Aspen Coop BBQ and Car Wash – Comox

Saturday, August 22 from 11am – 3pm

Come to the Aspen Coop Gas Station for the annual BBQ and Car Wash from 11am to 3pm! The Eagle 97.3 Radio station will be live on location! They will have a raffle and lots of great treats! All the proceeds go to the 2015 Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock. For more information email lezlie@comoxvalleycoop.ca!

6th Annual Fishing Derby – Sayward

Saturday, August 22and Sunday, August 23

Saturday, August 22 marks the kick off for 6th Annual Sayward Fishing Derby. Come test your lines in the Johnstone Strait and see who can pull in the biggest catch! Don’t miss out on all the fun! All proceeds go towards the 2015 Tour de Rock!

Cups for Cancer Barrel Race – Comox Valley Fair Grounds

Saturday, August 29 and Sunday August 30 starting at 10am

Don’t miss out on the event of the summer! Come to the Comox Valley Fair Grounds on Saturday August 29 for Play Day. Entry fee $10, plus $5 administration.

To pre-register call Kandi Woods at 250-923-3941. Barrel Race on Sunday, August 30 at 1:00pm. Peewee: $50 in pledges, Junior: $100 in pledges, Open: $150 in pledges, Newbie/haven’t done it, never won money class: $50 plus $5 admin. All pledges and money must be submitted by August 7. Barrel Race Open: $1000, Junior: $400, Peewee: $200, Newbie/haven’t done it in a long time: $100. All will be paid out in 4D. There are 4 Buckles to be won! Given to whoever raises the most pledge money from each Barrel Race class. Grand Entry to open the race, Everyone welcome western, English, walk, trot or run with hair straight back.

Tour de Rock Gala – Port Hardy

Saturday, September 12

Join us for our semi-formal/formal dinner for the 2015 Port Hardy Tour de Rock Gala! Enjoy a live band, live and silent auction, 50/50 draw and door prizes! The event begins with a cocktail hour from 6:00pm – 7:00pm followed by dinner at 7:00pm at the Port Hardy Civic Centre at 7450 Columbia Street. Tickets are $35 per person or $60 per couple. Tickets can be purchased at Café Guido, The Clothes Inn (Port Hardy & Port McNeill) and Timberland Sports. For more info contact Lisa Harrison 250-218-7158 or email lharrison@bc.cancer.ca.

Garage Sale at Union Bay Community Hall – Union Bay

Saturday September 19 from 9am – 2pm

Head down to the Union Bay Community Hall for the Tour de Rock Garage Sale! All proceeds go to the 2015 Tour de Rock. Contact Donna Mackay at 250-335-2147 for more information.

Seafood Dinner and Auction at the Port Alice Legion – Port Alice

Saturday, September 19 at 7pm

Join us for the 2015 Tour de Rock Seafood Dinner and Auction at the Port Alice Legion! Dinner starts at 5:30pm and the auction starts at 7:00pm. Tickets are $20 each and you can pick them up at the Port Alice Legion! Don’t miss the chance to mix and mingle with the 2015 Tour de Rock riders. All proceeds go to the Tour de Rock! For more information call Ashley Lacusta at 250-284-0015.

Potluck Dinner at the Sayward Heritage Hall – Sayward
Monday, September 21 at 6pm
Enjoy an evening out with your family for a potluck dinner and meet the 2015 Tour de Rock riders! Dinner starts at 6pm at the Sayward School Gym. There will be a raffle, 50/50 and much more! All proceeds go to the Tour de Rock. For more information call Sandy Sanderson at 250-282-3443.

Spirit Square Community Head Shave – Campbell River
Tuesday, September 22

New location this year! Come to Spirit Square on Tuesday, September 22! Come mix and mingle with the 2015 Tour de Rock riders at this amazing event. There will be a community head shave, live music from a high school band, guest speakers, a special visit from the Campbell River Dragon boat ladies and so much more! Don’t miss out! For more information please call Carol Chapman at 250-287-8221.

