Events


Events Selected for Cultural Explorer
Feb 14, 2016 to Feb 20, 2016
Feb 14, 2016
Feb 14, 2016
A Night in Paris at Realm Food Co

5 courses – live music featuring Ken Lister & Rosemary Lindsay.
Category:Food
Date:Feb 14, 2016
Time:6:30pm
Address:180 Craig Street Parksville, BC
Location:Realm Food Co
Cost:$90
Phone:250-586-1158
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 14, 2016
Parksville Lion's and Save-On-Foods Free Family Skate

Free family skating every Sunday from 12:15 to 1:45 pm. February 7, 14, 21, and 28th at Oceanside Place Arena courtesy of Parksville Lion's and Save-on-Foods. Note: Children must be accompanied by an adult, 19 years or older.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at www.rdn.bc.ca/recreation.

Category:Family & Children
Date:Feb 14, 2016
Time:12:15pm - 1:45pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 14, 2016
Music on Sunday featuring Sara Marreiros at The Old School House Arts Centre

Vocalist Sara Marreiros with Ron Hadley-piano and Ken Lister-bass will perform exquisite renditions of Valentine's Day love songs from Portugal, Brazil and North America sung by this Canadian/Portuguese artist who is one of Vancouver Island's most exhilarating musical treasures.

All concerts: 2:30 to 4:30pm Admission: $13.00 (Members) $16.00 (Non-members). Plan ahead! View the floor plan and select your seats.
Category:Music
Date:Feb 14, 2016
Time:2:30pm - 4:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Cost:$16
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 14, 2016
Spring Sundays at VIUSpring Sundays at VIU's Milner Gardens & Woodland

Enjoy the early Spring bulbs on Sundays between February 14th and March 20th. The Garden will be open 11:00am to 3:30pm with the last entry at 3:00pm. The Tea Room will open at 11:00am with the last seating at 3:00pm for soup and scones.

Admission adults $5.25, students $3.25 includes tax, children 12 and under free admission accompanied by an adult. Milner Gardens ...more info
Category:Other
Date:Feb 14, 2016
Time:11:00am - 3:30pm
Address:2179 West Island Highway, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:adults $5.25, students $3.25, children 12 and under free
Phone:250-752-6153
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 14, 2016
ValentineValentine's Day Bubbly Brunch at Smoke N Water

Join us for Valentine's Day brunch at Smoke 'N Water - all your favourite dishes plus lots of extras.

Add bottomless mimosas for 2 - $42.95. Reservations recommended.
Category:Food
Date:Feb 14, 2016
Time:9:00am - 1:00pm
Address:1600 Strougler Rd, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Smoke N Water Restaurant
Cost:$30
Name:Meaghan
Phone:250-468-7192
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 14, 2016
Valentine's Skate

Bring your valentine to Oceanside Place Arena and compete for sweet prizes on Sunday, February 14th at the Everyone Welcome skate from 2:00 - 3:30 pm. Admission is 2 for 1 if you wear red.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view swim and skate schedules online at www.rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Feb 14, 2016
Time:2:00pm - 3:30pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Regular Rates
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 15, 2016
Feb 15, 2016
2016 HammerFest XC Race2016 HammerFest XC Race

Not wanting to upset the apple cart too much, this years XC race will be the usual HammerFest loamy run with a bunch of roots thrown in for free. A few good descents and some fun climbs.

As in previous years, registration will start at 10 am. in the Englishman River Falls Provincial Park. A rolling start from the registration/parking area with actual racing commencing at 12:00 noon on the gravel road near the Park maintenance c...more info
Category:Cycling
Date:Feb 15, 2016
Time:12:00pm
Cost:$30
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 16, 2016
Feb 16, 2016
Refuge - Where is Home? Lecture SeriesRefuge - Where is Home? Lecture Series

Knox Church 345 Pym, Parksville. Tuesdays, Feb. 16 – March 15.

