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June 30, 2011. Fall Fair (to be held on Sept 17/18, this year) entry catalogue was out in today's weekly newspaper, the Driftwood. The theme: "green & growing"...get your entries ready! Summer Lights at Duthie Gallery opens on Friday, July 1st from 9 to 11 p.m., this illuminated sculpture gallery...
Looking for a lifestyle change? Interested in a move to special Salt Spring? Need to work, and want to try something different from your city self? Here's an investment idea! Bocados Bistro, with a premier location in prestigious Grace Point Square, is looking for a new owner! Upgraded or new eq...
One of the real "plus" aspects is the wildlife that one encounters...like this deer family, plodding past, minding their own business while a showing is underway. Sometimes, Orca whales leap into the air, and smash back into the waves, seeking salmon...sometimes salmon are running, and that's an...
Spectacular home, executive dream, at prestigious Maple Bay, on Southern Vancouver Island! Dramatic living, formal dining, dream kitchen, library/media room, expansive decking and patio areas, complete the main level. Totally private master sitting, with superb ensuite, is in "hidden" upper leve...
Looking for an authentic restored character farmhouse? Here's a beauty, and it's in the serene Cowichan Valley, in prestigious and tranquil Maple Bay! Called "The Warmland", the Cowichan Valley enjoys a microclimate that supports vineyards, orchards, olive groves, and produces organic veggies......
Looking for an amazing Oceanside home? Here is the West Coast Contemporary beauty, designed and created by H. Schubart, who studied with Frank Lloyd Wright, and enjoyed by Canada's foremost wildlife painter & environmentalist, Robert Bateman. This gem encompasses two adjacent waterfront titles, ...
June 24, 2011. The last public meeting by the Trust, re their controversial new bylaw, is now slated for 10 a.m., Saturday, at the high school gym. Important to be there! Catch Kathy Stack's CD launch at Harbour House Hotel's Orchard Room...on Tuesday, June 28, at 7 p.m. Called Lucky Girl, the CD...
Love Classic Cars, too? Classic car shows can be fun events! Every Father's Day, the Vancouver Island community of Qualicum Beach, with input from neighbouring Parksville, present an amazing car display...this was the 18th year of same. Approximately 10 blocks were roped off and had become a sh...
Looking for that proverbial "good deal"? Here are 3 prime ones, on special Salt Spring Island! Aging issues, as pre-boomers and early boomers in that cycle are finding themselves seeking alternative housing requirements, mean that secondary home/discretionary regions are suddenly "the" place to l...
June 21, 2011. Tonight is the final opportunity to hear the local trust's proposed new bylaw. After this evening, there is no further public input allowed. Instead of mapping the island streams/sensitive areas, in order to comply with the provincial government riparian rights legislation, the loc...