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Events Selected for Cultural Explorer
Dec 2, 2018 to Dec 8, 2018
Dec 2, 2018
Dec 1, 2018 to Dec 2, 2018
2nd Annual Christmas Craft Fair at Arrowsmith Golf2nd Annual Christmas Craft Fair at Arrowsmith Golf

2nd Annual Christmas Craft Fair with locally made and crafted goods.
Category:Christmas
Start:Dec 1, 2018
End:Dec 2, 2018
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:2250 Fowler Road, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Arrowsmith Golf & Country Club
Cost:Donation to food bank
Name:Cindyjo Darbyshire
Phone:250-752-9727
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 2, 2018
CHRCO Flea Market & Pancake Breakfast

Flea Market & Pancake Breakfast on the first Sunday of the month. Pancake breakfast is $6 for small and $8 for large.

Tables are available for $12 each. Outside spaces are also available.
Category:Market
Date:Dec 2, 2018
Time:9:00am - 1:00pm
Address:2601 Alberni Highway, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Rodeo Grounds
Name:Cheryl
Phone:250-947-9055
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 1, 2018 to Dec 2, 2018
Coombs Christmas FairCoombs Christmas Fair

Jingle on over to the Coombs Christmas Fair on Saturday & Sunday, December 1 & 2, in the Arrowsmith Recreation Hall at Coombs Fairgrounds, on Ford Road in downtown Coombs. The Coombs Christmas Fair is open from 10 am - 4 pm, admission is free, there's lots of parking, and a food truck will be on site.

Come find that perfect gift for your family and friends. Browse through great artisan crafts, gourmet food items and gift ...more info
Category:Christmas
Start:Dec 1, 2018
End:Dec 2, 2018
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 2, 2018
Darrill Hanscom Woodworkings Annual Christmas Sale

Darrill Hanscom Woodworkings annual Christmas sale, open weekends Dec. 1/2, 8/9, 15/16 from 10am-5pm.

Open by appointment or by chance weekdays until Dec. 22. Unique gift items as well as custom made stools and children's rocking chairs. Cash, check or direct deposit.
Category:Artisan
Date:Dec 2, 2018
Time:10:00am - 5:00pm
Address:1590 Morello Road, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Darrill Hanscom Woodworkings
Name:Darrill Hanscom
Phone:250-468-7857
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 2, 2018
Kids Holiday Craft & Toy SaleKids Holiday Craft & Toy Sale

A unique Christmas market featuring little crafters and entrepreneurs-in-training that would love the opportunity to sell you their homemade crafts or used toys in excellent condition.

Do you want to teach your children about the impact of keeping their Holiday shopping local, and toys out of the landfill? If so, the Kids Holiday Craft & Toy Sale is for you.
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 2, 2018
Time:12:00pm - 3:00pm
Address:124 Harlech Rd, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Island SodaWorks Bistro
Phone:250-228-8282
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 2, 2018
Music On Sunday - The Daryl Jahnke Quartet

One of Vancouver's finest jazz and Latin music guitarists, Daryl has played all over the world and maintains a busy schedule as a performer, studio musician, composer, producer, musical director and teacher. With Ron Hadley-piano, Rick Kilburn-bass and Buff Allen-drums.
Category:Music
Date:Dec 2, 2018
Time:2:30pm - 4:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH)
Cost:$18
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 1, 2018 to Dec 2, 2018
Nanoose Bay Studio Tour 2018 Christmas CrawlNanoose Bay Studio Tour 2018 Christmas Crawl

You will see lots of really unique and wonderfully creative local work put out by our collective of artists participating for 2018. Purchase an original piece of artwork for your dream home, or support indie-business, and buy hand-crafted artisan products, by visiting them and shopping local.
Category:Christmas
Start:Dec 1, 2018
End:Dec 2, 2018
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:Nanoose Bay, BC
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 2, 2018
Parksville Lions & Save-On-Foods Free Family Skate

This popular session is back. Children must be accompanied by an adult, 19yrs+. Pond hockey is not available during this session. Oceanside Place Arena on Sundays, December 2, 9 and 16 from 12:15-1:45 pm. Free admission and skate rentals.

