Over Christmas time, the EarthFair Store sang their own special song called "Jingle Books" (written by Carolyn White). We are happy to announce that this song won us a Polar Express Tour of Lights Award for outstanding business! 🎵
Happy New Year! Thank you for your support over the last year.
Local Jennifer Love has brought in her family's novel WATERSHED.
Join your team in Lagoon Society PODS fundraiser for Trivia Night on Friday Jan 19th, at The Legion in Madeira Park. Trivia begins at 7pm, please arrive by 6pm to check in & order food!
$5 pp, max 5 people per team.
Winter hours are in effect. We are open Wednesdays through to Saturdays, 10am to 4pm.
Cozy up with a new book or a wild stuffy!
Our big Penguin order has arrived! We have the LATEST and BEST titles for you and your shop list. And don't forget, we are open late every Friday this month.
Christmas shopping for everyone on your list
December OPEN 6 days a WEEK
Downtown Madeira Park – craft fairs, lights, avoid the city crowds!
Mondays through Saturdays
LATE NIGHT FRIDAYS
During November we are open 5 days a week (closed Sundays and Mondays). Get prepared for Fall with a good book, and enjoy the long evenings and rainy days.
Don't forget to make a bid on our beautiful, locally made Halloween quilt! Bidding ends Friday, October 27th at 3pm.
Meet HARRY the dog when he visits the EarthFair Store on Tuesday, October 3rd from 10 to 11am...or order a paw printed copy today!
We've been getting vists from some local authors!
Terry Milos, who many know from the Pender Harbour school days, has just released the story of her life: NORTH OF FAMILIAR.She will be returning to Pender to celebrate her book. Join us in the celebration on Sunday, September 10th.
Now open 6 days a week, Monday - Saturday! Come see our new PODS promotion items or make a donation here for our Pender Harbour Ocean Discovery Station. We have all new books, novels, summer reads, maps, history, local authors, marine guides and greeting cards. Perfect for naturalists, bird lovers and bookworms of all ages!
The EarthFair Store will be open both Friday and Saturday over the long weekend.
Spring is Coming!
We are now open 5 days a week, TUESDAYS to SATURDAYS 10am to 4pm. Visit us for HUMMINGBIRD FEEDERS, Canada Reads Selection and New Titles.
Perfect items for Childrens Reading, Family Gifts, Bird Lovers,
And Nature enthusiasts !
Enjoy Winter SEASON with us READING ….Everyone LOVES a new BOOK
Install OWL HOUSES now for NESTING
$25 TICKETS HERE for FEB 25 Ravens Cry Event
JOE STANTON and SIMON PARADIS
February open 4 days a week- Wed to Sats 10 am to 4 pm
Happy New Year!
Winter is perfect for getting outdoors OR for reading a good book! Come by during our winter hours: Wednesday to Saturday's 10am to 4 pm
Get your polar express bus tickets now $5
for tuesday dec 20th. late night opening
Join the tour of the lights !
Happy Holidays! Perfect gifts for your loved ones.
December now open 6 days a week 10am - 5pm, Mondays thru Saturdays
New Fall Hours - Open 5 days a week Tuesdays through Saturdays – 10 am to 4 pm. Come check out our new novels, field guides, maps, bear bells and compasses!
MUSHROOM SEASON IS HERE - Books for all levels of interest!
See us a the Mushroom Festival, Saturday October 15 at Madeira Park community hall.
Welcome to all the Fungi & Fibre Artists Oct 17 to 22. Our duck bus will drive you and
We are happy to be hosting your BC BOOK Afternoon, Friday October 21st at the Painted Boat.
BOOK LAUNCH Friday October 28th Euspiria Café 4 – 6pm
“The Woods” A year on Protection Island
There are fall colours inside the EarthFair store! We are welcoming fall with our latest novels and mushroom and bird field guides.
We continue with full opening hours during September: Monday to Saturday, 10am to 5pm.
Book Launch AND Jazz Festival!
Join us at Frank Appletons Memoir on Friday, Sept 16 from 12 – 2pm.
Jazz, beer, meet the author and so much more!
Read, explore, enjoy nature!
Summer is here we are open 10 am to 5 pm, 6 days a week (Mondays to Saturdays).
See You during May
Summer Time now open 6 days a week, Mondays – Saturdays
We can help you enjoy summer! Unplug, Connect to Nature, Read a good book.
April brings birding, books and ideas for spring bounty here at the Earthfair Store. Spring Opening Hours continue in April 5 days a week: 10am – 4pm
MEET Local Author Artist Actor GEORGE CONNELL reading his poetry anthology. Saturday April 9th1 – 3 pm....Cheeky Funny and LIVE !
Get your Tickets Here for:
· Salmon Enhancement Annual dinner Sat April 9
· Group of Seven All that Jazz Sunday April 10
SPRING IS COMING!
