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Vancouver Island Events

Jun 24, 2018
Jun 23, 2018 to Jun 24, 2018
Amateur Radio Field Day 2018

Since 1933 ham radio operators across North America and around the world have established temporary radio communications facilities in public locations on Field Day weekend – the fourth weekend in June – to showcase the science and skill of amateur radio. Field Day communications are accomplished using emergency power and under conditions which simulate how we might provide communications during a major disaster. More than 35,000 people from thousands of locations participated in Field Day in 2017.

For over 100 years, Amateur Radio – sometimes called ham radi...more info
Category:Events
Start:Jun 23, 2018
End:Jun 24, 2018
Location:Parksville Community Park & Beach
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jun 24, 2018
tri

Welcome to the 20th annual QF Qualicum Beach Triathlon. Whether you are a first-time triathlete or a seasoned veteran, we hope you have a fun and rewarding experience! The Quality Foods Qualicum Beach Triathlon is a community-oriented fun race run in a traditional triathlon format. This race includes regionally competitive athletes as well as teams. Different age groups and events so please visit the website for details.
Category:Events
Date:Jun 24, 2018
Time:8:00am
Address:747 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jun 24, 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:Jun 24, 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
 
Jun 24, 2018
The Parksville Quilt Guild hosts a premier quilt exhibit every 3 years featuring over 300 beautiful quilts, a merchants mall, boutique, daily trunk shows, door prizes, charity quilt raffle, junior fibre arts and a wine bar. The Parksville Quilt Guild is the second oldest guild in BC and the oldest on Vancouver Island. The members of the guild are extremely talented quilters and quilt artists.
Category:Events
Date:Jun 24, 2018
Time:Friday & Saturday 10-6; Sunday 10-3
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:$8/day; $15 for 3 day pass
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jun 24, 2018
pgosa

Casual Cycling with PGOSA.
Category:Events
Date:Jun 24, 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
 
Jun 24, 2018
jam

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:Events
Date:Jun 24, 2018
Time: 3:00pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Bay
Location:Crown & Anchor
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jun 24, 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:Jun 24, 2018
Time:3:00pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Beach
Location:Crown & Anchor
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jun 24, 2018
Depart Qualicum Beach Civic Centre in an air-conditioned coach to Port Alberni Railway Station, Travel on the Alberni Pacific Railway steam train to McLean Mill Historic Park, Dinner in the Mill Dining Room, Tour the historic site, Music and dancing.

Tickets will be available through Pat Weber 250-951-1159, Scott Rodway 250-752-9526, Bill at QB Seniors Activity Centre 250-724-0037 or pick up at the Courtyard Cafe and Patio, QB 250-752-4152
Category:Events
Date:Jun 24, 2018
Time:4:30pm
Address:747 Jones St. Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:$125
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jun 24, 2018
cart

Go-Kart Rentals are ideal for all ages. Take a ride around the 3/8 mile oval track where the Champions race! All carts are equipped with a remote shut-off switch for your safety. Children 7 years and older ride on their own. Under 7 ride for FREE, when accompanied by an adult. Monster Truck Rides: $15/ride (weather permitting).

We are open 12-4pm, Saturday & Sundays until the end of June when we switch to our Summer hours.

Date(s):
Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 12:00pm
Sunday, May 13, 2018 - 12:...more info
Category:Family
Date:Jun 24, 2018
Time:12:00pm
Address:2380 Macaulay Road Black Creek
Location:Saratoga Speedway
Cost:Go-Karts: $15/10 laps pp. Monster Truck Rides: $15/ride
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jun 24, 2018
bike

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

Category:Events
Date:Jun 24, 2018
Time:10:00 am-1:00 pm
Location:Parksville Civic Centre
Cost:See website for membership info.
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jun 22, 2018 to Jun 24, 2018
Quality Foods/NexGen Hearing Lawn Bowling Open Pairs Tournament

Welcome to the first of the premier events at the Parksville Lawn Bowling Club for this 2018 season. Quality Foods and NexGen Hearing are co-sponsoring this special tournament which will welcome some of the best lawn bowlers on the Island. Our club is a warm and welcoming place, barrier free and a place that will make you feel like you're part of the ever-growing lawn bowling family.

This sport and curling share a lot in common and many curlers, seeking some summer fun look to lawn bowling to keep up their skills. Don't und...more info
Category:Family
Start:Jun 22, 2018
End:Jun 24, 2018
Time:9:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm
Address:149 Stanford Avenue East, Parksville
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jun 24, 2018
aaa

Mid-Island Public Market

Welcome to the new Mid-Island Public Market (previously Parksville Farmers Market).

