Gabriola Events

a gathering place for all events on Gabriola

 

Jul
18
Thu
ART SHOW: “Working West Coast” by Doug Harrison @ Gabriola Medical Centre
Jul 18 – Aug 22 all-day
ART SHOW: "Working West Coast" by Doug Harrison @ Gabriola Medical Centre

FREE Admission during Open Hours | Everyone Welcome!

 

Aug
15
Thu
Great Gabriola Scavenger Hunt @ Gabriola Library
Aug 15 – Aug 17 all-day

Celebrate the end of the summer with the mother of all scavenger hunts! But there’s a catch: you only have 72 hours to complete it.

Drop by the library starting Thursday, August 15 at 10 am to pick up the challenge. Find as many of the 39 items as possible. Bring them to the library by 4:30 pm on Saturday, August 17 to be entered to win 1 of 3 Chapters gift cards, sponsored by Gabriola’s amazing Friends of the Library. Siblings can work together! Free, drop in.

Aug
17
Sat
ART SHOW and SALE @ GAC Gabriola Arts Centre
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – Aug 18 @ 4:00 pm

ART SHOW and SALE
LYNN MYETTE and DALE McLEAN

COMMUNITY EVENT: Growers and Makers Market @ Agi Hall
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
COMMUNITY EVENT: Growers and Makers Market @ Agi Hall

Homegrown Handmade on Gabriola and Mudge Islands

Growers and Makers Market

 

 

MEETING: Gabriola Shorekeepers @ Robert's Place (Upstairs Meeting Room)
Aug 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
WORKSHOP: Cheesemaking – Mozzarella, Burrata and Bocconcini @ Madd Acres Farm
Aug 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
WORKSHOP: Cheesemaking - Mozzarella, Burrata and Bocconcini @ Madd Acres Farm

Cost: $50 | To register call 250-247-8635 or email paula@makecheesewithpaula.ca |

Make your own mozzarella, burrata, and bocconcini in 30 minutes! This is a demonstration-style, taste, touch and feel class where we will be making and eating the mozzarella we make in class. Cultures and instructions to make over 4 lbs at home are included.

Students must register in advance. All Gabriola Island classes are held at Madd Acres, my hobby farm. All supplies included. No experience necessary. You will take home cheese made in class, plus a kit to make more at home!

WORKSHOP: Cheesemaking at Ravenskill Orchard with Gabbies Cider tasting @ Ravenskill Orchards
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
WORKSHOP: Cheesemaking at Ravenskill Orchard with Gabbies Cider tasting @ Ravenskill Orchards | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

Cost: $65 per person | To register, please call Paula at 250-247-8635 or email paula@makecheesewithpaula.ca |

A perfect combination of two of Gabriola Island’s favourite experiences!

Let Paula Maddison show you how to make your own hand-stretched mozzarella cheese, as well as the technique for making bocconcini and burrata. While you’re enjoying your cheese, relax and unwind with a tasting of world-famous Gabby’s cider, made right here in our sunny orchard. A kit including ingredients to make 4 lbs of cheese at home, along with instructions, is included in the price. A fantastic evening to share with friends, or make some new ones!

Reserve your seat before this special event sells out.

$65 per person, all supplies included, plus a kit to take home and make more!

 

 

 

Aug
18
Sun
COMMUNITY EVENT: Silva Bay Market featuring John Gresham @ Page's Inn on Silva Bay
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
COMMUNITY EVENT: Silva Bay Market featuring John Gresham @ Page's Inn on Silva Bay | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

FREE Event | Every Sunday from June 30th to September 1st |

Live music, fresh organic produce, food vendors & wonderful local artisans of all types.

Silva Bay Market Music for 2019:
a variety of our great local talent!

Today’s Featured Performer:
John Gresham

Upcoming Market Perfomers:

August 25th – the “Chapman stick” Ensemble;
September 1st – Flashback Freddy.
WORKSHOP: Cheesemaking – Learn to Make Havarti @ Madd Acres
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
WORKSHOP: Cheesemaking - Learn to Make Havarti @ Madd Acres | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

Cost: $50 | To register call 250-247-8635 or email paula@makecheesewithpaula.ca |

Learn how to make your own Havarti cheese! Join Paula Maddison who has been teaching the lost art of cheesemaking for years. This is a demonstration style: Taste, Touch, Feel class that will demystify the process of making your own cheese, giving you a good understanding of the process and ingredients that are used in cheese making. Instructions and ingredients to make your own Havarti at home are included.

