Monday, 7 January 2013

City of Courtenay - Events

 Post #3b - Events - City of Courtenay, BC

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    A Pictorial View of the Comox Valley 

Events in the City of Courtenay 

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Downtown Events







One of the artist booths at Market Day

Book sale at Market Day on Duncan St. off 5th

 Las Chicas Frozen Fruit Stand at Market Day

 Market Day Spectators

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Antique Classic Car Show

The antiques cars are displayed on 4th, 5th and 6th street as well as 
England and Duncan Ave.


 Checking out an antique truck 

 Some of the spectators enjoying the car show

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Lewis Park


 Comox Valley Highland Games 

The Comox Valley Highland Games
are held every year on the May 24th weekend holiday at Lewis Park

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           Santa Clause Parade November 25, 2012



 Waiting for the parade to begin
Waiting for Santa to arrive


 A little Angel waiting for Santa

 A group of dancers 

 Santa waves to the crowd from the fire truck 


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   Simms Millennium Park
 Simms Millennium Park, 50 Old Island Highway, is a municipally owned
9.0 acre park located off the Old Island Highway
directly across the street from Lewis Park and is
naturally bounded by the Courtenay River
and Courtenay River Slough. The park consists
of a combination of open fields and forested areas
and features lookouts,  trails, gardens, pavilion,
gazebo, pond, and numerous indigenous plantings
and trees.......
For more history of the park & area see
Courtenay_heritage_register2009.pdf
 

Arts & Crafts Sunday Market at Simms Millennium Park

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       Sunday Evening concerts at 
     Simms Millennium Park

Country Picken' by all star Country Band

 Dancing to the music
Some of the audience enjoying the show

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The Winter Bites Event 
The first Winter Bites Event held at Simms Park from Jan. 17 to Feb. 2nd, 2014
With a synthetic ice rink. pond hockey, horse drawn sleigh rides, 4-H petting pen, face painting and more.

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         Flea Market

The Flea Market is held every Sunday on Puntledge Road

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                             Wednesday Farmers Market at Farquharson Farm
Between the 17th St. bridge and the Super Store  
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Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds

The Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds is home to many of the Valley's events and Festival's
The following are just a few.

 Exhibition Grounds on Headquarters Road home to many events and festival's
and clubs and societies
The following are just a few.

The summer Farmers Market,  Curling Club and  Comox Valley Therapeutic Riding Society, 

  
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 Comox Valley Farmers Market

Comox Valley Farmers Market and the Black Swan Fiddlers the entertaining at the Saturday Market. 
   
          Zelda's Bread Stand

  Thanksgiving Day Pumpkin Pies
 The Jam Lady

Brenda Mee "The Jam Lady" passed away in June 2014.
She was a founding member of the Farmer's Market. 
She will be missed for her Jams, donuts, butter tart's
and date squares.


Do you Remember the Fantastic Flowers booth at the Comox Valley Farmers Market  
Cayleigh & Jordon Rees, Alex Lochmatter, missing Nicky Lochmatter and Kelly Murdock

 Chuck & Phyllis at their fruit & vegetable stand at Farmers Market
Sun Flowers for sale at Farmers Market

 Hubert at his Little Orca Bakery stand
 

The Farmers Market is held in the Native Sons Hall
 from Mid October to Mid April



 View of Farmers Market from Gallery



 "Luc" a local singer entertaining at the Christmas Farmers Market

 Enjoying a drink at the Christmas Farmers Market

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Vancouver Island Music Fest
contact Vancouver Island Music Fest, Box 3788 Courtenay, BC, V9N 7P2 for general inquiries
Vancouver Island MusicFest has been bringing great roots and world music to the Comox Valley and Vancouver Island since 1995. Produced by the Comox Valley Folk Society, MusicFest is a not-for-profit, cost recovery, volunteer driven event with over 1100 volunteers and 300 community sponsors who combine forces to bring this first rate music festival to life. 
Over the years Vancouver Island MusicFest has grown in attendance but has remained true to its original vision; a rural, family friendly, sustainable and successful music event that puts the Comox Valley on the cultural map and involves thousands in a rich celebration of music and community!

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Comox Valley Fall Fair                             
The Comox Valley Exhibition Society consists of volunteers who work year round to deliver a world-class event that can be enjoyed by the greater community of Vancouver Island. Office - 201-580 Duncan Avenue, Courtenay, BC, V9N 2M7 - 250-338-8177
    
Photo by Comox Valley Echo 
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Rhythm on the Rock Festival

Rhythm on the Rock Festival at the Exhibition Grounds

  
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                                                                          Bike Races

 Bike race event in downtown Courtenay, one of the many in the Comox Valley




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