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Pender Harbour & Egmont

This weekend is the annual celebration of the automobile on the Sunshine Coast, the Festival of the Rolling Arts. Coasters will be displaying their finest mobile treasures up and down the Coast at Rod Runs, Show ‘n’ Shines and Drag Races. Here in the Harbour, the Show ‘n’ Shine is on Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the lovely grounds of Legion #112. Enjoy the show, food and fun of voting for your favourites. 

Next weekend beautiful music will fill the air, when the 14th annual Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival opens Aug. 17. There is a free afternoon concert at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Til the Stars Fade from Above. The evening performance is A Higher Revelation, Saturday afternoon concert Shall We Dance?, and an evening performance called Two Views of Sunset. The grand closing Sunday afternoon is Make a Joyful Sound. See www.penderharbourmusic.ca for all the details and tickets or call 604-989-3995 All performances are at the School of Music. 

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The Pender Harbour Advisory Council is accepting nominations for the second annual Pender Harbour volunteer awards Aug. 15. See www.penderharbouradvisorycouncil.com for application forms and outline of the criteria and process. 

Harbourside Friendship is on Thursday, Aug. 16 – come and enjoy a photo adventure exploring local water with Bob and Marlene Daniels. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. at the Hall with lunch served at noon. Drop in $10. Two adventures are brought to you by Seniors Initiative: a boat cruise to Princess Louisa Inlet Aug. 20 and a bus trip to Persephone Brewing Co. Aug. 23. Call Marlene for info and to reserve at 604-883-9900. 

BCSPCA Paws in the Park, a new and exciting annual festival, will be held Saturday, Sept. 8 at Hackett Park. This updated event will have fun, games, food and a beer garden for a full day of enjoyment for all members of your family. 

Huge thanks to those good folks observing and reporting incidents of orca harassment, illegal shell fish theft/harvesting and over-fishing. The photos on Facebook of the vehicle, boat and offenders from the marina owner in Egmont were a great help as were the photos and description of the boat and people harassing the orcas. The 24-hour hotline is 1-877-7277 or cell #7277. Protect our paradise. 

Contact me with your news anytime before noon Mondays for the Friday edition of Coast Reporter.

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