Gumboot Connections

Roberts Creek

Coming soon just in time for Canada Day is a Celebration of Music called Made in Canada, proudly presented by the Coast Characters. Performance times are July 1 and July 2 at 7 p.m. and July 3 at 1 p.m. Tickets are $15, available at Pretty Natty Duds in Sechelt, Roberts Creek General Store and Laedeli Gifts and Cards in Sunnycrest Mall. Catch this great event at Roberts Creek Community Hall.

Beginning this Sunday, June 26, is Slow Sundays in the Creek. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Heart Market will run, and from 2:30 to 4 p.m., there will be live local bands. Come exchange your library book, grab a coffee, catch a busker, stick your head into a local store, learn to juggle … who knows? For more information or to get involved, call Graham Walker at 604-886-2417.

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Summer has begun and Creek Daze is just around the corner! The event will be held on Saturday, August 20, from noon to 5 p.m. It will be an amazing musical, fun and exciting festival to celebrate the Creek. There will be great food, art, games, demonstrations, hilarity and, of course, the Higgledy Piggledy Parade. This is a call out for vendors and volunteers who want to participate. Contact Graham Starsage at creekdaze@robertscreekcommunity.ca to get involved.

Canada Day Celebrations are coming soon to Sechelt. Enjoy the parade starting at 10:30 a.m. and all-day festivities at Hackett Park and downtown, including a craft beer festival. The District of Sechelt is celebrating 30 years and will hold a concert at 8 p.m. with live local bands at Friendship Park and fireworks at 10 p.m. just off Trail Bay.  If you would like to volunteer to help, call 604-885-9611. This event is hosted by the Sechelt Downtown Business Association and is for everyone on the Coast, young and old.

That’s it, folks!  Call 604-885-2282 or send an email to gumbootconnection@telus.net

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