PHOTO: Bowser lets the chips fly

Fifth annual wood carving festival draws a crowd

The fifth annual Bowser Wood Carving Festival drew a crowd of both carvers and onlookers to the Crown and Anchor Pub in Qualicum Bay Aug. 4-6. Organizers of the festival wanted to thank Georgia Park Store, Crown and Anchor Pub and Stellar Bay Shellfish for supporting the event.

— NEWS Staff

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Artist Howard Lobb of Campbell River is in a fowl mood. He etching the face of the owl he is carving during the fifth Annual Wood Carving Festival. — Michael Briones photo

Michael Briones photo A bald eagle perches with a salmon atop a large bench in the process of being created during the fifth Annual Wood Carving Festival at the Crown and Anchor Pub in Qualicum Bay Aug 4-6.

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