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UPDATE: Vedder River Art Walk in Chilliwack postponed due to weather

More than 20 artists, musicians and more will line trail from Vedder Park to Peach Road
Kids check out artist Chantelle Trainor-Matties in action during the inaugural Vedder River Art Walk on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. The event returns on Saturday, July 30, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

The Vedder River Art Walk, originally scheduled for July 3, has been postponed due to rain in the forecast.

The event which takes place along the Vedder Rotary Trail has been rescheduled for Saturday, July 30.

Presented by the Ch’illiwack Community Arts Council, the third annual Vedder River Art Walk will transform the trail into a place filled with arts and entertainment from Vedder Park to Peach Road.

People can enjoy a day filled with art, music and entertainment while taking in the scenic walk along the Vedder River. Folks will be greeted by whimsical entertainment, talented musicians and see various work from local artists and artisans.

The event runs from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 30.

Here are the vendors:

Artists: Nicki Lewis, Gary Haggquist, Chilliwack Floral Arts Society, Irene Eves, Ernie Eves, Lucas Simpson, Laura Levitsky, Sylvie Roussel-Janssens, and Kyle Mirva.

Musicians: (12 p.m. to 2 p.m.) Chilliwack Harmony Chorus, Tasie Taylor (acoustic), Graham Strang (acoustic), Delany Rose (acoustic); (2 p.m. to 4 p.m.) Chilliwack Ukulele Society, Matt Netzke (acoustic), Jada Mackenzie Moore (acoustic), and Finn Stoner (harpist).

Artisans: Bitsey Bee - jewelry, Chadwick - candles, Bloom Boxes - assorted goodies/soaps/candles, Kofifi Designs -upcycled art furniture, Evernice Designs - wire-wrapped jewelry, and Franz Firoz - art prints.

Entertainment: Stilt walkers - birds and pirate by Still Moon Arts Society, hula hooper Lola Loops, and Chilliwack School of Performing Arts (roaming performers).

Looking for more events taking place in and around Chilliwack? Check out What’s happening Chilliwack in our community section.


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Jenna Hauck

About the Author: Jenna Hauck

I started my career at The Chilliwack Progress in 2000 as a photojournalist.
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