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Events Selected for Cultural Explorer
Jul 17, 2016 to Jul 23, 2016
Jul 17, 2016
Jul 16, 2016 to Jul 17, 2016
Musical Weekend on the Farm

Jazz, Tea & Cheesecake is going for seconds…

We have had many requests for a classical music concert at Morningstar Farm and have decided to try it as part of a Musical Weekend on the Farm.

Saturday July 16 (7:00pm) will feature Classical Brass on the Grass
Sunday July 17 (1:30pm) our 11th annual Jazz, Tea & Cheesecake
Category:Music
Start:Jul 16, 2016
End:Jul 17, 2016
Address:403 Lowrys Rd, Parksville, BC
Location:Morningstar Farm
Name:Ray Haynes
Phone:250-248 4353
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 16, 2016 to Jul 17, 2016
Parksville Lions International Kite Festival 2016

Come on down to the Parksville Community Park from 9 am to 5 pm to take part in this year's kite festival!

There will be food concessions, various vendors, kite building tent for beginners, kite demonstrations, banner displays, and the ever popular Teddy Bear Drop.

The Teddy Bear drop will be at 2pm, both days (20 bears each day) thanks to BMO and the Parksville Fire Department. Running the Bols is a race between teams ...more info
Category:Festival
Start:Jul 16, 2016
End:Jul 17, 2016
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm
Location:Parksville Community Park
Name:Tom Roy
Phone:250-248-6614
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 15, 2016 to Aug 21, 2016

Click here for the 2017 Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition event listing.




Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition - Parksville Sandcastle 2016The Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition is a world class event for Master Sand Sculptors and is an official qualifying event for the World Championship of Sand Sculpting! Mas...more info
Category:Sandcastle competition
Start:Jul 15, 2016
End:Aug 21, 2016
Time:9:00am - 9:00pm
Address:193 Island Hwy East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Park & Beach
Cost:Suggested donation $3
Name:Wendy Sears
Phone:250-228-4452
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 17, 2016
Qualicum Beach Day 2016Qualicum Beach Day 2016

Every day is beach day in Qualicum Beach, but on July 17th there will also be a day of special events to celebrate the beauty of our beach!

The day will kick off with the Shriners breakfast near the Visitor Centre and then move to the esplanade and the long stretch of open beach near the boat ramp. There will be tents hosting activities, a main stage for live music and a variety of games and entertainment on the beach. There w...more info
Category:Family & Children
Date:Jul 17, 2016
Time:12:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:On the Beach in Qualicum Beach
Phone:250-752-6921
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Jul 18, 2016
Jul 18, 2016 to Jul 22, 2016
Mixed Media Exploration for Kids at the MACMixed Media Exploration for Kids at the MAC

The MAC’s School for the Creative Arts presents Mixed Media Exploration for 8-12 year olds.

Explore the tools and techniques of mixed media. Learn how to create unique paintings using a combination of materials. Technique, composition and elements of design will be woven in. Draw, paint, splatter, pour and collage with artist Patt Scrivener.

July 18-22 from 9 am to noon. $145 – a...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jul 18, 2016
End:Jul 22, 2016
Time:9:00am - 12:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:$145
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
 
Jul 18, 2016
Monday Munchkinland Drop-in

Bring your family and play at the Munchkinland Exploration centre this summer. This is a free drop-in program for children 6 years and under and a caregiver. Join us each Monday at Family Place Munchkinland, Parksville, 9:30 to 11:30 am on July 11, 18, 25 and August 8, 15, and 22.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 for more information. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Jul 18, 2016
Time:9:30am - 11:30am
Address:494 Bay Avenue, Parksville, BC
Location:Family Place Munchkinland
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 15, 2016 to Aug 21, 2016

Click here for the 2017 Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition event listing.




Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition - Parksville Sandcastle 2016The Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition is a world class event for Master Sand Sculptors and is an official qualifying event for the World Championship of Sand Sculpting! Mas...more info
Category:Sandcastle competition
Start:Jul 15, 2016
End:Aug 21, 2016
Time:9:00am - 9:00pm
Address:193 Island Hwy East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Park & Beach
Cost:Suggested donation $3
Name:Wendy Sears
Phone:250-228-4452
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 18, 2016 to Jul 22, 2016
Summer Art Workshop: Drawing, Painting and Clay Creations

Join Lori Sorensen at The Old School House Arts Center (TOSH) this summer for a creative and exploratory introduction to both 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional artwork.

