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Vancouver Island Events

 
Sep 5, 2021 to Sep 11, 2021
 
Sep 5, 2021
Sep 5, 2021
music

Music at the Museum at the Parksville Museum, Sundays during the summer from 1-3pm in the courtyard.

Please bring your own lawn chairs. See you there!
Category:Concerts
Date:Sep 5, 2021
Time:1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Address:1245 East Island Highway Parksville
Location:Parksville Museum
Cost:See Website
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 4, 2021 to Sep 6, 2021
art

Twenty-nine years ago, a love for the sport of beach volleyball led to the creation of the largest and longest running beach volleyball tournament on Vancouver Island, Volleybash.

This annual event is a favorite among players from all across the province including Vancouver, Kelowna, and of course Vancouver Island. It attracts a variety of players of different levels and ages, but they all come to Parksville to have fun and play volleyball.

The 3-day tournament features 32 courts and 1 feature court...more info
Category:Events
Start:Sep 4, 2021
End:Sep 6, 2021
Address:Beachside Drive Parksville
Location:Parksville Community Park
Cost:Starting at $50
Website:Open Site
Sep 6, 2021
Sep 6, 2021
friends

The Arbutus Toastmasters Club is in Parksville BC and meets every Monday night from 7:00PM - 9:00PM (except statutory holidays). We help people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators, and leaders. From young professionals to experienced managers to those seeking personal growth or just new friends and friendship. You’ll find a warm, supportive group that shares your goals with Arbutus Toastmasters. You are welcome to Join Us!

Currently we meet on-line via Zoom, but w...more info
Category:Art
Date:Sep 6, 2021
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Via Zoom - Contact us
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 6, 2021
cloud

To provide a space that fosters creativity through sharing and developing expertise in a wide range of practical skills, for fun, personal interest and community enhancement. Make Things, Make Friends...

Oceanside Community Makerspace is a focal point for creative people to work together or individually in a safe and supportive environment, sharing tools, machines and related resources that they might otherwise not have access to, with support from experienced and friendly inter-generational co-membe...more info
Category:Events
Date:Sep 6, 2021
Time:10:00am-2:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street Parksville
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 4, 2021 to Sep 6, 2021
art

Twenty-nine years ago, a love for the sport of beach volleyball led to the creation of the largest and longest running beach volleyball tournament on Vancouver Island, Volleybash.

This annual event is a favorite among players from all across the province including Vancouver, Kelowna, and of course Vancouver Island. It attracts a variety of players of different levels and ages, but they all come to Parksville to have fun and play volleyball.

The 3-day tournament features 32 courts and 1 feature court...more info
Category:Events
Start:Sep 4, 2021
End:Sep 6, 2021
Address:Beachside Drive Parksville
Location:Parksville Community Park
Cost:Starting at $50
Website:Open Site
Sep 7, 2021
Sep 7, 2021 to Oct 30, 2021
print

The Comox Valley Printmaker Association presents an exhibition created by their members on view in The Volunteer Gallery.

The exhibition brings together a diverse group of printmakers who utilize a variety of different printmaking techniques. The Comox Valley Printmakers Association (CVPA) is a non-profit arts organization based in the Comox Valley. Incorporated in 2014, the CVPA is dedicated to the promotion and practice of traditional and contemporary print media arts. They welcome as members any p...more info
Category:Art
Start:Sep 7, 2021
End:Oct 30, 2021
Time:11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 7, 2021
cloud

To provide a space that fosters creativity through sharing and developing expertise in a wide range of practical skills, for fun, personal interest and community enhancement. Make Things, Make Friends...

Oceanside Community Makerspace is a focal point for creative people to work together or individually in a safe and supportive environment, sharing tools, machines and related resources that they might otherwise not have access to, with support from experienced and friendly inter-generational co-membe...more info
Category:Events
Date:Sep 7, 2021
Time:10:00am-2:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street Parksville
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 7, 2021 to Oct 30, 2021
art

Join artists D.F. Gray, Joan Larson, Faith Love-Robertson, Donna McDonnell, Susan White, Lucy Wallace for an exhibition on pastels in the Brown Gallery.

