Events


Events Selected for Cultural Explorer
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

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