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Nov 10, 2019 to Nov 16, 2019
Nov 10, 2019
Nov 8, 2019 to Nov 11, 2019
Darrel Hancock Pottery 7th Annual Christmas Show & Sale<br/>Darrel Hancock Pottery 7th Annual Christmas Show & Sale

Art and Function come together at the Darrel Hancock Pottery 7th Annual Christmas Show and Sale.

While you view the Gallery, take time to enjoy complimentary refreshments, watch the ongoing pottery demonstrations and enter your name to win one of 3 prizes.

This beautiful handmade, functional pottery is all dishwasher, oven and microwave safe. There w...more info
Category:Artisan
Start:Nov 8, 2019
End:Nov 11, 2019
Time:10:00am - 5:00pm
Address:3503 Harris Crescent, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Darrel Hancock Pottery
Name:Darrel Hancock
Phone:250-752-4533
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 10, 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:Nov 10, 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
 
Nov 4, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
'I Paint With Light Now' Digital Media Exhibition

Artist Statement:
"The intellectual process of painting has not changed for me since I switched to the digital format five years ago. It remains an intuitive, somewhat baffling and always mysterious activity for me. I would not be using digital if that essential part of painting had to be sacrificed. I think it's important for you to know that I first experienced and practic...more info
Category:Art
Start:Nov 4, 2019
End:Dec 21, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 10, 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:Nov 10, 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
 
Nov 10, 2019
Music on Sunday - Classical with Eugene Skovorodnikov & Anna Vavilova

A captivating four hands one piano recital by two superb, internationally active concert pianists and teachers who are now based in Vancouver. On today's program will be compositions by Brahms, Dvorak and Piazzolla.
Category:Music
Date:Nov 10, 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
 
Nov 10, 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:Nov 10, 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
 
Nov 10, 2019
Second Sunday Market & Pancake BreakfastSecond Sunday Market & Pancake Breakfast

Come on out for a great breakfast and lots of fun shopping! Everything from many unique, handmade items, as well as vintage collectibles, tools, body care and household goods.

Live music featuring various local artists. We have the yummy pancake breakfast and draws, as well as our wonderful variety of vendors. See our Facebook page for some of the vendors that will be there.

Vendo...more info
Category:Market
Date:Nov 10, 2019
Time:8:00am - 12:00pm
Address:240 Lions Way, Qualicum Bay, BC
Location:Lighthouse Community Hall
Name:Wendy Kingwill
Phone:250-757-8172
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 7, 2019 to Nov 10, 2019
Vancouver Island Juried One Act Play Festival 2019Vancouver Island Juried One Act Play Festival 2019

The Vancouver Island Juried One Act Play Festival returns to the Village Theatre in Qualicum Beach for its fifteenth year in a row. Featuring short one act plays presented by a variety of theatre groups from Victoria, Courtenay and Oceanside communities including several youth productions from Nanaimo District Secondary, ECHO Players Youth Theatre and Kwalikum Secondary Schoo...more info
Category:Theatre
Start:Nov 7, 2019
End:Nov 10, 2019
Time:7:30pm & 2pm
Address:110 West 2nd Ave, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Village Theatre
Cost:$10 - $12
Name:Francesca Reside
Phone:250-752-3522
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Nov 11, 2019
Nov 11, 2019
Cardio Dance Club: Gentle Groove

Cardio Dance Club: Gentle Groove is a follow-along dance fitness workout that fuses dance and fun energizing music, and an urban feel. It will get you sweating, gently raise your heart rate, and you moving. The most important part - It's easy and fun!

Cardio Dance Club is about the fitness and the community. This is a lower intensity class that is:
- Low impact
- Lower intensity (slightly lower beats-per-minute music)
- Simple, modified choreo that lasts a bit longer before the moves change.

Register online at http://shop.cardiodanceclub.com/ or by...more info
Category:Sports
Date:Nov 11, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Address:1390 Errington Road, Errington, BC
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$64 / 8 weeks or $50 for a 5-class punch pass
Name:Kristine Stephenson
Phone:250-927-3985
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 8, 2019 to Nov 11, 2019
Darrel Hancock Pottery 7th Annual Christmas Show & Sale<br/>Darrel Hancock Pottery 7th Annual Christmas Show & Sale

Art and Function come together at the Darrel Hancock Pottery 7th Annual Christmas Show and Sale.

