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Raise the Roof – We made it!


Hey everyone… WE MADE IT!

This may be one of the most exciting announcements of 2018 for us at the Sunnybrae Community Association. On behalf of the Sunnybrae Community, we are extremely pleased to share with you that we have now reached our fundraising goal for our “Raise the Roof” Project!

What does this mean? As a Community project originally started by SCA President Sharda Murray-Kieken, “Raise the Roof” aims to bring a new lease of life to the Sunnybrae Community Hall through building a fixed roof structure over the outdoor patio. This space has already been enjoyed on many an occasion. From the Plant & Book Sales, Halloween BBQ Celebrations and Music Jams to Family Gatherings and Wedding Celebrations; our Community have all braved the weather in the name of fun.

Of course none of this would have been possible without the support, hard work, dedication, volunteerism and generosity of so many people in this Community, so cue the Thank You roll!

Thank you to all board members of the Sunnybrae Community Association, past and present, for their diligent volunteer work: planning fundraisers, donating food and goodies at countless events, applying for grants, and generally striving to keep Sunnybrae a Community for all.

Thanks to Linda Franklin for providing the drawings for this project and giving us a vision to aim for.  A huge thanks to the CSRD and Area C Director Paul Demenok for their support and commitment to our vision and to Greg Kyllo, our MLA for the Shuswap, for believing in us. Both have provided significant support in making this project achievable.

Thanks to the Sunnybrae Seniors Hall, the Tappen Sunnybrae Fire Department and the Sunnybrae Coffeehouse for their continuous fundraising support and assistance over the years.

To all the local businesses who contributed prize giveaways, made donations and supported events: Arts Council for the South Shuswap, Karate Club, Badminton Club, Sunnybrae Vineyards & Winery, Sunnybrae Bible Camp, Hudson Vintage, Day Tripper Knits, Power Auto Body, Acorn Music, The Shuswap Pie Company, EcoTreats, The Candy Vault, Doughboyz Pizza, Prisa Lighting, Salmon Arm Silverbacks, Melissa Treleaven, Tim Hortons, Braby Motors, Martina’s Classic Barber Shoppe, Askew’s Foods and Panago Pizza. And once again thanks to the Shuswap Scoop for keeping us all connected!

To the musicians who played our fundraisers and made contributions: Denis Severino and the Sam Gleaves Concert, The Willy Gaw Band, Seal Skull Hammer, The Salmon Armenians, Birchbark, Doc & the Disorderlies, Chicken-Like Birds, Sons of Bitumen and Steph Clifford.

And finally, thank you to the Community of Sunnybrae and surrounding areas, for your generous personal donations and turning up in support of these fundraisers, time after time. It really all adds up!

With a planned build for late Spring 2018, it shouldn’t be long before we can all enjoy this Community meeting space, rain or shine. We hope to celebrate with a Community BBQ later in the year, so stay tuned for an invite 🙂

For updates on the project and more info on what’s going on here in Sunnybrae, check out our website:, or Like/Follow us on Facebook: “Sunnybrae Community Association”.



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Maggie Davis at the Sunnybrae Coffeehouse – Saturday 10th March

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We are just continuously spoiled here at the Sunnybrae Coffeehouse!

Coming through the valley to grace the stage this Saturday 10th March, is one of Revelstoke’s musical gems, Maggie Davis.

Her stellar, wholesome vocals bring a wonderful energy to the room, bound to captivate and turn ears, with her repotoire of folk/singer-songwriter originals, amongst an array of uniquely approached covers.

Check out the links below for a taste of Maggie Davis music: a recent duo with Katie Marti as well as a blast from the past (at least some may recognise) as part of Stuck on Honey.

Maggie Davis & Katie Marti – Lay Low (Shovels and Rope)

Maggie Davis with Stuck on Honey – Keys to the Kingdom

We are so very excited for this one!

Jack Marks – Live at the Sunnybrae Hall!

Happy New Year everyone!

We are proud to announce that with the new year, members in our community have rallied together to throw a concert at our very own Sunnybrae Community Hall!

With the exception of our local Sunnybrae Coffeehouse, it is a rare occasion that concerts appear at the hall, so we are very happy and grateful to see people putting on shows like this for the community.

