Greening the Comox Valley St. Patrick’s Dinner
This year we will celebrate the winning photographs from the 2018 Keeping It Living Competition – the photographers will receive their awards and their photographs will be displayed and up for auction. We will also unveil the new Safe Haven label on this terrific dessert wine that is being bottled right now! Ebbing, the artwork for the new label, was generously donated by Monica Gewurz.
Monica Gewurz is a mixed media contemporary artist living in Vancouver, with a science and art background she is a supporter of Nature Trust BC, the Pacific Salmon Foundation and other great environmental causes. This summer while visiting the Comox Valley, she was inspired by the Kus-kus-sum initiative and our other projects in the Island and decided to support this great project by donating some of her artwork. Prints of Ebbing (featured in the 40 Knot fortified wine) will be available for sale and Copper Ocean, another of her paintings, will be auctioned with the
As usual the celebration will include a traditional Irish meal by As You Like It Catering, Irish music and local 40 KNOTS wine. There will also be a 50/50 draw, prizes for best dressed and a limerick competition.
There are only 50 tickets available. If you purchase a table of 6 we will throw in a free Project Watershed Membership. Get your tickets early as this event sold out quickly last year!
Sponsor this event for $600 – we will add you as a sponsor and give you up to 6 tickets to invite your coworkers or clients.
Date: Saturday, March 16th ~ doors open at 5 pm
5 pm ~ Happy Hour – Costume Prizes
6 pm ~ Dinner
7:30 pm ~ Limerick Competition
Location: 40 KNOTS Winery, 2400 Anderton Rd, Comox
Cost: $75 thereafter
Tickets are being sold online using the form below and at the Project Watershed office. TICKETS ARE LIMITED, FIRST COME FIRST SERVE.
The Project Watershed office is located at 2356a Rosewall Crescent, Tin Town, Courtenay, 250-703-2871.
Tax receipts will be issued for ticket purchases less approximately $30/ticket.
We look forward to celebrating with you!
To give everyone the opportunity to participate in this fundraising initiative for Kus-kus-sum and get an amazing piece of art we are raffling off three tickets. Raffle tickets are $20 and on sale until 10 am, May 5th.
Drone Footage of Planting ~ RickskopterK'omoks First Nation Welcome by Elder Donna Mitchell and Councillor Katherine Frank ~ Graeme RobetsonPlanting and watering ~ Caila Holbrook I wanted to give a big, heart-felt thank you to all the volunteers who came out to help...
We have some materials available from the first phase of the restoration at Kus-kus-sum.
An event where art lovers can get a great deal and support one of the biggest restoration projects in the Comox Valley. The event will take place May 14th, 2022 at 40 KNOTS. Tickets on sale now.
Currently, most of the remaining concrete is in the form of a 170m-long wall buried just behind the steel-piling wall that separates our site from the Courtenay River. Removing this concrete wall is the next step of our restoration and will be undertaken over the next 2 weeks.
A gallery of the 50 paintings available through the Paintings, By The Numbers event on May 14th, 2022. Paintings donated by Ken Kirkby and Nana Cook.