Cost: $8 each or 5 for $35 – bring a Bag Lunch - Tickets/Info: 250-248-3927. Visit: www.kucparksville.ca
Category:Other
Date:Feb 16, 2016
Address:345 Pym Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Knox United Church
Cost:$8
Name:Beth Brown
Phone: 250-248-3927
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 16, 2016
Bird walks from the Parksville Beach Community Park at 9 a.m. on Tuesdays going to different areas in and around the Parksville Qualicum Beach area.
Category:Wildlife
Date:Feb 16, 2016
Time:9:00am
Location:Parksville Community Park
Name:Neil Robins
Phone:250-390-3669
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 17, 2016
Feb 17, 2016
Climate Change Warnings on Gas Pumps - Lecture by Rob Shirkey

On February 17, the City of Parksville and the Mid Vancouver Island Habitat Enhancement Society will host a free lecture by Robert Shirkey, executive director of Our Horizon Society. Our Horizon is a national not-for-profit organization that works with governments to require climate change labels on gas pumps. The idea is a low-cost, globally-scalable intervention to communicate the hidden costs of fossil fuels to end users and drive change upstream. The concept was developed by Our Horizon's founder and Toronto-based lawyer Robe...more info
Category:Other
Date:Feb 17, 2016
Time:6:30pm - 8:00pm
Address:100 Jensen Avenue East, Parksville, BC
Location:The Forum, Parksville Civic and Technology Centre
Name:Deb Tardiff
Phone:250-954-3073
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 17, 2016
Qualicum Beach Family History Society's guest speaker will be Sid Norman, on 'A Layperson's View of DNA' and how DNA flows from one person to another. Guests welcome.
Category:Other
Date:Feb 17, 2016
Time:7:00pm
Address:180 Veteran's Way, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Legion
Name:Don
Phone:250-954-0771
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 18, 2016
Feb 18, 2016 to Feb 21, 2016
Parksville Uncorked 2016Parksville Uncorked 2016

It's an Experience: Parksville Uncorked 8th Annual Wine and Culinary Festival

From wine or beer newbie to seasoned palate, you'll enjoy tastings, featured wine dinners, and bubbly brunches. Don't miss out on your once-a-year opportunity to savour and sip while you mingle, mix and learn from renowned chefs, sommeliers, vintners and restaurateurs from all over British Columbia.

Now celebrating its 8th year, Parksville Uncork...more info
Category:Food
Start:Feb 18, 2016
End:Feb 21, 2016
Location:The Beach Club Resort and Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort
Name:Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort
Phone:250-248-2072
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 19, 2016
Feb 19, 2016
Folk Night at the MAC - Jeffrey Randle and Katelyn Wood

The MAC presents another round of our fabulous folk nights. Join us this time for an evening with local talents Jeffrey Randle and Katelyn Wood, hailing from Nanaimo. They will perform well-known songs by all sorts of artists and genres, along with some very catchy originals.

Together, their sweet melodies backed by the percussive and soulful style of Jeffrey's guitar playing will have you tapping your feet and moving in your seat!

Tickets $12 for Members and $15 for Non Members. Available at the MAC and Cranky Dog in Parksvill...more info
Category:Music
Date:Feb 19, 2016
Time:6:30pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:$15 ($12 for Members)
Name:Madeleine
Phone:250-248-8185
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 19, 2016
Live Music with Dave Hart & VI Brewery Tasting at Smoke N Water

Dave Hart - Solo Instrumentalist. Featuring popular songs and world themes on classical & electric guitars. Musical interludes of light jazz, rock, romantic Latin and electric blues!

