Anderton Therapeutic Gardens offers workshops

Anderton Therapeutic Gardens is celebrating a successful series of summer workshops with a free concert on Aug. 28 from 1 to 4 p.m.

THE SETTING at Anderton Therapeutic Gardens is perfect for a free concert Aug. 28 by the Rogue Rabble.

THE SETTING at Anderton Therapeutic Gardens is perfect for a free concert Aug. 28 by the Rogue Rabble.

Anderton Therapeutic Gardens is celebrating a successful series of summer workshops with a free concert on Aug. 28 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Over the summer, the Gardens have played host to a variety of intriguing presentations.

The last one on July 17 featured Chanchal Cabrera from Innisfree Farms on the many medicinal and culinary uses of the weeds that are commonly mistaken as “enemies” in the garden.

This coming Sunday, come hear an afternoon of music with five different performers.

The Rogue Rabble plays unique tunes suited to bagpipes while incorporating a variety of drumming instruments and styles — decidedly not a marching or competing pipe band.

Amanda Papineau was a winner of Valley Idol in 2009, while Rita’s Kids originally started singing for their mother and other people at St. Joseph’s General Hospital’s Extended Care Unit. Their music is comprised of Irish, Celtic and traditional music, accompanied by two friends on guitar and bass.

Brian Wilson has been playing guitar for two and a half years, as well as music on various instruments. He plays bass in a band known as Tye-dyed Skies.

Fiddlejam, with musicians of all ages and levels, shares Canadian fiddle tunes, backed up by a great contingent of other musicians.

As well as the music, Daphne Trigg, who has a studio in Comox, will be displaying her artwork, which has been shown in Vancouver, the Lower Mainland and the Comox Valley.

Bring a picnic, wander the gardens, and enjoy the music. Cold drinks will be served and tents set up in case of rain.

Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.

The Gardens are located behind Anderton Nursery at 2012 Anderton Rd. For details, phone Trish at 250-871-3235.

— Anderton Therapeutic Gardens

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