Saturday Morning Vibes
Kickstarted my sunny Saturday morning with a drive around downtown Duncan at 8 am. I forgot how much I absolutely love Duncan’s Saturday morning vibes. Especially in the city square as market people are setting up. It’s fun watching the sleepy little town picking up steam while on the cusp of becoming a full-on bustling little city.
Not only will the Duncan Farmers Market be packing them in, but it’s also day 9 of the 39 Days of July. Which means we’re going to have a lot of visitors today.
I popped over to Charles Hoey park to grab a couple of pictures of the Buckerfields Duncan stage before things get hopping at the 39 Days of July. So peaceful, it’s like the calm before the storm, but in a good way. And, snapped a couple of shots of Long John’s sunflowers in front of the Duncan Showroom.
Saturday Morning Winningest Smile Award
If being greeted by a genuine smile is your thing, then check out the Corner House Cafe in downtown Duncan.
Bonus! You can get some really great eggs benny for breakfast too. I’m also loving their coffee.
Thank you for your exceptional customer service, reasonable prices, and yummy food. This place sure is brimming with community vibes and the conversations never disappoint.
If you come in hungry you’ll leave full. If you come in feeling anything but happy they will be sure to turn your frown upside down and you’ll leave filled to the brim with good cheer. I kid you not, their smiles are infectious.
Cowichan Valley Arts Council Youth
The Cowichan Valley Arts Council has hired two local students as summer youth event coordinators. The team has been busy planning some fun and creative public art activities at the local market and the #39 Days of July festival. They will also be putting on youth art camps and participating in an art show.
Right now, they are by the stage in the town square having fun with some creative activities during the Saturday market.
And, that is where the new mini comic strip Destructo Baby was born.
While you’re there make sure to grab a free colouring page compliments of the Red Balloon Toyshop. They are having a really cool colouring contest for kids of all ages. Good luck to everyone who enters.