00 AM
Location:Katherine Lake Park, Garden Bay
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Athletics
Cost:10k: $15 pre-registered, $20 day of event. 3k: Individual $5. Family of 3 or more $15.
Tickets:https://www.registrationlogic.com/secure/Register.aspx?E=2795
Contact:Teresa & Larry 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. www.sunshinecoastathletics.org/4lakes/

PR - Cranberry Village 75th Anniversary Celebration
Time:10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Cranberry Community Hall / Lindsay Park Powell River
Presented By:Cranberry Community Hall Association
Cost:Free. Dinner is a ticketed event
Contact:Pat Buckna, Present Cranberry Hall
Phone:604.485.5198
A celebration of the 75th anniversary of the incorporation of The Village of Cranberry Lake combined with Canada 150 activities. Activities and block parties throughout the neighborhood including a BBQ and live music in Lindsay Park, a Cranberry tea at the hall and historic walking tour of the town with Stewart Alsgard. Unveiling of historic photos of the town. Dinner later in the evening at Magpie's Diner featuring Walter Martella Trio cranhall.orhg

Music in the Landing - Martini Madness
Time:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:Sundial Stage - Next to the Gibsons Sunday Market
Presented By:Music in the Landing/Town of Gibsons
Cost:FREE
Contact:Verna Chan
Email:musicinthelanding@gmail.com
Web Link:Music in the Landing - Facebook
Martini Madness -Kevin Crofton, Graham Walker on drums and Andy Amanovich on bass.

Pender Harbour Show 'n' Shine
Time:11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Location:Pender Harbour Legion, Madeira Park
Cost:na

PR - Powell River Pride presents: Grease The Full Experience
Time:3:00 PM
Location:Patricia Theatre, 5848 Ash Ave
Cost:$10
Tickets:Old Courthouse Inn, Townsite Brewing, PR Peak, Capone's, McKinney's Pub
All-ages event. Prizes for best team, best female & best male. Plus we encourage singing along.

Fiddleworks Instructors Showcase Concert
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Hall
Cost:$20 adults; $10 12 and under
Tickets:www.fiddleworks.ca
A great way to kick off the new Fiddleworks Camp. Welcome to the general public too.

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Community Dance
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Hall
Cost:Suggested donation $5 per person or $15 per family.
Let loose and dance it out! A fun and festive evening of called and free dances with our very own instructors as the rockin' house band. No tickets required, but capacity is limited. Everyone invited, please bring family and friends.

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PR - Movie Under the Stars
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Larry Gouthro Park, Powell River
Cost:free
movie 'Sing', a fun and upbeat film. Movie begins at dusk, but the field fills up quickly.

Camp Variety Show
Time:11:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Hall
Cost:free
A chance for campers to showcase their hidden, or not so hidden talents. Individuals or groups can sing, play, act, joke, do acrobatics, magic, storytelling... anything goes!

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35th 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 17, 18, 19, 20. 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

Fiddleworks Camp Gala Concert
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Hall
Cost:$5 each or $15 family
Featuring all camp classes and the Fiddleworks Camp Orchestra and a little dancing to wrap the night up.

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13th Annual Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park
Presented By:Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival Committee
Cost:tba
Tickets:phone and website
Contact:Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival
Phone:604.989.3995
Web Link:http://penderharbourmusic.ca
Aug 18-20. Five concerts over four days featuring outstanding musicians playing the best of the chamber music repertoire. Check website for details. www.penderharbourmusic.ca

Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
Aug 18-20. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

6th Annual Power of Paint Art Exhibition
Location:Seaside Centre, Sechelt
Cost:na
Aug 18, 19, 20. Opening reception is Friday August 18 from 5-9pm. Show hours are Sat 10-6pm and Sun 10-5pm. Showcasing the work of Sunshine Coast Artists - Morley Baker, Josefa Fritz Barham, Todd Clark, Elizabeth Evans, Greta Grunow Guzek, Carol LaFave, Kim LaFave, Ian MacLeod, Cindy Riach, Nadina Tandy & Marleen Vermeulen. facebook.com/ElevenEqualArtists

Charlotte Wrinch
Time:12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market
Presented By:Gibsons Public Market
Cost:no admission
Contact:Amanda Walker
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 the Friday Farmers' Market, held at the Gibsons Public Market in Lower Gibsons (formerly the Yacht Club). Come down and check it out!

