At the Race Run Sporting Center, housed in this modest structure (c1940), “you could rent a bike, fix a flat, buy a hook and the bait to put on it, as well as get advice on where the bass and blues were running on any given day,” Susan Leonard said. The proprietors were Joseph Smith and his wife, Marilyn Smith. More recently, before moving to the old Eastern School, ArtStrand was here.
In 2005, Jay Critchley filled the large windows with sand, making it appear from outside as if the gallery was inundated. Beige, as it was called, followed the theme set by Just Visiting for the Weekend at MacMillan Wharf.