For ages 6 to 12

Morning classes will focus on drawing and painting. Principles of 2-dimensional design will be discussed and applied using various materials such as charcoal, pencil, pen, crayon and ink on many paper types. This includes watercolour painting with wax resist on paper and acrylic painting on canvas!

The afternoons will focus on 3-dimensional cr...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Jul 18, 2016
End:Jul 22, 2016
Time:9:30am - 3:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Center
Cost:$65 or $130
Name:Corinne James
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 18, 2016
Yoga on the BeachYoga on the Beach

Join us for our 5th summer of Yoga on the Beach at Parksville and Qualicum Beach. Everyone is welcome! By donation only to support local Welcome to Kindergarten and St. Stephen's Community Meal programs. Certified instructors Dr. Barbara Low and Charlotte Crowley lead outdoor sessions on the grass - hatha-style comfortable yoga fun for all ages and experience levels. Weather permitting. Bring your mat/towel, sunblock, hat, water, and sunglas...more info
Category:Fund Raisers
Date:Jul 18, 2016
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Location:By Qualicum Beach Visitor Centre & Parksville Community Park
Cost:By Donation
Name:Barbara Low
Phone:250-468-1825
Email:Send Email
Jul 19, 2016
Jul 18, 2016 to Jul 22, 2016
Mixed Media Exploration for Kids at the MACMixed Media Exploration for Kids at the MAC

The MAC’s School for the Creative Arts presents Mixed Media Exploration for 8-12 year olds.

Explore the tools and techniques of mixed media. Learn how to create unique paintings using a combination of materials. Technique, composition and elements of design will be woven in. Draw, paint, splatter, pour and collage with artist Patt Scrivener.

July 18-22 from 9 am to noon. $145 – a...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jul 18, 2016
End:Jul 22, 2016
Time:9:00am - 12:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:$145
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
 
Jul 19, 2016
Parksville Summer by the Sea Street Market 2016The Parksville and District Chamber of Commerce invites you to come and experience the excitement of downtown Parksville’s annual Summer by the Sea Street Market (also know as the Craig Street Market) being held every Tuesday night from mid June to the end of August, 2016 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

This Parksville street market features over 140 exceptional artisans that offer everything from wrought iron work, rock candles to woode...more info
Category:Market
Date:Jul 19, 2016
Time:6:00pm
Address:Craig Street, Parksville, BC
Phone:250-248-3613
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 15, 2016 to Aug 21, 2016

Click here for the 2017 Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition event listing.




Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition - Parksville Sandcastle 2016The Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition is a world class event for Master Sand Sculptors and is an official qualifying event for the World Championship of Sand Sculpting! Mas...more info
Category:Sandcastle competition
Start:Jul 15, 2016
End:Aug 21, 2016
Time:9:00am - 9:00pm
Address:193 Island Hwy East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Park & Beach
Cost:Suggested donation $3
Name:Wendy Sears
Phone:250-228-4452
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 18, 2016 to Jul 22, 2016
Summer Art Workshop: Drawing, Painting and Clay Creations

Join Lori Sorensen at The Old School House Arts Center (TOSH) this summer for a creative and exploratory introduction to both 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional artwork.

For ages 6 to 12

Morning classes will focus on drawing and painting. Principles of 2-dimensional design will be discussed and applied using various materials such as charcoal, pencil, pen, crayon and ink on many paper types. This includes watercolour painting with wax resist on paper and acrylic painting on canvas!