While you view the Gallery, take time to enjoy complimentary refreshments, watch the ongoing pottery demonstrations and enter your name to win one of 3 prizes.

This beautiful handmade, functional pottery is all dishwasher, oven and microwave safe. There w...more info
Category:Artisan
Start:Nov 8, 2019
End:Nov 11, 2019
Time:10:00am - 5:00pm
Address:3503 Harris Crescent, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Darrel Hancock Pottery
Name:Darrel Hancock
Phone:250-752-4533
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 4, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
'I Paint With Light Now' Digital Media Exhibition

Artist Statement:
"The intellectual process of painting has not changed for me since I switched to the digital format five years ago. It remains an intuitive, somewhat baffling and always mysterious activity for me. I would not be using digital if that essential part of painting had to be sacrificed. I think it's important for you to know that I first experienced and practic...more info
Category:Art
Start:Nov 4, 2019
End:Dec 21, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 11, 2019
Mahjong Mondays at the Parksville Lawn Bowling Club

Snow birding and want to get out on Monday nights? Stuck in the house watching the rain come down? Looking to meet some new folks in town? Here's your chance to get out and have some fun playing mahjong.
Category:Other
Date:Nov 11, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:149 E. Stanford, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$2.00 per visit
Name:Carol Bucyk
Phone:250-951-0823
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Nov 12, 2019
Nov 12, 2019
Cardio Dance Club: ParksvilleCardio Dance Club: Parksville

Cardio Dance Club is a follow-along dance fitness workout that fuses athletic dance and fun, high-energy music. It will get you sweating, raise your heart rate, and get your body working and booty shaking. Dance Club is approachable to all people, of all ages and fitness levels and is always easy to follow.

The songs include recent hits from the radio, but also some throwback favourites. Classes include hip hop, ...more info
Category:Sports
Date:Nov 12, 2019
Time:6:00pm
Address:#5-464 Island Hwy E, Parksville, BC
Location:FLUID Fitness
Cost:$10
Name:Jen
Phone:250-999-9066
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 12, 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:Nov 12, 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
 
Nov 4, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
'I Paint With Light Now' Digital Media Exhibition

Artist Statement:
"The intellectual process of painting has not changed for me since I switched to the digital format five years ago. It remains an intuitive, somewhat baffling and always mysterious activity for me. I would not be using digital if that essential part of painting had to be sacrificed. I think it's important for you to know that I first experienced and practic...more info
Category:Art
Start:Nov 4, 2019
End:Dec 21, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 12, 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:Nov 12, 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
 
Nov 12, 2019
Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BCOur Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BC

2019 is the UNESCO International year of Indigenous Languages. Languages are powerful and potent markers of identity and culture, yet many of us cannot even say “hello” in the language of the people on whose traditional territory we live, work and play.

You might just expand your vocabulary—and your appreciation for the Indigenous languages spoken in BC—after visiting the ...more info
Category:Other
Date:Nov 12, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:587 Beach Road, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Museum
Phone:250-752-5533
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 12, 2019
Youth Drop-In Basketball (Ages 11 - 15)Youth Drop-In Basketball (Ages 11 - 15)

Swing by the Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium on Tuesdays, September 10 - November 12, for a fun night of drop-in basketball. Balls will be provided, but participants are asked to come prepared wearing clothing they can move in and running shoes.

This program is free. No registration is required, but you will need to sign a participation waiver upon arrival.

Questions? Contact Kristine at steph...more info
Category:Sports
Date:Nov 12, 2019
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
Nov 13, 2019
Nov 13, 2019
Cardio Dance Club: Errington

Cardio Dance Club is an hour-long, 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. Everything from Top 40, to Latin beats, to K-Pop, to hip hop, to R&B.

Jen's enthusiasm will encourage you to get your heart rate up and your feet moving. This class is about having fun, enjoying the music and dancing your way towards a fitter ...more info
Category:Sports
Date:Nov 13, 2019
Time:6:00pm - 7:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Road, Errington, BC
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$80 / 10 weeks or $50 for a 5-class punch pass
Name:Kristine Stephenson
Phone:250-927-3985
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 13, 2019
Drop in Crib at the Parksville Lawn Bowling Club

This is a great way to beat the winter blues and meet some really wonderful people at the same time. From October 2019, through March 2020, you're invited to have a little fun playing crib at our club.
Category:Other
Date:Nov 13, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:149 E. Stanford, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$3.00 per drop in visit
Name:Carol Bucyk
Phone:250-951-0823
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 13, 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:Nov 13, 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
 
