Events


Events Selected for Cultural Explorer
Aug 14, 2016 to Aug 20, 2016
Aug 14, 2016
Aug 14, 2016
Drop In Fish Printing at Deep Bay Marine Field Station

Learn the traditional art of Gyotaku and make your very own fish print t-shirt to take home!

Date: Sunday, August 14
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Cost: Children 12 and under: $10 .... Adults $15 includes admission to station and a white t-shirt for printing

This is a drop-in activity so no reservations are required. However, t-shirt supplies are limited and will be provided on a first come first serve basis.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Aug 14, 2016
Time:12:00pm - 1:00pm
Address:370 Crome Point Road, Bowser, BC
Location:Deep Bay Marine Field Station
Cost:$15
Phone:250-740-6611
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 14, 2016
QF ChildrenQF Children's Sandcastle Competition & KidFest 2016

Visit Parksville Community Park on August 14 to take in field activities, stage entertainers, and the QF Children's Sandcastle Competition.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Aug 14, 2016
Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
Location:Parksville Community Park
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Aug 15, 2016
Aug 15, 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 15, 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
 
Aug 15, 2016 to Aug 19, 2016
Power Edge Pro Pre-Season Camp

Sample Daily Schedule

Group 1
10:30-11:45 On Ice
12:00-12:40 Off ice

Group 2
11:00-11:40 Off ice
12:00-1:30 On ice

2 Groups:
Male - Atom/PeeWee
2007, 2006, 2005, 2004.

Female Camp Open to players 14 and under.
Category:Sports
Start:Aug 15, 2016
End:Aug 19, 2016
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place
Cost:$225 for Players; $125 for Goalies
Name:Jamie Wood
Phone:250.327.2943
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 15, 2016 to Aug 19, 2016
Summer Art Workshop: Printing, Painting and Puppetry

Join Lori Sorensen at The Old School House Arts Center (TOSH) August 15th to 19th and discover the world of printmaking, painting and puppetry! Children will get the opportunity to see their work come to life in this exciting summer workshop. Printmaking designs will be constructed using drawings, stencils and stamps. Fabric and paper will be printed to create the puppet clothing.

For ages 6 to 12

The children will be taught how to create the puppets using a variety of art tools. Characters from fairy tales will be discussed and s...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Aug 15, 2016
End:Aug 19, 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 15, 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 15, 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 16, 2016
Aug 16, 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 16, 2016
Time:6:00pm
Address:Craig Street, Parksville, BC
Phone:250-248-3613
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 15, 2016 to Aug 19, 2016
Power Edge Pro Pre-Season Camp

Sample Daily Schedule

Group 1
10:30-11:45 On Ice
12:00-12:40 Off ice

Group 2
11:00-11:40 Off ice
12:00-1:30 On ice

2 Groups:
Male - Atom/PeeWee
2007, 2006, 2005, 2004.

Female Camp Open to players 14 and under.
Category:Sports
Start:Aug 15, 2016
End:Aug 19, 2016
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place
Cost:$225 for Players; $125 for Goalies
Name:Jamie Wood
Phone:250.327.2943
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 15, 2016 to Aug 19, 2016
Summer Art Workshop: Printing, Painting and Puppetry

Join Lori Sorensen at The Old School House Arts Center (TOSH) August 15th to 19th and discover the world of printmaking, painting and puppetry! Children will get the opportunity to see their work come to life in this exciting summer workshop. Printmaking designs will be constructed using drawings, stencils and stamps. Fabric and paper will be printed to create the puppet clothing.

For ages 6 to 12

The children will be taught how to create the puppets using a variety of art tools. Characters from fairy tales will be discussed and s...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Aug 15, 2016
End:Aug 19, 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 16, 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 16, 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 17, 2016
Aug 17, 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:Aug 17, 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
 
Aug 17, 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 17, 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 17, 2016
Drop In Guided Station Tour at Deep Bay Marine Field Station

These tours offer a unique opportunity to acquire first hand information, from the experts themselves. During your visit you can:

- Learn about what makes our unique building so "green"; marine conservation issues and how you can help protect the marine environment
- Watch research currently underway in our labs from the viewing mezzanine
- Get up close and personal with local marine life in our aquaria and touch tanks
- Take in amazing views of Baynes Sound from our deck

Dates: Select Wednesdays and Saturdays July - Sept...more info
Category:Marine
Date:Aug 17, 2016
Time:12:00pm - 1:00pm
Address:370 Crome Point Road, Bowser, BC
Location:Deep Bay Marine Field Station
Cost:$12
Phone:250-740-6611
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 15, 2016 to Aug 19, 2016
Power Edge Pro Pre-Season Camp

