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Oct 15, 2017 to Oct 21, 2017
Oct 15, 2017
Oct 15, 2017
10th Annual Fall Harvest FestSilver Meadows Farm Market 10th Annual Fall Harvest Fest

There will be lots of family fun with a corn maze, u-pick pumpkin patch, face painting, pony rides, wagon rides and old fashioned games.

The Errington School PAC will be hosting a concession serving, hot dogs, corn, chilli, hot chcolate, coffee and more! The concession will be cash only.

This year admission will be by donation, with all of the proceeds going to BC Children's Hospital....more info
Category:Food
Date:Oct 15, 2017
Time:11:00am - 3:00pm
Address:1019 Errington Rd., Errington, BC
Location:Silver Meadows Farm Market
Cost:By Donation
Phone:250-248-4450
 
Oct 15, 2017
3rd Annual Mushroom Festival

See a wide variety of fresh local fungi including edible mushrooms & poisonous specimens. Huge display of mushrooms - learn about the ecological role of fungi and their uses as food, medicine, dyes, etc. Talk with knowledgeable people about mushrooms & their identification. Scheduled mycologist speakers throughout the day

Available for sale: Mushroom field guides, related books and gift items, Mushroom logs and grow kits.

Costumes encouraged.

Sponsored by the Arrowsmith Naturalists and N.I.W.R.A.
Category:Festival
Date:Oct 15, 2017
Time:11:00am - 4:00pm
Address:1240 Leffler Road, Errington, BC
Location:North Island Wildlife Recovery Association
Cost:Suggested donation of $5 (12 and under free)
Name:Patricia McLean
Phone:250-248-8534
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 15, 2017
Fire Prevention Week Open House

Each year, the Parksville Fire Department participates in Fire Prevention Week and again this year will open its doors to the public on Sunday, October 15 from 10 am to 2 pm. Fire Prevention Week will be recognized from October 8 to October 14. The open house takes place at the fire hall which is located at 160 Jensen Avenue West.

Residents are encouraged to drop by for a little fun and to learn some possible lifesaving strategies for fire prevention. Firefighters will be giving tours of the station, including trucks and equipment so be sure to bring your ...more info
Category:Other
Date:Oct 15, 2017
Time:10:00am - 2:00pm
Address:160 Jensen Avenue West, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Fire Hall
Name:Deb Tardiff
Phone:250-954-3073
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 13, 2017 to Oct 15, 2017
Qualicum Beach Harvest of Music 2017Qualicum Beach Harvest of Music 2017

An incredibly eclectic variety of superb musicians from all over the world will perform at the 13th annual Qualicum Beach Harvest of Music at The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH).

What genres do you enjoy? You will probably find concerts to suit your tastes, and with ticket prices from only $12.00 to $18.00 (Including GST) you will get to hear the finest in live music with no stress on your wallet....more info
Category:Music
Start:Oct 13, 2017
End:Oct 15, 2017
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH)
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 15, 2017
Music on Sunday at The Old School House Arts Centre - Eugene Skovorodnikov, piano

“Extraordinary performance…represented all the impressive characteristics of the Grand School…incomparable elegance and enchanting power…” “ Il Ponte”, Italy​

This Vancouver-based, internationally esteemed virtuoso will treat us to an all-Chopin programme.
Category:Music
Date:Oct 15, 2017
Time:2:30pm - 4:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Cost:$15.00 (Members) $18.00 (Non-members)
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 15, 2017
Parksville Lions and Save-On-Foods Free Family Skate

This popular session is back starting October 1st. Children must be accompanied by an adult, 19yrs+. Pond hockey is not available during this session. Oceanside Place Arena on Sundays, October 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 from 12:15-1:45pm. Free Event.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Oct 15, 2017
Time:12:15pm - 1:45pm
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 7, 2017 to Oct 31, 2017
Tiger Lily Farm Pumpkin Patch 2017

Come pick a Pumpkin off the vine in our homegrown Pumpkin Patch. You can walk to the Patch or with Barnyard Admission enjoy a Hayride to the Patch.
Category:Family & Children
Start:Oct 7, 2017
End:Oct 31, 2017
Address:1692 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Tiger Lily Farm
Phone:250-248-2408
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 15, 2017
VIUs Milner Gardens Fall OpeningsVIUs Milner Gardens Fall Openings

Enjoy the tapestry of Fall colours. Gardens open 11am to 3:30pm, with last entry at 3pm. Tea Room open 11am to 3pm for soup and scones.

