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Vancouver Island Events

Oct 26, 2019
Oct 25, 2019 to Oct 26, 2019
BCSPCA Book Sale & More

The Parksville-Qualicum Beach & District BCSPCA's Fall Book Sale & More Fundraiser is just around the corner.

Thousands of gently used books, gardening supplies, puzzles, crafts, CD's, DVD's and board games, come out early for the best selections.

Don't miss out on helping the animals and stocking up your library for the cozy winter months of reading. Bring your sweet tooth for some amazing homemade baking, including vegan and gluten free.
Category:Markets
Start:Oct 25, 2019
End:Oct 26, 2019
Time:Oct 25: 9am-5pm; Oct 26: 9am-3pm
Address:132 Jensen Ave East, Parksville
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 26, 2019
cards

Canasta at Nanoose Place every Thursday & Sunday 7-9 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 26, 2019
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 26, 2019 to Oct 27, 2019
The Canadian Federation of University Women of PQ invite you to their 35th Annual Book Sale. Book lovers will find current fiction and non-fiction books in excellent used condition. Prices range from $2 – $8; plus, their infamous bargain bin! Fill your library with bestsellers, book club picks, special interests, and much more. Proceeds help support CFUW PQ’s Scholarship Program for local students and other educational projects.
Category:Markets
Start:Oct 26, 2019
End:Oct 27, 2019
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:525 Lowry's Rd Parksville,
Location:Morninstar Golf Club Pavilion
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 26, 2019
disco

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 Saturdays September 28 and October 26 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 26, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Regular Admission
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 26, 2019
music

Early Spirit is Will Chernoff (bass), Gabriel Dubreuil (violin), Ben Kelly (drums), and Jay Knutson (guitar). At almost every performance, fans ask “Are you a family band?” But these four sons of Vancouver, BC are related only by music, and they’re proud to release Early Spirit’s first album, Unrelated.

Jay Knutson sings the lead vocal for Early Spirit. Previously, he arranged, performed, and wrote Celtic folk-rock music with John Mann and Geoffrey Kelly in their band Spirit of the West. Later, Jay w...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Oct 26, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:30pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$20
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 26, 2019
We will have loads of bargains, selling clothes, books, toys, electrical equipment etc.

If you would like to donate items for the sale, please contact the church (250-390-3641) or drop them off at the church on Wednesday 23 or Thursday 24 October.

We are very sorry, but we are unable to accept:
Mattresses, Bed Pillows, TVs, Suitcases or Computers.

We do accept gently used clothing and bedding, kitchen items, toys, baby items
Category:Garage Sale
Date:Oct 26, 2019
Time:9:00am - 2:00pm
Address:7113 Lantzville Road Lantzville,
Location:St Philip by-the-Sea Anglican Church
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 10, 2019 to Oct 27, 2019
stage

Echo Players Presents: Grace & Glorie by Tom Ziegler

ECHO Players opens its 2019-2020 season at the Village Theatre with Grace & Glorie by Tom Ziegler, directed by Kelly Barnum.

Meet Grace and Gloria; two women brought up in different worlds on a search to find common ground. Grace is a feisty, straight talking 90 year old cancer patient who has checked herself out of the hospital to return home to her beloved cottage in the mountains of Virginia to die alone. Gloria, an uptight hospice wo...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Oct 10, 2019
End:Oct 27, 2019
Time:Various, see website
Address:110 W. 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$23
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 15, 2019 to Nov 30, 2019
art

Harold Allanson Exhibition

Harold Allanson, SFCA, TWSA, holds a life-long interest in drawing and painting but was unable to fully express his talent until taking early retirement twenty years ago. Since then it's allowed him the luxury of being able to paint for several hours most days.

His realistic watercolours are representative of his life experiences and observations, often depicting working friends, people he's met, their lives and their jobs. The West Coast of BC where he lives, the ranchla...more info
Category:Art
Start:Oct 15, 2019
End:Nov 30, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 26, 2019
smoke

Live Music at Smoke n Water

Come on down to Smoke n Water for live music every Friday and Saturday.

To see who is playing please visit www.facebook.com/smokenwaterbc/events.

Reservations are recommend for dinner!
Category:Concerts
Date:Oct 26, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:1600 Stroulger Road, Parksville
Location:Smoke 'N Water @ Pacific Shores Resort & Spa
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 26, 2019
music

Macy Caterwaul Live at Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Co.

Macy Caterwaul is a newly formed duo from Central Vancouver Island.