Best Western – The Westerly Hotel & Convention Centre present – Pirates of the Caribbean II- The Pirates Return – Courtenay

Wednesday, September 23 at 6pm
Come meet the 2015 Tour de Rock riders at the Best Western – The Westerly Hotel & Convention Centre at 1590 Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay, BC. Cocktails 6:00pm and dinner 6:30pm! Enjoy a 6 course meal, live band ” Luke Blu Guthrie” and live and silent auction. Tickets sold at Best Westerly, Boston Pizza, RCMP office. Tickets are $60 per person. We will be paying tribute to Mike Lawless for his many years of dedication and hard work to the Tour de Rock. For more info contact: Lisa Harrison 250-218-7158

Fun Family Night – Port Alberni

Friday, September 25 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Have dinner with the 2015 Tour de Rock riders while they are in town and enjoy some fun carnival games outside at the Boston Pizza! Tickets are $15 for children and $20 for adults and will be available at Boston Pizza starting August 17! There will be entertainment, a silent auction, a bag raffle and a 50/50 draw, all in support of the Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock! For information contact Tracy Berg at 250.668.6794 or tberg@bc.cancer.ca!

Ongoing North

BBQ Package Give Away at Boston Pizza – Courtenay
Draw Date: Friday, August 28

Enter to win the ultimate BBQ package give away! What summer wouldn’t be complete without a Master Chef BBQ from Canadian Tire, BBQ Meat Package from Gunter Bros., 2 Luxury Camping Chairs from Sunwest RV, a Patio Umbrella and Cooler from Boston Pizza ($650 Value). All money raised will be donated to the Tour de Rock’s fundraising initiative for the Canadian Cancer Society and Camp Goodtimes. Tickets are available for $5 at Boston Pizza from Monday, June 29 until Thursday, August 27, 2015. Draw will take place on August 28 at Noon at Boston Pizza.

Tour de Rock Raffle – Across Vancouver Island
Draw Date: September 10

Prizes are confirmed and tickets are printed! Get your raffle tickets for $10! 1st Prize is a Bear Mountain Golf Getaway Package for 4, $1,250 value. Donated by Gordon N’ Gordon and Jack’s Place. 2nd Prize is a Canucks Hockey Getaway Package for 2, $1,000 value. Donated by Delta Hotels and Spaghetti Factory. 3rd Prize is a Mayne Island Getaway Package for 2, $400 value. Donated by Fernhill B& B, Bennett Bay Bistro and Mayne Island Charter Tours. For more information and to purchase your tickets contact Tour de Rock riders Alison Wood at 250-380-6132 or Alison.wood@rcmp-grc.gc.ca or Rob Webb at 250-732-0312 or atrlwebb@telus.net!

NEW! $1000 Shopping Spree at the Clothes Inn – Port Hardy/Port McNeill
Draw date: September 20

Enter for a chance to win a $1000 Shopping spree at the Port Hardy or Port McNeill Clothes Inn! Go into the Clothes Inn and buy your tickets today! Tickets are 10 for $20. Raffle sponsored by Port Hardy Tour de Rock committee. For more information contact Lisa Harrison at 250-218-7158!

NEW! Kids Bike Raffle – Campbell River
Draw date: September 22

The 11 businesses of Campbell River have come together and bought 15 kids bikes to have in their stores for the rest of the summer! Tickets are $2 each. Each bike will be going into Campbell River elementary schools for the beginning of school until the Tour de Rock comes to Campbell River on Tuesday, September 22. We will be drawing the winner of each bike in Spirit Square at 5:00pm! Here is a list of all businesses selling raffle tickets; Rivercity Therapeutic , Discovery Foods, Timberline Mall, Joe’s Pharmacy, Great Clips, Moeller and Company, Campbell River Glass, Discovery Chiropractic, Rainbow’s End Golf course (Sayward), Spinner’s Sports, A Cut Above. For more information email John Belanger at jbelanger721@gmail.com

Tami’s Café Burger – Sayward
Ongoing till September 22

Drop by Tami’s Café on Highway 19 just outside of Campbell River. Tami is donating $1 towards the Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock for every burger she cooks up!

Bike Raffle at Tyee Chevrolet – Campbell River
Draw date: September 22

Your chance to win North Island Tour de Rock rider John Belanger’s training bike. Tyee Chevrolet is raffling off John’s Specialized Diverge Sport A1 to help raise money for this year’s Tour de Rock. Tickets on sale at Tyee Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Swicked Cycles in Campbell River. Help us send kids with cancer to camp! Tickets are $10 each and only 400 tickets will be printed. Draw date September 22! For more info call Al Howie at 250-203-9224