Gulf Island Events – Canada Day at the Cape, Quadra Island July 1 2014

Events Gulf Islands

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 Canada Day at the Cape on Quadra Island – 9:30am to 8pm – a 1-hour trip from Campbell River, BC 

There is only one Canada Day celebration in Quadra Island, and it’s this huge event with all sorts of fantastic events and activities.

Hosted by Nuyumbalees Cultural Center, Canada Day at the Cape is to be held on July 1. Some of the exciting events to watch out for include: tours around the Sacred Potlatch Collection, heritage walks to Captain George Vancouver landing site, rededication of welcome poles, and storytelling by the community elders. There’s also an artisan marketplace that’d entice the shopper in you.

Be on the lookout for many family programs and community feasts. Of course, the highlight is the arrival of the Tribal Journey Canoes brought in by over 1,000 paddlers.

Admission is free but donations are welcome. There are complimentary shuttle services from the ferry dock to the island.

Gulf Island Event Details: 

Event: Canada Day at the Cape

Date: Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 9:30am to 8pm

Location: Cape Mudge Village 34 Weway Road, Cape Mudge, Quadra Island – a 1-hour trip from Campbell River, BC

Prices:  Free; donations welcome

Contact: email: Rachael Benbow (rachaelcanadaday@gmail.com) or phone: 250-285-3733

Official website: www.museumatcapemudge.com

 

Publisher of Amazing Vancouver Island. Doug grew up in Kamloops and Vancouver. He is also the President of KIAI Angency, an Internet Marketing and Branding agency in Vancouver. He is an avid photographer and you can see his many pix of Vancouver Island on Flickr.

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