Haig-Brown Festival

Sunday, September 24 from 11am to 3pm

Join us on the banks of the Campbell River on September 24 for a gathering that celebrates community with live music, local artisans, family-friend free activities and delicious eats.

This unique festival offers visitors a chance to:

Learn something through onsite workshops and presentations or talking to the many community groups that attend;

Try something new from fly casting to games

Recognize the many outstanding individuals being recognized with the City of Campbell River Stewardship Awards;

Shop for quality hand-made items from local artisans. Everything at the festival is made or grown by the seller.

Sit back and take in the gardens while listening to live music

The festival runs from 11:00am to 3:00pm and is free for the public to attend.

Festival Location:

Haig-Brown House at 2250 Campbell River Road, Campbell River, BC

Schedule & Features

10:00am – Mindfulness & the Creative Life Workshop (Free with pre-registration)

11:00am – Festival opens; artisan market, live music with the Awakeneers; fly casting & tying demos; kids craft station

11:30am – Guided botanical walk with local plant expert Chuck De Sorcy, paired with Lik’wala language plant ID cards. Meet at the Greenways Tent.

12:30pm – Readings from the works of Roderick Haig-Brown with Neil Cameron. Meet in the study of the house.

1:00pm – Nicole Berns aka Wild Wellbeing demonstrating some local natural health, with tincture making. At the Wild Wellbeing tent.

1:15pm – Readings from the works of Roderick Haig-Brown with Neil Cameron. Meet in the study of the house.

1:30pm – Stewardship Awards presentation by the City of Campbell River on the main stage.

Art + Earth Initiative

Elements of this festival include the Art+Earth initiative, a project of the Campbell River Arts Council. We are grateful for this partnership in offering unique and enriching experiences.