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No matter what season you choose to visit, there’s always something happening in Cowichan. Check out these events and watch the calendar for details about annual festivals and events. Do you have an event you would like us to know about? Please submit here!
ART EXHIBIT: David was born in London and followed his parents to South Africa in the 1960s. He completed a technical degree in photographic arts and sciences before working as a stills photographer on Athol Fugard’s Boesman and Lena. After the movie was completed David started on another movie that was halted by the South African Security Branch and he and the other British technicians were deported.Find out more »
Ted and Richard dream about becoming classical pianists. But they have to deal with pushy parents, bizarre teachers, life-consuming practice, stage fright and agonizing Conservatory examinations. Revel in the incredible results of this hilarious and moving journey by these talented duelling pianists. He returned to England and worked for many years as a freelance editorial photographer in Europe before becoming the Royal Ballet’s photographer for seven years. After leaving the ballet company he began to exhibit his photographs in Europe…Find out more »
What a duo! Lennon McCutlery and Randy Lengel are the Face of Duncan's Musical Talent, and often host our Wednesday Open Mic night... Now it's their time to take the stage for themselves! These two have a very wide variety of talents and genres, including rockin' covers of classics and some of their own tunes as well! Friday is 2 for 1 appie night, starting at 5pm! No cover - Must be 19+Find out more »
Starting with humble roots in 1970, the Brentwood Regatta has grown to be the largest single-school hosted event in North America. This international event attracts teams from all over Canada and the United States and in the past included crews from Europe, Asia, Mexico, and Australia. In 2016, there were in excess of 4,000 people in attendance with over 1,700 athletes and coaches, and over 500 volunteers. The regatta is more than just rowing. It is a whole school event,…Find out more »
Weekend dinners are back with the regular menu, however, each weekend will also feature a fresh sheet with a three-course dinner paired with a mystery spirit!Find out more »
Sweet Potato Brown is the stage name of Cowichan Valley musician Shelley Brown. In her 10 years on Vancouver Island she has been seen on stages and festivals primarily as a swingin' upright bass player in many genres of music: Bluegrass with Wiseacre, Party Folk with the Flying Accusations, Swing/Jazz with Over Worked and Underplayed, Alt-Folk-Noir with Puzzleroot, Blues Infused Folk with David Essig and Rick Scott, and even a stint on electric bass with Celtic Rock band Skellig. With…Find out more »
Folk music icon Arlo Guthrie is a legendary artist who shares timeless stories and unforgettable classic songs as he carries on the Guthrie family legacy. With his singular voice as both a singer-songwriter and social commentator, he has maintained a dedicated fan base that spans the globe. On the heels of the sold-out Alice’s Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour, Arlo Guthrie plunges into another musical trip certain to be a flashback inducing, mind-expanding show. For the Running Down The Road Tour,…Find out more »
We're thrilled to have Vancouver Island’s favourite beach band from the Cowichan Valley, Tropic Mayhem, back at The River Rock! They are masters of beachy music that’s fun, fun, fun that guarantees a great time! No Cover - Must be 19+ https://www.facebook.com/events/1155517641242335/Find out more »
A stand-out amongst ‘stand-ups’... award-winning comedian Ron James has been selling out theatres for 15 years with his marathon, side-splitting, kinetically charged performances. Ron takes you on a breath-taking, non-stop roller coaster ride with his razor-sharp wit. With eight critically acclaimed one-hour comedy specials under his belt, plus five seasons starring in his own series, “The Ron James Show”, Canada’s #1 road warrior is back doing what he does best: delivering laughs face to face and coast to coast ...…Find out more »
In 2012 I left Ontario and arrived in the Cowichan Valley with a seed of hope that I might heal a life's worth of futile patterns that had kept me in addictive behaviours, various abusive relationships and physically struggling to remain alive at 53 years old. Through body, mind, spirit therapies at Time To Heal, Treatment & Workshop Facility I've learned to allow myself to enjoy “feelings” and build on the self denied potential of my life. I am a…Find out more »
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