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HomeTown Tourist Weekend


 

Rain or Shine our area has so many awesome things to do, take some time for a family-fun day during the “Hometown Tourist Weekend”. You will be pleasantly surprised at what is right here in your own back yard!

Contact our office to become a participant in this great event!

Check out the Facebook Event

Need more info? Email info [at] take5 [dot] ca or call 250-245-7015

Here is what we have in store so far!

Schedule of Events

Note some attractions and business require you book ahead of time. Be sure to check our website for updates!

June 12-15

Citrus Cycle is offering “buy 1, get 1 50% off” eBike rentals booked from June 12–15 when you book in advance. Visit their store at 1-1158 Rocky Creek Rd., for more info! 1-888-342-0102 citruscycles.ca $$

Friday June 14

11am-7pm, Transfer Beach Food Trucks featuring Thunder’s Truck & Bob’s Ice Cream facebook.com/transferbeachfoodtruckconcession/ $$

1:30pm, Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament. This is a great way to network and have a great day on the links. ladysmithcofc.com $$

5pm, Ladysmith Community Marina Dine on the Dock, the official kickoff for the weekend. Come on down to the Ladysmith Community Marina, have dinner and see what’s going on at the dock! To reserve your ticket, call 250-245-1146. lmsmarina.ca $$

Saturday June 15

7:30am–6pm, 49th Café “Buy 1 Get 1 FREE” specialty coffee drinks, 1020 1st Ave., 250-245-3221. Mention “HomeTown Tourist Weekend” for the special. facebook.com/the49thcafe $$

8am–6pm, “2 for 1” workout at FJCC, 810 6th Ave., 250-245-6424. Mention “HomeTown Tourist Weekend” for the special. ladysmith.ca $$

9am–5pm, Sealegs Kayaking is offering “2 for 1” single 1-hr sea kayak rentals at Transfer Beach, 250-245-4096. Mention “ HomeTown Tourist Weekend” for the special. www.sealegskayaking.com $$

9:30am, Hill Dash Race Registration, corner of High & 3rd Ave., 250-924-4444 facebook.com/ladysmithhilldash/ $$

10am–2pm, Citrus Cycle is offering free eBike demos. Come by our store at 1-1158 Rocky Creek Rd., 1-888-342-0102 citruscycles.ca FREE

10am–4pm, Ladysmith Visitor Centre is open to answer all your questions. 250-245-2112; ladysmithcofc.com FREE!

10am-5pm, Forget Me Not is having a storewide sale, save 10% on everything 539 1st Ave., 250-924-5452 facebook.com/forgetmenotscg/ $$

10am–4pm, Ladysmith Golf Course all-day golf for $15 or nine holes for $10. Mention “HomeTown Tourist Weekend” for the special. ladysmithgolfclub.ca $$

10am–4pm, Ironworks Café & Creperie is serving up their four-berry crepe at only $6.50. 422 Esplanade Ave., Ladysmith, 250-710-9441 facebook.com/IronworksRoasting/ $$

10am–3pm, Ladysmith Sportsmen’s Club presents “B.C. Family Fishing Day” at Bush Creek Hatchery. Learn to fish, license free! Food donation for the Ladysmith Food Bank accepted. 250-245-3690 FREE!

10am-5pm, Kiwi Cove Lodge is hosting an Open House stop by and view the 12 spacious guest rooms and peaceful waterfront location, tour the Kiwi Vinyard & Community Garden, 5130 Brenton Page Rd, Ladysmith www.kiwicovelodge.com FREE!

10am-4pm, Ladysmith Museum will feature a display of Ladysmith souvenirs that show our pride of place & community, outside ( weather permitting) croquet, bocce, ring toss, tug of war games- all long time favourite activities from Ladysmith early days to now.” 250-245-0423 ladysmithhistoricalsociety.ca FREE!

10:30am, Ladysmith Maritime Society, 610 Oyster Bay Rd., will be running harbour boat tours. No reservation required. lmsmarina.ca; 250-245-0109 $$

11am-3pm, Festival of Lights Open House 1163 4th Ave., Ever wonder where all the Christmas decorations live after Festival of Lights is over join them for a behind the scenes look. Refreshments will be served. ladysmithfol.com FREE!

11am, Hill Dash Race, corner of High and 3rd Ave., Relay team members are required to run/walk/crawl up High St. from 1st. to 3rd. Ave., then roll a ball down the hill to the next team member 250-924-4444 facebook.com/ladysmithhilldash/ $$

11am–3pm, Beer Garden at Spirit Square 630 2 Ave., Ladysmith. ID required for beer. facebook.com/ladysmithhilldash/ $$

11am-4pm, Rainforest Arts features Antonia Olak “Equine Series” 9781 Willow St., Chemainus 250-246-4861 rainforestarts.ca FREE!

11am-7pm, Transfer Beach Food Trucks featuring Thunder’s Truck & Bob’s Ice Cream facebook.com/transferbeachfoodtruckconcession/ $$

11am–until closing, Fox & Hounds, enjoy $5 dessert special, with the coupon found in the June TAKE 5. 11 High St. 250-924-1747 foxandhoundsladysmith.com $$

12–4pm, Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery’s exhibition is Connections Art Show. Free! 250-245-1252 ladysmithwaterfrontgallery.com FREE!