Students must register in advance. All Gabriola Island classes are held at Madd Acres, my hobby farm. All supplies included. No experience neccessary.

 

 

 

 

 

MUSIC: Frank Sehr with Guests @ The Kitchen
Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
MUSIC: Frank Sehr with Guests @ The Kitchen

No Cover | Everyone Welcome!

Enjoy live music, great food and drinks with Frank Sehr & guests.

Every Sunday evening from 5pm to 7pm at The Kitchen.

Aug
19
Mon
MEETING: MamaMood Support Group @ Gabriola Community Hall (Basement)
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

FREE | Register by emailing Maggie Mooney at mmonneyrcc@gmail.com |

Support, connection and empowerment for mothers. Explore motherhood, your changing identity, and the inherent tensions common in parenthood. Meet with other moms in a professionally facilitated group to discuss and share your experiences, challenges, and solutions.

Meeting from 10-11 and space for informal gathering until noon.

Free childcare will be available on site.

Dates:
June 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th;
July 8th, 22nd, and 29th;
August 12th, 19th, and 26th.

 

RECREATION: Gabriola Dragon Boat Club @ Silva Bay Marina
Aug 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

COST: $150 (2 X per week); $75 (1 X per week); Half-season and Drop-in Rates Available |

Come out and enjoy connections, healthy living and fitness!

NOT FOR WOMEN ONLY any age, sex and fitness level. As long as you can hold a paddle and get in the boat by whatever method that works.

For more information go to gabrioladragonboatclub.com.

 

MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays @ Gabriola Golf & Country Club
Aug 19 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays @ Gabriola Golf & Country Club | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

FREE Admission | Everyone Welcome!

Come out and enjoy the local musicians.

MUSIC: The Skol Rock Jam @ Skol Pub
Aug 19 @ 9:00 pm – 11:59 pm
MUSIC: The Skol Rock Jam @ Skol Pub

No Cover |

Come out and enjoy our local talent. Bring your instruments and join in.

Every Monday night – Hosted by Frank Sehr.

Aug
20
Tue
ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People @ Rollo Centre
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Drop-in: $2 for Members | $5 for Visitors |

Please go to palettepeople.blogspot.ca for more information about Membership & Art Sessions.

Art sessions are held on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9 to 12 pm. Members may paint on Tuesday and Friday afternoons until 4 pm provided the Gabriola Senior Citizens’ Association does not require use of the Rollo Centre. Members may use oil paints either day provided that the oil paints are water-soluble or odorless solvents are used

Aug
21
Wed
CHILDREN’S EVENT: Family Storytime @ @ Gabriola Library
Aug 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

FREE Event | Drop-in |

Drop in to the Gabriola Library with your little ones for fun stories, songs, and rhymes. Stay after for visiting and duplo block play time! This free event is best suited for ages 5 years or younger.

COMMUNITY EVENT: Mid-Week Night Market @ Gabriola Commons
Aug 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
COMMUNITY EVENT: Mid-Week Night Market @ Gabriola Commons

FREE Admission | Everyone Welcome!

Food, Music, Farmers and Artisans!!

Aug
22
Thu
Walk on the Wild Side @ Gabriola Museum and Historical Society
Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Walk on the Wild Side @ Gabriola Museum and Historical Society | | |

Do you want to know more about the animals of Gabriola? Join Liz Ciocea from Growls for a wildlife walk filled with puppets, stories, and fun activities along the way!

RECREATION: Gabriola Dragon Boat Club @ Silva Bay Marina
Aug 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

COST: $150 (2 X per week); $75 (1 X per week); Half-season and Drop-in Rates Available |

Come out and enjoy connections, healthy living and fitness!

NOT FOR WOMEN ONLY any age, sex and fitness level. As long as you can hold a paddle and get in the boat by whatever method that works.

For more information go to gabrioladragonboatclub.com.

 

MUSIC: Open Mic and Jam @ Surf Pub
Aug 22 @ 9:00 pm – 11:59 pm

No Cover | Everyone Welcome!

Acoustic, electric and everything in between. All genres of music welcome. Dancing’s welcome too!

Every Thursday night. Hosted by John Gresham