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Vancouver Island Events

Dec 9, 2017
Dec 9, 2017
art

For more information contact Wendy Kingwill 250-757-8172
Category:Markets
Date:Dec 9, 2017
Time:10am – 7pm
Address:280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Wendy Kingwill
Phone:250-757-8172
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 9, 2017
cards

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

Self guided tour through seven beautifully decorated homes.
Category:Events
Date:Dec 9, 2017
Time:10 AM - 3 PM
Address:Various
Location:Oceanside
Cost:$25
 
Dec 9, 2017
cruise

Please drop by Expedia CruiseShipCenters for some Christmas Cheer! No need to rsvp.. Please drop in at your leisure. Door Prizes, snacks and Cheer. Our way of saying Merry Christmas!
Category:Events
Date:Dec 9, 2017
Time:11 AM - 2 PM
Address:647 Island Hwy East, Parksville
Location:Angela Giannotti CruiseShipCenters
Cost:Free
 
Dec 9, 2017
tree

Our December featured exhibit will be "Commercial Christmas", displaying historical photographs of downtown Nanaimo’s Christmas scenes. 
Category:Events
Date:Dec 9, 2017
Time:10:00am
Address:100 Museum Way Nanaimo
Location:Nanaimo Museum
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 9, 2017
tools

Darrill Hanscom Woodcraft Christmas Sale. Sale of handcrafted wood items, stools, child sized rocking chairs as well as trays and a large variety of unique gift items, bowls, salt & pepper mills and much more.

Open Nov. 25-26, Dec. 2-3 & 9-10.
Category:Markets
Date:Dec 9, 2017
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:1590 Morello Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Darrill Hanscom Woodcraft
Cost:Free
Phone:250-468-7857
 
Dec 9, 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 9, 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 9, 2017
err

These unique Craft Faires are a Christmas tradition for almost 30 years in our community. Our historic hall is filled with more than 30 vendors each weekend and there is a hearty hot lunch, snacks and beverages too. All proceeds go to the upkeep of the Errington War Memorial Hall. The heart of our community is the home to a special show where buying loccally made gifts is a longstanding tradition. All wares are sold by the artizans and you have to come out twice to see it all. See you there!
Category:Markets
Date:Dec 9, 2017
Time:10:00am
Address:1390 Errington Road Errington
Location:Errington Hall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
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 9, 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 9, 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 9, 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 9, 2017
Address:421 Franklyn Street Nanaimo
Location:Franklyn Street Gym
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 9, 2017
craft

“Our ‘Handmade for the Holidays’ market (10am-4pm) will feature handmade crafts from over 70 Island-based artisans. Check out crafts like handmade cards, decorations, scarves, jewellery, soap, candles and more! Raffles will be held for a variety of gift baskets, and children will be able to write a letter to Santa. Donations will be taken at the door. For more information on the craft fair, check out Nanaimo-Ladysmith Schools Foundation Facebook page.
Category:Markets
Date:Dec 9, 2017
Time:10:00am
Address:355 Wakesiah Ave. Nanaimo
Location:Nanaimo District Secondary School
Cost:Donations will be taken at the door.
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 9, 2017
kara

Karaoke Night, come down and sing ( or just listen) Hosted by Veteransradio.ca. Admission is free, a portion of all sales will be donated, and there is a donation box if your able. Come down and support a great local cause
Category:Events
Date:Dec 9, 2017
Time:6:00pm
Address:9-1209 East Island Highway Parksville
Location:Serious Coffee Parksville
Cost:Free
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 9, 2017
tree

Call and register your kids for our Decorate Thier Own Tree Event! for $5 this will include thier own table top tree along with an assortment of decorations! Call now to book your time.
Category:Family
Date:Dec 9, 2017
Time:10 AM - 2:30 PM
Address:587 Alberni Hwy, Parksville
Location:Buckerfields
Cost:$5
 
Dec 9, 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 9, 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 9, 2017
melted

Come and make up to 6 melty bead ornaments; many designs to choose from. All supplies are included and all ages are welcome. Please call, message or email us at lostartsclub@outlook.com to register; class size is 8 participants. Cash payment at the door or e-transfer or Paypal accepted.
Category:Workshop
Date:Dec 9, 2017
Time:2:00pm
Address:2358 Wild Dove Rd. Nanaimo
Location:Lost Arts Club
Cost:$15
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 9, 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 9, 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 9, 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 9, 2017
Time:3 - 5 PM
Address:2038 Sanders Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Rocking Horse Pub
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 15, 2017 to Dec 10, 2017
elf

The NCS elves are beginning to dust the Christmas trees off, pull gifts, wrapping paper, and decorations out of storage and get ready for our 2017 Elf Program.
Trees, with Santa hat tags attached, will be on display starting November 15th in about ten locations dotted throughout the region.   Each “elf hat” tag will indicate a special gift (“pajamas for a 9 yr old boy”, “$25 i-Tunes gift card”, Petro-Canada gas card, etc.) or a request for a cash donation.   Residents wishing to help their neighbours will ...more info
Category:Events
Start:Nov 15, 2017
End:Dec 10, 2017
Location:Various
Name:Maureen Moore
Phone:250-468-5554
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 9, 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 9, 2017
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 9, 2017
mother


Saturday Breakfast Club. Enjoy a parent and tot exploration and a Mother Goose circle time at Munchkinland, Family Place in Parksville. Join us for songs, stories and breakfast. Saturdays, October 14th to December 9th, except November 11th. 9:30 to 11:30 am. This is a free program suitable for families with children 6 years and younger.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at Enjoy a parent and tot exploration and a Mother Goose circle time at Munchk...more info
Category:Family
Date:Dec 9, 2017
Time: 9:30 to 11:30 am
Address:495 Bay Ave, Parksville
Location:Munchkinland, Family Place
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 9, 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 9, 2017
Time:4 & 7 PM
Address:1300 Princess Royal Avenue Nanaimo
Location:Generations Church
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 9, 2017
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7 lovely houses are featured on the Sunrise Rotary Christmas house tour this year!
Thank you to Sunrise Rotary for including Oceanside Hospice Society in this fabulous festive event! We will have mulled apple cider and Christmas treats available for all the guests. Hopefully we’ll see you on the 9th!
Category:Events
Date:Dec 9, 2017
Time:10 am
Address:210 Crescent Road West, Qualicum Beach
Location:Oceanside Hospice Society
 
Dec 9, 2017
lights

A Port Theatre Spotlight Series Presentation
Pre-Show Chat 2:45pm in Harmac Room
Audience-favourite Winter Harp returns this season with a stunningly beautiful show in celebration of winter and Christmas. For 24 years, this world-class ensemble of harps, medieval instruments, flutes, violin, percussion and singers has brought the joy and meaning of Christmas to tens of thousands of people. The musicians, in rich medieval attire, perform well-known carols as well as hauntingly-beautiful Celtic carols—wi...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Dec 9, 2017
Time:3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Address:125 Front Street Nanaimo
Location:The Port Theatre
Cost:$5 - $42
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 9, 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 9, 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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