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Events Selected for Cultural Explorer
Aug 21, 2016 to Aug 27, 2016
Aug 21, 2016
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
 
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 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.

San Pareil...more info
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 22, 2016
Aug 22, 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 22, 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 22, 2016 to Aug 26, 2016
Summer Art Workshop: Oriental Art and Art Adventures

Come join Shino Yoneda and Leigh Buchanan at The Old School House Arts Center (TOSH) August 22nd to 26th for a fun-filled introduction to a variety oriental art and other art adventures!

For ages 6 to 12

Morning sessions will be taught by Shino beginning with origami. Next, children will learn about other types of oriental art including: Chinese calligraphy, monotone drawings with Chinese brush and ink, Chigiri-e, and Torn Paper Art etc.

In the afternoons, Leigh will guide an exploration of various other "art adventures" includ...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Aug 22, 2016
End:Aug 26, 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 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:Aug 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
Aug 23, 2016
Aug 23, 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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 2016
Time:6:00pm
Address:Craig Street, Parksville, BC
Phone:250-248-3613
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 22, 2016 to Aug 26, 2016
Summer Art Workshop: Oriental Art and Art Adventures

Come join Shino Yoneda and Leigh Buchanan at The Old School House Arts Center (TOSH) August 22nd to 26th for a fun-filled introduction to a variety oriental art and other art adventures!

For ages 6 to 12

Morning sessions will be taught by Shino beginning with origami. Next, children will learn about other types of oriental art including: Chinese calligraphy, monotone drawings with Chinese brush and ink, Chigiri-e, and Torn Paper Art etc.

In the afternoons, Leigh will guide an exploration of various other "art adventures" includ...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Aug 22, 2016
End:Aug 26, 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 23, 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 23, 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 24, 2016
Aug 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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 24, 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 22, 2016 to Aug 26, 2016
Summer Art Workshop: Oriental Art and Art Adventures

Come join Shino Yoneda and Leigh Buchanan at The Old School House Arts Center (TOSH) August 22nd to 26th for a fun-filled introduction to a variety oriental art and other art adventures!

For ages 6 to 12

Morning sessions will be taught by Shino beginning with origami. Next, children will learn about other types of oriental art including: Chinese calligraphy, monotone drawings with Chinese brush and ink, Chigiri-e, and Torn Paper Art etc.

In the afternoons, Leigh will guide an exploration of various other "art adventures" includ...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Aug 22, 2016
End:Aug 26, 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 24, 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 24, 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 25, 2016
Aug 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 2016
Time:6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:Qualicum Beach Downtown
Name:Jean
Phone:250-738-9008
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 22, 2016 to Aug 26, 2016
Summer Art Workshop: Oriental Art and Art Adventures

Come join Shino Yoneda and Leigh Buchanan at The Old School House Arts Center (TOSH) August 22nd to 26th for a fun-filled introduction to a variety oriental art and other art adventures!

For ages 6 to 12

Morning sessions will be taught by Shino beginning with origami. Next, children will learn about other types of oriental art including: Chinese calligraphy, monotone drawings with Chinese brush and ink, Chigiri-e, and Torn Paper Art etc.

In the afternoons, Leigh will guide an exploration of various other "art adventures" includ...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Aug 22, 2016
End:Aug 26, 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 25, 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 25, 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 26, 2016
Aug 26, 2016
Family Picnic and Play - Maple Lane Community Park

Kids bring your adults and your dinner to Maple Lane Community Park on Friday August 26th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. This is a free family event and a great way to enjoy your community park. Games and activities are provided by the RDN Recreation and Parks leader. Propane BBQs are welcome. Maple Lane Community Park is located at 1035 Maple Lane Dr., San Pareil.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 for more information. View recreation programs and events online at www.rdn.bc.ca/recreation

Category:Family & Children
Date:Aug 26, 2016
Time:5:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:1035 Maple Lane Drive, Parksville, BC
Location:Maple Lane Community Park
Name:Recreation of Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 26, 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 26, 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 22, 2016 to Aug 26, 2016
Summer Art Workshop: Oriental Art and Art Adventures

Come join Shino Yoneda and Leigh Buchanan at The Old School House Arts Center (TOSH) August 22nd to 26th for a fun-filled introduction to a variety oriental art and other art adventures!

For ages 6 to 12

Morning sessions will be taught by Shino beginning with origami. Next, children will learn about other types of oriental art including: Chinese calligraphy, monotone drawings with Chinese brush and ink, Chigiri-e, and Torn Paper Art etc.

In the afternoons, Leigh will guide an exploration of various other "art adventures" includ...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Aug 22, 2016
End:Aug 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 27, 2016
Aug 27, 2016
Blue Tie Golf Day - Fundraiser for Island Prostate Centre

3rd annual Golf Fundraiser for the Island Prostate Centre. In 2015 with 100 golfers we raised $24,500. 18 hole 4 person team scramble. Dinner provided, auctions, raffles etc. for a great cause. More information please contact George Kenno at onnek@shaw.ca or 250-954-2265. Thank you for your support.
Category:Fund Raisers
Date:Aug 27, 2016
Time:9:00am
Address:525 Lowrys Rd, Parksville, BC
Location:Morningstar Golf Club
Cost:$170 entry that c/w $100 income tax reciept
Name:George Kenno
Phone:250-954-2265
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2016
Time:10:00am - 1:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Road, Errington, BC
Location:Errington Community Park
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 27, 2016
Here's a great way to spend an unusual and fun day in Parksville. Why not check out the Men's and Women's Triples Lawn Bowling Tournament at our club, located in the heart of our city? Even better, why not come out and watch the very prestigious, fun and totally outrageous Battle of the Sexes / Salmon Can Trophy after Sunday's game? Year after year, the men and women of our club battle it out in a bid to determine lawn bowling supremacy - at least for the day. Our facilities are totally accessible, with ample parking and great viewing areas. We always offer a welcoming atmosphere to our visi...more info
Category:Sports
Date:Aug 27, 2016
Time:9 A.M., 11 A.M., 1 P.M. & 3 P.M. daily
Address:149 E. Stanford, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:free to public
Name:Carol Bucyk
Phone:250-951-0823
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Aug 27, 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 27, 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 21, 2016 to Aug 27, 2016

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