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Vancouver Island Events

Aug 17, 2019
Aug 17, 2019
music

Brad Stewart Live at Mount Arrowsmith Brewing

Local guy Brad Stewart and a regular on the Nanaimo music scene, Brad will be playing great covers from every decade at MABrewing this Saturday (Aug 17th)!

No cover. Kids always welcome.
Category:Concerts
Date:Aug 17, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 9:00pm
Address:109-425 Stanford Ave East, Parksville, BC
Location:Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Company
Website:Open Site
 
Aug 17, 2019
cards

Canasta at Nanoose Place every Thursday & Sunday 7-9 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Aug 17, 2019
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Aug 17, 2019
At the Qualicum Beach Museum. A fun-filled family event that is free to the public. Children’s activities including pony rides, a marimba band, a live owl demonstration, pioneer games and activities, fossil rubbing, dress up tent and much more!
Category:Family
Date:Aug 17, 2019
Time:12:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:587 Beach Road Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Museum
Cost:Free
 
Aug 16, 2019 to Aug 17, 2019
coast

Coast Capital Savings Sculpture Light Up - Parksville Beach Festival

For two nights only the Sand Sculpture Exhibition will be open after dark. Brought to you by Coast Capital Savings, this event lets you experience the sculptures in a unique and wonderfully different way. Gate stays open until 11pm.

Suggested $4.00 donation / Entrance Fee
Category:Events
Start:Aug 16, 2019
End:Aug 17, 2019
Time:9:00pm - 11:00pm
Address:Beachside Drive, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Park
Cost:Suggested $4.00 donation / Entrance Fee
 
Aug 17, 2019
8:00am – 10am
PANCAKE BREAKFAST in the Hall
Served up by our fine Volunteer Fire Department – pancakes, sausages and all the trimmings. Bring the whole family, bring a friend…and meet our dedicated men and women in blue who volunteer to help us all. The best way to start a great Hi Neighbour Day! Newspaper clippings from 1969 tell that the Fire Department served breakfast back then on the very first Hi Neighbour Day!
8:00am – 3pm
ARTS AND CRAFTS DISPLAY
In the Old Fire Hall, next to the Hall, come and have a look at creations in many forms, done by our local artisans. There’ll be paintin...more info
Category:Family
Date:Aug 17, 2019
Time:8:00am - 11:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Road Errington
Location:Errington Community Park
Website:Open Site
 
Aug 17, 2019
ethos

ETHOS Ocean Ecosystem Exhibit

ETHOS presents awesome interactive displays and activities which explore our Oceanside coastline and the ongoing local community projects to protect our unique ocean ecosystems. The ETHOS interactive display is free an open throughout the month of August as part of our Soft Shore: where land and water meet art installation.

ETHOS presents awesome interactive displays and activities which explore our Oceanside coastline and the ongoing local community projects to prote...more info
Category:Events
Date:Aug 17, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Aug 17, 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:Aug 17, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:1600 Stroulger Road, Parksville
Location:Smoke 'N Water @ Pacific Shores Resort & Spa
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Aug 17, 2019
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 17, 2019
Time:3 - 5 PM
Address:2038 Sanders Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Rocking Horse Pub
Website:Open Site
 
Aug 17, 2019
union

Every Saturday, fundraiser for the Pythian Sisters.
Category:Art
Date:Aug 17, 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
 
Aug 17, 2019 to Aug 31, 2019
an

Legion 76 Pancake Breakfast every Saturday throughout the summer. 8:30-11:30 in the Garden. $7 for adults; $3 for children 5-10 and children under 5 are free
Category:Family
Start:Aug 17, 2019
End:Aug 31, 2019
Time:8:30am - 11:30am
Address:180 Veterans Way Qualicum Beach,
Location:Qualicum Beach Legion (Branch #76)
Cost:$3 – $10
Website:Open Site
 
Aug 17, 2019
If you delight in model trains, railways and history, this fun Family event is just for you! Come on down to the Museum grounds for the 2nd Annual Railway Days and view the delightful model railway set-ups. Participating clubs this year include the Vancouver Island Garden Railway Club, multiple displays from The Oceanside Model Railroaders, interactive electronic displays from the clubs at MakerSpace, the E & N Division of the Canadian Railway Historical Association, Railroad music, speeder cars, and food compliment this event that’s sure to delight the child in all of us.
Category:Family
Date:Aug 17, 2019
Time:10:00am - 5:00pm
Address:1245 East Island Highway Parksville,
Location:Parksville Museum
Website:Open Site
 
Aug 17, 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:Aug 17, 2019
Time:Various
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 13, 2019 to Aug 18, 2019
sand

2019 QF Sand Sculpting Competition & Exhibition - Parksville Beach Festival

Come and see Parksville's premiere event on the beach: The Quality Foods Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition, July 12- August 18, 2019, organized by the Parksville Beach Festival Society.

is a world class event for Master Sand Sculptors and is an official qualifying event for the World Championship of Sand Sculpting! Master Sand Sculptors travel from all corners of the globe to participate in our remarkable compet...more info
Category:Events
Start:Aug 13, 2019
End:Aug 18, 2019
Address:Beachside Drive, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Park
 
Aug 13, 2019 to Aug 31, 2019
art

Soft Shore: where land and water meet

Soft Shore: where land and water meet is an exploration of texture, colours and art methods in celebration of the beauty of the natural ocean shore landscape. Featuring a collaboration of artistic styles and narratives, Soft Shore blends fibre, wood, metal, acrylic, glass and photography in a community’s homage to the spectacular natural scapes of the Oceanside shoreline.

Following the outstanding success of his Monet reVisited project last summer which drew tho...more info
Category:Events
Start:Aug 13, 2019
End:Aug 31, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Aug 16, 2019 to Aug 17, 2019
music

Tim Hortons Outdoor Summer Concerts - Parksville Beach Festival

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 6:30-8:30pm with the exception of the Saturday August 17th 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!

Fri...more info
Category:Concerts
Start:Aug 16, 2019
End:Aug 17, 2019
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Address:Beachside Drive, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Park


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