October 2nd 2021

Fifth annual Rivers’ End Fisher Poets gathering in Steveston BC, led by local commercial fisherman Wilfred Wilson, who was inspired by fishing the waters along BC’s rugged West Coast.

Three men and one woman standing in front of a wall adorned with models of fish
Fisher poets from our 2019 gathering in Steveston in front of the Cannery’s Fish Wall display.

Saturday October 2, 2021 at 2pm

The Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society is pleased to partner with local fisherman and fisher poet Wilfred Wilson to present this River’s End Fisher Poets event. Inspired by the FisherPoets Gathering in Astoria, Washington, this event will celebrate and share the stories of the West Coast fishing industry through poetry, prose, and song.

Please join us on Saturday October 2, 2021 at 2pm inside the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site. Admission is free, but reservations are required.

Culture Days

Culture Days takes place September 24 to October 24, 2021, and is a national celebration of arts and culture. Each year, millions of people attend thousands of free participatory arts and culture events across the country. Culture Days programs invite the public to get hands-on and behind-the-scenes to highlight the importance of arts and culture in our communities.

Upcoming Events

Halloween / Once Upon A Haunted Sea
October 02-October 31, 2021
Halloween / Once Upon A Haunted Sea

Steveston Festival of Trees
December 01-December 31, 2021
Steveston Festival of Trees

Easter at the Cannery
April 15-April 17, 2022
Easter at the Cannery