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Oct 27, 2019
Oct 27, 2019
5th Annual Mid Island Mushroom Festival5th Annual Mid Island Mushroom Festival

The Mushroom Festival is on October 27th at the Coombs Fairgrounds from 11-4. Mushrooms accepted on October 26th.

Suggested donation adults $5, 16 & under is free. Take part in our 5th annual large display of local identified mushrooms. Food trucks, local Artisans, local club displays, and speakers featuring Executive Chef Paul Moran, winner of Top Chef in Canada. Sponsored by the Arrowsmit...more info
Category:Festival
Date:Oct 27, 2019
Time:11:00am - 4:00pm
Address:1014 Ford Road
Location:Coombs Fairgrounds
Cost:$5
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 25, 2019 to Oct 27, 2019
CFUW PQCFUW PQ's 35th Annual Book Sale

Since 1985, CFUW PQ's Scholarship & Bursary Trust has helped local students pursue their educational goals. Proceeds from our annual Book Sale help support this initiative and other educational projects.

Book buyers will find current fiction (by author) and non-fiction (by category) in gently used condition, plus our infamous bargain bin! It's a bookworm's dream with prices from $2 to $8 allowing the pe...more info
Category:Fund Raisers
Start:Oct 25, 2019
End:Oct 27, 2019
Time:Oct. 25 & 26 9am - 5pm; Oct 27. 9am - 2pm
Address:525 Lowrys Rd, Parksville, BC
Location:Morningstar Golf Club Pavilion
Name:Brenda Correy
Phone:250-248-8437
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 27, 2019
Echo Players Presents: Grace & Glorie by Tom ZieglerEcho Players Presents: Grace & Glorie by Tom Ziegler

ECHO Players opens its 2019-2020 season at the Village Theatre with Grace & Glorie by Tom Ziegler, directed by Kelly Barnum.

Meet Grace and Gloria; two women brought up in different worlds on a search to find common ground. Grace is a feisty, straight talking 90 year old cancer patient who has checked herself out of the hospital to return home to her belov...more info
Category:Theatre
Date:Oct 27, 2019
Time:7:30pm, 2:00pm Sunday Matinees
Address:110 W. 2nd Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$23
Name:Francesca Reside
Phone:250-752-3522
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 26, 2019 to Oct 27, 2019
Halloween Dance featuring Star 69Halloween Dance featuring Star 69

Halloween Dance night for the grown ups Saturday, October 26th, 8pm until 1am.

Popular local bank Star 69 performs a mix of classic rock from the 70s to 90s that keeps the crowd dancing all night long!

Costume contest! Burger bar! Liquor service from 8 pm until midnight.

Must be 19 or older. Tickets are $15 for PCC members. Call the centre to become a member today! $18 for non-members.

Get ...more info
Category:Music
Start:Oct 26, 2019
End:Oct 27, 2019
Time:8:00pm - 1:00am
Address:132 Jensen Ave East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Cost:$15 for PCC members & $18 for non-members
Name:Evelyn Parker
Phone:250-248-6234
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 27, 2019
Harold Allanson Exhibition<br/>Harold Allanson Exhibition

Harold Allanson, SFCA, TWSA, holds a life-long interest in drawing and painting but was unable to fully express his talent until taking early retirement twenty years ago. Since then it's allowed him the luxury of being able to paint for several hours most days.

His realistic watercolours are representative of his life experiences and observations, often depicting working friends, people he's met, their lives and thei...more info
Category:Art
Date:Oct 27, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 27, 2019
Mattila + Martin: Painting & Collage ExhibitionMattila + Martin: Painting & Collage Exhibition

Donna Mattila:
"In his 'Notebooks', George Braque wrote 'In art there is only one thing that counts; the thing you can't explain'. This is how I think about writing about my painting; either it works or it doesn't. My imagery originates from many walks in residential areas and urban streets,"

Tony Martin:
"The images in this current series mainly concern a combinati...more info
Category:Art
Date:Oct 27, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 27, 2019
Mid Island Potters Annual Show & Sale: Art of the FireMid Island Potters Annual Show & Sale: Art of the Fire

Featuring Algis Bubnys, Martha and Gordon James, Anita and Neil Lawrence, Hanna Lewandowski, Julie McMath, Jane Murray-Smith, Barb Strachan, Linda Phillips, Lilac Sun Pottery, Ruth Porter, John Shauer, Ellen Statz, Sue Wilkinson, Lynn Haslam, and Vijaya Morrison.

One of a kind functional and decorative pottery created by professional potters. A gift fo...more info
Category:Artisan
Date:Oct 27, 2019
Time:11:00am - 5:00pm
Address:132 Jensen Ave East, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Community Centre
Name:Linda Phillips
Phone:250-468-9357
Email:Send Email
 
Oct 27, 2019
Music on Sunday - Jazz with The Johannes Wallmann Quartet

Born in 1974 in Germany, Johannes Wallmann was raised right here in Qualicum Beach. He studied jazz piano and composition at Berklee College of Music in Boston (B.Mus., 1995) and at New York University (M.A., 1997; Ph.D., 2010), while winning numerous national music competitions and scholarships, as well as two Canada Council artist grants. After moving to New York City in 1995, he quickly established himself as a versatile and in-demand pianist in a wide-range of musical styles. He is currently the Director of Jazz Studies at the Un...more info
Category:Music
Date:Oct 27, 2019
Time:2:30pm - 4:30pm
Address:122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH)
Phone:250-752-6133
Website:Open Site
 
Oct 27, 2019
Parksville Lions & Save-On-Foods Free Family Skate

This popular session is back on Sundays, September 29 - December 8. Children must be accompanied by an adult, 19yrs+. Pond hockey is not available during this session. Oceanside Place Arena on Sundays from 12:15-1:45pm. 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:Oct 27, 2019
Time:12:15pm - 1:45pm
Address:830 West Island Hwy, Parksville, BC
Location:Oceanside Place Arena
Name:Parks and Recreation
Phone:250-248-3252
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email

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