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Dec 3, 2017 to Dec 9, 2017
Dec 3, 2017
Dec 2, 2017 to Dec 3, 2017
Coombs Country Christmas Craft FairCoombs Country Christmas Craft Fair

We have plenty of parking and a food concession. Funds raised at our Craft Sale support activities at the Coombs Fairgrounds. Vendors and shoppers alike enjoy our spacious hall, with wide aisles and good lighting for viewing the treasures on offer.

As one vendor reported, "Several customers commented on the wide aisles, good variety of crafts, baking and food, excellent music, bright and open building a...more info
Category:Christmas
Start:Dec 2, 2017
End:Dec 3, 2017
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:1014 Ford Road, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds
Name:Janet Boley
Phone:250-752-9757
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 3, 2017
Darrill Hanscom Woodcraft Christmas Sale

Sale of handcrafted wood items, stools, child sized rocking chairs as well as trays and a large variety of unique gift items, bowls, salt & pepper mills and much more.

Open Nov. 25-26, Dec. 2-3 & 9-10.
Category:Artisan
Date:Dec 3, 2017
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:1590 Morello Road, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Darrill Hanscom Woodcraft
Name:Darrill Hanscom
Phone:250-468-7857
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 3, 2017
Handel Messiah - Parksville & District Community Choir 48th Annual Christmas Concert

The Parksville & District Community Choir 48th Annual Christmas Concert presents Handel's Messiah with guest soloists and the Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra, on Sunday, December, 3rd, 2:30 p.m. at Knox United Church, 345 Pym St. in Parksville. Tickets $20/22 at door. (Sold at Mulberry Bush Books in PV and QB) Audience participation will be encouraged for several of the most familiar choruses. Singers are invited to bring a Messiah score! A few loaners will be available.

Margaret Nelson, the ch...more info
Category:Music
Date:Dec 3, 2017
Time:2:30pm
Address:345 Pym St., Parksville, BC
Location:Knox United Church
Cost:$20 in advance $22 at door Sold at Mulberry Bush Books
Name:Kathy Larson
Phone:250-752-8130
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 3, 2017
Milner Christmas Magic 2017Milner Christmas Magic 2017

December 1-3, 8-10 & 15-20; 5:00pm - 8:30pm - last entry at 8:00pm.

The annual family festival of lights & music in the Garden! Featuring over 1 km of Festive Lights, Holiday Displays, Live Music, Refreshments, Special Christmas Gift Shop, Santa Claus, Teddy Bear Cottage, Storytelling.

Christmas Magic Musicians:
Fri Dec 1: Tangerine Swing
Sat Dec 2: Heart’s Ease
Sun Dec 3: Spare Tyme

Fri Dec 8: Bruc...more info
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 3, 2017
Time:5:00pm - 8:30pm
Address:2179 West Island Hwy, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:Adult $5; Children $2.50; Family (2 adults & up to 3 children/youths <19 yrs) $12
Phone:250-752-6153
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 3, 2017
Music on Sunday at The Old School House Arts Centre - The Holly Burke Quartet

Leading Vancouver composer/lyricist/flutist/vocalist/pianist Holly Burke has been on the scene in Canada and the US for decades, quietly and consistently producing creative, texturally rich and evocative music that often transcends genre. In addition, her many years of dance and theatre training serve to make her performances truly engaging and fulfilling for all audiences.

