Sunday, December 4, 2022
December 4, 2022

Light of Chanukah: Menorah Lighting

Centennial Park Fulford Ganges Road, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, B.C.

The Light of Chanukah returns with public lighting ceremonies of an eight-foot-tall Menorah, accompanied by sufganiyot (jelly doughnuts), dreidels, gelt and music. Centennial Park. 3 p.m. 

Chili Cook-off

Centennial Park Fulford Ganges Road, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, B.C.

8th annual chili competition at Centennial Park. Sample chili and cast your vote. Plus music by Viva Chorale singers. 4 to 6 p.m. A food bank fundraiser.

REDdress Project

Centennial Park Fulford Ganges Road, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, B.C.

People are invited to bring red dresses or garments to hang in Centennial Park between 8 and 9 a.m., or to hang a dress in their driveways or work place.  The dresses will be up all day. There will also be a vigil at 4:30 p.m. in Centennial Park.

Climate Strike Rally

Centennial Park Fulford Ganges Road, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, B.C.

A call from the youth of the world to join them in responding to the climate crisis. Centennial Park. 12 to 2 p.m.

Summer Outdoor Concert Series: Pablo Cardenas

Centennial Park Fulford Ganges Road, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, B.C.

Victoria-based, Cuban-born pianist Pablo Cardenas plays in a Salt Spring Arts Council-sponsored outdoor concert in Centennial Park. Opening act is Alvaro Sánchez & Chamigos. 6 to 8 p.m.

Outdoor Concert Series: Musical Dialogues

Centennial Park Fulford Ganges Road, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, B.C.

Itamar Erez and Hamin Honari with Musical Dialogues, an uncommon conversation between guitar and percussion, composition and improvisation, in the Salt Spring Arts Council's summer concert series in Centennial Park. Opening act is Nicky MacKenzie. 6 to 8 p.m. 

Outdoor Concert Series: West My Friend

Centennial Park Fulford Ganges Road, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, B.C.

Canadian Folk Music Award nominees perform at Centennial Park in the Salt Spring Arts Council's series of free outdoor concerts. With opener Marta Jaciubek–McKeever. 6 to 8 p.m. 

The Comedy of Errors

Centennial Park Fulford Ganges Road, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, B.C.

The Shakespeare classic with a pirate twist, presented by exitStageLeft Productions. Centennial Park. 2 p.m. Tickets at Salt Spring Books. Beer and wine available for purchase.

Recurring

The Comedy of Errors

Centennial Park Fulford Ganges Road, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, B.C.

The Shakespeare classic with a pirate twist, presented by exitStageLeft Productions. Centennial Park. 7 p.m. Tickets at Salt Spring Books. Beer and wine available for purchase.

Recurring

The Comedy of Errors

Centennial Park Fulford Ganges Road, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, B.C.

The Shakespeare classic with a pirate twist, presented by exitStageLeft Productions. Centennial Park. 7 p.m. Tickets at Salt Spring Books. Beer and wine available for purchase.

Pop Up in the Park

Centennial Park Fulford Ganges Road, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, B.C.

Public input session for the new Centennial Park playground at the Playground Design Tent at Centennial Park. Bubbles, stamps, games, free swimming passes for the kids and more. Centennial Park. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Prevention of Violence Against Women Week Vigil

Centennial Park Fulford Ganges Road, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, B.C.

Island Women Against Violence group holds a vigil at Centennial Park at 8 p.m. People are encouraged to wear purple in solidarity.

Recurring

Salt Spring Saturday Market

Centennial Park Fulford Ganges Road, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, B.C.

Famous market of arts and crafts vendors, food and farmers in Centennial Park every Saturday through October. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Salt Spring Pride Festival: Parade and Party in the Park

Centennial Park Fulford Ganges Road, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, B.C.

12:30 p.m.: Gather & welcome in front of Salt Spring Island Public Library on McPhillips Ave. 1 p.m.: Non-motorized Pride Parade through Ganges village, ending in Centennial Park. 1:30 to 3 p.m.: Party in the Park in Centennial Park. All ages dancing featuring DJs.

Fiddleworks Gala Concert & Community Dance

Centennial Park Fulford Ganges Road, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, B.C.

Performances from Fiddleworks students & teachers, including the 100+ piece Fiddleworks Orchestra, in the bandshell in Centennial Park. 7 p.m. (Admission by donation.)

Movies in the Park: Jurassic Park

Centennial Park Fulford Ganges Road, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, B.C.

Movie shown in Centennial Park at dusk — approximately 9:45 p.m.

Hepatitis C Testing & Info Day

Centennial Park Fulford Ganges Road, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, B.C.

Get info and checked at a screening day at the Saturday Market. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. https://www.facebook.com/events/214224012567758/

Big Bike for Heart & Stroke

Centennial Park Fulford Ganges Road, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, B.C.

Annual fundraising event based from Centennial Park, which sees teams ride a 30-seat bike around Ganges in aid of the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

Salt Spring Transit 10-year Anniversary Celebration

Centennial Park Fulford Ganges Road, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, B.C.

10th anniversary celebration for Salt Spring Island Transit at Centennial Park from 1 to 2 p.m. and customer giveaways at the SS Tourism bus stop from 2 to 3 p.m.

Salt Spring Earth Day Celebration

Centennial Park Fulford Ganges Road, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, B.C.

Features live performances, dancing, yoga and other free hands-on and Earth-friendly activities such as wild crafting, knitting, art making, smoothie blending, instrument strumming, faerie door building, seed planting, Earth Heroes Awards and more. Centennial Park. 12 to 5 p.m.

Fair Voting Day of Action

Centennial Park Fulford Ganges Road, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, B.C.

Learn about proportional representation from Fair Voting BC folks in Centennial Park. Meet at the gazebo at 12 noon for rally.

Scouts in the Park

Centennial Park Fulford Ganges Road, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, B.C.

Salt Spring and off-island Scouts will set up camp in Centennial Park. Ask about the program, do some crafts, watch some demonstrations or just hang out. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.