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 2, 2018
Time:12:15pm - 1:45pm
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 2, 2018
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 2, 2018
Time:9:00am - 12:00pm
Address:132 Jensen Ave E, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Cost:By Donation
Name:Irene
Phone:250-594-3039
 
Dec 2, 2018
Parksville Museum Presents An Old Fashion ChristmasParksville Museum Presents An Old Fashion Christmas

Model Trains, Music, Crafts, Storytelling, Cookies, Hot Chocolate, Hot Dogs Oh yes! Pictures with Santa.

We look forward to seeing children, parents, grandparents - Everyone come enjoy Sunday afternoon at the Museum.
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 2, 2018
Time:1:00pm - 5:00pm
Address:1245 E. Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Museum
Phone:250-248-6966
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 1, 2018 to Dec 2, 2018
2nd Annual Parksville Rock & Gem Club Christmas Open House2nd Annual Parksville Rock & Gem Club Christmas Open House

Club vendors offering handcrafted jewellery, rock related items and other gifts. Look for the red lapidary shop at Coombs Fair Grounds.
Category:Other
Start:Dec 1, 2018
End:Dec 2, 2018
Time:9:30am - 3:30pm
Address:1014 Ford Rd, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 2, 2018 to Dec 3, 2018
The Very Last Monster Book ExhibitionThe Very Last Monster Book Exhibition

"Imagine Dr Seuss meets Where the Wild Things Are with a dash of Where's Waldo. A classic children's book is born!" The Bestseller Experiment

See the Premier exhibition of the Words & Original Artwork in this unique launch of The Very Last Monster Book in a Christmas setting.

The monsters all used to frolic and play.
Now there aren't many left, I'm sorry to say.
But if you look closely, i...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Dec 2, 2018
End:Dec 3, 2018
Time:Sun 2 Dec: 11am-4pm; Mon 3 Dec: 2pm-6pm
Address:133 McMillan St, Parksville, BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Name:Aura Vanderwal
Phone:250-927-2464
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 2, 2018
VIUs Milner Christmas Magic

An outdoor Christmas light show for the whole family to enjoy. Over half a kilometre of lit and decorated trails. Santa, live Christmas music, Teddy Bear Cottage, story telling, refreshments, tea room, and gift shops available.

Milner Christmas Magic is a fundraising event in support of Milner Gardens & Woodland with a special event admission by suggested donation of: $5 Adult, $2.50 Child, $12 Family (2 Adults & up to 3 Children/Youth ...more info
Category:Family & Children
Date:Dec 2, 2018
Time:5:00pm - 8:30pm, last entry 8pm
Location:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:$5/adult, $2.50/child, $12/family (2 adults and up to 3 chil
Phone:250-752-6153
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 1, 2018 to Dec 31, 2018
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. The public skating schedule available at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.

Winter Wonderland on Ice Sponsored Skates:

December 15, Saturday from 2:00-3:30pm
Toy Drive Everyone Welcome Skate
sponsored by Todd Sjogren and Anthony MacAulay

December 15, Saturday from 10:00a...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Dec 1, 2018
End:Dec 31, 2018
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Dec 3, 2018
Dec 3, 2018
Cardio Dance ClubCardio Dance Club

We are excited to offer this FUN fitness class again starting in October. Cardio Dance Club is a follow-along dance fitness class. It is open to all skill and fitness levels. So get your groove on and follow along as our instructor, Jen deHaan, guides you through a series of choreographed dance moves. Each class will feature a mix of modern radio hits and old-school classics. Jen's enthusiasm will encourage you to get your heart rate up and...more info
Category:Other
Date:Dec 3, 2018
Time:5:30pm - 6:30pm
Address:975 Shearme Rd, Coombs, BC
Location:The Bradley Centre
Cost:$56/8 classes; $12 drop-in, $90/10-class punch pass
Name:Kristine Stephenson
Phone:250-927-3985
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 3, 2018
Parksville Lawn Bowling Club Winter Activities

Here's a great way to shake the winter blahs. Come down to the Parksville Lawn Bowling club and get your mind going with mahjong, crib or bridge. Lots of fun, prizes and an opportunity to meet new friends.