The afternoons will focus on 3-dimensional cr...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Jul 18, 2016
End:Jul 22, 2016
Time:9:30am - 3:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Center
Cost:$65 or $130
Name:Corinne James
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 19, 2016
Yoga on the BeachYoga on the Beach

Join us for our 5th summer of Yoga on the Beach at Parksville and Qualicum Beach. Everyone is welcome! By donation only to support local Welcome to Kindergarten and St. Stephen's Community Meal programs. Certified instructors Dr. Barbara Low and Charlotte Crowley lead outdoor sessions on the grass - hatha-style comfortable yoga fun for all ages and experience levels. Weather permitting. Bring your mat/towel, sunblock, hat, water, and sunglas...more info
Category:Fund Raisers
Date:Jul 19, 2016
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Location:By Qualicum Beach Visitor Centre & Parksville Community Park
Cost:By Donation
Name:Barbara Low
Phone:250-468-1825
Email:Send Email
Jul 20, 2016
Jul 20, 2016
Beat the Heat Everyone Welcome Skate

Beat the heat this summer and go for a refreshing skate at Oceanside Place Arena. Everyone Welcome skates are on Wednesdays starting July 13th through to August 17th from 6:45 to 8:15 pm, regular admission. Note no session on Wednesday, August 10th.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252. View swim and skate schedules online at www.rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Jul 20, 2016
Time:6:45pm - 8:15pm
Address:830 Island Hwy W, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place
Cost:Regular Admission
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 20, 2016
Beginner's Introduction to Floral Arranging

Speakers: Joanne Hamilton, Irene Brooks
Category:Gardening
Date:Jul 20, 2016
Address:747 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
Cost:$3 for non-members
Name:Irene Brooks
Phone:250-752-3702
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 20, 2016
BowserBowser's Magnolia Court Summer Market

The fourth annual Bowser's Magnolia Court Summer Market is thrilled to be back again to present the oceanside community with a range of local wares. From food vendors, to fresh produce, locally roasted coffee, artisnal breads, native crafts, and jewellery, there is something for everyone. There will also be live music nightly to accompany you!

So come on out with the whole family in tow, and enjoy ...more info
Category:Market
Date:Jul 20, 2016
Time:5:30pm - 7:30pm
Address:6996 Island Highway, Bowser, BC
Location:Magnolia Court Parking Lot
Name:Sarah Hutchison
Phone:250-937-1879
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 18, 2016 to Jul 22, 2016
Mixed Media Exploration for Kids at the MACMixed Media Exploration for Kids at the MAC

The MAC’s School for the Creative Arts presents Mixed Media Exploration for 8-12 year olds.

Explore the tools and techniques of mixed media. Learn how to create unique paintings using a combination of materials. Technique, composition and elements of design will be woven in. Draw, paint, splatter, pour and collage with artist Patt Scrivener.

July 18-22 from 9 am to noon. $145 – a...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jul 18, 2016
End:Jul 22, 2016
Time:9:00am - 12:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:$145
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
 
Jul 15, 2016 to Aug 21, 2016

Click here for the 2017 Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition event listing.




Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition - Parksville Sandcastle 2016The Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition is a world class event for Master Sand Sculptors and is an official qualifying event for the World Championship of Sand Sculpting! Mas...more info
Category:Sandcastle competition
Start:Jul 15, 2016
End:Aug 21, 2016
Time:9:00am - 9:00pm
Address:193 Island Hwy East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Park & Beach
Cost:Suggested donation $3
Name:Wendy Sears
Phone:250-228-4452
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 20, 2016
Qualicum Beach Farmers MarketQualicum Beach Farmers Market

Welcome to the Qualicum Beach Farmers Market's Wednesday night top-up market.

Savour freshness and flavour, enjoy the nutritional quality of dozens of varieties of seasonal produce. Most producers are pesticide free and an increasing number are certified organic.

Better tasting and more nutritious, fresh, locally grown produce is one of the best things we can do for ourselves, our families and communities. Loca...more info
Category:Market
Date:Jul 20, 2016
Time:4:00pm - 6:30pm
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
 
Jul 18, 2016 to Jul 22, 2016
Summer Art Workshop: Drawing, Painting and Clay Creations

Join Lori Sorensen at The Old School House Arts Center (TOSH) this summer for a creative and exploratory introduction to both 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional artwork.

For ages 6 to 12

Morning classes will focus on drawing and painting. Principles of 2-dimensional design will be discussed and applied using various materials such as charcoal, pencil, pen, crayon and ink on many paper types. This includes watercolour painting with wax resist on paper and acrylic painting on canvas!

