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In Cowichan Lake, there’s a lot to like about loving the locals – Cowichan Valley Citizen

February is the month of love and there is a lot to love in the Cowichan Lake area! As Valentine’s Day approaches, why not show your love for this beautiful community and buy local?

Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift for that special someone, planning a fun family activity for Family Day (February 21), or looking to treat yourself, Cowichan Lake area businesses have something for you. everybody. Here is just a sampling of the Cowichan Lake Chamber of Commerce….

A romantic dinner outside… or inside! A nice dinner out or indoors is a classic way to treat your loved one – or the whole family! – and you’ll find a full menu of options here. Visit Table of the Farm Inn, the Youbou Bar & Grill, Inn by the river, Jake is at the lake, J&V, Fried ice cream (now also fish & chips and more), newcomer Small town pizza, the cow cafe and Sushi by the lake. Gerard’s Specialty Foods is also now open for take out, as well as the take bag, and Honeymoon Bay Food and General Store, where you will also find lotto tickets and everyday essentials. Or grab a coffee and a treat at Cassy’s cafe Where Ed’s cafe and enjoy a day exploring the sites!

If you dine there, pick up a bottle of local wine at Riverside Best Buy Liquor Store, or turn it into a day with a Cowichan Valley wine tour.

A special gift for someone special – You want to give a gift as unique as they are, and the Lake Cowichan region is the place to find it! Swordfern Shop offers many eco-friendly gift options, including cork yoga mats, jewelry, Tentree apparel, lip balm, bar soap, and bath supplies. To offer family gifts, visit the Lake Mercantile for puzzles, toys and board games – perfect for rainy late winter days! – plus special gifts like bar soap, jewelry, and canned goods.

Lorna’s Emporium has cards and foil balloons for your sweetheart, plus spa-inspired gifts like candles and bath bombs. For the avid reader, a roundup of used books at Butler locksmith is a must-have (not to mention the hand-painted signs to spruce up your decor), while animal (or beast!) lovers will appreciate a little something from the Lake Cowichan Pet Store.

For sweets for your sweetheart, discover the new products Jack’s General Store or the take bag, while Fanny’s Farm is a home-based business with beautiful, unique items. And for country fans? You won’t go wrong with sun party tickets!

Gifts for the do-it-yourselfer – If the projects make your darling’s heart beat faster, visit Hardware for the home Where Lake Cowichan Visitor Center for supplies to get them started (or finished!) Or, give them a day off by calling Vancouver Island Labor Services or Mike’s mowers and more.

Throw for their heart – In the beautiful Cowichan Valley, outdoor adventure is never far away. For fishing enthusiasts, visit Lake Cowichan Fly & Tackle to browse a wide selection of fishing gear, or take a look at some sunny fun with a summer tube rental with the Cowichan Lake Tubular Cabin. You can also book a motor boat from Cowichan Lake Marina for a romantic cruise on the lake, or rent a kayak from Adventures of Kaatza for a slower-paced, natural experience.

Local pleasure – A local “away” weekend can be the perfect gift for someone in desperate need of an escape close to home. To verify Table of the Farm Inn, Cowichan River Lodge, Handsome Dan in Port Renfrew, Greendale Riverside Cabins, Honeymoon Bay Lodge & Retreat Where Cowichan Lake Cabin.

Combine it with a gift certificate to the salon, where you can also get ready and prepared for a date, including the new Muse Lounge, Ramblerose Hair Studio, Treatment salon and Heads or Nails Salon and Spa, not forgetting Honeymoon Bay’s Angie’s aesthetic. For facial waxing, ear piercing, hair styling and tanning services, visit George’s Hair & Tanning, and for a barber, go to Cutz by Skutz.

Eat local, stay local, play local and shop local, and experience all the Cowichan Lake area has to offer in February and beyond!

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