It's a warm and welcoming club that has a great atmosphere. Great, accessible facilities. Lots of parking. See you there.
Category:Other
Date:Dec 3, 2018
Time:Mondays @ 7 P.M., Wednesdays @ 1 P.M. and Thursdays @ 1 P.M.
Address:149 Stanford Ave E, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$2.00 per visit Mahjong, $3.00 for crib & bridge
Name:Carol Bucyk
Phone:250-951-0823
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 2, 2018 to Dec 3, 2018
The Very Last Monster Book ExhibitionThe Very Last Monster Book Exhibition

"Imagine Dr Seuss meets Where the Wild Things Are with a dash of Where's Waldo. A classic children's book is born!" The Bestseller Experiment

See the Premier exhibition of the Words & Original Artwork in this unique launch of The Very Last Monster Book in a Christmas setting.

The monsters all used to frolic and play.
Now there aren't many left, I'm sorry to say.
But if you look closely, i...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Dec 2, 2018
End:Dec 3, 2018
Time:Sun 2 Dec: 11am-4pm; Mon 3 Dec: 2pm-6pm
Address:133 McMillan St, Parksville, BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Name:Aura Vanderwal
Phone:250-927-2464
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 1, 2018 to Dec 31, 2018
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. The public skating schedule available at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.

Winter Wonderland on Ice Sponsored Skates:

December 15, Saturday from 2:00-3:30pm
Toy Drive Everyone Welcome Skate
sponsored by Todd Sjogren and Anthony MacAulay

December 15, Saturday from 10:00a...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Dec 1, 2018
End:Dec 31, 2018
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Dec 4, 2018
Dec 4, 2018
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 4th from 6:45 to 7:45 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 4, 2018
Time:6:45pm - 7:45pm
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 4, 2018
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. Note - Check this site (www.thebirdstore.blogspot.com) early Tuesday on stormy mornings to see if the walks have been cancelled.
Category:Wildlife
Date:Dec 4, 2018
Time:9:00am
Name:Neil Robins
Phone:250-390-3669
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 1, 2018 to Dec 31, 2018
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. The public skating schedule available at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.

Winter Wonderland on Ice Sponsored Skates:

December 15, Saturday from 2:00-3:30pm
Toy Drive Everyone Welcome Skate
sponsored by Todd Sjogren and Anthony MacAulay

December 15, Saturday from 10:00a...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Dec 1, 2018
End:Dec 31, 2018
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 4, 2018
Youth Drop-In Basketball (11 - 15)Youth Drop-In Basketball (11 - 15)

Join us at the Coombs Fairgrounds for a fun night of drop-in basketball. This weekly program is free and all equipment is provided. No registration is required, but participants should come dressed to run. All skill levels are welcome.
Category:Sports
Date:Dec 4, 2018
Time:6:30pm - 8:00pm
Address:1014 Ford Road, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium
Name:Kristine Stephenson
Phone:250-927-3985
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Dec 5, 2018
Dec 5, 2018
Complimentary Yogabuilt Classes

Come out and enjoy a functional core class infused with yoga. Develop strength, endurance and flexibility all in one workout. All levels welcome. This is a complimentary class.

Wed, Dec 5th @ 6pm; Thurs, Dec 6th @ 9am; Sat, Dec 8th @ 9am.
Category:Sports
Date:Dec 5, 2018
Address:1222 Industrial Way, Parksville, BC
Location:Jims Gym Parksville
Name:Connie Oliwa
Phone:604-315-8440
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 5, 2018
Snowman%20and%20his%20FriendPaint Nights & Classes

Offering several painting classes and paint nights to Celebrate the Season in the Paint Life Laughing Studio in Qualicum Beach.

Whether you have never painted or haven't since you were 6, Paint Nights are a fun event where you let your "Creativity out for the Evening", just follow the step by step instruction and become a Picasso for the evening.

All supplies are provided including a Paint Life Laughing apron. ...more info
Category:Art
Date:Dec 5, 2018
Time:6:30pm
Address:3726 West Island Hwy, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Paint Life Laughing Studio
Cost:$40-50
Name:Carrie Osborn
Phone:250-752-6141
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 5, 2018
QB Ukulele Strum & Sing with Harmony Sessions

Can you read and play basic treble clef music? Do enjoy playing a familiar simple melody with harmony and chords? Join other friendly and supportive ukulele players on Wednesday afternoons starting September 2018 at the Qualicum Beach Seniors Centre.

