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Vancouver Island Events

Nov 17, 2018
Nov 17, 2018
xmas

100 Years of Fashion & Christmas Tea

Enjoy an afternoon of Fashion Fun. A great idea for a pre-Christmas get together for all female family members and friends to enjoy each generations fashion styles!

This amazing show is a Fund Raiser for the Young LifeYouth Group in Qualicum Beach, so get your tickets early and help us support the youth of Dist.69.

Tickets $25 at Fresh n Fabulous in Qualicum Beach.
Category:Markets
Date:Nov 17, 2018
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:150 Village Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:St. Stephens Church Hall
Cost:$25
 
Nov 16, 2018 to Nov 17, 2018
BCSPCA Fall Book Sale

Thousands of gently used books, gardening supplies, puzzles, DVDs, CDs and games. This is a very popular event, come early for the best selections.
Category:Art
Start:Nov 16, 2018
End:Nov 17, 2018
Time:Fri - 9:00am-5:00pm Sat-9:00-3:00pm
Address:132 Jensen Ave E, Parksville
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 17, 2018
music

Brent & Woofy are celebrating their 25th year of entertaining kids and families with music comedy and ventriloquism! Big party on November 17th at the downtown Nanaimo Library. Free admission!
Category:Art
Date:Nov 17, 2018
Time:3:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:90 Commercial St Nanaimo
Location:Vancouver Island Regional Library – Downtown Nanaimo
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 17, 2018
cards

Canasta at Nanoose Place every Thursday & Sunday 7-9 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 17, 2018
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 1, 2018 to Dec 6, 2018
cardio

Cardio Dance Club: Errington Series

We are excited to offer this FUN fitness class again starting in October. Cardio Dance Club is a follow-along dance fitness class. It is open to all skill and fitness levels. So get your groove on and follow along as our instructor, Jen deHaan, guides you through a series of choreographed dance moves. Each class will feature a mix of modern radio hits and old-school classics. Jen's enthusiasm will encourage you to get your heart rate up and your feet moving.
Category:Workshop
Start:Nov 1, 2018
End:Dec 6, 2018
Time:6:30pm - 7:30pm
Address:1390 Errington Rd, Errington
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$70/10 classes; $12 drop-in; $90/10-class punch pass
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 17, 2018
xmas

Stop by and visit Local artisans who will be showcasing their beautiful handcrafted items.
Shop for Christmas, for friends & family or for yourself.
Free admission ~ donations for The Manna Society will be greatly appreciated.
Category:Art
Date:Nov 17, 2018
Time:11:00am - 6:00pm
Address:#1 - 534 Pioneer Crescent Parksville
Location:Pioneer Wellness Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:2502402656
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 16, 2018 to Nov 18, 2018
art

Darrel Hancock Pottery 6th Annual Christmas Sale

You are invited to bring your friends and family to the Darrel Hancock Pottery 6th Annual Christmas sale Nov. 9th to 12th & Nov. 16th to 18th, 2018. While you view the Galley take time to enjoy ongoing pottery demonstrations, complimentary refreshments and enter to win a door prize. Print the attached invitation and bring it for $5 off a purchase of $50 or more. We are wheelchair accessible.
Category:Markets
Start:Nov 16, 2018
End:Nov 18, 2018
Time:10:00am - 5:00pm
Address:3505 Harris Cres, Qualicum Beach
Location:Darrel Hancock Pottery
Cost:Free
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 17, 2018
Do You Really Need That Pill?

About the talk: No pill for every ill. Explore the reasons why we take medications for treating an actual ailment to hoping to prevent an affliction.

Presenters: Dr. Susanne Voetmann & Dr. Diane Wallis

About the presenters: Dr Susanne Voetmann has been a full time family physician on Vancouver Island, practicing long term care and commitment for patients from ages naught to 101. In the last few years has been focusing on polypharmacy reduction in the fragile elderly.
Category:Art
Date:Nov 17, 2018
Time:10:00am - 12:00pm
Address:2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Community Centre
Cost:$10 general admission
 
Nov 17, 2018
xmas

Come out to the Fanny Bay Christmas Craft Fair.
Category:Art
Date:Nov 17, 2018
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:7793 Island Hwy. Fanny Bay
Location:Fanny Bay Hall
Cost:Free
Phone:335-2832
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 15, 2018 to Dec 15, 2018
xmas

Kick-off Nov. 15, toy collection until Dec. 15, drop-off sites all around Nanaimo. Registration for families in need from Nov. 19 – Dec. 1 Food Bank sites, and Dec. 3-7 at University Village Shopping Centre. Seeking toys for children from 0 – 16. Help all Nanaimo’s children have a Merry Christmas.
Category:Art
Start:Nov 15, 2018
End:Dec 15, 2018
Time:11:00am
Address:6631 Island Highway North Nanaimo,
Location:woodgrove mall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 17, 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:Nov 17, 2018
Time:10:00am - 11:15am
Address:#203 - 891 Island Hwy West Parksville,
Location:Bare Roots Natural Health & Yoga Centre
Cost:$17
Phone:2509542273
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 17, 2018
music

Already lauded as “Cowichan Valley’s hottest new folk duo”, award-winning singer-songwriters Jack Connolly and Genevieve Charbonneau share a stunning vocal blend, musical chemistry and appealing charisma. Their folk and roots-based songs are clever, intimate and accessible and they skillfully back each other up with powerful harmonies and skillful guitar. Both are recording and co-producing new albums at the Shawnigan Lake Studio, due out in Spring 2019.
Jack Connolly grew up playing coffee houses, con...more info
Category:Art
Date:Nov 17, 2018
Time:7:45pm - 10:30pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$15 – $20
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 17, 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:Family
Date:Nov 17, 2018
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 17, 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:Nov 17, 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
 
