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Mar 4, 2018 to Mar 10, 2018
Mar 4, 2018
Mar 4, 2018
ECHO Players Presents: Hay FeverECHO Players Presents: Hay Fever

Noel Coward's hilarious classic, Hay Fever, opens at the Village Theatre on February 15 for a three week run. Judith Bliss has "retired" from the London stage and moved to the country with her husband, a well-known novelist, and their two grown children. Unbeknownst to each other, they have all invited a guest for the weekend hoping for some kind of delicious mischief. Their hapless guests have no idea what lies...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Mar 4, 2018
Time:Evening performances 7:30pm, matinees 2:00pm
Address:110 West 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:Adults $21, Seniors $18, Students $12
Phone:250-752-3522
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 4, 2018
Live Music with Benjamin Dakota Rogers at Smoke Live Music with Benjamin Dakota Rogers at Smoke 'N Water

Benjamin is a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and composer. Combining fiddle and guitar, he is writing honest folk music that draws you in with stories and spoken-word poetry.
Category:Music
Date:Mar 4, 2018
Time:5:00pm
Address:1-1600 Stroulger Rd, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Smoke 'N Water Restaurant
Name:Meaghan
Phone:250-468-7192
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 4, 2018
Music On Sunday - Amy Stephen

Once again, a superb solo piano recital scheduled in mid-March has us starting the Saint Patrick's celebration a bit early with this extraordinary Celtic musician who has toured across Europe, North America and Japan, was nominated for two West Coast music awards for live performance and has been featured as a Celtic artist and composer in an award-winning documentary, "Music for a New World".
Category:Music
Date:Mar 4, 2018
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
 
Mar 4, 2018
Parksville Lion's and Save-On-Foods Free Family Skate

This popular skate session is Sundays, a great way to stay active as a family. Children must be accompanied by an adult, 19yrs+. Pond hockey is not available during this session. Oceanside Place Arena on Sundays, March 4th and ending on March 11th. Skate time is from 12:15 to 1:45 pm. Free event.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Mar 4, 2018
Time:12:15pm - 1:45pm
Address:830 Island Hwy W, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 4, 2018
Spectacular Magic ShowSpectacular Magic Show

Sunrise Preschool is hosting a Spectacular Magic Show on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at the Parksville Community and Conference Centre.

Show is at 3:00 pm. $15 Adult $10 Child. Tickets are available at Soak Essentials (180 Craig St).

There will be a Silent Auction and a concession.
Category:Fund Raisers
Date:Mar 4, 2018
Time:3:00pm
Address:132 Jensen Ave, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community and Conference Center
Cost:$15 Adult $10 Child
Name:Jenny Everett
Phone:250-248-8552
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 4, 2018
Sundays February 4th to March 25thSpring Sundays at VIU's Milner Gardens & Woodland

Enjoy the early Spring bulbs! Garden open 11:00am to 3:30pm, last entry 3:00pm. Tea Room open 11:00am for tea, soup and scones with last seating 3:00pm.

Admission adults $6, youth $4 includes tax. Children 12 and under accompanied by an adult, Milner Gardens members and current VIU students with card free admission. 250-752-6153
Category:Gardening
Date:Mar 4, 2018
Time:11:00am - 3:30pm, last entry 3:00pm
Address:2179 West Island Highway, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Milner Gardens & Woodland
Cost:Adults $6, youth $4
Phone:250-752-6153
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 4, 2018
Swap Meet & Pancake Breakfast

First Sunday of the month Swap Meet & Pancake Breakfast. Doors open at 8:00am until 2:00pm. Pancake breakfast is $6 for a small one and $8 for large.

Tables for rent at $12 for non-members and $10 for members. Phone Val at 250-752-9735.