Garden admission is $5.25 for adults and $3.25 for youth. Free entry to Milner Gardens members, children 12 and under accompanied by an adult, and current VIU students with card.
Category:Gardening
Date:Oct 15, 2017
Time:11:00am - 3:30pm, with last entry at 3pm
Address:2179 West Island Highway, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:VIU Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:$5.25 adults, $3.25 for youth. Free 12 and under with adult
Phone:250-752-6153
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Oct 16, 2017
Oct 16, 2017
Lifetree Cafe, a ?Conversation Cafe?, resumes in September with 2 programs each Monday at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm. Real Life stories on DVD and friendly conversations on a different topic every week, topics ranging from personal interests and learning, to community concerns. Free. See weekly topic at www.oursaviourlutheranchurch.ca. All welcome to each week?s ?cafe?.
Category:Other
Date:Oct 16, 2017
Time:2:00pm and 7:00pm
Address:795 Island Hwy W, Parksville BC
Location:Our Saviour Lutheran Church
Cost:Free
Name:Jeanette Domes
Phone:250-951-9343
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 7, 2017 to Oct 31, 2017
Tiger Lily Farm Pumpkin Patch 2017

Come pick a Pumpkin off the vine in our homegrown Pumpkin Patch. You can walk to the Patch or with Barnyard Admission enjoy a Hayride to the Patch.
Category:Family & Children
Start:Oct 7, 2017
End:Oct 31, 2017
Address:1692 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Tiger Lily Farm
Phone:250-248-2408
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 16, 2017
Try Archery

Jump in the RDN Van to the Nanoose archery range to learn to shoot a bow and arrow and try your skill at hitting the bull's eye. Transportation provided to and from Oceanside Place arena. Monday, October 16th from 3:30 to 6:00 pm. Cost is $25.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.


Category:Sports
Date:Oct 16, 2017
Time:3:30pm - 6:00pm
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC,
Location:Oceanside Place Arena (meeting spot)
Cost:$25
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Oct 17, 2017
Oct 7, 2017 to Oct 31, 2017
Tiger Lily Farm Pumpkin Patch 2017

Come pick a Pumpkin off the vine in our homegrown Pumpkin Patch. You can walk to the Patch or with Barnyard Admission enjoy a Hayride to the Patch.
Category:Family & Children
Start:Oct 7, 2017
End:Oct 31, 2017
Address:1692 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Tiger Lily Farm
Phone:250-248-2408
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 17, 2017
Parksville Qualicum Beach Tuesday Bird Walks

The Tuesday Bird walk on October 17, 2017, will be going to the Little Qualicum River Estuary in Qualicum . Meet at the Parksville Community Park (at the parking lot in front of the Lions Club Playground) at 9:00 a.m. or at the Brant viewing platform in north Qualicum Beach at about 9:15 a.m.

Bird walks from the Parksville Beach Community Park at 9 a.m. on Tuesdays going to different areas in and around the Parksville Qualicum Beach area.
Category:Wildlife
Date:Oct 17, 2017
Time:9:00am
Location:Parksville Community Park & Beach
Name:Neil Robins
Phone:250-390-3669
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Oct 18, 2017
Oct 18, 2017
Dave Obee Guest - QB Family History Society

Qualicum Beach Family History Society - Teaching Genealogy to Mid-Island Residents and Visitors. October meeting Guest Speaker: Dave Obee from Victoria speaking on DNA and how it can help you with family history research.
Category:Other
Date:Oct 18, 2017
Time:7:00pm
Address:180 Veterans Way, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Royal Canadian Legion
Name:Margaret Dempsey
Phone:250-947-9290
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 7, 2017 to Oct 31, 2017
Tiger Lily Farm Pumpkin Patch 2017

Come pick a Pumpkin off the vine in our homegrown Pumpkin Patch. You can walk to the Patch or with Barnyard Admission enjoy a Hayride to the Patch.
Category:Family & Children
Start:Oct 7, 2017
End:Oct 31, 2017
Address:1692 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Tiger Lily Farm
Phone:250-248-2408
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Oct 19, 2017
Oct 19, 2017
Paint a Tote Bag 7-10 years

