October 26, 2020

Happy Homecoming Weekend Port Alberni! 100 years strong!

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - No watches or warnings in effect.

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Monday 26 October 2020 - Monday night: Becoming cloudy this evening. 30 percent chance of showers overnight. Low plus 4. Tuesday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain or drizzle. High 11. UV index 1 or low. Tuesday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain or drizzle. Low 8. Wednesday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain. High 13. Wednesday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of rain. Low 10. Thursday: Rain. High 13. Thursday night: Rain. Low 10. Friday: Periods of rain. High 13. Friday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 6. Saturday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 12. Saturday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 6. Sunday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 13.

It’s going to be a fun Homecoming weekend! The weather will be spectacular. There will be lots to do around town and it’s just generally going to be a great time!

NOTE: I just checked the bcwildfire website and the fire danger rating is forecast to reach extreme from the 4th (Saturday) onwards. BE CAREFUL AT CAMPSITES AND IN THE BACK COUNTRY. CAMPFIRE BANS *MAY* BE IMPOSED I WILL UPDATE THIS MESSAGE IF THEY ARE.

You can check for Campfire/Burning bans here.

Also On Saturday it is THE 100th BIRTHDAY celebration of the beautiful church on ARGYLE ST now called Char’s Landing. Pop in and say hi to Char and check out the live music, food and drinks she’ll have there and that will be happening all over Argyle all day!

Here is the schedule and Facebook Event for Char’s:

Saturday, August 4th, 9am-late, City Block Party & Char’s Landing 100th Birthday

9am-1pm Artists Demonstrating Gale Cyr, Cynthia Bonesky, Dorothy Jarvis, Gordon Dick, Tamas Zalatnai, Rob Gentleman

9am-1pm Heritage Building Open House Char’s, City Hall, Paramount, Capitol, former Post Office

11am Char’s Landing 100th Birthday Cake cutting

1pm-4pm youth open mic on Argyle Street with Misha Monroe

5pm-9pm open mic on Argyle Street with Barry Bruyere and Marilyn HarperSmith

9pm-11pm dance on Argyle Street to Rock n Roll with Cruise Control

9am-late V.I. Fries breakfast, lunch, dinner

1pm-late Licensed Lounge for AV Transition Town Society fundraiser.

*** Ride free on BC Transit buses all day ***

Here is everything else that is happening! There are four posters below! Don’t miss any. 🙂

Oh and if you’re “coming home” for the weekend make sure you Register with the Chamber of Commerce to get a savings booklet on a bunch of businesses around town.

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2 thoughts on “Happy Homecoming Weekend Port Alberni! 100 years strong!

  1. hello!! i’m so excited for the weekend!! 😀 … however.. i totally forgot to pick up my passport for savings.. . 🙁 can i still pick this up tomorrow??? if so when and where??

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