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Vancouver Island Events

Dec 16, 2017
Dec 16, 2017
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Canasta at Nanoose Place every Thursday & Sunday 7-9 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 16, 2017
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 14, 2017 to Dec 16, 2017
toy

20th Annual Wooden Toy and Craft Sale by the 29th Baden-Powell Guild, raising funds to support Scouting and other charities in the Nanaimo area. Three days only.
Category:Events
Start:Dec 14, 2017
End:Dec 16, 2017
Time:9:00am
Address:3200 N. Island Hwy Nanaimo
Location:Country Club Centre
Cost:Free
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 16, 2017
xmas

Join us for our annual holiday celebration, “Christmas On The Farm”. This free event features wagon rides, live music, kids crafts and activities, live storytelling, marshmallow roasting, free hot chocolate and popcorn, mulled wine tasting, “kritter korner”, wine & cheese tasting, and more! This year’s even will start a little earlier and run from 10:30 to 3pm. Parking is available at Morningstar Golf Club (where the carol-wagon ride starts). Parking for those with mobility limitations is available in ...more info
Category:Events
Date:Dec 16, 2017
Time:10:30 am - 3 pm
Address:403 Lowrys Rd, Parksville
Location:Little Qualicum Cheeseworks
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 16, 2017
tides

The Tidesman invite you to celebrate an "Old-Fashioned Christmas". An uplifting evening of traditional Christmas songs to evoke that old-time Christmas spirit.
Category:Concerts
Date:Dec 16, 2017
Time:7:00pm
Address:345 Pym St Parksville
Location:Knox United Church
Cost:$20 Adults, $5 for 16 and under
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 16, 2017
tree

Our December featured exhibit will be "Commercial Christmas", displaying historical photographs of downtown Nanaimo’s Christmas scenes. 
Category:Events
Date:Dec 16, 2017
Time:10:00am
Address:100 Museum Way Nanaimo
Location:Nanaimo Museum
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 16, 2017
Farmers%20Market

Denman Island Farmer’s Market. Saturday's, 9:30am-12:30pm. You’ll find a wide range of fresh island produce, baked goods, gift items and more. It’s held on the grass field beside the Marcus Isbister Old School Centre at 5901 Denman Road, with the Island’s Recycling Depot right next door.

Date(s): 
Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 9:30am
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 9:30am
Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 9:30am
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 9:30am
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 9:30am
Saturday...more info
Category:Markets
Date:Dec 16, 2017
Time:9:30am-12:30pm
Address:5901 Denman Rd behind the recycling depot , Denman Island
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 16, 2017
xmas

Errington Christmas Concert. Seasonal songs, skits, movies, and readings by a cast of local characters. Great entertainment for the whole family. Admission is by donation at the door.
Category:Concerts
Date:Dec 16, 2017
Time:7:30 pm
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:Admission is by donation at the door
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 30, 2017 to Jan 10, 2018
lights

From the last Thursday in November until January 10th, Ladysmith will be ignited with the life of thousands of twinkling Christmas lights.  Our kick-off evening starts Thurs, Nov. 30th with a parade at 6:40pm, there will also be mobile concessions, The 11th Annual Christmas Craft Fair, Starlight Shopping and more!  A magical evening to get you and your family into the Christmas spirit. See the full schedule of events at, https://www.ladysmithfol.com/

Date(s): 
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 6:30pm
Fr...more info
Category:Events
Start:Nov 30, 2017
End:Jan 10, 2018
Time:5:00pm
Address:Downtown Ladysmith
Location:Downtown Ladysmith
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 16, 2017
ginger

B. Gingerbread Homes is back again with holiday magic, festive cheer and fun family activities! Join us at Gingerbread Village, located in the Vancouver Island Conference Center, to vote on your favorite gingerbread house, decorate cookies, and visit with Santa and other holiday characters. B. Gingerbread Homes is the perfect day out with your family!
For the full schedule of events, please visit our website or Facebook Page.
Date(s): 
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
Saturday, December 2, 2017 ...more info
Category:Events
Date:Dec 16, 2017
Time:12:00pm
Address:101 Gordon St Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island Conference Center
Cost:Donations requested for some activities
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 16, 2017
xmas

