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Vancouver Island Events

Nov 25, 2018
Nov 25, 2018
"Gathered Together!"
November 25, 2018
2:30PM
Christian Fellowship Centre
Qualicum Beach, BC
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 25, 2018
Time:2:30PM
Address:Qualicum Beach
Location:Christian Fellowship Centre
 
Nov 22, 2018 to Dec 15, 2018
carol

HCTAS is thrilled to be offering a brand new tradition for Christmas to our #Nanaimo and #VancouverIsland theatre patrons! This family-friendly play will keep children and adults alike thoroughly entertained while sharing the story of the beloved classic, A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens.
This stage adaptation is written by local author, Jim Maher specifically for the Harbour City Theatre! Directed by Dean Chadwick, and features all your favourite characters. Come see the entire Cratchit Family, i...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Nov 22, 2018
End:Dec 15, 2018
Time:7:00pm - 8:45pm
Address:25 Victoria Road Nanaimo
Location:Harbour City Theatre
Cost:See Website
Phone:(250) 753-5331
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 25, 2018
xmas

A Very, Merry Christmas Market

Sea Thrift Artisan Boutique presents their 2nd Annual A Very, Merry Christmas Market in Qualicum Beach. There will be 28 local artisans selling their hand-crafted wares.

Jewellery, art, home decor, soap & such, knit wear and more too! Unique gifts for all of those on your naughty and nice list, including your naughty self! The entrance is by donation to the Oceanside Hospice Society.

Winterfest is also happening at the Civic Centre, so make a day of it in Qua...more info
Category:Markets
Date:Nov 25, 2018
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:644 Memorial Ave, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 25, 2018
Wool dryer balls decrease drying time by 30 to 50 percent, saving energy and money, they decreased wrinkles, no static, and safe for people with sensitive skin (they work well with cloth diapers). We have many colors of wool to choose from to make your own unique set of 3 needle felted wool dryer balls; scent from our selection of fragrances, essential oils, herbs and florals. All supplies are included and all ages are welcome; $25/person or family making 1 set of 3 dryer balls. Please message or email us at: lostartsclub@outlook.com to register; cash prepayment, e-transfer or paypal accepted ...more info
Category:Art
Date:Nov 25, 2018
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:2358 Wild Dove Road Nanaimo
Location:Lost Arts Club
Cost:$25
Phone:250-619-4088
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 25, 2018
latin

Corta Jaca Dance, Ballroom & Latin Dance Lessons each Sunday (December schedule limited, see website).
6:30 Beginners 7:30 Intermediates.
Everyone welcome
Contact Andy Mundy
778-424-9994
http://www.cortajacadance.ca/
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 25, 2018
Time:6:30pm – 8:30pm
Address:280 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Andy Mundy
Phone:778-424-9994
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 23, 2018 to Dec 24, 2018
camp

Put the Campbell River Art Gallery on your shopping list this Christmas. They are having their Artisan Market from Nov.23 to Dec.24/2018. You’re almost guaranteed to find that special gift you’ve been looking for.
Category:Markets
Start:Nov 23, 2018
End:Dec 24, 2018
Time:12:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:1235 Shoppers Row Campbell River,
Location:Campbell River Art Gallery
Phone:250.286.2261
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
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 25, 2018 to Nov 26, 2018
xmas

We will have the Ladies with their fresh baking and preserves. Beautifully turned wooden pens as well as Woodwork, Glass, Painting, Quilting, Pottery, Knitting, Sewing, Jewelry and more to check out. Our Christmas 4 day Fair will start Nov. 22nd.
Anyone wishing a table during those dates, please contact Nicole at 250-754-8904. There are a few tables still available.
Category:Markets
Start:Nov 25, 2018
End:Nov 26, 2018
Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
Address:13467 Cedar Road Ladysmith,
Location:North Oyster Community Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 25, 2018
pgosa

Casual Cycling with PGOSA.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 25, 2018
Time:10 am - 1 pm
Location:Parksville Civic Centre
Cost:See website for membership info.
Phone:(250) 586-5055
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 25, 2018
Coombs Fall Market & Fair

The Coombs Fall Market and Fair at the Coombs Rodeo Grounds features over 30 local vendors selling a wide variety of merchandise and services. We are also featuring delicious homemade food from the Pie Factory. All proceeds support the Workability Program in Oceanside.
Category:Art
Date:Nov 25, 2018
Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
Address:2601 Alberni Hwy, Coombs
Location:Coombs Rodeo Grounds
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 25, 2018
xmas