With Ron Hadley-piano, Rick Kilburn-bass and Don Leppard-drums.
Category:Music
Date:Dec 3, 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
 
Nov 22, 2017 to Dec 17, 2017
North Pole-apalooza in Downtown ParksvilleNorth Pole-apalooza in Downtown Parksville

“North Pole-apalooza” is back for its fourth year. Enter between Nov. 22 and Dec. 17 to win a Gotta Love Downtown gift basket, brimming with treats and surprises from the 31 participating businesses that have a decorated North Pole on their premises:

blossoms ’n such
Close to You Ladies Fashions
Coastal Community Credit Union
Coastal Community Insurance Centre
Dairy Queen
Elegance Scu...more info
Category:Christmas
Start:Nov 22, 2017
End:Dec 17, 2017
Phone:250-248-8079
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 3, 2017
Parksville Lion's 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, December 3, and 10 from 12:15-1:45 pm. 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:Dec 3, 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
 
Dec 3, 2017
Parksville Lions Breakfast With SantaParksville Lions Breakfast With Santa

Please come join us for breakfast, get your picture taken with Santa. Crafty activities, goody bags. Fun time for all. Admission by donation.
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 3, 2017
Time:9:00am - 12:00pm
Address:132 East Jensen Ave, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Conference Centre
Cost:By Donation
Name:Irene Holland
Phone:250-594-3039
Email:Send Email
Dec 4, 2017
Dec 4, 2017
Drop-in Gym Plus for Kids

Pick up an Active Pass and come to the after school drop in activities. September 18 to December 21:

Craig Street Commons - Drop in Gym and Lego Time, Mondays from 3:00 to 5:00pm
Qualicum Commons - Drop in Gym, Wednesdays from 3:00 to 4:45pm
Craig Street Commons - Drop in Gym and Craft Room, Thursdays from 3:00 to 5:00pm

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 for more information.
Category:Sports
Date:Dec 4, 2017
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons, Craig Street Commons
Cost:$3
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 4, 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:Dec 4, 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
 
Nov 22, 2017 to Dec 17, 2017
North Pole-apalooza in Downtown ParksvilleNorth Pole-apalooza in Downtown Parksville

“North Pole-apalooza” is back for its fourth year. Enter between Nov. 22 and Dec. 17 to win a Gotta Love Downtown gift basket, brimming with treats and surprises from the 31 participating businesses that have a decorated North Pole on their premises:

blossoms ’n such
Close to You Ladies Fashions
Coastal Community Credit Union
Coastal Community Insurance Centre
Dairy Queen
Elegance Scu...more info
Category:Christmas
Start:Nov 22, 2017
End:Dec 17, 2017
Phone:250-248-8079
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Dec 5, 2017
Dec 5, 2017
Dad's Night Out: Free Skate

Dads, bring the kids to Oceanside Place Arena and enjoy a free skate together on the pond Tuesday, December 5th from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. This free skate is sponsored by our partners at Building Learning Together.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Dec 5, 2017
Time:6:30pm - 7:30pm
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 22, 2017 to Dec 17, 2017
North Pole-apalooza in Downtown ParksvilleNorth Pole-apalooza in Downtown Parksville

“North Pole-apalooza” is back for its fourth year. Enter between Nov. 22 and Dec. 17 to win a Gotta Love Downtown gift basket, brimming with treats and surprises from the 31 participating businesses that have a decorated North Pole on their premises:

blossoms ’n such
Close to You Ladies Fashions
Coastal Community Credit Union
Coastal Community Insurance Centre
Dairy Queen
Elegance Scu...more info
Category:Christmas
Start:Nov 22, 2017
End:Dec 17, 2017
Phone:250-248-8079
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 5, 2017
Parksville Qualicum Beach Tuesday Bird Walks

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:Dec 5, 2017
Time:9:00am
Location:Parksville Community Park & Beach
Name:Neil Robins
Phone:250-390-3669
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Dec 6, 2017
Dec 6, 2017
Drop-in Gym Plus for Kids

Pick up an Active Pass and come to the after school drop in activities. September 18 to December 21:

Craig Street Commons - Drop in Gym and Lego Time, Mondays from 3:00 to 5:00pm
Qualicum Commons - Drop in Gym, Wednesdays from 3:00 to 4:45pm
Craig Street Commons - Drop in Gym and Craft Room, Thursdays from 3:00 to 5:00pm

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 for more information.
Category:Sports
Date:Dec 6, 2017
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons, Craig Street Commons
Cost:$3
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 22, 2017 to Dec 17, 2017
North Pole-apalooza in Downtown ParksvilleNorth Pole-apalooza in Downtown Parksville

