Gabriola Events

a gathering place for all events on Gabriola

 

Jul
27
Tue
Wing Chewsday @ The Surf Lodge @ Surf Lodge and Pub
Jul 27 all-day

Wing Chewsday $10.00 eat in, many delicious flavors to choose from, sides are extra.

Jul
28
Wed
Burger & Beer Wednesdays @ The Surf Lodge @ Surf Lodge and Pub
Jul 28 all-day

Come and enjoy a beef burger or veggie (black bean) burger or chicken and a pint of draft $13 plus taxes, sides are extra.

Walk on the Wild Side with Liz Ciocea, GROWLS @ Gabriola Museum
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm

All programs are $25.00 per family up to 4 (pre-registered) or $30 on the day.
Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 250-247-9987, book through our online store, or visit the museum 11 am – 4 pm Tuesday – Friday (cash, cheque, credit card accepted). More info: gabriolamuseum.org *this particular program happens on August 18th as well at the same time

Midweek Night Market @ AGI Hall
Jul 28 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Dinner by Ground Up Cafe

Picnic tables, music, and local vendors!

Jul
30
Fri
Fish Fryday @ The Surf Lodge @ Surf Lodge and Pub
Jul 30 all-day

Fish & Chip Fryday, Cod 1 piece fish with coleslaw, tartar sauce and French fries only $12.95. 2 pieces $15.95

Working Folk Cider Hour – Track Maintenance @ Ravenskill Orchards & Gabbie's Premium Cider
Jul 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Working Folk Cider Hour - Track Maintenance @ Ravenskill Orchards & Gabbie's Premium Cider

The perfect pairing of homegrown music and homegrown cider!

Summer lineup

  • July 16 – G.G. & The Ice Machine
  • July 30 – Track Maintenance
  • Aug 13 – G.G. & The Ice Machine
  • Aug 27 – Sarah Osborne
  • Sept 10 – G.G. & The Ice Machine
  • Sept 24 – Swing 7
Jul
31
Sat
Elsa Bluethner – Abstract Art Exhibition @ Becoming - Abstracts of Internal Expressions
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Elsa Bluethner - Abstract Art Exhibition @ Becoming - Abstracts of Internal Expressions

An exploration into abstraction, these bold and dynamic oil paintings reflect a strong connection to nature.

Gabriola Farmers Market @ Agi Hall
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Gabriola Farmers Market @ Agi Hall

Every Saturday morning from May through October, in and around the Gabriola Agricultural Association Co-Op’s Agi Hall, this diverse market connects local food producers and artisans with their island community. Farm fresh produce fills large vendor tables as market visitors taste hot vegan dishes and enjoy the sweet sounds of local musicians.

Aug
1
Sun
Elsa Bluethner – Abstract Art Exhibition @ Becoming - Abstracts of Internal Expressions
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Elsa Bluethner - Abstract Art Exhibition @ Becoming - Abstracts of Internal Expressions

An exploration into abstraction, these bold and dynamic oil paintings reflect a strong connection to nature.

Silva Bay Sunday Market @ Pages Inn
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Silva Bay Sunday Market @ Pages Inn
Silva Bay Sunday Market is a hip little market set up on the lovely grassy meadow at Page’s Inn on Silva Bay at the south end of sunny Gabriola Island. The market offers a lively selection of island crafters & artisans, market gardeners, great food and wonderful live music. Everyone welcome. Visit us by land, sea or air!

Gallery info:
For over 10 years the Pier Gallery has been a showcase for some of Gabriola’s most creative artists and artisans. Now, overlooking the bay, the bright new space is perfect for you to wander and be inspired by the work of some 24 Gabriolans. Be sure to pop in while at the Silva Bay Market on Sundays! The Gallery is open 7 days a week.

Food truck info:
A West Coast inspired food truck, featuring flame-grilled meats & seafood, serving Sunday Brunch from 10 am – 2 pm and Lunch from 12 – 3 pm.

Parking details:
The Sunday Market is extremely popular so we ask that if it’s possible please bike, walk or car pool to the market.
For those driving there is parking at the Silva Bay Marina.  Please follow the signs to slow down well before all of those blind curves in the road.  Volunteers and Visitor Centre personnel are there to guide you as well.

Music Info:

July 11th – Dave Teichroeb

July 18th – Blue Moon

July 25th – Jake Galbraith

August 1st – Blue Moon

August 8th – Carolyn Bell & Friends

August 15 – Gary Holmes & Erik Johnson

August 22nd – Dave Teichroeb

August 29th – Blue Moon

September 5th – Rick Cranston

Aug
4
Wed
Beach Quest Summer Program @ Brickyard Beach
Aug 4 @ 10:30 am

All programs are $25.00 per family up to 4 (pre-registered) or $30 on the day.
Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 250-247-9987, book through our online store, or visit the museum 11 am – 4 pm Tuesday – Friday (cash, cheque, credit card accepted). More info: gabriolamuseum.org

Midweek Night Market @ AGI Hall
Aug 4 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Dinner by Ground Up Cafe

Picnic tables, music, and local vendors!

