September Events


6 ONE BRIGHT MORNING CONCERT Tad Ruszel & Miki klaver Lila Music Centre 3228A Gibbins Rd Suggested $10 12:30 & 2pm sets

5&6 RESTHOUSE GRAND OPENING Mattress & Pillow Fittings Gift Baskets Complimentary Hand & Foot Massages Live Music Refreshments 340 Brae Rd Duncan

5-7 2014 COWICHAN EXHIBITION Celebrating 146 years of Fairs in the Valley

5-7 SOLAR PHOTO VOLTAIC DEMONSTRATION For Citizens Interested in Discounted Bulk Buy Orders Green Party Booth Cowichan Exhibition Cowichan Carbon Busters 250 748 7954

6 HONEYMOON BAY OUTDOOR MARKET Old Fashioned Country Market Southshore Rd Honeymoon Bay 10-2pm

6 INTRO TO HAND DRUMMING & BODY PERCUSSION Open House @ Lila Music Studio 3228A Gibbins Rd Duncan By Donation 11:30-12pm

6 VIOLIN/ FIDDLE GROUP Intermediate class first of 4 classes Lila Music Centre 3228A Gibbins Rd Duncan contact Richard $25 person 3:30-5:30pm

7 MOROCCAN TEA EXPERIENCE Authentic Moroccan Tea Service with Locally Made Moroccan Sweets Teafarm 8350 Richards Trail North Cowichan $15 Person Limited Seating Call to Reserve 250 748 3811 -4pm

7 MERRIDALE SUNDAY PIZZA NIGHT with Roland Michael Barrett Merridale Ciderworks 1230 Merridale Rd Cobble Hill 250-743-4293 No Cover Charge 5pm – 9pm

7 BOPOMA INTRODUCTORY AFRICAN MARIMBA WORKSHOP Instuments Provided $15 Pre-Registration Required 250-737-13311-12:30pm

8&10 COWICHAN CONSORT ORCHESTRA &CHOIR REHERSALS New Members Welcome Sylvan United Church Mill Bay 250-748-8982

9 FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTH & WELLNESS Free Introductory Evening Beverly Medical Clinic Duncan Free 7pm

9/16/23/30 RHYTHMIC YOU Hand Drumming and Body Percussion Music Studio 3228A Gibbins Rd, Duncan $15 7:30-9pm

10 SPANISH TAPAS WORLDLY GOURMENT COOKING CLASS with Resident Chef Gary Faessler The Worldly Gourmet Kitchen Store 522 1st Ave Ladysmith 250-245-7307 6-9pm

10 SCAMS & FRAUD RCMP PRESENTATION Learn about the Latest Scams & Fraud whether Door to Door by Phone or email Free at the Chemainus library 12-1pm

10 DIVORCE CARE & DIVORCE CARE FOR KIDS REGISTRATION Hope and Healing for Parents and Children St Andrew’s Church Duncan Register by phone 250-746-7413 Begins Sept 17 Wednesdays 6:30pm


11 IT IS NOT THE END OF THE WORLD CONCERT We Ain’t Quittin’ the World We is Diggin’ in Featuring Lennon & his Compadres & others By Donation Duncan Showroom 330 Duncan St 8pm

12 COMEDY NIGHT WITH DAVID DJ ROY Vancouver’s King Of Filth Bringing some Victoria and Nanaimo comics to fill out the evening $10 at the door Duncan Showroom 330 Duncan St 8pm

13 5TH ANNUAL FREE COMMUNITY BLOCK PARTY Duncan Pentecostal Church & Duncan Christian School Come Join Us For Free Hot Dogs Carnival Games a Bouncy Castle Candy Face Painting a Dunk Tank Free family fun931 Trunk Rd 1-3pm

13 UNITED WAY COMMUNITY KICK OFF PANCAKE BREAKFAST Charles Hoey Park $8person $15/2 people $25/family 9-12pm

13 BERRYMANIA Fun Family Festival Live Entertainment Market Participatory Intergeneration Events & Competitions Old Time Community Fun Admission is by Donation Fundraiser of the Ladysmith Resources Centre Association Waterfront at Transfer Beach Ladysmith 10am-10pm

13 HONEYMOON BAY OUTDOOR MARKET Old Fashioned Country Market Southshore Rd Honeymoon Bay 10-2pm

13 BBC’S LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMS (Live Broadcast) Cowichan Theatre 2687 James St Duncan 250-748-7529 Tickets $5-$22 11:30am

13 JUST DUETS Presented by Cowichan Folk Guild Coffeehouse Songs of Life and Love From a Variety of Musical Genres Duncan United Church 246 Ingram St Duncan Admission $10 or $5 for CFG Members Doors open at 7pm Open Stage

13 ST JOHN’S ANNUAL SEPTEMBER FESTIVAL Silent Auction Ye Olde Coffee Shoppe Food Court Kids Corner Family Fun Guides Brownies Scouts Skating Club Fire Department Royal Canadian Marine Search & Rescue In Attendance 3295 Cobble Hill Road 10-2pm

14 SPIRIT GATE ENCHANTED SUMMER MARKET Wide Variety of Vendors offering Home and Garden Décor Spirit Gate Farm
2541 Herd rd Duncan Free Admission 250-737-1484 10 -4 pm

14 DUNCAN TERRY FOX RUN Marathon of Hope 10km 3km 1km Suitable for Bikes Wheelchairs Strollers & Rollerblades Dogs on Leash Welcome BC Forest Discovery Centre 2892 Drinkwater Rd Duncan Registration 9:30am Start 10am Finish 1pm