The afternoons will focus on 3-dimensional cr...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Jul 18, 2016
End:Jul 22, 2016
Time:9:30am - 3:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Center
Cost:$65 or $130
Name:Corinne James
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 20, 2016
Yoga on the BeachYoga on the Beach

Join us for our 5th summer of Yoga on the Beach at Parksville and Qualicum Beach. Everyone is welcome! By donation only to support local Welcome to Kindergarten and St. Stephen's Community Meal programs. Certified instructors Dr. Barbara Low and Charlotte Crowley lead outdoor sessions on the grass - hatha-style comfortable yoga fun for all ages and experience levels. Weather permitting. Bring your mat/towel, sunblock, hat, water, and sunglas...more info
Category:Fund Raisers
Date:Jul 20, 2016
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Location:By Qualicum Beach Visitor Centre & Parksville Community Park
Cost:By Donation
Name:Barbara Low
Phone:250-468-1825
Email:Send Email
Jul 21, 2016
Jul 18, 2016 to Jul 22, 2016
Mixed Media Exploration for Kids at the MACMixed Media Exploration for Kids at the MAC

The MAC’s School for the Creative Arts presents Mixed Media Exploration for 8-12 year olds.

Explore the tools and techniques of mixed media. Learn how to create unique paintings using a combination of materials. Technique, composition and elements of design will be woven in. Draw, paint, splatter, pour and collage with artist Patt Scrivener.

July 18-22 from 9 am to noon. $145 – a...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jul 18, 2016
End:Jul 22, 2016
Time:9:00am - 12:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:$145
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
 
Jul 21, 2016
Music Trivia at Arrowsmith GolfMusic Trivia at Arrowsmith Golf

Arrowsmith Golf and Country Club and Rockin Donny T invite you to come out for Music Trivia night. Prizes, food, and drink specials!

Call to reserve your table.
Category:Music
Date:Jul 21, 2016
Time:7:00pm
Address:2250 Fowler Road, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Arrowsmith Golf and Country Club
Phone:250-752-9727
 
Jul 15, 2016 to Aug 21, 2016

Click here for the 2017 Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition event listing.




Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition - Parksville Sandcastle 2016The Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition is a world class event for Master Sand Sculptors and is an official qualifying event for the World Championship of Sand Sculpting! Mas...more info
Category:Sandcastle competition
Start:Jul 15, 2016
End:Aug 21, 2016
Time:9:00am - 9:00pm
Address:193 Island Hwy East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Park & Beach
Cost:Suggested donation $3
Name:Wendy Sears
Phone:250-228-4452
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 21, 2016
Qualicum Beach Uptown Market 2016Qualicum Beach Uptown Market

See you Thursdays! Dine out and take in the charm of a summer evening in Qualicum Beach. Shop our Uptown Market, featuring giftware by local artisans, home grown and speciality foods, live music, entertainment and more. Thursday evenings in July & August 6 to 9pm on 2nd Ave. between Memorial & Primrose.

This Thursday Night Market in the heart of downtown Qualicum Beach showcases the charm of Qualicum w...more info
Category:Market
Date:Jul 21, 2016
Time:6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:Qualicum Beach Downtown
Name:Jean
Phone:250-738-9008
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 18, 2016 to Jul 22, 2016
Summer Art Workshop: Drawing, Painting and Clay Creations

Join Lori Sorensen at The Old School House Arts Center (TOSH) this summer for a creative and exploratory introduction to both 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional artwork.

For ages 6 to 12

Morning classes will focus on drawing and painting. Principles of 2-dimensional design will be discussed and applied using various materials such as charcoal, pencil, pen, crayon and ink on many paper types. This includes watercolour painting with wax resist on paper and acrylic painting on canvas!

The afternoons will focus on 3-dimensional cr...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Jul 18, 2016
End:Jul 22, 2016
Time:9:30am - 3:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Center
Cost:$65 or $130
Name:Corinne James
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 21, 2016
Sunset Serenade at Smoke N WaterSunset Serenade at Smoke N Water

Join us for live music on our beautiful outdoor garden patio every Thursday.