For music and time details call Cathy 250-594-2260.
Category:Music
Date:Dec 5, 2018
Address:241 Hoylake Rd E, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Senior Centre
Cost:$20 annual membership
Name:Cathy MacFarlane
Phone:250-594-2260
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 5, 2018
Sole Sisters Walking

Strap on your walking shoes and join the Sole Sisters walking group. This program is held every Wednesday at various locations around the Oceanside area and is intended for women 50+, but all ages are welcome.

All levels of fitness are encouraged and no one will be left behind.

For information about the weekly walk location, please visit: https://www.arrowsmithcalendar.com/programs-sole-sisters
Category:Other
Date:Dec 5, 2018
Time:10:00am - 11:00am
Location:Various Locations in Oceanside
Name:Kristine Stephenson
Phone:250-927-3985
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 1, 2018 to Dec 31, 2018
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. The public skating schedule available at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.

Winter Wonderland on Ice Sponsored Skates:

December 15, Saturday from 2:00-3:30pm
Toy Drive Everyone Welcome Skate
sponsored by Todd Sjogren and Anthony MacAulay

December 15, Saturday from 10:00a...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Dec 1, 2018
End:Dec 31, 2018
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Dec 6, 2018
Dec 6, 2018
Canvas Art for Kids 7-11yrs

Jenny Hughes will guide you through how to paint a fantastic yet surprisingly simple acrylic painting. No experience necessary. All supplies are provided. View painting project online one month prior to class. Thursday, December 6th from 4:00 to 5:30 pm at Oceanside Art Studio, cost is $20.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Art
Date:Dec 6, 2018
Time:4:00pm - 5:30pm
Address:124 Harlech Road, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Oceanside Art Studio
Cost:$20
Name:RDN Recreational and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 6, 2018
Cardio Dance Club: Errington SeriesCardio Dance Club: Errington Series

We are excited to offer this FUN fitness class again starting in October. Cardio Dance Club is a follow-along dance fitness class. It is open to all skill and fitness levels. So get your groove on and follow along as our instructor, Jen deHaan, guides you through a series of choreographed dance moves. Each class will feature a mix of modern radio hits and old-school classics. Jen's enthusiasm will encoura...more info
Category:Other
Date:Dec 6, 2018
Time:6:30pm - 7:30pm
Address:1390 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$70/10 classes; $12 drop-in; $90/10-class punch pass
Name:Kristine Stephenson
Phone:250-927-3985
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 6, 2018
Complimentary Yogabuilt Classes

Come out and enjoy a functional core class infused with yoga. Develop strength, endurance and flexibility all in one workout. All levels welcome. This is a complimentary class.

Wed, Dec 5th @ 6pm; Thurs, Dec 6th @ 9am; Sat, Dec 8th @ 9am.
Category:Sports
Date:Dec 6, 2018
Address:1222 Industrial Way, Parksville, BC
Location:Jims Gym Parksville
Name:Connie Oliwa
Phone:604-315-8440
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 6, 2018
Parksville Lawn Bowling Club Winter Activities

Here's a great way to shake the winter blahs. Come down to the Parksville Lawn Bowling club and get your mind going with mahjong, crib or bridge. Lots of fun, prizes and an opportunity to meet new friends.

It's a warm and welcoming club that has a great atmosphere. Great, accessible facilities. Lots of parking. See you there.
Category:Other
Date:Dec 6, 2018
Time:Mondays @ 7 P.M., Wednesdays @ 1 P.M. and Thursdays @ 1 P.M.
Address:149 Stanford Ave E, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$2.00 per visit Mahjong, $3.00 for crib & bridge
Name:Carol Bucyk
Phone:250-951-0823
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 1, 2018 to Dec 31, 2018
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. The public skating schedule available at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.

