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Located off Highway 1 (The Transcanada Highway) on the southeast coast of Vancouver Island, Crofton, with a population of 2,500 has been a pulp and paper mill town since 1957, before which it was the site of a copper smelter for ore transported from Mr. Croft's mine on Mt. Sicker. Mill tours are offered during the summer. Other attractions include shopping and strolling along the waterfront, fishing, golfing, quiet parks, hiking on Maple Mountain and visiting the museum in the summer. As an alternate route, Crofton can also be reached by taking the BC ferry from Vesuvius on Salt Spring Island.

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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.
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