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Vancouver Island Events

Oct 13, 2018
Oct 13, 2018
CFI 2nd Annual Apple Pressing

Coombs Farmers' Institute is proud to host the 2nd Annual Apple Pressing Day!

Bring your friends and family for a day of apple pressing fun:

- Live apple pressing from Pressing Matter Mobile Juicer
- Taste over 80 varieties of apples from Denman Island Heritage Apples
- Games and art projects for children (apple related, of course!)
- Pick up a heritage apple tree to plant in your backyard
- Enjoy lunch from a local food truck

If you'd like to have your apples pressed, please note:

- Apples must be dropped off no later than 12:00 pm
- No book...more info
Category:Art
Date:Oct 13, 2018
Time:9:00am - 4:00pm
Address:1014 Ford Rd, Coombs
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 13, 2018
guit

Island Luthiers Guild Annual Guitars by Hand Show

Admission is Free. Come and see hand crafted guitars, ukeleles, banjos, lutes and other fine musical instruments. Meet the makers face to face. Featuring fabulous wood, exotic inlays and amazing workmanship by builders from the Island, Gulf Islands and Powell River.

This year, Reuben Forslund, a luthier from Sooke, will bring his "Hendrix Homewood guitar" made from assorted wood salvaged from Jimi Hendrix's childhood home.

If you are interested...more info
Category:Art
Date:Oct 13, 2018
Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Rd, Errington
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 13, 2018
Whether we choose to accept it or not, anxiety is a part of life. We all encounter it, yet most of us are unaware of how it impacts our daily lives.
Pietro Abela will draw upon his 28 years as a therapist and teacher of personal growth as well as his own experiences and challenges with anxiety, to show why anxiety as an opportunist flourishes within environments of denial. Awareness and understanding of anxiety is foundational to its management.
In the first half of the workshop, Pietro will present the many properties and outcomes of anxiety, so that participants can become aware of how anx...more info
Category:Art
Date:Oct 13, 2018
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:345 Pym Street Parksville
Location:Knox United Church (Parksville)
Cost:$.30 – $75
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 13, 2018
bran

“Brandon not only plays his guitar but he plays his audience like a ringmaster in his own circus, always looking for new ways to entertain.”-Teresa Mallam, Prince George Free Press.
What separates this juno award nominated artist from the rest of the pack besides his world-class musicianship and song writing, is his ability to connect and involve the audience in his live shows.
After many nominations by The Maple Blues Awards, (Canada’s national blues awards) this Yukonion guitar slinger finally won hi...more info
Category:Art
Date:Oct 13, 2018
Time:7:30pm - 10:30pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$20
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 13, 2018
cards

Canasta at Nanoose Place every Thursday & Sunday 7-9 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 13, 2018
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 13, 2018
denman

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.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 13, 2018
Time:9:30am-12:30pm
Address:5901 Denman Rd behind the recycling depot Denman Island
Location:Denmand Island Farmers' Market
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 13, 2018
ball

Disco Light Skate for All Ages

Catch dance fever under the disco lights at Oceanside Place Arena. The flashing lights and pumping music will take you back in time on Saturday October 13th from 7:30 to 9:00 pm. Regular admission.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation
Category:Family
Date:Oct 13, 2018
Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Regular Admission
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 11, 2018 to Oct 28, 2018
ap

Echo Players is proud to present its first production of the season "Enchanted April"

"Enchanted April", indeed! We begin our story in England, February 1922. It's damp, dreary, depressing, soggy, foggy and, and well, just downright miserable. Relationships inside Lotty and Mellersh Wilton's household mirrors this unhappy, gloomy weather. All seems hopeless until Lotty accidentally spots a small ad in the 'Times' for a month's let in a small Italian castle that promises 'wisteria and sunshine'.

She b...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Oct 11, 2018
End:Oct 28, 2018
Time:Tues. - Sat. 7:30pm; Sunday matinees 2:00pm
Address:110 West 2nd Ave., Qualicum Beach
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:Adult - $23, Senior - $20, Group (10+) - $19, Student - $14
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 1, 2018 to Oct 27, 2018
ART

Fall Juried Art Show from October 1 through 27, with an opening reception, meet and great tea on October 3 at 2pm.
Category:Events
Start:Oct 1, 2018
End:Oct 27, 2018
Time:10:30am - 4:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West Qualicum Beach
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 13, 2018
Gala & Auction

The Gala & Auction is a fundraiser for the Chamber. We coordiante and manage many projects and programs within the community, such as economic development projects, Canada Day in Parksville, the Summer by the Sea Street Market and the Business Achievement Awards. The Chamber of Commerce also operates the Visitor Information Centre which is open year round.

