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Renfrew Ravine Moon Festival: Streamside Lantern Installation

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Music Nature & outdoors Performance Sculpture & installation Visual arts
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Renfrew Community Park

Renfrew St & E 22nd Ave

Vancouver, BC

Directions: There are three entry points. Entry 1 is down a set of stairs on the west side of the Renfrew Park Community Centre. Entry 2 is through the Renfrew Community Park field and is wheelchair accessible – you can access it from Nootka St at E 20th Ave. Entry 3 is from the parking lot on Renfrew St at E 21st Ave, there is a set of stairs.

Access

Free, and accepts optional pay-what-you-may donations for admission.

Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible.

The Renfrew Community Park has a wheelchair accessible dirt path leading down to the forest area; use of Renfrew Community Centre washrooms requires stairs unless assisted by a volunteer. Please inquire if you have concerns of any kind.

About

Join us for the Renfrew Ravine Moon Festival, a Vancouver favourite! Join us for the festival's main event: the Streamside Lantern Installation. Nestled amongst the towering trees, this evening spectacle welcomes walking guests through a transformed Renfrew Community Park, decorated with 1000+ lanterns of diverse concepts and shapes. Enchanting live performers and musicians accompany the soothing sounds and sights of the ravine.

***Streamside Features***

>>Several dozen Lantern Artists & Performers

>>Elektra Women's Choir performing Snewíyalh tl'a Staḵw (Teachings of the Water) music by T. Patrick Carrabré, Squamish words contributed by Rebecca Duncan.

>>Prayers for the Water: Write a prayer for the water and let it sail high above the branches.

>>Tea Garden Concession: Enjoy tasty treats and a cup of tea.

The Streamside Lantern Installation is located in Renfrew Park and starts at 7:30pm. We encourage you to join us beforehand at Slocan Park, either at 4pm for the Harvest Fair, or at 7:10pm for the Twilight Lantern Procession which leads from the Harvest Fair to the Streamside Lantern Installation.

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Still Moon Arts Society

Still Moon Arts Society inspires vibrant and connected communities by creating artistic experiences and nurturing a passion for nature. Our belief in the power of artistic experiences to move and engage people guides us as we bring together art, environment, and community in East Vancouver, with specific focus on the Renfrew-Collingwood neighbourhood and Still Creek watershed. For twenty-one year, Still Moon has hosted the annual Renfrew Ravine Moon Festival. A fusion of art, nature, and community, this month-long festival celebrates the Harvest Moon, Autumn Equinox, Still Creek, local art, and the diverse cultural traditions of the Renfrew-Collingwood neighbourhood. www.stillmoonarts.ca/moon-festival

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