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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

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