Posts Tagged ‘BC events’

Culture Days in BC Canada Offer Something to See…and Do for Everyone

Saturday, September 1st, 2012
Culture Days Dance in British Columbia Canada

Culture Days logo BC showcases its arts in a series of events happening across all regions of this providence of Canada during the annual Culture Days.

Canada’s 2012 Culture Days is a national arts event that runs from September 28-30 and will celebrate its third year as an annual event. Culture Days events are free and presented by volunteers whose aim is to make Canadian arts available to all with a wide array of hands-on, interactive arts activities, including:

  • Architecture
  • Comedy
  • Culinary Arts
  • Dance
  • Design
  • Film or Video
  • Heritage
  • Literature & Spoken Word
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary
  • Music
  • New/Digital Media
  • Theatre
  • Visual Arts
  • and More

Each region within the province of British Columbia offers many events to enjoy during your visit to western Canada.

VIEW EVENT HIGHLIGHTS & LODGING BY REGION

Kootenay / Rockies / Alberta | Northern British Columbia | Thompson Okanagan | Vancouver Coast and Mountains | Victoria/Vancouver Island |

Culture Days is expecting high attendance, so reserving your accommodations now is recommended. Pair your arts experience with the individualized lodging offered by the best bed and breakfast inns in BC. (more…)

Salt Spring Island Fall Fair Goes Back to Its Roots in 2012

Saturday, August 18th, 2012
Salt Spring Fall Fair Needlepoint Entry

The Salt Spring Fall Fair celebrates the agriculture & artistry of this destination in the Gulf Islands of British Columbia, Canada.

This year’s Salt Spring Island Fall Fair, one of the oldest such fairs of the Gulf Islands and British Columbia, will be held September 15 & 16, 2012.  Over 9,000 attended last year’s event, so now is the time to make your travel plans and secure your Gulf Islands lodging.

The Salt Spring Island Farmers’ Institute, organizers of this annual farm fair on charming Salt Spring Island, have christened the 2012 festival “From Barns to Yarns” (both the wool and storytelling variety of the latter) and hailed their efforts as a deliberate return to its roots, emphasizing the agricultural experience over the electronic marketing of it.

The 2012 lineup of events, competitions, entertainment, games, demonstrations and exhibitions certainly show that the agricultural core of the Salt Spring Island Fall Fair is alive, well, and ready to entertain and educate fair-goers. (more…)