Haig-Brown Festival

On Sunday, September 25, 2022, Rivers Day, join us on the banks of the Campbell River for a gathering that celebrates community with live music, vendors, activities and food. The event takes place from 11-3 and is free to attend!
 
Schedule of Events:
11:00 am – Music by the Awakeneers
11:30 am – Creating Fall Centerpieces with Bezaire Floral Workshop
11:30 am – How to Keep Your Garden Producing All Year Round Workshop
11:30 am – Readings of Roderick Haig-Brown in the Study
11:30 am – Dog Agility Demo with Agility Unleashed
12:00 – Permaculture Workshop with Greenways Land Trust
12:15 pm – Readings of Roderick Haig-Brown in the Study
1:00 pm – Writing in the Garden Workshop Workshop
1:30 pm – City of Campbell River Stewardship Awards
 
The festival offers lots to see, do, try and explore so join us and visit the artisan market, attend one of the workshops & presentations, listen to live music in the apple orchard, play some games at the activity area on the lawns, attend the story time for kids and stroll the story walk, and do some fish print making or try out some fly fishing. This is a family friendly, free event.
 
**Both workshops require pre-registration.**

Writing in the Garden Workshops

The Haig-Brown festival is offering a special chance to connect with nature through a free workshop, Writing in the Garden: Deepen Your Connection to Nature workshop. Through a guided journal writing exercise, facilitator Jill Banting will lead workshop goers to explore their connection to nature. Open to all levels of writers, participants ca register for one day or attend both days. Bring a journal and pen, be prepared to be outside. Register here Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/writing-workshops-1040149

Creating Fall Centerpieces with Bezaire Floral

Join owner and lead designer Karen Bezaire on the grounds of the Haig-Brown property for this workshop on creating uniquely beautiful centrepieces for your fall spaces. Learn how to apply
professional tips from Karen as she explores floral colour theory, composition and shape, how to choose blooms, and how you can make a centrepiece specially suited to the unique spaces in
your life. Karen says, “flowers are meant to elevate an experience and bring joy.” See how she does it through this hands-on workshop.
 
This workshop will take place outside.  The cost is $55 and registration is at the Museum 250-287-3103.
 
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