The artist in question is Jack Marks: a folk/alt-country musician who hails from Toronto, ON. Expect to hear real singer-songwriting: a collection of Jack Mark’s experiences all delivered through songs that will move you in every which way.

Also expect a support appearance of some special guests, which all-in-all is going to make this a truly special evening, celebrating live Canadian music!

Tickets are $15 and available from a number of local vendors listed in the poster below. For any more info, and a taste of Jack’s music, please check out the Facebook Event: Jack Marks – Live at the Sunnybrae Hall.

We look forward to seeing you all there!

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Music Swap – Thank You!


What a great musical afternoon!

Thank you to everyone who came and joined us on Sat 9th December. And a special thanks to the Tappen Sunnybrae Fire Department for helping out with our food drive and coming to join in on Edith’s delicious soup.

Together our Music Swap raised $480 for the Salmon Arm Foodbank and Emergency Women’s Shelter!


The Kringles at the Sunnybrae Coffeehouse – Sat 9th Dec


We are all very excited for the last Sunnybrae Coffeehouse of 2017… and a very festive one at that!

Looking forward to welcoming in this great local band: The Kringles!

“With over 120 years of professional musicianship between them, The Kringles have been electrifying crowds since 2012 with their versions of Blues and Rock classics. Vocal harmonies and tight rhythmic grooves allow for danceable entertainment. Chris Emery (drums/vocals), Richard Sevigny (guitars and lap-steel/vocals), Derek Bottcher (bass) and Dale Bush (guitar/vocals) combine their talent and professionalism for one great show.”


Day Tripper Knits – Thank You!


A huge thank you to Gail Wallace from Sunnybrae, who very kindly donated an extensive range of her handmade toques, scarves and hoods to the Sunnybrae Community Association!

We have and will be selling these at our local events and putting the funds towards our Raise the Roof project!

In this short time already $240.00 has been raised!



Winter Happenings in Sunnybrae


Well thankfully winter has taken a step back for Autumn the last few weeks, giving us all a chance to do a little more outdoor activities before the snow sets in!

As we all begin to prepare for winter here is a heads-up about what is happening down at the Sunnybrae Community Hall.


The Karate club are still getting together on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6pm and will be running through until May. For more information please feel free to send us a message via our contact page, or on our official Facebook Page: Sunnybrae Community Association.


The Badminton club meet on Monday’s at 7-9pm and Fridays 1-3pm. Drop-ins welcome!

Musical Swap Meet – Dec 9th 

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In support of the Tappen Sunnybrae Fire Dept’s food drive, the Sunnybrae Community Association and Dale Bushy Bush are hosting the 2nd Musical Swap Meet of the year. This has proven to be a fantastic opportunity to buy, sell and trade anything musical. It is also just a great excuse to come down to the hall and mingle with the community, check our what’s on offer and throw a donation in for the Salmon Arm Foodbank and Emergency Woman’s Shelter.

Entry is $2 or a non-perishable Foodbank Donation. For more information or to book a sales table, please contact 250 675 3015.

The Sunnybrae Coffeehouse – Dec 9th

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Falling on the same day as the Musical Swap Meet will be the festive rendition of our community Coffeehouse. The feature act, The Kringles, from Blind-Bay and surrouding areas, also happens to be featuring Dale Bushy Bush who brought the Musical Swap Meet to Sunnybrae!

Stay tuned for an upcoming event poster. As always, admission is $3 with the show kicking off at 730pm!


Chicken-Like Birds at the Sunnybrae Coffeehouse – Sat 11th November

CoffeeHouse2017b_Oct-page-001Join us in welcoming Chicken-Like Birds back from their great Canadian tour, with an evening of local, live music!

Expect “original swing, country blues and ragtime tunes that are applicable to the 20th century but are very much influenced by the music of the 1920’s and 1930’s.”

For a taste of what’s to come this Saturday, check out their official website:

This month we dedicate the Sunnybrae Coffeehouse to Barry Turner: a member of the Sunnybrae Community who will be missed by all.


Sunnybrae Halloween Fireworks – Tuesday 31st October


A terrifying evening draws near at the Sunnybrae Community Hall. Admission is free, all are welcome… if you dare! 🎃


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