Help Nanaimo make this the greatest Toy Drive we have had to date. Starting Nov. 16-Dec 16 you are encouraged to donate an unwrapped toy(s), gifts, books and stuffed animals for children 0-16. Gifts for our teenagers are always in need. Items can be left at the different drop off sites around town including Nanaimo Shopping Centres, Nanaimo Firehalls, Coastal Community Credit Unions, Nanaimo Museum, Wolf/Wave Radio Station to name a few. See Website for more information if needed.

Date(s): 
Thursday, N...more info
Category:Events
Date:Dec 16, 2017
Address:421 Franklyn Street Nanaimo
Location:Franklyn Street Gym
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 16, 2017
night

3rd Annual Magical Nights of Light

A Wild-light Spectacular Event. Fridays & Saturdays only from 6pm-8pm, December 8th to December 23rd.

• Magical Light Show
• Walk through at your own pace
• Hot Chocolate
• Colouring Contest
• Visit with Santa
• And more ...!

$5 suggested donation for adult admission. Children 12 and under are free.
Category:Family
Date:Dec 16, 2017
Time:6pm-8pm
Address:1240 Leffler Road, Errington
Location:North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre
Cost:Suggested donation of $5 (12 and under free)
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 16, 2017
milner

Milner Christmas Magic 2017, December 1-3, 8-10 & 15-20; 5:00pm - 8:30pm - last entry at 8:00pm.

The annual family festival of lights & music in the Garden! Featuring over 1 km of Festive Lights, Holiday Displays, Live Music, Refreshments, Special Christmas Gift Shop, Santa Claus, Teddy Bear Cottage, Storytelling.

Christmas Magic Musicians:
Fri Dec 1: Tangerine Swing
Sat Dec 2: Heart’s Ease
Sun Dec 3: Spare Tyme

Fri Dec 8: Qualicum Beach Ukelele Band
Sat Dec 9: Graffiti Quartet
Sun...more info
Category:Family
Date:Dec 16, 2017
Time:5:00pm - 8:30pm
Address:2179 West Island Hwy, Qualicum Beach
Location:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:Adult $5; Children $2.50; Family (2 adults & up to 3 children/youths <19 yrs) $12
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 16, 2017
lions

Meat Draws every Saturday at the Rocking Horse Pub from 3:00 to 5:00 pm (except for summer break)
Category:Events
Date:Dec 16, 2017
Time:3 - 5 PM
Address:2038 Sanders Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Rocking Horse Pub
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 16, 2017
QB%20market
Welcome to the Qualicum Beach Farmers Market - a great way to start your Saturday morning. Whether you're visiting for the first time, or are a lifelong resident, a visit to Veteran's Way and Memorial is where you'll find the best in fresh fruits, vegetables and berries, plants and cut flowers, fresh baked goods, jams and jellies, fish, chicken and pork, as well as a wide range of local crafts. Visit their website for more info.
Category:Markets
Date:Dec 16, 2017
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 16, 2017 to Dec 17, 2017
dough

Day 1 will be cutting and creating up to 5 salt dough ornaments, Day 2 will be painting and decorating these ornaments; please be sure to sign up for both classes. There are many shapes and decorating ideas to choose from. All supplies are included and all ages are welcome; $15/person or per family making and decorating 5 ornaments in total over the 2 days. Please contact us to register. Cash payment at the door, e-transfer or Paypal accepted. Please also book a Day 2 decorating class.
Category:Events
Start:Dec 16, 2017
End:Dec 17, 2017
Time:1:00pm
Address:2358 Wild Dove Rd. Nanaimo
Location:Lost Arts Club
Cost:$15/person or per family
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 16, 2017 to Dec 17, 2017
pet

