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SOLSTICE ARTS FESTIVAL
Enjoy the Solstice Arts Festival in Port Alberni, as the sun reaches the zenith of its annual arc. Held at Port Alberni’s Rollin Arts Center, dive into an incredible weekend of art and music in one of Vancouver Island’s most beautiful settings.
This weekend is all about building a sense of community in the Alberni Valley. Enjoy a day of art and inspiration by the sea at Harbour Quay.
Friday June 17 Festival Time – 10 am – 7 pm
There will be a Self Guided Gallery Tour. You must have a ticket to enter the galleries, however, admission to the Rollin Arts Center Garden is free.
On the grounds of The Rollin Art Centre dive into some incredible children’s activities including face painting from noon to 5, wood carving demonstrations and storytelling all weekend long. Make sure to head to the Rollin Art Center on Saturday for some delicious food trucks. There will be a shuttle bus (by donation) to and from Harbour Quay to Rollin Art Centre (every hour).
From 1 pm – 2pm on Saturday, head to the Rollin Art Center for “Reminiscences of Reconciliation: A story telling with song and dance”. An adventure of a Cree man and a Caucasian woman who come to the present day to espouse on the historic injustice and possible future of the relationship between Indigenous Peoples and the Caucasians.