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Art Shows

Saahlinda Naay /
The Haida Gwaii Museum
presents the first exhibition of 2021

Connected Realm

Maryanne Wettlaufer

On Now Exhibit

April 17 - July 17, 2021

STILL AVAILABLE ONLINE

Annual All-islands
Art Show

Opens every March (COVID years with exceptional attendance rules). This remarkable show features individual art works produced each year by islanders. Often up to 80 original pieces are on display and many are for sale. You don’t want to miss this exhibit at the The Haida Gwaii Museum. Sponsored by the BC Arts Council, Province of BC, Indigenous Tourism, Canadian Heritage, North Coast Regional District and the Vancouver Foundation.

Farmers' Markets

Queen Charlotte
Daajiing Giids 

Saturdays

11 am – 2 pm (year round)

The Ball Field /Gather

Back in 1994, a handful of Queen Charlotte farmers began a tailgate roadside market. After 25 years of community support, the Queen Charlotte Farmers’ Market now operates year-round under the shelter of a purpose-built kiosk at the Ball Field by the Community Club, as well as at Gather, a few blocks down the road.

Times are unpredictable, but in the past a hot lunch was always available alongside farm-grown produce, fresh sourdough bread, homemade preserves, local pork, beef, chicken and eggs.

Contact

stmarysspring@gmail.com

Tlell
Tl.aal

Seasonal May – Oct
Sundays, 11am 
Storage facility by Fire Hall
(& giant carrot on Highway 16)

Get up close and personal with local farmers in Tlell. Operating out of their own greenhouse behind the fire hall, this market has played an important part in supporting food security in the region for more than 8 years.

Located just South of Naikoon Provincial Park, the Market connects food producers with neighbours with farm-fresh produce, hot food service and live music.

Moresby Island

Summer

June 6, 2021 – August 29, 2021
Sun 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

ALM School covered walkway

Handmade, homemade, and homegrown are the pillars of the Moresby Farmers’ Market in Sandspit. Under the covered walkway at Agnes L. Mathers School, local families, food producers, and musicians congregate Sunday mornings to chat over fresh coffee and baked goods.

As children bounce around the playground, and waves lap at the shore, it’s easy to imagine  summer is endless.

Contact moresbymarkert@gmail.com

Masset

Year-Round

Fri 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Across from Co-op
1575 Main St. Masset

Community spirit is always available at the Masset Farmers’ Market in Haida Gwaii. This open-air market may have started small, but it grows a little bit more every Friday as more and more locals set up their tents and tables in the centre of town to greet the day.

Because this small community off BC’s west coast stays cool year round, fresh greens are plentiful, and it’s not uncommon to find kale, mizuna, and arugula in the middle of December!

Contact
massetmarket@gmail.com
250-626-9181

Civic Celebrations

Logger Sports Days

Sandspit / K'il Kun

Fishing Derby

Annually in Late July

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Hospital Day Parade

Queen Charlotte / Daajing Giids

Annually on the Saturday closest to June 21

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Wild Harvest Festival

Sandspit / K'il Kun

Annually in September

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War Canoe Races

Skidegate Days / Singaay Laa

Annually in July

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Harbour Days Parade

Masset Harbour Days

Annually on the May 24th weekend

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Mud Bog Races

Port Clements / Gamadiis

Canada Day Weekend (July 1st)

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SPORTS EVENTS

Agate Man Triathalon Run / hlG̱a hlḵ’aats iihlangaa

Annual Event
September 6, 2021

Register before AUGUST 1, 2021 get an AGATE MAN 2021 T-Shirt!


COURSE:

500 m Swim – Pure Lake

20 km Cycle – from Pure Lake Parking lot to Masset Fire Hall

6 km Run – around Delkatla Wildlife Sanctuary

ENTRY CATEGORIES:

1. Triathlon – Men’s Solo Swim/Bike/Run

2. Triathlon – Women’s Solo Swim/Bike/Run

3. Relay of 3 – Swim/Bike/Run

4. Group Fun Event – Enter a relay with as many people as you want placed wherever you want!

email to info@hgerc.com
or contact 250-626-5652

ALL NATIVE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

For more than six decades, basketball has played a huge part in the Haida experience. Everyone has family and friends who play in the annual All Native Basketball Tournament, if they don’t play themselves. Every winter, excitement builds as the Haida Nation prepares to represent the communities of Haida Gwaii. In some ways, this sport is a modern and friendly way of engaging in long-standing coastal competition between Indigenous nations. A lot of fun for spectators, too!

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