10th Annual Whatshan Music & Arts Festival
Whatshan, British Columbia, Canada
Music Artists: Switch, Ash, The Cats and the Fiddle, The Cropdusters, Jason Thomas Group, Restless Lester, Saskia and Darrel, Stu Mitchell, Darren Johnson, John Lee Sanders and Circo De Teatro.
New: Artisan Village - Artisans from Hwy 6 - South Slocan Junction to Nakusp to Vernon. Artisans to be announced soon.
Freedom Quest Youth Village – Bring your family to enjoy wonderful youth activities throughout the weekend.
New: Music and Art Workshops – Learn how to play the guitar, drums, harmonica, etc…Beginner, Intermediate and the seasoned who just want to jam…..Have you ever wanted to learn how to paint? Make Jewellry? Carve wood? Draw? Come and participate in these wonderful workshops currently being planned.
Heritage Tours - Discover old sites of First Nations People (long house and pit house), walk down a trail to a beautiful waterfall, ever heard of the hippy hole?
Challenge Course Exhibit – Tour the challenge course built by Freedom Quest Regional Youth Services. See first hand what a challenge course is all about, what it is used for and why this community resource was built.
Doukhobor Men’s Tri Choir Special Appearance – SPECIAL APPEARANCE BY THE DOUKHOBOR MENS TRI CHOIR at the Sunday morning inspirational hour. This renowned choir, formed on the principle of unity that would transcend Doukhobor factions, first appeared at the Whatshan Lake Retreat a decade ago. Now, ten years later, they bring their powerful voices back to help celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Whatshan Lake Music Festival. Their repertoire includes Doukhobor hymns and Russian folk songs, as well as other inspirational numbers. They will fill Whatshans beautiful surroundings with a truly joyful noise that will leave everyone inspired and entertained.
Tickets & Camping Reservations
Website: whatshanmusic.com for further information
Whatshan Retreat Centre, BCDirections
Fri, 4:00 pm - Sun, 5:00 pmAdmission & Parking
Children 12 & Under - FREE
Camping Serviced Lots - $45
Unserviced - $35Websitehttp://whatshanmusic.comInfophone