We hope to make this an ongoing event for the first Sunday of every month. Book early for next month.
Category:Market
Date:Mar 4, 2018
Time:8:00am - 2:00pm
Address:2601 Alberni Highway, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Rodeo Grounds - CHRCO
Name:Val
Phone:250-752-9735
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 19, 2018 to Mar 17, 2018
TOSH 30th Anniversary Exhibition: Second Fifteen YearsTOSH 30th Anniversary Exhibition: Second Fifteen Years

A group show featuring many of the artists who have exhibited in the arts centre since 2003.

TOSH presents about 36 exhibitions per year featuring artists of varying mediums, techniques and skill levels. This exhibition is a reunion of the many exceptional artists that have brought their exciting works to our three galleries
Category:Art
Start:Feb 19, 2018
End:Mar 17, 2018
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Name:Corinne James
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Mar 5, 2018
Mar 5, 2018
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:Mar 5, 2018
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
 
Feb 19, 2018 to Mar 17, 2018
TOSH 30th Anniversary Exhibition: Second Fifteen YearsTOSH 30th Anniversary Exhibition: Second Fifteen Years

A group show featuring many of the artists who have exhibited in the arts centre since 2003.

TOSH presents about 36 exhibitions per year featuring artists of varying mediums, techniques and skill levels. This exhibition is a reunion of the many exceptional artists that have brought their exciting works to our three galleries
Category:Art
Start:Feb 19, 2018
End:Mar 17, 2018
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Name:Corinne James
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Mar 6, 2018
Mar 6, 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, March 6h from 6:30 to 7:30 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:Mar 6, 2018
Time:6:30am - 7:30pm
Address:830 West Island Highway, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 19, 2018 to Mar 17, 2018
TOSH 30th Anniversary Exhibition: Second Fifteen YearsTOSH 30th Anniversary Exhibition: Second Fifteen Years

A group show featuring many of the artists who have exhibited in the arts centre since 2003.

TOSH presents about 36 exhibitions per year featuring artists of varying mediums, techniques and skill levels. This exhibition is a reunion of the many exceptional artists that have brought their exciting works to our three galleries
Category:Art
Start:Feb 19, 2018
End:Mar 17, 2018
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Name:Corinne James
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 6, 2018
Parksville Qualicum Beach Tuesday Bird Walks

The Tuesday Bird Walk on March 06, 2018 will be going to the Plummer Road side of the Englishman River. Meet at the Parksville Community Park (near the Lions Club playground parking lot) in Parksville at 9:00 am, or at the corner of Plummer Road and Shorewood Drive on the ocean side of Highway 19A at about 9:10 am.

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 mor...more info
Category:Wildlife
Date:Mar 6, 2018
Time:9:00am
Location:Parksville Community Park & Beach
Name:Neil Robins
Phone:250-390-3669
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Mar 7, 2018
Mar 7, 2018
Live Music with Michael Patrick at Smoke Live Music with Michael Patrick at Smoke 'N Water

Michael Patrick, jazz guitarist and vocalist, sings beautiful covers from the great American Songbook. Don?t miss this amazing musician!
Category:Music
Date:Mar 7, 2018
Time:6:00pm
Address:1-1600 Stroulger Rd, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Smoke 'N Water Restaurant
Name:Meaghan
Phone:250-468-7192
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 19, 2018 to Mar 17, 2018
TOSH 30th Anniversary Exhibition: Second Fifteen YearsTOSH 30th Anniversary Exhibition: Second Fifteen Years

A group show featuring many of the artists who have exhibited in the arts centre since 2003.

TOSH presents about 36 exhibitions per year featuring artists of varying mediums, techniques and skill levels. This exhibition is a reunion of the many exceptional artists that have brought their exciting works to our three galleries
Category:Art
Start:Feb 19, 2018
End:Mar 17, 2018
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Name:Corinne James
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Mar 8, 2018
Mar 8, 2018 to Mar 11, 2018
10th Annual Parksville Uncorked Wine, Food & Beer Festival10th Annual Parksville Uncorked Wine, Food & Beer Festival

Join us for the 10th Annual Parksville Uncorked on March 8-11, 2018. Sip savour, mix and mingle while sampling some of BC's best:

