There's a festival flowering on Austin this Saturday.
It's the second annual Daisy Day, a celebration of central Coquitlam's business centre put on by the Austin Heights Business Improvement Association.
Building on last year's successful debut, Daisy Day kicks off with a 9 to 10: 30 a.m. free pancake breakfast. Located in the Austin Safeway parking lot at 1033 Austin Ave., the daylong event includes performers, activities for children and live music.
The performers on tap for the 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. celebration include MC and singer Tony Prophet (9 a.m.), martial arts demonstration by Sun Hang Do (9: 30 a.m.), the Russian House restaurant musicians (9: 45 a.m.), O'Donnell Irish Dancers (10: 15 a.m.), Hanfu Club Chinese performers (10: 50 a.m.), 5 on a String (11 a.m.), Raquel Barria and Zumba (noon), musician Bailey Alexis (12: 20 p.m.), Beat the Drums Korean drummers (12: 50 p.m.), musician Jeff Huggins (1: 30 p.m.), and band Fat Jazz (2 p.m.).
On location will be various vendors and merchants, plus a variety of free, fun and familyoriented activities.
The day festival goes rain or shine.
Parking is available and recommended at Como Lake Middle School, 1121 King Albert Ave.