Sample Daily Schedule

Group 1
10:30-11:45 On Ice
12:00-12:40 Off ice

Group 2
11:00-11:40 Off ice
12:00-1:30 On ice

2 Groups:
Male - Atom/PeeWee
2007, 2006, 2005, 2004.

Female Camp Open to players 14 and under.
Category:Sports
Start:Aug 15, 2016
End:Aug 19, 2016
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place
Cost:$225 for Players; $125 for Goalies
Name:Jamie Wood
Phone:250.327.2943
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 17, 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 17, 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 15, 2016 to Aug 19, 2016
Summer Art Workshop: Printing, Painting and Puppetry

Join Lori Sorensen at The Old School House Arts Center (TOSH) August 15th to 19th and discover the world of printmaking, painting and puppetry! Children will get the opportunity to see their work come to life in this exciting summer workshop. Printmaking designs will be constructed using drawings, stencils and stamps. Fabric and paper will be printed to create the puppet clothing.

For ages 6 to 12

The children will be taught how to create the puppets using a variety of art tools. Characters from fairy tales will be discussed and s...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Aug 15, 2016
End:Aug 19, 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 17, 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 17, 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 18, 2016
Aug 18, 2016
Interpretive Beach Walks at Deep Bay Marine Field Station

Explore and identify the diverse sea life on our local beach with our knowledgeable staff. Please wear suitable clothing and footwear for the beach and the weather.

Date: Select Thursdays June - September
Time: 1:00-2:00pm
Cost: Adults: $12, Students $5, Children 5 and under free.
Category:Wildlife
Date:Aug 18, 2016
Time:1:00pm - 2:00pm
Address:370 Crome Point Road, Bowser, BC
Location:Deep Bay Marine Field Station
Cost:$12
Phone:250-740-6611
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 15, 2016 to Aug 19, 2016
Power Edge Pro Pre-Season Camp

Sample Daily Schedule

Group 1
10:30-11:45 On Ice
12:00-12:40 Off ice

Group 2
11:00-11:40 Off ice
12:00-1:30 On ice

2 Groups:
Male - Atom/PeeWee
2007, 2006, 2005, 2004.

Female Camp Open to players 14 and under.
Category:Sports
Start:Aug 15, 2016
End:Aug 19, 2016
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place
Cost:$225 for Players; $125 for Goalies
Name:Jamie Wood
Phone:250.327.2943
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 18, 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 18, 2016
Time:6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:Qualicum Beach Downtown
Name:Jean
Phone:250-738-9008
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 15, 2016 to Aug 19, 2016
Summer Art Workshop: Printing, Painting and Puppetry

Join Lori Sorensen at The Old School House Arts Center (TOSH) August 15th to 19th and discover the world of printmaking, painting and puppetry! Children will get the opportunity to see their work come to life in this exciting summer workshop. Printmaking designs will be constructed using drawings, stencils and stamps. Fabric and paper will be printed to create the puppet clothing.

For ages 6 to 12

The children will be taught how to create the puppets using a variety of art tools. Characters from fairy tales will be discussed and s...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Aug 15, 2016
End:Aug 19, 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 18, 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 18, 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 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:Aug 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
Aug 19, 2016
Aug 19, 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 19, 2016
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Parksville Community Park
Phone:250-951-2678
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 19, 2016 to Aug 21, 2016
French Creek Salmon DerbyFrench Creek Salmon Derby

French Creek Salmon Derby will take place August 19-21 this year. This is a fun event for all ages, with great prizes. All the proceeds from the derby go to the Marion Baker Fish Hatchery (Coho enhancement) on French Creek. Early registration available call (250) 248-3713 ext. 21.

Friday - Dawn until 9pm weigh in
Saturday - Dawn until 9pm weigh in
Sunday - Noon finish. Save On Foods BBQ starts at 11am and prize presenta...more info
Category:Marine
Start:Aug 19, 2016
End:Aug 21, 2016
Location:French Creek Harbour
Phone:250-248-3713
 
Aug 19, 2016
Jazz at the MAC - Tony FosterJazz at the MAC - Tony Foster

Friday, August 19th: JAZZ concert with Tony Foster
Category:Music
Date:Aug 19, 2016
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:Jennifer Bate
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 19, 2016
Live Music with Dave Hart at Smoke Live Music with Dave Hart 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!
Category:Music
Date:Aug 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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
 
Aug 15, 2016 to Aug 19, 2016
Power Edge Pro Pre-Season Camp

Sample Daily Schedule

Group 1
10:30-11:45 On Ice
12:00-12:40 Off ice

Group 2
11:00-11:40 Off ice
12:00-1:30 On ice

2 Groups:
Male - Atom/PeeWee
2007, 2006, 2005, 2004.

Female Camp Open to players 14 and under.
Category:Sports
Start:Aug 15, 2016
End:Aug 19, 2016
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place
Cost:$225 for Players; $125 for Goalies
Name:Jamie Wood
Phone:250.327.2943
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 15, 2016 to Aug 19, 2016
Summer Art Workshop: Printing, Painting and Puppetry

Join Lori Sorensen at The Old School House Arts Center (TOSH) August 15th to 19th and discover the world of printmaking, painting and puppetry! Children will get the opportunity to see their work come to life in this exciting summer workshop. Printmaking designs will be constructed using drawings, stencils and stamps. Fabric and paper will be printed to create the puppet clothing.

