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April pleasures on Salt Spring Island....


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April is that lovely segue month between early and late Spring...buds unfolding, blossoms igniting orchards, the froth of nature erupting everywhere. Boaters are getting ready for cruising adventures at sea, and summer dreams are enticing us. April wakes us up.

Lots to see and do on beautiful Salt Spring: galleries are showcasing artists in celebration of Spring. Catch Steffich Fine Art (congratulate owner on his 25th anniversary in business), Gallery 8, Salt Spring Gallery of Fine Art, Pegasus Gallery of Canadian Art. Check out the Studio Tours. Enjoy the Easter Arts Tour.

Saturday Market in the Park is officially underway, Tuesday Farmers Market, farm stands (all on the honour system) are adding more and more items, as the season progresses...the 10K diet is alive and well on Salt Spring Island. Vineyard wine tastings, craft brewery, cidery, cheese-maker...all are there for your discovery and enjoyment.

Feeling the need for a little Spring freshening? Check into the array of alternative services at Salt Spring's Wellness Centre. A little Reiki, Healing Touch, Reflexology, Acupuncture?

Enjoy the live music venues (ArtSpring, Moby's, Treehouse...sound and rhythm also inspire).

Ahhh...April...the dividing line between winter-past and summer-to-come.

Enjoy Salt Spring's wake up call.

 

 

How may I help you to discover special Salt Spring Island & the Southern Gulf Islands?   Call me!

Comment balloon 5 commentsLi Read • April 02 2017 05:28PM
April pleasures on Salt Spring Island…
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