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Jul 29, 2016
Jul 29, 2016
Biosphere BBQ at Rathtrevor BeachBiosphere BBQ at Rathtrevor Beach

Please join us on Friday, July 29th from 11am to 3pm for a Biosphere BBQ at one of the most beautiful locations in the region: Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park.

Our team will be celebrating the 2nd anniversary of the establishment of VIU's Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region Research Institute (MABRRI). MABRRI wouldn't exist without community support and collaboration and we'd love a chance to connect with y...more info
Category:Other
Date:Jul 29, 2016
Time:11:00am - 3:00pm
Address:1240 Rath Rd, Parksville, BC
Location:Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park
Name:Monica Shore
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 29, 2016 to Jul 31, 2016
Welcome old friends and new to the 38th Annual Coombs Bluegrass Festival. Thanks everyone involved in this fantastic festival for keeping it happening for 38 years. Check the website for performers announcements. Camping on-site.
Category:Music
Start:Jul 29, 2016
End:Jul 31, 2016
Address:2601 Alberni Hwy, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Rodeo Grounds
Website:Open Site
 
Jul 29, 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 29, 2016
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Parksville Community Park
Phone:250-951-2678
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Jul 29, 2016
Live Music with Jordan Matchett at Smoke n WaterLive Music with Jordan Matchett at Smoke n Water

Jordan does not leave a genre untouched from fast polka-like riffs to slow jazz, bluegrass and 50's with influences everywhere. An east coast boy who now lives in Kelowna, British Columbia, Jordan is a skillful multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter. Making his own blend of blues influenced rock; Matchett's sound bears a resemblance to the soulful rock and roll music made by the ...more info
Category:Music
Date:Jul 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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 25, 2016 to Jul 29, 2016
Summer Art Workshop: Drawing, Painting and Clay Creations

Join Lori Sorensen at The Old School House Arts Center July 25th to 29th for a fun and hands-on exploration of various 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional artwork mediums!

For children ages 6 to 12

Morning sessions will focus on discussing and practicing 2-dimensional design. Children will use a variety of materials, such as charcoal, pencils, pens, crayon and ink on varying types of paper. Watercolour painting with wax resist and acrylic painting on canvas will both be explored.

Afternoons will be dedicated to clay creations. P...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Jul 25, 2016
End:Jul 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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

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