15 ON THE LINE DOCUMENTARY NIGHT Frank Wolf & Todd McGowan Followed the GPS Track of the Northern Gateway Pipeline Find out What They Saw. Discussion after the film. Free at the Cowichan Library 6-7:30pm

15/22/29 CHAKRA YOGA CLASSES Rivendell Yurt Please Contact Sadie to register 6:30-8pm

17 FROM BROKEN TO BETTER THAN EVER Four Session Body Talk Series for Healing the Heart Runs to October 8 with Alexa Linton CBP FireFly Farm Duncan $197 7-8:30 pm

18 MODERN DAY COWGIRL Four Session Body Talk Series for Setting Healthy Boundaries with Alexa Linton CBP FireFly Farm $197 7-8:30pm

18 ORGANIC MASTER GARDENER COURSE Free information session Understand the Connection Between Soil Health Plant Health Human Health & Environmental Health 360 Duncan St 6pm


19 COWICHAN COHOUSING NEW MEMBER MEETING All Welcome If You Are Interested to Find Out More About Our Local Initiative this Meeting is for You Community Meeting Room at Thrifty Foods,Duncan. Tea at 6:45 Meeting starts at 7 pm.

20 VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION Workshop for New Volunteers Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre 1845 Cowichan Bay Rd call Meg or Kai at 250-746-022 9:30-12PM

20 HONEYMOON BAY OUTDOOR MARKET Old Fashioned Country Market Southshore Rd Honeymoon Bay 10-2pm

20 MAKE IT VINTAGE AFFAIR Vintage Up-cycled items Organic Food Farm Goods 8012 Greendale Rd Lake Cowichan 11-4PM

20 MUNAY-KI HEALERS RITES Initation of First Two Rites Nine Rites in Total with Earth Keeper Sue Peters Based on the Work of Alberto Villoldo $100 9:30 – 5:30pm


20 AWAKENING THE GODDESS Part 1 of 4 Dance Ceremony Circle Location TBA 250-709-1921
$30/$100 for all 4 5-8pm
20 COWICHAN THERAPEUTIC RIDING ASSOCIATION ROUND UP 2014 Raise Money to Support the Therapeutic Horse Herd Avalon Equestrian Center 2442 Herd RdDuncan Poker Ride 9-5pm BBQ & Dance 5:30-12am Pre Registration $50 Day of $75 Child $40

20 YOGA FOR THE COAST FUNDRAISER Hosted by the Yogini Collective The Hub at Cowichan Station by Donation
for Information Contact 250-709-3744 9:30-12pm
21 FALL EQUINOX SACRED CHANT CIRCLE Rivendell Yurt By Donation Contact Sadie For More Information 7-8:30pm
22 THE GRAND SEDUCTION REEL ALTERNATIVES Canadian Film Directed by Don McKellar Starring Gordon Pinsent
Cowichan Theatre Tickets $12 Fall Series 5 Films $50 Students w/card (rows ABC) $5 7pm

23 EERMENTED PROBIOTIC BEVERAGES WORKSHOP Clements Centre Duncan contract Andrea 5-7pm

23 SPANISH SEAFOOD PAELLA DINNER Kilrenny Farm Cooking Class with Chef Gary Faessler Kilrenny Farm 1470 Cowichan Bay Rd 250-743-9019 $65 6-8:30pm

23 GRAPE TO PLATE TUESDAY COOKING CLASS With Chef Hudson at Hudson’s On First Call For Reservations 250-597-0066 $70 Person Plus Gratuity & Tax 6pm

23 EXPLORE & EXPAND YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY WITH US Hardwick Hall High St Ladysmith Non Members $5 Drop in Fee

23&30 5RHYTHMS FALL SESSION BEGINNING Harmony Yoga Centre Green Community Building 250-709-1921 $10-15 Sliding Scale 6:45-8:00pm

26-28 COWICHAN VALLEY FALL HOME EXPO Cowichan Exhibition Park 7380 TCH Duncan

27 GREAT CANADIAN SHORE CLEAN UP Meet at the Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre 1845 Cowichan Bay Rd Sign Up For More Info 10am

27 HONEYMOON BAY OUTDOOR MARKET Old Fashioned Country Market Southshore Rd Honeymoon Bay 10-2pm

27-28 LAKE COWICHAN SALMON MUSHROOM FESTIVAL Learn About Wild Mushrooms & Salmon Variety of Salmon & Mushroom Delicacies Vendors Roving Minstrels Children’s Art Table Admission $2 Children Free Centennial Hall 309 South Shore Rd Lake Cowichan 10-4pm
28 ARTISTS IN THE ORCHARD Merridale Estate Cidery Painters Potters Woodcarvers & More Showcasing Local Talent 1230 Merridale Rd Cobble 11-5pm

29 CONTAINERS FOR FALL & WINTER Instructor Barbara Kohlman Register at VIU Campus 250-746-3519 6:30-9pm


Around the Island

10 ISLAND INVITATIONAL: CLAY PAINT METAL 4 Fabulous Cowichan Valley and 1 Salt Spring Island Artists to Show Current Works at Coast Collective Gallery 3221 Heatherbell Rd Colwood BC RUNS TO 21 Wed-Sun 12-5pm

28 SALTSPRING APPLE FESTIVAL Celebrate 350 Varieties of Organically Grown Saltspring Apples 18 Farm Tours Tastings Sales Delicious Lunch Offerings Bee Experts Face Painting 9am-5pm