Aug
5
Thu
Summer Pop Up Concert Series @ Pages Inn
Aug 5 @ 10:30 am
Summer Pop Up Concert Series @ Pages Inn

Expect the unexpected with the return of the Vancouver Island Symphony’s popular Summer Pop Up Concert Series featuring 3 VIS Ensembles performing works from all genres of music including Classical, Jazz, Latin, Traditional and Canadiana favourites.
These 3 concerts take place in beautiful garden settings from Yellowpoint to the Comox Valley.
Page’s Inn on Silva Bay is pleased to be able to host, bringing these concerts to Gabriola Island!
07/22/2021: VIS Back Row Brass Quintet,
08/05/2021: VIS String Quartet & French Horn
08/19/2021: the Marko Paolo Trio (Flute, Violin/ Accordion, Double Bass).

Aug
7
Sat
Denise Carson Wilde – New Work @ Denise Carson WIlde - New Work - Art Exhibition
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Denise Carson Wilde - New Work @ Denise Carson WIlde - New Work - Art Exhibition

Please join me Saturday, August 7th 10-3 and Sunday, 8th 11-2 at the Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre. I will be exhibiting new paintings celebrating our Salish Sea. Also on view will be a selection of small abstract works.

Gabriola Farmers Market @ Agi Hall
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Gabriola Farmers Market @ Agi Hall

Every Saturday morning from May through October, in and around the Gabriola Agricultural Association Co-Op’s Agi Hall, this diverse market connects local food producers and artisans with their island community. Farm fresh produce fills large vendor tables as market visitors taste hot vegan dishes and enjoy the sweet sounds of local musicians.

Water Colour Painting Workshop with Melinda Wilde @ Private Residence
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Water Colour Painting Workshop with Melinda Wilde @ Private Residence

YOU ARE INVITED TO A DAY OF PLEIN AIRE PAINTING WITH MELINDA WILDE!
Saturday, August 7th 10am to 4pm at 181 Rosislos Blvd., Gabriola…
Melinda Wilde will offer 2 hours of gentle instruction, and after lunch we will all choose a location on the property where you can try something new (or not!) as Melinda circulates, offering individual support and critique.
This is a day to learn, have fun and express yourself…whether you are new to painting or not. Please bring your own supplies for 2 paintings, a few pictures and:
……easel if needed
……chair or stool
……bagged lunch
Afternoon tea and something to nibble is provided.
Cost is $100 – all of which is a donation to my project, Strong Communities Guatemala (Thank you, Melinda!).
Advance payment will secure your space:
E transfer Norma McAllister tinamitsantiago@gmail.com
Please be sure to note the event on the e transfer…thank you.
Any questions, phone Noj (Norma) McAllister 250-619-9334
or Cindy Russell (hostess) 250-247-873 — with Melinda Wilde.

Paneer Cheese-making with Cider Tasting @ Ravenskill Orchards & Gabbie's Premium Cider
Aug 7 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Paneer Cheese-making with Cider Tasting @ Ravenskill Orchards & Gabbie's Premium Cider

A perfect combination of two of Gabriola Island’s favourite experiences! Cider and Greek-style Feta

Let Paula Maddison show you how to make Paneer. Students will take home cheese, instructions, and ingredients to make their own at home.

Reserve your seat before this special event sells out.

Aug
8
Sun
Silva Bay Sunday Market @ Pages Inn
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Silva Bay Sunday Market @ Pages Inn
Silva Bay Sunday Market is a hip little market set up on the lovely grassy meadow at Page’s Inn on Silva Bay at the south end of sunny Gabriola Island. The market offers a lively selection of island crafters & artisans, market gardeners, great food and wonderful live music. Everyone welcome. Visit us by land, sea or air!

Gallery info:
For over 10 years the Pier Gallery has been a showcase for some of Gabriola’s most creative artists and artisans. Now, overlooking the bay, the bright new space is perfect for you to wander and be inspired by the work of some 24 Gabriolans. Be sure to pop in while at the Silva Bay Market on Sundays! The Gallery is open 7 days a week.

Food truck info:
A West Coast inspired food truck, featuring flame-grilled meats & seafood, serving Sunday Brunch from 10 am – 2 pm and Lunch from 12 – 3 pm.

Parking details:
The Sunday Market is extremely popular so we ask that if it’s possible please bike, walk or car pool to the market.
For those driving there is parking at the Silva Bay Marina.  Please follow the signs to slow down well before all of those blind curves in the road.  Volunteers and Visitor Centre personnel are there to guide you as well.

Music Info:

July 11th – Dave Teichroeb

July 18th – Blue Moon

July 25th – Jake Galbraith

August 1st – Blue Moon

August 8th – Carolyn Bell & Friends

August 15 – Gary Holmes & Erik Johnson

August 22nd – Dave Teichroeb

August 29th – Blue Moon

September 5th – Rick Cranston

Denise Carson Wilde – New Work @ Denise Carson WIlde - New Work - Art Exhibition
Aug 8 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Denise Carson Wilde - New Work @ Denise Carson WIlde - New Work - Art Exhibition

Please join me Saturday, August 7th 10-3 and Sunday, 8th 11-2 at the Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre. I will be exhibiting new paintings celebrating our Salish Sea. Also on view will be a selection of small abstract works.

Aug
11
Wed
Cedar Weaving with Dave Bodaly @ Gabriola Museum
Aug 11 @ 10:30 am

All programs are $25.00 per family up to 4 (pre-registered) or $30 on the day.
Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 250-247-9987, book through our online store, or visit the museum 11 am – 4 pm Tuesday – Friday (cash, cheque, credit card accepted). More info: gabriolamuseum.org *this particular program happens on August 25th as well