Elsa Bluethner adds the finishing touches to a piece in her collection of  ‘Painting where she lives.’ Sarah Holmes photo

Elsa Bluethner adds the finishing touches to a piece in her collection of ‘Painting where she lives.’ Sarah Holmes photo

The Gabriola Commons’ night market kicked off on July 10 and will continue through the summer on Wednesday nights, 4pm to 7pm, featuring local producers, artisans, as well as plenty of ready-to-eat options prepared in the Commons Community Kitchen. Derek Kilbourn photo

The Gabriola Commons’ night market kicked off on July 10 and will continue through the summer on Wednesday nights, 4pm to 7pm, featuring local producers, artisans, as well as plenty of ready-to-eat options prepared in the Commons Community Kitchen. Derek Kilbourn photo

Bill Von Brendel with the Silva Bay Derby winning Chinook. The Chinook this year had to be under 80 centimetres in length. Bob Meyer photo

Bill Von Brendel with the Silva Bay Derby winning Chinook. The Chinook this year had to be under 80 centimetres in length. Bob Meyer photo