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Aug 7, 2016 to Aug 13, 2016
Aug 7, 2016
Aug 6, 2016 to Aug 7, 2016
VIUVIU's Milner Gardens Art & Photography in the Garden

Meet, mingle, and be inspired by local artists at work. Live music and silent art auction. All proceeds support Vancouver Island University's Milner Gardens & Woodland.

Adult admission $11, youth $6.50, children 12 and under accompanied by an adult, Milner Gardens members, and current VIU students with card enter free. Hand stamp allows re-entry August 7th....more info
Category:Art
Start:Aug 6, 2016
End:Aug 7, 2016
Time:10:00 am to 4:00 pm (last entry 4:30pm, gardens close at 5)
Address:2179 West Island Highway, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:Adult $11 youth $6.50 children 12 & under with adult free
Phone:250-752-8573
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
 
Aug 7, 2016
Second%20Sunday%20MarketSecond Sunday Market

Once a Month on the Second Sunday of Every Month, from 8 am - 1:00 pm. Meet your friends and enjoy a morning of food, wine, goodies, live music, and shopping. Over 60 vendors with everything from many unique, one-of-a-kind, handmade items to vintage collectibles, tools and household goods.

We are located only 10 min North of Qualicum Beach Just off the Old Island Hwy 19A on Lions Way - Turn across from the Sand Bar Cafe. Check o...more info
Category:Market
Date:Aug 7, 2016
Time:8:00am - 1:00pm
Address:240 Lion's Way, Bowser, BC
Location:Lighthouse Community Hall
Name:Wendy Kingwill
Phone:250-757-8172
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 7, 2016
Summer Music on Sunday at The Old School House Arts CentreSummer Music on Sunday - The Ellestad-Wiik Duo from Norway at The Old School House Arts Centre

Mark your calendar for these special Summer Music on Sunday performances:

May 29 - The Cavendish Trio

June 19 - The Roy Styffe Quartet

August 7 - The Ellestad-Wiik Duo from Norway
Category:Music
Date:Aug 7, 2016
Time:2:30pm - 4:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH)
Cost:$16
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Aug 8, 2016
Aug 8, 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:Aug 8, 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
 
Aug 8, 2016 to Aug 12, 2016
Race to Rio Week

Ravensong Aquatic Centre will be celebrating the Summer Olympic Games with water activities during the everyone welcome swims on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from August 8 to 12th. Enjoy underwater obstacle courses, relay races and more challenges at these sessions. Everyone Welcome swims are 1:30 to 4:00 pm. Regular admission.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-752-5014 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at www.rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Start:Aug 8, 2016
End:Aug 12, 2016
Time:1:30pm - 4:00pm
Address:737 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:Regular Admission
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-752-5014
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 8, 2016 to Aug 12, 2016
Summer Art Workshop: Drawing, Painting and Crafts

Come join Janis Erwin at The Old School House Arts Center (TOSH) August 8th to 12th for a fun-filled, creative exploration of the arts in the form of painting, drawing and various other projects! Each day will bring a new project with a focus on fun and trying something new!

For ages 6 to 10

Classes will be held in a real art studio- setting an authentic atmosphere. Mornings will focus on exploring drawing fundamentals- giving the kids an opportunity to express themselves. Afternoons will involve "Art Time Travel", introducing childr...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Aug 8, 2016
End:Aug 12, 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
 
Aug 8, 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:Aug 8, 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
Aug 9, 2016
Aug 9, 2016 to Aug 12, 2016
Creative Photography with Kyra Kelpin at the MAC School for the Creative ArtsCreative Photography with Kyra Kelpin at the MAC School for the Creative Arts for 8-12 Year Olds

Mix technical skill and creative energy to explore both our ideas, and our environments. A new theme and set of inspirations each day. The projects include; Still Life Photography, Photo Portraits, Point of view, photo assemblage collage and more.
Category:Art
Start:Aug 9, 2016
End:Aug 12, 2016
Time:9:00am - 12:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:$110
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 9, 2016
High Tea By The Sea at Deep Bay Marine Field StationHigh Tea By The Sea at Deep Bay Marine Field Station

Summer Dates:
July 12 & 26
August 9 & 23

Time: 11am-2pm - Reservations are Required. Call 250-740-6611 to reserve.

Cost: $22 (includes admission to the station)

Join us for High Tea By The Sea, which includes a delicious selection of sandwiches, pastries and other goodies prepared our chef.

Enjoy stunning views of Baynes Sound, and tour the Station t...more info
Category:Food
Date:Aug 9, 2016
Time:11:00am - 2:00pm
Address:370 Crome Point Road, Bowser, BC
Location:Deep Bay Marine Field Station
Cost:$22
Phone:250-740-6611
Website:Open Site
 
Aug 9, 2016
Live Music with Myla & Julia Bentley at Smoke Live Music with Myla & Julia Bentley at Smoke 'N Water

Tuesday Aug. 9th, pianist/vocalist, Julia Bentley from Toronto, ON and singer/guitarist, Myla, from Regina, SK, bring their unique songs and sounds out west on this summer's "Left Coast Tour". Their complimenting yet contrasting styles speak of their diverse musical and geographical journeys, bringing a wealth of cross-country experience to the stage.