The medium is the message in this group show of soft pastels. A much misunderstood medium, perhaps due to the many forms of pastel such as oil based, or soft pastels with no oil which can be very soft or quite hard. The artists will display the medium's versatile nature with varied subject matter but very different styles - each connected to the other ...more info
Category:Art
Start:Sep 7, 2021
End:Oct 30, 2021
Address:122 Fern Road West Qualicum Beach
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Sep 8, 2021
Sep 7, 2021 to Oct 30, 2021
print

The Comox Valley Printmaker Association presents an exhibition created by their members on view in The Volunteer Gallery.

The exhibition brings together a diverse group of printmakers who utilize a variety of different printmaking techniques. The Comox Valley Printmakers Association (CVPA) is a non-profit arts organization based in the Comox Valley. Incorporated in 2014, the CVPA is dedicated to the promotion and practice of traditional and contemporary print media arts. They welcome as members any p...more info
Category:Art
Start:Sep 7, 2021
End:Oct 30, 2021
Time:11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 8, 2021
cloud

To provide a space that fosters creativity through sharing and developing expertise in a wide range of practical skills, for fun, personal interest and community enhancement. Make Things, Make Friends...

Oceanside Community Makerspace is a focal point for creative people to work together or individually in a safe and supportive environment, sharing tools, machines and related resources that they might otherwise not have access to, with support from experienced and friendly inter-generational co-membe...more info
Category:Events
Date:Sep 8, 2021
Time:10:00am-2:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street Parksville
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 8, 2021
TheDoighouse is built using recycled materials, included 1171 reclaimed car tires.

Come learn how to ‘pack out’ an earthship tire wall. You will learn how recycled tires; pop cans and cement are used to create a structurally sound wall. This is a fun way to meet and get to know other people interested in earthships and intentional building community.

Tony will provide an overview of earthship building principles and construction. This is a unique experience and one of the most popular sessions we host. Come prepared for the weather with proper footwear for a construction site and your wa...more info
Category:Events
Date:Sep 8, 2021
Time:9:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Address:3585 Lioness Boulevard Qualicum Beach
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 7, 2021 to Oct 30, 2021
art

Join artists D.F. Gray, Joan Larson, Faith Love-Robertson, Donna McDonnell, Susan White, Lucy Wallace for an exhibition on pastels in the Brown Gallery.

The medium is the message in this group show of soft pastels. A much misunderstood medium, perhaps due to the many forms of pastel such as oil based, or soft pastels with no oil which can be very soft or quite hard. The artists will display the medium's versatile nature with varied subject matter but very different styles - each connected to the other ...more info
Category:Art
Start:Sep 7, 2021
End:Oct 30, 2021
Address:122 Fern Road West Qualicum Beach
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Sep 9, 2021
Sep 7, 2021 to Oct 30, 2021
print

The Comox Valley Printmaker Association presents an exhibition created by their members on view in The Volunteer Gallery.

The exhibition brings together a diverse group of printmakers who utilize a variety of different printmaking techniques. The Comox Valley Printmakers Association (CVPA) is a non-profit arts organization based in the Comox Valley. Incorporated in 2014, the CVPA is dedicated to the promotion and practice of traditional and contemporary print media arts. They welcome as members any p...more info
Category:Art
Start:Sep 7, 2021
End:Oct 30, 2021
Time:11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 9, 2021
cloud

To provide a space that fosters creativity through sharing and developing expertise in a wide range of practical skills, for fun, personal interest and community enhancement. Make Things, Make Friends...

Oceanside Community Makerspace is a focal point for creative people to work together or individually in a safe and supportive environment, sharing tools, machines and related resources that they might otherwise not have access to, with support from experienced and friendly inter-generational co-membe...more info
Category:Events
Date:Sep 9, 2021
Time:10:00am-2:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street Parksville
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 7, 2021 to Oct 30, 2021
art

Join artists D.F. Gray, Joan Larson, Faith Love-Robertson, Donna McDonnell, Susan White, Lucy Wallace for an exhibition on pastels in the Brown Gallery.