Winter Wonderland on Ice Sponsored Skates:

December 15, Saturday from 2:00-3:30pm
Toy Drive Everyone Welcome Skate
sponsored by Todd Sjogren and Anthony MacAulay

December 15, Saturday from 10:00a...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Dec 1, 2018
End:Dec 31, 2018
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 6, 2018
Youth Drop-In Basketball (16+)Youth Drop-In Basketball (16+)

Swing by the Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium for a fun night of drop-in basketball. Equipment will be provided, but participants are asked to come prepared wearing clothing they can move in and running shoes. No registration is required, but you will need to sign a participation waiver upon arrival.
Category:Sports
Date:Dec 6, 2018
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:1014 Ford Road, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium
Name:Kristine Stephenson
Phone:250-927-3985
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Dec 7, 2018
Dec 7, 2018
4th Annual Magical Nights of Light at North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre4th Annual Magical Nights of Light at North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre

Fridays & Saturdays only, December 7-22.

Admission is by pre-purchased ticket only. $5 per person. Children 12 & under free (tickets required).

There will be a free shuttle available - pick-up location is at Craig Street Commons (330 Craig Street, Parksville). Shuttle passes will be issued upon event ticke...more info
Category:Family & Children
Date:Dec 7, 2018
Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:1240 Leffler Road, Errington, BC
Location:North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre
Cost:$5
Name:Jodi Young
Phone:250-248-8534
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 7, 2018
Mildly Wild in Concert at The MACMildly Wild in Concert at The MAC

Mildly Wild is a new original music project that has evolved out of the Eryn Sharpe Trio, a jazz group featuring vocalist Eryn Sharpe as well as Leon Nagasaki on Guitar and Nick Mintenko on upright bass.

In the summer of 2015, the trio recorded their album "One Day" on Hornby Island. Marc Atkinson, the producer, played drums on the record and influenced the trio to add drums and incorporate more pop elem...more info
Category:Music
Date:Dec 7, 2018
Time:7:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:The MAC - McMillan Arts Centre
Cost:$18 ($15 OCAC members)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 7, 2018
VIUs Milner Christmas Magic

An outdoor Christmas light show for the whole family to enjoy. Over half a kilometre of lit and decorated trails. Santa, live Christmas music, Teddy Bear Cottage, story telling, refreshments, tea room, and gift shops available.

Milner Christmas Magic is a fundraising event in support of Milner Gardens & Woodland with a special event admission by suggested donation of: $5 Adult, $2.50 Child, $12 Family (2 Adults & up to 3 Children/Youth ...more info
Category:Family & Children
Date:Dec 7, 2018
Time:5:00pm - 8:30pm, last entry 8pm
Location:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:$5/adult, $2.50/child, $12/family (2 adults and up to 3 chil
Phone:250-752-6153
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 1, 2018 to Dec 31, 2018
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. The public skating schedule available at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.

Winter Wonderland on Ice Sponsored Skates:

December 15, Saturday from 2:00-3:30pm
Toy Drive Everyone Welcome Skate
sponsored by Todd Sjogren and Anthony MacAulay

December 15, Saturday from 10:00a...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Dec 1, 2018
End:Dec 31, 2018
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Dec 8, 2018
Dec 8, 2018
4th Annual Magical Nights of Light at North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre4th Annual Magical Nights of Light at North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre

Fridays & Saturdays only, December 7-22.

Admission is by pre-purchased ticket only. $5 per person. Children 12 & under free (tickets required).

There will be a free shuttle available - pick-up location is at Craig Street Commons (330 Craig Street, Parksville). Shuttle passes will be issued upon event ticke...more info
Category:Family & Children
Date:Dec 8, 2018
Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
Address:1240 Leffler Road, Errington, BC
Location:North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre
Cost:$5
Name:Jodi Young
Phone:250-248-8534
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 8, 2018
ArtisanArtisan's Advent Market

Advent is a buildup of excitement towards Christmas! Come out for an exciting time of food, music and shopping.

Admission by donation - funds will go to the Hall's Soupy Cafe: canned food to the food bank.

All handcrafted - get that one-of-a-kind (last minute) gift for someone special! An artisan's passion is to create beauty in this world. Help us share the love and joy this Christmas.
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 8, 2018
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:240 Lion's Way, Qualicum Bay, BC
Location:Lighthouse Community Hall
Cost:By Donation
Phone:250-757-8172
 
Dec 8, 2018
Community Business Christmas CelebrationCommunity Business Christmas Celebration

Come spoil your team at The Bayside's Community Christmas Celebrations. Saturdays in December, this event brings a full Christmas Dinner & live DJ.

