Smelt Bay Beach – fun for the whole family. Prizes, refreshments.
Today is: Thursday, July 31st, 2014
- July 30: Public Reading at Marnie’s
- Aug 7: Sailing with Misty Isles-Desolation Sound
- Aug 8: Mbira Spirit, Gorge Marina
- Aug 10: Sandcastle Day, Smelt Bay Park
- Aug 16: Whaletown Wharf Centennial
- Aug 27: Blackberry Wood Concert
- Sept 13: Gorgeous Bike Ride
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Creative. Distinctive. Self-sufficient. Supportive. These qualities bond together Cortes Island’s close-knit community. Many Cortes Islanders came for a visit and stayed for a lifetime. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.
Nestled at the entrance to enchanting Desolation Sound, Cortes lies at the edge of the vast coastal wilderness. With diverse recreation options as well as tranquility and peace, there’s plenty to discover.
Cortes Island has stood apart as a refuge for thought leaders for generations. It’s been a source of deep inspiration for artists, teachers, writers and students of all ages. Just imagine how you might be transformed.
Step right up folks to the biggest show in town. It’s the annual call out for the Cortes Day Parade. All jugglers, revellers, stilt walkers, musicians and mimes. Come one, come all. And kids, dress up a bike or just yourselves. And to ALL the local businesses, let’s see some floats. Show your support. July […]
Showcasing Cortes craftspeople, artists, and gardeners, the Cortes Museum is sponsoring its annual “Creative Spaces: Gardens, Studios, & Workshops” Tour on Saturday, June 28th, 9:00am-5:00pm. Reflecting the creativity, resourcefulness, and ingenuity of Cortes Islanders, you’ll find colourful gardens, fish ponds, winding forest trails, a heritage farm, wood crafts, sculptures, ceramics, paintings, collages, quilting, weaving, and […]
Written by Lilith Klassen Seafest has moved from the lovely Squirrel Cove locale and will be spending its nineteenth year in a gorgeous new location: The Gorge Harbour Marina. The festival will be held on May 17th, over the Victoria Day weekend, with night time activities at the Gorge Hall next door. If you’ve never […]