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Vancouver Island Events

Sep 28, 2019
Sep 28, 2019 to Oct 12, 2019
art

3,2,1-Create Exhibition

This exhibition will be open at the MAC from Sep 7 through Oct 12. The MAC is open Tue-Sun 10-4.

Over the past decade, the three artists have been working together. The photographer, Don Zeghers, takes artistic photos during vacations and daily events that often inspire Krista Zeghers and Coreen Zerr. Together the three artists will confer on various photos that can be combined or altered to produce a new image. Sometimes the photographer will go out and purposefully find pho...more info
Category:Art
Start:Sep 28, 2019
End:Oct 12, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 28, 2019
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Canasta at Nanoose Place every Thursday & Sunday 7-9 PM. See website for more.
Category:Events
Date:Sep 28, 2019
Time:7-9 PM
Address: 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 28, 2019
Ground Zero Acoustic lounge is pleased to be hosting Dave Kilbank as he releases his new CD “YOUNG & OLD”

Dave started playing 12-string guitar and writing songs as a teen with big dreams…
After college in Ottawa, he got into Radio Production, which turned into a 27-year career in
stations across Canada. He continued writing songs when he had time, and recording them
when he could afford studio time…
Then in 2006, he bought an Apple MacBook, and found the GarageBand Program, which meant
he could work on his music at home. In 3 short years, he produced 3 CD’s of original songs, and ...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Sep 28, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 9:30pm
Address:#8 464 Island Highway East Parksville
Location:Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge
Cost:$15
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 28, 2019
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:Sep 28, 2019
Time:7:30pm - 9:00pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy Parksville
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Regular Admission
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 28, 2019
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ECHO Players is celebrating its 45th Birthday, and we’re throwing a party!

We are opening the doors to the Village Theatre to all community members and those in surrounding areas to explore the performing arts in Qualicum Beach. This is the chance to get the inside scoop on who we are and what we have to offer. Have a grandchild who is interested in performing? A neighbor new to the community and looking to meet people? Perhaps a colleague with a variety of skills to share – we welcome anyone and ever...more info
Category:Events
Date:Sep 28, 2019
Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
Address:110 W 2nd Ave Qualicum Beach
Location:Village Theatre Qualicum Beach
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 28, 2019
music

Jack Garton & the Demon Squadron Dance at the Errington Hall

Steeped in the boisterous and irreverent East Vancouver arts community, Jack Garton’s music is always a dance party. His distinctive voice on the accordion mixes Cajun, European and country styles with ease into an exciting roots music feast.

Yummy refreshments and Creekmore’s coffee available.

Tickets $20 at Cranky Dog Music, Heaven on Earth, Errington Store. $5 at the door for youth ages 6-12, free under age 6. $22.50 online at ...more info
Category:Events
Date:Sep 28, 2019
Time:Doors 7:30pm; Show 8:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Rd, Errington
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$20 / $22.50 online
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 28, 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:Sep 28, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:1600 Stroulger Road, Parksville
Location:Smoke 'N Water @ Pacific Shores Resort & Spa
Cost:No Cover
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 28, 2019 to Sep 29, 2019
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Sept. 28 and 29, 2019
VIU’s Milner Gardens & Woodland Fall Plant Sale
10am to 4pm. Take home a piece of this Heritage Garden, choosing from a variety of propagated specimens. Great discounts; come early for best selection! Gardens close 5pm.

Master Gardeners will be on hand to offer advice. Enjoy tea, soup and scones in the Tea Room 11:30am – 4pm. Garden admission is payable to access Tea Room; winter rates for Plant Sale: $6 for adults and $4 for youth. Free entry to children 12 and under accomp...more info
Category:Markets
Start:Sep 28, 2019
End:Sep 29, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:2179 West Island Highway Qualicum Beach
Location:VIU Milner Gardens and Woodland
Cost:$4 – $6
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 28, 2019 to Sep 29, 2019
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Sept. 28 and 29, 2019
VIU’s Milner Gardens & Woodland Fall Plant Sale
10am to 4pm. Take home a piece of this Heritage Garden, choosing from a variety of propagated specimens. Great discounts; come early for best selection! Gardens close 5pm.

Master Gardeners will be on hand to offer advice. Enjoy tea, soup and scones in the Tea Room 11:30am – 4pm. Garden admission is payable to access Tea Room; winter rates for Plant Sale: $6 for adults and $4 for youth. Free entry to children 12 and under accomp...more info
Category:Markets
Start:Sep 28, 2019
End:Sep 29, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:2179 West Island Highway Qualicum Beach
Location:VIU Milner Gardens and Woodland
Cost:$4 – $6
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 28, 2019
club ride at Hammerfest trails
Category:Events
Date:Sep 28, 2019
Time:9:00am - 11:00pm
Location:yellow gate just before you reach Englishman river park Errington,
Cost:Free
 
Sep 28, 2019 to Oct 12, 2019
art

'Nature's Hidden Treasures' Exhibition by Rich Williams

This exhibition will be open at the MAC from Sep 7 through Oct 12. The MAC is open Tue-Sun 10-4.

Rich Williams' work is primarily in acrylics and watercolour, and covers a cross-section of subjects such as landscapes, structures, boats, florals and abstracts.

