Join us at as Willie Poll shares her newest story “Minnow” about a young Indigenous water protector named Minnow who goes on an underwater journey; learning from our ocean-living relatives. This story helps children gain a better respect for Indigenous water and land protectors, the environment and world around them and helps show children activism at an early age.
This event is being held at the Sooke Region Museum, 2070 Phillips Road. For more information go to Events & Programs on the museum’s website. sookeregionmuseum.com
Make sure you experience these wild coast array of things to tempt and taunt the senses.
Whether you want to stay in a cozy bed & breakfast, cottage or inn, or upgrade to one of the many extraordinary resorts or vacation homes – we have it all. It’s easy to spend a relaxing or invigorating vacation here.
Art, music, and culture. Our region is a hot bed of activity year round. With the Tall Trees Festival, Bluegrass Festival, Sooke Fine Arts Show, our many Art festivals, Canada Day, Festival of trees and the Pacific Rim Whale Festival we celebrate our Island culture and environment.
The West Coast Trail is a world renowned backpacking trail. Open from May 1st until September 30th, this gruelling 75 km (47 mi) trek is well worth the challenge for the breathtaking examples of the West Coast of Vancouver Island.
Discover the raw beauty and uncharted nature of the CRD. From seasoned backpackers to amateur day hikers you can traverse up to the tallest peaks and back down to the rocky shores of the Juan de Fuca by hiking historical trails.
Our Coast has long been inspiration to all kinds of musicians, writers and painters. It is not hard to see why – take a walk through ancient forests with gnarled trees and green canopies, explore hidden creeks and spot eagles taking flight or bears ambling through the undergrowth.