If you’re in the Kootenays this weekend, be sure to check out Vignettes of Summer – Celebrating Mountain Culture in Fernie. This exhibition provides an opportunity for artists to showcase their work and to celebrate summer in the mountains while providing locals and visitors a chance to enjoy at the new Fernie Museum Gallery.
On Sunday and Monday, check out Homestead Days at the Huble Homestead, near Prince George. This is the premier pioneer event of the season, which is so jam-packed with activities that it requires two days of celebration.
Check out BC Day in Port Alberni at Port Alberni Maritime Discovery Centre. Learn how to build ships and create sea creatures, and enjoy live entertainment.
On Sunday, check out Symphony Splash, in Victoria’s Inner Harbour. The annual Victoria Symphony Splash is a spectacular event that sees Victoria’s beautiful Inner Harbour transformed into an outdoor concert stage. It is the finale of the 3nd annual “Symphony in the Summer” outdoor concert festival, which takes place July 19 to July 31, 2011.
Bonus link: Our friends at 604 Pulse have create another great list of things to do in BC over the long weekend – Hidden Secrets: Events for the August Long Weekend