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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
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Dec 15, 2017
ECHO Players Presents: The Christmas Express by Pat CookECHO 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 ...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 9, 2017 to Dec 19, 2017
Festival of Tiny TreesFestival of Tiny Trees

Stop by the MAC to place a bid between Saturday, December 9th and Thursday, December 19th. Bidding closing date: Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 10:15 am. We will notify successful bidders to pick up their tiny tree, wreath or swag before Saturday, December 23rd at noon.

Join us for a festive family reception, Saturday, December 9th from 1-3 pm to coincide with the opening of our December Art Exhibition featuring Joan Larson.
Category:Christmas
Start:Dec 9, 2017
End:Dec 19, 2017
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
 
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
Sweet Papa Lowdown in Concert at the MACSweet Papa Lowdown in Concert at the MAC

Sweet Papa Lowdown was conceived by guitarist/vocalist Jeff Shucard as a unique ensemble of hot syncopated musicians dedicated to bringing a contemporary vitality to the classic jazz and blues tunes of the 1920’s & ‘30’s. Drawing from such past masters as Ma Rainey, Bo Carter and Leroy Carr, Sweet Papa Lowdown combines the raw intensity of country string blues with the sophisticated horns of ...more info
Category:Music
Date:Dec 15, 2017
Time:7:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:$18/$15 OCAC
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 15, 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:Christmas
Date:Dec 15, 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

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