Beautiful cuts of meat from John's Independent Grocery in Comox.
We have 6 draws with prizes varying from roasts to chickens.
In 1862, a smallpox epidemic swept across Vancouver Island, killing an estimated 30% of First Nations people.
A census of First Nations in the Comox Valley taken in 1876 revealed that the local First Nations population had dwindled to only 88 K'ómoks and 21 Pentlatch.
The nearby Comox Glacier is visible from many parts of the town and is the area's signature landmark.
Due to its gentle climate, fertile soil and abundant sea life, the Lekwiltok conquerors of the area, and of the K'omox people, called the area kw’umuxws (Li'kwala for plentiful), which was eventually anglicized to Komoux and then to Comox.
Also be sure to take in the Heritage Faire and Lantern Festival. The Pearl Ellis Gallery in Comox presents: “MEMBERS’ SHOW”, A GROUP SHOW & SALE” from January 31st – February 18th. FMI and to see a virtual gallery of the current show go to