The annual Gala Auction fundraiser includes a gourmet buffet dinner, Silent and Live Auctions, draws and dancing! It's one of Parksville?s premier social events and you don?t have to be a Chamber of Commerce memb...more info
Category:Events
Date:Oct 13, 2018
Time:5:30pm
Address:132 Jensen Avenue East, Parksville
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Cost:$85
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 13, 2018
art

Lloyd Major was born in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta. He had a flair for art at an early age. He worked for many years as a sign painter, a wonderfully training for his now detailed artwork. He also owned art galleries both her in Parksville and also Moose Jaw. “Since arriving on Vancouver Island, many years ago, I found a love of the natural beauty surrounding us. After many years, painting and teaching on an almost daily basis, I am now semi-retired, still teaching a day and a half a week, plus still p...more info
Category:Art
Date:Oct 13, 2018
Time:11:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street Parksville,
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (MAC)
Phone:250-752-5533
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 13, 2018
Hungry Canadians, Corporate Charity and the Right To Food

About the talk: Discover who is responsible for home-grown hunger when governments ignore international obligations.

Presenter: Graham Riches, PhD, Professor Emeritus UBC School of Social Work

About the presenter: Graham Riches, is emeritus professor of social work at the University of British Columbia.

His research lies in the fields of poverty, human rights and social policy principally within Canada and the rich world focusing on the politics of hunger (food insecurity), corporate charity (food banking) and the right to ...more info
Category:Art
Date:Oct 13, 2018
Time:10:00am - 12:00pm
Address:2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Ba
Location:Nanoose Community Centre
Cost:$10
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 13, 2018
yoga

Progressing from the Yoga Fundamentals class series, this class deepens the foundation of Iyengar Yoga standing poses as well as continued development 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 1/2.
Students $13, Seniors $...more info
Category:Art
Date:Oct 13, 2018
Time:10:00am - 11:15am
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 13, 2018
Fun activities inspire confidence, healthy relationships and community awareness. Nutritious snacks are provided as well as transportation from Oceanside and Springwood Elementary Schools to the Community Services Centre in Parksville. Pre-registration is required.
Category:Art
Date:Oct 13, 2018
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 13, 2018
shady

Join us on Saturday evening from 7-11pm for a great evening of live music. Come for dinner, stay and dance the night away. Adults Only, 19+.
September 22 – The Enablers
September 29 – Ginger Blonde
October 6 – Buffalo Pound
October 13 – The Enablers
October 20 – Butts Giraud & Friends Blues
October 27 – Identity Crisis
November 3 – The Kingmixers
November 10 – Ryder Bachman
November 17 – Butts Giraud & Friends Blues
November 24 – The Enablers
December 1 – Buffalo Pound
Category:Events
Date:Oct 13, 2018
Time:7:00pm - 11:00pm
Address:3109 Island Highway W Qualicum Beach
Location:Shady Rest Hotel
Cost:No Cover
Phone:(250) 752-9111
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 13, 2018
music

Marc Atkinson Trio with Cameron Wilson in Concert at the Errington Hall

Four of Canada’s most talented and creative musicians join forces in a concert that ends ‘Guitars by Hand’, the hall’s annual showcase of Vancouver Island luthiers. It’s no accident we invited The Marc Atkinson Trio with special guest Cameron Wilson for this event – they perform with brilliant virtuosity and improvisation on lutes including guitars, stand-up bass, and violin.
Category:Art
Date:Oct 13, 2018
Time:7:30pm
Address:1390 Errington Rd, Errington
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$23
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 13, 2018
(all supplies included)
Category:Art
Date:Oct 13, 2018
Time:11:00am - 1:30pm
Address:106 West Second Ave Qualicum Beach,
Location:ReVived Vintage
Cost:$75
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 13, 2018
lions

Meat Draws every Saturday at the Rocking Horse Pub from 3:00 to 5:00 pm (except for summer break)
Category:Events
Date:Oct 13, 2018
Time:3 - 5 PM
Address:2038 Sanders Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Rocking Horse Pub
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 13, 2018
Honouring First Nations: Norma’s mentor over many years was a Tsimshian Elder who helped transform her life on many levels. This relationship took her on a spiritual journey that resulted in the opportunity to meet several elders and leaders. This Exhibition is her tribute to the important contribution these people have made to their Peoples and culture.
Earth, Air, Fire, and Water: “Reflections of the natural world around us – how we experience nature becomes expressed like a mirror through our thoughts and emotions. Not only our planet but the entire universe is formed from material particl...more info
Category:Art
Date:Oct 13, 2018
Time:11:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (MAC)
Phone:250-752-5533
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 13, 2018
zen