Nov 17, 2018
Have fun learning about gardening through presentations and displays & meet other keen gardeners. There will also be a raffle and a Parlour Show where flowers, fruit and vegetables are judged. Members open their lovely gardens to other members and we organize tours away from Nanaimo to private gardens and nurseries. In November, Richard Hebda will give a talk on Irises.
Category:Art
Date:Nov 17, 2018
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Address:595 Townsite Rd Nanaimo,
Location:First Unitarian Fellowship Hall
Cost:$3
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 17, 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:Nov 17, 2018
Time:3 - 5 PM
Address:2038 Sanders Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Rocking Horse Pub
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 17, 2018 to Nov 18, 2018
toys

Parksville Fire Department Food & Toy Drive

It's that time of year when Parksville Volunteer Fire Department members collect food and toys, door-to-door throughout Parksville and the areas served by the Parksville Fire Protection Area. The annual food and toy drive takes place this year on Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18 from 9 am to 4 pm.

The week prior to the food drive, through the local newspapers, Quality Foods will provide paper bags for groceries. If residents are not able...more info
Category:Art
Start:Nov 17, 2018
End:Nov 18, 2018
Time:9:00am - 4:00pm
Address:160 Jensen Avenue West, Parksville
Location:Parksville Fire Hall
Cost:Free
 
Nov 17, 2018
xmas

We invite you to come see the amazing variety of locally crafted, one of a kind items at this local artisan market in downtown Qualicum Beach! A perfect place to find that unique gift for any occasion or that perfect Christmas gift. Free admission, parking and lots of door prizes!
Category:Markets
Date:Nov 17, 2018
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:180 Veterans Way Qualicum Beach,
Location:Qualicum Beach Legion (Branch #76)
Cost:Free
Name:Kathleen Drinkwater
Phone:250-752-0786
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 17, 2018
union

Every Saturday, fundraiser for the Pythian Sisters.
Category:Art
Date:Nov 17, 2018
Time:3:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay,
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Cost:No Cover
Phone:335-0256
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 17, 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:Nov 17, 2018
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 17, 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:Nov 17, 2018
Time:Various
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 17, 2018
Enjoy a free parent and tot session and Mother Goose circle time at Munchkinland, Family Place in Parksville. Join us for songs, stories and breakfast. Saturdays, Nov 3, 17, 24, Dec 1, 8, 15, and 22, 9:30 to 11:30 am. This is a free program suitable for families with children 6 years and younger. View all BLT programs online at www.oblt.ca
Category:Art
Date:Nov 17, 2018
Time:9:30am - 11:30am
Address:497 Island Hwy W Parksville
Location:Family Place
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 17, 2018
pan

Saturday Breakfast Club

Enjoy a free parent and tot session and Mother Goose circle time at Munchkinland, Family Place in Parksville. Join us for songs, stories and breakfast.

Saturdays, Nov 3, 17, 24, Dec 1, 8, 15, and 22, 9:30 to 11:30 am. This is a free program suitable for families with children 6 years and younger. View all BLT programs online at www.oblt.ca
Category:Family
Date:Nov 17, 2018
Time:9:30am - 11:30am
Address:494 Bay Avenue, Parksville
Location:Munchkinland, Family Place
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 17, 2018
For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Nov 17, 2018
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 17, 2018
skate

Sponsored Skate - Coastal Community Credit Union

Join your friends for a free everyone welcome skate, courtesy of the Parksville Branch of Coastal Community Credit Union at Oceanside Place Arena. Saturday, November 17th from 2:00 to 3:30 pm. Free admission and skate rentals.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Art
Date:Nov 17, 2018
Time:2:00pm - 3:30pm
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 17, 2018
xmas

Annual Christmas Bazaar
Category:Markets
Date:Nov 17, 2018
Time:10:00am - 2:00pm
Address:2489 Nanoose Road Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Library
Cost:Free
 
Nov 17, 2018
vintage

Merlyn Patten will be thrilling an audience with more of her amazing vintage party dresses and furs s in “A Hundred Years of Fashion”. It’s going to be combined with a delicious Christmas tea at St. Stephen’s United Church.
Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at Fresh and Fabulous Gifts and Flowers, 3-210 Second Avenue in Qualicum Beach, (250) 752-8856.
All proceeds will be going to support YoungLife in Qualicum Beach.
Category:Art
Date:Nov 17, 2018
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:150 Village Way, Qualicum Beach
Cost:$25
 
Nov 17, 2018
orca

Please join us to show your support for the Southern Resident Killer Whales of which only 74 remain. Be their voice and help raise public awareness. Meet like-minded people and find out more about how you can save our precious Canadian icons of the Salish Sea! 11am – 2pm. The walk will start at Terminal Avenue & Gordon Street and end in Maffeo Sutton Park. Please find suitable parking. Be creative and make a sign, an orca, or a salmon to carry, or borrow one of ours. Wear a fish or orca costume. Put ...more info
Category:Events
Date:Nov 17, 2018
Time:11:00am - 2:00pm
Address:620 Terminal Avenue Nanaimo,
Location:Casino Nanaimo
Cost:Free
Phone:778-674-8415
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email


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