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Events Selected for Cultural Explorer
Dec 10, 2017 to Dec 16, 2017
Dec 10, 2017
Dec 10, 2017
Canada 150 Skating Day

Let's glide into winter with two free skate sessions on Sunday, December 10th at Oceanside Place Arena. The Parksville Lion's and Save on Foods Free Family skate from 12:15-1:45 pm and Everyone Welcome Free Skate from 2:00-3:30 pm. Check #8, Skating, off your ParticipACTION 150 Playlist and celebrate Canada 150 with your friends.

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 10, 2017
Time:2:00pm - 3:30pm
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 10, 2017
Christmas with the BC Boys ChoirChristmas with the British Columbia Boys Choir

Knox Presents… Christmas with the British Columbia Boys Choir, on Sunday, December 10 at 2:30 pm at Knox United Church (345 Pym Street), in Parksville. This travelling choir of 30 boys/young men, between the ages of 9 and 24 years, trains under the direction of Edette Gagne and is one of North America’s few, four-part secular boys choirs.

The choir draws their members from the British Columbia ...more info
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 10, 2017
Time:2:30pm
Address:345 Pym St., Parksville, BC
Location:Knox United Church
Cost:Advanced $25 /$15 Students - Door $28 / $15 Students
Phone:250-248-3927
 
Dec 10, 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 10, 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 10, 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 10, 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 10, 2017
Music on Sunday at The Old School House Arts Centre - The Liam Hockley Quartet

It has been quite a while since our Christmas-themed fall series finale has utilized the jazz idiom, and we are pleased to remedy that with a superb quartet that features the versatile talents of this outstanding, young Vancouver-based clarinetist. We hope that the intriguing arrangements of well-known seasonal favourites will help to get you into the Holiday Spirit!

With Ron Hadley-piano, Rick Kilburn-bass and Hans Verhoeven-drums
Category:Music
Date:Dec 10, 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 10, 2017
Second Sunday Market & Pancake BreakfastSecond Sunday Market & Pancake Breakfast

Join us for an entertaining time; shopping, breakfast and live music! Over 30 vendors with everything from many unique, handmade items, as well as vintage collectibles, beading supplies, tools, and household goods.

Then have the yummy pancake breakfast - this month it's a fund-raiser for our Hall.

https://www.facebook.com/SecondSundayMarket/ - to see some of the vendors that will...more info
Category:Market
Date:Dec 10, 2017
Time:8:00am - 12:00pm
Address:240 Lion's Way, Qualicum Bay, BC
Location:Lighthouse Community Hall
Name:Wendy Kingwill
Phone:250-757-8172
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Dec 11, 2017
Dec 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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 12, 2017
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 12, 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 12, 2017
Time:9:00am
Location:Parksville Community Park & Beach
Name:Neil Robins
Phone:250-390-3669
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Dec 13, 2017
Dec 13, 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 13, 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 14, 2017
Dec 14, 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 14, 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 14, 2017
ECHO Players Presents: The Christmas Express by Pat Cook

Directed by Mari-Lyn Kelly. The residents of Holly are in a pre-Christmas funk - especially the train station manager Hilda, but when Leo Tannenbaum appears from nowhere on Dec 23rd, things begin to change around the Holly Railway Station.

A long defunct radio springs to life, the local carolers (notoriously awful) sound like the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and everyone seems to be filled with Christmas spirit. Is it Leo's doing, or just a coincidence?

This nostalgic theatrical greeting card is full of eccentric small town cha...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Dec 14, 2017
Time:7:30pm, matinees 2:00pm
Address:110 W. 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$21 adults, $18 seniors, $12 students, $6 child 6 & under
Phone:250-752-3522
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 15, 2017
Dec 15, 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 15, 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 15, 2017
ECHO Players Presents: The Christmas Express by Pat Cook

Directed by Mari-Lyn Kelly. The residents of Holly are in a pre-Christmas funk - especially the train station manager Hilda, but when Leo Tannenbaum appears from nowhere on Dec 23rd, things begin to change around the Holly Railway Station.

A long defunct radio springs to life, the local carolers (notoriously awful) sound like the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and everyone seems to be filled with Christmas spirit. Is it Leo's doing, or just a coincidence?

This nostalgic theatrical greeting card is full of eccentric small town cha...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Dec 15, 2017
Time:7:30pm, matinees 2:00pm
Address:110 W. 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$21 adults, $18 seniors, $12 students, $6 child 6 & under
Phone:250-752-3522
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 15, 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 15, 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 15, 2017 to Dec 31, 2017
Winter Wonderland on Ice

It is a holiday tradition to take part in this magical skating event at Oceanside Place Arena. Special lighting and decor makes you feel as though you are skating on an outdoor pond at night. Even if you do not skate, come by and view the lights from the deck. Wheel chairs and strollers are welcome. Join us for a variety of public skate sessions from December 15 to 31.

Sponsored Skates:
Dec 16, Saturday from 1:00-3:00pm - Toy Drive and Free Everyone Welcome Skate, sponsored by Todd Sjogren, BMO Financial Group and Anthony MacAulay, Notary Public Corp.

Dec 17...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Dec 15, 2017
End:Dec 31, 2017
Time:Variety of times (day and evening)
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Regular admission & some sponsored (free)
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Dec 16, 2017
Dec 16, 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 16, 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 16, 2017
Little Qualicum Cheeseworks Presents: Christmas on the FarmLittle Qualicum Cheeseworks Presents: Christmas on the Farm

Join us for our annual holiday celebration, "Christmas On The Farm". This free event features wagon rides, live music, kids crafts and activities, live storytelling, marshmallow roasting, free hot chocolate and popcorn, mulled wine tasting, "kritter korner", wine & cheese tasting, and more!
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 16, 2017
Time:10:30am - 3:00pm
Address:403 Lowry's Road, Parksville, BC
Location:Little Qualicum Cheeseworks
Phone:250-954-3931
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 16, 2017
ECHO Players Presents: The Christmas Express by Pat Cook

Directed by Mari-Lyn Kelly. The residents of Holly are in a pre-Christmas funk - especially the train station manager Hilda, but when Leo Tannenbaum appears from nowhere on Dec 23rd, things begin to change around the Holly Railway Station.

A long defunct radio springs to life, the local carolers (notoriously awful) sound like the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and everyone seems to be filled with Christmas spirit. Is it Leo's doing, or just a coincidence?

This nostalgic theatrical greeting card is full of eccentric small town cha...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Dec 16, 2017
Time:7:30pm, matinees 2:00pm
Address:110 W. 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$21 adults, $18 seniors, $12 students, $6 child 6 & under
Phone:250-752-3522
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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 15, 2017 to Dec 31, 2017
Winter Wonderland on Ice

It is a holiday tradition to take part in this magical skating event at Oceanside Place Arena. Special lighting and decor makes you feel as though you are skating on an outdoor pond at night. Even if you do not skate, come by and view the lights from the deck. Wheel chairs and strollers are welcome. Join us for a variety of public skate sessions from December 15 to 31.

Sponsored Skates:
Dec 16, Saturday from 1:00-3:00pm - Toy Drive and Free Everyone Welcome Skate, sponsored by Todd Sjogren, BMO Financial Group and Anthony MacAulay, Notary Public Corp.

Dec 17...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Dec 15, 2017
End:Dec 31, 2017
Time:Variety of times (day and evening)
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:Regular admission & some sponsored (free)
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email

Dec 10, 2017 to Dec 16, 2017

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