Serving up a unique blend of acoustic, electronic, alternative and classic rock, their original material such as "Rock the Dogs" have been said to evoke a Tom Cochrane on steroids listening experience. Search Macy Caterwaul on Soundcloud for all their latest tracks.
Category:Concerts
Date:Oct 26, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:30pm
Address:109-425 Stanford Ave East, Parksville
Location:Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Company
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 15, 2019 to Nov 30, 2019
art

Mattila + Martin: Painting & Collage Exhibition

Donna Mattila:
"In his 'Notebooks', George Braque wrote 'In art there is only one thing that counts; the thing you can't explain'. This is how I think about writing about my painting; either it works or it doesn't. My imagery originates from many walks in residential areas and urban streets,"

Tony Martin:
"The images in this current series mainly concern a combination of seascapes and vessels. Influences: Local environment and travel documentatio...more info
Category:Art
Start:Oct 15, 2019
End:Nov 30, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 26, 2019
club ride at Hammerfest trails
Category:Events
Date:Oct 26, 2019
Time:9:00am - 11:00pm
Location:yellow gate just before you reach Englishman river park Errington
Cost:Free
 
Oct 25, 2019 to Oct 26, 2019
halloween
Nanoose Bay Halloween Walk 2019
Oct 25, 2019 to Oct 26, 2019
Nanoose Bay Halloween Walk 2019Nanoose Bay Halloween Walk 2019

Fun for all ages. 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult - no Halloween masks or no pets allowed. This is not a costume dress up event. Strollers are not recommended. There is no parking within the event - please carpool or park on Stewart or Claudet roads. Parking on the street is very busy & dark - use caution! Additional parking next door at Natural Gift Farms o...more info
Category:Family
Start:Oct 25, 2019
End:Oct 26, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 10:00pm
Address: 2525 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Cost:Advance Tickets $5 person
 
Oct 26, 2019
union

Every Saturday, fundraiser for the Pythian Sisters.
Category:Art
Date:Oct 26, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay,
Location:Highwayman Saloon
Cost:No Cover
Phone:335-0256
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 26, 2019
market

Qualicum Beach Farmers Market

Visit Qualicum Beach Farmers Market every Saturday from 8:30am-12pm (1pm July & Aug), year-round and enjoy an incredible selection of fresh produce and locally produced goods. Our vendors make, bake, or grow the products they offer for sale.

Get to know who produces your food. Discover the wealth of mid-Island production from a wide variety of local home and commercial providers. Learn from them in person the joys and challenges of delivering quality fruits, vege...more info
Category:Farmers Market
Date:Oct 26, 2019
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm
Address:Veterans Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Veterans Way / Qualicum Beach Community Hall
 
Oct 26, 2019
halloween

Raincity Halloween Dance at the Errington Hall

The Errington Hall’s annual all ages Halloween costume dance presents East Van funk-rockers Raincity. There’s a 1970s and 1980s costume theme, so prepare to get your hippie or disco vibe going.

Fronted by female leads on saxophone and vocals by Parksville-raised Clare Twiddy, Raincity’s audacious performance is loaded with engaging interplay and explosive energy. The five members combine their eclectic influences including Amy Winehouse, Moon Hooc...more info
Category:Events
Date:Oct 26, 2019
Time:Doors at 7:30pm; Show at 8:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Rd, Errington
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$20 in stores; $22.50 online
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 26, 2019
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 26, 2019
Time:Various
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 26, 2019
n

The last Saturday of every month will be a themed Drop-In! The regular exploration of the studio will still be available with the themed activity as a bonus to our many hands-on science exhibits. This month explore our hands-on activities related to space! Our usual great exhibits will also be available. Saturday 10:00am to noon. $5/child (adults free). All ages welcome. No pre-registration necessary.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 26, 2019
Time:10:00am - 12:00pm
Address:4355 Jingle Pot Road, room 101 Nanaimo
Location:NS3’s Science Studio
Cost: $5/child (adults free
Phone: 1-778-268-2289
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 26, 2019
odd

This classic comedy develops as a group of friends assemble for a weekly poker game in the apartment of divorced, Oscar Madison. And if the mess is any indication, it’s no wonder his wife left him. Last to arrive is Felix Unger, who has just been separated from his wife. Fastidious and depressed, the neurotic hypochondriac, Felix, seems suicidal. Oscar comes to the rescue and asks Felix to move in with him, but as the action unfolds, Oscar’s devil- may-care attitude turns to thoughts of violence when the ...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Oct 26, 2019
Time:8:00pm - 10:00pm
Address:2373 Rosstown Road Nanaimo
Location:The Bailey Studio
Cost:$20
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 26, 2019
Gently used clothing sizes small-3x Prices $2-10. Shoes, Accessories & Collectibles at great prices. Come by and see our white elephant table, our craft table and bake table (YUM). Enjoy a complimentary Tea or Coffee and browse.
Category:Markets
Date:Oct 26, 2019
Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
Address:146 Hirst Ave W, BC Parksville,
Location:Parksville Legion
Phone:250-752-5344
Email:Send Email


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