Nov 4, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
'I Paint With Light Now' Digital Media Exhibition

Artist Statement:
"The intellectual process of painting has not changed for me since I switched to the digital format five years ago. It remains an intuitive, somewhat baffling and always mysterious activity for me. I would not be using digital if that essential part of painting had to be sacrificed. I think it's important for you to know that I first experienced and practic...more info
Category:Art
Start:Nov 4, 2019
End:Dec 21, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 13, 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:Nov 13, 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
Nov 14, 2019
Nov 14, 2019
Cardio Dance Club: Qualicum BeachCardio Dance Club: Qualicum Beach

Cardio Dance Club (regular intensity cardio dance). Classes run every Thursday morning, 644 Memorial Rd, Qualicum Beach B.C. Come have fun with your community and meet new friends! Or just get your groove on and get fit.

Register for class with the RDN, or register at Ravensong in Qualicum Beach or Oceanside Place Arena in Parksville. Save money by registering for a series, or drop in for $10.

Class de...more info
Category:Other
Date:Nov 14, 2019
Time:9:30am - 10:30am
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Cost:$10
Name:Jen deHaan
Phone:250-999-9066
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 14, 2019
Drop in Bridge at the Parksville Lawn Bowling Club

It might be rainy and grey outside, but it will be warm and dry on Thursday afternoons at our club. Bridge will be on the agenda and you're invited to be part of the action.
Category:Other
Date:Nov 14, 2019
Time:1:00pm
Address:149 E. Stanford, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Lawn Bowling Club
Cost:$3.00 per drop in visit
Name:Carol Bucyk
Phone:250-951-0823
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 14, 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:Nov 14, 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
 
Nov 4, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
'I Paint With Light Now' Digital Media Exhibition

Artist Statement:
"The intellectual process of painting has not changed for me since I switched to the digital format five years ago. It remains an intuitive, somewhat baffling and always mysterious activity for me. I would not be using digital if that essential part of painting had to be sacrificed. I think it's important for you to know that I first experienced and practic...more info
Category:Art
Start:Nov 4, 2019
End:Dec 21, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 14, 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:Nov 14, 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
 
Nov 14, 2019
Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BCOur Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BC

2019 is the UNESCO International year of Indigenous Languages. Languages are powerful and potent markers of identity and culture, yet many of us cannot even say “hello” in the language of the people on whose traditional territory we live, work and play.

You might just expand your vocabulary—and your appreciation for the Indigenous languages spoken in BC—after visiting the ...more info
Category:Other
Date:Nov 14, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:587 Beach Road, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Museum
Phone:250-752-5533
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
Nov 15, 2019
Nov 15, 2019 to Nov 17, 2019
A Gift of Art ShowA Gift of Art Show

The show has 40+ artists from the Arrowsmith Chapter of the FCA, Federation of Canadian Artists. There will be approximately 120 paintings for sale.

Opening reception, cash bar, meet the artists is Friday, November 15th, 6-9 pm.

Show hours:
Friday November 15th 4-9 pm
Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th 10 am - 4 pm.
Category:Art
Start:Nov 15, 2019
End:Nov 17, 2019
Time:Nov. 15: 4pm - 9pm; Nov. 16 & 17: 10am - 4pm
Address:2690 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Inn
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 15, 2019
Coombs Country Opera

This Country Jam brings all sorts of local talent out of the woodwork so grab your guitar, fiddle, mandolin or whatever tickles your fancy and join us for a great time.

Coffee, chips and other snacks provided in the hall kitchen by our local community 4H clubs, Coombs Country Horse 4H, Parksville/Qualicum Oddstock 4H, Parksville/Qualicum Community 4H. Thank you for supporting our 4H clubs.

