Sand & Art Converge This Weekend

Sand & Art Converge This Weekend

The 5th year of Sand On Whyte is back in Old Strathcona, and this final weekend, you’ll also have the pleasure of strolling down the street with hundreds of local art vendors. Sand On Whyte 2017 celebrates Canada 150 with not only Canadian features, but sand carvings depicting stories connected to Old Strathcona itself. Alex Decoteau and Anthony Henday are only a couple of the personalities you’ll find at the event this year, which opened…

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Sand On Whyte Calls You Ogre

Sand On Whyte Calls You Ogre

  I’m here across the street from the Strathcona Hotel for the 3rd annual Sand on Whyte festival. This year it’s bigger than ever. At this year’s event there are international sand sculpture artists from Netherlands and Vancouver, as well as local sculptors. Right at the entrance you’ll find what everyone first tries to build with sand – a sand castle. This one just happens to be an epic sand castle by the Vancouver carver….

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