Astro Cafe
Time:8:30 PM
Location:Pier 17, Davis Bay Seawall
Presented By:Royal Astronomical Society
Cost:Free
Tickets:n/a
Contact:James MacWilliam
Phone:604.740.7935
Email:info@coastastronomy.ca
Web Link:http://coastastronomy.ca
Telescopes will be set up on the sea wall after dark weather permitting. 3rd Friday of each month.

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Texada Rock in Pride 2016
Location:Shelter Point Park, Texada Island Gillies Bay Rd
Cost:tba
Aug 19. All welcome.

Power of Paint Demo's & Talks
Location:Seaside Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:Eleven Equal Artists
Cost:na
Sat-Sun. Sat 11am - Cindy Riach; 12:30 - Greta Guzek; 2pm - Nadina Tandy & Ian MacLeod; Sun 12:30 - Marleen Vermeulen; 2pm - Todd Clark.

Historical Walking Tour of Gibsons Landing
Time:10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location:meet at Pioneer Park next to the Gibsons Visitors Centre
Cost:suggested donation $5-$10
Tickets:just show up
Phone:604.886.8232
Email:scm_a@dccnet.com
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastmuseum.ca
Sat 19 & Sun 20. 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.

Hackett Park Arts & Crafts Fair
Time:10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Hackett Park, Trail Ave. between Medusa & Dolphin, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Arts Council
Cost:$3
Tickets:event gates
Contact:Sheenah Main
Phone:604.885.5412
Email:info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Aug 19-20. 80 plus vendors from across BC entice with their unique hand crafted items. Food, children's activities, entertainment and a beer tent.

Sechelt Summer Music Series
Time:12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library Lawn Stage
Presented By:The District of Sechelt
Cost:Free
Contact:Ross
Phone:604.740.8476
Email:ross@arcadianproductions.ca
Web Link:Sechelt Summer Music Series
2 Free concerts (noon & 1pm) by local musicians Saturdays to Aug 26. Join us for another summer of great local talent. This week Charlotte Wrinch and Celso Machado and The Organics

Repair Cafe
Time:12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location:Gibsons and District Public Library
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Makers
Cost:Free
Contact:Heather Evans-Cullen
Phone:604.886.2130
Email:hecullen@gibsons.bclibrary.ca
Web Link:http://gibsons.bclibrary.ca
Please bring your broken small appliance, item or instrument and learn how to fix it with our awesome Maker Volunteers.

Beer Farm Fest & 4th Anniversary Celebration
Time:5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location:Brothers Park, Gibsons
Cost:$15
Tickets:https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/persephones-4th-anniversary-party-tickets-35635561925
Head on down with family( yes this is a family friendly event! ) and friends and join in on the festivities! Bands, Dj's, Food Vendors and a Beer Garden! Have a game of California Kick Ball, hang out in the bleachers listening to some good tunes, or tap into your inner child and hitch a ride on the hay wagon! 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

Greg Willy and Steve Band
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Garden Bay Pub
Cost:na
Sat 8pm; Sun 2pm and 8pm.

Acoustically Sound - Trudi Diening & Miles Black
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Heritage Playhouse
Cost:$20
Tickets:WOW Gallery, MELOmania, Strait Music, share-there.com
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://coastjazz.com
Vocalist Trudi Diening will be joined by Miles Black on piano, guitar and soprano sax for an intimate evening of songs and music. These two have collaborating for a few years and the results show the quality they bring to their craft.

Janet Panic
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:tba

PR - The Diamond Dance
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Carlson Community Club, 4463 Joyce Ave PR
Cost:$20
Tickets:at club, cash only
19+ dance fundraiser for Parkland Slo-Pitch Tournament. With Indie rock band High Noon to Midnight and Monkeywrench.