Come out and show your support and have a great time!
Category:Music
Date:Nov 15, 2019
Time:7:00pm - 10:00pm
Address:2601 Alberni Highway, Coombs, BC
Location:Coombs Rodeo Grounds
Cost:$5 for adults, musicians and kids free
Name:Carol Hansen
Phone:250-927-2165
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 15, 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:Nov 15, 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
 
Nov 4, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
'I Paint With Light Now' Digital Media Exhibition

Artist Statement:
"The intellectual process of painting has not changed for me since I switched to the digital format five years ago. It remains an intuitive, somewhat baffling and always mysterious activity for me. I would not be using digital if that essential part of painting had to be sacrificed. I think it's important for you to know that I first experienced and practic...more info
Category:Art
Start:Nov 4, 2019
End:Dec 21, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 15, 2019
Live Entertainment at The BaysideLive Entertainment at The Bayside

Come out and enjoy our incredible view and live music all November long! While dining at The Bayside, Friday & Saturday evenings from 5:30-8:30pm capture the sounds of local talent from pianist performances to guitarists including guitarist Robbie Hancock on Nov. 22-23.
Category:Music
Date:Nov 15, 2019
Time:5:30pm - 8:30pm
Address:240 Dogwood Street, Parksville, BC
Location:The Bayside Restaurant & Lounge
Phone:250-248-8333
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 15, 2019
Live Music at Smoke n WaterLive Music at Smoke n Water

Come on down to Smoke n Water for live music every Friday and Saturday.

To see who is playing please visit www.facebook.com/smokenwaterbc/events.

Reservations are recommend for dinner!
Category:Music
Date:Nov 15, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:1600 Stroulger Road, Parksville, BC
Location:Smoke 'N Water @ Pacific Shores Resort & Spa
Phone:250-468-7192
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 15, 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:Nov 15, 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
 
Nov 15, 2019
Nick La Riviere Band in Concert at the Errington HallNick La Riviere Band in Concert at the Errington Hall

Nick La Riviere is an accomplished trombonist who has toured internationally with bands such as the Juno award winning Paperboys, Michael Kaeshammer, 54-40, and Adonis Puentes. With gigs at the Vancouver Island Music Festival, Dream Café, Vancouver International Jazz Festival, and the Vancouver Folk Music Festival, Nick is one of the busiest band leaders around.

Tick...more info
Category:Music
Date:Nov 15, 2019
Time:Doors at 7:30pm & Show at 8:00pm
Address:1390 Errington Rd, Errington, BC
Location:Errington War Memorial Hall
Cost:$20 in stores; $22.50 online
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 15, 2019 to Nov 17, 2019
Village Christmas Arts FaireVillage Christmas Arts Faire

Join us for this year's 40th anniversary of Vancouver island artisans showcasing their one of a kind creations.
Category:Christmas
Start:Nov 15, 2019
End:Nov 17, 2019
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Phone:250-951-1604
Nov 16, 2019
Nov 15, 2019 to Nov 17, 2019
A Gift of Art ShowA Gift of Art Show

The show has 40+ artists from the Arrowsmith Chapter of the FCA, Federation of Canadian Artists. There will be approximately 120 paintings for sale.

Opening reception, cash bar, meet the artists is Friday, November 15th, 6-9 pm.

Show hours:
Friday November 15th 4-9 pm
Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th 10 am - 4 pm.
Category:Art
Start:Nov 15, 2019
End:Nov 17, 2019
Time:Nov. 15: 4pm - 9pm; Nov. 16 & 17: 10am - 4pm
Address:2690 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Inn
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 16, 2019
A Tribute to the music of SantanaA Tribute to the Music of Santana

Supernatural - A Tribute to the music of Santana presented by GroundZero Productions at Knox United Church.

Nothing is more central to rock mythology than the cult of the lead guitarist. No-one has done more to create that cult than Carlos Santana. “Supernatural - A Tribute to the music of Santana” is an homage to one of the most significant guitarists in history.

Santana is a Latin rock icon. From hi...more info
Category:Music
Date:Nov 16, 2019
Time:Doors 6:30pm; Show 7:00pm
Address:345 Pym Street, Parksville, BC
Location:Knox United Church
Cost:$35
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 16, 2019
Alcohol Inks Level 2 with Pattiann WithapeaAlcohol Inks Level 2 with Pattiann Withapea

Heads Up Oceanside Residents! This is your last opportunity to take part in a Level 2 Class until next Spring.

