Polar Bear Swim
January 1, 2014 - 11:45 am
Willingdon Beach Park
Start the New Year off right with a chilly dip in the Pacific Ocean at Willingdon Beach Park.
Banff Mtn Film Festival
January 10 & 11, 2014 - 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Max Cameron Theatre, Brooks Secondary School
Fung Chiu Duo
4 Hands 1 Piano
Monday, January 13, 2014 - 7:30 p.m.
Max Cameron Theatre, Brooks Secondary School
Family Literacy Day Pajama Party!
Friday, January 24, 2014 - 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Powell River Recreation Complex
The theme of this year's Family Literacy Day is "Books Before Bed" featuring games, storytelling, songs and prizes for children 0-8 years old. Children (and brave adults) are invited to put on their favourite pajamas and join us at the recreation complex for this FREE, fun-filled event!
Texture & Light
Saturday, January 25, 2014 - 7:30 p.m.
Studio 56 in Townsite (5813 Ash Ave)
With visual design and live video mixing by Claudia Medina plus Joseph Martin // The Hobbyist // Cassiel.
Proceeds to Aurora Festival.
Tickets $15. $20 at the door. On sale at River City Coffee, Rockit Music, Roxy Records and Nancy's Bakery.
MET OPERA - Dvorak's Rusalka at the MAX
Saturday, February 8, 2014 - 10:00 a.m.
Run Time: 4 hours
Tickets: $25 adults/$22 Senior/$15 Youth
Available from Breakwater Books and Coffee on Alberni, The Academy of Music Box Office and at the Max on the eve of performance.
Powell River Film Festival
February 11-16, 2014
Screenings of selected films at the Patricia Theatre, 5848 Ash Avenue. Tickets available at the Patricia Theatre, Breakwater Books, Creative Rift Studio & Gallery and online at www.prfilmfestival.ca. Call the festival office at 604.414.9758 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Powell River Festival of the Performing Arts
Saturday, February 22 - March 8, 2014 - All day, or non-timed event
Seedy Saturday Seed Exchange and Garden Fair
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Weavers & Spinners Retreat & Workshops
Friday, March 28, 2014
Beach Gardens Resort & Fine Arts Club
This is a three day annual event which will bring aproximatley 100 participants from the Island, Lower Sunshine Coast, and Vancouver area.
A fun, low-key shuffle (hike or run) on a 29-kilometre section of the sunshine Coast Trail. Hosted by PR PAWS (Powell river Parks and Wilderness Society), the Powel River HIkers and the BOMB (Bloody Old Men's Brigade) Squad to promote the beauty of the Sunshine Coast Trail.
May 23, 24 & 25th
The 7th Annual Lund Shellfish Festival will be held along the shores Lund Harbour, BC, Canada. Come enjoy fresh-cooked seafood, listen to local musicians, take tours, watch free cooking demonstrations, buy live shellfish, shop at the craft booths, enter contests, and sample special menu items at the restaurants - there are activities for everyone and admission is free!
May 31, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Dance the night away with the Time Benders. More details to follow.
Spot Prawn Festival
Country on the Coast (Music Festival)
3 Great days of Country Music
Featuring Honky Tonk, Rockabilly, Gospel, Country Rock and a whole lot more country sounds.
Tickets on Sale January 15, 2014 at select locations TBC
The Pacific Region International Summer Music Academy (PRISMA) offers a unique program that prepares music students and young professionals for a career in music performance. It is designed to assist students in obtaining the necessary tools to win a position in a professional orchestra.
For concert dates and venues go to:
XVI International Choral Kathaumixw - July 1-5, 2014
Every other summer, choirs from around the world meet on the edge of British Columbia’s coastal wilderness to share their music and their love of singing. One of the most vivid memories they take home with them is of Powell River, an idyllic place to spend a holiday.
Kathaumixw, meaning “a gathering together of different peoples,” http://www.kathaumixw.org/images/Kath-ElsiePaul.mp3
July 1, 2013
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sea Fair is a 3 day festival that brings the community together with entertainment, vendors, fireworks and midway at Willingdon Beach. Sea Fair also organizes popular events such as the parade, fishing derby and treasure hunt.
Edible Garden Tour
Hiroshima and Nagasaki Commemoration at Willingdon Beach
Blackberry Festival Street Party
Arts Alive in the Park
September 5th & 6th
Terry Fox Run
Fall Fair and Horse Show
Salmon Festival 2014
September 27th and various workshops during the week.
The 5th Annual Salmon Festival will be held at the “Club Bon Accueil” (French Club) on Manson Ave in Powell River
Saturday 27th of Sept., enjoy activities for the whole family, pumpkin carving, treasure hunt, traditional salmon BBQ, giant Tee Pee erection, enter contests, sample traditional food at our little canteen. Admission is free for outside activities.
Supper and live music in the evening. Sunday brunch and various workshops during the week. /flower arrangments/painting/spinning/ weaving/ etc.
Sunshine Coast Art Crawl
Dwight Hall Christmas Fair
Lund Community Society Christmas Craft Fair
Powell River Chorus Christmas Concert
Powell River Chorus Christmas Concert and Wassail!
Carols by Candlelight
Santa Claus Parade