The MAC hosts a free monthly drop-in for Zentangle enthusiasts to come by and tangle. Bring your Zentangle tiles or your ZIA project and your tangling supplies and join us. There will be no instructor and anyone who has taken a Zentangle beginner class (or equivalent) is welcome.
If you’d like to see some Zentangle artists in action, please come by, meet some tanglers, ask questions and find out what it’s all about.
Art by Rose Lovell
Category:Events
Date:Oct 13, 2018
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street Parksville,
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (MAC)
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 13, 2018
naga

Everyone is welcome at this one hour of guided meditation. By donation. In the Buddhist tradition, offering is a part of practice. Your offering helps to maintain the beauty and the activities of the Centre and is fully appreciated
Category:Art
Date:Oct 13, 2018
Time:10:00am - 11:00am
Address:2800 Grafton Ave Qualicum Beach
Location:Kathok Meditation Centre
Cost:By donation
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 13, 2018
fund

The Gala & Auction is a fundraiser for the Chamber. We coordinate and manage many projects and programs within the community, such as economic development projects, Canada Day in Parksville, the Summer by the Sea Street Market and the Business Achievement Awards. The Chamber of Commerce also operates the Visitor Information Centre which is open year round.
The annual Gala Auction fundraiser includes a gourmet buffet dinner, Silent and Live Auctions, draws and dancing! It’s one of Parksville’s premie...more info
Category:Events
Date:Oct 13, 2018
Time:5:30pm
Address:132 East Jensen Avenue Parksville
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Cost:$85
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 13, 2018
Purchase a pot and glaze it with the help of our staff. We will fire it, and you can take your art work home. Coombs, beside Goats on the Roof Market. Call 250-954-1775 to register and for more info.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 13, 2018
Time:10:00am - 2:30pm
Address:2344 Alberni Hwy Coombs
Location:Pyromania Pottery
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 13, 2018
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:Oct 13, 2018
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 12, 2018 to Oct 14, 2018
music

Qualicum Beach Harvest of Music Festival

An incredibly eclectic variety of superb musicians from all over the world will perform at the 14th annual Qualicum Beach Harvest of Music at The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH). What genres do you enjoy? You will probably find concerts to suit your tastes, and with ticket prices from only $12.00 to $18.00 (Including GST) you will get to hear the finest in live music with no stress on your wallet. TOSH eliminates that tiring trip to the big city and offers...more info
Category:Concerts
Start:Oct 12, 2018
End:Oct 14, 2018
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 13, 2018
swim

Come join us for a swim on Mondays and Wednesday 8:00pm-9:00pm, as well as Saturdays 7:00am-8:00am. Register at any time by contacting c.u.at.the.pool@gmail.com.
Category:Art
Date:Oct 13, 2018
Time:Various
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 13, 2018
For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Oct 13, 2018
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 1, 2018 to Oct 27, 2018
tosh

Dawne Brandel, Patricia Carroll, Judith Crichton, Laura Hilts, Therese Johnson, Patricia Mansell, Donna McDonnell, Lynn Orriss, Jacqueline Smith, and Clare Turcott on display at TOSH from October 1 through 27, with an opening reception tea on October 3 at 2pm.
Category:Art
Start:Oct 1, 2018
End:Oct 27, 2018
Time:10:30am - 4:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West Qualicum Beach
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 1, 2018 to Oct 31, 2018
halloween

For the month of October, our pumpkin patch is open daily. We grow all of the Pumpkins here so that you can pick them off the vine. There is a variety of sizes to choose from. The Pumpkin Patch is also a popular setting for Fall Photos so, don’t forget your camera.
While you’re here don’t forget the Barnyard, your children will delight at the antics of the baby goats and cheer at the challenge of catching the baby chicks. There are lovable, huggable rabbits, portly pigs, daffy ducks, and even shy s...more info
Category:Events
Start:Oct 1, 2018
End:Oct 31, 2018
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:1692 Errington Road Errington
Location:Tiger Lily Farm
Cost:see website
Phone:250-248-2408
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email


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