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The Dawn in Concert
Location:Roberts Creek Hall
Cost:$40
Tickets:Mercy 604.741.7880
The Dawn is one of the most influential and longest-running Filipino rock bands in the Philippines, enjoy the taste of the Filipino music

PaceSetter 5-Dollar 5K Series Event #4
Time:10:00 AM
Location:PaceSetter Athletic, Gibsons (Holy Crap building)
Presented By:PaceSetter Athletic
Cost:$5
Tickets:https://www.registrationlogic.com/secure/Register.aspx?E=2884
Contact:Teresa & Larry Nightingale
Phone:604.886.0083
Summer 5-Dollar 5K Series continues with Event #4 at PaceSetter Athletic, as part of our 1-year anniversary celebrations! Run or walk or any combination. All ages, all levels welcome. Post-run coffee and snacks and draw prizes. Pre-register online or at PaceSetter. Race day sign up from 9-9:45am.

3rd Annual Sechelt Paddling Festival
Time:11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:6583 Sechelt Inlet Rd (just past Porpoise Bay Provincial Park)
Cost:na
Enjoy the traditional Welcome Ashore Ceremony, the Dog Dock Diving Contest, vendors and more.

Tough Kegger 4 - a Team Adventure Race
Time:2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:through Mount Elphinstone & Persephone Brewing Co.
Presented By:Persephone Brewing Co.
Cost:$225
Tickets:register https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/persephone-brewing-presents-tough-kegger-2017-no-keg-left-behind-tickets-34657218674?aff=erelpanelorg
Phone:778.462.3007
Tough Kegger is the world’s first adventure race with beer. Passing through rainforest trails on BC's Sunshine Coast, teams of four race on foot over a 7km course through rugged terrain - and here's the catch: teams have to complete the course carrying a full, 20L keg!

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Kombucha Brewing Workshop
Time:7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:Rockwood Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:Deb Gleason
Cost:45
Tickets:http://www.debgleason.net/classes/
Contact:Deb Gleason
Phone:6042101925
Email:deb@debgleason.net
Web Link:For details and to register
Learn how to make this delicious health elixir at home for a fraction of the cost. The workshop includes a hands on demonstration of the brewing and bottling process as well as a kombucha tasting and starter kit (healthy SCOBY and concentrated starter tea).

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Rogue Arts Festival
Location:Clarke Farms, 1802 Tyson Road, Sechelt, BC, V0N 1A0
Presented By:Rogue Arts Festival
Cost:roguefest.ca
Contact:Janet Rowell
Web Link:http://roguefest.ca
Aug 25-27. Rogue Fest is a 3-day, outdoor, arts festival featuring over 70 musicians as part of the MainStage Series (including our Collective Sets featuring musicians playing together for the first time!), Human Foosball, the Rogue Art Gallery, the Workshop Series, the Creation Station, local food, an on-site Sing-Along, the Libation Station featuring micro-brews, and and AND….. the Rogue Arts Festival has a bit of something for everyone! More festival info at roguefest.ca

PR - Beyond the Garden Gate, Book Launch Party
Time:5:30 PM
Location:4474 Joyce Ave, Powell River
Cost:na
Outdoor event. To celebrate the launching of Sarah's first cookbook & to show our gratitude to everyone who helped make this dream come true

Argentine Passions Tour
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Heritage Playhouse
Cost:$20
Tickets:WOW Gallery, MELOmania, Strait Music artspoints.com
Phone:604.836.9943
a collaboration between the celebrated Argentine tango singer María Volonté and California harmonica player Kevin Carrel Footer — a musical crossroads where tango and the blues embrace.