June 23 - Mike Mallon
June 30 - Rockland Moran
July 7 - Joseph Forrest
July 14 - Andrea Smith
July 21 - Tom Morrissey
July 28 - Dave Hart
Aug 4 - Rockland Moran
Aug 11 - Andrea Smith
Aug 18 - Tom Morrissey
Category:Music
Date:Jul 21, 2016
Time:6:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:1600 Strougler Rd, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Smoke N Water Restaurant
Name:Meaghan
Phone:250-468-7192
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 21, 2016
Yoga on the BeachYoga on the Beach

Join us for our 5th summer of Yoga on the Beach at Parksville and Qualicum Beach. Everyone is welcome! By donation only to support local Welcome to Kindergarten and St. Stephen's Community Meal programs. Certified instructors Dr. Barbara Low and Charlotte Crowley lead outdoor sessions on the grass - hatha-style comfortable yoga fun for all ages and experience levels. Weather permitting. Bring your mat/towel, sunblock, hat, water, and sunglas...more info
Category:Fund Raisers
Date:Jul 21, 2016
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Location:By Qualicum Beach Visitor Centre & Parksville Community Park
Cost:By Donation
Name:Barbara Low
Phone:250-468-1825
Email:Send Email
Jul 22, 2016
Jul 22, 2016
Annual Community Picnic - Inclusion Parksville

Inclusion Parksville is pleased to invite the community to join us for our Annual Community Picnic on Friday July 22, 2016 from 12:00PM to 2:00PM at 249 Hirst Avenue West.

There will be games to play, and refreshments and company to enjoy, while we showcase our new location, recent CARF reaccreditation and upcoming community events and initiatives.

We hope to see you there!
Category:Other
Date:Jul 22, 2016
Time:12:00pm - 2:00pm
Address:249 Hirst Ave. West, Parksville, BC
Location:Inclusion Parksville
Name:Melissa Mills
Phone:250-248-2933 x 105
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 22, 2016
Folk Night at the MAC with Don AlderFolk Night at the MAC with Don Alder

After touring in Asia and Europe Vancouver based world champion guitarist Don Alder is back for more shows in the Metro Vancouver area and on Vancouver Island. He'll perform in Parksville (July 22), Port Alberni (July 23), and Duncan (July 23/24 Island Folk Festival).

Don's music is all original, easy listening, for people who love jazz, folk, roots, blues, bluegrass and world music. With his special...more info
Category:Music
Date:Jul 22, 2016
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre
Website:Open Site
 
Jul 22, 2016
Free Outdoor Summer Concert Series

The 2016 Free Outdoor Summer Concert Series will take place on Friday and Saturday nights on the dates listed below from 6:30-8:30pm at the Picnic Shelter in the Parksville Community Park with the exception of The Time Benders on Saturday August 13th at 7:30pm on the Kite Field.

Friday, July 22 - Lazy Mike and the Rockin' Recliners - Rocking Blues - Sponsored by Isle Golf Cars Inc.
Sat, July 23 - Little Big Shot -Country, rock, classic rock, blues and even originals! - Sponsored by Parksville Downtown Business Association
Friday, July 29 - Johnny Inap...more info
Category:Music
Date:Jul 22, 2016
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Parksville Community Park
Phone:250-951-2678
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 18, 2016 to Jul 22, 2016
Mixed Media Exploration for Kids at the MACMixed Media Exploration for Kids at the MAC

The MAC’s School for the Creative Arts presents Mixed Media Exploration for 8-12 year olds.

Explore the tools and techniques of mixed media. Learn how to create unique paintings using a combination of materials. Technique, composition and elements of design will be woven in. Draw, paint, splatter, pour and collage with artist Patt Scrivener.

July 18-22 from 9 am to noon. $145 – a...more info
Category:Art
Start:Jul 18, 2016
End:Jul 22, 2016
Time:9:00am - 12:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:$145
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
 
Jul 22, 2016
Parksville Museum Farmers Market

This is our 3rd year doing a Farmers market at the Museum. We have a great line up of farmers and vendors.

Come and have a great time! Admission is free (or donation) and the whole museum is open during this time at no cost.
Category:Market
Date:Jul 22, 2016
Time:5:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:1245 East Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Museum
Name:Carrie Powell-Davidson
Phone:250-248-6966
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 15, 2016 to Aug 21, 2016

Click here for the 2017 Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition event listing.




Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition - Parksville Sandcastle 2016The Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition is a world class event for Master Sand Sculptors and is an official qualifying event for the World Championship of Sand Sculpting! Mas...more info
Category:Sandcastle competition
Start:Jul 15, 2016
End:Aug 21, 2016
Time:9:00am - 9:00pm
Address:193 Island Hwy East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Park & Beach
Cost:Suggested donation $3
Name:Wendy Sears
Phone:250-228-4452
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 18, 2016 to Jul 22, 2016
Summer Art Workshop: Drawing, Painting and Clay Creations

Join Lori Sorensen at The Old School House Arts Center (TOSH) this summer for a creative and exploratory introduction to both 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional artwork.

For ages 6 to 12

Morning classes will focus on drawing and painting. Principles of 2-dimensional design will be discussed and applied using various materials such as charcoal, pencil, pen, crayon and ink on many paper types. This includes watercolour painting with wax resist on paper and acrylic painting on canvas!

The afternoons will focus on 3-dimensional cr...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Jul 18, 2016
End:Jul 22, 2016
Time:9:30am - 3:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Center
Cost:$65 or $130
Name:Corinne James
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 22, 2016
Yoga on the BeachYoga on the Beach

Join us for our 5th summer of Yoga on the Beach at Parksville and Qualicum Beach. Everyone is welcome! By donation only to support local Welcome to Kindergarten and St. Stephen's Community Meal programs. Certified instructors Dr. Barbara Low and Charlotte Crowley lead outdoor sessions on the grass - hatha-style comfortable yoga fun for all ages and experience levels. Weather permitting. Bring your mat/towel, sunblock, hat, water, and sunglas...more info
Category:Fund Raisers
Date:Jul 22, 2016
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Location:By Qualicum Beach Visitor Centre & Parksville Community Park
Cost:By Donation
Name:Barbara Low
Phone:250-468-1825
Email:Send Email
Jul 23, 2016
Jul 23, 2016
Art in Action Art FairArt in Action Art Fair

Over 50 artists outside, live music, art sale and demo.
Category:Fair
Date:Jul 23, 2016
Time:9:00am - 4:00pm
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Name:Corinne James
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 23, 2016
Errington Farmers Market

It's our 43rd year! Spend your Saturday morning under the shade of the trees at the Errington Farmers Market. Enjoy freshly picked produce, fruit, sumptuous baking, preserves, natural body care products, quality artisans and more!

We’re in the park every Saturday 10 AM to 1 PM from May 7th through to September 24th.
Category:Market
Date:Jul 23, 2016
Time:10:00am - 1:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Road, Errington, BC
Location:Errington Community Park
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 23, 2016
Free Outdoor Summer Concert Series

The 2016 Free Outdoor Summer Concert Series will take place on Friday and Saturday nights on the dates listed below from 6:30-8:30pm at the Picnic Shelter in the Parksville Community Park with the exception of The Time Benders on Saturday August 13th at 7:30pm on the Kite Field.

Friday, July 22 - Lazy Mike and the Rockin' Recliners - Rocking Blues - Sponsored by Isle Golf Cars Inc.
Sat, July 23 - Little Big Shot -Country, rock, classic rock, blues and even originals! - Sponsored by Parksville Downtown Business Association
Friday, July 29 - Johnny Inap...more info
Category:Music
Date:Jul 23, 2016
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Parksville Community Park
Phone:250-951-2678
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 23, 2016
Grand Prix DGrand Prix D'Art Painting Race 2016

Let's get artists out of their studios & onto the streets. The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH) in Qualicum Beach does just that once a year to the great enjoyment of artists as well as the general public. Each year it attracts about fifty Plein Air Painter participants from Vancouver Island & BC's Lower Mainland & hundreds of spectators.

Our Grand Prix d'Art is a "race"; competing artist...more info
Category:Art
Date:Jul 23, 2016
Time:11:00am to 3:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Name:Corinne James
Phone:250-752-6233
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 23, 2016
Heritage Day at St. AnneHeritage Day at St. Anne's Church

Listen to pioneer stories in historic St. Anne's Church. Seatings at 1pm or 2:15pm followed by a delicious Strawberry Tea in the hall nearby.

