River Fest on deck Sunday

Get ready for a fun afternoon and evening of musical entertainment, relaxation and shopping

River Fest is almost here.

Get ready for a fun afternoon and evening of musical entertainment, relaxation and shopping at Nunns Creek Park.

The Campbell River and North Island Transition Society is hosting the event on Sunday, June 23.

The goal of the event is provide a family friendly, affordable event spotlighting some fantastic local musicians, and in the process raise money for the operation of Ann Elmore House.

Valery Puetz, Executive Director of the Transition Society stated about the need for the fundraising event, “Our budgets have always been tight, we have to raise $50 000 this year to operate our programs and services. This is our major fundraising event. So we are really hoping for a great turnout on June 23.”

Gates open at noon Music runs through the day and evening until 9 pm.

Throughout the event there will be a silent auction, a Kids Zone, Shoo Shoo the clown, food served by The Daybreak Rotary for the lunch hours and Marine Harvest for the evening, making this a great family outing. Some of the items for auction include a two night stay at HollyHock on Cortes Island, service certificates including hair styling, golfing certificates, restaurant certificates, spa treatments and so much more.

Volunteers for the day of the event are still welcomed. If you would be interested in helping out the day of the event please contact Melanie at 250-287-7384 or email melanie.towle@annelmorehouse.ca

A full day’s admission is only $10 and children under 10 are free.

Tickets are available at the Music Plant, Sundance Java Bar and Stereo Fitness