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Powell River Studio Tour 2017
Time:10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:Powell River
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 26-27 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

PR - Powell River Studio Tour Aug 26-27 2017
Time:10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:Lund to Lang Bay
Presented By:Powell River Studio Tour
Cost:na
Web Link:http://www.powellriverartists.com/
Featuring 23 artists from Lund to Lang Bay. https://www.facebook.com/powellriverstudiotour/

Sechelt Summer Music Series
Time:12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library Lawn Stage
Presented By:The District of Sechelt
Cost:Free
Contact:Ross
Phone:604.740.8476
Email:ross@arcadianproductions.ca
Web Link:Sechelt Summer Music Series
2 Free concerts (noon & 1pm) by local musicians Saturdays to Aug 26. Come and join us for another summer of great local talent. This week The Jazz Group of Seven and Wanda Nowicki Q'tet

The Great British Car Boot Sale and Tea
Time:1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Herttage Playhouse in Gibsons
Presented By:Gibsons Landing Heritage Society
Cost:$20 for vendors
Contact:Wendy McGowan at 604.989.1805 or Cathie Keener at 604.741.7491
Email:macjuliadodge@gmail.com
Call for vendors, deadline August 12th, fee for your car space or table: $20.00. Call or text to reserve a space: Wendy McGowan at 604.989.1805 or Cathie Keener at 604.741.7491. You may also use PayPal or an e-transfer by contacting the Playhouse at heritageplayhouse@telus.net.

Summer Reading Club Wrap-Up Celebration
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Library
Presented By:Gibsons Public Library
Cost:Free
Phone:604.886.2130
There will be live music and cake. All ages welcome. Bring your reading log for a chance to earn a reading medal and prizes.

Charlotte Wrinch
Time:2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market 473 Gower Point Road, Gibsons
Presented By:Gibsons Public Market
Cost:no charge
Contact:Dana Sauer
Phone:604.886.8814
Live music while you eat, shop, and take in the gorgeous sights, sounds and smells at the Gibsons Public Market in Lower Gibsons (formerly the Yacht Club). Come down and check out this amazing new community hub!

PR - Powell River Art Chair Auction
Time:3:00 PM
Location:Powell River Public Library 110-6945 Alberni Street, Powell River
Presented By:Friends of the Library and Sunshine Gogos
Cost:na
Phone:604.485.4796
Web Link:http://prpl.ca
70+ beautifully created chairs to auction for two great causes-Friends of the Library and the Sunshine Gogos. View chairs early and put in your bid; live auction at 3 pm.

PR - Studio Tour & Art Show! Autumn Skye & Blake Drezet
Time:5:00 PM
Location:3749 High 101, Powell River
Cost:na
Aug 26-27. This is the first time that Autumn Skye and Blake Drezet have opened their private studio-home for public viewing, during the 2017 Powell River Studio Tour! a wide selection of new and retrospective original paintings, works in progress, and a pop-up shop of prints and art merchandise.

Harry Manx with the Emily Carr String Quartet
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Rockwood Festival Pavilion, 5511 Shorncliffe Rd, Sechelt
Cost:$40
Tickets:MELOmania, Moorestock, Fest of Witten Arts Box Office, The Kube Studio, EarthFair Store, dogmycatrecords.caéshows-tickets

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7th Annual Run the Rock Marathon 2017
Time:7:00 AM
Location:Starts Shelter Point Regional Park, Texada Island
Cost:fees on website
Contact:Rob McWilliam
Phone:604.486.0377
also Half & 8K. more info runtexada.ca

Historical Walking Tour of Gibsons Landing
Time:10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location:meet at Pioneer Park next to the Gibsons Visitors Centre
Cost:suggested donation $5-$10
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.

MedTalks on "Aging Well"
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Rockwood Centre Pavilion, Sechelt
Presented By:Sechelt Hospital Foundation
Cost:Entry By Donation
Tickets:RSVP via email: sh.foundation@vch.ca
Contact:Jane Macdonald
Phone:604.885.8637
Email:sh.foundation@vch.ca
Web Link:http://www.sechelthospitalfoundation.org/med-talks
Sechelt Hospital Foundation invites you to attend “AGING WELL”, our second speaker session focused on mental, physical and emotional well-being. Join us to learn, laugh and listen to our internationally recognized speakers’ experiences and discover local resources on the Sunshine Coast. Torah Kachur - PhD and CBC Science Columnist: “Reversing the Aging Process” A lively presentation on biology and lifestyle impacts. Louise Rolland - University of Victoria: “Thriving and Surviving” An overview of proactive health workshops and one-to-one support. Jody Shaw - Physiotherapist: “Motion is Lotion” Benefits and opportunities for exercise on the Coast. Special appearance by local songbirds, Reg & Lynne Dickson.