Jenny Hughes will guide you through how to paint a fantastic yet surprisingly simple acrylic painting on a tote bag. No experience necessary. All supplies are provided. View painting project online. Thursday, October 19 from 5:45 to 7:15 pm at Craig Street Commons. Cost is $35.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Art
Date:Oct 19, 2017
Time:5:45pm - 7:15 pm
Address:330 Craig Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Craig Street Commons
Cost:$35
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 19, 2017
Pro D Camp

Parents this is your Pro D day solution. Our experienced play leaders will provide a great day off school that is filled with creative art, and active games. Bring your swim suit; campers will be visiting Ravensong Aquatic Centre for a swim. Thursday, October 19 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm at Qualicum Commons. Cost is $38.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Other
Date:Oct 19, 2017
Time:8:30am - 4:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$38
Phone:250 248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 7, 2017 to Oct 31, 2017
Tiger Lily Farm Pumpkin Patch 2017

Come pick a Pumpkin off the vine in our homegrown Pumpkin Patch. You can walk to the Patch or with Barnyard Admission enjoy a Hayride to the Patch.
Category:Family & Children
Start:Oct 7, 2017
End:Oct 31, 2017
Address:1692 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Tiger Lily Farm
Phone:250-248-2408
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Oct 20, 2017
Oct 20, 2017
Gospel Sing-a-Long Concert

Gospel sing-a-along concert presented by Dave Klinger and Friends, with drums, bass, guitar, voice and piano. Come and sing well known hymns presented in Southern Gospel style.

Category:Music
Date:Oct 20, 2017
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:138 Hoylake Rd. Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:St. Mark's Anglican Church
Cost:$15
Name:Dave Klinger
Phone:250-947-9755
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 20, 2017
Home Alone Program - 9-12 years

You know you are growing up when you get to stay at home alone, but there are a few things you should learn before you go solo. Our 'Home Alone' program will teach you to manage general safety, fire safety, emergency phone calls, dealing with strangers and a few snack ideas. Friday, October 20 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm at Craig Street Commons. Cost is $28.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Oct 20, 2017
Time:9:30am - 12:00pm
Address:330 Craig Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Craig Street Commons
Cost:$28
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 20, 2017
Pro D Camp

Parents this is your Pro D day solution. Our experienced play leaders will provide a great day off school that is filled with creative art, and active games. Bring your swimsuit; campers will be visiting Ravensong Aquatic Centre for a swim. Friday, October 20th, from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm at Qualicum Commons. Cost is $38.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Oct 20, 2017
Time:8:30am - 4:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$38
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 20, 2017
Pro D Day Water Fun Swim

Join us for a fun time at Ravensong Aquatic Centre. Take a break and be active at Ravensong Aquatic Centre on Friday, October 20 from 1:30 to 2:30 pm. Regular admission.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-752-5014 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation
Category:Other
Date:Oct 20, 2017
Time:1:30pm - 2:30pm
Address:737 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:Regular Admission
Phone:250-752-5014
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 7, 2017 to Oct 31, 2017
Tiger Lily Farm Pumpkin Patch 2017

Come pick a Pumpkin off the vine in our homegrown Pumpkin Patch. You can walk to the Patch or with Barnyard Admission enjoy a Hayride to the Patch.
Category:Family & Children
Start:Oct 7, 2017
End:Oct 31, 2017
Address:1692 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Tiger Lily Farm
Phone:250-248-2408
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Oct 21, 2017
Oct 21, 2017
Adonis Puentes & the Voice of Cuba Orchestra Live at the Errington HallAdonis Puentes & the Voice of Cuba Orchestra Live at the Errington Hall

A special concert on Saturday, October 21 by Adonis Puentes & the Voice of Cuba Orchestra caps "Guitars by Hand", the hall's annual Island Luthiers' showcase of home crafted instruments (10am to 3pm, free admission).