For ages 6 to 12

The children will be taught how to create the puppets using a variety of art tools. Characters from fairy tales will be discussed and s...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Aug 15, 2016
End:Aug 19, 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 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:Aug 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
Aug 20, 2016
Aug 20, 2016
ChildrenChildren's Museum Day at Qualicum Beach Museum

Free, fun family event for all ages! There will be wagon rides, face painting, pioneer house shake making, canoe building, live entertainment, and a special appearance by Bardo the owl.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Aug 20, 2016
Time:12:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:587 Beach Road, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Museum
Name:Netanja Waddell
Phone:250-752-5533
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 20, 2016
Drop In Guided Station Tour at Deep Bay Marine Field Station

These tours offer a unique opportunity to acquire first hand information, from the experts themselves. During your visit you can:

- Learn about what makes our unique building so "green"; marine conservation issues and how you can help protect the marine environment
- Watch research currently underway in our labs from the viewing mezzanine
- Get up close and personal with local marine life in our aquaria and touch tanks
- Take in amazing views of Baynes Sound from our deck

Dates: Select Wednesdays and Saturdays July - Sept...more info
Category:Marine
Date:Aug 20, 2016
Time:12:00pm - 1:00pm
Address:370 Crome Point Road, Bowser, BC
Location:Deep Bay Marine Field Station
Cost:$12
Phone:250-740-6611
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 20, 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 20, 2016
Time:10:00am - 1:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Road, Errington, BC
Location:Errington Community Park
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 20, 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 20, 2016
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Parksville Community Park
Phone:250-951-2678
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 19, 2016 to Aug 21, 2016
French Creek Salmon DerbyFrench Creek Salmon Derby

French Creek Salmon Derby will take place August 19-21 this year. This is a fun event for all ages, with great prizes. All the proceeds from the derby go to the Marion Baker Fish Hatchery (Coho enhancement) on French Creek. Early registration available call (250) 248-3713 ext. 21.

Friday - Dawn until 9pm weigh in
Saturday - Dawn until 9pm weigh in
Sunday - Noon finish. Save On Foods BBQ starts at 11am and prize presenta...more info
Category:Marine
Start:Aug 19, 2016
End:Aug 21, 2016
Location:French Creek Harbour
Phone:250-248-3713
 
Aug 20, 2016
Live Music with Herbicidal Maniacs at Smoke 'N Water

The Herbicidal Maniacs are 5 longtime Vancouver Island musicians who are passionate about making music .... their music! On their own they bring many years of professional experience, coupled with amazing talent, collectively they have come together to create a very unique sound of their own a genre which they have dubbed "WestCoast Folk/Rock".

Come out & enjoy an evening of all originals, listen to their creative lyrics & melodies, dance to their groove & feel the power of their WestCoast Sound.

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Category:Music
Date:Aug 20, 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 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.

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Category:Market
Date:Aug 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
 
Aug 20, 2016 to Aug 21, 2016
Studio Tour San PareilStudio Tour San Pareil

You don't have to travel to Courtney/Comox or Nanaimo or even Victoria - Your neighbours in Parksville and San Pareil are opening up their studios for two days to allow you the opportunity to chat with them about how they create beautiful works of art.

The tour will start at 856 Terrien Way in San Pareil where you will pick up the brochure showing the addresses of all participants. Maps will also be available.

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Category:Art
Start:Aug 20, 2016
End:Aug 21, 2016
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:856 Terrien Way, Parksville, BC
Name:Larry Stuart
Phone:250-228-8315
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 20, 2016
Yellow Point Drama Group at the MAC

Yellow Point Drama Group presents a night of scenes from classic British plays, featuring “The Kingfisher” by Douglas Home and “Home” by Davie Storey. Starring award winning performers, Barbara Metcalf, Gordon McInnis, Ted Girard and Barrie Baker and directed by Brian March.

All tickets $12 available by calling 250-248-8185. For more information, visit www.yellowpointdramagroup.org
Category:Theatre
Date:Aug 20, 2016
Time:7:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:$12
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email

Aug 14, 2016 to Aug 20, 2016

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