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Vancouver Island Events

Nov 15, 2019
Nov 15, 2019 to Nov 17, 2019
Sandika Joy’s 3-Day Empowerment Adventure Retreat, on Lasqueti Island
November 15th-17th, 2019

Have you ever wanted to just leave everything behind — even just for a couple of days — to recalibrate and rediscover yourself?
Sandika Joy’s empowerment adventures and retreats offer you the perfect place to feel incredibly safe and secure on one of Canada’s most pristine and untouched islands, while you get to reconnect with Mother Earth and your own inner force of nature!

Leave your technology, scheduling, and blowdryer at home as you spend time with Sandika and a small group of like-minde...more info
Category:Workshop
Start:Nov 15, 2019
End:Nov 17, 2019
Time:3:30pm
Address:Main Road Lasqueti Island,
Location:The Teapot House, Lasqueti Island
Cost:$495
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 15, 2019 to Nov 17, 2019
art

A Gift of Art Show

The show has 40+ artists from the Arrowsmith Chapter of the FCA, Federation of Canadian Artists. There will be approximately 120 paintings for sale.

Opening reception, cash bar, meet the artists is Friday, November 15th, 6-9 pm.

Show hours:
Friday November 15th 4-9 pm
Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th 10 am - 4 pm.
Category:Art
Start:Nov 15, 2019
End:Nov 17, 2019
Time:Nov. 15: 4pm - 9pm; Nov. 16 & 17: 10am - 4pm
Address:2690 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Inn
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 15, 2019
Oceanside Building Learning Together Presents ‘A Story to Tell’, an enchanting evening supporting OBLT literacy programs, at Cuckoo Trattoria (2310 Alberni Hwy, Coombs, B.C.) on Friday, November 15th, 2019.

Come be inspired by our speakers sharing their stories while enjoying delicious food, a silent auction, live music and more! The diverse group of speakers we are honored to have at “A Story to Tell” will be sharing their life stories and literacy journeys.

OBLT is a non-profit society promoting early learning, literacy and support for families through free community programs and has b...more info
Category:Events
Date:Nov 15, 2019
Time:5:30pm - 9:00pm
Address:2326 Alberni Highway Coombs
Location:Cuckoo Italian Trattoria & Pizzeria
Cost:$50
 
Nov 15, 2019
bridge

Bridge at Lighthouse Community Centre every Friday
1 pm to 4 pm in the Seniors Room.
Call Sheila at 250 757 8307 for more info.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 15, 2019
Time:1pm – 4pm
Address:240 Lions Way, Qualicum Beach
Location:Lighthouse Community Centre
Name:Sheila
Phone:250 757 8307
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 15, 2019
music

Coombs Country Opera

This Country Jam brings all sorts of local talent out of the woodwork so grab your guitar, fiddle, mandolin or whatever tickles your fancy and join us for a great time.

Coffee, chips and other snacks provided in the hall kitchen by our local community 4H clubs, Coombs Country Horse 4H, Parksville/Qualicum Oddstock 4H, Parksville/Qualicum Community 4H. Thank you for supporting our 4H clubs.

Come out and show your support and have a great time!
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 15, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 10:00pm
Address:2601 Alberni Highway, Coombs
Location:Coombs Rodeo Grounds
Cost:$5 for adults, musicians and kids free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 8, 2019 to Nov 17, 2019
art

Art and Function come together at the Darrel Hancock Pottery 7th Annual Christmas Show and Sale.

While you view the Gallery, take time to enjoy complimentary refreshments, watch the ongoing pottery demonstrations and enter your name to win one of 3 prizes.

This beautiful handmade, functional pottery is all dishwasher, oven and microwave safe. There will be a good selection of Tea Pots, Casserole Dishes, Large Low Bowls and Serving dishes, as well as mugs and bowls in a variety of shapes, colours and...more info
Category:Art
Start:Nov 8, 2019
End:Nov 17, 2019
Time:10:00am - 5:00pm
Address:3505 Harris Crescent Rural Qualicum Beach
Location:Darrel Hancock Pottery
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 15, 2019
pgosa

The group meets at the Main #1 Parking Lot at Rathtrevor Park. The walk takes less than an hour of easy walking.
Category:Art
Date:Nov 15, 2019
Time:9:30 am - 10:30 am
Address:Rathtrevor Park, Parksville
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 15, 2019
curl

Nanoose Place - Floor Curling every Monday & Friday
Category:Events
Date:Nov 15, 2019
Time:1-3 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 15, 2019
friends

Connection, support, discussion and resources about
Mental Health in a safe and caring environment.
11am – 3pm every Friday at Qualicum Commons.
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 15, 2019
Time:11:00am - 3:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 15, 2019
food

Friday Night Platters
Every Friday Night starting at 5pm
Category:Events
Date:Nov 15, 2019
Time:Starting at 5 PM
Address:3730 Fairwinds Drive, Nanoose Bayt
Location:Fairwinds Bar & Grill
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
 
Nov 15, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
art

'I Paint With Light Now' Digital Media Exhibition

Artist Statement:
"The intellectual process of painting has not changed for me since I switched to the digital format five years ago. It remains an intuitive, somewhat baffling and always mysterious activity for me. I would not be using digital if that essential part of painting had to be sacrificed. I think it's important for you to know that I first experienced and practiced my craft as a painter for 40 years before I tried this new technology. And I...more info
Category:Events
Start:Nov 15, 2019
End:Dec 21, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 15, 2019
ball

A few young players [under age 69] have been asked to play on Friday to make sure we have 14 on each team. The following youth players have been drafted and a couple of old guys from the Wednesday League:
Harry [the kid] Lowe - To Hawks
Merv Brandel - to Hawks
Rob [the terrible teen] Jonas - to Demons
John [boy] Lund - to Orcas
Buzzy - to Demons
Norm [boy wonder] Joyce - to Orcas

