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44th Annual Downtown Courtenay Market Day

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Saturday, July 19th, 2014
9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Saturday, July 19 from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm downtown streets will be filled with wonderful things to do during the Downtown Courtenay Annual Market Day. You�ll find
IT'S A HUGE OUTDOOR MARKET

Saturday, July 19 from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm downtown streets you�ll find handmade, one-of-a-kind products along with some of the best deals from favourite downtown shops. The streets will be brimful with over 100 vendors; some of the Comox Valley�s very best. There is something for everyone to do and enjoy!

It all happens on 5TH Street, Duncan Ave., and England Ave., right in the heart of Downtown Courtenay.

More things to do during Market Day�
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The Conference Hall at the Florence Filberg Centre will be open to all for a PANCAKE BREAKFAST for $5.00, from 7:30 am to 11:00 am. on Saturday July 19. Get your tickets at the door.
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CHILI BOWL DAY � The Potters Place are donating their efforts to raise money for Y.A.N.A. at their Chili Bowl Day. The Potters supply hand-made pottery bowls filled with chilli. The bowls will be displayed so that the customer can pick the bowl they like and then take it away full of chilli� all for just $15! You can find them at the Artisan�s Courtyard the corner of 5th Street and Cliffe Ave. There will pottery making demonstrations too, so come have a look.
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4TH STREET CORNER
Head over to the shady Mudsharks Plaza at the corner of 4th Street and Cliffe to enjoy some live entertainment and find some more treats and treasures. Relax with an ice-cream in the courtyard, or wander over to the Courtenay and District Museum and see new displays in the palaeontology centre. You can sign up for a fossil tour or a Discovery Camp for the kids!
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BOUNCE-A-RAMA! For more great fun, the Downtown Courtenay BIA sponsors a bouncer for kids to jump to their heart�s content. Expend some of that excess energy and help raise funds for the Today N Tomorrow Learning Society who will be ensuring that the kids are safe and enjoying the facility. The bouncer is located on England Avenue near Fifth Street.
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3rd ANNUAL LORD SCRUFFINGTON SCHOOL OF FARM ARTS - The Comox Valley Exhibition and Comox Valley Art Council will once again present this very popular kid�s art workshop. Led by local artists, the kids will love creating and painting farm animal plaques while learning a little more about our animal friends. With the CVEX �Farmer for a Day� display right next door there will be no shortage of fun. The artwork will then be displayed on the chain-link fence while entering the Comox Valley Exhibition Fall Fair. Don�t forget to find your masterpiece while visiting the 140th Comox Valley Exhibition August 22, 23 & 24.
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LAUGHING OYSTER RAISING LITERACY AWARENESS
As part of the festivities celebrating their 40th year in business, the Laughing Oyster Bookshop is showcasing a popular community partnership that
encourages the joys of reading for all ages. You can add your support for literacy and the power of story by stopping by their �rest� tent during the 44th annual Downtown Courtenay Market Days.

From 2 to 3 pm, well known district teacher and administrator Clyde Woolman, author of two children�s books will beat the rest tent signing his books �Smugglers at the Lighthouse�, and �Yurek, Edge of Extinction�.
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� Visit the psychic fair in front of Winds of Change � who knows what you�ll find out?
� Check out an exhibit at the CVAG - Contemporary Gallery
� Watch a pot take shape right before your eyes with Jenja McIntyre, pottery artist. She might let you get your hands in there too and have a go at it!
� See the creative process and talk to a demonstrating artist while they work on a piece of art

Market Day is the perfect outing for the entire family. There�s something for everyone!

Fifth Street Closed to traffic from 7:00 am � 7:30 pm, Saturday July 19.

Cost: Free Event
Category: Arts | Entertainment
    Children's Entertainment
    Multicultural
Concerts | Music
    Indie | Folk
Everything Else
    Community
    Craft Fair
    Market
Location: Downtown Courtenay
, Courtenay
This event is for Everyone
More Info: Kim Stubblefield
[email protected]
250-337-2096
Event Website
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