The medium is the message in this group show of soft pastels. A much misunderstood medium, perhaps due to the many forms of pastel such as oil based, or soft pastels with no oil which can be very soft or quite hard. The artists will display the medium's versatile nature with varied subject matter but very different styles - each connected to the other ...more info
Category:Art
Start:Sep 7, 2021
End:Oct 30, 2021
Address:122 Fern Road West Qualicum Beach
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Sep 10, 2021
Sep 10, 2021
chris

Authentic Kansas City style jump blues played just as Big Joe Turner would have wanted. This seven piece band will get this sleepy town swinging. Chris Noel is the big guy with the big voice singing the big songs... it's going to be a big time.
Category:Concerts
Date:Sep 10, 2021
Time:6:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Address:644 Memorial Avenue Qualicum Beach,
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:$25
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 7, 2021 to Oct 30, 2021
print

The Comox Valley Printmaker Association presents an exhibition created by their members on view in The Volunteer Gallery.

The exhibition brings together a diverse group of printmakers who utilize a variety of different printmaking techniques. The Comox Valley Printmakers Association (CVPA) is a non-profit arts organization based in the Comox Valley. Incorporated in 2014, the CVPA is dedicated to the promotion and practice of traditional and contemporary print media arts. They welcome as members any p...more info
Category:Art
Start:Sep 7, 2021
End:Oct 30, 2021
Time:11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 10, 2021
Lighthouse Country Meat Draw Every Friday @ 5 pm.
Category:Events
Date:Sep 10, 2021
Time:5:00 PM
Address:7035 West Island Hwy, Bowser
Location:Bowser Legion
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 7, 2021 to Oct 30, 2021
art

Join artists D.F. Gray, Joan Larson, Faith Love-Robertson, Donna McDonnell, Susan White, Lucy Wallace for an exhibition on pastels in the Brown Gallery.

The medium is the message in this group show of soft pastels. A much misunderstood medium, perhaps due to the many forms of pastel such as oil based, or soft pastels with no oil which can be very soft or quite hard. The artists will display the medium's versatile nature with varied subject matter but very different styles - each connected to the other ...more info
Category:Art
Start:Sep 7, 2021
End:Oct 30, 2021
Address:122 Fern Road West Qualicum Beach
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
Sep 11, 2021
Sep 11, 2021 to Sep 12, 2021
art

Art Show & Sale by Artist Louise Parrack. West coast scenery, flowers, Orca Whales and much more. Over 100 Watercolors, Acrylics and Oils.

25% of sales will be donated to SOS Project Rebuild. 10 am to 2 pm, Sat & Sun Sept. 11th & 12th.
Category:Art
Start:Sep 11, 2021
End:Sep 12, 2021
Time:10 am to 2 pm,
Address:1766 Admiral Tryon Blvd. Parksville
Location:Louise's Home in Columbia Beach,
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 7, 2021 to Oct 30, 2021
print

The Comox Valley Printmaker Association presents an exhibition created by their members on view in The Volunteer Gallery.

The exhibition brings together a diverse group of printmakers who utilize a variety of different printmaking techniques. The Comox Valley Printmakers Association (CVPA) is a non-profit arts organization based in the Comox Valley. Incorporated in 2014, the CVPA is dedicated to the promotion and practice of traditional and contemporary print media arts. They welcome as members any p...more info
Category:Art
Start:Sep 7, 2021
End:Oct 30, 2021
Time:11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 11, 2021
market

Since 1973, the Errington Farmers’ Market has served the communities of Errington, Coombs, Hilliers, Whiskey Creek, and Parksville.

“Make it, Bake it, Grow it” is the basic tenet of farmers’ markets. This means that in order to sell at the market, each vendor has to be directly involved in the making, baking or growing of their product! Customers are encouraged to ask questions of the farmers, food producers and artisans to receive knowledgeable, accurate answers.

