By David F. Rooney The Spring Sale staged by the Chamber of Commerce couldn’t have been held under better conditions. The warm sunshine and clear skies beckoned to everyone on Saturday and ifor the most part they responded. Here are a few photos from the event that I think you’ll enjoy seeing: Saturday’s gorgeous weather plus a hole lot of reasons to wander downtown mad for an exciting and successful Spring Sidewalk sale. The corner of Mackenzie and Third was an especially advantageous place to have lunch and people watch. David F. Rooney photo This BBQ stand outside the Main Street Cafe did a land office business selling dogs and burgers with all the proceeds going to assist the family of the late Daniel Levesque. Daniel was a popular young man who was murdered in Victoria a few years ago. His death devastated his family and rocked our tight-knit community. David F. Rooney photo The guys at the grill worked tirelessly to satisfy the demand. David F. Rooney photo It was a good spot to sit and watch people or to listen to some of the music being played by this quay with the guitar. David F. Rooney photo Saturday was also a great day to go cycling with daddy… even if he did help you stay balanced on two wheels. “She’s doing pretty well,” Chris Johnston said of his daughter Bridget’s efforts to cycle. Way to go Bridget! David F. Rooney photo The fine weather also brought out Times Review Editor Alex Cooper, photographed here chatting with Parks Canada’s Jacolyn Daniluck. David F. Rooney photo BBQ Pro Glen Cherlet prepares to chow down on one of his culinary creations as his pal Trevor English looks on. Glen, who is the chef across the river at the Big Eddy Pub, was offering samples of his barbecues chicken drumsticks, pulled pork, brisket and more. Gosh, it was soon good. David F. Rooney photo Please click here to learn more about Glen and his cooking.
Here’s another shot of Glen taking photos of his creations. To find out more about Glen please visit his Facebook page by click on the link below this image. David F. Rooney photo The day before Mother’s Day saw some action at Revelstoke Florists. David F. Rooney photo These ready-to-play raqueteers, Eve Northmore and Kevin Dorrius, looked ready to slap around a few balls at their table promoting the Revelstoke Racquet Club. David F. Rooney photo
Please click here to learn more about the club and its activities. If you wandered down First Street West you couldn’t pass these nice young ladies — Madeline Hunt (left, Shaunacy Alm and Emily Hunt — without paying a box or two of their Girl Guide cookies. David F. Rooney photo Please click here to learn more about the Girl Guide movement in Revelstoke. Matt Yaki of Revelstoke Mountain Biking and his friend were eager to spread the word about their upcoming kids’ camps and and youth programs. Please click on the,ink below to find out more about their Spring Ride Day on May 17, Little Rippers Youth Camp for 12-to-15-year-olds June 27-30, Kids’ MTB Camp July 2-4 and Explore the Alpine Teens Camp August 4-7. David F. Rooney photo Please click here to learn more about Revelstoke Mountain Biking. The Sangha Bean Cafe was closed for most of last week and proprietor Krista Cadieux took the opportunity to plug some of the things coming down off the cafe’s walls. Here she is clinching a sale. David F. Rooney photo Flexpeditions’ Amy Flexman (left) had a great day and has another adventure program lined up for this summer. David F. Rooney photo Please click here to go to the Flexpeditions website. Trapper Snowboards’ Ave Perry had beautiful boards galore for snow people looking for a major bargain. He says they’ll be getting new artwork in August for their next generation of boards. Click on the link below to visit their website and Facebook page. David F. Rooney photo Please click here to visit the Trapper Snowboards website. Gail Piattelli (left) and Joy Fielding enjoyed the shade cast by the Revelstoke & District Human Society’s tent on First Street West. We’ll bet Gail’s 11-year-old terrier Roo was happy to drowse under its shade, too, especially since he was dozing on Gail’s lap. David F. Rooney photo Please click here to read the Human Society’s blog. The open-air clothing market at First and Campbell brought out plenty of bargain hunters. David F. Rooney photo Face Painter Tina Schultz smailes as she prepares to put the finishing touches to the unicorn design on young Tayah Leclerc’s face. Tina, who has been in Revelstoke since last autumn, has some great ideas for body painting, including painting the bellies of pregnant women every Friday. I’ll bet that would be fun! David F. Rooney photo Please click here to see Tina transform young Madeline Hunt into a blue kitten step-by-step. Please click here to view Tina’s Face and Body Painting Facebook page.