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Vancouver Island Events

Aug 11, 2018
Aug 11, 2018 to Aug 12, 2018
fair

105th Annual Coombs Fair

Our gift to our local communities! Enjoy family fun and education. Watch the 4H clubs in action, showing their animals and interesting projects. Come on down and take a "gander" at the impressive exhibits. You may recognize some names of people you know. Take part yourself! We welcome your contributions to this fun event.

Activities usually include pancake breakfasts each morning, chicken & duck races, a Ladies’ nail driving competition, plus all kinds of demonstrations a...more info
Category:Family
Start:Aug 11, 2018
End:Aug 12, 2018
Location:Coombs Fair Grounds
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 11, 2018
bask

Get your deerstalker cap on- the play’s afoot. Comedic genius Ken Ludwig transforms Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES into a murderously funny adventure. Watch as our intrepid investigators try to escape a dizzying web of clues, silly accents, disguises, and deceit as five actors deftly portray more than forty characters.

“Baskerville is a madcap sendup of what you might hold dear about that Doyle classic, done up in the style of The 39 Steps” DC Theatre Scene

Directed b...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Aug 11, 2018
Time:7:30pm
Location:The Village Theatre Qualicum Beach
Cost:$12/$21/$23
 
Aug 11, 2018
cards

Canasta at Nanoose Place every Thursday & Sunday 7-9 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Aug 11, 2018
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Aug 11, 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:Aug 11, 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
 
Aug 11, 2018
errington

Errington Farmers Market

Wouldn’t it be lovely to spend your Saturday morning under the shade of the trees in our community park? Come join us for fun, food, and friendship. There is live music every week, a coffee shop, and a variety of vendors to browse. You will find fresh farm + garden produce, baking, soaps, jewellery, pottery, textiles, plants, flowers, wine, meat and more. We’re in the park every Saturday 10 AM to 1 PM from May through September.

Support our market by spending a dollar to...more info
Category:Markets
Date:Aug 11, 2018
Time:10 AM to 1 PM
Address:1550 Veterans Rd, Errington
Location:Errington Community Park
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 11, 2018
fire

Quality Foods Festival of Lights Fireworks 2018

Join us at dusk on Saturday, Aug. 11th as Quality Foods celebrates the Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition & Exhibition / Parksville Beach Festival with its Festival of Lights fireworks show at Parksville beach.
Category:Family
Date:Aug 11, 2018
Time:Dusk
Address:Beachside Drive, Parksville
Location:Parksville Community Park
Cost:Free
 
Aug 10, 2018 to Sep 1, 2018
light

A show of original art exploring the theme of LIGHT. This is an Oceanside Community Arts Council Members’ exhibition, featuring 2D mediums including photography.
On display July 21 through September 1.
Category:Art
Start:Aug 10, 2018
End:Sep 1, 2018
Time:11:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (MAC)
Website:Open Site
 
Aug 11, 2018
mic

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+.

June 16 - Buffalo Pound

June 23 - Mulligans

June 30 - Ryder Bachman

July 7 - Mulligans

July 14 - Kelly Fawcett

July 21 - Butts and Friends Blues

July 28 - The Enablers
Category:Concerts
Date:Aug 11, 2018
Time:7:00pm
Address:3109 West Island Highway Qualicum Beach
Location:The Shady Rest
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 10, 2018 to Sep 1, 2018
monetmonet
Monet ReVisited Exhibit - Robert Held

The singular exhibit of the summer, renowned glass artist Robert Held recreates Monet's garden at Giverny is this stunning multi-medium exhibit. Glass, water, and art come together in Held's homage to one of the most influential impressionist painters ever.

Held's fascination with glass has always been the colour and transparency and Monet has always been his 'go to' artist for ...more info
Category:Art
Start:Aug 10, 2018
End:Sep 1, 2018
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:By suggested donation $5
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 11, 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:Aug 11, 2018
Time:3 - 5 PM
Address:2038 Sanders Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Rocking Horse Pub
Website:Open Site
 
Aug 11, 2018
pickle


We play at the Lacrosse Box in the Parksville Community Park Monday to Saturday 9-12 noon if the courts are dry. Evening sessions TBA. Everyone welcome. Play at no charge thanks to our sponsor Susan Forrest, Real Estate.
Category:Events
Date:Aug 11, 2018
Time:9-12 noon
Location:Lacrosse Box in the Parksville Community Park
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Jul 13, 2018 to Aug 19, 2018
sand

QF Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition & Exhibition 2018

The QF Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition & Exhibition begins with the "pound up" on Thursday July 12th, when sculptors build and fill their forms. Once their forms are filled and the sculptor feels they are solidly packed, they may remove their forms and begin carving. The public can watch the carving take place beginning Friday, July 13 at 2 pm. Judging will take place on Sunday from 3-5 pm and the winners will be announced Su...more info
Category:Events
Start:Jul 13, 2018
End:Aug 19, 2018
Address:Beachside Drive, Parksville
Location:Parksville Community Park
Cost:Suggested donation of $3.00 per person
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 11, 2018
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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:Aug 11, 2018
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Jun 27, 2018 to Aug 30, 2018
lift

Enjoy a scenic chairlift ride up to an elevation of 1500 metres. This ride offers spectacular views of the Salish Sea and the oldest provincial park in the Province of B.C. After your ride up, enjoy a hike down the winding Linton's Loop Trail that takes you back to the base of Mount Washington.

June 23-July 12 / 11am to 5pm daily

July 13-Sep / 11am to 5pm Mon-Wed

July 13-Sep / 11am to 6:30 Thur-Sun

Date(s):
Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 11:00am
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 11:00am
Tuesday, July 3...more info
Category:Events
Start:Jun 27, 2018
End:Aug 30, 2018
Time:Various Times
Address:Strathcona Parkway
Location:Mt. Washington Alpine Resort
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 10, 2018 to Aug 18, 2018

musicTim Hortons Free Concert Series Enjoy concerts in the park brought to you by Tim Hortons Friday and Saturday evenings on the dates listed below. They are free to the public and take place at the Picnic Shelter in the Parksville Community Park from 6:30pm - 8:30pm with the exception of the Saturday August 11th concerts, which will be held on the Kite Field prior to the Quality Foods "Festival of Lights" fireworks. Bring your blanket or chair but be prepared to dance!

Friday, August 10 - Butts Giraud &...more info
Category:Concerts
Start:Aug 10, 2018
End:Aug 18, 2018
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Parksville Community Park
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 11, 2018
beach

Everyone welcome to this drop in Outdoor Yoga Class every Sat. and Sun. in July and August, on the grass overlooking Rathtrevor Beach. Meet Tracey Pike at Beach Acres Resort near the Blackgoose Pub. Bring a mat or towel, water and sunscreen. All levels of fitness welcome. Weather permitting. Part proceeds will support a local charity.

Date(s):
Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 9:30am
Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 9:30am
Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 9:30am
Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 9:30am
Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 9:30...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Aug 11, 2018
Time:9:30am
Address:1051 Resort Drive (Black Goose Pub Area)
Location:Beach Acres Resort
Cost:Donation: suggested $10
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email


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