Farms and artists studios will delight you this winter. Pick up a Brochure at Chemainus, Ladysmith, Nanaimo, and Parksville Tourist Info Centres or at the Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery, Bayview Framing-Ladysmith. Mid Island Libraries, businesses in Cedar Yellow Point, or at other participating businesses mid-island.
Download a map or pick one up. Please visit our website for all the information.
Category:Art
Date:Nov 25, 2018
Time:10:00am - 5:00pm
Location:Various Locations in Your Community
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 25, 2018
crown

Full on Country comes in on Sunday afternoons from 3-7pm. Join in the jam, get in on the meat draw or just enjoy the music.
Category:Art
Date:Nov 25, 2018
Time:3:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Beach
Location:Crown & Anchor Pub
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 25, 2018
crown

Come on down to the Crown & jam with Big Daddy at the best jam on Vancouver Island!

Date(s):
Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 3:00pm
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 25, 2018
Time:3:00pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Beach
Location:Crown & Anchor
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 25, 2018
Fermentation 101

Digestive health is key to our overall health! Let's end 2018 with nutritious snacks and important skills. Learn to add more natural probiotics and feed your gut good bacteria through delicious raw fermented foods. Improve your understanding of what makes a good ferment, and how to troubleshoot the ones that might have gone awry.

Island SodaWorks head zymurgist, (that's science speak for fermentation freak), Mandolyn will be hosting a super fun, wildly informative, intensive 2-class fermentation workshop.

Part 1 - We will cover the basics of fermentation, as well as a...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 25, 2018
Time:12:30pm
Address:124 Harlech Rd, Qualicum Beach
Location:Island SodaWorks Bistro
Cost:$325 (total including both classes)
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 25, 2018
skate

Parksville Lions & Save-On-Foods Free Family Skate

This popular session is back. Children must be accompanied by an adult, 19yrs+. Pond hockey is not available during this session. Oceanside Place Arena on Sundays, November 4, 18, and 25 from 12:15-1:45 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 25, 2018
Time:12:15pm - 1:45pm
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
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 19, 2018 to Dec 21, 2018
art

Come and see Winter through the Lens and Off the Brush of Local Artists. On Display November 19-December 21, 2018.
Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am – 4:30pm
Mondays Noon – 4:30pm, closed Sundays.
Category:Art
Start:Nov 19, 2018
End:Dec 21, 2018
Time:12:00pm - 4:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West Qualicum Beach,
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Cost:See Website
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 25, 2018
bike

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

Category:Events
Date:Nov 25, 2018
Time:10:00 am-1:00 pm
Location:Parksville Civic Centre
Cost:See website for membership info.
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 25, 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 25, 2018
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Phone:250-248-2093
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 16, 2018 to Dec 30, 2018
show

Sometimes When You Dream, Your Dreams Come True.Louisa May Alcott’s beloved holiday story is a buoyant musical of romantic escapades, sibling rivalries and Christmas wishes. With their father off to fight the Civil War, the four March sisters have many imagined and real adventures. As they dream of their futures, encounter growing pains of youth and rise with courage to face their destiny, the March girls learn the true value of hope and family.
Visit website for a complete list of showtimes.
Category:Art
Start:Nov 16, 2018
End:Dec 30, 2018
Time:7:30pm
Address:9737 Chemainus Road Chemainus,
Location:Chemainus Theatre
Cost:See website for pricing
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 25, 2018
music

Music On Sunday - Liam Hockley, clarinet and Scott Meek, piano

This is a musical collaboration that we have been eagerly trying to arrange for some time now. These two extraordinary, young Vancouver-based players will entrance you with an absorbing program of twentieth century Clarinet Sonatas: works by Charles Koechlin (2nd Sonata, 1923), Mieczysław Weinberg (1945), William Alwyn (1962), and Francis Poulenc (1963).
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 25, 2018
Time:2:30pm - 4:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH)
Cost:$18
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 25, 2018
note

Take a step back in time to when music was performed for royalty and the aristocracy with their mannered institutions of concerts and dance. These “Baroque Moments” will be re-visited for you by the Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra in a program of 5 notable works featuring special guest cellist, Alexandra Lee, to play Vivaldi’s Concerto in D Minor, RV 407 for cello and strings. Of the 27 Cello Concertos written by Vivaldi, seven (including RV 407) were kept in the library of Count Rudolf Schönberg and are known...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 25, 2018
Time:2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Address:345 Pym Street, Parksville
Location:Knox United Church - Parksville
Cost:Adult: $20 Child: $under 13, free Student: $5
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 25, 2018
jam