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Charlotte Wrinch
Time:6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Robert’s Creek Legion, 3064 Lower Rd, Robert’s Creek, BC Canada
Presented By:Royal Canadian Legion Branch 219
Cost:no admission
Contact:Diane McIntosh
Phone:604.886.9813
Web Link:http://www.robertscreeklegion.ca/events
Starting with dinner and a live show, Charlotte Wrinch plays originals and covers, straight from the heart, from 6 - 7:30 pm. Then stick around after the music for Brain Freeze Trivia night. See you there.

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House Concert - Flagship Romance
Time:8:00 PM
Location:8006 Wildwood Rd, Halfmoon Bay
Cost:$20
Tickets:jlussier@sd46.bc.ca
Doors 7pm. Incredible harmonies and melodies by Jordyn Jackson and Shawn Fisher. Check out flagshipromance.com

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Sunshine Coast Fibre Camp
Location:Camp Sunrise, Langdale
Presented By:SC Spinners & Weavers Guild
Cost:tba
Sept 8-10. Spinning, weaving, kitting, socials, show & tell, vendors market, discussion. Presented by the Sunshine Coast Spinners & Weavers Guild scswg.org

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PR - Parkinson SuperWalk Fundraiser
Time:9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location:Timberlane Park, 4500 Timberlane Ave Powell River
Presented By:Parkinson Society BC
Cost:Free
Tickets:NA
Contact:Jennifer Flynn
Phone:604.662.3240
Over 20 communities across the province organize walks during the weekend of September 9th – 10th, and 16th through individual pledges and corporate sponsorships. This year, our goal is to attract over 2,400 walkers and raise $460,000. Proceeds from SuperWalk will enable the Society to invest in research and continue to provide essential programs and services to the 13,300 individuals and their families who live with Parkinson’s in BC. http://superwalkbc.kintera.org

PaceSetter 5-Dollar 5K Series Event #5
Time:10:00 AM
Location:Persephone Brewing Co, Gibsons
Presented By:PaceSetter Athletic
Cost:$5
Tickets:https://www.registrationlogic.com/secure/Register.aspx?E=2885
Contact:Teresa & Larry Nightingale
Phone:604.886.0083
RUN + BEER! Summer 5-Dollar 5K Series concludes at Persephone! Run or walk or any combination. All ages, all levels welcome. Post-run coffee and snacks and draw prizes, and drawing of the Grand Draw Prize for a pair of shoes from PaceSetter (do at least 4 of the series events to be eligible)! Pre-register online or at PaceSetter, or race day at Persephone from 9 to 9:45am.

Obsession-Theatre from London via satellite
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Raven's Cry Theatre 5555 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt,
Cost:$15; $10 under 18
Tickets:at the theatre
Phone:604.885.4597
Web Link:http://ravenscrytheatre.com
Starring Jude Law. Stage adaptation of Visconti's film. Chilling tale of passion and destruction. Live broadcast from London via satellite.

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Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
Sept 1-3. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

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PR - Powell River Fall Fair
Location:Powell River Exhibition Grounds
Presented By:Powell River Farmers' Agricultural Institute
Cost:$5
Tickets:On Sight
Contact:Gary de Casmaker
Phone:604.487.1304
Email:gmofreeseed@gmail.com
The Powell River Fall Fair is an annual event which celebrates our agricultural heritage. Each year there are different demonstrations; in the past we have had spinning and weaving, carding, making bird houses, and other crafts. This year we are again focusing on the 'homely' arts - check the web page for the upcoming list http://prfarmers.ca/fall-fair

Wood Expo 2017
Time:10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:Seaside Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:Coast Community Forest
Cost:na
Phone:604.885.7809
Celebrating our natural resource. Featuring wood products created, manufactured or utilized by local artisans and tradespeople.

