Gorge Waterway lined with art on Saturday

A Saanich Summer Sunfest tradition continues this weekend on the Gorge Waterway.

A Saanich Summer Sunfest tradition continues this weekend on the Gorge Waterway.

Visual artists of all kinds, along with performers from the Victoria Shakespeare Society and Celtic and jazz musicians will entertain audiences en plein air during the annual Gorge on Art.

“Saanich has always supported artists in different ways,” said Diane Thorpe, community arts specialist with the District of Saanich. “Since the strategic plan 2009, we’ve heard from the community that artists want exhibition space.”

The exhibition space features 35 invited artists, both established and emerging, as well as a range of food vendors.

“It’s a great way to feel a part of the community,” Thorpe added.

Gorge on Art begins at 11 a.m. and runs until 4 p.m., along Gorge Road West between Admirals Road and Adelaide Avenue on Saturday (June 23).

 

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