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Upcoming Fibrations Festival

10 years of celebrating community and all things fibre

The annual Fibrations Festival will celebrate ten years of bringing together fibre artists from across BC with a one-day outdoor free event featuring more than 60 artists on Sunday, September 19 from 10am-6pm. This community based festival takes place in the park next to Fairfield Community Centre […]

By |September 9th, 2021|Buzz, Events|0 Comments

Fernwood Art Stroll – September 4 & 5, 2021

The 13th annual ­Fernwood Art Stroll ­artists are looking ­forward to the new dates of the stroll – September 4th & 5th from 11am to 4pm

›› Jo Vipond

The Fernwood Art Stroll is back after a long 16 months and last year’s art stroll being cancelled.

The artists will be opening their respective studios and will give […]

By |August 9th, 2021|Artist's Aside, Events|0 Comments

Get Growing this fall

Free seedlings will be available at the Fernwood Community Centre on ­Friday, August 27th form 4pm to 5pm while supplies last

›› JJ Ford

It may feel like the height of summer, but vegetable gardeners know it’s also time to look ahead to fall and winter harvests! Due to our mild and misty winters, many ­common vegetables […]

By |August 9th, 2021|Events|0 Comments

Fernwood Mural Festival – June 26, 2021

Saturday, June 26, explore the neighbourhood & visit over 10 new murals

›› Mila Czemerys

Fernwood NRG and FernFest bring you the new Fernwood Mural ­Festival. We are creating large-scale murals that transform public space and ­celebrate art and community. We are ­organizing over 10 murals ­throughout Fernwood, North Park, Oaklands, and South ­Jubilee in partnership with […]

By |June 10th, 2021|Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

June garden workparty – June 17, 2021

Want to get your hands in the dirt and give a ­little love to some ­deserving gardens?

›› BrontË Elphick-Miner

Fernwood NRG will be hosting a garden workparty on Thursday, June 17th between 1pm and 4pm. The workparty tasks will focus on giving the community orchard a post winter rejuvenation.

Tasks will include: weeding, sheet mulching, and refreshing […]

By |June 9th, 2021|Events, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Fernwood’s resident winegrower

Mike Rathjen of Rathjen Cellars answers some questions about his connection to Fernwood and his winemaking

›› Lauren Gaultier

Mike Rathjen of Rathjen Cellars has called Fernwood home for a decade; we caught up with him to learn more about why he chose Fernwood to call home and how he got started in winemaking.

What made you choose […]

By |June 9th, 2021|Events|0 Comments

Fernwood homes for Fernwood birds – May 16, 2021

“What’s happening?”

A group of Fernwood neighbours are giving out 100 bird house kits for free.

“What’s the catch?”

No catch. The group applied and received an Everyday Creativity Grant from the City of Victoria to host a free bird house building event at Harris Green Park. We wanted to bring the Fernwood community together and highlight […]

By |May 3rd, 2021|Events, News|0 Comments
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