- brews at Untapped at The Beach Club Resort on Thursday, March 8th;
- wine tasting signature gala event, Swirl is at Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort & Conference Centre on Friday, March 9th;
- wi...more info
Category:Food
Start:Mar 8, 2018
End:Mar 11, 2018
Location:Tigh-Na-Mara Resort & Beach Club Resort
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 8, 2018
Family Paint 5yrs+

Let's create art and memories together. Family members will take part in painting their own canvas with the guidance of our experienced art instructor. No experience necessary. All supplies are included. View painting project online. Thursday, March 8th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at Qualicum Commons, cost is $25.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks at 250-248-3252 to pre-register. View recreation programs online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Mar 8, 2018
Time:5:30pm - 7:30pm
Address:744 Primrose Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Commons
Cost:$25
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 19, 2018 to Mar 17, 2018
TOSH 30th Anniversary Exhibition: Second Fifteen YearsTOSH 30th Anniversary Exhibition: Second Fifteen Years

A group show featuring many of the artists who have exhibited in the arts centre since 2003.

TOSH presents about 36 exhibitions per year featuring artists of varying mediums, techniques and skill levels. This exhibition is a reunion of the many exceptional artists that have brought their exciting works to our three galleries
Category:Art
Start:Feb 19, 2018
End:Mar 17, 2018
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Name:Corinne James
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Mar 9, 2018
Mar 8, 2018 to Mar 11, 2018
10th Annual Parksville Uncorked Wine, Food & Beer Festival10th Annual Parksville Uncorked Wine, Food & Beer Festival

Join us for the 10th Annual Parksville Uncorked on March 8-11, 2018. Sip savour, mix and mingle while sampling some of BC's best:

- brews at Untapped at The Beach Club Resort on Thursday, March 8th;
- wine tasting signature gala event, Swirl is at Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort & Conference Centre on Friday, March 9th;
- wi...more info
Category:Food
Start:Mar 8, 2018
End:Mar 11, 2018
Location:Tigh-Na-Mara Resort & Beach Club Resort
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 9, 2018
Live Music with Michael Patrick Duo at Smoke 'N Water

Michael Patrick, jazz guitarist and vocalist, sings beautiful covers from the great American Songbook. Don't miss this amazing musician!
Category:Music
Date:Mar 9, 2018
Time:7:00pm
Address:1-1600 Stroulger Rd, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Smoke 'N Water Restaurant
Name:Meaghan
Phone:250-468-7192
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Feb 19, 2018 to Mar 17, 2018
TOSH 30th Anniversary Exhibition: Second Fifteen YearsTOSH 30th Anniversary Exhibition: Second Fifteen Years

A group show featuring many of the artists who have exhibited in the arts centre since 2003.

TOSH presents about 36 exhibitions per year featuring artists of varying mediums, techniques and skill levels. This exhibition is a reunion of the many exceptional artists that have brought their exciting works to our three galleries
Category:Art
Start:Feb 19, 2018
End:Mar 17, 2018
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Name:Corinne James
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Mar 10, 2018
Mar 8, 2018 to Mar 11, 2018
10th Annual Parksville Uncorked Wine, Food & Beer Festival10th Annual Parksville Uncorked Wine, Food & Beer Festival

Join us for the 10th Annual Parksville Uncorked on March 8-11, 2018. Sip savour, mix and mingle while sampling some of BC's best:

- brews at Untapped at The Beach Club Resort on Thursday, March 8th;
- wine tasting signature gala event, Swirl is at Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort & Conference Centre on Friday, March 9th;
- wi...more info
Category:Food
Start:Mar 8, 2018
End:Mar 11, 2018
Location:Tigh-Na-Mara Resort & Beach Club Resort
Website:Open Site
 
Mar 10, 2018
Live Music with Doctors of Rock n Roll at Smoke Live Music with Doctors of Rock n Roll at Smoke 'N Water

The Doctors Of Rock n Roll, based in Nanaimo, BC- play classic rock n roll tunes and oldies from the 40s, 50s, 60s, & 70s . Their repertoire includes all time favourite hits from Buddy Holly, Glenn Miller, Herman?s Hermits, Elvis Presley, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Beatles and so much more.

