CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2007, Northern Vancouver Island Region

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Please note dates may change; be sure to check with the community hosting the event.

JANUARY 1         Polar Bear Swim                            Port Hardy, Port McNeill

FEBRUARY        Mount Cain Winterfest (more info)    Woss

                           Winter Carnival                               Port Alice
MARCH              Oscar Hickes Hockey Tournament   Port Alice

                           Easter Egg Hunt                              Alert Bay, Port McNeill
                           Breakfast with the Easter Bunny       Alert Bay
APRIL                Floor Hockey Tournament               Port Alice
                           Doug Innes Memorial Bird Count     Malcolm Island

MAY                   Spring Flea Market                          Port Alice

                           Men's Hardball Tournament             Sointula

19-21                  May Day Celebration                       Alert Bay

                          Show & Shine, Harley Owner's Group, Port McNeill
26-27                 Rumble Fest, XC Bike Race             Port Alice

JUNE                 Klusam Klimb (more info)                Sayward

                         Summer Market                                Sayward
14-17                 June Sports 250-974-5556                Alert Bay 

21                      Cadillac Van Isle 360 (Sailing) Race (every 2nd year, 2007) 

                          Telegraph Cove, Port Hardy, Winter Harbour 

21-22                 Aboriginal Days                                Port Hardy                        
                          Summer Solstice Celebration             Sointula
                          (Gumboot Stomp)

30                       Seaside Market                                 Port McNeill
JULY 1               Canada Day Block Party                   Port Alice
                           Canada Day Celebrations                  Port McNeill Airport

                           Blue Grass Festival, Port McNeill, Beach Drive (evening)
                           Canada Day Celebrations                  Port Hardy
                           Duck Race and Dance

                          T’sasala Cultural Group Dance            Alert Bay
                         (Thursday to Saturday) 250-974-5475

                         Free Forestry Tours (TBA)                Port McNeill

14 & 28             Seaside Market                                 Port McNeill

                         Gravel Bowl - Slo Pitch Tournament, Zeballos

20-21                25th Annual Seafest 250-975-5024      Alert Bay
22                     6th Annual Music Fest  250-974-2404 Alert Bay

27-29                 Artopia Summer Arts Festival            Sointula

                                Featuring celebrated artist's exhibition, gallery, arts and crafts booths, studio tours, demonstrations,                                     workshops, food and entertainment. Contact us: email- or
                                Box 344, Sointula BC V0N 3E0 - ph: 250-973-6672 or 250-973-6800 fax:250-973-6672
                         Juene Landing Logger Sports             Port Alice

                         Art in the Park (Chain Saw carving, Art, Fiddlers), Sayward
20-22                 FILOMI Days                                   Port Hardy
                         'Lines and Passages', Reading by authors, Sointula

                        Annual Craft Fair                               Telegraph Cove

                        Annual Salmon Derby                         Telegraph Cove

AUGUST         T’sasala Cultural Group Dance            Alert Bay
                         (Thursday to Saturday)

                         Free Forestry Tours (TBA)               Port McNeill

                        Farmer's Market, Sundays                 Sayward

11& 25             Seaside Market                                 Port McNeill
11                    Orca Fest                                          Port McNeill

SEPTEMBER   Harley Owners Group (HOG)            Port McNeill to Port Hardy
                         Poker and Toy Run

                        HOG Toy Run                                Port McNeill
03                     Labour Day Celebration, Picnic          Port Alice

September         Magnificent Seven Marine Mammal Tour, Telegraph Cove

08                     Seaside Market                                 Port McNeill
22                    Coast to Coast Foot Roast(more info) Port Hardy to Holberg
                        Mt. Waddington Regional Fall Fair 
                        Hyde Creek Daze                             Hyde Creek (Port McNeill)
                        Fall Fair                                           Sayward

                        Magnificent Seven Marine Mammal Tour, Telegraph Cove
OCTOBER       Halloween Howl                                Port Alice
31                    Fireworks                                          Port McNeill
NOVEMBER   Great Pumpkin Walk                          Port Hardy
11                   Remembrance Day Celebrations          All Communities
                       Christmas Creations Craft Fair             Port Alice
                       Christmas Arts & Crafts Showcase       Port McNeill
                       Winter Fest (& Craft Showcase)         Sointula
                        Christmas Craft Sale                          Sayward
DECEMBER    Christmas Bazaar                              Alert Bay
                        Christmas Family Dance                    Port Alice
                       Visit with Santa                                 Port Alice
December 27-30 Free Skating (Business Sponsored)     Port McNeill
December 27-30 Free Skating (Business Sponsored)     Port Hardy
December 27-30 Free Swimming (Business Sponsored)Port Hardy
December 27-30 Free Skating (Town Sponsored)         Port Alice

Please note: Events and dates are subject to change.

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