Owl Houses, bird feeders, field guides, gardening and wildlife plush toys and books for all ages.
Swell Bottles and maps for hikes
CANADA READS SELECTION
Saturday MARCH 19th Barrie FarrellBoats in My Blood Book Launch
NEW SPRING OPEN 5 DAYS A WEEKTuesday through Saturdays 10 am to 4pm
WE LOVE WINTERTIME
During Wintertime we are open 10 am to 4 pm
Shorter week – Open Wednesdays to Saturdays
NEW NOVELS, ECO FANS, HUG RUGS, KIDS CORNER
Friday, December 4
The year is coming to a close, and the holidays are upon us. Find cozy gifts and perfect books for everyone on your list. We are stocked with soaps, toys, the latest novels, a brimming children's section, cook books, serveing both outdoor and indoor enthusiasts!
Thank you for shopping with us, we wish everyone a happy holiday season!
Monday - Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Friday, November 20
We love Nature at the EarthFair Store! Visit us in store to see our selection of Wild Animal Stuffies for your loved ones, toques to keep warm on your outdoor adventures this season, and our array of earth-friendly stock including our popular S'well Bottles.
Thanks to our recent Visiting Experts – New in Stock:
John Neville, Birds of BC: Bird Songs for Beginners – CDs to train your ear on local birdsong
Briony Penn, The Real Thing: The Natural History of Ian McTaggart Cowan - Signed Copies in stock!
Sunday November 15th
The Iris Griffith Centre
15386 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Madeira Park, BC
Thursday, Oct 29
We at the EarthFair Store are very excited to announce that the Iris Griffith Centre is receiving a visit from local author Briony Penn in November to present her brand new book, The Real Thing: The Natural History of Ian McTaggart Cowan.
Join author Briony Penn for an entertaining afternoon celebrating the life of this remarkable scientist, naturalist, educator and quiet activist.
Ian McTaggart Cowan (1910–2010), revolutionized the way North Americans understood the natural world and is known as the “father of Canadian ecology.” From his formative years roaming the mountains around Vancouver looking for venison to his last years co-editing the voluminous and authoritative Birds of British Columbia, Cowan’s life provides a unique perspective on a century of environmental change—with a critical message for the future. He was no stranger to the suppression of scientists or challenging pipelines, hydro projects, pesticides and industrial logging - all before most of us were even born. He pioneered nature television in its very earliest days and later hired David Suzuki. Clips from his original CBC TV shows will be played as well as readings from the book, recollections of his life and his thoughts on the future. http://cowantherealthing.com.
Briony Penn is a naturalist, broadcaster, educator, and writer well known across Canada. As a journalist, columnist and author, Briony has a publishing record of hundreds of articles for newspapers, magazines as well as books, government publications and peer-reviewed journals. She is also an artist and has exhibited and published widely on natural history themes. Briony is a pioneer of community mapping and has created numerous artistic community maps that have been replicated across North America and Europe. In the last 20 years, she has also been an active community researcher on biological/cultural topics, a mentor for young activists and raised two wonderful sons.
The Real Thing will be in bookstores at the end of October.
Tuesday, October 13
We hope you are enjoying the fall weather, curled up with a good book and a cup of tea! Swing by the EarthFair Store to see our entry for the Community "Best Dressed Scarecrow" Contest, and to browse our fall selection.
The Ruby Lake Lagoon Society is hosting a very special "Intro to Mushrooms" day on Sunday October 25th at the Iris Griffith Nature Centre with Dr. John Field. Fun-guys and fun-gals are encouraged to join! Register at the EarthFair Store, and pick up one of our many mushroom field guides to prepare!
Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Friday, May 22
Greetings! We hope you all enjoyed your May long weekends - we had WAY too much fun at the May Day Parade!
The Lagoon Society has welcomed four students to work with us for the summer - two returning, and two brand new! They will be helping out at the bookstore; come drop by to say hello and browse our updated stock. We have books from the Writer's Festival in stock, and our vast array of Field Guides will help you enjoy walking, playing, and birdwatching over the summer months and year round!
Monday - Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Saturday, February 28th
Enjoy your local bookworm habitat at the EarthFair Store!
Spring is in the air as March is just around the corner - the birds and the bees are plentiful, and the flowers are in bloom.
Drop by the EarthFair Store to browse our selection of owl houses, bat boxes, birdfeeders and more!
Wednesday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Saturday, January 17th
We hope that everyone is enjoying their New Year. Swing by the EarthFair Store for a new book to inspire your 2015 endeavours!
Give your backyard neighbours a treat - we have plenty of Hummingbird Feeders and locally crafted Owl Houses in stock to feed the beautiful species that spend their winter here on the Sunshine Coast.
Wednesday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Friday, January 2nd
Happy New Year! We are open again on Saturday, January 3rd from 10am - 4pm.
New Winter Hours
Wednesday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm