Salt Spring's natural beauty invites visitors and residents to slow down...and the summer season offers diversions to please.
The Eco-House and Lifestyle tour is on July 28...held every two years, it is not to be missed. Thinking of your green footprint? Lots of ideas and inspiration on display.
The Ganges galleries are presenting the new works of their artists (painting, sculpture, jewellery, ceramics). The annual ArtCraft is underway at Mahon Hall (representing the work of artists and artisans from the Gulf Islands). Check out ArtSpring's gallery showcases.
Forest breathing to restore lifestyle balance? A variety of trails to walk or to hike...pick up the Adventure Map at the Visitors Centre.
Wine tastings (Garry Oak and Salt Spring wineries), cideries, craft breweries, farm gate stands, restaurants that showcase local produce (Salt Spring Inn, Auntie Pesto's, Piccolo's, Hastings House (fine dining and bistro), Rock Salt, Treehouse), coffee/tea stops (Fernwood Cafe, TJ Beans, Switchboard Cafe, Barb's Bakery, Mateada, Treehouse...and your fave is?). The foodie revolution is alive and well on Salt Spring Island.
Kayaking, sailing, paddle boarding, discovery of bays and coves and beaches. Salt Spring and the Southern Gulf Islands are in the heart of some of the best protected boating waters in the world.
Lots to see and to do and to enjoy. Saturday Market, Tuesday Farmers Market, concert series in the park on Tuesdays, live music nightly at Treehouse Cafe, weekend live music at Moby's Pub. Al fresco dining on patios and decks. Rent a scooter or an electric bike...check out the Studio Tour.
Oh, yes...the deer meander and share our island...take it a little slower. Savour.