Featuring a free beer tasting from Vancouver Island Brewery from 7-9pm.
Category:Music
Date:Feb 19, 2016
Time:7:00pm
Address:1600 Strougler Rd, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Smoke N Water Restaurant
Name:Meaghan
Phone:250-468-7192
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 19, 2016
Live Music with Heads Up at Smoke N Water

Good clean pop music from the 50's, 60's, 70's and more. Playing all the classics you love to listen or dance to at volumes you like. See them at www.headsup-music.com
Category:Music
Date:Feb 19, 2016
Time:7:00pm
Address:1600 Strougler Rd, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Smoke N Water Restaurant
Name:Meaghan
Phone:250-468-7192
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 18, 2016 to Feb 21, 2016
Parksville Uncorked 2016Parksville Uncorked 2016

It's an Experience: Parksville Uncorked 8th Annual Wine and Culinary Festival

From wine or beer newbie to seasoned palate, you'll enjoy tastings, featured wine dinners, and bubbly brunches. Don't miss out on your once-a-year opportunity to savour and sip while you mingle, mix and learn from renowned chefs, sommeliers, vintners and restaurateurs from all over British Columbia.

Now celebrating its 8th year, Parksville Uncork...more info
Category:Food
Start:Feb 18, 2016
End:Feb 21, 2016
Location:The Beach Club Resort and Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort
Name:Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort
Phone:250-248-2072
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Feb 20, 2016
Feb 20, 2016
Bobs and Lolo ConcertBobs and Lolo Concert

Tickets are $15 each children under 1 year are free. Tickets are available for purchase at Soak Essentials (180 Craig St).

Doors open at 12:30 pm Show starts at 1:00 pm.

Category:Family & Children
Date:Feb 20, 2016
Time:12:30pm
Address:132 East Jensen Avenue, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community and Conference Center
Cost:$15
Name:Jenny Everett
Phone:250-248-8552
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 18, 2016 to Feb 21, 2016
Parksville Uncorked 2016Parksville Uncorked 2016

It's an Experience: Parksville Uncorked 8th Annual Wine and Culinary Festival

From wine or beer newbie to seasoned palate, you'll enjoy tastings, featured wine dinners, and bubbly brunches. Don't miss out on your once-a-year opportunity to savour and sip while you mingle, mix and learn from renowned chefs, sommeliers, vintners and restaurateurs from all over British Columbia.

Now celebrating its 8th year, Parksville Uncork...more info
Category:Food
Start:Feb 18, 2016
End:Feb 21, 2016
Location:The Beach Club Resort and Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort
Name:Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort
Phone:250-248-2072
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 20, 2016
Qualicum Beach Farmers MarketQualicum Beach Farmers Market

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.

Savour fres...more info
Category:Market
Date:Feb 20, 2016
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Name:Mimi Shewchuk
Phone:1-844-843-7236
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 20, 2016
Saturday Breakfast Club at Munchkinland

Can't make it to our weekday programs? Join us on Saturdays for songs, stories and breakfast!

9:30 to 11:30 am
Jan 30, Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 & Mar 5

This program is a FREE program for pre-school children aged 0-6 and their caregivers.

As space is limited, please register by phone 250-947-8252, email or online www.oblt.ca/bc
Category:Family & Children
Date:Feb 20, 2016
Time:9:30am - 11:30am
Address:495 Bay Avenue, Parksville, BC
Location:Munchkinland at Family Place
Name:Heidi
Phone:250-947-8252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 20, 2016
The Island Baroque Ensemble

The 4-piece Island Baroque Ensemble plays Renaissance and Baroque music. The members are: Marjorie Cullerne - violin/leader; John Nelson - organ; Helena Jung-cello; and Cuyler Page - recorders.

This outstanding group of musicians hail from Kelowna to Comox. They will be performing a tour of the mid-island on Feb. 20 and 21.
Category:Music
Date:Feb 20, 2016
Time:2:30pm
Address:138 Hoylake Road, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:St. Mark's Anglican Church
Cost:$15 / $5 students
Name:Dave Klinger
Phone:250-947-9755
Email:Send Email

Feb 14, 2016 to Feb 20, 2016

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