Fall Festival at Haig-Brown House

 

 

 Fall Festival at Haig-Brown House

Sunday, September 22, 2019 - Rivers Day

11am to 3pm

Haig-Brown House, 2250 Campbell River Road, Campbell River

Admission is Free

 To catch a fish, plant a tree.

The Festival is part artisan market, part community group gathering, part fly fishing celebration all rolled together with an environmental stewardship angle. The main stage will see the City hosting its annual Stewardship Awards as well as live music. Come with an appetite and sample some sweet and savoury treats at some of the market vendors. There are games and activities for families to do at the festival with lots to see and explore. It’s more than just a place to see… attendees will learn and experience as well.

 

Time

Feature / Activity

11:00

Guided Tours of Haig-Brown House

 

11:30 am

“To catch a fish, you need to plant a tree: a tour of the Kingfisher Creek Restoration

Celebrate World River’s Day with a walk in the watershed of Haig-Brown Kingfisher Creek! Join long-time Streamkeepers Dave Hadden and Chuck DeSorcy to learn about the fascinating history of this daylighted creek and find out what’s being done now to keep it healthy into the future. From stories about rogue spawning salmon to the ingenuity of beaver families, you’re sure to walk away with a new view of this waterway.

 

12:00

Storytelling in the Woods

Bring your little ones to sit among the trees and be enthralled by tales of local legends.

1:20 pm

Stewardship Awards for the City of Campbell River

 

1:30 pm

Storytelling in the Woods

Bring your little ones to sit among the trees and be enthralled by tales of local legends.

2:00 pm

Selected Readings of Roderick Haig-Brown

In the Study in the House

2:20 pm

ReWild Theatre Cortes

Join theatre director/performing artist Colin Funk and ReWild Theatre Cortes in an engaging eco-theatre performance in honour of planet earth. ReWild will use the creative mediums of spoken word poetry, word play, oral improvisation and storytelling to provide insights relating to the natural world

 

 

Music with Alannah Clark & her band from Courtenay

 

 

Art Walk

See the final work created by eco-artist Sharon Kallis in a surprise location on the Haig-Brown property.

 

Watch local painters in a plein air demonstration as artists develop an original artwork at the festival.

 

Fly Fishing Demonstrations

Join Campbell River Flyfishers Club as they demonstrate how to cast, try some fly-tying demos, and take a look at how a fly casting reel is made.

 

Natural Fibers Demonstrations

Join Midnight Shuttles as they demonstration long-standing traditions of spinning and weaving.

 

Artisan Market

Artisan Market with locally made items from baking, jams, woodworking, jewelry and more.

 

Conservation tips and techniques from composting to energy efficiency.

 

Field of Dreams

The City of Campbell River Pars & Recreation team hosts yard games for all ages. Come play croquet, do a scavenger hunt, play giant jenga, bean bag toss and any other number of games for kids and families.

 

More food trucks this year!