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Vancouver Island Events

Oct 27, 2019
Oct 27, 2019
mushroom

The Arrowsmith Naturalists are pleased to present the 5th Annual Mushroom Festival. This is a fun and educational day with lots to see and do including a huge display of mushrooms, learning about the ecological role of fungi and their uses as food, medicine, dyes, etc. There will be opportunities to talk with knowledgeable people about mushrooms and their identification, there will also be scheduled speakers throughout the day in the Learning Centre.

As always, you will find a few local vendors on...more info
Category:Events
Date:Oct 27, 2019
Time:11:00am - 4:00pm
Address:1014 Ford Rd, Coombs
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds
Cost:Donation of $5 per person (children 16 & under free)
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 27, 2019
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:Oct 27, 2019
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
 
Oct 27, 2019
pgosa

Casual Cycling with PGOSA.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 27, 2019
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
 
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 27, 2019
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:Oct 27, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Beach
Location:Crown & Anchor Pub
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 27, 2019
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:Oct 27, 2019
Time:3:00pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Beach
Location:Crown & Anchor
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 27, 2019
skate

Parksville Lions & Save-On-Foods Free Family Skate

This popular session is back on Sundays, September 29 - December 8. Children must be accompanied by an adult, 19yrs+. Pond hockey is not available during this session. Oceanside Place Arena on Sundays from 12:15-1:45pm. 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:Family
Date:Oct 27, 2019
Time:12:15pm - 1:45pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 27, 2019
cloud

Enjoy the peace and serenity of the Golden Shrine and gardens. Sit or walk in meditation or simply enjoy the atmosphere in silence, turn the prayer wheels, light a butterlamp, make a heart wish in the wishing garden. A facilitator will be present to answer questions though our general goal is to maintain silence as much as possible. The gift shop will be open.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 27, 2019
Time:11:00am - 1:30pm
Address:2800 Grafton Ave Qualicum Beach,
Location:Kathok Meditation Centre
Cost:By offering from the heart
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 27, 2019
Inspired byNature- Seasoned by Life is an adult performance reflecting the writing journey of Jule Briese who lives in Qualicum Beach. Jule’s unique performances are reflective, inspiring and entertaining.

Patt Scrivener an amazing contemporary artist and gifted harpist will be Jule’s guest playing selections on the Celtic Harp.

The proceeds after expenses will be donated to Dying With Dignity Canada an national not-for-profit organization protecting end-of-life rights and helping Canadians avoid end of life suffering.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 27, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (MAC)
Cost:$15
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 27, 2019
bike

Intermediate Cycling with PGOSA.

Category:Events
Date:Oct 27, 2019
Time:10:00 am-1:00 pm
Location:Parksville Civic Centre
Cost:See website for membership info.
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 27, 2019
music

Music on Sunday - Jazz with The Johannes Wallmann Quartet

Born in 1974 in Germany, Johannes Wallmann was raised right here in Qualicum Beach. He studied jazz piano and composition at Berklee College of Music in Boston (B.Mus., 1995) and at New York University (M.A., 1997; Ph.D., 2010), while winning numerous national music competitions and scholarships, as well as two Canada Council artist grants. After moving to New York City in 1995, he quickly established himself as a versatile and in-demand piani...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Oct 27, 2019
Time:2:30pm - 4:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach,
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH)
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 27, 2019
dj

What’s a Djangosphere you ask???
​DjangoSphere is a project, led by veteran jazz violinist Kit Eakle, in tribute to Thelonious Sphere Monk, and “Django” Jean Reinhardt.

Django and Monk are perhaps the most individual and original voices in mid-20th century Jazz. Eakle has recently finished recording a NEW DjangoSphere CD with guitar great, Howard Alden.

Kit Eakle’s first incarnation of this group recorded DjangoSphere in 2014 with Mark Holzinger, guitar, Alex Baum, bass, and John Waller, p...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Oct 27, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:30pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$25
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 27, 2019
Mid Island Potters Annual Show & Sale: Art of the Fire

Featuring Algis Bubnys, Martha and Gordon James, Anita and Neil Lawrence, Hanna Lewandowski, Julie McMath, Jane Murray-Smith, Barb Strachan, Linda Phillips, Lilac Sun Pottery, Ruth Porter, John Shauer, Ellen Statz, Sue Wilkinson, Lynn Haslam, and Vijaya Morrison.

One of a kind functional and decorative pottery created by professional potters. A gift for everyone.
Category:Art
Date:Oct 27, 2019
Time:11:00am - 5:00pm
Address:132 Jensen Ave East, Parksville
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 27, 2019
cloud

Join Tracey & Louise at Aurora Wellness Centre for this New Moon Illumination & Celebration Circle. New Moon phases are a perfect time for new beginnings. A time to embrace new ideas & changes. We will guide you step by step to learn how to open ourselves to abundance & infinite possibilities. Bring a journal & an open heart.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 27, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:1989 Kaye Rd. Parksville
Location:Aurora Wellness Centre
Cost:$40
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 27, 2019
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:Oct 27, 2019
Time:2:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville,
Location: Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$5
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 27, 2019
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:Oct 27, 2019
Time:5:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:7480 Island Highway S Fanny Bay,
Location:Fanny Bay Inn
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 27, 2019
ball

Pickleball at Nanoose Place every Tues, Thurs & Sunday. Visit their website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Oct 27, 2019
Time:1 - 3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 27, 2019
sc

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Oct 27, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth &Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 27, 2019
f

Our Sunday-Funday Jam is always a blast! The Qualicum Bay Lions start the meat draw at 3:30. Only $1 a ticket!
Category:Events
Date:Oct 27, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:6120 West Island Hwy Qualicum Beach
Location:Crown & Anchor Pub
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 27, 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 27, 2019
Time:8:00pm - 10:00pm
Address:2373 Rosstown Road Nanaimo
Location:The Bailey Studio
Cost:$20
Website:Open Site


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