Saturday, November 16, 2019
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
$100 Including all Materials & Supplies

This advanced class is open to anyone who has completed Level 1 and is limited to 12 participants only. All those who have recently completed Level 1 in either Nanaimo, or, Parksvi...more info
Category:Art
Date:Nov 16, 2019
Time:10:30am - 12:30pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Cost:$100
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 16, 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:Nov 16, 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
 
Nov 4, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
'I Paint With Light Now' Digital Media Exhibition

Artist Statement:
"The intellectual process of painting has not changed for me since I switched to the digital format five years ago. It remains an intuitive, somewhat baffling and always mysterious activity for me. I would not be using digital if that essential part of painting had to be sacrificed. I think it's important for you to know that I first experienced and practic...more info
Category:Art
Start:Nov 4, 2019
End:Dec 21, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:133 McMillan Street, Parksville, BC
Location:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Name:McMillan Arts Centre (The MAC)
Phone:250-248-8185
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 16, 2019
Live Entertainment at The BaysideLive Entertainment at The Bayside

Come out and enjoy our incredible view and live music all November long! While dining at The Bayside, Friday & Saturday evenings from 5:30-8:30pm capture the sounds of local talent from pianist performances to guitarists including guitarist Robbie Hancock on Nov. 22-23.
Category:Music
Date:Nov 16, 2019
Time:5:30pm - 8:30pm
Address:240 Dogwood Street, Parksville, BC
Location:The Bayside Restaurant & Lounge
Phone:250-248-8333
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 16, 2019
Live Music at Smoke n WaterLive Music at Smoke n Water

Come on down to Smoke n Water for live music every Friday and Saturday.

To see who is playing please visit www.facebook.com/smokenwaterbc/events.

Reservations are recommend for dinner!
Category:Music
Date:Nov 16, 2019
Time:7:00pm
Address:1600 Stroulger Road, Parksville, BC
Location:Smoke 'N Water @ Pacific Shores Resort & Spa
Phone:250-468-7192
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 16, 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:Nov 16, 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
 
Nov 16, 2019
Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BCOur Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BC

2019 is the UNESCO International year of Indigenous Languages. Languages are powerful and potent markers of identity and culture, yet many of us cannot even say “hello” in the language of the people on whose traditional territory we live, work and play.

You might just expand your vocabulary—and your appreciation for the Indigenous languages spoken in BC—after visiting the ...more info
Category:Other
Date:Nov 16, 2019
Time:1:00pm - 4:00pm
Address:587 Beach Road, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Museum
Phone:250-752-5533
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 16, 2019 to Nov 17, 2019
Parksville Fire Department Annual Food & Toy DriveParksville Fire Department Annual Food & Toy Drive

It's that time of year when Parksville Volunteer Fire Department members collect food and toys, door-to-door throughout Parksville and the areas served by the Parksville Fire Protection Area. The annual food and toy drive takes place this year on Saturday, November 16 and Sunday, November 17 from 9 am to 4 pm.

The week prior to the food drive, through the local new...more info
Category:Fund Raisers
Start:Nov 16, 2019
End:Nov 17, 2019
Time:9:00am - 4:00pm
Address:160 Jensen Ave W, Parksville, BC
Location:Parksville Fire Hall
Name:Kendra Konsorado
Phone:250-954-3087
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email
 
Nov 16, 2019
Qualicum Beach Farmers MarketQualicum Beach Farmers Market

Visit Qualicum Beach Farmers Market every Saturday from 8:30am-12pm (1pm July & Aug), 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 ...more info
Category:Market
Date:Nov 16, 2019
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm (1pm July & Aug)
Address:Veterans Way, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Veterans Way / Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Website:Open Site
 
Nov 15, 2019 to Nov 17, 2019
Village Christmas Arts FaireVillage Christmas Arts Faire

Join us for this year's 40th anniversary of Vancouver island artisans showcasing their one of a kind creations.
Category:Christmas
Start:Nov 15, 2019
End:Nov 17, 2019
Address:644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Location:Qualicum Beach Community Hall
Phone:250-951-1604
 
Nov 16, 2019 to Nov 30, 2019
Wired at the CathouseWired at the Cathouse

Sheena McCorquodale has been teaching monthly Weekend Wire Workshops for the past couple of years. The workshops are 2 days, Saturday & Sunday, 10am to 4pm. Students send a photo of something they would like to make. Sheena creates a pattern based on the photo with approx. 2' x 2' dimensions. Students are given an introduction to anatomy and are shown the basics of chicken wire sculpting techniques including cylinder constru...more info
Category:Art
Start:Nov 16, 2019
End:Nov 30, 2019
Time:10:00am - 4:00pm
Address:5320 Island Hwy W, Qualicum Bay, BC
Location:Cathouse Gallery
Name:Sheena McCorquodale
Phone:250-937-9991
Website:Open Site
Email:Send Email

Nov 10, 2019 to Nov 16, 2019
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