Arrowsmith Hall and Kitchen
Arrowsmith Hall is a 2000 square foot facility equipped with a full commercial kitchen, washrooms, and assembly hall suitable for banquets, community meetings, and other activities like yoga, floor curling and children’s recreation. During the annual fair, this building showcases our Domestic Science, Needlework and Arts & Crafts entries. Twice a year, our spring and fall suppers are held in this building. Many private functions renting the facility also make use of the lawn, picnic area and pavilion.
The full commercial kitchen can be rented with the hall or by itself. During the Fair and at other events, the Arrowsmith Agricultural Association uses the kitchen is used as a concession stand, making use of the built-in pass-through windows to serve customers outside. The kitchen has been rented by cooks preparing chili for Qualicum Beach’s Fire & Ice contest and by market vendors preparing preserves like jams or pickles.
Maximum Capacity: 150 (banquet or theatre)
Kitchen Equipment: place settings for 150, upright freezer, double door cooler, gas stove and grill with two ovens, convection oven, electric stove with oven, microwave oven, 2 sink stations, coffee & tea making equipment, and a dish sterilizer. Chaffers and serving ware available for an additional rental fee.