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Gabriola Music Festival Vendor Registration

Registration Opens Online Wednesday, May 31 at 10am Below

Prefer in-person registration?
Drop in 10am-noon at 476 South Road

Join us in celebrating the Gabriola Arts Council’s 20th anniversary celebrations, where artists, artisans, crafters, farmers, cooks, bakers, chefs, community groups, organizations, and businesses will have an opportunity to engage with a ride of range of off island and local music lovers. Read more…

New Gabriola Music Fest!

Big News! Plans are underway for a brand new multi-genre Musical Festival for this Labour Day long weekend (September 2-3, 2017)! Produced by the Gabriola Arts Council as part of our 20th anniversary celebrations, the Gabriola Music Fest will offer a Main Stage with more than 16 top-notch bands and performers from around the west coast, and including everything from folk to pop, blues to R&B, reggae to latin, and rock to electronic. After the sun goes down, festival-goers will move into the Roxy Theatre to enjoy late-night, world-class DJs and live performance artists from around the world. Read more…

Rainforest Circus Camps

Deer Crossing the Art Farm is coming to Gabriola and we want you to….

Come play with us!

In  2017, three ocean-based communities—Malcolm Island, Gabriola Island and the Sunshine Coast—will begin the creative development of their own rendition of The Rainforest Circus—Submerged, Read more…

Isle of the Arts Festival Registration

Register online any time, or in person at the Gabriola Arts & Heritage Centre from 10 am to 1 pm, Thursdays to Saturdays. No in-person registration outside of those hours.

CORRECTIONS TO BROCHURE:

Kitchen Arts, Thursday April 13 is $35 (not $50)
Dance…A Jumpin’ and a Jivin’, Sunday April 16 is $10 (not $65)
Ukelele, Sunday April 16 is 2-5pm (not 3-5 pm)
Artists Toolkit, Sunday April 16 (not April 10)

  • You must register in advance for all workshops and events.  In-person and online registration opens on Friday, March 10 at 10 am.
  • Online registration can be paid by credit card or PayPal. In-person registration can be paid by cash, cheque, or credit card.
  • Workshops have limited space—spots are assigned on a first-come,  first-served basis. A waiting list will be kept for workshops that are full. Register early—don’t be disappointed!
  • No refunds or exchanges will be given after March 31.
  • Except where indicated, the registration fees include materials costs.

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Gabriola Music Festival Talent Application

MAINSTAGE APPLICATIONS CLOSED FOR 2017

Exciting news! We’re planning a new Music Festival on beautiful Gabriola Island for Labour Day Long Weekend—September 2-3, 2017. Read more…

One Book, One Community

Reading & Reconciliation

COMMUNITY READING PROGRAM

NEW LOCATION! The Community Conversation is happening at the SURF LODGE on Berry Point Rd.

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. You may add your name to the wait list through the regular registration process —  follow this link to the registration page.

The Gabriola Arts Council and partners Friends of the Gabriola Library, Gabriola Island Branch of the Vancouver Island Regional Library, Gabriola Island Local Trust Committee, Gabriola Museum and Historical Society, Page’s Bookstore & Marina, and the Snuneymuxw First Nation are launching a community reading program. We’re encouraging all Gabriolans to read one book—Richard Wagamese’s novel, Medicine WalkRead more…

SOLD OUT GAC Presents: Heartburn: Reports From the front Lines of Love

Please note: while this event is sold out, there may be room for you want to take your chances and come before the event starts. We hope to see ya there!
What better way to spend Valentine’s Day than to join Mrs. Frank Hokum (aka Sheila Norgate) as she hosts an evening of missives on the matter of amour: passion, jealousy, heartache, love gone awry, love gone alright: heartbreak, hilarity, awkward, and emboldened.
The lineup of love struck scribes includes Sandy Duncan, Debbie Marshall, Carol Martin, Susan Yates, Jean Wyenberg, Miranda Holmes, Philip McAdam, and Naomi Wakan.
Join in on the fun, whether single or paired up! Wine Bar, a fabulous raffle, and refreshments available!
When: Valentines Day (Feb 14th7pm – doors open at 6:30pm
Where: Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre, 476 South Rd.
Tickets: $15 available at North Road Sports (Get your tickets quickly as there is limited seating)