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RedFish Festival Sunday at Kokanee Park

Nelson Daily Staff
By Nelson Daily Staff
August 20th, 2014

Sunday at Kokanee Creek Park it’s time celebrate the annual return of the Kokanee salmon.

This is the third annual RedFish Festival presented by the West Kootenay EcoSociety.

There will be channel spawning tours, dance, food and fun along, with a local art exhibit  from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Visitors Centre on Kootenay Lake.

The 2014 festival will feature a special art exhibit in the Centre’s theatre presented by the Nelson and District Arts Council to benefit the Friends of West Kootenay Parks.

Entertainers Bessie Wapp and Friends join Slava Dorvall’s Fusion Dance and Bryce and the West Arm Bottom Bouncers throughout the day for a round of rousing dance and music. 

For more details, as well as a schedule of weekly events at the center is available at  www.ecosociety.caor  facebook kokanee creek visitors centre.

Photo caption: Kids like Myra Reasoner and Ginger Oseki love the salmon and all the festivities. — Submitted photo

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