From a very early age Rich was interested in art. Studying art in high school only tweaked his interest more. He attended S.A.I.T., taking first-year Architectural Technology where he l...more info
Category:Art
Start:Sep 28, 2019
End:Oct 12, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 28, 2019
union

Every Saturday, fundraiser for the Pythian Sisters.
Category:Art
Date:Sep 28, 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
 
Sep 28, 2019
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:Events
Date:Sep 28, 2019
Time:8:30am - 11:30am
Address:180 Veterans Way Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Legion (Branch #76)
Cost:$3 – $10
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 28, 2019
Longer hours for Summer! 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 Oceanside 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.
Category:Farmers Market
Date:Sep 28, 2019
Time:8:30am - 1:00pm
Address:644 Memorial Avenue Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 28, 2019
tour

Town Tour: The ‘Town’ tour starts at The Old School House, proceeds down Memorial to the CIBC plaza, takes in part of Second Avenue, then back to Memorial and along Railway to the old railway station and the Qualicum Beach Museum.

Crown Tour: The ‘Crown’ tour takes a nostalgic look back at Qualicum’s early resorts, from the humble Grandview Camp to the quaint St. Andrew’s Lodge to the grand Qualicum Beach Hotel. You’ll learn about the early years of the golf course and take in the stately Crown Mansi...more info
Category:Events
Date:Sep 28, 2019
Time:10:00am
Location:Various Venues
Cost:$10
 
Sep 28, 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:Sep 28, 2019
Time:Various
Address:737 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Email:Send Email
 
Sep 28, 2019
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Be prepared and get trained in first aid skills. Training includes home hazards, accident prevention, safety education, CPR, first aid skills for common emergencies and automated external defibrillators (AED). Retraining is recommended every three years. Qualicum Commons, on Saturday, September 28 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, cost is $89. Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Workshop
Date:Sep 28, 2019
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Avenue Qualicum
Location:Qualicum Commons, RDN Activity Room 12
Cost:$89
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 28, 2019
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Be prepared; get trained with a two day course in first aid and cardiopulmonary (CPR C) skills. Training includes home hazards, accident prevention, safety education, CPR level C, first aid skills for common emergencies and automated external defibrillators (AED). Retraining is recommended every three years.
Qualicum Commons, on Saturday and Sunday, Saturday, September 28 and 29 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, cost is $163. Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation program...more info
Category:Workshop
Date:Sep 28, 2019
Time:8:00am - 5:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Avenue Qualicum
Location:Qualicum Commons, RDN Activity Room 12
Cost:$163
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 28, 2019
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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:Sep 28, 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
 
Sep 28, 2019 to Sep 29, 2019
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Sept. 28 and 29, 2019
VIU’s Milner Gardens & Woodland Fall Plant Sale
10am to 4pm. Take home a piece of this Heritage Garden, choosing from a variety of propagated specimens. Great discounts; come early for best selection! Gardens close 5pm.

Master Gardeners will be on hand to offer advice. Enjoy tea, soup and scones in the Tea Room 11:30am – 4pm. Garden admission is payable to access Tea Room; winter rates for Plant Sale: $6 for adults and $4 for youth. Free entry to children 12 and under accomp...more info
Category:Markets
Start:Sep 28, 2019
End:Sep 29, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:2179 West Island Highway Qualicum Beach
Location:VIU Milner Gardens and Woodland
Cost:$4 – $6
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 28, 2019 to Sep 29, 2019
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Sept. 28 and 29, 2019
VIU’s Milner Gardens & Woodland Fall Plant Sale
10am to 4pm. Take home a piece of this Heritage Garden, choosing from a variety of propagated specimens. Great discounts; come early for best selection! Gardens close 5pm.

Master Gardeners will be on hand to offer advice. Enjoy tea, soup and scones in the Tea Room 11:30am – 4pm. Garden admission is payable to access Tea Room; winter rates for Plant Sale: $6 for adults and $4 for youth. Free entry to children 12 and under accomp...more info
Category:Markets
Start:Sep 28, 2019
End:Sep 29, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:2179 West Island Highway Qualicum Beach
Location:VIU Milner Gardens and Woodland
Cost:$4 – $6
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 28, 2019
wellness

Oceanside Volunteer Association is presenting its annual Wellness and Volunteer Fair on Saturday, September 28nd, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Vendors, support groups, recreation groups, healthcare practitioners, and providers will be on site to share information and samples about the wellness products and services they offer. There will be demonstrations on the stage in the main hall and presentations in the Lion’s Room. Food service will include tea, coffee, baked goods, sandwiches and wraps for purchase. ...more info
Category:Events
Date:Sep 28, 2019
Time:10:00am - 3:30pm
Address:747 Jones Street Qualicum Beach
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 28, 2019
Tickets available at Arbutus Music, Cranky Dog Music, Coombs General Store, Billie Shakepeare’s in QB and Alberni Colour Corner. Call 250 927 2747 for more information.
Category:Events
Date:Sep 28, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 11:45pm
Address:2601 Alberni Hwy Coombs
Location:CHRCO Hall, Coombs Rodeo Grounds
Cost:$20 – $25
Website:Open Site


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