Award...more info
Category:Music
Date:Aug 9, 2016
Time:7:00pm - 10:00pm
Address:1600 Stroulger Road, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Smoke 'N Water at Pacific Shores Resort
Cost:Free or By Donation
Phone:250-468-7192
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 9, 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:Aug 9, 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
 
Aug 8, 2016 to Aug 12, 2016
Race to Rio Week

Ravensong Aquatic Centre will be celebrating the Summer Olympic Games with water activities during the everyone welcome swims on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from August 8 to 12th. Enjoy underwater obstacle courses, relay races and more challenges at these sessions. Everyone Welcome swims are 1:30 to 4:00 pm. Regular admission.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-752-5014 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at www.rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Start:Aug 8, 2016
End:Aug 12, 2016
Time:1:30pm - 4:00pm
Address:737 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:Regular Admission
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-752-5014
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 8, 2016 to Aug 12, 2016
Summer Art Workshop: Drawing, Painting and Crafts

Come join Janis Erwin at The Old School House Arts Center (TOSH) August 8th to 12th for a fun-filled, creative exploration of the arts in the form of painting, drawing and various other projects! Each day will bring a new project with a focus on fun and trying something new!

For ages 6 to 10

Classes will be held in a real art studio- setting an authentic atmosphere. Mornings will focus on exploring drawing fundamentals- giving the kids an opportunity to express themselves. Afternoons will involve "Art Time Travel", introducing childr...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Aug 8, 2016
End:Aug 12, 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
 
Aug 9, 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:Aug 9, 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
Aug 10, 2016
Aug 10, 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:Aug 10, 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
 
Aug 9, 2016 to Aug 12, 2016
Creative Photography with Kyra Kelpin at the MAC School for the Creative ArtsCreative Photography with Kyra Kelpin at the MAC School for the Creative Arts for 8-12 Year Olds

Mix technical skill and creative energy to explore both our ideas, and our environments. A new theme and set of inspirations each day. The projects include; Still Life Photography, Photo Portraits, Point of view, photo assemblage collage and more.
Category:Art
Start:Aug 9, 2016
End:Aug 12, 2016
Time:9:00am - 12:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:$110
Phone:250-248-8185
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
 
Aug 10, 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:Aug 10, 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
 
Aug 8, 2016 to Aug 12, 2016
Race to Rio Week

Ravensong Aquatic Centre will be celebrating the Summer Olympic Games with water activities during the everyone welcome swims on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from August 8 to 12th. Enjoy underwater obstacle courses, relay races and more challenges at these sessions. Everyone Welcome swims are 1:30 to 4:00 pm. Regular admission.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-752-5014 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at www.rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Start:Aug 8, 2016
End:Aug 12, 2016
Time:1:30pm - 4:00pm
Address:737 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:Regular Admission
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-752-5014
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 10, 2016
Shades of Pink Lawn Bowling Tournament

Come out and watch 64 Shades of Pink women lawn bowlers in action as they take to the green in support of the Canadian Cancer Society. Money raised from the players in this event helps to support local cancer patients and their families here in Oceanside. Great photographic opportunities await. Spectators are always welcome to this very popular summertime event.
Category:Sports
Date:Aug 10, 2016
Time:9:00am - 3:00pm
Address:149 Stanford Avenue East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Name:Carol Bucyk
Phone:250-951-0823
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 8, 2016 to Aug 12, 2016
Summer Art Workshop: Drawing, Painting and Crafts

Come join Janis Erwin at The Old School House Arts Center (TOSH) August 8th to 12th for a fun-filled, creative exploration of the arts in the form of painting, drawing and various other projects! Each day will bring a new project with a focus on fun and trying something new!

For ages 6 to 10

Classes will be held in a real art studio- setting an authentic atmosphere. Mornings will focus on exploring drawing fundamentals- giving the kids an opportunity to express themselves. Afternoons will involve "Art Time Travel", introducing childr...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Aug 8, 2016
End:Aug 12, 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
 
Aug 10, 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:Aug 10, 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
Aug 11, 2016
Aug 9, 2016 to Aug 12, 2016
Creative Photography with Kyra Kelpin at the MAC School for the Creative ArtsCreative Photography with Kyra Kelpin at the MAC School for the Creative Arts for 8-12 Year Olds

Mix technical skill and creative energy to explore both our ideas, and our environments. A new theme and set of inspirations each day. The projects include; Still Life Photography, Photo Portraits, Point of view, photo assemblage collage and more.
Category:Art
Start:Aug 9, 2016
End:Aug 12, 2016
Time:9:00am - 12:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:$110
Phone:250-248-8185
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
 
Aug 11, 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:Aug 11, 2016
Time:6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:Qualicum Beach Downtown
Name:Jean
Phone:250-738-9008
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 8, 2016 to Aug 12, 2016
Race to Rio Week

Ravensong Aquatic Centre will be celebrating the Summer Olympic Games with water activities during the everyone welcome swims on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from August 8 to 12th. Enjoy underwater obstacle courses, relay races and more challenges at these sessions. Everyone Welcome swims are 1:30 to 4:00 pm. Regular admission.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-752-5014 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at www.rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Start:Aug 8, 2016
End:Aug 12, 2016
Time:1:30pm - 4:00pm
Address:737 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:Regular Admission
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-752-5014
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 8, 2016 to Aug 12, 2016
Summer Art Workshop: Drawing, Painting and Crafts

Come join Janis Erwin at The Old School House Arts Center (TOSH) August 8th to 12th for a fun-filled, creative exploration of the arts in the form of painting, drawing and various other projects! Each day will bring a new project with a focus on fun and trying something new!

