Art and Photography in the Garden is back this Saturday and Sunday at Milner Gardens and Woodland.

Art and Photography in the Garden

Show and sale at Milner Gardens and Woodland in Qualicum Beach

Art and Photography in the Garden is back for another weekend at Milner Gardens and Woodland.

The annual event is this Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Milner Gardens (2179 W. Island Hwy., Qualicum Beach).

People can head over to the gardens to meet, mingle and be inspired by local artists at work.

Milner Gardens and Woodland executive director Geoff Ball said there will be 23 artists at this year’s event.

“We’ve got some new folks and we’ve got some returning folks.”

Some of the artists include Larry Aguilar (pottery), Alan Cornall (photography), Del Mark (stone carvings), Dan Gray (pastels) and Roy Hancliff (photography). Students from the Vancouver Island University’s Visual Arts program will also have work on display.

Ball said there will be a good array of work displayed.

Ball also said there will be live music in the afternoons from 12-4 p.m. including music from Fred Saliani.

There will also be a silent art auction, with all proceeds going to support VIU’s Milner Gardens and Woodland.

Admission is $11 for adults, $6.50 for youth and children 12 years of age and under (accompanied by an adult), Milner Gardens members and current VIU students (with a student card) enter for free. Hand stamps allow re-entry on Aug. 7. There is also an on-site shuttle.

The tea room and refreshment stand is open from 11:30 a.m. to

4 p.m. Last entry is at 4:30 p.m.

—NEWS Staff

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