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Built in 1908, the Denman General Store has served the community for over a century, step back in time to get groceries, gas, liquor and cafe items. On the island, there's a well equipped hardware store, medical clinic, massage and bodywork practitioners, recycling center, Saturday farmer's market, library, post office, elementary school, churches........ take a day to visit the many year-round artists and artisans' studios; browse the stores & galleries for books, art pieces and gifts; pick up a picnic at one of the local growers or the General Store; or enjoy a meal at one of the "downtown Denman" cafes. For the "foodies" there's a top notch bakery, a fair trade coffee Bistro, the famous Denman Island Chocolate factory, and farm fresh produce. When you encounter Denman's low-key and personal.

Built in 1912, the Community Hall is a focal point of island entertainment. The main hall is used for concerts, auctions, Christmas fairs, festivals, plays, etc. The adjoined "Back Hall",is a smaller, more intimate, venue that is used for music and other public gatherings. Also on the Community Hall grounds are the soccer field, baseball diamond, tennis court, and children's playground. For an up to date listing of "what's happening?" in the entertainment and art scene on Denman, visit Arts Denman at: Arts Denman

Another gathering hub is the Denman Senior's Centre. During July and August the island's museum and summer art gallery are open daily in the seniors' activity centre. Another very popular activity on the Island is yoga, there's a variety of studios and teachers.

Community Hall entrance   Community playground  Arts centre   Bistro