For ages 6 to 10

Classes will be held in a real art studio- setting an authentic atmosphere. Mornings will focus on exploring drawing fundamentals- giving the kids an opportunity to express themselves. Afternoons will involve "Art Time Travel", introducing childr...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Aug 8, 2016
End:Aug 12, 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
 
Aug 11, 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:Aug 11, 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
 
Aug 11, 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:Aug 11, 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
Aug 12, 2016
Aug 9, 2016 to Aug 12, 2016
Creative Photography with Kyra Kelpin at the MAC School for the Creative ArtsCreative Photography with Kyra Kelpin at the MAC School for the Creative Arts for 8-12 Year Olds

Mix technical skill and creative energy to explore both our ideas, and our environments. A new theme and set of inspirations each day. The projects include; Still Life Photography, Photo Portraits, Point of view, photo assemblage collage and more.
Category:Art
Start:Aug 9, 2016
End:Aug 12, 2016
Time:9:00am - 12:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:$110
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 12, 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:Aug 12, 2016
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Parksville Community Park
Phone:250-951-2678
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 12, 2016
Live Music with Rockland Moran Train at Smoke Live Music with Rockland Moran Train at Smoke 'N Water

Rockland Moran is an original songwriter and seasoned performer, who has entertained audiences of all sizes for more than three decades. He is an avid recording artist with five CDs and five independent film scores to his credit.

A decade and a half ago, Rockland re-invented his guitar playing by shifting to open tuned acoustic. He has also mastered the "Keith Pegs"...more info
Category:Music
Date:Aug 12, 2016
Time:7:00pm
Address:1600 Stroulger Road, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Smoke N Water Restaurant
Name:Meaghan
Phone:250-468-7192
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 12, 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:Aug 12, 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
 
Aug 8, 2016 to Aug 12, 2016
Race to Rio Week

Ravensong Aquatic Centre will be celebrating the Summer Olympic Games with water activities during the everyone welcome swims on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from August 8 to 12th. Enjoy underwater obstacle courses, relay races and more challenges at these sessions. Everyone Welcome swims are 1:30 to 4:00 pm. Regular admission.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-752-5014 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at www.rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Start:Aug 8, 2016
End:Aug 12, 2016
Time:1:30pm - 4:00pm
Address:737 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:Regular Admission
Name:Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-752-5014
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 8, 2016 to Aug 12, 2016
Summer Art Workshop: Drawing, Painting and Crafts

Come join Janis Erwin at The Old School House Arts Center (TOSH) August 8th to 12th for a fun-filled, creative exploration of the arts in the form of painting, drawing and various other projects! Each day will bring a new project with a focus on fun and trying something new!

For ages 6 to 10

Classes will be held in a real art studio- setting an authentic atmosphere. Mornings will focus on exploring drawing fundamentals- giving the kids an opportunity to express themselves. Afternoons will involve "Art Time Travel", introducing childr...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Aug 8, 2016
End:Aug 12, 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
 
Aug 12, 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:Aug 12, 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
Aug 13, 2016
Aug 13, 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:Aug 13, 2016
Time:10:00am - 1:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Road, Errington, BC
Location:Errington Community Park
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 13, 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:Aug 13, 2016
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Parksville Community Park
Phone:250-951-2678
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 13, 2016
Live Music with Raincity Blue Train at Smoke Live Music with Raincity Blue Train at Smoke 'N Water

Raincity Blue is a band based in Vancouver, BC, that channels old time jazz and blues with a modern flare. Mixing influences such as Etta James, Billie Holiday, and Amy Winehouse, this quartet compels audiences with captivating vocals amidst a traditional jazz setting.

After completing formal training in their craft members Kaylar Chan, Ryley KirkPatrick, Jay Schriebe...more info
Category:Music
Date:Aug 13, 2016
Time:7:00pm
Address:1600 Stroulger Road, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Smoke N Water Restaurant
Name:Meaghan
Phone:250-468-7192
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
 
Aug 13, 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:Aug 13, 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
 
Aug 13, 2016
Click here for 2017 Quality Foods Festival of Lights Fireworks event info.

Quality Foods Festival of Lights Fireworks - the second Parksville fireworks display of the summer will be held down at the Parksville Community Park at dusk - approx. 9:45 pm.

Category:Family & Children
Date:Aug 13, 2016
Address:Beachside Drive, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Park

Aug 7, 2016 to Aug 13, 2016

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