Andrea Strachan of Leaf & Petal Flower Studio will be among the featured artists at Thursday's Mid-Island Floral Arts Society gala.

Floral Arts Club hosts Christmas gala

Master florist demonstration to be included in A Floral Christmas Thursday at Qualicum Beach Civic Centre

The Mid Island Floral Art Club will host A Floral Christmas, a gala to start the season with inspiring floral designs, Nov. 19 at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre.

The featured presenter will be master florist Andrea Strachan, who will share techniques in a demonstration. Items will be available for purchase at the gala’s Holiday Boutique (cash or cheque, please), and complimentary refreshments will be served.

Doors open at noon and the demonstration gets under way at 1 p.m. Seating is limited; advance tickets are available for $10 at Mulberry Bush bookstores in Parksville and Qualicum Beach or by calling Rae at 250-248-2976 or Darlene at 250-586-7733. For more info, email mifaclub2000@gmail.com.

— Submitted by MIFA Club

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