Why 14 Players per team?
We have quite a number of players taking vacations from 2 to 4 weeks on each team so we are a...more info
Category:Events
Date:Nov 15, 2019
Time:9 AM -Noon
Location:Arbutus Meadows
Cost:See website
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 15, 2019
kids

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 15, 2019
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville,
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 15, 2019
cloud

Ladies Sew-In for the Missions
Category:Events
Date:Nov 15, 2019
Time:10am – 11am
Address:2462 Nanoose Rd
Location:Evangelical Free Church of Canada
 
Nov 15, 2019
music

Live Entertainment at The Bayside

Come out and enjoy our incredible view and live music all November long! While dining at The Bayside, Friday & Saturday evenings from 5:30-8:30pm capture the sounds of local talent from pianist performances to guitarists including guitarist Robbie Hancock on Nov. 22-23.
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 15, 2019
Time:5:30pm - 8:30pm
Address:240 Dogwood Street, Parksville
Location:The Bayside Restaurant & Lounge
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 15, 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:Nov 15, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:1600 Stroulger Road, Parksville
Location:Smoke 'N Water @ Pacific Shores Resort & Spa
Cost:No Cover
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
 
Nov 15, 2019
music

Music Trivia at The Shady Waterfront Restaurant & Pub.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 15, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:3109 W Island Hwy, Qualicum Beach
Location:The Shady Waterfront Restaurant & Pub
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 15, 2019
fit

Nanoose Place Fitness, every Mond, Weds & Friday.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 15, 2019
Time:9-10 am
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 15, 2019
Nick La Riviere Band in Concert at the Errington Hall

Nick La Riviere is an accomplished trombonist who has toured internationally with bands such as the Juno award winning Paperboys, Michael Kaeshammer, 54-40, and Adonis Puentes. With gigs at the Vancouver Island Music Festival, Dream Café, Vancouver International Jazz Festival, and the Vancouver Folk Music Festival, Nick is one of the busiest band leaders around.

Tickets available online at ErringtonHall.Tickit.ca. Alternatively tickets are also available at the following locations approximately 30 days before each event... Cranky Dog ...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Nov 15, 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
 
Nov 15, 2019
cloud

Oceanside Caregivers Support meets
(every 1st and 3rd Friday)
at The Gardens (across from Legion)Qualicum Beach

To provide comfort, care, support and resources for our Caregivers taking care of loved ones and to help the Caregivers navigate the medical system.
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 15, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:650 Berwick Rd. N Qualicum Beach
Location:Gardens at Qualicum Beach
Name:Carol and Fred Dowe
Phone:250-752-2104
 
Nov 15, 2019
rail

Every Friday. Providing professional therapy sessions – physical exercise, speech, music and art therapy and caregivers’ counselling.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 15, 2019
Time:11:00am
Address:921 Wembley Rd. Parksville
Location:St. Columbia Church Hall
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 15, 2019
tai

Oceanside Tai Chi every Tues 9-12 AM & Friday 10-11:30 AM at Nanoose Place.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 15, 2019
Time:Various Times
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Center
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 15, 2019
pgosa

The PGOSA table located in the Oceanside Place Arena at Wembley Mall can be a very busy place, signing up members. Also sales and lots of Information about PGOSA. Download and complete this Membership Form and bring it to the PGOSA table to save some time.
We welcome you to our very special community of active seniors!
Category:Events
Date:Nov 15, 2019
Time:9:00-11:00 am
Address:Wembley Mall , Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 15, 2019
prime

Enjoy our fabulous Prime Rib Dinner with all the fixin’s. After 4:20.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 15, 2019
Time:4:15pm
Address:5467 Island Highway S Union Bay
Location:Highwayman Saloon
 
Nov 15, 2019
Friday January 10, join us for your free 1st lesson for an introduction to square dance, 7h00-8h00pm. Bradley Centre, Coombs. Dress casual. No partner required.
Winter lessons starting Sunday January 12, 7h00-8h30pm. at Bradley Centre. for your 2nd free lesson.
Mainstream dance follows after the Open House, 8h00-10h00pm. Public is welcome to watch.

Contact: Ray or Debbie Schmidt 250-248-4900 or Lynette McLeod 250-954-2132
Category:Events
Date:Nov 15, 2019
Time:8:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:975 Shearme Road Coombs,
Location:Bradley Centre
Cost:Free
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 15, 2019
girls

For grades 7, 8 & 9. Games, field trips and music allow youth to express themselves and develop friendships.
Category:Family
Date:Nov 15, 2019
Time:3:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:245 Hirst Ave W Parksville
Location:SOS Child, Youth & Family Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 15, 2019
tec

Beginning September 13/2019, the Technology Learning Centre (TLC) in Parksville is offering free technology workshops every Friday morning for adult residents of Parksville/Qualicum. Each Friday workshop is one hour in length and focuses on a particular piece of technology. Individual technology support is available after each workshop. See our monthly technology workshops calendar at www.oblt.ca/tlc
Category:Workshop
Date:Nov 15, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Address:494 Bay Avenue Parksville
Location:The Family Place
Cost:free
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 15, 2019
Twoonie Teen Swim
Fridays at Ravensong Aquatic Centre from 7:00-9:00 pm are reserved for the teens. Admission is now only $2 until Friday, June 29th.
Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-752-5014 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Events
Date:Nov 15, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:737 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:$2
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 15, 2019 to Nov 17, 2019
xmas

Village Christmas Arts Faire

Join us for this year's 40th anniversary of Vancouver island artisans showcasing their one of a kind creations.
Category:Events
Start:Nov 15, 2019
End:Nov 17, 2019
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall


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