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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

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