Shane Koyczan: Gala fundraiser for the SC Hospice Society
Time:6:30 PM
Location:Rockwood Pavilion, Sechelt
Presented By:SC Hospice Society
Cost:$30
Tickets:Sechelt Visitors' Centre, MELOmania, Laedeli, Share-There.com
Contact:Donna Shugar
Phone:604.740.0475
6:30pm wine reception (no host bar) with Jazz artist Ken Dalgleish & friends. Main concert 8pm. SC Hospice celebrates its 30th anniversary with a gala fundraising concert featuring spoken word artist Shane Koyczan. The show will be opened by singer/songwriter Simon Paradis and Kara Stanley, author of the acclaimed memoir, Fallen. www.coasthospice.com

Jen Hodge All-Stars Jazz
Time:7:00 PM
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park, Pender Harbour
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:$25
Tickets:www.penderharbourmusic.ca; Harbour Insurance, Madeira Park, Sechelt Visitor Centre
Web Link:http://www.penderharbourmusic.ca
A September tradition of jazz in the Harbour continues with an exciting Saturday evening concert by audience favourite Jen Hodge and her All Star band.

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Michelangelo: Love and Death -In the Gallery Series via HD
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Raven's Cry Theatre 5555 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt,
Cost:$15; $10 under 18
Tickets:at the theatre
Phone:604.885.4597
Web Link:http://ravenscrytheatre.com
New exhibit at London's National Gallery. This film offers a fresh biography of Michelangelo including his relationship with his contemporaries and his immense practice of painting, sculpture and architecture.

Michelangelo: Love and Death - In the Gallery Series in HD
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Raven's Cry Theatre 5555 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt,
Cost:$15; $10 under 18
Tickets:at the theatre
Phone:604.885.4597
Web Link:http://ravenscrytheatre.com
A full and fresh biography of the great, tempestuous, passionate Renaissance artist. This film explores Michelangelo's relationship with his contemporaries and his immense artistic practice. Includes exploration of the sculpture David, the Sistine Chapel, and the Manchester Madonna.

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Yerma- Theatre from London via satellite
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Raven's Cry Theatre 5555 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt,
Cost:$15; $10 under 18
Tickets:at the theatre
Phone:604.885.4597
Web Link:http://ravenscrytheatre.com
Lorca's powerful masterpiece from the Young Vic in London. Set in contemporary London. Billie Piper portrays a young woman desperate to conceive. Her performance has been called "spellbinding", "astonishing" and "devastatingly powerful". No intermission.

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CRS - Manitoba Chamber Orchestra
Time:2:30 PM
Location:Raven's Cry Theatre 5555 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt,
Presented By:Coast Recital Society
Cost:$25; students $10
Tickets:email or phone
Phone:604.885.0991
Web Link:http://ravenscrytheatre.com
Praised for their satiny sound and dynamic subtlety, the orchestra is augmented by an extensive program of touring, recording and community outreach. A diverse repertoire and exceptional soloists. Conductor, Anne Manson. Cellist, Ariel Barnes.

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Met Opera: Bellini's Norma via satellite
Time:10:00 AM
Location:Raven's Cry Theatre 5555 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt
Cost:$24 General; $20 Senior/Student
Tickets:at the theatre
Phone:604.885.4597
Web Link:http://ravenscrytheatre.com
Opening production of Bellini's bel canto tragedy Norma starring Sondra Radvanovsky.

PR - Andre-Philippe Gagnon, Amazing Vocalist
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Max Cameron Theatre 5400 Marine Avenue Powell River
Cost:contact theatre
Tickets:at the theatre
Phone:604.483.3900
Web Link:http://maxcamerontheatre.ca
Considered the #1 Singing Impressionist in the World! Fast-paced impressions and comedy. Gagnon's list of characters include: Justin Timberlake, The Police, Barry White, Phil Collins, James Brown and many others. Appeared on Johnny Carson with his version of We are the World. Perfection at its best!