Tickets $12 available at the Church office Tues. and Thurs. 9am to noon; or at the door.
Category:Other
Date:Jul 23, 2016
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:407 Wembley Road, Parksville, BC
Location:St. Mark's Anglican Church
Cost:$12
Phone:250-248-0310
 
Jul 23, 2016 to Jul 24, 2016
Parksville Lawn Bowling Club Royal Canadian Legion/Ferguson Exteriors Open Men's and Women's Triples

Want a really interesting and different way to spend an afternoon in Parksville? How about something that's free and easy on the eyes? Our club invites you to come out and watch some of the island's very best men and women take to the green in this challenging event. Our club offers ample parking, beautiful accessible facilities, friendly people and a game that is like no other. Don't understand this sport? We've got club members ready willing and able to help break it all down for yo...more info
Category:Sports
Start:Jul 23, 2016
End:Jul 24, 2016
Time:9am, 11am, 1pm & 3pm daily
Address:149 E. Stanford Avenue, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Name:Carol Bucyk
Phone:250-951-0823
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 23, 2016
Live Music with Drs of Rock 'N Roll at Smoke n Water

The Doctors Of Rock 'n Roll, based in Nanaimo, BC- play classic rock 'n roll tunes and oldies from the 40's, 50's, 60's, & 70's . Their repertoire includes all time favourite hits from Buddy Holly, Glenn Miller, Herman's Hermits, Elvis Presley, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Beatles, and much, much more.

The personnel in the band varies at times - basic instrumentation is guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, and sax. Everyone in the band does vocals, and many of their songs have three part harmony. Come and relive the memories of yes...more info
Category:Music
Date:Jul 23, 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
 
Jul 23, 2016
Mount Arrowsmith Guided Alpine Hike

Our ascent takes us up "Judges Route" to the highest peak and crown jewel of southern Vancouver Island's alpine region. The route is steep and loose so be prepared to scramble, use handholds, careful foot placement, and watch for quick changes in weather as you climb up this iconic mountain. Transportation provided from Ravensong Aquatic Centre to trail head. Attendance at a hiking information session to learn what to expect is mandatory for all new participants. Saturday, July 23th from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm. Cost is $50 per person.

Phone RDN, Recreati...more info
Category:Other
Date:Jul 23, 2016
Time:8:00am - 7:00pm
Cost:$50
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 15, 2016 to Aug 21, 2016

Click here for the 2017 Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition event listing.




Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition - Parksville Sandcastle 2016The Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition is a world class event for Master Sand Sculptors and is an official qualifying event for the World Championship of Sand Sculpting! Mas...more info
Category:Sandcastle competition
Start:Jul 15, 2016
End:Aug 21, 2016
Time:9:00am - 9:00pm
Address:193 Island Hwy East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Park & Beach
Cost:Suggested donation $3
Name:Wendy Sears
Phone:250-228-4452
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 23, 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:Jul 23, 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
 
Jul 23, 2016
Qualicum Beach Museum Vintage Sale

Come on down to the Qualicum Beach Museum on July 23rd, 2016 for a fabulous vintage sale! There will be antique toys, trinkets, books, and much more. This event will take place on the same day as St. Mark’s Fair, so be sure to stop by.
Category:Other
Date:Jul 23, 2016
Address:587 Beach Road, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Museum
Phone:250-752-5533
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 23, 2016
St Mark's Fair 2016

The St. Mark’s Fair started 44 years ago and is now a major community event attracting thousands of visitors to Qualicum Beach each summer.

On July 23, 125 vendors will offer fabulous crafts, antiques and items of every description to visitors. Local talent is featured throughout the site. A special children’s area will feature music, stories, face-painting and more.

Come to the Community Hall early for the famous and delicious ‘Holy Roller’ pies with fabulous fillings and flaky crusts…they sell out fast!

St. Mark's Fair is the huge Qualicum Beach Community Ev...more info
Category:Market
Date:Jul 23, 2016
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Memorial Ave & Veteran's Way
Website:Open Site

Jul 17, 2016 to Jul 23, 2016

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