Friday, 6 May 2011

twitter and trip may 2011

2 things to let you know... we are now on twitter... follow us at @prairieoysterca... facebook and website to follow after we meet with Craig @ Guppy Graphic and Design next week to confirm our logo, etc. We saw some preliminary ideas today and they look great!

second... here is our draft itinerary for our trip to the Cortes Oyster Festival May Long weekend ( - we are open to ideas if you have been to the island and can direct us towards adventure!

This is where Cortes Island is located -

Prairie Oyster Catering

Itinerary for the Grand Oyster Tourapolooza of Vancouver Island – May 18-23, 2011

1. Wednesday, May 18, 2011

a. 2:15pm WS 441 Wpg to Vancouver

b. Arrive 3:10pm and pick up rental car

c. Overnight in Vancouver

2. Thursday, May 19, 2011

a. 10:15am or 12:45pm ferry Vancouver to Nanaimo (departing from Horseshoe, 1.5 hr trip)

b. 12:30pm or 2:45pm - Pick up Kaeley in Nanaimo

c. 3pm - Tour Evening Cove Oysters (2-3 hrs)

d. 6pm Dinner

f. Overnight in Black Creek, north of Comox

3. Friday, May 20, 2011

a. 9am - Tour Fanny Bay Oysters

b. 12pm Lunch

c. 1pm – drive to Heriot Bay via Campbell River (1.5 hrs) 3:30pm ferry to Quadra Island from Campbell River (10 mins)

d. 3pm - Tour Sawmill Bay (2hrs) -

e. 6:45pm Ferry to Cortes Island

f. Cabin at Cortes

4. Saturday, May 21, 2011

a. Cortes Oyster Festival -

b. Hotel in Cortes

5. Sunday, May 22, 2011

a. Cortes to Nanaimo via Quadra Island, Campbell River – 3hrs

b. Option A – drive back to Nanaimo, tour more oyster farms, etc, then head to Vancouver

c. Option B – drive straight back to Vancouver.

d. Option C – go deep sea fishing in Campbell River or somewhere along the drive back, bring back home some salmon

e. Option D - Drive to Victoria for high tea (about 5 hours from Cortes Island)

f. Option E - other ideas?

6. Monday, May 23, 2011

a. 10am brunch in East Van

b. 12:45pm WS 602 to Winnipeg, Arrive 5:19pm

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