Antony Holland cuts the ribbon to officially open the Antony Holland Stage at the Gabriola Theatre Festival. The Gabriola Arts Council officially named the main festival stage after Holland to open the 6th Annual Theatre Festival this past Friday afternoon. Sarah Holmes photo

Antony Holland cuts the ribbon to officially open the Antony Holland Stage at the Gabriola Theatre Festival. The Gabriola Arts Council officially named the main festival stage after Holland to open the 6th Annual Theatre Festival this past Friday afternoon. Sarah Holmes photo

Ruka Wan and Thomas Cottreau, visitors to Gabriola, said the best blackberries are the ones up high. Sarah Holmes photo

Ruka Wan and Thomas Cottreau, visitors to Gabriola, said the best blackberries are the ones up high. Sarah Holmes photo

The Kerplunks played a packed Gabriola Library this past Saturday afternoon for the Summer Reading Program wrap-up party, thanks to the Friends of the Gabriola Library. Derek Kilbourn photo

The Kerplunks played a packed Gabriola Library this past Saturday afternoon for the Summer Reading Program wrap-up party, thanks to the Friends of the Gabriola Library. Derek Kilbourn photo