Nordic or alpine ski in perfect spring conditions, scuba dive in search of octopus and wolf eel, cave at Horne Lake, bird watch in the Courtenay Estuary, sample farm to table cuisine during Dine Around Festuval, take part in the annual Snow to Surf Adventure Relay Race, witness the spectacular herring run at Point Holmes, and indulge a love of seafood at the annual BC Seafood Festival, the largest seafood celebration in western Canada.
TOP TEN SPRING THINGS TO DO!
- Ski Mount Washington Alpine Resort
- Try caving at Horne Lake Caves
- Go scuba diving to see Pacific octopus, wolf eels and seals
- Walk or drive the Comox Valley Heritage Experience Tour
- Book a kayak or canoe trip to neighbouring islands
- Go birdwatching at several estuaries
- Check out live music, concerts, and theatre performances
- Taste farm-to-table specialties at Dine Around Festival
- Hit the links at one of the year-round golf courses
- Hike Nymph Falls Nature Park.
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Come experience the HMCS ALBERNI Museum and Memorial's (HAMM's) summer exhibit A SAILOR'S SKETCHBOOK now showing in the main corridor of the museum in the Courtenay Mall at 625 Cliffe
Come experience the HMCS ALBERNI Museum and Memorial’s (HAMM’s) summer exhibit A SAILOR’S SKETCHBOOK now showing in the main corridor of the museum in the Courtenay Mall at 625 Cliffe Avenue, Downtown Courtenay. On display are examples of war correspondent illustrations, propaganda and training posters of the First and Second World Wars, examples of trench art, fun doodles, and learn about maritime tattoos. Admission is free but donations gladly accepted. Summer hours (June 1-August 31) Monday – Saturday 10-5. Winter hours (September 1 – May 31) Tuesday – Saturday 10-4. For more information, parking suggestions (including handicap access) please call the museum during business hours at 250-897-4611.
15 (Monday) 10:00 am - 20 (Saturday) 5:00 pm
HMCS Alberni Museum and Memorial
625 Cliffe Ave (behind Tulio\\\\\\\'s), Courtenay, BC
Known for its intimate scale and warm hospitality, the Readers & Writers Festival is dedicated to bringing together the best BC writers with their devoted readers in a beautiful natural
Known for its intimate scale and warm hospitality, the Readers & Writers Festival is dedicated to bringing together the best BC writers with their devoted readers in a beautiful natural setting.
- 2019 Lineup
(Thursday) 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Denman Island, BC
Experience the Courtenay of 100 years ago. The clues are there just waiting to be discovered when you join a Heritage Walking Tour hosted by Courtenay and District Museum guides. Learn
Experience the Courtenay of 100 years ago. The clues are there just waiting to be discovered when you join a Heritage Walking Tour hosted by Courtenay and District Museum guides.
Learn about Courtenay’s first commercial centre, the origins of the Native Sons Hall, the railway which ran through town, and the important role the river has played in the City’s development. Tour guides will also explore industrial, military and recreational ties to Comox Bay and Estuary.
Tours offered Thursdays in July (4th, 11th, 18thand 25th), 2019.
10:00am – 11:30am.
Minimum group size: 4; maximum size: 15.
Pre-booking is required.
Drop-ins are welcome when space exists.
Tours go rain or shine.
Please note that the route includes stairs and some uneven ground.
Ages 5 – 16 years: $10
Children 4 years old and younger are free.
Discount: Seniors (65 years and older) and members of the Courtenay and District Historical Society receive $2 off price.
GST is applied to all fees.
Payment in full is required at the time of booking. 48 hours notice required for refund.
Please call or email the Courtenay Museum for tour availability at 250-334-0686 ext 2 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Thursday) 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Courtenay and District Museum
207 Fourth Street, Courtenay, BC