10th Annual Shellfish Festival
May 26, 27, & 28 2017
The 10th Annual Lund Shellfish Festival was held along the shores of Lund Harbour, BC, Canada. People enjoyed fresh-cooked seafood, listen to local musicians, took tours, watched free cooking demonstrations, bought live shellfish, shopped at the craft booths, and sampled special menu items at the restaurants - there are activities for everyone and admission is always free!
The Lund Shellfish Festival is a “green event” with recycling bins placed at strategic locations. This event produces no garbage.
Limited parking is available so take the bus (see schedule at bottom of page) from Powell River for only $2.00 per person. Or enjoy the weekend at one of Lund’s accommodation providers.
Many thanks to the following businesses and individuals who contributed so generously in support of the 2017 Chowder Challenge's Silent Auction for the benefit of the Northside Fire Department Association:
Great Balls Of Wool * Lund Hotel * Wilde Road Sand & Gravel * EcoTerra Developers * Marine Traders * Paperworks * Sublime Fashions * SunLund By-The-Sea * EcoTerra Septic * Tourism Powell River * Putters Mini Golf * Wilde Road Sand & Gravel Barber Shop * Rona * Valley Building Supply * Armitage Mens Wear * Sweet Shoppe * Powell River Outdoors * Wind Spirit Gallery * River City Coffee * Patricia Theatre
This event was made possible by the following generous donors: * Paradise Island Cheese * Save-On Foods * Quality Foods *
Music performed by Roger Langmaed
6pm - 9pm
Congratulations to Jay's Place for becoming the 2017 Chowder Challenge Champions and the Laughing Oyster Restaurant & Lund Hotel as Runners up. Honourable mentions to Basecamp, Boardwalk Restaurant, Fruits & Juice Bar, House of Walls Culinary Magic, Royal Zayka Restaurant, Shingle Mill Bistro, and Sli City Grill.
Many thanks to the volunteer firefighters and many other volunteers who helped make this such a great event.
|Saturday May 27 |
|10am - 3pm||Desolation Sound Lunch Cruise $145.00/personView the magnificent scenery and wildlife of our protected coastal waters aboard this comfortable 37ft yacht operated by Beyond The Road Adventures. A delicious on-board lunch is included. To reserve, call 604-483-8128 or visit www.BeyondTheRoad.com|
|10am - 5pm||Kid Zone A booth for kids! Enjoy the Kid Zone with your child for face painting, a sand table, games, and entertainment.|
|10am - 5pm||Artisan & Craft Booths Located along the harbour-front, local artists and talented crafters will display their handiwork for sale.|
|11am - 11:45am||Waterfront Stage Greetings and announcements by MC, followed by the Otaqken Canoe Family with traditional native drumming and singing.|
|12noon - 4pm||Food Booths $5.00 per serving. Local vendors are dishing up fresh-cooked seafood delights. Enjo9y barbecued oysters, clam chowder, mussels, paella, tacos, and more.|
|12noon - 12:45pm||Waterfront Stage Phill Williams and Ryan Schmeister performing Canadian traditional (Stan Rogers, Gordon Lightfoot) and original tunes.|
|All day||Restaurant Specials Try a special seafood meal or snack at one of the restaurants in Lund.|
|12noon - 4pm||Live Shellfish Sales Local Active Malaspina Mariculture Association members will be selling their fresh shellfish right off the truck. Great prices!|
|12noon - 12:30pm||Cooking DemonstrationFree. The Lund Hotel's Kurt Pyrch will share his special Salmon Ceviche recipe (and samples) with you.|
|1pm - 2pm||Waterfront StageDevon Henley and friends will perform original tunes, heart, sole, and folk.|
|1pm - 3pm||Shellfish Appie Cruise$60.00/ personRelax on this 2-hour cruise of the beautiful Copeland Islands Marine Park (known locally as "The Raggeds") with Pristine Charters and savour tasty scallops and prawns served with a fresh garden salad. Reservations required. Call 604-483-1131 or visit www.PristineCharters.com.|
|2pm - 2:30pm||Cooking DemonstrationFree. John Walls, of House of Walls Culinary Magic, will reveal one of his secret recipes.|
|2pm - 4pm||Harbour Kayak TourBy donation (suggest $35/adult, $25/youth or child)Footprint Nature Explorations will take you on a guided paddle around the sheltered waters of Lund Harbour. Includes kayak, paddling gear, and a quick lesson. Beginners welcome! Reservations required. Call 604-414-6884 or visit www.FootprintBC.ca.|
|2:15pm - 3:15pm||Waterfront StageLukah Bouchard will perform originals, acoustic indie folk.|
|3pm - 5pm||Marine Park Zodiac Tour$59.00/person The tour is a sample of the tours offered by Terracentric Coastal Adventures. See the delightful Copeland Islands Marine Park then peek into stunning Desolation Sound while your guide shares some of the unique history of the area. Reservations required. Call 604-483-7900 or 1-888-552-5558, or visit www.TerracentricAdventures.com.|
|3:30pm - 4:30pm||Waterfront StageLotus and the Wildflower - Carina Rempel and Juhli Jobi, with guest Chris Weekes - will perform indie folk originals and cover tunes.|
|4pm - 4:30pm||Oyster Shucking DemoFree at the Cooking Demos booth. Watch the techniques of a professional oyster shucker and learn a few tips. Stick around for freshly shucked oysters on the half-shell.|
|4:40pm - 5pm||Waterfront StageThe award-winning Clansman Pipes and Drums of Powell River will march to the stage playing traditional bagpipe tunes.|
|6pm - 11pm||Oyster Shucking Contest, Seafood Buffet$35.00/personHosted by the Laughing Oyster Restaurant, watch local oyster farmers challenge each other in an Oyster Shucking Contest then enjoy their freshly-shucked oysters on the half-shell. Feast on the world-famous local seafood buffet which features crostinis, seafood, barbecued pork, and other delights. Then dance your socks off to the Sam Hurrie and Friends live band. Reservations highly recommended. Call the Laughing Oyster Restaurant at 604-483-9775 or visit www.LaughingOyster.ca|
|7pm - 11:30pm||Improve Theatre & MusicA local theatre company will entertain you with improvisational skits, then the Wildwood Social Club will play dance music.|
|Sunday May 28|
|8am - 10 am|| |
$5.00 per plate hosted at the Boardwalk Restaurant. The Northside Fire Department will once again serve up lots of fresh pancakes with sausages, bacon, coffee, juice and fruit. All proceeds go to the fire department.
