Pacific Rim Summer Festival

June 21, 2013 to July 1, 2013

Eleven days of music, dance, theatre, visuals, and art in Tofino and Ucluelet.

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Jun 21

Art Show - Henry Nolla Gallery, Wickaninnish Inn: Tom & Judy Schmidt, Sculptors

Friday, June 21, 2013 (All day) to Monday, July 1, 2013 (All day)
Tom Schmidt 1
Venue: Henry Nolla Gallery, Wickaninnish Inn Cost: Free

Featured Artists:

Sculptors Tom & Judy Schmidt

http://cloudbreakgallery.com/

Jun 21

Aboriginal Day & Summer Solstice

Friday, June 21, 2013 (All day)
TFN Logo
Venue: TIN WIS Resort, Best Western – Mackenzie Beach

All day festivities 10 am-4 pm

Jun 22

Run the Wildside Trail Race

Saturday, June 22, 2013 - 9:00am
Wildside Run 2013
Venue: The Wild Side Trail – Ahousaht, Flores Island Cost: $25 Trail Service fee to maintain trail
  • Boats leave First St. dock at 7am
  • Run starts at 9am

BBQ lunch, traditional dance & song with the Soul Shakers

Pre–register at www.eventsrunningroom.com

More info on trail www.wildsidetrail.com

Jun 22

Prester John’s Gone & Dirt Country with the Poor Pistols

Saturday, June 22, 2013 - 9:00pm
Prester John’s Gone & Dirt Country
Venue: Tofino Legion Cost: $12

Prester John’s Gone was formed in 2009 by Chris Dolphin and Joel Gray. They combined a mutual passion for bluegrass and country roots music and now perform with fervor. Their recent addition of Dirt Country with Bryden Ashton on bass and Duncan Booth on drums is sure to shake the roof.

Jun 23

Pioneer Ballads & Cougar Annie’s Tales

Sunday, June 23, 2013 - 7:30pm
Cougar Annie
Venue: Green Point Campground Theatre Cost: $10

In 2007 I moved to an off-the-grid historical homestead/garden located 33 miles north of Tofino. It used to belong to a settler who became known as Cougar Annie. Shortly after arriving I began writing songs about her very interesting life. Katrina Kadoski - performer

 

 

Jun 24

Purple Pirate

Monday, June 24, 2013 (All day)
Purple Pirate
Venue: -- See Notes below Cost: free

Tofino in the morning  
9am - 11am  Children's centre/school
Ucluelet in the afternoon
12:45pm - 2:30pm  Elementary School

Join the Purple Pirate as he sets sail on a magical journey to the East where the laws of gravity are suspended, objects magically appear, and the ordinary becomes extraordinary. This innovative theatre-style dance production redefines what is means to be a Pirate of the Twenty-First Century, promoting the values of courage, compassion, curiosity, and reverence for our planet Earth.

Jun 24

Art Show - Ucluelet Aquarium: Art Students

Monday, June 24, 2013 (All day) to Monday, July 1, 2013 (All day)
Venue: Ucluelet Aquarium

Come check out the talent of our communities' young & inspiring art students at the Ucluelet Aquarium

Jun 24

Blues in the Cellar ---- Live & Intimate with Ross Neilsen

Monday, June 24, 2013 - 8:00pm
Ross Neilson
Venue: Black Rock Oceanfront Resort Cost: $10

Canada’s hardest working blues rock musician, Ross Neilsen, does it right. He’s taking strong, timeless material to the place that matters: The People. Six Years, over 1000 shows and more than half a million kilometers traveled. In a time of corporate cookie-cutter music, this is the return to real.

 

 

Jun 25

Purple Pirate

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Purple Pirate
Venue: Ucluelet Aquarium Cost: By donation - proceeds to go to Aquarium

Join the Purple Pirate as he sets sail on a magical journey to the East where the laws of gravity are suspended, objects magically appear, and the ordinary becomes extraordinary. This innovative theatre-style dance production redefines what is means to be a Pirate of the Twenty-First Century, promoting the values of courage, compassion, curiosity, and reverence for our planet Earth.

Jun 25

In the Loop - Photography Workshop with Douglas Ludwig -- All levels welcome

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Wild Pacific Trail view
Venue: The Wild Pacific Trail Cost: By Donation

Artists Loop – Wild Pacific Trail in Ucluelet

Meet at Artists Loop parking lot - 2pm

Fee By Donation