The new market will be the vibrant gathering place for the mid-island community, with fresh organic produce from local farmers, artisan breads and cured meats, international foods and delicatessen, local artists, crafts, music and local wineries, breweries and distilleries. It'll be a celebration of local art, music, and mid-island businesses, who are excited to introduce themselves to you.
...more info
Category:Markets
Date:Jun 24, 2018
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:1245 E. Island Highway, Parksville
Location:Parksville Museum
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jun 21, 2018 to Jun 24, 2018
fairy

VIU's Milner Gardens 8th Annual Fairy Houses

Do you believe in fairies? Did you know fairies wear Foxglove flowers as hats, gloves, and petticoats?

Meander the sun dappled shadows of Milner Gardens on your self-guided search for areas Fairy Houses may have magically appeared, in honour of International Fairy Day and Veronica Milner's belief in fairies.

Admission adults $12, youth $7, children 12 and under accompanied by an adult, Milner Gardens members, and current VIU students with card enter fr...more info
Category:Family
Start:Jun 21, 2018
End:Jun 24, 2018
Time:10:00am - 4:30pm
Address:2179 West Island Highway, Qualicum Beach
Location:VIU Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:$12 adult $7 youth, children 12 and under free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jun 23, 2018 to Jun 24, 2018
art

9th Annual Nanoose Bay Art in the Garden

9th Annual Nanoose Bay Art in the Garden! featuring over 90 artisans, live music and food. Admission is $5 per person, proceeds going to Nanoose community Services - helping families and seniors in our community.

Come walk the Gardens and be inspired by the beautiful arts and crafts from over 90 talented artisans while listening to live music and enjoying treats and food from 2 food and 3 snack vendors.

Private property is owned by the Seselja family locat...more info
Category:Events
Start:Jun 23, 2018
End:Jun 24, 2018
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:2525 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Cost:$5
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jun 1, 2018 to Jun 30, 2018
gate

Through the month of June the Golden Shrine will be open for an hour of guided meditation at 10 am. The grounds will also be open to the public until 3pm. Come and visit the Golden Buddha. Sit and contemplate, meditate for a while, light a butter lamp for your loved ones and browse the gift shop. Your donation is gratefully received and helps to keep the center open. Families/children welcome.
Category:Workshop
Start:Jun 1, 2018
End:Jun 30, 2018
Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
Address:2800 Grafton Av COOMBS
Location:Kathok Centre
Cost:By Donation
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jun 24, 2018
ball

Pickleball at Nanoose Place every Tues, Thurs & Sunday. Visit their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Jun 24, 2018
Time:1 - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Jun 23, 2018 to Jun 24, 2018
cross

Red Cross Standard First Aid with AED/CPR C 14yrs+

This comprehensive two-day course offers first aid and CPR skills for those who need training for work or would like more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Training includes home hazards, accident prevention, safety education, CPR level C, first aid skills for common emergencies and how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED). Retraining is recommended every three years. Qualicum Commons two days, Saturday and Sunday, June 23rd and ...more info
Category:Workshop
Start:Jun 23, 2018
End:Jun 24, 2018
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$159
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jun 24, 2018
sshake

Join us for our Spring Market we will have a great display of Artisans, Crafters, Fresh Homemade Food Concession, and much, much more. 10am-3pm.
Category:Markets
Date:Jun 24, 2018
Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
Address:2601 Alberni Highway Coombs
Location:Coombs Rodeo Grounds
 
Jun 24, 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:Jun 24, 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
 
Jun 24, 2018
art

The art from this exhibit represents a wide range of experience from a few years to more than 2 decades and an eclectic mix of subjects and styles. Seascapes, landscapes, still life, figurative art, and abstracts in a variety of mediums (pastel, oil, watercolour, mixed media, and acrylic) will be on display at the show.

Jun 5-Jul 14, Tues-Sun,10am-4pm.

Date(s):
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 11:00am
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 11:00am
Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 11:00am
Satu...more info
Category:Art
Date:Jun 24, 2018
Time:Various Times
Address:133 McMillan St. Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jun 24, 2018
Join us for the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes and help raise funds for type 1 diabetes research! Be part of a collective rally that brings together thousands of people whose lives are touched by type 1 diabetes every day, who are tired of the hardship of this disease, who want to be heard, raise money and change the face of type 1 forever. Your donations can make a difference. Registration starts at 9:30, walk begins at 11am.
Category:Events
Date:Jun 24, 2018
Time:9:30am
Address:1240 Rath Road Parksville
Location:Rathtrevor Beach ProvincialPark
Cost:By Donation
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jun 24, 2018
will

Will Millar, as the former leader of The Irish Rovers, has now returned to his first creative love of Painting. In this he is a voyager into the Ireland of his youth, portraying the country in the 1950’s. Before, as he puts it, "Ireland rushed into the Wero world like a Celtic tiger".

On display June 5 thru July 14, Tuesday to Sunday, 10am-4pm.
Category:Concerts
Date:Jun 24, 2018
Time:10:00am
Address:133 McMillan Street Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email


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