*JAMS ARE NOW ON SUNDAYS
​FROM 2-5PM*
Jams will be every second and fourth Sunday of each month
​$5 donation at the door is greatly appreciated
Our Jam sessions are lovingly led by Barbara Gilmore.
They are usually unplugged and are strictly for non-amplified instruments (ie. acoustic guitars, ukeleles, mandolins, harmonicas, hand drums etc. No electric instruments on these days.
Check out our Facebook page for more details on each jam session, lately Barbara has been choosing ex...more info
Category:Art
Date:Nov 25, 2018
Time:2:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$5
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 25, 2018
mic

Every Sunday, 5-8pm, Lions Club Meat Draw and Open Jam hosted by The Ryder Bachman Band. Bring your instrument and play along!
Category:Art
Date:Nov 25, 2018
Time:5:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:7480 Island Highway S Fanny Bay,
Location:Fanny Bay Inn
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 25, 2018
ball

Pickleball at Nanoose Place every Tues, Thurs & Sunday. Visit their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 25, 2018
Time:1 - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 25, 2018
sc

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Nov 25, 2018
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 25, 2018
For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Nov 25, 2018
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 16, 2018 to Dec 29, 2018
soltice

Gallery Artists and special guests share ceramics, photography, painting, textile, jewelry and stained glass in celebration of the season of light. All art is $400 or less for easy gift giving.
Art sneak peek here. http://www.saltspringgallery.com/news-blog/2018/11/1/a-celebration-of-light-solstice-show
Category:Events
Start:Nov 16, 2018
End:Dec 29, 2018
Time:5:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:135 McPhillips Ave Salt Spring Island,
Location:Salt Spring Gallery of Fine Art
Cost:See Website
Phone:250-931-0011
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 25, 2018
smoke

Make Sunday your favourite day of the week with Smoke 'N Water's signature brunch buffet, every Sunday from 9-2. Whether you’re craving breakfast or lunch you will find a great selection of fresh, house made dishes to satisfy your appetite.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 25, 2018
Time:9:00am
Address:1-1600 Strougler Rd, Nanoose Bay
Location:Smoke N Water Restaurant
Cost:Adults $17.95 Kids 6-12 $8.95 Kids 5 & Under Free.
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 25, 2018
scarlet

A great favourite here last year, the six Scarletts get winter and the Christmas season off to an early start with their a cappella renderings of music suited to this time of year. Based in Vancouver, they were winners of the prestigious Elmer Iseler award at the 2016 International Choral Kathaumixw and “People’s Choice” award at the 2016 Yule Duel in Gastown.
A rarity in the music scene, Sweet Scarlet is made up of six friends who love a cappella music. With a background in choral music and a love f...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 25, 2018
Time:2:00pm - 3:15pm
Address:7793 Island Hwy S Fanny Bay,
Location:Fanny Bay Hall
Cost:$5 – $12
Phone:250 335 2832
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 25, 2018
Meets Monday at Our Savior Lutheran Church 795 W Island Hwy Parksville. For info leave a message.
Category:Art
Date:Nov 25, 2018
Time:8:45am
Address:795 W Island Hwy Parskville,
Location:Our Savior Lutheran Church
Cost:Call for Info
Phone:250-752-5344
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 25, 2018
24/7 Support for depression, available through your smartphone, desktop or tablet.
Turning the Tide is a 10-week support group that offers new ideas and strategies to help you to rebuild your health and feel more alive. Learn ways to regulate your nervous system. Get back in touch with your instinctive self. Feel less guilty, worried, sad and stuck.
The program includes information, short exercises and group meetings facilitated by a Registered Clinical Counsellor.
What do others say?
“This group really helped me get through a long, dark winter with minimal depression… very different than...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 25, 2018
Address:#214-198 East Island Highway, Box 913 Parksville,
Location:online
Cost:See Website
Phone:call Stephanie at 250-937-1223
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 25, 2018
Gathered Together! An afternoon of festive choral music. Tickets available at Mulberry Bush bookstores or at the door.
Adults $15-students and children free.
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 25, 2018
Time:2:30pm
Address:825 Village Way Qualicum Beach,
Location:Christian Fellowship Centre-Q.B.
Cost:$15
Phone:250-228-7464
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 23, 2018 to Nov 25, 2018
xmas

Winterfest Craft Fair

Winterfest Craft Fair celebrates Arts, Crafts, Music, Food, Fun and Prizes. Come join us on November 23-25 at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre, to an event that will surpass any preconceptions you may have of a "craft fair". Qualicum Beaches Winterfest Craft Fair is truly a unique themed event.

Full of live entertainment, a Haggis Hunt for children, complementary beverages and treats, talented artisans and 1000s of dollars in hourly give aways. Thrifty Foods is kindly giving aw...more info
Category:Markets
Start:Nov 23, 2018
End:Nov 25, 2018
Time:Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm
Address:747 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:$4
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email


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