Adonis was destined to be a music star. He and his fraternal twin Alexis, now better known as Alex Cuba, ...more info
Category:Music
Date:Oct 21, 2017
Time:7:30pm
Location:Errington Hall
Cost:$25 in stores, $27.50 online
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 21, 2017
Artisan and Vintage MarketArtisan and Vintage Market

Market featuring local artisans and vintage items. Pottery, west coast wood, hand forged metal, original art, glass, home decor, ornaments and more.
Category:Market
Date:Oct 21, 2017
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:186 Shelly Road, Parksville, BC
Location:Shelly Road Centre
Name:Diana Jensen
Phone:250-228-2971
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 21, 2017
Canada C3 Arrives in Nanoose BayCanada C3 Arrives in Nanoose Bay

The Canada C3 ship is coming to Nanoose Bay! Come greet us, and stay tuned for more details about community events!

An Epic Journey to Celebrate Canada and Connect Canadians - Canada C3 is a Signature Project for Canada's 150th Anniversary of Confederation in 2017. The centrepiece is an epic 150-day sailing journey from Toronto to Victoria via the Northwest Passage. Through this unprecedented journey, Canada ...more info
Category:Other
Date:Oct 21, 2017
Location:Nanoose Bay
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 21, 2017 to Oct 22, 2017
Nanoose Library Fall Book SaleFall Book Sale

Hundreds of books for sale! Come and browse through the tables of bargains and sweet finds!

- All items cash and carry. Please bring your own bags.
- Materials sold "as is". All sales final.
- Books for only $1

Saturday, October 21 // 9am-4pm
Sunday, October 22 // noon-4pm
Category:Fund Raisers
Start:Oct 21, 2017
End:Oct 22, 2017
Time:Sat, 9am - 4pm; Sun 12pm - 4pm
Address:2489 Nanoose Rd, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Nanoose Library
Name:SDS
Phone:250-468-9977
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 21, 2017
Oceanside%20Pig%20RoastOceanside Pig Roast

The Bacon Boss & Fat Moose Brian will your guest pigmasters for the 1st annual Oceanside Pig Roast 2017.

We will have some serious redneck BBQ delights, some fun games, some cheap local entertainment and a feast that will be sure to put you in your happy place for the weekend. The theme is "redneck" so bring your best costume and win a prize for your efforts.

The evening menu will have a couple of Bacon Boss classics and yo...more info
Category:Food
Date:Oct 21, 2017
Address:180 Crome Point Rd, Deep Bay, BC
Location:Ship & Shore Restaurant and Campground
Cost:$25
Phone:250-757-8399
 
Oct 21, 2017
Qualicum Beach Farmers MarketQualicum Beach Farmers Market - 20th Anniversary Year!

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 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....more info
Category:Market
Date:Oct 21, 2017
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Phone:1-844-843-7236
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 21, 2017
Saturday Breakfast Club

Enjoy a parent and tot exploration and a Mother Goose circle time at Munchkinland, Family Place in Parksville. Join us for songs, stories and breakfast. Saturdays, October 14th to December 9th, except November 11th. 9:30 to 11:30 am. This is a free program suitable for families with children 6 years and younger.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Oct 21, 2017
Time:9:30am - 11:30am
Address:495 Bay Ave, Parksville, BC
Location:Munchkinland, Family Place
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 7, 2017 to Oct 31, 2017
Tiger Lily Farm Pumpkin Patch 2017

Come pick a Pumpkin off the vine in our homegrown Pumpkin Patch. You can walk to the Patch or with Barnyard Admission enjoy a Hayride to the Patch.
Category:Family & Children
Start:Oct 7, 2017
End:Oct 31, 2017
Address:1692 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Tiger Lily Farm
Phone:250-248-2408
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 21, 2017
VIU 'Saturday Speakers' Series - Global Climate Change & Sustainable Development

Vancouver Island University - ElderCollege 2017 'Saturday Speakers' Series, Achieving Global Sustainability: A Decent Life For All, It's Up To Us with a presentation by Dr. Dale Bent titled Global Climate Change & Sustainable Development.

The presentation will address the question: How do climate change and environmental change challenge achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals?
Category:Other
Date:Oct 21, 2017
Time:10:00am - 12:00pm
Address:2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Nanoose Place Community Centre
Cost:$10 cash per person at the door, $5 for University Students
Name:Nicole Ferguson
Phone:250-248-2096
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email

Oct 15, 2017 to Oct 21, 2017

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