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Sechelt Arts Festival 2017
Location:various locations in Sechelt
Cost:tba
Email:diana@secheltartsfestival.com
Web Link:http://secheltartsfestival.com
Oct 12-22, 2017. coast artists of aboriginal & non-aboriginal heritage in a multi-media cross-cultural collaboration to create new works & stories Art Exhibition

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Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Library
Cost:na
Oct 13-15. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

9th Annual Mushroom Festival
Time:11:00 AM
Location:Rbts Creek Hall, Madeira Park Community Hall
Cost:Fri. $10; Sat. $3/hall entrance; Sun foray/cook-up $30
Web Link:http://www.scshroom.org
Oct 13-15. Details to come

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Gala Fundraiser & Tribute
Location:Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Pt Rd
Cost:tba
Tickets:watch for details
Phone:604.886.8814
The evening will include a tribute to Gerry ipursky for his tireless efforts in bringing this community legacy to life. A multi-course dinner, live music, raffles and auctions will follow.

Met Opera: Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute) via satellite
Time:10:00 AM
Location:Raven's Cry Theatre 5555 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt
Cost:$24 General; $20 Senior/Student General
Tickets:at the theatre
Phone:604.885.4597
Web Link:http://ravenscrytheatre.com
Mozart's masterpiece aka The Magic Flute. The full-length German opera stars Golda Schultz, Kathryn Lewek and Charles Castronovo.

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Raphael: Lord of the Artists-In the Gallery Series
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Raven's Cry Theatre 5555 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt
Cost:$15; $10 under 18
Tickets:at the theatre
Phone:604.885.4597
Web Link:http://ravenscrytheatre.com
A captivating portrait of the great Renaissance artist. This film uses stereoscopic 3D cameras along with commentaries by top critics and refined historical reconstructions. It sheds new light on Raphael's life and craft.

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Wear From Here
Time:6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Golf & Country Club, 3206 Sunshine Coast Hwy
Presented By:Fibre Friends
Cost:TBA
Tickets:TBA
Contact:Verna Chan
Phone:604.886.3114
Email:vernachan@telus.net
Experience the artistry of clothing and fibre artists on this very special night of fabulous food and wearables from The Sunshine Coasts own designers, jewellery, fibre artists and more! The show will feature many categories of locally designed clothing and accessories. From a 'slow clothes' approach--garments/accessories made from locally-sourced/hand-spun/hand-woven and hand-painted fabrics--to recycled or commercially-available materials; entries may be hand-knitted, crocheted, felted, sewn or otherwise crafted. Accessories: Hats, jewellery, handbags, shawls, etc. will also be featured. It is our wish to give designers on the Sunshine Coast, and the fabulous things that are made here, an opportunity to be showcased in the best possible light, and to give a good representation of what is available to those who seek locally designed and created clothing and accessories!

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SUNSHINE COAST ART CRAWL 2017
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
October 20-22, 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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The Fretless Celtic/folk/fiddle
Time:2:00 PM
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park, Pender Harbour
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:$25
Tickets:penderharbourmusic.ca; Harbour Insurance, Madeira Park, Sechelt Visitor Centre
Web Link:http://www.penderharbourmusic.ca
Winners of the 2017 Juno Award for Instrumental Recording of the Year, The Fretless are on a mission to bring the many branches of string music together in one glorious sound. If fiddle music is your passion, this is your concert!

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CRS - Gerhardt, cello & Osborne, piano
Time:2:30 PM
Location:Raven's Cry Theatre 5555 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt,
Presented By:Coast Recital Society
Cost:$25; students $10
Tickets:call 604.885.0991 or email
Phone:604.885.0991
Web Link:http://coastrecitalsociety.ca
Pianist Steven Osborne partners with cellist Alban Gerhardt. Osborne continues to expand his repertoire and promise a remarkable, provoking and deeply moving performance. Gerhardt's cello sings under his hands and will fascinate the audience with a combination of unerring musical instinct and arresting stage presence.

