7 Great Picnic Spots in Cowichan

Cover Image By Henhouse Photo Co. Not ready for summer to end? Well, in Cowichan the summertime temperatures stick around long after the leaves begin to change. Cowichan is not just Canada’s only Mediterranean climate, but it also translates to “land warmed by the sun.’’ With this warmer weather, our visitors and locals alike continue to … Continued

10 Ways to Enjoy The Water In Cowichan

It’s that time of year here in Cowichan when the sun is out and the days are hot. The locals here know how to escape the heat while having some fun too. On top of offering many amazing spots along the coast to witness wildlife and relax at the beach, Cowichan also has a bunch … Continued

The Top 10 Instagrammable Spots in Cowichan

Words and imagery by Henhouse Photo Co. When you search the #explorecowichan hashtag on Instagram, you’ll find almost 50,000 visually captivating results and it’s no wonder; this photogenic destination features everything from breath-taking scenery to historical landmarks. Whether you’re snapping a selfie on a mountain top or capturing that perfect shot of your beautifully crafted culinary … Continued

Guide to the Cowichan Arts Scene

The Cowichan Valley has always been known for its laid-back culture, Coast Salish roots, and proximity to the great outdoors. What visitors might not expect is that Cowichan is also home to many well-known and emerging artists, from potters, painters, sculptors and performers to Indigenous artists who often focus on storytelling through traditional mediums. As … Continued

Cowichan Arts Series: The Ou Gallery

Contemporary Visual Arts Gallery 3091 Agira Rd, Duncan, BC V9L 3Y3 Just a few minutes outside the downtown core of Duncan lies The Ou Gallery. A relatively new contemporary gallery with monthly exhibitions, events and an artist residency program, The Ou aims to showcase emerging arts while fostering a sense of community around the arts … Continued

Cowichan Arts Series: Mary Fox Gallery

Ceramic Artist 321 3 Ave, Ladysmith, BC, V9G 1A1 When stepping into Mary Fox’s gallery, it’s difficult not to be struck by both the fine quality and sheer variety of work held within the space. The array of colours, textures, and sculptural elements of Mary’s pieces evoke the landscape in which she creates; clay, glass, … Continued

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