Noon, Kids Dash facebook.com/ladysmithhilldash/ $$

12:30pm, Running of the Balls facebook.com/ladysmithhilldash/ $$

2pm, Ladysmith Maritime Society, 610 Oyster Bay Rd., will be running harbour boat tours. No reservation required. 250-245-0109 lmsmarina.ca $$

3pm–6pm, “2 for 1 Swim, Soak or Sauna” at FJCC, 810 6th Ave., No reservation required. Mention “HomeTown Tourist Weekend” for the special. 250-245-6424 ladysmith.ca $$

9pm, Osborne Bay Pub presents Renovation Blues Band, 1534 Joan Ave. Crofton 250-324-2245 osbornebaypub.com/ $$

9pm, The Sportsman Pub presents Pulp Friktion, 640 1st Ave. 250-245-8033 facebook.com/The-Sportsman-Pub-220018021461859/ $$

Sunday June 16

7am–1pm, Zuiderzee Annual Fishing Derby Tournament. Entry $30. Fish for rainbow trout and win prizes. Contact Zuiderzee Campsite at 250-722-2334. $$

7:30am–6pm, 49th Café “Buy 1 Get 1 FREE” specialty coffee drinks at the 49th Café, 1020 1st Ave., 250-245-3221. Mention “HomeTown Tourist Weekend”for the special. facebook.com/the49thcafe $$

8am–6pm, “2 for 1” workout at FJCC, 810 6th Ave., 250-245-6424. Mention “ HomeTown Tourist Weekend” for the special. ladysmith.ca $$

9am–5pm, Sealegs Kayaking is offering “2 for 1” single 1-hr sea kayak rentals at Transfer Beach, 250-245-4096. Mention “HomeTown Tourist Weekend” for the special. sealegskayaking.com $$

10am-2pm, Chakalaka Bar & Grill welcomes you to enjoy a Sunday Brunch Buffet, 13230 TCH 250-924-0324 chakalakabarandgrill.com $$

10am–4pm, Ladysmith Golf Course all-day golf for $15 or nine holes for $10. Mention “HomeTown Tourist Weekend” for the special. ladysmithgolfclub.ca $$

10am-5pm, Forget Me Not is having a storewide sale, save 10% on everything 539 1st Ave., 250-924-5452 facebook.com/forgetmenotscg/ $$

10am–2pm, Cedar Farmer’s Market. Enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables, local products, organic fare, and entertainment. The market is open in the parking lot at Woodbank School 1984 Woobank Rd. cedarfarmersmarket.org FREE!

10am–4pm, Ironworks Café & Creperie is serving up their four-berry crepe at only $6.50. 422 Esplanade Ave., Ladysmith, 250-710-9441 facebook.com/IronworksRoasting/ $$

10:30, Cottonwood Golf Course invites you to treat Dad to their Father’s Day Brunch, 1975 Haslam Rd, 250-245-5157 cottonwoodgolfcourse.com $$

10:30am, Rolling History Tour, join local historian Rob Johnson as he hits the road with MyGo Tours & Transportation to bring a you a history tour of the Ladysmith area. Tour is approximately 1.5 hours in length. Due to limited seating a $10 fee will be charged with all money going to the Ladysmith Historical Society. Please call 250-245-0100 between 10am -2pm Mon-Fri to reserve your seat. $$

10:30am, Ladysmith Maritime Society, 610 Oyster Bay Rd., will be running harbour boat tours. No reservation required. 250-245-0109 lmsmarina.ca $$

11am-4pm, Wildwood Guided Tour a unique demonstration ecoforest. Come visit the old growth forest as it has existed for centuries, then relax at the Homestead with a Woodland Tea. Ant hills and highways * Silent Auction * Woodland Tea * Grand fir Shortbread $25 Individuals, $75 for a Family of Four Wildwood, 2929 Crane Road, Ladysmith ecoforestry.ca/ $$

11am-7pm, Transfer Beach Food Trucks featuring Thunder’s Truck & Moodies Ice Cream facebook.com/transferbeachfoodtruckconcession/ $$

11am–until closing, Fox & Hounds ,enjoy a $5 dessert special, with the coupon found in the June TAKE 5. 11 High St. 250-924-1747 foxandhoundsladysmith.com $$

12-4pm, Ladysmith Little Theatre is hosting an Open House, come by and see behind the scenes, costume design, set design learn tricks of the trade. 4985 Christie Rd. 250-924-0658 ladysmiththeatre.com FREE!

12–4pm, Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery’s exhibition is Connections Art Show. Free! ladysmithwaterfrontgallery.com; 250-245-1252 FREE!

2pm, Ladysmith Maritime Society, 610 Oyster Bay Rd., will be running harbour boat tours. No reservation required. 250-245-0109 lmsmarina.ca $$

3pm–6pm, “2 for 1 Swim, Soak or Sauna” at FJCC, 810 6th Ave., No reservation required. Mention “HomeTown Tourist Weekend” for the special. ladysmith.ca; 250-245-6424 $$

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