“North Pole-apalooza” is back for its fourth year. Enter between Nov. 22 and Dec. 17 to win a Gotta Love Downtown gift basket, brimming with treats and surprises from the 31 participating businesses that have a decorated North Pole on their premises:

blossoms ’n such
Close to You Ladies Fashions
Coastal Community Credit Union
Coastal Community Insurance Centre
Dairy Queen
Elegance Scu...more info
Category:Christmas
Start:Nov 22, 2017
End:Dec 17, 2017
Phone:250-248-8079
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Dec 7, 2017
Dec 7, 2017
Drop-in Gym Plus for Kids

Pick up an Active Pass and come to the after school drop in activities. September 18 to December 21:

Craig Street Commons - Drop in Gym and Lego Time, Mondays from 3:00 to 5:00pm
Qualicum Commons - Drop in Gym, Wednesdays from 3:00 to 4:45pm
Craig Street Commons - Drop in Gym and Craft Room, Thursdays from 3:00 to 5:00pm

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 for more information.
Category:Sports
Date:Dec 7, 2017
Time:3:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:744 Primrose Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons, Craig Street Commons
Cost:$3
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 7, 2017
Family Paint

Let's create art and memories together. Family members will take part in painting their own canvas with the guidance of our experienced art instructor. No experience necessary. All supplies are included. View painting project online. Thursday, December 7th from 5:45 to 7:15 pm at Qualicum Commons. Cost is $30.

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:Dec 7, 2017
Time:5:45pm - 7:15pm
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$30
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 22, 2017 to Dec 17, 2017
North Pole-apalooza in Downtown ParksvilleNorth Pole-apalooza in Downtown Parksville

“North Pole-apalooza” is back for its fourth year. Enter between Nov. 22 and Dec. 17 to win a Gotta Love Downtown gift basket, brimming with treats and surprises from the 31 participating businesses that have a decorated North Pole on their premises:

blossoms ’n such
Close to You Ladies Fashions
Coastal Community Credit Union
Coastal Community Insurance Centre
Dairy Queen
Elegance Scu...more info
Category:Christmas
Start:Nov 22, 2017
End:Dec 17, 2017
Phone:250-248-8079
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Dec 8, 2017
Dec 8, 2017
3rd Annual Magical Nights of Light at North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre3rd Annual Magical Nights of Light

A Wild-light Spectacular Event. Fridays & Saturdays only from 6pm-8pm, December 8th to December 23rd.

• Magical Light Show
• Walk through at your own pace
• Hot Chocolate
• Colouring Contest
• Visit with Santa
• And more ...!

$5 suggested donation for adult admission. Children 12 and under are free.
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 8, 2017
Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:1240 Leffler Road, Errington, BC
Location:North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre
Cost:Suggested donation of $5 (12 and under free)
Name:Jodi Young
Phone:250-248-8534
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 8, 2017
Milner Christmas Magic 2017Milner Christmas Magic 2017

December 1-3, 8-10 & 15-20; 5:00pm - 8:30pm - last entry at 8:00pm.

The annual family festival of lights & music in the Garden! Featuring over 1 km of Festive Lights, Holiday Displays, Live Music, Refreshments, Special Christmas Gift Shop, Santa Claus, Teddy Bear Cottage, Storytelling.

