The WildWings Nature & Arts Festival is an annual event, established by the Somenos Marsh Wildlife Society (SMWS), which coincides with the return of the trumpeter swans, a bird species important to the Cowichan Valley and Somenos Marsh. The festival aims to bring attention to important ecosystem in the Cowichan Valley by celebrating the interconnections between nature, culture, and community.
This year’s festival kicks off on October 4th at Just Jake’s Restaurant in Duncan with a launch party and art show from 6pm – 10pm. The festival continues for the remainder of the month with events like Celebrate Somenos, barbeques, paint nights, a movie night, coastal water bird watching, and more!
For more information on this year’s launch party/art show, click here.