Guaranteed to pack the SNW dance floor, the Doctors of Rock N...more info
Category:Music
Date:Mar 10, 2018
Time:7:00pm
Address:1-1600 Stroulger Rd, Nanoose Bay, BC
Location:Smoke 'N Water Restaurant
Name:Meaghan
Phone:250-468-7192
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 10, 2018
organWORX East Meets West - Fergus O’Byrne & Jim PayneorganWORX East Meets West - Fergus O’Byrne & Jim Payne

Back by popular demand – Newfoundland’s Fergus O’Byrne of Ryan’s Fancy, with balladeer, Jim Payne, entertain us at Knox, in an enthralling evening of music, stories, fun and tidbits of Newfoundland cuisine!

Doors open 6pm - Show starts 7pm.

Tickets: $37.50 each. Tickets available at: Mullberry Bush Bookstores, the Port Theatre Box Office and www.portthea...more info
Category:Music
Date:Mar 10, 2018
Time:6:00pm
Address:345 Pym St, Parksville, BC
Location:Knox United Church
Cost:$38
Phone:250-248-3927
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 10, 2018
Public Raku DayPublic Raku Day

Buy a vase, starfish, seahorse, heart, fish, leaf of whatever new item we add for $20. We will help you glaze your piece and fire it for you right on site.

Watch the transformation from the unfired soft pastel appearing glazes to a rainbow of colours that are impossible to reproduce. Your piece will be unique.

In order to have this event flow, we ask that you register beforehand by calling Pyromania Pottery between 11-4:30 at 250-954-177...more info
Category:Art
Date:Mar 10, 2018
Time:10:00am
Address:2344 Alberni Hwy, Coombs, BC
Location:Pyromania Pottery
Cost:$20 per piece
Name:Jane Murray-Smith
Phone:250-390-2023
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 10, 2018
Saturday Breakfast Club

Enjoy a parent and tot exploration and a Mother Goose circle time at Munchkinland, Family Place in Parksville. Join us for songs, stories and breakfast. Saturdays, January 13th-March 10th. 9:30 to 11:30 am. This is a free program suitable for families with children 6 years and younger.

Phone RDN, Recreation and Parks 250-248-3252 or view skate and swim schedules online at rdn.bc.ca/recreation.
Category:Family & Children
Date:Mar 10, 2018
Time:9:30am -11:30am
Address:495 Bay Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Family Place
Name:RDN Recreation and Parks
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Mar 10, 2018
The Cromoli Brothers starring Lucas Myers - Live at the Errington HallThe Cromoli Brothers starring Lucas Myers - Live at the Errington Hall

Saturday, March 10th
Tickets $20 in stores and $22.50 online
Adult Comedy - (Tickets for adults only)
Doors at 7:30pm & Show at 8:00 PM

Online Ticket Sales now available at https://ErringtonHall.Tickit.ca/

Vaudeville was the original sitcom and stand-up comedy in the 1920s, before movies and TV. It was uncomplicated and extr...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Mar 10, 2018
Time:7:30pm
Address:1390 Errington Road, Errington, BC
Location:Errington Hall
Cost:$23
Website:Open Site
 
Feb 19, 2018 to Mar 17, 2018
TOSH 30th Anniversary Exhibition: Second Fifteen YearsTOSH 30th Anniversary Exhibition: Second Fifteen Years

A group show featuring many of the artists who have exhibited in the arts centre since 2003.

TOSH presents about 36 exhibitions per year featuring artists of varying mediums, techniques and skill levels. This exhibition is a reunion of the many exceptional artists that have brought their exciting works to our three galleries
Category:Art
Start:Feb 19, 2018
End:Mar 17, 2018
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre
Name:Corinne James
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email

Mar 4, 2018 to Mar 10, 2018

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