Christmas Magic Musicians:
Fri Dec 1: Tangerine Swing
Sat Dec 2: Heart’s Ease
Sun Dec 3: Spare Tyme

Fri Dec 8: Bruc...more info
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 8, 2017
Time:5:00pm - 8:30pm
Address:2179 West Island Hwy, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:Adult $5; Children $2.50; Family (2 adults & up to 3 children/youths <19 yrs) $12
Phone:250-752-6153
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 22, 2017 to Dec 17, 2017
North Pole-apalooza in Downtown ParksvilleNorth Pole-apalooza in Downtown Parksville

“North Pole-apalooza” is back for its fourth year. Enter between Nov. 22 and Dec. 17 to win a Gotta Love Downtown gift basket, brimming with treats and surprises from the 31 participating businesses that have a decorated North Pole on their premises:

blossoms ’n such
Close to You Ladies Fashions
Coastal Community Credit Union
Coastal Community Insurance Centre
Dairy Queen
Elegance Scu...more info
Category:Christmas
Start:Nov 22, 2017
End:Dec 17, 2017
Phone:250-248-8079
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Dec 9, 2017
Dec 9, 2017
3rd Annual Magical Nights of Light at North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre3rd Annual Magical Nights of Light

A Wild-light Spectacular Event. Fridays & Saturdays only from 6pm-8pm, December 8th to December 23rd.

• Magical Light Show
• Walk through at your own pace
• Hot Chocolate
• Colouring Contest
• Visit with Santa
• And more ...!

$5 suggested donation for adult admission. Children 12 and under are free.
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 9, 2017
Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:1240 Leffler Road, Errington, BC
Location:North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre
Cost:Suggested donation of $5 (12 and under free)
Name:Jodi Young
Phone:250-248-8534
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 9, 2017
Darrill Hanscom Woodcraft Christmas Sale

Sale of handcrafted wood items, stools, child sized rocking chairs as well as trays and a large variety of unique gift items, bowls, salt & pepper mills and much more.

Open Nov. 25-26, Dec. 2-3 & 9-10.
Category:Artisan
Date:Dec 9, 2017
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:1590 Morello Road, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Darrill Hanscom Woodcraft
Name:Darrill Hanscom
Phone:250-468-7857
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 9, 2017
Errington Christmas Craft FairesErrington Christmas Craft Faires

The Errington War Memorial Hall to offer two unique Christmas Craft Faires, Saturdays, December 2 & 9, 2017

Continuing a tradition that goes back to 1979, the Errington Hall will be full of local artisans and crafters this December, offering a wide variety of homegrown and handmade treasures just in time for Christmas. The popularity of this event has grown in recent years making it necessary to expand th...more info
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 9, 2017
Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Road, Errington, BC
Location:Errington Hall
Name:Kristina Gray
Phone:778-239-1173
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 9, 2017
Milner Christmas Magic 2017Milner Christmas Magic 2017

December 1-3, 8-10 & 15-20; 5:00pm - 8:30pm - last entry at 8:00pm.

The annual family festival of lights & music in the Garden! Featuring over 1 km of Festive Lights, Holiday Displays, Live Music, Refreshments, Special Christmas Gift Shop, Santa Claus, Teddy Bear Cottage, Storytelling.

Christmas Magic Musicians:
Fri Dec 1: Tangerine Swing
Sat Dec 2: Heart’s Ease
Sun Dec 3: Spare Tyme

Fri Dec 8: Bruc...more info
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 9, 2017
Time:5:00pm - 8:30pm
Address:2179 West Island Hwy, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:Adult $5; Children $2.50; Family (2 adults & up to 3 children/youths <19 yrs) $12
Phone:250-752-6153
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 22, 2017 to Dec 17, 2017
North Pole-apalooza in Downtown ParksvilleNorth Pole-apalooza in Downtown Parksville

“North Pole-apalooza” is back for its fourth year. Enter between Nov. 22 and Dec. 17 to win a Gotta Love Downtown gift basket, brimming with treats and surprises from the 31 participating businesses that have a decorated North Pole on their premises:

blossoms ’n such
Close to You Ladies Fashions
Coastal Community Credit Union
Coastal Community Insurance Centre
Dairy Queen
Elegance Scu...more info
Category:Christmas
Start:Nov 22, 2017
End:Dec 17, 2017
Phone:250-248-8079
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 9, 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:Dec 9, 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
 
Dec 9, 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:Dec 9, 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

Dec 3, 2017 to Dec 9, 2017

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