Events


Events Selected for Cultural Explorer
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.

Cultivated on the edge o...more info
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.

Savour fres...more info
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.

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 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

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