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Leonardo DaVinci: The Genius in Milan-In the Gallery series
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Raven's Cry Theatre 5555 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt,
Cost:$15; $10 under 18
Tickets:at the theatre
Phone:604.885.4597
Web Link:http://ravenscrytheatre.com
This film features the foundation of Leonardo's drawing; the role of nature and science in his works; his utopian projects; study of anatomy and mechanics; his images of the divine and many other aspects of this genius.

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Paul Marleyn, cello and Mauro Bertoli, piano Classical
Time:2:00 PM
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park, Pender Harbour
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:$25
Tickets:www.penderharbourmusic.ca; Harbour Insurance, Madeira Park, Sechelt Visitor Centre
Web Link:http://www.penderharbourmusic.ca
When cellist Paul Marleyn and pianist Mauro Bertoli play together, their technical excellence and exquisite musicality create an experience that leaves their audience breathless.

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Pender Harbour Choir Winter Concert
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden
Cost:$20
Email:mstuartstubbs@gmail.com

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Pender Harbour Choir Winter Concert
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Pender Harbour School of Music
Cost:$20

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Sweet Scarlet Winter Songs
Time:2:00 PM
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park, Pender Harbour
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:$25
Tickets:www.penderharbourmusic.ca; Harbour Insurance, Madeira Park; Sechelt Visitor Centre
Web Link:http://www.penderharbourmusic.ca
This delightful Vancouver-based a cappella group was a major hit at the 2016 Kathaumixw Choral Festival. Their concert will be a perfect way to launch the festive Christmas season.

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Mid Winter Chamber Music Weekend in Pender Harbour
Time:2:00 PM
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park, Pender Harbour
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:$25
Tickets:www.penderharbourmusic.ca; Harbour Insurance, Madeira Park; Sechelt Visitor Centre
Web Link:http://www.penderharbourmusic.ca
Four outstanding musicians - Terence Tam, violin; Yariv Aloni, viola; Pamela Highbaugh Aloni, cello and Lorraine Min, piano Two concerts - Sat. Jan. 27 and Sun. Jan. 28, both at 2 PM

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Mid Winter Chamber Music Weekend
Time:2:00 PM
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park, Pender Harbour
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:$25
Tickets:www.penderharbourmusic.ca; Harbour Insurance, Madeira Park; Sechelt Visitor Centre
Web Link:http://www.penderharbourmusic.ca
Four exceptional musicians - Terence Tam, violin; Yariv Aloni, viola; Pamela Highbaugh Aloni, cello; Lorraine Min, piano Two concerts: Saturday Jan. 27 and Sunday Jan. 28 - both at 2 PM

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Katrina Bishop
Time:2:00 PM
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park, Pender harbour
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:$25
Tickets:www.penderharbourmusic.ca; Harbour Insurance, Madeira Park, Sechelt Visitor Centre
Web Link:http://www.penderharbourmusic.ca
A respected Sunshine Coast-based musician, singer/songwriter Katrina Bishop plays the piano and guitar and combines Pop, Jazz, a little Celtic and a little country to create a memorable sound that is truly her own.

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Canadian music legend Shari Ulrich with Julia Graff and Ted Littlemore
Time:2:00 PM
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park, Pender Harbour
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:$25
Tickets:www.penderharbourmusic.ca; Harbour Insurance, Madeira Park; Sechelt Visitor Centre
Web Link:http://www.penderharbourmusic.ca
The expression "music legend" is often bandied about casually but, in the case of Shari Ulrich, it hits the mark. Since the 1970's, her voice and her words have left an indelible mark on Canadian music and on several generations of devoted fans.

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Fabulous Gypsy Jazz with Van Django
Time:2:00 PM
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park, Pender Harbour
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:$25
Tickets:www.penderharbourmusic.ca; Harbour Insurance, Madeira Park; Sechelt Visitor Centre
Web Link:http://www.penderharbourmusic.ca
Van Django presents high energy gypsy jazz played by four polished musicians who clearly love this music and want their audience to feel the same. Don't miss this final concert of the Pender Harbour Music Society's 2017/2018 concert season.

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