We can accommodate extra special requests, however space is limited call to book your spot today!
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 8, 2018
Address:240 Dogwood St, Parksville, BC
Location:Quality Resort Bayside
Cost:$42
Phone:250-248-8333
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 8, 2018
Complimentary Yogabuilt Classes

Come out and enjoy a functional core class infused with yoga. Develop strength, endurance and flexibility all in one workout. All levels welcome. This is a complimentary class.

Wed, Dec 5th @ 6pm; Thurs, Dec 6th @ 9am; Sat, Dec 8th @ 9am.
Category:Sports
Date:Dec 8, 2018
Address:1222 Industrial Way, Parksville, BC
Location:Jims Gym Parksville
Name:Connie Oliwa
Phone:604-315-8440
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 8, 2018
Darrill Hanscom Woodworkings Annual Christmas Sale

Darrill Hanscom Woodworkings annual Christmas sale, open weekends Dec. 1/2, 8/9, 15/16 from 10am-5pm.

Open by appointment or by chance weekdays until Dec. 22. Unique gift items as well as custom made stools and children's rocking chairs. Cash, check or direct deposit.
Category:Artisan
Date:Dec 8, 2018
Time:10:00am - 5:00pm
Address:1590 Morello Road, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Darrill Hanscom Woodworkings
Name:Darrill Hanscom
Phone:250-468-7857
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 8, 2018
Deck the Docks

Celebrate the new improvements to the Deep Bay Marina with a most unique Christmas experience!

Imagine floating on a man-made island surrounded by Christmas lights and decorated boats in the middle of Deep Bay! A large bonfire will keep us warm while a choir fills the night air with festive sound. Hot Dogs and Hot Chocolate will be provided by donation to support a local charity (TBA). Sounds magical!

Deck the Docks is proudly presented by Lighthouse Country Business Association in conjunction with the Deep Bay.

Port Authority and the Deep Bay Yacht Club. This event ...more info
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 8, 2018
Time:5:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:160 Burne Rd, Bowser, BC
Location:Deep Bay Marina
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 8, 2018
Errington Christmas Craft FairesErrington Christmas Craft Faires

The Errington Hall will be full of local artists and crafters this December, offering a wide variety of homegrown and handmade treasures just in time for the holiday. The popularity of this event has bloomed and so we have expanded the show to 2 weekends, each with their own set of unique, talented, local vendors.

Admission is free to both events. A tasty lunch and hot refreshments will be available on si...more info
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 8, 2018
Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Name:Kristina
Phone:778-239-1173
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 8, 2018
Mandala Making WorkshopMandala Making Workshop

Join local artist Hayley Webster from Island Mandalas for a two-part mandala making class. The class will cover learning how to paint with watercolours and discovering how to design and draw mandalas.

Each participant will leave with a completed mandala that they have created. The finished projects are great Christmas gifts for others or art pieces for your own home.

All materials will be provided, and complimentary coff...more info
Category:Art
Date:Dec 8, 2018
Time:10:30am - 12:00pm
Address:1876 Alberni Hwy., Coombs, BC
Location:BoMe Cheese
Cost:$50 / 2 classes
Name:Kristine Stephenson
Phone:250-927-3985
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 8, 2018
Paint Night at French Press CafePaint Night at French Press Cafe

Paint Nights are fun events where you get to create a painting step by step, so easy beginners can do it! Grab a couple of friend and paint this Delightful Snowman putting up his Christmas tree lights.

Set in a Qualicum Beach cafe so you can enjoy a latte and treat while you create. You will learn simple acrylic techniques as you go along. Yes You Can Paint!

All Supplies are provided as well as a Pain...more info
Category:Art
Date:Dec 8, 2018
Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
Address:693 Primrose St., Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:French Press Cafe
Cost:$40
Name:Carrie Osborn
Phone:250-752-6141
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 8, 2018
Snowman%20and%20his%20FriendPaint Nights & Classes

Offering several painting classes and paint nights to Celebrate the Season in the Paint Life Laughing Studio in Qualicum Beach.

