So thrilled to announce today that we have secured a street central downtown Kelowna for food trucks and traveling boutiques to open their doors to Culture Crawlers! Trust me - you don't want to miss out on this event! Contact me for more info to get involved!
So all of the final elements of our inaugural Culture Crawl are falling into place! The crawl will happen on the evening of Friday, September 27th, from 6pm-10pm. Participating venues will have their doors open that night for you to view, experience, and relish in the creative culture of Kelowna BC!
Have a look at the growing list of artists and businesses on our "Participants" page. We are so excited for the opportunity of working with these amazing culture creators!
The Culture Crawl Kelowna is a featured event for the culture days weekend! Check out our information at www.culturedays.ca. Also - you can read an article I recently completed in the 'Blog' section on that site - this should be up sometime this week!!
Can't wait to experience the diverse culture this city has to offer!
I'm still decompressing after the amazing Okanagan Arts & Culture Summit last week! However - in that time I made some amazing connections with people who will be participating in the Culture Crawl this September!
The Blenz Coffee Shop downtown on Bernard here will host the amazing artist Christina Leinemann Knittel ! Also, the truly beautiful and unique boutique Olive & Elle will open their doors and join in on the crawl!
Don't forget to connect with us and build an exciting buzz for this event on instagram #culturecrawlkelowna and twitter @CultureCrawlYLW ! Stay posted for more updates to come - and get in touch to learn how YOU can participate!!
Great partnerships are already forming as excitement for our first Culture Crawl grows! We are very excited to be working with the Arts Council of Kelowna, the Association of Artists for Creative Alliance, and so many other individuals and businesses with the crawl!
The first crawl will coincide with Culture Days, which is the 27th, 28th and 29th of September this year! We already have a few amazing events lined up. heART school will be exhibiting work at the Rotary Center for the arts - which will leave our hallway open to exhibit the works of other local artists! The Inspired Word Cafe will happen during culture week at the downtown library on Friday Sept 27 6-8pm. The Streaming Cafe will both have en exhibit of local artists work, as well as hopefully be able to host a night of music or poetry.
I'm so excited about the variety of creative culture builders that are interested in being involved. From the Relentless Knitting Company (who is hosting a World Wide Knit in Public on June 15th), the Ponderosa Spinners, Weavers and Fibre Artists, Perch Travelling Boutique, The Kelowna Opera, The Kelowna Art Gallery ...and this is just to name a few!
We will be compiling a list of the events that will be happening during the crawl, so you can be sure to catch everything you want to