Lake Cowichan is located 17 miles east of the junction of Highway 18 and Highway 1 (The Transcanada Highway)
. The community, with a population of about 2,200 lies at the eastern end of Cowichan Lake
, one of Vancouver Island
's largest lakes. Running north along the lake are paved roads to the logging community of Youbou
, and south to Masachie Lake and Honeymoon Bay, home of a wildflower reserve. The lake circuit is completed with logging roads through the forest to the West Coast communities of Port Renfrew
. Along the road to Youbou is the Teleglobe Canada Satellite Earth Station, open from mid-June to early September.
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12/11 Coming to The Lake Cowichan area
Seattle Japanese Cultural Festival Seattle WA April26-28 The festival features Japanese exhibits, performances, and demonstrations. Held at the Seattle Center in the Fisher Pavilion. The annual festival began in 1976 with a gift of 1,000 cherry trees to the city of Seattle from the Japanese government to celebrate the U.S. Bicentennial.
Northwest Folklife Festival Seattle WA May24-27 Music and dance performances, visual arts, folklore exhibits, hands-on children's activities, workshops, crafts, food, demonstrations, and more!
Berry Dairy Days Burlington WA June13-16 Fresh local strawberry shortcake, spectacular fireworks show, fabulous parades, Kiwanis Salmon BBQ, entertainment stage with live music, nostalgic Berry Cool Car Show.
Bellevue Strawberry Festival Bellevue WA June22-23 Entertainment, an auto show, vendors, food, and family fun are all highly visible parts of the festivities.
Chief Seattle Days Suquamish WA August16-19 The Coastal Jam, a Pow Wow with competition dancing and drumming, a parade, Fun Runs, craft and food vendor booths, and the Chief Seatle Days Youth Royalty Pageant.