Shopping at farmers’ markets is ...more info
Category:Farmers Market
Date:Sep 11, 2021
Time:10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Address:1390 Errington Road Errington,
Location:Errington Community Park
 
Sep 11, 2021
Lighthouse Country Meat Draw Every Saturday @ 430 pm.
Category:Events
Date:Sep 11, 2021
Time:4:30 PM
Address:7035 West Island Hwy
Location:Bowser Location
Cost:Free
 
Sep 11, 2021
cloud

To provide a space that fosters creativity through sharing and developing expertise in a wide range of practical skills, for fun, personal interest and community enhancement. Make Things, Make Friends...

Oceanside Community Makerspace is a focal point for creative people to work together or individually in a safe and supportive environment, sharing tools, machines and related resources that they might otherwise not have access to, with support from experienced and friendly inter-generational co-membe...more info
Category:Events
Date:Sep 11, 2021
Time:10:00am-2:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street Parksville
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 11, 2021
friends

SuperWalk! At Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC), we are inspired every day by the strength and resilience of our community. Together, we are united in our commitment to the advocacy, research, and fundraising efforts that are bringing us closer to a future without Parkinson's disease. Funds raised through Parkinson SuperWalk help PSBC continue to offer life-changing programs and services.

This year, we are bringing you an engaging virtual SuperWalk experience with monthly exercise challenge...more info
Category:Events
Date:Sep 11, 2021
Address:Virtual
Cost:Free
Name:Cara Gibson
Phone:604-662-3240
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 11, 2021 to Sep 12, 2021
friends

Join us as we bring our communities together virtually to celebrate the 31st annual Parkinson SuperWalk! At Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC), we are inspired every day by the strength and resilience of our community. Together, we are united in our commitment to the advocacy, research, and fundraising efforts that are bringing us closer to a future without Parkinson's disease. Funds raised through Parkinson SuperWalk help PSBC continue to offer life-changing programs and services.

This year...more info
Category:Art
Start:Sep 11, 2021
End:Sep 12, 2021
Location:Virtual
Name:Cara Gibson
Phone:604-662-3240
 
Sep 7, 2021 to Oct 30, 2021
art

Join artists D.F. Gray, Joan Larson, Faith Love-Robertson, Donna McDonnell, Susan White, Lucy Wallace for an exhibition on pastels in the Brown Gallery.

The medium is the message in this group show of soft pastels. A much misunderstood medium, perhaps due to the many forms of pastel such as oil based, or soft pastels with no oil which can be very soft or quite hard. The artists will display the medium's versatile nature with varied subject matter but very different styles - each connected to the other ...more info
Category:Art
Start:Sep 7, 2021
End:Oct 30, 2021
Address:122 Fern Road West Qualicum Beach
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 11, 2021
This summer, Recycle BC is hosting residential packaging and paper collection events in the Parksville and Qualicum area.

Drop off glass bottles and jars, foam packaging, plastic bags and overwrap, other flexible plastic packaging, plastic, metal and paper containers, paper, and cardboard free of charge at the below events.
Category:Events
Date:Sep 11, 2021
Time:10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Address:921 Wembley Road, Parksville
Location:St. Columbia Presbyterian Church
Cost:Free
Website:Open Site
 
Sep 11, 2021
sheri

Shari Ulrich is an award winning singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist (violin, mandolin, piano, guitar, dulcimer) who has been winning hearts with her music for over four decades. From the legendary Pied Pumkin to The Hometown Band (“Fear of Flying”), and as a solo artist, she has released 25 albums - including collaborations with Bill Henderson and Roy Forbes (UHF), Barney Bentall and Tom Taylor (BTU), and The High Bar Gang, a 7-piece bluegrass band with Barney Bentall. Her work has garnered two...more info
Category:Concerts
Date:Sep 11, 2021
Time:7:30 PM – 9:30 PM PDT
Address:345 Pym Street Parksville
Location:Knox United Church
Cost:$33
Website:Open Site

 
Sep 5, 2021 to Sep 11, 2021
 


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