We ask that you please only bring pets that are friendly with other pets and people. I will have various shapes pre-cut for everyone to choose from. To reduce chaos and increase cooperation I will schedule each pet family a 15 minute timeslot between 3pm-5pm so please be here promptly at the time you are given. If you have more than 1 pet that you would like to bring at the same time please let us know and we'll schedule time accordingly. Please also book Day 2 to decorate your ornament.
Category:Events
Start:Dec 16, 2017
End:Dec 17, 2017
Time:3:00pm
Address:2358 Wild Dove Rd Nanaimo
Location:Lost Arts Club
Cost:$5
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 16, 2017
xmas

Generations Church presents our 25th Annual Singing Christmas Tree! Our giant Christmas Tree is filled with over 50 choir members singing new and old Christmas songs. Along with a drama presentation and light show, our performances are sure to get you in the Christmas spirit! This year's performance tells the story of one family's Not So Perfect Christmas, it's a story we can all relate to. 
Category:Family
Date:Dec 16, 2017
Time:4 & 7 PM
Address:1300 Princess Royal Avenue Nanaimo
Location:Generations Church
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 16, 2017
train

ECHO Players Presents: The Christmas Express by Pat Cook

Directed by Mari-Lyn Kelly. The residents of Holly are in a pre-Christmas funk - especially the train station manager Hilda, but when Leo Tannenbaum appears from nowhere on Dec 23rd, things begin to change around the Holly Railway Station.

A long defunct radio springs to life, the local carolers (notoriously awful) sound like the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and everyone seems to be filled with Christmas spirit. Is it Leo's doing, or just a coinc...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Dec 16, 2017
Time:Various Times
Address:110 W Second Ave, Qualicum Beach
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$21 adults, $18 seniors, $12 students, $6 child 6 & under
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 16, 2017
toys

Winter Wonderland on Ice Toy Drive and Free Everyone Welcome Skate, December 16 from 1-3pm.
Category:Family
Date:Dec 16, 2017
Time:1-3pm
Address:830 Island Hwy W, Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 16, 2017
skate

It is a holiday tradition to take part in this magical skating event at Oceanside Place Arena.Special lighting and décor make you feel as though you are skating on an outdoor pond at night. Even if you do not skate, come by and view the lights from the deck. Wheelchairs and strollers are welcome.Join us for a variety of public skate sessions from December 15 to 31.
Category:Family
Date:Dec 16, 2017
Time:Various Times
Address:830 Island Hwy W, Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:regular admission, some sessions are sponsored (Free)
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 12, 2017 to Dec 17, 2017
yellow

Now in its 11th year, it has become a family tradition on central Vancouver Island.  Be sure to include a performance of the Yellowpoint Christmas Spectacular as part of your holiday festivities. This year's singing and dancing extravaganza includes musical tributes to The Beatles, Nina Simone, Rod Stewart and Lady Gaga. Also Broadway showstoppers from 'Mary Poppins' and many more classical hits and Christmas favorites including the old classic ‘White Christmas’. 
Category:Concerts
Start:Dec 12, 2017
End:Dec 17, 2017
Time:Various Times
Address:125 Front Street Nanaimo
Location:The Port Theatre
Cost:See website for pricing
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 16, 2017
yoga

Level 1 Drop-in: Introduces the foundation of Iyengar Yoga standing poses. Also introduced at this level is the basis of the seated poses, twists, balancing postures, shoulder stand and deep relaxation. The benefits include increased mobility, stability and strength. Yoga philosophy is introduced. These classes are suitable for all beginning students in Iyengar Yoga. Minimum of 6 months regular attendance is recommended before moving to Level 2.


Date(s): 
Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 10:00am
Saturd...more info
Category:Events
Date:Dec 16, 2017
Address:203-891 Island Hwy West Parksville
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health and Yoga Centre
Cost:$17 Seniors $15 Punch Cards & Passes
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email


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