Events


Events Selected for Cultural Explorer
Dec 15, 2018
Dec 15, 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 15, 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 15, 2018
Christmas on the Farm 2018Christmas on the Farm 2018

It's our favourite time of year! Join us at this free family-friendly event to celebrate Christmas "farm-style". There will be wagon rides, live music, Christmas storytelling, kids crafts and activities, a poutine food truck, cheese & wine samples and pairings, mulled wine samples, free popcorn, marshmallow roasting, and hot chocolate and all your favourite farm animals!

Parking and wagon-shuttles are available at t...more info
Category:Christmas
Date:Dec 15, 2018
Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
Address:403 Lowry's Road, Parksville, BC
Location:Little Qualicum Cheeseworks and MooBerry Winery
Phone:250-954-3931
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 15, 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 15, 2018
Address:240 Dogwood St, Parksville, BC
Location:Quality Resort Bayside
Cost:$42
Phone:250-248-8333
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 15, 2018
Coombs Fall Market & FairCoombs Fall Market & Fair

The Coombs Fall Market and Fair at the Coombs Rodeo Grounds features over 30 local vendors selling a wide variety of merchandise and services. We are also featuring delicious homemade food from the Pie Factory. All proceeds support the Workability Program in Oceanside.
Category:Market
Date:Dec 15, 2018
Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
Address:2601 Alberni Hwy, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Rodeo Grounds
Phone:250-586-0086
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 15, 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 15, 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 15, 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 15, 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 15, 2018
MP Johns Holiday Skating Party

Join your friends for a free everyone welcome skate on Winter Wonderland on Ice on Saturday December 15, 10:00am to 12:00 pm Oceanside Place Arena. Free admission and skate rentals are courtesy of MP Gord Johns.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Dec 15, 2018
Time:10:00am - 12:00 pm
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 15, 2018
Public%20Raku%20DayPublic Raku Day

On Saturday, December 15th, our public raku event is open to all ages to come and purchase a pot ($25), glaze it and leave with a work of art.

Located just across the bridge from the Coombs (Goats on Roof) Market. This month we will be glazing from 10:00 am and 3:20 pm, and firing until everything is done.

Phone the gallery, 250-954-1775 between 11AM and 4:30PM, 7 days a week, to reserve your spot, and your pot (we have have several t...more info
Category:Art
Date:Dec 15, 2018
Time:10:00am - 3:20pm
Address:2310 Alberni Hwy, Coombs, BC
Location:Pyromania Pottery
Cost:$25
Phone:250-954-1775
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 15, 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 15, 2018
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm
Address:644 Veterans Way, Qualicum Beach, BC
Website:Open Site
 
Dec 15, 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 15, 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 15, 2018
Todd Sjogren & Tony MacAuley Toy Drive Skate

Bring a donation and skate for free on Winter Wonderland at Oceanside Place Arena, Saturday December 15 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm. Unwrapped toys, cash and cheque donations accepted and will be donated to the SOS.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Fund Raisers
Date:Dec 15, 2018
Time:2:00pm - 3:30pm
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Cost:By Donation
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Dec 15, 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 15, 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

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