|10am - 3pm|| |
Desolation Sound Lunch Cruise$145.00/person. View the magnificent scenery and wildlife of our protected coastal waters aboard this comfortable 37ft yacht operated by Beyond The Road Adventures. A delicious on-board lunch is included. To reserve, call 604-483-8128
|10am - 5pm||Kid ZoneA booth for kids! Enjoy the Kid Zone with your child for face painting, a sand table, games, and entertainment.|
|10am - 5pm||Artisan & Craft BoothsLocated along the harbour-front, local artists and talented crafters will display their handiwork for sale.|
|11am - 11:15am||Waterfront StageGreetings and announcements by the MC.|
|11:15am - 11:45am||Waterfront StageOne Voices Choir - singing choir and audience favourites.|
|12pm - 4pm|| |
Food Booths$5.00 per serving. Local vendors are dishing up fresh-cooked seafood delights. Enjoy oyster sausages, seafood crepes, raw oysters on the shell, seafood noodles, spinach-cheese wraps, and more.
|All Day||Restaurant SpecialsTry a special seafood meal or snack at one of the restaurants in Lund.|
|12pm - 4pm||Live Shellfish SalesLocal Active Malaspina Mariculture Association members will be selling their fresh shellfish right off the truck. Great prices!|
|12pm - 12:30pm|| Cooking DemonstrationFree. Kurt Pyrch from the Lund Hotel will shared their curried mussels recipe.|
|12pm - 12:45pm||Waterfront StageAl Stepaniuk - acoustic rock, blues and folk.|
|1pm - 3pm|| Shellfish Appy Cruise$60.00 per person. Relax on this 2-hour cruise of the beautiful Copeland Islands Marine Park (known locally as the "Raggeds") with Pristine Charters and savour tasty scallops and prawns served with a fresh garden salad. Reservations required. Call 604-483-1131|
|1pm - 1:45pm||Waterfront StageRoger Langmaid - eclectic songs with a message, mostly originals played with finger-picking style.Roger Langmaid - eclectic songs with a message, mostly originals played with finger-picking style.|
|2pm - 4pm||Harbour Kayak TourBy donation (suggest $35/adult, $25/youth or child)|
Footprint Nature Explorations will take you on a guided paddle around the sheltered waters of Lund Harbour. Includes kayak and paddling gear. Beginners welcome! Reservations required. Call 604-414-6884
|2pm - 2:30pm||Cooking DemonstrationFree. David Bowes of the oh-so-popular Laughing Oyster Restaurant will show you his technique for steam shucked oysters.|
|2pm - 2:45pm||Waterfront Stage Shack à Jam - France Gendron, Marc Dupuis, and compagnie - folk music of the world.|
|3:30pm - 5pm||Marine Park Zodiac Tour$59.00 per person|
The tour is a sample of the tours offered by Terracentric Coastal Adventures. See the delightful Copeland Islands Marine Park then peek into stunning Desolation Sound while your guide shares some of the unique history of the area. Reservations required. Call 604-483-7900 or 1-888-552-5558
|3pm - 3:45pm|| |
Waterfront StageLukah Bouchard - originals, acoustic indie folk.
4pm - 4:30pm
Free. Roy Blackwell of the Boardwalk Restaurant will tantalize you with "Clussels", a combination of clams & mussels.
4pm - 5pm
|Waterfront StageLittle Pharmer - folk punk farm rock jazz rap - pharm phresh, yo.|
Shellfish Festival 2017 Bus Schedule
Provided by BC Transit, the fare is $2.00 per person each way. See schedule below.
TC Mall 10:05am
Willingdon Beach 10:10am
Willingdon Beach 11:50am
TC Mall 12noon
TC Mall 12:10pm
Willingdon Beach 12:15pm
Willingdon Beach 1:55pm
TC Mall 2:05pm
TC Mall 2:15pm
Willingdon Beach 2:20pm
TC Mall 4:10pm
TC Mall 4:20pm
Willingdon Beach 4:25pm
Willingdon Beach 5:55pm
TC Mall 6:10pm