Whether you have never painted or haven't since you were 6, Paint Nights are a fun event where you let your "Creativity out for the Evening", just follow the step by step instruction and become a Picasso for the evening.

All supplies are provided including a Paint Life Laughing apron. ...more info
Category:Art
Date:Dec 8, 2018
Time:6:30pm
Address:3726 West Island Hwy, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Paint Life Laughing Studio
Cost:$40-50
Name:Carrie Osborn
Phone:250-752-6141
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 8, 2018
Qualicum Beach Farmers MarketQualicum Beach Farmers Market

Visit Qualicum Beach Farmers Market every Saturday from 8:30am-12pm, Year Round and enjoy an incredible selection of fresh produce and locally produced goods. Our vendors make, bake, or grow the products they offer for sale.

Get to know who produces your food. Discover the wealth of mid-Island production from a wide variety of local home and commercial providers. Learn from them in person the joys and challenges of...more info
Category:Market
Date:Dec 8, 2018
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm
Address:644 Veterans Way, Qualicum Beach, BC
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 8, 2018
Saturday Breakfast Club

Enjoy a free parent and tot session and Mother Goose circle time at Munchkinland, Family Place in Parksville. Join us for songs, stories and breakfast.

Saturdays, Nov 3, 17, 24, Dec 1, 8, 15, and 22, 9:30 to 11:30 am. This is a free program suitable for families with children 6 years and younger. View all BLT programs online at www.oblt.ca
Category:Family & Children
Date:Dec 8, 2018
Time:9:30am - 11:30am
Address:494 Bay Avenue, Parksville, BC
Location:Munchkinland, Family Place
Name:recparks@rdn.bc.ca
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 8, 2018 to Dec 9, 2018
Senior Stick Curling Bonspiel

One of the fastest growing forms of curling that promotes a sporting activity that seniors can participate in.

All daytime curling with 5 games guaranteed. Luncheon Sunday Afternoon. Additional luncheon tickets available @ $12 each (please indicate at registration). Registration deadline Friday, November 23rd.

Sponsored by: Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Company, Berwick Qualicum Beach, Lordco Auto Parts, Grotto Spa: Tigh-Na-Mara Resort, Qualicum Beach Memorial Golf Club, Eaglecrest Golf Club, Smitty’s Family Restaurant.
Category:Sports
Start:Dec 8, 2018
End:Dec 9, 2018
Time:830am
Address:220 Corfield St N, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Curling Club
Cost:$80 / team
Name:Chris Price
Phone:250-228-1617
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 8, 2018
Splish Splash Everyone Welcome Swim

Splish splash everyone welcome swims at Ravensong Aquatic Centre are a water adventure you don't want to miss. The lifeguards are going to bring out all the pool toys for you to enjoy. From the rope swing to the snake to the dino ribs there will be water play for everyone. Saturday, December 8th from 1:30 to 5:00 pm. Regular admission.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-752-5014 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Dec 8, 2018
Time:1:30pm - 5:00 pm
Address:737 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Ravensong Aquatic Centre
Cost:Regular Admission
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-752-5014
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 8, 2018
VIUs Milner Christmas Magic

An outdoor Christmas light show for the whole family to enjoy. Over half a kilometre of lit and decorated trails. Santa, live Christmas music, Teddy Bear Cottage, story telling, refreshments, tea room, and gift shops available.

Milner Christmas Magic is a fundraising event in support of Milner Gardens & Woodland with a special event admission by suggested donation of: $5 Adult, $2.50 Child, $12 Family (2 Adults & up to 3 Children/Youth ...more info
Category:Family & Children
Date:Dec 8, 2018
Time:5:00pm - 8:30pm, last entry 8pm
Location:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:$5/adult, $2.50/child, $12/family (2 adults and up to 3 chil
Phone:250-752-6153
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 1, 2018 to Dec 31, 2018
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. The public skating schedule available at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.

Winter Wonderland on Ice Sponsored Skates:

December 15, Saturday from 2:00-3:30pm
Toy Drive Everyone Welcome Skate
sponsored by Todd Sjogren and Anthony MacAulay

December 15, Saturday from 10:00a...more info
Category:Family & Children
Start:Dec 1, 2018
End:Dec 31, 2018
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email

Dec 2, 2018 to Dec 8, 2018

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